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. She tries to find answers to three simple questions regarding each tools mentioned in the mind map –. For many tools, the answers are as expected. Again, the fact surfaces that not all tools are perfect but each tends to be targeted for specific use cases. Localization processes using the tool should be easy and fast.

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. Earlier we’ve mentioned some tools that can assist you in mLearning applications. Here are some authoring tools that claim to let authors develop content targeted at mobile devices.

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Converting Flash-Built eLearning To HTML5 Efficiently In 3 Steps

Dan Keckan

On January 1, 2021, Adobe Flash will be laid to rest. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Development Best Practices Flash to HTML5 HTML5 eLearning Authoring Tools

6 Compelling Reasons To Convert eLearning From Flash To HTML5

Dan Keckan

Does your online training still rely primarily on Flash-based eLearning courses? Then, here are 6 reasons you should convert your eLearning courses from Flash to HTML5, before the end of 2020. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning Content Development Flash to HTML5 HTML5 eLearning Authoring Tools

3 Points To Keep In Mind When Outsourcing Flash To HTML5 Conversion

Dan Keckan

Flash is all but dead, and HTML5 is the new gold standard of eLearning courses. In order to convert their legacy Flash course, an organization needs to either hire an in-house team or outsource it to an eLearning vendor. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Flash To HTML5 Conversion: 3 Decision Points For Effortless Conversion

Dan Keckan

Stepping toward HTML5 from Flash may seem like a difficult move, especially if you have a huge volume of Legacy courses. This article explains 3 crucial decision points in the Flash to HTML5 conversion process. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Convert Flash To HTML5: Constructing A Convincing Business Case

Dan Keckan

How do you create a convincing business case to convert Flash to HTML5? This article has the steps you need to follow in order to create a business case to convert Flash to HTML5. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Content Development eLearning Content Development Outsourcing Flash to HTML5 HTML5 eLearning Authoring Tools

Planning To Convert From Flash To HTML5? Here’s A 9-Point Checklist

Dan Keckan

Are you looking to convert your Flash courses to HTML5? This will help whether you convert Flash to HTML5 in-house or outsource the effort. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Authoring Tool Selection Flash to HTML5 HTML5 eLearning Authoring ToolsCheck this post to gain access to a 9-point checklist to ensure an effective transition.

Stuck With Legacy Flash Content? 7 Options To Consider As You Finalize Your Modernization Strategy

Dan Keckan

With Flash slated for sunset by 2020, what should you do to your legacy content? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Content Development Flash to HTML5 HTML5 eLearning Authoring ToolsHow do you recognize which of your courses require modernization? What your options? Keep reading to learn.

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Rapid Authoring – Freeform Vs Template Based

Upside Learning

While working on rapid authored courses (courses authored using rapid authoring tools), I often encounter the decision point of whether to use freeform rapid authoring tools or the traditional template-based tools. Last year, we mentioned that there is a time and place for rapid authoring while opting for it. Here, let me just put some characteristics of the two types of rapid authoring methodologies.

Free eBook: Modernization Uncovered - Flash To HTML5 Conversion And Beyond

Dan Keckan

Content is locked in various formats of yesteryear, like Flash, long eLearning courses, courses authored in old eLearning tools, recorded webinars, PowerPoint presentations, and more. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Content Development Flash to HTML5 Free eLearning eBooks Modern Learners

Rapid eLearning Through Software Simulations And Screencasts

Upside Learning

Previously when I discussed freeform and template-based rapid content authoring tools, I kept software simulation tools aside. 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.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile.

eLearning Development: What’s new in Flash CS4?

Upside Learning

If you have been bugged by previous Flash versions not allowing you to publish for latest Flash Player there is some relief here. Flash CS4 allows us to finally publish SWF files for Flash Player 10 - the latest version of Flash Player. Flash Player 10 is becoming very popular and in December 2008 , was already installed in more than 50% of the computers surveyed worldwide. We particularly like the following new features in Flash CS4: 1.

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The 4 D's Of eLearning Content Modernization: From Theory To Implementation

Dan Keckan

But what would you do if the end-users faced issues accessing these courses because the browsers did not support Flash? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Content Development Flash to HTML5 Free eLearning eBooks HTML5 eLearning Authoring Tools

PowerPoint or Prezi: Which is Best for eLearning?

Association eLearning

Here are a few points to consider before making a choice for your association: “Is the eLearning well-designed?”. These programs are tools; what you do with them determines whether or not they’re effective. Both programs are designed as presentation tools, so either one should be able to fill that role. I’ve already written about how to create eLearning using PPT, so I won’t re-visit that here. Compatibility with other eLearning programs.

6 Surprising Benefits of Rapid Authoring Tools [Infographic]

CommLab India

It is well known that the advent of rapid authoring tools has radically altered the landscape of eLearning development. Many learning companies are adapting these tools to develop eLearning courses. But, why are these tools so popular? Why learning companies are adapting these tools? Well, when compared to old authoring tools- Flash, Dreamweaver, XML/HTML and JavaScript, rapid authoring tools have more benefits.

eLearning Development 101: The Guide to eLearning Authoring Tools

OpenSesame

You don’t have to be a software engineer to succeed as an elearning developer. eLearning authoring tools give anyone the ability to make high quality online courses. But with so many tools on the market, how do you know where to start? This is our guide to choosing the right authoring tool for you. Articulate Studio ‘09 is an easy-to-use elearning authoring tool that works with Microsoft PowerPoint.

Award Nominee Reveals His eLearning Authoring Toolkit [Guest Post]

eLearning Weekly

Larry Ober has been nominated as Best eLearning Designer in the Maestro eLearning Awards , dubbed the OSCARS of the eLearning industry. What follows is an interview between Steve and the award’s organizers, Maestro eLearning. How did you get your start with eLearning design? Several years ago we engaged a vendor to create three eLearning modules for a new product launch. As you know, good quality eLearning modules are expensive.

Top 25 Rapid eLearning Blog Posts

Upside Learning

I have been involved with Rapid eLearning Projects at Upside and also creation of our own Rapid Authoring Framework that sits in our LMS (UpsideLMS). Naturally I do a lot of sifting around Rapid eLearning. These posts cover varied topics around rapid eLearning including authoring tools, effective techniques, and decision considerations. And there are also some posts which may influence your decision to use rapid development approach.

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.

eLearning: Engaging All Groups of Learners

Origin Learning

On the other hand, eLearning technologies go out of the way to boost these learning strategies and engage the learner from the beginning to the end in a virtual classroom. The eLearning technology aids modern day teaching for all classes and environments. The eLearning courses are developed keeping in mind the visual, auditory, and kinesthetic types of learners. Now, let’s look at how eLearning delivers to all these learner types.

How to Create eLearning Using PowerPoint

Association eLearning

Having a solid foundation in PowerPoint is a must when using rapid content authoring tools to create online learning. Many rapid content authoring tools are either based on or an add-on to PowerPoint (PPT), including: Adobe Captivate, Articulate Presenter, iSpring Presenter, Articulate Presenter, Articulate Storyline, as well as Digitec’s own Direct-to-WEB. Here are some Do’s and Don’ts for creating engaging eLearning courses entirely with PowerPoint: Do.

Paradiso Solutions presents its Top 10 eLearning development companies for 2020

Paradiso

If you’re looking for content development you must wonder which are the best eLearning development companies in the market. Content development is something that a lot of companies and institutions are looking for and is not very easy to find. Shift eLearning.

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.

Here is the List of Top 10 eLearning development companies for 2021

Paradiso

If you’re looking for content development you must wonder which are the best eLearning development companies in the market. Content development is something that a lot of companies and institutions are looking for and is not very easy to find. Shift eLearning.

HTML5 Interactions: Why business platforms are converting Flash courses

Adobe Captivate

Over the years, eLearning developers have used Flash in developing the courses. Previously, the developers used tools like XML, Java, and Flash to code the courses. However, HTML5 has now become popular and it is being extensively used to develop the eLearning courses. You can now convert flash courses to html5, where the readers find it more comfortable to read the course materials.

Paradiso Solutions presents its Top 10 eLearning Content Development companies for 2018

Paradiso

If you’re looking for content development you must wonder which are the best eLearning development companies in the market. Content development is something that a lot of companies and institutions are looking for and is not very easy to find. Many companies offer the service of content development but the services are not really that good or are super expensive. Outputs in CBT, FLASH, SCORM, HTML5 etc. Shift eLearning.

iPad for eLearning

eFront

I have read several articles about iPad for eLearning and I believe that we are missing the point. iPad was not created for supporting eLearning and (or) mLearning instead it was created as a media device that supports books, magazines, newspapers, games, music, video and web access. So the question is, why all the professionals involved in the e-Learning industry care about the use of iPad for eLearning?

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Top eLearning Development Companies for Enterprises & SMBs

Hurix Digital

As enterprises and small and medium businesses (SMBs) need to train their employees on their unique products and services, they have to increasingly rely on eLearning solutions that align with their business goals. Enterprises need custom-developed eLearning solutions that project their brand, culture and values, while enabling them to meet their learning and development needs. The company offers custom eLearning, mLearning and rapid learning solutions.

Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development: Ultimate Cheat Sheet

Adobe Captivate

Outsourcing of eLearning content development has been there for a few decades. It enables the Learning and Development teams to focus on the next level of tasks including strategic planning, determining ways to measure the effectiveness of learning, analyzing program usage, and exploration on what more is possible. However, there are several challenges that are inherent to outsourcing eLearning content development. Focus on custom eLearning development.

4 Reasons Why You Need A Custom eLearning Vendor

Tesseract Learning

Summary: The modern learners are looking for mobile, self-paced, and personalized eLearning content. You might be looking to develop such content on your own or outsource your eLearning to a custom eLearning vendor. How Can A Custom eLearning Vendor Help You?

eLearning Development: 4 Tech Considerations When Using Videos

Upside Learning

With increasing bandwidths and better compression techniques available, use of videos in Flash platform based eLearning courses is on the rise. Before using videos in your Flash project, you would need to encode them in a format compatible with Adobe Flash (FLV or MPEG-4). To encode videos into FLV or MP4, the encoder software uses following codecs - H.264, On2 VP6 , and Sorenson Spark. To encode videos, one can use several encoding software available in market.

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4 Reasons Why You Need A Custom eLearning Vendor

Tesseract Learning

Summary: The modern learners are looking for mobile, self-paced, and personalized eLearning content. You might be looking to develop such content on your own or outsource your eLearning to a custom eLearning vendor. How Can A Custom eLearning Vendor Help You?

4 Reasons Why You Need A Custom eLearning Vendor

Tesseract Learning

Summary: The modern learners are looking for mobile, self-paced, and personalized eLearning content. You might be looking to develop such content on your own or outsource your eLearning to a custom eLearning vendor. How Can A Custom eLearning Vendor Help You?

What is eLearning?

Coassemble

But are you leveraging every tool at your disposal to do so? We’re sure you might have heard of, or have been wondering what is eLearning. What is eLearning? As we said above, it’s difficult to find a singular (and factual) piece of information on what is eLearning.

ARTICULATE NON EST REX – 3 REASONS HIGHER ORDER LEARNING IS BEYOND THE MOAT

Wonderful Brain

Beginning with objectives for what learners should take away and then demonstrates in their performance, to the design process and finally the software used to build courseware always determine the instructional yield at the end. When you desire higher order learning; that is information that actually teaches beyond mere recall, then how you design and what software you select for development define your expectations most clearly. Plus it migrates to either Flash or HTML5.

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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.

What is eLearning?

Coassemble

But are you leveraging every tool at your disposal to do so? We’re sure you might have heard of, or have been wondering what is eLearning. So our experts made this guide to empower you with the knowledge of what is eLearning, how it’s used, and what the benefits are for your business and team. What is eLearning? As we said above, it’s difficult to find a singular (and factual) piece of information on what is eLearning. This history of eLearning.