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by J.P. Medved

Gamification and game-based learning are hot topics in the learning and development field. Capterra and TalentLMS recently conducted a study of learning management systems (LMSs) that incorporated gamification features in order to gain a better understanding of the way those features are being used, and whether they are effective. Here is a summary of their findings.

Feature   |   November 23, 2015
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by Cory McMillen

Are we adopting video too quickly? Streaming video is a provocative communication tool and among the most appreciated by students. But we lack key insights about what actually happens once the video is released, and we have filled many of those insight gaps with assumptions. Have we been wrong?

Feature   |   November 16, 2015
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by Bucky Dodd

What does it mean to be an innovative eLearning professional? In an industry where innovation is a popular buzzword and change is the only constant, how can eLearning professionals embrace opportunities to innovate and create sustained value and growth within their organizations? That critical question shapes the future of our profession, and this article provides answers.

Feature   |   November 9, 2015
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by Chad McIntosh

A gamified approach that provides employees with questions in quizzes during the work day motivates them to engage with content on a regular basis. Adapting the question frequency and content according to the employee’s previous success further enhances learning. Many training programs have shown the effectiveness of this method. Here’s how they did it at Bloomingdale’s, a retail setting.

Feature   |   November 2, 2015
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by David James

The challenge of mobile learning isn’t about getting learning content onto mobile devices. It’s about getting that content to employees where they are and capitalizing on their digital content consumption habits. Mobile content consumption is more about finding things out and preparing to perform than about learning. Here are some insights into executing mobile learning strategy at scale.

Feature   |   October 26, 2015
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by Stephen Haskin

This is an update to the original article published in Learning Solutions Magazine July 8, 2013. That article has had over 170,000 page views, so evidently readers are finding it useful! However, technology changes, so we decided to revise and re-publish.

Feature   |   October 19, 2015
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by Seung Youn (Yonnie) Chyung, Quincy Conley, Erin Gibson, Grayley McWatters

Which features of rapid eLearning development programs would novice eLearning developers likely use and which ones they would be less likely to use? Here is a case study conducted to answer that question and to learn what components of the rapid eLearning development programs novice eLearning developers do value, and why.

Feature   |   October 12, 2015
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by Chanin Ballance

Onboarding for salespeople needs to be fast, and it needs to get them producing right away. The best training is in the field, and needs the accurate support of managers. Technology makes this more possible than ever! Check out these ten tips to get your new hires up to speed.

Feature   |   October 5, 2015
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by Stephen Victor

A quick look around your workplace (or even the grocery store) tells you that most of us are always connected. Not only that, we also now know much more about the benefits of combining social and mobile technology for learning. Here are the background and the tips you may need to help you get started!

Feature   |   September 28, 2015
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by Norm Wu

Healthcare is at a crossroads. An aging population and a growing shortage of primary care physicians are factors pushing nurse practitioners and physician assistants into roles once filled by doctors. This in turn puts stress on educational institutions that must prepare them for these new responsibilities. Here’s how institutions are dealing with this challenge.

Feature   |   September 21, 2015
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