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by Patti Shank

“Freedom to fail” is a critical gaming feature that players leverage in order to improve their achievement of the various goals within a game. The “do-over” provides motivation and rewards engagement, and that is one more reason why game learning can be so powerful. The eLearning Guild’s latest research report discusses this and many other facets of gaming. Here’s an introduction.

Research   |   September 12, 2013
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by Karl Kapp

One of the struggles learning and development organizations have is keeping their sales forces up-to-date on new products and new product functionality. However, continually bombarding a sales force with online or stand-up courses can become burdensome. Here’s how Scott Thomas, director of product enablement for ExactTarget, approached this quandary.

Research   |   September 4, 2013
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by News Editor

Industry event highlights leading companies’ rapid move away from traditional training.

News   |   September 3, 2013
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by News Editor

New assessment item types within Study Island solution help students demonstrate knowledge at deeper levels.

News   |   August 29, 2013
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by News Editor

Schoology apps best for mobile 1:1 learning, says AASL.

News   |   August 28, 2013
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by Joe Ganci

Since Flash stopped being the default tool of choice for cross-platform development, eLearning producers have been looking for an alternative, and HTML5 is the usual suspect. This month, Joe talks about browser compatibility with HTML5, and he identifies development tools that support delivery to HTML5.

Review   |   August 27, 2013
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by News Editor

New offering helps organizations rationalize big HR data by extending SumTotal’s elixHR platform to enable the pervasive, dynamic delivery of best-action learning and talent development content within SumTotal’s talent expansion solutions.

News   |   August 21, 2013
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by News Editor

From two clicks to no clicks: New release to support users when they know they don’t know, and when they don’t know they don’t know.

News   |   August 14, 2013
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by Frank Nguyen

Timing is important. Even a brilliant idea, if launched at the wrong time, can take years to gain adoption and bear fruit. So it was with performance support. But now research is showing that the time is right, and here is a preview of some findings that the author will present at Performance Support Symposium 2013 (September 9 – 10 in Boston).

Feature   |   August 12, 2013
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by Nic Laycock

Macs and iPhones in poverty-stricken, remote and deprived communities in Africa? You must be joking! But that is exactly what iSchool Africa is achieving—putting high-end hardware and all the associated apps into schools. Read this story and you will feel good the rest of the day.

News   |   August 8, 2013
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