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.

We're All New at This

ATD Learning Technologies

I was sequestered in a conference room during Plugfest 9 with Philip Dodds, chief architect of the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM™) and a few people on the ADL technical team. With us was Tom King, who helped create Authorware. It was February 2005. At the time, King was one of the leading people at Macromedia (soon to be Adobe) working on making integration with SCORM happen in products like Flash and Captivate. Click here to read full version

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The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

You could use any of the many authoring tools, such as Authorware, but you needed an appropriate player. 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. ADL decided to create a new standard, the Experience API (xAPI; originally known as Tin Can).

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Michael’s team has been driving the efforts at the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative on the Experience API (xAPI); he researches, strategizes, designs, and makes xAPI solutions and products. About your presenters: Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, has had a long and lauded career in eLearning, from his work with IBM on their Coursewriter system to his direction of R&D for Control Data’s PLATO system to his development of Authorware.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

Macromedia Authorware and similar products. While some could argue that Authorware was a RCAT, I disagree. CourseLab – ADL SCORM certified, no less. 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.