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by David Kelly

Language is powerful, and context is important. Carefully choosing our words and how we use them can directly impact the quality of gender-relations. But language goes far beyond the way it shapes interactions; it shapes the way we think. Here are some thoughts on labeling behaviors, not persons, and the role of leaders.

Column   |   May 21, 2015
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Topics Covered: Emerging Topics, Management

by Art Werkenthin

The current standard for eLearning-to-LMS communication is SCORM, the Shareable Content Object Reference Model. Originally released in 2001, SCORM is rapidly becoming obsolete. Here is an update on the path to a new standard.

Spotlight   |   May 21, 2015
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by Art Kohn

Mention “assessment” and many of us think of “tests,” and of the associated anxiety. This can taint our thinking about evaluation within the corporate environment. But in fact assessment is a valuable tool that can aid improvement in learning and in business results. Here is a quick review of the benefits.

Column   |   May 20, 2015
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by Dan Merritts

The second screen, a term given to utilizing a second mobile device to access supplementary content or applications, is a powerful interactive component that can increase learner attention and engagement. Here are three things you can do to begin incorporating this technique into your eLearning designs.

Tip   |   May 19, 2015
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by Michael Hruska, Ashley Medford

The eLearning Guild and Learning Solutions Magazine continue to support the Experience API at our conferences and in our publications. In March, at the xAPI Camp held in Orlando, 17 presenters offered an update to the progress made by the xAPI and examples of the ways developers are incorporating it into applications. Here is a report on that camp, with links to some of the presentations.

Feature   |   May 18, 2015
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by Ben Muzzell

The shelf-life of knowledge is shrinking, and at the same time the amount of knowledge is growing. Maintaining currency of the workforce’s knowledge in an organization is a constant challenge that can only be met with a combination of learning and performance support. Here are some tips to help meet that challenge at the five moments of need.

Tip   |   May 13, 2015
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by Marc Rosenberg

How do you see mobile learning? As a context? A device? An ecosystem? Is the way you think about mobile learning inhibiting your application of it? The thought-provoking scenarios in this column may help you resolve these questions.

Column   |   May 12, 2015
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by Steve Lowenthal

Supporting today’s agile organization with training solutions alone is difficult. And while instructor-led training, eLearning, and blended solutions will continue to be important parts of the L&D toolkit, we also need solutions that address pressing matters and move at the same speed our businesses move. Mentored tasks may be exactly the performance support solution you have been looking for.

Feature   |   May 11, 2015
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by News Editor

The new release features mobile responsiveness, redesigned layout, new conference capacities, and an embedded course builder.

News   |   May 7, 2015
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by News Editor

eLearning Brothers and Trivantis, the maker of Lectora, announced on April 22, 2015 that for the first time in eLearning history, an eLearning template provider and an authoring tool have combined forces to create an unprecedented eLearning solution.

News   |   May 6, 2015
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