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April 14, 2014

In this issue…


Three Featured Sessions Explore the Evolution of mLearning at mLearnCon 2014

Mobile technologies are quickly evolving and opening up a world of new possibilities for learning and development. mLearnCon 2014 focuses on the state of mLearning today and the directions mLearning is moving towards tomorrow. This year we have brought in three featured sessions that will explore the expanded definition of mobile technologies, the bridging of learning and mobile strategy, and the proven path for mLearning that has been paved by early adopters. Join us June 24 – 26 in San Diego, CA and explore the new directions and new possibilities that lay ahead for mobile! Register now and save $100!

WEBINAR: Ensure Your Equipment Produces Flawless Video (SPONSOR)


On Tuesday, April 22, at 2PM ET, KZO Innovations will present the second in its four-part series with Jonathan Halls, “Quick Tips to Ensure Your Equipment Produces Flawless Video”. According a Wharton Business School study, a well-produced video increases learner retention by 50%. Do you have what it takes to produce a flawless video? Find out!

The eLearning Guild Academy

Private Training Now Available Through The eLearning Guild Academy!

We’re excited to announce Guild Academy Private Training! For groups of 10 or more, Guild Academy can now deliver live online learning and blended professional development courses privately to your group or organization! Meet on your schedule at a time that is convenient for your employees, protect your proprietary information in a private group setting, build team collaboration through a shared learning experience, learn from eLearning experts, and save money! To view available course offerings or to learn more about Private Training, visit the Guild Academy Private Training page.

Experience the Innovative Web-based Authoring by easygenerator (SPONSOR)


A new release of easygenerator’s web-based authoring tool is now available! Use the intuitive interface to create courses and quizzes based on learning objectives. Publish in SCORM to your Learning Management System, or to the web in responsive HTML5 format that will run on any device, and of course with TinCan support. The new web edition also offers external review for subject matter experts, even if they don’t have an easygenerator license. Try it now: we have an edition available that you can use at no charges at all and you can test the paid version for 30 days.

The eLearning Guild Research

Announcing the New Report: Making mLearning Usable, by Steven Hoober with Patti Shank

Making mLearning Usable: How We Use Mobile Devices

In this new Guild Research Report, Making mLearning Usable: How We Use Mobile Devices, Steven Hoober, with Patti Shank, analyzes the results of his own phone study and a crowdsourced Guild tablet study. The report examines how people hold, touch, and use the various tablet sizes, and explores the implications for the design of mobile interfaces for learning. This information is critical for anyone who wants to make effective use of mobile devices for information or instruction.

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Complete the Informal Learning in the Workplace Survey!
We’re conducting a brief survey about informal learning so we can analyze trends and examine differences in the workplace. Please share your insight by completing the Informal Learning in the Workplace survey.

DevLearn 2014

DevLearn Speaking Proposals Due This Friday

There are just four days left to submit a proposal to speak at DevLearn 2014 Conference & Expo. Your work is important and worth sharing with your eLearning colleagues! Presenting at a Guild conference is a great way to grow professionally and extend your network. Take a few minutes to tell us what you’re doing as an eLearning professional and get your work noticed! The submission deadline is this Friday, April 18, 2014. Submit your proposal today!

eLearning Guild

Renew or Upgrade Your Membership by April 30!

Spring is here and we’re celebrating with a special membership offer to help you get the resources you need to excel as a learning professional! Upgrade or renew your eLearning Guild membership at any paid membership level now through April 30, 2014 and you’ll get an extra bonus to help you focus on your professional development! Learn more.

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Learning Solutions Magazine

Big Data and Performance Support; Plus, When Training Gets into Trouble

Big Data and Performance Support. By itself big data is not enough to create improved performance. What is needed is learning agility, and the key part played by performance support (PS). Here is a guide to developing an integrated learning and PS strategy. Learn more.

Marc My Words: When Training Gets into Trouble. In organizations facing difficult times, training is often cut, right after travel and free coffee. It’s obvious to most that investment in quality training is a good bet. So why can’t we sell it? 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.

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