Summer Course Authoring Tool Rankings – Top Ten

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Because it is Adobe – the same folks who came up with Photoshop a long time ago, who brought us Premiere – a long time ago and who bought Macromedia – again, a long time ago. SCORM 2004, AICC. #4

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

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Macromedia Authorware and similar products. Macromedia Director. The Macromedia set typically would toss in Director, which created an equally impressive array of course capabilities, but a deep learning curve. Eventually, Macromedia Dreamweaver came into the picture. 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.

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How to select the right authoring tool

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While I have seen a few that give off the “rapid build” appearance, unless you have experience with solutions in the past like Authorware, MacroMedia Director, or similar brethren, you will face some serious challenges. In the AT world, knowing whether your AT accepts your specific compliance standard (SCORM, SCORM 1.2/2004, AICC, PENS, TinCan) would be equally relevant. Over the weekend, I did one of the most stressing things there is to do in live. Yep, house hunting.

Development Tools - Should I Cut Out the Middle Guy?

eLearning Cyclops

Back when I first started developing e-learning courses, I used Macromedia's Authorware. I really prefer the robust ability of creating courses in Flash and only use the DHTML e-learning authoring tools for their ability to make the course SCORM or AICC compliant. These courses can be published as SCORM or AICC compliant courses. And from Adobe, Creating e-Learning Content , which includes configuring learning interactions and tracking to a SCORM or AICC compliant LMS.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

Today, because of increased bandwidth and web programming tools such as Macromedia Flash, it is possible to implement many training simulations on the web. The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program. By Ed Gipple. An authoritative whitepaper on how to plan, implement, and evaluate an e-learning program for your business. Download PDF. Introduction.