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by JD Dillon

Skepticism. Doubt. Snap judgment. One of these is not like the others. Skepticism can be a healthy means of suspending judgment, as long as impartial investigation follows. Doubt can be a natural response to risk, and it can be overcome. But snap judgment, if a habit, may do more harm than good. If you’re vulnerable to that habit, here are five practical ways to overcome it.

Column   |   July 19, 2016
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by Jeff Batt

Here’s another takeaway from The eLearning Guild’s FocusOn Learning Conference & Expo: What if your digital learning could adapt, adjust, read, and assess the needs of each of your “digital students,” then serve up a personalized course specific to each of them based on their personal learning history? We already have the technology to do this. This article explains what’s needed.

Feature   |   July 18, 2016
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by Alastair Simpson

Selection of learning management systems depends on the nature of the business outcomes and the external requirements that the curriculum must satisfy. Here is an example of very thorough research for LMS products to meet some strict client- compliance requirements.

Spotlight   |   July 6, 2016
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by Joe Ganci

In the past, Joe has said, “No authoring tool balances power and ease of use.” Today he reviews a tool that really attempts to give you both. Some developers will like it right away, and others may find that it requires a period of adjustment. Find out why Joe feels this way about Xyleme!

Review   |   June 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 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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by Shane Lovellette

Many instructional content creators believe that in order to create professional-quality videos, they need a large budget or movie-style production. This is not always the case. It’s easy to create engaging, quality videos quickly and at low cost. By cutting out effects and fancy transitions, you can rely on a few key tricks to produce informational and compelling videos. Here are some basics!

Feature   |   April 11, 2016
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