SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Knoodle, the enterprise social learning company, is pleased to announce The Health and Obesity: Prevention and Education (HOPE) Curriculum Project as a winner of the 2012 Learning! 100 Awards for its e-learning curriculum offered through Knoodle. The HOPE Curriculum is a web-based, multidisciplinary curriculum that educates pediatric clinicians on health consequences of childhood obesity, screening techniques to identify those at risk, and weight counseling methods to educate families on ways to prevent childhood obesity.
The project is led by Dr. Jeannie Huang, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition Fellowship at the University of California, San Diego and Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego. "I am thrilled that The HOPE Curriculum has been honored with this award. To be recognized amongst such a stellar group of learning organizations is exciting yet humbling," says Dr. Huang. "We look forward to the curriculum's continued success in addressing the nationwide epidemic of childhood obesity."
Delivered through Knoodle's platform, the HOPE Curriculum includes on-demand and interactive learning elements such as video role-play scenarios, multimedia lectures combining PowerPoint and video, downloadable course materials, and comprehensive testing to support the certification program. Access to the curriculum is available throughout the US to medical and dental training programs as well as pediatric health care providers. Health care professionals that successfully complete the HOPE Curriculum courses on Knoodle receive certified continuing medical education credits and maintenance of board certification at no additional charge.
"We continue to see a growing number of organizations in both public and private sectors adopting social enterprise technologies like Knoodle to accelerate workflow, improve learning, and implement training and certification programs through the cloud," says Michael Rose, General Manager of Knoodle. "We are excited to see the HOPE Curriculum receive such prestigious recognition, and we're proud to be a partner of the program."
Learning! 100 Awards winners are announced each year at the Enterprise Learning! Summit, recognizing the top 100 organizations for exhibiting excellence in learning culture, innovation, and collaboration. 2012 winners include corporations such as Starbucks, Salesforce.com, and Cisco, as well as public sector organizations such as The American Heart Association, Khan Academy, and NASA. The HOPE Curriculum is ranked number eight in the list of public sector winners.
Joe DiDonato, Conference Chairman of the Enterprise Learning! Summit, adds, "The HOPE Curriculum is a great example of the impact that one individual can have on an entire community using powerful new learning technologies."
The full list of the 2012 Learning! 100 Winners is available here: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/3/prweb9314565.htm.
Knoodle is the social learning platform for your company. We help your people learn faster and do their jobs better by combining the depth of traditional enterprise learning technology with the immediacy and interactivity of social tools to make learning and knowledge sharing a natural part of the work day.
Companies big and small trust Knoodle to achieve a broad range of critical business objectives, ranging from product training and demos, to employee onboarding, training and certification programs, to broad social learning communities that bring together employees, customers and the ecosystem of partners. Knoodle delivers its solutions through the cloud, so there is no software to install and manage, deployment occurs in minutes not months, and is accessible anywhere and on any device.