e-Learning Best Practice: How to Make Sure Your System Works

Gyrus

This content start point is the course itself and the computer server environment that hosts it. First is the file size of the course itself. This is the number you see when you look (in Windows Explorer for example) at the zip file after you have published your course. The size of your course is going to affect everything downstream because it tells you just how much “water” you are trying to pipe down the hose!

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Now videos can be part of all elearning content!

Adobe Captivate

Previously you would have needed a professional video editing tool to synch the Captivate movie and the talking head video. Worried about published file size? Captivate 5 gives you the option to either embed the video in the project, or to stream it from an external Flash streaming server of your choice. One of my favorite features this time is the new Video import and synch capability in Captivate. This adds a new paradigm in content authoring.

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Something new under the hood

TechSmith Camtasia

Second, by saving you time and hard drive space when working with project files. High motion content being things like PowerPoint or Keynote animations, a Flash game, a movie trailer (for educational or journalistic purposes, please), and even everyday screen recordings that have lots of activity going on. Normally when you boost video quality or framerate, the file size also increases. Photo credit: Speedin'.

Video Format Comparison - Flash Video Format - WMV Format - Quicktime - Real

Tony Karrer

Flash files are very consistent in their playback. WMV Format, Quicktime and Real either require a streaming server to achieve the effect or do not do as good of a job. Several sources say that the same quality flash video format movie will have a larger file size and require greater bandwidth. Protection One of the specific questions I was asked was around caching and protection of the movie. The only way around this is to use a Flash Media Server.

10 PPT to SCORM Converters

Ed App

PPT to SCORM converters allows users to input their old PowerPoint files and transform them into more modern, useful SCORM content that is easier to distribute as learning content. All you need to do is upload your PowerPoint files and they will be ready to use as microlessons for your team to enjoy and benefit from. With this program, users can generate either 1 solid small web format file (SWF) or a series of SWF files.

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Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

The ability to make a screencast video can also be used to showcase your creativity when playing games like Minecraft and recreating scenes from movies and/or filming music videos in simulation games like The Sims. create videos in a variety of commonly used file types. CamStudio’s website claims its software is so easy to use, you can learn it in a matter of minutes, thanks to their built-in help files. built-in help file.