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). 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. Is there a competitor to Flash? Is there an alternative to Flash?

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). 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. Is there a competitor to Flash? Is there an alternative to Flash?

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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). 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. Is there a competitor to Flash? Is there an alternative to Flash?

eLearning Development: Useful Firefox add-ons

Upside Learning

Here I list some of them: Flash Switcher – Adobe Flash being the most commonly used development tool for Upside Learning, testing Flash content in different versions of Flash Player is a pain. Flash-Switcher makes things easy by allowing you to have multiple Flash Player plug-ins installed in the browser at the same time. Using Flash-Switcher you can also add or remove different versions of Flash Player.

Part II : Where Are You with Your Blended Learning Strategy?

CraneMorley

Thank you for joining us on our second part of our 4 part blog series on which we examine a different type of Blended Learning strategies, and how you could start strategizing or implement these ideas onto your current training plans. In this second post, we are going to look at tactics that can be immediately deployed to improve your blended learning strategy. Tactical: Flash to HTML5 conversion – turning lemons into lemon aid. Blended Learning CraneMorley Articles

Discovering Adobe InDesign for eLearning

Integrated Learnings

With Adobe Flash , you can create interactive elements that take your courses to the next level of engagement and even create entire courses. Adobe InDesign is a tool for creating those things that partner with your eLearning courses, such as resource guides or job aids.You can make them interactive for web deployment and include elements such as Flash files, videos or links. Flash Professional (FLA). Flash Player (SWF). By Dean Hawkinson.

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HTML 5 and eLearning Development

Upside Learning

A couple of weeks back we posted about Silverlight posing some (at this time, actually little) competition to Flash. Those of you have heard of HTML 5 will know it’s a new version of HTML and XHTML being promoted by Google and Apple in a bid to move the web away from proprietary technologies like Flash, Silverlight and JavaFX. Key benefit is that web developers can do this using JavaScript directly in HTML 5 without relying on technologies like Flash or Silverlight.

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Is Adobe Flash Going Away?

eLearningMind

In Short… Adobe Flash Will Be Discontinued, Is Going Away, & Adobe Flash Will Be Dead. At the end of July last year, Adobe announced the impending death of Adobe Flash in 2020, and letting out a collective sigh of relief, most of the internet and its major browsers agreed to do the same. Google has already begun taking steps to remove Flash from their browser while the rest of the web settles in for the long goodbye. So, What Will Replace Flash?

HTML 5 and eLearning Development

Upside Learning

A couple of weeks back we posted about Silverlight posing some (at this time, actually little) competition to Flash. Those of you have heard of HTML 5 will know it’s a new version of HTML and XHTML being promoted by Google and Apple in a bid to move the web away from proprietary technologies like Flash, Silverlight and JavaFX. Key benefit is that web developers can do this using JavaScript directly in HTML 5 without relying on technologies like Flash or Silverlight.

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eLearning Basics: Flash is Going Away?Have You Checked Your eLearning Courses?

Convergence Training

News flash for you (pun INTENDED!): Adobe is going to discontinue the Flash Media Player at the end of this year (2020). For one reason, because some of your elearning courses at work may still use Flash video. What Is Flash and Why Is it Going Away?

Is Adobe Flash Going Away?

eLearningMind

In Short… Adobe Flash Will Be Discontinued, Is Going Away, & Adobe Flash Will Be Dead. At the end of July last year, Adobe announced the impending death of Adobe Flash in 2020, and letting out a collective sigh of relief, most of the internet and its major browsers agreed to do the same. Google has already begun taking steps to remove Flash from their browser while the rest of the web settles in for the long goodbye. So, What Will Replace Flash?

How to Make Workplace Safety Training Modules Future Ready

Kitaboo

In fact, you can club the two and deliver blended training if needed. But if not blended, going for mobile training is a no-brainer. Create Interactivity with HTML5: Adobe’s Flash Player will become obsolete by next year, as the company has announced that it will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020. After this announcement, organizations around the globe are hurrying to convert all their Flash-based content to HTML5.

Stacey - learner of today

Clive on Learning

I was really impressed by the work shown at Learning Technologies 2009 last week by Kirstie Donnelly and Deborah Prynne of learndirect.

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

For an excellent illustration of this problem, check out this great example provided by the always-interesting Cathy Moore (click the image to launch the Flash player): Courtesy of [link] So, why does narration in eLearning frequently do nothing more than parrot back what’s written on the screen?

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Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips

www.upsidelearning.com

These are five tips I give customers who are setting about implementing some form of mobile learning, even if it is the smallest component in a blended solution. When used as a part of blended program, mobile technology can be used to facilitate interaction between peers, experts, mentors, etc. If you’re thinking of using mobile technology in your blend, this (in my opinion) is the best use, provided its done right.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

OnPoint stepped up to plate here – to satiate pent-up demand in some and spark new interest in others – by introducing an integrated set of social features that blend “formal with informal” with support for PRIVATE mobile discussion forums, access to blogs and wikis, and support for mobile captured/user-generated content. lack of Flash support). The arrival of Adobe's Flash Player v10.1 And much of the promise of Adobe’s Flasher Player v10.1 A.K.A.

How to Do E-Learning and M-Learning Solutions Right

Innovative Learning Group

Use blended delivery methods and authoring tool sets when appropriate. I’ve seen courses go all the way through quality assurance testing and pass with flying colors only to have a new browser or Flash Player plug-in come out that renders the course unusable. Last week, my colleague Susan Fisher and I presented at mLearnCon in San Jose on the topic of “ Mobile Decisions: Right Solution, Right Tools.”

43 Great eLearning Posts and 5 Hot Topics Including Google Buzz and iPad

eLearning Learning Posts

Blending Formal and Informal Learning at EMC - Janet Clarey , February 18, 2010 I just quick wanted to share this blended learning graphic from EMC , a provider of information infrastructure systems (and thanks for letting me use it!). Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– Best of eLearning Learning. February 14, 2010 to February 28, 2010.

Aurion Connections – What We Learned

LearnUpon

I attended a clinic run by Damien Caldwell on the impending death of Flash which was a real eye-opener. You’re probably aware that Adobe announced earlier this year that they would stop supporting and distributing their Flash Player in 2020. This will have a massive impact on the world of eLearning as Flash has been the preferred output standard for eLearning content for many years. The player adapts, no programming required.