Freebie Friday


There once was a hard-working eLearning developer, just trying to catch a break. She loved creating engaging courses for her learners, but her company’s budget was tight, and development time was short. Where can an eLearning developer turn to for help? Free downloads in the Trivantis® Community, of course. We’re always working to bring you…

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Tuesday Tip: eLearning Project Discovery Checklist


Discovery. Scope of work. Creative brief. Analysis. The planning stage. Estimate. Whatever you call it, those initial moments before a project truly begins are crucial. Knowing the full scope of the project ahead of you helps you estimate your time, and rate, accordingly. While it might seem pushy to be demanding a plethora of details…

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Community Showcase at the LUC 2016


At this year’s Lectora® User Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Scott Barnett, VP of Marketing, and I took the stage to present Lectora examples that have been shared on the Trivantis® Community. These bright ideas showcased interesting and exceptional ways of sharing content with learners. Here are three of my favorites: Elizabeth Dalton’s entry for our…

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LUC 2016 Recap: Interactions in the Intrinsic World


At this year’s Lectora® User Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Kristi Lozano, an instructional designer at Baptist Health South Florida, talked about the bright idea of using intrinsic exercises and games to prompt learning. What is intrinsic motivation? Kristi explained that “intrinsic motivation is usually self-applied, and springs from a direct relationship between the individual and…

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LUC 2016 Workshop Recap: Sneaky Tricks to Quicken QA, Facilitate Feedback, and Create an Elegant UX


In one of the hands-on workshops at the 2016 Lectora® User Conference, John Mortenson, Manager of Online Learning for The Fresh Market, demonstrated the bright idea of using sneaky tricks while developing in Lectora to quicken your quality control process, facilitate feedback, and create an elegant user experience. In the session he explained how to…

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How Auto-Owners Insurance Made Insurance Training Interactive and Efficient With Lectora


On the Trivantis® blog today, we’re featuring a case study excerpt on Auto-Owners Insurance. Recently, I had the pleasure of chatting with Andy Lockwood—a Training Coordinator and the Instructional Developer for the Claims Education and Training department—about how he used Lectora® to take training that once took 3 full days to complete and streamline it…

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The Best of eLearning in May 2016


May was a busy month here at Trivantis®. Here’s a quick look at everything we’ve been up to! On the blog: LUC 2016 Recap: Sharing Bright Ideas in Sunny Florida This month, we headed down to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for the annual Lectora® User Conference. If you weren’t able to make it, check out the…

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LUC 2016 Recap: Sharing Bright Ideas in Sunny Florida


We’re back from the 2016 Lectora® User Conference—and we brought a lot of bright ideas with us. Lectora developers are creating some incredible training that they shared in fantastic breakout sessions. I know that I was impressed with the course examples presented at LUC 2016—it was great to meet more Lectora users and hear their…

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