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by Mary Arnold

Podcasting (audio recordings on the Web with an associated RSS feed) has been around for several years, but it can be a surprisingly effective tool for eLearning and for mLearning – especially if you apply the five tips in this month’s column.

Column   |   June 21, 2011
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by Terrence Wing

Humans have long tapped into each other’s experience and knowledge in order to learn and to solve problems. Today, social technologies greatly expand the range of our networks and our ability to collect and consider what other people know. Growing out of these changes, here are a handful of trends that are becoming clear and that will soon affect our lives to a profound degree.

Column   |   June 9, 2011
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by Terrence Wing

You may have watched eLearnchat, or Leo Laporte’s TWiT.tv and wondered how you could use Webcasting to increase learning outcomes. Wonder no longer! This month’s App Fusion gives you the rundown on the applications, equipment, and content strategy you need for success!

Column   |   May 5, 2011
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by Anne Derryberry

Just when instructional designers thought they had figured out how to make eLearning that Gen Y would use, here comes Gen Z, the Digital Generation. Think mobile. Think social. Think mashup. And that’s just the beginning. Anne gives you the rundown on what you really need to be planning as your delivery strategy.

Column   |   April 26, 2011
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by Marc Rosenberg

You’ve probably heard that every cloud has its silver lining, although it may have been hard to find any silver at all in the current recession. Marc suggests that this set of tough times may actually have been better for eLearning than might at first appear. But don’t wait too long to act on the opportunity.

Column   |   April 12, 2011
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by Joanne Scouler, Jason Green

The relationship between technology and the ways we learn and work is changing. As designers, we have the opportunity to take advantage of this through informal learning and gain many benefits. Here are some points to consider.

Feature   |   April 11, 2011
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by Terrence Wing

As a designer, you want to “get to Yes” when it comes to project approval, but often “No” pops up in its place. Often the reason is budget. Would you like to know what to do about this? Read this column!

Column   |   April 7, 2011
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by Jane Bozarth

Trainers and instructional designers have professional development needs too! Social media tools can be as powerful for solving your information and skill needs as they are for your learners’ needs. Here is the way to develop your own Personal Learning Network. It’s simple, and it’s free!

Column   |   April 5, 2011
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by Bill Brandon

The closing day of Learning Solutions 2011 was as full of opportunities to learn as the other two days of the conference. Those who did not have to leave early to catch a flight home were rewarded with an inspiring closing keynote.

Spotlight   |   March 25, 2011
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by Bill Brandon

The Learning Solutions Conference and Expo 2011 opened today in Orlando, Florida, with a record number of participants in attendance. Here’s a quick look, including photos, at the pre-conference events and the opening morning.

Feature   |   March 23, 2011
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