A guide to HTML5 elearning authoring tools

Elucidat

You’ve probably heard: Flash is dead! In its wake, HTML5 authoring has become the industry standard for L&D teams looking to produce modern, interactive and multi-device elearning. With the range of HTML5 authoring tools available on the market, how do you decide which one is right for your team? First off, what exactly is HTML5 authoring? HTML5 is today’s standardised language for structuring and presenting content on the web. iSpring Suite.

7 reasons why the new Articulate Storyline is a Game-Changer for eLearning

mLearning Revolution

I have been a fan of Articulate for a long time even as I worked for Adobe on the Captivate and eLearning Suite products. Articulate in my experience builds software that is not only aesthetically pleasing but also intuitive and easy to use. I remember the first time I installed Articulate Engage, I thought this is how software should be built, it’s beautiful and engaging. Storyline approaches making software simulations in a whole new ways as compared to Adobe Captivate.

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7 Tips to Choose the Best Rapid Authoring Tool to Convert Legacy E-learning Courses to HTML5

CommLab India

With mobile devices ceasing to support Flash-based training materials, the demand for Flash to HTML5 conversion tools has gone up. So, choosing the right authoring tool will be your best bet to make your courses HTML5 compatible. Choosing the right tool that suits your purpose can be quite challenging. Here are a few videos with Flash-like games developed in Articulate Storyline. I Spring: Capable of converting PowerPoint to HTML5 on just a click.

Getting a Head Start with Mobile Interactions

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

When Raptivity released its first collection of mobile interactions for iPad and iPhone based eLearning, the path-breaking HTML5 Pack received several accolades. While it was a very useful collection of interactions, it mainly featured a bunch of memory aids such as flash cards. It is not easy to design HTML5 interactions from the ground up and make them behave exactly like their Flash counterparts. That's why I am excited about the new Raptivity HTML5 Starter Pack.

3 Best Tools to Develop Web-based Training (WBT) Courses

CommLab India

Storyline is widely used to convert Flash-based e-learning content, which cannot be accssed on most Smartphones and tablet PCs, into the mobile-compatible HTML5 format. The software can be used to retain most effects of Flash. You can use Storyline to publish technology-enabled learning content to Flash, HTML5, and Articulate Mobile Player (AMP), a native app available in both iOS and Android flavors.

E-Learning Authoring Tool Comparison

E-learning Uncovered

Lectora is $1600 for the core e-learning software, while their Inspire suite with extra multi-media tools is $2500. Lectora lags behind in both areas because you need to perform most of these tasks externally, which is slower and requires you to have your own tools or buy the more expensive Inspire suite. Storyline wins because it provides three options with one publish: Flash, Storyline mobile player for the iPad, or HTML5.

Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

Choosing a rapid e-learning authoring tool that suits your training needs completely can be quite a challenging task. The eLearning Guild has come out with a report that lists the most desired features in rapid e-learning authoring software. Can insert Flash animations. Games, Scenarios, and Simulations. Can create simple software simulations. Can create complex software simulations. Can publish to mobile web (ex: HTML5).

A Step by Step Guide to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

CommLab India

So, you must identify how you want a particular subject to be taught in the e-learning course – using online scenarios, utilizing a virtual guide (an avatar), or letting learners explore a simulated environment. For example, if your learners are not comfortable using computers, you can go with a passive level of interactivity (page turner courses with no interactivities whatsoever), and if they are tech-savvy, you can go with complex or real-time interactions such as simulations.

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Updated Comparison of E-Learning Authoring Tools

E-learning Uncovered

Studio ’13 is a very nice upgrade that features new Engage templates, additional quiz questions (including drag-and-drop), feedback layers, HTML5 publishing, characters, and a unified player, among other things. ( Studio ’09 could not output to HTML5, so it was a non-starter for iOS delivery. The new version can publish to Flash, HTML5, and the Articulate Mobile Player, much like Storyline. Software Simulations.

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). Adobe Captivate - I used this for creating every simulation in the course. Quizmaker easily accommodated this, plus worked well within Presenter - it should since it is also part of the Articulate suite.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 4

CommLab India

In the first post, we saw that the e-learning development suite is made of nine elements. In the third blog, we examined the capabilities of Storyline 360 to create software simulations and assessments. For instance, you can develop a course, using the Articulate software, which can be accessed only in the portrait mode. Excellent Support to HTML5. You can use Storyline 360 to publish courses to HTML5, a device-agnostic web content format.

E-learning Tools: A Developer’s Review of Adobe Captivate 7

SweetRush

This research is brought to you by SweetRush’s senior software engineer, Andrew Kubay. For the past several years, this tool has been one of the most popular software packages for e-learning development. Most developers traditionally consider Captivate to be the default tool for creating software demonstrations and simulations within e-learning, but not an end-all, be-all for all types of learning. Is Captivate 7 suited for game-based learning?

Know All about Lectora Inspire 16

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As it supports HTML5 output and responsive design, it’s easy to develop mobile learning courses in Lectora 16. So developing software simulations takes extra efforts. Biggest Tools Package - You will get a number of tools with the Lectora 16 suite. This is possible because of editable HTML5 output code. Lectora Inspire – A Suite of Programs. Lectora Inspire 16 is not a single program but a suite of programs.