Power to the People: How User Generated Content is Shaking Up The L&D World

“We need to bring learning to the people instead of people to learning.”
eLearning guru Elliot Masie

We live in a world where anything you’d like to learn can be instantly answered, created or shared through platforms like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. And then there’s the how-to video for practically anything you ever wanted to know (and some things you didn’t even think you wanted to know) via YouTube, Lynda et al.

The concept is not lost on the L&D world where User Generated Content (UGC) is taking the sector by storm. Ever-increasing mobile usage and learning in the flow of work are fuelling demand for high-quality tutorials.

Enter Learner Generated Content (LGC), placing Self-eLearning-styled mobile-in-the-moment DIY video in the hands of employees.


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gomo release notes – version 3.13.5 – 3.15.0

New Theme – Tempo

We have added a new theme to the default theme library called Tempo.

iFrame Aspect Ratio support enhancement

We have enhanced the iFrame asset to support aspect ratios. This will improve the presentation of external videos (e.g. YouTube).

Video asset in accessibility mode

We have addressed an issue where the video asset would not display correctly when a learner returns to a previously visited page in accessibility mode.

Glossary extra on iPhone SE

We have addressed an issue where the glossary extra failed to function correctly when viewed on an iPhone SE after the learner had rotated from portait to landscape mode.

Topic importer project list

We have addressed an issue where some projects were not being listed in the topic importer wizard.

Comic Strip height

We have addressed an issue where the Comic Strip asset text content overflow did not calculate correctly in some scenarios. This caused the content reveal to display incorrectly.

Right click actions for projects

We have addressed an issue where the right click options for projects were no longer available after a user had selected delete project.

Special characters used in navigation extras 

We have addressed an issue where by special characters used in navigation extra titles would cause an issue when trying to access the ‘navigation and tracking’ options in the topic editor.

Video on intro topic

We have addressed an issue where the screenshot service used to capture topic thumbnails would fail to create a thumbnail for an introductory topic if the first screen in the introductory topic contained a video.

Obsolete Software Version – Lectora 12

We wish to notify users that in light of Trivantis’ release of version 18 of Lectora Publisher and Lectora Inspire, effective 30 days after the date of this notice, we will no longer provide technical maintenance or customer support services to users of Lectora Publisher and Lectora Inspire version 12.

Customers who continue to use Lectora Publisher or Lectora Inspire version 12 and are under a current contract, should upgrade to the latest version (version 18) at no additional cost to maximise the value of their maintenance plan.  In version 18, you can expect major enhancements including an updated application appearance, greater ease of use, and more contemporary interface for creating eLearning materials.

Please note that your IT department may not allow the use or installation of “unsupported” software versions.  If you find yourself with version 12, please advise your IT department to bring the software up to date.  This involves renewing your contract. Please contact us or call us on +612 9438 2500 for more information on your specific contract details.

This notice is consistent with Trivantis’ policy of supporting the current major version of the generally available software, plus the prior two major versions, in this instance (versions 16 and 17) of the referenced Trivantis software.

We sincerely value our relationship with all our customers and hope that we can assist you in all your future eLearning endeavors.

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gomo release notes – version 3.6.3

Scorm tracking in IE11

We have addressed an issue where courses running in IE11 were failing to track correctly in SCORM 1.2.

Last updated sort order in gomo authoring

We have addressed an issue where by projects did not appear correctly if sorted by ‘Last updated’ if no folders existed in gomo authoring.

Videos used in multi-lingual courses

We have addressed an issue where by videos did not switch to the relevant language version when used in a multi-lingual course

Non-alpha numeric characters showing as HTML code for page titles in xAPI

We have addressed an issue where by non-alpha numeric characters were showing as HTML code for screen titles when logged as an xAPI experienced statement. The update will now log these correctly.

2 screen topic completion in continuous scroll mode

We have addressed an issue where by a 2 screen topic would fail to mark as completed when the user reached the end of the topic if the topic was configured to display in continuous scroll mode.

Mail to action supporting special characters

We have enhanced the mail to action functionality to support special characters in email addresses

Vertical navigation icons in IE8

We have addressed an issue where by vertical navigation icons were not showing correctly when a project is viewed in IE8.

gomo release notes – version 3.6.2

New Drag and Drop asset

We are pleased to announce the release of a new drag and drop interaction which is now available to all customers in gomo authoring. You can find out more about how the drag and drop assets works in our support video.

Project duplication – Translated screen titles

We have addressed an issue with the project duplication process where by a translated screen title in a multi-lingual course did not get duplicated correctly.