E-Learning Interaction Building Tools Comparison
MAY 9, 2016
An eLearning course looks incomplete without interactions. They foster active learning through a meaningful interchange between the course and learners. We are excited to bring out the first ever Interaction Building Tools Comparison. We compiled this comparison after getting inputs from several Instructional Designers and eLearning course developers.
When to Use Rapid eLearning
AUGUST 20, 2013
The term “Rapid e-Learning” is fairly self-explanatory: Rapid eLearning is creating an eLearning course quickly and effectively , often with the aid of authoring tools that do the programming work for you. That is what it’s like to use a rapid authoring tool to create an eLearning course. Summary.
Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools
JUNE 30, 2010
I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. She tries to find answers to three simple questions regarding each tools mentioned in the mind map –. For many tools, the answers are as expected. While some try doing freeform authoring through a template-based authoring tool.
Top 25 Rapid eLearning Blog Posts
APRIL 21, 2010
I have been involved with Rapid eLearning Projects at Upside and also creation of our own Rapid Authoring Framework that sits in our LMS (UpsideLMS). Naturally I do a lot of sifting around Rapid eLearning. These posts cover varied topics around rapid eLearning including authoring tools, effective techniques, and decision considerations.
Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market
OCTOBER 17, 2012
Its nearly Halloween and with that comes the shocking and fearful excitement or lack thereof of the scariest things on the plane appearing at the movie theaters, in costumes, television and for us, the course authoring tool market. Just in the past two years the per license cost of authoring tools has skyrocketed. Rapid Intake – Talk about price increase.
Tips When Working with Images in Articulate Storyline
B Online Learning
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
Using imagery in your eLearning design is an additional way for you to communicate your message. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development design eLearning content eLearning course design eLearning News instructional design Master elearning Course online learning rapid authoring tools rapid eLearning storyline
E-learning Authoring Tools: The Civil War
JULY 25, 2016
It might be a Smartphone you buy online, the food you order through an app, or the e-learning you want developed for your employees. To address your urgency, e-learning professionals have been taking the help of rapid authoring tools to develop online learning material in a span of weeks rather than months. Articulate Storyline 2.
Tips for Working with Video in Articulate Storyline
B Online Learning
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
Most recently I’ve been assisting our team in updating our B Online eLearning Course Catalogue. I’ve been upgrading our MS Office courses to Office 2013, and I came across some great video tutorials, which I decided to use, particularly in the Excel course. As I haven’t worked with video much before, I decided to learn […].
6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012
JANUARY 17, 2012
I absolutely love software, apps, applications, extensions, plug-ins, add-ons, whatever you want to call it. Because one of my passions is to review software and as I’m doing it, I’m always coming up with ways I think the software could be better, it’s just part of my DNA I suppose. Informal Learning and Social learning. eLearning Mobile Learning featured
Custom Navigation: 3 Examples with Articulate Storyline
B Online Learning
MAY 5, 2013
discussed the capability of authoring tools, especially Articulate Storyline, to present a customised and engaging user interface that can both create a wow factor for the user and also maintain the benefits of rapid eLearning development. I have put together three examples of a custom user [.].
Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources
NOVEMBER 8, 2010
The other day this guy asked me how to develop color schemes for his rapid elearning courses. shared some of the tools that I use for color schemes in previous posts like this one on creating your own rapid elearning PowerPoint template. So here’s a list of previously referenced tools and brief explanation of what they do. have the same challenge. original.
How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
Here’s what I find typical of people who do rapid elearning. So they buy an authoring tool and quickly convert the content. The more courses they create, the more they realize they need to craft better learning experiences. call this the rapid elearning story because it’s a story many people relate to. And that’s crafting a good learning experience.
25 eLearning tools you need to have
MAY 12, 2016
It’s not much of a stretch to argue that an eLearning professional is only as good as their best tools. 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. Best productivity tools for eLearning.
Four Essential Tips for the Rapid E-Learning Pro
JUNE 7, 2011
PowerPoint’s a great authoring environment for elearning. If you can step away from the “bullet point” mindset and all of the complaints, you’ll see that PowerPoint’s got a lot to offer those who build elearning courses. With a rapid elearning tool, you’re using PowerPoint’s easy authoring environment to create Flash movies. Click here to learn more.
Do You Know the Answers to These Rapid E-Learning Questions?
MARCH 6, 2012
Recently I participated in an interview-style webinar for the E-Learning Guild. Today we’ll look at the rapid elearning questions. What is Rapid E-Learning? In fact, I became a fan of the rapid authoring tools because they let me do much of the work myself. So for them elearning was an all or nothing proposition. Tidbits.
Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come
MAY 12, 2015
The era of web-based authoring systems is here. As more organizations and associations embrace rapid eLearning development to keep pace with new products and services, evolving business needs, and industry and government regulations, the need for distributed authoring solutions that enable collaborative, team-based development continues to grow. Social authoring.
Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips
JUNE 21, 2011
If not, check out some of the other free templates that are available in the Elearning Heroes community. To learn more check out the tutorial below. Building rapid elearning courses in PowerPoint requires a few production techniques that are different than when you build presentations in PowerPoint. August 3-4: Madison, WI–Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning.
Are You Getting the Most Value Out of Your Rapid E-Learning Tools?
OCTOBER 25, 2011
PowerPoint’s designed as a presentation tool. While the application is versatile and great for elearning, many people still struggle to get past the PowerPoint look because the features are designed to encourage the use of the templates. The key is to learn to see the features from a different perspective. They’re Just Tools That Build Multimedia. Click here for updates.
Articulate Storyline Unchained – Triggers, Variables and Conditions
B Online Learning
JULY 18, 2013
I think we all agree, when developing eLearning for today’s widely diverse user groups, one of the key challenges is to make that content dynamic, engaging and full of user driven interactions. Without this the content comes across as tedious and dull and what’s worse, the message and key learning’s can be lost in a [.]. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design levels of interactivity online learning rapid authoring tools rapid eLearning storyline
Articulate Storyline for E-learning Development – Replacing Videos Without Affecting Triggers
JUNE 29, 2016
When you are developing an e-learning course, there may be some situations where you need to update the video files multiple times with changes. Articulate Storyline helps avoid such rework and replace the video files easily with the help of the Edit Video option. Double click on the video file, you will find some options under Movie Tools. Have anything to say?
How to Select the Right E-Learning Software
JUNE 21, 2016
I get a lot of questions about buying elearning software. And with that I get to see some of the ridiculous checklists that some IT groups create to compare software. When it comes to selecting software, it can be hard to know what to look for and what questions to ask. Here Select E-Learning Software by Understanding the Type of Tools.
10 Widely Used Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 and Empower E-learning
JULY 12, 2016
As technology evolves the workforce seeks more interactivity and access to learning programs on multiple devices. learning industry experts are introducing new concepts to engage learners and reduce their cognitive load. At the same time, e-learning developers want to minimize risks, efforts, and costs. Technology and e-learning experts consider Flash outdated.
Create Rich Flash-like Buttons in Articulate Storyline 2
JULY 5, 2016
Well, the rapid authoring tool Articulate Storyline is very effective in converting and developing interactive courses. But creating Flash-like fancy buttons with animating rollover effects was a tough task in Articulate Storyline 1. However, this has now become easy with Articulate Storyline 2. Learning Technology Articulate Storylineseconds.
Publishing E-learning Courses in Articulate Storyline: 4 Things to Remember
JULY 8, 2016
After designing and developing an e-learning course in Articulate Storyline, the final step is to publish the course in SCORM/AICC/Tin Can, API formats. The Author field takes the System name by default, but it can be edited based on your requirement. 3. Learning Technology rapid authoring toolsThe Course Title: . Reporting and Tracking: .
Articulate Storyline- The Life-saver of E-learning Developers
JUNE 21, 2016
We all know that, e-learning development was not an easy task earlier. However, the advent of various rapid authoring tools has minimized the development time and made it more convenient for e-learning developers to create any course with ease. Read the blog to learn more! Learning Technology Articulate StorylineWant to know why?
John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JUNE 28, 2016
As Chief Technology Officer for Trivantis Corporation, John Blackmon is responsible for all aspects of development and strategy for the company’s eLearning products. At IBM, John was awarded a patent for software design for his work in developing operating systems. John was also Co-Founder and Lead Engineer at BocaSoft, a software company that created various utilities for the software market. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning.
5 Essential Rapid E-Learning Tips
DECEMBER 8, 2009
A manager I know works for a multibillion dollar company that has its own elearning group. However, when she needs to train her staff of about 200, she has no access to the elearning group’s resources. Without rapid elearning tools, she’d be hard pressed to offer her team the benefits of online learning. Use a Blank Slide as Your Starting Point.
How to convert a project into a Hard copy in Articulate Storyline
JULY 1, 2016
Did you know Articulate Storyline provides an option to publish eLearning courses into a Word document? So let’s see how to convert an Articulate Storyline project into a Word document to take advantage of its benefits. . This is how you can convert an e-learning course developed in Articulate Storyline to a Word file. Step3: Publish . That’s it!
Avoid Confusion: Hide the SumTotal LMS Player Controls Using Articulate Storyline 2
JUNE 30, 2016
Every eLearning course includes navigational elements by default. recenly worked on a e-learning course developed using the rapid authoring tool, Articulate Storyline and published it to SumTotal LMS. Now your course will be free of the Navigation bar on top of the Articulate course. Learning Technology Articulate Storyline
Leverage the Benefits of Rapid Authoring Tools
JULY 21, 2016
Ever wished for a magic wand that could make the development of e-learning courses a breeze? Well, rapid authoring tools could be the answer considering the benefits they offer to the process of e-learning development. Rapid authoring tools. Legacy authoring tools. These tools can bring old courses up to date.
7 Microinteractions You will Love in the new Articulate Studio 13 [Review]
OCTOBER 8, 2013
The New Articulate Studio ’13. Dan defines microinteractions , as the smallest details that delight customers and keep them coming back to the software, or the app, or the web page, or a particular smartphone or tablet, or even the physical appliances we use every day. The new Unified Player in Articulate Studio ’13 for Quizzes. 2. ’ 3. Conclusion.
Articulate Storyline – The First Choice of E-learning Developers [Infographic]
JULY 8, 2016
Articulate Storyline has become a quite popular rapid authoring tool in the e-learning development world. Its built-in character packs, built-in templates, customizable Player, built-in quiz templates are few of the reasons it’s becoming every e-learning developer’s first choice. Learning Technology rapid authoring tools
Facing 21st Century Instructional Design Challenges by Tom Kuhlmann
B Online Learning
MAY 15, 2014
Watch the opening address at iDesignX 2014 by Key Speaker, Tom Kuhlmann, VP Articulate Community. Look for opportunities to craft great learning experiences. […]. Tom discusses how technology is changing the way we teach. What do we need to know and how do we keep up? Understand how technology has changed the way courses are designed.
Articulate Storyline: Displaying Notes Pane in Specific Slides
JULY 13, 2016
Articulate Storyline, a widely preferred e-learning rapid authoring tool, helps develop engaging, learner-centric courses. By default, it offers a Notes tab in the GUI of the e- courses to display the audio transcript. This is how you can display the Notes pane only when needed in Articulate Storyline courses. Well, here is a way out.
Macintosh Rapid E-Learning Authoring Software
The E-Learning Curve
FEBRUARY 25, 2009
Is there a rapid elearning or screencasting production tool for the Mac? contributor to my post Capture that E-Learning Demo: Update, asked me: We have been looking at both Camtasia and. The E-learning Curve blog shares thought-provoking commentary and practical knowledge for e-learning professionals. Tags: viewletbuilder SWFtools articulate Mac Jing screenflow rapid elearning authoring tools Apple Macintosh adobe captivate Camtasia Find out more.
Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free)
JUNE 7, 2010
Below is a list of course authoring tools – think “rapid e-learning authoring software. The list is followed by free open source software that mimics and can even beat – IMO some of its more well known competitors – that you might use when building your WBT. All software below is free. Rapid E-Learning Course Software. Jelsim - e-learning simulation software – create in java – can be used in corporate, semi target education. Learning 24/7.
ELearning Dev Tools Overview
JUNE 26, 2015
Just yesterday I wrote an article explaining how to create online courses on a budget and elluded to the wide variety of options we have available when it comes to elearning course development. If you are just starting your project and are not sure which tools are best for you, the infographic below (created by ATD ) will provide additional insight. Media & Application tools.