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Why Accessibility-First Will Always Be Our Focus

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Why Accessibility-First Will Always Be Our Focus. CourseArc’s founding story centers on creating better lifelong learning opportunities for all and removing barriers so everyone can learn.

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Employee Buy-In for New Technology Adoption

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Employee Buy-In for New Technology Adoption. Why you need it and how to do it . It doesn’t matter how large or small your organization is, digital transformation projects – whether updating old technologies or adopting new ones – have a 70% chance of failure.

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Creating Better Content with Lessons Learned from Brain Research

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Creating Better Content with Lessons Learned. from Brain Research. The brain is arguably one of the most complex organs of the body, and one we still do not fully understand.

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Best Practices for Voice-Over

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Studio microphone and pop shield on mic stand. If you are designing and developing eLearning, you are most likely going to need voice-over work. As psychologist Richard Mayer points out in his book, Multimedia Learning , combining narration with visuals will help to increase learning and long-term retention of content.

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Spaced Repetition: The Secret to Boosting Employee Performance and Business Growth

Unlock the power of spaced repetition to boost employee performance and drive business growth! Download the whitepaper for expert insights and practical tips.

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Generational Differences

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Most eLearning professionals know the importance of incorporating a variety of visual, auditory and kinesthetic activities. However, what many course creators do not realize is that generational differences also play a tremendous role in successful eLearning design. In this article, we will look at the three generational preferences, and review some best practices for developing eLearning solutions for each generation.

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Falling Head Over Heels for Online Learning: The 5 Love Languages of the Instructional Designer

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Online learning can conjure some strong love-hate emotions in learners everywhere. Those who are leery of online courses have likely been burned by a bad course experience or burned out trying to create a great course experience for learners of their own.

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Q&A: World of Learning Institute

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Q&A: World of Learning Institute. World of Learning Institute Works to Ensure World Language Education is Accessible to Everyone. Dr. Patricia “Pat” Mulroy of the World Learning Institute.

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CourseArc Develops Tool that Enables Sharing of Course Content Across Counties and States

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In a time where collaborative virtual learning needs to happen at breakneck speed, CourseArc, a content authoring and management tool, has developed a feature that enables the sharing of course content across counties and states.

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Top Five Predictions for 2022 – eLearning Edition

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Top Five Predictions for 2022 – eLearning Edition. We’ve been in this business for a while, so here is what we predict will be the top trends for 2022 for online education and training. Flexible Education Options for Learners of All Ages.

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How to Buy Learning and Development in 2023

This 6-step strategy guide serves as a reference point for how CLOs and learning and development professionals can go about procuring L&D services and what things they should look out for.

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Q&A: Maryland Historical Society

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Q&A: Maryland Historical Society. Maryland Historical Society Continues to Share Vast Historical Collections Despite Constraints of Pandemic.

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Developing Online Programs Efficiently and Effectively

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We are facing unprecedented challenges with the spread of the COVID-19 virus. As entire departments and schools migrate to virtual classes, there is an increasing demand for online learning and working.

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12 Helpful Resources for Instructional Design

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12 Helpful Resources for Instructional Design. Top books, blogs, videos, and more to excel as an instructional designer. Instructional design is the thoughtful application of design aspects — like color theory, typography, and user experience — to create educational resources.

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Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online

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A New Paradigm. Schools all across the country (and globally) are closed. Administrators and teachers are faced with the daunting task of having to move traditional face-to-face courses online. Students are trying to stay connected with their classmates and their peers.

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Is Your L&D Organization Future-Proof?

Speaker: Karl Kapp, Ed.D., Professor of Instructional Design and Technology

If the recent past has taught us anything, it's that L&D organizations need to be nimble, quick, and able to react to both foreseen and unforeseen threats in order to be successful. That means looking to the convergence of technology, learning, and business needs so you can make intelligent, informed decisions regarding both your future and the future of your organization.

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Traits of Adult Learners

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Traits of Adult Learners. And How to Keep Them Engaged. Working with adult learners comes with a lot of perks. They’re savvy, motivated learners who have specific goals in mind and they bring valuable personal experience that instructors can leverage to create engaging learning experiences.

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An Introduction to LTI

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The LTI standard was first released in 2010 replacing the outdated Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) standard. Released in 2000, SCORM required the tool or application to be saved in a static downloadable package (.zip zip file) that couldn’t be updated dynamically.

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Top Five Tips to Create Accessible Content

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Top Five Tips to Create Accessible Content. Despite good intentions, not all website content is created equal. We’re not talking about the design aesthetics (though we’ve discussed this in previous posts ) — we’re talking about accessibility.

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So You Want to Be a Chief Learning Officer: Here’s What It Takes

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So You Want to Be a Chief Learning Officer: Here’s What It Takes. Learning officers go by many names in organizations large and small: chief learning officer, chief knowledge officer, training director, head of learning and development, chief education officer, and the list goes on.

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Your Expert Guide to Working With LMS Sales Reps

Considering moving to or improving your training online? Here’s a helpful guide to prepare you to talk to all those LMS salespeople. Arm yourself with the right info, and ask the right questions to ensure you find your best partner-in-training.

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Leveling Up Your Professional Learning

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Leveling Up Your Professional Learning. A Case for Setting a Standard Framework for Professional Learning Online Content Development. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the online learning spotlight shone brightly on K-12 and higher education.

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Design for Non-Designers

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Design for Non-Designers. Design Fundamentals Everyone Needs to Know. Design is all around us. From the giant billboards down to the gum in your bag, everything we see has been carefully designed by someone, with the intention of evoking certain reactions. Think design is only for designers?

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OER for Precedent

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OER for Precedent. Why an Open Educational Resources Model Means More Opportunities for All Learners. Our system is broken. Like many inside and outside the education system in the United States and globally, the cry for equity has been bellowed for years.

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Q&A: Northampton Community College

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Q&A: Northampton Community College. This Lehigh Valley Community College Has Made Equity, Diversity and Inclusion a Major Priority . Northampton Community College is well known for their innovative programs, outstanding faculty and student achievements.

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Onboarding Retrospective - A Different Path to Better Onboarding Experiences

Speaker: Carrie Missele - Practice Lead, Learning and Development at Inspirant Group

In this webinar, Carrie Missele will walk you through the process of developing an effective onboarding program that leads to a happy a happy new hire!

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Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 5

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Step 5: Planning for the Future. Congratulations! Now that you have identified your tools, built basic courses, provided support, and incorporated assessments and feedback, you are on your way to becoming skilled in online development and instruction. The next step is to look towards the future.

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CourseArc Develops Tool that Enables Sharing of Course Content Across Counties and States

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In a time where collaborative virtual learning needs to happen at breakneck speed, CourseArc, a content authoring and management tool, has developed a feature that enables the sharing of course content across counties and states.

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Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 4

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Step 4: Evaluation. After following steps 1 to 3 in your journey, you are now several weeks into teaching online. Your courses are established, resources are in place and communication lines are flowing. The final step to consider is evaluation.

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Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 3

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Step 3: Ongoing Support. Congratulations! You have successfully launched your lessons online. That was a big feat! The next step is to ensure appropriate support options are prepared. As an educator, students and parents are looking to you as an expert, even if you’ve never taught online.

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The Art of Making Engaging and Effective Learning Videos

Speaker: Joseph Suarez - Learning Experience Designer at Suarez Media Production

In this webinar, Joseph Suarez will break down the craft, the art, and the science, of video production and reveal how to leverage the production process to create engaging learning videos of all types and sizes.

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Q&A: Madison Area Technical

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Q&A: Madison Area Technical College. This Specialty College Strengthened Its Online Offerings to Support a Diverse Set of Learners.

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Falling Head Over Heels for Online Learning: The 5 Love Languages of the Instructional Designer

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Online learning can conjure some strong love-hate emotions in learners everywhere. Those who are leery of online courses have likely been burned by a bad course experience or burned out trying to create a great course experience for learners of their own.

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Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 2

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Step 2: Rapid Development of Online Content . What Will You Teach? At the core of every course is content. Depending on what you teach, this may also include academic standards. Start with the plan of what you intended to teach and go through each lesson.

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Q&A: World of Learning Institute

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Q&A: World of Learning Institute. World of Learning Institute Works to Ensure World Language Education is Accessible to Everyone. Dr. Patricia “Pat” Mulroy of the World Learning Institute.

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How Do You Measure the Success of Enterprise Learning?

Every organization measures ROI differently. With Thought Industries’ three pillars of learning in this white paper, you can identify what matters to your business, define KPIs and metrics, and see how other organizations measure success and impact.

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CourseArc Develops Tool that Enables Sharing of Course Content Across Counties and States

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In a time where collaborative virtual learning needs to happen at breakneck speed, CourseArc, a content authoring and management tool, has developed a feature that enables the sharing of course content across counties and states.

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Q&A: We Are Marcus

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Q&A: We Are Marcus. We Are Marcus Works to Address Inequities in Education through Mentorship . Christopher C. King, Founder of We Are Marcus.

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Q&A: We Are Marcus

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Q&A: We Are Marcus. We Are Marcus Works to Address Inequities in Education through Mentorship . Christopher C. King, Founder of We Are Marcus.

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Q&A: Maryland Historical Society

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Q&A: Maryland Historical Society. Maryland Historical Society Continues to Share Vast Historical Collections Despite Constraints of Pandemic.

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Designing For Engagement: Revive Your L&D Strategy with Gamification, VR, and More

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer, Userlane

In this fireside chat, leading L&D experts Stephen Baer & Luke Talbot will discuss the exciting technological advancements in eLearning and how you can choose and implement the right technology for your company.