Media Learning Systems - Celebrating Over 25 Years of eLearning Excellence.

Experience IS The Difference!

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About Us

Welcome to Toronto-based Media Learning Systems, a twelve-time award-winning Canadian eLearning solutions company voted the number one online learning company in Canada by etrainingpedia! We develop customized, highly interactive Articulate-based courses for K-12, corporate, government, and not-for-profit clients large and small. Our focus is on the learner, and our courses are always designed with sound learning principles in mind. Courses and LMS environments we develop are branded with YOUR identity (white-labeled), and with no ongoing licensing fees or per use costs to you! You maintain full ownership of the finished product, particularly of interest to start-up companies looking to embark on new training. Our clients have gone on to have great success with their marketed products--and all for very little upfront investment.

Compelling Articulate 360 eCourses and Explainer Videos

Our core focus is on creating customized, exciting and highly immersive eLearning using the powerful Articulate suite of products. It's quite simple: Effectively designed courses produce better online learning outcomes. Courses we develop engage your learners and are built to be optimized for any device. We work with Articulate Storyline and Rise to produce rapid, cost-effective (yet striking) AODA-accessible eLearning. And if you would like sophisticated animations, explainer videos, simulations or interactive digital video with after effects added to your Storyline projects, we also do that. We are your Toronto authorized Articulate development company for a reason.

Content/Curriculum Translation & Writing

Looking for new curriculum to be developed (in English or any of the 15 languages we work with) from scratch or from your rough PowerPoint, Word outlines or even directly from your SME's brains? We employ a team of skilled content writers, technical editors, succinct bullet creators, test question experts and language translators to assist you with all of your curriculum development 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. All you need to provide is a subject matter expert or rough outline. Let us take care of all of your content procurement needs or develop your online training from start to finish.

MOODLE/Totara Learning Portals and Customization

Media Learning Systems provides interested clients with custom learning portals using MOODLE or Totara Learning Management System. Our learning sites, like our courses, are interactive, and combine the latest HTML5 programming techniques with innovative and eye-pleasing graphical design using theme packages we choose with you. We are experts in creating intuitive and easy-to-navigate portals and customizing MOODLE/Totara to suit your exact needs. Ask us how we can help you with your LMS needs today.

Learning Specialist On-Site/Zoom-Based Consulting

For Toronto and GTA organization in need of on-site or virtual personalized eLearning consulting, look no further than Media Learning Systems. Our CEO, Dr. Jonathan Ross, will work with your company and move your eLearning program ahead without having to go through the hassle and budget requirements of hiring a full-time or internal position. We can assist you with: MOODLE or Totara best practices/enhancements, enterprise learning platform integration, DACUM needs assessments, and even provide advice on the best solution for delivering eLearning to your employees or customers. Dr. Ross's in-house consulting services are already used by reputable GTA companies like yours.

How We Are Different

There are many exceptional eLearning companies out there, so what makes us stand apart from the competition? It comes down to the three E's: Experience, Efficiency, and Expertise.

We Know What We Are Doing

Ultra fast course development from concept stage to storyboarding to deployment means that we can have you up and running within 2-4 weeks of receiving signed-off content. Our team runs like a well-oiled machine, and we have some of the quickest turn-around times. We will take care of all of your eLearning needs from concept stage to post course analysis of survey feedback. Are you another eLearning company looking to outsource you eLearning project to us? We can collaborate with you under your organization's umbrella, and even attend your client meetings.

Affordable Solutions With No More Scope Creep!

Have you received sticker shock from another company's quote? Now you CAN have it all when it comes to eLearning development. High quality, creative solutions developed in Toronto, but for a price that is amazingly affordable. Our bronze, silver and gold price plans will appeal to every project budget. Or, we can quote your project on a per hour "shop" rate if you prefer. We also do not charge for ANY change orders before your project launches, even if the scope changes! Ask us for a project quote and see for yourself! Let us focus on the best learning for your workforce, while other companies focus on your pocketbook.

The Credentials

We can confidently say that we are the only online learning company in Toronto or the GTA whose CEO has a PhD in eLearning and Adult Learning Theory, combined with 25 years experience in the industry. As a learning specialist, project architect, and production manager, Dr. Ross will be hands-on with your project from start to finish. This makes a difference to the quality, user experience and professionalism of your online product. We also have worked with prestigious Fortune 500 companies, large government agencies and key not-for-profit organizations around the globe.

One-Stop eLearning Shopping with NO Subcontracting

We have a dedicated and experienced in-house staff right here in Toronto who bring you expertise in every facet of the eLearning industry--from powerful explainer video development to MOODLE/Totara customization and a full range of digital production services to enhance course interactivity including professional animators, video production services and voice over talent. We really do it ALL when it comes to eLearning.

Explainer Video: Client Success Metrics Case Study

Instructional Video Production Sample: IMAX University

Storyline Lesson Exemplar: Dairy Farmers of Ontario

Advertising Explainer Video: Influitive

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 portfolio pieces over the last 3 years. Contact us for working demos of projects we are able to share with you. We also have a promotional Storyline demo we can send you that shows our best work, all in one place!


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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

What Our Valued Clients Are Saying!

Dr. Ross's Blog

Most Recent International eLearning Awards


Select each sector to view our varied clients.

Corporate Sector (Sample List - Last 5 Years)
Influitive IncCenterra GoldScotiabank
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
IMG CoachlinesAltima DentalAMB Driving School
Dairy farmers of OntarioNo Fixed Address IncNeural Outcomes
Safety Training Sector
ATCO Raymond Corp/Toyota Medigas-A Praxair Company
HRDC CanadaAlberta EducationCity of Toronto (EMS Dept)
Auto Parts Manufacturing Association (APMA) Government of Ontario
Indian and Northern Affairs CanadaMountain Parks Historical Association
Farm Credit CanadaCity of Calgary (Roads Dept)
Government of AlbertaGovernment of Nova Scotia
Washington Hospital CenterNovo Nordisk Hemophilia FoundationIndiana Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center
Non Profit Agencies
Spring StrategiesServants Anonymous FoundationChildFund (formerly CCF)
Publishing Industry
McGraw HillThomson SouthwesternNelson Education
Pearson EducationUniversity of Western Ontario
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