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Elearning Authoring Tools to Skyrocket Training

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If you are unfamiliar with elearning authoring tools and wondering how to use them. What is an e-learning authoring tool? So when we talk about elearning authoring tools, what exactly does that mean? Who can use content authoring tools?

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

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Feature sets – they have to be more than PPT to Flash or add an audio clip and video clip to the course. Again, not every tool below is SaaS based, but at some point, you have to move to the SaaS world, especially if you are offering or saying you do – some type of mobile learning functionality. I’ve seen some authoring tools that fit most of the criteria above, but whose ease of use is substandard or even really bad.

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The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

The RCAT (rapid content authoring tool) market continues to be healthy with nothing to slow it down – uh, except maybe one thing (more on that later). Yeah, I know we have just jumped into January, but in a review of the past several months, authoring tools continue to follow a similar path amongst themselves with certain feature sets. I am still surprised on how vendors who are offering assessment only tools are staying in the game.

20 free teacher tools

Ed App

However, even then, the radiant future of the EdTech revolution was upon us; within a few years, teaching an entire lesson without drawing on at least one tech tool was near inconceivable. Socrative is an amazing tool for educators to gather end-of-class/training feedback.

10 free training software

Ed App

Keep reading to acquaint yourself with ten free training software (in random order) that are making it easier for employees to reward themselves with the gift of knowledge. Video, audio, and text files are used to provide applicable training. Did we mention that the software is free?

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

What’s important is that you have faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.’. As an online instructor, you need to decide what kind of tools and resources you want to use for your online school. You might want to start with simple tools and grow into more professional premium tools as you go along making higher quality online courses. Authoring Tools.

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.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

So far in this series of posts about Podcasting for E-Learning from the E-Learning Curve Blog , I've covered a lot of material, including: A Brief History of Audio in Education The Four 'P's' of narration Introduction to Audio Production Digital Audio Basics Now, it's time to look in some depth at editing and producing podcast content. You don’t have to edit audio in a beginning-middle-end sequence. You can use Audacity to: Record live audio.

Everything Gets Easier When You Know Who Your Ideal Client Is with Agency Operator and Podcaster Jason Resnick

LifterLMS

Learn how everything gets easier when you know who your ideal client is with agency operator and podcaster Jason Resnick in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. You can find his podcast over at Rezzz.com if you’re interested in checking that out.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Many of these tools and services are free or have a free trial period, which can encourage you to experiment in a small way at first. Each tool fulfills at least one of these criteria: encourages collaboration; enables user-generated content or input; provides a way to share; and facilitates informal or formal learning. Category: Podcasts. Although podcasts are a one-way form of communication, they enable the creation of user-generated content.

25 eLearning tools you need to have

LearnUpon

It’s not much of a stretch to argue that an eLearning professional is only as good as their best tools. So we asked members of our development, customer support and design teams to recommend the top eLearning tools they can’t work without. Best productivity tools for eLearning. Tool: Trello. What it does: The team has tried many project management tools at LearnUpon, including Asana , Basecamp , and Dapulse. Tool: Google Drive. Tool: IFTTT.

5 Reasons You Should Check Out Upside2Go’s New Version

Upside Learning

Just yesterday we released the new version of Upside2Go , our revolutionary mLearning platform. A first, major release since Upside2Go’s launch back in 2011, the new version takes mLearning delivery and performance support to a whole new level. Upside2Go’s Ask an Expert feature acts as the perfect Advisory Component , while its support for various learning elements like images, graphics, videos, podcasts, documents, flash cards, quizzes, polls, etc.

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/16/2011 Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of professionals that extend and support them. This post is a post of the series "Free e-Learning Resources" and I am going to talk about free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning.

How to Start and Grow a Podcast and Build an Online Course Empire with Joe Casabona

LifterLMS

Learn how to start and grow a podcast and build an online course empire with Joe Casabona in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Joe had established himself as an authority in web development by teaching people about front end development. Joe runs a podcast called How I Built It. Chris and Joe discuss concepts that apply to both podcasting and course creating in this episode. Joe Casabona: Tools have evolved.

How to Add SCORM, xAPI, and LRS Support to Your WordPress LMS Website to Deliver Interactive Content via eLearning Authoring Tools with Pankaj Agrawal from GrassBlade

LifterLMS

Learn how to add SCORM, xAPI, and LRS support to your WordPress LMS website to deliver interactive content via eLearning authoring tools with Pankaj Agrawal from GrassBlade. LMScast is the number one podcast for course creators just like you.

How to Start an Online Coaching Business with Software Entrepreneur Coach Dan Martell Creator of SaaS Academy

LifterLMS

Learn how to start an online coaching business with software entrepreneur coach Dan Martell creator of SaaS Academy. LMScast is the number one podcast for course creators just like you. Chris, your audio is kicking in and out. You have a great podcast called Escape Velocity.

How to Sell Online Courses from your own website – You Should Know

Pinlearn

Ubersuggest is a keyword tool designed by Neil Patel. This tool gives you an overview of volume, seasonality, cost per click data, competitive intelligence, keyword suggestions, etc. Another important factor that’s hard to ignore is the quality of audio. Use e-learning turnkey software. Besides saving you from the hurdles and hassles of coding, eLearning turnkey software lets you build not just websites but also marketplaces like Udemy, Coursera, etc.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: New Rapid e-Learning Tool from Epic

Learning Visions

Friday, May 04, 2007 New Rapid e-Learning Tool from Epic Another new rapid e-Learning tool, this from Epic (UK). From the press release: Its important to remember, however, that as with any tool, you only get out what you put in. To makes sure that clients get the most out of Rapid Create, or from any other authoring tool they may select, Epic also provides training and capability building to ensure internal teams are skilled-up in creating effective e-learning.

Lectora Inspire 12.1 Review by Rick Zanotti

Trivantis

the latest iteration, Trivantis continues to improve and make the tool even easier than it has ever been. Lectora was long known as a “difficult” tool to learn; however, the team at Trivantis is sending out a clear signal that “difficult” is an adjective that describes many other bug-ridden tools, but not Lectora. Vendors are scrambling to make their tools easier with PowerPoint-like user interfaces that soften the learning curve for the new users.

How to Easily Create Powerful Customer Education

Spark Your Interest

And while traditionally it applied to businesses selling widgets or software, customer education now also applies to governments, and non-profits, who have a product or service. Similarly, the self-help screens when installing a new software product on your phone, laptop, or tablet.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Portfolios

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 02, 2007 Online Portfolios Jennifer Madrell shows us a great example of an online portofolio , which she calls a "svelte and sparkly version of this blog - that is a requirement and capstone project at Indiana University." Shes included samples of wikis and courses she has created, links to podcasts, references and her resume. What tools did you use to create it? A wiki tool?

Lectora Inspire 12.1 Review by Rick Zanotti

Trivantis

the latest iteration, Trivantis continues to improve and make the tool even easier than it has ever been. Lectora was long known as a “difficult” tool to learn; however, the team at Trivantis is sending out a clear signal that “difficult” is an adjective that describes many other bug-ridden tools, but not Lectora. Vendors are scrambling to make their tools easier with PowerPoint-like user interfaces that soften the learning curve for the new users.

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

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For instance, PowerPoint is a tool most SMEs are familiar with and content templates can be developed using this tool. With the help of rapid development tools like Articulate Storyline, a PPT can be easily converted to an e-module – reducing development time considerably. Use audio and video to create impactful learning. Contrary to popular belief, audio and video can be introduced in an e-course without creating a hole in training budgets.

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THE DUMMIES GUIDE TO DEVELOPING ONLINE LEARNING

Spark Your Interest

Similarly, different language versions are common to include. Modern e-learning tools have built-in language options and straight-forward translation capabilities. For example, pilot training, hospital surgery or real-time software application. For example, different versions of a course could be created for customers, employees, or service providers. For example, MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are often free versions of university offerings.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

A Note on Rapid Authoring Tools. Training content developed using rapid authoring tools, such as Articulate Storyline, Trivantis Lectora, and Adobe Captivate, and (often) provided as a click-though, packaged course. Many who are blind use a screen reader, which is software that reads the screen out loud. Those with hearing disabilities often use captions to access content related to sound (such as podcasts or video). the version 2.1

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

A Note on Rapid Authoring Tools. Training content developed using rapid authoring tools, such as Articulate Storyline, Trivantis Lectora, and Adobe Captivate, and (often) provided as a click-though, packaged course. Many who are blind use a screen reader, which is software that reads the screen out loud. Those with hearing disabilities often use captions to access content related to sound (such as podcasts or video). the version 2.1

TechKnowledge 2012 – Post Assessment

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You can remix, edit and combine material from different presentations or existing Podcasts by adding other rich media – this is the Unison product. They are an online authoring system. They denied that to me, but after they gave me what the product did – I can state unequivocally that they are an online authoring system. We also provide some reports and some analytics” Me: “Okay, you are an online authoring system” Him: “No.

The Online Learning Jargon Buster

Learning Pool

Authoring Tool. Adapt Builder is an authoring tool that allows you to create fully responsive, multi-device, HTML5 e-learning courses that display effectively on tablet devices and smartphones (as well as PCs and laptops). audio and text at the same time).

23 Free eLearning Resources Loved by L&D Teams

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Continuing on the theme of saving eLearning designers time and money , the Gomo team has been sifting through the internet’s many libraries of free and open-source images, videos, sound files, fonts, templates, and software. Free and Open-Source Software For Learning Course Design.

6 Ways to Use Microlearning to Enable Learning in the Flow of Work

Tesseract Learning

The latest authoring tools help create interactive infographics that help to offer layers of information and more details about a concept or topic. Flipbooks are the latest version of eBooks. Webinars and Podcasts.

A Glance at Popular E-Learning Trends that will Improve Your Business Value

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Emerging Scope of Microlearning, Gamification, Augmented Reality, Performance Support Tools & More for Workforce Training. The fun thing with technology is that it is always giving us tools to try new things to enhance training delivery effectiveness. Short content nuggets can be delivered in the form of infographics, mini games, podcasts, short videos and other formats. These short duration audio files can be shared time and again with different users. ?

Monetization, Production, Growth, and Advertising for Course Creators, Coaches, and Consultants with Michael Greenberg

LifterLMS

He started out in software development and majored in economics in school. At Call For Content Michael works with coaches, consultants, and podcasters to help them take effective action for their businesses. One playbook Michael put together, called the Authority Marketing Playbook , goes in-depth on how you can conduct customer research and position your product or service. LMScast is the number one podcast for course creators just like you. So we do audio course.

19 Powerful Ways That Small Businesses Can Benefit From Thinkific

Spark Your Interest

Thinkific is a software platform that helps entrepreneurs to create, market, sell, and deliver their own online courses. The management of all your students can be easily handled with a user-friendly tool. But of more importance is that they are an instructionally sound tool.

Hollywood Hacks: 4 Ideas for Affordable, Professional-Quality Video Learning Content

Instilled

In our recent Hollywood Hacks webinar , guest presenter, author and media producer CJ Casciotta, showcased the power of using pre-recorded video segments in your learning programs. This will make it easier to work on syncing your audio with your visuals. iv) Software.

8 budget-friendly ways to modernize compliance training

TalentLMS

For example, an online training webinar you already have in your database converts into a podcast series. Most importantly, they are relatively inexpensive to create if you use a rapid eLearning authoring tool with built-in assets. A responsive design tool enables you to develop and deploy online training materials faster and with fewer resources. You’re also able to preview and edit each version to provide the best viewing experience.

How to Finally Write a Nonfiction Book that Helps You Get More Leads and Sales and Massively Impact the World with Julie Eason

LifterLMS

Julie shares her experience working with authors, such as Russell Brunson, publishing books in the online business space, and what course creators can do to engage more people with tools outside of the course program itself. And the author does as much work as the ghostwriter.

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Helping Consultants, Experts, and Coaches Smash Through Personal and Professional Plateaus with David Shriner-Cahn

LifterLMS

Helping consultants, experts, and coaches smash through personal and professional plateaus with David Shriner-Cahn in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. LMScast is the number one podcast for course creators just like you. I’m the co-founder of the most powerful tool for building, selling, and protecting engaging online courses called LifterLMS. He has a podcast called Smashing the Plateau. Check out his podcast.

Celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the MATRIX Blog

Matrix

During the past 12 months we published exactly 100 blog posts (101 if you want to count this one as well), the number of the contributing authors grew to — coincidence or not — 12, and everyone’s work made the MATRIX Blog advance into the first 5% of all e-learning blogs (based on this impressive list )! The power of the spoken word: including podcasts in training. There are two more days until the MATRIX Blog turns three! Yeeey!

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. Podcasting – creating your own – 57.1%. 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.

SEO For Course Creators and Membership Site Owners with Lindsay Halsey of Pathfinder SEO

LifterLMS

It is a subscription-based service where an SEO coach helps you map your strategy out and connect with the tools you need to make it happen. Lindsay recommends the tool AnswerThePublic that allows you to find what people search for based off of keywords to help you better position your content. I’m the co-founder of the most powerful tool for building, selling, and protecting engaging online courses called LifterLMS.

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