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December 15, 2014

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Super Early Discount for Learning Solutions and Ecosystem 2015 Ends Friday!

Time is running out to save on these great events! The $200 Super Early registration discount for both events ends this Friday, December 19. Register today and join us March 25 – 27 in Orlando, FL, for these must-attend events of the spring.

Learning Solutions 2015 Learn about new technologies that can enhance training and performance, discover exciting new ways to design and deliver your content, and connect with peers who will share proven strategies, practices, and solutions. Register now.
Ecosystem 2015 Explore strategies for enhancing individual and organizational effectiveness by connecting and supporting people with a broad range of content, processes, tools, and technologies to drive performance. Register now.

Assessing the ROI of a Learning Management System—Download (SPONSOR)

Lambda Solutions

If you are considering adopting a learning management system (LMS) and need to build a business case, then the return on investment (ROI) is top on your list of things to find out. After reading this guide you’ll be able to determine what platform will best suit your organization’s learning and training needs. If you already have an LMS in place, this guide also provides guidance on how to optimize the value of your talent or learning management system (LMS) to maximize ROI. Download guide here.

Become an Active Participant in The eLearning Guild Community

mLearnCon Share your work and your expertise with the mLearning community! Submit a speaking proposal for mLearnCon 2015.
The eLearning Guild Research Help provide insight into how our industry is compensating its workers. Complete or update your Salary & Compensation Info in your Member Profile. If your information is the same as last year, please confirm that the information is unchanged.
TWIST Share your expertise on the Guild blog. Contact David Kelly at to learn more about becoming a guest blogger on TWIST.

Why Microlearning is the Training Solution for Shrinking Attention Spans (SPONSOR)


We need a new way to solve for society’s shift towards hyper attention and Microlearning is the answer. Small, bite-size lessons solve for dwindling attention spans, while serving learners and trainers better than traditional training in a variety of ways.

Download this free infographic to learn how we’re moving into a culture of “hyper” attention and what that looks like, how rapidly changing technology is affecting individual workers, businesses, and driving a $1.3 trillion loss to the economy, and how Microlearning is changing the face of training with a 300% increase in speed of production while costing trainers 50% less.

The eLearning Guild Academy

Get to Know the eLearning Tools You Are Using

How well do you know the tools and technologies you are using? Whether you want to polish your skills or learn a brand-new tool, Guild Academy has upcoming courses to satisfy your need!

Remember, paid eLearning Guild members save 20% off registration—a savings of up to $119! Register now.

Best of Ecosystem

Complimentary Webinar WEDNESDAY: Steve Foreman on Building a Learning and Performance Ecosystem

Steve Foreman

Each year brings more approaches for supporting learning and performance. We need a more integrated learning strategy based on a holistic framework—a learning and performance ecosystem. This Wednesday’s session at 10:00 AM PT focuses on how to plan and assemble a learning ecosystem that supports your organizational strategy. It expands on concepts presented in the eLearning Guild white paper, Learning and Performance Ecosystems: Strategy, Technology, Impact, and Challenges, and offers some key findings from the upcoming eLearning Guild research report on ecosystems. Register now.

eLearning Guild

Make Your Professional Development a Priority: Upgrade or Renew by Dec. 31 and You Could Win!

What is the number-one thing you can do to improve your career? Focus on your professional development! Make your professional development a priority and give yourself 12 more months of professional development opportunities throughout 2015.


If you are a Guild Associate, upgrade now. Existing Guild members, renew your membership or upgrade for even more benefits.

Learning Solutions Magazine

Agile Project Management Answers; Plus, Simple Tips to Hook, Engage, and Teach

Fearless Estimating: Agile Project Management Answers. We account for the unknown in project planning by padding our estimates of time and budget. A key shift necessary in adopting agile project management is to shed this mode of estimating the work at hand. Learn more.

Content Writer’s Guide: Simple Tips to Hook, Engage, and Teach. Although an eLearning module or course is more than the sum of its parts, sometimes something seems to be missing. Here are basic solutions to five of the most common problem areas. 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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