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Taking VR to the cats—VIDEO

We promise no cats were harmed in this VR interaction demo by Leap Motion. They encourage learning through play and experimentation. VR interactions harness the power of intuitiveness more than any other technology.  You can download the VR, but don’t forget to put kitty back together when you’re done.

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Anita Windisman’s tips for leveraging LinkedIn

Anita Windisman, a five+ year veteran of LinkedIn, recently recorded a webinar for us about LinkedIn best practices. She provided insightful and practical tips for optimizing your LinkedIn profile to showcase yourself and your business, build your network to increase your visibility online, and find and engage with customers and prospects. Below are a few […]

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An academic’s introduction to experiential learning

We came across a wonderfully detailed research paper published by Ryerson University’s Learning and Teaching Office, titled “Best Practices in Experiential Learning.” It was prepared by Michelle Schwartz, Research Associate, for the Vice Provost, Academic, Ryerson University, 2012. Read the whole paper for more information about the below. An expanded definition of experiential learning. Who benefits […]

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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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