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by Caroline Freeman

Trends in the world of work, in generational differentiation, and in technology are working together to re-shape our thinking and our practice when it comes to eLearning. Knowing what to expect, and what to prepare for, depends on understanding those trends and how they are working themselves out in social learning. Here’s some help in preparing for tomorrow!

Spotlight   |   November 10, 2015
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by Bucky Dodd

What does it mean to be an innovative eLearning professional? In an industry where innovation is a popular buzzword and change is the only constant, how can eLearning professionals embrace opportunities to innovate and create sustained value and growth within their organizations? That critical question shapes the future of our profession, and this article provides answers.

Feature   |   November 9, 2015
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by Alex Khurgin

If you’re not losing sleep over how best to hold onto your top performers, if you aren’t doing everything in your power to engage and inspire an influx of millennial workers—you’re already in trouble. This tech-savvy workforce demands a new kind of relationship with the workplace, one centered around happiness. Nurturing workers should be a priority. Here’s why, and what to do about it.

Tip   |   November 4, 2015
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by Jane Bozarth

A constant challenge with eLearning (and face-to-face) courses is managing “overwhelm:” too often the learner is inundated with content and ideas and bullets and more content. Here’s how to select the really important information and present it in a way that helps learners focus and make sense of what they are seeing.

Column   |   November 3, 2015
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by Chad McIntosh

A gamified approach that provides employees with questions in quizzes during the work day motivates them to engage with content on a regular basis. Adapting the question frequency and content according to the employee’s previous success further enhances learning. Many training programs have shown the effectiveness of this method. Here’s how they did it at Bloomingdale’s, a retail setting.

Feature   |   November 2, 2015
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by Nic Laycock

“The National Health Service is under massive pressure to deliver more, with less, and in ways not previously part of its DNA.” Ensuring high quality of patient care is the leadership challenge for the NHS—and its Leadership Academy has launched an integrated suite of progressively more-senior leadership development programs. Read about them and the role of eLearning in these initiatives!

News   |   October 29, 2015
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by Bill Brandon

These resources include mLearning hacks, strategies for designing virtual classroom events that ensure learning occurs, presentations of the winning DemoFest entries in 2015, and an eBook of tips from the DevLearn thought leaders. Enjoy!

Spotlight   |   October 28, 2015
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by Joe Ganci

Adobe Presenter is a PowerPoint add-in tool that offers features either not resident in or difficult to implement in PowerPoint. Correctly used, you can make your eLearning better than a simple linear experience. But version 11 of Presenter provides two particularly useful features, and one additional one that blew Joe away. Read all about the new features here!

Review   |   October 27, 2015
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by David James

The challenge of mobile learning isn’t about getting learning content onto mobile devices. It’s about getting that content to employees where they are and capitalizing on their digital content consumption habits. Mobile content consumption is more about finding things out and preparing to perform than about learning. Here are some insights into executing mobile learning strategy at scale.

Feature   |   October 26, 2015
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by Judy Katz

The issue of how to represent gender in eLearning in a way that is authentic and helpful is not an easy one. The answers are not simple, and even considering the questions can be uncomfortable for many. In this article, you will find some excellent guidelines, and ideas to spark productive conversations within our industry and your department.

Spotlight   |   October 22, 2015
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