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Product Update: November 2019

By BL Snodgrass on Nov 12, 2019 2:27:41 PM

 

New Password Requirements, Updated Certifications, Expanded Course Manager Functionality & more!

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The Benefits of eLearning for Business

By BL Snodgrass on Sep 4, 2019 2:51:45 PM

The potential benefits to a business using eLearning are big, from saving money, time and increasing effectiveness to providing continuous reference materials to employees, and increasing the reach of your training program.

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Product Update: August 2019

By BL Snodgrass on Aug 15, 2019 2:59:14 PM

 

New Checklist Feature - Including A New Checklist Completion Report!

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Do You Need a New Course Authoring Tool?

By BL Snodgrass on Aug 2, 2019 1:31:49 PM

If you’ve been reading our eLearning authoring tool reviews (iSpring, Lectora Inspire, Storyline 3 ), you may be thinking you need a new authoring product. You may even think that using a new authoring tool will better engage learners, and result in better retention and satisfaction with the learning experience.

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On-The-Job Training Just Got Better

By C Prah on Jul 19, 2019 1:18:45 PM

Sometimes online training is not the best way to ensure employees have mastered specific procedures or tasks associated with their job requirements. On-the-job training can be a better option - if the employee needs to demonstrate mastery of safety precautions when using heavy equipment, or if an employee needs to show mastery of a specific technique used to evaluate specimens in lab setting.

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Microlearning vs. Macrolearning - Which Is Better?

By BL Snodgrass on Jul 5, 2019 3:33:40 PM

Are you wondering if microlearning is right for your organization? Or is it macrolearning that is better?

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eLearning Authoring Review: iSpring

By BL Snodgrass on Jun 26, 2019 7:00:00 AM

iSpring Suite is a standalone course authoring toolkit that is an add-on to PowerPoint. Pricing starts at $770 for a lifetime license, with functional add-ons at an additional cost, like a content library, cloud service for collaboration, rapid response support and regular upgrades. Because it is a desktop product, it requires a maintenance plan to get regular upgrades. It also requires the purchase of a PowerPoint license to use the product.

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eLearning Authoring Review: Trivantis Lectora Inspire

By BL Snodgrass on Jun 19, 2019 10:22:55 AM

Trivantis Lectora Inspire is desktop eLearning authoring software package that ranks at the top of authoring tools. Lectora Inspire, which at first glance, is a relatively pricey authoring tool (begins at $2595 for an annual license + maintenance) is one of the best desktop tools available. It has a robust set of features that will meet your authoring needs well into the future - evolving as your needs change, but is also easy enough for newbies to get up and running quickly. And of course, Lectora Inspire produces AICC/SCORM compliant courses - so you can use them in any AICC/SCORM compliant LMS.

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eLearning Authoring Review: Storyline 3

By BL Snodgrass on Jun 14, 2019 1:05:17 PM

One of the best eLearning authoring tools on the market, and also one of the most popular, is Articulate Storyline. The latest release is Storyline 3 – the standalone product, or Articulate 360 – a suite of web products that includes Storyline 360. The products have almost the same features, so your selection will likely be based on other factors.

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Benefits of an LMS & How To Know if You Need One?

By BL Snodgrass on Jun 7, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Did you know that approximately 40 percent of US organizations report that they have an LMS? According to the market research firm Markets and Markets, the LMS industry will grow by 19.8% compounded annual growth rate between now and 2023. So, what exactly is a learning management system anyway? And why do I need one?

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