MetaMedia to Develop Interactive Safety Training Programs for Maritime Workers

MetaMedia Training International, Inc. (MetaMedia), has been awarded a grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to develop interactive scenario-based training programs to help prevent, mitigate, and respond to tragic and avoidable incidents related to hazardous materials in the maritime industry. MetaMedia has partnered with the Institute for Disaster and Emergency Preparedness […]

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MetaMedia Announces Move To I-270 Technology Corridor

MetaMedia Training International, Inc., an innovative designer and producer of engaging interactive custom web-based and mobile training programs, today announced the relocation of its corporate headquarters to Frederick, Maryland. The brand new facility, located at 5100 Buckeystown Pike in the hub of the I-270 technology corridor, will accommodate the company’s current staff and enable further […]

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IPad Kiosks by BeyondKiosks

From museum exhibits, trade shows to shopping malls and visitor centers, multimedia kiosks can be very expensive to implement and maintain. Fortunately, there is a new solution available that utilizes an iPad, a cleverly designed kiosk enclosure and accompanying software. This new solution substantially lowers the cost of the Multimedia Kiosk by reducing the number […]

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Meeting The Test

As an instructional designer, I find that one of the most challenging parts of my job is not conducting research, finding resources, or developing a structured curriculum, but rather writing effective questions that truly measure knowledge, assess skills, and reinforce the learning experience. Creating test questions takes time and practice, whether you are writing for […]

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Connecting with the Learner

Back in graduate school (when thunder lizards roamed the earth and training videos were delivered on U-matic tape cassettes) we were taught that an instructional designer employs video in training only when the task being trained involves observing a modeled human behavior or some complex procedure.  That’s still true—sort of.  And while I’m not one […]

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