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Coronavirus Update

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A Letter to CourseArc Clients, We know that our clients are champions of high-quality online learning and are already creating and deploying online content for your learners. As CourseArc users, you are already e-learning trailblazers and most likely will have an easier transition to fully online.

Developing Online Programs Efficiently and Effectively

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We are facing unprecedented challenges with the spread of the COVID-19 virus. As entire departments and schools migrate to virtual classes, there is an increasing demand for online learning and working.

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Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online

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A New Paradigm. Schools all across the country (and globally) are closed. Administrators and teachers are faced with the daunting task of having to move traditional face-to-face courses online. Students are trying to stay connected with their classmates and their peers.

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Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 5

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Step 5: Planning for the Future. Congratulations! Now that you have identified your tools, built basic courses, provided support, and incorporated assessments and feedback, you are on your way to becoming skilled in online development and instruction. The next step is to look towards the future.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

An Introduction to LTI

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The LTI standard was first released in 2010 replacing the outdated Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) standard. Released in 2000, SCORM required the tool or application to be saved in a static downloadable package (.zip zip file) that couldn’t be updated dynamically.

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Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 3

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Step 3: Ongoing Support. Congratulations! You have successfully launched your lessons online. That was a big feat! The next step is to ensure appropriate support options are prepared. As an educator, students and parents are looking to you as an expert, even if you’ve never taught online.

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Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 2

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Step 2: Rapid Development of Online Content . What Will You Teach? At the core of every course is content. Depending on what you teach, this may also include academic standards. Start with the plan of what you intended to teach and go through each lesson.

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Maryland Historical Society Teams Up with CourseArc to Deliver Free Online Education

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CourseArc, a user-friendly digital content authoring and management platform, and the Maryland Historical Society (MdHS) announced today that they have teamed up to deliver free online education courses on the rich history and culture of Maryland through their Historical Investigations Portal.

Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 1

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Step 1: Triage & Planning. By March, the school year is typically well under way. Classroom routines are established and the remainder of the year has been planned out. However, this crisis turned everything upside down. Wait, what?

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[Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Findings from Skilljar’s Benchmarks and Trends Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin will discuss learnings from their recent study, and share her insights on the state of Customer Education. They'll dig into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

CourseArc Announces Partnership with Griffin-Hammis Associates

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Griffin-Hammis Associates (GHA), a nationally recognized leader in Customized Employment training and technical assistance, announces the upcoming release of its newly revised Certified Business and Technical Assistance Consultant (CBTAC) course.

How to Help Struggling Adult Learners

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Young students may be open to receiving helpful guidance or critiques from their teachers, but adult learners tend to have a much different perception of their own abilities. (If

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How to Create Effective Test Questions

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Since online learning often separates teachers from learners across time and distance, we rely on evaluations – in the form of tests, quizzes and assessments – to judge each student’s successful comprehension of the content (and to judge how well the course designers presented their information). But what makes a good test question?

10 Helpful Resources for Online Course Designers

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If you’ve never created an online course before, you may not be familiar with the term “instructional designer,” but that’s exactly what you’re about to become! Instructional design is the act of creating of educational resources.

Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

Student Performance Analytics: Our Most-Requested New Feature!

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Over the past year, the feature request we’ve heard most from users was the ability to track the progress of online learners. Yes, CourseArc was built to help you create high quality online courses quickly and easily, but how do you know if your students or employees are actually learning?

Quality Control: Best Practices in Online Course Design and Delivery

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Like any other product or service, online course design and development must be subjected to quality control (QC) standards to ensure that its users’ needs are truly being met.

How to Improve Student Retention in eLearning

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Connecting with students can be difficult even in ideal circumstances. Unlike regular classroom-based courses, digital learning poses an additional set of challenges for instructional designers and students alike. Sometimes even the most well-designed courses may not resonate with certain learners.

7 Components of High-Quality Online Content

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Students of today are very different from those in the past. Is education changing to keep up? Probably not fast enough.

The Better Way to Onboard Customers

Speaker: Skilljar Experts

The best onboarding programs have a super power: they’re constantly improving. Here at Skilljar, we’ve learned a thing or two about onboarding, both by crafting our own experience, and by collaborating with the best Customer Education professionals in the world. In our upcoming webinar, we’re going to share these learnings with you.

The Secret to Beating the Forgetting Curve

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Is it better to binge on new lessons, or to learn incrementally over time? If your goal is to retain that knowledge and apply it when new situations require it, studies have shown that your best bet is to learn in smaller doses, and repeat key information over time. But why?

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Why Accessibility Matters in Online Learning

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Sample Bar Graph that Includes an Accessible, Alternative Version in a Table. Technology is present in every facet of life. It is now common in classrooms of all varieties, placing a responsibility on instructors and administrators to ensure the equitable use of technology.

Video-Based Learning: Engaging Your Audience with Video Content

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A study investigating the effectiveness of two teaching approaches, illustrated text-based versus video-based, concluded the following: “Video-based e Learning is superior to illustrated text-based e Llearning when teaching certain practical skills.”.

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Best Practices for Improving Online Courses Using Student Feedback

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Like art or cooking, instructional design is a process of continual improvement. Rarely satisfied with their creations, instructional designers revise, update, and improve their courses throughout every iteration of their delivery.

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Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

How Reusable Learning Objects Can Help You Design Online Courses Faster

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Instructional design requires a lot of time, energy and resources to ensure truly remarkable results. That’s why the growing use of Reusable Learning Objects (RLOs) can be a great addition to the arsenal of tools available to course developers.

Customize Your Classroom with Blended Learning

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Every school district, every classroom, every teacher, and every student is different. The needs, expectations, and the methods to meet desired outcomes for each are different.

How Does CourseArc Make Your LMS Even Better?

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With CourseArc, you can make the learning count and keep your students coming back for more online courses with engaging, interactive, and accessible content.

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Scenario-Based Learning in a Virtual Classroom

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Scenario-based learning, also known as problem-based learning, seeks to elevate the learner’s training outcomes from merely comprehension to analysis, synthesis, and application.

Top E-Learning Software - Recommendations and Pricing

Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.

How to Measure Online Course Effectiveness

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Every course or training initiative has at least one of two goals: to bridge knowledge gaps , and/or to transform the learner’s behavior.

Designing Mobile Learning Solutions

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With so much of our lives lived “on the go”, mobile learning has acquired a new paradigm. If designed correctly, mLearning can save time while providing just-in-time learning opportunities.

How to Maximize Collaboration in Instructional Design

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Designing online courses is a multifaceted endeavor — and all those different facets are often the job of the same person: you. Each stage of the process, from analysis and design to development, testing, implementation, and evaluation, requires a different mindset, skills, and expertise.

Which Strategy Is Better: Frequent Quizzing or End-of-Milestone Quizzing?

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How Should You Design Your Online Course’s Assessments? Assessments are a critical component of eLearning courses, but is there a best practice for designing their frequency or depth?

Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.