Rapid Content Authoring Tools Directory

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Features 102 vendors. If vendor does not listing pricing on web site, you will see “Not Available on Site&#. Vendors who offer multiple price points based on edition/version Or by sector: individual, corporate, academia, non-profit, government (when applicable), is listed in the pricing info. It is in the “Cloud&# on the vendor’s server – everything is done in the cloud. SCORM or AICC.

Questions to Ask Ur Prospective LMS Vendor

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What about AICC? Unless you purchased a tool that is only AICC compliant, which in that case, time to ditch it and get another one. If you purchased an AICC only, then you have to find a system that is AICC compliant. It can be SCORM too, but the AICC is the key. . What about PENS or some other compliance standard? Unless you must have PENS or one of the other compliance standards, it is not needed.

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PENS – Why your LMS and Authoring Tool Solution should include it

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In 2005, PENS was launched by AICC but did not initially gain wide acceptance. In the past year, I have seen a wider number of vendors including the PENS course standard, which in my opinion, enables anyone who builds courses, a streamlined and fast process for publishing into a LMS/learning platform. Before we jump into PENS, let’s begin in the authoring tool industry. PENS Time. Can you provide some insight into PENS? PENS Overview.

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Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

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This is a growing market with new vendors showing up, but at the same time, others disappearing. If a RCAT vendor tells you they have been in business for over 10 years, they are somewhat misleading, since WBT courses really didn’t start to hit the mark until 2000 and then you have limited choices on how to build. Sure there are over 100 vendors in this industry and probably 95% you have never heard of and whom have great products that can meet or beat the big players.

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

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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. I’ve even seen it with LMS vendors. At one time, you could be “certified” with AICC and yes certified with SCORM, but why would you want to be? I still see course libraries that are only AICC. There are LMS vendors who no longer accept AICC.

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

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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. I’ve even seen it with LMS vendors. At one time, you could be “certified” with AICC and yes certified with SCORM, but why would you want to be? I still see course libraries that are only AICC. There are LMS vendors who no longer accept AICC.

Open Source and Free: Mobile Learning Tools, M-Learning Systems, SCORM

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Below is a list of various open source and free tools including: m-learning, testing web pages in browsers, mobile learning systems, SCORM and the lame PENS (IMO). mBusiness Learning System - collaboration between e-learning and mobile learning system.This system has the following components: vendor management, learning management, content management, portal management, and mobile client application system. There are a handful – maybe two handfuls of vendors who offer it.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

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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. Expect a few commercial vendors to jump into the augmented reality space for e-learning. These vendors, I believe will consist of: Vendors who offer an authoring tool or game sim and will develop additional product lines tied to Augmented Reality.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

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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? Confusion leads to flushed in terms of causation that some vendors in their infinite wisdom have decided it is better to jump one way than stay the course. At least SCORM support – Plenty still support AICC.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

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SCORM compliance and/or AICC – there are tools out there who support neither – but that is not the norm and there are a few tools out there who also support PENS. I love the ribbon style approach, the custom branding angle with your player, audio and video narration, SCORM/AICC – perfect for the masses. The authoring tool vendors will say their products are for everyone. Or the demand from themselves, the vendors.

New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

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Easy to use interface and supports SCORM and AICC. #18 A few vendors say “social learning” but it is often far from it. AICC, SCORM and PENS support. I’m always amazed at some of the names vendors come up with for authoring tools. Supports AICC and SCORM. Well besides my rankings of course, think about this: 1st vendor to offer collaboration and peer review. 1st vendor to have online/offline mobile synch.

Answering your LMS Questions

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How many of you have seen vendors respond to your questions? A: Virtually every LMS vendor out there in the marketplace provides these features. Congrats, you are probably looking at less than 10 (based on my LMS directory which contains 475 vendors). Custom domains – rather than have yourcompany.vendorname.com, some systems are now offering custom domains so that your learners see whatever name you create.com and remove the vendor name. SCORM/AICC/PENS/IMS.

E-Learning News and Notes

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While it is true that there are vendors who are pure online proctoring solutions, it would seem to me, that having it as part of a learning management or platform is a better route then just a self-contained OP solution. In the end, no matter what type of security you setup, if someone really wants to cheat even with a 360 web cam that the vendor provides, it can be done. Most tend to be proprietary, but I have seen a few that are SCORM/AICC and yes even PENS.

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

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Also SCORM 1.2 & AICC. Sure, other vendors will say you can do that too, but you have to open each object file to get it. Many vendors hyping PowerPoint to Flash angle as key feature. Courses appearing in the market in a linear fashion, a result of people entering the space from a ILT background, it fits under this category, because vendors are not explaining the non-linear nor the true essence of WBT of courses.

Four Industry Announcements

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All of the e-Learning specifications are captured- from SCORM and AICC to IMS, PENS and LETSI RTWS. re not going to tell you which vendors you should partner with- instead, we’re giving you the most comprehensive data set of e-learning products and vendors available, and the tools to make it useful.”. Companies around the world from LMS providers to content publishers use Rustici’s products to solve the challenge of conforming to SCORM and AICC specifications.

Why your learning management system needs content support

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Many LMS vendors make bold claims about the quality of customer support they deliver. Beyond simply asking a vendor about hours and channels covered, you should assess how equipped they are to respond to the common content issues that may arise. All of the well-known authoring tools export course content to eLearning standards like SCORM , Tin Can API , and AICC. But those issues will vary from vendor to vendor. How to choose a vendor that understands content.

Five LMS Lists

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There are three types of systems that slide under “learning platforms” The most common one supports PowerPoint, and videos and other content – and can track it, but they DO NOT support any version of SCORM, nor do they support AICC, PENS, Tin Can and so on. There are LMS vendors who offer a standalone MLMS, but also can interface it with their own system and may just pitch it as a “mobile” component. Everyone loves a good list.

Am I an LMS? And if so.

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The Alternative Vendors of Learning. As in years past, there are plenty of vendors in the e-learning world who love to call themselves anything but an LMS. “We are the anti-LMS”, “Non-LMS”, “Knowledge Learning Platform”, “Training Management System”, “Neuroscience learning platform” and so on and so on. . A vendor can call themselves whatever they want if it makes them happy or sad too, I guess.

Am I an LMS? And if so.

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The Alternative Vendors of Learning. As in years past, there are plenty of vendors in the e-learning world who love to call themselves anything but an LMS. “We are the anti-LMS”, “Non-LMS”, “Knowledge Learning Platform”, “Training Management System”, “Neuroscience learning platform” and so on and so on. . A vendor can call themselves whatever they want if it makes them happy or sad too, I guess.

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

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The spin is that you can accrue points by reading an article, taking a course, leaving comments, ranking content, completing an assessment and so on – varies among vendors. Hence some vendors might pitch “gaming elements”, but there is no way – the point above – is what the rest of the world sees as gaming elements. For some reason a lot of vendors, erroreously assume that modules is widely used – it isn’t.

LEP/LXP RFP Template

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What I am finding is that AICC is nearly gone in the LEP space (as it is with LMSs too), so if I was you, I’d seek SCORM, SCORM 1.2, PENS is nearly non-existent in this segment and CMI-5 is extremely new and few vendors have it – expect more in 2019. What I would love to see is where the admin can add “new topics” and not select only from a list that the vendor has in the system. . Most vendors in the LEP segment have this.

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And in this corner: LMS and in the other corner – Learning Platform

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You can disagree and that is fine, and I’m sure some vendors will, but this is my take. I’m not saying that LMS vendors overwhelm people on the admin side, I’m just saying they tend to offer more feature capabilities than a learning platform. Here are the myths of learning platforms, that many will tout and equally many LMS vendors will too. ” Predictive Analysis is seen so far only in LMS vendors. If you are seeking PENS, LMS.

How to select the right authoring tool

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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. I know, you are saying “I would never, buy just one and let five people share it” , but any vendor who has been in this space for at least 30 minutes knows that there are plenty of folks who do share after buying a single license. Over the weekend, I did one of the most stressing things there is to do in live.

Top 10 Learning Systems for 2019

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Every one of these vendors can be found on my platform, FindAnLMS.com. A robust system that contains everything from a perfect score in my learning environment functionaliy to administration (also a perfect score) to content curation, video management (with auto detection FPS) to the ability to accept course standards including xAPI and PENS. The first vendor in the industry to offer one-click content (i.e. Supports all course standards including SCORM, xAPI and PENS.