Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

They help us make learning more engaging and effective and ultimately help learners succeed. HTML5. HTML5 is a new version of the Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) from the Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group (WHATWG) and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

Webinar: Using Custom HTML5 and Adobe Edge with Lectora

eLearning Brothers

Recently I did a Webinar for Lectora users on how to use custom HTML5 inside Lectora projects. This tool is perfect if you know nothing about HTML or HTML5. Edge Animate is much like Flash and After Effects, so if you have ever used those tools you should feel right at home.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

A multimedia authoring tool that goes beyond Flash and builds applications based on HTML5, Javascript, jQuery and CSS3 and works well on iOS and Android devices, and the latest HTML5-compatible browsers. Flash CS6 Toolkit for CreateJS. Swiffy converts SWF files to HTML5.

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Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

For most organisations, adopting mobile learning raises the BIG question of “What do we do with our existing content (probably developed in Flash which doesn’t run on the iPad)?

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Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

Q 3.Can you give advice on training people to use tablets effectively in the workplace? But we differentiate primarily because of the OS and Flash compatibility. A: Heavy graphics don’t pose too much of a problem in HTML5. Can we publish HTML5 from Lectora?

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Questions about Instructional Design Careers

Experiencing eLearning

Some organizations do evaluate at all four of Kirkpatrick’s levels, and the Success Case Method is another good strategy for evaluating training effectiveness. A: I wouldn’t learn Flash right now. Most Flash e-learning now is done with rapid tools anyway.

Creating interactive and engaging e-content: Experiences with Articulate Storyline

G-Cube

The immense popularity and success of technology-aided learning has created the ever-increasing need to develop e-content that effectively engages the learner but all within the constraints of available timelines and budgets. The software can publish a course in Flash and HTML.

Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

This article was originally published in Learning Technologies 2013’s special show guide issue. Any learning that can help it is immediately effective. Mobile Learning has been on the horizon for a long time but has met with scepticism and technical constraints in its early days.

Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

These days, more and more technical communicators are being tasked with creating effective Help Systems for an audience that is more distracted and stressed out than ever before. Prior to publishing a lesson, choose Project > HTML5 Tracker to open the HTML5 Tracker (shown below).

10 Custom eLearning Courses: How Do They Rank?

eLearning Brothers

Would love to see some immersive experiential elements like diagnosing or evaluating drug effects! In a year that has seen our team working on many projects that focus on HTML5 publishing and authoring tool packaging it’s refreshing to see such immersive, visually appealing Flash work.

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Tom Kuhlmann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How they’re used is what makes them effective. Learnnovators: What changes/shifts do you foresee in the support for animations and complex simulations in this ‘No Flash’ age? Tom: HTML5 is all the rage. In addition, each browser is a bit different in how it supports HTML5 and there are hundreds of devices that may be used to access the content. Often they expect that what worked in Flash should work the same in HTML5 and that’s just not the case.

All hail the electronic calf

E-Learning Provocateur

Don’t believe the hype - The ultra effective marketing campaign by the Apple folks would have you believe that the iPhone is the most popular smartphone in the world. Just ask the Flash designers!)

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Ten tips to build interactivity

eFront

While it’s relatively easy for a teacher in a classroom to interact with the learners and, by ‘reading’ the situation, involve them in the learning process in the most effective ways, it’s much harder for those producing online learning materials. Visually attractive materials aren’t necessarily the most effective – but if they’re not visually attractive, they won’t attract learners’ attention and, so, they’ll be ineffective anyway.

Six topics for the price of one

Jay Cross

HTML5 plays natively on laptop, pad, and phone. HTML5, why should I care? View source enabled me to figure out how people created various effects. HTML5 automatically resizes for PCs, tablets, and smart phones. Flash is on the way out.

How to Make BYOD Work

CLO Magazine

Even though most of them have a personal mobile device, Sue Puhlhorn, the company’s senior director of learning and organizational effectiveness, said those hourly employees need to learn on site when time can be scheduled. “When the iPhone first came out, Flash vendors got nervous, but once the iPhone had that huge adoption curve, especially in corporations, there was no question. Flash wasn’t going to do it for you.”

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LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

A lot of tools now converting Flash to HTML5 - big growth area for tools. 3) HTML5 v Flash Some browsers (below IE9) don't work with HTML5. Still have clients request stuff in Flash, guiding them away from it. Using Javascript and tween libraries as alternatives to HTML5 Value of Adobe Edge to change Flash-based projects? But not everything works on HTML5. CW - gamification exploded in 2013, way beyond social.

Mobile learning - where's it really at? The debate!

Unicorn Training

RH: A lot of existing content that’s already out there is very detailed and complicated with Flash etc, which makes conversion difficult, so it’s often better to start again. How does mobile effect eLearning design? Small chunks of learning often repeated is regarded as the most effective way to learn and mobile gives you that ability. Yes we can deliver mobile content on HTML5 but you may have to compromise on functionality. Is Flash dead?

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

So, simplicity was there for the author, but at the cost of effective learner engagement. To combat “boring” eLearning experiences, programs like Adobe Flash and Director came on the scene with an animated bang (anyone else remember the bird crash vector animation from the early Flash demos?) To accommodate mobile learning, Direct-to-WEB detects the user’s browser or device and automatically delivers either Flash or an HTML5 version of the module.

Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

The shift from Flash to HTML5. For years, Flash has ruled mobile content delivery arena. A report released in August 2013 has shown that 153 of the Fortune 500 U.S. companies implemented HTML5 on their corporate websites.

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E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions—Part 2

ATD Learning Technologies

In October 2013, an eLearning Guild report showed the most common authoring tools were Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, Articulate Storyline, Articulate Studio, and Trivantis Lectora, and those tools are still leaders in this market.

How Rapid Authoring Tools Meet Evolving Online Learning Needs

CommLab India

This methodology used tools such as Flash and Dreamweaver to create highly interactive e-learning courses with stunning visuals and great animations. To meet the ever-changing demands of the dynamic marketplace, companies need to train their employees quickly and effectively.

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

Inconsistent fonts look unprofessional and imply the author’s negligence – an effect you definitely want to avoid. Do you need extra effects? If you are a user of PowerPoint 2013 (or higher) or Office 365, just download this free plug-in and start screencasting with voice over.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

I ponder how this would have played out if Apple had ventured into the television market as many analysts expected them to 2012 and that opportunity remains for 2013. Prediction #4 - Flash Falters, HTML5 and ePUBs Gain in Popularity.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. One benefit of a cloud LMS is that it’s quicker and more cost-effective to install than self-hosted learning solutions. Flash. HTML5.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

lack of Flash support). True, accessing mobile learning content via a device’s embedded web browser is an effective and useful delivery modality but the experience is generally watered down to what works at the lowest common denominator level. The arrival of Adobe's Flash Player v10.1

25 eLearning tools you need to have

LearnUpon

We find Elucidat particularly strong at creating responsive online and mobile course content that’s compatible with HTML5. Why it’s great for eLearning: We think about the decline of Flash and the rise of HTML5 a lot at LearnUpon.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

As an example, HTML5 was added to most development tools only after it was clear that Flash was on its way out and as it became evident that more people were browsing the web on their mobile devices than on their desktop computers. Learnnovators: You have conducted many reviews to evaluate the effectiveness of various e-learning authoring tools. Problems include smaller screens, no roll-over interactions, and no Flash animations.