How e-learning templates make you look good

The e-learning production process is based on three whales: instructional ideas, design and programming. I might be wrong but most often a person is good in only one of these spheres. Thus if you are an instructional designer some of your ideas might stay unrealized or are realized poorly due to the lack of practical…

Gustav goes to Istanbul. And we launch a competition!

Our FasterCourse team recently received a nice surprise – a community member from Turkey just sent us the game he has developed using our Gustav’s Adventure template. Now turned into Traveling Vocabulary it serves as a learning tool for English language students in a Language school in Turkey. And it’s fabulous! Please take a look…

How to decide if your course needs a character?

Sometimes when creating a course you may get so overwhelmed about all that awesome information you are going to share that you don’t even bother much about the instructional design. Or, other way around, you already presume that reading the same fire regulations every year most probably won’t be much fun. Whatever the case, there…

How to pick your templates well

Have you ever been shopping on sales and coming back with bags full of stuff but without the items that you really need? And nothing seems to match? Please be warned – this can happen with templates too. And that’s why we would like to help you with a couple of tips. Have your storyboard…

Design matters

If you ever had an idea to create your own e-learning course you most probably already know how important is good design. If not, let me emphasize it once and for all: Design matters. The course is judged by its looks. Even the most captivating information will appear lost and unattracive if the design will…

We are the champions

Have you ever won a competition? Well, we just did! And we are truly proud. The Lectora User Conference 16 (LUC16) which took place in Florida, USA, gathered hundreds of Lectora users, and it was our Fastercourse game/quiz template announced Contest 4 winner right there.  It’s a cool feeling even to participate in a contest…

Edutainment

E-learning is not a homogeneous, uniform formation, and that’s great. Really good e-learning is swarming with ideas, techniques, interactive solutions and methods coming from pedagogical disputes. One of such often used ideas or ways of training is “educational entertainment” or “edutainment”. This is a neologism, i.e., a two-word compound resulting from hybrid: educate + entertain,…