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.
3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of e-learning development software. You could create any animation or visual using this powerful tool. As of 2014, over 48% of the companies use rapid authoring tools. Articulate Storyline . Articulate storyline is a desktop application that looks and feels like PowerPoint. Adobe Captivate.
3 Popular Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools – When to Use What
DECEMBER 12, 2016
Do you know which authoring tool is the best option for your training requirement? The use of e-learning authoring tools depends on the training need, complexity of the course, delivery platform – online or on mobiles – timelines, budget, and other factors. Converting ILT to E-learning made easy with Articulate Storyline.
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.
Simple Articulate Storyline Tips to Save Time
B Online Learning
JUNE 29, 2014
I haven’t been working with Articulate Storyline for all that long, and most things I’ve picked up have been self-taught, so I thought I’d share a few of those little tips that have truly saved my life (well, a lot of time anyway) so to speak! Working for an eLearning development business, we are often […].
3 Rapid E-learning Myths Busted
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
Rapid e-learning – an online course development methodology perfectly suited to the technology-enabled learning needs of companies in the 21 st century. Today, it is possible to develop a 60-minute e-learning course in about 3 weeks, using this methodology. These tools can be used easily without any knowledge of programming. This is not true.
Consider Rapid E-learning to Custom Online Training Module in Minimum Time
NOVEMBER 20, 2016
Rapid e-learning can come to your rescue. This blog will discuss the benefits of rapid e-learning development. What is rapid e-learning? The term rapid e-learning originated in 2004, from a report by Bersin and Associates. Generally, the term “rapid eLearning” refers to two things. Benefits.
20 Frequently Asked Questions About E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools
OCTOBER 17, 2016
With hundreds of e-learning development software available in today’s marketplace, choosing the right one which fully meets your training needs can be a major challenge. It is one of the most crucial decisions you must make to successfully convert your ILT material into e-learning courses. What is the best rapid authoring tool to develop an e-learning course?
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
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.
Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning
JUNE 17, 2010
After a few years of hype, mobile learning has now started flourishing; the advent of new generation of mobile devices, high-speed network access, powerful mobile browsers and better native apps are all contributing to this. Earlier we’ve mentioned some tools that can assist you in mLearning applications. HotLava LMA (Learning Mobile Author). Chalk Pushcast. Lectora.
Quick Guide: E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools [Infographic]
AUGUST 15, 2016
Authoring tools are widely used for the rapid development of eLearning courses. The advent of rapid authoring tools has ushered in a new era in the world of online course development. These software helped reduce the time taken to develop e-learning courses by at least 40%.Several Learning Technology rapid authoring tools
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
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. As I haven’t worked with video much before, I decided to learn […]. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development authoring tools elearning eLearning content eLearning course design online learning rapid authoring tools rapid eLearning storyline video
3 Types of Rapid Authoring Tools for Development
OCTOBER 10, 2016
John has stacks of ILT material to be converted into e-learning courses. His experience of working on e-learning projects tells him it will take months to develop the courses and would cost him quite a few dollars. On a weekend trip, he bumped into his long lost friend, Martin, who happened to be an e-learning professional. What is a rapid authoring tool?
Top 5 E-Books on Rapid Authoring Tools
DECEMBER 29, 2016
The world is changing rapidly and so are training requirements in corporate organizations. In the e-learning industry, traditional development is being replaced by rapid authoring tools. Rapid e-learning development refers to a new methodology of building e-learning courses quickly as against developing courses in Flash and other legacy tools.
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. I call this the rapid elearning story because it’s a story many people relate to. Rapid Authoring. Rapid Assets.
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.
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.
Custom Navigation: 3 Examples with Articulate Storyline
B Online Learning
MAY 5, 2013
I 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. In my post Custom Navigation: Set your imagination and your learners free!
Rapid E-learning Vs. Traditional Methodology: A Quick Comparison of the Development Time
OCTOBER 24, 2016
If you answer Yes to these questions, you need to go in for rapid e-learning. But what exactly is rapid e-learning? How is it different from the traditional e-learning development methodology? What is Rapid E-learning? For instance, we can develop a 60-minute course in about 3 weeks using the rapid e-learning methodology.
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.
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.
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.
Less Time? Less Money? Think ELearning Authoring Tools
FEBRUARY 8, 2017
In this case, it is e-learning or online training. Online courses can be created quickly with the help of rapid authoring tools. What are rapid authoring tools? Rapid authoring tools are software packages that provide a skeletal structure that enable you to jump start creating an online course. ” - H.
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.
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. I 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. I have the same challenge.
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.
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
Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools
OCTOBER 3, 2016
Choosing a rapid e-learning authoring tool that suits your training needs completely can be quite a challenging task. You need to consider various aspects such as cost, built-in features, flexibility of the tool, and the output it gives. This blog intends to make it easy for you and help pick the right tool quickly. Articulate Storyline 2.
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.
How Rapid Authoring Tools Meet Evolving Online Learning Needs
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
For years, e-learning professionals used the traditional methodology of online course development. This methodology used tools such as Flash and Dreamweaver to create highly interactive e-learning courses with stunning visuals and great animations. Instead, they now seek utilitarian courses that satisfy their learning needs at a lower cost.
Evaluating 3 Useful Tools that Support E-learning Development
OCTOBER 30, 2016
In my previous blog, we’ve compared 3 widely used authoring tools – Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and Lectora Inspire 16. But apart from these rapid authoring tools, a few other tools are also used by e-learning developers such as the multimedia editing tools, PowerPoint add-ins, and tools that help you make digital resources.