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State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

When looking at the state of the authoring tool space, two words come to mind. Bewildered on what is happening, why what is needed isn’t appearing as it should, and how is it possible that something so obvious based on where e-learning is heading, mobile is pushing and future tech is inspiring is lost among so many vendors? And for the entire rapid content authoring tool space, I have to ask – Why? PowerPoint is presentation software.

Ghost Edition – Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

This year we will focus on the top ten authoring tools for 2013. For each authoring ranking, a brief true ghost story, then the vendor and why it was selected. 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. SCORM/AICC. Nice assessment tool. Proof that you can create an amazing authoring tool without being based in the U.S.

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What is an Authoring Tool?

Growth Engineering

You’ve got all of your curricula planned out, and you’ve gathered all of your assets, but there’s just one problem – you’re not quite sure how to go about making an eLearning unit! It sounds as though you need an authoring tool. Authoring Tool.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Tools these days come in three flavors. Authoring Tools for developers. The biggest problem facing the industry in the past few years are the lack of course authoring tools for e-learning developers and instructional designers.

7 Tips to Choose the Best Rapid Authoring Tool to Convert Legacy E-learning Courses to HTML5

CommLab India

With mobile devices ceasing to support Flash-based training materials, the demand for Flash to HTML5 conversion tools has gone up. So, choosing the right authoring tool will be your best bet to make your courses HTML5 compatible. Learning Technology rapid authoring tools

Developing Mobile Content — Fast and Far-Reaching

G-Cube

Mobile learning, or m-learning, has found strong footing in recent years – especially in corporate circles where learning-on-the-go is an essential need. At G-Cube, we have developed more than 200 learning hours of mobile-compatible content. Mobile Learning using Rapid Authoring Tools.

Pooja Jaisingh – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: What do you think is the future of rapid e-learning authoring tools? Pooja: The future of e-learning authoring tools is to fit the category of ‘simple yet powerful’. Easy enough to begin with, and at the same time having the depth, so that authors are not limited by the tool. I see the future e-learning tools allowing the authors to easily add complex interactions, games, and 2D/ 3D animations with absolutely no programming.

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Product Review Raptivity

eLearning 24-7

Raptivity is an interaction tool. Its target audience is the rapid content authoring tool market, but while it tries to hit it, it also misses at many levels. Raptivity calls their product an interaction tool with templates, games, simulations, etc. AICC, 508 and SWF.

Creating Value in e-Learning Part 1: The Problem

Trivantis

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State of the E-Learning Industry 2019

eLearning 24-7

What I hear a lot is “L&D” and not training, when they identify who they are targeting for the tools, platforms, etc. SaaS authoring tools, trying to become hybrid Lite LMSs (a return of a trend I totally disliked back in 2010-2014). Instead of making a better SaaS authoring tool, a percentile of them, are using features you would see in an LCMS, a market that is minimal in today’s world, compared to say 2000 or even up to the mid 2000’s. .

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

They involved talent management, “hello and goodbye” with vendors, social learning, upswing in mobile learning, new feature sets in the authoring tool space, flat lining in web conferencing and standalone platforms. I have seen continued interest and downloads for open source AR tool kits. There are consumer locations that have implemented augmented reality without using a mobile device to view it. Mobile Learning. Online Authoring Systems.

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

I wouldn’t call it pondering rather I would call it a huge misnomer in the entire authoring tool industry, course development industry – with vendors here – when it comes to course standards. At one time, you could be “certified” with AICC and yes certified with SCORM, but why would you want to be? I’ve never heard someone say, “Sheesh, I need an LMS that is SCORM certified, or what your authoring tool is not AICC certified?

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

I wouldn’t call it pondering rather I would call it a huge misnomer in the entire authoring tool industry, course development industry – with vendors here – when it comes to course standards. At one time, you could be “certified” with AICC and yes certified with SCORM, but why would you want to be? I’ve never heard someone say, “Sheesh, I need an LMS that is SCORM certified, or what your authoring tool is not AICC certified?

E-Learning News and Notes

eLearning 24-7

Standalone Quiz/Assessment Tools. Yes, it has a mobile component too. However, times are continuing to change in regards to the overall standalone quiz/assessment tools market. Increase in the number of rapid course authoring tools that offer assessment tool capabilities including randomization, quiz banks, numerous question options and can be part of the course to be uploaded as a SCORM package. The same can be said for survey tools.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). Silverlight is not yet available on mobile and handheld devices.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). Silverlight is not yet available on mobile and handheld devices.

Publishing E-learning Courses in Articulate Storyline: 4 Things to Remember

CommLab India

After designing and developing an e-learning course in Articulate Storyline, the final step is to publish the course in SCORM/AICC/Tin Can, API formats. Publishing the course directly to the server takes a lot of time and sometimes creates problems in the output.

Break it down! (No it’s not Hammer Time! Yet)

eLearning 24-7

Authoring Tools. Mobile learning platforms. Do I need an authoring tool if I have a LMS? Do I need to get an authoring tool that is SCORM or can it just be proprietary? It’s a product whose core focus is an authoring tool (proprietary based), but offers the ability to add users, provides a few analytics and a few reports. – but not a course from say Articulate or any of the other tools. During the past 14.5

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4 Reasons to Convert Your Legacy E-Learning Courses Using Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

And this rapid expansion in the use of tablets PCs and other mobile devices to access learning content has pushed Adobe Flash into oblivion. Because most modern browsers – both desktop and mobile – don’t support Flash.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). Silverlight is not yet available on mobile and handheld devices.

Lectora User Conference Showcase: But Does It Work?

Trivantis

Authoring Tools. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Mobile Learning. Lectora Mobile. Mobile eLearning Platform for All mLearning. -->. Forum.

What is SCORM & Decoding Its Importance For eLearning

ProProfs

Imagine a situation where you are asked to create an elearning program or search for a suitable learning management system (LMS) tool for achieving your training requirements. It is a set of technical standards that were mainly developed for supporting elearning tools.

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RIP Old LMS… Say Hello to the Next-Gen LMS

Paradiso

First, let’s give you the problems that’d arise if there was no LMS in place. The LMS you opt for should atleast support integrations with major software portals. and collaboration tools such as RSS feeds, billboards, news, blogs, forums, chats and more. Mobile Learning.

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Too Little Time to Develop E-learning? Go for Rapid Development!

CommLab India

When they have a real and immediate training challenge to be addressed, most of them opt for rapid development tools. Speed is of the essence today, and rapid authoring tools make it possible to develop and deliver e-learning in a fraction of time needed for custom e-learning.

This LMS Has No Traps!

Upside Learning

or AICC or SCORM 2004 (without sequencing and navigation controls). In case of AICC there may, sometimes, be some additional work we would need to do. UpsideLMS team will need access to the 3 rd party tool technical team to understand data schema and APIs (if any).

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Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

The approach prompts learners to read, discuss, and solve problems in order to synthesize content. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem solving conducted in small groups.

2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning

eLearning 24-7

Initially I was going to provide a list of all my award winners including web conferening, stand alone mobile learning, etc., Before announcing the winners, I have seen a trend regarding mobile learning, that can easily mislead folks. Mobile Learning. Two years ago there were some folks who believed that mobile learning where tools, etc. Our system offers or has the capability for mobile learning (some use variance of the system offers). AICC/SCORM/IMS.

LMS vs. LCMS

Xyleme

The Learning and Development industry, like any other, has been inundated with new technologies and tools for learning. In the simplest terms, this is a software package that manages course delivery and administration. What Is the Right Learning Content Tool?

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Why your learning management system needs content support

LearnUpon

Even when an LMS runs extremely smoothly, support is still essential for getting things like authoring tools and content standards to work together successfully. Creating eLearning content can be a lengthy process, involving the collaboration of multiple tools and experts.

How to Choose the Best Games for Your e-Learning Courses

Trivantis

Authoring Tools. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Mobile Learning. Lectora Mobile. Mobile eLearning Platform for All mLearning. -->. Forum.

What is SCORM?

Growth Engineering

The problem was that there was no agreed structure for eLearning at this time, so every piece of content had to be tailored for a specific delivery system. Most content authoring tools are SCORM-compliant, meaning that they handle the technicalities for you.

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Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

mLearning (mobile learning): Learning that’s conducted on a mobile device, like a smartphone or tablet. Many instructors and course developers feel that it’s essential to offer learners mobile options. Popular eLearning content standards include AICC, SCORM and xAPI.

The Enterprise Learning Ecosystem Demystified: Part II

ATD Learning Technologies

Just consider mobile devices. With this expanding tool set, BYOD (bring your own device) likely needs to be a part of any comprehensive learning strategy. More importantly, there is no base user experience (UX) for delivering interactive multimedia instruction on smart mobile devices.

What is a Learning Content Management System (LCMS)?

Xyleme

A Learning Content Management System (LCMS) is a tool or software that allows an organization, university, or company to create and publish learning content and publish it in print and web formats. web, mobile, print). Integration with an LMS, API, and SCORM/AICC.

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LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

Its mobile responsive design is built to support employee, extended enterprise and nonprofit learning with a clean user interface and a carefully chosen set of essential options. Learners should have no problem using this LMS. Mobile responsive design for all users/roles.

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