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March 16, 2015

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Last Chance to Register Online for Learning Solutions or Ecosystem 2015!

Learning Solutions 2015   Ecosystem 2015

Are you ready for a week of learning and sunshine? Advance online registration for next week’s conferences, Learning Solutions 2015 and Learning & Performance Ecosystem, ends this Friday, March 20. Of course you can still register onsite at the event, but advance registration will greatly speed up your check-in onsite. Register for Learning Solutions 2015 or Ecosystem 2015 today and join us next week in sunny Orlando, FL!

Training Management in SharePoint (SPONSOR)


Do you use SharePoint as a content management environment? Then why not extend it to a smart learning management solution? ShareKnowledge is a corporate LMS built on top of the SharePoint platform. Sophisticated, yet easy to use. Integrated with your HR and IT solutions. It looks and it works just like a part of SharePoint. Find out more…

Social Media Update

Looking for a place to network with your peers? Connect with almost 45,000 eLearning professionals just like you, in The eLearning Guild’s LinkedIn Group. Join popular discussions like these:

  • Julie Langwell asks, “Does anyone have advice on transferring existing working files from one authoring tool to another?” Discuss.
  • Swati Sengupta asks, “Has anyone created a course where audio was used selectively? How did you ensure the learning was relevant for users?” Contribute.
  • Julie Biserte asks, “How do you best organize your eLearning/learning resources into a clear library?” Join in.
Guild Chat Join us on Twitter for #GuildChat this Friday, March 20, at 11:00 AM PT, as we explore the importance of story in learning. Get a preview here.

New Guide: How to Guarantee Mobile Learning Delivery (SPONSOR)


So you’ve made the transition from paper to digital—now what? Do you put your learning content in the cloud on SharePoint,, or Dropbox? Or is there a better way to deliver your eLearning content to your widespread, mobile workforce?

Read the new guide: “Mobile-File Sharing Showdown”, and learn how to guarantee that your eLearning is always delivered and easily accessible on mobile devices anywhere, anytime.


Last Chance! DevLearn 2015 Speaking Proposals Due Friday

This is a final reminder that speaking proposals for DevLearn 2015 Conference & Expo are due this Friday, March 20. Presenting at a Guild conference offers you a full-conference registration and the invaluable opportunity to network with your peers face-to-face. So don’t wait! Review the submission instructions and submit your proposal today. Deadline: March 20.

The eLearning Guild Academy

Design Engaging and Meaningful Activities for Your Learners

Does your courseware inspire and engage your learners like you hoped it would? The interactive live online course Creative Instructional Design, taught by Cheryl Johnson, is designed to help you lay the foundation for great courseware by exploring the different facets of the ADDIE model for instructional design using a learner-centric approach. This course focuses on the needs, wants, and desires of the learner and how you can best facilitate learning that will stick. Learn more.

Remember, paid eLearning Guild members save 20% off registration—a $159 value! Not a paid member? Upgrade your account now.

DemoFest Archive

Neustar Management Development Program, by Nichole Gunter-Richardson and Samuel Weber

Neustar Management Development Program

Neustar needed to create a foundational first level program to ensure all their existing managers had the same baseline knowledge. With 200+ managers in several locations throughout the US as well as some located internationally, this wasn’t feasible from a cost perspective. Additionally, they needed to be mindful of their managers’ time. It would not be possible to expect a manager to be able to complete, retain, and implement the entire program in a week’s time, all while performing their normal duties.

Paid Memberswatch the video now.
Associatesupgrade your membership to any paid level to watch the video now.

Learning Solutions Magazine

Tips for Front-line Leadership Development, Learning Technology, and Training Tips

Six Tips for Front-line Leadership Development. The challenge is getting what’s taught in the classroom and in eLearning to transfer to the job. This seems daunting, but physical therapists (PTs) routinely get this transfer to happen. Learn more.

Marc My Words: Learning Technology—Proceed with Caution. The problem with learning technology is not the technology itself, but how well it’s used. Here are seven cautions to keep in mind as you develop and implement learning technology solutions. Learn more.

Training Tips from The Walking Dead and Breaking Bad. The second screen is no longer a passing trend, and no longer exclusive to viewers of popular television programs. Here’s a look at this design strategy, and how it is already in use in eLearning. Learn more.

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