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16th Annual Best of Elearning! Voting Now Open

16th Annual Best of Elearning! Voting Now Open

Elearning! Magazine, the industry voice of the enterprise learning and workforce technology market, announced today the Best of Elearning! Awards 2020 voting opened August 1st, 2020 at: https://cu2co.com/bestofelballot Learning professionals from both the private and public sector are invited to nominate their best-in-class solution provider for consideration across 25 different categories for 2020.  Winners of each category will be revealed in Best of Elearning! Showcase, online at 2elearning.com and across social media channels. In its…
2020 Learning! 100 Award Finalists Revealed

2020 Learning! 100 Award Finalists Revealed

– 25 Global Organizations Honored for High Performance in Learning and Development The 10th Annual Learning! 100 Award Committee is honored to announce 25 elite learning organizations as 2020 finalists. The Learning! 100 Award recognizes the world’s top global learning organizations for innovation, collaboration, and learning culture that drives organizational performance.  Past honorees include Amazon, AT&T, U.S. Air Force, NASCAR, American Red Cross and others. The final rankings will be announced this summer at the…
Kids at Home Benefit From Free Digital Online Learning in Math and Science

Kids at Home Benefit From Free Digital Online Learning in Math and Science

–The e-Learning for Kids Foundation’s Digital Lessons Can Help During This Unprecedented Health Crisis The e-Learning for Kids Foundation (EFK, (https://www.e-learningforkids.org/), a non-profit organization launched in the USA in 2004 and in the Netherlands in 2007, provides free, highly engaging and game-based quality curriculums to children ages 5-12 around the world. This includes the entire primary International Baccaleaurte (IB) Kindergarten to Grade 6 curriculums of Mathworld and Scienceworld, respectively consisting of 336 and 221 eLessons,…
Free Resources in the Covid-19 Era from Elearning! Magazine

Free Resources in the Covid-19 Era from Elearning! Magazine

Many e-learning solutions providers have responded to COVID-19 challenges with free resources for enterprise learning, educational resources for homeschooling and binge reading for at home workers. Elearning! Magazine will post these offers weekly for your learning pleasure. Award-winning EJ4 hosts enterprise learning via micro and video learning. They recently announced their Covid-19 Online Video Training which is SCORM/AICC Compliant is available for free for a limited time. Learn more HERE. Struggling to deploy online learning…
SILVER LININGS Our Response To COVID-19 Matters

SILVER LININGS Our Response To COVID-19 Matters

By Donna Rice Hughes, President of Enough Is Enough Make the Best of a Challenging Situation with Kindness, Gratitude, and Optimism There’s no question that these coming days, weeks, and maybe even months are going to present new challenges with COVID-19, but with these new challenges come new opportunities. Our response to these trying times can make all the difference. Look for the silver linings.   When we look back on this journey in the…
Cornerstone Acquires Saba

Cornerstone Acquires Saba

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., apeople development solutions provider, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Saba, a global talent experience solutions supplier, Saba has over twenty years of industry experience developing, delivering, and supporting learning, performance, and recruiting product solutions. The cash and stock transaction is valued at approximately $1.395 billion and has been unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter…
Learning Technologies Group to Acquire Blackboard’s Open LMS for $31.7 Million

Learning Technologies Group to Acquire Blackboard’s Open LMS for $31.7 Million

Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), a player in the workplace learning and talent industry, has entered into an agreement to acquire all intellectual property and assets relating to Blackboard’s Open LMS platform for $31.7 million (less some customary purchase price adjustments). Following completion of the transaction in approximately four weeks, Open LMS will be invested in as a standalone brand within LTG’s portfolio of best-in-class businesses.  The addition of Open LMS offers significant synergies across…
Elearning! Media Group Wins Five Honors for Publishing Excellence

Elearning! Media Group Wins Five Honors for Publishing Excellence

-Honors Earned for Best Design, eNews, Magazine and Digital Edition Elearning! Media Group, the U.S.  trade magazine publisher serving the e-learning market, announced Elearning! has received five publishing honors for 2019; Best Publication Design/Trade, Best eNewsletter, Best Digital Publication and two for Best Publication/ Trade. These honored publications serve the robust learning and workplace technology market valued at $243 billion. These brands represent five of eleven Elearning! Media Group brands offered to this growing market…
China Goes Back to Work Despite Coronavirus

China Goes Back to Work Despite Coronavirus

China goes back to work as coronavirus reaches 87,000 worldwide. Apple and Starbucks reopened facilities and are at 85% of capacity. Chinese workers are reporting to ports where container backlogs await.    MORE>>
Udemy Gets $50 Million Infusion on $2 Billion CAP

Udemy Gets $50 Million Infusion on $2 Billion CAP

Udemy, a global marketplace for online teaching and learning, has raised $50 million from its long-time partner in Japan, Benesse Holdings. The investment values the company at $2 billion. Udemy helps millions of students learn new skills from 57,000 instructors teaching over 150,000 online courses across a range of topics such as programming, data science leadership and team building. The company plans to further invest in markets around the world and said it will expand its…