Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

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Is it PowerPoint converted to Flash? Microsoft Word converted to Flash? An alarming rate of “get the content up now, ASAP&# regardless of what it looks like, instructional design is typically tossed out the window, especially when the ID, CD or whomever is tasked to create is handed a stream of documents in Word or PPT or some other form. PowerPoint or Word converted to Flash, instant, virtually no add-ons, i.e. additional learning objects.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

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Innovation abounded and the push to focus on the “PPT to Flash&# angle continued to shine. ADL SCORM 2004 CERTIFIED. Import and convert PPT to the web, add rich media. The end of the year is here, okay in just a few short weeks, but for those on vacation, the festivities have already began. In 2010, the RCAT market continued its upswing and nothing indicates to me it will be changing anytime soon. Some acquisitions, some goodbyes, but overall very strong.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

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What do you think about holding getting answers and converting this into the big question for February on Learning Circuits? In India, we have a dedicated team who actually convert our ideas and design using the tools. This group includes folks from the ADL, IBM, Sun, etc. No needs assessment, no functional spec, no design -- just get that ppt deck going and slap some e-learning together.