9 Free Tools That Help Me Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

If there’s a beta program or new software application, I’m quick to sign up and play around with it. It’s an easy-to-use video editor. There are other free applications, and of course if you use a Mac, you have your own video editor. In either case, it’s easy to shoot video with a simple digital camera and edit it without a lot of expense. I don’t use it as much as I used to now that Articulate’s Studio ‘09 provides a video encoder. SWF Player.

Using Shortcut Keys to Increase Your Productivity

Adobe Captivate

They let you use keyboard key combinations instead of a mouse or program menu. Preview the project in a web browser (SWF). Import video file. Show/hide the SWF-Commenting pane. Insert Flash video placeholder. Insert video place holder. Shortcut keys provide an easier and quicker way to navigate and use Adobe Captivate. The common shortcut keys are listed in the table.

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Elearning applications

eFront

App Inventor - (mLearning) App Inventor for Android allows people with minimal programming experience to create simple, personal apps for Android devices. CamStudio - (Authoring Tool) CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files and using its built-in SWF Producer can turn those AVIs into lean, mean, bandwidth-friendly Streaming Flash videos (SWFs).