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by Sharon Vipond

Earlier this summer we asked Guild members to tell us about their research preferences to help us better focus on the topics they found most informative, useful, and insightful. Here are the 10 most requested topics, and our plans for addressing them.

Spotlight   |   July 30, 2015
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by Bill Brandon

New links to some of the latest and greatest content offered through The eLearning Guild. This week: comic book- style animation (a DemoFest winner), learner motivation, PowerPoint improvement, shooting steady-smartphone video, lessons learned for MOOCs, and lots of links!

Spotlight   |   July 29, 2015
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by Bill Brandon

This spotlight series offers links to some of the latest and greatest content from The eLearning Guild. This week: A winning DemoFest presentation; picking an authoring tool for mobile applications; tips for "must have" video gear and for music; and David Kelly's recommended articles and blog posts from all over the World Wide Web.

Spotlight   |   July 23, 2015
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by Ellen Wagner

With all of our professional knowledge, skills, and abilities about navigating differences, why do gender differences continue to hamper career path development? Here’s another point of view.

Spotlight   |   July 21, 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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by Atish Gonsalves

Logistical skills are critical for relief workers and humanitarian aid workers, but their “soft skills” are equally important—the nontechnical skills needed to effectively manage problems and work with others in high-stress situations. Thanks to the generous support of Cegos, DisasterReady.org is able to offer soft-skill courses to humanitarian aid workers at no cost.

Spotlight   |   June 16, 2015
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by Carol Leaman

Today’s modern workforce is used to accessing tools that help them perform tasks in their daily lives. At the same time, while workers must know more and use more technology in their jobs, this is where training efforts fall short. Read here about how performance support bridges this gap!

Spotlight   |   June 3, 2015
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by Frank Nguyen, Kangmei Yang

While training is useful and pragmatic, there are more efficient and effective methods to enable employee performance. One of these is combining training and performance support. In this article, we outline a standard methodology for designing performance support, based on the experience of a Fortune 100 organization.

Spotlight   |   May 26, 2015
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by Art Werkenthin

The current standard for eLearning-to-LMS communication is SCORM, the Shareable Content Object Reference Model. Originally released in 2001, SCORM is rapidly becoming obsolete. Here is an update on the path to a new standard.

Spotlight   |   May 21, 2015
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by Conrad Gottfredson

In enterprises that are implementing talent management and talent development strategies, especially talent marketplace strategies, performance support offers several key advantages. Learn about them, and your vital interest in the benefits, here.

Spotlight   |   April 22, 2015
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