Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

web, LMS, CD-ROM). Functionality of some kind for offline tracking if courses are not being delivered from any LMS. 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 –. When do I use it? What do I like about it? What do I not like about it? For many tools, the answers are as expected.

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. Watch the video on Publishing for Offline. Trivantis announced today they released Lectora 12. The announcement gave us everything we have been asking for in a Lectora update and more. It’s a fantastic update to what was already a remarkably powerful tool.

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Difference between SCORM and AICC; benefits

Wizcabin

Speaking of the standard, it was initially created to only focus on CD-ROM based training. Furthermore, SCORM doesn’t work offline like some other standards.

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SCORM vs AICC: how do they compare?

Elucidat

When these standards were originally set up in 1993, they only focused on CD-ROM based training. It doesn’t work offline. It works offline so users can complete learning wherever they are.

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Benefits of a Digital Library for Associations and Non-Profit Organizations

Kitaboo

Storage Devices: CD-ROMs, optical storage devices, etc. Offline Resources. CD-ROM.

Five Easy Ways To Take Your Computer Literacy Skills To The Next Level Today

Coggno

Using CD-ROMs, DVDs, and other types of memory devices. As we’ve mentioned, there are many free on-and offline resources available when it comes to growing your computer literacy.

PowerPoint Add-ins – Develop E-learning Courses Rapidly

CommLab India

Courses can be published to formats such as Flash, HTML, PDF, or CD-ROM. You also get screen recording, video editing, and offline viewing features with this add-in. 77% of companies in the USA offer online training to improve the professional development of their employees, and the growth rate of this method of training is so rapid that it is expected to grow by 13% per year, up to 2017. Of all the companies that use e-learning, large companies hold a huge share of 30%.

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. True we were restricted to distributing on PCs via the offline medium of a laserdisc, but the creative product was almost identical. The difference is that iBooks Author creates a tightly formatted, packaged product that can be sold, just like a CD-ROM or a paperback.

Lectora 12 Just Released—It’s the Best Lectora Yet!

Trivantis

Publish for Offline Use. Publish titles for offline use to distribute on external media such as CD-ROMs and flash drives. Trivantis is excited to announce the release of Lectora® 12 e-Learning software. Our Lectora users are important to us—that’s why this update of your favorite authoring tool delivers the timesaving usability enhancements you’ve asked for!

The Role of xAPI in Creating Powerful Learning Experiences for the Modern Workforce

Origin Learning

The earlier version of these standards was designed for course content delivered via CD-ROMs. xAPI is an eLearning specification that makes it possible to collect data about the wide range of experiences a person has within online and offline training activities. To summarize, xAPI enables learning administrators to track offline learning or learning that the learner participates in outside the core LMS/learning platform (like mobile apps or games).

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Terms e-Learning Designers Should Know

Mindflash

e-Learning: e-Learning is a broad term used to describe learning that occurs through the use of electronic means, which can include web-conferencing, CD-ROM, and web-based training. Tin Can API: “The Tin Can API is a brand new learning technology specification that opens up an entire world of experiences (online and offline). There are concepts and terms that are part of the every day life of the professionals within an industry.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

Those who aren’t are either offering native apps with online/offline synch or performing the shell game via the mobile web browser and calling it mobile learning. Online/Offline Synch. I am quite amazed at the number of vendors who really have zero idea on what the terminology of online/offline synchronization. CertPoint VLS Portals – but only to a laptop or CD Rom – so not a mobile device. I love the end of the year.

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. No web site is developed offline using a desktop application any more. The interactive self-study lesson that we commonly refer to as an e-learning module has a very long history, going back to the late 1970s and the very first micro-computers.

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. No web site is developed offline using a desktop application any more. The interactive self-study lesson that we commonly refer to as an e-learning module has a very long history, going back to the late 1970s and the very first micro-computers.

The Evolution of L&D Tracking

Everwise

Times have continued to change though: We’ve already witnessed a major shift at the beginning of the millennium from CD ROMs to online coursework, and then in the last few years to short form videos and micro learning content. Essentially it enables multiple content and learning systems to communicate, and store a rich amount of data on the employee learning experience online and offline.

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Storyline and ZebraZapps: seriously powerful, seriously simple

Clive on Learning

Michael was, of course, the creator of Authorware, a highly powerful tool from the CD-ROM era, which Adobe eventually gave up on after they inherited it from Macromedia. Enterprise users will have the option to work offline and then synch to the cloud. Here at DevLearn 2011 in Las Vegas I've got authoring tools on my mind. Because I have been able to take a look at two new tools today, which I'm sure are going to have a major impact.

RapideL-i

Clive on Learning

There's no doubt that desktop tools such as Articulate and Captivate have their advantages, not least in terms of performance, the ease with which large files can be manipulated, and the freedom they allow for authors to work offline. There's only ever one current version and this can be exported at any time for deployment on an LMS or on CD-ROM. I've been taking a look at an early version of RapideL's new online e-learning authoring tool, which they are calling RapideL-i.

Producing Podcasts: Some Considerations for Content Creators

The E-Learning Curve

The introduction of CD-ROMs in the late 1980's mitigated most of these issues, and in a sense were the hardware breakthrough that presaged the beginnings of e-learning as we know it today. However, CD-based materials were expensive to produce, many pre-Pentium and PowerPC processors couldn't handle the multimedia requirements needed to view and listen to the material delivered via this medium (800x600 CRT monitor, anyone?). First of all, a (longish) pre-amble.

Review of Snap by Lectora and how it stacks up against Articulate

Unicorn Training

With Snap you can write and design an eLearning course within PowerPoint then use Snap to convert it into a Flash based course, ready for deployment on the web, LMS or CD-Rom.Snap actually works as an add-on to PowerPoint and offers very similar functionality to Articulate Studio Pro, but at a fraction of the price. What is itSnap by Lectora is a new rapid eLearning development tool created by Trivantis (creators of Lectora).With

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

AICC (Aviation Industry Computer-Based-Training Committee): The first official eLearning content standard, AICC was developed by the Aviation Industry CBT Committee in 1993 as a CD-ROM based standard. When creating blended learning, consider how each goal might be best achieved in either an online or offline setting. eLearning is full of specialist terms and acronyms that aren’t always clearly defined.

Instructional Design Opportunities In Energy Generation, Transmission & Distribution

Convergence Training

And back then there was this new thing called CD-ROMs. Let’s keep in touch on that offline on and maybe we can talk to you about that in future when you’ve got that rolling. Tom Baer is an instructional designer with Puget Sound Energy (PSE) in the Seattle, WA area. Faced with changes in the industry, PSE has recently doubled-down on their investment in instructional design and training at their organization.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

The first official eLearning content standard, AICC was developed by the Aviation Industry CBT Committee in 1993 as a CD-ROM based standard. xAPI delivers a far more detailed view of learner progress, both online and offline. xAPI or the experience API ( and formerly known as Tin Can), is a specification for learning technologies that makes it possible to collect data about the wide range of learning experiences a person has, both online and offline.