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March 2, 2015

In this issue…

The eLearning Guild Research

Announcing the 2015 Global eLearning Salary & Compensation Report

2015 Global Salary Report

In this annual report, Sharon Vipond and Janet Clarey examine trends in pay for eLearning professionals, exploring global and regional salary trends and breaking down salary by variables including industry and company size. The report also includes an action plan in case your salary doesn’t measure up. This report is complimentary for all Guild members and associates. Login and download the report now!

See how your compensation compares to colleagues worldwide. Explore the 2015 Guild Research Salary Calculator available on Learning Solutions Magazine.

Prepare to Lead the Next Generation of Learning (SPONSOR)

Texas A&M University-Commerce

The Online Master of Science in Global eLearning from Texas A&M University- Commerce equips specialists in education for practice in public education, private education, business, and industry. With a blend of theory and technical skills, this program will prepare teachers and corporate trainers alike. Learn from the best in the industry in an innovative and technology-rich environment. The 36-semester hour program can be completed 100% online in one year. Competencies of the program include metacognition, communication, digital fluency, cultural fluency, global fluency, servant leadership, and commitment to life-long learning. Get started today.

The eLearning Guild Academy

Create Learning Content That Drives Superior Results

Creating and delivering content that teaches and engages your learners is essential in eLearning. These live online courses will help you learn new skills, knowledge, and techniques to create content that delivers superior results.

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

Webinar: Top 10 Features of an Extended Enterprise (SPONSOR)


Organizations are rapidly embracing the concept of training and certifying their audiences because done well, it becomes a significant competitive differentiator. Do you want to learn more? On Thursday March 12th at 10am PT | 1pm ET join John Leh, CEO and Lead Analyst at Talented Learning, and Alessio Artuffo, COO of Docebo NA, as they dig into the profitable topic of extended enterprise learning and show you what you really need to be successful. This fast-paced, interactive session will include: an intro to extended enterprise learning, a top 10 EE feature countdown, live EE demonstration, and Q&A. Register now.

Best of mLearnCon

Webinar: Design Considerations for Learners on the Go, This Wednesday at 10:00 AM PT

Krista Hildner Phil Cowcill

Join mobile learning gurus Krista Hildner and Phil Cowcill this Wednesday at 10:00 AM PT for a free webinar as they explore various topics around mobile design and discuss the differences between developing for mobile and developing for traditional desktops. Register now.

Can’t attend the live event? No problem! Register and we will send you a link to the recording.

Learning Solutions 2015

LS DemoFest: Where Inspiration, Networking, and Learning Collide

Get inspired, make friends, and take home great new ideas at LS DemoFest. This ever-popular event at Learning Solutions 2015 Conference & Expo is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for you to explore real-world projects created by your peers. You’ll learn about the tools, technologies, and processes used to create these projects and gain some great new ideas to apply in your work. Learn more about LS DemoFest and register for Learning Solutions 2015 today!

Last chance for hotel discount! Our special group rate of $139/night at the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort ends next Tuesday, March 10. Book your room now while these rates are still available.

DemoFest Archive

Taking Role-play Online, by Karl Okamoto

Taking Role-play Online

This project showcased at LS DemoFest 2014, is an attempt at moving sales training role-play exercises from face-to-face sessions to asynchronous, online modules. The project includes simulations using video vignettes in which learners upload videos of themselves, review peers’ videos, and watch videos of experts.

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

Learning Solutions Magazine

Customer Training, an Overview of Two Tools, and Going Digital for Better Outcomes

Creating “Customer Stickiness” Through Training: Don’t Hold Out on Customer Training. Research show that customer training is key to unlocking bottom-line business results that can range from increased profits to decreased customer attrition. Learn more.

Toolkit: An Overview of Two Tools—eXe and NimbleAuthor. This month, Joe’s review covers one free tool and one that is definitely not free. They have different purposes, both have their interesting features, both have their limitations. Learn more.

Flipping Training: Going Digital for Better Learning Outcomes. Designing systems and methods to support learning in a multi-generational workforce is now more of a challenge than it has been in decades. Here’s an answer to this dilemma. Learn more.

Social Networking Update

Join us on social media for two upcoming events:

  • #GuildChat: Join us on Twitter this Friday, March 6, at 11:00 AM PT as we explore the potential of multimedia for learning. We’ll discuss the tools, technologies, and best practices for media content, and how to include multimedia in your overall strategy.
  • Learning Solutions Conference Online Orientation: Join us for a Google+ Hangouts event orientation on March 12 at 10:00 AM PT as we cover tips that will help you get the most from the Learning Solutions 2015 program, expo, and other event activities.

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