Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

eLearning 24-7

Lectora’s Snap! Lectora Snap! Empower on the other hand does work, since it is a self-contained product and does not directly go into PowerPoint 2010 (but you can upload PowerPoint slides into it). rather than the “slides” thing – which I hate.

Snap! a New Lectora Tool

eLearning Brothers

by Lectora. After using it to build a sample course and trying out some of our templates, I’ll have to say that it is a very nice tool. You can record live webcam video while you sync it with your slide’s animation.

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Why you should use Lectora to create Branching Scenarios for your e-learning

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So why choose Lectora Inspire? Lectora is a great tool for creating branching scenarios. Combining traditional courses and branching scenarios is made easy in Lectora. For example, imagine you have a 40-slide course PowerPoint and 3 branching conversations of 20 slides each.

Graphic Layering for Better E-Learning Design

E-learning Uncovered

How the content is distributed on the slide is usually dictated by the interface layer, with specific areas designated for content. Often times, new e-learning designers struggle with the graphic design aspect of development process.

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How to Create a Leaderboard for eLearning with Google (Part 2)

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Today, as promised, I would like to show how you can do this for Adobe Captivate and Lectora as well! We will create them using the names I used in the sample. This trigger could be on a button, when the a slide starts, etc. Instructions for Lectora. Lectora JS.

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The Thinking Behind a Branching Scenario

E-learning Uncovered

That’s why my branching scenarios always start on paper—or a whiteboard, a flip chart, my sliding glass doors…. One way to figure this out is to envision the person splitting into two (like Gwenyth Paltrow in “Sliding Doors”). Here’s what I would start with in a Lectora course.

How to Create a Leaderboard for eLearning with Google

eLearning Brothers

If you are familiar with JavaScript and feel adventurous you can adapt this to work for Captivate, Lectora, HTML5, etc. We will create them using the names I used in the sample. This trigger could be on a button, when a slide starts, etc. Sample Storyline File.

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8 eLearning Quiz Design Tips


You may not know it, but most of the good quiz authoring tools (Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Lectora Inspire, etc) give you total control over your quiz design. At its core, a good free-form quizzing tool will allow you to do 5 things: Customize the backgrounds of the slide.

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52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning


Having content pushed on us in the form of bullets and slides is clicking boring. Instead of designing by focusing on content (let alone PowerPoint slides) as is so common, we produce engaging e-learning by focusing on the learning experience first and foremost.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

The other huge issue is that the course terms of chapter-page-lesson/scenario and so forth has turned into “slides” As an added bonus, some products do not enable folks to have a TOC or even push or mention of it. Layout screen – slides or whatever you wish to call them on the left side, the building of the course in the middle. I’ve seen a few vendors offer the “hierarchy” option rather than the slide look on the left side.

Our Takeaways from DevLearn 2011

E-learning Uncovered

Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to stay for the whole session, but I did learn that in addition to using actions to jump to a specific slide, you can use advanced actions to jump to a specific frame of a slide.

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

Convergence Training

And then in a lot of cases, I actually went so far as to get the elearning challenges from eLearning Heroes and going to Captivate sample trainings and making a web site of “Here are all of the kinds of things that we could possibly do.