Using Lectora to Sync Audio

Integrated Learnings

Most multimedia developers are familiar with audio timing in frame based applications like Adobe Flash and other movie editing software. This concept is a little different when using Lectora to sync audio. Lectora allows developers to set events that occur at flagged times within audio. For some, this may actually be a preferred way of syncing events to audio. Audio timings are set with the Lectora audio editor. by Jonathan Shoaf.

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A Few Lectora Tips

Integrated Learnings

I recently had the chance to attend a two-day course on using Lectora. Although I have been using Lectora extensively for a few years, what I know was self-taught or learned through the example of others who use the software. So, attending this course was a good “back to basics” for me, and I was pleasantly surprised to learn a few tips and tricks that I did not know about Lectora. Know of any other small tips or tricks for Lectora? LectoraBy Dean Hawkinson.

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Accessibility: How to Order Title Objects in Lectora

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Since we are using Lectora®, to design our eLearning courses and generate the html pages when we publish, we must be aware of how Lectora works, in order for the html pages to place our object in the actual logical order needed for screen reader software. Figure 1 shows a picture of a typical Title Explorer tab view in Lectora, after generating a new course from a template. Subscribe to the Everything eLearning Blog for more Lectora how-to tutorials and tips on accessibility.

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Snap! by Lectora Review

Integrated Learnings

Recently Trivantis, makers of the eLearning development program Lectora, announced the release of Snap! by Lectora. Far and away the biggest advantage to Snap by Lectora is the extremely low price of $99. There is also a similar audio recording option plus the ability to import and make basic edits to existing audio and video files. Exporting to Lectora and Lectora Online. Quizzes and surveys created in Lectora cannot be exported to Snap.

Lectora Development Best Practices Part 1 – Optimizing Preferences

Integrated Learnings

After using Lectora for almost five years, I’ve learned so much both from the helpful community of Lectora users and on my own. However, I’ve never come across a collection of development “best practices” commonly found for other programs such as Photoshop. This series of posts is intended to show how to use Lectora in ways that avoid problems, reduce development time, and make using Lectora easier overall. Lectora Audio Best Practices

Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

eLearning 24-7

Lectora’s Snap! Lectora Snap! Library pulls in your video, audio, flash and image files right from your video,image, flash, audio folders on your computer – GREAT IDEA – although I wish they added HTML5. Audio recorder and adding audio. Unless you have used a product like Photoshop or other programs that have layers, etc. Audio – Add audio to the page, similar to above issue. Lectora Snap!

Lectora User Conference Showcase: PepsiCo - E-Learning Software

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Lectora Online - USA. Lectora Online - EU. Lectora Inspire. Lectora Publisher. Lectora Online. by Lectora. Lectora Express - The Easy LMS. Lectora Talent Management. Lectora Mobile. Lectora Inspire. Lectora Publisher. Lectora Online. Lectora Express - The Easy LMS. Lectora Mobile. by Lectora. Lectora Inspire. Lectora Publisher. Lectora Online. Lectora Mobile. Forum.

Know All about Lectora Inspire 16

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Then Lectora Inspire 16 is the Answer. It comes with a unique set of tools and programming flexibility. Responsive e-learning has made Lectora a favorite of the learning technology community. You can transform text-heavy content into meaningful learning experiences with Lectora Inspire. As it supports HTML5 output and responsive design, it’s easy to develop mobile learning courses in Lectora 16. Benefits and limitations of Lectora 16.

Adjusting an Older Lectora Project for Responsive Course Design

Trivantis

The recently released Lectora® 16 with new Responsive Course Design™ (RCD) helps you seamlessly take your eLearning to multiple devices. But what if you have course content from before Lectora 16? Lectora has made it very easy to make your old courses responsive. Lectora will then add a responsive bar to the top of your work area with 5 different device views, and will even scale your existing objects to fit logically in each view! Auto-playing Audio.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. This guide will provide business reasons and practical approaches for building accessibility within your online training program. Why Do Training Programs Need Accessible Elearning? And some, like Lectora and SoftChalk (PDF, 2.7

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. This guide will provide business reasons and practical approaches for building accessibility within your online training program. Why Do Training Programs Need Accessible Elearning? And some, like Lectora and SoftChalk (PDF, 2.7

Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools

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We will now evaluate the 3 widely used rapid authoring tools – Articulate Storyline 2 , Adobe Captivate 9 , and Lectora Inspire 16 , based on the features listed by the report. Lectora Inspire 16. Audio Capabilities. Can embed audio files. Can embed audio in interactions. Can record audio. Can perform basic audio editing. Can store audio files in a library. Can export recorded audio to MP3. Can perform advanced audio editing.

New Features in Lectora X.5 and New Resources on E-Learning Uncovered!

E-learning Uncovered

Two weeks ago, Trivantis released Lectora X.5, Here is a review of Lectora’s new functionality and new resources available now on E-Learning Uncovered. Fans of Lectora’s Flash games get a treat in this release. See them (and all the Flash Media Library games) in action on our Lectora Resources page. On the down side, the skins are only available for Flash-based video and audio, as well as MP4 video created with the H.264 format.

Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9 & Lectora Inspire 16: The Infinity War

CommLab India

In my previous blog, E-learning Authoring Tools: The Civil War , we have seen the comparison between the top three preferred e-learning rapid authoring tools – Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and Lectora Inspire 16. Variables & triggers eliminate the need for programming knowledge. Supports audio recording & editing. Lectora Inspire 16. Low audio/video recording & editing ability.

Technology Skills for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

You don’t need to know both programs, but I recommend at least a basic understanding of at least one of these tools. Basic experience with image, audio, and video editing is beneficial. Audio. I use the open source tool Audacity for audio editing. Note: The above list assumes that you are already familiar with Microsoft Office programs, including PowerPoint.

What Is An eLearning Authoring Tool? Less Than 100 Words

Roundtable Learning

By using various media, including pre-made interactions, images, graphics, and audio, authors can quickly create and upload content into new or pre-made templates. Lectora. If your organization decides to develop an in-house eLearning program, you must pick the right authoring tool.

An Overview of HTML5

Integrated Learnings

Previous versions of HTML, while searchable by machines, were often difficult for automated programs to interpret. Ability to provide better audio and video playback optimized based on the web device you are using. HTML5 favors tools like Lectora that are currently HTML-based. Lectora Captivate HTML5 Articulate Flash Appleby Jonathan Shoaf.

Review of Snap! 1.1 Update

E-learning Uncovered

by Lectora – a PowerPoint authoring tool à la Articulate. Differentiating features: Use PowerPoint page transitions, add a controller to audio or video added via PowerPoint, End Show action that closes the course window, submit quiz and survey results via CGI. This last feature is something that Lectora has done. Add controller to audio or video embedded in PowerPoint slides. The gap between the two programs is a little bit smaller today.

WBT Development Toolbox

Learning Developments

My role is to help start up a web based training program. All the products I selected have the following attributes: Create SCORM 1.2/2004 packages Questions and quiz functionality is powerful Easy to add audio soundtracks in to content Import a course story board created in PowerPoint Relatively easy to use compared to other tools in the market Easy to create highly interactive content Articulate. Lectora. I choose Lectora as the next piece of my tool kit.

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5 Tips for You to Reduce E-learning Development Time

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Tools such as Articulate Storyline, Lectora Inspire, and Adobe Captivate have pre-loaded templates and media elements that do not require expert programming knowledge. #5 Related Posts 4 Tips for Developing E-learning Course Using Rapid Authoring Tools 3 Compelling Reasons to Use Templates for E-learning Courses 5 Little Tips to Make Your Audio Script Error Free. A major concern in e-learning development is the time constraint.

Review of Snap! 1.1 Update

E-learning Uncovered

by Lectora – a PowerPoint authoring tool à la Articulate. Differentiating features: Use PowerPoint page transitions, add a controller to audio or video added via PowerPoint, End Show action that closes the course window, submit quiz and survey results via CGI. This last feature is something that Lectora has done. Add controller to audio or video embedded in PowerPoint slides. The gap between the two programs is a little bit smaller today.

CourseMill VS Cornerstone : Which one better for your learning needs?

PSB

You need to select the one that can deliver effective learning outcomes and runs online training programs seamlessly. It provides scalable and customizable LMS solutions that can easily create, manage, track and deliver online learning programs.

3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools

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Lectora Inspire. Without making it too complicated, I’ll only focus on their capabilities such as support for simulations , animations , audio/video , and mobile support. Audio/Video editing: Although Storyline allows you to record and edit both audio and video, you can only do so while creating a simulation. This means the user cannot edit the screen and audio separately. Audio/Video editing: You can record and edit audio within the software.

Easily Create eLearning Games and Interactions

eLearning Brothers

No programming skills needed. Lectora. You insert your text, images, and/or audio. The Interaction Builder is online software that quickly creates Flash games and interactions that are easily imported into your rapid eLearning authoring tool. Building interactions is easy. Create everything online and then download a file to insert into your course. No software to install. Over 80 interactions and games. Over 100 themes.

5 Tips to Save e-Learning Development Time

Trivantis

To learn more about using templates in Lectora®, check out this blog: e-Learning Lesson in Lectora: Using Themes and Templates. Incorporate more informal learning in your program. Sharing informal content is easy with a learning management system like Lectora® Express – The Easy LMS. By outlining the visuals, text, audio, interactions, navigation and other course elements, you’re setting the expectations for your course right from the beginning.

Responsive Design Tips for eLearning Courses

eLearning Brothers

This is usually handled by the design tool and behind-the-scenes algorithms and programming. In terms of tools, Storyline 3 & 360 use resizable design, while Captivate and Lectora use responsive design. Gather your resources (images, audio clips, video vignettes, fonts, graphics, etc). Create your Audio Script. Nowadays the world seems to be all a-clamor over the idea of “responsive design” for eLearning.

Creativity within Constraints: When Cost, Resource Scarcity, or Deadlines Make Effective Elearning Seem Out of Reach

The Learning Dispatch

When an elearning development project uses a catalog approach, elearning developers don’t spend time determining how to design and program new kinds of activities. Using existing interactions means that the programming has been vetted and verified, reducing the testing and remediation required.). . Designing Elearning without Audio. Budget limits. Deadlines. Legacy tools. They don’t have to mean sacrificing creativity, engagement, or effectiveness.

The Best of e-Learning in May

Trivantis

The Four Ps of Quality Audio. Find out the 4 Ps of creating crisp and clear audio that’s easy to understand in your e-Learning course. How to Choose the Right Instructional Design Bachelor Program. To read more blog posts like these with e-Learning tips and the latest industry trends, subscribe to the Lectora® e-Learning Blog ! We read tons of great e-Learning blogs this May and chose our favorite articles to share with you!

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What is Needed to Develop an E-learning Course?

CommLab India

You also have audio narrators to narrate the script and translators to translate the English content. As we discussed earlier, to make courses interactive, we need to follow basic instructional design strategies, and to incorporate such learning design principles, you need to take the help of interactivities, images, videos, audio, and other media elements. If your requirement is to make your courses responsive, you can choose Claro, Adobe Captivate, and Lectora 17.

Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

Upside Learning

More and more organizations with eLearning programs in place are feeling the need to move towards mLearning, and we believe that Tablet Learning can be a smooth and easy way to initiate this shift. Text-heavy course: In this case, redeveloping the course in HTML or using Lectora Inspire will work best. Animation-rich course: Here again, one can use Lectora or HTML as a framework. Additionally, interactivities can be also developed within HTML/Lectora.

New Tool: Create Awesome eLearning Interactions Online

eLearning Brothers

We’re excited to announce that you can now build amazing flash activities, quizzes, and games without using Flash or any programming. Input your text, images, and audio. Supported eLearning Programs: The downloaded interaction and game files work with eLearning software that imports Flash…which is all of them! The interactions are continuously being tested in different programs. Make your eLearning Awesome! Quickly create eLearning Interactions.

The advantages of using authoring tools to create e-learning courses

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Recently, however, they have evolved into powerful software programs for creating today’s e-learning courses. They allow you to add spark and creativity to the courses you want to design, in a way that other content creation programs cannot.

3 Popular Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools – When to Use What

CommLab India

Converting ILT to online programs provides your learners flexibility and consistency in training. Best option to develop: You can develop various training programs such as product knowledge training, sales training, compliance training, safety training, translation & localization of e-learning, and more. Simplify the Translation of Online Learning with Lectora Inspire. Lectora is the most translation-friendly rapid authoring tool.

5 Best Tools to Quickly Convert ILT Material to E-learning

CommLab India

Ever since the launch of Articulate Storyline, it’s been one of the most preferred rapid authoring tools – thanks to its amazing built-in features and ability to build highly customized and interactive e-learning programs. Lectora 16. Lectora Inspire, one of the first tools to support the development of HTML content, has always been a preferred choice to develop multi-lingual and text-heavy courses.

Breaking Down My Entry for Trivantis Community Contest 15

Trivantis

All that planning, developing, reviewing, and testing might seem overwhelming, especially if you’re new to the program you’re developing in or trying to create a sample on the fly. Contest 15 is all about creating a course on sports using Responsive Course Design™ in Lectora®. I usually use a theme provided within Lectora to reduce the stress of having to create a template/interface from scratch. Once I’m done with each page, I test it using the Modes in Lectora.

Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Bottom-Line Performance

In the Storyline 360 authoring tool, you can’t hide/show content, branch, or change interactions based on screen size like you can in Lectora or Captivate. Lectora and Captivate can both be cumbersome and a little difficult for most new developers to learn. In my opinion, the responsive features in Lectora and Captivate are too cumbersome and not really mobile-first. It doesn’t take advanced programming logic to make responsive materials with this tool.

Top 5 Authoring Tools for M-learning

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Lectora Inspire. Lectora Inspire, the first authoring tool to offer HTML5 support, provides an easy way to convert text-heavy courses to engaging, mobile-friendly courses. Designing M-learning programs to suit every device would be impossible as each device comes with a different screen resolution and size. The major advantage offered by Lectora Inspire is its feature of responsive course design (RCD).