Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

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The Macromedia set typically would toss in Director, which created an equally impressive array of course capabilities, but a deep learning curve. People who are not WBT instructional designers or content developers or have a deep background in either field and are now handed off the task of creating content/courses. PPT or Word to Flash and the end user can add a TOC, some assessments, audio, video, even additional flash learning objects and attachments.

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. Should be able to import/export content (like PPT, DOC, or simple HTML), and allow for edits after import. 2004, AICC).

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Free: PowerPoint to Flash in One Click

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Free PowerPoint to Flash converter promptly creates web-friendly Flash (.SWF) PPT,PPS,PPTX,PPSX) keeping its visual parameters, animation effects and slide transitions, audio narrations, video and Flash objects after conversion. To create Flash files viewable on any device from your PowerPoint presentations, just install iSpring Free, open your PowerPoint presentation, click Quick Publish and get Flash slideshows from your PPT presentations in just a few seconds.

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How to select the right authoring tool

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In the authoring tool world: PowerPoint focused authoring tool, Basically you know PPT, love it and want the ability to build within it and then convert your PPT to a Course. You have objects, elements, layers (in many cases) along with an option to go tree or not, with some allowing the “slide” like view too; you can also create a course with PPT slides only, but that is not the ideal target.

New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools

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The new iSpring Pro 7 – currently in beta adds additional powerhouse features, including PPT to HTML5 output (which right now is a standalone product). #8 and SCORM/AICC. While their Slideshark app for the iPad is nifty, it is not the only product that showcases PPT and is free.

How to convert a PowerPoint to SCORM

LearnUpon

PowerPoint is an easy way to create slides that help you to communicate ideas to an audience. In this case, you can upload the PowerPoint and add exam elements in a follow up section, created by the LMS’s exam engine. Choose: ‘From PowerPoint’ and click create.

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E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is.well…

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In turn it is this jargon that can create confusion and misunderstanding not only for newbies into the space but also for hardened veterans. If someone says to me, you can create game courses, then it has some type of actual game elements. The same applies to those who have created e-learning games. . This is why, you see the gaming issue – Guess how many authoring tools can create 100% real game based courses? Courses created specifically for online learning.

Ghost Edition – Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2013

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SCORM/AICC. Proof that you can create an amazing authoring tool without being based in the U.S. One of the trends I forsee in 2014 is an increase in the number of authoring tools enabling multilingual while creating a course. AICC/SCORM, SCORM 1.2, Uses a PowerPoint like layout, albeit it shows a hierarchy approach which many people will like – so if you think this is nothing more than PPT in appearance – trust me it is not.

LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

Creating courses and training plans is easy. The admin interface makes it self-explanatory to create content with built-in tools or by importing existing content files. Supports multiple formats — avi, wmv, mpg, mov, flv, m4v, ppt, pptx, pdf, mp3, zip, doc, or swf.

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State of the Authoring Tool Industry

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An authoring tool solution is supposed to be all about the ability for folks to create, build courses that can be linear (A to B to C) aka click-click or non-linear (why WBT was empowered in the first place, where the learner can bounce around A to C to G, focusing on what they need to learn, and returning as often as they want). . PowerPoint still reigns – If you are a course purist, the idea that PPT should be seen as an authoring tool should make you grumble with disgust. .

Hell in a Cell Between Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and LectoraInspire 16

CommLab India

PPT Import. There is a possibility to download supporting documents from within the eLearning module (PDF, PPT, MS Word, EXE, ZIP, PNG, JPG, etc.). All are compatible with SCORM, AICC standards, and Tin Can API.

Product Review: BlueVolt

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SCORM, AICC. This format is common when people create effective user guides or QRCs for training, even a navigation guide for online courses. Under course is a PPT 2010 QRC, yet under the categories section, you see “downloadable reference” Guess what?

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. OR you can create courses SCORM 2004 courses within their tool which is in the “cloud&# and do the same thing. Also SCORM 1.2 & AICC. Create SD and HD movies. Import and convert PPT to the web, add rich media. You could even create content and use it in your 3rd party authoring tool, as an option, but really why would you want to?

LMS Potluck

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As micro-learning gains more attention and more people are starting to utilize the methods in creating such courses, vendors who are aware of this new opportunity are making sure that people know that their system supports micro-learning. I know, because I created micro-learning courses back then and the LMS I used, which was in the cloud, accepted them and they worked fine. AICC – It’s passed it usefulness.

ATD2015 Conference Post – Review

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I want to hold off on the Admin side, because I saw some stuff, but until I can really push it during total access time, doesn’t make sense to discuss, that said you can create learning paths, catalog and have those block teasers (i.e. Basically, you can add your PPT, MP4, assessment, word docs, etc. along with the course you have uploaded into one nice package and view it within that player; or just have the course you uploaded – SCORM/AICC and xAPI, HTML5.

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

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For whatever reason- okay to try to set themselves apart – some vendors have created the term “training management” Honestly, they could call it “online authoring system with a few reports and no frills” and it would be the same thing. Yeah, you can upload word docs, PPT, etc. I’m not a fan of AICC – IMO in the past, but the same structure follows as the authoring tool above. During the past 14.5

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