How To Choose An Authoring Tool For Your HTML eLearning Development
DECEMBER 3, 2013
Lectora11, Captivate 7, and Articulate Storyline are the top tools that come to mind for HTML elearning development. eLearning Development Authoring Tool HTML eLearning Their key strength – they are able to provide an excellent library of ready templates and resources. But do you know which one is best for your project? Read on… Let’s begin with evaluating each of these […].
New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools
FEBRUARY 14, 2013
best products that work under water (summer time) and from the e-learning prospective – the best authoring tools. Authoring tools are always changing – some for the better, others for the worst. 5 Epic – GoMo Authoring tool - Again an example of a cool product from outside of the states. SCORM and assessment tool. #4 No spin.
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.
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.
Easygenerator to launch new free web based eLearning authoring software at #DevLearn
Challenge to Learn
OCTOBER 21, 2013
This Wednesday (October 23rd) we will launch a completely new web-based free eLearning authoring tool. We will take all the experience we have built in the past 15 years on eLearning authoring and put it in a brand new product. You can register and start working with this new eLearning software by clicking the link (starting on Wednesday 23rd). Must run on every device.
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. Authoring Tool Treat. So why the fear?
15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads
JANUARY 30, 2013
– pointers on some of the tools out there, that you can use to help you take that ‘leap of faith’ into mLearning. So here’s the list of the tools that can do the job and which you might want a closer look at. One of the best tools, if you are already using Articulate, to convert your existing (Articulate based) courses to run on iPads, other tablets and mobile devices.
5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads
MAY 3, 2012
Given this trend, it is but obvious that the demand for rapid authoring tools which can publish content in HTML5 will also increase. In this post, we examine 5 rapid authoring tools which show tremendous promise. Once these files are converted to HTML5, you can edit them with an HTML editing tool, such as Adobe Dreamweaver. Upcoming Tools. Thanks!
Leverage the Benefits of Rapid Authoring Tools
JULY 21, 2016
Authoring Tool Market – What I am seeing
MARCH 20, 2013
Right now I am doing a survey on authoring tools (more on this at the end of the post) and so far 100% of all respondents state that HTML5 output is required in an authoring tool. I do believe that HTML5 output will continue to grow as an authoring tool feature. If you are an e-learning developer or instructional designer this has always been a favorite feature of authoring tools. The problem has been (in the past) that the rapid content authoring tools have avoided adding it as a component. Fortune Forecast Cookies.
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. Adobe Captivate originally started out as a pure ‘screen recording’ utility but later evolved into an E-learning authoring tool. Adobe Captivate.
Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning
OCTOBER 17, 2010
eFront News from the e-learning frontier 10/17/2010 Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning As an e-Learning consultant I always was fun of open source software. In this post I am not going to talk about open source learning management systems such as eFront  but rather dedicated open source "authoring tools". The answer is simple. M.Ed.  to version 3.6.6
6 Surprising Benefits of Rapid Authoring Tools [Infographic]
AUGUST 2, 2016
It is well known that the advent of rapid authoring tools has radically altered the landscape of eLearning development. Many learning companies are adapting these tools to develop eLearning courses. But, why are these tools so popular? Why learning companies are adapting these tools? Learning Technology rapid authoring tools
20+ eLearning Tools and Resources
JULY 24, 2014
With Articulate, you can create interactivity to a presentation by adding slide layers, drag-and-drop interactions, quizzing, screen recording, and software simulation. The Adobe Captivate software helps you create a wide range of interactive eLearning and HTML content. Audacity is a free, open-source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds. GarageBand gives you all the tools you need to write, play, mix, and export your own song quickly and efficiently. Survey Monkey is the world’s most popular online survey tool. SCORM. Audio.
Top Six E-Learning Tools for 2015
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
Qualifications for e-learning tools. I didn’t put together any secret formula or weighting criteria for these tools. I did look at several sites that listed tools and realized for the most part they were authoring tools or tools that are super mainstream and oh, they are authoring tools. When I did find a recent site, a few tools were different than the authoring tools or tools like Go Animate!, Trial Tools. Always get a trial on any e-learning tool. Rather total e-learning tool here. .
Product Review: EasyGenerator Rapid Content Authoring Tool
APRIL 26, 2011
EasyGenerator is a SaaS based content authoring tool that is like a piece of fine sculpture, with some cracks, but beauty that is hidden within. Extremely feature rich – can compete with Captivate and other authoring tools. HTML or stand alone. Built in question pool, assessment tool and survey tool. File, Edit, View, Tools and Help.
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. Select E-Learning Software by Understanding the Type of Tools. Form-based authoring.
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. and in HTML, allowing you to run the courses through your LMS and on mobile devices. e-Learning e-Learning authoring tool EasyGenerator free free edition
How to Record Software Simulation in Adobe Captivate 9
NOVEMBER 22, 2016
If you belong to an organization that is involved in developing software, you know how tough it is to create training that will teach your employees how to use software the optimal way. How do you overcome these problems and train your staff effectively so that they become ready to use the tool? It’s a fairly simple process to record a software simulation in Adobe Captivate.
ELearning Dev Tools Overview
JUNE 26, 2015
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. Outlined are some of the major elearning development tool categories, including: Web Authoring tools. HTML Editors. Media & Application tools. Rapid ELearning Authoring tools.
Authoring Tools and Compatibility
MARCH 7, 2011
When eLearning designers and developers think about using a rapid development tool such as Lectora, they often think about the time savings they get when creating a visual pleasing project and the ability to create reusable components. A rapid development tool is a great way to quickly breath life into your storyboard. System Compatibility Built In. and higher, Firefox 1.0 Caveats.
Free eLearning authoring with easygenerator, already over a 1000 users!
Challenge to Learn
DECEMBER 5, 2012
Reblogged from easygenerator.com : We launched the free edition of our on-line eLearning authoring tool November 1st at DevLearn. We are currently rebuilding all question types from flash into HTML. In the first half year of 2013 these HTML based question types will become available and will be a part of the free edition. This week we registered user number 1.000.
4 things you didn’t know about Mobile Learning
AUGUST 14, 2014
You may think you’re better off with delivering only PC based learning because there are hordes of apps and tools out there that let you play around with content and design it the way you want. Intuitive Authoring Tools. Multi-user authoring tools are available on the cloud which enable content to be created remotely. Mobile learning is hot and new!
DECEMBER 18, 2011
Most of us, sometime or the other, have had a need to manipulate the HTML page that contains the Captivate SWF file. The requirement may have been to display a custom message or change an image in the HTML page on click of a button inside the SWF. Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 Advanced Actions eLearning HTML5 Rapid AuthoringThis can be achieved by sending data [.]. eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I.
Top 10 eLearning Resources You May Not Have Thought Of
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
Audacity is a free eLearning tool that you can download and edit your audio. This website enables you to collaborate with authors and editors from different areas of study, so you can rely on their experience, expertise, and creativity to come up with the best content for your eLearning project. You can use the tool to capture screenshots, add titles, buttons, explanation boxes, etc.
5 Best Tools to Quickly Convert ILT Material to E-learning
JANUARY 23, 2017
When converting your ILT material to e-learning, you consider various aspects such as the format of the training material (micro module or video), the platform on which it will be delivered, whether to build it in-house or outsource, the duration of the course, and the authoring tool to be used. It retains all the animations of PowerPoint after you import the deck into the tool.
4 Authoring Tools to Convert Flash-based E-learning Courses to HTML5
JUNE 17, 2016
Different rapid authoring tools available today will help you convert your existing Flash-based e-learning courses to HTML5 in no time. Want to know what these tools are? Articulate Storyline is one of the best rapid authoring tools that helps you convert Flash-based e-learning courses to HTML5 very easily. iSpring is a different tool compared to the other three.
iBooks Author: Any relevance for learning in the workplace?
Clive on Learning
JANUARY 22, 2012
If you missed it, see iBook Author here. Last time I looked, HTML was quite capable of displaying pages of text, combined with pictures, video, animations, audio and games. The difference is that iBooks Author creates a tightly formatted, packaged product that can be sold, just like a CD-ROM or a paperback. They won't be too bothered about the authoring tool, because they are probably already using something like Adobe InDesign to lay out their print versions and would prefer to output directly from this. So who benefits?
Flash Quiz Tools
NOVEMBER 27, 2007
Update June 2008 - added one free flash quiz tool based on a question I received. This tool is listed at the bottom. I suggested a couple of tools, but then wondered if I had given them the best list of tools. Here's guild member satisfaction ratings for tools in the test / quiz category. Note - the empty column now contains links to more information on the tools. Adobe Captivate is the easiest way to create professional-quality, interactive simulations and software demonstrations in Adobe's Flash format.
Learning Solutions Series: Trends in Authoring Tools
JULY 31, 2014
There are tools to help with this that don’t require you to know a lot of HTML code. Generally, authoring tools provide the ability to work off an established theme, insert graphics and logos, and manipulate fonts and layouts. Because the use of an LMS and an authoring tool can sometimes be intertwined, some confusion exists about the differences between the two.
Create Awesome eLearning Games (Flash and HTML 5)
FEBRUARY 5, 2013
Our games are compatible with all of the major eLearning authoring tools on the market such as: Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Lectora, Rapid Intake, Moodle, Presenter, and many more. The main idea is that you can download the sources files, open them in the appropriate software, and then add your content. HTML 5 – Need your game to run on mobile devices?
Hell in a Cell Between Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and LectoraInspire 16
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Selecting the right authoring tool for rapid eLearning projects is a process riddled with uncertainty. How will you know which eLearning tool to work with? I have worked on several authoring tools. Today, I am sharing my views on the 3 widely used tools -Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, and Lectora Inspire 16. Feature. Operating Systems. Animations.
The Top 10 Best eLearning Game Templates in 2013
JANUARY 13, 2014
Our overworked development team is constantly adding new activities built in Flash, HTML5, XML, PowerPoint and the market-leading authoring tools to provide increasing variety and new ideas to your toolbox, all catalogued and searchable to make the best fit easy to find. The stats are in and we have the top eLearning game templates of 2013. eLearning Game Templates. 3 Wheel Spin. #4
Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014
JANUARY 18, 2014
The year saw many interesting developments directly impacting e-learning in areas like: Courseware Authoring Tools. Programming Languages (HTML 5). More authoring tools, LMSs, and learning platforms embracing collaboration workflows to encourage social learning around formal learning courses. Rapid e-Learning Development Tools. Learning Analytics. HTML5.