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by Jane Bozarth

Does an eLearning production have to exemplify Hollywood-level production values and adhere to every criterion of good taste in order for people to learn from it? Maybe not. This month, Jane gets down to the heart of the matter—what it really takes for eLearning to be “good.”

Column   |   March 5, 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 News Editor

Brainshark, Inc., the leader in online and mobile video presentations, has unveiled the Brainshark Mobile Player. This new HTML5-based player gives iOS and Android users a more interactive experience when they view Brainshark video presentations on their smartphones and tablets— without the need to download an app.

News   |   December 18, 2012
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by News Editor

City & Guilds, the UK’s leading vocational education organization, has acquired Kineo and Kineo’s share of Totara LMS.

News   |   December 3, 2012
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by Angela van Barneveld

How much is too much when it comes to multimedia? How can you best use media other than text to support learning? This month, consider what research has taught us about the ability of the human mind to deal with attractive competition!

Research   |   October 24, 2012
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by News Editor

New integration with Box and Dropbox, plus new embedded video capability, makes SlideShark an ideal tool for eLearning and mLearning applications and for field performance support, as well as for educators, presenters, and instructors in face-to-face settings.

News   |   October 9, 2012
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by Bill Brandon

Do you want to use video in your eLearning content, but don’t have thousands of dollars to spend on equipment, production, and post-production? Looking for help and ideas for short-form Web video? This is the book you need, written by an expert who has produced, edited, and hosted over 300 episodes of USA TODAY’s “Talking Tech” series.

Review   |   September 25, 2012
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by Sarah Danzl, Dawn Poulos

How simple is it in your organization to convert content from one delivery format to another—for example, to repurpose a classroom handout job aid for display on a smartphone? The answer to this dilemma is single sourcing. If this is a new term to you, this tip explains what it is and why you should adopt it.

Column   |   September 5, 2012
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by News Editor

Brainshark, Inc. has launched the SlideShark iPhone app. iPhone users can view and share PowerPoints on the go, and can connect to projectors for presentations to large audiences. This is a companion to the SlideShark iPad app announced last year.

News   |   September 5, 2012
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