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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 Stephen Meyer

Soft skills—sales, leadership, and management, and other domains where there is no clear right answer because “it all depends on…”—are complex performances that involve rules of thumb, insights, and judgment calls. But there is a proven technique that helps learners retrieve the rules of thumb they’ve learned. Read about the One-minute Preceptor here!

Tip   |   November 18, 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 Donna Wells

When was the last time your training or eLearning process had a multi-point inspection? As the New Year approaches, this is the ideal time to do one! Whether you are a training manager, an eLearning or mLearning team, or an executive with an interest in maintaining enterprise talent, this is a timely article full of tips for your consideration.

Tip   |   November 6, 2014
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by Stephanie Ivec

Beyond making sure your authoring tool supports HTML5, and making sure you have either a BYOD (bring your own device) policy or a mobile-usage policy in place, what else is there to do to be ready to deploy mobile learning? A lot, it turns out. Here are five tips that will help you as you prepare to launch your mLearning initiative.

Tip   |   October 29, 2014
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by Monica Kraft

Content as a strategy is a winning approach for many organizations as they shift to performance-driven learning. The benefits include bite-sized learning content available to multiple audiences in many formats, better alignment to the business, higher productivity, faster time-to-market, and highly effective content. Here’s a high-level overview of what content strategy is all about.

Tip   |   October 23, 2014
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by Stephen Meyer

Practice is critical for long-term learning, but research shows that learners don’t practice effectively on their own. What can you, the instructional designer, do about that? Here are five research-based design tips that will lock in learning.

Tip   |   October 21, 2014
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by Andy Johnson, Jason Haag, Steve Foreman

The xAPI will likely not be a familiar component to web designers, yet web designers are the experts that instructional designers must call on to execute their xAPI designs. This article is an instructional designer’s go-to document for explaining the xAPI to a web designer.

Tip   |   October 15, 2014
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by Ben Muzzell

As the demand for onboarding and training grows and training budgets shrink, many training organizations are in a bind, unable to afford to do what they should do. Is there an answer? One viable, but unexpected, route is to empower employees to be creators and curators of learning content. Here’s how that works.

Tip   |   October 8, 2014
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by Ben Muzzell

When do you begin training a new employee? How do you go about new hire orientation? Mobile technology and eLearning open up the critical period between the moment you inform someone they are hired and the moment they arrive for their first day on the job— the days from “Yes to Desk.” Make it a key part of your onboarding process; this article offers tips on how to do it.

Tip   |   October 1, 2014
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