eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

In 2015, we believe experimentation with analytics-driven performance improvement will lead to more “intelligent recommendations” and personalized professional development in Continuing Medical Education and beyond. What all that said, here are our eLearning predictions for 2015.

8 Editing Techniques for Great Images in Lectora

eLearning Brothers

She enjoys blogging, social media, and researching. Lectora introduced some new image editing features with Version 12 which can save time and money. Psst: Lectora supports.bmp,jpeg,png,tif,wmf and.emf file extensions). Don’t forget come back and check out future Lectora tips!

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Future Highlights: 2015 Lectora User Conference Recap


The Find the Future 2015 Lectora® User Conference last week was full of inspiring ideas and exciting news. Lectora users, CourseMill® users and the Trivantis team all met at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee, for this incredible eLearning conference.

Lectora Tip: Do You Need to Make Background Changes?

eLearning Brothers

She enjoys blogging, talking on social media, and researching. You know how to update backgrounds in Lectora, don’t you? Use the Browse My Media to open Lectora’s Media Library. Don’t forget come back and check out future Lectora Tips! Guest blog post by Jennifer Valley.

Getting Social with Lectora Development


Social media is here, and it’s time to use it to your advantage. If you feel that incorporating social media could boost communication, collaboration, and create a community, then you’re interested for the right reasons. What were you doing five, ten, or sixty minutes ago?

Utilizing Better eLearning Design with Guides and Grids in Lectora

eLearning Brothers

She enjoys blogging, social media, and researching. In Lectora you have the basic alignment tools of right, left, top, bottom, center and middle in the Status Bar. From within your open title in Lectora, navigate to the View tab. Guest post by Jennifer Valley.

Social Media for eLearning Professional Development (Part 1)

eLearning Brothers

Thanks to social media we have some great suggestions for how you can continue to develop your skills for free! eLearning Brothers (@eLearningBros) August 14, 2015. Looking for help with Lectora? eLearning Brothers (@eLearningBros) August 13, 2015.

2015 Lectora User Conference Speaker Proposal


Are you a Lectora® or CourseMill® genius? We want you and your awesome ideas to wow the audience at the 2015 Lectora User Conference this spring. You’ll hear from us by February 1, 2015 if your proposal is accepted. Social Learning. by Lectora®: V1.2

The Best of e-Learning in January 2015


Happy 2015… Let’s celebrate with our favorite 10 articles from January of this new year. This month, the topics range from mobile learning and tips for the upcoming year to Lectora how-to tutorials and even a free game template. Free Lectora Game Template.

12+ Books for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

Show Your Work by Jane Bozarth is full of visuals and explains how to “show your work” by sharing what you’re doing and learning using social tools. I’m sure their other books on Storyline 2 , Lectora , etc.

The Best of eLearning in July 2015


This month’s Best of eLearning list includes articles on everything from new ideas for learning—like wearables and Snapchat—to how to speed up your eLearning development with Lectora® variables. Getting Social with Lectora. Toolbox Tip: Using Lectora Variables.

The Best of eLearning in September 2015


We’ve also been getting ready for DevLearn 2015 (stop by booth #239 and say hello), where we’re excited to be talking about Responsive Course Design™ (RCD) in Lectora ®. Nuts and Bolts: Social Media for Learning Part 1: Extending, Including, Supporting.

An eLearning revolution: From professional development to knowledge sharing

Challenge to Learn

Sharing your knowledge is as easy as sharing your latest picture through the social media. We sold our solution through a global network of partners to instructional designers, competing with tools like Articulate and Lectora.

9 Clever Elearning and EdTech Trends You Must Try

eLearning Brothers

With their most interactive library of assets — which contains eLearning games, interactions, layouts, scenarios, and skins for Adobe Captivate, Articaulte Storyline, Lectora, and PowerPoint. Guest post by Gabbie Keegan.

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BranchTrack, Hololens, and the Scale of the Universe: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter.

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Can Rapid Authoring Tools Deliver Responsive and Device Agnostic Content?

Origin Learning

For example, if a Lectora or Storyline interface is built for a certain default spec, you can’t really make it responsive. Device agnosticism is a hot topic in the web content development arena.

Where Is mLearning Going?


That’s why Alaska Air uses CourseMill® Mobile to deliver pilot training on iPads—and Lectora® authoring software to create mobile friendly content! You could take that idea even further and add a social component to fitness tracking—or any other type of training.

Nashville Notes: Closing Keynote – Ross Dawson


Welcome back to “Nashville Notes,” the blog series where we’re sharing notes and must-know details about the location and agenda for our most incredible user conference yet: the 2015 Lectora® User Conference ! But don’t wait—this rate ends on February 28, 2015.

Things to Remember When Designing Courses for iPads

Origin Learning

Simulations and social games that require multi-touch capabilities may be far richer in their user experience on an iPad than on a smartphone. If statistical figures are to be believed, the sale of tablets is going to be ever-increasing.

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6 Tips to Create Engaging eLearning Courses


You could promote the use of social media as an eLearning platform, for instance, by creating an eLearning Facebook group related to your eLearning course, and regularly communicating with them via frequent online chats. Engaged learners are what we are actually looking for in eLearning.

The Halo Effect: First Impressions for e-Learning


This social-psychology phenomenon, first explained by American psychologist Edward Thorndike, causes people (like your learners) to use one trait to make quick judgments of an overall person or thing. For more e-Learning articles and resources, subscribe to the Lectora e-Learning Blog!

Reporting eLearning Results

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      When developing eLearning, you can elect to use Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Lectora, Camtasia Studio--there's no shortage of awesome tools. But what if a trainer needs to get scores from learners who are collaborating with other students using social media?

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Can an Instructional Design Degree Help You Get a Job?


Social networks. Subscribe to the Lectora® e-Learning Blog for more instructional design posts and e-Learning tips. To get an Instructional Design degree or not to get; that’s the question.

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MOOCs: Hype or a Revolution for Corporate Trainers?


When learners aren’t students on a physical campus, they don’t have social incentives that motivate learners. Try using the authoring tool Lectora® Inspire to create custom training courses that are interactive, motivating, and engaging.

5 Tips for Promoting and Pitching Yourself as an eLearning Freelancer


According to a July 2015 survey of freelance workers by Upwork, contract history and feedback from previous clients was the number one most important factor in winning a work project. Be a social butterfly. “Freelancer.” Independent contractor.” Consultant.” Sound familiar?

xAPI, LRS – The Interview

eLearning 24-7

If anyone was going to address mobile, social media, games, simulations or any other use cases, it would need to be outside of SCORM. Today’s post is quite unique since it takes a different path than previous posts.

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Vision 2016 - An Interview with Todd Kasenberg


We need to have a great way to facilitate online review of early e-learning builds that respects the social nature of that process. I know that many composing platforms are now online, and are enabling that – but that doesn’t address those of us using the big player tools like Articulate, Lectora, and Raptivity. Today's interview in the Vision 2016 series is with Todd Kasenberg, Principal, Guiding Star Communications and Consulting.

Now Accepting LUC 2016 Speaker Proposals


Are you ready to get some bright new ideas from your peers at the 2016 Lectora® User Conference? If YOU presented YOUR ideas at the 2016 Lectora User Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida this May 18-19. Social Learning. Lectora Online 3.

Thursday’s Trending e-Learning Topic: Engaging Training


Be a Social Media Copycat to Engage Your Learners. Our creative Lectora® users have tons of awesome ideas to create engaging. And Lectora e-Learning software makes it easy to quickly create fun, attention-grabbing courses that your learners will love. .

How 2013’s Top Trends Will Impact 2014


billion people in the global workforce will be mobile by 2015. Social Learning – Social learning has been around since the late 1970s, but it was a significant e-Learning trend in 2013. Find some helpful resources here: Thursday’s Trending e-Learning Topic: Social Learning.

Trends that Will Shape E-learning, M-learning and LMSs in 2017

CommLab India

Already, a number of e-learning development software such as Storyline and Lectora have acquired device-agnostic online course development capabilities and other tools will follow suit. Enhanced Social Learning Capabilities. E-learning is ever evolving.

The Importance of Being an Instructional Designer

Origin Learning

Here’s an infographic that we created way back in 2015 that examines the history of Instructional Design. Tools like Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, and Lectora Inspire, and the open-source favorite Adapt, are changing the way organizations are creating eLearning.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 4-7, 2012 International Academic Conference, sponsored by the International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences (IISES), Prague, Czech Republic. link] December 5-6, 2012 Social Media Marketing , Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Clayton R.