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1,000+ Learning & Performance Tools

Jane Hart

Looking for some new ideas for tools to support your work? Here are the links to the pages in my  Directory of Learning & Performance Tools , which lists over 1,000 tools  in 4 main categories as shown below. Want to add or amend a tool’s details? What are your favourite tools for learning? Voting is now open in this year’s  Top Tools for Learning  survey. INSTRUCTIONAL TOOLS. Learning Authoring Tools. Quizzing & Testing Tools. CONTENT TOOLS. Documentation tools. PDF & Flipping Book Tools.

The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development

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To help you out, I’ve aggregated 11 of the top development tools to help you easily put together either native, or web-based mobile LMS software apps for your workforce. Tools for Web-Based eLearning Apps. Tools for Native eLearning Apps. What other cool mobile learning tools are out there? iUI : Bank of America’s mobile site is built on the iUI framework.

Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. This is specifically about what I have learned about blogging to build your reputation as a learning consultant over my 9+ years of blogging. started blogging in December 2006 as a tool for my own professional development. Planning.

What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

I woke up this morning thinking about the tools we use at various levels. Seriously, this is important, as the tools we use and provide through the organization impact the effectiveness with which people can work. What this represents is people talking about the tools they use to do their jobs, and I reckon it’s important for us to talk about tools for learning.

New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model

incredibly useful tool – and like all tools, it’s what. together using online social media tools. (16% vs 2%) FORMAL SOCIAL WORKFLOW. Those adopting 70:20:10 are more likely to use technology to deliver across all phases of the model: Supporting learning in the workflow: 2x more likely to use performance support tools. support tools. blogs/news. In-Focus.

Online Learning Tools to Improve Studying Process

Web Courseworks

We all come across students who may need a little nudge, technique or tool to help them study. Allow us to suggest some great online tools that will make you a better learner! In addition to tests, you’ll also find study guides and blog articles that will help you improve the studying process. Study games, tests, and flashcards are proven tools for successful learning.

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Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

Experiencing eLearning

Jane Hart is collecting her eighth annual list of top tools for learning. You can vote for your top tools until September 19, 2014. WordPress is my blog host. Even when I’m sporadic in posting, WordPress is a great tool for personal reflection. Skype is one of my primary tools for keeping in touch with clients. Personal Learning. Course Design/Development.

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25 eLearning tools you need to have

LearnUpon

It’s not much of a stretch to argue that an eLearning professional is only as good as their best tools. So we asked members of our development, customer support and design teams to recommend the top eLearning tools they can’t work without. Best productivity tools for eLearning. Tool:  Trello. Tool:  Google Drive. Tool:  IFTTT. Tool:  Momentum.

Delivering Impactful Induction Training through Social Tools – Some Practical Tips

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Social learning platforms like wikis or blogs can be utilized as a platform of discussing and reflecting on new knowledge or skills gained. For them, a ‘reading list’ can be prepared on the blog or wiki to read up. Social tools like discussion boards can be dedicated to address the queries of new inductees for the first few months. Tools & Technologies

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Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer

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Some of the technology-aided tools that can be adopted by new-age Trainers to help them connect more to the learners and teach more effectively –. Blogs and Wikis. There are many social Blogging sites that can be utilized by Trainers to encourage learners collaborate together to create learning resources that they can utilize. Trainers can employ many ways to utilize a blog.

6 Steps to Choosing the Best eLearning Authoring Tool

Everything E-Learning

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. Authoring Tools Blog

Top 10 HTML5 eLearning Authoring Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

HTML5 is one of the main tools used by eLearning professionals, mainly because of its versatility and flexibility. There are several HTML5 eLearning authoring tools available for developers. In the continuation, you will find a list of the top 10 tools you can start using with ease. This online tool enables you to create basic, but effective courses and lessons.

Authoring Tool Review: Articulate Storyline 2

Kineo

With speculation that Articulate are to respond to the ever growing demand for responsive learning in their next release we thought we'd take a look back and see exactly what it is that makes this tool so appealing. At Kineo we've been using Articulate Storyline since its launch in 2012 with Storyline 2 swiftly following in 2014. Is it really as simple as it seems? .

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Clark Quinn

Top 100 Tools for Learning poll. All of mine fall in the latter category, because my performance support tools are productivity tools! So So here’re my votes, FWIW: Google Search is, of course, still my top tool. I’m looking up things several if not many times a day. Skype   is a tool I use for communicating with folks to get things done, but also to have conversations (e.g. WordPress is my blogging tool (where you’re at right now), and it’s a way I think ‘out loud’ and the feedback I get is a wonderful way to learn.

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Authoring Tool Trends

eLearning 24-7

Here now are the latest authoring tool trends (excluding the ones I posted in last week’s blog). 1. Many authoring tools give you limited color options and may/may not enable you to add your own logo. Allows courses that are being built in the authoring tool  to be in another language beyond what used to be the standard norm of just English. Some authoring tools offer as few as two, with English being one of them. Besides it being fun, it creates engagement and interactivity that was missing with the rapid course authoring tools.  Marshmallows.

"Working Out Loud": Using the Tools We Already Have

ID Reflections

In this post, I want to break down the activities based on the tools/platforms we already have at our disposal, and often access on a daily basis. This thought was triggered by David Kelly's presentation - Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation where he highlights the role each of the social tools/platform can play in our sharing and learning.

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5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

Upside Learning

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. 1) Adobe Captivate 5.5 Once these files are converted to HTML5, you can edit them with an HTML editing tool, such as Adobe Dreamweaver. Upcoming Tools. Thanks!

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Top 11 to 20 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

Most – okay nearly all – final ranking lists appear in December, but here at E-Learning 24/7, it is all about breaking the boundaries.  It is all about doing something that others do not do – we all know that the readers of this blog – are trend setters! desktop authoring tool that provides a wealth of features and additional software. Translation tool.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

– 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.

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Tools of the trade

Learning with e's

The first, the Staffroom is quite public, calling on high levels of communication and high profile, and involves the use of microblogging tools such as Twitter. assume that this is because most of the tools she identifies as falling into this category of PLN deployment is push technology (RSS feeds, Google Reader etc). blog wiki RSS personal learning Twitter PLN Joyce Seitzinger

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Authoring tool review: Articulate Storyline 2

Kineo

With speculation that Articulate are to respond to the ever growing demand for responsive learning in their next release we thought we'd take a look back and see exactly what it is that makes this tool so appealing. At Kineo we've been using Articulate Storyline since its launch in 2012 with Storyline 2 swiftly following in 2014. Is it really as simple as it seems? .

LUC 2016 Recap: Lectora Inspire Power Tools

Everything E-Learning

At this year’s Lectora® User Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Leslie Fisher, MS Administrator and Staff Development for the Kansas Department of Transportation, talked about the bright idea of using Inspire tools. Leslie shared that with this package, you can create just about anything using the tools you have. Thanks for a great session on the Lectora Inspire tools, Leslie!

My History of Live Blogged Notes

Experiencing eLearning

When I attend webinars or participate in online courses and conferences, I usually live blog my notes. Because I have done so much live blogging, I was able to provide proof of my ongoing professional development efforts. LMSs and Other Tools. Wikis and Blogs and Tags: Oh Why? Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning. World. Synchronous Learning.

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Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: Breakout Rooms

InSync Training

This is the third post in a series of seven titled Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: A Virtual Engagement Primer. Virtual training design doesn''t need to be difficult - but designers do need a working knowledge of the features each virtual classroom tool provides. Click here to start reading at the beginning of the series. Breakout Rooms. Yes, just like in a "REAL" class.)

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

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.

The Best of Breed Learning Tools 2014

Jane Hart

As readers of this blog will know, I released the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 list on Monday 22 September – a list that I compiled from the votes of over 1,000 learning professionals worldwide. But I am constantly being asked questions like “What is the best blogging tool?” ” “What is the best e-learning authoring […].

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Updated E-Leaning Authoring Tools Comparison

E-learning Uncovered

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.

Ghost Edition – Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

This year we will focus on the top ten authoring tools for 2013.  Doubtful – and if you do, don’t share that info with your colleagues, because if a blog post scares you, well. Nice assessment tool. Proof that you can create an amazing authoring tool without being based in the U.S. One of the trends I forsee in 2014 is an increase in the number of authoring tools enabling multilingual while creating a course. One of the first authoring tools to enable the synching of your voice to match the actors/avatars’ lips.  Shocking? You bet.

8 Years of Blogging

Experiencing eLearning

I missed my anniversary by a few days, but I’ve now been blogging for 8 years. Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014. Image Credit: Graphic Stock Filed under: Blogging , Lifelong Learning My first post on 12/26/06 explained that I was creating a graduate course on social media for teachers and felt I should “practice what I preach.” Total number of comments: 2,261.

Blogging with Freire

Learning with e's

So Freire didn't actually live to see the power and potential of social media, or the impact blogging would have on education. But what would he have said about blogs if he had been witness to the participatory web in all its present glory? In a blogging context, it is easy to be offended when an adverse comment is received on your blog. not exactly. Freire wrote: ".dialogue

Social Learning Has Never Been About a Single Tool

Nick Leffler

I noticed a ReTweet from Shannon Tipton yesterday morning where she was disagreeing with the flop part of the following blog post: What eLearning Trends Will Pop, Flop and Flip in 2015 ? What are Social Media-styled eLearning Tools? I don’t know. My first thought is the fad several years ago where rapid development tools were shoving in ways to Tweet from within a course and calling it social learning. I’m not necessarily against that, it could further discussions if it was used. Social Learning Tools. Be it a LMS, rapid development tools, or whatever.

E-Learning Authoring Tool Comparison

E-learning Uncovered

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.  Follow dpelkins.

Blogging as literacy

Learning with e's

My view is that in the social media universe, blogging is potentially the most powerful tool. Time and again, blogging is proving its worth in education and training, with countless learners discovering that sharing their ideas, sharing content and discussion ideas worldwide has a whole range of benefits. Unported License. Based on a work at steve-wheeler.blogspot.com.

10 Tools and Services For Successful Business Presentations

Your Training Edge

To increase your overall productivity it’s imperative that you simplify the process with the tools technology offers. They offer a lot of unique features, free and paid, and are one of the best modern tools out there. Spresent – This tool offers business professionals the ability to create flash presentations with animation and other engaging visual effects.

2015 top 10 tools for learning

Clark Quinn

Jane Hart has been widely and wisely known for her top 100 Tools for Learning (you too can register your vote ).  As a public service announcement, I list my top 10 tools for learning as well: Google search: I regularly look up things I hear of and don’t know.  It often leads me to Wikipedia (my preferred source, teachers take note), but regularly (e.g. WordPress: my blogging tool, that provides regular reflection opportunities for me in generating them, and from the feedback others provide via comments. meta-learning technology

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Editing Tools

Visual Lounge

Trim, cut, zoom, pan, callout, transition – the difference in a quality video is how you use the editing tools available to you. Camtasia provides a variety of editing tools to fit your needs. The following tips should help clarify the uses and functions of each editing tool in Camtasia to help you more effectively edit your screencast: Can’t see the video? Audio.

Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: A Virtual Engagement Primer

InSync Training

This is the first post in a series of seven titled Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: A Virtual Engagement Primer. Virtual training design doesn''t need to be difficult - but designers do need a working knowledge of the features each virtual classroom tool provides. Why use these new tools at all? Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design

New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

eLearning 24-7

Initially I wasn’t going to post authoring tool rankings beyond the top ten, until July.  As noted on the Top 10 list, this is for February. A new update will be July and then the final in December. #20 eLab - The user interface is intriguing and enables anyone to build a course, without having the typical “ooh that looks so lame” with some rapid content authoring tools.

Top Tools for Online Teaching

eFront

Recently Top5 Online colleges.org published a list of the 99 Top Tools For Online Teaching , including eFront. Teaching Tools & Technologies. These tools for online teachers and learners can improve communication between participants who may be thousands of miles apart geographically, but learning together in a shared technologically enabled space. 1. Articulate Studio.