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To change LRS email and ‘Log-in screen’

Before your learner gets started with a course that is using LRS mode they will see a ‘log-in’ screen where they must enter their name and their email address: By default this already looks pretty spiffy… but in a few cases we’ve found that editing the layout of this screen is necessary, for instance if […]

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New ‘Graphs’ feature

This week we’ve added a feature to allow you to make a Graph using information from any questionnaire page in your project. Graphs create richer learning by making it possible for learners to see how their peers feel. To use the ‘Graphs’ feature Open a project with a scored questionnaire, or add a scored questionnaire […]

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Adding funky scoring!

This week I thought I’d show you how to add funky scoring to your work! This is a great way of giving your learner gamified feedback. Rather than having a boring ‘You have achieved 100%’ you can display ‘You have received 30000 points!’ To begin with I built out my course structure using the Get […]

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Adding a custom bullet point

This week we’re going to take a look at adding a custom bulletpoint using the ‘Images in text’ function. Here’s an example I created. To create this example firstly I chose an icon, I used the website ‘Flaticon’ to find an icon. Next I added a text and image page (this will work with any […]

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Colour theme picker

This month we’ve added a nifty, time-saving tool, the ‘Colour theme picker’. The colour theme picker can be located at the bottom of your screen, just below the ‘In page audio’ box: Looks nice right!? When you select one of the colour options using the toggle it will change the colours throughout the project (don’t […]

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Collaborating with your colleagues

One of Elucidat’s greatest assets (and one of the major advantages of Cloud based tools) is the way that it allows you to seamlessly work simultaneously with your colleagues far and wide. This week I wanted to look at a couple of our ‘collaboration’ features. Comments In Elucidat, any element that has an edit button […]

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Elucidat Content Marketer / Growth Hacker

We’re searching for an exciting and passionate, metrics-driven content marketer and growth hacker – to set the world of elearning alight. Here’s the highlights Fast growing Learning Technology startup Based in England, UK Awesome team Full responsibility for New Web visitor through to User Trial funnel Budget for content creation Work directly with Directors and […]

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Making a series of animated pages

This week our quick tip will teach you how to make a series of animated images and pages. In this post you will learn about the ‘Animation’ button and ‘Timers’. Here’s an example of animation in Elucidat that I made. This technique is helpful: If you have a lot of text that you would like […]

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Making non-linear courses Part 3

Good day! It’s time to conclude looking at making non-linear courses in Elucidat, this weeks focus is Achievements. Click here if you need a refresher on the course. Achievements At the end of my ‘Kitchen Etiquette’ course, my learner will be given a Badge if they achieve a pass. To set this I opened my […]

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Making non-linear courses Part 2

Welcome back! This week we’re looking at how to link to different pages in your course. There are a couple of ways of doing this, let’s look at the easy one first! Adding links In Elucidat, any element that has a link button can be used to link to another page. In different themes, different […]

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Scenario based elearning: Making non-linear courses Part 1

Welcome! Over the coming weeks we’re going to look at how to create non-linear and branched courses quickly with Elucidat’s powerful Gamification tools. Week by week we will show you how to create my ‘Kitchen etiquette’ course from scratch. Click here to see the course. Here’s the order in which we will be covering each […]

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New xAPI/Tin Can mode

This month we’ve added a splendid new function that allows you to send information to an LRS using ‘xAPI’ or as it’s more commonly known ‘Tin Can’. Using an LRS saves your learners from the hassle of logging in to an LMS. They will love it! To find the new ‘Tin Can 1.0’ mode: Open […]

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Adding images to text

This week we’ve added a really rather spectacular new function, you can now add images into text (particularly handy for when you want to explain page controls!) To start adding images into to text: Double click or press the edit button of a text box (it will be the inner edit button on most text […]

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Achievements and Learner badges

This month we’ve updated our ‘Achievements’ feature to help you incentivise your learners and further ‘Gamify’ your projects. ‘Achievements’ allow you to load an icon or picture (known as a ‘Badge’) that indicate that your learner has achieved a certain goal by reaching this page. ‘Achievements’ work very nicely with ‘Branching’. Previously, ‘Achievements’ were only […]

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Image tips for IE8

Good day Elucidites! I suspect that some of you may be creating courses for viewing in Internet Explorer 8. This is perfectly acceptable, but you may notice that image sizes that you have set in Elucidat do not apply in this particular browser. This is because Internet Explorer 8 does not support image resizing (boo!)… […]

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Creating a scored course

Greetings Elucidites! Look’s like you’re making a course to achieve the ‘Graduate’ badge, good for you! To have a course that can be considered as ‘Passed’ by an LMS you must include an assessment or other scored content (drag and drop, sortable screen). Creating a basic Questionnaire Firstly, let’s begin by building our Questionnaire page, […]

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New version of Elucidat

Good morning and welcome to a new version of Elucidat! We’ve made some changes to make getting started on your Projects easier and to make your overall experience more fun! Firstly, let’s look at the new ‘Get started’ page which has a new ‘Get Started Wizard’ in place of the ‘Dashboard’, here you can build […]

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​Timers feature

This week we’ve added convenient new ‘Timers’ feature. With the ‘Timers’ feature you can control the length of time a learner is allowed to spend on any page or section of your project. This means you can now have timed assessments, that really turn up the heat on your learners! Timers are not restricted to […]

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Translation feature

This week, we’ve added an important new feature to Elucidat that allows you to use external agencies to translate your project content. Please note that the ‘Translation feature’ is only available to Enterprise customers. The workflow we use with the ‘Translation feature’ is as follows: I create a ‘Template’ that I will base all of […]

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Variable rate streaming

This week we’ve added a function to speed up viewing videos on mobile devices and slow internet connections. Our video player now uses ‘Variable rate streaming’. Sounds jazzy, but what does it really do? Well now when you open a project, Elucidat identifies the speed of your connection and adjusts the quality of the video […]

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