Media Learning Systems - Celebrating Over 20 Years of Custom eLearning Excellence.

Experience IS The Difference

About Us

Welcome to Media Learning Systems, a five-time award-winning Canadian eLearning company that develops customized, highly interactive computer-based training programs primarily for business clients. Our focus is on the adult learner, and our courses are always designed with adult learning principles in mind so that your organization can achieve its maximum return on investment. All of our finished products are unique, and reflect our cutting-edge design philosophy.

Custom or Articulate 360 eCourse Creation

At Media Learning Systems, we focus on creating fully customized, feature-rich, and highly interactive eLearning courses for our clients. Effectively designed courses means better trained learners. Most of our courses are developed from scratch and hand-coded according to your specific design blueprints. We also work with the Adobe Articulate 360 suite of tools to develop rapid eLearning for interested clients with limited budgets and tight timelines. Regardless of the approach used, your specific needs and objectives always guide our development process. We are constantly striving to combine the latest in cutting-edge technology and educational research with our clients' need to produce a top-quality product.

Content Procurement and Writing

Looking for new curriculum to be developed from scratch or from your PowerPoint or Word outlines? We employ a team of skilled content writers, technical editors, test question creators and language translators to assist you with your project needs. We also provide instructional design development including storyboard creation, ideas to make content more interactive, and ways to evaluate successful learning outcomes of your eLearning programs. Let us take care of all of your content procurement needs!

eLearning Portals

In addition to being a full-service eLearning consulting firm, Media Learning Systems also provides interested clients with low cost, custom-made website construction and the development of educational portals to compliment your new courseware. Our websites, like our courses, are interactive and combine the latest HTML5 programming techniques with innovative and eye-pleasing graphical design. We are experts in creating intuitive and easy-to-navigate websites. We've even designed an award-winning web site or two over the years.

How We Are Different

There are many eLearning companies around, so what makes us stand out from the competition?

We Know What We Are Doing

Ultra fast course development from concept stage to deployment means that we can have you up and running within a few weeks of receiving signed off content.

Award-Winning Software

Our award-winning, fully responsive interface and quiz software are used to power most of our courseware which ensures your content shines and is in focus regardless of operating system employed.

The Creds

We can confidently say that we are the only development firm out there whose CEO has a PhD in eLearning, combined with almost 25 years experience in the industry. This makes a difference to the quality and professionalism of your online product.

One-Stop eLearning Shopping

We have a dedicated and experienced staff who bring you expertise in every facet of the eLearning industry-from xAPI and SCORM development to MOODLE/LMS customization and a full range of multimedia services to enhance course interactivity. We really do it all when it comes to eLearning!


empowerlinQ™ 11.0 is our improved and highly successful interface wrapper line of software that puts you in control of your content. Use our powerful HTML5-based software to drive your eCourses and reach students regardless of their device or browser. Version 11 now includes an editing suite that enables you to maintain your online content and quizzes without our help! When you engage our firm to develop your courseware, we will connect you to the most suitable option for your goals and needs. Feel free to browse our products in the menu list below.

For 18 years empowerlinq Ease™ has been the go-to standard for delivering Flash-based content to our clients’ online students. Over 20,000 students and counting actually! Feature-rich and SCORM-compliant, this interface wrapper is fully customizable and includes a free skinning package that reflects your brand and your vision.

Dont' want to use an off-the-shelf solution for your courses? No problem! Our latest addition to the empowerlinQ™ suite of products is our HTML5-based wrapper that synchronizes slide content (audio, video and animations) to lesson narration, and packages the whole course into a SCORM-compliant, LMS-ready product. Our new and very popular go-to favorite by clients who want to synch audio with on-screen animation.

For clients looking to create HTML5-based content that is mostly learner-driven and text-rich, this solution is the most suitable choice. Mobile-optimized to provide a unique experience for tablet and phone users, and fully editable for clients who wish to do things on their own, this SCORM-compliant, dynamically generated template tool designed completely in Angular and JQuery has won two prominent eLearning awards already. Version 11 now has 3 templates that allow you to choose from several sleek styles and approaches to displaying content.

One of the most powerful HTML5-based, mobile optimized quiz systems on the market today, this software will deliver results to your learners. Features like question randomization, easy question editing using our powerful XML-based editor, showing incorrect questions again until answered correctly, and the ability to create multiple question types will keep your users sharp, and your content learned.

eLearning Demo Video

Sample Portfolio

Our Reputation Speaks For Itself!

However, we thought it would be helpful to demonstrate our eLearning course development abilities by including a few screen shots of recent, noteworthy HTML5 and Flash portfolio pieces. Contact us for working demos of projects we are able to share.


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The Team

Media Learning Systems has a talented team of staff, contractors, and contributors from across the globe. However, it all starts with our President, Dr. Jonathan Ross.

Dr. Jonathan Ross

CEO & Founder

Client Reviews



Online but Off Course - Revisited

On the 20th anniversary of one of my most cited publications, I revisit some of the major tenets I initially discussed, and ask the question: Are learning styles alive or dead in modern eLearning?
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A Two-Minute Overview of the Experience Application Programming Interface (or xAPI) for eLearning

Finally, there is a way to track learner behaviors outside of the confines of an LMS or web browser.
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Top Five Challenges for Successful Adult eLearning in 2018

You’ve made the decision to make your company’s training material entirely web-based. But how well-informed was this decision? And what potential barriers exist to the successful implementation of your courseware in 2018?
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Click on each heading to view clients in that sector.

Corporate Sector (Sample List - Last 5 Years)
GN Johnston EquipmentMastercardNovo Nordisk (European Division)
IMAXXEROX CanadaFairmont Resorts & Hotels International
NestleJPMorgan ChaseBecton Dickinson Canada Inc.
TELUSLift & CoAecon
MotorolaInvestor's GroupRogers Communications
Ciniplex EntertainmentManulife FinancialBritish Telecom
Florida Power and LightAGF CanadaPenna (UK)
Enform (Oil and Gas Training Institute)CitigroupMarshall ACM (London)
Intercontinental Hotels GroupAWW (Achiever's WorldWide)PTV America
Safety Training Sector
ATCO Raymond Corp/Toyota Medigas-A Praxair Company
HRDC CanadaAlberta EducationCity of Toronto (EMS Dept)
Indian and Northern Affairs CanadaMountain Parks Historical Association
Farm Credit CanadaCity of Calgary (Roads Dept)
Washington Hospital CenterNovo Nordisk Hemophilia FoundationIndiana Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center
Non Profit Agencies
YMCAServants Anonymous FoundationChildFund (formerly CCF)
Publishing Industry
McGraw HillThomson SouthwesternNelson Education
Pearson Education
Educational Institutions
University of CalgaryMount Royal UniversityRyerson University
National American UniversityUniversity of South FloridaFlorida Community College at Jacksonville
Foran Financial InstituteThe Pacific Institute York University
Ethical Leadership GroupSouthern Alberta Institute of TechnologyOpen University (Milton Keynes)
Licensing Bodies
Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA)CPA CanadaAlberta Mortgage Brokers Association (AMBA)
United Kingdom Accreditation ServiceAssociation of Saskatchewan REALTORS® (ASR)
The Institute of Canadian Bankers (ICB)Alliance for Canadian Real Estate Education (ACRE)
International Agencies
Global Development GroupFAO

Contact Us

Head Office (Canada):
Media Learning Systems Inc.
CIBC Tower
Suite 700, 2 Bloor Street W
Toronto, Ontario
M4W 3R1

Phone: 877-307-2676