eLearning Development: 4 Tech Considerations When Using Videos

Upside Learning

This table shows compatible publish and playback versions for these codecs. Streaming – accessing videos hosted on the streaming server. As for progressive and streaming videos, the video files are placed externally, one would need to use FLV playback components – either provided in Flash authoring environment OR build your own custom playback components based on specific requirements.

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Adobe Captivate 2019 release

Adobe Captivate

Every time I wanted to test a version of one of the modules, I needed to publish it for HTML5, upload the published course to my web server, email myself the URL so I could pick it up on my iPad and then launch the course. I’ve also seen a restaurant using tablets for the servers to take guest orders. While we may not be able to immerse learners entirely in reality, this version of Captivate takes a few big steps toward that direction. YouTube Streaming.


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Tips For Creating Video-based Content And Choosing The Right Technology To Support It: Getting The Value Advantage Of Video-based Learning


So if you’re going ahead with the creating a tutorial video, be sure to include a text version of the content as well. Delivering Video-based learning with the ‘right’ Technology: Video-streaming technology has been under research now for many years because of the importance of this new tool in the delivery of video-based content to learners. Thus video-streaming is moving beyond the entertainment area into training and learning.

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HTML5: Standardize on MP4 (mostly)

ICS Learning

Finally no more reason for web video to be output to multiple versions (again)…unless you find dogmatic or perceptive reasons to… Otherwise, one MP4/h.264 source file should suffice for all current browsers across all (or at least most) devices. Now for the next big thing…a standard for support true-streaming video via HTTP! One of the most significant issues holding back wide deployment of HTML5-compatible video was the disparity of support between browsers.

LMS-Agnostic eLearning Should Be Your New Strategy

JCA Solutions

Vendors whose eLearning content complies with all versions of industry standards and has been tested on multiple LMS platforms can escape many of these problems. The most widely used versions are SCORM 1.2 LMS-Agnostic eLearning Should Be Your New Strategy.

Tech Tuesday: Translating mLevel Events to xAPI Statements


The event stream is ordered and, in some cases, will contain additional data to assist with the parsing of the events. The other option is called Learning Locker which is an open source LRS which does require a server to host the LRS. In the mLevel specific implementation of the xAPI statement generation, the two areas to focus on are the Mission and Question level statements as the Activity is just a middle-tier version of them both.

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How to perfect your eLearning content distribution strategy

Rustici Software

From ensuring each client has the latest version of a course to manually enforcing licenses, the traditional eLearning content distribution process can be extremely burdensome. You manually send new versions of a course to each client who uses it and ask them to update it in their LMSs. If you release a new version a course, you send the new version to your client and ask them to update it in their LMS.

Video Format Comparison - Flash Video Format - WMV Format - Quicktime - Real

Tony Karrer

Although not all end users have the latest version installed (so they may not support the latest Flash video codec), Flash still enjoys the best overall support. Better "Streaming" In general, the Flash video format is very good at playing as it streams down additional content. WMV Format, Quicktime and Real either require a streaming server to achieve the effect or do not do as good of a job. The only way around this is to use a Flash Media Server.

Tech Tuesday: Translating mLevel Events to xAPI Statements


The event stream is ordered and, in some cases, will contain additional data to assist with the parsing of the events. The other option is called Learning Locker which is an open source LRS which does require a server to host the LRS. In the mLevel specific implementation of the xAPI statement generation, the two areas to focus on are the Mission and Question level statements as the Activity is just a middle-tier version of them both.

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RSC Moodle Roundtable

Moodle Journal

Besides, the latter way of quiz creation is an offline activityand solves the problem of demanding continuous access to a Moodle server. version do not use the GIFT format, which is not nativeto Moodle and lack some capabilities (for example, adding images to questions).The From what I managed to appreciate about app so far it wouldappear that social Media enthusiasts see it as a medium of choice forlife-streaming, but for myself brilliant for student field trips.

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3D Happenings

Kapp Notes

ProtonMedia announced the integration of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 with the company’s ProtoSphere virtual teaming and collaboration platform. ProtoSphere’s SharePoint Media Carousel makes it easy for users to share and use any media stored in or managed by Microsoft Office SharePoint Server. Learn more and get a demo version of the software. At the 3DTLC a couple of vendors announced some new, really cool features. Here is an update.

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #1

Upside Learning

This version has come out of the collaborative efforts of companies like Motorola, Nokia, Google, HTC etc. 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.

The Tools I Use

Adobe Captivate

On a recent live stream, I was asked about which tools I use to create my eLearning and video tutorials. I gave a partial answer during the live stream but I thought I would go a little more in-depth on that question here. I think it’s obvious that I use Adobe Captivate and almost always have the latest version. I do also keep the previous version installed on my main system. I relied on those apps for years after upgrading to newer versions of Captivate.

What is SaaS?

Growth Engineering

Contrary to what you might think, the cloud doesn’t actually exist up in the sky, but is rather a network of servers. So a SaaS product is installed and hosted within a single place – this network of servers. With a cloud-based LMS, they don’t need to be at the office and connected to the server. Stream content. But streaming content from the cloud is quick and easy, and doesn’t put too much strain on your learners’ computers.

LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

One of those opportunities was with SpongeUK , where I explained how LMS innovation is helping businesses create new revenue streams. In my opinion, “true cloud” means an LMS is a multi-tenant platform with a core code base and every one of their customers uses that version of the LMS simultaneously. They’re really talking about “hosting” — where they install a version of their software on a customer’s server.

It’s raining features: TalentLMS 3.5 update lands on the Cloud


Our big new feature for commercial eLearning in version 3.5 Starting from version 3.5, To make their management easier, especially when you have lots of them, the new TalentLMS version introduces a convenient overview of all your scheduled reports. That’s right, this version comes with a whole new user interface theme — and if you’re about to comment that it looks exactly like the old theme, that’s probably because you aren’t seeing it yet.

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Content creation tools for e-learning


Prefer one of the so-called “evergreen” browsers (like Chrome and Firefox), that is, a browser that is constantly auto-updated to the newer version rather than one whose releases are tied to OS update cycles (like IE and Safari). If you want to stream lectures in real time or have 1-to-1 conversations with your students, you’ll need to invest in a web camera.

Eight Can’t Miss Tips for Implementing Corporate Learning Webinars

JCA Solutions

Streaming a webinar takes up a lot of bandwidth. You can also use a hosted solution or install it on your own servers. Even the Enterprise version starts at only $19.99. Using Corporate Learning Webinars To Solve Quick Learning Needs. You can’t swing a stick today without hitting a webinar. Many a consultant has used webinars as a way of teaching and promoting a subject matter or their business.

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Virtual Meetings vs. Video Conferencing: Workplace Collaboration and Training Tools

Roundtable Learning

Some would say that virtual meetings offer synchronous learning at its finest, but doing so ignores the tech-free version that it emulates. We have several HPC servers all around the world in different regions.”.

What is a Learning Record Store (LRS)


According to Experience API or xAPI specification , LRS is a server that is responsible for receiving, storing, and providing access to learning records. As soon as an xAPI-enabled software experiences learning activities, it sends activity streams to an LRS where it is stored as xAPI statements. ? You may say it is an advancement over the old versions of LRS.

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Summer Course Authoring Tool Rankings – Top Ten

eLearning 24-7

They offer two versions, but this is in reference to the paid version. Work offline with their optional Studio Server – extra charge. Video streaming. Five is the magic number – I think that is how the song goes but if not, no worries, I just created my own version. #5 The free version is very nice, but this is all about the paid version. While ZebraZapps offers two versions, this ranking refers to Pro Plus.

Some FAQs about Adobe’s announcements yesterday

Steve Howard

The current version of Flash will be available on the Android Market in the near future. Adobe will release one more version of the Flash Player for mobile browsing, which will provide support for Android 4.0, Will the current version of Flash Player support smartphones and tablets that are. It depends on the version of the OS, silicon, and browser supported on the device. From the horse’s mouth, so to speak. What is it that Adobe is announcing?

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15 Must-Have Knowledge Sharing Tools

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

ZOHO Features: Offers a collection of productivity platforms such as writing, presentation, spreadsheet, and sync applications; In-app chat feature, SSL security, Dropbox integration, business reporting, server-recovery integration, website-builders and lots more. Disclaimer: I am not paid nor am I a representative of the companies mentioned below. These recommendations are solely based on thorough research and my own personal experience.

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


I was responsible for the technology side, so making sure the streaming was working, making sure the internet was working, making sure the website was working. I mean, I was updating, before WordPress had built in updating for core versions or releases, you had to manually update WordPress.

Authoring Tool Trends

eLearning 24-7

I always believed that if Lucky Charms came out with a Lucky Charms SE version and it only contained the marshmallows it would be the best selling cereal of all time. . That said, it is utilized in the following ways: Video streaming – off the vendor’s servers (not yours). Also you need to find a LMS that supports HTML5 to use it (besides placing it on your own servers, etc.). I loved Lucky Charms cereal. Not the cereal per se, but the marshmallows.

How to Build Side Hustle Recurring Revenue, WordPress White Label Services, and Online Course Cashflow with Divi Power User Keegan Lanier


Keegan Lanier: So you know, I played around with anchor in multiple versions. And when they hit, I don’t remember the version number, but they hit it to where they really took the kind of audio Twitter and transitioned into we’re going to focus on podcasts.

How to Grow Your Community and Niche Network through a Virtual Summit with Jan Koch from WP Agency Summit


Jan uses Zoom to record and stream, and then uploads the recordings to Vimeo to create evergreen content. You’re not getting your ROI as quickly, but you are building a more predictable and more stable income stream with that approach. I like the self-host Jitsi server for that.

Top 10 LMSs for 2013

eLearning 24-7

Choose quickly between a simple streamlined version and their advanced – IMO, I would use their advanced. Can record live events and stream them or place them on the platform for future viewing. Cannot skin on the SaaS version and even if you host it on your own servers you have to do it via CSS code (this is not uncommon in the VLP market, but it still is a minus in book). Hello from sunny Los Angeles.

Answering your LMS Questions

eLearning 24-7

Streaming video – low number of systems. A: If the LMS is available only as a hosted solution – as on your company’s own servers – it may not. Do not assume that your vendor or potential vendor will work with an earlier version of Flash, Windows or even IE. . There are some systems that will not work with older versions of Flash.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

Collaboration/Peer Review – For the vendors who are more advanced, time stamps, version status, SME names or initials are included. . SaaS courses that push out to an LMS, but still sit on the SaaS Authoring tool vendor’s server. NexLearn Simwriter – Waiting to see the latest version. When looking at the state of the authoring tool space, two words come to mind. Bewilderment and Confusion.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

This is especially true for web-based applications that are to be installed on the client’s web server. This means that training that is currently delivered by traditional methods can fairly quickly be adapted for the on-line version. First, prerecorded video can be delivered by using video streaming technology. Durable –upwardly compatible with new versions of system software. The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program. By Ed Gipple.

Creating Online Social Learning Membership Sites with Web Development Agency Owner, BuddyPress Expert, and StudyChurch Founder Tanner Moushey


Chris: And I did that from the very early first version of LifterLMS, which is over four years ago, because I knew from the beginning that social learning is an aspect of the education issue, especially in the online world that I wanted to work on. We just created, basically, a custom activity stream element, so that whenever they answer a question, that custom activity item is created, it ends up right into that group stream.

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Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

An alarming rate of “get the content up now, ASAP&# regardless of what it looks like, instructional design is typically tossed out the window, especially when the ID, CD or whomever is tasked to create is handed a stream of documents in Word or PPT or some other form. Desktop or SAAS – i.e. you either dl the software and work on it on your desktop or your server OR you access the software in the “cloud&#.

Learning Management System – LMS

Ed App

The two main components are the server and the user interface. Think of the server as the computer hardware which allows the system to run. A variety of analytic tools reflects your trainees’ performance in global as well as drilled-down versions. What is an LMS? .

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

Experience API

For privacy reasons, a hashed version of the email address can also be used. Answer: The original version of Experience API was developed by Rustici Software as part of a research project commissioned by ADL. The data is stored on Google’s servers and can only be used for reporting. You’re not allowed to talk about social media, mobile internet or video streaming services. Will xAPI be compatible with older versions of SCORM like a traditional LMS based on 1.2

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Security for WordPress Websites with Kathy Zant from Wordfence Security Plugin


It’s blocking that kind of activity on the free version, and then it also phones home to us and lets us know that that IP address is doing malicious activity, so on all those 2 million sites that are running Wordfence free, it informs and helps the premium users also block that IP address. There is a file that runs on your server called htaccess. ” It’s on version 3.9

Top 10 Learning Systems for 2019

eLearning 24-7

I love their playlists capability and their coach/share module is wonderful (it is part of the Enterprise system version), but you can also purchase it as a standalone if you say, buy just the base version and not enterprise. For those folks who still want their LMS to sit on their own servers (Legacy Activated!) – Fuse can be self-hosted. .