Macromedia teams with WebCT.Macromedia (Macromedia, Inc., San Francisco, CA, www.macromedia.com) A software company specializing in multimedia authoring tools that was acquired by Adobe Systems, Inc. in mid-2005. It was founded in 1992 by the merger of Authorware, Inc., which was founded in 1984, and MacroMind-Paracomp. has announced partnerships with course management system provider 2WebCT and MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching), a clearinghouse clearinghouse
Institution established by firms engaged in similar activities to enable them to offset transactions with one another in order to limit payment settlements to net balances. of learning objects. Macromedia Dreamweaver A Web authoring program for Windows and the Macintosh from Macromedia. It is a sophisticated program that is noted for many advanced features, including the "Roundtrip" capability which lets you seamlessly move back and forth and make changes in both the visual mode and HTML mode. and Macromedia Captivate have been integrated into the entire WebCT product line, enabling users to create e-learning simulations in WebCT. With Dreamweaver, WebCT faculty, staff, and students can design web pages, sites, and courses, and immediately publish all content to WebCT as a module. This eliminates the need for users to move each file individually. With Macromedia Captivate, users can record onscreen on·screen or on-screen
adj. & adv.
1. As shown on a movie, television, or display screen.
2. Within public view; in public. activity and create interactive simulations in the Macromedia Flash format without knowing how to use the Flash authoring tool.
Macromedia and MERLOT will work together to strengthen MERLOT's online academic communities and extend communication with its membership base. MERLOT is using Contribute 3 to build a set of internet portals and launch a monthly electronic newsletter. It is also a key element of the new Macromedia Web Publishing Creating a Web site and placing it on the Web server. A Web site is a collection of HTML pages with the home page typically named INDEX.HTML. Web sites are designed using Web authoring software which provides a graphical layout capability or by hand coding in HTML or both. System.
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