Ghost Edition – Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

This year we will focus on the top ten authoring tools for 2013. What I like about this product includes the ability to output to HTML5, works on mobile devices, is extremely easy to use, appears within PowerPoint and SCORM. One of the trends I forsee in 2014 is an increase in the number of authoring tools enabling multilingual while creating a course. Was in the top 10 for 2012 and stays in for 2013. Comes with some analytics (another trend for 2014).

Top 11 to 20 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

It is all about doing something that others do not do – we all know that the readers of this blog – are trend setters! So, stand up and say, “I’m a trend setter”, then run quickly out the door – you never know who is spying on you. #20

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Authoring Tool Trends

eLearning 24-7

They didn’t see the trend that people just ate the marshmallows and not the rest of the box. Nor did they see the trend that the other cereals that never contained marshmallows – I’m talking to you Kix for Kids – wouldn’t rule the kid world of the 70′s. See, the trend? Trends and seeing them can boost sales and increase your market share. Hopefully as this trend continues the number of languages expands as well. .

The best elearning reads of 2013


Delivering a PowerPoint? The Top 10 Workplace Trends Of 2013, Dan Schawbel , Forbes. Gartner: Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends For 2014 , Forbes.

Authoring Tool Market – What I am seeing

eLearning 24-7

Templates have been around for decades and often look like the ones you get with PowerPoint – which are lame. Image editing – several vendors are offering this – I expect more to follow suit – but not huge numbers by the end of 2013. authoring tool forecasts authoring tools content authoring tool e-learning e-learning forecasts e-learning vendors rapid content authoring tool Trends Trends & Forecasts rapid authoring tools RCAT forecasts RCAT trends

7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates

E-Learning Provocateur

While corporates are increasingly realising that classroom delivery is not necessarily the most effective pedagogy for employee development, neither is delivering the training in exactly the same way via a webinar or converting the PowerPoint slides into an online module.

Vote for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013


Vote for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013. The list was also cited in KPCB’s 2013 Internet Trends presentation (viewed over 2.3 Voting for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013 – the 7th Annual Survey – is currently underway. Voting closes at midnight GMT on Friday 27 September 2013 , and the Top 100 Tools list will be revealed on Monday 30 September 2013.

Gamification In Application Software Training


It is considered to be among the top five enterprise learning trends, according to forecasts by many leading educational technologists. In recent years, there is an interesting trend where gaming is used for learning computer applications.

5 Business Cases that Call for Serious Games

Knowledge Guru

Do you really need a new gamification platform, or are you trying to follow the latest trends? Instead of emailing a series of PDFs and Powerpoints, or making people sit through a boring webinar, design a fun game that allows players to learn and memorize the material as they play.

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Recently on the Learning Game Design Blog: GBL Picks, LGD Series Part 8, and Game Design Workshop

Bottom-Line Performance

As part of an ongoing series called GBL Picks, we curate a few game based learning resources to help spread the word on how games are being used for learning, their successes, and general trends in the industry.

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Thursday’s Trending e-Learning Topic: Social Learning


This Thursday, the trending topic is social learning! Watch this video on using Social Web Objects in Lectora V11: Utilizing the PowerPoint Import Tool and Social Web Objects. Last, check out the top three growing social learning trends this year: Social Learning Trends 2013.

The Top 14 eLearning Template Trends of 2014

eLearning Brothers

Once again, your bleary-eyed annual reports team has descended from the observation tower to share our take on the year’s most transformative template trends. Here are the 14 eLearning template trends of 2014: 1. PowerPoint Layout Template. Hello friends!

3 Major Misconceptions about ELearning


Converting Existing PowerPoint Files is Effective. The client manager looked to cut costs by pointing our team to a repository of 20 something PowerPoint presentations, requesting that we just update some of the content and publish the presentations using Articluate Studio.

E-Learning Musings

eLearning 24-7

I saw lots of PowerPoint slides and virtually no product. Trends. ASTD e-learning Trends & Forecasts ASTD International trade show and exhibition LMS

Our 2013 Mantra for #mLearning: Simplify, Simplify, Simplify [Lessons from LinkedIn]

mLearning Revolution

May 2013 be the year each one of us creates a dent in our own Universe! Every new version comes with more interactions, more widgets, more timelines, more triggers, more ways of animating text, and more support for all those animations in PowerPoint.

The New Adobe Captivate 7 Marches Backwards into the Future [Review]

mLearning Revolution

There’s nothing in there that addresses real solutions for today’s trending topics, such as Cloud computing, Mobile Learning, Responsive Design, Adaptive publishing, Mobile Apps, etc. Another example is the HTML5 support for PowerPoint, which Adobe is promoting heavily.

Yes, you do have to change

Clark Quinn

Of late, I’ve seen a disturbing trend. Tools that make turning Powerpoint presentations into page-turning content aren’t going to fix this, nor are tools that provide prettified drill-and-kill, nor ones that let you host and track courses.

Dilemma of author-educators migrating to story-based eLearning design

Vignettes Learning

Tracking Learning Trends , I wrote: “In the 18th century, education, learning and training have focused on thought or knowledge retention. Tracking Learning Trends Ray Jimenez, PhD. Our belief: At Vignettes Learning we use stories in eLearning; however, we make them interactive.

7 Things to Consider to Ensure the Proper LMS Prescription

Challenge to Learn

She researches and writes about trends in a variety of software verticals, with a particular focus on learning management software. Will you need to use PowerPoint conversion, a 3rd party course authoring tool, or would you prefer an LMS that has its own?

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Billboard Chart Toppers to Keynote the 2013 Lectora User.


e-Learning Tips, Trends and Ideas. Billboard Chart Toppers to Keynote the 2013 Lectora User Conference! Internet phenomenon, THE PIANO GUYS kick off day two of the 2013 Lectora® User Conference with “A Creative Moment with THE PIANO GUYS”. Trending - Top 10 Blogs. Forum.

Top 5 Talking Points from 2013 #LSCon

Unicorn Training

In the second of a two-part blog reflecting on Learning Solutions Conference and Expo 2013 Unicorn CEO, Peter Phillips, looks at the five hottest conference issues - mobile, Tin Can, authoring tools, what's next for the LMS and could websites be the new LMSs? It is in my opinion the best of the Powerpoint based rapid tools, technically excellent, robust and simple too. What does the future hold for learning?

Make e-Learning Magic Happen at the Lectora User Conference


e-Learning Tips, Trends and Ideas. The 2013 Lectora® User Conference will be here before you know it! Take advantage of this special Early Bird registration rate before it expires on January 30, 2013. Trending - Top 10 Blogs. PowerPoint-Based Authoring. Forum.

MOOCs: Flipping the Corporate Classroom

Your Training Edge

So why does so much of corporate training still involve an instructor flipping through a seemingly endless PowerPoint slide deck? Copyright 2013 Bryant Nielson.

Are You Riding the Waves or the Ripples? Tracking Learning Trends

Vignettes Learning

As an observer and a consistent student of learning trends, I am constantly challenged to surf the waves and ripples of changes. There are instances when I miscalculate, overestimate or misread trends. However, patterns (ripples) emerge from big (trends) waves.

How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

Your Training Edge

Content can be shared via YouTube (video), Flickr (images), Slideshare (PowerPoint presentations), and many other services. In a presentation available on Slideshare, Tiffany Winman of IBM identifies several advantages of social bookmarking for organizations, including sharing insights with your community, increasing your visibility, and spotting new trends. Copyright 2013 Bryant Nielson. Web 2.0

Experiencing Risk, Hands-On

CLO Magazine

Although blackboards were eventually replaced with whiteboards and overhead slides gave way to PowerPoint, education was one-dimensional. The results of these audits allow the insurer to determine regional engineering differences, spot emerging trends and develop ways to deliver services more consistently.

A Conversation with Yury Uskov of iSpring

Kapp Notes

In just a year, we launched FlashSpring, a PowerPoint add-in which converted PowerPoint presentations to Flash. There were about 300 million PowerPoint users in the world, and a tool to easily convert PowerPoint presentations into web-ready Flash format would be in demand.

25 eLearning tools you need to have


Aside from learning management systems, there are now all kinds of nifty online apps that can help you to organize your work, research trends, create course content, network with peers, and communicate with learners. PowerPoint and Word form the basis of many training programs.

May Edition: E-Learning News and Notes

eLearning 24-7

Most notably the ability to create a PowerPoint online. Increase in 2013, of these types of capabilities on other platforms and tools – whether it is via an interface/integration or a piece of this and that. Every month via your e-mail box you will receive the latest trends, insight, and my new products to check out. Tributes are meant to be something special. A way to recognize the past of someone or something.

APUSH Quarterly Ch 8-11 (2nd Quarter)


Though he was a self-professed follower of Thomas Jefferson, the development of government under Andrew Jackson represented a trend away from the Jeffersonian ideal in its. Upload Powerpoints. Quiz Maker › Take Quizzes › Miscellaneous › APUSH Quarterly Ch 8-11 (2nd Quarter). Loading Page, Please wait… APUSH Quarterly Ch 8-11 (2nd Quarter). 50 Questions. I I 11 Attempts. I I Created By jrwnz13 12 days ago. Tweet. Embed.

3 Reasons You Need to Reinvent Your Corporate Training Program

Your Training Edge

According to Bersin by Deloitte, corporate training spending increased 10% in 2011, 12% in 2012, and 15% in 2013. If a three-hour PowerPoint lecture is still your content delivery method of choice, you are way overdue for an update. Spending on corporate training is rising rapidly.

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

Before we unpack all five of our latest industry predictions, I want to take a moment to recap our past eLearning predictions from 2013 and 2014. That’s how we wind up with people conflating eLearning with the PowerPoint-style presentations instructional designers loathe.

Saddle Up: We're Headed to San Antonio for the 2013 Lectora User.


e-Learning Tips, Trends and Ideas. Saddle Up: We’re Headed to San Antonio for the 2013 Lectora User Conference! In order to make the 2013 conference even better than last year’s record-breaking event, attendees will get even more tips and tricks, more innovative ideas and more networking opportunities than ever. The 2013 Lectora User Conference is now accepting proposals to present your greatest Lectora tips, tricks and successes in San Antonio. Forum. Logins.

Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011

eLearning Weekly

Given that trend, I hope readers aren’t surprised when I leave instructional design off my list. But today developers can create graphics in PowerPoint 2010 or online using free tools like Aviary , Pixlr or Splashup. What are the skills you need to land an elearning job?

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. I dare say that 75% or more of the eLearning that I have seen in the last few years has been nothing better than slightly warmed over PowerPoint presentations, usually with a quiz attached at the end. Tools fall into three categories: PowerPoint add-in tools, tools you install (outside of PowerPoint) and cloud-based tools.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 13-16, 2009 Global Higher Education Forum (GHEF 2009): Current Trends, Future Perspectives, sponsored by the Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration and organized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia and the Universiti Sains Malaysia , Penang, Malaysia.

Microsoft PowerPoint: Fixing Tables

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ Walther    I've said it a thousand times: when it comes to eLearning (and presentations in general), PowerPoint is not the problem. That being said, I wouldn't let PowerPoint off the hook altogether. Instead the title was changed to "Months of 2013."