Adobe Builds Rome in a Day

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According to Dove, "This product lets users produce printed, electronic, and Web-based documents featuring integrated graphics, photos, text, video, audio, animation, and interactivity. Project Rome offers output in formats such as PDF, SWF, JPG, PNG, SVG, or FXG or Web files for either an Adobe or third-party-hosted Website."

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9 Free Tools That Help Me Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Photo Resizer. Photo Resizer is kind of an interesting tool. Audacity is an open source audio editor. I usually record my audio directly in the rapid elearning tools. However, if I have a larger project, then I like to break my production up into chunks and keep my audio separate. For rapid elearning converting to the SWF and FLV Flash formats are important and Format Factory supports this. SWF Player. SWF Player lets you view Flash SWF files.

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How to steer your client away from an information dump

Making Change

To produce the slides and SWF, I used Keynote 08 ( not Keynote 09! ). The images of Allison used in the Flash come from one of several sets of fun stock photos designed for use in scenarios, available from ElearningArt. The Knowledge Tree has published an audio interview with me about the main message of the workshops (basically, “No more information dumps!&# ).

Elearning applications

eFront

CamStudio - (Authoring Tool) CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files and using its built-in SWF Producer can turn those AVIs into lean, mean, bandwidth-friendly Streaming Flash videos (SWFs). MLOAT - (Authoring Tool) Multimedia Learning Object Authoring Tool enables content experts to easily combine video, audio, images and texts into one synchronized learning object.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning - Mobile

Swiffy converts SWF files to HTML5. Apart from supporting many common SWF features such as vector graphics, embedded fonts, images and timeline animation, it also converts basic ActionScript 2.0 You can add text and images with easy-to-use drag-and-drop feature and use multi-touch widgets to include interactive photo galleries, movies, keynote presentations, 3D objects, and lot more, and publish the eBook.

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Compressing Media in Your E-Learning Authoring Tools

E-learning Uncovered

You can use one of the pre-set options or customize the quality settings for both images and audio. Each image is analyzed, and the best setting is chosen (based on whether it is a screen shot, a photo, etc.). 24 kbps is the default for for audio under this setting. The Optimized for CD-ROM Delivery option uses minimal compression for audio (128 kpbs) and images. When you check the Custom (Advanced) option, you can then set your own image and audio quality settings.

Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

Audio Resources. Levelator : automatically adjust the audio levels in your narration. Audacity : free open source audio recording and editing software. Myna : easy-to-use online audio editor that includes a library of assets. Creative Commons audio : good sites to get free audio for your courses. Preview Flash content on your computer: SWF Player and FLV Player [ original post ]. Also includes video, illustration, and audio clips.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Instead you arrange your images, text, audio, video and PDF files on one great canvas that you navigate throughout your presentation. New Webinar: Overcoming the Top 10 Objections to Social Learning - Engaged Learning , April 3, 2009 photo credit: youngthousands ( WEBINAR REGISTRATION LINK ) This one is going to be good! (As Coming back after a week of being mostly disconnected I'm woefully behind on email and even more so on my reading.