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by John Sadowski

If learning is so important to organizational success, why do so many training departments (including those who invest heavily in eLearning initiatives) struggle to get the funding they need? Mature learning organizations get the funding that others do not. Here are the critical success factors, and some key guidelines for developing a mature learning operation.

Feature   |   December 9, 2013
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by Stacy Friedman

How can an instructional designer deal with the mass of content available online today? There’s too much information pouring in on us every day to remember it when we are searching for examples, and there’s no practical way to keep a mental catalog of all those details. Content curation is the answer, and here are some tips on the subject, tailored to your needs as an ID!

Tip   |   November 27, 2013
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by Jeremy Vest

Do you need to learn a new skill, or do you have some expertise in a subject that you would like to teach others? Helpouts is a new service from Google that provides a video chat facility so you can do either. Learn how to use Helpouts here!

Tip   |   November 21, 2013
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by Jennifer Neibert

The first two steps of AGILE instructional design (align and get set) identify and validate business performance needs and define requirements for learning and performance interventions. And with two systematic approaches (rapid task analysis and critical skills analysis), you can scope performance and rate the impact of failure to ensure your solutions best meet your learners’ needs.

Tip   |   November 6, 2013
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by Eric Kammerer

Many organizations have a concentration of jobs requiring a broad base of connections to people and information; the people in these jobs probably used traditional learning to help them attain key roles. An overlooked key to their success and growth is a type of learning in which they may not have even known they were engaged. Here’s how Domino’s Pizza put PKM into practice.

Spotlight   |   October 30, 2013
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by Bill Brandon

An important part of every eLearning Guild conference is recognition of those professionals who contribute to our eLearning community of practice. This year at DevLearn, the latest Guild Master, and the winners of the DemoFest received the applause and praise of those in attendance.

Spotlight   |   October 29, 2013
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by News Editor

Learning Locker, a free, powerful way to store your personal learning data, has been launched by HT2, the award-winning innovators behind Curatr.

News   |   October 23, 2013
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by News Editor

getAbstract provides executives worldwide with the best in business knowledge. The subscription service now offers summaries of TED Talks; each summary incorporates hyperlinks to the exact section of the video where the speaker discusses the linked information.

News   |   October 16, 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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by David Kelly

Since it was introduced last year, Articulate Storyline has become one of the most popular eLearning rapid- development tools on the market. The learning curve for Storyline is less steep than for some tools, but there’s still plenty to learn. Stephanie Harnett’s new book intends to fill that gap. Here’s an expert’s review of this new guide.

Review   |   October 9, 2013
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