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Building a Global eLearning Extended Enterprise

By Vicky Mossman, VP Partner Development at Scitent Have you ever thought about the term “extended enterprise” as it relates to eLearning? Until recently, a company’s eLearning content has generally been confined to its employees or members. And most organizations have focused on using their learning management system (LMS) to share curriculum with internal workers or to add value in …

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Virtual Reality & eLearning

by Timothy Johnson, Lead Software Engineer and Architect at Scitent Virtual reality (VR) – the computer-generated 3D environments that simulate rich, real-life experiences using special electronic equipment – is a growing trend in consumer electronics and is heightening the customer or viewer experience. You may have heard the recent news that two competing high-end headsets are being released to consumers …

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Barrier-Free Website Design: Creating Accessible Sites

by Shayna Diamond, Web Specialist at Scitent “The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect.” Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director & Inventor of the World Wide Web The Case for Accessibility Barrier-free web design provides equal web content to all, regardless of ability or interface – a screen reader, three-button …

Google’s Oppia: What You Should Know

Google recently unveiled a new e-learning system called, “Oppia,” which aims to make it easy for anyone to create online interactive activities. In describing the new system, Google says it’s a smart feedback system designed to automate “teaching a man to fish.” Google’s Oppia assumes the role of a mentor or teacher asking questions of the learner. Based on how …