Authoring Tool Trends for 2017
MARCH 1, 2017
The authoring tool industry continues to evolve. I won’t regurgitate everything that appeared and did not for that matter in the authoring tool space as a whole in 2016, but a few have crossed over in a positive light, which is pushing trend. Similar to the one I had for an LMS, here is the Authoring Tool version for 2017. With other tools via API.
eLearning Authoring Tool Capability
B Online Learning
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
Since joining B Online Learning at the start of 2013 my world view of eLearning development practice and more importantly the capability of the so called rapid development technologies has changed. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design online learning rapid authoring tools storyline
Authoring Tool/Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: CourseBuilder
MARCH 16, 2017
Here we are again with our eighth responsive authoring tool review. We’ve previously written about Adapt, Evolve, gomo, Elucidat, Captivate 9, Lectora 16, and Articulate 360 – Rise, and have also published a feature-wise comparison of all these tools. […]. Upside Learning CourseBuilder Lumesse CourseBuilder Responsive Authoring Tools Responsive eLearningIn this post, we’ll present an overview of the features, advantages, and limitations of Lumesse’s CourseBuilder.
State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015
JULY 14, 2015
– This means that multiple people can work at the same time on the same course and same page – it is really an awesome feature, especially with SaaS authoring tools. Increase of authoring tool vendors – More are in, less are out, but there still is a gap between good and average – a huge gap. It should exist in every authoring tool. . . .
How to Choose the Best eLearning Authoring Tool!
eLearning evangelist at Adobe Systems, as she shares some helpful and time saving insights that will enable you to take an informed decision in selecting an appropriate tool for eLearning or mLearning authoring Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Sr.
Which Responsive Authoring Tools Will Work for Your eLearning Needs (Free eBook)
JANUARY 5, 2017
So you need to create eLearning that your learners can access on multiple devices – desktops and laptops, tablets, and smartphones. You’re looking for a solution that allows for quicker and simpler development of responsive eLearning courses by non-technical authors. eLearning Responsive Authoring Tools Responsive Authoring Tools for Your eLearning Needs X Responsive Authoring Tools eBookBut 100% custom development isn’t going to work for you. In other words, you’re looking […].
Authoring Tool/ Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: Lectora 16
JULY 19, 2016
In our earlier posts , we looked at the features, advantages, and limitations of Adapt and Evolve authoring tools for responsive eLearning. eLearning Lectora Lectora 16 Lectora Authoring Tool Lectora Features Lectora Limitations Responsive Authoring ToolsIn this post, we’ll take a look at the latest version of Lectora (version 16), through which we can develop responsive output for smartphones, tablets, and desktops. Lectora 16 Lectora was the first […].
Authoring Tool/ Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: gomo
AUGUST 16, 2016
In this fifth post of our series about responsive eLearning authoring tools, we’ll take a look at the features, advantages, and limitations of gomo, a proprietary tool from gomo learning. eLearning gomo gomo Authoring Tool gomo Features gomo Limitations Responsive Authoring ToolsOur earlier posts looked at Adapt, Evolve, Lectora 16, and Elucidat. gomo gomo learning provides two products that enable you to create, update, host, and […].
Authoring Tool/ Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: Captivate 9
AUGUST 25, 2016
We’ll end our series on responsive eLearning authoring tools with a look at the features, advantages, and limitations of Captivate 9. Captivate 9 Captivate 9, a proprietary tool from Adobe, supports a desktop-first approach with page turning navigation. eLearning Captivate 9 Captivate 9 Authoring Tool Captivate 9 Features Captivate 9 Limitations Responsive Authoring ToolsIn our earlier posts, we looked at Adapt, Evolve, Lectora 16, Elucidat, and gomo. It offers a […].
Authoring Tool/Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: Adapt
JUNE 28, 2016
To keep up with these changes, eLearning authoring tools/frameworks have also had to evolve and revamp their features to add multi-device support and responsive output. Meanwhile, new tools/frameworks designed specifically for responsive course […]. eLearning Adapt Adapt Authoring Too Adapt Framework Authoring ToolThe evolution of devices from desktop computers to tablets to mobile phones has changed the way people access and interact with content.
Authoring Tool/ Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: Evolve
JULY 5, 2016
In the first post of this series, we looked at the features, advantages, and limitations of the Adapt Framework and Authoring Tool for Responsive eLearning. In this post, we’ll talk about Evolve, a proprietary Responsive Authoring Tool that works with the Adapt Framework. Evolve Evolve is an authoring tool that can easily be used by […]. eLearning Evolve Evolve Authoring Tool Responsive Authoring Tools
Top 10 HTML5 eLearning Authoring Tools
AUGUST 20, 2015
As the eLearning industry continues to evolve, the educational system becomes dependent upon HTML5. The developers from the eLearning industry constantly create and design new concepts that change the way people learn and teach. HTML5 is one of the main tools used by eLearning professionals, mainly because of its versatility and flexibility. eLearning Tools
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.
Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
Tools these days come in three flavors. Authoring Tools for developers. The biggest problem facing the industry in the past few years are the lack of course authoring tools for e-learning developers and instructional designers. Professional Presenter X – comes with sim tool, assessment, capture tool, documents to flash tool, etc.
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.
Knowing the Strength of Your eLearning Authoring Tool
JULY 9, 2015
This happens in eLearning as well. A new authoring tool or LMS comes along, and an Instructional Designer will try to copy/paste one of their old courses into the new system with no changes but the file extension. Each authoring tool and LMS has it’s own set of strengths and limitations. Sometimes this works out, but on the whole it can hold us back. Wrong.
Authoring Tools and Lectora Online Q&A
AUGUST 4, 2016
Recently, Lectora® Online was listed in the “ 5 Top E-learning Content Authoring Tools for Corporate Trainers ” by Software Advice. We sat down with the review’s author, Brian Westfall, Senior Market Research Associate, for a Q&A on authoring tools, cloud software, responsive design in mobile training, and more. Authoring Tools Blog
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 […].
15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads
JANUARY 30, 2013
Last week I asked if you had thought about mEnabling your eLearning for iPads (mEnabling, is what we are calling the process of getting your existing eLearning to run on iPads and other tablets) but didn’t really tell you how? – pointers on some of the tools out there, that you can use to help you take that ‘leap of faith’ into mLearning. iBooks Author. It’s free!
E-Learning Interaction Building Tools Comparison
MAY 9, 2016
An eLearning course looks incomplete without interactions. We are excited to bring out the first ever Interaction Building Tools Comparison. We have compared Raptivity, eLearning Brothers, Articulate Engage '13, Articulate Storyline 2 and Adobe Captivate 9 on various parameters that are vital to create, integrate and deploy eLearning interactions.
Using Rapid Authoring Tools to Design eLearning Courses for Multiple Devices
APRIL 9, 2013
Our eLearning Challenges blog series explores the common situations our clients face when deploying learning solutions. Let’s face it: the primary delivery tool for eLearning is still usually a desktop or laptop computer. This was our approach: Use Articulate (a rapid authoring tool) to decrease development time and cost. This is Part 3 of our series. Email.
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. At the end of the day, the decisions about which tool(s) you choose to use should be based on the features that are most important to you and your organization. Updated Authoring Tools Comparison Webinar.
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?
All About eLearning Authoring Tools
The eLearning Coach
APRIL 30, 2015
If you want to know something about authoring tools, Joe Ganci is usually the person to ask. eLearning Joe has a computer science background and has been designing and developing eLearning for many years. If you want to know something about authoring tools, Joe Ganci is usually the person to ask. Ideas-articles-freebies-resources. Podcasts
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.,
4 HTML5 Authoring Tools You Need to Know About
AUGUST 7, 2014
You already know that elearning is inevitable if you have to keep pace with the rapidly changing business-scape which is consequentially evolving the way training, learning and development of employees takes place. This logically deduces the need for such authoring tools that can publish content that is compatible to the user experience that such smart devices deliver.
Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools
NOVEMBER 14, 2011
Again, not every tool below is SaaS based, but at some point, you have to move to the SaaS world, especially if you are offering or saying you do – some type of mobile learning functionality. I’ve seen some authoring tools that fit most of the criteria above, but whose ease of use is substandard or even really bad. Updated Content Authoring Tool Directory. C ontent Authoring Tools Directory. The Ten Best Course Authoring Tools. #10 6 Learning Tools MLOAT - I will be the first to admit this is not for non-techies.
5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads
MAY 3, 2012
We believe at this stage it is the iPad driving eLearning to HTML5. 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. Upcoming Tools. Two other tools to watch out for are Adobe Edge and Magetta.
Why cloud authoring tools are the best tools for eLearning
AUGUST 3, 2016
Let’s start by understanding, what exactly is ‘Cloud Authoring’! Cloud authoring is ‘internet based authoring’. In other words, one can access these tools using their web browser. So, what makes Cloud Authoring better than others? Many cloud authoring tools like Google Docs , QuoDeck , etc. You don’t have to download these tools in order to use them.
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. The rapid authoring tool Articulate Storyline does this effectively, with ease.
B Online Learning
OCTOBER 15, 2014
This post was inspired by David Anderson’s eLearning challenge #32: Death, Taxes and E-Learning Mistakes. The purpose of the challenge was to highlight blunders found in eLearning courses and Articulate Community members provided many great examples of what […]. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design Master elearning Course rapid authoring tools Blunder: a stupid or careless mistake.
Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning
JUNE 17, 2010
Earlier we’ve mentioned some tools that can assist you in mLearning applications. However, each one needs a fair bit of knowledge and skills before they can actually implement solutions using these tools. However, to alleviate such difficulties, there are some rapid authoring tools available that can create mLearning without needing to acquire the technical skills.
HTML5 for Mobile Learning Development: The Top Four Reasons for Choosing HTML5 as an Authoring Tool
OCTOBER 4, 2016
With the growing popularity of the mobile enabled learning, the eLearning industry is also evolving to maintain its pace with the pertinent demands of the mobile learning development. A survey on the most preferred tool for mobile app development revealed that, HTML5 was the technology of choice for the majority that is 41% of the users. Thus, more and more users can utilize the tool.
Designing your eLearning Project
B Online Learning
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
When I first began creating eLearning modules some time ago, I often struggled to come up with ideas for taking content and transforming it into something that was both a good learning experience and also looked appealing. I know it’s a challenge that’s faced by many ID’s but particularly those who are new to the […].
Authoring Tool/ Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: Articulate 360 Rise
DECEMBER 14, 2016
We recently published a series of posts that discussed six responsive authoring tools ( Adapt, Evolve, gomo, Elucidat, Captivate 9, and Lectora 16 ) and concluded with seventh post that presented a feature-wise comparison of these tools. Just about then, Articulate released its latest version, Articulate 360, which includes several tools and resources. eLearning Articulate Rise Articulate Rise Features Articulate Rise Limitations Responsive Authoring ToolsWe shared […].
eLearning Authoring Tool Must-Haves!
APRIL 23, 2015
All prepared to kick-start your elearning journey? Now that you have authored a draft of your online course content, have carefully crafted learning objectives and assessments, identified key audio and visual support, and planned out some engaging activities to get learners deeply involved in the subject matter, it’s time to build what you’ve designed. What course authoring software will you use? With so many elearning authoring tools available, choosing the right tool can be a daunting task. Tools that are more efficient and agile?