eLearning Insider

September 8, 2014

In this issue…


$100 Discount for DevLearn Ends This Friday!

There are just four days left to save $100 or more on your registration to DevLearn 2014 with the Early discount. Still on the fence? Hear what industry professionals are saying in the What I Love about #DevLearn TWIST blog series:

  • “I can say without a doubt DevLearn is the best eLearning conference you can attend.”—Jeff Batt
  • “Why do I love DevLearn? It’s really about that community.”—Kevin Thorn
  • “DevLearn helps you break out of the monotony and gives you the resources and inspiration you need to improve and evolve.”—Koreen Pagano

Remember, you must register by this Friday, September 12, to save $100 or more. Register now!

The Princeton Review and Scalable Learning Content Delivery (SPONSOR)


If you were born in the last 50 years and went to college, then you have probably used content and services from The Princeton Review at least once. Designing solutions for large scale content development and online delivery can be daunting. In this on-demand webinar, Michael Bleyhl, VP, Product Technology of The Princeton Review discusses their unique business challenges, solution design, key integration strategies as well as his vision for the future of personalized online learning. He is joined by Mark Hellinger, CEO of Xyleme, Inc. Download it here.


What Will Learning Look Like in 2024? We Invite You to Share Your Ideas.

This year DevLearn turns 10. While it is fun to look back at the last decade, DevLearn is about looking forward. With that in mind, we would like to invite The eLearning Guild Community to join us on social media to gaze into the future and ponder what learning might look like 10 years from now. Share your predictions with us on social media using the hashtag #LRN2024. We’ll be using this hashtag as a gathering place for all of the ideas. Have some fun with it, and who knows, maybe your prediction will be shared at DevLearn this October! Learn more.

Take the Corporate MOOC Plunge! (SPONSOR)


There’s been quite a lot of talk lately about MOOCs … is it just a fad? We believe that MOOCs are a real game-changer. So what do you need to start your very own Corporate MOOC? What are the conditions for success? What subjects should it cover? How can it integrate with your existed training plan, and what precautions should you take? And how can MOOCs be used to help Learning and Development departments improve their training provision? Download this free white paper to learn more.

The eLearning Guild Academy

Provide a Shared Learning Experience for Your Team

Wouldn’t it be great if you could set up training for your team at a time that was convenient for you and share information about your company without the concern of sharing private information with the public? Now you can! For many of our Guild Academy courses we can provide private training for your group or organization. You can meet on your schedule, build team collaboration, and learn from eLearning experts—all while keeping your proprietary information private. Learn more.

Online Forums

mLearning Best Practices That Will Make a BIG Difference in Your Work

Whether you have already implemented mLearning and want to get better, or are about to take your initial plunge, this month’s Online Forum, mLearning: Best Practices for Supporting Learning in Motion, on September 18 & 19, will provide you with tips and tricks that will make a big difference in your work. Explore sessions like these:

Michael Casdorph Evolving Mobile Strategy: A Five-year Case Study
Michael Casdorph
Matt Kurtin Making the Most of mLearning Tools, Templates, Models, and Patterns
Matt Kurtin
Robyn Hildal and Valerie Norvell Immersive New Employee Orientation Builds Pride, Shortens Ramp-up
Valerie Norvell and Robyn Hildal

Register now! Remember, ONLINE FORUMS ARE COMPLIMENTARY for Member-Plus and Premium Members.

Adobe Learning Summit

Expand Your eLearning Knowledge with Adobe Experts

Expand your eLearning knowledge with Adobe experts at the seventh annual Adobe Learning Summit, co-located with DevLearn Conference & Expo on Monday, October 27. Get the skinny on the latest eLearning trends and gather rich hands-on experience while you become an active participant in the community that is at the forefront of eLearning authoring. New program details have just been added to the website. Check them out here and register for the Adobe Learning Summit 2014 today! Remember, you’ll save $100 if you are also registered for DevLearn, plus an additional $50 if you register by this Friday, September 12!

Learning Solutions Magazine

Adapting eLearning for Mobile: Learning from Wonderful Mistakes; Plus, Needs Assessment Basics

Adapting eLearning for Mobile: Learning from Wonderful Mistakes. This article digs into deeper levels of adaptation and offers detailed guidance on ways to create effective mLearning from existing materials. And remember: Mistakes are your friends. Learn more.

Nuts and Bolts: Needs Assessment Basics. Needs assessment is critical to success in instructional design, but it is often left out for no good reason. (Expediency is not a sufficient excuse.) Here are a baker’s dozen of questions to ask. 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.

Job Board Update

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

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