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by News Editor

Converting PowerPoint files to facilitator and participant guides is a time-consuming (and expensive) manual task. Obsidian Learning announces the latest release of GuideDocs, a proprietary PowerPoint extension that automates this task—saving your developers time and your company money.

News   |   October 22, 2013
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by Jane Bozarth

We know, as designers, that a bulleted, text-heavy display of information is neither interesting nor compelling to most learners. What would make for an interesting or surprising look? What would break beyond the usual linear, bullets-in-a column structure? Consider the alternatives from designer Tracy Parish suggested in this month’s column.

Column   |   October 1, 2013
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by Jane Bozarth

A good treatment moves a program from being a presentation to being an effective way to influence workplace performance. Here are two outstanding examples of better-than-good treatment that don’t depend on technology, money, or skill with any tool. This column could seriously change the direction of careers.

Column   |   September 2, 2013
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by Jennifer Neibert

Engagement is a critical element of learning. For eLearning and mLearning engagement is arguably even more important, but it requires additional planning, monitoring, and creativity to do it well. If you’re looking for clever ideas to drive engagement in your learning initiatives, download 68 Tips for eLearning Engagement and Interactivity—free from The eLearning Guild—today!

News   |   May 21, 2013
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by Jenny Hill

Online courses open up a wealth of possibilities for many learners. Ensuring the accessibility of courses, including accessibility for users with physical or sensory challenges, takes advantage of eLearning’s flexibility and maximizes the potential of the learning experience. Here are five tips that show you how to remove barriers from your content.

Feature   |   April 1, 2013
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by Joe Ganci

GoAnimate is cloud-based software that creates animated videos. These can be very effective for eLearning applications and much less expensive than live action shoots. Here’s a thorough review of everything that GoAnimate offers.

Review   |   March 26, 2013
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by News Editor

Panopto introduces a new release of its platform for video communication and social knowledge sharing.

News   |   March 13, 2013
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by Gary Lipkowitz

Trainers and educators have long known that appropriate, well-made video can increase levels of engagement and retention in eLearning. Technology is providing us with a set of tools we can use to create more video without breaking the bank. Here are eight tips for using one such product, GoAnimate, in your eLearning.

Tip   |   February 28, 2013
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by Joe Ganci

Techsmith’s Camtasia 8 is a complete reboot, rewritten from scratch, and it is attracting attention not only from eLearning developers but also from video production professionals and even from consumer periodicals. This is a beautiful tool to add to your kit, and you can read all about it here!

Review   |   February 26, 2013
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by Mark Lassoff

CSS3 provides some very interesting new formatting possibilities for your eLearning content. Unfortunately, browsers handle these techniques in different ways. Here are three new formats (rounded corners, color gradients, and newspaper columns) and step-by-step instructions that accommodate the various browsers!

Column   |   August 23, 2012
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