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. The mind map can help learning professionals choose the right authoring tool for their requirements and expectations. I’ve been wandering around the web to find the right authoring tool for specific use cases. While some try doing freeform authoring through a template-based authoring tool.

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. eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. 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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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. I’d like to leave the discussion around EPSS and software simulations to the experts in the eLearning industry. However, some tools may not provide full editing so as to facilitate just-in-time authoring and publishing. Here we just wrote about the Adobe Captivate CS5 which is the part of recently released Adobe eLearning Suite 2.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 . Presently, the HTML5 vs SWF/ Flash debate has all but disappeared, with the former appearing as the clear winner. If you too intend to convert your SWF files into HTML5 and are looking for ways to do it, then look no further. This article will provide a step-by-step method to convert SWF into HTML5 and will also explain why HTML5 is such a compelling alternative to Flash (Hint: the answer lies in interoperability!).

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. Overall FlashCS4 does look like a great improvement and would help eLearning developers immensely in improving the quality and efficiency of development. Tags: eLearning Development Authoring Development eLearning Flash Adobe’s CS4 suite is the second major release since Adobe acquired Macromedia.

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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.

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. The embedded videos are played back from within SWF, so you can create your own components to control the video playback. Related posts: HTML 5 and eLearning Development How Can Adobe BrowserLab Help in eLearning Development? eLearning Development: What’s new in Flash CS4?

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15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

Last week I asked if you had thought about mEnabling your eLearning for iPads (mEnabling, is what we are calling the process of getting your existing eLearning to run on iPads and other tablets) but didn’t really tell you how? A multimedia authoring tool that goes beyond Flash and builds applications based on HTML5, Javascript, jQuery and CSS3 and works well on iOS and Android devices, and the latest HTML5-compatible browsers. Swiffy converts SWF files to HTML5.

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Rapid Authoring Tips to Tackle Legacy Flash eLearning Content

BrightCarbon

Welcome to our comprehensive guide to handling legacy Flash eLearning content. This guide contains lots of helpful tips and tricks, and we’ve divided it into sections so you can work through the process of handling legacy Flash eLearning content from start to finish easily.

Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

For instance, I use Adobe Captivate to create most of my eLearning content, and Adobe RoboHelp to create my Help Systems. It wasn't all that long ago that eLearning content and Help Systems served different roles and different audiences. If you have created an eLearning lesson using eLearning tools such as Adobe Captivate, TechSmith's Camtasia Studio or Articulate's Storyline, you can insert the multimedia directly into RoboHelp Help Topics.

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. The post JavaScript works in HTML 5 output but not SWFoutput appeared first on eLearning. Adobe Captivate Q&As Question "Elearning authoring tools" question Tips and TricksHi, When I test my JavaScript it works in HTML5 in browser.

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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 eLearning this week How do I.

Publish to iPhone – From Captivate 5 and eLearning Suite 2

Adobe Captivate

Apple’s recent announcement that it has lifted restrictions on its third-party developer guidelines has direct implications for the publishing options available from Captivate 5 and Adobe eLearning Suite 2. You can now author your elearning courses in Captivate and publish them as a swf to run on any Flash enabled device, or follow the steps below to publish the same as an iPhone app.

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. eLearning Suite Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 Assessment HTML5 iPad iPhone Quiz rapid elearning test

New Tool: Create Awesome eLearning Interactions Online

eLearning Brothers

Make your eLearning Awesome! Quickly create eLearning Interactions. eLearning Interactions is an online tool that allows you to quickly build interactions that can be downloaded and embedded in whatever eLearning authoring software you use. swf) and use it in your next course. Supported eLearning Programs: The downloaded interaction and game files work with eLearning software that imports Flash…which is all of them! swf) Download.

Keep getting actionscript keywords message

Adobe Captivate

I have tricked every “trick” or workaround that I have come across, but when I try to use Web Object to embed a YouTube video, I keep receiving the message (when I preview) “Swf compilation failed. The post Keep getting actionscript keywords message appeared first on eLearning. Objects Question Web Objects "Elearning authoring tools" question web objects

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

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. eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 Design Ease of use rapid elearning User Interface

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HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate 5.5 is here!

Adobe Captivate

With the HTML5 Converter, you can easily convert Adobe Captivate generated SWF to HTML5 format and repurpose your countless hours of interactive trainings for your mobile devices that do not support Flash content. eLearning Suite Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Training and Tutorials Whats new Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 HTML5 Converter iOS iPad iPhone rapid elearning

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. The iPad trap If you wish to deliver your interactive eLearning on iPad (or iPhone or iTouch) then you will need to consider HTML5 in the place of Flash

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). LAMS - (Authoring Tool) LAMS is a revolutionary new tool for designing, managing and delivering online collaborative learning activities. elearning tecnología-educativa software

Adobe RoboHelp: Embed Captivate HTML5 Output

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Adobe Captivate 6 introduced HTML5 output, allowing eLearning content to be interactive on mobile devices such as the iPhone and iPad. In the Multimedia Name field, open the swf you published from Captivate. Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Help Authoring Help Systems RoboHelp Technical Communications Technology training by Willam Van Weelden.

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Captivate Training: Customizing the Project Interface with Adobe Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Customizing the Project Interface with Adobe Captivate 5: TOC, skin editor and project resize Date and time: Thursday, April 14, 2011 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and Vish for an introductory session on customizing the table of contents, playbar and the appearance of the final SWF. Training and Tutorials Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2 playbar Rapid Authoring Rescale project skins Table of Contents

Easily Add Flash Interactions to eLearning

eLearning Weekly

SWF) to insert into your elearning. Click to launch the eLearning Interaction Builder. It’s really far too simple for what you get: amazing looking Flash activities for your elearning that add interaction and fun for your learners. eLearning Interactions comes from the eLearning Brothers , Andrew and Shawn Scivally. They also offer elearning templates and custom Articulate skins as well as blog posts and good-natured ninja-tastic attitudes.

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eLearning Reusables - Need Beta Participants

Vignettes Learning

Fisherman Quiz - eLearning Reusable / Work in Progress June 13, 2009 Everything, well at least 95%, in the Flash is reusable in XML, images, audio, swf, etc. Please send email to join the Beta Group -- Ray Jimenez, PhD [link] [link] "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" "Helping Learners Apply Learning" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.com. eLearning

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Adaptive and Responsive Design for eLearning: Part 2

eFront

A few years ago, when rapid eLearning development tools were in their infancy, the job of eLearning designers was fairly straightforward , and had very little to do with web standards. So what do eLearning designers need to be aware of? There’s a good summary of a range of eLearning authoring tools and the extent to which they support HTML5 on the eLearning Industry website. eLearning instructional design

HTML5 only issue: Playhead won’t move beyond Click Box Pause Point if Final Attempt reached prior to Pause Point

Adobe Captivate

Object arrangement can be seen below: Issue: This has always worked for us as we’ve traditionally published as SWF output. The post HTML5 only issue: Playhead won’t move beyond Click Box Pause Point if Final Attempt reached prior to Pause Point appeared first on eLearning. Interactions Question Standard Actions adobe captivate 9 elearning authoring HTML5 question standard actionsHoping someone can shed some light on this issue.

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. Tags: Rapid eLearning Articulate Authoring Tools eLearning Rapid We have used them for several projects, and have found them very effective for development and simple to use.

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Interactivity in Software Tutorials?

Adobe Captivate

Whenever a comparison of eLearning authoring tools is published, Captivate still is considered to be the best tool for creation of software tutorials. Too bad that most authors seem to forget that meanwhile it has become to most versatile authoring tool, and is probably more used for its other features (compliance training, scenario training to mention only a few). Sorry for my cynical attitude, had many discussions with authors over that type of articles.

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.

Adobe eLearning Suite Announced

Steve Howard

Adobe , Captivate , ELS , eLearning Suite , Device Central. Adobe has released the eagerly-awaited eLearning Suite. Offering seven innovative applications in one complete, integrated package, Adobe eLearning Suite combines full new versions of: Adobe Captivate® 4 Go beyond screen capture to author rich eLearning experiences. Adobe Presenter 7 Rapidly create high-impact Adobe Flash presentations and eLearning courses from PowerPoint.

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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. The post Using Shortcut Keys to Increase Your Productivity appeared first on eLearning. 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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Webinar: Using Custom HTML5 and Adobe Edge with Lectora

eLearning Brothers

Insert the final output into your eLearning/mLearning Authoring tool (I’ll show you how to insert HTML5 content into Lectora V11). Instead of producing SWF files or video files it produces native HTML5 content that can be seen on any HTML5 browser or mobile device. Edge Animate eLearning Featured Lectora Tips Tips and Tricks Recently I did a Webinar for Lectora users on how to use custom HTML5 inside Lectora projects.

shifting to adobe eLearning suite - bring existing content to captivate

Adobe Captivate

Adobe eLearning suite is a complete toolbox for authoring rich learning content and you won’t need any additional software to meet your eLearning authoring needs. In my previous post I discussed how you can reuse your old Articulate content when you migrate to the eLearning Suite. In this post we will see how you can reuse your old Raptivity files inside Adobe Captivate 4 which is a part of Adobe eLearning suite. Download this swf file.

Product Review Raptivity

eLearning 24-7

Its target audience is the rapid content authoring tool market, but while it tries to hit it, it also misses at many levels. AICC, 508 and SWF. I personally liked this feature, and I wish in general content authoring tools would have it in conjunction with the view in browser window. Product: Raptivity. Raptivity is an interaction tool.

Adobe Captivate: Repurpose Preferences

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In the Project Information area, I added information about the Author (Biff, as usual, gets all the credit around here), Company name, Project Name and the Description. In the SWF Size and Quality area, I set the quality to Medium. Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearning Technical Communications Technology training by Kevin Siegel.

Yes, your Captivate Sim can drive your Lectora Course

Integrated Learnings

Frequently, we embed Adobe Captivate simulations within a Lectora eLearning course. The two authoring tools actually work together really well. But note that if you simply insert the Captivate simulation as a Flash swf file into Lectora without doing anything to limit the course navigation, then the learner can easily click right on through to the next page in the title. The Integrated Learnings: eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services.