FRED – Responsive eLearning Made Easy

Upside Learning

Elearning has been evolving alongside web technologies and has come a long way from its earliest days of CD-ROM-based Authorware-created desktop-only solutions. As eLearning started being delivered through the Internet it became lighter (in bytes terms) and less sophisticated (richness- and interactivity-wise) to work well on low bandwidth dial-up connections. Then came Flash, which changed […].

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Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

This meant only three or four respondents were citing these trends as tools or tactics in their talent development toolkits: Computer-based training (CD-ROMs). At the start of a new year – or the end of an old one – we love to read about trends.

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TechSmith Camtasia Studio: MenuMaker

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

MenuMaker packages documents, graphics, multimedia files and videos all into a single menu intended to be placed onto a CD-ROM, DVD or other type of drive. by Kevin Siegel.

How to Make More Sense of Your Training Material

Origin Learning

To this list can be added presentation slides to be given away as CD-ROMs or downloadable web links; screenshots that can be printed or made available besides the training schedule; short videos that can also be made available as CD-ROMs or downloadable links.

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eLearning Defined

Tony Karrer

Typically used to describe media such as CD-ROM, Internet, Intranet, wireless and mobile learning. It includes the delivery of content via Internet, intranet/extranet (LAN/WAN), audio- and videotape, satellite broadcast, interactive TV, CD-ROM, and more.

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4 LMS Features That Were Hot and Now Are Not

Absorb LMS

As an added benefit, new features regularly and magically appear in the LMS without the need for Jim in IT to load CD-ROMs onto a server every couple of months. Make sure your team is buying an LMS for the year you’re in.

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E-learning ain't what it used to be

Clive on Learning

For close to forty years we have witnessed little change in the way these modules are designed, developed and displayed, even though the delivery channel has shifted from floppy disk to videodisc, from CD-ROM to the web browser.

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Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

But I’ve seen this before – it was called CBT (Computer based training with a CD-ROM). Better yet – there are plenty of authoring tools today who offer outputs for CD-ROM and DVD, which is saying CBT (granted with DVD).

Yet another renaissance for the training video

Clive on Learning

But although interactive video delivered some wonderful content (in many cases unmatched by today's e-learning), constant changes of media kept getting in the way: The move from laserdisc to CD-ROM constrained bandwidth so significantly that video was an impossibility. Only ten years later were CD-ROMs fast enough to do the job, by which time text and still graphics had taken centre stage.

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How do you create a perfect blend of the various learning components?

Origin Learning

The learning landscape is not constant, shifting the learning focus on learners, learning, skills, goals and attitude. A decade ago, there was a tug of war for the online and the traditional learning.

Overview of What’s New in Lectora 12

eLearning Brothers

Publish for Offline Use - Publish titles for offline or to CD-ROMs and flash drives. Trivantis announced today they released Lectora 12. The announcement gave us everything we have been asking for in a Lectora update and more.

iBooks Author: Any relevance for learning in the workplace?

Clive on Learning

As Managing Director of Publishing for Epic, back in the 1990s, I was involved in quite a few CD-ROM projects that mirrored quite closely was is envisioned for the iPad. The difference is that iBooks Author creates a tightly formatted, packaged product that can be sold, just like a CD-ROM or a paperback.

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Lectora to Convert PowerPoint Presentations into Engaging E-learning

CommLab India

Lectora can be used to publish to various formats such as HTML5, Executable File (exe), CD-ROM, Course Mill, AICC, SCORM, and xAPI. In my previous blog, we have seen how to convert your PowerPoint presentations into e-learning courses using Adobe Captivate.

So what actually is learning content?

Clive on Learning

Ten years ago, all we had, at least as far as workplace e-learning was concerned, was interactive tutorials, very closely resembling the computer-based training materials that we had previously experienced on CD-ROM and videodisc. Today I sat down, just as I did ten years ago, to write a set of checklists and standards for digital learning content as applied to the workplace.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

For many, their first experience with eLearning was educational computer games delivered via CD Rom. If you’re new to eLearning or online training, it can seem like you’re wading through alphabet soup with all the various anagrams and terminology used in this industry.

The teacher as storyteller

Clive on Learning

Back in 2003, I devoted a great deal of energy to the design of a new CD-ROM course entitled Ten Ways to Avoid Death by PowerPoint. A few days ago, I sat down to write a post explaining why I thought stories were such a powerful tool for learning.

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My life…in elearning

Learning Visions

15 years ago I got a job as an instructional designer/multimedia producer at a company that created training programs delivered on CD ROMS. 20 years ago I was a struggling recent college graduate who had moved to Boston in the middle of a recession.

What are SCORM and AICC, By the Way?

CommLab India

These standards included web-based training only in 1998; when established in 1993, they focused only on CD-ROM based training. If you have ever been involved in online course design and development, you might have come across e-learning professionals talking about AICC and SCORM.

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Two innovations that have changed learning forever

Learning with e's

I witnessed the development of video cassette tapes, CD-ROMs, personal computers in the 70s and 80s but this was just the start.

Devlearn 2017: The Future is Here (recap)

Tom Spiglanin

To her left, a man types on his second-generation MacBook Pro, easily recognized by its SuperDrive CD-ROM slot on the side. DevLearn 2017 Recap. Through airport security screening, I look for food service near my departure gate. The Chophouse and Brewery it is.

PowerPoint Add-ins – Develop E-learning Courses Rapidly

CommLab India

Courses can be published to formats such as Flash, HTML, PDF, or CD-ROM.

The Various Modes of E-learning for Corporate Training

CommLab India

CD-ROM based learning. Today, eLearning has come a long way from CD-ROM to mobile-based learning. Is there a way to train global employees with minimal costs? Yes, through eLearning.

5 Benefits of Using an LMS to Deliver Online Training Courses

CommLab India

There are various ways you can deliver e-learning courses to learners, such as through an intranet, CD-ROMs, USBs, and so on. In recent years, the demand for technology-enabled learning solutions is increasing by leaps and bounds.

Corporate Learning Laggards?

Tony Karrer

Interestingly, as we transitioned to delivery over the Internet - did I mention that Lexus Labs was delivered on six CD ROMs so it came with a CD ROM changer? - Last week I moderated a Technology Council event on Web 2.0 in Los Angeles. We had great speakers from IBM, Google, Sony, Microsoft, Move.com (Homestore) and others.

Doctors versus internet: who is better at diagnosing?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Many participants in the MOOC remembered the CD-ROM with the Encarta encyclopedia, the documentation centres with microfiches, the subscription to a magazine, the Yellow Pages. I have dreamed for a long time of organizing our own MOOC.

10 Great Moments in eLearning History

SHIFT eLearning

The Multimedia PC (MPC) came with a CD-ROM drive, meaning that the device can display video synced with audio. Alongside CD-ROMs came Microsoft Powerpoint, a modern presentation software quickly embraced by lecturers, executives, teachers and students.

Gramophone to IPod: What Has the Journey Got to do with E-learning Development

CommLab India

Initially, technology-enabled learning materials were delivered in the form of CD-ROMs. Change is the only constant. – Heraclitus. The world of audio players has come a long way in the last 70 years, from the days of the Gramophone to today’s iPods.

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Video Training for Learning & Solving Problems

Your Training Edge

However, the training video used in old studies was mainly either broadcasted via TV programs or saved in CD-ROMs. Learning facilitated by information technologies and problem solving skill enhanced by digital tools, is gaining momentum since last decade.

What's Better: eLearning or Classroom?

The Peformance Improvement

Putting a course on the Web or on a CD-ROM does not ensure performance improvement.( We need to examine the proliferation of Web-based education before it gets out of hand (It may be too late.).

Encouraging Rookie Smarts

Web Courseworks

I remember spending hours at the bookstore learning how to create CD-ROMs; now most professional learning is done on the Internet. A few weeks ago, I attended ISA’s 2015 Annual Business Retreat, a summit for executives in the training industry.

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An eLearning revolution: From professional development to knowledge sharing

Challenge to Learn

We started in 1996 with a CD-rom version, that was followed in 2006 by a windows based edition. Internet has changed everything and it is changing eLearning fundamentally. It has become so easy to publish information instead of just consuming it.

The 18 Essential Steps of a Course Design

eFront

This step deals with a CD-ROM based LMS or a web-based LMS depending on the request of the customer. Install and configure to go live on the web-based LMS or distribute CD-ROMs to individuals for a computer based LMS.

What is Computer-Based Training?

Growth Engineering

It can also refer to learning via CD-ROMs, or even (gasp!) In this section of our Online Learning Glossary , we’re going to be tackling one of the biggest, baddest grand-daddies of online learning jargon!

Best Practices for Instructional Design in eLearning

Raptivity

Make sure your tool is well aligned to the output you want (LMS, CD-ROM, Mobile, Podcast etc). As technology progresses, assuring the quality of educational experience continues to increase in significance. This, in turn, has led to a surge in the number of Instructional Designers(IDs). IDs are seen as professionals who can facilitate explicit eLearning outcomes. The accomplishment of these outcomes are determined by the techniques used.

The Evolution of the “Common eLearning Man”

eLearning Brothers

Some content was converted/repurposed from textbooks to PDFs or interactive CD-Roms. Isn’t it amazing to think how far eLearning has come since the early 1990′s? It is truly remarkable how things have evolved so rapidly.

The power of pictures - part 2

Clive on Learning

A few years back I co-authored an e-book/CD-ROM called Ten Ways to Avoid Death by PowerPoint. Not wanting to appear a hypocrite, I have tried my best to obey my own rules ever since. Only one of the ten rules has so far evaded me, and that is the first - 'If in doubt, don't'.

We're pleased to announce another record year for us!

Unicorn Training

Since then we have evolved and grown as technology has advanced from floppy disks and CD-roms to the interconnected, permanently online digital world we live in today. We're extremely pleased to report record sales with operating profits exceeding £1m for the first time as we enter our 30th anniversary year.Our turnover hit a high of £7.8m – up almost 42% from £5.5m