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.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

– pointers on some of the tools out there, that you can use to help you take that ‘leap of faith’ into mLearning. So here’s the list of the tools that can do the job and which you might want a closer look at. Swiffy converts SWF files to HTML5. iBooks Author.

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SWF speaks to HTML page… through JavaScript!

Adobe Captivate

Most of us, sometime or the other, have had a need to manipulate the HTML page that contains the Captivate SWF file. The requirement may have been to display a custom message or change an image in the HTML page on click of a button inside the SWF. Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 Advanced Actions eLearning HTML5 Rapid Authoring

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3 Best Tools to Develop Web-based Training (WBT) Courses

CommLab India

Well, among the various aspects that must be taken into consideration, one of the most important is choosing the right e-learning development tool.Today, we will look at 3 popular online course authoring tools that can be used to produce good courses for the web.

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.

Compressing Media in Your E-Learning Authoring Tools

E-learning Uncovered

In my last blog post , I shared the basic reasoning behind optimizing your e-learning media files and how to reduce file size using external tools. The advantage of using the compression options in your authoring tool is that it is quick and easy to compress everything in the course at once.

10 Widely Used Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 and Empower E-learning

CommLab India

swf) worked well on desktops and laptops and for many years, Flash ruled the e-learning world. After knowing the growing importance of HTML5, let’s check the most widely used e-learning authoring tools that provide HTML5 output. This tool supports both Flash and HTML5 media.

My Top 10 e-Learning Tools

eLearning Cyclops

Jane Hart is gathering top ten lists for e-learning tools. I have posted my e-learning toolkit in the past, but not what I necessarily consider my "top e-learning tools." So, here are my top 10 e-learning tools. They are not stand alone e-learning tools, but together allow me the ability to create effective e-learning courses. I have included how and why I use these tools. DHTML authoring tool - My preference is OutStart Trainer (TrainerSoft).

Content Authoring with Video Interactions

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Content authoring needs to embrace digital video. of Elicitus, a leading desktop authoring tool for trainers, educators, subject matter experts and other e-learning creators worldwide, makes this happen. Various types of video such as AVI, MPG and SWF are supported. Trainers have long known the importance of video in all types of training.

Development Tools - Should I Cut Out the Middle Guy?

eLearning Cyclops

It has gotten to a point where some of my courses are all developed in Flash and the e-learning authoring tools (DHTML) have been used more as a "shell" that decompiles it as a SCORM package. I really prefer the robust ability of creating courses in Flash and only use the DHTML e-learning authoring tools for their ability to make the course SCORM or AICC compliant. So, do I really need to continue using these authoring tools? Tools flash e-Learning

My date with Adobe Captivate 5.5 and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3… at HTML5 Restaurant!

Adobe Captivate

Extending Captivate Rapid Authoring Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" "Screen capture software" Adobe Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate 5.5 captivate training HTML5 iPad publish to HTML5 rapid elearning authoring tools SWF to HTML5Photography is one of my hobbies and I’m sure it’s the same with some of you reading this post.

How to Record Software Simulation in Adobe Captivate 9

CommLab India

If you belong to an organization that is involved in developing software, you know how tough it is to create training that will teach your employees how to use software the optimal way. It’s a fairly simple process to record a software simulation in Adobe Captivate.

Case Study – Conversion of Flash Courses to HTML5 using Articulate Storyline

Swift eLearning Services

The courses that were developed in Adobe Flash or tools whose output is in SWF are now not compatible with the modern devices. Thus there is a need of… Authoring Tools Case Study eLearning HTML5 Responsive Learning Articulate Storyline Authoring Tool Elearning case study Flash Courses to HTML5 Conversion Flash to html5 Flash to HTML5 conversion flash to html5 courses legacy content into HTML5 Legacy course conversion using storyline rapid courses development

JavaScript works in HTML 5 output but not SWFoutput

Adobe Captivate

Yet I have some roll over captions I cannot remove and so must publish in SWF. In SWF in browser and in final publishing the JavaScipt won’t work. Adobe Captivate Q&As Question "Elearning authoring tools" question Tips and TricksHi, When I test my JavaScript it works in HTML5 in browser. The script is below. Please let me know what I can do. $(“#” + “AudioOn”).css(“visibility”,”hidden”);

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Product Review Raptivity

eLearning 24-7

Raptivity is an interaction tool. Its target audience is the rapid content authoring tool market, but while it tries to hit it, it also misses at many levels. Raptivity calls their product an interaction tool with templates, games, simulations, etc. AICC, 508 and SWF.

Waving Goodbye to Flash!

iSpring Solutions

Starting with version 9, iSpring authoring tools won’t publish content to Flash format (.SWF). In this article, we’ll explain why… Read More. Updates

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Enhance Lectora e-Learning Courses with Embedded Objects

Trivantis

Authoring Tools. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. PowerPoint-Based Authoring.

Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

eLearning 24-7

Spelling – I am always surprised at the number of authoring tools who do not have this feature. Publish – Publish as a Single SWF, Publish as a video, Publish as a video on a mobile device, One click share to Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, YouTube or Snap!

Training: Using Multi-SCO Packager to Create a Single Course out of SCOs from Captivate, Flash and Dreamweaver

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Using Multi-SCO Packager to Create a Single Course out of SCOs from Captivate, Flash and Dreamweaver Date and time: Thursday, November 10, 2011 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn how to combine SWF and PDF from Captivate, Learning interactions SWF from Flash and Course Builder SCOs from Dreamweaver into a [.]. eLearning Suite 2 LMS rapid elearning rapid elearning authoring tools

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Synchronizing Audio and Animation Timings with Adobe Presenter 7

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Presenter is a great tool for creating Flash-based eLearning courses from within Microsoft PowerPoint. You can add animation effects and SWF files along with narration, quizzes, and simulations to transform the drab presentations into interactive multimedia experiences. Rapid Authoring "Elearning authoring tools" adobe presenter Audio Sync rapid elearning

Convert Your Cool Captivate Quizzes to HTML5 Format!

Adobe Captivate

With HTML5 Converter, you can easily convert Adobe Captivate generated SWF to HTML5 format and repurpose your countless hours of interactive trainings for mobile devices that do not support Flash content. Rapid Authoring Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 5.5 In September, we made the HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate available on Adobe Labs.

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. Video (Ctrl+Alt+V) formats include SWF, FLV, F4V, AVI, MP4, MOV, and 3GP.

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Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

I love this trend, because it clearly says that the rapid content authoring tool vendors are becoming innovative and are seeing the market. are telling me of problems when they try to use a SWF from the program into Articulate. As a result of this issue, people have to insert the SWF as a web object. If you are having problems with a rapid content authoring tool and your LMS, please let me know.

Publish with a Branded Template… Save time!

Adobe Captivate

Sometimes we need to embed the published Adobe Captivate SWF in an HTML page which has the branded template of our organization. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 5.5 This template can be a company website, home-grown LMS, or a portal. If we have the luxury of changing the default HTML template for Adobe Captivate, there is nothing like it! See the [.]. eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I.

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Articulate ’09: Tips for Resolving Common Issues

Upside Learning

Articulate’s suite of products rate high in the rapid authoring segment. To get around this, we created a new custom certificate wherein the HTML file containing the certificate SWF file extracts the user name from the LMS using a SCORM API.

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Easily Add Flash Interactions to eLearning

eLearning Weekly

You don’t need to know how to program in Flash, and you don’t even need to own Flash software. You just need to head to eLearningInteractions.com and use the intuitive online tool. SWF) to insert into your elearning. Don’t worry: no Flash is required.

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Using Shortcut Keys to Increase Your Productivity

Adobe Captivate

Preview the project in a web browser (SWF). Show/hide the SWF-Commenting pane. Blog Toolbar Workspace "Elearning authoring tools" blog toolbar workspaceShortcut keys provide an easier and quicker way to navigate and use Adobe Captivate. They let you use keyboard key combinations instead of a mouse or program menu. The common shortcut keys are listed in the table.

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Harbinger Raptivity: Packaged Interactivity by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

Interactions are Flash SWF files and can play independently or within any authoring environment that accepts SWF files. Tags: Asynchronous Design Techniques Development Techniques Getting Started Instructional Design Tools Raptivity (Harbinger Knowledge Products Inc.) allows designers to create and customize over 225 types of interactions. You don’t use Raptivity to build whole courses, rather, you build rich interactivity with it, one interaction at a time.

Coming Soon: ZebraZapps

E-learning Uncovered

Today we’re excited to share impressions on another new authoring tool: Allen Interactions’ ZebraZapps, which launches at ASTD ICE in about a week. In an a recent article I wrote for Learning Solutions Magazine , I reflected on how the software you use can compromise your designs by guiding you into a certain paradigm based on what the tool supports, rather than the designs that will best support the goals of the course. As of this writing, Zebra only outputs to SWF.

Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Like many of today's technical communicators, I wear many hats and use multiple tools to communicate with my learners. As far as I'm concerned, a Help System is really just an opportunity for the author to teach something.). by Kevin Siegel.

Webinar: Using Custom HTML5 and Adobe Edge with Lectora

eLearning Brothers

In this webinar I focused on two awesome, but different HTML tools. This tool is perfect if you know nothing about HTML or HTML5. You simply choose a pre-made interaction/game, fill out the content forms within the tool and then publish an HTML5 or Flash object.

How will Flash’s demise affect your SCORM courses?

LearnUpon

Flash is the most popular output type, so it’s likely that your courses are SWF Flash-based. SWF courses do not work on certain devices; Apple devices. Some authoring tool effects do not work with HTML. Don’t create any more course content that is Flash SWF based.

Yes, your Captivate Sim can drive your Lectora Course

Integrated Learnings

The two authoring tools actually work together really well. Since we typically use this technique for software training, if the learners skip out of the simulation, then they have missed the instruction. Autoadvance Lectora when the Learner finishes a Captivate Simulation.

eLearning Development: What’s new in Flash CS4?

Upside Learning

Flash CS4 allows us to finally publish SWF files for Flash Player 10 - the latest version of Flash Player. Deco and Spray Tools - The Deco tool could be used to quickly create kaleidoscope-like effects and to apply fills. The Spray Brush tool can be used to spray symbols across any user-defined areas. 3D Transformation - With the new 3D translation and rotation tools, 2D objects can be animated through 3D space, allowing animation along the x, y, and z axes.

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Flash in eLearning - Seven Traps to Avoid

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

SWF) will play okay regardless of the frame rate. The trouble starts when you integrate it with an authoring tool that presumes a different frame rate. When delivering the SWF, make sure to maintain the relative path, or else your content will not play because of broken link.