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The NRF Foundation is the nonprofit research and education arm of the National Retail  Federation, an advocacy organization that represents 42 million retailers across the country. Since 1981, the NRF Foundation has conducted education, training, and workforce development programs designed to empower the organization’s members and position their businesses for success. Today, the Foundation offers certification…

Glossary of Terms

ADDIE A framework and methodology used by instructional designers to create learning content.  The five phases of the methodology – Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation – represent a dynamic and flexible model for creating effective training and performance support tools. Adult Learner Adult learners differ significantly from their youth counterparts. Adult learners tend to…

Resources

The resource listing below includes professional associations, third-party certification bodies, and other highly useful industry organizations. Visit ourKnowledge Center for helpful articles and other information. • American Educational Research Association (AERA) http://www.aera.net • American National Standards Institute (ANSI) http://www.ansi.org • American Psychological Association (APA) http://www.apa.org • American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)http://www.asaecenter.org/ • American Society of…

Custom Solutions

The American Council on Exercise (ACE) is a San Diego-based nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching quality of life through safe and effective exercise and physical activity. Since 1985, ACE has been a resource for consumers who draw on its comprehensive research and rely on the organization’s evaluation of fitness professionals. ACE has grown into the largest nonprofit…