9 episodes

The Adapt Tips podcast is an Adapt Learning community podcast hosted by Simon Date and Chuck Lorenz. In each episode we invite on a guest or talk ourselves about a certain topic related to Adapt.

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The Adapt Tips podcast is an Adapt Learning community podcast hosted by Simon Date and Chuck Lorenz. In each episode we invite on a guest or talk ourselves about a certain topic related to Adapt.

    Open-source

    Open-source

    In this episode of the Podcast, we talk about the open-source movement and how it relates to Adapt. Open-source is a term that encapsulates licences that allow users to freely use, change and distribute the changes. Adapt uses the GPLv3 licence which grants these freedoms.

    Chuck and Simon discuss the pros and cons of open-source software versus proprietary software. They discuss the rationale behind open-source and some of the limitations of open-source licences. 
    If you liked this episode please let us know! Email us at: podcast@adapt.tips

    • 20 min
    Accessibility (Ft. Ollie Foster)

    Accessibility (Ft. Ollie Foster)

    In this episode of the Podcast, we've invited Ollie Foster from Kineo to talk about Accessibility in Adapt.

    Accessibility is an often blanket term used so during this episode we dive into some of the specific needs of learners that benefit from these elements and how Adapt has managed to address them. We discuss how Adapt has incorporated feedback from users to ensure it remains one of the most accessible Authoring Tools on the market.

    Kineo has created an extension with accessibility improvements that allow a learner to choose which elements should be turned off or on inside of the course. If you'd like to try it yourself and give feedback you can do so here - https://github.com/cgkineo/adapt-visua11y
    If you liked this episode please let us know! Email us at: podcast@adapt.tips

    • 33 min
    Just In Time learning (Ft. Aaron Murray)

    Just In Time learning (Ft. Aaron Murray)

    In this episode of the Podcast, we've invited Aaron Murray from Ken Cook to talk about what he coins "Just In Time" learning.

    Ken Cook uses Adapt to create learning which is designed to be taken at the point of need. Whether it's on the shop floor with QR codes or the factory floor with Bluetooth beacons, learners are able to access the knowledge exactly when they need it.

    Over this episode, Aaron shares why Adapt is perfect for this kind of delivery. Thanks to Adapt's mobile-first design, deep linking to specific components allowing learners to get to the exact knowledge point they need and the benefit of extensions like Search and Glossary to make the most navigable learning experience.
    If you liked this episode please let us know! Email us at: podcast@adapt.tips

    • 17 min
    Bespoke content (Ft. Ben Sharp)

    Bespoke content (Ft. Ben Sharp)

    In this episode of the podcast, we are discussing creating high-budget, bespoke content in Adapt. We are joined by Ben Sharp, Head of Operations at Bloc Digital.

    Bloc Digital are a digital visualisation and learning studio which uses Adapt to create bespoke learning content for their clients, which mostly consist of multinational, blue-chip companies.

    These complex and creative solutions have to meet their client's unique demands and requirements particularly regarding learning content with impact. For Bloc, it's imperative that their main Authoring Tool is both capable, and flexible, enough to deliver.
     
     Over the course of this episode, we discuss why Adapt is perfect for creating this sort of content. Covering topics such as:
    Why Adapt is so well suited for bespoke contentA typical Adapt workflow for a team using AdaptCreating themes that match a client's brand guidelinesCreating custom plugins for projects and making use of open-source pluginsMaking use of Adapt's licence-free nature to enable clients to create their own content or make amends after deliverySome of the challenges of working with Adapt and hopes of future features.If you work for an e-learning agency that creates content for clients who require custom e-learning this really is a must-listen episode.
    If you found this episode interesting please let us know! Email us at: podcast@adapt.tips

    • 22 min
    AT 1.0 release (Ft. Tom Taylor) Pt. 2

    AT 1.0 release (Ft. Tom Taylor) Pt. 2

    In this special two-part episode of the podcast Tom Taylor, Open-source Learning Technologies Developer at Kineo joins Chuck and Simon to talk about the 1.0 release of the Adapt Authoring Tool.

    In this second part, Simon asks Tom if he thinks Modules will be shared like Framework plugins currently are and when teams should be planning to upgrade to AT 1.0, as well as how they can migrate.

    Thanks again to Tom for joining us and everyone who worked on the 1.0 release of the Authoring Tool.
    Feel free to reach out to the podcast with any questions you may have. Email us at: podcast@adapt.tips

    • 26 min
    AT 1.0 release (Ft. Tom Taylor) Pt. 1

    AT 1.0 release (Ft. Tom Taylor) Pt. 1

    In this special two-part episode of the podcast Tom Taylor, Open-source Learning Technologies Developer at Kineo joins Chuck and Simon to talk about the 1.0 release of the Adapt Authoring Tool. 

    In this first part, Tom shares the rationale behind the new release, the improvements made and what it will hopefully enable teams to do with the Authoring Tool in the future. 

    Thanks again to Tom for joining us and everyone who worked on the 1.0 release of the Authoring Tool.


    Feel free to reach out to the podcast with any questions you may have. Email us at: podcast@adapt.tips

    • 29 min

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