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Common mistakes when choosing an LMS

Here’s a succinct article on eLearning Industry’s top mistakes people make when selecting an LMS (Learning Management System). Read the full article for more information about the below. Forgetting to test functionality. Mismatched features. Unrealistic LMS budgets. Choosing an LMS that won’t evolve with your company. Overlooking analytics and reporting features.

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eLearning trends that make some experts cringe

Although we don’t agree with all of the opinions, we thought this Elucidat article where they asked ten learning and development experts to weigh in on the eLearning trends that make them cringe, was interesting. There’s definitely room for more thinking and dialogue. Read the whole article: “10 learning experts share their bugbears.”

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Find your ikigai

Writer Thomas Oppong has done a great job summarizing the Japanese concept of ikigai—your purpose or reason for being. Ikigai is thought to contribute to longer lives and happiness. Read the article and find out more, including how ikigai is at the intersection of: What you love (your passion) What the world needs (your mission) What […]

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Don’t try to smooth over discrimination

We just recorded one of our best received webinars with diversity and inclusion expert, Maureen Brown. While she covered a variety of items, one of the most counter-intuitive ideas she talked about was how taking a smooth it over approach to discrimination might make it worse. The aggrieved person may acquiesce, but deep inside they are […]

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Micro-learning: not just about video

Micro-learning is short, focused training that should take the learner no more than 2 to 5 minutes to review. And it’s not just about video. Here’s eLearning Industry’s round-up of 15 types of micro-learning divided into three themes: read, view, learn. Read the full article for more details about the below: READ: infographics, interactive infographics, PDFs, […]

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Jane Bozarth on career development for L&D

I just posted about Jane Bozarth’s wonderful Nuts and Bolt blog.  Here’s a vimeo gem from seven years ago where Jane provides insights around career development for learning and development practitioners. A good quote from the video: “I think that folks in the field are really going to need to learn community building skills, interaction skills. They […]

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Jane Bozarth is awesome!

We love author, eLearning guru, and director of research for The eLearning Guild, Jane Bozarth. It’s hard to choose just one item from her Nuts and Bolts blog, so we’re linking you to all of them and letting you decide. You won’t be disappointed.

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