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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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LearningCart’s enhanced feature set further enables organizations to easily sell access to SCORM-compliant content, digital downloads, webinars, in-person events, and physical products.

News   |   October 22, 2013
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by Joe Ganci

Adobe Presenter is an eLearning development tool that plugs into Microsoft PowerPoint. Adobe recently released version 9 of the tool, adding 15 new features. Joe reviews them here and comments on the new Adobe pricing model.

Review   |   October 22, 2013
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New studio includes mobile publishing, unified player, characters, and all-new Articulate replay screencasting application.

News   |   October 21, 2013
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iSpring has released its latest authoring tool, which meets the highest expectations of eLearning developers and subject-matter experts in today’s mobile-focused learning environment.

News   |   October 21, 2013
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by Donna Wells

Recent news about facial recognition and tracking technology, and its potential use in adaptive eLearning, has intrigued some people and alarmed others. What exactly does this technology offer instructional designers, what are the benefits for learners, and what are the privacy concerns? This capability will begin showing up soon in authoring tools. Here is an overview from an early adopter.

Feature   |   October 21, 2013
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by Pooja Jaisingh

A key aspect of the early intervention effort is identifying students at highest risk of dropping out and providing them with timely remedial teaching. For this, we need an early warning system to identify low performers in the class—and provide more focused attention—while still managing a large distributed class. Here’s how to do this using learning analytics in Adobe Presenter 9.

Tip   |   October 17, 2013
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by News Editor

DevLearn grows by 25 percent to become the e-Learning industry’s leading annual event.

News   |   October 15, 2013
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Makers of Lectora offer a new, easy-to-use, quick-deploying LMS. See it at DevLearn on October 23.

News   |   October 15, 2013
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by Steve Foreman

Traditional learning management systems (LMSs) have not been useful in managing learning that happens during workplace activity, such as coaching and work assignments. The Experience API (also called “Tin Can” or “xAPI”) integrates learning and working. This final part of Steve’s series on LMSs explores the relationship between the LMS and the xAPI, and explains how the xAPI works.

Feature   |   October 14, 2013
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