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By: Newport Bay Consulting Services  09-12-2011
Keywords: E-learning, Program Review

Newport Bay Consulting Services (NBCS) is a consulting and research firm specializing in the design of innovative e-learning and blended learning systems and in extending learning through communication technologies. Since 1986, we have provided services for the Canadian and international markets. Our clients include universities and colleges, government ministries and agencies, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, private sector businesses and non-profit organizations.

Newport Bay Consulting Services Ltd. was incorporated in British Columbia in 1984. The company subsequently expanded to Ontario, where Arlene Zuckernick and Linda Schachter first began their working association. Since returning to British Columbia in the early 90’s, Arlene and Linda have consulted on a wide variety of educational and research projects both nationally and internationally.

To meet client needs, NBCS can draw on a pan-Canadian network of design and technical specialists in complementary disciplines working in both English and French.

To meet your Program Development and Instructional Design requirements, we can:

  • Recommend appropriate programming and delivery solutions
  • Establish and manage project teams effectively, including budget development and resource allocation
  • Match program objectives to instructionally and cost-effective delivery systems
  • Design state-of-the-art, learner-focused e-learning systems (Web-based, CD-ROM, print, multi-media, videoconferencing, etc.)
  • Design and produce instructionally effective learning packages
  • Recruit and train subject area specialists in blended and e-learning strategies
  • Research, write and edit instructional materials
  • Manage technical production staff (Web-based, print, multi-media, video-conferencing, etc.)
  • Design effective learner support services
  • Liaise with senior management and other stakeholders
  • Plan marketing strategies

To solve your Research, Evaluation & Program Review needs, we can:

  • Conduct formative and summative evaluations in a broad range of topic areas
  • Design and carry out research studies
  • Design and undertake action research
  • Conduct pilot testing of programs and instructional materials
  • Undertake in-depth case studies and focus groups
  • Identify best practices
  • Monitor educational and social programs
  • Conduct literature reviews

To fill your Policy Development & Capacity-Building challenges, we can:

  • Create policy frameworks for educational and training programs
  • Write detailed program specifications
  • Undertake program planning
  • Build networking and partnership opportunities
  • Write and edit proposals and reports
  • Conduct needs assessments
  • Undertake feasibility studies

To develop your Training, Public Education & Networking capability, we can:

  • Design and deliver train-the-trainers and professional development workshops
  • Design and deliver training modules in a broad range of areas including gender, diversity, labour market adjustment, human resource management
  • Research, write and edit print and online training manuals
  • Design and produce public education programming such as handbooks, manuals, resource guides, videos, workshops, etc.

Keywords: E-learning, Program Review

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