Product Review: EasyGenerator Rapid Content Authoring Tool

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EasyGenerator is a SaaS based content authoring tool that is like a piece of fine sculpture, with some cracks, but beauty that is hidden within. Extremely feature rich – can compete with Captivate and other authoring tools. Built in question pool, assessment tool and survey tool. Unbelievable amount of fonts to select from: The most I have ever seen in a content authoring tool. The tool can track your courses – if a standalone -.

3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools

CommLab India

For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of e-learning development software. You could create any animation or visual using this powerful tool. As of 2014, over 48% of the companies use rapid authoring tools. Today, I will walk you through the features of three widely-used rapid authoring tools which will help you with deciding the right tool depending on your business requirements: Articulate Storyline.

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

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Selecting the right authoring tool for rapid eLearning projects is a process riddled with uncertainty. How will you know which eLearning tool to work with? I have worked on several authoring tools. Today, I am sharing my views on the 3 widely used tools -Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, and Lectora Inspire 16. All three tools support popular browsers such asInternet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, and Firefox. Audio. Audio Synchronizing.

Some interesting Moodle audio visual plugins just released

The E-Learning Curve

Let's pretend for a moment that you've followed all my advice, tips, and suggestions about creating, authoring, recording and producing podcasts with alacrity. An LMS (or the related Learning Content Management System) is software for delivering, tracking and managing training and education resources. LMSs range from systems for managing learner records to software for distributing coursesvia the Internet, typically including features for online collaboration.

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Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

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Library pulls in your video, audio, flash and image files right from your video,image, flash, audio folders on your computer – GREAT IDEA – although I wish they added HTML5. Spelling – I am always surprised at the number of authoring tools who do not have this feature. Audio recorder and adding audio. Audio – Add audio to the page, similar to above issue. Record audio – Dialog box appears, easy to record.

Now videos can be part of all elearning content!

Adobe Captivate

This adds a new paradigm in content authoring. Now you can add video content to your elearning just as easily as you were adding audio previously. Previously you would have needed a professional video editing tool to synch the Captivate movie and the talking head video. In a workflow that mimics the 'audio editing with slide preview' workflow, now in Captivate 5 you can import any video, and synch the Captivate slides or objects on a slide to be in step with the video.

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Using Shortcut Keys to Increase Your Productivity

Adobe Captivate

Record audio. Import audio. Find audio in the Library/Change text to Bold. Show Audio Management panel. Insert an FLV file. Blog Toolbar Workspace "Elearning authoring tools" blog toolbar workspaceShortcut keys provide an easier and quicker way to navigate and use Adobe Captivate. They let you use keyboard key combinations instead of a mouse or program menu. The common shortcut keys are listed in the table.

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Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

I shared some of the tools that I use for color schemes in previous posts like this one on creating your own rapid elearning PowerPoint template. As I was searching previous posts to answer his question, I ran into a lot of the tools and sites that I’ve recommended in previous blog posts. So I thought that it might be a good idea to make a single list of some of the tools and sites like Pixie and Color Schemer that I’ve referenced before. Audio Resources.

E-learning Development: Selecting the Right Audio, Video, and Image Format

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When developing an eLearning course using rapid authoring tools, you should know which format is supported by the tool to import audio files, videos, and images. If the tool does not support the image, video, or audio format you want to import, you will have to waste time converting them into the required format. Audio (F6) formats include MP3 and WAV. This format compresses the audio file but quality is lost.

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Review of Snap! 1.1 Update

E-learning Uncovered

by Lectora – a PowerPoint authoring tool à la Articulate. Keeping Up” features : Add FLV video, branch using the player’s Next/Back buttons, hide slides in the navigation panel, disable navigation on individual slides, and customize/translate text labels. Differentiating features: Use PowerPoint page transitions, add a controller to audio or video added via PowerPoint, End Show action that closes the course window, submit quiz and survey results via CGI.

Review of Snap! 1.1 Update

E-learning Uncovered

by Lectora – a PowerPoint authoring tool à la Articulate. Keeping Up” features : Add FLV video, branch using the player’s Next/Back buttons, hide slides in the navigation panel, disable navigation on individual slides, and customize/translate text labels. Differentiating features: Use PowerPoint page transitions, add a controller to audio or video added via PowerPoint, End Show action that closes the course window, submit quiz and survey results via CGI.

CMS: An Alternative to a LMS for those who seek Portals or Communities

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Today, CMSs are appearing with the above, but may include workflows, collaboration tools, web site search, document repositories, records management, digital asset management, compliance and social media. As for the course authoring tool – to create courses within a CMS and then launch them? To create a course(s) in some type of rapid e-learning authoring tool or Dreamweaver.then yes, but you will need to make some minor tweaks.

Reducing File Size for E-Learning Media

E-learning Uncovered

Let’s say you are developing a beautiful course on which you’ve spent a lot of time finding just the right images, audio, and video. Optimizing your graphic, audio, and video files will help reduce the size of your e-learning courses. Don’t leave it all up to your e-learning authoring tool, though. Some optimization is best done to the media before it ever makes it into the authoring tool. An example of video file type is MPEG, RealVideo, FLV, etc. .