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The eLearning Guild’s 2018 Global eLearning Salary & Compensation Report explores salary and compensation broken down by location, gender, industry, company size, and more.
This white paper, Simulation-Based Learning: The Rise of the PlayStation Professionals, shares insight into how organizations approach simulations for learning.
Virtual reality for learning is getting more attention than ever before. As an eLearning professional, you already have the tools you need to make it work.
LearnerVerified is launching its new line of learner identification and monitoring services.
BizLibrary is introducing new features of its online learning product at DevLearn 2017 Conference & Expo.
GlobalEnglish Reach reshapes business English teaching, powered by machine learning and deep data analysis; Reach personalizes learning experiences at the right time to meet a learner’s goals anytime, anywhere.
Mindmarker is releasing updates for program designers and redesigning its mobile app for learners.
eThink Education announced that it supports Moodle 3.3 and Totara Learn 10, the newest upgrades to both open-source learning platforms.
This fall eCoach merged two products—a standalone authoring tool and a learning management system—to create a single integrated eLearning platform for the creation and delivery of online training content.
Yet Analytics announces a product to help the designers of learning experiences merge existing data sets with high-resolution learning activity data.
Participants at DevLearn 2017 Conference & Expo can get the most out of Essentials LRS with a complimentary learning analytics book from Watershed.
Flash cards, reimagined for today’s on-the-go workforce, are the inspiration for a new mobile app that delivers training anytime, anywhere.
Treehouse Custom Tracks provide expert curriculum planning help. See how at DevLearn 2017 Conference & Expo!
dominKnow and Vado offer off-the-shelf, editable courseware. Create mobile-ready, customized business skills and leadership training quickly.
At DevLearn 2017, Vado will launch off-the-shelf eLearning courseware in management development, employee business skills, and HR compliance.
mAuthor is a combination powerful authoring tool and cloud-based ePublishing development platform. It is now WCAG 2.0- compliant, a significant advance.
Team Raptivity will showcase its flagship interactivity-building tool at DevLearn 2017, with a special focus on its recent launch, Raptivity Flavors.
iSpring unveils some of the most-awaited features of iSpring Suite 9 for fast eLearning content development.
HT2 Labs is delighted to unveil the latest version of Learning Locker to be released open source, version 2, at DevLearn 2017.
Enrolo founders are seeking to meet resellers and product and service partners at DevLearn 2017.
eLearningNarrators.com, a collective of independent voiceover professionals sponsoring DevLearn 2017, offers voice actors specializing in eLearning narration.
Indusgeeks will be showcasing its latest VR training programs on October 25 and 26 at DevLearn 2017.
Learning platform specialists Totara Learning will be making their debut appearance at DevLearn 2017, October 25 – 27 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Articulate is a premium sponsor of The eLearning Guild’s DevLearn Conference & Expo, October 25 – 27 in Las Vegas. Come experience what’s new in Articulate 360!
SparkLearn, from Float, is a new microlearning platform that integrates with popular content creation and content measurement tools. It allows for easy publishing and viewing of learning content, including courses and resource documents.
Articulate 360, which launched in November 2016, includes award-winning authoring apps like Storyline 360 and Rise; over 1.5 million course assets; an easy-to-use course review app; and live online training with industry experts. Articulate 360 subscribers also receive continuous product and asset updates.
Prosell Learning’s new onboarding solution requires learners to produce evidence of learning to be reviewed by their managers. The web app, On.Board, connects new hires with the people best suited to developing them.
Reflection Software’s new three-part series on preventing workplace harassment is comprehensive, customizable, and compliant in all 50 states. The company partnered with one of the nation’s most reputable labor-relations law firms to ensure the training stays up to date with changing laws.
Indusgeeks has announced version 2.0 of its INIT platform (Interactive, Narrative Immersive Training), with enhanced capabilities for game-based, mixed reality–based, and virtual reality–based training. The latest upgrade to the platform creates immersive, emotional, narrative-driven learning experiences, along with deep analytic features to record and assess user data.
PitchVantage lets users practice presentations in front of a virtual audience and receive instant assessment and feedback on 10 elements of presentation delivery, including pace, eye contact, and tone. Users can also review their videos and access engaging video lessons covering every aspect of presentation skills.
The CourseMill 7.5 learning management system improves the learner experience.
This partnership will allow organizations to issue digital credentials as employees demonstrate competencies and acquire new skills in high-demand fields.
FedRAMP-authorized AWS GovCloud (US) further enhances safety and security for government agencies using Blackboard Learn to provide organizational training, preserve institutional knowledge, and close skill gaps among employees.
Adobe today announced the latest versions of its industry-leading eLearning authoring tool, Adobe Captivate, and learning management system (LMS), Adobe Captivate Prime.
Impelsys, a leading provider of technology solutions and tools for the learning community, is demonstrating its flagship platform this week at Learning Solutions 2017. iPublishCentral Learn is a state-of-the-art, cloud-based learning management infrastructure that is quick to deploy and highly customizable, with a mobile-friendly, intuitive user interface.
Learning content—and the time and effort that goes into it—is often poorly leveraged. But dominKnow Learning Systems is proving that it doesn’t have to be that way. Its multiple-award-winning, cloud-based authoring and publishing platform has been helping organizations around the world maximize their learning content investment for more than a decade.
Rapt Media and Kaltura are partnering on a solution that will empower organizations to create personalized, interactive experiences to fuel deeper learning and information retention. The integration will enable Kaltura customers to access Rapt Media’s interactive video composer, player, and publisher functionalities within the Kaltura MediaSpace Video Portal.
A winner of Brandon Hall’s Gold and Silver awards for EPSS, tts is introducing the latest enhancements to the tt performance suite, highlighted by the new ability for companies to extend performance support to any existing digital asset.
eThink Education, a certified Moodle Partner, announces that the new features and fixes of Moodle 3.2 are now becoming available to clients during scheduled upgrades. With the most recent upgrade, eThink clients are able to enjoy a vastly improved user interface, among activity enhancements to Choice, Assignment, Forum, and more.
Atlanta-based digital learning innovator Jigsaw was granted the first eLearning software patent for its pioneering virtual learning technology. The Jigsaw platform facilitates active learning through collaboration, media sharing, and constant engagement analysis.
Focus EduVation is announcing a reimagining of its course design service, adding a subscription approach. For projects looking to take advantage of the latest in course design, this is often the only way to go.
Prosell Learning, an international performance improvement consultancy, is launching a new digital onboarding solution, On.Board. The cloud-based solution can be deployed in less than four weeks, and it incorporates the three ingredients needed for successful onboarding: convenience, engagement, and visibility.
Indusgeeks is planning to showcase some of the latest improvements to its award-winning platform, INIT (or Interactive Narrative Immersive Training), at Learning Solutions 2017 Conference & Expo next week in Orlando. To witness a live demonstration of VR’s potential for training and learn how game-based and simulation-based training through INIT can enhance learning, visit Indusgeeks in Booth 209.
At last year’s Learning Solutions Conference & Expo, eLogic Learning gave a sneak peek of its soon-to-be-released user interface (UI) before it was even available to its clients. Since then, the UI has gone live and over 140 additional functionality updates have been made to the system. Come visit eLogic and see the UI in action next week at Booth 314 in the Learning Solutions 2017 Expo.
HT2 Labs is sharing insights into how organizations can use learning analytics to better understand performance at Learning Solutions 2017 Conference & Expo later this month. Data scientist Janet Laane-Effron will co-host the pre-conference xAPI Camp and a morning session, and HT2 Labs will showcase its products in the expo.
iSpring Solutions has launched iSpring Suite 8.7, a fully stocked eLearning authoring toolkit that also introduces two completely new tools. The iSpring Content Library includes ready-made elements that help educators build a course in a fraction of the time, while iSpring Flip instantly transforms Word, PDF, and PowerPoint files into interactive eBooks with animated flipping pages.
Trivantis will showcase Lectora Online 3.3 at Learning Solutions 2017 Conference & Expo. This recently released cloud version of the Lectora authoring tool includes Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA support.
Rapid Learning Deployment (rapidLD) is announcing a new consulting service to help organizations drive development in the job roles that are critical to the company’s success. The Enterprise Learning Strategy Assessment will also help organizations develop a strategy that links investments to a clear business case with measurable outcomes.
Bluewater Learning is announcing a new suite of content services it will offer to customers. These new solutions are designed to help companies transition to a model that focuses on significance, relevancy, immediacy, and impact at the employee’s point of need. Services include learning and performance strategy consulting, content strategy and curriculum blueprints, and much more.
JoomlaLMS, an eLearning company and provider of a fully functional LMS solution for Joomla! CMS, has announced the release of JoomlaLMS version 2.1.0. The new release focuses on significant performance and data visualization improvements.
RISC and iSpring Solutions have announced the first commercially available combination of an authoring tool and an LMS that is compatible with the brand-new cmi5 eLearning standard.
Technology provider Lambda Solutions announced today the release of Lambda Learning Solution, calling it the first enterprise software and services bundle to offer a comprehensive feature set for the global open-source market. It comes bundled with Zoola Analytics and includes two new products, LMSCheckout and EnlightenCRM.
Xyleme, a leader in learning content management software, and Benefitfocus, a leading provider of cloud-based benefits management software, both value up-to-date digital information and great user experiences for their end users, customers, and partners. At DevLearn, Eric Spann of Benefitfocus teams up with Xyleme CEO Greg Schottland to talk about their technology ecosystem and content practices.
eThink Education announces that the new features and fixes of Moodle 3.2—including notable improvements to theme and navigation, updated API and LTI, and the addition of a customizable User Tour feature—will be available to eThink clients shortly after the November 28 release.
Bluewater Learning will present its new Content as a Service offering next week at DevLearn 2016. The Texas-based company provides consulting for learning and talent management.
Course Merchant has launched a new version of CourseIndex.com, its course search engine, which brings three new services to vendors: content marketing/advertising, a revenue partnership, and an eCommerce platform. CourseIndex.com aims to become an integral part of course vendors’ link-building and content marketing strategies.
JKT Learning Solutions introduces Learnprof, its new-age digital learning platform for innovative learning authoring, delivery, and management. With Learnprof, JKT aims to bridge the gap between users, developers, and facilitators as a one-stop solution for learning needs.
RISC is highlighting three milestones at DevLearn 2016: its development of a new product, Learn4ia; a major update to its learning management system, Virtual Training Assistant (VTA); and celebration of the company’s 25th year in business.
Mobile Coach has added multimedia messaging (MMS) features to its platform as well as the support of major IP messaging apps. Training chatbots known as “mobile coaches” can now send and receive pictures and dynamic attachments. This MMS capability enhances regular text messaging and is compatible with increasing numbers of smartphones.
TechSmith is introducing the latest version of Camtasia, its powerful video creation platform. The latest version, Camtasia 9 for Windows and Camtasia 3 for Mac, offers simplified workflow enhancements along with an updated, modern look and feel. The new features enable a more streamlined process of content creation.
DelphianLogic’s new unified microlearning framework offers personalized learning, mobile-first deployment, and a modular app with dynamic social and gamification features. Based on over 15 years of working experience and R&D, VeCogniti delivers a complete set of microlearning capabilities that organizations require today.
DevLearn attendees can stop by the Trivantis booth next week to learn what’s new in the upcoming release of Lectora 17. New features include BranchTrack, a tool for easily building branching scenarios to include in eLearning courses, and Seamless Play, which will allow for seamless transitions within a published course.
Bottom-Line Performance is announcing Drive, the third app in its Knowledge Guru family of products. Together, the apps use game-based learning, adaptive learning, and microlearning to increase knowledge retention and improve performance.
Author-it Software Corporation is bringing a pre-release demonstration of its Honeycomb learning content management system to DevLearn 2016 next week. Honeycomb is the latest version of ASC’s responsive HTML5 output for delivering learning and assessment on desktops, tablets, and smartphones.
Blue Sky eLearn’s Engagement+ webinars include features such as customized breakout rooms, managed engagement breaks, and attention checks to ensure your audience is paying attention. Blue Sky has also formed partnerships with instructional designers and speaker coaches.
Indusgeeks is announcing major new enhancements to its Interactive Narrative Immersive Training (INIT) platform. By adding elements of virtual, augmented, and mixed reality, the company aims to pioneer the development of next-generation training experiences.
Rapt Media, a leader in groundbreaking interactive video technology, is integrating with Kaltura, the leading video technology provider, to bring enterprise companies a new generation of video that drives deeper engagement through personalization and interaction.
BizLibrary, a leading provider of online employee training solutions, aims to increase learning retention and ROI in training programs with a new feature called Reinforcement Boosters. Microlearning “bursts” and reinforcement “boosts” provide opportunities for learners to practice effortful retrieval.
Using Learning Locker LRS as the backbone for a range of solutions to L&D’s biggest challenges, HT2 Labs specializes in helping organizations improve student success rates and reducing time to competency by adopting a “plan, learn, measure” approach.
At DevLearn 2016, iSpring will present the newest release of iSpring Suite: version 8.5, enhanced to make course creation even more fast and efficient. All visitors to the iSpring booth can receive a 90-day copy of iSpring Suite 8.5.
The experienced team at Xprtise focuses on workplace learning solutions, including performance support and adaptive learning designed for the moment of need. Xprtise will showcase its solutions and technologies next week at DevLearn 2016.
LearnUpon is releasing a new version of its fully responsive LMS. Reduced administrator time is the main benefit; it will now take learners and admins less time to complete everyday tasks. A new smart search feature allows users to leap forward and apply the action they need straight from search, on any page and on any device.
Yet Analytics leverages the Experience API specification to collect activity and human performance data from a wide range of sources. At this year’s DevLearn, the data analytics startup will present new data structuring and real-time visualization capabilities for xAPI.
Watershed is introducing its new product offerings, ranging from basic to advanced learning analytics as well as enterprise solutions. This includes the launch of Watershed Essentials, which provides out-of-the-box functionality and is designed for L&D practitioners who want to start tracking and exploring learning outside an LMS.
Koantic, the eLearning authoring tool that solves the challenges eLearning content creators face when adding custom videos to their courses, will attend DevLearn to present upcoming updates. Koantic is a new cloud-based eLearning tool for creating interactive eLearning video courses with gamification.
Learnnovators and Clark Quinn have created a course on “Workplace of the Future.” The free course is now available. This first- of-its-kind project models deeper design and advanced presentation style, including development under real-world constraints, baked-in best practices, experiential learning, collaborative social media, and open navigation. A link to the course is in this article.
A video discussion platform is updated to offer a more accessible and connected environment. Flipgrid fuels active, social learning among co-workers and the leadership team. Because Flipgrid is accessible on a variety of digital platforms (desktop, iOS, and Android), educators, companies, and HR managers use it to host MOOCs and train their workforces from virtually anywhere.
Unity, the industry’s leading tool for creating games and interactive experiences, is very excited to announce that Unity Certified Developer Courseware, certification exams, and education software license bundles are now available for purchase by academic institutions to support their game development programs.
Brainshark announces new offerings and capabilities for better sales coaching and prospecting, driving greater productivity across sales teams. The company has debuted collaborative coaching features and introduced Outlook integration to provide convenient content access within reps’ workflows.
Viddler has launched a major upgrade to its online learning portal offering, the Viddler Training Suite. With the latest upgrade, authors can add multiple-choice questions to any point in the video timeline, include “jump to” entries, and track and report individual user responses to questions. Managers and team leaders can now also view user responses to in-video questions.
mLevel, the game-based learning company that provides mobile, social, and interactive learning experiences, announces the release of Assessment. This new offering provides an immersive and configurable learning experience that incorporates many educational game techniques.
ApprenNet, the signature video learning platform used to scale skill development and authentic assessment, announces the release of a full learner mobile interface. The enhancements include improved mobile functionality, as well as significant pedagogical upgrades to ApprenNet’s patented multi-step learning method.
Xprtise announces the launch of a consulting firm with experienced team members focusing on workplace learning solutions, including performance support and adaptive learning designed for the moment of need.
Origin Learning announces the launch of the mobile app for Konnect, its cloud-hosted social learning platform. The app works across multiple operating systems and supports a variety of course formats including SCORM, AICC, and the xAPI (Tin Can).
Mobile Coach announces the opportunity to author training reinforcement campaigns on its interactive text messaging platform. Central to Mobile Coach campaigns is the ability to offer timely, individualized feedback to thousands of users simultaneously.
gomo learning, a leader in multi-device eLearning authoring, announces the all-new gomo central app. The native app provides offline access to content and full tracking—even when users are disconnected.
Indusgeeks, a game-based training company, announces enhancements to its content transformation platform to create game- based learning solutions specifically for the banking, financial services, and insurance industries.
Video on demand (VOD) is a great innovation: It offers providers control, low risk, and simplicity. Unfortunately, it can be problematic for training use, where you want engagement, interactivity, and real-time collaboration. VODaL offers a user experience that resembles a live streaming event without the cost and risk of live television!
The eLearning Guild announces the publication of its annual salary report, the 2016 US eLearning Salary & Compensation Report. The report examines data from more than 3,500 members of the Guild to analyze US salary and compensation trends, taking variables such as state, company size, and job focus into account.
Axonify announces the introduction of Axonify DiscoveryZone, a solution that leverages company-generated content and expertise to give employees the information they need to be productive, efficient, and successful. DiscoveryZone provides a social environment for employees to access relevant, crowdsourced, and rated content.
Whatfix announces the release of the world’s first SCORM 1.2-compliant in-app guidance system, which makes it easy to create, upload, and track performance of training programs on any LMS. Whatfix integrates seamlessly with any LMS to streamline and accelerate training programs and makes training interactive with step-by-step in-app guidance.
Agile Literacy announces the release of Gelling, a multiplayer online game that employs agile practices to improve team performance.
Bluewater Learning announces the launch of its new packaged consulting services, Bluewater Tune-Ups. The services support mid-market and enterprise clients and address areas such as governance, change management, user experience, UAT, blueprints, and roadmaps.
iSpring Solutions announces the release of iSpring Suite 8.1, an easy-to-use PowerPoint-based tool that preserves virtually all PowerPoint animation and transition effects. Plus, learners can access courses on their mobile devices using the free iSpring Play mobile app.
AdaptiveU, an eLearning solutions provider, will be exhibiting the AdaptiveU platform at Learning Solutions 2016. The easy- to-use LMS can be used to create, track, and manage content delivered to employees, customers, or students.
LearnUpon announces integration with GoToMeeting, which will allow event organizers to easily create, share, and invite users to GoTo events including GoToWebinar and GoToTraining.
ANCILE Solutions, announces flexible delivery options for ANCILE uPerform and analytics for ANCILE uGuide. These solutions are designed to deliver learning and performance support content and in-application, step-by-step guidance of web-based applications.
IQStrategix announces the release of IQX Cloud, its revolutionary v2.0 flagship knowledge computing technology. The IQX Cloud eLearning platform is designed to leverage corporate knowledge by providing real-world content, with analytics, on- demand.
Origin Learning Solutions announces the continued development and expansion of Origin Konnect, a device-agnostic solution that leverages the power of Big Data to foster collaborative learning and engagement and provide data-driven insights about learners.
eLogic Learning announces a brand-new user interface to its award-winning eSSential LMS. Attendees at Learning Solutions 2016 in Orlando, Florida will be the first to get a sneak peek at the new interface and added LMS features.
Research and development company HT2 will showcase its new platform for personal learning, and will present talks on successful learning ecosystems at the Learning Solutions Conference, March 16 – 18 in Orlando.
New social-learning app launches to drive real results from communication and leadership training.
The eLearning Guild has increased membership value with the addition of three exciting new online events, providing members worldwide with more resources and more knowledge than ever.
Engagement is key to effective eLearning, but it isn’t always easy to achieve. The eLearning Guild’s new eBook, Engagement That Works: Tips from Learning Solutions Thought Leaders, offers tips from 39 experts to will help you get and hold learners’ attention.
For the first time, Guild content from multiple areas—Learning Solutions Magazine, Guild Research, and the Conference Archive—are gathered in one publication to create the ultimate resource for learning about games and gamification. Whether you’re just getting started or want a new viewpoint, The Art and Science of Gamification will help change the way you think about this hot topic.
Every year the eLearning industry’s biggest names gather at DevLearn to share their knowledge. The eLearning Guild’s new eBook, 77 Tips on Today’s Hottest Topics from DevLearn Thought Leaders, is filled with tips from 16 experts who will be leading pre-conference workshops.
Cisco Collaborative Knowledge improves employee engagement and workforce productivity by building smarter, more agile workforces.
The eLearning Guild has released the 2015 Global eLearning Salary & Compensation Report. Based on data from more than 5,000 Guild members, the average base salary of an eLearning employee is $78,310. Make the most of new resources in the report to start your own research, access the Guild’s salary calculator, and develop an action plan to prepare for—and succeed in—future negotiations.
New Collaboration Certifications help transform the way work is done, addresses IP voice and digital video workplace transformation and evolving job roles.
The role of the instructional designer has come a long way from its roots in World War II. The eLearning Guild’s new research report, Today’s Instructional Designer: Competencies and Careers, examines where this important role is now and where it’s headed.
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