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How did we get here? A look at the evolution of mobile phones

On Monday, Ian Budden (one of our directors) tweeted about the sheer amount of devices that learning designers need to cater for. Amazing chart- sheer number of android mobiles to worry about https://t.co/J2gWPvLuAj #responsive #design #elearning #html5 — Ian Budden (@ianbudden) August 25, 2014 This got me thinking about the evolution of mobile phones and […]

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‘Authors’ and ‘User roles’

This week we bring you a valuable new feature that allows you to control the access and editability of your projects using ‘User roles’. You can now allow different levels of control throughout your Learning agency and give limited powers to collaborators and freelancers, whilst protecting your work. To Add an ‘Author’ Press ‘Your account’. […]

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Gifting Projects

This week we’ve added a handy new function to allow you to ‘Gift’ projects from your learning agency to your clients. Gifting allows your entire learning agency to seamlessly share projects between Elucidat accounts. Gifts are duplicates of your projects, which means you can hand them over to clients whilst keeping backups and peace of […]

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To BYOD or Not to BYOD?

On a day-to-day basis I’m asked ‘How and why should I adopt “bring your own device” BYOD?’ To help you access your need for BYOD, here’s a guide to the pros and the cons of BYOD. Statistics indicate a significant shift towards mobile liberation, with Gartner predicting by 2017 that 50% of workplaces will need […]

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5 Real-Life Lessons About Mobile Learning

In my day to day dealings at Elucidat I often work with agencies and corporate clients implementing the best solutions for mobile and BYOD learning. From my observations, there are 5 common areas every company should consider around mobile learning which I thought I should share with you. 1.) Developing strategy too early Considering strategy […]

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Why collaboration rules in 2014: The evolution of elearning

We are privileged. In 2014 we have tools that: Allow simultaneous authoring. Are immediately accessible. Allow you to share your learning, instantly and on any device. Aren’t limited by the size of a hard drive, but by the size of your imagination. We wanted to take a step back, to look at less fortunate times […]

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Polling

This week we’ve added a super cool new function that allows you to Poll your learners responses. Polling creates richer learning by making it possible for learners to see how their peers feel. Polling gives your learner instant feedback that only Cloud based tools can provide. Polling uses Chart.js and allows you to create engaging […]

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6 tips to improve the efficiency of remote Instructional Designers

The liberation of remote working sends shivers down many a spine! So much freedom, no more commutes, garlicky lunches and comfy sweatpants. Remote working can, however, be restricting for Instructional Designers and those of us who get the best results through interaction with colleagues and clients. In this post I’d like to explore some of […]

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Subtitles

This week we’ve added a magnificent new Subtitles feature to Elucidat. Subtitles improve accessibility and add further clarity to your videos and demonstrations. To add subtitles: First we need to create a .srt file, an .srt file is a special sort of subtitle format. Sounds complicated but I’m going to guide you through how to […]

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‘View mode drop-down menu’ and the ‘View mode slider’

This week we’ve added a new function to Elucidat which allows you to edit edit all your responsive sizes (desktop, mobile, tablet) without the fuss of having to resize your screen. Meet your new friends the ‘View mode drop-down menu’ and the ‘View mode slider’: These live at the top left of your screen: Using […]

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7 Little Changes To Improve Your Mobile Learning

I am consistently impressed by the innovative ways in which clients deal with mobile learning challenges. I could write all day about them! ….However, today I want to focus on some very basic considerations, that, even though quite rudimentary, are vital to mobile learning success. If you are looking for simple ways to instantly improve […]

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It’s Easier to Succeed With Elearning Than You Might Think

Read the transcription here: How many staff are you likely to have working on a project at one time? For rapid e-learning, up to 3 graphic designers we’ve found is an optimum amount. One instructional designer and a project manager and then a QA person to test what’s being put in there. As well as […]

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Building Scenario–Based e-Learning Courses

Creating content and putting it into an e-learning format isn’t difficult to do. Creating content and putting it into an e-learning format that is effective and gives value to the learner is difficult to do. …however there are many different options available for making it happen. One of the best approaches to take is one […]

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Elearning Scenarios: It’s Not as Difficult as You Think

Do you find creating scenario based e-learning a bit of a ‘black art’ or simply want to become better at it? Here’s some tips to help. Just click ‘play’ – we really hope they help. As always please leave any thoughts or feedback in the comments section below – we’d love to hear them. Read […]

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4 Tips to Save Elearning Development Time

Developing an e-learning platform is an intensive piece of work. This is especially true if you’re a developer or part of a team with many on-going projects and deadlines to meet. Productivity and efficiency must be achieved whilst maintaining the highest possible standard of work. Certainly, taking shortcuts when it comes to e-learning development is […]

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10 traits of high performance elearning teams (infographic)

On our journey to create you a truly ‘intelligent’ authoring platform we’ve had to speak to a lot of e-learning teams to find out exactly how they work, and what they need to help them create more engaging e-learning, more efficiently. Some of these teams are what we would describe as truly “High Performance’. They […]

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How can Elearning help your Business?

There are many ways that e-learning programs can help your business. E-learning has been around for many years, but thanks to evolutions in the sector and the ways in which e-learning apps have recently started to come to the fore, it is still seen as a relatively modern and new phenomenon. This has many benefits, […]

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Mobile learning statistics for 2014: 6 trends you need to know

During our quest to create you a truly ‘intelligent’ authoring platform, we have conducted a lot of research. The more we understand about the trends in e-learning the better software we can create, and the more information we can pass onto you to help you improve your e-learning strategy. Win-win. One question we’d like to […]

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Why we love prototyping for elearning (and you should, too!)

In the second part of our interview with Simon Greany of Make Sense Design (Part 1 here!), he talks about how e-learning prototyping allows his high performance e-learning team to actually create a script within Elucidat and how it is a much fairer process for stakeholders. Read the transcription here: Has it been quick for […]

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