Adobe Summit Day 2 - Authorware and the future of e-Learning

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Adobe eLearning Solutions So, Ellen is talking about Authorware and IT's future in eLearning: 6 part plan 1)Business continuity 2)conversion 3)migration 4)enablement 5)develop the next gen leanring content authoring 6)improved communication Tom KIng will be acting as the Liaison for Adobe and the Authorware community to help this transition process. Its obvious that the authorware decison was a tough one for adobe. Flex is great to some of what Authorware did for you too.

The ongoing work of learning standards

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You could use any of the many authoring tools, such as Authorware, but you needed an appropriate player. Looking for systematicity, the aviation industry created a subcommittee to develop standards for Computer Based Training: the Aviation Industry CBT Committee (AICC). The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) initiative of the Department of Defense finally had enough. The ADL provided compliance testing, so that content and systems could be validated for interoperability.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

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Macromedia Authorware and similar products. While some could argue that Authorware was a RCAT, I disagree. CourseLab – ADL SCORM certified, no less. PENS was created in 2005 by AICC as a new interoperability standard. Same issue if your product outputs to only AICC, and my LMS vendor does not accept the AICC interoperability standard. As the evolution of e-learning continues, the rapid content authoring tools (RCAT) market follows suit.