The Magic of Microlearning

Association eLearning

Keeping the parts focused and “bite-sized” helps prevent overly dense content. Smaller file sizes. A traditional eLearning course on car maintenance might be several hours long and have general divisions like, “Engine Maintenance,” “Tire Maintenance,” and so on. One of you car’s headlights is out. It’s supposed to be pretty easy to replace, so you buy a new one and decide to give it a try. Where do you go for instructions?

Not All PNG Compressors Are Created Equal

TechSmith Camtasia

The image on the right is less than 1/2 the size of the original image on the left. Optimizing the PNG's in the Camtasia Relay PC recorder resulted in a ~7% (302KB) file-size reduction. But know that file size isn't the only thing affected. Sprites are still awesome at reducing file size and network requests. But, combining all images with varying color depths into a single sprite sheet might not be size-optimal.

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Introducing Tech Tuesday toolbox

Mike Taylor

Hare – Search engine for open browser tabs. Search engine for open browser tabs. Quickly find media that is inflating the file size and reliably and easily replace fonts throughout your presentation. In my experience, most people love tech tips and tools.

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Something new under the hood

TechSmith Camtasia

" What, in fact, happened is that our development team rewrote the TechSmith Capture Codec, a core element of our recording engine. Second, by saving you time and hard drive space when working with project files. And because the new recording engine demands less of your system resources (CPU), desktop applications that you're recording should behave much more responsively —more like they do when you're not recording them. Photo credit: Speedin'.

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Comparing Video Hosting, Transcribing, and Captioning Tools


Can be used in conjunction with YouTube’s vast distribution network (including specialty channels) to disseminate your courses (including wide search engine reach). Has some video file-size restrictions (current max: 15 minutes). Depending on paid plan, offers liberal video size uploads. Only supports a few file formats (SRT, WebVTT, DFXP/TTML, SCC, and SAMI).

Mobile Content Management Solutions: Why Simple File Storage Is Inadequate


All of these file repositories do have iOS and Android apps, so they can qualify as mobile content management solutions. This is fine if you have 10 files, 100 files, or even 1000 files. employees using the wrong files or versions. Find Files Incredibly Easily.

Complete Guide To Promote Your YouTube Video


According to Alexa’s global traffic ranking, YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world , second only to Google. It is highly unlikely that viewers will use symbols like “ © ®” to look for a file. Instead of naming your file “final_video.mp4” or “final_video.avi”, make sure that you rename the video including the same keywords. The file name will be an indicator for search engines describing the contents of your file.

UNINETT Spreads New Technologies Across Norway With eCampus Program

TechSmith Camtasia

An important point of eCampus is preparation for the inevitable change that is happening in the global education landscape,” said Simon Skrødal, Senior Engineer, UNINETT eCampus. The students love it because the quality is superb yet the file size is low, not to mention it works on mobile devices. UNINETT, a non-profit division of Norway’s Ministry of Education, develops and operates the country’s National Research and Education Network (NREN).

The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

mLearning Revolution

That is exactly what Mayra did using Camtasia 8′s new recording engine, Smart Focus and all the new features around interactivity. Having said that, here are some of the others new features in Camtasia 8 I love: I really love the new, completely rebuilt screen recorder in Camtasia 8, which not only yields smaller file size of the recording (i.e.

Activity in Last Six Months

Tony Karrer

Tools Second Life and Learning Software Simulation eLearning (w/ links to Tools) Captivate File Size Tricks for Software Training via Simulations Do You WANT an LMS? Start-Up Guides The referral sources showed that almost half of my traffic comes via various search engines rather than from RSS readers or from links on other blogs. I just updated my First Time Visitor Guide and I wanted to see what pages had been most visited over the past six months.

Understanding Image File Formats

TechSmith Camtasia

But, which image file formats do you need? The topics I am going to cover are how file types differ, common web sizes, vector versus raster art, and digital versus optical zoom. Common Image File Types. After you are done editing, you save it and you are prompted with a window that asks you what type of file would you like it saved as. All of the files I mentioned previously fall into two main categories. Common Web Image Sizes.

How Can An LMS Be a Challenger Brand?

Unicorn Training

The challengers are on the march Note how the other 'challenger' on this list - Kallidus - has also improved its ranking substantially, while Growth Engineering's unique gamification platform ranked second overall. We don’t charge per feature, per course upload, or by file size amounts, or extra for admin users and customer support. & With over 600 LMSs globally, how can any of them stand out?

mLearning Content Types - Level 6: Rich Media

mLearning Trends

Typically the Content Creation Team will either source the appropriate media file, or create it from scratch using a variety of industry standard tools such as Audacity for podcasts or Apple’s Final Cut Pro for videos. The CellCast Server then automatically processes each uploaded source file using the CellCast Transcoding Engine – an included feature/service that encodes and generates compatible media files for each of the defined mobile devices within an enterprise.

How to convert a PowerPoint to SCORM


For example, a PowerPoint file with a lot of slides becomes bulky in file size – this makes it hard to distribute to large numbers of users. In this case, you can upload the PowerPoint and add exam elements in a follow up section, created by the LMS’s exam engine. The authoring tools that are used to create SCORM files are not a million miles away from the structure that PowerPoint uses so you won’t need to rethink the structure too much.


YouTube Thumbnail Sizes and Best Practices (New for 2019)

TechSmith Camtasia

Thumbnails are reduced-size versions of images or videos that originally got their name from being about the size of a human thumbnail. By having better video thumbnails than other videos, you’re more likely to win video clicks in YouTube and other search engines. In this blog post, I’ll walk you through the exact size your YouTube thumbnail should be and I’ll also cover some thumbnail best practices. 2019 YouTube Thumbnail Sizes.

ScobleShow: Joe Kraus of Jotspot and vlogging key learnings

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

And sitting towards the back of the plane (near engines) made it very difficult to hear Robert's interview questions. Video makes for a HUGE file size even if it is streaming, so make it worth the wait. On my flight to San Francisco I watched the ScobleShow for the first time on my iPod. I've been keeping up with Scobleizer for about a year and so it was about time to check out what took him away from Microsoft.

100+ Learning, Design & Technology Resources to Help You Get Sh*t Done

Mike Taylor

Files.Design – Professional resources for digital designers including templates, sounds and other files made by Great Simple Studio. Moose by Icons8 — Interesting new option for free stock photos that match each other [link] You can even download them all as a file. Customize Your Noun Project Icons – With advanced editing features, you can now customize the color, size, rotation, orientation, background color and background shape. File Sharing & Collaboration.

Video Statistics, Habits, and Trends You Need To Know [New Research]

TechSmith Camtasia

This growth can partially be attributed to the ever-increasing video file size, quality, and the rise of video streaming services. Right-size your video. This involves good naming practices, a clear description and a grasp of basic search engine optimization (SEO) for videos.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


In LearnUpon, a content library is a repository of reusable content, like videos, documents, question pools, SCORM and xAPI (Tin Can) files, from which a course can be created. Originally used to compress image files, nowadays it’s best known for moving images which are a lightweight alternative to video. It usually takes the form of bite-sized courses that learners can access and complete while on-the-job. Manifest File.

The Ultimate Video Marketing Playbook (2021)

TechSmith Camtasia

YouTube is such a powerful engine for discovery. Their Recommendation engine is driving massive amounts of attention towards video.” Utilize video search engine optimization (SEO). As you know, social media platforms don’t offer a one-size-fits-all option for your content.

10 Best and Worst Types of Microlearning

Ed App

Just note to watch files sizes as while Imgur’s newer gifv format has a lower file-size it’s still fundamentally mp4 video in a different software ‘wrapper.’ A great example of what’s possible comes from Epson’s Moverio system which is primarily used by highly-skilled engineers – think overlaying virtual schematics onto jet engines. An engineer can operate a remote camera with both hands free by using AR.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning - Rapid eLearning Blog , June 1, 2010 I’m no audio engineer. ″ Nearly Instant Download & Playback of Captivate Files Online - Adobe Captivate Blog , June 14, 2010 People often ask me about Captivate file sizes and how to optimize the learner experience accessing online content. Best of eLearning Learning. June 2010. Another great month for eLearning content.

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The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2


It can reduce files sizes to about 5% of their original size, although some detail is lost in the compression. . If you are selling courses online you will definitely want to use an LMS that is PCI compliant or, like LearnUpon, integrates with PCI compliant transaction engines. Portable Network Graphics is a raster graphics file format that supports lossless data compression.