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…

Comparison of authoring tools

Since we are an e-learning company our blog posts are all about the authoring tools – what are they, why do we want to use them and why do we need to use them. In this context we mostly talk about Lectora Trivantis (with the newest version being Lectora 16), Articulate Storyline (current version: Storyline…

Flash to HTML5 conversion – our experience

It is nothing new for those in e-learning industry that today conversion of the flash based courses to HTML5 is very popular topic. There is a lot of content out there about Flash vs HTML5 and also about different tools that can be used for flash content conversion. But we all know that when dealing with…

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,…

Learning Technologies 2016 London

Learning Technologies 2016 This week, I had the pleasure to visit London for the annual Learning Technologies exhibition in Kensington Olympia. My overall feeling about this year’s exhibition is very positive, this year the exhibition seemed to be bigger, much more people, and much more dedication towards learning technologies. Learning skills, which is more soft…

Interactive e-learning templates for Articulate Storyline?

New Articulate Storyline templates Recently we have released 5 new Articulate Storyline template packages, with 54 Articulate Storyline templates inside. What we tried to achieve with these releases is to go away from standard hotspot & text and image type of pages, and explore the area of more interactive e-learning templates. We included a bunch of…

What are the authoring tools and why do we need them?

Authoring tools The expression “authoring tools” may sound uncertain and confusing. What are these tools and what for could I possibly use them? It’s pretty simple actually. An authoring tool is a developed software within which to create e-learning course on whatever topic you heart desires. Some of them work a bit like advanced Powerpoints,…

Rapid e-learning development

E-learning production is often a battle between time, interactivity and budget available. We have been involved in this battle way too many times to know that it is not an easy win.  In case the budget is limited we usually go for a rapid e-learning development and here is why : Faster and cheaper development…