Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning


Adobe Flash technology has helped support the delivery of online multimedia content for nearly two decades. Three popular eLearning formats are also largely dependent on Flash technology for their delivery medium: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video. The troubled history of Flash.

Design - Knowing Doing Gap - Best of eLearning Learning

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Seeing The Invisible: How To Identify Early Indicators Of Gaps In Instructional Design And Training Effectiveness. Flash Accessibility (508 Compliance) - MinuteBio , September 13, 2009. What is ‘Cloud Computing’, and what can it do for Education? What do online instructors have to know about H1N1? Knowing Doing Gap (7). Best of eLearning Learning. September 11, 2009 to September 18, 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Webinars.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What are they doing that’s different?

6 Do’s and Don’ts for More Effective Sales Coaching


Research shows that boosting the effectiveness of your front-line sales managers’ coaching is the single biggest driver of higher win rates, yet over a third of managers we recently surveyed felt they don’t do enough of it. Don’t assume the rep already knows how to do X, Y or Z.

Why Do We Need a Content Modernization Strategy Now More than Ever Before?

Harbinger Interactive Learning

But sometimes, modernization could be mistaken purely as transformation from Flash to HTML5 and in an oversight; the bigger underlying opportunity could be overlooked. One of the key objectives of developing HTML5 was to have a better alternative to Flash. Skills Gap.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Describing What You Do: Instructional Design Youre at a playground and you start talking to the mom sitting on the bench next to you. Eventually, she asks you what you do for work. What do you say? This was me yesterday: Playground Mom: So, what do you do? Thats a great description, but it still doesnt help me tell the woman on the playground what it is that I do. How do you explain yourself?

Know All about The Players in the E-learning Outsourcing Process

CommLab India

Working together becomes smooth when both parties know their individual roles and responsibilities better. Once they clearly know what they are supposed to do and expect from each other, the process becomes streamlined. Do share your views.

What You Need to Know About Delivering SCORM on Mobile

CommLab India

A common question I see doing the rounds is whether the reporting is affected when SCORM courses are viewed on a mobile device. How does Flash have an impact on the ability to use SCORM on Mobile? . Here’s an informative blog on how to convert Flash courses to HTML5 ).

The Open Screen Project – Will It Succeed?

Upside Learning

The Open Screen Project was started to help create a singular experience on multiple devices (using Flash) be it Computers, Mobiles, TV or Game consoles. Here’s one of them to give you an idea of what it really means: Why is Adobe really doing this? Is there competition for Flash?

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2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, I’ll be doing a virtual presentation around it as well. Instead, we will call this "self-directed learning" and will do our best to support the workforce to learn it on their own with minimal guidance and support. Does anyone know or have the numbers?

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)


The SCORM package itself is a zip file that contains all of the media contents a course is made from, including things like SCOs, HTML and Flash files. Skill gap analysis : Compares a person’s skills to those required to do a job they have been, or will be, assigned to.

Old Skills and New Know-How

Web Tools for Learners

She baked on a wood stove, knowing what kind of wood to use for what kind of baking, and when to start it burning so the right level of heat was available at the right time to get hot food on the table. The skills gap would be debilitating, even though the modern technology makes everything “easier&#. She would have needed to do the work with an expert to guide her, a mentor.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: InVision Learning: Seeking an Instructional Designer

Learning Visions

Our company specializes in Custom Courses, Flash Templates, and Learning Portals. If you, or someone you know, is an experienced instructional designer looking for work in the greater Boston area, please let me know! The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

To combat “boring” eLearning experiences, programs like Adobe Flash and Director came on the scene with an animated bang (anyone else remember the bird crash vector animation from the early Flash demos?) eLearning created with these tools became engaging again, and though these applications did not require the kind of command-line coding expertise that TenCORE did, Actionscript (for Flash ) and Lingo (for Director ) could not be described as “simple” to use.

When the Learner is the Teacher, Do We Need Instructional Designers?


How do you create learning experiences that meet the audience where they are? Skeptics need look no further than Flash! The days of all knowing instructional designer that drives a process of extracting and interpreting information from the SME seems way too mediated. This means knowing the demographics of the audience, and then creating something close to a story for the course that will appeal and engage. It’s a new world out there for the Instructional Designer.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life Backlash and Controversy

Learning Visions

As you may know, Ive only been there once. Christopher Simpson also comments: As for doing business, holding meetings and such in SL, its really a matter of what works and what doesnt. But they do like to use it to visit new places or do group activities." But perhaps we can do some of the key things (e.g., create a virtual recreation of their museum) theyd like to do using other tools like Flash. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios

Learning Visions

Friday, October 30, 2009 Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios Do you struggle with finding good stock photos to use in your eLearning scenarios? So then do you go do a custom photo shoot? They’ve also got cartoon assets and some animated flash characters. Yes, it’s so easy, even I can do it!) Let me know what you think. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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ATD 2016 It’s a Wrap: (PT 1) Tricia Ransom

Learning Rebels

In order to set a goal you have to know one of two things: 1) To know what’s keeping your boss awake at night and then use the knowledge gained as a helpful sleeping pill or 2) Know how you want to improve yourself or rekindle a passion. I know we all can benefit.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The 60-Minute Masters

Learning Visions

I urge you to do the same. Do you know if this was all built in Articulate or is there added Flash integration? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers with Degrees: Survey Update

Learning Visions

Thursday, January 03, 2008 Instructional Designers with Degrees: Survey Update Over 50 instructional designers have now responded to the survey: Do You Have a Degree in ID? If you do have an advanced degree in instructional design, what difference has it made to you? Do you know more?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Are You A Gamer?

Learning Visions

Cousin, I do consider myself to be a gamer and while my interests used to fall into the "Grand Theft Auto" category, over the past couple of years I have moved more to PC games and since I have limited time with two kids.online flash games (some with an educational tilt).

Community of Practice and the TorranceLearning Download

The Performance Improvement Blog

This is a term coined by Etienne Wenger to describe “…groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly.” One type of Download discussion is called “Flash Project”.

Time for a New Look at Learning: Or What I Learned from Reading “Informal Learning at Work”


In Matthews’ words, “Much of the learning we do on a daily basis is not something we think of or label as learning. Basically, employees are filling in their knowledge gaps themselves any way they can. 2) Helping people jump the “knowing-doing gap”.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design and Market Sector Differences

Learning Visions

In the survey Ive been running, Instructional Designers: Do You Have an Advanced Degree? But even within the corporate market, I know the roles of the instructional designer vary widely. What kinds of programs do you design? Do you have a graduate degree in ID? What do you do? What do you design? Do you have a graduate degree in ID? If "distance learning" means instructor-led online courses to you though, then yes, thats what Im doing.

6 Factors that Determine E-learning Development Time

CommLab India

These L&D professionals wish to know the time required to develop an online course, as it plays a key role in determining the cost of the course – lengthier the course, higher the cost. Please do so. This is a question many training managers ask.

A Guide to Achieving Keyboard Accessibility

Magic EdTech

The gap between those with disabilities and those without was made narrower with the passing of the American with Disabilities Act in 1990. and by people who do not have hands because of a birth defect or an accident.

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Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

Do let us know what you think. Finally, here’s everything you wanted to know about eLearning on iPads… and asked! A: None, if you do it for the right reasons and in the right way. All that you have to know is what you are going to use it for, why and how.

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When is Training the Right Solution? (And When it is NOT!)

ThinkingKap Solutions

NEWS FLASH…they’re all wrong! So as it relates to training specifically (as tempting as it was to write about pecan pie), how do we know when it’s time to employ training and when it isn’t? That’s what we’re here to discuss, and we’ll do so by exploring Gilbert’s Behavior Engineering Model. The most important place to start is whether the employee knows how their performance stacks up against any established standards.

Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Bottom-Line Performance

What do Bobby Flay and Bob Ross have in common? Flash vs. HTML5: You can publish to Flash, HTML5, or both (and prioritize either over the other). Does your company want to decrease Flash use and focus on future browsers with HTML5?

What is Design Thinking and Why Should You Care?


Going through what customers do to experience what they do. The design principles also acknowledge that innovation doesn’t happen in one brilliant flash. If possible, do your employee’s job for a few days to really understand where the performance gaps are coming from.

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The State of Instructional Design

Tom Spiglanin

At that point in the conversation, I flashed back to a single anonymous comment made in response to a presentation I delivered at a conference a few years ago about a formal/social learning experiment I’d run: “I thought you were going to present a whole system of social learning.”

4 Key Benefits of Custom eLearning Solutions

Obsidian Learning

I like that flash of red to show when the sleeves are rolled up. So what does my laundry have to do with custom eLearning? The decision comes down to: What do I REALLY want? What do I want to achieve? And we are back at the big question: What do you really want?

Top Three Reasons Why Your Company Should Offer Mobile Learning

ePath Learning

If your CEO asked you how to get higher e-learning completion rates in a shorter amount of time, would you know the answer? When you do this, your learners can learn on the job, while they are working on a specific issue or problem and need a solution (some call this “the point of need”).

Are You Really Serious About Effective E-learning?

Integrated Learnings

From my years of experience doing e-learning, I think the graphic is dead on. Just know that the more complex each of these are, the more costly the project will be. Creating interactivity often requires the use of Flash or other skills that a web developer would have. They either don't budget for it or don't know how to find the skills needed. This gap leaves well designed e-learning without the support of informative graphics and other multimedia.

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

CommLab India

Do you wish to go in for e-learning as your training solution, but unsure of how to proceed? Wondering how to do that? Fill the Gaps in the Content. When you try to map the content in your PowerPoint decks to the learning objectives, you may find a few gaps in the content.

Section 508 and Game-based Learning – a Disability Mismatch?

CommLab India

Did you know that 1 in 5 Americans suffers from some form of disability? To make matters worse, most gaming technologies do not come with inbuilt accessibility features. Avoid using Flash. Screen readers cannot navigate Flash.

Developing Mobile Learning Apps with Lectora and PhoneGap

CommLab India

Let us see how we can do it in the following steps: 1. First, you need to create an app project using Phone Gap. To know how to submit the app to the Google Play Store, refer the following blog: https://blog.commlabindia.com/elearning-development/zipalign-for-android-app.