Thursday’s Trending eLearning Topic: Responsive Design

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Then you’ll definitely want to look into Responsive Course Design™ (RCD) in Lectora® authoring tools—if you haven’t already. With the Responsive Course Design solution in Lectora, you only have to design once, in the desktop view, and content is automatically sized and positioned for tablet and phone views (in both landscape and portrait). Adjusting an Older Lectora Project for Responsive Course Design by Andrew Vass from the eLearning Brothers.

Free Design Resources for Your e-Learning

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The premade themes and templates that come with Lectora® are great, but what if you’re in the mood for something a little different? Inspiring Insights and the Fab Freebies – Okay, I didn’t have to look very far to find this, but did you know that every issue of our monthly newsletter includes a Fab Freebie for you? Font Squirrel – Using custom fonts is a great way to spice up your Lectora e-Learning course.

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Get Inspired with the Latest e-Learning News

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Our newsletter got a whole new look a few months ago. For example, this month’s freebie was 3 new design themes to install in Lectora® Inspire and Lectora® Publisher—which also happened to be a cool sneak peek since we’re including these in the upcoming Lectora® Online V2.0 and Lectora V12 releases. Subscribe to get next month’s newsletter delivered to your inbox. For weekly e-Learning news and tips, subscribe to the Lectora e-Learning Blog.

Branching Scenarios, Heatmaps, and Ledoliel: This week on #BLPLearn

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Now, I haven’t done any in-depth investigation here, but this link was sent to me in a design newsletter I subscribe to and it really caught my eye. Conversely, a single-pathed hard-coded experience created in something like Lectora has limited use and can be extremely inefficient to alter or update. #BLPLearn is our way of saving all of the great content our team curates… and sharing it with the wider community.

Things to Remember When Designing Courses for iPads

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Since a tablet is somewhere between the laptop and smartphone, you can also convert your existing eLearning content using readily available software such as Lectora Inspire, Flash CS6 Toolkit for CreateJS etc. Subscribe to our newsletter for best learning solutions & practices. If statistical figures are to be believed, the sale of tablets is going to be ever-increasing.

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Can Rapid Authoring Tools Deliver Responsive and Device Agnostic Content?

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For example, if a Lectora or Storyline interface is built for a certain default spec, you can’t really make it responsive. Subscribe to our newsletter for best learning solutions & practices. Device agnosticism is a hot topic in the web content development arena.

Latest Negative E-Learning Trends

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I talked about this, in my newsletter, but for those who have yet to subscribe/had a chance to read it, there are vendors out there whose algorithm is flawed. Some Lectora Online. To me, and I expect nothing but flame-o-grams here, the top two for ID folks are Lectora Online (which is not for beginners) and dominKnow Claro (which a beginner can use). Next week, I will be attending the Lectora conference in Cincinnati, Oh. Trends. They will often bare fruit.

Resources from Webinar, “Develop the Elearning Your Program Deserves”

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And of course, our own Learning Dispatch blog and its companion, the Learning Dispatch newsletter (subscribe on our home page !). Creating a 508-Compliant Responsive Design Template for Lectora Online. Elearning Development Resources. We had a great turnout during our recent webinar, “Develop the Elearning Your Program Deserves—for the Training Results You Want.” We’ll give this presentation again December 1.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

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Lectora Inspire. Lectora is the powerhouse in the authoring tools coming with libraries of assets, templates and flexible. Lectora Inspire is the choice of experienced trainers and academic course creators that look for the best-in-class authoring tool. It offers the ability to create newsletters and easy options on social sharing for Facebook, Twitter etc. Get our newsletter! Steve Jobs once said, ‘Technology is nothing.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

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He frequently shares about accessible elearning development through our Learning Dispatch blog and newsletter. Training content developed using rapid authoring tools, such as Articulate Storyline, Trivantis Lectora, and Adobe Captivate, and (often) provided as a click-though, packaged course. And some, like Lectora and SoftChalk (PDF, 2.7 Some elearning authoring software (like Trivantis Lectora) has a built-in accessibility checker.