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Summer Course Authoring Tool Rankings – Top Ten

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Five is the magic number – I think that is how the song goes but if not, no worries, I just created my own version. #5 Courselab. But this is one product you should not avoid if you want to create your own simulation and do so with a gaming twist to it. The summer is nearly upon us (or in LA it is already here) which means you can expect the following in your hometown. Actors.

CourseLab (100% Free e-learning authoring tool?)

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CourseLab got me excited first (due to its easy-to-use authoring environment) and the super claim posted on its home page " 100% FREE e-learning authoring tool! Although, CourseLab might argue it is not deception or against the law to state that the authoring tool is 100% , it could make it a bit more obvious that you need to pay if you really want to get the juicy stuff (Extras).

CourseLab (100% Free e-learning authoring tool?)

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URL: [link] Download: [link] Showcase Samples: [link] "CourseLab is a powerful, yet easy-to-use, e-learning authoring tool that offers programming-free WYSIWYG environment for creating high-quality interactive e-learning content which can be published on the Internet, Learning Management Systems (LMS), CD-ROMS and other devices.It can be used in a variety of learning initiatives including technical training , soft skills training and compliance certifications. No time limits. They might argue that the authoring tool is free, but you need to pay for the Extras. learning tools

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

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CourseLab CourseLab is a powerful, yet easy-to-use, e-learning authoring tool that offers programming-free WYSIWYG environment for creating high-quality interactive e-learning content which can be published on the Internet, Learning Management Systems (LMS), CD-ROMS and other devices. JelSim The JeLSIM Builder toolkit is a FREE toolkit for producing educational simulations.

Times are changing – trends in the content authoring tool market

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Sims – built in simulation tools targeting the rapid content authoring tool market and thus experience within that space, is expanding. Courselab – The best free open source product on the market. As the rapid content authoring market continues to grow, new features and capabilities are equally growing.  For the most part, that is a great thing, but as you are about to read, some are not. There are 124 authoring tools in my latest directory, of which 30 are SaaS or a combination of desktop and SaaS – which really what is the point of that? Trend 1. Projection.

Free e-Learning books

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Members could submit tips in any or all of the following five categories: 1) Courseware authoring and e-Learning development tools, 2) Rapid e-Learning tools, 3) Simulation tools, 4) Media tools, and 5) Combining and deploying authoring tools. Have you thought about teaching online but for some reason haven’t done it yet? Here at CU Online, we believe in the power of online learning.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

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Simulations only. Flash conversion, work with the Ipad and other tablets, m-learning, simulation capability. CourseLab – ADL SCORM certified, no less. Simulation capability included in their application. As the evolution of e-learning continues, the rapid content authoring tools (RCAT) market follows suit. This is a growing market with new vendors showing up, but at the same time, others disappearing. Sure, there are quite a few RCATs, fee based that are very impressive, there are an equal number that are unimpressive or bewildering. That was then. Toolbook.

A Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem?

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eXe & CourseLab Alternative to Microsoft Office? ClassTools.net Investment Simulation Game? Virtual Trader Interactive 3D business simulator? Videolectures.NET Repository of resources and simulation tools to learn more about nanotechnology? want a FREE : Easy-to-use and secure Internet browser? Firefox e-Mail system? Gmail Social bookmarking tool? del.icio.us