Biggest MOOCs Profitable. Is this the End of Universities?
Udacity raised $105m with a valuation of $1b for developing its concept of Nano-degree. To differentiate themselves recently, they claimed that MOOCs are dead.
Launching of Our New Website: Go Behind the Scenes
The rocket has launched We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new website! After months of hard work, the new version is out right there www.gutenberg-technology.com, we hope you will like it.
Gutenberg Technology is a Top Authoring Tools For The 2nd Year
Named by Training Industry Inc, Thought Leader in eLearning The team at Gutenberg Technology, the industry leading digital transformation platform for authoring and distributing educational content,..
Implementing AI in Education
If in the last century artificial intelligence ("AI") the great “fantasy” of technology developers or the challenging “dream” that technology aspired to reach, it has now become the keyword of..
How Publishers Improve the ROI of their Content
Gutenberg Technology (GT) has developed cutting-edge technology that makes learning more accessible and appealing, at the same time radically improving the return on investment (ROI) for educational..
Transforming Classroom Content into Engaging eLearning Experiences
Digital technology has revolutionized the way people learn and has made higher education more accessible. Currently, the minimum requirements for online learning are an internet connection and a..
Do Education Foundations Jeopardize the Existence of Textbooks?
US Education Foundations In the last quarter-century, the US state quadrupled its budget in the education sector rising from17.1 billion to 68.3 billion USD according to the US Department of..
Simultaneous Workflow Address Inefficiencies of Traditional Publishing
Simultaneous Print and Digital Publishing Workflows When publishers produce print and digital products together, the process can take a very long time – sometimes as long as 17 months. This is..
Why Traditional Publishing Workflow is Inefficient and Costly
As the international publishing industry faces an increasing decline in the sales of textbooks and other publications, there is a need to identify inefficiencies in the traditional publishing..
How to Become the Netflix of Textbooks
In the age of big data and digitization, learning and acquiring knowledge has become a necessity for every individual. With more innovations, more resources, and more information, it is undeniable..
Changing the Traditional Workflow in Publishing
Anyone who has worked in a traditional publishing business knows that the process from ideation to print takes a very long time, sometimes years depending on the scope of the project. The workflow..
Open Education Resource (OER) and Publishing
If most publishing companies have previously shown some skepticism towards OER (open educational resources), the largest educational publishers have made the first step and launched their first OER..
New year, new features!
January 2018 New Features of MyEcontentFactory Exciting news! Our platform, MyEcontentFactory, has great new features to help publishers, universities and corporate trainers to rise up the challenge..
What is The Future of Textbooks and Digital Learning?
There was a time, not very long ago, that in order to read a book, you had to have it in your hand. The whole thing; paper and ink, binding and cover and everything that makes books physical and..
Online Assessment Types Defined: Categorization Questions
Creating courseware and content that is impactful is one of the everyday challenges of content creators, educators and editors in the publishing world. Adding assessment activities within an ebook,..
Free your content with MyEcontentFactory | Elearning
Digital transformation is a reality in every market. The academic publishing industry is being disrupted by new digital methods of delivering non-fiction content to customers. As content producers,..
Time & Cost Savings: Simultaneous Print & Digital Publishing
An integrated print and digital design and production process allows you to free your content for distribution to any channel. This case study dives into the ROI of a digital-first approach. Creators..
Dealing with the Epidemic of Counterfeit Textbooks
At the end of the semester, many students will exchange their textbooks at their school bookstore. Unfortunately, while they are counting the dollars in their heads, their books will ultimately get..
Learning Objects: What, Why, and How
The term learning object has become more common in the eLearning industry. With the limited time that we have available for learning these days, there’s an opportunity for students and working..
Microlearning and its Macro Benefits | eLearning
Everyone is a student. Whether you are enrolled in a formal degree-granting institution, an employee of a large corporation, or simply an inquisitive knowledge enthusiast, we are all students. But we..
GIFs in Education: Embracing Medium for the BuzzFeed Generation
So let’s put this debate to rest before we even start, gif or jif? Gif pronunciation is “gif” like “gift” not “jif” like "Jiffy" peanut butter. However, the inventor of the Graphics Interchange..
EPUB-ibus Unum: EPUB's Ability to Unite Publishing
The traditional print publishing world collided with digital so fast that offices are now an amalgamation of pen-to-paper editors and digital savants. In this rapidly evolving industry, it is easy..
Multiple Choice Questions: Benefits, Debates, and Best Practices
Who knew that a question type could be so shrouded in controversy? The multiple choice question (MCQ) may be a “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” favorite, but it’s also the most widely debated question..
Public Domain Images for the Budget-Conscious Content Creator
Permissions have gotten expensive, especially for images and video content. For content creators, finding engaging photos, maps, or artwork for free in the public domain takes as much time as..
Accessibility 101: CTRL + ALT Text
Alt Text and Accessibility As creators of educational materials, we have an obligation to be the first line of defense when it comes to digital accessibility.
Let’s Talk Metadata: A Simple Introduction
Though undoubtedly a controversial figure, Edward Snowden brought metadata out of tech team only dialogue and into the public domain in 2013, albeit in a terrifying manner. Since then, even..
Online Assessment Types Defined: Matching Questions
We are organized creatures, the human race. We like to draw simple connections and classify our facts. Whether it includes dates, historical individuals, key terms, or classifications of scientific..
Gutenberg Technology & VitalSource Decrease Time to Market
Whether you are an institution, publisher, or student, the name of VitalSource has proven to be ingrained in today’s education system. A conduit of knowledge, they act as an important piece of the..
Developing in the Now: The 3 Benefits of Real-Time Collaboration Tools
Real-Time Collaboration Tools When you think of real-time digital tools, you might think of stock trading, ride-sharing, and weather apps. The needs of today's society to do everything in real-time..
Mobile Learning: The Growing Role of the Smartphone in Education
The concept of mobile learning includes all learning done on a mobile device. This includes tablets, smartphones and eReaders. Currently, learning on a smartphone is still quite marginal while..