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May 18, 2015

In this issue…

New Complimentary White Paper: Microsoft’s Corporate MOOC

Microsoft's Corporate MOOC

This complimentary white paper, Microsoft’s Corporate MOOC: Transforming Training to Increase Seller Engagement by Sharon Vipond and Janet Clarey, explores Microsoft’s first massive open online course (MOOC), examining lessons learned from the design and implementation process and how Microsoft L&D leaders plan to move forward. Download your copy today!

Training Management in SharePoint (SPONSOR)


ShareKnowledge is a SharePoint-based training delivery and reporting solution. Save time and energy by automating your training process while making your SharePoint environment more effective. Implemented at the corporate or at the team level, it will provide the perfect combination of SharePoint’s collaborative environment and LMS-depth tracking. Learn more.

mLearnCon 2015

Uncover the Power of Mobile Learning

We’re just a few short weeks away from mLearnCon 2015. Make your plans now to join your peers from the mLearning community June 10 – 12 in Austin, Texas, for three days packed full of exhilarating conversations and experiences through which you will learn how to harness the potential of mobile and discover how you can put mobile to use in your organization. Register today!

Lodging discount ends today! Our special discounted rate of $199/night at JW Marriott Austin ends today, May 18. Book your room now.

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.

Learning Exchange

Twelve Resources on Essential Skills

There are now 12 resources on measurement and project management in the Learning Exchange to help you build essential skills for success. Check out a few of the resources below and add your tips for building essential skills to the Learning Exchange!

PowerPoint Tutorial: Removing Background,
by Montse A.
Think Outside the Class: 4 Steps to Marketing Your Learning,
by Shannon T.
Time Tracking Template for IDs,
by Christy T.
12 Things Your People Won't Tell You They Need to Succeed,
by Chris W.

DemoFest Archive

New Soft Skills Solution: Leadership Accelerator, by Barry Kayton

Leadership Accelerator

Leadership Accelerator is a self-coaching program for middle managers; it has more than 200 coaching guides and uses practical, personalized questions to help managers to apply best-practice mental models to their daily challenges.

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

Upcoming Guild Events

Online Forums Tracking and Managing Learning with LMSs,
LRSs, and the xAPI

May 20 & 21 | 8:30 AM PT
  Guild Academy Introduction to the xAPI for eLearning Designers
Starts May 28 | 8:30 AM PT
Guild Academy Sketching and
Prototyping Design for Instructional Designers

Starts June 15 | 8 AM PT
  Guild Chat Learning in an Internet of Things World
May 22 | 11 AM PT

Learning Solutions Magazine

xAPI, Mobile Learning, and Performance Support

Learning Ecosystems and the Experience API: xAPI Camp Recap. In March, at the xAPI Camp held in Orlando, 17 presenters offered an update to the progress made by the xAPI and examples of the ways developers are incorporating it into applications. Learn more.

Marc My Words: What Exactly Is Mobile Learning? How do you see mobile learning? Is the way you think about mobile learning inhibiting your application of it? The thought-provoking scenarios in this column may help you resolve these questions. Learn more.

Decrease in Knowledge Shelf-life Makes Performance Support Mandatory. The shelf-life of knowledge is shrinking, and at the same time the amount of knowledge is growing. Here are some tips to help meet that challenge at the five moments of need. Learn more.

Job Board Update

There have been several new jobs posted on The eLearning Guild Job Board:

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