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What Makes Good e-Learning, m-Learning and Social Learning Content?

What makes good content? That’s what we talked about in one of our new Lectora® Unscripted webinars. In case you haven’t heard, Lectora Unscripted is an informal discussion led by learning technology expert Simon Birt. The series is designed to give you the opportunity to ask questions and share your ideas with other Lectora users…

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Say What? Speech Therapy with CourseMill LMS and Lectora

We try not to brag about ourselves too much, but we DO love to brag about our users! The learning content that you all create is pretty amazing, and it makes us feel good knowing we helped you do something awesome. That’s why we were excited when LinguiSystems, an international publisher of educational materials for…

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5 Reasons Why Distance Learning Has Been Around for Centuries

Think distance learning is a recent invention? Actually—it’s not. Distance learning has been around for centuries. One early instructor was Caleb Phillips in 1728; he advertised private correspondence courses in shorthand in the Boston Gazette. Another one was Isaac Pitman in 1840, who taught shorthand to students around the city of Bath, England. So what’s…

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The Best of e-Learning in June

Things are heating up in the e-Learning world, and this month had some great articles that we wanted to share with you! Take a look at the top ten articles below, covering everything from mobile design to taking your own stock photos. What Makes Great eLearning Content? On-target Questions! Check out this Learning Solutions Magazine…

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Be a Stock Photography Model!

We’ve written a lot about the importance of choosing the right images for your e-Learning projects and suggested some sources for economically priced stock photography. But what if you don’t want to spend hours searching for the perfect stock photo, or you just can’t find one that demonstrates your industry? Or maybe your learners are…

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The Editor’s Guide to Perfecting an e-Learning Course

It’s time for a meeting with your editor—sort of. While it would be cool if instructional designers got their own editors, we know that perfecting your e-Learning course is often up to you. That’s why we created an Editor’s Guide to help you create a course that’s close to perfect. (“Close to perfect” because we…

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Listen Up! It’s Time to Add Podcasts to Your e-Learning

Are you an auditory learner? Do you remember things better when you hear them? Do you need to be listening to music, or a book on tape, no matter what you’re doing? If you answered yes, you’re going to LOVE this blog. If you answered no, well, you should read this blog anyway because your…

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What Should You Look for in an LMS?

Searching for the perfect learning management system (LMS)? We’re here to help—with a cool infographic. Check it out, and share it with your coworkers!   Lucky for you, Your Everything for e-Learning Place has an LMS that will be able to do all these. Email us at Info@Lectora.com to chat about the future of CourseMill®…

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Social Learning for Online Training

Hey social butterfly, it’s time to learn! Social learning employs things like peer feedback and review, ranking and awards to engage students in the material and learning process. It’s been making the rounds in many elementary and high school classrooms, but can you incorporate it into your online training too? According to Jane Hart’s Social…

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Getting to Know Your Subject Matter Experts

Your subject matter expert, or SME, is a valuable resource—and an essential part of thee-Learning development process. However, sometimes communicating with SMEs, or any team member, can be a challenge. That’s why your friends at Your Everything for e-Learning Place are here to help! Today, we have 4 tips to help you get to know…

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