eLearning Insider

September 29, 2014

In this issue…


Reminder: The DevLearn Lodging Discount Ends Next Monday

It’s a big year for DevLearn 2014 as it turns 10 … and we’re getting ready to celebrate! We will be recognizing not only how long DevLearn has been around, but also how the community around DevLearn has grown and shaped the greater learning community as a whole over the past 10 years. We invite you to come participate in the celebration, October 29 – 31, in Las Vegas. Remember, the special lodging discount at Bellagio Las Vegas ends next Monday, October 6. Register for DevLearn and book your room today!

Visit Us at DevLearn! RSVP for Special Gift (SPONSOR)


RSVP and come by Booth 509 for a gift from Xyleme! Don’t miss our lineup of speaking engagements: Wednesday October 29 @ Noon—Emerging Tech Stage in the Expo Hall—Mark Hellinger, CEO and President of Xyleme will present on the future of learning technology. Thursday October 30 @ Noon—Management Xchange Stage in the Expo Hall—Join Caterpillar and Paychex to learn what works and what doesn’t in this panel discussion on moving to single-source authoring, publishing and delivery. Finally, come see our solution at Demofest—Thursday October 30 4:00 – 6:30pm.

The eLearning Guild Research

Announcing the New Experience API Research Report

The Experience API-Liberating Learning Design

In this new Guild Research Report, The Experience API—Liberating Learning Design, Peter Berking, Steve Foreman, Jason Haag, and Craig Wiggins describe how the Experience API (xAPI), formerly known as Tin Can, allows flexible tracking of a virtually unlimited number of learning activities and experiences, and the range of opportunities this provides for learning practitioners. The report is available in PDF, EPUB, and MOBI formats.

Paid Membersdownload the report now.
Associatesupgrade your membership and get access to all 65 Guild Research reports, exclusive conference and Academy discounts, and more.

Design and Deliver Effective Instructional Materials (SPONSOR)

Purdue University

Maximize your potential and graduate with a portfolio that can help increase your career opportunities. Purdue University’s online M.S. Ed. in Learning Design and Technology gives you vital knowledge and innovative techniques to design and deliver effective instructional materials. Click here or call us today at 877-497-5851 for more information.

The eLearning Guild Academy

Don’t Get Passed Up for That Next Promotion

Building new skills and knowledge is a great way to show your company that you are serious about your work. It’s a great way to put yourself at the top of the list when the next promotion comes around. Get ahead with upcoming Guild Academy live online courses.

Remember, as a paid eLearning Guild member you save 20% off all Guild Academy courses. Not a paid member? Upgrade now.

New Guild eBook: 61 Tips for Making Learning Memorable with Graphics and Visual Design

61 Tips on Making Learning Memorable with Graphics and Visual Design

Good graphics and visual design can make content both more understandable and more easily remembered. This complimentary eBook, 61 Tips for Making Learning Memorable with Graphics and Visual Design, offers tips to enhance and support your content and instructional designs. Download your copy today in PDF, EPUB, or MOBI format, and learn how you can make your learning deliverables appealing, effective, and truly memorable.

Online Forums

Meet the authors of this eBook in the upcoming November Online Forum, Making Learning Memorable with Graphics and Visual Design. Learn more.

The eLearning Guild Research

What Does the Future of Learning Look Like? Take the Survey

The next evolution in learning is the learning and performance ecosystem, which includes the technologies and tools that deliver the learning, the content that makes up the courses or modules, the people who impact what and how they learn, and the strategy for implementing various types of learning in your organization. This survey looks at that big picture of how organizations deliver learning and performance activities now and in the future. It will help you understand the elements that make up an ecosystem and where your organization is on the ecosystem continuum. Take the survey now. Deadline: Wednesday, October 1.

Learning Solutions Magazine

Predictive Analytics: Anticipating Your Next Move; Plus, In Serious Games, Analytics Are Everything!

Predictive Analytics: Anticipating Your Next Move. Analytics provide boundless opportunities for us to collect and use much more meaningful data. Here is the basic information you need in order to get started! Learn more.

In Serious Games, Analytics Are Everything! Learning analytics—the measurement, compilation, and analysis of data—is an important part of serious game development. Here are three basic methods that game developers can use to begin collecting data! Learn more.

Find these articles and more in Learning Solutions Magazine, the eLearning industry’s oldest and most trusted source for practical information on the management, design, development, and implementation of eLearning.


This Week on TWIST

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