Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

As the evolution of e-learning continues, the rapid content authoring tools (RCAT) market follows suit. While the assumption would be that all the products are alike, or that fee based tools are superior to their free counterparts, nothing could be farther than the truth. Is it PowerPoint converted to Flash? Microsoft Word converted to Flash? Once you did though, you could do quite a lot with the tool. Open Source Free Content Authoring Tools.

Snap! by Lectora Review

Integrated Learnings

Recently Trivantis, makers of the eLearning development program Lectora, announced the release of Snap! Primarily it is a PowerPoint to Flash conversion tool with additional features for eLearning development such as narration recording , quiz assessments , and LMS publishing. This allows users to easily convert new or existing PowerPoint presentations into rapid eLearning courses. With Snap it's easy to embed web pages, YouTube videos, and Flash.

Why Do I Need an eLearning Vendor When I Have My Own Team?

Illumen Group

Why Do I Need an eLearning Vendor When I Have My Own Team? It’s nearly impossible to staff for every role and depth of resource that a typical organization requires over the course of a few years when trying to successfully meet the eLearning demands of various internal clients. And adding one resource who has the skill of an entire eLearning company isn’t realistic. For example, a focus for a lot of organizations right now is Flash conversion into Storyline.

What is Rapid eLearning?

Tony Karrer

Based on my recent posts about the Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids , I was asked if this isn't just "Rapid eLearning" - a term that simultaneously is good and bad. In it Rick Nigol talks about the same kinds of drivers and he discusses approaches to rapid eLearning in terms of tools, people and process. This is only the tools portion of what Rick discusses in his post.