How do you build eLearning?

B Online Learning

When it comes to building eLearning, how do you do it? Do you import a bunch of PowerPoint slides, add a player skin with the obligatory Next and Previous buttons, attach some word documents as resources, and then hit publish? If you said ‘yes’ to any of those questions, you might need to stop and take a good long hard look at the way you develop your modules. Come to think of it, is eLearning the right solution at all? Should this be eLearning?

Is HTML5 Ready for eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

Last week, while justifying Apple’s refusal to allow Flash player on iPhone/iPad, Steve Jobs wrote– “ New open standards created in the mobile era, such as HTML5, will win on mobile devices (and PCs too) ”. Clearly Apple is backing HTML 5, CSS 3 and JavaScript for developing future web applications. Is it ready for eLearning Development? More specifically- Is it ready to compete with Flash for eLearning Development? in Flash Based eLearning Development?

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Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning

Upside Learning

There is still a lack of standardization across devices and amongst networks across geographical areas resulting in mlearning content development being somewhat constrained. Before beginning to develop mLearning on their own, they should keep in mind some technical considerations. Here are some authoring tools that claim to let authors develop content targeted at mobile devices. The Pushcast Player takes care of tracking and reporting to server.

eLearning Software for Blended Learning

B Online Learning

This blog is the continuation for this series on the how’s and why’s of developing and delivering a good blended learning experience for the learner. This one looks at the second platform for the delivery of your blended course, the eLearning development software. In a nutshell the eLearning development software you use needs two things – it needs to be flexible and it needs to be functionally robust. Shareable content templates across multiple developers.

HTML 5 and eLearning Development

Upside Learning

It makes HTML more powerful by adding new elements like video and audio. Canvas - Web developers can now create 2D drawings controlled by JavaScript. Key benefit is that web developers can do this using JavaScript directly in HTML 5 without relying on technologies like Flash or Silverlight. Video & Audio – You can play video or audio in HTML 5 WITHOUT any plug-in required (like Flash or Silverlight], simply by using the new audio and video markup tags.

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HTML 5 and eLearning Development

Upside Learning

It makes HTML more powerful by adding new elements like video and audio. Canvas - Web developers can now create 2D drawings controlled by JavaScript. Key benefit is that web developers can do this using JavaScript directly in HTML 5 without relying on technologies like Flash or Silverlight. Video & Audio – You can play video or audio in HTML 5 WITHOUT any plug-in required (like Flash or Silverlight], simply by using the new audio and video markup tags.

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What’s New in Adobe eLearning Suite2?

Upside Learning

Adobe recently released eLearning Suite 2 comprising of Captivate 5, Flash Professional CS5, Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5 Extended, Acrobat 9 Pro, Presenter 7 (available on Windows only), Soundbooth CS5, Bridge CS5, Device Central CS5 in it. Here is the list of popular tools in eLearning Suite 2 with the video of new features –. Captivate CS5 in eLearning Suite2 has become the center of workflow for developing eLearning content.

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Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). 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.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). 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.

Dynamic Language Translations for Storyline Projects

eLearning Brothers

It’s entirely possible to manage by utilizing triggers and states when developing with Articulate Storyline 2. Ideal for Non-Player Courseware. Because variables and states can’t dynamically change the text of Storyline player buttons and labels, you’ll only be able to take full advantage of this tutorial if you rely solely on custom user interface (UI) elements for buttons and other toggles. Articulate Storyline Resources eLearning Featured Resources

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). 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.

Mobile forces you to rethink how you’re trying to help your learners

Sponge UK

We talk through some of the reasons why mobile is so important to learning and development, the technology behind it and some of the potential future areas that are going to allow more effective learning. 01:45 – What are the main things people need to consider when developing elearning for mobile devices? Ways to listen to the Sponge UK elearning podcast. Subscribe to the Sponge UK elearning podcast to get the latest episodes automatically.

Why Do I Need an eLearning Vendor When I Have My Own Team?

Illumen Group

Why Do I Need an eLearning Vendor When I Have My Own Team? Maybe what you really need isn’t a vendor, but rather a part-time strategic partner or developer who is there when you need them, and not when you don’t. It’s nearly impossible to staff for every role and depth of resource that a typical organization requires over the course of a few years when trying to successfully meet the eLearning demands of various internal clients.

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.

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Sound of Silence by Jim on April 7, 2011 in eLearning At what point does narration really add anything to an eLearning module, and at what point is it simply being added because “it’s what’s expected?” The usual rationale given for why eLearning needs both text and audio is that it accommodates multiple learning styles.

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7 Key Benefits of Game-Based Education in a Digital World

Hurix Digital

Players are always required to give their inputs during games. The audio-visual elements are more likely to be retained, imparting life-long learnings. This game aims at developing students with civic knowledge and help them become responsible citizens. The game allows students to build and develop the city with available resources. Thus, through game-based education, students develop the skillset required to meet the needs of the people who live with them.

Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011

eLearning Weekly

What are the skills you need to land an elearning job? Working in elearning taps into many skill sets. Designing or developing elearning requires experience in training and project management as much as audio and video production. I focus here on what I think are the top skills for elearning now, in 2011. More companies will have one or two elearning people handling all the elearning duties for their team. Rapid Development.

What is Needed to Develop an E-learning Course?

CommLab India

Implementing eLearning appears to be a minefield because a lot of investment and time goes into shifting training from the classroom to e-learning. A successful eLearning implementation requires careful consideration of the process you follow, the team you choose, and the technology you use to design, deploy, and deliver courses. Let’s see what it takes to enter the eLearning bandwagon. In this phase, the team scales up the course design and development process.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. I create eLearning. I have even had the light bulb go on once I let them know that I developed eLearning. So I simply say I develop eLearning or training. I find the role of IT trainer works best for me, as my actual role title Systems Learning and Development Designer is a bit of a problem, particularly on forms! The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

What does the future of eLearning hold? I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Here are the two most interesting takeaways from surveying 49 eLearning experts: Trend of Trends: 9 trends were picked by 10% or more of the experts. Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. I think these principles will continue to develop and grow.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. I think the gender divide matters when we develop elearning, and I can confirm that it exists for me personally. Im a major geek, yet I avoid Second Life and continue to be skeptical about its use in elearning. If SL has this effect on other women, then it wont be the most effective place to send female employees as part of an elearning experience.