Rapid Authoring – Freeform Vs Template Based

Upside Learning

While working on rapid authored courses (courses authored using rapid authoring tools), I often encounter the decision point of whether to use freeform rapid authoring tools or the traditional template-based tools. Last year, we mentioned that there is a time and place for rapid authoring while opting for it. Here, let me just put some characteristics of the two types of rapid authoring methodologies.

Keep getting actionscript keywords message

Adobe Captivate

Please verify if any of the actionscript keywords is used as user variable name.” The post Keep getting actionscript keywords message appeared first on eLearning. Objects Question Web Objects "Elearning authoring tools" question web objectsI have tricked every “trick” or workaround that I have come across, but when I try to use Web Object to embed a YouTube video, I keep receiving the message (when I preview) “Swf compilation failed.

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Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

With the growth of tablet devices, authoring tools are having to re-invent themselves, yet again. It’s nothing new —just another step in the continual evolution we’ve seen since the early 1990s, when authoring tools were first introduced to help eLearning professionals create and deliver learning. Over the years, these tools have had to balance ease-of-use with the ability to create a robust learning experience. The Rise of Authoring Tools.

Authoring Tools and Compatibility

Learning Developments

When eLearning designers and developers think about using a rapid development tool such as Lectora, they often think about the time savings they get when creating a visual pleasing project and the ability to create reusable components. A rapid development tool is a great way to quickly breath life into your storyboard. One advantage that many of these tools bring, but is not always thought about, is that these tools can make complying with browser and system requirements a breeze.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning - Mobile

– pointers on some of the tools out there, that you can use to help you take that ‘leap of faith’ into mLearning. So here’s the list of the tools that can do the job and which you might want a closer look at. 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. and ActionScript 3.0 iBooks Author.

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Top 25 Rapid eLearning Blog Posts

Upside Learning

I have been involved with Rapid eLearning Projects at Upside and also creation of our own Rapid Authoring Framework that sits in our LMS (UpsideLMS). These posts cover varied topics around rapid eLearning including authoring tools, effective techniques, and decision considerations. Some of the posts are on specific tools (like Articulate) but generally you will find them equally useful for any rapid tool/framework you use. Rapid Authoring Of E-Learning.

April 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Lists top 25 blog posts on varied topics around rapid eLearning, including authoring tools, effective techniques and decision considerations. 22 Great Free ActionScript 3.0 Lists good tutorials and blogs on ActionScript 3.0 Tools for Developing Augmented Reality Applications. Lists development tools and SDKs for developing Augmented Reality applications. Tags: eLearning ActionScript 3.0

E-learning Tools: A Developer’s Review of Adobe Captivate 7

SweetRush

This research is brought to you by SweetRush’s senior software engineer, Andrew Kubay. For the past several years, this tool has been one of the most popular software packages for e-learning development. Most developers traditionally consider Captivate to be the default tool for creating software demonstrations and simulations within e-learning, but not an end-all, be-all for all types of learning. Audio tools within Captivate 7 are great convenience tools.

How to Select the Right E-Learning Software

Rapid eLearning

I get a lot of questions about buying elearning software. And with that I get to see some of the ridiculous checklists that some IT groups create to compare software. When it comes to selecting software, it can be hard to know what to look for and what questions to ask. Here are some tips to help you find the right tools as you wade through reams of the vendor’s marketing information. Select E-Learning Software by Understanding the Type of Tools.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. =>

My top ten tools

Clive on Learning

Jane Hart asked me to come up with a list of my top ten tools. I'm going to include IE7 under this heading, which is probably the tool I use the most after Outlook – the improvements such as tabbed browsing mean that it has caught up with Firefox (sounds like some form of heresy). I've had wonderfully obsessive experiences with BASIC, Pascal, JavaScript and more recently, Flash ActionScript. Captivate: This is the other tool I use, for software screen captures.

Enhance Lectora e-Learning Courses with Embedded Objects

Trivantis

Authoring Tools. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. Set up External Interface Call in ActionScript. Lectora: ONLY HTML5 Authoring Tool. PowerPoint-Based Authoring.

Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

I love this trend, because it clearly says that the rapid content authoring tool vendors are becoming innovative and are seeing the market. The issue is caused by the fact that Captivate supports only Actionscript 3. If you are having problems with a rapid content authoring tool and your LMS, please let me know. After one quarter (for most companies) into the fiscal calendar year, it is time to see what the future holds in our space.

Create Awesome eLearning Games (Flash and HTML 5)

eLearning Brothers

Our games are compatible with all of the major eLearning authoring tools on the market such as: Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Lectora, Rapid Intake, Moodle, Presenter, and many more. The main idea is that you can download the sources files, open them in the appropriate software, and then add your content. Game formats available: Flash (Actionscript 2 and 3) – You download the.fla source file for the game and open/edit them in Adobe Flash software.

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Easily Create eLearning Games and Interactions

eLearning Brothers

The Interaction Builder is online software that quickly creates Flash games and interactions that are easily imported into your rapid eLearning authoring tool. No software to install. The Interaction Builder produces a Flash.swf file (Actionscript 2 or 3) when published and is perfect for authoring tools such as: Captivate 5 or 6.

Adobe eLearning Suite: for the master of all trades

Clive on Learning

The imminent release of the Adobe eLearning Suit e has got me thinking about the authoring tools market as it stands in 2009. Who needs authoring tools and which tools do they need? These are heavy duty tools and not easy to learn - I would imagine most purchasers will use only 2 or 3 of these tools on a regular basis and dip into the others very infrequently - probably not often enough to justify the learning curve.

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. Fortunately, e-learning authoring tools came into prominence. Developers who have only used authoring tools, though, are probably going to struggle in this new world.

How to Convert Flash-Based Websites to HTML5 Right Now!

Hurix Digital

Over the years, Adobe Flash-ActionScript and HTML-JavaScript-CSS based development have been used as two of the main approaches for websites and other front-end web-based applications. Use a robust authoring tool and follow the conversion process. Zoe Tool From CreateJS.

Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

Upside Learning - Mobile

These conversion solutions have been divided based on the tools in which the original eLearning was created. Basic interactivities are generally well supported in HTML/can be easily developed using this authoring tool. Courses Developed in ActionScript 3: If you have projects developed in ActionScript 3, you can use Flash Professional CS5 and higher to publish them as native apps for Android and iOS platforms.

First Impressions: Snap! vs. Articulate

E-learning Uncovered

by Lectora , a PowerPoint plug-in authoring tool similar to Articulate. For the most part, it’s a “me-too&# product that functions similarly to other tools in the marketplace. Supports ActionScript 3 (but I wouldn’t be surprised If Articulate fixes that soon). Both tools are racing to be iPhone/iPad friendly. Which tools and features are you most excited about? tools

7 Reasons Why You Must Convert Flash Games to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Let’s take a look at the differences between the software platforms and why you stand to benefit from making the switch. Adobe Flash is a software platform designed to support multimedia content production and display. Adobe Flash ruled the internet for a long time.

Catching up with the week’s Adobe Captivate blog posts

Steve Howard

Authoring – limited by your creativity not the tool. “Large eLearning projects are always difficult to maintain and the authoring process is inefficient because of lack of parallelism and collaboration.” “ SWF movie created using Raptivity uses _root inside its ActionScript. The Adobe Captivate team has been busy blogging about the new features in Captivate 4. Following is a quick list of their most recent posts:-. Variables: Simple Usage.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

When Adobe Flash was introduced more than 20 years ago, it empowered the developers with a multimedia platform that could manipulate vectors and offer faster graphics with ActionScript. Also, authoring tools can make it a cakewalk for developers to update content whenever required, saving companies huge expenses incurred while creating a new e-learning course. Related: Best Content Authoring Tools for Flash to HTML5 Conversion. Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 .

Drawbacks of Flash: How Articulate Storyline Can Help

CommLab India

Today, many tools are available which give you Flash-like output, ones that lessen the complexities of Flash – requiring developers to have technical knowledge to create interactive elements, consuming a lot of time and most importantly, money. However, the process can be time-consuming and at times complicated, when you work with an inappropriate tool, especially if your e-learning consists of a lot of interactive elements. Smartphone usage has trumpeted in the last few years.

Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

Of the thousands of on-line tutorials I’ve read in my day, I always find myself wandering off in search of a term or an explanation to a topic the author referred to in the tutorial. The tools needed and setting up the project: Here’s what the final output will look like when we’re done. Please upgrade your browser TOOLS: The Articulate SDK: The first two lessons do not require the SDK as we are simply building the ‘skin’ for the player in Flash. ActionScript 2.0

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

The road ahead : I am presently developing detailed role descriptions, community guidelines, role assessment tools, and the identification of appropriate learning products and offerings. Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2010 With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? tools into their practices.

Review of Snap! 1.1 Update

E-learning Uncovered

by Lectora – a PowerPoint authoring tool à la Articulate. Supports ActionScript 3 (but I wouldn’t be surprised If Articulate fixes that soon). 99 makes this software much more accessible to a lot of people. As you might expect from any version 1 software release, Snap! About three months ago, Trivantis released Snap! Today they announced their 1.1 update. Normally I only comment on major releases, but this one has some important features.

Here Are Your E-learning Tips for 2017

Rapid eLearning

In 2007, when Flash was king, I stated that the e-learning tools would evolve and become easier to use. You’d no longer need to learn specialized skills like Flash and ActionScript. And at each, the teams that used those tools outperformed the Flash development teams. The industry is evolving and the tools are getting easier to use. But they’re still not doing a lot of custom programming because the software has made it easy to do.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

When Adobe Flash was introduced more than 20 years ago, it empowered the developers with a multimedia platform that could manipulate vectors and offer faster graphics with ActionScript. Also, authoring tools can make it a cakewalk for developers to update content whenever required, saving companies huge expenses incurred while creating a new e-learning course. Once the software has been installed, you then need to identify the files you wish to convert.

The Truth About Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Rapid elearning tools generally fall into one of two groups: freeform and form-based authoring. And the other type of tool is form-based where the application has a pre-designed structure and the developer only needs to add content like text, narration, and multimedia. Here’s the deal, you can learn Flash and actionscript to build elearning content. Or you can leverage PowerPoint’s flexible and easy authoring environment to create Flash-based elearning.

Review of Snap! 1.1 Update

E-learning Uncovered

by Lectora – a PowerPoint authoring tool à la Articulate. Supports ActionScript 3 (but I wouldn’t be surprised If Articulate fixes that soon). 99 makes this software much more accessible to a lot of people. As you might expect from any version 1 software release, Snap! About three months ago, Trivantis released Snap! Today they announced their 1.1 update. Normally I only comment on major releases, but this one has some important features.

Building an Internal Simulation Capacity

The Learning Circuits

dedicated tool, branching story - Scenariation - Moodle dedicated tool, game based model - authoring environments dedicated tool, interactive spreadsheet dedicated tool, virtual lab - But most people use the more general Director and Flash. anywhere from JavaScript to ActionScript/Lingo to PHP/ASP images, manipulating - PhotoShop/PaintShopPro sound, editing - Audacity developer, simulation/game - game engines

The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

This means that you’ll have to create your own templates that work better with the rapid elearning software. Use graphics tools to help you build your templates. Many of you already use tools like Photoshop to create your graphics. I would like to see an example of a training session that focuses on how to use PP and Articulate in a software training session. (I Another good tool for template development is “Color Scheme Generator 2″ at [link].

Whatever happened to inductive learning?

Clive on Learning

The trouble is, inductive learning doesn't seem to have been what the developers had in mind when they designed the latest generation of rapid e-learning authoring tools. Over the past few days, I've been testing out a number of tools trying to implement a short section from the script for the 30-minute masters. Try implementing this in a modern authoring tool! On the other hand, if there are any authoring tool vendors out there, you could quickly sort this out.