Updated E-Learning Authoring Tools Comparison

The last 14 months saw an upgrade of every single tool in our comparison!  These tools had improvements in graphics, animations, mobile compatibility, and 508-compliance, among others.  With these new changes, I thought it was time to update our popular—and often controversial—authoring tools comparison. As before, this is based solely on my opinion and experience.  […]

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Lectora 12 – Moving Ahead and Catching Up

When Lectora 12 was released in early December, there weren’t too many surprises, as most of the new features were previewed at the Lectora User Conference in April. The improvements focus on designer usability and provide PowerPoint-like flexibility when working with text, images, shapes, and buttons. We expect these new features will save us time […]

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Top 3 Areas to Check When Reviewing an E-Learning Course

College English majors will admit—some more boastfully or shamefully than others—that we have some OCD tendencies. We’re the ones who cringe at misspellings on restaurant and gas station marquees. We force ourselves to be hip and modern by using shortcuts while texting. (Just typing “C u l8r” makes my stomach turn.) We’re the ones whose […]

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Doodle.com: Hassle-Free Scheduling

You send an email to a group of project stakeholders proposing a meeting on Tuesday at 10:00. You receive two of the three responses. So far, everyone can attend. Then you receive the final response and find that Tuesdays don’t work for Jack. He suggests meeting on Wednesday at 3:00, but Carmen replies that she’s […]

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Tim’s Top 3 PowerPoint Design Tips

Wouldn’t it be great if there was an easy-to-use program that could accomplish many of the same graphic design tasks as Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator? Better yet, wouldn’t it be great if this was a program you most likely have on your computer and have been using for the past several years? Well, I’m happy […]

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Event Recap: DevLearn 2014

Diane Elkins, Tim Slade, and I all attended the DevLearn 2014 Conference & Expo this past week in Las Vegas. If you haven’t been to this event before, it’s an incredible opportunity to explore the tools, techniques, and tricks of successful e-learning developers from all over the world. This year’s conference was no exception. Diane […]

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