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What is SCORM? An eLearning Question

Submitted by: Sandra Brooks , Customer Experience Manager, Brainshark

October 06, 2011 08:47 AM

If you've found yourself asking "What is SCORM and what does it mean for eLearning?" -- you've come to the right place. First off, SCORM = Sharable Content Object Reference Model.  So what does that mean? Simply speaking, SCORM is a set of standards for e-learning software products that tells programmers how to write their code so that it plays well with other e-learning software. Specifically, SCORM governs how online learning content and Learning Management Systems (LMSs) c...

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Tags: myBrainshark, technology, tips and tricks


Maximizing Your Own Social Network with Brainshark

Submitted by: Scott Craig , Sr. Training Analyst, Principal Funds Distributor, Inc.

October 05, 2011 03:43 PM

Whether Mark Zuckerburg really stole Facebook is a debate left for the big screen. What isn’t debatable is that social media is grabbing a foot-hold in our society.  Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn only scratch the surface of a new way of sharing information.  And they work, very well.  The good news is that sharing your Brainshark presentations through these tools is simple. The ‘Share’ function brings up a window with icons for the most pop...

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Tags: myBrainshark, tips and tricks, social media


BioClinica Trains Their Employees on Using LinkedIn

Submitted by: Jennifer Mintz , Manager Inside Sales, BioClinica

October 04, 2011 05:38 PM

Jennifer Mintz is the Inside Sales Manager at BioClinica. They provide comprehensive clinical trial design and management services for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies. Jennifer authored the success story below, explaining how the company has been using on-demand training delivered by Brainshark to train their sales professionals on the topic of LinkedIn.  View the presentation below to get an understanding of how BioClinica was able to quickl...

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Tags: myBrainshark, social media


Announcing the September iPad 2 Winner

Submitted by: Gerry Praysman , Product Marketing Manager, Brainshark

October 04, 2011 01:32 PM

Yet another month has passed us by of great customer success stories. We’re incredibly pleased that we extended this contest since we had close to 30 (awesome) submissions this past month. Without further ado, we’d like to congratulate Scott Craig of Principal Funds Distributor, Inc. for being the lucky winner. Scott’s story, which is one of several that he’s submitted over the past few months, will be published on the blog soon. As always, we’ll be pic...

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Tags: iPad, myBrainshark


How To: Add An Author Bio Upload & Your Author Photo

Submitted by: Sabrina Cote , Social Media Marketing Manager, Brainshark

September 29, 2011 06:59 PM

Welcome to part 3 of the Brainshark Support Team’s 6-part series detailing the components of the Manage Users feature! Brainshark Best Practices recommend the incorporation of an author photo and bio to add a touch of personalization to a presentation.  Follow the steps below to add author photos and bios for your users, and enhance content quality for your company’s presentations. In case you missed it…How-To Manage Users (Part 2)   Add Author Bio 1)  &n...

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Tags: tips and tricks, support, Brainshark