UNINETT Spreads New Technologies Across Norway With eCampus Program

TechSmith Camtasia

The students love it because the quality is superb yet the file size is low, not to mention it works on mobile devices. The permanent installation will replace the pilot and is implemented on a technology platform that offers a more robust, scalable and secure service.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | November 23, 2018

Mike Taylor

These seven guidelines from Pablo Stanley ( @pablostanley ) of InVision are relatively easy to implement, can help you get closer to meeting the AA level of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0), and work on the most commonly used assistive technologies?—?including

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Adobe Captivate: Two-Bits for the Best Rate

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Constant Bitrates (CBRs) produce smaller file sizes. By contrast, Variable Bitrates (VBRs) tend to produce audio with a higher, more consistent quality level than CBRs, but the VBR file sizes will be larger than CBRs. by Kevin Siegel.

How to Design Fantastic M-Learning with 9 Guidelines

InfoPro Learning

Things like connection speeds will help you determine the technology to use for your m-learning, and also the file size and the type of elements you use. Make bit-sized learning. Know the size and resolution.

Why PowerPoint crashes and how to prevent it

BrightCarbon

Monstrous file size. Reason : You probably have a mighty large file in your presentation. Solution for your computer : Try to reduce the size of images where possible, or convert.tiffs into.jpegs. PowerPoint productivity Presentation technology

Adobe Captivate 7: Publishing Video Demos

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I'd be surprised if any Captivate developers reading this article haven't published at least once via File > Publish. You can also select Media from the options at the left and publish as a video file. As with a cptx project, you still choose File > Publish.

What is a Mobisode? and Why They Are Useful

InfoPro Learning

Some of the challenges we hear from our customers when developing mLearning is: Mobile Technology is too complex. First, file sizes are kept at a minimal for each video so learners do not need to wait to load a large video file.

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How to Optimise Video Content in Your E-Learning Courses

Capytech

Ultra-high resolution means larger file sizes which take longer to download and stream. e-learning technologyHow to Optimise Video Content in Your E-Learning Courses. Read any guide on how to improve your e-learning courses and you will find a tip on including video.

Tips to Convert E-learning to HTML5 Seamlessly with Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

Take into consideration the different screen sizes of the devices learners will access their learning on, while deciding the onscreen elements (HTML5 courses can be accessed on any device such as desktop, laptop, iPad, tablet, or any other Smartphone). Learning Technology flash to html5

Flash to HTML5 – Swiffy From Google

Upside Learning

This has come just in time for mLearning implementers; there is a new tool out in Google Labs called Swiffy that let’s one convert flash animation (swf files) to a device independent HTML5. This also helps us poor elearning developers circumvent the continuous war between Adobe and Apple over flash technology, and allow delivery across devices/platforms. We’ve been experiementing with Swiffy for a few hours now and it seems to do quite a decent job of converting SWF files.

Restore default slide master layouts in PowerPoint with VBA

BrightCarbon

Backing up a bit, any and every presentation you create is based on a template, often deployed as a potx file, and each template contains all the slide masters and layouts used to keep your visual content on-brand. Slide Layout Type* (hidden data in the PowerPoint file).

5 Things You Should Know to Launch Your Course on Your LMS

eLearningMind

Know what file types and sizes are accepted by your LMS. You might have 40 hours of webinar footage you want to make available to your learners, but if your LMS can’t support that file size, you’ll need to come up with alternative delivery methods.

Uses for Audio in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

time to record and edit, increased output file size and storage space needed, etc.), Instructional Design Technology Audio eLearningBy Shelley A. Gable. I recently completed an eLearning course (as a learner, not as an instructional designer) on project management. The entire course was narrated. I enjoyed the narration at first – given all the time I spend reading and typing, it was nice to mainly listen. But I changed my mind after five or so minutes.

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Host Your Corporate Training Videos on Your LMS – Why & How

CommLab India

Consider these factors while hosting training videos on an LMS : file size of the videos & compatibility, hosting charges, streaming server, and confidentiality of information. You can reduce the size from Gigabytes (GB) to Megabytes (MB). Learning Technology LMS

ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Publishing to Video

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Video files are self-contained.   Under Size and Quality, there are a few choices: Dimensions. This is where you can select a size for video from a drop-down menu. If video size is not a factor, you can go as high as full 1080p HD for nice quality. by Kal Hadi, COTP.

types of SCORM Supported by QuoDeck?

QuoDeck

Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) is a collection of standards and specifications for web-based electronic educational technology (also called e-learning). Ensuring these compatibility and content size guidelines enables you easily use the SCORM content with QuoDeck LMS. We restrict the SCORM file size being less than 50 megabytes considering the internet Bandwidth Limitations of Mobile Learning Environment.

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E-learning to M-learning: Are You Ready for the Big Switch?

CommLab India

Keep the content crisp, and bite-sized. It could be the small screen size of the mobile device, the limited battery life, bandwidth issues, and data security. Network Bandwidth Issues - Limit the size of the m-learning courses and compress images to reduce file size.

Popular ID Principles For Mobile Learning: 5 Trends That Spell Success

G-Cube

With the advancement of mobile technology and hardware in the last decade, mobility of learning has also become increasingly popular. M-learning has much in common with traditional forms of face-to-face and online learning with respect to both: its pedagogy and its use of technology.

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ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Publishing to Video

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Video files are self-contained.   Under Size and Quality, there are a few choices: Dimensions. This is where you can select a size for video from a drop-down menu. If video size is not a factor, you can go as high as full 1080p HD for nice quality. by Kal Hadi, COTP.

Facing These Challenges with Mobile Learning? Check Out the Solutions

CommLab India

In the last few years, no other technology has evolved and advanced as much as mobile phones. Even though it’s flexible and convenient, mobile learning has numerous technological and social drawbacks that prevent it from being a fully accepted method of education.

6 Advantages of Hosting Videos on an LMS [Infographic]

CommLab India

The huge file size of videos may create problems while hosting them online on a normal server. Learning Technology LMSVideo-based learning is one of the most effective and engaging learning strategies. It helps the learner learn complex concepts easily.

Qarbon Camtasia and Adobe Captivate

Tony Karrer

Question from a reader, hoping you can provide your thoughts: I am in the process of selecting an elearning tool that is easy to use, quick to create the demos and does not bloat the file size much. Qarbon Pros: Less File size. Cons: Worried about file size for both of them The more I am researching, the more I am getting confused. eLearning Technology.

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Software Training With E-Learning: Ways To Create Effective Training Within Available Means

G-Cube

For one, the learning content created with images and text has smaller file size and thus can be disseminated easily – even if learners are using hand-held devices to access the content or have limited or slow internet connections.

Extended Reality System (XRS): What it is, Costs, Pros and Cons

Roundtable Learning

An extended reality system — or XRS — is a technology that helps learning professionals manage extended reality (XR) training efficiently. . READ MORE: AR vs. VR Training: How to Choose the Best Technology. Some relate to the technology itself; others relate to user education.

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ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Publishing to Video

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Video files are self-contained.   Under Size and Quality, there are a few choices: Dimensions. This is where you can select a size for video from a drop-down menu. If video size is not a factor, you can go as high as full 1080p HD for nice quality. There is of course a tradeoff between quality and file size. He is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology Electronic Publishing graduate program. by Kal Hadi, COTP.

Restore default slide master layouts in PowerPoint with VBA

BrightCarbon

Backing up a bit, any and every presentation you create is based on a template, often deployed as a potx file, and each template contains all the slide masters and layouts used to keep your visual content on-brand. Slide Layout Type* (hidden data in the PowerPoint file).

TechSmith Fuse – Anywhere and Everywhere

TechSmith Camtasia

I find this setting gives me good results and a decent file size. You can also upload files from your iPhone library, and your Relay server will process them as if they’d been recorded with Fuse.

6 Top Considerations For Designing Mobile Learning

CommLab India

The course size should be small; keep in mind that people will be accessing these courses anytime and anywhere, so ideally they have to be focused, compact, and capture the attention of the learner. The default font size should be 14 points, the minimum font size should be 12 points.

6 Learning Design Considerations for Mobile Learning

CommLab India

This is because of the difference in the screen size, layout of devices and compatibility with the output. Diversity in the screen sizes. Avoid using visuals of large file size, as they cannot be accommodated into the small screens. Learning Technology mobile learning

Podcasting for E-Learning: Setting Audacity Preferences

The E-Learning Curve

The higher the sample rate, the better quality your audio, but the larger the file size will be. Tags: digital audio file format Audio content development Audacity content production process educational media technology in education podcast authoring podcast

What You Need to Know About Software Training

Association eLearning

Technology changes constantly and providing computer program or mobile app training on the device it’ll be used on just makes sense. Learners don’t all have the same level of comfort with technology. It’s no surprise that software training is often delivered as eLearning.

Delivering content in multiple formats – A common publishing challenge?

Magic EdTech

The 21st century technological innovations and consequent demand for all things digital radically changed the status quo. . All these resources can be offered in the following content formats: PDFs : This format is rather common but requires that publishers reduce file size.

Something new under the hood

TechSmith Camtasia

And with today's release of Camtasia Relay 3.1 , users of our enterprise product on both Mac and Windows get this new, under-the-hood technology too! Second, by saving you time and hard drive space when working with project files. Photo credit: Speedin'.

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Want to Create the Best Responsive Courses? Follow These Best Practices

Trivantis

John Blackmon, Chief Technology Officer of Trivantis, recommends that you always keep course bandwidth in mind when creating mobile learning. File size isn’t the only thing you want to cut down on.

Placebo Effect in Video Games, Photoshop’s Hidden Gems, & Non-Linear eLearning: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

Submitted by Brandon Penticuff, Technology Director . Names on layers are limited to 256 characters, separated by commas and with the file sizes specified. Simply click Enter after entering the layer names, and files are generated in different sizes in your folder. Personally, I love this feature, and think it speeds up the process of sizing images…whether it’s used for web apps in digital publishing or print material.

Comparing Video Hosting, Transcribing, and Captioning Tools

CourseArc

While Section 504 of the act stipulates general accessibility requirements, Section 508 speaks to electronic media and information technology accessibility, including the importance of captioning of videos to maximize their accessibility for hearing-impaired or international students. (In

Supercharge Your Mobile Learning with Lectora

CommLab India

Lectora’s latest version comes equipped with the award-winning content authoring technology, i.e., responsive course design (RCD). In 2016, Brandon Hall Group conferred the ‘ Excellence in Technology Silver Award ’ to Lectora 16, which was the first version of the tool to feature RCD.