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by Jane Bozarth

Participant chat is a tool included in most virtual classroom products, yet it is underutilized. If you think of it as just a place for participants to chat, offer commentary, or ask questions, you are missing a golden opportunity to engage your audience! Here are seven incredibly productive ways to encourage the reluctant and avoid the “Anyone? Anyone?” moments.

Column   |   May 3, 2016
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by John Parsons

Online video has been available since the late 1990s, but we are still discovering new ways to use it in training. On top of that, there are myths and misconceptions about the best way to deliver instructional video content. Here are seven common myths, and suggestions that will help you see past them.

Feature   |   May 2, 2016
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by Kat Gore

The eLearning Guild has released a complimentary white paper, Harnessing the Mobile Storm: The Power and Potential of Mobile Learning. This white paper paints a colorful picture of the power and potential of the mobile storm now reaching the shores of most learning and development groups.

Spotlight   |   April 28, 2016
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by Sharon Vipond

Mobile learning (mLearning) is a topic that continues to grow and evolve. Today, mobile is ubiquitous, seeming to pervade every aspect of life and business. In The eLearning Guild’s latest eBook, managers and practitioners with strong hands-on experience in mobile learning development present their best thinking on five fundamental questions about how to realize the benefits of mLearning.

Spotlight   |   April 27, 2016
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by Joe Ganci

In March of this year, Joe got you started on the process to identify the learning tool(s) that best match your instructional design needs. This month, he completes the process with a list of the exact questions you need to ask tool vendors!

Review   |   April 26, 2016
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by Michael Hruska

Affordances of mobile, social, and emerging specifications like the Experience API (and others) are positioning a revolutionary learning ecosystem that offers individuals help in navigating all those possibilities. We are now on the cusp of realizing the value and potential of this development. Here is a look at the path ahead to that outcome.

Feature   |   April 25, 2016
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by Bill Brandon

Dr. Jane Bozarth became a Guild Master at DevLearn 2013, and many readers know her for her column, “Nuts and Bolts,” in this magazine. We asked her about her favorite topics, about where she sees our profession going, and about how to thrive in the face of constant change. Enjoy the conversation and her insights!

Interview   |   April 21, 2016
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by JD Dillon

JD Dillon is our newest columnist at Learning Solutions Magazine! Many readers already know JD from his presentations at conferences and from his blog, and we hope that many more will benefit from his insights here. This month, an introduction.

Column   |   April 19, 2016
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by Stephen Haskin

What do you do when you have to shoot on location and your actor can’t be there? The answer used to be “green screen,” but Presenter Video Express does the same job with less equipment and setup. Here’s a quick rundown on a tool that belongs in your kit!

Feature   |   April 18, 2016
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by Sharon Vipond

Basic gamification knowledge is increasingly essential to eLearning creators. The eLearning Guild’s new white paper, published today, provides you with an opportunity to quickly review your knowledge of gamification concepts and approaches. Our upcoming online Games & Gamification Summit will give you additional insights and knowledge about these vital topics!

Spotlight   |   April 14, 2016
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