Developing An eLearning Player?

Upside Learning

An eLearning player is a building block for more conventional [one with back and next for navigation buttons] eLearning courses. What’s an eLearning player? This post is based on our experience with development of Flash based eLearning players over the years. The considerations mentioned here would, however be applicable to any other (development technologies) eLearning player too. Here are some of the key considerations for developing an eLearning Player –.

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Offline Learning – The Power of Anytime, Anywhere, Any Device Access to E-learning!

Paradiso

Importance of Offline Learning. Hence, the provision of offline learning , where the content can be set up ahead of time when access to internet connection is available. This offline learning feature became a hit for those who don’t have internet connection at home or while travelling. LMS that exhibits offline learning capabilities can be a blessing in disguise for those who are unlikely to have continuous internet connectivity.

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CellCast mSCORM Player Announced

mLearning Trends

We're pleased to announce the availability of the CellCast mSCORM Player , the latest extension to our CellCast Solution platform for enterprise mobile learning delivery. and v2004 SCORM packages (as generated by a variety of 3rd party authoring tools) and allows for full content playback and tracking in both online AND offline settings.

6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business

Paradiso

Learning Management Systems used to be installed on the internal servers of the organization that is implementing them, keeping the information local and leaving maintenance up to the purchasing institution. This leaves reliability to the mercy of local servers, and maintenance in the hands of administrators whose area of expertise may not necessarily be elearning.

Twelve Ways to Add Value to Open Source LMS Systems

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Offline capability When your learners are always on the go, in far-flung parts of the world, internet connections vary from excellent to un-reliable and even non-existent sometimes. So you need to support offline learning capability. The learner should download the course, go and learn in offline mode, take tests and synchronize the results when net is connected back. The solution is a separate collaborative annotation server, such as TeemingPod.

6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business

Paradiso

Learning Management Systems used to be installed on the internal servers of the organization that is implementing them, keeping the information local and leaving maintenance up to the purchasing institution. This leaves reliability to the mercy of local servers, and maintenance in the hands of administrators whose area of expertise may not necessarily be elearning.

6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business

Paradiso

Learning Management Systems used to be installed on the internal servers of the organization that is implementing them, keeping the information local and leaving maintenance up to the purchasing institution. This leaves reliability to the mercy of local servers, and maintenance in the hands of administrators whose area of expertise may not necessarily be elearning.

How to choose an LMS for your Company

Paradiso

IT will be an important player in helping this part go smoothly. Mobile and Offline Learning. Mobile learning allows content to be accessed from your computer, tablet or smartphone, while offline learning means that content can be downloaded when online and used later when offline. You’ll also have to check if you’re game for hosting, maintaining and taking back-up of the best LMS on your own servers?

Playable UI, eLearning Challenges, and HapYak: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

In general, it goes through several iterations of a UI that subconsciously tries to teach a player how to play a game – all without hammering them with text and tutorials. Where in our existing games can we train the player sneakily? HapYak’s server dishes up the interactive layer – and tracks backend analytics, and the viewer gets a very cool experience.

The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition

mLearning Revolution

Here’s how Adobe describes Captivate Prime: Adobe Captivate Prime uses a single universal player that, like a fluid, dynamically provides eLearning content in all major media types, and for desktop and devices all through a common player. Because Prime uses this HTML5 player, the learning experience is seamless and looks and feels like the same modern player on virtually any device. Most notably, it supports offline course playback and delayed reporting.

SCORM vs AICC: how do they compare?

Elucidat

It doesn’t work offline. AICC supports highly secure HTTPS data transfers between the content and the LMS and AICC content can also be kept on a separate server to its LMS. It works offline so users can complete learning wherever they are.

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A Complete Training Portal for Multi-device Mobile Learners

CommLab India

For example, if a course was compatible with a particular operating system and Internet browser, required a Flash player to play, and the pop-up blocker was to be disabled, and cookies enabled, it was the responsibility of the learners to setup the minimum requirements to access the course. Learners may want to download it and view it offline. Some learners prefer downloading and viewing it offline. .

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #1

Upside Learning

Flash Player 10.1 Recently Adobe has released the public beta of Flash Player 10.1 This is the first time the same version Flash Player would be available for Desktop and Mobile devices.This would help the development teams in delivering the applications on desktop and mobile phones at same level of engagement and consistency. Here is a short video of Kevin Lynch [CTO of Adobe] demonstrating the various Flash Player 10.1

How To Create An Online Language Learning Website Like Verbling

Pinlearn

The major players of the online language learning market and their funding. offers free language courses with an optional subscription plan for an ad-free and offline learning experience. It’s 100% customizable, Comes with open source-code, Can be self-hosted on a web-server, And you can get 100% ownership by paying a one-time cost; no recurring fee at all. To develop a Verbling-like platform and compete with existing players, you need something extra that others miss out on.

Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

But they have been able to afford to do that because of the features of HTML5, many of which make the Flash player obsolete. It would have to be installed on the mobile device but would allow for offline work. That would provide the ability to keep records offline if necessary and sync when possible. You can test it out yourself by downloading and installing it to your own web server. Using Standards Separately or Together for Effective Mobile Learning.

Two Global Brand Digital Retail Transformation Case Studies: Lessons & Challenges

Zunos

The themes that emerge from our experience solving training and communication problems for big players on the retail stage. Instead of constantly downloading new content to the Bigtincan app during the day, we used the back office PCs as media servers or “edge servers” overnight.

Publishing E-learning Courses in Articulate Storyline: 4 Things to Remember

CommLab India

The title in the Player tab (screen shot 2) will also change if you edit from the Publish window Title field. Publishing the course directly to the server takes a lot of time and sometimes creates problems in the output. Select “Allow downloading for offline viewing” to view content in the offline mode. . You can edit the browser size and Player size and additional properties from the Player Properties window.

The 19 Best Employee Online Training Software (A Comparison Guide)

learnWorlds

You will have to pay for a self-hosted server and its maintenance. It provides a desktop app for offline learning. Udemy provides a simple course player with smooth functionality, yet no customization options.

Using LifterLMS to Empower 1 Million Teachers in Africa with WordPress Titan Malcolm Peralty

LifterLMS

Malcolm Peralty: So, I actually created a Bash script and a coding script to be able to pull down the latest version and upgrade these sites and I just put it on all the servers and had it do it for me.

Video Learning Platforms

eLearning 24-7

Beta player owners realize the game is up – and decide to cryogenically freeze players until the masses realize what they are missing. DVD players appear in 1994. People who bought HD-DVD players – learn that they make great flying objects out of five story buildings. SaaS or on your own servers – they can do both, but ideally prefer SaaS (they host it). Offline viewing. Player templates. Top Five Video Players. Flashback.

Top 10 LMSs for 2013

eLearning 24-7

Tin Can compliment – but no native app and no online/offline synch. Tin Can API with online/offline synchronization – AWESOME! M-Learning offers online/offline synchronization. No Tin Can and thus no online/offline synch. No online/offline synchronization which is bizarre since education is going the way of tablets – including iPad rather than purchasing laptops and desktops. Native video player. Hello from sunny Los Angeles.

Choosing the Best LMS for your Company

Paradiso

IT will be an important player in helping this part go smoothly. Mobile and Offline Learning. Mobile learning allows content to be accessed from your computer, tablet or smartphone, while offline learning means that content can be downloaded when online and used later when offline. You’ll also have to check if you’re game for hosting, maintaining and taking back-up of the best LMS on your own servers?

Choosing the Best LMS for your Company

Paradiso

IT will be an important player in helping this part go smoothly. Mobile and Offline Learning. Mobile learning allows content to be accessed from your computer, tablet or smartphone, while offline learning means that content can be downloaded when online and used later when offline. You’ll also have to check if you’re game for hosting, maintaining and taking back-up of the best LMS on your own servers?

The A-Z of eLearning Acronyms (with bonus explanations from experts)

TalentLMS

CAI is used for both initial and remedial training and typically works in offline mode. When you buy a new movie on DVD you don’t need to check to see if it works with your brand of DVD player. They would need to make differently formatted DVDs for each brand of DVD player. xAPI also, known as “Tin Can”, allows for this by enabling a learning record from any source to be written to a storage server as an “I did this” statement.

Product Review: Articulate Storyline

eLearning 24-7

Mobile Player app – Major stinker. “Upload your content to a web server, you just give your learners a link to the story.htm file” – This is to view the course in HTML5 on your iPad. Now if you want to download it for offline viewing on an iPad series device: To do so, you (whomever that may be) allow your learners to download the course. Player – edit the player properties. Final Word on the Mobile Player.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

Ability to publish to.exe, web – this has always been around, but one vendor spins it with “Offline SCORM”, then you find out this means you can download the course in its SCORM wrapper and either have it as an.exe, use it on the web (without a LMS) or publish it to a LMS. Publish it to the web – which means you can stick it on any server, sans LMS and whalla MOOC city! Claro by dominKnow – Strong player, who IMO got sidetracked for a bit. .

Why Use ActionScript 3.0 in Flash Based eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

With the help of its inbuilt programming language ActionScript developers can code interactions, communicate with servers, program animations etc. New APIs and Frameworks – Adobe has developed many new capabilities in Flash Player, AS 3.0 has improved sound APIs which can now tell the sound level of the audio playing in Flash Player. Text layout framework – it’s a framework built on new text engine in Flash player 10 which can be used with AS 3.0.

On Fire in 2013 – What’s going to be hot in e-learning

eLearning 24-7

Enables people to work offline without net connection then when back online, re-synchs with SaaS platform or system. Video streaming – either through the system itself – I believe it would be something like the vendor gives you 1GB of storage for free and then charges for more storage; you can stream from another server and tie into the LMS in some fashion. I expect this to heat up in 2013 as more players enter the market beyond the better known publishers.

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

Works even when offline. Eliminates the “storage&# content component of learning management systems that sadly continues to grow- to offset systems’ bandwidth and server costs. Virtual desktops not only mimic a desktop on a cpu, but they include such things as a calendar, clock, media player, wallpaper background, desktop icons, online storage, word processing, high file size upload (some go up to 150mb per file) and e-mail. Offers offline reading.

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How Docebo 7.7 Helps You Amplify Digital Learning Experience to Produce Better Learning Outcomes

Docebo

Ensure emails sent from your platform are trusted by your company’s email server. Filter content by language, plus configure how imported courses are played: in a new window, LinkedIn Learning portal, or Docebo course player. Manage e-commerce processes without constraints related to setting up and managing payment gateways, such as currency or country compliance, to extend the range of supported means of payment with an offline payment type.

Webinar Q&A: Empowering Continuous Learning with the Experience API (xAPI)

Experience API

The data is stored on Google’s servers and can only be used for reporting. LMSs or other SCORM Players can still be used to deliver SCORM content. Answer: xAPI can be used to track events that happened in the past; this is how the offline tracking works, but it can also be used to convert legacy learning data. that can keep that record offline. Some LMSs include offline tracking and some authoring tools have offline tracking features.

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My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

True, mobile web app access methods are cheaper to design and deliver in multi-device mobile environments but the feature set still remains limited with respect to things like access to core device features (camera, accelerometer), device security, offline access and experience customization. I think Apple will continue to be the majority player for the next year although their overall market share will continue to erode to the benefit of various Android-based alternatives.

Five LMS Sins

eLearning 24-7

First off not every LMS vendor does what I’m about to tell you, but oh boy, plenty do – and it is not just the big players, it could be mid-size, heck even small size vendors. . And if you are taking a course offline, there is no push back online with that data, because they (the vendor) who uses the aforementioned angle, doesn’t have on/off synch (which enables that).

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Corporate Extended Enterprise Systems

Talented Learning

However, you can use all the pieces and deploy it on your own servers or in the cloud. Saba is a longtime player in the learning management space and is widely known for its talent management system. Its user interface is appealing and online/offline mobile friendly. Today is a banner day for extended enterprise education , because today we’re unveiling the new face of learning systems excellence – The 2019 Talented Learning Awards!

The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

E-Learning and all forms within are normally taken via your desktop computer and either hitting your company’s server with your browser or going to a hosted LMS vendor’s solution. While 99% of the public, believes that the Ipad is the only player in the market, it is not. Pricing - Some vendors are selling for as low as $299 USD, more players in the market, pricing becomes affordable for the masses with a new price range. The Revolution. Battlefield.