4 Steps to Preparing Your LMS Content for Flash Course Conversion

Absorb LMS

If you made your eLearning courses before 2016, chances are the end of Flash® Player is already impacting how your LMS courses are performing. That’s because while Adobe is set to end Flash at the end of 2020, browsers have already been pulling support. That leaves organizations with eLearning courses running on Flash scrambling for a fix. The good news: converting Flash courses to HTML5 can help ensure content still engages and resonates with your learners.

HTML5 Fans Rejoice – Adobe Ditches Flash Player on Mobile Devices

eLearning 24-7

Especially for us fans of HTML5 who knew in our hearts of hearts that it was a superior product to Flash. 9th, that it is abandoning its work on Flash for mobile devices and instead focusing on mobile development of development of HTML5 for mobile. For LMS vendors, adding “HTML5 feature sets makes sense – especially if they are adding mobile learning components in their system. Here are some previous posts on HTML5 and its impact.

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Latest HTML5 convert: YouTube

Aptara

Latest HTML5 convert: YouTube. Ever since Apple made the calculated decision that its devices could get by without Adobe Flash, the pressure has been on for content providers to find a new way forward. As a language that does not require a plugin to display correctly, HTML5 has stepped up to take that mantle. Powering through its early challenges such as a lack of compatibility with old Web browsing software, HTML5 has proved its case among an increasing group of developers.

What Do We Mean When We Say HTML5?

The Learning Circuits

No doubt you’ve heard at least a whisper about HTML5 over the last year. It’s a Flash-killer. Another complication is that “HTML5” is often used to refer to a range of modern web technologies. Simply speaking, HTML is the language that the Web is written in, and HTML5 is the most recent version of it. Why is HTML5 important? When I asked this question to a group I was speaking to about HTML5 authoring tools last month, about half of them held up their iPads.

Does the glove fit? How to make the most of HTML5 in e-learning

Saffron Interactive

The HTML5 mark-up language has now been around for about three years. Some of us have already embraced the change, thrown out Flash and welcomed HTML5 into our e-learning content. But what does HTML5 actually deliver above and beyond Flash? Firstly, a warning: HTML5 may not be right for you. And whilst we know that Flash won’t be supported forever, the rumours of its demise are very much exaggerated. HTML5 helps to get learning moving.

HTML5 rising on mobile's extreme popularity

Aptara

HTML5 rising on mobile's extreme popularity. The rise of HTML5. The use of HTML5 as a publishing language has been a part of the enterprise landscape for some time, but as video production company CEO Erika Trautman recently wrote for The Next Web, it appears as though its mainstream moment will come in 2014, due to its wide-ranging mobile compatibility. If HTML5 has faced a major challenge, it has been the entrenched nature of Adobe Flash.

Legacy eLearning

CourseArc

For example, Adobe Flash , which was once popular for eLearning content, is now incompatible with most mobile devices, including Android and iOS. Even desktop browsers such as Firefox block Flash content by default and users may struggle to keep Flash up to date. Although there are many programming languages and tools out there, the industry standard markup language, at this time, is HTML5.

Product Review: Articulate Storyline

eLearning 24-7

Numerous steps to view in HTML5. “Upload your content to a web server, you just give your learners a link to the story.htm file” – This is to view the course in HTML5 on your iPad. Flash – since my goal was to have the course visible on an iPad, I did not select this feature. Flash does not work on the iPad series. In my test course on 80′s music, I used a male character in the following position.

Delivering content in multiple formats – A common publishing challenge?

Magic EdTech

PDFs converted to Flash : These have a short lifetime as Flash is waning in popularity. HTML5 : This format is mobile-friendly with a standardized format that provides a wide variety of resources and interactivities and cross-platform compatibility. XML : This format requires a dedicated player that dynamically creates HTML5 format based on the XML source ?le, It is often used to distribute music and podcasts. .

So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

Now that we have thought about what we can do with our existing courseware let’s think about building some new eLearning and what’s all the fuss about HTML5. A good starting point is our blog post – 5 Rapid Authoring Tools to Publish Courses For Your iPads – where we talk about some of the authoring tools that can be used to develop HTML5 courses for iPads. So what’s the fuss about HTML5?

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12 Killer Tips to Design and Deliver M-learning

CommLab India

Avoid background music: It is better to avoid background music because it distracts your learners. Re-design Flash content: If you have existing Flash-based legacy courses and would like to use them, you need to re-design as Flash is not compatible with most mobile devices. to convert the Flash-based courses to HTML5.

Billboard Chart Toppers to Keynote the 2013 Lectora User.

Trivantis

Easy Flash Content Creation. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. With one of the most visited YouTube Channels on the planet, THE PIANO GUYS quickly established themselves as the next big thing with their strikingly original pop and classical music mash-ups. Their amazing music and talents have been featured on highly rated shows including the “TODAY” show, “The Tonight Show” and Fox News. Lectora: ONLY HTML5 Authoring Tool.

Welcome Camtasia Studio 8!

TechSmith Camtasia

The TechSmith Smart Player is intuitive and detects if your viewer’s device or browser supports Flash. If their device or browser doesn’t support Flash, the TechSmith Smart Player will playback the content using HTML5 – helping ensure that your videos will play. With help from the TechSmith Smart Player, quizzing supports both Flash and HTML5, which allows quizzes to now be taken on iPads, Android tablets, and most Android smart phones.

The Pad and the Pod

Clark Quinn

While we might listen to music, that’s a different thing. Flash could’ve been it, but the performance problems have been a barrier. It’s not clear whether HTML5 will meet my desires, but otherwise we need something else. I had a conversation today where I was asked about the difference with a tablet versus a smartphone (or pad versus pod :). This is something I’ve been thinking about, and some thoughts coalesced as I answered.

ARTICULATE NON EST REX – 3 REASONS HIGHER ORDER LEARNING IS BEYOND THE MOAT

Wonderful Brain

At one point I ordered up a truly engaging interactive and the developer with whom I worked finally resorted to a mash up of Flash squeezed into an Articulate shell to create the most creative piece to come out of the that shop. Plus it migrates to either Flash or HTML5. For the past two months or so, I’ve been writing high profile video scripts and storyboarding in a group whose company is synonymous with the 2008 economic collapse.

eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course ? Part 3.

eLearning Cyclops

Adobe Flash - The initial interface was built in Flash. However, the Flash movie sits within Articulate Presenter and navigates to an assessment made in Articulate Quizmaker which also sits within the same Presenter project (more on this later). Articulate Presenter - This is what I plopped the Flash and Quizmaker into. Labels: Captivate , e-Learning , e-Learning Courses , flash , Tools , Twitter. See What Adobe has Been Doing With HTML5.

8 Video Tips to enhance your e-learning courses

eFront

Whatever your niche, from internal courses for your enterprise’s employees to music tuition, if properly used, video can be a very effective weapon in your arsenal. Search Google for royalty free music you can use in your videos. If you have the skills, you can even create interactive video content, with the use of tools like Adobe Flash or even plain old HTML5. A picture is worth a thousand words, the saying goes.

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Make e-Learning Magic Happen at the Lectora User Conference

Trivantis

Easy Flash Content Creation. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Music sensation THE PIANO GUYS, with 185 million YouTube views and a new CD areleased by Sony, will help attendees tap into their creative potential during the custom keynote, “A Creative Moment with THE PIANO GUYS,” created just for the Lectora User Conference. Lectora: ONLY HTML5 Authoring Tool. Tips for Rapid Flash Creation. Forum. Logins.

The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Two cameras for capturing video and audio, 3 megapixel web cam, 5-megapixel LED flash camera. 4GB of RAM, 32GB of internal memory, 16GB of flash memory, 512mb of DDR memory, 1GHz ARM Cortex A8 chip or Qualcomm Snapdragon 1-GHz processor or Nvidia 1 GHz Tegra 2 processor. APIs, Open Source, HTML5. Other -Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, Flash. The Revolution. Battlefield.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

Whatever it is, this one is music to my ears after many years of toiling away to make mLearning a reality for the enterprise. Flash Falters, HTML5 & ePUBs Gain in Popularity. Adobe’s move to stop developing Flash Player plug-ins for mobile web browsers set a BIG BALL in motion that quelled the desire for many Instructional Designers to use pure Flash or popular rapid development tools outputting Flash-based content as their unified content delivery strategy.

The 2012 Lectora User Conference Kicks Off Tonight!

Trivantis

Easy Flash Content Creation. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Hundreds of attendees will gather at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile for a unforgettable night of casino games, musical entertainment, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, networking and fun! Lectora: ONLY HTML5 Authoring Tool. Tips for Rapid Flash Creation. Flash Animations and Interactions. Forum. Logins. Lectora Online - USA.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

Whatever it is, this one is music to my ears after many years of toiling away to make mLearning a reality for the enterprise. I agree the HTML5 tools used for mobile development are improving with each and every quarter but it will take a year or more for these capabilities to begin to match the native experience. Prediction #4 - Flash Falters, HTML5 and ePUBs Gain in Popularity.

Any e-learning professional

CommLab India

H – HTML5. HTML5 is gaining ground where Flash fails. In simple words, what music is to ears, audio narration is to e-learning. Related Posts How to Create Section 508 E-learning Course Using Flash 3 Compelling Reasons Why eLearning Courses Need Instructional Design? Isn’t it amazing how far eLearning has come since the early 1990s? The way e-learning has transformed the distribution of information is truly remarkable.

eLearning Cyclops: Happy 4th of July- Free US History eLearning

eLearning Cyclops

Abraham Lincoln’s Crossroads - National Constitution Center An Overview of American History (video) - Digital History Arirang*An Interactive Classroom on the Korean American Experience Constitutional Timeline - National Constitution Center Flash Flood: Hurricane Katrina’s Inundation of New Orleans - The Times-Picayune Native Words, Native Warriors (Codetalkers) - NMAI The First Thanksgiving - Plimoth.org The Supreme Court - CSPAN U.S. See What Adobe has Been Doing With HTML5.

ELearning is Dead, Dormant or in Denial

Wonderful Brain

I asked a colleague who was quite sanguine about this and we agreed there are virtually no new positions for directors, managers or above in the big leagues — organizations are just playing musical chairs with execs. It’s the smug satisfaction that the end results can be every bit as compelling, dynamic and deliver the requisite knowledge, skills and behaviors equal to that of a Flash (or HTML5) based, interactive gaming, high concept custom developed course.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Flash. Adobe Flash technology has supported the delivery of multimedia content for nearly twenty years. Three popular eLearning formats rely on Flash technology: SCORM, xAPI (Tin Can), and video. That’s one reason why the decline of Flash technology, which Adobe will cease to support in 2020, is a concern for anyone working in the eLearning industry. HTML5. HTML5 technology provides many tools to fill the gap left by the decline of Flash.

eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course ? Part 2.

eLearning Cyclops

Actually, because the interface was built in Flash all I had to do was remove the button to the section and introductory reference to it. See What Adobe has Been Doing With HTML5. Music for Games and e-Learning. eLearning Cyclops. My insights on elearning and mlearning. Pages. Free eLearning. Cloud Apps. About Me. Privacy Policy. Tuesday, November 29, 2011. Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course – Part 2 #DevLearn.

eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course - Part 1

eLearning Cyclops

Adobe Flash, Adobe Captivate, Articulate Presenter, Articulate Quizmaker, Microsoft Office 2010. See What Adobe has Been Doing With HTML5. Music for Games and e-Learning. eLearning Cyclops. My insights on elearning and mlearning. Pages. Free eLearning. Cloud Apps. About Me. Privacy Policy. Sunday, November 13, 2011. Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course - Part 1. During this years DevLearn 2011 conference I won the DemoFest award for the Software Systems Training category.

Creating Value in e-Learning Part 5: The Symptom |

Trivantis

Easy Flash Content Creation. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Web technologies today can suggest sites to visit, or music to consider, based on our past selections. Lectora: ONLY HTML5 Authoring Tool. Tips for Rapid Flash Creation. Flash Animations and Interactions. Forum. Logins. Lectora Online - USA. Lectora Online - EU. ReviewLink. CourseMill LMS. Community Forum. Products. Authoring Tools. Lectora Inspire.

Product Review Raptivity

eLearning 24-7

In order to achieve that, you have to buy all their packs and the HTML5 pack. Before you use the product, you must have Flash 8.0 The editing includes the ability to change the background colors, change text, add images – in some cases change the image from the initial interaction, add music or audio. Javascript, Flash Shared Object. File options: Single Flash, Multiple File Format or Mobile output. Product: Raptivity. Raptivity is an interaction tool.

eLearning Cyclops: Signs of Being in e-Learning Hell #eLearningHell

eLearning Cyclops

Signs you are in e-learning hell (as a designer/developer): The Help Desk calls and tells you they are receiving too many calls regarding your course and the _ (pop-up blocker, Flash Player and/or LMS sign-on). See What Adobe has Been Doing With HTML5. Music for Games and e-Learning. eLearning Cyclops. My insights on elearning and mlearning. Pages. Free eLearning. Cloud Apps. About Me. Privacy Policy. Sunday, February 20, 2011.