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Up and Running with Lectora Inspire

with David Rivers

Video: Welcome

Learn to create sleek, interactive elearning courses with Lectora Inspire.
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  1. 2m 12s
    1. Welcome
      1m 30s
    2. Using the exercise files
  2. 3m 26s
    1. What is Lectora Inspire?
    2. Uses for Lectora Inspire
      2m 28s
  3. 17m 46s
    1. Opening a title and touring the user interface
      9m 22s
    2. Using the Title Explorer
      4m 53s
    3. Exploring preview modes
      3m 31s
  4. 41m 7s
    1. Creating a new blank title
      1m 53s
    2. Creating a new title using the Design Wizard
      6m 28s
    3. Creating a new title from a theme
      2m 3s
    4. Creating a new title from a template
      3m 25s
    5. Creating a new title using one of the Title Wizards
      7m 23s
    6. Creating a new title from a PowerPoint presentation
      4m 5s
    7. Saving your title
      3m 26s
    8. Adding structure with chapters and sections
      8m 34s
    9. Adding new pages
      3m 50s
  5. 26m 54s
    1. Adding and editing text
      3m 51s
    2. Formatting text
      4m 23s
    3. Working with paragraph text
      3m 46s
    4. Adding tables
      4m 17s
    5. Changing table structure
      6m 19s
    6. Working with dynamic text
      4m 18s
  6. 38m 1s
    1. Working with shapes
      6m 5s
    2. Adding images
      6m 0s
    3. Adding a screenshot with Snagit
      6m 13s
    4. Adding audio
      5m 12s
    5. Adding video
      6m 43s
    6. Adding media from the Media Library
      4m 34s
    7. Editing graphics with Snagit
      3m 14s
  7. 19m 24s
    1. Applying themes and page layouts
      4m 56s
    2. Creating a new page layout
      2m 24s
    3. Importing and exporting page layouts
      3m 24s
    4. Using the Background Wizard
      5m 4s
    5. Adding page transitions
      3m 36s
  8. 36m 26s
    1. Understanding actions
      2m 36s
    2. Adding an action
      5m 41s
    3. Using the Display Message action
      3m 55s
    4. Using Resize actions
      4m 43s
    5. Using Show and Hide actions
      3m 56s
    6. Playing media with actions
      5m 18s
    7. Adding buttons with actions
      5m 58s
    8. Creating events with actions
      4m 19s
  9. 41m 4s
    1. Adding a test chapter
      5m 59s
    2. Adding a true-or-false question
      4m 14s
    3. Adding a multiple-choice question
      5m 26s
    4. Adding a multiple-response question
      4m 15s
    5. Adding fill-in-the-blank questions
      5m 5s
    6. Adding a matching question
      8m 34s
    7. Previewing a quiz and the results
      7m 31s
  10. 25m 23s
    1. Checking for errors before you publish
      4m 33s
    2. Publishing to an .exe file
      4m 25s
    3. Publishing to CD
      4m 23s
    4. Publishing to HTML
      5m 33s
    5. Understanding AICC, SCORM, and Tin Can
      6m 29s
  11. 32s
    1. Next steps

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What is Lectora Inspire? Together, it's a suite of rapid elearning development tools that helps you create sleek, interactive courses. In this course, author and elearning expert David Rivers shows you what you need to know to hit the ground running with Lectora Inspire. Learn how to create a new title in multiple ways (even based on a PowerPoint presentation) and add text, graphics, audio, and videos. Then David covers how to enhance your course with Lectora Inspire's page layout and design features, and make it interactive with actions. Want to evaluate the effectiveness of your courses and the knowledge of your students? David also shows you how to incorporate test and quizzes. Last, you'll go through the process of publishing, including AICC- and SCORM-compliant options.

Topics include:
  • Setting up a title
  • Adding structure with chapters and sections
  • Formatting text
  • Using images, audio, and video
  • Creating a new page layout
  • Adding page transitions
  • Working with actions: playing media, adding buttons, and more
  • Adding test questions
  • Publishing your Lectora title
Education + Elearning
Lectora Inspire


Hi, and welcome to" Up and Running with Lectora Inspire". I'm David Rivers. Lectora inspire is a suite of rapid development, e-learning development software, and tools. Giving you everything you need to create visually stunning and interactive e-learning courses, with no Programming required. This course is designed to provide you with enough knowledge to get you started using Lectora inspire. We'll begin with the basics getting you familiar with the user interface and your work environment before exploring the various ways to set up a new title.

We'll spend some time working with various types of text content. Graphics and other types of media before moving into the features and functions of page lay-out and design. The best e-learning courses are interactive so we will spend some time learning about the various actions and interactions you can create with Lectora to make your e-learning courses stand out. And if you want to evaluate the effectiveness of the courses you create with Lectora. Tests and quizzes are an excellent option. We'll examine the testing and quizzing options you have at your disposal here in Lectora.

Finally you want to get your e-learning courses out to the masses. We'll go through the process of publishing your titles as well as the various publishing options you have to choose from using Lectora. Including ways to make your courses AICC or SCORM-compliant. With so much to cover, let's get you up and running with Lectora inspire.

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