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by Bill Brandon

Last week’s feature gave a high-level overview of technologies and areas of practice that can change your business and the position of learning and development in your organization. This article links to deeper dives into three of the topics in that feature and into ways to keep up with change.

Spotlight   |   January 7, 2016
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by Joe Ganci

Most eLearning does not stay in use for years. It is custom-made to meet a client’s needs and those needs are usually immediate and prone to change quickly. Changes are happening all the time, so the shelf life of eLearning is limited. That’s a good thing because it keeps our services in demand. Authoring tools continue to evolve too. Where do we stand at the start of 2016?

Review   |   December 22, 2015
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by Stephen Haskin

On Monday, November 30, 2015, Adobe announced that Flash Professional CC will be replaced by Adobe Animate CC in early 2016. It’s the same program, only the name is changing. This change has sparked confusion and concerns, but here is some advice about what to do next.

Tip   |   December 16, 2015
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by Joe Ganci

The iSpring Suite continues to evolve, adding features and becoming easier to use and more flexible for use across a broader spectrum of situations. Here is Joe’s review of the latest iteration and the most significant changes.

Review   |   November 24, 2015
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by News Editor

The world’s most widely used learning platform presents its best version to date, Moodle 3.0. Driven and supported by its active community, Moodle enters the next phase of its development with this release, building upon a firm foundation of stability, reliability, and performance.

News   |   November 24, 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 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 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 Stephen Haskin

This is an update to the original article published in Learning Solutions Magazine July 8, 2013. That article has had over 170,000 page views, so evidently readers are finding it useful! However, technology changes, so we decided to revise and re-publish.

Feature   |   October 19, 2015
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