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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). There you have it – the top ten authoring tools for 2013. Shocking? You bet. heh heh heh. #10

Top 11 to 20 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

It is all about doing something that others do not do – we all know that the readers of this blog – are trend setters! So, stand up and say, “I’m a trend setter”, then run quickly out the door – you never know who is spying on you. #20 A 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). Hopefully as this trend continues the number of languages expands as well. .

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.

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.

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. A 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) .

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. So are we.

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. HTML5 output.

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


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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3 Major Misconceptions about ELearning


Converting Existing PowerPoint Files is Effective. 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. As many people know (or have heard of), death by PowerPoint is a very real phenomenon.

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.

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. Another example is the HTML5 support for PowerPoint, which Adobe is promoting heavily. via An Honest Assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 [First Impressions] | The mLearning Revolution Blog. Conclusion.

E-Learning Musings

eLearning 24-7

I saw lots of PowerPoint slides and virtually no product. Trends. A few trends that are hitting boost mode just in the past quarter: Hospitals and other healthcare facilities seeking out LMSs including multi-tenant platforms – in droves – one vendor told me they had never seen this vertical as busy as it has been in the past. T&D. system and so on. via a trial).

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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. So lead the way.

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? Sometimes I get a request to host a guest post. This time I decided to place this post. What about assessment tools? Bonus.

Billboard Chart Toppers to Keynote the 2013 Lectora User.


e-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. Products.

Make e-Learning Magic Happen at the Lectora User Conference


e-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.

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.

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.

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.

A Conversation with Yury Uskov of iSpring

Kapp Notes

In just a year, we launched FlashSpring, a PowerPoint add-in which converted PowerPoint presentations to Flash. There were about 300 million PowerPoint users in the world, and a tool to easily convert PowerPoint presentations into web-ready Flash format would be in demand. This is a trend now, and e-Learning fits into their lifestyle very well.

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


3 Reasons You Need to Reinvent Your Corporate Training Program

Your Training Edge

According to Bersin by Deloitte, corporate training spending increased 10% in 2011, 12% in 2012, and 15% in 2013. If a three-hour PowerPoint lecture is still your content delivery method of choice, you are way overdue for an update. Spending on corporate training is rising rapidly. The numbers for 2014 aren’t out yet, but they were probably even higher. It’s boring! No visits yet.

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. 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. 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 I 11 Attempts. I I Created By jrwnz13 12 days ago. Tweet. Embed. Remove Question Excerpt. Question Excerpt From APUSH Quarterly Ch 8-11 (2nd Quarter). Q.7). Douglas. Q.10). Q.11).

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


e-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.

Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011

eLearning Weekly

Given that trend, I hope readers aren’t surprised when I leave instructional design off my list. But today developers can create graphics in PowerPoint 2010 or online using free tools like Aviary , Pixlr or Splashup. Cisco experts predict 90% of the internet (consumer IP traffic) will be video by 2013. What are the skills you need to land an elearning job? Graphic Design.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. I dare say that 75% or more of the eLearning that I have seen in the last few years has been nothing better than slightly warmed over PowerPoint presentations, usually with a quiz attached at the end. Tools fall into three categories: PowerPoint add-in tools, tools you install (outside of PowerPoint) and cloud-based tools. Learnnovators: Many of the tools are based on the linear structure and flow of PowerPoint. THE INTERVIEW: 1.