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by Marc Rosenberg

LinkedIn, the online social media giant that focuses primarily on professional career development, communities, and networks, has acquired Lynda.com, an online eLearning provider that focuses on skill building. Will this marriage work from a learning perspective? Here is an examination of that question, from the point of view of eLearning managers.

Column   |   July 14, 2015
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by Jane Bozarth

Accessibility in eLearning may be something that’s just isn’t on your radar—yet. Your eLearning materials should be accessible to everyone, including those with challenges like low vision and blindness, hearing loss and deafness, learning disabilities, and mobility problems. Here is a quick rundown on things you should be addressing in your design standards, and some help getting started.

Column   |   July 7, 2015
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by Fil Arenas, Andrew Stricker

Why explore virtual learning environments? Are there benefits beyond novelty and engagement? How can these environments be practical and affordable? These are questions that the US Air Force Squadron Officer College has been pursuing for several years, and two of the faculty share some of the answers in this article.

Feature   |   July 6, 2015
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by Jann Balmer, Deb McMahon

Continuing medical education (CME) today must link a healthcare professional’s performance to improved patient outcomes. While CME is effective, it takes a more tangible link to show improved performance. Here’s one example of how the healthcare industry in Virginia is leveraging online learning to improve workflow and processes and to identify gaps and performance improvement opportunities.

Feature   |   June 29, 2015
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by News Editor

LearnBrite, a division of ExitReality, is collaborating with Curtin University Australia to develop virtual-reality learning simulations for medical students, caregivers, and healthcare professionals.

News   |   June 24, 2015
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by Sam Savela

Being cockier isn’t enough to grow women’s share of the engineering population. The drivers of inequality are systematic, institutionalized, and far bigger than just women’s attitudes. Why, then, do women shoulder the burden of making change? Here’s what happened when leadership in three companies took responsibility for making the needed changes.

Spotlight   |   June 18, 2015
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Topics Covered: Emerging Topics

by News Editor

tts, a full service provider for talent management and corporate learning, is a Silver Sponsor at the Performance Support Symposium, June 10 – 12, 2015.

News   |   June 8, 2015
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by News Editor

Origin Konnect fosters collaborative learning and engagement. See the new release at the mLearnCon 2015 Expo in Austin June 8 – 10.

News   |   June 8, 2015
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by Nic Laycock

As a learning professional, how do you view HR? David Wilson has spent 18 years watching how the relationship works and has come to some thought-provoking conclusions. Learn about how David is bridging the gap between the US and EMEA when it comes to research about learning, talent management, and HR.

News   |   May 28, 2015
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by News Editor

Additions to Cisco’s training and certification portfolio enable customers to navigate rapid technology shifts.

News   |   May 28, 2015
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