Custom Lectora Video Controls

Integrated Learnings

Video can be an engaging enhancement to an eLearning course built with Lectora. Fortunately, Lectora offers another way to control video playback. With Lectora, it’s possible to overcome these inconsistencies and create a custom set of basic video controls using only the button wizard and a few actions. If you aren’t familiar with Lectora’s button wizard, you can access it through a button on the toolbar or through the file menu under “Tools.” By Joseph Suarez.

Snap! by Lectora Review

Integrated Learnings

Recently Trivantis, makers of the eLearning development program Lectora, announced the release of Snap! by Lectora. Far and away the biggest advantage to Snap by Lectora is the extremely low price of $99. Exporting to Lectora and Lectora Online. Every presentation created with Snap can be exported to a Lectora Project file (.awt). Quizzes and surveys created in Lectora cannot be exported to Snap. By Joseph Suarez.

eLearning Hot Topics from 2011

Integrated Learnings

So, it seems fitting that we’d look back at our 2011 posts and create one for this blog. How do these compare with your own eLearning hot topics from 2011? --1-- The post with the most views in 2011 was Practical Storyboarding – Not Just for Developers. By Lectora Review , which posted in July. Wanna become a Lectora power user? Using Custom Progress Bars in Lectora. Creating a Smart Next Button in Lectora. Custom Lectora Video Controls.

Creating a Smart Next Button in Lectora

Integrated Learnings

We'll look at a course built in Lectora that has a main menu and several chapters. Lectora Actions Lectora Navigation Lectora Variablesby Jonathan Shoaf. Reducing the number of objects in your development project saves time to develop and makes project maintenance easier. Most e-learn development tools provide some sort of object reuse through inheritance or master pages. While not everyone is a fan of the next button, it is a common object found in e-learning.

Using Custom Progress Bars in Lectora

Integrated Learnings

Lectora’s progress bars are like a “You are here” marker for eLearning courses, providing visual feedback to users about their progress. The three types of Progress Bars in Lectora are Timer, Table of Contents, and Custom. Custom progress bars offer the widest range of possibilities and greater control, but require a deeper understanding of how Lectora’s progress bars operate. Lectora Actions Lectora Lectora VariablesBy Joseph Suarez. You are here.”.

Slide in Text with Lectora

Integrated Learnings

Lectora Actions Lectoraby Jonathan Shoaf. There is not much worse than static text in online learning. Learners go online to get immersed and engaged. They pick up a book to read text. So I try to be careful about how I use text when I am developing a course. I like text to be timely, simple, and sparse. One way to be smart about using text is to have it slide in when you want it and slide out when you are done. This post shows how to do that. Group Text and Container.

Lectora – Using Variables to Restrict the Next Button

Integrated Learnings

Here’s the scenario : You are designing an eLearning course in Lectora, and you have a page with multiple buttons. If you would like an introduction to using variables in Lectora, click here. There are actually several ways to restrict the Next button using variables on Lectora. What else do you want to know about Lectora? Lectora eLearning Lectora VariablesBy Dean Hawkinson.

Snap! a New Lectora Tool

eLearning Brothers

by Lectora. I’ve finally had a chance to download the free trial of Snap! It is basically a PowerPoint plug-in to build rapid eLearning courses. The product is going after the same space as Articulate and iSpring Presenter. After using it to build a sample course and trying out some of our templates, I’ll have to say that it is a very nice tool. Overview. Here are some things that I like: Inserting flash files is easy. No settings and it recognizes both as2 and as3.

Lectora Inspire Wins Best Presentation Tool Award

Trivantis

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Lectora User Conference iPad2 Winners Announced!

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Visit Lectora eLearning at Enterprise Learning! Conference

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mLearning DevCon 2011

E-learning Uncovered

Hype is an HTML5 animation tool I’ve been experimenting with for integration into HTML-publishing software like Lectora, and its output integrates extremely well, even for courses that require 508 compliance. Diane and I are gearing up for DevLearn 2011 in Las Vegas in a few weeks, so if you want to get in touch, please do at @dpelkins or @jkunrein. Uncategorized conferences hype iPad lectora mlearning prototyping

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Make Learning Supportive and Available Everywhere

Integrated Learnings

Thoughts on Elliot Masie's Lectora User Conference Keynote. This year's 2011 Lectora user conference provided my first opportunity to hear learning futurist Elliot Masie ( of The Masie Center ) speak live; he didn't disappoint. Lectora Video Elliot Masie Performance Support Moments of Learning Need Checklists eLearning Mobile LearningBy Jay Lambert.

Company News: December 2011

E-learning Uncovered

Judy Unrein will be hosting the Articulate Storyline Creation Stations , and Diane Elkins will be presenting a breakout session evaluating the accessibility (Section 508) features of popular e-learning authoring tools — specifically Captivate, Lectora, and Storyline. Uncategorized captivate conferences lectora resources storylineE-Learning Uncovered: Captivate 5.5 Coming Soon! This eagerly-awaited addition to our popular E-Learning Uncovered book series is almost here!

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Enhance Your Skills with Lectora e-Learning December Training

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Preview of Articulate Storyline at LS 2011

Learning Developments

I was really impressed with the demo of Articulate Storyline at the Learning Solutions 2011 conference this month. The product is also introducing variables which will make it more competitive with Lectora or Captivate. Tom Kuhlmann gave a nice personalized walk through of what the product can do. Here are some of the highlights I remember: It has the same easy user interface you would expect from Articulate but it is much more powerful.

Easily Modify, Edit & Share with Lectora 1.6 Collaboration Features

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Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions

Trivantis

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Announcing the 2012 Lectora User Conference in Chicago! |

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Jamming with Lectora: NELUG e-Learning Tips & Tricks

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Submit Your Proposal for 2012 Lectora User Conference

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Huge Breakthrough in Authoring Tools – HTML5 from Articulate, Captivate, Claro & Lectora!

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eLearningTV Episodes Interviews articulate authoring tools captivate Claro cogentys Dominknow elearning elearningtv HTML5 ipad learning management system lectora lms rapid authoring RCAT storylineIn this episode: - See an Articulate Storyline Demo! Learn how HTML5 is enabling the delivery of eLearning content to mobile devices, including the iPad and iPhone. - And much more… HTML5. click link to visit website for full episode, links, other content and more!].

Lectora e-Learning Software Meets Demand for Mobile Learning

Trivantis

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Using Lectora to Create a Smart Next Button

Learning Developments

I've been using Lectora for almost three years now. Lectora allows developers to take a snippet of code and reuse it on all your pages. I show an example of how to do this in my guest blog post for Integrated Learning Services Creating a Smart Next Button in Lectora. LectoraThis saves time and maintenance costs. You may want that code to work differently on some of the pages.

Our Takeaways from DevLearn 2011

E-learning Uncovered

We saw a lot of our favorite vendors displaying our favorite products, especially Articulate, Captivate, Lectora, and ZebraZapps. This week I attended my first DevLearn, and as hyped as it was in the months prior to the event, it did not disappoint. DevLearn is one of the largest events in the learning industry; according to the conference website, 1,747 people registered for the event. Surprisingly, though, it didn’t feel impersonal to me.

An Overview of HTML5

Integrated Learnings

HTML5 favors tools like Lectora that are currently HTML-based. Lectora Captivate HTML5 Articulate Flash Appleby Jonathan Shoaf. Apple's recent refusal to support Flash is the latest of many headaches web developers have had to endure as the web has matured but standards have been slow to respond. I mentioned this to a Flash developer at lunch today and I could see the frustration in his eyes wondering how he's going to meet the needs of his customers who use iPads.

When are System Simulations Appropriate?

Integrated Learnings

Lectora Instructional Design Development Tools Technology System Training Navigation Captivate HTML5 LMS Flash eLearning SimulationBy Dean Hawkinson. System simulations, created using software such as Adobe Captivate, serve several purposes when used in eLearning. They are a great way to learn system navigation without using the actual system. You can create simulations in several different ways, depending on the type of interaction you are looking for in your course. Types of Simulations.

What you don’t need to know about SCORM

Integrated Learnings

It is important to understand some of the basics of SCORM; however, if you use a rapid development tool like Lectora or Captivate, you really don’t need to understand the technical details of SCORM. by Jonathan Shoaf. The first time I heard the term SCORM was about 10 years ago. I never paid it much attention. I worked in the higher education industry and SCORM just wasn’t a big player there.

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eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. Note also that some events will be cancelled at a later date, such as those in Tunisia and Egypt in early 2011. December 2011 November 27-December 1, 2011 Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE): Reaching Across Boundaries, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. link] December 5-6, 2011 Managing Quality Teaching in Higher Education , Mexicali, Mexico.

DevLearn 2011 – Notes from My Presentations

E-learning Uncovered

While there is no one tool on the market yet that does even 90% of the most common things we need an authoring tool to do AND publishes to HTML5, major authoring tools that deserve your consideration include SumTotal ToolBook and Trivantis Lectora (in the super-powerful camp) and Rapid Intake’s mLearning Studio, dominKnow Claro, and Luminosity Studio (in the quick-and-templated camp). I was thrilled to be accepted to speak and asked to serve on a panel at my first DevLearn experience!

Using Lectora to Create iPad-Compatible Content – Results of Our Testing

E-learning Uncovered

We are working with a client on a Lectora course that needs to be viewable on an iPad. We did some quick testing to see which Lectora features work properly on an iPad and which ones are best avoided. For more information on using Lectora for mobile development, check out these two resources on the Trivantis website: Create mobile learning content on an iPad using Lectora. Uncategorized iPad lectora mlearning testing

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Early Bird Discount Ends in 4 Days for Lectora User Conference

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Twitter Digest for 2011-05-11

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The Fresh Air Fund is in need of host families for this summer of 2011 [link] #. RT @ barrysampson : # Lectora are about to announce Snap! Roles in communities of practice [link] <a very useful post for those interested in CoPs #. Turn Your Evernote Notes into Study Guides & Flashcards with StudyBlue by @ audreywatters [link] via @ RWW #. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] #. How many “powerpuff presentations&# have you seen [link] (Urban Word of the Day) #.

Custom Branching Navigation with PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

PowerPoint-based rapid eLearning tools, such as Articulate Presenter and Snap by Lectora, allow branched navigation, meaning you can create a non-linear navigation path still controlled through the course player’s next and back buttons. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE. By Joseph Suarez.

Recording Audio with Adobe Presenter

Integrated Learnings

You can save the recording as a.wav file and imbed it into a course created in a tool such as Lectora, but you could be dealing with a number of headaches in trying to do that. By Dean Hawkinson. Using audio narration in eLearning courses has been debated from both sides – some people feel that it is an enhancement that assists the learner in completing the course, while others argue that it can be distracting.

Getting a job as an Instructional Designer

Learning Visions

Captivate, Articulate, Lectora, and Camtasia are the big off-the-shelf authoring tools that seem to come up in a lot of job postings. The ELearning Uncovered series includes an Articulate and Lectora handbook. I get a lot of emails from people asking me how to break into the ID field. They’ve been trying to get a job but haven’t found the right door to open yet. “I’ve I’ve been teaching for years and now I want a change.” “I’ve

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New Features in Lectora X.5 and New Resources on E-Learning Uncovered!

E-learning Uncovered

Two weeks ago, Trivantis released Lectora X.5, Here is a review of Lectora’s new functionality and new resources available now on E-Learning Uncovered. Fans of Lectora’s Flash games get a treat in this release. See them (and all the Flash Media Library games) in action on our Lectora Resources page. We’ve added a guide to our Lectora Resources page. Uncategorized flash images learning agents lectora videowhich has some very interesting new features.