The Art of Content Interoperability: The Key to Unlocking Success in Educational Publishing
The educational publishing industry is constantly adapting to change. As digital technology advances, educational content creation, management, and delivery must also evolve. One of the most..
Maximizing Customer Experience During COVID-19
At the end of 2019, everyone had predictions for the future. Some of the high-risk areas for manufacturing in 2020 were tariff wars, labor shortages, the pace of change, and cybersecurity. Before..
Know Your Audience: Designing Content for Generation Z
As you know, the main goal of designing a successful course is to impart the necessary knowledge to your learner. However, the way you plan to deliver your course can drastically impact their..
The Power of Accessibility: Designing eLearning Content for All Learners
Creating an accessible eLearning course means designing content, apps and digital experiences that can be used by people of all abilities and disabilities. And yet while modern-day web designers are..
How to do Educational Podcasting in 2019
Podcasting and education go together like peanut butter and jelly, and educators have been hot on the heels of this auditory learning style ever since it hit the scene back in 2004. But while the..
SCORM, xAPI and CMI5: Adapting Your eLearning Content to These Standards
Regardless of your industry or role, something essential keeps us all from descending into chaos: a mutual dedication to standards. While conforming to standards may sound restrictive and limiting at..
EdTech for Social Good: What Good Will You Do in 2019?
In a world of educational technology, the ultimate focus is often on one thing: money. It makes sense. Publishing is, after all, a business. Despite the noble goal of helping students get a quality..
The 10 Must-Have Features of a Good LMS
Thinking about using a Learning Management System to simplify your company’s training process or manage your eLearning content? An LMS can be a huge asset, but only if you choose the right one! To..
How to Build a User Testing Strategy for Content Development
UX testing, meaning User eXperience testing, has become a standard practice in many industries to ensure businesses are truly meeting the needs of their customer base. So why should the publishing..
Why Print Only Content Is Dead Content
For good reason, printed content was the trusted publishing standard for decades. Traditional books and ads have staying power, but with the rise of digital media distinct disadvantages of print have..
How to Make Your Epubs Accessible
Just 100 years ago, the obstacles to getting a college education without a sense of hearing or sight were nearly insurmountable. Today, few students with visual impairments or other disabilities are..
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines -WCAG 2.1 Version Update
Whenever website accessibility is discussed, mention of the WCAG is likely to follow close behind. Some ten years after it was restructured and re-released as the WCAG 2.0, a new version, 2.1, is..
Accessibility: How to Choose Your Alt Text for a Picture
A previous article in this series discussed how to add alternative text to images using the alt attribute, or "alt text". However, the most difficult part of this process is deciding exactly what..
Accessibility: Website & Online Content Usable by Keyboard Users
Creating websites and online content that are easily accessible by disabled and able-bodied users alike is of ever-growing importance in most commercial and educational circles. In some peoples'..
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.