Learners in 2016 are different to learners in 2010. Modern learners want bite-sized learning that they can complete during breaks in work hours. They want mobile learning they can quickly consume on their smartphones. And they want to be entertained and challenged with games!

eLearning authoring tools are an increasingly popular way for trainers and employers to train their staff. It is also a great medium for teachers to spread their knowledge with their students.

If you’ve been an instructor or a student in a class in higher education in the last 10 years, you probably used a learning-management system or LMS. There are plenty to choose from, including Blackboard, Canvas, Sakai, Moodle and D2L. Many of these systems started as small, nimble startups but have grown into large “learning-technology” organizations as they have matured.

eLearning consultants are specialists in the field. They can handle a wide range of tasks, from developing multimedia content for your next online training course to offering advice on how to improve your online training ROI.

In 2015, the Polish government launched an online repository of open, Creative Commons Attribution-licensed e-textbooks, covering the core curriculum for primary and lower secondary education. After five years, open education activists finally saw their advocacy work bear fruit. In parallel, the government changed the textbook funding model, which translated into massive cost savings for parents and students.