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Ready for Generation “Next”?

Your current team will not be your "forever team." Co-workers, colleagues, and even supervisors come and go with time. It's important to recognize that even though your team might seem mission critical, there will inevitably come a time when...

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Big Data in eLearning: 4 Reasons it’s a Big Deal

Nearly every list of eLearning trends for the coming year forecasts the rise of “big data.” But few describe what they mean by this, or how it relates to online learning.

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The 4-1-1 on Section 508

The most important part of developing an online course is also the part most often overlooked: making the content equally available to all learners, including those who have disabilities that impact the way they use technology.

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What Can We Learn from 50 Years of Project Management?

What can history teach us about being better project managers in today's workplace? An article published in the International Journal of Project Management earlier this year took on the task of combing through fifty years of project management (PM)...

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Can eLearning Influence Behavior Change?

Transformative learning is more than memorizing steps or learning basic skills—in many cases, it's about shifting values and beliefs to uproot old behavior patterns. Training classes that teach employees new policies and healthcare modules that try to improve patient...

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Digital Badges: Do They Help or Hurt Your Online Reputation?

Digital badges are a fairly new phenomenon on the Internet. Educators (especially online universities), companies (particularly online companies) and people who work in Internet-based fields award and post digital badges as a form of accreditation in a particular specialty....

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Increasing the Value of Corporate Learning

With today’s competitive environment, it’s important for employers to go the extra mile in retaining employees. That means a concerted effort in enhancing training and development must be a top priority. Paying for training can add a significant amount...

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Should You Gamify eLearning?

Corporate America today utilizes online learning and computer-based courses for employee training with great regularity. It is flexible and fast, giving employees the knowledge they need quickly, with no classrooms or conflicting schedules. One way that eLearning engages people...

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eLearning in the 21st century

eLearning is continuously evolving as technology becomes more accessible. Learning and development platforms now engage in a variety of methods that make it easier for individuals all over the world to learn at their own pace through enhanced systems....

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Are American Graduates Really Ready to Work?

Reading, writing, and arithmetic may have done it for our parents or even ourselves, but knowledge of those core subjects alone is no longer sufficient to prepare American high school and college graduates to work and compete in the...