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talentlms_blog_thumbsParents have Facebook to post photos of their kids. Fans have Twitter to get their daily gossip. Teenagers have SnapChat to exchange self-destructing instant messages.

Enterprises and professionals have blogs. A good blog can be a window to a whole industry, and the eLearning industry is no exception.

The key word here is “good” ― and in being able to separate the signal from the noise. This is where we come in, to hand you our definitive list of the top 10 eLearning bloggers for 2015.

Happy reading!

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talentlms_blog_thumbsWhat happens when you have a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and an Instructional Designer (or an eLearning program developer) in one room?

You have a creative meeting that ends with a specific outline for the course, complete with interactivity nodes highlighted. And of course, a very confident instructional designer who knows the program would sell before it hit the shelves!!

This is because the material is both learner and organization centered, stemming from core objectives.

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talentlms_blog_thumbsYou gotta love Spring. The flowers are blooming, the birds are singing, the mercury is rising, … Oh, and a fresh update of your favorite learning management system just got deployed to the Cloud.

This TalentLMS release brings the usual assortment of enhancements and workflow improvements, but also lands several major new features to help you take your eLearning courses to the next level.

Sit comfortably and enjoy an iced drink, for in this post I’m going to present them to you one by one.
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Instructor-Led Training? When I was young we used to call it just “training”. Or “going to school”. But then again, we didn’t have eLearning back then. Or laptops. Or mobile phones. Kids these days have it good…

…and TalentLMS users have it even better, with a shiny new release on its way. There will be a new blog post tomorrow just for that, so stay tuned. As for this post, we’ll be concentrating on the headlining feature: Instructor-Led Training support.

If you want to get step-by-step instructions on how to start with ILT right away, take a look at our support article and get started today!
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While many organizations and eLearning institutions might naturally assume that the most important aspect of any educational platform is the content, this is not necessarily the case. While the information users will be receiving is all-important, how you deliver that information can make a world of difference in terms of knowledge acquisition and retention.

As such, selecting just the right implementation method is key. So, the question is: when should an organization choose self-paced learning versus live online learning?

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talentlms_blog_thumbsCloud computing is now as common as the broadband internet connection. With the proliferation of mobile data, cloud computing has become more distinct in its capabilities and convenience.

From storage solutions to software sharing, cloud computing has enabled the information consumer and producer to exercise creativity without any platform and geographic location limitations.

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talentlms_blog_thumbsWhat makes knowledge so hard to capture? Why, despite all efforts to capture the right content for a seemingly “performance-based” training, you are unable to get satisfying reviews on your eLearning content.

What is missing?

You had all the latest digital objects integrated in the course. The graphics were interactive. There was even a scenario-based decision maker section. Something with a storyline to keep them engaged.

Want to know what was missing?

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talentlms_RETAIN-modelFaculty and training managers have the best interests and intentions in mind to develop learning programs for their learners. With the widespread use of platform independent eLearning, instructors scramble to convert their existing courses’ content into online learning material.

Unfortunately, most trainers and faculty believe that the deployment of powerpoint and pdf notes on a learning management system equals the development of eLearning content.

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