Remove 2015 Remove Authoring Tools Remove Track Remove vendor

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

Yes there are vendors doing some new stuff, okay many, but a few items are not new, rather they have been around for a long time. SaaS boost – Finally more vendors are on the appropriate path for their consumers; but the big folks are not – why? SaaS vendors rule!

6 Steps to Choosing the Best eLearning Authoring Tool

Trivantis

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.

Track and trace Learners results. What do SCORM compliance, AICC, XAPI and CMI5 mean?

Challenge to Learn

Do you want to buy a LMS or an authoring tool and are you wondering what the best option is for tracking the results of your learners? SCORM is a standard in e-Learning that makes it possible to track and trace the results of your learners in a Learning Management system (LMS).

AICC 217

Package & track elearning: why companies need both AICC & xAPI

Docebo

Companies and organizations involved in elearning need learning content to be compliant with some requirements, i.e. with regards to the way content is packaged and tracked within the training program.

AICC 192

Top Six E-Learning Tools for 2015

eLearning 24-7

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!,

Tools 84

Top 10 LMSs of 2015

eLearning 24-7

I track 645 LMSs in the world. On Saturday, I published my report, the Top 50 LMSs of 2015 , which is available for purchase. Several vendors are offering discounts, if you decide to purchase their LMS. A few of the vendors are offering at least 10% off the price of the system. Below are the vendors who offering some type of discount if you end up buying the system. And the stories I heard this past 2014, were unreal with some vendors and not in a good way.

Best of Elearning! 2015 Finalists Revealed

mLevel

Awards 2015 Finalists. All ballots were cast between August 1 and October 15, 2015. All vendor ballots were voided. See who made the cut in 2015. magazines’ December 2015 editions. Leadership Development Track. E-learning Dev Tool. Video Publishing Tool. Mobile Authoring. . Presentation Tools. Authoring Tool. Authoring Tool.

Top 10 LMS Forecasts for 2015

eLearning 24-7

” Okay, with that out of the way, let’s get right down to the forecasts for 2015. Rather than go into a whole diatribe about CMI-5, I recommend you read this info on CMI-5 (put together in part from vendor RISC). I agree it will be the next generation of a compliance standard, but I do not see it having major impact in 2015. At least not for 2015. #1 In 2015, I do expect to see an increase in the number of vendors implementing xAPI.

The Top 10 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools: Part 2

TalentLMS

In our previous installment of this series we suggested 6 of the most essential tools for online employee training, focusing mainly on the kind of tools that you’ll need for content creation-related tasks. Excel as a tool for online training you might ask?

Gameful Approaches to Motivation & Engagement: Recap of #WhartonGame Summit

Kapp Notes

So I was excited to be included on the invite-only list and to rub elbows with many of people who’s work I read, track and follow and admire. He also mentioned that game designers and gamification designers use the same toolkit but they just use the tools differently.

Games 280

A Conversation with Stephanie Nadda

Kapp Notes

Nadda: I would call out three main areas: Integrate the technologies that support learning management (LMS, LCMS, content authoring) and knowledge management (CMS, KMS, enterprise search, etc.). Are their plans to make the templates for other tools like Lectora or Captivate?

#ATD2015 It’s a Wrap, Part 5: Brent Schlenker

Learning Rebels

Brent is an interesting combination of learning professional and vendor. When getting to know Brent, I was shocked to discover that he worked for a “ vendor ” (emphasis added). Let’s try this… My name is Brent Schlenker and I’m a Learning Management System vendor. (Hi

vendor 205

An eLearning revolution: From professional development to knowledge sharing

Challenge to Learn

Specialized, complex and expensive software allowed them to create bespoke eLearning solutions. And that is changing, now anyone can create eLearning with simple web based tools like Easygenerator and share it via the web with anyone, anywhere.

3 Secrets of Workshop Facilitators: Leverage Them to Author eLearning Rapidly

Mindflash

And, the technology embedded in online training tools makes it easy to duplicate the positive parts of facilitator-led workshops while removing the not-so-positive parts. Many facilitators pay to become certified to facilitate workshops using canned content created by a niche training vendor.

Four Wishes for LMS Buyers

Association eLearning

Sometimes LMSs offer some basic course development tools, but it’s not a core LMS function. Now that the buyer knows that an LMS is not a course development tool, s/he will realize that buying an LMS before building courses means paying for something that isn’t going to be used for a while.

Lectora Inspire 12.1 Review by Rick Zanotti

Trivantis

While many vendors rush to create mobile applications, Lectora® has quietly led the way with a foundation built around what would emerge as mobile. While many vendors struggle to shed their “Flash” skins and claim open-ness, Lectora quietly embraced “open” from the get-go.

2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

Web Courseworks

This is a major barrier to learning, and so people are naturally starting to think about how the data can flow directly out of an electronic health records system into learning software. Nonetheless, both have been publicly dragged through the mud of the Trough of Disillusionment in 2015.

The Building Blocks of Technology-Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

Your particular implementation depends on a variety of factors, including: Whether you’re developing the training in-house or purchasing it from a third-party vendor. Content authoring tools. Content delivery tools. Copyright 2015 Bryant Nielson.

The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

35% does not even use an authoring tool at all. I think we mostly know how to track informal learning with Tin Can now, but there is still a long way to go in making useful information out of all that data. ” – Mike Rustici.

2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

Web Courseworks

This is a major barrier to learning, and so people are naturally starting to think about how the data can flow directly out of an electronic health records system into learning software. Nonetheless, both have been publicly dragged through the mud of the Trough of Disillusionment in 2015.

SCORM 1.2 vs SCORM 2004 – which is better?

Paradiso

Content vendors now have the ability to prevent access to certain course elements based on earlier results. SCORM 2004 attempted to improve the author’s control over the content through the ‘sequencing’ part of the spec, but it’s very complex and few LMS and authoring products support it.

SCORM 121

Readers Q&A on E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Topics covered in this quarter’s Q&A: Assessment Tools in 2020. LMS Vendors to watch. Q: I attended your session on the Future of E-Learning 2020 and was curious on your perspective of where assessment tools will be in 2020. A: I’m split on the fence with standalone assessment tools (example: Questionmark). Most of them (not all), offer multiple capabilities beyond an assessment tool in say an authoring tool or a LMS.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

The 2015 “Best of Elearning!” More than 4,000 nominations were received in 2015. Given the number of nominations, to make the list in 2015 is quite an honor,” says Catherine Upton, Elearning! >> Adobe Captivate in the Mobile Authoring category this year and the Best Simulation category last year. Duplicates were removed, vendor ballots were nullified as well as votes without a verifiable company domain address (ex.: 2015 winners: Learning Platforms.

Mobile LMS: The Facts

Talented Learning

We took the much tougher path and went to the LMS vendors one by one to get the best, most accurate and timely data. Seventy LMS vendors of all types have graciously filled it out so far. Vendors are out on the front lines winning and losing every day. The 2015 Mobile LMS.

eLearning: How to Pick an LMS

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The problem is, there are several LMS vendors from which to choose. Which LMS fits best within your budget, your eLearning development software, your learner's technology, your training objectives, and your instructional design initiatives? An LMS can be used for a variety of different tasks--internal training, performance tracking, compliance maintenance, policy awareness, and employee feedback. In this case, it may be best to choose a Software-As-A-Service LMS.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Joe is also a frequent teacher and presenter at industry conferences and at client sites, especially on the subject of eLearning development tools. His tool reviews appear each month and he is the recipient of several awards for his work in eLearning, including a Lifetime Achievement Award way back in 1999. For decades, you have been helping learning designers with your design approaches and your expert advice on the use of development tools. How often is the tool updated?

SCORM 1.2 vs SCORM 2004 – which is better?

Paradiso

Content vendors now have the ability to prevent access to certain course elements based on earlier results. SCORM 2004 attempted to improve the author’s control over the content through the ‘sequencing’ part of the spec, but it’s very complex and few LMS and authoring products support it.

SCORM 101

What is in store for the LMS Space: My Forecasts for 2016

eLearning 24-7

vendor)? After spending quite a bit of time examining the market, tracking the data and following the industry – on a global scale – I’ve identified a series of forecasts, some of which are presented below. So, P2P hits mainstream, okay, quite a few vendors. I see some vendors including a note or comment capability to the content curation, especially with the mobile video. Video tracking. Don’t expect it as a wave of vendors doing it.

PLE 101

Lectora Inspire 12.1 Review by Rick Zanotti

Trivantis

While many vendors rush to create mobile applications, Lectora® has quietly led the way with a foundation built around what would emerge as mobile. While many vendors struggle to shed their “Flash” skins and claim open-ness, Lectora quietly embraced “open” from the get-go.

Current state of Gamification in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

40 vendors had at least three gamification features (8 of them had at least four features). Several vendors offered the ability for admin (clients) to upload their own badge. 2015 Gamification Features. You do not need a built-in authoring tool to do this. Blue Volt was doing this back in the late 2000’s and still do it – tied to a gift card reward program; other vendors are jumping on as well (with more in 2015, but really really tiny numbers).

Top 10 NextGen LMSs for 2015-2016

eLearning 24-7

Some vendors will toss in the generational reasoning behind the reason for minimal stats, but then when you think about it – shorter is quicker mentality has been around a long time – a reason why USA Today dominated publications when it showed up in the 80’s. . Is a vendor next gen if they offer minimal (the basics if that in some cases) statistics? Then where do you place vendors who have been around but offer the capabilities including more robust statistics?

xAPI, LRS – The Interview

eLearning 24-7

My job was to help author SCORM 2004, focusing on how to develop content that would work in SCORM systems. Project Tin Can” was the name Rustici Software came up with to describe the work ADL contracted them to do. Tin Can” is a trademarked name owned by Rustici Software.

xapi 103

Advantages and Disadvantages of Rapid eLearning

TalentLMS

The rapid eLearning development tools have general and some specific features of eLearning development. For example, assessment and feedback providing, community collaboration, learner and instructor tracking, and interactivity building are already available to the instructional designer.

Product Review – Adobe Captivate Prime LMS

eLearning 24-7

Built in authoring tool that is a simple add what you want in to it and whalla you are are off and running. xAPI will be arriving in Q4 2015. Author. As the administrator and thus the client, I should have the control to decide the points, not the vendor.

Future Technologies – Get Ready because they could change the way we learn online

eLearning 24-7

Technology brought us the LMS, authoring tool, web conferencing and e-learning tools, just to name a few. I often bring up a company in 2000, who offered video based courses with bookmarking capability, course tracking and would work on a 56K modem. Oh, and while that is being done, still include features such as analysis tools, push notifications, user management, messaging and integrations with items such as social networking.