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Dianne Blake, Consultant
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Skills
Dianne has many years of instructional design and technical writing experience. This is a brief summary of her skillsets:
  • Course Development: Many years of experience with all aspects of the ADDIE model and development for both standalone training and content management with company learning management systems (LMS).
     
  • Diverse Clientele: Has created training materials, process documents, and other documentation in several business environments: Banking, Insurance, Government, Medical Devices, Real Estate, IT (networking and security), and Software Development.
     
  • Document Creation: Has created instructor and participant guides, CBTs, ILTs, WBTs, online help, RFPs, release documents, storyboards, project plans, rollout plans, and many more.
     
  • Project Management: Excellent time management and project management skills, works well with SMEs, willing to research products and services to save SME time and resources.
     
  • Rapid eLearning Development: Developed processes and created many templates to provide an environment whereby the training team could quickly create materials without a strong knowledge of the tools they were using.
     
  • Tools Programming: In addition to creating templates, provided programming using the internal tools within Captivate and Lectora, and also programmed using Javascript, HTML, DHTML, and CSS.
     
In addition to the tools experience specified in the Tools column, she has had experience with these corporate applications:
  • Costpoint
  • Customer Support Desktop (Pega Systems)
  • Deltek Time and Expense
  • Helios
  • InfoPak
  • Oracle and Oracle UPK
  • PeopleSoft
  • SAP
  • SharePoint, and others
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These are just a few of the tools with which Dianne is familiar:
 
Adobe Acrobat Pro
Dianne is very familiar with versions 8 and 10. She has licences for both.
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Dianne has extensive experience with versions 3, 5 and 6, including programming and template design. She has licences for all versions.
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Dianne is familiar with the last two versions of Articulate and has a licence for Articulate Studio 9 Pro. She also has recent experience with Articulate Storyline..
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Dianne has extensive experience with CS3, including programming CSS and JavaScript. She has a licence for CS3.
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Dianne has extensive experience with version 2007, including programming and template design. She does not have a license for it.
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Dianne has extensive experience with Office 2007 and 2010 products, including: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio. She has also worked in a SharePoint environment. She has licenses for 2007 and 2010 Office suites.
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Dianne has extensive experience with version 9, including programming software links. She does not have a licence.
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Dianne has experience with these graphics applications: Paint Shop Pro (extensive), SnagIt (medium usage), Photoshop (light), and Photoshop Elements (medium usage).