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by Art Kohn

During the last 30 years, the notion of learning styles has become popular in corporate training. This month’s column explores the concept of learning styles and examines the evidence about its pedagogical effectiveness.

Column   |   December 17, 2014
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by Megan Torrance

We account for the unknown in project planning by padding our estimates of time and budget. Everyone does it, out of fear of the consequences of failing to meet commitments. A key shift necessary in adopting agile project management is to shed this mode of estimating the work at hand. Here is some expert advice on becoming fearless.

Feature   |   December 15, 2014
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by Mukta Raut

Although an eLearning module or course is more than the sum of its parts, despite our best efforts sometimes something seems to be missing. Often this is because the design or the execution needs a little help with meeting frequently encountered challenges. Here are basic solutions to five of the most common problem areas.

Tip   |   December 10, 2014
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by Andrew Hughes

While successful project management is often not easy, it is simple; this article summarizes the key guidelines. The half- dozen tips suggested in this article cover most of what you must do.

Tip   |   December 3, 2014
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by News Editor

The role of the instructional designer has come a long way from its roots in World War II. The eLearning Guild’s new research report, Today’s Instructional Designer: Competencies and Careers, examines where this important role is now and where it’s headed.

News   |   December 3, 2014
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by Jane Bozarth

At DevLearn 2010, John Seely Brown urged each of us to “expand your surface area”—in other words, to stretch our personal bubble of experience and ideas to other domains, beyond immediate work interests. Here are some suggestions that might prove useful in helping you push past the boundaries of your daily line of sight.

Column   |   December 2, 2014
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by Peter de Jager

Training and education (including eLearning) don’t really accomplish what we’d like them to accomplish. What we want is for someone to perform a task on their own, some time after they were taught how to do it. Performance support is the way to make this happen.

Tip   |   November 12, 2014
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by News Editor

ClickMeeting announces a new version of their popular videoconferencing platform that includes an events timeline, expanded profile, and flexible customization options.

News   |   October 29, 2014
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by News Editor

Trivantis will be a premium sponsor at DevLearn 2014. Visitors to the Trivantis booth (#517) at the DevLearn Expo can enter for the chance to win one year of the new Lectora Online V2.0, as well as get a sneak peek of the upcoming release of Lectora V12 eLearning software.

News   |   October 29, 2014
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by News Editor

“Refined Data Solutions announces the first production release of Reports-4-Moodle—an enterprise-grade reporting extension for all Moodle-based LMS deployments.”

News   |   October 29, 2014
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