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Easygenerator’s New Course Editor

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As the world’s easiest eLearning authoring and knowledge sharing tool, we’re constantly improving the Easygenerator experience for our users. This This week we’re happy to announce that the new course editor that,  was introduced earlier , becomes the default editor for all new easygenerator users. These new features are already available and free to use in every subscription plan.

Guide to copyright-free images and other resources

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Images are expensive, and you do not want to violate copyrights. Finding good images that you are allowed to use can be a challenge. Here is a list with free services to images and other resources that you are allowed to use. Copyright free images via search engines. Most people do not know that search engines like Google and Bing are a great start. It is more or less the same for Bing. link].

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Easygenerator’s Simple Course Template Customizable to any Language

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There are more than 6000 easygenerator users in 144 countries.  As a result, we’ve had frequent requests in the last few months to enable the translation of the default text in easygenerator. I’m pleased to announce this functionality is now developed. Now, in the Simple Course template, you can translate all default text elements from English to any language. Go to the design tab. short example.

How to create a hotspot in Easygenerator

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At easygenerator we add features and improvements every week. This week I want to draw your attention to a cool new feature: The HotSpot. What is a hotspot? hotspot is basically a hyperlink on an image. hotspot can link to a text with explanation, another image, a web page or a document. In our first implementation we only have a text option. Why should I want to use a hotspot?

How to Choose Between On-Demand and Instructor-Led Training

Not sure whether to offer on-demand or instructor-led training, or both? Each has its pros and cons and your decision will depend on your organization’s needs and goals. Download this eBook to learn which option is better at scale, as well as the resources needed to implement each training type.

The new easygenerator is called Plus Plan!

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It has been an exciting  few  months for me and the easygenerator team since we  released our Starter Plan of our e-Learning software. Today I am happy to announce we have released the Plus Plan: an advanced web-based version of easygenerator. So What’s New? extra question types: Drag and Drop Text. Drag and Drop Images. Single Select. Multiple Select. Fill in the blanks. Try Plus Plan Now!

We are hiring: Easygenerator is looking for all-round junior sales and marketing support

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Easygenerator is eLearning software with a very specific focus on people who do not have an eLearning background. Easygenerator is used and sold globally. Do you have strong communication skills and a sales education or background? Do you want sell Easygenerator to larger organizations all around the world? We want to strengthen our Marketing & Sales team with a new member who will strengthen our (online) sales process. Responsibilities: Drive Easygenerator’s revenue growth through outreach emails & phone calls with a focus on setting appointments for the inside sales team. Our offer.

Creating eLearning Content around Learning Objectives with Simple and User-friendly Authoring Tools

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The research was conducted and analyzed by our marketing colleague Rayna Topalska. In March 2014, easygenerator conducted a survey to identify trends in the eLearning arena. Research results indicated how eLearning professionals perceive the latest developments in the field, what challenges they face and what demands and requirements they have. eLearning Trends. Tin Can API. Conclusion.

Creating eLearning Content around Learning Objectives with Simple and User-friendly Authoring Tools

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In March 2014, easygenerator conducted a survey to identify trends in the eLearning arena. Research results indicated how eLearning professionals perceive the latest developments in the field, what challenges they face and what demands and requirements they have. 60 participants from 16 nationalities spread over 5 continents took part in the survey. eLearning Trends. Tin Can API. Conclusion.

Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough

In this whitepaper, you will discover the main reasons why the LMS alone is no longer meeting the needs of the modern learner. More importantly, you will learn what you can do to enhance its value.

New release of easygenerator

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New release of easygenerator. As promised we will  roll-out a new release every two months with new and improved functionality. We just released the latest edition of easygenerator with new features that help you create courses fast and easy: Content item. This is what other software calls a slide. Now, with a content page you can add context to a question. Single choice image. Text matching.

New to e-Learning? Easygenerator gives you a kick-start

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Are you ready to develop an e-Learning course? Watch out!  It can get complicated very quickly because you need to: Buy and install an authoring environment and be trained on it. Buy, install and customize a LMS. Provide course hosting and access for learners. Have knowledge of SCORM and XAPI (TinCan). Have instructional design knowledge. Design course look and feel. All that has changed now!

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Learning path in easygenerator: beta testers wanted!

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At easygenerator we it is our goal to help our authors to create more effective eLearning. That is the reason we have implemented learning objectives as part of the flow of the course creation, it is also the reason we have the learning objective maker, based on Blooms taxonomy. And now we have added Learning paths, the way to better retention, byte-sized mobile learning and adaptive learning; in short to better and more effective eLearning.  It is just the first implementation, but we will build on this in the next few months. Interested? appeared first on Easygenerator

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Easygenerator releases 2015 Roadmap

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The Pro Plan comes to the web. 2014 was a massive year for easygenerator, we have rapidly developed many features such as Co-Authoring, Course Reviews, 8 new question types, tracking and tracing results and custom languages. We have launched the Starter and Plus Plan for teachers and Subject Matter Experts, gathered tons of feedback which we took to heart and added to easygenerator and welcomed our 5000 th user (we’re now well over 7000!). So what’s in store for 2015? Pro plan. In 2015 we will bring the Pro Plan to the web, the complete e-learning solution for instructional designers.

Storyboarding for eLearning

Storyboarding is a very important step for creating eLearning courses. But don’t you feel it’s a waste of time to start creating the courses from scratch and copy-paste text and other objects from the storyboard to the eLearning tool for course development.

Easygenerator provides free e-learning to Ukrainian education

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Energy shortage forces Ukrainian schools to close during winter period, Easygenerator provides its software for free! Rotterdam, The Netherlands. January 2015. – The Ukraine is going through tumultuous times; economic setbacks, war in the east and political instability. Schools and universities will be closed in the winter for a period of three months to save gas and money. Teachers are trying to teach from home, a challenging task given the lack of resources. Easygenerator is closely connected to the Ukraine, it’s software development team of 17 developers is based in Zhytomyr (Ukraine).

#LSCon review: 70:20:10, agile, mobile, serious, performance and ecosystems vs “my clients want 1990 eLearning”

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My recap of the whole conference is summarized in the title. attended great presentations on 70:20:10, agile development, mobile (TinCan), serious elearning, performance support and learning ecosystems, but the gap with the audience was huge. But: The clients (both internally and externally) do not get this. The tools are not really in place and the IT department is not helping. et cetera.

#LSCon review: 70:20:10, agile, mobile, serious, performance and ecosystems vs “my clients want 1990 eLearning”

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My recap of the whole conference is summarized in the title. attended great presentations on 70:20:10, agile development, mobile (TinCan), serious elearning, performance support and learning ecosystems, but the gap with the audience was huge. But: The clients (both internally and externally) do not get this. The tools are not really in place and the IT department is not helping. et cetera.

The LMS is from the Past – The web is the future

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A Learning Management System (LMS) offers tons of functionality. At the same time it sets strict boundaries for learning, often requiring a substantial investment in time and money which is hard to maintain. We are proud to offer a modern alternative to the LMS: a flexible best of breed, fully web-based (SaaS) solution created by a unique collaboration of three organizations: Aim 4 You. Saltbox.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

ASTD Conference part 1

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In the next few days I will write a blog on the ASTD ICE 2014 conference which is held this year in Washington D.C. will talk about separate sessions and my first session is going to be about curation. Curation will be one of the future skills of any eLearning professional. The process of curation is aggregation, distillation and reflection. The speaker really challenges you to apply it now.

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Video: Didactical e-Learning Principles Behind Easygenerator

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As a teacher, trainer, or subject matter expert, you want to transfer your knowledge or share your skills with other individuals. Easygenerator can help you! We offer a simple and affordable online authoring solution. Our goal is to help you create instructional sound e-Learning by creating e-Learning based on learning objectives. Enjoy the video. Learning

New! Weekly meet the experts Q&A session on easygenerator by KasperSpiro

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By frequent request we are starting again with weekly Question and Answer sessions on Easygenerator hosted by easygenerator’s CEO Kasper Spiro. The sessions will be held on each Thursday at 11 AM EDT (New York time), 5 PM CET (Amsterdam time). These sessions are free of charge and anyone can join. Set up of the Q&A Session. During the session Kasper will discuss questions of the participants and will show the solution to those questions in Easygenerator. The Q&A session has three goals: Showing you how you can solve certain issues in Easygenerator. Find missing functionality.

Easygenerator is looking for an Online Marketing Intern!

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Online Marketing Internship. Easygenerator is a young,  rapidly growing Internet business. Easygenerator provides cloud-based eLearning authoring software. It enables instructional designers and subject matter experts to create learning materials with  a high learning impact. The software is used by over 5,000 users in more than 120 countries, in corporations, not-for-profits, government agencies, and educational institutions. What do we offer? An exciting internship in a high growth company. You will be  a critical part of the team with  your own assigned tasks and responsibilities.

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Ditching the formal performance review? Kineo shares 3 Elements for Success

Is your organization thinking about moving towards a performance development culture? What are the elements to succeeding and keeping managers and employees engaged? Download “A Road Map for Change” to find out and gain insight into making the transition as smooth as possible on your journey into this brave new world.

One simple thing can make your e-Learning better!

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And that is voting for the question type you want us to implement in easygenerator! You have probably noticed that we are working hard on adding extra features to our authoring tool. On May 6th we will bring out another update, with a lot of usability changes and extra templates. There’s only one thing you need to do and that is to vote for the question type you want to see in easygenerator.

One simple thing can make your e-Learning better!

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And that is voting for the question type you want us to implement in easygenerator! You have probably noticed that we are working hard at adding extra features to our authoring tool. On May 6th we will bring out another update, with a lot of usability changes and extra templates. There’s only one thing you need to do and that is to vote for the question type you want to see in easygenerator.

Special offer! easygenerator package deal!

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Good news for Easygenerator Pro (Windows) Users! You can get the new Plus Plan for free! You will receive an email from us, or one of our partners, explaining the details of this offer.And, And, Plus Plan users also get a good deal: for only $10 extra, you get easygenerator Pro! Contact us at support@easygenerator.com and we will take care of it! The post Special offer! easygenerator package deal! appeared first on Easygenerator. Learning Software

How we see the future of e-Learning

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When I started working at easygenerator in December 2010 we defined the mission and vision of our company. In the past 18 months we have learned a lot and it has had its influence on our mission and vision. It is not that our essence has changed; it's more about finding better words to express ourselves. So here is the update. mission and vision statement I photograped in a shop in Cuba. Trends.

Best Practices for Launching an LMS

When launching a new platform to deliver customer and partner training, there are a few key items to keep in mind. The best and simplest way to stay organized during this process – and be able to measure success – is to follow the tried-and-true practices outlined in this eBook. Click to download.

Kasper Spiro on eLearning Chat

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Two weeks ago, Easygenerator’s CEO, Kasper Spiro, made his second appearance on eLearning chat, the show led by eLearning expert Rick Zanotti. Since Kasper’s appearance last year, a lot has changed for easygenerator. Easygenerator has developed and rolled out a web version of its tool, and introduced the new Starter Plan, which allows non-eLearning experts to create engaging courses and quizzes.

Easygenerator is looking for an online marketing intern

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Easygenerator is a young, rapidly growing Internet business. Easygenerator provides cloud-based eLearning authoring software. It enables instructional designers and subject matter experts to create learning materials with a high learning impact. The software is used by over 5,000 users in more than 120 countries, in corporations, not-for-profits, government agencies, and educational institutions.

Easygenerator is looking for an online marketing intern

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Easygenerator is a young, rapidly growing Internet business. Easygenerator provides cloud-based eLearning authoring software. It enables instructional designers and subject matter experts to create learning materials with a high learning impact. The software is used by over 5,000 users in more than 120 countries, in corporations, not-for-profits, government agencies, and educational institutions.

Design your own authoring functionality

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Every software user at some time wonders: 'Why was this implemented in this way' or 'Why can't I do this, or that more easily?" Easygenerator has decided to give you the opportunity to act on this frustration. We are offering a contest that allows you to design or improve functionality in easygenerator. If you have an idea to improve our authoring tool, or if you have a completely new idea, please participate! We will select, from all submissions, at least one idea and build it into easygenerator. This contest is open to everybody, easygenerator user or not. What's a contest without a prize?

Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy

This workbook is a response to your need to understand how to strategically incorporate gamification into your learning strategy, in order to drive real business results. It’s designed to be printed, written in and used as a guide.

Easygenerator 8.3 released

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Easygenerator 8.3 is officially released. Our free edition is part of this release but there is a lot more. This blog covers the highlights of this release. Free edition. We are very exited about the release of the free edition (see for details this. blog post ). Maybe the greatest thing is that it isn't really a seperate edition, in easygenerator terms we added another 'user role'. This means that all future changes and new functionalities will automatically be available to users of the free edition too! Course developers perspective. We adjusted the preview function. Learners perspective.

Involve your experts: new subscription model easygenerator

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Easygenerator offers lots of facilities to involve subject matter experts in the authoring process ( see previous post), but there is always the problem of buying licenses or subscriptions for them. One of the characteristics of subject matter experts is that they will often contribute to specific projects for a short period of time. Users in easygenerator will be assigned with a role.

Learning Objectives Drive Personalized Learning

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Learning objectives play a crucial role in learning – supporting the learner by ensuring an understanding of learning expectations and outcomes. Easygenerator (authoring environment) and aNewSpring (learning platform) have together created a higher level in the personalization of adaptive eLearning by connecting the learning objectives from both of their systems. Easygenerator. aNewSpring.

Press Release: Kasper Spiro Predicts the End of the Corporate Learning Management System

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5 trends leading to the end of the Learning Management System. Amsterdam, February 3, 2014 – Easygenerator CEO and eLearning veteran Kasper Spiro shares his vision of the future of eLearning and learning. Kasper predicts learners will take control of their learning, proactively searching for information when they need it. The Learner Takes Control. Personalized (Adaptive) Learning. Curation.

What's New In Adobe Captivate 9!

Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Sr. Adobe eLearning Evangelist, as she showcases the latest features & enhancements in the all-new Adobe Captivate 9. You will learn about the stellar features of this release along with Captivate Draft –the new storyboarding app.