E-Learning Interaction Building Tools Comparison
MAY 9, 2016
We are excited to bring out the first ever Interaction Building Tools Comparison. It is important to note that Adobe Captivate 9 and Articulate Storyline 2 are evaluated purely for the interaction templates supported by these tools and not for their course authoring capabilities. Here is the detailed comparison for you. But with flexibility comes complexity too.
E-Learning Authoring Tool Comparison
JANUARY 24, 2013
We get lots of questions about our opinion on the major e-learning authoring tools. A while back, I did a comparison grid to help outline the key differences. There have been a lot of changes to the authoring tool landscape in the last 12 months, so I thought I’d update it. . Studio has a few more graphics tools, but Captivate has more animation options.
Updated E-Leaning Authoring Tools Comparison
JUNE 24, 2014
With the release of Adobe Captivate 8 a few weeks back, I thought I would update our popular—and often controversial—comparison grid on the major authoring tools. As always, the information contained within this comparison is based solely on my opinions. The only notable change since my last comparison is in the mobile category. Notable Changes.
Updated E-Learning Authoring Tools Comparison
FEBRUARY 26, 2016
What’s the right e-learning authoring tool for you? All of the major tools have strengths and weaknesses in different areas, so picking the right tool is about knowing what’s important for you. Here’s my take on how four of the major authoring tools compare in 10 major categories. It depends! Recorded on 2/24/16.
E-learning Authoring Tools: The Civil War
JULY 25, 2016
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. Among these, the three widely preferred e-learning rapid authoring tools are Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and Lectora Inspire 16. Easiest tool of the three. Adobe Captivate 9.
6 Steps to Choosing the Best eLearning Authoring Tool
JUNE 9, 2015
The mere thought of choosing a new e-Learning authoring tool may make some eLearning professionals cringe, but it doesn’t have to be a stressful and time-consuming task. In this article, I’ll walk you through the process of choosing the best eLearning authoring tool for you. The Steps to Follow When Choosing an eLearning Authoring Tool.
Updated Comparison of E-Learning Authoring Tools
NOVEMBER 12, 2013
With the release of Studio ’13 a few weeks ago, I thought it would be a good time to update my authoring tool comparison grid. As always, this grid reflects MY OPINION of working with each of these tools. In this post, I’ll focus on how Articulate Studio’s comparison has changed. Software Simulations. Here’s the overview—details below. Mobile. Their 11.3
Top 11 to 20 Authoring Tools for 2013
OCTOBER 20, 2013
desktop authoring tool that provides a wealth of features and additional software. Honestly, I wish they would do more with their “online” version, in comparison but they have not. Templates, themes, debug tool (nice), translation tool (nice too). Includes an assessment tool and can generate certificates. Translation tool. SCORM.
Finding the Right Authoring Tool for You
ATD Learning Technologies
AUGUST 9, 2016
I’m often asked the same question: What is the best authoring tool? Finding the right car—and the right authoring tool—is all about knowing what’s right for YOU. That’s why the first step in selecting an authoring tool is determining which criteria are most important to you. All of these are good tools with good feature sets.
Authoring Tool Comparison
MAY 24, 2011
As we’ve mentioned in previous blog posts, there are a number of changes to the authoring tool landscape coming in the next few months. We thought we’d help you decide which tool might be right for you. We’ve created a quick grid to show what we feel are the key differences between the major authoring tools on the market: Articulate, Captivate, Lectora, Flash, and the about-to-launch ZebraZapps. Update: We’ve fixed the comparison grid , which wasn’t displaying some of the characters correctly. What do you think?
Top 5 Free Screen Recording Tools for Mac and Windows
OCTOBER 6, 2016
There are plenty of commercial screen recording tools on the market today. So, if you are not ready to pay a pretty penny for a top-notch solution just yet, do try these tools. Ezvid is a powerful tool for creating screen recordings to be later uploaded exclusively to YouTube with a 45-minute limit and no system sounds capture. iSpring Free Cam. Available for Windows. ShareX.
Leverage the Benefits of Rapid Authoring Tools
JULY 21, 2016
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. Individual authoring tools (e.g.,
Rapid E-learning Vs. Traditional Methodology: A Quick Comparison of the Development Time
OCTOBER 24, 2016
As the name suggests, rapid e-learning refers to the development of e-learning quickly using rapid authoring tools. Here is a comparison table of traditional e-learning and rapid e-learning development. Develop courses using traditional authoring tools. 3. Develop courses using rapid authoring tools. 8. Rapid authoring tools are easy to use.
Increase Course Performance with the Right Authoring Tool – Here’s How to Sort Out Your Options
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
These 10 valuable tips will help you determine what authoring tool could be the best fit for your needs. Selecting an elearning authoring tool can be confusing. Before you go shopping, stand back and consider what you need from the authoring tool. Weigh up the tool license fees, and consider how much time it takes to produce elearning content. Speed?
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. Can create simple software simulations. USD1099.
Open Source eLearning Tools
OCTOBER 13, 2010
I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile. Beyond that, probably the best thing to do is to use eLearning Learning to go through it’s open source eLearning and open source eLearning Tools. Here’s some of what I pulled out.
Gamification In Application Software Training
AUGUST 29, 2013
We are highly excited to see this trend because, like most of you learning professionals, we too believe that the best way to learn new software is by doing real tasks in a real environment, in a fun way. The first one on our list is ‘Ribbon Hero 2’, one of the best examples of application software gamification. What do you think the future of gamification in application software is?
5 Tools to Help You “Gamify” Your eLearning Content
MARCH 5, 2015
There are many HTML5-based authoring tools that can help you create engaging online content. We’ve rounded up 5 tools to help you do just that. 1. Raptivity is a great tool to help you build rapid interactivity for effective learning. The tool features 180+ eLearning templates, including interactive comparison charts, diagrams, questionnaires, multiple selections, and more. Articulate Storyline, Presenter, Quizmaker, and Engage are all valuable tools to “gamify” your online content. eLearning Tools Build Your Course E-Learning Tools Gamificatio
7 Considerations for Choosing a Content Authoring Tool
JANUARY 18, 2017
An important aspect of e-learning development is choosing the right content authoring tool to develop a course. The choice is made after trial and error, research, and comparisons. This blog will highlight 7 considerations you need to review before choosing an authoring tool. 1. The first thing to consider while choosing an authoring tool is your learners’ needs.
How I Work: My Top 3 Productivity Tools
JUNE 10, 2014
Because of this, people often ask me what my favorite tools are for productivity. love this question, as it allows me to show people the tools I’ve discovered over the years that I use on a daily basis. It’s always fun to see people get blown away with the discovery of a new and awesome tool that they’ve never seen before. What are your top productivity tools?
October 12: easygenerator to release the free edition of her authoring tool
Challenge to Learn
SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
Easygenerator has decided to launch the free edition of het authoring tool on October 12 th. The authoring interface of easygenerator is a Windows application, so you will need a computer with Windows to run it. From the authoring environment you are able to send an invitation to anyone through email and they will get access to your course through the easygenerator web server.
5 Online Tools To Make Your Job Easier
Your Training Edge
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
This online tool is a great resource for architects, manufacturers, specifiers or any student of a construction based course as it helps them to identify the best products and materials for their projects through its building product search and comparison tools. Pocket is a great online tool that can also be used offline. SpecifiedBy. Padlet. Mapit. Pocket.
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. Form-based authoring.
Adobe Captivate 9 vs. Articulate Storyline 2 vs. iSpring Suite 8.1
MARCH 16, 2016
Many course authors are interested to know the key differences between the top e-Learning authoring tools on the market. We surveyed e-Learning developers about their experiences with the popular e-Learning authoring software Articulate Storyline 2 and Adobe Captivate 9, and compared their feature sets with iSpring Suite 8.1. Each of the compared tools is well-suited for a particular type of content authoring. Comparisons Related PostsShared. Overview. Read more ».
10 Social Media Tools For Learning
The eLearning Coach
NOVEMBER 16, 2009
Many of these tools and services are free or have a free trial period, which can encourage you to experiment in a small way at first. Each tool fulfills at least one of these criteria: encourages collaboration; enables user-generated content or input; provides a way to share; and facilitates informal or formal learning. It also integrates with a few open source eLearning tools.
This Week on #BLPLearn: Authoring Tools and eLearning Examples
APRIL 24, 2014
Now that introductions are out of the way, let’s dive in to this week’s articles: 3 Authoring Tools that Help you Develop E-learning Courseware Quickly. My link is a blogpost titled “3 Authoring Tools that Help you Develop E-learning Courseware Quickly”. We are already familiar with the 3 authoring tools discussed – Storyline, Captivate, and Lectora.
Comparison of Free Virtual Classroom Systems
AUGUST 3, 2011
Here is our comparative analysis that you may want to use to select the tool which best suits your requirements –. VCR Comparison. App/Desktop sharing is limited to sharing either the full screen or a portion of screen, with no tool allowing user to select a specific application that should be shared (except Mikogo). Powered By DT Author Box. Some other observations –.
PowerPoint or Prezi: Which is Best for eLearning?
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
These programs are tools; what you do with them determines whether or not they’re effective. Both programs are designed as presentation tools, so either one should be able to fill that role. I’ve already written about how to create eLearning using PPT, so I won’t re-visit that here. So this comparison is going to look at PPT and Prezi specifically through an eLearning lens.
Free edition authoring tool easygenerator will launch October 12th
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
We are very proud to announce the launch of the free edition of our easygenerator authoring tool on October 12 th. The authoring interface of easygenerator is a Windows application, so you will need a computer with Windows to run it. The free edition will have the PowerPoint import tool, enabling you to import your courses made in PowerPoint into easygenerator and use the texts and images as a starting point for a 'proper' eLearning SCORM or mobile course. These comments will automatically become available inside the authoring environment. SaaS service.
Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9 & Lectora Inspire 16: The Infinity War
AUGUST 8, 2016
In my previous blog, E-learning Authoring Tools: The Civil War , we have seen the comparison between the top three preferred e-learning rapid authoring tools – Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and Lectora Inspire 16. These features will help you identify the strengths of these tools. Easy-to-develop software simulations. High cost.
Work-based collaboration tools and the elephant in the room
APRIL 21, 2012
For the team receiving this application, they are facing 2 changes – the introduction of a mobile tablet to their day-to-day tools of the trade, and the application itself. Many will be suspicious of authority, of the root reason why the platform was implemented. How do we prepare staff for work-based collaboration tools? Author : Buffer, Inc Website : [link] -->.
Social Software Adoption
AUGUST 10, 2009
Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0 Tools Adoption Ideas Webinar Software - Adoption Advice Enterprise 2.0 - What's the PU? and eLearning 2.0 Web 2.0 technologies.
Rapid Content Authoring Tool Template Comparison- Oranges to Oranges
AUGUST 3, 2010
Here is a template you can use when comparing rapid content authoring tools, and identifying which one will best serve your needs. Unlimited authors, etc.) – Remember what they quote you is a street price. Rapid E-Learning Content Authoring Tool Template. Tags: authoring tools e-learning e-learning vendors elearning content authoring tools e-learning vendors comparison template product and pricing (is it for one license? Subscription? You can always add additional categories. This template is free to use and share.