Incorporate Lectora Course Starters into Your eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Our Lectora course starters are the perfect business tool to help you get a large amount of work out of the way, so you can focus on making your content look just right from the beginning. The Corporate 01 course starter takes a standard approach to a business layout. This course starter comes with 5 different layout slides for your content, an objective slide, two tabbed interactions, and the Big Business game that you can use as a quiz.

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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. Lectora compares this product to Articulate Engage and frankly I think that is a mistake. authoring tools e-learning e-learning vendors Lectora Product Review Snap! Lectora Snap!

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

CommLab India

So why choose Lectora Inspire? Lectora is a great tool for creating branching scenarios. Easy to combine a standard course and 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. In Lectora, you can choose not to denote slide numbers for the branching scenarios.

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Meet The Demand for SCORM Compliant Mobile Learning With Lectora 17

CommLab India

All this information can be tracked by an LMS using SCORM (Sharable Content Object Reference Model), a set of e-learning technical standards. The most popular ones include Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, iSpring, and Lectora 17. In this blog, we shall see why Lectora is ideal to create SCORM-compliant mobile learning courses. Courses developed in Lectora seamlessly integrate with almost all SCORM-based Learning Management Systems (LMSs).

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

eLearning 24-7

I wasn’t thunderstruck, but what I was surprised at was the number of folks who had or were about to purchase the well known authoring tools in the market, Articulate, Captive and Lectora. Lectora. Case in point: Use of the term “slides” Any e-learning developer would know that the proper term is pages, as in Chapter-Pages. No e-learning developer or instructional designer would ever say “slides” If they did, they would have to walk the plank.

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Review of Snap by Lectora and how it stacks up against Articulate

Unicorn Training

What is itSnap by Lectora is a new rapid eLearning development tool created by Trivantis (creators of Lectora).With Simply create slides in PowerPoint as you normally would and add text and images where required.Snap InterfaceOnce installed Snap appears as a new ribbon within PowerPoint.Animation / transition SupportLike Articulate, when you publish a Snap course from PowerPoint, the project is converted to Flash.

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September Recap: xAPI Quarterly, DevLearn, Consortium

MakingBetter

This inaugural issue includes articles on xAPI security, instructional design forays into xAPI, best practices for major authoring tools (Storyline, Captivate, and Lectora), information on an xAPI Consortium in the works (see #3!) All of the slides collected from the event are in the xAPI Camp Archives. September was one hell of a month. We… 1. Introduced the xAPI Quarterly. This is a journal we will be publishing four times a year.

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Convert PPT to SCORM: Top Tools to Convert PowerPoint Into SCORM Packages

Hurix Digital

Boasting of a great slide deck, it is used across every industry ubiquitously. SCORM, on the other hand, is a universal eLearning standard for both collecting and organizing training content into uniform digital packages for usage as well as tracking in various learning management systems.

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Convert PPT to SCROM: Top Tools to Convert PowerPoint Into SCORM Packages

Hurix Digital

Boasting of a great slide deck, it is used across every industry ubiquitously. SCORM, on the other hand, is a universal eLearning standard for both collecting and organizing training content into uniform digital packages for usage as well as tracking in various learning management systems.

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Course Dimensions for iPads

eLearning Brothers

Project size for Lectora. copied from Lectora ). These are all PowerPoint plug-in tools and have standard fixed dimensions: 720W x 540H. 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. Here are some resources I’ve come across. Project size for Articulate Storyline.

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eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Here's a slide I presented at the 2016 ATD ICE conference in Denver.    The "X" in the slide above marks the spot we're in right now: on the left-hand edge of Norming. Adobe Captivate, the DominKnow suite, Lectora, and Articulate Storyline all offer publishing capability for xAPI.

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Preparing Adobe Captivate Content for an LMS

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

 Over the next few weeks, I'm going to show you the LMS setup process in the top eLearning development tools (Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, TechSmith Camtasia Studio, and Trivantis Lectora). From the  LMS  drop-down menu, choose  Other Standard LMS. From the  Standard  drop-down menu, choose  SCORM 1.2. Although an older standard, SCORM 1.2

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10 free eLearning software

Ed App

5) Lectora. Some more free eLearning software is Lectora. This software lets you import PowerPoint slides, add video recordings, and publish a course to HTML5. Lectora works well with third-party applications like Camtasia.

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Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Bottom-Line Performance

In the Storyline 360 authoring tool, you can’t hide/show content, branch, or change interactions based on screen size like you can in Lectora or Captivate. Lectora and Captivate can both be cumbersome and a little difficult for most new developers to learn. Quickly iterate by publishing directly to Articulate 360 Review (you can even publish a single scene or slide for review) or jumpstart your project by importing a theme, images, and characters from the included Content Library.

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9 Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison and Review

Elucidat

The themes are similar to PowerPoint, with color palettes and slide masters defining the look and feel. Themes and master slides can be shared to installations on other computers, but the process is manual and can be tricky. Like Powerpoint, you can control theme pages via project colors and slide masters. Rise is really easy to use with an intuitive interface, and provides a range of pre-built, standard interactions, including timelines, processes, labelled graphics, etc.

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How to Convert Flash courses to HTML5 Efficiently

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A one-to-one conversion is out of question and even if you do not intend or require a redesign, most slides will have to recreated. Flash SWF Course Output published Earlier Versions of Elearning Development Tools: (If the Flash-based SWF output was created using earlier version of elearning development tools such as Articulate Presenter, Studio 07, Storyline 1 or 2, Adobe Presenter, Captivate, Lectora, etc. Articulate Presenter, Engage, Quizmaker, Captivate, Lectora, etc files.

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

Elucidat

Working like PowerPoint master slides, you can produce basic learning content using the limited themes available. Choose a range of interactions – from standard text and graphic to drag and drop questions. Lectora. Lectora Online is a cloud-based elearning software that outputs in responsive HTML5. Although Lectora can work across devices, this isn’t automatic. But, if you don’t, there’s a steeper learning curve with Lectora than some other tools.

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Interactivity in e-Learning – Do you need to go up a level?

G-Cube

Interactivities like simple animations, roll-over effects and slide transitions can be built in with readily available tools like MS PowerPoint and a levy of rapid authoring tools. Existing learning content can be also quickly transformed into e-learning, adhering to the simplicity of level 1 with graphics, images, and simple animations like slide-transitions or roll-overs.

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Guides Rule! The Addition of Rulers and Guides to Adobe Captivate 9

CommLab India

Guides give you the ability to precisely place your objects on your slides and maintain consistency from one slide to the next. Rulers for standard and Responsive Design projects . When you’re designing a standard project (also called a blank project ), selecting a Ruler will give you pixels across the screen,starting from 0 to all the way up to the size of the e-learning course you’re designing. .

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Compressing Media in Your E-Learning Authoring Tools

E-learning Uncovered

Now, let’s explore the basic compression settings that come inside each of the four rapid e-learning authoring tools we use at Artisan E-Learning (Studio, Storyline, Captivate, and Lectora). You can choose from a Standard setting (an optimized compression level designed to keep file size low and still maintain quality) or Custom if you’d like to manually set the quality settings for the different media types. Lectora.

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e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

G-Cube

Effects like fade-outs and slide-transitions can be employed to increase visual appeal. 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. Working with a rate-contract, where time and effort costing is standardized, this type of service modality will help you keep up with your changing your training needs – as and when they arise.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Publish and Host your E-learning on an LMS

CommLab India

You can select the appropriate Reporting options with the help of your LMS administrator from the available standards of SCORM, AICC, xAPI or Tin Can API in the drop down menu. You can track learners’ progress by selecting the options: Track number of slides viewed and Track quiz results from the Tracking tab. The same can be achieved in Adobe Captivate, Lectora Inspire, and other authoring tools as well. You have developed a fantastic e-learning.

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The Top 12 eLearning Authoring Tools (2019 Update)

LearnUpon

An authoring tool is software that allows you to create and arrange content into a standardized course structure that can be exported in a number of different multimedia types. As well as slides, you can incorporate video capture, interactions, and assessments to build engaging content. Lectora Online. Both a cloud and Windows-based solution, Lectora is an eLearning authoring tool that works well for SCORM content. Great eLearning starts with getting the basics right.

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LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools

WBT Systems

Multimedia content, especially interactive content created using content authoring tools, must conform to eLearning Content Standards, and you will need to check that your LMS supports the relevant standards for your content. PowerPoint Slide Presentations. Some of the most popular are Adobe Captivate , Articulate Storyline , and Trivantis Lectora. The Importance of eLearning Content Standards. The most commonly used SCORM standard is 1.2

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20 Frequently Asked Questions About E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

Authoring tools differ in their suitability for various factors such as learning styles, delivery platforms, file formats, e-learning standards, and the e-learning development process. Answer: Articulate Storyline and Lectora Inspire are the most translation-friendly tools. Answer: Lectora Inspire can be the ideal choice. Answer: Lectora! Answer: Lectora again!

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Gamification in Learning – 10 Tips from Karl Kapp

eLearningArt

We took the worst of classroom instruction (slides, bullet points, lecture) and automated it. For content gamification, you can use standard eLearning development tools like Articulate, Captivate, Lectora, and other authoring tools create good gamified courses. As an instructional designer you’re always looking for ways to make learning content more engaging. But, at the same time, you still need to focus on improving performance.

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Adaptive and Responsive Design for eLearning: Part 2

eFront

A few years ago, when rapid eLearning development tools were in their infancy, the job of eLearning designers was fairly straightforward , and had very little to do with web standards. Courses were prepared using software products that were almost all based, to a greater or lesser degree on the Microsoft PowerPoint model of slides, templates and bullet points.

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How to select the right authoring tool

eLearning 24-7

Hierarchy, Slide (view possible) – built around the desire to use the authoring tool itself. You have objects, elements, layers (in many cases) along with an option to go tree or not, with some allowing the “slide” like view too; you can also create a course with PPT slides only, but that is not the ideal target. Your View – Do you want layout, tree, slide or a combo of a few?

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12 Tips to Keep E-learning Translation Costs Under Control

CommLab India

If you don’t leave enough space for the expanded text, you will have to change the design and layout of the slides in each language. Follow Standard Documented Processes. Following standard documented processes will simplify the complexities of the e-learning translation process. They repeat slide after slide. For example, Lectora is best known for its support in translating e-learning courses.

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6 Reasons You Need to Convert Your Legacy Courses

CommLab India

Now that Flash is not supported by Apple products and some other browsers, there is a need to convert these courses quickly, using latest authoring tools like Articulate Storyline, Lectora Inspire or iSpring, so that they can run on mobile devices and also become browser agnostic. Although the customer just published the PowerPoint slides to an online format, using articulate studio, they now wish to convert them into bite-sized learning modules and make it more interactive, using ISpring.

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Help, I have an Instructional Design Master's Degree and I Can't Create E-Learning

Kapp Notes

Bloomsburg University's Department of Instructional Technology offers many online courses that include, as a standard part of the program, instruction and hands-on experience with development tools. Once you master something like Lectora or TrainerSoft, you will have the basics needed to master similar programs.

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LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

Strong support for standard and custom notifications. Build course components using SCORM, xAPI, videos, files, HTML, slides. Content Creation — Elucidat, Lectora or any SCORM or xAPI authoring tool. Summary, standard and custom reports. See More Vendors in our LMS Directory. The Docebo LMS has come a long way since we first reviewed it in 2014.

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

CommLab India

Flash was also supported by the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) standards. You can import your PowerPoint slides into Captivate and retain animations without additional plug-ins while publishing them directly to HTML5 because of the HTML5 native support it offers. This option gives you the feasibility of turning slides into e-learning courses very fast. Lectora Inspire.

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Any e-learning professional

CommLab India

We’ve all seen “page-turner” e-learning courses that show slide after slide of text. Your audio narration should be conversational, used only when needed, and meet recording quality standards. Today, especially when technology has become so ubiquitous, the concept of standardization and one size fits all does not work anymore. Articulate, captivate and e’lectora’fy your e-learning with the latest authoring tools available in the market.

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5 Tips to Convert Legacy Courses Into Responsive Courses

CommLab India

A wireframe is the skeleton of the course slide, usually built with basic shapes and lines with organization branding colors and styling. These wireframes can be developed using any available authoring tool, like Articulate Storyline, Lectora 17 , Adobe Captivate 9 and many other tools. Create a Standard Checklist. Most legacy conversions go barreling headlong, without considering whether the courses are meeting quality standards.

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State of the E-Learning Industry 2017

eLearning 24-7

I did not include PowerPoint or Slide tools that can be seen online. Because, that is a stretch to slide them (no pun intended) into the e-learning space, just because they are online. . Some of the more intense ones, still use a hierarchy approach, and the utilization or actually, the recommended and standard approach of Chapter-Page-Lesson/Assessment/Scenario as their nomenclature. . Lectora Online. It’s that time of the year.

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Why your learning management system needs content support

LearnUpon

Even when an LMS runs extremely smoothly, support is still essential for getting things like authoring tools and content standards to work together successfully. In the months and years ahead, you’ll be thankful that you chose a provider whose support team has a deep understanding of eLearning standards, authoring tools, and other content related queries. All of the well-known authoring tools export course content to eLearning standards like SCORM , Tin Can API , and AICC.

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Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

Learning on devices also require some of the standard device sizes, is there anything we can suggest while conceptualizing or designing any product for our customers as best possible option which can work with wider range of audience? As you mentioned about responsive design, do u think that should also require some standardization as every device can't get cater from this? We don’t have a standard price list for app vs. responsive web design.

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How to MOOC: Bite-Sized Content

Your Training Edge

In MOOCs, content delivery can take many forms, including videos, documents, slide shows, audio podcasts, whiteboard animations, and even live virtual webinars with real-time commenting and participation. Bite-sized course materials are not only brain-friendly, but they are also much more suited than standard lectures to the needs of today’s learners.

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5 Types of Course Conversions You Can Do with Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

Articulate Storyline is the best tool to get this job done because you can create Flash-like interactivities using the triggers, slide layers, states, and variables of this tool. Legacy courses developed using earlier versions of rapid authoring tools like Adobe Captivate, Lectora, and Articulate Storyline, have limited interactivities and are more of page turners. It is a set of technical standards, helpful for e-Learning.

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