Offline Learning – The Power of Anytime, Anywhere, Any Device Access to E-learning!
DECEMBER 7, 2015
Importance of Offline Learning. Hence, the provision of offline learning , where the content can be set up ahead of time when access to internet connection is available. This offline learning feature became a hit for those who don’t have internet connection at home or while travelling. Offline Learning Souped up by Paradiso LMS. What’s more? SCORM Compliant LMS.
TalentLMS Goes Mobile (and offline) With Our New & Free, iOS App
FEBRUARY 22, 2016
Rather it aims to be its perfect companion for delivering offline learning , micro-learning and micro-certifications. The ability to continue learning while not connected to the internet, or as we industry pundits call it “offline learning”, is the flagship feature of the mobile app. Then again, we’re also heavy mobile users (isn’t everybody?)
Overview of What’s New in Lectora 12
DECEMBER 9, 2014
Publish for Offline Use - Publish titles for offline or to CD-ROMs and flash drives. Share published files on your server to collaborate with team members. Watch the video on Publishing for Offline. Trivantis announced today they released Lectora 12. The announcement gave us everything we have been asking for in a Lectora update and more. So what are some big updates?
Introducing the TalentLMS’ App for iPhone & iPad
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
It also turns TalentLMS into an effective tool for delivering offline learning, micro-learning and micro-certifications. Offline Learning & Synchronization. The most important feature of the mobile app is that it lets you continue learning while being offline. All units that are completed while being offline are synchronized with the server when you go online.
TalentLMS for Android: The Content Downloader – Part 1, Design
FEBRUARY 6, 2017
The internal name for this feature is the Content Downloader and, as the name suggests, it makes sure that content from the user’s Courses is always made available on the mobile device (for both online and offline consumption when possible) as soon as the user looks for it. Offline content. Reduced storage space / Offline content management. Range requests to the server.
#10 to #1 LMSs of 2012
DECEMBER 12, 2012
Features include: Extended enterprise – multiple children/sub-portals, each skinned/branded and each on a separate server – many EEs are on a shared server. TinCan with online/offline synch. M-learning support, assignment grader can be offline and then re-synched online, but courses can not be online/offline. Well here it is, the final countdown.
How We Survived the Recent AWS Outage
SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
At Mindflash we run all of our services in Virginia and actually had a substantial number of our servers running in the availability zone that had the problem, but we managed to get away relatively unscathed. To give you a bit of background, Mindflash runs about 5 different types of servers: Public web servers – What explains our product and pricing, allows you to sign up, login, etc. Product web servers – What you see once you log in to Mindflash. API servers – Handle requests from the product to get and store data. mindflash
The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition
AUGUST 21, 2015
Most notably, it supports offline course playback and delayed reporting. So even if you’re away from a network, you can still take courses and the mobile player will just sync your scores and other data with the Prime servers the next time you are online. What a difference three short years make in technology. However, about a year ago I started to notice the tables turning.
A Complete Training Portal for Multi-device Mobile Learners
DECEMBER 6, 2016
Learners may want to download it and view it offline. Some learners prefer downloading and viewing it offline. . Training progress will be stored on the server so that they don’t have to redo it again when they access from other devices such as a desktop. . Along with the training content, plugin installations and configuration settings were provided to learners.
Confused with learning technologies? Choose your best option
NOVEMBER 30, 2016
Selection of server: Software as a service: In this option application will be hosted on vendor server and administration access will be provided. Application and server uptime is vendor’s responsibility. On Premise: In this option application will be installed on your server. Nowadays technologies are growing very fast and we see new technology launched very often.
6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
Learning Management Systems used to be installed on the internal servers of the organization that is implementing them, keeping the information local and leaving maintenance up to the purchasing institution. This leaves reliability to the mercy of local servers, and maintenance in the hands of administrators whose area of expertise may not necessarily be elearning. Lower costs.
How You Can Use Mobile Learning Apps For Microlearning-Based Training
JUNE 15, 2016
A mobile learning app lets you view your learning content offline from your mobile device. The benefits range from its suitability for people on the move for offline and online viewing, popularity with millennials, and high completion rates it commands. One of the key features is the leaderboard, which is linked to the database on the cloud server. Solution Highlights. Empathy.
Top 10 LMSs for 2013
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Tin Can compliment – but no native app and no online/offline synch. Tin Can API with online/offline synchronization – AWESOME! M-Learning offers online/offline synchronization. No Tin Can and thus no online/offline synch. No online/offline synchronization which is bizarre since education is going the way of tablets – including iPad rather than purchasing laptops and desktops. Rather I will list just a few: Mobile support including online/offline synchronization and native app. Hello from sunny Los Angeles. 100% independent. No spin.
Learning Management Systems for Associations: The Essentials
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
Being able to connect with peers, discuss challenges, and have a forum for conversation improves learner engagement among association members, whether the learning is on or offline. Opportunities to connect with content and peers for more formal social learning can easily be increased by using a learning management system for the management of online, blended, and offline education programs.
10 Advantages Of Leveraging LMS For Blended Learning
APRIL 30, 2013
With this, you can schedule and run your offline and online training as per the schedule, administer assessments pre or post your training programs and generate instant reports to determine the success of your overall training. It offers learner-centric online as well as offline learning channels to cater to different learning needs and demands. For Administrators. at work.
State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015
JULY 14, 2015
Ability to publish to.exe, web – this has always been around, but one vendor spins it with “Offline SCORM”, then you find out this means you can download the course in its SCORM wrapper and either have it as an.exe, use it on the web (without a LMS) or publish it to a LMS. Oh, you can publish to web and keep it on your own servers and then yada yada – MOOC.
This is not (fill in the blank)
JUNE 11, 2012
A native app that enables you view the courses on your mobile device with online/offline synch. Even if the product is a desktop product all you need to do is upload the course to your own web server, use the vendor’s web server or via a LMS. Online/Offline synch. Provides the ability for online/offline synch – which is huge. But it isn’t.
Choosing the Best LMS for your Company
NOVEMBER 26, 2015
Mobile and Offline Learning. Mobile learning allows content to be accessed from your computer, tablet or smartphone, while offline learning means that content can be downloaded when online and used later when offline. You’ll also have to check if you’re game for hosting, maintaining and taking back-up of the best LMS on your own servers? Vendor-bought or In-house?
On Fire in 2013 – What’s going to be hot in e-learning
SEPTEMBER 19, 2012
Enables people to work offline without net connection then when back online, re-synchs with SaaS platform or system. Video streaming – either through the system itself – I believe it would be something like the vendor gives you 1GB of storage for free and then charges for more storage; you can stream from another server and tie into the LMS in some fashion. HTML5. TinCan.
A Conversation with Yury Uskov of iSpring
JANUARY 25, 2017
The projects were diverse: websites, desktop apps, component libraries, server-side solutions. With the apps, e-teachers can manage their content on the go, and e-students can conveniently access learning materials, even offline. The other day I had an opportunity to ask Yury Uskov of iSpring a few questions about his company and the future of eLearning.
Video Learning Platforms
MARCH 7, 2013
SaaS or on your own servers – they can do both, but ideally prefer SaaS (they host it). Offline viewing. If your VLP is on your own servers most of the vendors will allow you to customize the CSS. Flashback. VHS VCR comes home – literally if you bought one. Beta is better, but VHS wins. 1978 – Laserdisc debuts in Atlanta, GA. Far superior to anything before.
Tin Can in action
FEBRUARY 7, 2013
Introduction to the Tin Can API: The Tin Can API is a brand new learning technology specification that offers a simpler and more flexible way of capturing learning activities and sharing them with a variety of other systems – opening up an entire world of experiences (online and offline). You just unzip the files, place them in a web server running PHP and you’re ready to go!
Summer Course Authoring Tool Rankings – Top Ten
JUNE 11, 2013
Work offline with their optional Studio Server – extra charge. The summer is nearly upon us (or in LA it is already here) which means you can expect the following in your hometown. Annoying summer related songs – from Cruel Summer to Summertime and everything else. Big blockbuster movies – some that will make you cheer and others that you will demand your money back.
Free Open Source LMSs are like Puzzles
MARCH 31, 2014
Lastly your kid asks if they can work on the puzzle offline and then when they get back to the internet it moves everything back into the cloud. Even if you decide to have it at your location, those servers in your IT room did not sprout from magic beans – they cost you or your company money. Or you may have read an article or seen a webinar recently, promoting the idea that free is the best way to go – for total control and unlimited users without paying for them. Which on paper seems like a great idea. Limited functionality. Has ads. Puzzle Time. Puzzle Challenge.
Five LMS Sins
MARCH 8, 2016
And if you are taking a course offline, there is no push back online with that data, because they (the vendor) who uses the aforementioned angle, doesn’t have on/off synch (which enables that). I’m not going to stand up on my crate today and rant and rave about the travesties that are happening on a daily, heck monthly basis. . Nope, not going to do it. Sin #1 Pricing. ZERO. .
Meet the team #2: Periklis Venakis the Software Architect
JULY 7, 2015
That said, we do have a quite specific task list for the next couple of years, including (spoiler alert) xAPI support, moar (sic) gamification, full duplex offline communication and a, err, hit-load of other fascinating stuff. There’s mostly more of everything now: colleagues, clients, partners, codebase, products, servers, furniture. It’s time to meet the people behind it all.
LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
It is software that sits on an organization’s server or in the cloud , allows managers to enroll employees in courses (or lets employees self-register), and presents the learner with a menu of lessons from which to choose. Joe Ganci writes the Toolkit column for Learning Solutions Magazine , which reviews all the different tools available for creating eLearning content. Multimedia content.
Using JSON files in Edge Animate
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
This is good if you are going to be wrapping your project inside of Phonegap so it can be played offline. From URL will not place a file in your package making your output smaller and allowing the JS to be pulled from local servers performing quicker when connected to the internet. Each release just keeps getting better and better. One of my favorite is Greensock.
Does the glove fit? How to make the most of HTML5 in e-learning
AUGUST 9, 2013
All this data can be stored without affecting the website’s server performance. It gives us far more scope to start transforming e-learning courses into editable toolkits, unique to the learner and available both offline and online. The HTML5 mark-up language has now been around for about three years. It’s not yet fully recommended by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) but, as of last December, it’s well on the way. Some of us have already embraced the change, thrown out Flash and welcomed HTML5 into our e-learning content. Is it right for you? HTML5 helps to get learning moving.
TalentLMS For Android: The Content Downloader – Part 2, Integration
FEBRUARY 22, 2017
As the user navigates between screens and provided that the device is online, Unit content, and Unit and Course metadata have to be continuously fetched and updated from both TalentLMS and third-party servers. The user is served offline content and is notified when that is not available. Almost all actions the user can perform have an effect on the downloader’s behavior. Queueing.
Buying an LMS? Acronyms You Must Know (Part 1)
MAY 3, 2016
APP- Application: Downloadable program on mobile devices for providing certain LMS features and is mostly used for offline learning, micro-learning. CDN – Content Distribution Network : A technical solution that allows delivery of rich content to a LMS user from the local or closest server. and can be integrated with multiple software systems including LMS. LMS eLL LMS Award
Affordable luxury: TalentLMS wins Capterra’s “Most Affordable LMS” ranking
OCTOBER 24, 2016
You just have the costs of developing it and keeping the servers running, both of which have huge economies of scale. It used to be that you got what you paid for. If you wanted the best, you had to pay some pretty penny for it. Cheap stuff was just that: cheap. Like, you couldn’t get a Mercedes for the price of a Yugo. And, with cars, you still can’t. But with software, it’s different.
The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
The server only needs to provide whatever information the client needs to interact with the service. Secure Socket Layer is the standard in security technology for the encryption of links between a web server and a browser. All data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and secure. Yes, we did include an entry for the Z thanks to our CTO Des! L&D. LETSI.
E-Learning Strategy – The Right Way to Success
MARCH 24, 2014
Do you want an e-learning solution that exists in the cloud or on your own servers? VPNs can create all types of issues, so if you are going to use one, realize that people who will access offline might hit slow mode and prepare accordingly. Right now you may be sitting there reading the headline. You are anticipating a magical cure, because you are suffering from seeing some team named Dayton ruin your March Madness bracket. I hear you. I feel you (well, not really), but I get it. You are looking at all these items to consider, not for MM, but for your e-learning inititaives.