Category: Blog

In 2000, research by Microsoft placed the average human attention span at 12 seconds. By 2015, the same study found that number had fallen to 8 seconds. To contextualise, the goldfish has an attention span of about 9 seconds. It’s official – we’re living in the age of the goldfish.

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We recently moved offices to the Earp Gilliam Bond Building, a light-filled stone warehouse that looks out over the Newcastle Foreshore. Our new office space came with a long white wall about 10 metres long and 2 metres high. Realising that this large blank space was something a lot of artists dream of, we got in contact with Liz Anelli, a local artist and illustrator known for her illustrative maps.

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Our latest release, Kotara, is named after a Newcastle suburb famous for it’s Westfield shopping centre, and an underground mine that went into liquidation after only ever producing 9,052 tons of coal in 1875. Many of the features in Kotara won’t be immediately noticeable, but will make life a lot easier for our existing customers who have requested many of the ‘backend’ features below to improve managing their Courses across Departments and Campuses.

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Cluttered eLearning alienates its audience. We’re here to help, and we’re armed with some of the best findings from cognitive psychology to explain exactly why keeping eLearning simple makes it shine. Keep the magic number seven in mind and you’ll be well on your way to publishing good, engaging eLearning content!

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Our latest eCoach Release features a new customer communication system, which provides help and support where you most need it (from inside our app). The new system is designed to be simple, personal, and helpful for everyone…

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We’ve spent the last week analysing eLearning courses, both on eCoach and in other authoring platforms, to see exactly what sort of content people have been creating. Something that stood out immediately was the fact that narration is being criminally underused by eLearning developers. We’re here to tell you why you should consider adding narration to your content and how best to do it in eCoach Author.

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Our latest raft of updates include wholesale changes to the in-line (WYSIWYG) eCoach editor, some all-new features, and improvements to our navigation and interface. We’ve also fixed some minor bugs and made several backend changes. For existing users …

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In the past month, we’ve made two major updates to eCoach (Gateshead and Hamilton). Below you’ll find notes for both releases. If you have any feature requests or ideas of your own, remember you can add them over …

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Our latest  eCoach Release Notes update (Fletcher) is now live on the eCoach servers, the latest updates and bug fixes are outlined below… New Features and Improvements There’s now a SCORM player for our LMS users, meaning that …

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