Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player | LearnNuggets

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Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags articulate , eLearning , tutorial Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player by Kevin on May 20th, 2010 To kick things off, a note on the words: “Player” and “Skin”. Some refer to it as the Articulate Presenter Community Player while others refer to it as a Skin. Whatever you choose to call it in the end, you are still developing the “Skin” and the “Player.”

Presenting Event Video with Portable Network Graphics and JavaScript

Adobe Captivate

Central to the design was including a video player within the presentation. While experimenting with the graphics and video, I found that the content of the background graphic really drove the best position for the video player in order to get a pleasing effect. In the end, I found that three positions for the video player worked for all background graphics: middle-left, middle-center and middle-right. Portable Network Graphics (PNGs). Click to Play Project.

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Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from Karen Hyder’s webinar, Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions from the Training Magazine Network. Breakout rooms–how does audio work? Media file types/players–if you use Quicktime, will everyone in the audience be able to see it? Audio response–something too long to type in chat. Tags: e-Learning Karen Hyder synchronous e-learning Training Magazine Network

Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning

Upside Learning

After a few years of hype, mobile learning has now started flourishing; the advent of new generation of mobile devices, high-speed network access, powerful mobile browsers and better native apps are all contributing to this. There is still a lack of standardization across devices and amongst networks across geographical areas resulting in mlearning content development being somewhat constrained. The Pushcast Player takes care of tracking and reporting to server.

E-learning Development: Selecting the Right Audio, Video, and Image Format

CommLab India

When developing an eLearning course using rapid authoring tools, you should know which format is supported by the tool to import audio files, videos, and images. If the tool does not support the image, video, or audio format you want to import, you will have to waste time converting them into the required format. PNG: (Portable Network Graphics) It is better than JPEG and supports binary transparency and alpha channel transparency. Audio (F6) formats include MP3 and WAV.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

hosted by Training Magazine Network. ** Disclaimers: “I am not a marketer or a game developer.&# (Although he plays a LOT of games). Brent’s background: What I am: 15+ yr learning professional, lifelong learner, player, consumer. eLearning Guild’s 2010 Salary Report ID Live with John Graves ► April (5) Audio Interview with Tom Kuhlmann of Articulate Book Review: Love is the Killer App Kineo Insights Webinar: Aligning eLearning with B.

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Slugs and snails and social enzymes

Learning with e's

We can use text, audio or video in a number of modes and through a mind dazzling range of technologies. Wikis, blogs, podcasts, social bookmarking, RSS feeds, microblogs, social networking. More often, we are learning informally, while playing a massively multi-player online role playing game for example, or listening to a podcast about a news item. Tags: YouTube social networking blog wiki Twitter Web 2.0 Learning has rarely been a solo activity.

Mitigating the Risks of BYOD in corporate learning

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But when the system is accessed through the internet on multiple devices, across multiple location and network connections, then additional measures are necessary for maintaining security. It also involves a variety of multimedia elements, including animations, videos and audio. Most LMSs thus come with built-in media players, which support multiple media formats and allow the audio-visual to be run within the LMS.

The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition

mLearning Revolution

I especially like the intuitive gestures included in Draft for placing squares, triangles and circles on slides, as well as more powerful objects, such as text, images, video, audio and web objects, all with a simple finger gesture on the screen. Here’s how Adobe describes Captivate Prime: Adobe Captivate Prime uses a single universal player that, like a fluid, dynamically provides eLearning content in all major media types, and for desktop and devices all through a common player.

Adobe’s LMS Amps up Engagement & Compliance in New Release

Adobe Captivate

Adobe began by delivering the universal HTML5 based content player that delivers courses, documents, videos & more all in any modern web browser. All of this is accomplished without the need for any plugins or proprietary players. This update goes well beyond the engagement level of the fluidic player. You can also post via video recording, audio recording or screen capture.

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Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

The ability of someone within an Intranet or Internet to mark or tag a blog entry, a link or an article within the network as important or interesting to them. What makes it social is that, with the right permissions, individuals on the network can view all of the tagged articles and blog entries and see which were tagged the most. Social Network. Used to provide information from experts, tips and techniques, and other valuable audio-delivered information.

Don’t Ransack My Movies (DRM): Options Around Securing Online Video

Web Courseworks

Protecting against the least technically involved theft of video, a click of the “download” icon, may involve just a simple setting change in your video player. For example, adding the “nodownload” option to either the HTML or JavaScript portion of the video.controlsList for an HTML5 video player [1]. Achieving these goals would involve implementing some technical roadblocks such as these [2] and the ones described in the next section or using a proprietary video player.

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1,000+ Learning & Performance Tools

Jane Hart

Audio & Podcasting Tools. Public Social Networks. Players & Readers. Looking for some new ideas for tools to support your work? Here are the links to the pages in my Directory of Learning & Performance Tools , which lists over 1,000 tools in 4 main categories as shown below. Want to add or amend a tool’s details? You can do so here. What are your favourite tools for learning? Voting is now open in this year’s Top Tools for Learning survey.

Free L&D webinars for January 2021

Limestone Learning

Discover how to effectively network in a physically distanced world. PT: Articulate Storyline: Creating, Saving, and Sharing Custom Players There are many variations in customizing the Player in Articulate Storyline.

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The 7 Best Kajabi Alternatives Reviewed for 2021

learnWorlds

This is why we also focus a lot on providing uncompetitive learning features like: A robust built-in social network. Our fantastic course player makes navigation easy from one unit to another. Highly customizable course players, with pre-requisites and completion requirements.

Enhance Your Mobile Learning Delivery with 7 Eye-openers.

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They are also keen on accessing social networking sites and streaming or downloading video or audio content via smartphones and mobiles. By employing responsive web design, you can ensure that the shell/course player and all media assets are automatically re-sized as per device specifications and the content has the same sensory impact across all devices. Elements like audio and video run well on the platform.

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E-learning in the Telecommunications Industry

G-Cube

Great advances in network technologies now allow the industry to deliver so much more than just the means to talk to each other. Interactive mediums like audio and video can be utilized to deliver bite-sized learning that takes very little time and helps the learner to better apply the knowledge gathered, as and when needed. With more and more players in the market, the competition in the industry is fierce.

How to Easily Create Powerful Customer Education

Spark Your Interest

Simply record a live webinar and use the slides and recorded video and audio as the basis for your e-learning. So are best used when you are the dominant player in a market. Podcasts – a growing trend is an audio channel.

What is a Learning Burst?

Allison Rossett

She wanted it to be fun, memorable, to use alternate forms of delivery, to include some gaming, to promote networking among students from all over the globe, and to reduce expenses. A Learning Burst combines an 8 to 10-minute audio cast (in a talk show format) with a PDF workbook with supporting material. Audio segments are in a MP3 format and can be played on any compatible player/device. Guest blogger, Dave Basarab , introduces learning bursts.

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What is a Learning Burst?

Allison Rossett

She wanted it to be fun, memorable, to use alternate forms of delivery, to include some gaming, to promote networking among students from all over the globe, and to reduce expenses. A Learning Burst combines an 8 to 10-minute audio cast (in a talk show format) with a PDF workbook with supporting material. Audio segments are in a MP3 format and can be played on any compatible player/device. Tweet Guest blogger, Dave Basarab , introduces learning bursts.

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Andy Nock – Sponge UK elearning podcast

Sponge UK

Andy Nock is a Director at the Elearning Network and has worked with augmented and virtual reality in learning. The full interview is available to listen to using the player above, you can stream the audio directly to your computer or mobile device. Andy explains the differences between the two technologies as well as the opportunities that they offer for L&D professionals. Follow Andy on Twitter: @AndyNock83.

Top 10 Virtual Learning Environments

Ed App

LearnWorlds is an online learning platform that allows you to create an engaging learning experience for your employees through a course player, templates, ebooks, and a social community. Highlights: Course player with note taking and highlighting functions. In-house social network.

An Ultimate Guide To Starting A Successful Music Business By Teaching Online

Pinlearn

Investing In Low Audio Quality. Some of the elements that contribute to poor audio quality can be extremely low-quality mics, bad mixing, too much background noises, etc. Invest in good quality affordable mics to ensure the quality of your audio is top-notch.

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Phil Reddall – Have a clear view of why you’re curating learning content

Sponge UK

Phil Reddall is Vice Chair of the Elearning Network and Learning Innovation Manager for a global specialist chemical company, he offers his experience and advice on curation of learning content for L&D professionals. Find out more about Phil’s role in the Elearning Network on their meet the dircector page. The full interview is available to listen to using the player above, you can stream the audio directly to your computer or mobile device.

How To Create Top Notch Mobile Learning Videos For Online Training

Growth Engineering

Use A Responsive Design Tool And Video Player. However, you should also ensure that your video player is responsive, so that learners receive the best possible viewing experience. Give Viewers Control Of The Audio Elements. As such, you should give them complete control of the audio elements. Or the audio playback is distorted for tablet users.

Living History: Capturing and Sharing Stories from Relatives Today

TechSmith Camtasia

With Camtasia , Tom and his colleagues are able to capture images and add short audio recordings to narrate what viewers see. Tom and his colleagues are expanding the network of advisors being trained to become Certified Legacy Advisors, a requirement of being involved with the International Association of Storykeepers (I-ASK), which provides a strong network of trained family historians, memoir writers and more. Tom Cormier.

VIDEO LEARNING

Raptivity

One only needs to take a look at what the following organizations are doing to understand the power of video learning: Khan Academy, TED Talks, Lynda.com, YouTube, Howto, DIY Network, VideoScribe, etc…. Depending on the pack you have or choose, many of the video learning interactions can contain one or more of the following capabilities: The video player gives the learner control over play, pause, forward, rewind, and volume options.

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Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

CommLab India

Audio capabilities. The use of audio plays an important role in the effectiveness of the online course. The eLearning Guild reported that authoring tool users were seeking a few audio capabilities in authoring tools such as: Embedding audio files. Triggering audio in interactions. Setting audio quality. Recording audio narration. Performing audio editing. Storing audio files in a library. Exporting recorded audio to MP3.

Victor Yocco – Sponge UK elearning podcast

Sponge UK

13:08 – Can you tell us about the use of social networks to influence people and how that might apply to elearning? Ways to listen to the Sponge UK elearning podcast The full interview is available to listen to using the player above, you can stream the audio directly to your computer or mobile device. Victor Yocco is a Philadelphia-based researcher and author on psychology and communication.

mLearning Content Types - Level 3: Voice

mLearning Trends

Level 3 extends the mobile learning experience by providing users with anytime/anywhere access to audio-based content without needing a smartphone device or standard MP3/iPod-style media player. The CellCast Solution platform contains a highly unique set of audio content creation and deployment features not found in any other enterprise learning platform that bridge the previously separate cellular voice network with the Internet data network.

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Presentations in the cloud

Clive on Learning

The media with accompanying audio. In the case of the second option that's a lot to look at, so the embeddable player provides the option of viewing the media component in a separate pop-up window. If your organisation doesn't like the idea of its employees spending time on public social networking sites, then dpcloud could also be integrated into an enterprise system, perhaps something like Sharepoint.

mLearning Content Types - Level 6: Rich Media

mLearning Trends

Level 6 Content Types The CellCast Solution supports media-based content in podcast audio and video formats. As the file sizes are typically larger (1MB or more) even when optimized for mobile device playback, the Training team needs to weigh the cost vs. benefit of deploying over their carrier network. However, in cases where capacity on your smartphone plan is measured in gigabytes per month, rich media video/audio content are an ideal choice.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use.

Do You Really Need Instructions on How to Use an E-Learning Course?

Rapid eLearning

In the late ‘90s the company I worked for was installing a new network in anticipation of the Y2K bug. I was responsible for training how to use the computers on the network. Some slides may or may not have audio. Those that do have audio can be adjusted using the volume control button. This same course continued through explanations of all of the player features. But, there’s a lot of value in having a consistent player structure.

Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

For example, HTML5 enables video and audio content to render directly in the browser. Browsers have a bit of work to do on playback over poor internet connections (and I’d also criticise the feature-incomplete players embedded in the browsers). Some issues can be tackled using Content Delivery Networks, for example. As LMS vendors, we generally have no control over performance issues experienced with browsers installed on clients networks.

9 Amazing Things You Don’t Know About the History of Online/Distance Learning

TOPYX LMS

In 1968 the Stanford Television Network was established by Stanford University. The Network was significant since it enabled distance learning to be partaken of by part-time engineering students. Because of LMS and online learning technology, remotely located employees can feel as though they are valuable team players—and they are. Over the course of history, online/distance learning, or eLearning, has grown to epic proportions.

9 Amazing Things You Don’t Know About the History of Online/Distance Learning

TOPYX LMS

In 1968 the Stanford Television Network was established by Stanford University. The Network was significant since it enabled distance learning to be partaken of by part-time engineering students. Because of LMS and online learning technology, remotely located employees can feel as though they are valuable team players—and they are. Over the course of history, online/distance learning, or eLearning, has grown to epic proportions.

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The usual rationale given for why eLearning needs both text and audio is that it accommodates multiple learning styles. For an excellent illustration of this problem, check out this great example provided by the always-interesting Cathy Moore (click the image to launch the Flash player): Courtesy of [link] So, why does narration in eLearning frequently do nothing more than parrot back what’s written on the screen?

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9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

This hurts established players who are freaking out trying to find new ways to reach customers. Social networks will allow them to help one another more and more. I also see more creative uses of multimedia, such as video and audio, in eLearning. He is an advocate of video and audio in training and coined the term “Photeo,” a style of imagery, that he uses in many of his courses. What does the future of eLearning hold? Where do you even start?

The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

It’s a mobile audio recorder that allows you to record, transcribe, share and organize audio. Recorded audio content can also be synced between devices (including iWatch) via iCloud. It provides organizations with a customizable video player that fits their needs. And finally, Quora can be used for networking. The latest news on your chosen eLearning keywords will be delivered to you to re-share with your network. Best networking tools for eLearning.