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What Does a Corporate Trainer Do?

Posted by Elizabeth Laura Nelson on Sep 10, 2020 2:48:24 PM

Touro Graduate School of Technology alumna Sherisse Brown talks about her role as a corporate trainer, and shares the five essential skills a corporate trainer should have.

As the education and outreach coordinator at a medical library, Sherisse Brown occasionally found herself with the chance to provide instruction to various groups of people. “My job had many different aspects. I was not primarily focused on training, but when I had the opportunity to lead a training, I definitely enjoyed it,” she explained recently. “That’s what motivated me to go back to school —and I chose Touro Graduate School of Technology because they had a program that focused on corporate training.”

Touro GST’s Master of Science in Instructional Technology degree prepares graduates to pursue a number of exciting and lucrative careers, including a career as a corporate trainer. But what exactly does a corporate trainer do—and what skills are needed to excel in this role? We talked to Brown, now a corporate trainer and learning specialist at Weill Cornell Medicine, about what it takes to become a corporate trainer, the difference between a corporate trainer and a corporate designer, and why she chose Touro to take her to the next stage of her career.

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Touro Summer Design Lab Helps Students Take Their Skills to the Next Level

Posted by Elizabeth Laura Nelson on Aug 26, 2020 1:47:56 PM

Touro Summer Design Lab Helps Students Take Their Skills to the Next Level
How one group of students is staying connected and creating content for real-world clients during their summer break

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A Musician Changes Her Tune to Become a UX/UI Designer

Posted by Elizabeth Laura Nelson on Jul 30, 2020 4:30:40 PM

A Musician Changes Her Tune to Become a UX/UI Designer

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4 Ways Educators Can Use Zoom to Maximum Advantage

Posted by Elizabeth Laura Nelson on Jul 8, 2020 4:32:17 PM

4 Ways Educators Can Use Zoom to Maximum Advantage
Holly Owens, Touro College’s Assistant Director of Instructional Design with Online Education, on how to leverage the popular video conferencing platform to enrich online learning

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The Top 5 Careers in Instructional Technology

Posted by Elizabeth Laura Nelson on Jun 26, 2020 12:41:54 PM

The Top 5 Careers in Instructional Technology
Wondering what you can do with a Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology? Program Coordinator Jay Lefkowitz highlights the possibilities

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Experience vs Emotion: Understanding UX/UI and Multimedia Design

Posted by Elizabeth Laura Nelson on Jun 4, 2020 2:29:10 PM

Experience vs Emotion: Understanding UX/UI and Multimedia Design
Touro grad and Multimedia Specialist Francis De Leon explores the difference between two in-demand fields

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Zoom-Bombing and Cyber-Hacking: Here’s How to Protect Yourself

Posted by Elizabeth Laura Nelson on Apr 30, 2020 12:34:59 PM

Zoom-Bombing and Cyber-Hacking: Here’s How to Protect Yourself
Your hands aren’t the only thing you need to keep clean during the coronavirus pandemic

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Teaching From Home: 4 Ways Educators Can Help Their Students—and Themselves—in the Age of COVID-19

Posted by Elizabeth Laura Nelson on Apr 13, 2020 3:16:36 PM

Teaching From Home: 4 Ways Educators Can Help Their Students—and Themselves—in the Age of COVID-19
Touro’s Assistant Director of Instructional Design offers some helpful advice

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Staying at Home and Staying on Track: How to Succeed as Schools Move Online

Posted by Elizabeth Laura Nelson on Mar 31, 2020 2:15:58 PM

Staying at Home and Staying on Track: How to Succeed as Schools Move Online
Touro GST professor Mark Gura shares his tips for learning at home in the age of COVID-19

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Technology Brings the World to a Charter School in Harlem

Posted by Elizabeth Laura Nelson on Mar 10, 2020 12:51:42 PM

Technology Brings the World to a Charter School in Harlem
How Touro GST Alum Kelenda Allen-James is helping St HOPE Leadership Academy utilize technology in the classroom

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