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Back-to-the-Basics-Banner-2012-Oct-26

A comprehensive e-Learning course full of interactivity and scenarios includes a long list of course elements that create this functionality. To help you stay organized, Lectora® includes a Title Explorer, organized by chapters, sections and pages that contain all of the elements of your course. This structure, known as the Book Metaphor, provides you a…

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Even if you use Lectora® e-Learning software daily, it’s always good to freshen up your skills with a review of the basics. A quick tour, timesaving tips and a few tricks can spark some great ideas for development. Watch this video by Gina White, experienced Lectora trainer, to review the key concepts, core functionality and…

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The Tin Can Basics Also known as the next generation of SCORM, Tin Can tracks and records learning experiences anywhere and from multiple devices. The Tin Can API is a whole new way to track learner experiences that “records activities and delivers data that is quantifiable, sharable and trackable,” according to Tin Can. The Tin Can…

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Free resources save you time and money when you have to develop e-Learning courses quickly and on a budget. What better way to add a creative kick to your Snap! by Lectora® courses and PowerPoint presentations than with free images and media? It’s not always easy to find free and quality resources, so we find…

Actions-Banner-2012-Sept-27

Add life to your online courses using actions in Lectora® e-Learning software. Actions are the key components for engaging e-Learning and can make any object or image in your course interactive and exciting for your learners. Here’s a quick look at some of the ways actions make your online courses dynamic: Display pop-up windows Navigate…

Cost Saving Tips Banner - 2012 Sept 25

The eLearning Guild recently released a great eBook full of helpful cost-saving tips for e-Learning development called The eLearning Guild’s 75 Tips to Reduce eLearning Costs. The Snap! by Lectora® rapid e-Learning software team collected our favorite money-saving tips with a few pointers of our own: Divide courses by skill level. Find the skills of…

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CSS (cascading style sheets) gives you the power to design custom, professional and sleek e-Learning content. You have the flexibility and control to define the look and feel of your Lectora® courses in so many ways with CSS: Customize layout, color, font, shapes, etc. Alter the visual style of your entire Lectora course or specific…

Image File Type Banner - 2012 Sept 17

In order to create an engaging rapid e-Learning course or PowerPoint presentation, we need to use different types of images and media to grab learner attention and keep them interested. But, as any e-Learning designer or developer knows, it’s about more than just the images themselves – it’s about quality and page load time. Let’s…

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Have a great image that you’d love to use in one of your PowerPoint Presentations or Snap! by Lectora rapid e-Learning courses that’s just not the right size? Want to create a transparent image? There are many reasons why you may want to convert your image files to another format and having an image converter in your toolset…

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Keep your learners in mind every step of the way as you develop your e-Learning courses. This will foster a better learning experience and will likely promote success when you pay close attention to your learners and their unique backgrounds and situations. Consider the context of your learners. Context refers to the circumstances or setting…