Posts by Jennifer Valley

LUC 2017 Recap: Using Lectora With Google Docs to Simulate xAPI

LUC 2017 Session Recap

At this year’s Lectora® User Conference in Cincinnati, Domenic Caloia of Tyco International and Johnson Controls presented “Using Lectora with Google Docs to simulate xAPI.” In the session, he went through the process of capturing xAPI-like data using only Lectora and Google Docs. Included was a very cool application of using time codes to determine…

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LUC 2017 Recap: CourseMill Advanced Reports: Sifting Through Data Is Easier Than You Think!

LUC 2017 Session Recap

At this year’s Lectora® User Conference in Cincinnati, Jane Erwin of the Michigan Public Health Institute (MPHI) presented “CourseMill® Advanced Reports: Sifting Through Data Is Easier Than You Think!” In the session, Jane gave an overview of Advanced Reports (AR) and explained the importance of knowing what kind of information you want to see in…

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LUC 2017 Recap: Responsive Design – Fit and Retrofit

LUC 2017 Session Recap

At this year’s Lectora® User Conference in Cincinnati, Dan Richards of Interactive Advantage presented “Responsive Design – Fit and Retrofit.” In the session, he talked about the basics of Responsive Course Design™ (RCD), tips and tricks while developing, and discussed converting non-responsive courses to responsive. During the session, attendees got to see the differences between…

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LUC 2017 Recap: Put More Bark in Your Bite-Sized Video: GoAnimate and Microlearning

LUC 2017 Session Recap

At this year’s Lectora® User Conference in Cincinnati, Amanda Morgan, Marketing Manager of GoAnimate, presented how to “Put More Bark in Your Bite-Sized Video: GoAnimate and Microlearning.” GoAnimate is a cloud-based animated video creation tool. If you subscribe to both GoAnimate and Lectora Online, you can publish videos from GoAnimate into Lectora Online with one…

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Contest 17: Branching Out Recap

Branching Out Recap

For the month of December, we asked Trivantis® Community members to use BranchTrack, the newest addition to our Lectora® Inspire Tools lineup. For those of you who aren’t familiar, BranchTrack is a way to easily create and import scenario-based exercises within Lectora. Let’s take a look at how the contest entrants used BranchTrack and Lectora. Amy…

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SCORM 101 and a Lectora How-To

Updated August 2018 One of the first things I remember Googling after my first encounter with eLearning was SCORM. It was this foreign word that had no meaning to me at the time. How quickly that has changed! This article will take a look at what SCORM is and how it applies to eLearning created…

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Breaking Down My Entry for Trivantis Community Contest 15

Do you ever struggle with creating a course? All that planning, developing, reviewing, and testing might seem overwhelming, especially if you’re new to the program you’re developing in or trying to create a sample on the fly. Don’t worry! With the Trivantis® Community Contests, it’s easy. We provide you with a basis to develop from,…

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How to Solve 3 Instructional Design Problems

Instructional designers and eLearning developers are constantly faced with hurdles: from difficult customers to product unknowns, and lack of inspiration. It’s not always easy to make it to the finish line. I was in this exact same place yesterday. Sound the winner’s circle music–here are three common problems and ways get the gold. Blank Page…

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LUC 2016 Session Recap: Virtual Reality

At this year’s Lectora® User Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Aldebaran Canacasco, Senior Manager of Learning Technologies, and German Gonzalez, Graphic Designer for Multimedia and eLearning, both from OPENTEC, talked about the bright idea of using virtual reality in a course. In the session they talked about tech, limitations, and best practices. Since virtual reality is…

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