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..
Digitally Innovative and Digitally Inefficient: The Challenge Educational Publishers Face That Nobody Wants to Talk About
Publishers have successfully moved their portfolios from print to digital. But, ten years in, they’ve not managed to re-engineer their processes and organizations to get digital products to market..
A Path Forward for Scaling Course Creation in Higher Ed
Out of necessity, universities scrambled to go online during the pandemic, but it is becoming ever more clear that hybrid learning environments such as “flipped classrooms” have real upside potential..
Earth Day Reflections: What Does Sustainability Mean for the EdTech Industry?
COVID-19 spread around the globe in a matter of months, wreaking particular havoc on our most vulnerable communities. The pandemic's indiscriminate existence has resulted in a common sense of pain,..
Hot Topics in Business eLearning: Mid-2019 Edition
Now that it’s officially six months into 2019, it’s time to take another look at some of the hot topics across business eLearning and what they mean for L&D professionals around the world. Although..
The Relationship Between Time Management & Flipped Higher Education
The flipped learning environment may sound pretty simple in concept, but every blended learning pro out there is all-too-aware of what it really takes to make this modern-day teaching style come to..
‘But I’m Not A Designer’: How to Empower Educators Using an LCMS
As the learning needs of the 21st century student continue to shift, content creators across higher education are being tasked with the responsibility of engaging audiences in new ways. From..
The Dream Act: Inclusion and Tuition Aid
In today’s divisive political climate, the issue of immigration is a hot topic. Immigration policies are fiercely debated, and while adult immigrants are the ones to bear the brunt of this harsh..
Implementing Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI): 5 Steps Towards Innovation that Drives Time & Cost Savings
While most technology we use today is interoperable - you've probably heard the semi-dated expression "there's an app for that!" which reinforces that a single device like a smartphone can integrate..
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..
GDPR in EdTech: What You Need to Know
Every day, most of us trust some of our personal data to the debatably safe hands of the world wide web. Everything from conducting private conversations to sharing sensitive credit card information..
The #1 Reason Digital Learning is Fiercely Effective: Active Learning
"I hear and I forget; I see and I remember; I do and I understand." An ancient proverb dating back to Confucius-era China, this one is well-known and frequently used throughout the educational..
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..
7 Tools for Making Digital Textbooks More Interactive
eLearning has taken educational content to new heights. Flexible, mobile-optimized, personalized, and portable, digital textbooks have rapidly grown in popularity among modern students. As technology..
Your 2019 New Year's Resolution: Go Digital or Go Home
The new year is finally here, and along with it come new opportunities for growth and innovation. In 2019, keeping up with the trends is more important than ever. Since 2010, online content has..
6 Tips to Create the Best Quizzes Ever
In the e-Learning universe, there are many ways to test your students’ level of knowledge. Quizzes and surveys are among them. However, the well-designed quiz can be a tool of teaching, not just..
Why Universities Are Going Digital?
Education is an exciting place to be right now. While technology has disrupted the status quo of a college education, this disruption sets the stage for great growth and positive change throughout..
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..
How to Find Free Photos and Videos for Your Publishing Content
When is the last time you’ve seen an online learning program without any digital media components? No videos, images, or audio? Most likely, the answer is never. Well-placed images and informative..
Online Assessments: Drag-and-Drop Tips and Advantages
Tap-and-place or drag-and-drop questions make your learning more interactive. Try it on your next elearning course and see the difference. This format is quite effective in making your learners stop..
Online Textbook Publishing: Tips and Best Practices
When entering the digital publishing arena, there’s a lot to think about. It’s easy to make an online textbook. Making a GOOD online textbook is a whole different ballgame. An online textbook done..
Why Students Avoid Buying Textbooks
Will Digital Textbooks Save the Academic Publishing Industry? A growing number of college students are saving money by not buying the textbooks required for their courses. Some buy secondhand books..
Top Six Microlearning Design Tips
That is what microlearning does – provide extra support to tame the big, hairy training monster. Source AllenComm:
Using Instructional Design in Your Course Creation
What is Instructional Design Instructional design is the practice of making learning more effective, interesting and challenging for the learner. The pedagogical engineer has to study, design, and..