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. Usually what I do is use Pixie to pick a color from an image (or logo) and then go to the color scheme site to create a color scheme to go with it. I also like to use other sites such as Kuler and Color Scheme Designer. For rapid elearning converting to the SWF and FLV Flash formats are important and Format Factory supports this. FLV Player.

Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

It works on all platforms and is probably the most popular free audio program around. The publisher provides a list of sites where you can download the application. To create a.pdf, just use the print command from the source program that the file was created in. Some say this email program from Mozilla is better than Outlook Express. I like this for uploading and downloading files to and from FTP sites. This chat program gets rave reviews. FLV Player.

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Host Your Corporate Training Videos on Your LMS – Why & How

CommLab India

There are many sites you can host your corporate videos on – for free. If you host them on public sites, there are chances of unauthorized usage. Some advantages of doing so: Help employees who couldn’t attend the training programs – who were sick or travelling and geographically spread employees. Wmv, avi, mp4, mpg, mov, asf, flv, and 3gpare some common video formats. Want to manage all your training programs in an easy, effective manner?

Lights, Camera, Action.Learn

Integrated Learnings

If you're new to this, look at 8 Ways to Shoot Video Like a Pro from the LifeHacker web site. It's time to import them into a video editing program. In the e-learning world there are three methods I see most frequently: create a DVD, post it on a web page or video hosting site, and package it up for placement in an LMS. Export to a format that Captivate supports, like FLV, and then import it into the program. by Jonathan Shoaf.

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Better Learning Through Videos: A New Feature in WiZDOM LMS

G-Cube

They can be utilized when imparting a series of skills– like assembling a machine, or a series of commands – for instance running a computer program. For instance, WiZDOM recognizes a FLV file and automatically opens the embedded Flash media player for the video to run. Once installed and running, the learner can watch the video – without steeping out of WiZDOM, something very similar to all the online video sites, such as YouTube.

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Review of Snap! 1.1 Update

E-learning Uncovered

Keeping Up” features : Add FLV video, branch using the player’s Next/Back buttons, hide slides in the navigation panel, disable navigation on individual slides, and customize/translate text labels. Live: an emerging hosting site with new features coming gradually. The gap between the two programs is a little bit smaller today. About three months ago, Trivantis released Snap! by Lectora – a PowerPoint authoring tool à la Articulate. Today they announced their 1.1 update.

Review of Snap! 1.1 Update

E-learning Uncovered

Keeping Up” features : Add FLV video, branch using the player’s Next/Back buttons, hide slides in the navigation panel, disable navigation on individual slides, and customize/translate text labels. Live: an emerging hosting site with new features coming gradually. The gap between the two programs is a little bit smaller today. About three months ago, Trivantis released Snap! by Lectora – a PowerPoint authoring tool à la Articulate. Today they announced their 1.1 update.

Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

eLearning 24-7

Channel – of course if your company blocks all social media sites – I guess you are hitting the Snap! When you move over a video MP4 file onto your page, it converts to FLV video – but when you decide to publish and select video – you can output the entire project as a MP4. Unless you have used a product like Photoshop or other programs that have layers, etc. Initially this review was going to cover both Snap! and Snap!

Product Review: EasyGenerator Rapid Content Authoring Tool

eLearning 24-7

I will say this about EasyGenerator, the properties is so extensive in this program, that you should not have any issue on what the outcome or desired effect should be. As aforementioned the amount of fonts you can use is unbelievable, plus the ability to choose the various types of text colors is in alignment with many web site tools, and rarely seen in course authoring tools. Video – flv only. EasyGenerator.