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default-16x9, the web’s premier destination for reviews and analyses of online technology and business skills courses, today introduced the Awards program to recognize top e-learning courses. By establishing a standard for the industry and closely examining the courses offered by a wide range of providers, aims to improve the quality of online learning products for the benefit of business professionals.

"The quality of courses offered in the business e-learning market varies considerably," said CEO Chris Hedrick. "Our reviews and these awards in particular help business professionals focus on truly effective, engaging courses that deliver high quality training."

Other online learning leaders agree. "'s ratings and reviews are a vital source of information that help professionals determine the quality of e-Learning products-before they buy," said Kevin Oakes, President and CEO of "The Awards program represents an important step forward in's mission to provide business consumers with the information they need to make smart buying decisions."

The first Lguide Awards include fifteen courses published by nine providers: Learning Action, Learnlots, Learn2, Maxim Training, netSyndicate, Paragon Solutions, Skillsoft,, and Ziff-Davis Education. Maxim Training and netSyndicate lead the way with three award-winning courses each. The highest-rated courses in this round of reviews are Learn2’s "Leadership Situations," and Ziff-Davis Education’s "Managing Upward," both of which received a 4.5-star rating.

Award-winning courses must earn a four-star (out of five) or above rating from An award-winning course represents’s seal of approval.

Hedrick elaborates: "These courses are a cut above typical online training courses. They meet their objectives effectively, utilizing substantial interactivity to produce engaging learning experiences. Overall, these courses provide a good value for the user’s investment of time and money. We would spend our own money on these courses and would recommend them to business professionals without hesitation." reviews include both descriptive and evaluative information. The descriptive information lays out the basics: a brief description of the product and its objectives, intended audience and user skill level, cost, duration, and operating system and bandwidth requirements. The evaluative information includes a brief analysis of course effectiveness, interactivity and value, and a more extensive details section that delves into the user experience of the course.

For a complete list of Awards, visit

About is the web's premier source for ratings and reviews of e-learning courses. helps professionals find the information they need to make educated judgments about e-learning products.


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