How Apple Killed Flash for eLearning (and What to do with All That Non-Compatible Courseware)


But with so many learners using their tablets as educational machines, it could mean that much of your current courseware is effectively DOA if your developer utilized Flash during authoring. Common Sense Options for Outdated Courseware.

Teaching Kids Programming

TechSmith Camtasia

Lynn Langit and her partner Llewellyn Falco firmly believe that programming should be a core skill taught in middle and high schools across the globe. Together, they combined years of professional programming experience to create Teaching Kids Programming (TKP).

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Awesome Quotes On The Evolving Nature Of Learning


I heard a great story recently… of a little girl who was in a drawing lesson. She was six and she was at the back, drawing, and the teacher said this little girl hardly ever paid attention, and in this drawing lesson she did. QUOTE. “

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Employee Training Metrics: 7 Ways HR Experts Use Them


How do you measure the effectiveness of a training program? It is admittedly a difficult task, but there are multiple ways to track employee training metrics to measure the effectiveness of your training program. Sure, assessments are one way of doing it.

The Transformative Journey of Corporate MOOCs


Lessons from MOOCs for Corporate Learning (2014) : This In-Focus Report (from Towards Maturity) explores different aspects of learning design that can be drawn from MOOCs and applied effectively to learning in the corporate world to support the demands of today’s learners.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Tips for Importing PowerPoint Slides

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Many organizations use PowerPoint templates to ensure that lessons are consistent and correctly branded. By importing PowerPoint into Captivate, you can retain that formatting and branding in your eLearning lessons as well. Just the program. by Jennie Ruby, COTP.

Picking the Right LMS Logo and Design

eLearning Brothers

Here is an article that I found interesting: Design a Successful and Memorable Logo For Your LMS E-Learning Courseware. If you’re preparing e-learning content for a learning management system course or online training program, you’re making many decisions.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Tips for Importing PowerPoint Slides

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Many organizations use PowerPoint templates to ensure that lessons are consistent and correctly branded. By importing PowerPoint into Captivate, you can retain that formatting and branding in your eLearning lessons as well. This makes your copy of PowerPoint the last program to "touch" the file. (This Just the program.  If it truly freezes, you may need to close both programs and start again. by Jennie Ruby, COTP.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Why Are Smart Shapes So Smart? Let Me Count The (6) Ways

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And even when a Smart Shape is not being used as button, you can create states for it and then program in events in your eLearning that cause the shape to change states. You can change the shape.

The three reasons microlearning is the future of company training

Ed App

Creating courseware – authoring tool software is complicated to use and manage. If courseware is subscribed to, it’s often on a one-size-fits-all basis: the company training does not represent personalised learning. Microlearning lessons are small, easy-to-digest, effective and easy to distribute to everyone’s mobile phones. Microlearning can be template driven making it simple for non-specialists to create courseware.

How to Build An Alternative Career in Education

Enable Education

You may have been writing essays about the field of education, doing research papers on educational practices, or creating lesson plans for students of all ages. When you were studying for your degree, you probably came across courseware textbooks of some sort–being an educator, you might be well-positioned to write educational content for textbooks or teaching material for classroom teachers. Before or After-School Programming.

3 Ways Authoring Tools are Transforming Learning for Enterprise

Ed App

Authoring tools are software programs, enabling companies to effectively train their workforce through the seamless creation of microlessons. Progressing through lessons allows learners to essentially tick vital skills off the list, which are consolidated and retained through spaced repetition. Efficiency is important for a multitude of reasons, predominantly associated with the seamless integration of unique content into microlearning lessons immediately available to learners.

6 things you need when implementing a Microlearning strategy

Ed App

So, whether you want to implement a new, effective training system or augment your existing one, if you want to improve the learning outcomes of your L&D programs you’re going to need a microlearning strategy.

Micro learning platforms: 10 things to look for

Ed App

Creating and distributing these lessons require software platforms called authoring tools and Learning Management Systems (LMS). This makes the creation of eLearning courseware simple and effective. By repeating lessons over increasing intervals, knowledge becomes embedded over time.

Switch to Blended Learning for Better Learning Outcomes

Hurix Digital

In this model, an instructor delivers lessons via an online platform using various eLearning resources complemented by periodic face-to-face meets. In this model, lessons are delivered using online media by an on-site instructor. Web-based courseware.

5 reasons why HR professionals need microlearning

Ed App

Microlearning eschews long eLearning courses for short, topical, bite-sized lessons that clearly transfer knowledge of one policy, practice or product at a time. This makes courseware simple to create and update.

10 features you need to have in an LMS App

Ed App

By reducing lessons into a few key topics, knowledge transfer is significantly more effective than regular eLearning. Workers respond better to learning when they can relate to both the person delivering it plus the content within the lesson.

7 Most Used Online Corporate Training Platforms


Using a well-structured employee training program, you can shape them into the ideal and efficient employees who will make every effort to help your business grow. L&D teams and corporate trainers may design effective training programs, but without the right delivery platform, the training still remains ineffective. And though some organizations follow the blended learning approach, but that too, requires an online platform to deliver the lessons.

The Role of xAPI in Creating Powerful Learning Experiences for the Modern Workforce

Origin Learning

From early adopters who used archaic systems to set up a lesson that could be shared on one computer with an instructor to guide employees, to modern workplace learning that’s focused on xAPI -enabled mobile learning; eLearning at the workplace has traveled a long way.

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What are authoring tools?

Ed App

In the world of eLearning, an authoring tool is software that’s used to create lessons and courseware. Modern eLearning authoring tools are becoming simpler thanks to the introduction of elaborate templates and shorter, microlearning-based lessons.

LMS questions you need to ask when updating company training

Ed App

The most disheartening part is that the resultant courseware is notoriously ineffective with average completion rates hovering around 15% and no real enthusiasm for partaking in them from employees. EdApp serves tens of thousands of mobile-based microlearning lessons each week.

Personalised Learning for company training

Ed App

The bulk of the eLearning industry is split into Learning Management Systems (which distribute content and measure the results) and course authoring companies which use authoring tools to create courseware and sell it to clients.

Unleashing the Engineer in Instructional Design

Knowledge Avatars for Training

The new invention of software objects made it possible to re-use previously tested code saving huge amounts of money to create new programs but also in maintaining them. Before the invention of object-oriented languages, software maintenance represented the majority of a program's budget! Online courseware can also enjoy this scalability and democratization. These two approaches to a Learning Engineering approach to courseware development will be elaborated in future posts

10 Best instructional strategies for corporate training

Ed App

Spaced repetition, or distributed practice, is the process of repeating lessons at increasing intervals until knowledge is embedded. Microlearning is an enabler because short lessons are more practical to repeat. Corporate training is devilishly important.

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

Wiley Acquires Knewton, a Provider of Affordable Courseware and Adaptive Learning Technology. LXPs have definitely taught clunky LMSs a valuable lesson about how to up their game in user interface design and content personalization. Lessons learned from real-world programs.

Switch to Blended Learning for Better Learning Outcomes

Hurix Digital

In this model, an instructor delivers lessons via an online platform using various eLearning resources complemented by periodic face-to-face meets. In this model, lessons are delivered using online media by an on-site instructor. Web-based courseware.

5 Ways to Use Learning Analytics in K-12 Education


Track Students Who Are Academically Weak: With detailed insight into the performance of each student, teachers can identify students who are failing to complete the lessons on time. The time students spend on the courseware is a good indicator of how engaging the content is.

Dreamweaver, CourseBuilder and eLearning Templates

ICS Learning

The gem of the CourseBuilder extension, however, is the ‘ eLearning templates ’ designed for a range of the more common types of courseware, like Compliance or Soft Skills.

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The Learning Dispatch

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Gamification for eLearning and training

Ed App

When combined with microlearning and mobile learning , gamification is taken to another level: short, topical training lessons feel like smartphone games… not work. Typical eLearning courseware sees completion rates of under 20%. Examples of gamified lessons.

LMS – Does One Size Fit All?

Hurix Digital

Required LMS Features: Determine whether you require an online platform to deliver online courseware or an integrated platform using which you can combine training with tutor-led elements; and features such as video streaming, integrated conferencing and communication tools. Their lessons and experiences can help you anticipate and plan for possible pitfalls that may occur during the procurement and implementation processes.

5 ways you can use Ed's rapid authoring tool to get the edge in your business

Ed App

Instead of wasting valuable time programming new e-learning experiences from scratch, Ed’s designers combine many different templates to create lessons. Lessons are made quickly, can easily be edited, and do not require extensive technical knowledge to make. Using rapid authoring, you can create lessons quickly including all of the up-to-date, relevant information. By having access to lessons in the mobile app, learners can also quickly retrieve them when needed.

Ryan Moore from Uncanny Automator Helps You Integrate your WordPress LMS with the Most Important Apps For Your Personalized Learning Paths and Course Designs


With WordPress, we see a lot more do it yourselfers, and a lot more maybe linear approaches to courseware where we see a lot more video and things that tend to be static. Can you give us a quick lesson on it? You’re looking at did the user complete this lesson?

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

5) then design and develop these training interventions( training programs both CBT and ILT, coaching opportunities, awareness programs etc) These are the first things that any learning consultant should complete. Never build a training program that dont have a ROI. Lock down and establish the scope, resources, timeframe, deliverables and success metrics, as well as a plan for maintaining the program (if needed) after the project concludes.

Making The Jump Into eLearning

ICS Learning

First, there is the content which consists of your lessons, courseware, quizzes etc. The system that provides this infrastructure is generically called a Learning Management System (LMS) and is a software program or web application that you will either develop or purchase. So, we have these two pieces – the instructional content (or “courseware”) and the LMS.