Things to Consider Before Investing in eLearning Development Tools

Hurix Digital

However, these savings come at an initial cost – the cost of investing in an eLearning development tool , which is used to develop and implement these online courses; and train staff in course creation and administration. These eLearning development tools make course creation and implementation efficient and user-friendly. Accordingly, you can make an informed choice while selecting an appropriate eLearning development tool for your online courses.

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. For example, a feature that lets users “import” existing PowerPoint presentations into the authoring tool is different from authoring and publishing eLearning content from within PowerPoint (using a plug-in toolbar). Here are some features that eLearning professionals generally expect from authoring tools –.

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Rapid eLearning Through Software Simulations And Screencasts

Upside Learning

The main reason was that such simulation tools are not always used for developing just any type of learning but focused on training content creation for a specific software application or system. The software simulation in turn, can be divided into screen capturing tools and interactive simulation development tools. I’d like to leave the discussion around EPSS and software simulations to the experts in the eLearning industry.

Adobe Captivate 5.5: Lowering the Size of Published SWFs

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I often hear from Captivate developers who are required to output smaller and smaller SWFs, while making their lessons more and more interactive. Fortunately, adding interactivity to a lesson does not negatively impact the size of the published SWF. Rather, imported assets such as audio, video and images are the main culprits behind SWF bloat. There are some things that you can do while working in Captivate that may lower the size of the published SWF.

How to Convert Flash courses to HTML5 Efficiently

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Are you looking for effortless conversion of your flash-based elearning to HTML5? The answer requires you to classify your Flash-based Elearning on criteria of the elearning development tools used to create it in the first place. Flash SWF Course files created Using Bespoke Adobe Flash FLA: Mostly, these cannot be quickly converted to HTML5 elearning. For most parts, they will need to recreated using newer elearning development tools.

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Taking Legacy Flash eLearning to HTML5

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Many eLearning developers didn't panic because the end of Flash simply meant that, while the Flash output would continue to work, it would likely be blocked on more and more systems. Given that development, Captivate developers began scrambling to ensure their legacy projects continued to work. Adobe's Allen Partridge wrote an awesome article back in April 2020 titled " Migrating Legacy Flash eLearning Content to HTML5." Partridge's article

How to Reduce Flash-to-HTML5 Conversion Costs

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Collate all previous versions of storyboards and audio recording scripts. Note that the SWF published files won’t be of much reuse when repurposing. 3) REUSING THE AUDIO: Audio recording costs are a significant part of elearning development costs. If you do not see yourself doing edits, audio extraction software may help you extract the audio files from your existing flash courses. Flash to HTML5 Elearning: Costs vs. Benefits.

Adobe Presenter 7.0.7 is HERE with ActionScript 3.0 Support

mLearning Revolution

AS3) is here, and this is a free update to anyone who owns Adobe Presenter 7, or any version of our Adobe eLearning Suite. In case you are not familiar with Adobe Presenter, it is a Plug-and-Play Rapid eLearning development tool for Microsoft PowerPoint. For example, using the Record button, you can quickly record high-quality audio and then sync the audio to your PowerPoint animations with fine precision. Presenter , eLearning , Captivate , Connect.

Adaptive and Responsive Design for eLearning: Part 2

eFront

A few years ago, when rapid eLearning development tools were in their infancy, the job of eLearning designers was fairly straightforward , and had very little to do with web standards. So what do eLearning designers need to be aware of? There’s a good summary of a range of eLearning authoring tools and the extent to which they support HTML5 on the eLearning Industry website. eLearning instructional design

Review of Snap by Lectora and how it stacks up against Articulate

Unicorn Training

What is itSnap by Lectora is a new rapid eLearning development tool created by Trivantis (creators of Lectora).With With Snap you can write and design an eLearning course within PowerPoint then use Snap to convert it into a Flash based course, ready for deployment on the web, LMS or CD-Rom.Snap actually works as an add-on to PowerPoint and offers very similar functionality to Articulate Studio Pro, but at a fraction of the price.

Selection in Agile Learning Design

Big Dog, Little Dog

The fourth concept of PODSI (Plan, Orientation, Design, Select, & Iterate) is selecting and developing the learning objects that best promotes learning. However, the selection of the learning objects in Agile Learning Design is not really about SCORM or AICC standards, but rather about providing the best learning environment that supports the Agile ethos — "Solutions that promote and speed the development of learning processes over comprehensive documentation.".

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Adobe shows off Captivate 4 and the Adobe eLearning Suite

Steve Howard

At the Adobe Learning Summit in San Jose, November 10th, Adobe showed several exciting new features from the next version of Captivate and from the up-coming eLearning Suite. At the Adobe Learning Summit, Adobe demonstrated the next version of Captivate, and also previewed the new Adobe eLearning Suite. Adobe says it’s OK to blog about the next version of Captivate and the up-coming eLearning Suite, so here we go.