Do you need to achieve your professional designation? How long has it been since you’ve needed to complete a complex learning and exam preparation process? If you’re like most adult learners it’s been awhile. Knowing how to learn quickly and efficiently is even more important to ensure your professional designation success.
This Designationware™ site is for professional designation candidates who are starting the learning challenge of preparing for exam(s) and demonstrations of what they know and can do.
What happens if you, as a professional designation candidate, don't learn what you need to learn? You will probably:
Accessing the tools and resources and completing the professional designation preparation process, included on this site, will give you:
Gain the vital skills and strategies you need to not only get ready for the exam(s) but also get great marks! Greatly reduce your fear of failing! Become an expert learner!
This site is designed to guide you through a professional designation achievement process that works for any licensing, certification or accreditation program.
Three Online Programs - Overview
If you’ve registered for your professional designation, you’re probably wondering, ‘Now what do I do?’ Like most candidates you are working full-time and have ongoing family and other community commitments. How do you fit it all in? What’s the best path to follow to achieve your professional designation? What actions will support your success?
In the Designationware™ START RIGHT program you will access and use specific tools and resources that will ensure you get organized and focused on high value preparation actions. You will be guided through the recommended steps to make the most of your available time and effort. You will achieve your professional designation with less stress and in less time.
Online Program Outline
5 Online Modules + VIdeos + Tools + Assignments + Workbook
Module 1. Designationware™ START RIGHT Overview
Module 2. Your Current Knowledge and Skills
Module 3. Your Professional Designation Preparation Actions
Module 4. Your Profession’s Terms and Acronyms
Module 5. Your Knowledge Practice Strategies
If you’re really ready to discover and gain highly valued Brilliant Brainloading™ Skills and Strategies so you can easily take in and process new knowledge and skills then the Brilliant Brainloading™ Bootcamp is YOUR accelerated competence solution!
6 Hours: 12 Online Modules + 24 videos + Exercises + Tools + Guide
Brilliant Brainloading™ Bootcamp – Introduction (5 minutes)
Brilliant Brainloading™ Process TOOLS and GUIDE (5 minutes)
LEARN-O-METER (10 minutes)
A. Clarify the CONTEXT– Big Picture Framing (30 minutes)
B. Make the CONNECTION– Link It Up (30 minutes)
C. Define the CONCEPTS – Defining Moments (30 minutes)
D. CONSTRUCT the Content – Info Architect (120 minutes)
E. CONDUCT the Skills / Use the Knowledge – Use It or Lose It (30 minutes)
F. CONSOLIDATE the Learning – The Power of ‘Re’ (30 minutes)
Brilliant Brainloading™ Scenario-Based Quiz (30 minutes)
Brilliant Brainloading™ Summary and Next Steps (5 minutes)
8 Hours: Practice Overview Modules + Practice Activities + Tools + Practice Workbooks
Brilliant Brainloading™ Practice – Overview and Instructions
Complete practice activities* to use the Brilliant Brainloaders™
Brilliant Brainloading™ Self-Assessment (30 minutes)
Brilliant Brainloading™ Exam – For Certificate of Program Completion (no time limit)
Brilliant Brainloading™ Practice Summary and Next Steps (5 minutes)
* Minimum time needed to try-out / practice the Brilliant Brainloading™ Process for your real-life learning situation
How long has it been since you’ve written (and successfully passed) a multiple choice exam? If you’re like most adult learners it’s been awhile.
You could just ‘wing it’ and hope for the best. Or you can learn specific exam-taking skills and strategies that will ensure you get at least 20 marks higher on every multiple choice exam.
The online Get Great Marks! Master Multiple Choice Exams™ program shows you how exam-creators create multiple choice questions to confuse you. Then you learn how to correctly eliminate the distractors in order to select the correct answers.
Gain the 5 exam-taking skills and 25 exam-taking strategies you need to overcome any exam challenge and pass the exam(s) the first time!
You will learn how to read, interpret and select the right answers with greater confidence and accuracy.
WHY COMPLETE THIS PROGRAM
What happens if you don't pass the upcoming exams? You will probably:
Completing this online program will give you:
9 Online Modules + Videos + Exercises + Tools + 6 Online Multiple Choice Practice Exams
Introduction (5 minutes)
Thinking Like an Exam Creator (10 minutes)
Types of Multiple Choice Exam Questions (MCQs) Exam Creators Create (70 minutes: videos + practice exercise)
Thinking Like an Expert Exam-Taker (10 minutes)
Exam-Taking Skill 1. Test Your Exam Readiness (45 minutes)
Exam-Taking Skill 2. Interpreting the Questions (Stems) (45 minutes)
Exam-taking Skill 3. Selecting the Correct Answer (45 minutes)
Exam-Taking Skill 4. Eliminating Distractors (45 minutes)
Exam-Taking Skill 5. Managing Your Time (45 minutes)
Get Great Marks! Master Multiple Choice Exams™ - Review and Next Steps (90 minutes review of Get Great Marks! Master Multiple Choice Exams CHEAT SHEET and selected modules)
Get Great Marks! Master Multiple Choice Exams™ – All Skills and Strategies PRACTICE (60 minutes multiple choice exam practice)
You will complete multiple-choice practice exams about the topic of how to successfully pass multiple choice exams so you can try out the various exam-taking skills and strategies.
These practice exams reinforce what you have learned so you know what you know and why you know it!
WHO DESIGNED THESE ONLINE PROGRAMS
About Learnware Design Inc.
Founded in 1982, Learnware Design Inc. is a Canadian-owned training design and consulting firm providing clients with custom-designed and fully documented training systems and learning solutions which positively impact bottom-line results. As consultants we have particular expertise in well researched, custom-designed and expertly executed training design.
About the Program Creator/Designer
Valerie Dixon, M.Ed., CTDP, President of Learnware Design Inc., is a leading expert on how to leverage learning capacity and capability for accelerated competence, She knows how to help learners gain, retain, recall and reuse new knowledge and skills. She believes that learning is a skill just like any other skill.
Valerie has over forty years’ experience in all aspects of performance needs analysis, learning strategy development and learning design within both the private and public sectors.
Valerie believes that exam-taking skills and strategies and learning competencies can be learned. Being an expert learner and exam-taker is a major competitive advantage, especially in today's complex, content-heavy, ever-changing, and high tech environments.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)
1. When should I access the Designationware™ site?
Start these online programs as soon as you know you will be completing a professional designation process.
The Designationware™ site is relevant for anyone who wants to / needs to achieve their professional designation, no matter what job role or organization you are in or what professional designation you will be registering for or have registered for. The site content and learning process will apply to you and your learning challenge.
You will be learning about and trying out the best brainloading and exam-taking skills and strategies that will last a lifetime.
2. Are there discounts for more than one person in my organization accessing the Designationware™ site?
Yes. If you are part of a group that wants to access the Designationware™ site, then contact the Program Administrator at [email protected] to find out about group discount pricing.
In the unlikely event that the online programs, tools and resources in the Designationware™ site did not help you:
you can ask for a full refund, within the first 30 days. Just request a refund, in writing, via email to [email protected]
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