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

Trivantis

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 It is used in many programming languages (PHP, JavaScript, Ruby and so on), and it lies at the heart of our script as well.

Technology Skills for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

You don’t need to know both programs, but I recommend at least a basic understanding of at least one of these tools. I use the open source tool Audacity for audio editing. OpenShot is a free, open source video editor. Note: The above list assumes that you are already familiar with Microsoft Office programs, including PowerPoint. Having more skills opens up more options and opportunities.

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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. This program focuses on fundamental instructional design skills plus building a portfolio and practical experience. 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.

5 FREE Tools For Instructional Designers

LearnDash

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. It doesn’t make sense to purchase all of these programs up-front. If you are looking for some free programs to assist you with your elearning development, then perhaps have a look at the following listed below.

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

G-Cube

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. Articulate Storyline : Articulate’s popular course authoring program allows you to publish training content as wither a native iOS app for iPads, or, using HTML5, as a web-app as well.

Best e-Content Development Tools in the Business

Hurix Digital

Most e-content development tools are pre-programmed software with a user-friendly interface with templates, media, interactions, tests, and tools, which you can manipulate to create and arrange custom content. These features open up possibilities for adding interactivity without coding.

Top 11 eLearning software tools to make your courses shine

TalentLMS

Free or open-source eLearning authoring tools. Look elsewhere if you: Need a web app and not a downloadable program. 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. Because if you want to excel in instructional design, you need Lectora. So, yes, Lectora is excellent.

Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison of 7 Major Authoring Tools

gomo learning

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. Provided you have advanced programming skills, you can change how Adapt handles interactions via the Adapt Framework. Open-source community of designers. Who Is Lectora For? Lectora Online.

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.

Top 5 Training Material Development Software

Continu

You want your training and development program to drive employee skill development. The Open University, TESCO, National Trust, Johnson and Johnson – Vision Care Inc. Using Raptivity as your training material development software is fairly easy and does not require any programming knowledge. Flash, Powerpoint, Storyline, Captivate, Lectora. Open source software that has APIs, security audits, and feature discussions.

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 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. Since these individuals often do not have specialized skills in areas like instructional design, visual design, and programming, there is a growing demand for ready to use customizable e-Learning templates. Are their plans to make the templates for other tools like Lectora or Captivate?

Top 21 Online Learning Websites You Should Know About

CommLab India

They support the learning community through their research , books , education programs , webcasts , and events. 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. Are you new to e-learning courseware development? Never developed an online learning before?

The Best E-Learning Software Tools

ICDTranslation

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. Communication skills training – One of the common goals of online training programs is to master communication with customers.

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). Rapid authoring tools make it easy for you to include these elements in your courses, without the need for programming knowledge. If your requirement is to make your courses responsive, you can choose Claro, Adobe Captivate, and Lectora 17. A Learning Management System (LMS) is a platform providing the software solution for the administration of training programs.

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

CommLab India

As technology evolves the workforce seeks more interactivity and access to learning programs on multiple devices. 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.

Top 18 Incredible Resources on Using QR Codes in E-Learning & M-Learning

Learnnovators

What are some of the interesting stories and use cases where learning designers have already implemented this successfully in their learning programs? The technology behind QR Codes is available as open source. Use this in new employee orientation programs to help the new employee understand the job details of the other employees. Integrating QR Codes into your learning programs can help ensure learner engagement and motivation.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

Lectora Inspire. Lectora is the powerhouse in the authoring tools coming with libraries of assets, templates and flexible. Lectora Inspire is the choice of experienced trainers and academic course creators that look for the best-in-class authoring tool. H5P is a free, open-source, elearning authoring tool for smaller cloud-hosted activities. Price: Free, Open-Source. Questions come in varying form, open or close type and different variations.

The Importance of Being an Instructional Designer

Origin Learning

Tools like Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, and Lectora Inspire, and the open-source favorite Adapt, are changing the way organizations are creating eLearning. It is quite evident that the storyboard is the key foundation on which the success of the eLearning program rests. Given above is a basic storyboard template that covers the key elements that go into creating content for an eLearning program.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Mass Chapter ISPI November Meeting

Learning Visions

How about Lectora, Camtasia, Raptivity, Atlantic Link or Mohive? To learn more, go to Mass ISPI Tuesday, November 3, 2009 6:15-7:00 PM - Registration 7:00 - 7:15 PM - Chapter Business 7:15 - 8:45 PM - Program Babson College use this interactive campus map for the location [link] Posted by Cammy Bean at 9:21 PM 1 comments: jmarrapodi said. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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TOP 18 INCREDIBLE RESOURCES ON USING QR CODES IN E-LEARNING & M-LEARNING

Learnnovators

What are some of the interesting stories and use cases where learning designers have already implemented this successfully in their learning programs? The technology behind QR Codes is available as open source. Use this in new employee orientation programs to help the new employee understand the job details of the other employees. Integrating QR Codes into your learning programs can help ensure learner engagement and motivation.

Product Review: GeoLearning GeoMaestro

eLearning 24-7

API (Application Program Interface) capability. Offers Lectora (rapid content authoring tool) as a separate option which can integrate with GeoMaestro. An API can tie back into the administration side of things, still providing you with the data needed, so if you want to go with an open source API it can be done. The downside of using this, is it will require someone with programming skills to work with GeoLearning to make it a go (again, common).

Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Create a Culture of Next-Gen Learning in the Workplace With the multitude of different technologies, tools, and strategies that are available for structuring and enhancing your professional education programs, it’s becoming increasingly important to stay aware of the technologies and trends driving the evolution of workplace learning. Have an interest in learning about different LMS/training platform options, especially open-source solutions.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

WYSIWYG/HTML/Javascript/maybe CSS options as well, perhaps even additional programming languages you can incorporate, a full package of capabilities inc. Lectora. Open Source Free Content Authoring Tools. programming languages like CSS and can create and manipulate in that language. What I would do, if I wanted to use an authoring tool in my system, use a free open source one with strong functionality.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Brand Name Recognition?

Learning Visions

Responses varied, but this is what came back: Captivate Articulate Camtasia SnagIt Ning Fireworks Adobe Lectora Google And the eLearning Guild got a few mentions Granted, this was a moment in time on Twitter, so were probably talking about a particular sector of the universe that replied to my question.but.nonetheless.what stands out about this list? Public listed Blackboard or Open source Moodle.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

There are great tools with a short learning curve (for example, Adobe Captivate and Articulate Presenter) and tools with a longer learning curve that are really excellent (for example, Lectora, and Flashform). One oh-so-hopeful prediction: Instructional design programs will begin teaching instructional designers to write. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 08, 2008 Instructional Designer as Consultant?

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] December 5-6, 2011 Academic Medical and Health Science Centers : Integrated Plans for Integrated Programs, 5 th annual, San Diego, California, USA. Navigating the Open Data Landscape, Bristol, The United Kingdom. link] January 16-20, 2012 Linux.Conf.Au: Free and Open Source Conference, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. link] January 30-February 3, 2012 EDUCAUSE Management Program , Miami, Florida, USA. Clayton R.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 3-14, 2012 Open Content Licensing for Educators (#OCL4Ed), organized by the OER Foundation, offered online. link] December 4-6, 2012 International Symposium on Open, Distance, and e-Learning (ISODEL), Bali, Indonesia. link] January 3-4, 2013 New Presidents Program, sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Palm Harbor, Florida, USA. link] February 6-8, 2013 Open Research , Auckland, New Zealand. Clayton R.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

link] January16-20, 2012 Linux.Conf.Au: Free andOpen Source Conference, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. link] January23-25, 2012 Digital Book World Conference and Expo: When Change Is the Only Constant, It’s Time to Get withthe Program, New York City, New York, USA. link] February4-7, 2012 Open and Distance LearningAssociation of Australia Summit , biennial, Sydney, Australia. link] April13-14, 2012 Open Source Scotland ,Edinburgh, Scotland.

Tips for Small L&D Departments: An Interview with Emily Wood

Convergence Training

And then when I get back the other languages, I load those in, and then I build it into a learning program, so you can take any language of the content, and then get points for it or pass or get a badge or whatever we’re doing for that particular scenario. Authoring tools are a huge monetary investment, and I believe in open-source and I love the power of the people. Learning and development professionals, including elearning developers, have to wear many hats.

Skinning Lectora’s New HTML5-based Media Player

Trivantis

Our developers listened and have made this wish come true with the release of Lectora® 16.1. The new HTML5 media player is also coming to Lectora Online very soon! The new player is based on the open-source MediaElement.js But first, let me say that if you’ve developed skins for the old Flash-based media player, they will no longer work in Lectora 16.1. This will cause Lectora to switch to the media file’s Properties tab.