Author: Kelly Meeker

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We want you for the OpenSesame expert reviewer panel

Calling All eLearning Experts: Join Our Review Panel and Get Paid to Learn

OpenSesame is building the world’s marketplace for online learning content, with a comprehensive selection of courses from sellers covering everything from communication and sales skills to website development and Cisco server administration.  It’s our goal to connect the ecommerce experience you’re used to on Amazon to elearning, with flexible purchasing, transparent pricing and of course,… Read more »


OpenSesame and Reviewsnap Partner to Integrate Performance Management and Corporate Training

OpenSesame (, the elearning marketplace, and Reviewsnap (, the leading cloud-based performance management software solution, today announced a powerful partnership. The alliance integrates the services of both companies, giving Reviewsnap customers greater and more streamlined access to performance management content. OpenSesame is an online marketplace for corporate training courses, where buyers choose from more than… Read more »

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Reporting from the E-Learning Heroes Roadshow in Portland

Yesterday the OpenSesame team had the distinct pleasure of hosting two real E-Learning Heroes, David Anderson and Tom Kuhlmann from Articulate, for a workshop in Portland, Oregon, our hometown. We had a great day, full of learning, discussion and treats like Stumptown Coffee and cookies. Tom and David travel all over the country conducting these… Read more »


HTML5 for Multimedia Experiences: Judy Unrein at Learning Solutions

Interactivity is not just built in Flash anymore, Toto! With tools like HTML5 and Javascript, developers can create rich interactive experiences that load quickly, work on any device and provide full accessibility for readers of any kind (whether human or robot!) – all big challenges elearning developers face when developing and delivering interactive experiences. Last… Read more »

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Developing for the Mobile Web: Native vs. Web Apps

As mobile devices represent a fast and growing proportion of overall web use, one of the big, knotty challenges web developers face is whether developing a native app (one, for example, that’s bought or sold in the App Store) or a web app (one accessed through the mobile device’s browser) is the way to go.… Read more »

LINGOS global giveback

OpenSesame Partners with LINGOs for the Global Giveback Competition

OpenSesame is proud to partner with LINGOs (Learning in Non Governmental Organizations), a fabulous nonprofit working to create, gather and connect learning resources for humanitarian organizations. Each year, LINGOs partners with The eLearning Guild and OpenSesame to organize the eLearning Global Giveback Competition. The Global Giveback competition connects LINGOs members to volunteer elearning developers who… Read more »

SXSW Classroom 2020 Panel

Venture Capital in Education: New Technology and New Solutions

At last week’s SXSW interactive conference, blogger Betsy Corcoran of EdSurge convened a panel discussion among venture capitalists on the future of education technology: “Classroom 2020: VCs and the Education Revolution”. Participants included Mitch Kapor of Kapor Capital, Phillip Bronner of Novak Biddle Venture Partners and Rob Hutter of LearnCapital. Education startups are “hot” right… Read more »

OpenSesame's Place in the Global eLearning Market

OpenSesame is more than just a marketplace for English-language training content – our Global Team is focusing on developing a worldwide network of buyers and sellers who create and share content in any language. Tera Wu, our International Business Development Manager, was recently interviewed for Online-Edu, a Chinese language blog covering educational technology in the… Read more »

Five Ways to Write Great Course Descriptions

Five Tips for Interesting Course Descriptions

If you’re a seller in the OpenSesame elearning marketplace, your course pages are a key opportunity to make an impression on potential buyers. Here are the five essential steps to creating a great OpenSesame course page: Add an interesting selection of images. Customers’ eyes are captured by images – so upload several beautiful screenshots of your… Read more »