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by Jacqueline Beck

Virtual training involves a live instructor, a virtual platform, and learners who are located remotely. This differs from a webinar in many ways. Planning for successful virtual training events incorporates best practices: frequent interaction, collaboration, learner engagement, and assessments. Here are the standards for effective virtual training events!

Feature   |   March 17, 2014
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by News Editor

HapYak announces the release of a new suite of enhanced tools that allow learning and development professionals to create measurable, adaptive training from their existing video assets. Additionally, HapYak is releasing enhanced data tracking capabilities, which is now supported across more than 20 of HapYak’s existing video player integrations.

News   |   March 17, 2014
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by Art Kohn

We try to design training, including eLearning, so that people will remember what they learn and apply it to the workplace. But people forget half the information that instruction presents within an hour, and 90 percent of it within a week. Can a designer do anything about this? Read what neuroscience knows about why we forget—the foundation for understanding how to deal with it.

Column   |   March 13, 2014
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by Jennifer Neibert

In Interface Design for Learning, Dorian Peters weaves together her work as a designer and specialist in user experience to give readers dozens of evidence-based strategies for designing effective learning experiences. Anyone tasked with creating learning interfaces, or curious about how design affects learning, should consider Peters’s book a must-have reference.

Review   |   March 12, 2014
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by News Editor

Epic, a market leader in learning technologies, is exhibiting at Learning Solutions 2014 in Orlando, Florida. Conference attendees will have the opportunity to meet Epic’s US team, watch demos of their award- winning work, and see a recent eLearning program developed on the topic of sustainability as part of SolutionFest 2014.

News   |   March 12, 2014
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by News Editor

The US launch of gomo, the multi-device authoring tool, will take place at Learning Solutions 2014 Conference and Expo. The SaaS authoring tool promises to make it easier than ever to create adaptive, responsive content, which can be designed once and published simultaneously to desktops, smartphones, and tablets.

News   |   March 12, 2014
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by News Editor

Kryon Systems, a featured exhibitor and presenter, will be demonstrating a new version of its Leo Performance Assurance software at The eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2014 Conference and Expo. In addition to demonstrations of the new software, Kryon executives will also be featured speakers at the conference.

News   |   March 12, 2014
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by Marc Rosenberg

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”—Albert Einstein

Column   |   March 11, 2014
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by Patti Shank

More eLearning professionals worldwide (5,923) took part in this year’s survey, meaning the validity of the data is greater and even more useful for improved benchmarking. The 2014 Global eLearning Salary & Compensation Report is available to all Guild members, free and paid. Read about it here!

Research   |   March 6, 2014
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by News Editor

Articulate, known widely as an eLearning leader in rapid authoring, improves the industry standard with the release of Articulate Studio ’13 Update 2. With the update, users can easily make content accessible, localize for global audiences, deliver enhanced HTML5 output, and improve video quality.

News   |   March 6, 2014
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