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eLearning For The Win

Posted by Rachel Sciaba on Fri, 10/09/2020 – 8:26 The eLearning market is soaring. While it has enjoyed an upwards trend for some time now, the COVID-19 pandemic has made eLearning development a necessity for companies want to stay in the game, and for some, it is the key to winning the game. According to eLearning Industry, […]

August 2020 Newsletter: See What’s Been Up at Illumina this Summer

Posted by Michael Getz on Thu, 08/12/2020 – 08:42 Regards to Our Colleagues, Friends and Families The Illumina Interactive team continues to be productive working remotely, and our families and friends have all been doing well these past few months, with fairly minimal personal impact from COVID-19. But we know that’s not the case with everyone, and […]

Social Distance and Learner Closeness – Impactful Learning in a COVID-19 World

Posted by Jim Adelson on Thu, 05/07/2020 – 13:26 We’ve all witnessed profound and swift changes to our lives and to our businesses due to the pandemic. But one thing we’ve seen is that the need for communication and learning has continued – and in some cases even increased – and that engagement with learners is still […]

Reflections on Adapting to Challenging Times

Posted by Michael Getz on Thu, 03/19/2020 – 20:33 The team at Illumina Interactive sincerely wishes all of our friends and colleagues well during this time of social distancing and even self-isolation caused by COVID-19. Our thoughts go out to all those who’ve been impacted already. We’re grateful to and appreciate those helping on the front lines […]

Goodbye Flash – We Truly Loved Ya!

Posted by Michael Getz on Tue, 01/28/2020 – 14:40 This article is an update to a blog post by Michael Getz from November 2017 The clock is ticking down and at the end of this December, Adobe Flash – once vital to an incredible cornucopia of creative interactive e-learning and multimedia programs – will become obsolete, and […]

Warm Wishes for the Holidays

Posted by Michael Getz on Wed, 12/18/2019 – 20:09 One of the joys of the Holiday Season is the opportunity for all of us at Illumina Interactive to reflect on the past year and on those who have helped to shape our business in a most significant way. We value our relationship with you and look forward […]

Using Partnerships for Better eLearning

Posted by Jim Adelson on Sun, 12/1/2019 – 19:58 When you work with an outside firm on your eLearning efforts, if you (and they) play the cards right, you may get even more than the talents of two organizations. Over the years, Illumina has built a strong set of complementary partnerships, to add capabilities for clients’ benefit. […]

An E-Learning Contract That Helps You Succeed

Posted by Jim Adelson on Sun, 06/30/2019 – 12:26 So you’ve selected an outside vendor to help with your company’s e-learning project – or you’re that vendor who’s just been awarded said e-learning project – everyone’s excited to get to work. But there’s this small matter of getting a contract in place as quickly as possible, without […]

Adaptive Learning Comes of Age

Posted by Hal Stokes on Fri, 06/07/2019 – 16:12 Back in the early days of my career, I was privileged to be involved in something that has lately become a fairly hot topic in today’s eLearning community. I’m talking about what we’re now calling “adaptive learning.” The year was 1991, and in that time there wasn’t such […]

The Nuts & Bolts of Illumina’s Development Process Toolkit

Posted by Michael Getz on Thu, 04/25/2019 – 12:00 A custom eLearning design and development firm like ours uses a diverse blend of creative design, media authoring and programming tools in our business. However, from time to time we get asked about the kinds of tools and applications we use to manage our elearning and blended learning projects, as […]