Well, today is the day that Windows 10 comes to the masses. It has been a relatively quiet launch compared to the hype we used to get from Microsoft back in the 90s, but Windows 10’s launch is big news. I have had a chance to play with various builds with Windows 10 through the Insider Program and it had me wondering, is Windows 10 a good thing for e-Learning developers? To answer this I’m not going to talk about the return of the Start menu, nor am I going to talk about the new flat design that was inevitable. What I am going to do is look at some of the new features of Windows 10 and relate their use to e-Learning.
I have been a teacher of ICT and then Computer Games Development for the last seven years. Having recently made a career change and become an e-Learning Developer, a number of people have asked me why I made such a big change. I have reasoned that developing e-Learning material is not that different to developing lessons as a teacher. So what are the similarities and differences between the roles?