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. Fortunately, we can recreate these symbols with Lectora’s button wizard using Webdings. 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. By Joseph Suarez.

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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. Lectora Actions Lectora Lectora Variables

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.

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.

A Deep Dive into the Lectora Project File

Integrated Learnings

It may surprise some people that the Lectora project file, that.awt file, is actually XML. In making this file XML, Lectora is allowing developers to make changes to it without going through the Lectora interface. Editing the XML directly allows you to perform some tasks much quicker than using Lectora itself. For example, I have a Lectora project template for video-based content. Break open a Lectora project of your choice in your favorite XML or text editor.

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.

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 User Conference iPad2 Winners Announced!

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Lectora Inspire Wins Best Presentation Tool Award

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Visit Lectora eLearning at Enterprise Learning! Conference

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Enhance Your Skills with Lectora e-Learning December Training

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Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions

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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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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!

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.

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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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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DevLearn 2011 – Notes from My Presentations

E-learning Uncovered

Tumult Hype and Sencha Animator are animation programs that publish HTML5-friendly output that can stand on its own or be incorporated into programs that allow web objects, such as Lectora and ToolBook.

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. link] December 5-7, 2011 International Digital Curation Conference: Public?

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.

Early Bird Discount Ends in 4 Days for Lectora User Conference

Trivantis

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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.

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.

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.

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. We’ve added a guide to our Lectora Resources page.

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.

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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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DevLearn 2011 – Notes from One ID Challenge and HTML5 Authoring Tool Review

E-learning Uncovered

Tumult Hype and Sencha Animator are animation programs that publish HTML5-friendly output that can stand on its own or be incorporated into programs that allow web objects, such as Lectora and ToolBook.