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Adding Interactions as a Flash file to your Slides


Read them and get trending with interactive PPT slides. a. Education Software eLearning tools Flash PowerPoint rapid learning raptivity Developer embed movie Flash file interaction powerpoint options PPT. presentations Shockwave flash object slideshowYou can add an engaging interaction on any slide of the PowerPoint. There are no gimmicks to it but certainly simple guidelines to be followed. Open the PowerPoint presentation in [.].

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Integrate Raptivity with Lectora Snap


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PowerPoint or Prezi: Which is Best for eLearning?

Association eLearning

The question is becoming more and more common — “Should I use PowerPoint (PPT) or Prezi?” Regardless of whether you use PPT or Prezi, content and design are key. Both programs are designed as presentation tools, so either one should be able to fill that role. I’ve already written about how to create eLearning using PPT, so I won’t re-visit that here. Read on to see why.

5 reasons to avoid a Flash-based quiz creator


Though a Flash-based quiz creator allows you to upload attractive images, videos and media to your quizzes making them more interactive, however, the disadvantages of using Flash technology far outweigh its advantages. Here are 5 reasons why you should avoid a Flash-based quiz creator: 1. quiz with Flash features take a long time to load. Flash player download required .

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Programming Is Back The Rise of HTML5 for E Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

When e-learning was first gaining momentum (about 15 to 20 years ago), building courseware required some degree of programming capability: HTML and JavaScript to build a primary code base, ActionScript in Flash to create interactive objects and content, and a good knowledge of SCORM standards. Led by Apple, the cry has sounded: “Flash is DEAD!” That Was Then. This Is Now.

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

Should be able to import/export content (like PPT, DOC, or simple HTML), and allow for edits after import. Should be able to import external Flash SWF as well as audio and video in variety of popular formats. Please note, I haven’t considered full-fledged development tools like Adobe Flash, for which some amount of technical proficiency is required. When do I use it?

eLearning tips from Tom Kuhlmann


Is it possible to build an interactive (and attractive) course in PPT? . What impact has PPT-based authoring tools on the training industry? It opened the doors to organizations that needed online training but couldn’t afford custom programming or in-house Flash programmers. If you haven’t done so already, sign up now. And good luck. Practice, practice, and practice.

2013 Corporate Learning Trends: Where Are We Now? (White Paper)

Bottom-Line Performance

Most people who demo Knowledge Guru are quick to make sure it is HTML… and not Flash. Less PPT-only; More Cool Interactive Tools within Lectures. In January, BLP President Sharon Boller published a white paper exploring the trends in the corporate learning landscape. The contrast is fascinating. The white paper focused on 7 trends we expect to see grow in 2013 and beyond.

How to Create eLearning Using PowerPoint

Association eLearning

Many rapid content authoring tools are either based on or an add-on to PowerPoint (PPT), including: Adobe Captivate,  Articulate Presenter, iSpring Presenter, Articulate Presenter, Articulate Storyline, as well as Digitec’s own Direct-to-WEB. Having a solid foundation in PowerPoint is a must when using rapid content authoring tools to create online learning. Develop a “look” for the course.

Free: PowerPoint to Flash in One Click

Take an e-Learning Break

Free PowerPoint to Flash converter promptly creates web-friendly Flash (.SWF) PPT,PPS,PPTX,PPSX) keeping its visual parameters, animation effects and slide transitions, audio narrations, video and Flash objects after conversion. iSpring Free works within PowerPoint, transforming it into a fast and easy Flash authoring tool. To create Flash files viewable on any device from your PowerPoint presentations, just install iSpring Free, open your PowerPoint presentation, click Quick Publish and get Flash slideshows from your PPT presentations in just a few seconds.


Find E-learning Disappointing? 7 Tips to Make It Better

CommLab India

They say online courses are just slides with bulleted lists and some interactive elements to avoid looking like a basic PowerPoint (PPT). That can be true to some extent, as the roots of e-learning are in PPT. Related Posts How to Create Section 508 E-learning Course Using Flash 5 Reasons Why E-learning Projects Fail 5 Tips to Make eLearning As Engaging As Classroom Training.

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Product Review – Articulate Storyline 2

eLearning 24-7

Transitions, Animations, Views –  I am fine using it once, but again, new product-new version, so why I am still seeing PowerPoint within this product to such a point, that TAV are exactly the same as in PPT?  Same with the flash icon.  Who is still using flash, BTW?  Hollywood is well known for making  sequels.  Sometimes the sequel is equal if not better than the first.

A Conversation with Reuben Tozman

Kapp Notes

Legacy content includes PPT files that are broken up and tagged slide by slide, Microsoft Word documents that can be tagged at the paragraph, image or even word level, images, videos, PDF’s and flash assets. One of the great things about my travels is that I get to speak with all kinds of interesting folks who are thinking about learning is new and innovative ways. Here is a summary of a great conversation I had with Reuben Tozman who I met one night at a conference (actually, we weren’t at the conference venue we were out getting a bite to eat and something to drink).

PowerPoint – The King of eLearning Tools?

eLearning Brothers

Most of the new authoring tools either use PPT as their backbone or offer the ability to import slides. Using these new tools meant that I had to start using PPT. At first I was very anti-PPT, however I have changed my tune a bit in the past few years. Here are a few reasons why PPT seems to be so widely used in eLearning: 1. Everyone has PPT. Should it be?


20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

With iSpring Solutions, you can easily and quickly publish PowerPoint presentations to web-based formats and build adaptive flash-based quizzes and surveys. CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your Windows computer and create bandwidth-friendly streaming flash videos. Find a great selection of free PPT templates that are guaranteed to work with your PowerPoint application. Sometimes building online courses can be a little more difficult than it seems, so why not have one place you can go to find the resources and help you need? SCORM. Articulate.

Why PowerPoint is Effective for Training New Employees

DigitalChalk eLearning

PPT format, though highly popular, is not really suited for mobile devices. The more feature-packed the deck, the more difficult to export your content as video, Flash or HTML5. With such an add-on you are free to share your slides as video, HTML5 or Flash. iSpring Suite ) give you the option to export the slides into a combined HMTL5+Flash format. Internal coaching.

Awesome Games and Interactions for Articulate Presenter

eLearning Brothers

If you’ve been coming to this site for awhile you probably know that we build a lot of custom flash games/quizzes/interactions for eLearning developers. Each of the games is created in Flash and has scoring and looks amazing. However, if you don’t know flash very well, that’s ok. We’ve created 4 different designs of interactive flash layouts.


Help! What software tool should I use to record audio?

360 Training

To go with my PPT slides. Online Voice Recorder Online Voice Recorder is an extremely simple Flash-based free tool that allows you to record and save audio. Audio can add a great deal to the quality of your course. Many devices and industry-standard elearning tools offer simple and effective software for recording audio. Use whatever works best for you. At little to no cost. Ask us !

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

PowerPoint – Ability to integrate or use PPT in your courses. Some vendors push heavily on PPT, implying that a great WBT is really a PPT converted to Flash.  It isn’t. Flash output – still red hot. Flash isn’t going anywhere, except maybe the route of leaded gasoline. Here is a news flash: It’s not true. More vendors seem interested in PPT, then having this as a spec in their product. The data is in, the results are interesting and the competition is growing.  What does it all mean? Early Signs for 2012.

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

Feature sets – they have to be more than PPT to Flash or add an audio clip and video clip to the course. SaaS based solution, that offers contractors/developers who create courses for other folks – access to the Flash files. Lastly, it looks like a course when you publish it -regardless if it is Flash or HTML5 – not a PDF or word doc or something that is a hybrid of the two. While traditionally best of the best are announced in December, I decided why wait.  I mean it is not like something is going to change in just a few weeks for any such product.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

And, of course, you can import existing PPT/PPTX presentations right into the new app and manipulate all the sides while still leveraging most of the defined interactions (e.g., As detailed in a recent post, Rapid Intake’ s new mLearning Studio tools are preparing to hit the market and will enable IDs to publish their content as either Flash or HTML5 packages. Check it out here.

Solve problems with screencasting

eLearning Acupuncture

Most people already have a good foundation for a storyboard – a pre-existing PPT slide that is being used in class. To start, make any adjustments to the existing PPT slide that you feel would help illustrate a concept to the learners who will be viewing the screencast remotely. Tags: tutorial demonstration screencast flash Screencasting can be useful in distance education.


20 Frequently Asked Questions About E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

What is the ideal tool to recreate existing Flash-based courses? Answer: Articulate Storyline is the ideal tool to convert your Flash-based online courses to the HTML5 format, if you do not want a responsive output. If they are in the PPT format, you can convert them into PDF files and then import them into Flipbook Maker. What is the most user-friendly rapid authoring tool?

ATD2015 Conference Post – Review

eLearning 24-7

Basically, you can add your PPT, MP4, assessment, word docs, etc. Works only in Flash at the moment, so forget about seeing those courses on any iOS device. But they are going to launch their newest game course this summer and it will be HTML5, then at some point they will go back and change the Flash courses to HTML5 courses. Well hello there!  Back after a few grueling weeks first in Australia then in Orlando, speaking at ATD.  Before diving into the conference itself, for those who are unaware, I have signed a book deal with ATD Publishing. . Let’s jump right in.

Times are changing – trends in the content authoring tool market

eLearning 24-7

Remember when only a few offered the PPT to Flash option in their tools? There recently was a big time company who announced they were going to develop their solution only in HTML5, not flash.  . The Xoom by Motorola still outputs only to HTML5, although they are waiting for a Flash feature.  Overall, all tablets, even those who accept Flash, accepts HTML5. Solution is easy to use and can output to not only Flash but also HTML5. As the rapid content authoring market continues to grow, new features and capabilities are equally growing.  Trend 1. Trend 2.

Starting Out with UI Prototyping

Visual Lounge

But, yes, PPT, Keynote, and Google Slides have enough functionality to create simple wireframes, include higher-fidelity images of your interface, respond to clicks, and even do some animations. Edge Animate/Flash. I’m going to focus on Adobe Edge Animate since that’s what I’ve been using, but Adobe Flash has a very similar way to create prototypes. Prototyping? How Functional?

Rapid Scenario Building and More FREE Templates and Images


As you’ll see below, I provide outputs and source files for PPT (Adobe Presenter, Articulate Presenter, etc). Below are some instructions for building out a character interactions in PowerPoint, with a rapid authoring tool providing the flash output. Last week I blogged about creating a rapid eLearning course mockup to get stakeholder feedback early in the development process. Thanks!

Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

eLearning 24-7

is not the only product which has an issue with a 64 bit Windows computer but in combination with PPT 2010, I’m unaware of any other.  Library pulls in your video, audio, flash and image files right from your video,image, flash, audio folders on your computer – GREAT IDEA  – although I wish they added HTML5. Flash – Add flash to a page, similar issue i.e

Articulate, Captivate and Lectora – Do they deserve your praise?

eLearning 24-7

Articulate Studio. I’ve always found this product to be the top of the line for PowerPoint to Flash course builds. The two biggest negatives IMO, is that it just isn’t robust enough for e-learning developers and its whole focus on PPT into converting to a course doesn’t help. Two weeks ago I got the wonderful opportunity to speak in OZ, specifically Melbourne, Australia. What I found was an extensive group of people hungry for anything e-learning. They were hungry to know more information. Mind you the same vibe exists in New Zealand. It was awesome. Articulate.

PowerPoint: Sites for Slide Sharing (Say that 5 Times Fast)

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

After uploading your presentation, you can edit settings, share on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn, download as either a Flash or a PPT file, or convert to a video. You can also add a poll or survey question slide as well as individual video, URL, document, PPT, and photo slides. by AJ George  There are infinite reasons why you may not be able to give a presentation in person, many of which I covered in my article on  adding Text-To-Speech to PowerPoint presentations. Today I'm going to explore five slide-sharing site options. SlideShare. authorSTREAM.

How Walt Disney Would Use PowerPoint to Create E-Learning Courses - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

Combine motion paths with some of the other animations and you can create a very nice animated sequence that could look like it was created in Flash. Flash Once Animation. The Flash Once animation is not that well known. Flash Once does exactly what you think it would do, it flashes once and then it disappears. Here are two ways you can use the Flash Once effect. Apply Flash Once to your key frame objects. Apply the Flash Once animation. Use Flash Once instead of the motion path. Add Flash Once animation. PPT Dude.

e-Learning Templates

Learning Visions

Put together by two guys who call themselves “The eLearning Brothers”, the site offers PPT templates you can use in your Articulate courses, along with complete course style kits to Flash based eLearning games and quizzes. Each template is fully customizable in Flash (we give you the.fla Flash source file). If you’re developing eLearning on your own with minimal help from a graphics team, you might want to check out e-Learning Sounds like a good resource for freelancers and eLearning designers working in small departments or as a one-person show.

ILT is turning WBT in2 ILT online – its not working

eLearning 24-7

Outdated books on WBT – from 1999-2006 that people read and assume this is effective online course building – while it provides some foundation, new approaches, stronger design techniques are showing greater effectiveness then what was available in the past. A few rapid content authoring tool vendors who pitch that taking a Microsoft Word document and changing it to flash is effective learning. Books, presentations, blogs that state follow the PPT mantra. It’s not. story. never thought about being a teacher an educator. Yet, it didn’t happen. Nothing.

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Rapid Authoring – Freeform Vs Template Based

Upside Learning

While developing courses using our internal rapid authoring framework, we often use a few custom complex interactivities – like small games – developed through Flash and integrate it in the course as external interactivity. Articulate community does provide some readymade PPT templates which you can use and save time on design and layout. Related posts: Top 25 Rapid eLearning Blog Posts Why Use ActionScript 3.0 in Flash Based eLearning Development? Both have their own pros and cons. In this post, I attempt to discuss more on these.