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by Jacqueline Beck

As with a physical classroom, an effective virtual classroom event is driven by the instructor’s performance. However, the practices and skill set for an effective online delivery are particular to that environment. Here are the four key practices and standards that will make the biggest difference in how effective you are as an online facilitator!

Feature   |   March 24, 2014
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by Nancy Hill

Things go wrong every day, there’s seldom enough hard data to figure out exactly where or how they went wrong, and the content owners never want to allow the instructional designer enough time to analyze the problem and craft a solution for it. Sound familiar? These five practical tips can get you started on an informed design that addresses real problems in an imperfect world.

Tip   |   March 19, 2014
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by Patti Shank

Since we published The eLearning Guild’s 2014 Global eLearning Salary & Compensation report in February, there have been many comments in social media about the gender pay disparity highlighted in the report. How do we begin to explain the salary gap between men and women? If you read this article, you’ll understand it better—and learn what you can do about it.

Research   |   March 18, 2014
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by News Editor

Living Language, a leader in the field of foreign language self-study, announces two new programs designed to offer flexible and affordable learning options for employee training and educational customers. The programs, Living Language Corporate and Living Language Education, are currently available in 17 languages and feature beginner-to-advanced courses in a variety of formats.

News   |   March 18, 2014
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by Jacqueline Beck

Virtual training involves a live instructor, a virtual platform, and learners who are located remotely. This differs from a webinar in many ways. Planning for successful virtual training events incorporates best practices: frequent interaction, collaboration, learner engagement, and assessments. Here are the standards for effective virtual training events!

Feature   |   March 17, 2014
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by News Editor

HapYak announces the release of a new suite of enhanced tools that allow learning and development professionals to create measurable, adaptive training from their existing video assets. Additionally, HapYak is releasing enhanced data tracking capabilities, which is now supported across more than 20 of HapYak’s existing video player integrations.

News   |   March 17, 2014
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by Art Kohn

We try to design training, including eLearning, so that people will remember what they learn and apply it to the workplace. But people forget half the information that instruction presents within an hour, and 90 percent of it within a week. Can a designer do anything about this? Read what neuroscience knows about why we forget—the foundation for understanding how to deal with it.

Column   |   March 13, 2014
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by Jennifer Neibert

In Interface Design for Learning, Dorian Peters weaves together her work as a designer and specialist in user experience to give readers dozens of evidence-based strategies for designing effective learning experiences. Anyone tasked with creating learning interfaces, or curious about how design affects learning, should consider Peters’s book a must-have reference.

Review   |   March 12, 2014
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by News Editor

Epic, a market leader in learning technologies, is exhibiting at Learning Solutions 2014 in Orlando, Florida. Conference attendees will have the opportunity to meet Epic’s US team, watch demos of their award- winning work, and see a recent eLearning program developed on the topic of sustainability as part of SolutionFest 2014.

News   |   March 12, 2014
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by News Editor

The US launch of gomo, the multi-device authoring tool, will take place at Learning Solutions 2014 Conference and Expo. The SaaS authoring tool promises to make it easier than ever to create adaptive, responsive content, which can be designed once and published simultaneously to desktops, smartphones, and tablets.

News   |   March 12, 2014
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