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by John Sadowski

Are we using rapid development tools in a way that makes our eLearning more effective?

Feature   |   May 13, 2013
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by Mukta Raut

Changing behavior is tough. Changing behavior through eLearning is even tougher. Effective corporate training programs must engage our objective understanding of the situation, and subjective response to it, as well as clearly seeing the work environment in which the situation occurs. A well-thought-out instructional strategy can achieve this through eLearning.

Spotlight   |   May 8, 2013
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by Jack McGrath

“Simulation” is a technique that is useful across many different instructional situations. By far the most important task in designing effective simulations is creating scenarios that reflect the real world. The story arc model can help you master this challenge.

Tip   |   April 30, 2013
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by Diane Senffner

Whether we’re teaching students, corporate staff, volunteers, customers, or clients, we all face common problems in the design of eLearning. It’s amazing how something as simple as a story can make a breakthrough difference in the credibility and relevance of learning content. Here’s a personal success story, and the secret behind it.

Feature   |   April 29, 2013
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by Joe Ganci

Lectora from Trivantis is not a newcomer to the eLearning development tool market. However, the latest version is an overhaul from the ground up, and in this review, Joe reports that it feels like a brand-new tool.

Review   |   April 23, 2013
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by Jennifer Neibert

Whether you’re just getting started in eLearning or you’re an experienced practitioner looking for ways to continue building your portfolio, consider volunteering your skills and expertise to a nonprofit organization working to change the world. The opportunity to give back is incredibly rewarding, so step up and find an organization where you can donate your time and talents.

Spotlight   |   April 16, 2013
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by Jenny Hill

Online courses open up a wealth of possibilities for many learners. Ensuring the accessibility of courses, including accessibility for users with physical or sensory challenges, takes advantage of eLearning’s flexibility and maximizes the potential of the learning experience. Here are five tips that show you how to remove barriers from your content.

Feature   |   April 1, 2013
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by Jennifer Neibert

Most workplace learning happens outside formal training course and classes. To effectively support and improve job performance, learning content must also be available when the learner needs it. Here are some tips from experts to get your learners the content they need when and where they need it. For more tips from these experts and others, sign up for the April 11 Online Forum!

Tip   |   March 27, 2013
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by Conrad Gottfredson

How are you validating the transfer of learning from training events to the workplace? The majority of organizations still rely on measuring learner reactions and learning mastery, not the results. There is an answer: integrated performance support. In this article, read about two basic steps that put your organization on the path out of the mire of murky measurement!

Feature   |   March 25, 2013
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by Jon Duggan

Every good instructional designer knows that content must be meaningful and it must engage the learner. Every instructional designer also knows just how difficult that can be! Here is a three-point strategy that will help you design content that meets the challenge.

Tip   |   March 19, 2013
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