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12 Essential Terms: the Basics of UX Design Language

12 Essential Terms: the Basics of UX Design Language To understand UX design language, you have to really know your goals, your clients, and be able to communicate effectively on a team.  As you get started with User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) design, it requires understanding of a whole new language, composed of many simple concepts but full of nuance and complexity once these simple concepts are combined together.  User Experience is often a “living design”, where it can continue to evolve and change as designers work to create...

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Expanding Basic Digital Literacy Classes for Vocational Rehabilitation

Expanding Basic Digital Literacy Classes for Vocational Rehabilitation When the Digital Workshop Center was founded in 2006, it was designed to be a community center for career skills with a focus on technology.  Many of our students were looking to expand their existing skills in tech related fields such as design, marketing, and web development.  DWC has always been a go-to for those in the community looking to “up-skill.” Over time, DWC has seen an increase in demand on the other end of the technology spectrum, with many vocational agencies and job seekers...

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eLearning Development Classes Offered Now

eLearning Development Classes Offered Now eLearning development professionals create digital education material outside of a traditional classroom. Since it is flexible and easy to access anytime, anywhere; many industries are utilizing this method of teaching and learning.  You will find eLearning classes being used in a variety of industries globally, such as, higher education programs, mandated food safety training, cyber security best practices, corporate leadership training, and many more. As a result, careers in eLearning...

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Tips to Choose the Right WordPress Page Builder

Tips to Choose the Right WordPress Page Builder Building an awesome website can be complicated, no matter what your experience level is. WordPress is a popular platform that makes the process simpler but still requires you to put in a lot of work. That’s where WordPress page builders come in. WordPress page builders can help you build a professional website with ease. The term “page builder” encompasses different tools that help you build a website from scratch. In most cases, they do this by providing you with drag-and-drop functionality...

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How to Start a Career in the Tech Industry

How to Start a Career in the Tech Industry The tech industry is booming and offers many opportunities for rewarding careers. The median wage for tech jobs is nearly double the median national wage.  IT professionals had a median annual salary of $88,240 in May 2019; compared to the median annual wage for all occupations of $39,810 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. If you have found yourself thinking about starting a career in the tech industry and don’t know where to start, keep on reading. Five helpful tips to start a...

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What you need to know to start using Microsoft Power BI

What you need to know to start using Microsoft Power BI For new users, Microsoft Power BI is a software platform that takes raw data from any data source and allows you to create reports and presentations. However, it also offers many more advanced functions for data analytics.  Power BI can help any business see valuable insights that lead to profits. And the good news is, you do not have to be an expert to use it. Tips & tricks if you’re new to Power BI 1. Talk the Talk Effective and productive use of any software starts with understanding...

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