Students can now receive Printed Certificates for online courses on Eliademy

We are glad to announce a new functionality of Eliademy: you now have the opportunity to earn a Printed Certificate delivered right to your place, upon completion of an online course on Eliademy.

“This is one more service offered to our global community of learners and teachers. In the future we will bring more ecosystem services in order to fully transform education into a pure digital service” says Sotiris Makrygiannis, CEO of Eliademy/CBTec Oy.

While we already offer students to get free online certificates, this new functionality aims at providing you with a more tangible proof of your accomplishment. It “bridges yet another gap between online and offline education”, as Vitaly Repin, CEO of Metida Print AB Oy, supplier of Eliademy’s certificates. The printed certificates are mostly useful for learners who want a proof that they have acquired new personal and professional skills, through an online course. For example, they can easily be shown during an interview. They will contain serial numbers, protected by watermarks and holographic technology and can be printed with the Providers Logo and original signature. All LinkedIn digital certificates and PDF versions will remain free for those who do not need or want a paper copy.

This new functionality is offered to all courses but it is up to the instructors to activate it in two clicks from the settings of their course. The Printed Certificates are available at a small cost for students.

Students can earn Printed Certificates for Online Courses on EliademyIf you are Instructor on Eliademy, consider offering your students to earn a Printed Certificate. It may be very useful for them and truly contribute to boosting their career!

If you would like to learn how to start, please watch the following video:

Eliademy for Academic Institutions

Eliademy is used worldwide by numerous academic institutions, like Oaklands College, the Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Buenos Aires or the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Zaghreb. Within academic institutions, Eliademy is used as a Learning Management System and many teachers and students praise its ease-of-use and numerous functionalities.

Take a look at our brochure below to learn how we help academic institutions deliver great blended learning experiences to their students.

Eliademy helps academic institutions deliver blended learning experiences to their students

If you are a public academic institution and would like to try Eliademy, it is very easy. You start a free trial here and then ask for the free upgrade for all nonprofits and public academic institutions.

You can also drop us a line at info@eliademy.com; we are looking forward to hearing about you!

How to create a great online course?

Creating a great online course: art or science? At first, creating an online course may seem difficult but with some experience you understand that you just need to know a few good practices and above all to adapt to your learners. As for good classroom-based courses, the secret is to always take a learner’s point of view and ask yourself: “Would I like to be a student in my course?” A learner wants to discover new interesting things easily. Therefore, two criteria define a great online course: user-friendliness and good content.

Creating great online courses is easy on Eliademy

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Bring your ideas to the crowds and monetize them

We all have something to share. A project, a passion, an idea, or the knowledge and expertise we’ve gathered with the years.

Nowadays, in the digital era, it is easier than ever to spread our ideas and share them with the world. No need to wait months and many refusals to finally see our book edited or to spend thousands of dollars in promotion. Nowadays, anyone can share and spread ideas on social networks, blogs, websites, forums, etc. But how to monetize them? The answer is very simple: create online courses.

The global e-learning market is expected to reach $ 107 billion in 2015 [1]. Millions of people are already regularly visiting e-learning platforms to learn new things. And the e-learning market is growing at a fast pace (five-year annual compound rate of 9.2% [1])… It is a golden opportunity for anyone who has ideas and knowledge to share. Don’t miss it, go digital!

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The 3 online courses you must follow in April @Eliademy

This month we want to review for you 3 free outstanding courses that can help you develop your business and language skills. They are all available on our Public Catalog for free.

As we started crowdsourcing courses under CC license recently, let’s start with a course of the OER (Open Educational Resources) section of the catalog: Introduction to Pitching by the AppCademy Online. Then we will review the brand new course of Adam Crookes Marketing a business on Snapchat and finally a nice short Language course of Spanish by Ana Selby.

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Learning could be ambient too: using SoundCloud to make an audio-based course on Eliademy

When we think of online courses, oftentimes we think of videos, text, slideshow, quizzes and all the other elements that come with an traditional, educational offering. But, what if you don’t have the time to sit down and fix your eyeballs on a whole one-hour-long lecture? What if you are driving and you just want to listen to a short Spanish language tutorial on the go? What if you have limited Internet connection but would still like to take the course anywhere at anytime? And what about those among us who have learning disabilities but are eager to learn?

An equally important question for teachers themselves is: is it possible to make an appealing course even if I am a bit camera-shy?

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Turning your lecture into a sound track is a good answer to all the questions above and a great way to create contextual, bite-sized and equally educational content. Luckily, on Eliademy, you could easily get it done. Here is how:

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