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Creating Customized Learning Materials: 5 Common Myths

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February 16, 2024

In the dynamic landscape of education, the demand for personalized learning experiences is paramount. However, misconceptions surrounding the creation of customized learning materials often act as barriers to unlocking this potential. In this article, we debunk five common myths associated with creating customized learning materials and explore how LiveCarta is revolutionizing the process, making it accessible, intuitive, and efficient for educators worldwide.

1. It's financially out of reach

LiveCarta transforms the narrative that creating custom learning materials is a financial hurdle. Our platform aims to make it accessible to all faculty members. Now creating tailor-made content and curating local materials is not only a possibility but a seamless reality with LiveCarta. It empowers professors with unprecedented control, allowing customization, tailoring, and addition of multimedia materials to mirror your preferred teaching styles. What's more, LiveCarta is not just affordable; it's completely free to use. With a vast collection of Open Educational Resources (OERs) and complimentary review copies available upon request, we ensure that cost is never a barrier to providing quality and affordable education.

2. It's too complicated

Navigating the custom content creation process can seem like a daunting task, especially in a world where technology is ever-evolving. At LiveCarta we understand the need for simplicity. The platform is designed to be intuitive, ensuring that educators can effortlessly create Collections of chapters relevant to their curricula or customize authors' books by creating Custom Copies for their courses. From changing the order of chapters to adding multimedia elements, LiveCarta simplifies complexity, offering a user-friendly experience that aligns with the fast-paced nature of educational technology.

3. Unable to give students equal access to materials

Educators often grapple with the task of ensuring that all students, irrespective of their location or technological resources, can seamlessly access and benefit from the educational content. The challenge of ensuring equal access to educational materials  becomes particularly pronounced in the context of the broader educational sphere, where inclusivity and diversity are paramount. In a world where learning occurs through various channels, from traditional classrooms to virtual environments, there is a growing need to bridge the accessibility gap.

LiveCarta addresses this issue comprehensively. It ensures parity for both educators and students, extending beyond the platform itself. Whether you opt to work directly within LiveCarta or prefer your familiar Learning Management System (LMS) like Canvas, Blackboard, Moodle, or D2L, LiveCarta seamlessly integrates with the most renowned Learning Management Systems (LMS). Link to entire books, specific chapters, or even discreet sections within chapters, making accessibility not just an aspiration but an accessible reality for all.

4. It takes a lot of time

While it's commonly believed that crafting custom educational materials is a time-consuming endeavor, the reality is that no single textbook comprehensively covers the entire course curriculum. Educators often find themselves creating supplementary materials like presentations, articles, research, graphs, charts, videos, and podcasts to adequately address the subject matter. The challenge arises when trying to recall where and when these diverse resources were originally posted.

LiveCarta serves as your all-in-one platform, effortlessly organizing all your teaching materials in one centralized hub. But that's not all – our AI-Powered Chapter Search takes efficiency to the next level. It allows you to seamlessly select pertinent chapters from numerous textbooks within seconds. Simply input a keyword query or pose a question, and our AI will intricately curate a list of chapters related to your chosen topics. To enrich your search experience, we've integrated a 'Best match' notation to chapters, guaranteeing that the content closely aligns with your query for efficient information retrieval. Evaluate the chapter content, ensuring it aligns with your goals, and add selected chapters to your cart for customization. It's a real time-saver, isn't it?

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5. Difficult to navigate Copyright law

While many feel tangled in the web of copyright complexities, LiveCarta untangles the knot. All titles within the LiveCarta Catalog come pre-authorized for remixability, erasing concerns about permissions and attributions. 

With our smart tools, customization, remixing, or supplementation happens with direct consent from content owners or under Creative Commons licenses. The days of worrying about content clearance, licensing, or permission requests are now history. Our software engine ensures a seamless journey through copyright considerations, freeing educators to focus on what truly matters—crafting captivating and personalized learning experiences.


In conclusion, LiveCarta stands as a beacon of innovation in the realm of educational customization. By dispelling myths and offering a seamless platform for content creation, LiveCarta empowers educators to craft engaging, personalized learning experiences without the constraints of financial burdens, complexity, accessibility concerns, time constraints, or copyright intricacies. Request a free demo today and embark on a transformative journey towards creating captivating and tailored learning materials for your students.

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