E-Learning Authoring Tools Characterized

The E-Learning Curve

E-Learning authoring tools are part of a larger organizational infrastructure and learning ecosystem which typically includes hardware, software, content delivery mechanisms, and processes that support the delivery and management of learning programs. Broadly speaking, an authoring tool is a software package which developers use to create and package content for delivery to end users. Web Site Authoring Tools Used in creating mark-up language (i.e.

Tools to make you drool – video training toys for IDs

Dashe & Thomson

In this post, I take a look at some of the latest tools available to Instructional Designers to make their video efforts come to life. It allows you to edit video, and add transitions, smart shapes, audio, and captions. Smartbuilder ( www.suddenlysmart.com ) is a tool that can say it’s the only robust course authoring tool that does not require scripting. VIDIZMO’s Ultra Mashup software allows you to edit various video segments together.

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

eLearning 24-7

You can use either your own 3rd party content authoring tool and upload it into the “Cloud&# and then wherever you are, output either to your LMS, or onto Moodle or even WordPress (they have a plug in for that) OR place the course in Facebook or nearly any solution that accepts APIs. OR you can create courses SCORM 2004 courses within their tool which is in the “cloud&# and do the same thing. Assessment tool built in, Powerpoint Integration.

KEVIN THORN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

For many years now, you have been inspiring the community with your insights on e-learning technologies, platforms, tools and tips. It doesn't matter if you have one authoring tool or an entire suite at your disposal. What will future authoring platforms look like?

Top 10 eLearning Resources You May Not Have Thought Of

eLearning Brothers

Not everyone in eLearning is an audio engineer, so you probably have come across eLearning audio that needs some work. Audacity is a free eLearning tool that you can download and edit your audio. This website enables you to collaborate with authors and editors from different areas of study, so you can rely on their experience, expertise, and creativity to come up with the best content for your eLearning project. E-Learning Authoring Tool.

E-Learning Trade Shows + Product Reviews 4 #TK11

eLearning 24-7

The Swipe Rule – Vendors need to swipe your card to follow up with you; which is fine; but I cannot tell you the number of times when I was a Director of Training and told the vendor in the face to call me or email me, and never heard from them. Cognition LMS by Reflection Software. elearn Online – rapid content authoring tool. Saba Software – March 2011 – Review of Learning, Connect & Performance.

Workforce learning in 2019: Finding patterns in a Clouded Crystall Ball

Adobe Captivate

Authoring Tools. GenY have grown up with rich-media and have a significant difference in attitude from the Gen X. People will want to create and communicate and do this quickly and without “due process” Authoring tools will need to support mashups, but I suspect that tools themselves need to be created as a mash-up of tools. Expect the price to fall below $100 soon as demand picks up.

On the Horizon

Experiencing eLearning

Process: October: open up to the advisory board. brainstorming: lots of wikis, blogs, social networking, audio/podcasts. Games as Learning Tools: Kids have always used games, but school hasn’t recognized play for learning. Visualization: Tools make it easier to understand information and relationships between concepts. Look at financial tools like Mint or Wesabe that make it easy to visualize your spending trends. Tagging tools.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Emerging" = kinds of e-learning that are just starting to show up -- in labs, new company offerings. Instructional designers can take the tools and create a good learning experience or not. Self Serve Can also pick up packaged food -- self-service from a vending machine, etc. Incremental: Some forms of online training support current ways of doing things Virtual classrooms, presentation software, authoring tools, assessment tools, LMS.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Applications in Learning Learn Trends 2008 Top Posts of 2008 based on delicious Save Count (which I believe is a better indicator of quality): 100 eLearning Articles and White Papers (149) Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 (39) Second Life Learning Videos (38) Personal Learning Tools and Technologies (38) Corporate Policies on Web 2.0 (37) for Learning Professionals (20) Tools Used (18) Learning 2.0 This lines up with what I predicted in 2008.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Prediction #1 => Hacking Work At this time last year, I did my series Tool Set 2009. One of the common reasons I hear from knowledge workers inside large organizations for not following the suggestions I provide is that the organization itself puts up barriers to working this way. 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?

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

The courses were 100% online, SCORM compliant, with video, audio – including recording your voice and comparing to the speaker. Audio/video/image editing – 51.4%. Synch with accounting software ala Quicken, etc. For the second time around, consumers are speaking loud and clear that they want audio/video/image editing. For the past month, I have been conducting a survey on learning platforms and specifically learning management systems. .

Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

This webcast will clear up some of the confusion and provide a window into how coaching can help, and explore how to build an effective coaching culture in your organization. Monday, July 9, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Manager Onboarding: 5 Ways to Set New Leaders Up for Success (Free for ATD members) The worst thing organizations can do is hire or promote the most technically competent person to management and not give them the tools for success. What about mash-ups?

Review of #ASTD2014 International Conference and Expo

eLearning 24-7

hey it is a Mashup of Emotions! Expo vendor pick up in terms of leads and traffic. Day two really picked up, with those same vendors telling me they had a great day, good leads. On the authoring tool side of the house. dominKnow Claro (#1), Articulate (Storyline #2 and Studio), Adobe Captivate, Lectora and their other offerings, Ancile, iSpring, Litmos Author, TechSmith, Udutu, Allen Interactions and one other I can’t recall, but they were there.

What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

“Our XstreamVideo platform is similar to having a YouTube for learning and allows our people to upload their own experiences via video, as well as photos and audio, thus capturing institutional and workforce knowledge.” It typically involves distance delivery models such as Web-based tools. Alternatives are virtual learning labs for virtual hands-on software training, 3-D virtual worlds for distance role plays and live or online simulations to model the real world.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jott This Blog

Learning Visions

I find my best time for thinking up excellent blog entries is late at night when Im lying in bed. Ill simply have to cut and paste it into my blog tool, reformat it, and do some heavy editing. I picked up the same tip from Michele, and while I havent used Jott to blog, its a terrific way to "write" a note to yourself without endangering too many other drives. Chris, your worries are justified -- even with a headset, talking on the phone takes up a lot of mental bandwidth.

2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning

eLearning 24-7

Two years ago there were some folks who believed that mobile learning where tools, etc. A few systems pitch that they have full mobile learning capability, especially with the iPad including the angle that you can see it full screen rather than the standard universal look – which shows up similar to the smartphone look – i.e. small. It shows up in your browser. As I often say to folks, what is the point of having an app, if all it does is open up my browser.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Cognitive Flexibility Theory & Multiple Representations

Learning Visions

I had been thinking of multiple representations as meaning you show the graph on one screen with audio, then on the next screen have a video of someone talking about that concept. You might want to check out Bernice McCarthys 4MAT work at [link] She uses a sort of mashup between left/right brain thinking and Kolbs learning styles and creates a cyclical approach to teaching that attempts to present things to impact all learners.

Product Review: Plateau TMS (Talent Management System)

eLearning 24-7

Plateau LMS is a Talent Management System, made up of four modules. Reporting Tool. After logging into the system a pop up window appears with four option, under the title “How to Get the Most out of the Plateau TMS. You can click a check box, if you do not want the pop-up to appear the next time you log into the system. However the system will show the pop up box if their is new content. The reporting tool comes with the system.

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

Time for these vendors to wake up, or see your audience share disappear. Complete app sharing between learners – video, audio (.mp3,mpeg),pdf, Mashups and APIs (again, some people in the social media space, see them as social media types). Social Bookmarking, but with a twist – for videos and audio. Gallery of photographs by end users, where other end users vote – using the thumb up/thumb down, then a top ten appears.

Google-Assisted “Search� Learning…but pls don’t say “according to Google�

Janet Clarey

Many did not grow up using print encyclopedias and dictionaries like many older (some Gen X, boomer, mature) workers. So then I ran across a decent article that I read through and thought I should buck up and revisit the things that make Google such a large part of my life. While some would argue that a Google search is not ‘real learning,’ search (and other) tools from Google appear to have pedagogical uses. For language learning, Google has Language Tools.