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5 Questions Before Making Your Courses Mobile Friendly

By Dan Keckan published October 9, 2020

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Making courses mobile-friendly can be quite easy if you know the right questions to ask. This article will walk you through a 5-question process to analyze your courses and determine if a mobile solution is right for you.

Before Converting To Mobile, Ask These 5 Questions

Sara is feeling overwhelmed. Her director asked her to convert four existing courses and make them mobile-friendly. Sara thinks it’s a great idea, but she’s not sure all of them can be easily converted. Sara asks her director for a few days to review the following courses to determine the time, costs, and potential issues of converting them. The courses she will need to review are:

  • Forklift Safety: forklift operation safety procedures course
  • Payroll Basics: payroll software simulation course
  • Sales Techniques: product line sales course
  • Management 101: blended learning leadership course

Have you encountered the request to convert your courses to be mobile-friendly yet? Converting courses to work on mobile devices is not as simple as pressing a button. You must consider the value of being mobile-friendly. Are the time, costs, and impact on the learners’ accessibility worth the effort? This article provides 5 questions to help you evaluate if redeveloping your courses for mobile is the right solution.

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FIVE REASONS TO JOIN US AT DEVLEARN 2017 IN LAS VEGAS

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We are excited to announce that Cinécraft will have a booth for the first time at DevLearn in Las Vegas from October 25-27th 2017. Here are the top five reasons to join us.

  1. You’re invited to join your peers and attend Cinécraft’s complimentary Happy Hour where we will discuss the future of tech and learning.
  2. Simply put, the biggest and best learning technology conference in the industry.Devlearn
  3. Check out the World’s greatest eLearning samples and vote for your favorites at DemoFest.
  4. Choose from five specialized focuses  and over 200 sessions critical to developing new skills in the management design and development of technology-based learning.
  5. Vegas, baby!

CLICK HERE to register. And, if you’re interested in joining Cinécraft’s complimentary Happy Hour, email Dan Keckan.


CINÉCRAFT WINS AT INTERNATIONAL ELEARNING AWARDS

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New York, NY – June 16, 2017 – Cinécraft was awarded runner-up in the International eLearning Awards in New York City at the ICELW Conference. Cinécraft received the award in the Mobile Learning category for it’s virtual window installation designed for Henkel’s OSI brand of window sealants.

The International E-Learning Awards recognize the best uses of technology to improve learning and job performance within companies or through individual professional development.

If you would like to see the entry video we used to enter the International eLearning Awards just click the play button below.

Cinécraft is a leading resource for the creation of video and eLearning in the United States and business storytellers for more than 75 years.


201: The Mobile Learning War is Heating Up - Review

By Dan Keckan published June 16, 2014

It’s no secret that mobile learning is a hot topic at every training conference we attend, blog article we read and webcast we watch.  You would think that with so much customer demand, authoring tool companies would be on top of this trend.  However, so far, it’s led to some painful learning experiences.

For the past few years Lectora, Captivate and Articulate have advertised that their products are compatible with mobile devices.  And those advertisements are true, they are compatible.  However, do they create engaging, performance-driven learning experiences?  I think most of the people reading this would agree when I say, “No.”  Furthermore, the use of the term mobile devices is used way too loosely. Smartphones may be fine for performance support, but their screens are too small to effectively display traditional eLearning courses. So for sake of this article, we will consider our experiences with the iPad.

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301: How Does HTML5 Fit in the eLearning World?

By Dan Keckan published September 13, 2012

If you’ve recently had a discussion about developing mobile learning for your customer the conversation of HTML5 has probably come up.  So, what exactly is HTML5?

The simple answer is, HTML5 is the newest version of HTML.  For those of you who aren’t aware, HTML makes up most of the web content and framework on the internet today.

The more complex answer is HTML5 has the potential to include new and improved functionality within web browsers, without the need for plugins, while incorporating the newest versions of JavaScript (JS) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

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