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Game-based eLearning for the Win: Contest 18 Spotlight

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Gamification is trending in the eLearning industry right now—we can’t get enough of using game elements in training to engage employees. Branching scenarios, gamified knowledge checks, and “choose your own adventure” style courses all fit under the gamification umbrella. Right now on the Trivantis® Community, we’re running a contest called “Game On!” in which participants…

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Contest 17: Branching Out Recap

Branching Out Recap

For the month of December, we asked Trivantis® Community members to use BranchTrack, the newest addition to our Lectora® Inspire Tools lineup. For those of you who aren’t familiar, BranchTrack is a way to easily create and import scenario-based exercises within Lectora. Let’s take a look at how the contest entrants used BranchTrack and Lectora. Amy…

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Breaking Down My Entry for Trivantis Community Contest 15

Do you ever struggle with creating a course? All that planning, developing, reviewing, and testing might seem overwhelming, especially if you’re new to the program you’re developing in or trying to create a sample on the fly. Don’t worry! With the Trivantis® Community Contests, it’s easy. We provide you with a basis to develop from,…

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It’s Time for a Pop Quiz!

For this pop quiz, YOU create the questions—because that’s our theme for our current Lectora® Contest on the Trivantis® Community. How do you enter? Create an eLearning module for a fictitious course on any subject you want to teach. Your module must contain an assessment with at least 3 questions. It’s your opportunity to practice…

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An eLearning Guide to Summer Fun

Summer is winding down—but the fun doesn’t have to! For our latest Lectora® development contest in the Trivantis® Community, we combined our two favorite things. What are those? Summer fun and eLearning, of course! This month, we challenged you to create an eLearning course that’s all about summer fun, but is also educational. We suggested…

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How to Solve 3 Instructional Design Problems

Instructional designers and eLearning developers are constantly faced with hurdles: from difficult customers to product unknowns, and lack of inspiration. It’s not always easy to make it to the finish line. I was in this exact same place yesterday. Sound the winner’s circle music–here are three common problems and ways get the gold. Blank Page…

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Behind the Scenes of a Winning eLearning Course

Karlis Sprogis and the team behind Fastercourse.com created a fantastic responsive game for one of our Trivantis® Community contests. This course got such great response from viewers that it won the 2016 Lectora® User Conference Community Course Template Contest! And luckily for our readers, Karlis agreed to sit down for a Q&A about the development…

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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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Creative Inspiration: Graphic Design Trends of 2016

If you’ve researched graphic design trends this year, you’ve probably come across several that are popular right now. The trends discussed in Creative Market’s article “10 Brilliant Graphic Design Trends of 2016” have definitely been an inspiration around the Trivantis® Headquarters lately. I recommend checking out the full list, but for this post, we chose…

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