E-learning Insights

Case Study: Creating a nonlinear course in a breeze

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One of my University projects was to create an e-Learning resource to aid an animal based field trip to South Africa where students would be learning about insect classification in particular and then identifying insects found in the field. I considered using a variety of different software types but ultimately decided upon iSpring Suite.

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Jane Bozarth’s Designing for Accessibility

In talking about material for learners who have visual impairments, I hear people use terms like “material is accessible to screen reader software” without really understanding what that means. Technically, yes, it means the material can be read aloud by the software. But is the experience learner-friendly? And are we sure important information is conveyed? Click on the audio examples below to hear what the screen-reading user hears.

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8 Tips for Writing Good Fill-in-the-Blank Questions in E-Learning Courses

Assessment tools offer tremendous advantages to both the instructor and the learner, and are thus an important part of instructional design. Despite their importance, developing quality assessments is not as simple or straightforward as one might think. A great deal of care needs to go into developing quality assessments to ensure that the question actually assesses the target knowledge rather than something else, such as test-taking skills.

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Case Study: How to utilize iSpring in business training

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PwC Academy Russia has been using iSpring Suite for 2 years. It helps the Academy experts create interactive level tests and courses for lectures from 2 learning programs: the CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) Diploma in Corporate Performance Management and the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) Diploma in International Financial Statements.

What we loved about iSpring was its friendliness and ease of use. The interface for creating courses and quizzes is fully in Russian and integrated into PowerPoint, which makes the learning authoring process incredibly fast and the final outcome of an incredible quality.

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7 Tips for Getting the Most out of Scenario-Based Training Simulations

Today, communication skills are among the most valuable skills in any professional environment. They are at the core of successful teamwork and in the very definition of superb customer service. The good news is that a set of excellent communication skills is not just an innate talent. One develops it with years of experience.

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Case Study: Motivating through Quizzes

My name is Michael Galligan. I’m an Accounting and Business teacher with East Glendalough School, in Wicklow, Ireland. It is a second-level state school in the Republic of Ireland with students aged from 11 to 19.

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Brand new PDF Viewer for iSpring Cloud

iSpring Cloud with an updated PDF viewer has been released. Let your viewers try this new experience of viewing PDF files in a book mode with convenient navigation and realistic flipping animation.

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10 Best Screen Recording Software for Windows – Free and Paid

10-best-screen-recording-software-for-windows-free-and-paidHave you decided to try screencasting for the first time? Or are you an adept user and want to upgrade your experience with a new tool? Here we have researched and compared the 10 best screen recording software for Windows (both free and paid) to help you find an ideal fit for your specific needs.

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iSpring Now Supports cmi5, the Next Generation of SCORM

Starting this June, iSpring authoring tools support publishing to the new format for LMSs – cmi5.

Before, those in e-Learning had to decide whether to favor SCORM or xAPI. cmi5 is a bridge between SCORM and xAPI that consolidates the best of these two standards for LMSs. To learn what cmi5 is and why you should use it, read this article.

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5 Ways to Launch Product Knowledge Training

As organizations grow, it’s getting increasingly difficult for personnel to keep up with everything their company provides. However, it’s important for the company itself to set aside time for this very important product knowledge development. Here are five ways that companies can develop product knowledge training among their personnel.

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