4 Tips to Effectively Convert Adobe Flash E-learning to HTML5

CommLab India

Adobe Flash is dying. Long ago Steve Jobs stopped the usage of Flash in Apple devices. But, ever since Google announced that it would block flash in its browsers, the impact has been huge. Also, most of the Android devices too do not support Flash. Apart from Flash-based websites, another area that has been facing the implication is online training. Bring All the Source Files of Flash-Based Courses Together. HTML5: What’s in it for E-learning.

How to Refine Your Flash courses in HTML5 Conversions

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Flash to HTML5 conversion may be good opportunity to redesign your existing courses into more effective and efficient courseware. All these offer an opportunity to redesign your elearning into effective and efficient HTML5 elearning. The HTML5 requirement opens up your existing courseware to be available across multiple devices and modern browsers. When better to incorporate the feedback into learning design than during the Flash-to-HTML5 conversion?

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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.

Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia Studio, Articulate Storyline: Production Times

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you add interactivity (Flash hotspots) to a Camtasia project, you will need to post the lesson to a server to test the interactivity. The pesky mouse pointer that is typically included in a demonstration always need a significant amount of production attention (you'll likely need to adjust the pointer position, pointer path, click effects and click sounds). Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Camtasia Captivate eLearning HTML5 Storyline

3 Major Learning Management Developments of 2018

KnowledgeCity

Microlearning wooed short attention spans. This delivery method is proving an ideal way to break through the noise in a fast-paced world full of shrinking attention spans. Microlearning is quickly gaining a reputation as an effective way to get through to learners across all generations , learning styles and available time. Tham suggests that this approach would help optimize productivity while catering to shorter attention spans.

7 Tips To Stay Ahead Of eLearning Trends And Adapt To Changes

InfoPro Learning

For example, Flash players used to be an essential ingredient for eLearning courses. Then the news broke that new mobile devices wouldn’t support Flash, and opted for HTML5-based apps instead. Hence, the shift from Flash to HTML5 began, and eLearning professionals who were paying attention got a head start. Are you up to date with the latest eLearning technologies and methodologies?

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7 Tips To Stay Ahead Of eLearning Trends And Adapt To Changes

InfoPro Learning

For example, Flash players used to be an essential ingredient for eLearning courses. Then the news broke that new mobile devices wouldn’t support Flash, and opted for HTML5-based apps instead. Hence, the shift from Flash to HTML5 began, and eLearning professionals who were paying attention got a head start. Are you up to date with the latest eLearning technologies and methodologies?

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Online Training Solutions and the Art of Enterprise Training Delivery

Kitaboo

Besides, these solutions are more cost-effective and timesaving as learners do not have to travel to a specific destination for training. More on How to Convert your Content from Flash to HTML5. Collaborative Learning: Learning happens effectively when we collaborate.

Designing Intelligent eLearning

Origin Learning

In this blog post, we list down the best practices that we have adopted in creating effective and engaging eLearning solutions. HTML5 is the buzzword and Flash has steadily been phased out.

Rich content being viewed on mobile devices

Aptara

On seeing how effective content is at attracting consumer attention, businesses all began to use this as a promotional tactic. It may pay to remember that Flash is essentially a dead format where mobile devices are concerned. Rich content being viewed on mobile devices.

Ten tips to build interactivity

eFront

While it’s relatively easy for a teacher in a classroom to interact with the learners and, by ‘reading’ the situation, involve them in the learning process in the most effective ways, it’s much harder for those producing online learning materials. Visually attractive materials aren’t necessarily the most effective – but if they’re not visually attractive, they won’t attract learners’ attention and, so, they’ll be ineffective anyway.

5 Recommended Rapid E-learning Authoring Tools for Amazing Animations

CommLab India

Those of you, who love to sprinkle effective animations in your e-learning courses, check out the following rapid e-learning tools. PowerPoint offers a variety of animation effects for text as well as graphics. If you would like to retain the animation effects in the PowerPoint presentation, try iSpring Suite, as it supports 189 transitions , out of the 199 offered by PowerPoint. iSpring was the first e-learning authoring tool to feature the morph transition effect.

Walking down the Interactive Learning Path with Raptivity

Raptivity

One of the major challenges that educators face is holding learners’ attention and helping them retain information. Raptivity addresses the single most important goal of teachers, trainers and instructors – engaging the learners for effective education. A sophisticated WYSWIG editor , with single click Flash and HTML5 previews, is included for customization of interactions.

12 Killer Tips to Design and Deliver M-learning

CommLab India

Avoid background images: Avoid images in the background or patterns as they clutter the small screen and may therefore distract the learners’ attention from the main learning content. Keep the animations short: Users interact with mobile devices effectively only for a short span of time. Re-design Flash content: If you have existing Flash-based legacy courses and would like to use them, you need to re-design as Flash is not compatible with most mobile devices.

Find E-learning Disappointing? 7 Tips to Make It Better

CommLab India

They just choose it as a cost-effective option. Solution : Providing courses in HTML5 format and developing them in responsive design can solve the issue. Now you have many authoring tools in the market that provide HTML5 output. If that is taken care of and the learning points presented through relevant instructional strategies, it will gain the attention of your learners. 10 Widely Used Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 Output. ‘Oh no!

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ERIC SCHUERMANN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

We are able to more truly capture the learning experience, which gives e-Learning developers and L&D experts the feedback they need to know what works and what doesn’t, and to continue to upgrade and enhance online training content to be as effective as possible. From HTML5 to Tin Can/Experience API, there’s certainly some change and growth happening right now on the tech side of e-Learning.

5 Ways to Kickstart Your E-learning Career

Rapid eLearning

Add some novel interactivity to catch their attention. There’s a lot that goes into building an effective e-learning course. HTML5 : the world of Flash is withering away. HTML5 is still evolving and not all browsers and devices work the same. What do you need to know about HTML5? I once had a manager who told me everything I report to him should be presented as five things on a notecard. He didn’t want all of the detail or nitty gritty.

5 Types of Course Conversions You Can Do with Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

From simple PowerPoint to e-learning conversions, to the complex Flash to HTML5 conversions, it can handle anything you throw at it. The attention span of the Twitterati is very less; they need everything bite-sized. These bite-sized courses work effectively on iOS and Android devices. The tool powers you with triggers, variables, and states, to quickly convert any of your documents into interactive e-learning courses , quite effectively. Convert Flash to HTML5.

Welcome Camtasia Studio 8!

TechSmith Camtasia

The TechSmith Smart Player is intuitive and detects if your viewer’s device or browser supports Flash. If their device or browser doesn’t support Flash, the TechSmith Smart Player will playback the content using HTML5 – helping ensure that your videos will play. With help from the TechSmith Smart Player, quizzing supports both Flash and HTML5, which allows quizzes to now be taken on iPads, Android tablets, and most Android smart phones.

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

Someone might argue that text is just a necessary evil in a video lecture, and you should be paying more attention to visuals and the tone of your voice. Inconsistent fonts look unprofessional and imply the author’s negligence – an effect you definitely want to avoid. Do you need extra effects? Pay attention to Whiteboard and Marker, and other great features for recording video lectures in the Mix software. HTML5 is always a smarter choice for conversion.

5 eLearning trends to wave goodbye to today!

TalentLMS

Similarly, instruction and eLearning course design ideas come, stay and move out to make way for new, more effective ones. But, in this visual age, which is coupled with shorter attention spans of learners and tighter schedules, text is not the only way to convey the message. Bye bye Flash! All three have united to phase out Flash-based eLearning programs. The decline of Flash designs has been observed for quite a while now.

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

LearnUpon

One benefit of a cloud LMS is that it’s quicker and more cost-effective to install than self-hosted learning solutions. Flash: Adobe Flash technology has supported the delivery of multimedia content for nearly twenty years. Three popular eLearning formats rely on Flash technology: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video. That’s one reason why the decline of Flash technology is a concern for many of us working in the eLearning industry.

Any e-learning professional

CommLab India

Part of being an effective educator involves understanding how adults learn best –Steven Lieb. To maximize the effectiveness of this solution, you need toknow how we can mix and match ILT and eLearning to arrive at the perfect blend. If we can get learners to pay attention to the e-learning course, then the learning will follow. H – HTML5. HTML5 is gaining ground where Flash fails. They have short attention spans and tend to get bored quickly.

Free L&D webinars for October 2019

Limestone Learning

Creating an effective learning environment using technology. Wednesday, October 15, 2019, 10AM – 11AM PT: Flash Is Going Away. Adobe will sunset Flash in 2020, and organizations are now faced with a set of course content challenges they hadn’t planned for. Are we prepared for what will happen to our courses when Flash is retired? What do we do with all the legacy Flash content we are sitting on?

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10 mLearning Lessons I Learned from reading Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski [Book Review]

mLearning Revolution

The Mobile Effect. This is why if you are an Instructional Designer and you haven’t paid much attention to mLearning, you need to start now. ” Lesson 7: Avoid thinking Desktop-first and Mobile-second — The problem I see with this backward way of thinking is that we will end up adopting HTML5 conversion tools , that promise to simply ’ shrink ‘ our eLearning in order to make it available on the iPad. I love Mobile and everything that it represents.

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How to Use an E-learning Company to Develop Training Assets

CommLab India

Apart from the popular multiple choice questions, other formats such as drag and drop, scenarios, case studies and so on can be used to make assessments interesting as well as effective to test knowledge. Video editing software such as Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects are good options for professionals. Tools Used : Tools that can be published into HTML5, work well with mobile devices. If it is more than that, it is hard to retain attention.

Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

CommLab India

If it does not, then it is of little use to the firm as you cannot develop effective online courses using it. The use of audio plays an important role in the effectiveness of the online course. Branching and navigational features are an integral part of an effective interactive and user-friendly online course. They help you engage the learner and drag their attention to a particular piece of information on the slide you want them to concentrate on. Flash.

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.

10 Top Tips For Interactive Video

Sponge UK

These 10 tips will help you create an interactive video experience that’s as effective as it is engaging: Planning is essential. Effective interactive video needs to provide learners with the experience they need to do their jobs better. One of the most effective techniques for this is branch mapping, where each route or branch through the scenario is planned out. It’s becoming easier to create mobile friendly experiences with the move from Flash to HTML5 interactions.

Utilize the Full Potential of Videos for Online Safety Training

CommLab India

If you want to convey the need and importance of safety effectively, developing safety training videos is your best bet. They deliver your training effectively with the intended seriousness and urgency. Communicate the message effectively. Educational research studies show 83% people learn more effectively through visual representation of data. [1]. You won’t get that effect in a normal classroom and other discussions.

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Lectora User Conference Showcase: Michael Sheyahshe

Trivantis

Easy Flash Content Creation. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. In an increasingly digital age, the content and aesthetics of an e-Learning course should be complementary to ensure maximum effectiveness. While working toward his Masters degree, Michael focused on the application of 3D models, assets, animation and visual effects for use in immersive simulations, video games and the television/film industry. Forum. Logins.

LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

A lot of tools now converting Flash to HTML5 - big growth area for tools. 3) HTML5 v Flash Some browsers (below IE9) don't work with HTML5. Still have clients request stuff in Flash, guiding them away from it. Using Javascript and tween libraries as alternatives to HTML5 Value of Adobe Edge to change Flash-based projects? But not everything works on HTML5. 2-3mins max from attention standpoint.

How to Make BYOD Work

CLO Magazine

Even though most of them have a personal mobile device, Sue Puhlhorn, the company’s senior director of learning and organizational effectiveness, said those hourly employees need to learn on site when time can be scheduled. “When the iPhone first came out, Flash vendors got nervous, but once the iPhone had that huge adoption curve, especially in corporations, there was no question. Flash wasn’t going to do it for you.”

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Virtual classrooms and smart-boards are used in a more student-centered way (not putting all the attention to one person up-front=bad). Flash will still have an impact (at least in the area of mobile learning). This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders.

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Principles for Designing 3D Learning Environments - Kapp Notes , November 19, 2010In yesterday’s Train for Success in-world seminar, I was asked about the principles for effective design for 3D learning experiences, here is the list of principles that can be applied to make a 3D Learning Environment (3DLE) successful. Principles for Effectively Designing a 3D Learning Environment. Captivate’s architecture makes it ideal for extending functionality via interactive Flash Widgets.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

These 12 Tutorials Teach You How to Build an Interactive E-Learning Course - Rapid eLearning Blog , May 4, 2010 It’s a fact that you CAN build effective elearning with rapid elearning tools. 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. It’s become quite clear that Apple (Steve Jobs) is going to block putting Flash on these platforms.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. ARCS (Attention Relevance Confidence Satisfaction). Keller’s ARCS model of motivation stands for Attention, Relevance, Confidence, and Satisfaction.