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by Frank Nguyen, Kangmei Yang
5.26.15 | Learning Solutions Magazine | Spotlight
While training is useful and pragmatic, there are more efficient and effective methods to enable employee performance. One of these is combining training and performance support. In this article, we outline a standard methodology for designing performance support, based on the experience of a Fortune 100 organization.
by Joe Ganci
5.26.15 | Learning Solutions Magazine | Review
PowerPoint add-in tools are an important category of eLearning authoring software, and a developer or manager can spend a lot of time comparing their features when it comes time to select one. This month’s review will save you much of that effort! Joe reports on six of the most prominent tools, in easy-to-use tabular format.
by Frank Nguyen, Kangmei Yang
5.25.15 | Learning Solutions Magazine | Feature
The challenge for many learning organizations today is how to change the paradigm from training to performance. This transition includes not just the traditional training organization but also senior business leaders, stakeholders, and even the average employee. Today’s article provides a case study that illustrates the first four of five steps to make this change.
by Art Werkenthin
5.21.15 | Learning Solutions Magazine | Spotlight
The current standard for eLearning-to-LMS communication is SCORM, the Shareable Content Object Reference Model. Originally released in 2001, SCORM is rapidly becoming obsolete. Here is an update on the path to a new standard.
by David Kelly
5.21.15 | Learning Solutions Magazine | Column
Language is powerful, and context is important. Carefully choosing our words and how we use them can directly impact the quality of gender-relations. But language goes far beyond the way it shapes interactions; it shapes the way we think. Here are some thoughts on labeling behaviors, not persons, and the role of leaders.
by Art Kohn
5.20.15 | Learning Solutions Magazine | Column
Mention “assessment” and many of us think of “tests,” and of the associated anxiety. This can taint our thinking about evaluation within the corporate environment. But in fact assessment is a valuable tool that can aid improvement in learning and in business results. Here is a quick review of the benefits.
by Dan Merritts
5.19.15 | Learning Solutions Magazine | Tip
The second screen, a term given to utilizing a second mobile device to access supplementary content or applications, is a powerful interactive component that can increase learner attention and engagement. Here are three things you can do to begin incorporating this technique into your eLearning designs.
by Michael Hruska, Ashley Medford
5.18.15 | Learning Solutions Magazine | Feature
The eLearning Guild and Learning Solutions Magazine continue to support the Experience API at our conferences and in our publications. 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. Here is a report on that camp, with links to some of the presentations.
by Ben Muzzell
5.13.15 | Learning Solutions Magazine | Tip
The shelf-life of knowledge is shrinking, and at the same time the amount of knowledge is growing. Maintaining currency of the workforce’s knowledge in an organization is a constant challenge that can only be met with a combination of learning and performance support. Here are some tips to help meet that challenge at the five moments of need.
by Marc Rosenberg
5.12.15 | Learning Solutions Magazine | Column
How do you see mobile learning? As a context? A device? An ecosystem? 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.
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