Multimedia CD-ROMs add new dimension to Bellcore training portfolio; 70 new media-based training products due out.LISLE lisle
1. A fine, smooth, tightly twisted thread spun from long-stapled cotton.
2. Fabric knitted of this thread, used especially for hosiery and underwear. , Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--September 16, 1996--Learning about telecommunications has become more convenient and dynamic, thanks to six new multimedia CD-ROM CD-ROM: see compact disc.
in full compact disc read-only memory
Type of computer storage medium that is read optically (e.g., by a laser). training products from Bellcore.
A major publisher of media-based telecommunications training alternatives, Bellcore is complementing its fast-growing video and computer-based training See CBT.
(application) Computer-Based Training - (CBT) Training (of humans) done by interaction with a computer. The programs and data used in CBT are known as "courseware." (CBT (Computer-Based Training) Using the computer for training and instruction. CBT programs are called "courseware" and provide interactive training sessions for all disciplines. ) product lines that make training available anytime, anywhere.
The multimedia products launch an aggressive expansion of offerings delivered to customers in formats other than traditional instructor-led lectures and group exercises. By 1997, Bellcore will have introduced 70 new alternative training products into the global marketplace, making a total portfolio of over 160.
"We're responding to customers who tell us they need training that is high-impact, content-rich, and available when and where they need it," said Pat Cataldo, vice president of Bellcore's Learning Services organization. "Our CD-ROMs are interesting and interactive while delivering quality of content and ease of use. With each program presenting 60 compelling minutes of combined video, graphics, audio, and text on today's telecom technology, learning is efficient and exciting."
"Bellcore's definition of interactivity goes beyond the `page turner' approach, creatively making extensive use of games, case studies, and self-assessments related to the material at hand," Cataldo explained. "These interactive features give users a high degree of control over their learning experience, enabling them to use training in an appealing way that is relevant to their individual job needs and learning styles."
To meet various individual needs, Bellcore has divided each program into topics that learners can directly access via a content outline or alphabetical index. In addition, each CD-ROM includes the added value Added value in financial analysis of shares is to be distinguished from value added. Used as a measure of shareholder value, calculated using the formula:
New CD-ROM training is now available on:
-- Internet: Fundamentals
-- ISDN ISDN
in full Integrated Services Digital Network
Digital telecommunications network that operates over standard copper telephone wires or other media. : Applications Considerations and Implementation
-- Telecommunications Overview: Network Evolution &
-- Wireless Communications wireless communications
System using radio-frequency, infrared, microwave, or other types of electromagnetic or acoustic waves in place of wires, cables, or fibre optics to transmit signals or data. : Technologies & Applications
-- The TIRKS TIRKS Trunk Integrated Record Keeping System (R) System: An Overview
-- Broadband: Interconnection Considerations for the Enterprise
Two additional CD-ROMs on broadband are soon to be released. In addition to the eight new CD-ROMs, Bellcore is adding 40 new videotapes and 22 new CBTs to its family of training products. The video offerings encompass emerging technology, telecommunications overview, feature interaction, consumer market research, and optical networks. The CBT curriculum, which is easily incorporated into local networks, covers basic telephony, wireless, and video technology. Both video and CBT formats are available with site and corporate licenses for significant savings and convenience to training administrators. Products may be ordered and licenses arranged by calling 1-800-521-CORE.
Bellcore's Learning Services organization carries ISO (1) See ISO speed.
(2) (International Organization for Standardization, Geneva, Switzerland, www.iso.ch) An organization that sets international standards, founded in 1946. The U.S. member body is ANSI. 9000 quality certification for the design, development, delivery, and servicing of its products. The company provides media-based and lecture/lab training products and services on the management, operation, and implementation of existing and emerging telecommunications systems and services. Bellcore has trained more than 625,000 people from all seven continents, working in a variety of industries.
Bellcore is a leading provider of telecommunications software, engineering and consulting services Noun 1. consulting service - service provided by a professional advisor (e.g., a lawyer or doctor or CPA etc.)
service - work done by one person or group that benefits another; "budget separately for goods and services" based on world-class research. Bellcore makes information technology work for telecommunications carriers, businesses and governments worldwide. Headquartered in Morristown, N.J., Bellcore has sales offices throughout the U.S., as well as international offices in London, Miami, Hong Kong Hong Kong (hŏng kŏng), Mandarin Xianggang, special administrative region of China, formerly a British crown colony (2005 est. pop. 6,899,000), land area 422 sq mi (1,092 sq km), adjacent to Guangdong prov. , and Tokyo. More information about Bellcore is available at its website, http://www.bellcore.com. Information about training is also available by calling 1-800-TEACH-ME. -0-
TIRKS is a registered trademark of Bellcore.
Susan Ross, 630/960-6242