Adobe Captivate & eLearning: Screen Reader Best Practices

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

According to Microsoft, "Windows 8 has built-in assistive technologies that work with both Windows 8 applications and with desktop software to provide seamless access to the entire Windows experience." They also include at least two different internet browser options, usually Internet Explorer and Firefox. " Each screen reader uses different methods to translate screen information into speech. by Kevin Siegel.

Learning Through Experience: A Cakewalk with WalkMe™

Infopro Learning

Our team uses various L&D technologies and we encourage open and honest reviews to provide better insight to our customers, colleagues, and peers in the industry. Modern advancements in technology have empowered us with remarkable tools to increase learner involvement and reduce their overall learning curve. For a long time, we as learning and development professionals have been using the same conventional methods for systems training.

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Apple missing the small picture

Clark Quinn

I hardly miss it on my browser (I have a Firefox extension that blocks it unless I explicitly open them, and I rarely use it; and I browse a lot )! I note that neither Adobe or Apple talk about their software development practices, so I don’t know whether either use some of the more trusted methods of good code development like agile programming, PSP & TSP, or refactoring, but I think that doesn’t matter. Tags: mobile strategy technology

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Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Working with Screen Readers

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

According to Microsoft , "Windows 8 has built-in  assistive technologies  that work with both Windows 8 applications, and with desktop software to provide seamless access to the entire Windows experience." They also include at least two different internet browser options, usually Internet Explorer and Firefox. " Each screen reader uses different methods to translate screen information into speech.

Mobile Learning and Interactivity

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Even more so, says Janhavi Padture, one of the invited speakers at Washington Interactive Technologies Conference, hosted by SALT (Society of Applied Learning Technologies). What are some of the technology challenges in mlearning? Firefox doesn’t support H.264 format, while Safari will only support that, and Google introduced the new WebM standard but supports both WebM and H.264 formats. Does mobile learning need interactivity?

Online multimedia content in e-learning: Flash vs. HTML5

Matrix

The traditional way of training is based on the didactic method of a teacher/professor/instructor pushing new information/knowledge onto learners/trainees' brains. While the core of this method is noble, as no one can possibly know all there is to know about everything, it is not exactly the most efficient. The results of the pull method are always better than those of the push method. It's cool and all, and very promising, but it's still an immature technology.

Multimedia experiences growing stronger in HTML5

Aptara

The movement away from using Flash in both internal and external content by businesses has been slowed by one important factor: This language has been seen as the primary distribution method for rich multimedia such as audio and video. To commit to Flash to HTML5 conversion, organizations must be sure the latter technology is ready for prime time. Firefox joins the crowd. Multimedia experiences growing stronger in HTML5.

HTML5 making inroads with Apple and Mozilla

Aptara

Making mobile browsers more compatible with HTML5 will naturally help the technology excel, as developers are looking for a standard that will work across these devices. GSM Arena pointed out that some downloadable solutions perform even better than the iOS model, with Chrome, Opera and Firefox all posting impressive totals. Recent movements, both in the mobile industry and the browser-based DRM front, indicate that HTML5 could be the most promising method thus far.

10 Best Practices in Online Course Development

Hurix Digital

Since in an online setup, learning is mediated through technology, the success of any educational program rests primarily on the design and structure of the course. The role of technology in online learning has to go beyond a medium of delivery. Clearly defining the methods of teaching is a fundamental step in developing a curriculum that delivers on the goals it is designed for. Related: 10 Advantages of e-Learning in higher education over Traditional Methods.

Podcast 26: How to Extend Learning Content Availability – With Troy Gorostiza

Talented Learning

Troy is a “triple threat” learning innovator with deep expertise as a content development practitioner, solutions consultant and technology vendor. Today, people mostly rely on Chrome, Safari and Firefox. Methods for researching and defining use cases and requirements. WELCOME TO EPISODE 26 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page.

Principles and Tools from “Modern Accessibility Techniques,” Hiram Kuykendall’s AAUG Presentation

The Learning Dispatch

In addition to his work for Microassist, Hiram is a board member for Knowbility , a non-profit whose mission is promoting equal access to information technology for people with disabilities. There are a host of laws designed to ensure such content is accessible—that is, that the content and the navigation are usable by those who may use special tools or methods to access digital content.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Different disabilities require different methods. Digital content needs to be created in such a way that accommodates these assistive technologies. If training is either made by or delivered to a federal agency, it’s covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, which requires information and communication technology (including elearning) to be accessible (See Maureen Orey’s TD at Work publication “ Designing Section 508 Compliant Learning ” for more detail (purchase required)).

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Different disabilities require different methods. Digital content needs to be created in such a way that accommodates these assistive technologies. If training is either made by or delivered to a federal agency, it’s covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, which requires information and communication technology (including elearning) to be accessible (See Maureen Orey’s TD at Work publication “ Designing Section 508 Compliant Learning ” for more detail (purchase required)).

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 100 eLearning Items - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2009 Interesting that my own post got the top spot. With solar powered technology you will get all the workspace and electrical independence you need, even in your back garden. in Technology, Innovation and Education, where she studied how new media and emerging technologies can be used to effectively educate children. from 2008 to 2013 for learning technology products and services.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Let us address the technology aspect. Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning - eLearning Technology , September 14, 2010 Some challenging questions are being raised in this month’s Big Question - Voice Over in eLearning. Promoting Distance - Learning Technology Learning , September 24, 2010 Recently I have arrived at the opinion that developing a viable distance learning offering is the way to go for Higher Education. Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "U.S. Spies Use Custom Videogames to Learn How to Think" (WIRED)

Mark Oehlert

million contract between the DIA and defense contractor Concurrent Technologies. Given a choice between a droning classroom lecture or a videogame, the best method for teaching Generation Y was obvious. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « How will ISD handle "Neural Buddhism"? Main | HHS and Federal Government Blogs » May 14, 2008 "U.S.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Does anyone else see "Student Records" in "Data Portability"?

Mark Oehlert

enable interoperability among learning systems and the technologies that support collaboration and community, including social networks, community learning, wikis, blogs, multiplayer games, and the emerging world of user generated content?" These also intersect in ways with projects like OAuth ("An open protocol to allow secure API authentication in a simple and standard method from desktop and web applications.")

December's BIG QUESTION!!! Part I

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

So is bloglines , Sage for Firefox , and so many others. '06 A consortium of corporate training folks from Wal-Mart Stores, American Express, Intel, and more than 200 other companies, organized by learning and technology think tank The MASIE Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., is experimenting inside Second Life with ways for companies to foster more collaborative learning methods. What will you remember most about 2006?