4 Steps to Preparing Your LMS Content for Flash Course Conversion

Absorb LMS

If you made your eLearning courses before 2016, chances are the end of Flash® Player is already impacting how your LMS courses are performing. That’s because while Adobe is set to end Flash at the end of 2020, browsers have already been pulling support. That leaves organizations with eLearning courses running on Flash scrambling for a fix. The good news: converting Flash courses to HTML5 can help ensure content still engages and resonates with your learners.

Best Practices to Migrate Legacy Flash Courses to HTML5 the Right Way

Adobe Captivate

Besides new online training development, you certainly need to evaluate to migrate some or all of you legacy Flash courses to a format that is compatible with Tablets and Smartphones. In this article, I will begin the challenge that you face (existing Flash courses that are not supported on most mobile devices), the way forward (how to migrate your legacy Flash courses to HTML5 that supports multi-devices including Desktops, Laptops, Tablets and Smartphones).

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Why Moving Your Online Training Courses From Flash To HTML5 Makes Business Sense

Adobe Captivate

While mobile learning or mLearning is being widely adopted, the challenge of how to handle the migration from Flash to HTML5 still persists. Moving Your Online Training Courses From Flash To HTML5. While mLearning or mobile learning adoption for new requirements has gained tremendous momentum in the last few years, you still have the challenge of what you should do with your investment that is locked in your legacy Flash courses.

Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Adobe Flash technology has helped support the delivery of online multimedia content for nearly two decades. Three popular eLearning formats are also largely dependent on Flash technology for their delivery medium: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video. Flash will be allowed to die in 2020 as Adobe ceases to support the standard. Extensive use of Flash makes this development a concern for those of us working in the eLearning industry. The troubled history of Flash.

Raptivity Essential : Now Build HTML5 and Flash Interactions Simultaneously

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

As Harbinger Knowledge Products unveils a brand new version of Raptivity Essential that lets you publish interactions in the HTML5 format in addition to Flash SWF format, I thought it would be interesting to talk to Shweta Kulkarni, who was involved deeply in the engineering of this product upgrade. What prompted you to go the HTML5 way? The entire Raptivity Himalaya library will be available in HTML5 format soon.

Why Moving Your Online Training Courses From Flash To HTML5 Makes Business Sense

EI Design

While mobile learning or mLearning is being widely adopted, the challenge of how to handle the migration from Flash to HTML5 still persists. Moving Your Online Training Courses From Flash To HTML5. While mLearning or mobile learning adoption for new requirements has gained tremendous momentum in the last few years, you still have the challenge of what you should do with your investment that is locked in your legacy Flash courses.

Migrate To HTML5 – Responsive Or Mobile-Friendly eLearning To Create High Impact Learning Experiences

Adobe Captivate

Organizations worldwide are looking at migrating their legacy Flash course to HTML5 to support mobile learning. Till a few years ago, Flash was pretty much the default authoring tool to offer online courses. As a result, organizations across the world have a significant investment in legacy courses based on Flash. Today, Most browsers do not support Flash. Why An Investment On Migration Of Legacy Courses To HTML5 Is An Absolute Necessity?

ELearning moves beyond the Flash era

Aptara

ELearning moves beyond the Flash era. The transition to HTML5. While it was once the backbone of the Internet, Flash technology is now in decline. Revealed as a system full of security holes and requiring extra installation to run, it has taken a back seat to HTML5. The main advantage of the latter method its the fact that it will run across device types without the sort of plugin needed for Flash. Those methods have now become as antiquated as Flash itself.

3 Major Learning Management Developments of 2018

KnowledgeCity

In November, the Association for Talent Development neatly made the case for why microlearning should be an extension of—not replacement for—existing learning and development programs. While content formats aren’t standardized across the learning management system industry, in 2018, many companies continued to move their training to learning management systems based on HTML5. The learning management system (LMS) industry experienced impressive growth in 2018.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

If you would like to take a closer look at other APIs and their associated mashups, check the following searchable API/mashup repositories: • ProgrammableWeb: [link]. • APIHub: [link]. 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).

TOP 11 DISRUPTIVE E-LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES FOR 2013

Learnnovators

If you would like to take a closer look at other APIs and their associated mashups, check the following searchable API/mashup repositories: • ProgrammableWeb: [link]. 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). are already HTML5 compatible to a great extend while many others are working hard to provide true compatibility.

The Future of Streaming – Get Ahead of the Curve

Abila

For 22 years, everyone who’s connected to the internet has experienced the wonderful functionality of Adobe Flash. Flash has been a dominant force of technology in video and advertisement delivery. This evolved through the years to a degree where major browsers announced they would no longer support the Flash platform. . When browsers started to ban Flash, internet video possibilities began to screech to a halt, unless … a great replacement became available. .

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Samsung Galaxy S is expected to be the first real challenger to the iPad, it runs on Android OS, offers Flash 10.1 and HTML5. Again, the iPad runs with HTML5, not Flash nor Java. True, the other tablets and Samsung offer Flash 10.1 and Java, but they offer HTML5 too. However, if you tested them in Avant, an alternative browser used by many people, they were not – yet Avant used Flash and Java. Same issue occurred with Opera – used Flash and Java.

Instructional Design: The Process – Part 2

Origin Learning

In the last article , we discussed ID, ISD and the various models and frameworks associated with both. Media Creation and construction – Upon completion of the storyboard, media elements such as graphics/illustrations and interactions are created or sourced and the course is developed in Flash XML or HTML5 formats using various authoring tools or frameworks. There usually are two types of assessments – formative and summative.

eLearning Basics: Can You Make Your Own eLearning Courses?

Convergence Training

In the elearning authoring tool, publish the elearning course in a standard or format that is appropriate for your LMS. This will probably be SCORM or xAPI and it will include HTML5 (read our article about the upcoming end of Flash). In our ongoing “eLearning Basics” series of articles, we’re going to address the question of where you can get elearning courses from.

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

LearnUpon

ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning): An initiative established by the US Department Of Defense in 1999, aiming to make the delivery of online training consistent across content formats, technologies, and organizations. 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. Assimilation can also describe the association of new information with preexisting knowledge.

Free L&D webinars for October 2019

Limestone Learning

Join Lauren McNally, Director of AMA’s Women’s Leadership Center, American Management Association, to discover how to identify the organizational business need for a program that fosters leadership skills and growth opportunities to make a lasting change on the participants and your company’s future. Wednesday, October 15, 2019, 10AM – 11AM PT: Flash Is Going Away. Are we prepared for what will happen to our courses when Flash is retired?

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5 E-learning Samples Developed in Lectora Inspire

CommLab India

When e-learning developers want to convert text-heavy courses to the e-learning format, they look to Lectora Inspire. Lectora enables you to create simple, interactive elements even if you have no knowledge of Flash. Assessment and quizzing options: With this tool, you can create assessment scenarios and Flash-based mini games. Content could be easily published to HTML5 that will help access the content on any mobile device. Support different image formats.

Mobile-friendly content creation must cross platforms

Aptara

The term "content" carries a wide variety of associations. This is a different game than a static PDF file or piece of Flash content in that there is flexibility coded right into the informational content, allowing it to better reach whoever its viewer may be. It's a perfect marriage of a friendly tech format and on-point details that keeps a content strategy compelling, and mastering this balance is a best practice. HTML5 getting it done.

Developing a mobile content strategy for corporate training

Aptara

At the core of any successful, innovative and agile mobile content strategy is HTML5. When legacy content is contained in proprietary files (Adobe Flash, etc.), Because propriety formats were originally created for print publishing, they are not designed to adequately support digital content features and technologies that are used for mobile learning initiatives. However, HTML5 is used as the global Web standard that is not associated with any specific application.

Mobile content must be accessible for all

Aptara

Mobile content development cannot be approached the same way as desktop-focused materials, as there are unique considerations associated with the mobile platform. Yet there is a key point that must not be overlooked here: In order to achieve these goals, firms must first deploy the tools necessary to effectively create and convert content into a mobile-ready format. HTML5 is browser-based, meaning that material in this format is available to any and all mobile device types.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

How playing games can boost the formation of new memories. For many years, instructional designers have been creating eLearning content in a format that is suitable for a single size screen. In this session, you will learn how to take that existing content and allow it to be effectively used across multiple devices, as well as the best ways to create new content in a responsive format. Technology discussed in this session: Experience API (xAPI), games, simulations, and HTML5.

Case Study: Online Sleep Medicine School saves +50% on LMS costs after migrating to Custom Built Platform in record time

Academy of Mine

To stay ahead of the curve, discussions focused on the features that the Atlanta School would require to support their current educational content as well as any additional media formats and emerging technology that could potentially need to be available over the long term. . files utilizing Flash into HTML5 files. Flash files will no longer be supported by web browsers at the end of 2020. About the Client.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

Flash Falters, HTML5 & ePUBs Gain in Popularity. Adobe’s move to stop developing Flash Player plug-ins for mobile web browsers set a BIG BALL in motion that quelled the desire for many Instructional Designers to use pure Flash or popular rapid development tools outputting Flash-based content as their unified content delivery strategy.

Vision 2016 - An Interview with Todd Kasenberg

Raptivity

For the latter – the conventional e-book.epub formats just don’t seem to cut it; learners are expecting mobile job aids, perhaps delivered via native apps on iOS, Android and Windows devices, to provide searchability and rich media. HTML5 is in. We’ll witness the wholesale abandonment of technologies that deliver Flash-based outputs. My clients are getting frustrated with new e-learning builds, and associated costs, with time-sensitive content every year or two.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

I agree the HTML5 tools used for mobile development are improving with each and every quarter but it will take a year or more for these capabilities to begin to match the native experience. Prediction #4 - Flash Falters, HTML5 and ePUBs Gain in Popularity. Part of this shift was driven by the fact that Flash-based content actually didn’t perform/behave well on most Flash-enabled handsets and tablets especially when the content was local rather than on a server.

Lectora User Conference Showcase: Michael Sheyahshe

Trivantis

Easy Flash Content Creation. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. In Michael’s session, learn how to leverage the power of Lectora e-Learning authoring software and Flypaper TM Flash development tool to create important interactive elements and games and maximize the impact of yoru course for learners by implementing a comic-book style of learning. Currently, Michael is a Senior Associate at ICF International. Forum. Logins.

Introducing ReviewLink 1.0 for Collaborative e-Learning Review

Trivantis

Easy Flash Content Creation. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Download Comment Attachments – Access associated files in comment attachments by download a zipped file. Import/Export Reviewers & Groups – Bulk import and export CSV-formatted lists of reviewers to save time. Lectora: ONLY HTML5 Authoring Tool. Tips for Rapid Flash Creation. Flash Animations and Interactions. Forum. Logins.

Know All about Lectora Inspire 16

CommLab India

As it supports HTML5 output and responsive design, it’s easy to develop mobile learning courses in Lectora 16. This is possible because of editable HTML5 output code. You can also use the ‘Step Progress Bar Position’ action to determine which direction the bar will move by associating a variable with a custom progress bar. New Buttons and Shapes – You can add Text buttons, Transparent buttons (hotspots), and image buttons can be formatted to any shape.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Advanced Distributed Learning is an initiative established by the US Department of Defense, aiming to make the delivery of online training consistent across content formats, technologies, and organizations. 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). It also describes the association of new information with pre-existing knowledge. Flash. HTML5.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Using Twitter to deliver a collaborative keynote - Jane Hart - Pick of the Day , May 23, 2010 My posting last Thursday explained how I was in Athlone, Ireland to deliver a keynote to the Irish Learning Technology Association’s EdTech10 conference. Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash - eLearning Technology , May 6, 2010 Earlier this year I questioned why there was Still No Flash on the iPhone and iPad. Best of eLearning Learning. May 2010.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

Design and technical decisions are getting tough as many of us have one foot stuck in one world wanting newer technology for newer devices and one foot stuck in another world where we still have to support older technology (such as IE9 that doesn’t support HTML5). That is, different formats for content — some video, some courses, some activities, etc. Similarly, interactive HTML5 video has also been a buzz topic. What does the future of eLearning hold?

Aurion Connections – What We Learned

LearnUpon

We learned how chemicals such as dopamine are associated with reward, motivation, and curiosity, all of which heighten our pertinacity to learn. I attended a clinic run by Damien Caldwell on the impending death of Flash which was a real eye-opener. You’re probably aware that Adobe announced earlier this year that they would stop supporting and distributing their Flash Player in 2020. The result is that there are millions of Flash-based learning objects all over the world.