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State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

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– This means that multiple people can work at the same time on the same course and same page – it is really an awesome feature, especially with SaaS authoring tools. Objects, Triggers, Conditions, Layers and more – For authoring folks who either have the skill set, or have hit the top of their product and want to push forward – more authoring tools are embracing those feature sets. It should exist in every authoring tool. . . .

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

As the evolution of e-learning continues, the rapid content authoring tools (RCAT) market follows suit. While the assumption would be that all the products are alike, or that fee based tools are superior to their free counterparts, nothing could be farther than the truth. Microsoft Word converted to Flash? Once you did though, you could do quite a lot with the tool. it into Presenter, it can be a stand alone] and the video encode tool – small ).

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85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

What’s important is that you have faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.’. As an online instructor, you need to decide what kind of tools and resources you want to use for your online school. You might want to start with simple tools and grow into more professional premium tools as you go along making higher quality online courses. Authoring Tools.

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. Should you be using rapid authoring tools?

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. Should you be using rapid authoring tools?

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

A greater number of people, worldwide are using SaaS then ever before, mobile products, tablets – especially the iPad – is growing at a feverish pace, people are using online storage, beyond just placing photos and media, and open source is continuing expansion. The growing number of businesses leaving Microsoft Outlook to Internet e-mail is amazing. Free open hard drive space – especially with video hungry files. Can be open source, cost?

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HTML5 – Let the Games Begin!

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and YouTube (beta) are already offering videos in HTML5 players. Open Source not Proprietary like Flash. All the big browsers are supporting it i.e. Safari, Chrome, Microsoft IE9, Opera and soon FireFox (at time of writing, not yet). You can build courses in HTML5, as you would in Flash — thus as rapid e-learning authoring tools see this as common place, they will need to adapt, thus enabling HTML5 files to be inserted. YouTube HTML5 Player Beta.

HTML5 – Let the Games Begin!

eLearning 24-7

and YouTube (beta) are already offering videos in HTML5 players. Open Source not Proprietary like Flash. All the big browsers are supporting it i.e. Safari, Chrome, Microsoft IE9, Opera and soon FireFox (at time of writing, not yet). You can build courses in HTML5, as you would in Flash — thus as rapid e-learning authoring tools see this as common place, they will need to adapt, thus enabling HTML5 files to be inserted. YouTube HTML5 Player Beta.

How to Create a SCORM Compliant Course on a Budget?

Hurix Digital

Just like how DVDs are made using a set of standards and work with any DVD player (irrespective of the brand), SCORM-content works on the same principles. If you’re an author who would want to get the word out and share your content online, you want to ensure that your content is actually accessible on your LMS. The flexibility and interoperability of being able to add materials from different sources is what increases the demand for SCORM-compliant content.

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Is MOODLE Compatible with Section 508?

CommLab India

The quest to provide equal opportunities to everyone, irrespective of their physical condition, has opened the doors of accessibility on the web, and it eventually spread to Learning Management Systems. According to a survey by Capterra , MOODLE is the most popular open source LMS. Does this major, open source LMS support accessibility? It also supports Non-visual Desktop Access (NDVA) screen reader software for Mozilla Firefox.

The 19 Best Learning Management System (for 2021)

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3 Choosing Your LMS Software. A learning management system (LMS) is a software application that is used to plan, create, manage and deliver online content. It offers an open, friendly and flexible learning environment with the ability to create personalized learning paths for students.

Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

I shared some of the tools that I use for color schemes in previous posts like this one on creating your own rapid elearning PowerPoint template. As I was searching previous posts to answer his question, I ran into a lot of the tools and sites that I’ve recommended in previous blog posts. So I thought that it might be a good idea to make a single list of some of the tools and sites like Pixie and Color Schemer that I’ve referenced before.

Why We’re Excited About Open edX Hawthorn

Appsembler

The next major Open edX release, Hawthorn , is finally out – and it’s got a ton of exciting new features! . We tested Hawthorn out ourselves and are thrilled about what’s in store for learners, authors, and instructors. The first half of this post highlights updates to the learner experience , while the second half highlights improvements for course authors and instructors. The edX video pipeline can be configured to upload videos to Microsoft Azure.

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10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

SLIDE SHOW PRESENTATIONS It's no surprise that PowerPoint , Google Slides , or Zoho Show are the major players when it comes to presentation platforms. Before you fire up your computer and get to work, just remember: the key to creating effective training with presentation software is to avoid drowning your learner in a sea of text, poor images, and a clunky layout. If you already have the slide sharing presentation software (i.e.

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. POTX: An extension file of Microsoft PowerPoint Template file. OGG: Open-source format, also known as Vorbis. .

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Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

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Spark Your Interest , June 3, 2010 June’s BQ is… “what tools should we learn?&#. The Return on Peer Review - elearnspace , June 14, 2010 Martin Weller – a long time advocate for openness in education, demonstrating through practice rather than hype – discusses the return on peer review : Peer-review is one of the great unseen tasks performed by academics. All software below is free. Rapid E-Learning Course Software. What tools should we learn?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

Ive been asking various questions about technology and tools in order to get a sense of where people are at, while also soliciting ideas and input for improving the use of technology to support learning throughout their member organization. This post has been removed by the author. Its especially interesting to us in Brighton as Linden Labs are opening a development office here! First, 70 percent of the players of The Sims are women under age 25.