Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web. Shell / Content player The elearning course is generally presented with the help of some kind of shell or content player which lets the learner navigate learning modules using simple user interfaces. Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web. Shell / Content player The elearning course is generally presented with the help of some kind of shell or content player which lets the learner navigate learning modules using simple user interfaces. Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

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Mobile Content Management Solutions: Why Simple File Storage Is Inadequate

Zunos

When most people think of mobile content management, they think of content repositories , some of the most popular in business being: Microsoft Sharepoint. Microsoft Sharepoint and Google Drive mobile app examples from the app store.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web. Shell / Content player The elearning course is generally presented with the help of some kind of shell or content player which lets the learner navigate learning modules using simple user interfaces. Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

Thinkific Alternatives: Feature and Pricing Comparison

Pinlearn

This opened up convenient ways for tutors and learners to effectively embrace online education. Being open-source, Pinlearn allows users to take complete control of the platform to brand their website as their own according to their preferences and interests. .

Top 100 Learning Systems 2021-22

eLearning 24-7

Moodle isn’t – because it is not centralized – it is de-centralized and open source. Strong Player. Strong Player. Strong Player. The List. That is what I refer to it as, you can refer to it as whatever you wish (hopefully – nice).

m-Learning Evolution – From Native to Web Apps

G-Cube

Microsoft is also going to come out all guns blazing with Windows 8, and should become a prominent player in some time. Microsoft & Facebook Launch Docs.com When or When Not to Use Open Source LMS? As we work more in mobile learning and content delivery space, my belief is strengthening that instead of current model of writing native apps, web apps are going to become favorite medium to deliver m-learning for mobile devices. Here are my reasons -.

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How to Create a SCORM Compliant Course on a Budget?

Hurix Digital

Just like how DVDs are made using a set of standards and work with any DVD player (irrespective of the brand), SCORM-content works on the same principles. The flexibility and interoperability of being able to add materials from different sources is what increases the demand for SCORM-compliant content. Even when it comes to your authoring tools for creating video, quizzes, presentations, you can get open-source software programs online.

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Is MOODLE Compatible with Section 508?

CommLab India

The quest to provide equal opportunities to everyone, irrespective of their physical condition, has opened the doors of accessibility on the web, and it eventually spread to Learning Management Systems. According to a survey by Capterra , MOODLE is the most popular open source LMS. Does this major, open source LMS support accessibility? The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect.

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #2

Upside Learning

Google will end Gears, an open-source plug-in project it launched two years ago to allow Web applications to function even when a computer isn’t connected to the Internet. Although it works with Microsoft’s Windows, Linux and some Apple Mac OS X versions, it doesn’t work with Mac OS X 10.6, This one is about how the iPod touch is a BIG player in mobile device market. Google Dumps Gears for HTML5.

Microlearning, Engagement, Gamification, and the Elearning Success Summit with Stephen Ladek from LMSPulse

LifterLMS

We want you to be a part of this, and we’re going to continue to reward you for being this player within this community.” Let’s talk a little bit about tech and get into open source. There’s a lot going on and like cryptocurrency that’s open source.

Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

Open Office. I keep hearing good things about Open Office. It’s the free alternative to the Microsoft Office Suite. To create a.pdf, just use the print command from the source program that the file was created in. It’s open source software, yet actually has some Help documentation. VIDEO PLAYERS AND CONVERTERS. FLV Player. You can download the free FLV player at CNET. VLC Media Player.

HTML5 – Let the Games Begin!

eLearning 24-7

and YouTube (beta) are already offering videos in HTML5 players. Open Source not Proprietary like Flash. All the big browsers are supporting it i.e. Safari, Chrome, Microsoft IE9, Opera and soon FireFox (at time of writing, not yet). Video codecs enable you to view video on your computer (they exist in your player for example), and are already installed. Google Chrome, Microsoft IE9 and Apple Safari supports h.264, a proprietary format.

HTML5 – Let the Games Begin!

eLearning 24-7

and YouTube (beta) are already offering videos in HTML5 players. Open Source not Proprietary like Flash. All the big browsers are supporting it i.e. Safari, Chrome, Microsoft IE9, Opera and soon FireFox (at time of writing, not yet). Video codecs enable you to view video on your computer (they exist in your player for example), and are already installed. Google Chrome, Microsoft IE9 and Apple Safari supports h.264, a proprietary format.

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

A greater number of people, worldwide are using SaaS then ever before, mobile products, tablets – especially the iPad – is growing at a feverish pace, people are using online storage, beyond just placing photos and media, and open source is continuing expansion. The growing number of businesses leaving Microsoft Outlook to Internet e-mail is amazing. Free open hard drive space – especially with video hungry files. Can be open source, cost?

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10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

SLIDE SHOW PRESENTATIONS It's no surprise that PowerPoint , Google Slides , or Zoho Show are the major players when it comes to presentation platforms. In terms of pricing, Microsoft PowerPoint (standalone, not including full Microsoft Suite) will cost you about $109, for 1 user (both PC and Mac) in the Microsoft Store, but you can shop around and check out other vendors such as Amazon, Overstock or Office Max/Depot.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

Drag n Drop with lots of objects, add the ability to API from Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive right into your SaaS Authoring Tool, allow other API possibilities as well (that make sense). Claro by dominKnow – Strong player, who IMO got sidetracked for a bit. . Recently added the ability to publish a storyboard in Microsoft Word. Captivate by Adobe – Always a strong player. #1

The one-sided battle

Clive on Learning

After all, both Microsoft and Apple aspire to a monopolistic status in their markets, as do all capitalist ventures. Both have achieved this (one with operating systems and office applications, one with MP3 players and perhaps eventually with smart phones). And Microsoft and Apple are not even direct competitors. A much more important battle is the one they both face against free and open source software.

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The 19 Best Learning Management System (for 2021)

learnWorlds

It offers an open, friendly and flexible learning environment with the ability to create personalized learning paths for students. Currently there are more than 600 options of different LMS platforms out there (ranging from open source LMS to proprietary) with numerous LMS features.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

H5P is a free, open-source, elearning authoring tool for smaller cloud-hosted activities. Price: Free, Open-Source. LearnWorlds’ Interactive Video Player. LearnWorlds is the only course-platform that comes with a built-in interactive video player. The player adds a layer of interactivity on top of the videos with an easy-to-use editor. Questions come in varying form, open or close type and different variations. Microsoft Office.

Why We’re Excited About Open edX Hawthorn

Appsembler

The next major Open edX release, Hawthorn , is finally out – and it’s got a ton of exciting new features! . One reason that Open edX uses Youtube by default as its video player is that Youtube provides streaming capabilities free of charge. This results in a more seamless video viewing experience for the learner, as the video player negotiates to stream the highest quality video available based on the learner’s Internet bandwidth at any given time.

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Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

Audacity : free open source audio recording and editing software. Preview Flash content on your computer: SWF Player and FLV Player [ original post ]. Free Training Templates : Microsoft offers a number of free training templates that could serve as a starting point for beginning rapid elearning designers. Feedly : a simple and fast way to browse your favorite sources.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

Microsoft Word converted to Flash? Sure there are over 100 vendors in this industry and probably 95% you have never heard of and whom have great products that can meet or beat the big players. Open Source Free Content Authoring Tools. What I would do, if I wanted to use an authoring tool in my system, use a free open source one with strong functionality.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Single-Site Browsers: Interesting Design Development or Battle for the Desktop?

Mark Oehlert

MSFT, Adobe and Firefox are among the big players developing ways to run Web apps (e.g. You should read both articles but a quote toward the end of the TechCrunch piece caught my eye: "It’s pretty early to call a winner in the site-specific browser space,especially since heavyweights like Apple and Microsoft are probablypoised to enter the game as well.

9 Google Slides features we wish PowerPoint had

BrightCarbon

Microsoft PowerPoint is often considered the gold standard of presentation software. But that doesn’t mean it can’t learn a thing or two from other players in the field. So we’ve whittled down our 9 favourite Google Slides features that we think Microsoft could take on board! This opens a new window containing all the Google Fonts. Now open the presentation you want to paste the slide into, right click into the slide pane bar, and select Paste.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

The Return on Peer Review - elearnspace , June 14, 2010 Martin Weller – a long time advocate for openness in education, demonstrating through practice rather than hype – discusses the return on peer review : Peer-review is one of the great unseen tasks performed by academics. Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free) - eLearning 24-7 , June 7, 2010 Below is a list of course authoring tools – think “rapid e-learning authoring software&#.

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E-learning Development: Selecting the Right Audio, Video, and Image Format

CommLab India

WMF: (Windows Metafile) It is a 16-bit metafile format; supports vector graphics and is also the regular format for scalable graphics in Microsoft Office and many other Windows applications. POTX: An extension file of Microsoft PowerPoint Template file. SWF: (Shockwave Flash) It contains vector designs, animations, audio, and videos for web browsers using Flash player). AIFF: Uncompressed formats, which means they are exact copies of the original source audio.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

Its especially interesting to us in Brighton as Linden Labs are opening a development office here! First, 70 percent of the players of The Sims are women under age 25. It was the source of the statistics in the stories I quoted. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Google Slides: The ULTIMATE guide

BrightCarbon

Once open, you can rename your new Slides doc any time by clicking the Untitled Presentation box in the top left. View: The View tab is used to change screen setup, open new windows and side panels, and toggle grids and guides on and off. To open the animation and transitions pane, click Animations. Master opens the slide master for your document. Change background… opens up a new window where you can choose a colour or image fill for your slide.