Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). The open source implementation – Moonlight for Linux – is still in development. Elearning development tools: only Adobe? The reason was simple– it was an easier way to achieve the multimedia integration needed to deliver engaging content over variety of media (standalone CD based and then transitioning to web based).

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). The open source implementation – Moonlight for Linux - is still in development. Elearning development tools: only Adobe? The reason was simple– it was an easier way to achieve the multimedia integration needed to deliver engaging content over variety of media (standalone CD based and then transitioning to web based).

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Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). The open source implementation – Moonlight for Linux - is still in development. Elearning development tools: only Adobe? The reason was simple– it was an easier way to achieve the multimedia integration needed to deliver engaging content over variety of media (standalone CD based and then transitioning to web based).

e-Learning Authoring Tools Crash Course -- Follow Up

Learning Visions

My Sources Since I'm not a tool user, I needed to mine the collective brain of the e-learning community to find out what's what. The list does include older tools like Authorware, which are no longer being supported and definitely missing a tool or two. Michael Hanley provides a great resource to the eLearning community with his ongoing review of open source tools.

User Friendly or Hype?

eLearning 24-7

In today’s market there is no reason to buy a product that requires you to do a full customization, either on the front end, back end or entire system, unless – you decided to go with an open source solution such as Moodle or Drupal, where you need that extensive customization. not free, or not 100% open source) and I have to do 100% customization to land a client, I would worry about my cash on hand and debt load. We are user friendly. Very easy to use.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

Macromedia Authorware and similar products. While some could argue that Authorware was a RCAT, I disagree. Open Source Free Content Authoring Tools. What I would do, if I wanted to use an authoring tool in my system, use a free open source one with strong functionality. As the evolution of e-learning continues, the rapid content authoring tools (RCAT) market follows suit.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

I somewhat wonder how much of that is true barriers as opposed to perceived barriers, and a recent HBR item talked about Hacking Work : When a 12-year-old can gather information faster, process it more efficiently, reference more diverse professionals, and get volunteer guidance from better sources than you can at work, how can you pretend to be competitive? As long as there’s a spirit of openness to alternative solutions then we can collectively help the organization move forward.

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

Listen, Authorware is dead, so why create a product that is trying to bring it back to life with your own product? Think marketplace – whether it is free – created by the vendor or links to widget directories to use in your product – i.e. open source or APIs or an exchange. The data is in, the results are interesting and the competition is growing. What does it all mean?

E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

eLearning 24-7

Accepts any courses built in any content authoring tools that are SCORM & AICC compliant – so you can upload and sell your courses that you built in Articulate, Captivate, even open source authoring tools (but they must be standards compliant). You open the product. Reminds me of the days of Authorware, but with less complexity and anger, plus with more features and usefulness for the developer. I love innovation.

E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

Unicorn Training

That’s right – YOU.Accepts any courses built in any content authoring tools that are SCORM & AICC compliant – so you can upload and sell your courses that you built in Articulate, Captivate, even open source authoring tools (but they must be standards compliant)Twist?OpenSesame Reminds me of the days of Authorware, but with less complexity and anger, plus with more features and usefulness for the developer.Two tab optionsCollaborate – Social Q/A at the end of the day.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Memoirs of an "Instructional Designer"

Learning Visions

The degree opens many doors but thats about it. I learned Toolbook and Authorware on my own while in the program. Little Shots of Theory Instructional Design as a practice in corporate vs. A Conversation with Karl Kapp ► February (11) ID Live with Charles Reigeluth on EdTechTalk Kineo Insights Webinar: Kronos Moodle Case Study Kineo Insights Webinar: The Truth About Open Sourc.