Migrating from Flash to HTML5 – Part 1

ePath Learning

. The Adobe Flash Player is going away at the end of 2020. That means that your Flash-based courses will fail to play on web browsers, resulting in a frustrating learning experience. Why is Flash going away? Most web browsers are already phasing out support for Flash.

How will Flash’s demise affect your SCORM courses?

LearnUpon

Support for Adobe Flash Player ends in 2020. And as Flash has been integral to eLearning for over 20 years, it’s retirement will have a significant effect. When publishing a SCORM course you choose between two different output types. Older browsers may not support HTML5.

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Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Adobe Flash technology has helped support the delivery of online multimedia content for nearly two decades. Three popular eLearning formats are also largely dependent on Flash technology for their delivery medium: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video. The troubled history of Flash.

Using Robust E Learning Tools for Effective Content Design & Development

G-Cube

There is no denying the fact that the deployment of modern e learning tools plays a crucial role in the effective design and development of training content. So, to address these challenges, organizations utilize modern LMSs that support rapid authoring tools to create, re purpose, and deliver relevant training content effectively. It is one of the most critical e learning tools with an intuitive UI that supports effective content delivery across multiple platforms.

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Different Ways Of Leveraging SCORM Cloud In e-learning

Wizcabin

I’m sure you’ll agree with me that: SCORM cloud in e-learning is the most widely used content SaaS. Although there have been debates on which content standard type is better between xAPI and SCORM , the choice is yours to make. What’s SCORM Cloud In e-learning?

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Top E-learning Authoring Tools to Create Interactive Training Courses – Rapid E-Learning for Effective Training

G-Cube

So, it is crucial for organizations to select the right kind of tool which improves the overall effectiveness of the training program. SCORM compliant authoring tools aid to store data in an elearning system, thereby enabling managers to analyze employee data.

ID and eLearning Links 10/29/19

Experiencing eLearning

Converting Flash to HTML5. How to Update an Old Course Without the Source Files With the impending demise of Flash, organizations will need to upgrade their libraries of old Flash elearning to HTML5. tags: e-learning flash html5.

Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Using Standards Separately or Together for Effective Mobile Learning. ” For many years, with the use of SCORM alone, the answer was no. We had to find ways to overcome SCORM’s limitations and open up the channels to recording a wide variety of learning experiences.

TOM KUHLMANN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

How they’re used is what makes them effective. Learnnovators: What changes/shifts do you foresee in the support for animations and complex simulations in this ‘No Flash’ age? Tom: HTML5 is all the rage. Tom: Our goal is to craft the best HTML5 output for course authoring.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

They help us make learning more engaging and effective and ultimately help learners succeed. Tin Can API is a new and evolving learning technology specification (from ADL – the SCORM people). Tin Can API (also known as the Experience API) is touted as the next generation of SCORM.

June 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Top 7 Things To Consider Before Implementing SCORM For Mobile Devices. Smokescreen – The Future Of Flash Player? SCORM Cloud- Will It Really Change The Game? Debates if SCORM Cloud has the potential to change the scene on the Learning Management domain.

Tom Kuhlmann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How they’re used is what makes them effective. Learnnovators: What changes/shifts do you foresee in the support for animations and complex simulations in this ‘No Flash’ age? Tom: HTML5 is all the rage. In addition, each browser is a bit different in how it supports HTML5 and there are hundreds of devices that may be used to access the content. Often they expect that what worked in Flash should work the same in HTML5 and that’s just not the case.

10 Widely Used Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 and Empower E-learning

CommLab India

The adaptability and flexibility of HTML5 can address learner requirements and industry experts’ needs at the same time. Flash is Fading Away. Two decades ago, e-learning developers used to develop courseware on the primary code base of JavaScript and action script in Adobe Flash.

TOP 11 DISRUPTIVE E-LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES FOR 2013

Learnnovators

They help us make learning more engaging and effective and ultimately help learners succeed. Tin Can API is a new and evolving learning technology specification (from ADL – the SCORM people). Tin Can API (also known as the Experience API) is touted as the next generation of SCORM.

E-Learning Screen recording and video solutions – Should b simple, so why isn’t it?

eLearning 24-7

Ability to add basic transitional effects – for those that want to use it . Another issue I have with many vendors who offer effects – again, I like that – is that they fail to mention. The total amount of time to save and publish video with effects is longer depending on the number of transitions and effects. Your CPU should at least have 4GB and a solid processor to handle the effects and transitions – especially if you have a lot of them.

Three Smart Steps for Success in 2018

Artisan eLearning

More than just a trend, it’s an effective way to teach granular topics in short amounts of time. Contact us for the SCORM files. Get the Security Course SCORM Files! Don’t forget, Flash is indeed going away and will be replaced by HTML5.

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Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

We are able to more truly capture the learning experience, which gives e-Learning developers and L&D experts the feedback they need to know what works and what doesn’t, and to continue to upgrade and enhance online training content to be as effective as possible. From HTML5 to Tin Can/Experience API, there’s certainly some change and growth happening right now on the tech side of e-Learning.

4 Reasons to Convert Your Legacy E-Learning Courses Using Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

And this rapid expansion in the use of tablets PCs and other mobile devices to access learning content has pushed Adobe Flash into oblivion. Because most modern browsers – both desktop and mobile – don’t support Flash.

The Online Learning Jargon Buster

Learning Pool

Adapt Builder is an authoring tool that allows you to create fully responsive, multi-device, HTML5 e-learning courses that display effectively on tablet devices and smartphones (as well as PCs and laptops). SCORM. or SCORM 2004. Flash.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Samsung Galaxy S is expected to be the first real challenger to the iPad, it runs on Android OS, offers Flash 10.1 and HTML5. Again, the iPad runs with HTML5, not Flash nor Java. True, the other tablets and Samsung offer Flash 10.1 and Java, but they offer HTML5 too. However, if you tested them in Avant, an alternative browser used by many people, they were not – yet Avant used Flash and Java. Same issue occurred with Opera – used Flash and Java.

Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

For most organisations, adopting mobile learning raises the BIG question of “What do we do with our existing content (probably developed in Flash which doesn’t run on the iPad)? Are the new courses SCORM compliant?

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Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

So, simplicity was there for the author, but at the cost of effective learner engagement. To combat “boring” eLearning experiences, programs like Adobe Flash and Director came on the scene with an animated bang (anyone else remember the bird crash vector animation from the early Flash demos?) To accommodate mobile learning, Direct-to-WEB detects the user’s browser or device and automatically delivers either Flash or an HTML5 version of the module.

Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

Q 3.Can you give advice on training people to use tablets effectively in the workplace? But we differentiate primarily because of the OS and Flash compatibility. A: Heavy graphics don’t pose too much of a problem in HTML5. Can we publish HTML5 from Lectora?

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6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy. Flash vs. HTML5 : This is actually not a point of debate anymore. HTML5 is the future of mobile web, even if it’s not ready to the extent we believe it to be.

Lectora User Conference Showcase: Jeremy Boles

Trivantis

Easy Flash Content Creation. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Lectora: ONLY HTML5 Authoring Tool. Tips for Rapid Flash Creation. AICC & SCORM Compliant e-Learning. Flash Animations and Interactions. Forum. Logins.

Mobile Learning and Interactivity

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

So then comes the debate of whether Native or Web apps and Flash or HTML5. If you would like to develop once and deploy on multiple devices and desktop, you are probably better off with HTML5 web apps. Or if you must have stunning visual effects probably Flash is the best option today. As one attendee rightly pointed out, in order to be compatible with old versions of desktop browsers they decided to go with Flash. Does mobile learning need interactivity?

Adaptive and Responsive Design for eLearning: Part 2

eFront

All that designers had to do was to provide a nice looking screen layout and graphics, add a few animations and activities and publish the course, which really meant exporting the lot to Flash.

10 Reasons Why Raptivity is a Must Have Tool

Raptivity

All you need to do is publish the interaction with the desired tracking option, such as Tin Can, SCORM 1.2, SCORM 2004, AICC and JavaScript. Consistency in the course layout helps learners to navigate and use the course effectively.

eLearning Basics: Can You Make Your Own eLearning Courses?

Convergence Training

This will probably be SCORM or xAPI and it will include HTML5 (read our article about the upcoming end of Flash). Some Instructional Design Tips for Creating Effective eLearning Courses. Is eLearning as Effective as Instructor-Led Training?

5 Common Myths About eLearning Authoring Tools Busted

gomo learning

Not only is this untrue, we’d argue that cloud-based authoring tools are actually a quicker, easier and more cost-effective solution. In today’s busy working environment, these steps are neither efficient nor cost-effective. And Flash will be completely scrapped by the end of 2020.

E-learning Authoring Tools’ Face Off – Storyline 2 vs. Captivate 9

CommLab India

The Screen recording feature allows you to create effective online software training courses. You can Publish to both Flash and HTML5 so that you can access the courses on your mobile devices too. Storyline courses are Tin Can, SCORM and AICC compliant.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Flash course development toolkit - provides the source code, features include ability to load your movies, creates a table of contents and provides complete navigation control. Professional Presenter X – comes with sim tool, assessment, capture tool, documents to flash tool, etc.

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

LearnUpon

One outcome of the project was SCORM , an interoperable content standard that’s still very popular today. A predecessor to SCORM, AICC was difficult to work with and many steps were required to get content in the format running in an LMS.

Designing Intelligent eLearning

Origin Learning

In this blog post, we list down the best practices that we have adopted in creating effective and engaging eLearning solutions. HTML5 is the buzzword and Flash has steadily been phased out. Essentially the output should be SCORM-compliant and render properly across devices.

Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison of 7 Major Authoring Tools

gomo learning

Launched in 2014, Gomo was one of the first tools created to move eLearning authoring towards responsive HTML5 content authored and delivered in the cloud. It is HTML5 compatible, but this can be buggy considering everything was programmed with Flash in mind.