Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

He was the founder and CEO of Authorware, a revolutionary eLearning authoring tool. Authorware merged with MacroMind/Paracomp to become Macromedia, which was later acquired by Adobe. Learnnovators: You are known for your role as the primary architect in creating Authorware ― one of the most successful authoring tools ever created. Authors tend to do what tools make easy. ABOUT Dr. MICHAEL W.

MICHAEL ALLEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

He was the founder and CEO of Authorware, a revolutionary eLearning authoring tool. Authorware merged with MacroMind/Paracomp to become Macromedia, which was later acquired by Adobe. Learnnovators: You are known for your role as the primary architect in creating Authorware ? one of the most successful authoring tools ever created. Authors tend to do what tools make easy. ABOUT Dr. MICHAEL W.

The big question: choosing tools

Clive on Learning

The Learning Circuits Blog Big Question for July is 'how should e-learning developers choose their authoring tools given the proliferation of tools on the market?' Well, I posted on this subject just last week (see Confused of Brighton ) and even listed my own top ten tools , authoring or otherwise, in a subsequent post. Online tools tend to be less sophisticated but really do facilitate collaborative development. For an open source alternative, try EXE.

Product Review – Articulate Storyline 2

eLearning 24-7

Personally, I like this because everyone who uses software, often jumps right in and starts going, rather than take the time to read how to do things (inc. New Slide – Create a new page, chapter, lesson, whatever, generally speaking Slide screams PPT and no offense to the person who has been doing ID for x number of years, if you said “slide” to someone working on Authorware back in the day, you would have gotten a head slap.

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). With the growing popularity of Flash for elearning, many elearning vendors developed their Rapid authoring tools which were aimed to publish Flash based elearning content without requiring major programming. Is there an alternative to 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). With the growing popularity of Flash for elearning, many elearning vendors developed their Rapid authoring tools which were aimed to publish Flash based elearning content without requiring major programming. Is there an alternative to Flash?

Confused of Brighton

Clive on Learning

Two situations recently have got me thinking about e-learning authoring tools. Secondly, I've been doing some work for a client of mine that has an LMS with some authoring capabilities, trying to compare what they have to offer with what's available elsewhere. Everybody's got an authoring tool. Of course, all authoring tools have always described themselves as quick and easy to use, with absolutely no programming required, but of course we know otherwise.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Prediction #1 => Hacking Work At this time last year, I did my series Tool Set 2009. When the personal tools in your mobile phone are more empowering than what your company provides or approves for your projects, how can you be saved from devastating market forces? The tools we use in life have leapfrogged over the ones we use at work. Yet, there will be lots of eLearning solutions aiming at these alternative platforms.

Aha Moments in 2007

Tony Karrer

Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups Wow, what a great list from 2006, I'm glad I have that saved somewhere. ;) So how about in here's a random list of things from 2007: My 10 year old son edited Wikipedia - A Fourth Grader Wikipedia Update and added value. Some people are really not getting the impact of different tools. Tools? , tools inside organizations. The Big Question is back. December Big Question - What did you learn about learning?

Wiki 100

Notes from DevLearn and the Adobe Learning Summit

Steve Howard

Don’t underestimate the potential of this and any other tool that enables a backchannel to your training! Photoshop has tools built-in that you can use to test your designs for colour-blind viewers – see my previous blog post. • SESSION 0407 – EXPLORING THE NEXT GENERATION INTERACTIVE MEDIA AUTHORING ECOSYSTEM, MICHAEL ALLEN. Michael Allen, the man who created/invented Authorware, has started developing a new tool. discussing a new authoring tool.

Webinar: Introducing the eLearning Ecosystem – A Walkthrough with Bill West

eLearning Brothers

Dr. Michael Allen introduced Authorware in the 1980s and helped us leverage the personal computer and graphical user interface. Around the 2000s, the triumvirate of LMS platforms, authoring tools, and SCORM enabled the interconnectivity required to launch eLearning as an official industry. Problem Tool from Problem Solutions: [link] t/work?id=26. I’ve presented many times over the past couple years about the excitement and opportunity of the modern eLearning era.