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Top E-learning Authoring Tools to Create Interactive Training Courses – Rapid E-Learning for Effective Training

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Today, elearning authoring tools are playing a significant role in the development of training courseware. With the continuous evolution of the training and development industry, the scope of using rapid authoring tools is also increasing. Organizations use rapid authoring tools as per the custom learning styles, training platforms, training standards, and workflows. There is a myriad of benefits of rapid e learning tools for content development.

Using Robust E Learning Tools for Effective Content Design & Development

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There is no denying the fact that the deployment of modern e learning tools plays a crucial role in the effective design and development of training content. With the shifting focus towards delivering technology-aided learning, organizations are utilizing robust authoring tools to mitigate overall training cost, time, and effort. Therefore, companies from varied industries utilize different types of rapid e learning tools to save overall training costs and effort.

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Top 5 Content Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Kitaboo

A content authoring tool refers to software that enables you to create interactive digital training content , easily convert it into different formats, and offer it to learners either through the web or a learning management system. Cuts down the eLearning development cost.

What is an eLearning Authoring Tool? What is the Best eLearning Authoring Software?

Pinlearn

If you are new to the eLearning sphere, you must be confused about numerous eLearning authoring tools available in the market. In fact, most of us even don’t have a clear comprehension of these awesome tools, and even confuse them for other types of content editing tools. In this article, we will learn everything about these software solutions and understand how an authoring tool works in eLearning. What is an authoring tool?

8 reasons for using HTML5 for authoring eLearning course

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Flash has been a productive tool for authoring these courses. But, it suffered from the drawback that OS platforms of latest handheld devices don’t extend support for Flash. HTML5 has superseded Flash as a viable option for authoring eLearning courses because it is supported by all smartphones and tablets. The advantages of using HTML5 In eLearningcourses are numerous and have been enumerated below for your ready reference.

The Best eBook Authoring Tool: Simple Guide to Select one

Kitaboo

What is An Authoring Tool? An eBook authoring tool is a software application that lets you create your own eBook and enrich it with digital enhancements. The software allows publishers to create eBooks or online courses with just a few simple steps. Why Do Publishers Need an eBook Authoring Tool? You might be aware of the traditional publishing model where authors had to connect with multiple people to create one book.

Authoring Tools- The DevLearn Experience

eLearning 24-7

I suspected that the expo would feature a large quantity of rapid content authoring tools. Not so much, from what I saw – some of the tools were underwhelming (granted some were quite impressive), but rather how the vendors themselves perceived where the market is going and what customers want in their authoring tools. Back in 2000, the knock on rapid content authoring tools were they “pre-template” driven solutions.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 . This paradigm shift has made Flash fall short when it comes to the mobile demands of modern businesses. Thus, forcing Adobe to announce its plan to kill Flash by the end of 2020. This news comes after nearly two decades of Flash dominance, where it was a standard for creating multimedia. Presently, the HTML5 vs SWF/ Flash debate has all but disappeared, with the former appearing as the clear winner. Enter HTML5 !

Converting Flash-based E-learning Content to HTML5 Why and How

CommLab India

For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of the e-learning world. This highly flexible software could be used to develop wonderful animations, interactivities of a very high quality including drag and drop, simulations, role plays and so on -it facilitated harnessing the creative powers of online course developers. Companies across the world developed hundreds of online courses using this highly flexible tool. It appeared that the reign of Flash would continue forever.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

5 Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 . This paradigm shift has made Flash fall short when it comes to the mobile demands of modern businesses. Thus, forcing Adobe to announce its plan to kill Flash by the end of 2020. This news comes after nearly two decades of Flash dominance, where it was a standard for creating multimedia. Presently, the HTML5 vs Flash debate has all but disappeared, with the former appearing as the clear winner. Why Convert to HTML5?

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

With the growth of tablet devices, authoring tools are having to re-invent themselves, yet again. It’s nothing new —just another step in the continual evolution we’ve seen since the early 1990s, when authoring tools were first introduced to help eLearning professionals create and deliver learning. Over the years, these tools have had to balance ease-of-use with the ability to create a robust learning experience. The Rise of Authoring Tools.

Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

CommLab India

What is the best rapid authoring tool in the market? How do we choose the right tool that will provide the maximum return on our investment? Well, the answer to these questions is that the choice of a rapid authoring tool is based on your training development needs. Different companies use different parameters to evaluate the tools. So, you need to balance the cost aspect with other important parameters listed below while selecting a tool.

6 Tips To Convert eLearning Courses From Flash To HTML5

EI Design

The trouble is that most tablets and phones don’t support Flash, which makes Flash-based eLearning content virtually obsolete. Luckily, HTML5 offers a versatile multi-platform alternative. In this article, I’ll share 6 tips to help you convert your eLearning course from Flash to HMTL5 to optimize the mobile learning experience of your audience. Converting eLearning Courses From Flash To HTML5: 6 Tips For eLearning Professionals. Use the right tools.

Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Adobe Flash technology has helped support the delivery of online multimedia content for nearly two decades. Three popular eLearning formats are also largely dependent on Flash technology for their delivery medium: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video. Flash will be allowed to die in 2020 as Adobe ceases to support the standard. Extensive use of Flash makes this development a concern for those of us working in the eLearning industry. The troubled history of Flash.

Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

Choosing a rapid e-learning authoring tool that suits your training needs completely can be quite a challenging task. You need to consider various aspects such as cost, built-in features, flexibility of the tool, and the output it gives. Analyzing all these features can cost you a lot of time and effort. This blog intends to make it easy for you and help pick the right tool quickly. Cost of one license (as of 22-Sep-2016). Audio Capabilities.

10 Widely Used Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 and Empower E-learning

CommLab India

At the same time, e-learning developers want to minimize risks, efforts, and costs. The adaptability and flexibility of HTML5 can address learner requirements and industry experts’ needs at the same time. Flash is Fading Away. Two decades ago, e-learning developers used to develop courseware on the primary code base of JavaScript and action script in Adobe Flash. Flash was also supported by the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) standards.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

– pointers on some of the tools out there, that you can use to help you take that ‘leap of faith’ into mLearning. So here’s the list of the tools that can do the job and which you might want a closer look at. A multimedia authoring tool that goes beyond Flash and builds applications based on HTML5, Javascript, jQuery and CSS3 and works well on iOS and Android devices, and the latest HTML5-compatible browsers. Flash CS6 Toolkit for CreateJS.

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An A-Z Guide to Convert Flash-based Online Courses to HTML5

CommLab India

Flash- an online course development tool that was the uncrowned king of the e-learning world. They relied on this highly flexible software to create stunning animations and facilitate complex learning interactions. It seemed that the reign of Flash would never end. Despite its abilities, Adobe Flash suffers a major limitation – incompatibility with most modern mobile platforms. HTML5 runs smoothly on all devices, including the latest mobiles.

Rapid Authoring Tips to Tackle Legacy Flash eLearning Content

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Welcome to our comprehensive guide to handling legacy Flash eLearning content. This page has all you need to know to on how to rapidly republish or recreate your courses to adapt to the imminent end of Flash at the end of 2020. What is happening to legacy Flash eLearning content?

Evaluating 3 Useful Tools that Support E-learning Development

CommLab India

In my previous blog, we’ve compared 3 widely used authoring tools – Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and Lectora Inspire 16. But apart from these rapid authoring tools, a few other tools are also used by e-learning developers such as the multimedia editing tools, PowerPoint add-ins, and tools that help you make digital resources. Before we move to the evaluation part, we will first look at what these tools are used for.

Leverage the Benefits of Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

Well, rapid authoring tools could be the answer considering the benefits they offer to the process of e-learning development. Compared to courses created using the old authoring tools- Flash, Dreamweaver, XML/HTML and JavaScript which are called legacy tools, rapid authoring tools have an edge here is a comparison of their features: Feature. Rapid authoring tools. Legacy authoring tools.

HTML5 – The Technology that Eases Rapid E-learning Development

CommLab India

HTML5 is a system for annotating, presenting, and structuring content on the World Wide Web. With its inbuilt capability to play audio and video, there is no need for additional plugin elements. Even in the absence of Internet, HTML5 has a very good functionality. As more and more e-learning tools and platforms adopt HTML5 elements, we will see an overall consistency in terms of performance. HTML5 also supports game-based e-learning content.

Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

Upside Learning

We’ve presented some cost-effective options below to help you get started. These conversion solutions have been divided based on the tools in which the original eLearning was created. Basic interactivities are generally well supported in HTML/can be easily developed using this authoring tool. Flash animations can be published as videos and imported in the HTML/Lectora framework. These need to be re-authored in the new version, along with audio syncing.

Flash Controversy Continues - Is It a Good Choice for Development?

Tony Karrer

Garin Hess wrote a post 5 Reasons Flash is NOT dying.give me a break! and it seems like my recent post Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash got him a little fired up. I am fed up with people saying Flash is dying. That HTML5 is the ultimate replacement. Garin has some good arguments on why he likes Flash as a delivery mechanism. This could be a new authoring tool, an aggregator, the course playback mechanism, a recruiting tool, etc.

E-Learning Trade Shows + Product Reviews 4 #TK11

eLearning 24-7

Cognition LMS by Reflection Software. elearn Online – rapid content authoring tool. Trivantis – Lectora Inspire – the product now supports HTML5, and comes with templates for tablets including the iPad – which is a good thing, since I will have my iPad with me. Their small business one, frankly was stripped down and basic and not worth the cost. Saba Software – March 2011 – Review of Learning, Connect & Performance.

Top 10 Best Online Tutoring Software in 2020

Pinlearn

Thanks to the cutting-edge developments in both internet and online tutoring software technologies, education is no more limited to the walls of physical educational establishments. Software like LMS, Authoring tools, and Virtual Whiteboards to create engaging instructional designs. While offline digital learning has been around for decades, the adoption of online tuition software solutions could only be seen from a few years ago.

Top 10 Online Tutoring Software in 2019

Pinlearn

Thanks to the cutting-edge developments in both internet and online tutoring software technologies, education is no more limited to the walls of physical educational establishments. Software like LMS, Authoring tools, and Virtual Whiteboards to create engaging instructional designs. While offline digital learning has been around for decades, the adoption of online tuition software solutions could only be seen from a few years ago.

Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9 & Lectora Inspire 16: The Infinity War

CommLab India

In my previous blog, E-learning Authoring Tools: The Civil War , we have seen the comparison between the top three preferred e-learning rapid authoring tools – Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and Lectora Inspire 16. These features will help you identify the strengths of these tools. In this blog, we will see a few pros and cons of the three tools. This will help you zero-in on the tool that could best fulfill your needs. High cost.

6 Top eLearning Software Features To Save Time And Money In eLearning Development

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What eLearning Software Features Can Save You Both Time And Money. Here are some tips to choose eLearning software with features that can help you to save time. Cloud-Based Authoring Tools. Cloud-based tools are online eLearning software that you access through the internet. Desktop eLearning software is installed on your PC. Since cloud-based authoring tools reside completely online, you don’t need to install anything on your PC.

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. Apart from having a less turnaround time, rapid development is about using smart, sophisticated tools/software to craft e-learning courses swiftly, without compromising on quality. Lower cost of development. Rapid e-learning development costs almost 50% less than traditional, bespoke e-learning development. Lower ongoing maintenance cost.

Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget

Obsidian Learning

Low cost per barrel means high anxiety for everyone, from the boardroom to the oil patch. The ROI for eLearning always adds up, and since budgets are low, many turn to self-paced learning as a lower cost solution. Creating an Instructor-Led Training (ILT) course is relatively easy, but what about the cost? Development time, material printing, travel time and cost, lodging, four days time off work for each employee, instructor time and cost.

5 Ways to Kickstart Your E-learning Career

Rapid eLearning

Another less costly way is to get a certificate (especially if you already have a formal degree). Software Training. Most organizations do some sort of software training. Show your skills with screencasts and software simulations. Learn to Use E-Learning Software. Your success hinges less on your academic credentials and more on demonstrable skills and fluency with e-learning software. There’s a lot of e-learning software out there.

Instructional Design: The Process – Part 2

Origin Learning

Cost estimates for the solution. Scripting the audio and dialogues. Media Creation and construction – Upon completion of the storyboard, media elements such as graphics/illustrations and interactions are created or sourced and the course is developed in Flash XML or HTML5 formats using various authoring tools or frameworks. Detailed Storyboard (on MS Word or visual on PPT) with audio script or trainer notes for Modifications.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Joe is also a frequent teacher and presenter at industry conferences and at client sites, especially on the subject of eLearning development tools. His tool reviews appear each month and he is the recipient of several awards for his work in eLearning, including a Lifetime Achievement Award way back in 1999. For decades, you have been helping learning designers with your design approaches and your expert advice on the use of development tools. How often is the tool updated?

JOE GANCI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Joe is also a frequent teacher and presenter at industry conferences and at client sites, especially on the subject of eLearning development tools. His tool reviews appear each month and he is the recipient of several awards for his work in eLearning, including a Lifetime Achievement Award way back in 1999. For decades, you have been helping learning designers with your design approaches and your expert advice on the use of development tools. How often is the tool updated?

Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

For most organisations, adopting mobile learning raises the BIG question of “What do we do with our existing content (probably developed in Flash which doesn’t run on the iPad)? In one of our earlier blog posts, we talked about Converting eLearning to Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions, and looked at how converting existing eLearning to Tablet Learning can be relatively easy. However, the software is another story.

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Top Ten Timeless Trends in eLearning

TalentLMS

Smaller screens mean two things: Instruction developers need to know HTML5 and they need to break content into “nibble-sized chunks”. APIs aid in tracking learner progress and using your content through a multitude of software suites, seamlessly. Cloud-based services for learning management systems and course authoring tools have taken the eLearning industry by storm! Flash HTML5 conversion. Enter the magic of HTML5!

Find E-learning Disappointing? 7 Tips to Make It Better

CommLab India

They just choose it as a cost-effective option. Solution : Providing courses in HTML5 format and developing them in responsive design can solve the issue. Latest technological developments in rapid authoring tools have made this possible. Now you have many authoring tools in the market that provide HTML5 output. To cater to all learning styles, your e-learning should strike a balance between visuals, audio, and activities. ‘Oh no!

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10 LMS features that you should in an eLearning platform

Pinlearn

What is LMS software? The formal definition always remains the same, but the utility of an LMS software varies from objective to objective, industry to Industry, and time to time. According to Wikipedia, a learning management system (LMS) is software that administers, documents, tracks, reports, and delivers learning materials, agendas, or educational programs. Your authoring tool is responsive, but the LMS isn’t mobile-compatible. eLearning authoring tools.

Know All about Lectora Inspire 16

CommLab India

Do you want to cut short the e-learning course development time and be cost-effective? It comes with a unique set of tools and programming flexibility. As it supports HTML5 output and responsive design, it’s easy to develop mobile learning courses in Lectora 16. Limited Version of Camtasia – Though it’s a powerful tool for screen capturing, users may not be able to use some features, as this is the limited version. It costs around $2200.