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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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Elearning superstar: Christopher Pappas

Not often do you get to speak to the owner of the World’s largest eLearning network but this week Elucidat had the pleasure of speaking to E-Learning Superstar Christopher Pappas. In this post Christopher will touch upon finding trustworthy sources for learning news, the essential requirement for HTML5 and the growing importance of responsive design […]

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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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Elearning superstar: Craig Weiss

It’s Thursday, and that means it’s time for another chunk of solid gold digital learning insight courtesy of one of our esteemed ‘E-learning Superstars’. This week’s wisdom comes from none other than ‘the second most influential person in the world for E-learning’, Craig Weiss! In this post Craig will touch upon topics such as, being […]

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Is your SME telling you stories?

Usually, but not always, if you peel back the layers of the requirement for any learning intervention, you’ll find it’s the SME (subject matter expert) who is the real champion behind it. I say this because, in around 90% of the elearning projects I’ve been involved in, it was the SME who first identified there […]

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How To Solve The Biggest Problems With Distributed Teams

Do you ever get frustrated building digital learning products? Here at Elucidat, we spend a LOT of time talking about this with folks in the e-learning industry. In fact ‘frustration’ seemed to feature quite a lot in some of our discussions (see our previous post about the underground revolution in elearning). It was out of […]

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Elearning superstar masterclass: Steve Rayson

It’s that time of week again where we get to share with you the many musings of our E-Learning Superstars! This weeks superstar is Steve Rayson, founder of the renowned and revered Kineo. In this interview you will learn about the current challenges of L&D departments and how to run an extensive learning team (such […]

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E-learning’s underground revolution – what you need to know

There’s an underground ‘revolution’ taking place in e-learning at the moment….and at Elucidat we’re happy to be taking part in it. I’m not saying we are going to see instructional designers protesting in the streets like scenes from the French revolution – however, we have discovered there are some rather unsatisfied e-learning folks out there […]

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Elearning superstars: Matt Borg of Acteon

This month we’re kicking off a new series of interviews called ‘E-learning superstars’. ‘E-learning superstars’ is a series of interviews with Directors of top e-learning agencies and thought leaders worldwide. This month we had the pleasure of talking to Matt Borg, Managing Partner of the inspirational communication and learning agency Acteon. Would you mind giving […]

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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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Authoring elearning? Here’s how to avoid ‘immeasurable hell’

When you are working with e-learning authoring desktop tools to develop, assemble and publish digital files, then the old adage “the more, the merrier” doesn’t hold up. In fact the more people working on your project, the greater the challenge. So what are the challenges? Desktop tools do what they say on the tin: fundamentally, […]

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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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Developer area improvements

This week we’ve beefed up and beatified our Developer area. All the features that you are familiar with are still here, but we now have options to control your display preferences. Users will be informed by handy code hints (see the small yellow triangle). You can now minimise code by pressing the black arrows to […]

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6 Rapid Elearning Best Practices

Rapid e-learning tools have saved my skin many a time! They are vital when you’re pushed for time but you still want to get your point across and produce excellent e-learning. When producing rapid learning the emphasis is on speed, but it’s still crucial that you construct a good foundation for your projects and the […]

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Mobile learning and App design workshop

The eLearning Network (eLN), in association with Elucidat and Acteon, bring you an event with thought leaders from the world of mobile learning. On the day you will receive practical tips and industry secrets to help you create engaging e-learning content and design effective mobile-ready content. Speakers will include: Simon Greany director of the prestigious […]

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