PPT courses to the iPAD - Which way to go?

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HTML Articulate player from eLearning Enhanced: Works great. I recently experimented with various methods of getting aPPT course developed with Articulate Presenter to the iPAD. Just wish they had a quiz component (it's in the works). link] Flash on iPAD from iSwifter– works ok. It executes the Flash content in its own data center and then sends video down the pipe to the user’s iPAD, which has to be connected to a Wi-Fi connection.

Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

Upside Learning

For HTML output. Text-heavy course: In this case, redeveloping the course in HTML or using Lectora Inspire will work best. Basic interactivities are generally well supported in HTML/can be easily developed using this authoring tool.

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New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

The new iSpring Pro 7 – currently in beta adds additional powerhouse features, including PPT to HTML5 output (which right now is a standalone product). #8 While their Slideshark app for the iPad is nifty, it is not the only product that showcases PPT and is free.

Programming Is Back The Rise of HTML5 for E Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

When e-learning was first gaining momentum (about 15 to 20 years ago), building courseware required some degree of programming capability: HTML and JavaScript to build a primary code base, ActionScript in Flash to create interactive objects and content, and a good knowledge of SCORM standards.

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

Should be able to import/export content (like PPT, DOC, or simple HTML), and allow for edits after import. I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content.

Localization & eLearning: The Translation Process

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Extracting of the text from its original file format in (InDesign, PPT, etc). Delivery of final file (Java, XML, HTML, other formats), tested to ensure all localized components are in working order (audio is synced with animation, etc). by Jen Weaver. You are ready to move forward with your translation project, but despite your preparation you still feel a bit in the dark about what steps will be involved in creating your translation.

The 3 Major Pitfalls of Static Content


No matter which distribution system you’re using — LMS, CMS, or email — these systems simply store or link to static PDF, Word, and PPT files. . HTML is the de facto standard on how we communicate and collaborate outside your company’s four walls. There’s no shortage of options when it comes to enterprise technology aimed at helping employees learn, communicate, and share static content.

Build eLearning Courses with Materials You Already Have


Dragging and dropping your files into order, choose from: Text documents – PDF/Word/PPT. Tip : If you’re about to start creating SCORM content; make sure you’re exporting the content to HTML rather than flash.

20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

The Adobe Captivate software helps you create a wide range of interactive eLearning and HTML content. You can also save your presentation as a Microsoft PowerPoint file, or export as a PDF, HTML, or an image file. Find a great selection of free PPT templates that are guaranteed to work with your PowerPoint application. Sometimes building online courses can be a little more difficult than it seems, so why not have one place you can go to find the resources and help you need?

Articulate, Captivate and Lectora – Do they deserve your praise?

eLearning 24-7

Engage is the only product you can edit the HTML – using a HTML Kit. The two biggest negatives IMO, is that it just isn’t robust enough for e-learning developers and its whole focus on PPT into converting to a course doesn’t help. Two weeks ago I got the wonderful opportunity to speak in OZ, specifically Melbourne, Australia. What I found was an extensive group of people hungry for anything e-learning. They were hungry to know more information.

Starting Out with UI Prototyping

Visual Lounge

But, yes, PPT, Keynote, and Google Slides have enough functionality to create simple wireframes, include higher-fidelity images of your interface, respond to clicks, and even do some animations. As User Experience Designers, we have many tools—both technical and process-based—at our disposal.

PowerPoint – The King of eLearning Tools?

eLearning Brothers

Most of the new authoring tools either use PPT as their backbone or offer the ability to import slides. Interface creation, navigation buttons, LMS tracking, and testing abilities are then typically added to the PPT functionality. Everyone has PPT.


LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

You can combine these with LMS-generated content such as assessments, surveys, OJT assignments, HTML pages or instructor-led events to create courses and learning paths. Supports multiple formats — avi, wmv, mpg, mov, flv, m4v, ppt, pptx, pdf, mp3, zip, doc, or swf.

Course Dimensions for iPads

eLearning Brothers

user-scalable = no”> To add this Meta tag, add an External HTML Object of type Meta tags to the title level. Specify the above tag (referenced in italics above) within the Custom HTML field of the object’s properties. The size of a PPT slide.) Are you trying to build a course that works on both desktops and an iPad? Are you curious what course dimensions work best for both? This is a conversation that I’ve seen popup in various areas lately.

Free screen capture and recorder software

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ActivePresenter can record a presentation and convert the file to a number of different formats including AVI , WMV , MPEG 4/MP4, Flash, HTML, interactive AJAX, or document formats ( PDF , DOC, PPT ). I am evaluating ActivePresenter , a screen capture and presentation creation tool designed for eLearning. The standard version of the software has more features and is $250 until August 1.


Converting Microsoft PowerPoint presentations to HTML5 (web pages)

Adobe Captivate

To import the PPT, click File > New Project > Project from MS PowerPoint. But if you’ve never worked with HTML or HTML5 before it might not look the way you expected. Products used in this example: Adobe Captivate (2017 release). Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.

Articulate ’09: Tips for Resolving Common Issues

Upside Learning

Missing lines in graphs - The PPT graphs sometimes don’t convert properly to Flash, leading to missing lines. Font styles - At times, ‘bold’ or ‘italics’ text in the PPT doesn’t appear the same way after publishing in Articulate.


A Mixed Bag

Spicy Learning

Operating in the exact same way as PPT, changing text, player templates and colour schemes couldn’t be easier. Forget about HTML programming, because with Articulate non-developers can literally select which interactions they want to integrate from drag and drop, to multi-choice questions and just type or copy in whatever questions, options or feedback they want. You import audio’ in almost the same way as you would upload a file or image in PPT.

Articulate vs. Lectora | LearnNuggets


The entire project took less than two hours, which included collecting graphics, layout, writing the content, linking navigation, and publishing to a basic web page (html) in both tools. In my humble opinion Articulate is clearly a smoother experience as it is based on the flash platform whereas Lectora publishes as html and JavaScript.

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Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

HTML and Javascript. An alarming rate of “get the content up now, ASAP&# regardless of what it looks like, instructional design is typically tossed out the window, especially when the ID, CD or whomever is tasked to create is handed a stream of documents in Word or PPT or some other form. PPT or Word to Flash and the end user can add a TOC, some assessments, audio, video, even additional flash learning objects and attachments.

Firewall Problems and Solutions

Tony Karrer

Their solution uses a variety of technologies including: wma files, JavaScript, Flash, HTML and downloadable PPT. I would love to hear back from people on this as I received a question around firewall problems and solutions that I've not heard as much in the past couple of years. This blog reader provides eLearning content to a variety of customers from their hosted solution.

First eLearning?

Clark Quinn

I don’t really care how you prototype: it can be PPT, raw html, whatever. This month’s Big Question from the Learning Circuit’s blog is, basically, where do you begin? Of course, that begs the question: what do you already know? Design, ID, a tool, ? However, it appears that the question sort of assumes a preexisting master’s in ID/IT.

Firewall Problems and Solutions

Clark Quinn

Their solution uses a variety of technologies including: wma files, JavaScript, Flash, HTML and downloadable PPT. I would love to hear back from people on this as I received a question around firewall problems and solutions that I've not heard as much in the past couple of years. This blog reader provides eLearning content to a variety of customers from their hosted solution.

The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

One HTML/Flash template gallery site I’ve gotten some ideas from is [link]. Since I have a tablet with the tablet OS, I can write in PPT. Whatever you do to your graphics or PPT file do not change the player template scheme. Every time i make PPT presenations I get confused what colors. The Rapid Elearning Blog. The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning. December 17th, 2007. 30 comments.

Open Source E-Learning Development 3: Open Office.org

The E-Learning Curve

By creating one appropriately-tagged XML-based master document, content can be refactored as a printable manual, an HTML-based guide, a PowerPoint-type presentation, and integrated into an e-learning content delivery platform, all based on one set of source XML-based information.

Captivate 4 patch update

Adobe Captivate

HTML page Title –. This name appears as the HTML title when the project is published and viewed in a browser. PPT slides containing Master Templates work well with Captivate –. Some PPT files containing Master templates were getting corrupted once published from Captivate 4. Adobe Captivate 4 patch update. Adobe Captivate 4 patch is now LIVE! Today we released a patch for Adobe Captivate 4 patch.

Our Essential iOS Apps

E-learning Uncovered

It works with most MS Office documents (doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, and pptx), and allows you to create, view, edit, save, and track changes directly from your iPad. If you haven’t noticed from my prior posts, I’m always looking for time savings and efficient ways of doing things.

Tool Issue: XMind, WorldMapper, Balsamiq, VoiceThread, EtherPad, and Flowgram

Mark Oehlert

Flowgram - If you've tried to use MSFT's Producer to marry up PPT with audio, notes, etc.then stop. One problem already noted is that learners can easily jump out of your 'flow' since all the HTML resources (links, etc) are live.

's How to Save Time & Money Building Your Next E-Learning Course - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

“The majority of elearning is focused on delivery of information…&# - That the main problem… When “elearning&# is “delivery or presenting of information&# you can say that the most rapid (development of) elearning course is to cerate one html page with a list of URLs (Links) to information documents, stored anywhere in the intranet or internet… Isn’t it the most “Rapid&# elearning?! The Rapid Elearning Blog.