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Thursday’s Trending e-Learning Topic: The Global Nature of e-Learning

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Disney was right—it is a “small world after all.” Or maybe the world just seems small because e-Learning and other technologies—like cloud development—are bringing us closer together. Training programs are no longer isolated courses delivered in the office conference room and then forgotten. Today an employee in Fargo, North Dakota, could be taking the same…

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Using jQuery and Lectora to Customize Your e-Learning Courses: Part 3

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This is Part 3 of my 4-part blog about leveraging jQuery to take your Lectora® courses beyond “good” into the “awesome” territory. In Part 2, we learned how to move your scripts outside Lectora for quicker access and built a cool word game. This time we’re going to play with jQuery’s best friend—jQuery UI.  Wait,…

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5 Reasons Learners Hate Your Online Course

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Pet peeves. Everyone has them. And as it turns out, learners might have a lot more pet peeves about your course than you realize! Today at Your Everything for e-Learning Place, we’re shining the light on 5 pet peeves learners have about online training courses. 1. Patronizing Tone Does your course really need a slide…

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5 Ways to Win the e-Learning Race Against Time

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There’s an ongoing race against time for e-Learning developers. Wouldn’t you like to win that race? You’re about to learn 5 strategies that can help you create courses quickly—and declare victory!  Try these 5 strategies to win the e-Learning race against time:  1. Narrow your focus.  Sometimes people want to use training to solve a…

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Great Reads on Gamification

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Gamification is everywhere—from Cheez-It Scrabble Junior, which gamifies snack crackers, to the popular Fitbit fitness tracking bands. And just this morning, I heard a commercial announcing that Monopoly is back at McDonalds. Gamification is clearly working for McDonalds; they’ve been doing Monopoly for as long as I can remember (even all the way back to…

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e-Learning What Not to Do… BuzzFeed Style!

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Here at Your Everything for e-Learning Place, we pride ourselves on offering you all the resources you need to create the best e-Learning. We provide video demos, webinars, suggestions on instructional design books to read, graphic design tips and more.  But maybe you don’t have time to sit there and read through that many resources….

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The Essentials of Typography for e-Learning

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In college, I had to take an entire semester of Typography. That’s right—in the realm of higher education, there exists a semester-long, 400-level course all about typefaces. Spoiler alert: If you’re trying to tell the difference between Arial and Helvetica, look at the differences of the uppercase G or the lowercase t. Or you can…

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Trends We’re Watching in the e-Learning World

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Here at Your Everything for e-Learning Place, we’re keeping our eyes on the latest e-Learning trends. We see what’s popular, what’s effective and what you should totally jump in on. Today, I’m going to share a few of these trends with you—because what fun would it be if we kept all the news to ourselves?…

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Why e-Learning is Global-Friendly—for Your Team and Learners

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The popularity of e-Learning is more than just the latest craze in your home country. It’s a world-wide game changer, shaping the way Learning & Development departments and HR managers look at mandatory employee training. According to eLearning Industry, the estimated 5 year annual growth rate for the Asian e-Learning market is 17.3%. Following close…

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Announcing the 2015 Lectora User Conference in Nashville, Tennessee

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We’re heading to Nashville, Tennessee for the 2015 Lectora® User Conference! This year’s conference will be April 29 – 30, plus optional pre- and post-conference training and events. Conference sessions will be held in the heart of downtown Nashville at the new Music City Center. Join hundreds of fellow e-Learning professionals and Lectora fans and…

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