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by Marc Rosenberg

Delegation is a key skill for instructional designers, especially when turning content development over to end users and subject matter experts. However, just as in any other management effort, it is vital to delegate with control. Here are some key errors you want to avoid.

Column   |   March 12, 2013
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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 Marc Rosenberg

Is it necessary to communicate all content in the form of courses? There are real reasons to deliver some content as well-designed information instead of instruction. Marc invites us to think critically about what fits the eLearning paradigm and what doesn’t.

Column   |   February 12, 2013
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by Jane Bozarth

Those who are closest to a situation can be the last to notice a problem when it exists. Experts can have trouble getting beyond their expertise to find a better solution. Here’s a way to solve the old instructional design paradox: When you can’t see the forest for the trees.

Column   |   February 5, 2013
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by Marc Rosenberg

Looking for a new career? Think you have what it takes to be an eLearning specialist or manager of eLearning? Here are the nine things you need to know on your first day in your new career … or maybe the nine things it would still be good to know even if you’re already on the job.

Column   |   January 8, 2013
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by Jane Bozarth

Many of us start a new year with resolve to do better things and to do things better. Jane kicks off 2013 for Learning Solutions Magazine with three excellent resolutions and some concrete suggestions about how to make good on them.

Column   |   January 2, 2013
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by Marc Rosenberg

If you thought 2012 was an action-packed year, get ready for 2013, because it will be more of the same. Marc looks ahead to what he sees as the key trends, offers some advice about what you can do about them, and suggests where you should remember to learn more.

Column   |   December 11, 2012
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by Jane Bozarth

Concepts sometimes map over from one field of human activity to another, and the result of the juxtaposition can be a better understanding of both fields. In this month’s column, Jane offers her review of a new book about the music business in which she found many parallels to the learning and development business, and the insights she gained.

Column   |   December 4, 2012
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by Marc Rosenberg

Is your eLearning strategy sustainable? Here are eight points to consider as you work on making your strategy clear and set up for success.

Column   |   November 13, 2012
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by Jane Bozarth

What are your metaphors about teaching and learning? How do they affect your practice?

Column   |   November 6, 2012
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