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by Craig Wiggins, Peter Berking, Steve Foreman

To realize the full tracking potential of the xAPI in your instructional design, you will need to collaborate with a web developer who can manually code the xAPI statements. This article outlines 10 steps you can take to plan and communicate your xAPI design to a web developer!

Feature   |   October 13, 2014
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by Jordan Opel

The future of every nation lies in its educational system and how well that system prepares students for success in science, technology, engineering, and math. Nowhere is that more true than in the United States, which lags the rest of the developing world in these fields. Here is a quick look at what is at stake, not only for the US, but for every nation.

Spotlight   |   October 9, 2014
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by News Editor

Unicorn Learning has launched its new rapid-authoring tool, eCreator, built into the company’s award-winning learning and development platform, SkillsServe. The result is varied, dynamic learning that will inspire personal and business growth—read about it here!

News   |   October 9, 2014
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by Ben Muzzell

As the demand for onboarding and training grows and training budgets shrink, many training organizations are in a bind, unable to afford to do what they should do. Is there an answer? One viable, but unexpected, route is to empower employees to be creators and curators of learning content. Here’s how that works.

Tip   |   October 8, 2014
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by Jane Bozarth

Textbooks and graduate courses on training and development sometimes suggest practices that are too good to be true in the real world where instructional designers live. Here are seven tips that are better matched to the challenges of our work.

Column   |   October 7, 2014
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by Mark Simon

While training professionals have always done “quality checks” of training courses through content reviews, dry runs, pilots, and so on, the migration to eLearning and mLearning has increasingly changed this process to a software quality check. Doing this check right requires a test plan, and this article explains what that involves.

Feature   |   October 6, 2014
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by News Editor

Skillsoft Limited, a pioneer in technology-delivered learning solutions, announced today that its subsidiary, Skillsoft Corporation, has completed its acquisition of SumTotal Systems from Vista Equity Partners, a US-based private equity firm.

News   |   October 2, 2014
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by News Editor

Zenler (www.zenler.com), an eLearning authoring tool company and LMS provider, has launched a public beta of its Zenler Online Schools (ZOS). Anyone can start an online school using ZOS, creating, selling, and tracking eLearning courses, and building their own business.

News   |   October 1, 2014
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by News Editor

NexLearn, a leading provider of immersive-learning simulations and eLearning courseware, celebrates the recognition of SimWriter as the only patented social-simulation authoring tool and announces that qualified new customers are eligible for a 30 percent discount on SimWriter licenses purchased before November 1, 2014.

News   |   October 1, 2014
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by Ben Muzzell

When do you begin training a new employee? How do you go about new hire orientation? Mobile technology and eLearning open up the critical period between the moment you inform someone they are hired and the moment they arrive for their first day on the job— the days from “Yes to Desk.” Make it a key part of your onboarding process; this article offers tips on how to do it.

Tip   |   October 1, 2014
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