eLearning: Adobe Captivate and Microsoft PowerPoint

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  During a standard import process, PowerPoint pptx presentations are first converted to the ppt format and then converted to SWF. If you select  High Fidelity , the import process takes native pptx files directly to Captivate SWF (the ppt conversion is skipped). by Kevin Siegel      What came first, the chicken or the egg?

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

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Should be able to import/export content (like PPT, DOC, or simple HTML), and allow for edits after import. Should be able to import external Flash SWF as well as audio and video in variety of popular formats. Standard and customizable compliance. I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. She tries to find answers to three simple questions regarding each tools mentioned in the mind map –.

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Adobe Captivate 6: High Fidelity PowerPoint Imports

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

During a standard PowerPoint import process, PowerPoint pptx presentations are first converted to the ppt format, and then converted to SWF. In Captivate 6, if you select the new  High Fidelity  option, the import process will take native pptx files directly to Captivate SWF (the ppt conversion is skipped). by Kevin Siegel    Have you, or a Subject Matter Expert, created a presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint?

How to Convert Flash courses to HTML5 Efficiently

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Flash SWF Course files created Using Bespoke Adobe Flash FLA: Mostly, these cannot be quickly converted to HTML5 elearning. Some assets can be extracted from published SWF output, more assets can be extracted if you have the FLA files. Scenario A: You have only the published SWF output. Published Output: Mostly they will be SWF files in a folder or if you are lucky, these could also hold HTML5 mobile content files if the course was published to a dual standard.

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Articulate ’09: Tips for Resolving Common Issues

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They give standards-conformant output, and save development time and cost. Missing lines in graphs - The PPT graphs sometimes don’t convert properly to Flash, leading to missing lines. Font styles - At times, ‘bold’ or ‘italics’ text in the PPT doesn’t appear the same way after publishing in Articulate. To get around this, we created a new custom certificate wherein the HTML file containing the certificate SWF file extracts the user name from the LMS using a SCORM API.

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How to create an online course in TalentLMS

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You can add PowerPoint (ppt, pptx), MS Word (doc, docx), Excel (xls, xlsx), and Adobe PDF (pdf) files. This form lets you add lesson units in the eLearning industry standard SCORM, Tin Can, and CMIS content interchange formats. The “Add Flash Object” form lets you add an interactive Flash animation (SWF file) to your course. Creating an online course in TalentLMS is easy. So easy, in fact, that this walkthrough covers everything you need to know on the subject.