10 SCORM Players

Ed App

SCORM players are nifty tools that allow you to view standalone training content in other applications or learning management systems. SCORM Player #1 – EdApp. EdApp is an award-winning LMS and an open-source SCORM player that allows you to play SCORM files with ease.

5 Major Players in Distance Learning

LearnDash

To explore the distance learning major players in more detail, let me introduce Allie Cooper – an individual who has a passion for all things learning, education technology, and the latest industry happenings. Below, we’ll feature five major players in distance learning worldwide. With mobile education, students are now relying mainly on their gadgets, Internet, and social media to facilitate their learning and school interactions.

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Improved Learner Experience with the New Audio Player [New Feature]

learnWorlds

Today, we are so excited to announce our new and revamped Audio Player , that will take your audio upload and management to the next level! The new audio player comes with enhanced capabilities and modern design. Soundwave View of the Audio Player. You can now upload an audio lesson on LearnWorlds, and it will play using the new player. The design follows the color theme of your course player and will change accordingly for seamless user experience.

Alternate Reality Games: a model for engagement?

Growth Engineering

Today, we’re looking at the wonderful world of Alternate Reality Games. What is an Alternate Reality Game? Practically speaking, the Alternate Reality Game can be considered a collaborative art form, where the players engage in two main activities: hunting for fragments of a larger story, and sharing what they’ve found with the other players. Though not an ARG, the movie’s picture of reality is a good way to picture the mind-set of an ARG player.

Alternate Reality Games Part 1 – A Good Fit for L&D?

Janet Clarey

Alternate Reality Game (ARG)…an interactive story-based game, delivered through multiple “real world” modes (i.e., text, phone, Internet, print, and others) within which players must participate interactively and work collectively to solve “real world” problems the story presents. For instance, “Geek Dad” Daniel Donahoo recently wrote about an alternate reality game (ARG) his 7 and 9 year old boys played to learn how languages are structured.

How Video Accessibility Improves UX and SEO

3Play Media

Technology and the internet have lessened the need for face-to-face interaction between people and the businesses they support, making a positive user experience crucial. For example, alternative text for multimedia is available to search engines, but it can also be understood by someone who’s blind and uses a screen reader. Online video has the profound ability to communicate a message quickly and to engage in effective storytelling simultaneously.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

Friday, January 25, 2008 Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives My recent post on alternatives to listing out learning objectives generated a lot of interest and a good conversation. ( Chris suggests that a reasonable alternative to the “At the end of this class you will be able to&# list is a series of questions. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Flash: an End of an Era – What You Need To Know

Aptara

In 1996 Macromedia first introduced the Flash Player, developed to play videos, animations, and audio and to support enhanced interactivity in web browsers. Over the years web browsers matured and so did Flash Player, which became the most widely used plug-in to play multimedia elements on a web page. Frequent updates to Flash Player, and increases in its usage provided hackers with an opportunity to exploit the security vulnerability of Flash and to hack systems.

Creating Accessible eLearning with Articulate Storyline 360

B Online Learning

Storyline 360 supports these screen readers with HTML5 and Flash courses: HTML5 : JAWS 16 or later with Internet Explorer 10 or later, Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version). Flash : JAWS 16 or later with Internet Explorer 11 or later. You can also add alternate text to screen objects that need it by clicking in the Alternate Text box next to each object. Player Font Size. In the Font area you adjust the player text size.

FREE Online Meeting Program

LearnDash

Since GoToMeeting’s success, there have been countless of new players to join the fray. That said, there are others (such as Join.me) to come along and set themselves up as an alternative for GoToMeeting. Sure that’s not going to break the bank, but considering the possibilities of the internet, it is a cost that isn’t necessary. Free Alternative to GoToMeeting.

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Case Study of Magoosh: How to make a dent in a competitive market?

Pinlearn

Also, they had a poor initial understanding of the market, and they had to figure out their ways as they learned how to make a dent in a segment already filled with established players. Take your platform live on the internet within a few minutes. .

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web. Is there an alternative to Flash? Shell / Content player The elearning course is generally presented with the help of some kind of shell or content player which lets the learner navigate learning modules using simple user interfaces.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web. Is there an alternative to Flash? Shell / Content player The elearning course is generally presented with the help of some kind of shell or content player which lets the learner navigate learning modules using simple user interfaces.

How to Publish Online Video

3Play Media

By 2021, global internet traffic is projected to make up 82% of all consumer internet traffic. . In 2019 alone, internet users watched 1.1 They make video accessible to deaf and hard of hearing viewers by providing a text-based and time-synchronized alternative to the audio. .

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Change Our Traditional Approach to Education

Kapp Notes

While kids are growing up with cell phones, internet access, virtual worlds and a culture that rewards creating digital networks and online content, the basic instructional paradigm for teaching those students has not adapted to the explosive use of technology among the culture of third millennials. Video game companies now create multi-player versions of their once solitary products.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web. Is there an alternative to Flash? Shell / Content player The elearning course is generally presented with the help of some kind of shell or content player which lets the learner navigate learning modules using simple user interfaces.

Trivial Pursuit : 2 new courses to make people love to learn

Coorpacademy

Scott Abbott, a sports journalist, and Chris Haney, a photographer for the Montreal Gazette, ask themselves: who is the better player? Understand the etymology of the word “climate” Know the plant-based alternatives to leather.

The power of preparation: Building learning teams that can weather any storm

CLO Magazine

If a key player on your team went on an extended leave or left the organization, would someone else be able to easily take over running their programs? If your office lost power or internet for an extended period, would you still be able to onboard new employees?

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Offline Publishing and Viewing Options with Articulate Storyline®

SweetRush

For example, one of our clients is deploying a healthcare-related series of courses in Africa, where at least a portion of the target audience may not have access to a reliable Internet connection. Offline viewing means the ability to open and run a course without being concurrently connected to Internet. A LMS is typically a remotely-hosted system that requires an Internet connection to launch and track the content. Default player.

Learning on the Job in a SaaS-Driven World

Origin Learning

SaaS is defined as – “A software distribution model in which applications are hosted by a vendor or service provider and made available to customers over a network, typically the Internet.” With an enhanced focus on security and affordability, SaaS-based products are here to stay and the competition among established players and new-age startups is quite intense. How do you distinguish your product from other players in the market?

eLearning Trends To Watch Out For In 2021

Tesseract Learning

The pandemic has created unprecedented challenges that have forced organizations to look for alternative forms of work such as work from home or remote working and bring virtual training to the fore. Many new players are vying for the catalog business pie.

Elmore’s 4 learning modes

KnowledgeOne

In general, no teacher is involved in this individual approach, which is also well served by the tools of the digital world – the Internet and Web 2.0 We all might have our theories about learning and our preferences for one way of learning over another.

Watch Interactive Videos on Your iPad…Offline!

TechSmith Camtasia

app from the App Store, but the benefit is that your interactive videos are playable offline (as opposed to just playing the MP4 video using the iPad’s native player). In this post I took his method of combining Camtasia videos and an iOS app called GoodReader to make them available offline, while still maintaining the interactivity present in the TechSmith Smart Player. If you host it online with the Smart Player or put it on Screencast.com, no problems.

A discussion of the benefits and pitfalls of screen recording as an instructional tool

Take an e-Learning Break

You'll need a computer with a browser, Adobe Flash player and Internet connection. Alternatively, audio is available via telephone. Interesting free seminar coming up from Adobe: A discussion of the benefits and pitfalls of screen recording as an instructional tool 12.30 - 13.30

How to Start an Online Consultation Marketplace Business

Pinlearn

The worldwide online doctor consultation market is semi-united with the presence of global and local players. Some of the key players working in the global market are: Babylon Health. An internet messenger and emailing service to send written communications.

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

Hurix Digital

Further, some of the most popular internet browsers such as Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox have blocked Adobe Flash technology for speed and security reasons.

7 Reasons Why You Must Convert Flash Games to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Adobe Flash ruled the internet for a long time. The advent of HTML5 – the open web standard – with versatile native multimedia features offered the alternative needed for a departure from Adobe Flash. HTML5 – The Alternative to Adobe Flash.

The 15+7 Best Webinar Platforms: Comparison Guide for 2020

learnWorlds

This has proven to be especially true as we saw COVID-19 forcing things to change, encouraging businesses to consider alternative ways of exchanging information. 7 Alternative Ways to Host a Webinar. For the best video quality, you need a fast internet connection.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Most often, it’s delivered over the internet. And there are ongoing discussions about whether ADA applies to the internet presence of commercial businesses. For example, WCAG requires that non-text content (such as images) have a text alternative (often referred to as “alt text.”). If the learning objectives require a test item that would not be accessible (a drag-and-drop activity, for example), is there a plan to provide an accessible alternative?

The Business Benefits of Accessibility for Publishers

Hurix Digital

Easy navigation using built in tools in Adobe Reader, Digital Accessible Information Systems (DAISY) players and screen readers can reduce search time, eye strain and repetitive strain injury (RSI), and ensure easier overview of content. What is accessibility?

Will Your eLearning be Impacted by the End of Flash?

ePath Learning

Flash, the software that helped to bring online video, animations, audio, and interactivity to the Internet is coming to an end. By the end of 2020, Adobe Systems will no longer support, improve or distribute its Flash Player. Therefore, if your eLearning currently uses Flash, you’ll need to consider converting your eLearning courses to an alternative technology, such as HTML5, by the end of 2020.

8 reasons for using HTML5 for authoring eLearning course

Adobe Captivate

Mobile devices have penetrated all level of human society because of competitive pricing and dropping internet costs. Alternatively, HTML5 underpinned courses are responsive, intuitively adapt to varying screen dimensions, and can be optimized using meta tags meant for handheld devices. These can be accessed anywhere and may even be downloaded for remote viewing without requiring an active internet connection, provided the app supports storage of data in offline mode.

Game-on! How to gamify your learning

Rob Hubbard

Players/learners perform a basic task with repetitions with the aim of reaching rote retention. This type of game is often found as an app with a single mechanic (the actions players take in order to progress in the game) and a basic storyline. Alternate Reality Games. Usually rooted in the internet they create a fictional narrative that players can interact with. by Tess Robinson, Director, LearningAge Solutions.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Most often, it’s delivered over the internet. And there are ongoing discussions about whether ADA applies to the internet presence of commercial businesses. For example, WCAG requires that non-text content (such as images) have a text alternative (often referred to as “alt text.”). If the learning objectives require a test item that would not be accessible (a drag-and-drop activity, for example), is there a plan to provide an accessible alternative?

Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Modern browsers like Safari, Chrome, Firefox, and eventually Internet Explorer all became equipped to provide the powerful features associated with Flash, such as animation, scripting and video playback. Browsers have a bit of work to do on playback over poor internet connections (and I’d also criticise the feature-incomplete players embedded in the browsers). It’s certainly helpful that SCORM and Tin Can modules can be rendered using HTML5 as an alternative.

3 Secrets to Creating Better Video

3Play Media

It’s predicted that 82% of the world’s internet traffic will be video by 2020. An accessible video includes captions, a transcript, and audio description and is delivered in an accessible media player. Since video content is not text-based, it’s important to provide an alternative way to inform Google what your video is about so that it can rank in searches.

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9 Cutting Edge Training Trends to Watch Out For

KnowledgeAnywhere

The Internet of Things, Smart Home, and Smart Business innovations are changing the landscape of modern business tech quite significantly. This means each new hire must not only be well-versed in the software, but a good team player that can handle collaborative efforts.

Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

But they have been able to afford to do that because of the features of HTML5, many of which make the Flash player obsolete. In addition, most of the authoring tools that produced Flash content, like Captivate and Storyline, now produce HTML5 content as an alternative. One of the big challenges is that you can’t always depend on mobile devices having continuous internet connection. Another alternative would be performance tracking or real time evaluation tool.

DevLearn ‘09 Keynote: Eric Zimmerman #dl09

Learning Visions

Chess/Boxing championship – players alternate rounds of boxing with chess. The way we work and learn and connect…all of these aspects of our lives are mediated by digital (mobile tech, internet, etc.) – which is changing what it means to be literate. Can your players/your learners be creative and flexible DESIGN Designing meaning. Games are activities – what is the player actually doing? Your design gives meaning to the player’s action.

Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

It’s the free alternative to the Microsoft Office Suite. VIDEO PLAYERS AND CONVERTERS. FLV Player. You can download the free FLV player at CNET. VLC Media Player. VLC might be the media player you’re looking for. VOICE OVER INTERNET (VOIP). Skype is the software of choice for talking to people over the Internet, using a headset and mic.