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Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Andrea Edmundson

Andrea Edmundson, CPLP is the Global Learning Strategist and CEO of eWorldLearning, Inc., ( She is an expert in designing culturally appropriate training courses and materials (online or in classroom) in order to increase their effectiveness in other cultures and countries. She created the research-based Cultural Adaptation Process (CAP) Model, a unique process that helps instructional designers to align courses – content, instructional approach, and multimedia - to the cultural characteristics and preferences of targeted learners. She also founded the Global eLearning Community, an online membership association for professionals whose work encompasses culture, learning, and technology. She authored the pioneering book, Globalized eLearning Cultural Challenges (2007) and introduced the concept of Cross-Cultural Learning Objects (XCLOs). Dr. Edmundson served 3 terms as President of the American Society for Training and Development (Greater Tucson Chapter). She teaches graduate courses on distance learning and educational technology for several online universities. During her 25-year career in training and development, she has provided training courses - in the classroom and online - in 30+ countries for thousands of learners.
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