iSPRING SUITE 10: No Faster Way to Go From PowerPoint to eLearning

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I've recently wrapped up work on my iSpring Suite 10: The Essentials  step-by-step book. For those of you who aren't familiar with iSpring Suite, let me fill you in. And although you can upload a PowerPoint presentation into a Learning Management System (LMS) as a course asset, there is no way to make the presentation SCORM or AICC-compliant so that learner progress can be tracked by the LMS or administrators.

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KEVIN THORN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

It doesn't matter if you have one authoring tool or an entire suite at your disposal. Technology is primitive: AICC and SCORM are 20 years old; even xAPI has been around since 2011; unsupported browsers like IE8 are commonplace in many firms; the UX of many learning systems is a 90s throwback.

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Adobe Presenter 9: Beginning Training

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Then you will learn how to record and edit voiceover audio. As you move through this totally interactive class, you will learn how to add a quiz to the presentation and how to set up the lesson so that it will work with SCORM and AICC-compliant LMSs. Adobe Presenter Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite eLearning mLearning Online Training Quizzes Technical Communications Have you created a PowerPoint presentation and need to convert it into an eLearning course?

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

As the evolution of e-learning continues, the rapid content authoring tools (RCAT) market follows suit. Screen recorder or desktop recorder converted into Flash or.AVI or.WMV or MP4 format or other formats, with audio/video editing and recording (not all mind you offer audio/video editing). PPT or Word to Flash and the end user can add a TOC, some assessments, audio, video, even additional flash learning objects and attachments.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Hence for from that perspective, perhaps the MS Expression suite is more important than Silverlight itself and its underlying.NET framework features. Audio / Video synching Another aspect is the use of audio / video in the content. While there is quite a buzz on the high quality audio / video presented through Silverlight, it lacks an essential aspect i.e. synching audio with the animating graphical content on stage. Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Hence for from that perspective, perhaps the MS Expression suite is more important than Silverlight itself and its underlying.NET framework features. Audio / Video synching Another aspect is the use of audio / video in the content. While there is quite a buzz on the high quality audio / video presented through Silverlight, it lacks an essential aspect i.e. synching audio with the animating graphical content on stage. Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Hence for from that perspective, perhaps the MS Expression suite is more important than Silverlight itself and its underlying.NET framework features. Audio / Video synching Another aspect is the use of audio / video in the content. While there is quite a buzz on the high quality audio / video presented through Silverlight, it lacks an essential aspect i.e. synching audio with the animating graphical content on stage. Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

The short-cut buyers guide: LMS requirements and more

Docebo

SCORM, AICC, and xAPI. SCORM, and AICC are international standards for tracking e-learning activities. Instead of solely pushing out word docs and powerpoints, you can expand your horizons with different media types by using the various versions of SCORM, AICC, and xAPI.

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Top 5 Content Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Kitaboo

There are several options available when it comes to choosing a content authoring tool , each tailored to suit the specific needs of its audience, whether it is in education or business. You can add various interactive elements such as videos, audio, animation, quizzes etc.

PowerPoint Add-ins – Develop E-learning Courses Rapidly

CommLab India

Its features include: Audio narration. The audio recording feature is so amazing that you can record audio and simultaneously synchronize it with onscreen text. SCORM 2004, AICC, and Tin Can. You can also record videos using a webcam to embed them into the presentations, and create your own audio narrations. iSpring Suite. The iSpring suite PowerPoint add-in helps turn your PowerPoint presentations into Flash or HTML5 formats.

Developing Mobile Content — Fast and Far-Reaching

G-Cube

Over the last few years, tools like Articulate Storyline and Lectora have evolved to suit the needs of the mobile platform and can develop content which is ready to be rendered on the mobile platform as well. Courses created with rapid authoring tools conform to SCORM- and AICC, ensuring that tracking is made possible through any new-age LMS. Rapid authoring tools also ensure that the audio element is synchronized and renders well on the mobile platform.

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Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Content that works on desktop isn’t always suited to mobile learning. Podcast: Digital audio files used by millions of listeners to learn about a huge range of subjects. Once a specification has been recognized by an official body, it becomes a standard, like AICC , SCORM or Tin Can xAPI. Popular eLearning content standards include AICC, SCORM and xAPI. Last week, we decoded tongue-twisting eLearning terms from A-L.

Ten Interactive Online Platforms to Deliver Holistic Learning to Students

Kitaboo

Search the Internet and you will find a plethora of interactive online platforms , the trick is to find the one that best suits your needs. The Fluidic player can support all types of files, such as PDFs, DOCX, PPTs, videos, SCORM, AICC, and xAPI-compliant packages.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

SCORM compliant learning object generator, customized editing interface, web based media player that works across multiple platforms, video/audio, image slides, text synchronization. Authoring Pro – Developer and International Edition - comes with audio editor, video editor, image editor, screen capture and screen camera. Embed audio, images and Flash objects. Audio recording and editing. Tools these days come in three flavors.

Adobe Captivate 6 Tutorials

Adobe Captivate

You can also customize themes to suit your requirements. Edit video, and add transitions, smart shapes, audio, and captions. Audio response. Learn how to make your eLearning more personal by providing audio responses in content and quizzes. Learn how to introduce the Audio workflows, we had a two-part series training session discussing different options available to add, record and edit audio, add Text-to-Speech, etc.

Best Content Awards 2020

eLearning 24-7

A couple only provided them in AICC, which was converted, and some provided only MP4s or similar video formats. Audio Quality – Similar to above -in that if your course did not have any audio to it, you did not receive a zero. Welcome!

Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

Choosing a rapid e-learning authoring tool that suits your training needs completely can be quite a challenging task. Audio Capabilities. Can embed audio files. Can embed audio in interactions. Can record audio. Can perform basic audio editing. Can store audio files in a library. Can export recorded audio to MP3. Can add links to external audio files. Can perform advanced audio editing. Track in AICC.

Direct vs Consultative Digital Content Development

B Online Learning

Let me clarify what I mean by each term: Direct – the content is designed and built based on the clients stated requirements, the developer uses their experience to adapt existing concepts to suit the content being built ie. We find this gives us the range we require when it comes to providing our clients with a solution that best suits their knowledge, skills, experience, budget and environment but ultimately the solution will match the expectations of the client.

Top 10 learning content management systems

Ed App

SCORM 2004, AICC PowerPoint, HTML, audio, video, and PDF. Syberworks is a platform that offers a broad product suite that is useful for accelerating employee training and services that can help managers to set up their training effectively.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

AICC (Aviation Industry Computer-Based-Training Committee): The first official eLearning content standard, AICC was developed by the Aviation Industry CBT Committee in 1993 as a CD-ROM based standard. A predecessor to SCORM, AICC was difficult to work with and many steps were required to get content in the format running in an LMS. Asynchronous learning: Allows learners to train individually at the time, place, and pace that suits them.

New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

eLearning 24-7

If you like having scenarios in your courses, you will this tool, because not only does it come with a scenario builder, but also custom branding with your player, a ribbon style similar to what you see in the Microsoft Office products (which adds a familiarity touch), audio and video narration, screen capture/recording, assessments, interactions such as 3D cube, panoramic zoom, and ebook. Easy to use interface and supports SCORM and AICC. #18 AICC, SCORM and PENS support.

10 On Demand Training Tools

Ed App

Professional content creation – EduMe can create bespoke training content suited to your organization’s needs. Import courses via SCORM, xAPI, AICC or CMI5. Media-rich courses – create visually aesthetic courses using videos, audio tracks, and web sources.

How to convert a PowerPoint to SCORM

LearnUpon

However, if you need to track all the interactions with the content, converting your PowerPoints into SCORM files is the best option – especially when SCORM can also include multiple types of media, such as video and audio. There are other formats such as AICC, xAPI, but SCORM is still the dominant player. On the navigation ribbon, choose iSpring to open up the options including the ability to add audio, video, screen captures, quizzes, embedded content and more.

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

SweetRush

Is Captivate 7 suited for game-based learning? Animations are treated similarly — while the support for basic animation does exist, developers will not be able to create complex animations (for example, syncing illustrated avatars to audio). We give Captivate 7 a big thumbs-up on its video and audio support. Captivate provides its own set of multimedia editors, allowing on-the-spot audio recording and editing, as well as video import and basic editing.

Top 15 Instructional Design Tools Ranked

Continu

iSpring Suite. By using their features, you can record any part of your screen including audio, You can then edit this video and use it to enhance your training program. CoreAchieve also lets you load any previous content you may have like audio, video, or documents. .

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

The first official eLearning content standard, AICC was developed by the Aviation Industry CBT Committee in 1993 as a CD-ROM based standard. A predecessor to SCORM, AICC was difficult to work with and many steps were required to get content in the format running in a learning management system (LMS). Asynchronous learning allows learners to train individually, enabling them to complete courses at a time, place and pace that suits them.

LMS Review: Adobe Captivate Prime

Talented Learning

Also on the administrative side, SCORM, AICC, xAPI, videos, digital documents, virtual classrooms, and instructor-led training (ILT) can be managed in one or more catalogs you can create — for internal or external audiences. Since it is part of the much broader Adobe suite of learning and digital business applications, there are certainly performance and integration advantages from tying together authoring, LMS, virtual delivery tools and much more in a holistic solution.

New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

9 iSpring Solutions- iSpring Suite - PowerPoint add on products are still a hot item in the space. and SCORM/AICC. Features include: branching, assessment tool, convert slide notes to computer-generated audio via text-to-speech converter (11 voices/accents according to Brainshark), skinned, send links to access courses via social media, output to MP4, certificates and SCORM. The app store is awesome and I wish more vendors would follow suit. Everyone loves lists.

#10 to #1 LMSs of 2012

eLearning 24-7

SCORM/AICC. Their product is more geared towards a human capital management system, especially with the BizX Suite. SCORM/AICC. 4 IMC-AG Clix Learning Suite. Can leave text/audio/video feedback. Well here it is, the final countdown.

How to Select Online Manufacturing Training That’s Right for Your Company

Convergence Training

Upper management/C-suite. If eLearning, SCORM, AICC, xAPI? Know that SCORM is currently the most common standard, that AICC is an older one that’s still around but is less and less common, and the xAPI is the new kid on the block.

E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

eLearning 24-7

Accepts any courses built in any content authoring tools that are SCORM & AICC compliant – so you can upload and sell your courses that you built in Articulate, Captivate, even open source authoring tools (but they must be standards compliant). Add audio, video, images if you want – even Flash. Wimba Collaboration Suite 6.0 – Live. This suite hits it all in stride, without batting an eye. I love innovation.

E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

Unicorn Training

That’s right – YOU.Accepts any courses built in any content authoring tools that are SCORM & AICC compliant – so you can upload and sell your courses that you built in Articulate, Captivate, even open source authoring tools (but they must be standards compliant)Twist?OpenSesame Can see price points online.Wimba Collaboration Suite 6.0 – LiveAs you know, I’m a huge fan of social learning and I’m always on the lookout for something that offers a unique spin and a plethora of features.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

At least SCORM support – Plenty still support AICC. Adding video/audio/documents – Video can be a video file, link from YouTube, Vimeo and so forth. iSpring Suite 8.3 – Better than Studio hands-down. Better suited for ID, e-learning developer(s) or people who want to build sims and are willing to spend the time to learn the product. When looking at the state of the authoring tool space, two words come to mind. Bewilderment and Confusion.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

Multimedia developers including graphics production specialists, multimedia programmers, computer animators and video/audio production personnel. This will include all of the text content that appears on screen, all audio narrative and the identification and description of all multimedia content and interactivity for the instruction. Training Content Development (Production Phase): This phase includes graphic, video, audio and multimedia production.

An Open Source Environment for E-Learning Content Development

The E-Learning Curve

Examples of this type of software include: Audacity - an audio editor Freemind - a mind mapping tool OpenOffice.org - an office application suite for a range of operating systems including Windows and Linux NeoOffice - A port of OpenOffice.org to the MacOS X platform.

Rapid Authoring Tips to Tackle Legacy Flash eLearning Content

BrightCarbon

PowerPoint records the audio and the mouse pointer by default. To turn them off, deselect Audio and/or Record Pointer on the Control Dock. You will want to record audio if your course has narration or audio elements. I mentioned iSpring Suite and Articulate Studio earlier.

2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning

eLearning 24-7

AICC/SCORM/IMS. Audio/Video conferencing. Personally, I found the product better suited for the mid size crowd, rather than large size. Initially I was going to provide a list of all my award winners including web conferening, stand alone mobile learning, etc., but after much consideration, decided this week to focus only on the LMS sector. Before announcing the winners, I have seen a trend regarding mobile learning, that can easily mislead folks. Mobile Learning.

Selection in Agile Learning Design

Big Dog, Little Dog

However, the selection of the learning objects in Agile Learning Design is not really about SCORM or AICC standards, but rather about providing the best learning environment that supports the Agile ethos — "Solutions that promote and speed the development of learning processes over comprehensive documentation.". Rather it means putting them in an audio file, such as mp3, so that they can be uploaded to an iPod or similar device that allows them to be portable.

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