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Ghost Edition – Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

This year we will focus on the top ten authoring tools for 2013.  What I like about this product includes the ability to output to HTML5, works on mobile devices, is extremely easy to use, appears within PowerPoint and SCORM. One of the trends I forsee in 2014 is an increase in the number of authoring tools enabling multilingual while creating a course. Was in the top 10 for 2012 and stays in for 2013.  Comes with some analytics (another trend for 2014). Welcome to my yearly Halloween Edition. Each one has a frightful story to tell. Shocking? You bet. SCORM.

Top 11 to 20 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

Most – okay nearly all – final ranking lists appear in December, but here at E-Learning 24/7, it is all about breaking the boundaries.  It is all about doing something that others do not do – we all know that the readers of this blog – are trend setters! product that has constantly appeared throughout 2013.  UI is similar to PowerPoint. Fun Features.

The best elearning reads of 2013


Delivering a PowerPoint? The Top 10 Workplace Trends Of 2013, Dan Schawbel , Forbes. Gartner: Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends For 2014 , Forbes. Every month we put together a list of our favorite articles for our monthly newsletter – we’ve put those lists together to create this list of best reads in elearning and learning for the year! Social media at work. Really?

Authoring Tool Trends

eLearning 24-7

They didn’t see the trend that people just ate the marshmallows and not the rest of the box.  Nor did they see the trend that the other cereals that never contained marshmallows – I’m talking to you Kix for Kids – wouldn’t rule the kid world of the 70′s. See, the trend? Trends and seeing them can boost sales and increase your market share. Here now are the latest authoring tool trends (excluding the ones I posted in last week’s blog). 1. Hopefully as this trend continues the number of languages expands as well. . 3.

Gamification In Application Software Training


It is considered to be among the top five enterprise learning trends, according to forecasts by many leading educational technologists. In recent years, there is an interesting trend where gaming is used for learning computer applications. Here are our views on these programs along with our predictions (based on the present trends). ” ~ Karl Kapp. INTRODUCTION.

7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates

E-Learning Provocateur

While corporates are increasingly realising that classroom delivery is not necessarily the most effective pedagogy for employee development, neither is delivering the training in exactly the same way via a webinar or converting the PowerPoint slides into an online module. Uncover trends in the online discussions, and hence forecast consumer behaviour. Sourcing content. Networking.

The Top 14 eLearning Template Trends of 2014

eLearning Brothers

Once again, your bleary-eyed annual reports team has descended from the observation tower to share our take on the year’s most transformative template trends. Here are the 14 eLearning template trends of 2014: 1. PowerPoint Layout Template. Still using eLearning PowerPoint Templates ? As opposed to the popular Gizmo theme, which was the winner in 2013. 8.

Vote for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013


Vote for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013. The list was also cited in KPCB’s 2013 Internet Trends presentation (viewed over 2.3 Voting for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013 –   the 7th Annual Survey – is currently underway. Voting closes at midnight GMT on Friday 27 September 2013 , and the Top 100 Tools list will be revealed on Monday 30 September 2013. vote for Microsoft Office will be split over Word and PowerPoint, so please vote individually for these tools, i.e. Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook etc. million times) . How to vote.

Authoring Tool Market – What I am seeing

eLearning 24-7

Templates have been around for decades and often look like the ones you get with PowerPoint – which are lame.  Image editing – several vendors are offering this – I expect more to follow suit – but not huge numbers by the end of 2013. authoring tool forecasts authoring tools content authoring tool e-learning e-learning forecasts e-learning vendors rapid content authoring tool Trends Trends & Forecasts rapid authoring tools RCAT forecasts RCAT trendsThe magic 8 ball is a fun item to use. Fortune Forecast Cookies. Not anymore. Oh boy!

Recently on the Learning Game Design Blog: GBL Picks, LGD Series Part 8, and Game Design Workshop

Bottom-Line Performance

As part of an ongoing series called GBL Picks, we curate a few game based learning resources to help spread the word on how games are being used for learning, their successes, and general trends in the industry. See the powerpoint presentation from the workshop and read about the paper prototypes that were built. Well, we want to continue promoting games as much as possible!

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Thursday’s Trending e-Learning Topic: Social Learning

Everything E-Learning

This Thursday, the trending topic is social learning! Watch this video on using Social Web Objects in Lectora V11: Utilizing the PowerPoint Import Tool and Social Web Objects. Last, check out the top three growing social learning trends this year: Social Learning Trends 2013. One example of social learning that can be applied to e-Learning is Twitter chats.

5 Business Cases that Call for Serious Games

Knowledge Guru

Do you really need a new gamification platform, or are you trying to follow the latest trends? Instead of emailing a series of PDFs and Powerpoints, or making people sit through a boring webinar, design a fun game that allows players to learn and memorize the material as they play. Is mobile learning a must-have in your organization, is it just another upper management whim?

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Our 2013 Mantra for #mLearning: Simplify, Simplify, Simplify [Lessons from LinkedIn]

mLearning Revolution

May 2013 be the year each one of us creates a dent in our own Universe! Every new version comes with more interactions, more widgets, more timelines, more triggers, more ways of animating text, and more support for all those animations in PowerPoint. via  8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning | The mLearning Revolution Blog. Send to Kindle.

3 Major Misconceptions about ELearning


Converting Existing PowerPoint Files is Effective. I can recall a project where we were tasked with creating an elearning program for a new software system. The client manager looked to cut costs by  pointing our team to a repository of 20 something PowerPoint presentations, requesting that we just update some of the content and publish the presentations using Articluate Studio.

The New Adobe Captivate 7 Marches Backwards into the Future [Review]

mLearning Revolution

There’s nothing in there that addresses real solutions for today’s trending topics, such as Cloud computing, Mobile Learning, Responsive Design, Adaptive publishing, Mobile Apps, etc. A year ago I wrote a post entitled  An Honest Assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 [First Impressions] , which garnered 81 ReTweets and 62 comments, and to this day is the most read post here on my blog. Conclusion.

E-Learning Musings

eLearning 24-7

The salesperson talked about the company more than showing me the product. I saw lots of PowerPoint slides and virtually no product. ASTD e-learning Trends & Forecasts ASTD International trade show and exhibition LMS As an honored tradition for the ASTD International Trade Show and whatever else they call it, I present my latest news and notes in the world of e-learning. T&D.

Yes, you do have to change

Clark Quinn

Of late, I’ve seen a disturbing trend. Tools that make turning Powerpoint presentations into page-turning content aren’t going to fix this, nor are tools that provide prettified drill-and-kill, nor ones that let you host and track courses. Not only are the purveyors of existing solutions preaching caution and steadiness, but it even seems like some of the  ’names’ of the field are talking in ways that make it easy to think that the industry is largely doing ok. And I do  not understand this, because it’s demonstrably wrong. design strategy

The 1-Minute Learning Nuggets Project!


Whether it is a trend or not, less content in smaller learning chunks makes sense in today''s disruptive and busy world. Created a few slides in PowerPoint 2013. could have saved it as a ''PowerPoint Picture Presentation'', but when importing that format (using PowerPoint 2013) into Explain Everything , the slides got messed up. NOTHING NEW! It depends.

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Dilemma of author-educators migrating to story-based eLearning design

Vignettes Learning

Tracking Learning Trends , I wrote: “In the 18th century, education, learning and training have focused on thought or knowledge retention. As an example, designers and developers are frustrated that subject matter experts throw PowerPoint files and linear and page-turning lessons unto their laps (remnant of the ‘thought first – action later’ practice). Synthesis. Image source: www.

7 Things to Consider to Ensure the Proper LMS Prescription

Challenge to Learn

She researches and writes about trends in a variety of software verticals, with a particular focus on learning management software. Will you need to use PowerPoint conversion, a 3rd party course authoring tool, or would you prefer an LMS that has its own?  It’s vital you have a deep understanding of the undertaking that comes along with creating and supporting your learning content.

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Sharon Boller on training and learning in organizations

Dave's Whiteboard

This is my summary and reaction to the first part of Sharon Boller ‘s whitepaper, Learning Trends, Technologies, and Opportunities. Emerging trends and technologies. Boller is the president of Bottom-Line Performance , a learning design firm based in Indiana. The 26-page whitepaper has two main sections: Six truths about today’s learning environment. ILT is not dead.

Trend-spotting: 3 Learning & Development Movements You Need to Watch

Trina Rimmer

As most of you were busy putting away holiday decorations and making New Year’s resolutions, I was polishing up PowerPoint slides, booking hotels, and prepping for full-on L&D immersion. With nearly back-to-back conferences and professional development events scheduled for January and February, I went into 2013 armed with curiosity, caffeine, and a whole lot of  Airborne ! Here are some of the learning & development sub-themes I found to be particularly on-trend… Read the rest of this post on the Impact Instruction Blog. Featured

Billboard Chart Toppers to Keynote the 2013 Lectora User.

Everything E-Learning

Learning Tips, Trends and Ideas. Billboard Chart Toppers to Keynote the 2013 Lectora User Conference! Internet phenomenon, THE PIANO GUYS kick off day two of the 2013 Lectora® User Conference with “A Creative Moment with THE PIANO GUYS”. The 2013 Lectora User Conference is the premier eLearning event of the year. Trending - Top 10 Blogs. Forum. Logins. ReviewLink.

Experiencing Risk, Hands-On

CLO Magazine

Although blackboards were eventually replaced with whiteboards and overhead slides gave way to PowerPoint, education was one-dimensional. The results of these audits allow the insurer to determine regional engineering differences, spot emerging trends and develop ways to deliver services more consistently. To ensure consistent engineering practices while meeting the demands of worldwide clients, property insurer FM Global created an experiential simulation classroom to bring to life thousands of real-world scenarios involving common risks.

Make e-Learning Magic Happen at the Lectora User Conference

Everything E-Learning

Learning Tips, Trends and Ideas. The 2013 Lectora® User Conference will be here before you know it! The first 500 people to register for the 2013 Lectora User Conference will receive the official Attendee Appreciation Pack full of exciting e-Learning goodies to help them make magic happen in their e-Learning courses. Trending - Top 10 Blogs. PowerPoint-Based Authoring.

Are You Riding the Waves or the Ripples? Tracking Learning Trends

Vignettes Learning

As an observer and a consistent student of learning trends, I am constantly challenged to surf the waves and ripples of changes. There are instances when I miscalculate, overestimate or misread trends. However, patterns (ripples) emerge from big (trends) waves. See the diagram “Tracking Learning Trends: Are you Riding the Waves or the Ripples?”. The wave is powerful.

MOOCs: Flipping the Corporate Classroom

Your Training Edge

So why does so much of corporate training still involve an instructor flipping through a seemingly endless PowerPoint slide deck? But the idea of flipping K-12 and lower-level college classrooms has only recently taken off, and although there has been a lot of speculation about flipping the corporate classroom, trainers seem reticent to adopt the trend. Copyright 2013 Bryant Nielson.

Making Real

In the Middle of the Curve

There are less obvious tangibles - such as the deliverables in my professional environment: - Online tutorials - Synchronous course-delivery - Documentation (of various sorts) - the dreaded PowerPoint file. This last idea I am still wrapping my head around. I am noticing a trend in my environment. In all of my activities - there is a tangible deliverable.

How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

Your Training Edge

Content can be shared via YouTube (video), Flickr (images), Slideshare (PowerPoint presentations), and many other services. In a presentation available on Slideshare, Tiffany Winman of IBM identifies several advantages of social bookmarking for organizations, including sharing insights with your community, increasing your visibility, and spotting new trends. Copyright 2013 Bryant Nielson. Web 2.0 and the rapid rise of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other communications platforms have made one thing abundantly clear: Everything is social. Blogs and microblogs.

25 eLearning tools you need to have


Aside from learning management systems, there are now all kinds of nifty online apps that can help you to organize your work, research trends, create course content, network with peers, and communicate with learners. An interface similar to PowerPoint makes it easy to import existing presentations and make them more engaging by adding features like triggers, variables, and layers.

May Edition: E-Learning News and Notes

eLearning 24-7

Most notably the ability to create a PowerPoint online. Increase in 2013, of these types of capabilities on other platforms and tools – whether it is via an interface/integration or a piece of this and that. Every month via your e-mail box you will receive the latest trends, insight, and my new products to check out. authoring tools e-learning e-learning vendors education elearning learning learning management system Trends Trends & Forecasts e-learning analyst e-learning forecasts learning management systems online learning trends virtual learning

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

Before we unpack all five of our latest industry predictions, I want to take a moment to recap our past eLearning predictions from 2013 and 2014. You may see some hits and some misses in those posts, but the general trends toward HTML5, multi-platform learning, micro-credentialing, and MOOC-style formats are tough to ignore. To It’s an area with fascinating growth potential.

APUSH Quarterly Ch 8-11 (2nd Quarter)


Though he was a self-professed follower of Thomas Jefferson, the development of government under Andrew Jackson represented a trend away from the Jeffersonian ideal in its. A. Upload Powerpoints. Quiz Maker › Take Quizzes › Miscellaneous › APUSH Quarterly Ch 8-11 (2nd Quarter). Loading Page, Please wait… APUSH Quarterly Ch 8-11 (2nd Quarter). 50 Questions. I 11 Attempts. I Created By jrwnz13 12 days ago. Tweet. Embed. Remove Question Excerpt. Question Excerpt From APUSH Quarterly Ch 8-11 (2nd Quarter). " These words were spoken by. A.

Saddle Up: We're Headed to San Antonio for the 2013 Lectora User.

Everything E-Learning

Learning Tips, Trends and Ideas. Saddle Up: We’re Headed to San Antonio for the 2013 Lectora User Conference! In order to make the 2013 conference even better than last year’s record-breaking event, attendees will get even more tips and tricks, more innovative ideas and more networking opportunities than ever. The 2013 Lectora User Conference is now accepting proposals to present your greatest Lectora tips, tricks and successes in San Antonio. To learn more and for an application, please visit: 2013 Lectora User Conference. Trending - Top 10 Blogs.