4 Key Trends Driving an L&D Reset in 2020

Post COVID-19 and the start of FY21 will bring about big change and a Big Reset.

The end of a fiscal year is usually a time to reflect and forward plan. However, the close of FY20 is anything but usual. It presents an interesting new benchmark as we pass the three month mark in the COVID-19 pandemic.

While we navigate a significant health crisis, the Coronavirus is accelerating one of the biggest business transformations in decades. And in Australia, a profound economic impact is anticipated post-JobKeeper and other government subsidies in September.

How have pre-existing trends and predictions played out this year? And what is the impact of the pandemic against this backdrop?

It is anticipated that the rapid changes and socio-economic impact from these unprecedented times will create a New Normal.

We provide key insights and strategies for leaders to plan and future-proof their L&D plans in 2021.

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eLearning Brothers Acquisition of Trivantis Bolsters ITC Learning As Australia’s Best One-Stop Shop For Digital L&D Solutions

 

The team at ITC Learning are excited to announce the recent acquisition of Trivantis (Lectora, CenarioVR and more) and Knowledgelink by eLearning Brothers.

“This move promises to deliver an array of new content and integration, to make it easier for L&D professionals to build more great interactive content,” said Andrew Scivally, Co-Founder and CEO, eLearning Brothers.

While ITC Learning has long been the authorised reseller and support team in APAC for both organisations, their combined synergistic potential creates a powerful eLearning solutions offering.

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Lectora 18.2.1 Release Notes

Lectora 18.2.1

Released on:  

October 3, 2019

Current Version:

Lectora Inspire 18.2.1 (11794)

Lectora Publisher 18.2.1 (11793)

Issues Fixed: 

LD-7004: Issues with shape objects with callouts tails have been resolved

LD-7005: The Action target drop list now displays properly, and is no longer empty

LD-7006: Updated libraries for security compliance

LD-7011: xAPI launch behavior correctly passes back the complete actor object

LD-7014 Fullscreen video now works in all desktop browsers, except in Chrome. When published, in Chrome, without Seamless Play enabled, it will only fill the browser window. A full resolution is dependent on a fix for Chromium Issue 1009462.

LD-7015: SCORM 2004 Course on SumTotal now finds API adapter

LD-7017: Resolved invalid datatype errors for CMI Interaction data for Multiple Choice and True/False Question

LD-7016: Updated default publish string for autostart to “Tap / Click to continue.”

Lectora 18.2 Release Notes

Lectora 18.2

Released on:  

September 16, 2019

Current Version:

Lectora Inspire 18.2 (11777)
Lectora Publisher 18.2 (11776)

Supported Browsers:   

NOTE: Lectora 18.2 will no longer support Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0. 

If you are not ready to upgrade, you can turn off Auto Update notifications in your Lectora Preferences. If you need to revert to an earlier version of Lectora 18, please contact support@itclearning.com.au.

New Features:

Lectora 18.2 includes a number of media enhancements:

  • Closed Captions for Text to Speech: Lectora will automatically generate a closed caption file with the resulting mp3 audio file.
  • Updated Media Player: Toggle closed captions on or off with the CC button on the controller.
  • Set Time action: Jump to a specific time in an audio or video file by triggering this action.
  • Support for high-quality streaming of media content in HTML5 (via HLS and M(PEG)-DASH over HTTP) in order to remove the dependency on Adobe Flash

Security Updates:

  • Lectora was updated to use the Microsoft Visual C++ 2019 libraries to ensure ongoing security support.
  • jQuery was updated to v3.4.1 to remediate security vulnerabilities in the previous version, resulting in discontinued support of Internet Explorer 8 in this release.

Issues Fixed: 

LD-6924: MediaElement.js has been updated to resolve any dependency on Flash for media streaming services.

LD-6927: Images were not displaying when published with scaling on.

LD-6953: Resource Manager no longer enables media conversion for m4v and f4v video.

LD-6891: SCORM titles with “Disable browser resize of published content” and “Scale content to fill window” no longer launch as a white page.

LD-6920: Autostart resolved for Firefox, Safari, and Chrome when media is present on the first page of the course.

LD-6856: Format Painter incorrectly enabled for the QR Code object.

Lectora 18.1.4 Release Notes

Lectora 18.1.4

Released on:  

July 23, 2019

Current Version:

Lectora Inspire 18.1.4 (11720)
Lectora Publisher 18.1.4 (11719)

Issues Fixed:

LD-6834: Last question in randomized test with feedback is not going to next page when you close the feedback message.

LD-6942: Table of Contents would not load in certain circumstances in Firefox.

LD-4535: Randomized test section prevents score value to be set in course variable/passed to LMS.