Flexible Powerful Authoring
Free your eLearning from the formulaic linear flow imposed by most rapid authoring systems. Podium is a powerful authoring system with an intuitive graphical interface that easily supports sophisticated, conditional branching structures. Additionally, Podium's built-in object model provides flexible and interactive content capabilities that lets the author create multiple deliverables from a single set of content components based on conditions set within the learning experience.
Create high-impact, high-return eLearning experiences with unlimited branching and asset display options that engage the learner and increase knowledge transfer and comprehension.
Ease of Use
Podium is essentially an eLearning content organization and assembly system. Assets are assembled using simple forms and an intuitive graphical drag-n-drop interface to rapidly create high-impact high-return learning experiences.
It sounds simple! It is simple! Use Podium to rapidly assemble your learning content into powerful courses with zero programming. It takes only minutes to create and publish a SCORM course ready to upload to your LMS.
Podium provides the technology infrastructure to short-circuit the eLearning development cycle allowing rapid content creation.
Concentrate resources on content quality. With Podium, the focus is on creating interactive, engaging and entertaining eLearning experiences NOT programming.
Podium is designed from the ground up to maximize content reuse. Save time and money by leveraging your most valuable asset – your content.
Through Podium's unique method of course construction, it is easy to reuse courseware assets such as audio, video, and graphics.
Podium’s integrated approach to assessments provides rapid assembly of objective-based assessment items into a standalone assessment or assessments within the course content.
Assemble assessments in minutes by drawing questions from your assessment item bank. Using objectives, you can build assessments that you can be sure will cover all objectives in the learning experience in proportion to their relative importance. Concentrate your efforts on creating effective defensible assessment items NOT programming.
From any web access point, your team can work collaboratively with Podium from concept to completion – develop, review, test and publish.
When you are ready to deploy your course, you simply select the Publish button from the Publish Manager and in a single click your course is instantly published into one of several output types including a SCORM ZIP package ready to upload to your LMS.
Don't have an LMS? Run your Podium course standalone or using our fully integrated echoLearning LMS. Contact us for details.
Podium is licensed as a subscription. This means instead of buying software and paying for periodic upgrades, all updates are provided during the term of the subscription at no additional cost. Because there is no software to install, Podium is available for use – instantly.
All you need to get started is a web-browser with the Flash player. We'll keep you up to date!
Secure Content Storage
Podium has built-in disaster recovery for your content. Because your content is stored online, there is no need to worry about hard drive crashes, laptop theft, power surges, natural disasters, or accidentally deleting your own files. In addition, there is no need to fear leaving important work at the office or at home. With Podium, your content is always available from any web access point.
Your content is stored safe in a secure database with automatic saves, backups and versioning. There's no need to worry about lost or corrupt content, simply rollback to a prior version.