Development Tools I Would Learn If I Were You - June's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

They provided just enough to make us dangerous with HTML, Flash, Photoshop and Authorware. No, I do not use Authorware now, but it is hard to predict what will be an essential tool 10 years down the road. For me, I use Flash to develop games, but whether it is Flash or other game development tools get to know how to use them. Keep in mind some may be DHTML output, others create Flash SWFs. By 2015, I am sure many will create HTML5 files too.

The Content Conversion Cause - Abhijit Kadle

Aptara

Since the advent of e-learning, Macromedia products were popular, and enormous quantities of content were generated using platforms like Director and Flash. Director died alongside CD-ROMs, taking Shockwave with it, but Flash hung around. . As long as there was a need for animation, interaction, and engagement to be delivered over the web, Flash survived, mainly because authoring platforms meant for e-learning couldn’t provide the required sophistication. Flash to HTML5.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Technology discussed in this session: Experience API (xAPI), games, simulations, and HTML5. About your presenters: Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, has had a long and lauded career in eLearning, from his work with IBM on their Coursewriter system to his direction of R&D for Control Data’s PLATO system to his development of Authorware. How can you help learners feel connected during asynchronous experiences?