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.

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

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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.

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.

Effective eLearning Design & Development Using Top Rapid Authoring Tools

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Top rapid authoring tools help to create effective online courses in a few clicks, thereby saving time and costs associated with workplace training. The storyline also designs Flash and HTML5 – based courses, compatible with mobile platforms (both Android and iOS).

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.

Three Smart Steps for Success in 2018

Artisan E-Learning

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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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.

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.

Tom Kuhlmann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

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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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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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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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5 Types of Course Conversions You Can Do with Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

From simple PowerPoint to e-learning conversions, to the complex Flash to HTML5 conversions, it can handle anything you throw at it. These bite-sized courses work effectively on iOS and Android devices. Convert Flash to HTML5. Convert Offline Training to SCORM.

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.

Evaluating 3 Useful Tools that Support E-learning Development

CommLab India

It helps you transform PowerPoint presentations into interactive e-learning materials by adding quizzes, scenarios, interactivities, and publishing to the HTML5 format for seamless access on desktops and mobile devices. All Flash interactivities are possible. SCORM, xAPI, & AICC.

10 Reasons Why Raptivity is a Must Have Tool

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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.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. Notable contributions include SCORM and xAPI. Flash. Three popular eLearning formats rely on Flash technology: SCORM, xAPI (Tin Can), and video.

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.

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.

Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

CommLab India

If it does not, then it is of little use to the firm as you cannot develop effective online courses using it. The use of audio plays an important role in the effectiveness of the online course. Inserting HTML5, Flash, and text animations. SCORM 2004. Flash.

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.

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.

E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions—Part 2

ATD Learning Technologies

An LMS can have a rating system, a recommendation engine, and effective search capabilities to help your learners find the right content. Is there a preference or reason for choosing xAPI, AICC, SCORM over the other? Then SCORM was developed as a broader standard for all industries.

The Simplest Way to Create e-Learning Content for the iPad

Trivantis

Easy Flash Content Creation. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. You’ll find tips and answers to all your questions for developing effective iPad content including: Page sizing. Flash and interactivity. Tips for Rapid Flash Creation.

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E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions

ATD Learning Technologies

Augmented reality takes a view of a real environment and augments it with additional information or effects. Historically, the primary protocol was SCORM, and it governed how e-learning courses “talked” to learning management systems.

How to Pick the Best Authoring Tool to Convert Legacy E-Learning Courses

CommLab India

A legacy e-learning course refers to an online course developed using Flash, Dreamweaver, XML/HTML, JavaScript or earlier versions of rapid authoring tools. Converting a legacy course to the latest HTML5 can be a tricky process.

What is an eLearning Authoring Tool? What is the Best eLearning Authoring Software?

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Video processing: Adobe Premiere Pro, iMovie, Final Cut Pro X, Power Director, Adobe after Effects, Pinnacle Studio etc. Afterwards, also bring it to your notice that there are many software solutions and tools that can be considered as authoring tools, for example, Flash, MS Word, and PowerPoint. Highlights : HTML5 : HTML5 for seamless video streaming and mobile-friendly course design. Quick Deployment: Compatible with SCORM, MOOC and Tin Can.

20 Frequently Asked Questions About E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

What is the ideal tool to recreate existing Flash-based courses? Answer: Articulate Storyline is the ideal tool to convert your Flash-based online courses to the HTML5 format, if you do not want a responsive output.