How to add attachments to an xAPI course in Lectora: xAPI Party demo

Experience API

Since many of the folks at the xAPI Cohort were familiar with the free LRS in SCORM Cloud , we wanted to share a story of how we helped one of our clients with a super particular xAPI problem, so TJ shared how to add attachments to an xAPI course in Lectora (if you want to jump down to those directions, click here ). If you don’t use Lectora, you could adapt these steps to another authoring tool that supports xAPI pretty easily (and if you’re struggling – just reach out to us ).

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Using jQuery and Lectora to Customize Your e-Learning Courses: Part 4


This is the fourth and final part of my jQuery in Lectora® series, so we are going to build something exciting and learn something rather complex. Let’s start with the Image Magnifier, an open-source script by Mark Rolich. Now let’s open a text editor and add the script to the “run_magnifier()” function to our my_functions.js We already have jQuery, so we don’t need to add any more scripts, so let’s get to editing the Lectora page.


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Technology Skills for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

I use the open source tool Audacity for audio editing. OpenShot is a free, open source video editor. Having more skills opens up more options and opportunities. Careers & Work eLearning Instructional Design Lifelong Learning Tools Captivate e-learning html instructionaldesign lectora LMS moodle technology toolsIf you’re hoping to move into a career in instructional design, chances are you need to learn some of the common technology.

Instructional Design Portfolio Resources

Experiencing eLearning

Open source and additional tools. Camtasia and Lectora are also options. If you want to use open source tools, check out Adapt and H5P. Everyone working in instructional design, learning experience design, or elearning should have a portfolio. This is especially true for people who are job seeking or working independently. Why do you need a portfolio? If you’re wondering why you need a portfolio , read Tom Kuhlmann’s explanation.

Confused with learning technologies? Choose your best option

CommLab India

Out-source: You also has an option to outsource it to an external vendor to provide support. Here we have two options to choose from: going for either Commercial or Open-source? Open-source application: Now a day most organizations both corporate and non-corporate are looking for open-source applications because of onetime cost, quick setup, low cost, user-friendly, and highly customizable. Lectora provides both desktop and online versions.

5 FREE Tools For Instructional Designers


Many elearning developers have similar programs in their “toolbox” You’ll find Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Lectora Inspire, Adobe Photoshop, Snagit, stock photo memberships, premium templates, and so on. This free, open-source alternative can be quite useful. Instructional designers know that the tools they use allow them to get creative with how they develop their elearning.

10 free eLearning software

Ed App

5) Lectora. Some more free eLearning software is Lectora. Lectora works well with third-party applications like Camtasia. Another great free eLearning software program is the open-source Chamilo. 7) Open edX.

The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development


Lectora Inspire : This one actually could fit under both web-based and native eLearning apps. While Inspire, Like Adobe Captivate and Claro above, lets you author courses and then publish them using HTML5 as web-based apps, accessible on mobile browsers, Lectora also offers Lectora Mobile.

eLearning: How to Pick an LMS

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Be sure to ask beforehand what sort of authoring tools the LMS is compatible with, as it is recommended that you find a system that works well with all the leading tools like Adobe Captivate, Lectora, and Articulate Storyline.  Some systems, like open-source LMSs, may seem attractive because of low costs and easy customization, but they can be more complicated to use than software services that make support staff available.

What is Needed to Develop an E-learning Course?

CommLab India

There are 3 phases in this model ( Source : Leaving ADDIE for SAM by Michael Allen with Richard Sites). If your requirement is to make your courses responsive, you can choose Claro, Adobe Captivate, and Lectora 17. It could either be open-source or proprietary. Some of the popular open source LMSs available in the market are MOODLE, SAKAI, ATutor, Canvas and many more.

Top Seven SAP Litmos Alternatives and Competitors


It is one of the top alternatives to SAP Litmos, scalable and customizable eLearning open-source solutions to educators worldwide. This powerful LMS seamlessly integrates with one of the best authoring tools, Lectora inspire.

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Top 11 eLearning software tools to make your courses shine


Free or open-source eLearning authoring tools. Lectora Online. Lectora , as one of the first authoring tools to ever come out, grants many different features to produce a complete, engaging, and professional eLearning course. For years, Lectora was a Windows app only.

Top interactive elearning software: Which tool is right for you?


Licensed or open-source course creation? Lectora. Lectora Online is a cloud-based elearning software that outputs in responsive HTML5. Although Lectora can work across devices, this isn’t automatic.

Best e-Content Development Tools in the Business

Hurix Digital

These features open up possibilities for adding interactivity without coding. Lectora Inspire and Lectora Online. Lectora Inspire is a Windows desktop e-content development tool while Lectora Online is the cloud-based HTML5 version.

Ten tips to build interactivity


In this market, open source solutions are not as well evolved as they are in the LMS market, but some developments are taking place in this area. Camtasia – The Camtasia suite is a series of screen capture products, and Camtasia Relay could be of interest for lecture/presentation capture and then integration into, say, Lectora. Lectora will publish both Flash and HTML5 for Apps and rendering through iPads and smartphones.

Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison of 7 Major Authoring Tools

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Adapt: Open-Source Freedom for Learning Dev Agencies. Adapt is an open-source alternative for the eLearning authoring tools market, offering cloud-based course editing. Not uncommonly, open-source is something of a double-edged sword. Who Is Lectora For?

Top 8 Blackboard Alternatives and Competitors


Blackboard has the open-content tool for creating, finding, and sharing resources without importing or exporting anything; even users can also insert copyrights to their content. This LMS is seamlessly integrated with one of the best authoring tools, Lectora inspire.


Spark Your Interest

For example, MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are often free versions of university offerings. This might include: Authoring tool source file(s). H5P – an open-source tool that builds e-learning and is tightly integrated into CMS tools, such as WordPress and Joomla as well as open-source LMS’ Moodle. Adapt Learning – an open source tool similar to Articulate Rise. Lectora – similar to Articulate Storyline.

9 Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison and Review


This setup opens up a lot of possibilities when no coding is required; authoring actions are entered via a selection interface. Lectora Inspire and Lectora Online. Lectora is an elder statesman in this arena. The Windows desktop authoring tool has been around a long time, they have now released a cloud-based HTML5 version of the authoring tool called Lectora Online, which gives great flexibility. Lectora strengths. Lectora weaknesses.

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less


A number of rapid authoring tools like Articulate Storyline and Lectora can be utilized for creating content that renders on multiple platforms – easily and fast. Utilize the experience of others to choose the right open-source tool for your requirements. Collaborations within SMEs, managers or even learners can be recorded – providing a rich base-content source that can be suitably converted into e-learning content.

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A Conversation with Stephanie Nadda

Kapp Notes

Adapt is a free and easy to use, open source e-Learning authoring tool that creates fully responsive, multi-device, HTML5 e-learning content. Are their plans to make the templates for other tools like Lectora or Captivate? We do plan to extend the templates to other tools like Lectora and Captivate in the coming year. The other day I caught up with Stephanie Nadda. Stephanie is a consultant based in Chicago who has worked with large organizations like W.W.

Trends in Learning: What’s Latest!

Origin Learning

With development software such as Lectora mobile that update the offline learning content on the LMS too, the demand for mlearning is higher than ever. Combining Open Source and commercially supported word, the “no vendor lock” LMSs are round the corner where, under a commercial license and support, the vendor opens the code for the client, which paves way for greater flexibility and continuity for the organizations using them.

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DevLearn, Reflected #dl10

Learning Visions

Life as a booth babe At the Kineo booth, we were busy on the stand talking about Totara – the new open source LMS for corporates – and showing off some our custom eLearning projects. I was joined on the booth floor by our US CEO Steve Lowenthal , our new Director of Totara Jonathan Newman (who’s quite the smarty pants on open source and Moodle – welcome Jonathan!);

A guide to HTML5 elearning authoring tools


Increased interactivity of elearning courses, opening up opportunities for learning designers to produce more engaging experiences. Lectora. Like Storyline, Lectora Inspire is a Windows-based desktop authoring tool, although they have added a cloud-based version called Lectora Online which creates HTML5 content. Lectora is great for: Screen recording or image editing (you can integrate with Camtasia and Snagit). You’ve probably heard: Flash is dead!

Innovators' Dilemma in Learning/eLearning

Tony Karrer

If anything, I would expect right now that the biggest shift will be towards more free, open-source solutions that provide roughly the same functionality that are in the commercial tools today. The fact that the discussion around Product Vendor Blogs and Innovation came back that it may be there but is hidden suggests that they aren't going to be the source. Does anyone from Saba, SumTotal, Adobe/Macromedia/eHelp, Lectora, etc. What will be the source

Top 5 Training Material Development Software


The Open University, TESCO, National Trust, Johnson and Johnson – Vision Care Inc. Flash, Powerpoint, Storyline, Captivate, Lectora. Open source software that has APIs, security audits, and feature discussions. A strong training material development software is key to staying current with technological and industry advancements. You want your training and development program to drive employee skill development.

Developing Online Instructional Modules for ERP Training

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For example, Articulate Storyline does not provide responsive output, Adobe Captivate has its limitations for developing quizzes and Lectora Inspire lacks quality in its simulations. Developing performance support mobile apps using Lectora Inspire. Lectora Inspire can be used to develop these mobile apps. Instead, you can choose Moodle, an open source LMS, that offers cost-effective learning management solutions.

Top 21 Online Learning Websites You Should Know About

CommLab India

Lectora Inspire. Lectora is a simple, yet powerful desktop authoring tool which allows you to create text-heavy courses and mobile learning (m-learning) courses easily. Check a few examples of e-learning courses created using Lectora Inspire. There are quite a few LMSs available in the market, but Moodle ‘stands out in the crowd’ because (A) it’s free and open-source and (B) it’s easy to setup. Are you new to e-learning courseware development?

The Best E-Learning Software Tools


Lectora Inspire. As a result, two tools stood out as having sufficient features, adequate pricing and being user-friendly – Articulate Storyline 2 and Trivantis Lectora Inspire, which were the Editors’ Choices. Trivantis Lectora Inspire. This is an open-source tool that is ideal for small businesses or for one-off content creation. Sources: The Best eLearning Authoring Tools of 2017 by Juan Martinez.

The Top 3 Aspects of Articulate 360 You Must Know

CommLab India

Adobe Captivate and Lectora have already launched the responsive design feature. It is similar to the open-source eLearning authoring tool “Adapt Learning” and paid applications such as Gomolearning. . Comparison chart to select the best tool based on your requirement: I was a little disappointed because I was expecting Articulate to add the responsive design feature in Storyline 360 like Lectora and Captivate.

Latest E-Learning News and Notes

eLearning 24-7

Lectora. 16 open source free tools. 1 of the 16 open source vendors that offers m-learning capabilities. So that a more constant date is set each week for this blog, the topic “Latest Content Authoring Tools Trends&# will be posted Tuesday morning, July 19th. Then going forward, each Tuesday a new blog posting will appear.

5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

Upside Learning

2) Lectora Inspire. Lectora Inspire can help you to quickly create dynamic video and Flash content as well as transform your e-Learning to HTML5 for mobile delivery. Maqetta is an open source project that provides WYSIWYG visual authoring of HTML5 user interfaces. Of late, many of our clients have asked us to develop courses for deployment over PCs but which can also be viewed over the iPad.

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e-Learning Authoring Tools Crash Course -- Follow Up

Learning Visions

My Sources Since I'm not a tool user, I needed to mine the collective brain of the e-learning community to find out what's what. Michael Hanley provides a great resource to the eLearning community with his ongoing review of open source tools. I had the great pleasure of speaking last night at the Massachusetts chapter of the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI).

10 Widely Used Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 and Empower E-learning

CommLab India

Smartphones, iPads, and tablets have opened new avenues for learning. Responsive design helps your e-learning course content rearrange itself when opened on any device, irrespective of the screen size. Adapt Learning ’ is the most widely used open source e-learning authoring tool. Lectora Inspire. Lectora Inspire was the first e-learning authoring tool to support HTML5 output and deliver mobile and tablet friendly online courses.

Learning Ecosystems: How Behr & Travelers replaced the LMS [Spotlight]


Storyline, Captivate, Lectora, etc.). Travelers’ xAPI services are currently internal to their organization and not publicly available, but the Travelers team has indicated they might open source these tools at some time in the future. As you start to consider your learning ecosystem , you’ll need to reflect on the role of the LMS.

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State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

Lectora. Lectora Online is solid but really not anywhere near the Inspire (desktop product) which is a real shame. Lectora needs a change, a new attitude if you will, and with a new CEO on board, I think it is going to happen. . There is a product on the market called Adapt Learning which is an open source authoring tool for mobile built on framework from Kineo. It is not a free open source authoring tool. – in case you were wondering.

A Complete Training Portal for Multi-device Mobile Learners

CommLab India

For example, let us take the most popular and open-source training portal MOODLE, which can deliver training to all types of learners discussed above. Almost all eLearning authoring tools such as Lectora , Captivate , Articulate 360 produce HTML5 and responsive design eLearning – courses which are compatible with all devices which.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

Lectora Inspire. Lectora enables you to automatically transform your eLearning to HTML5 for mobile delivery, and provides other publishing options including Web (HTML), mobile and tablet devices. Maqetta is an open source project that provides WYSIWYG visual authoring of HTML5 user interfaces.

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Are you using Steroids? May you should be!

E-learning Uncovered

PhoneGap is an open-source (a.k.a. FREE) mobile development framework that lets you package a single source of existing HTML5, JavaScipt, and CSS3 content as multiple native smartphone and tablet apps. In other words, using PhoneGap, you can use the HTML5 content published from tools like Captivate, Articulate, or Lectora to create native smartphone and tablet apps for the mobile devices of your choice.

E-Learning Takeaways

eLearning 24-7

Lectora Inspire. You crush the free open source model for people especially in the education sector – higher education or those who sell to B2C or association members. The biggest reason people go with Moodle and other open source freebies is that they can offer unlimited # of end users without paying through the roof. 12-21-2012. For some people ominous times are ahead of us.