State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015
JULY 14, 2015
– This means that multiple people can work at the same time on the same course and same page – it is really an awesome feature, especially with SaaS authoring tools. It should exist in every authoring tool. . . . Go with Gomo Authoring.
LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
Before getting started with using eLearning tools for your education or certification programs, it is important to know the difference between the different tools used to create, develop, and deliver eLearning content. Which eLearning Tool is Right for You?
LCMS - Warehouse and Authoring
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
What’s the Difference Between an LMS and an LCMS? Hint: It’s Not Just the Letter “C”
DECEMBER 3, 2014
For example, you’ve likely seen Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) discussed on various websites and company pages. It gives your association one software package that delivers, assesses, and reports on online training programs.
LMS vs. LCMS
JULY 28, 2014
The Learning and Development industry, like any other, has been inundated with new technologies and tools for learning. In the simplest terms, this is a software package that manages course delivery and administration. Often, the LCMS and LMS are meant to work hand in hand.
Open Source eLearning Tools
OCTOBER 13, 2010
I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile.
Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets
JANUARY 24, 2011
They have an LMS but not an LCMS. A long time ago, the goal of an LCMS was to help to manage all of these kinds of assets. Along the way, a lot of the LCMS products on the market have become more about a kind of authoring approached with content stored in a database that is transformed into courseware. This is valuable for large scale authoring and translation of content. This is what Dawn Poulos talks about in How NOT to adopt an LCMS.
Top Six E-Learning Tools for 2015
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
Qualifications for e-learning tools. I didn’t put together any secret formula or weighting criteria for these tools. I did look at several sites that listed tools and realized for the most part they were authoring tools or tools that are super mainstream and oh, they are authoring tools. When I did find a recent site, a few tools were different than the authoring tools or tools like Go Animate!,
LMS and LCMS: What’s the Difference?
MAY 10, 2013
If you’re confused about the differences between a learning management system (LMS) and a learning content management system (LCMS), you’re not alone. In fact, an LMS and an LCMS are complementary but very different systems that serve different masters and address unique business challenges.
What is an LCMS?
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Of all the acronyms floating around in our industry, LMS and LCMS will definitely cause the most head-scratching. Let’s focus on the lesser-known of these terms – the LCMS! LCMS – Learning Content Management System. LMS or LCMS? Online Learning Glossary LCMS
Top 5 Tips to Author Effective E-Courses
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
Precision and Simplicity: The beauty of effective authoring lies in presenting complex ideas in a simple and straightforward manner. While authoring courses, ensure to make best use of the course authoring tool that you are using and create simple, precise and compelling training. Shun lengthy and complicated sentence structures and transfer complex points of your training by using built-in templates (flowcharts, diagrams and animations) of your course authoring tool.
Top Picks for 2016 – E-Learning
NOVEMBER 11, 2016
Best Web Conferencing Tool. I’ve tried a lot of web conferencing tools and this one finally delivers. . Best Authoring Tool. They call themselves publishing platform, but first and foremost it is an authoring tool.
E-Learning End Users Have Spoken – time for the industry to listen
JUNE 10, 2011
Recently, I conducted an emerging technology survey related to e-learning and the results show that end users are utilizing technology more then ever before and are seeking product features that LMS and content authoring tools, do not offer at this current time. More of a surprise is that with the exception of 6 web conferencing vendors, who have apps specifically for the iPad/iPad2 market, you can count on one hand the number of LMS/LCMS vendors that offer the same thing.
Learning Objectives Drive Personalized Learning
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
Easygenerator (authoring environment) and aNewSpring (learning platform) have together created a higher level in the personalization of adaptive eLearning by connecting the learning objectives from both of their systems.
Free e-Learning books
NOVEMBER 14, 2010
Therefore, as we move forward, we all must consider when, how, and why we integrate the tools that we do into our classrooms. => for Associations Jeff delivers an easy-to-read primer on how to leverage social media tools to expand the learning value that associations deliver.
Solution Series: Learning Content Management Systems – What exactly is an LCMS?
JULY 16, 2014
Had the users employed an LCMS, or learning content management system, there would have been no question about working on the most up-to-date course documents – because an LCMS is a central repository, where updates can be made in real time and stored in a cloud-based system.
Learning Solutions Series: Trends in Authoring Tools
JULY 31, 2014
There are tools to help with this that don’t require you to know a lot of HTML code. Generally, authoring tools provide the ability to work off an established theme, insert graphics and logos, and manipulate fonts and layouts.
The Power of eLearning Templates
APRIL 15, 2015
eLearning templates are useful tools for online course developers as they can help drive user engagement and enable trainers to present a course’s content in the most captivating and professional way.
5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012
DECEMBER 20, 2011
They involved talent management, “hello and goodbye” with vendors, social learning, upswing in mobile learning, new feature sets in the authoring tool space, flat lining in web conferencing and standalone platforms. LMSs/LCMS/CMS/learning platforms in commercial and open space continued their presence. I have seen continued interest and downloads for open source AR tool kits. Allscripts merged hospital software with an accurate gesture -based system.
Ways to Keep Learners Attentive During an Online Course
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
There are many tools on the market that can help you—though, of course, we are huge fans of our own! Shazia Wajid and the 360 Authoring Team. Tips and Tricks authoring elearning ideas LCMS Shazia training Learning can be challenging. The anxiety and stress associated with time crunches, work pressure, and information overload can pose huge barriers to learning. As course developers , we have a lot of responsibility on our shoulders.
Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality
AUGUST 19, 2010
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. Once you did though, you could do quite a lot with the tool. assessment tools may or may not exist, attachments, preview windows, limited outputs, maybe audio/video or maybe not.
Moodle: A fantastic tool for informal learning - and not just “e-learning”
AUGUST 31, 2009
Even better, the posts show the author’s picture and provide a link to the author so people can get in touch with the author if they’d like. Tags: LMS/LCMS emerging trends and technologies e-learning informal learning Moodle Last week I hosted a webinar called “Come Moodle with Us: Straight Talk on Moodle as an LMS Solution.
Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers
APRIL 4, 2011
I shot off the usual reasons, the benefits, the gains and then found myself expanding into the next possibilities of where a system and content authoring tool had to go. LMS/LCMS/Learning Portal (commercial or free), e-readers, any mobile device(i.e. LMS/LCMS/Learning Portal (commercial or open source), social learning stand-alone, hybrid system, web conferencing, mobile learning. What’s the point?
Readers Q&A on E-Learning
JULY 29, 2015
Topics covered in this quarter’s Q&A: Assessment Tools in 2020. Q: I attended your session on the Future of E-Learning 2020 and was curious on your perspective of where assessment tools will be in 2020. A: I’m split on the fence with standalone assessment tools (example: Questionmark). Most of them (not all), offer multiple capabilities beyond an assessment tool in say an authoring tool or a LMS. authoring tools, LMS/LP).
Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JULY 20, 2015
As a communication specialist, what are your thoughts on using storytelling as a tool for effective PR? So, I agree that storytelling is an effective PR tool. Last year, Docebo – the Italy-based Cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Enterprise learning management system provider – published the results of its researches into the worldwide e-learning market. ABOUT BOB LITTLE (Senior Partner, Bob Little Press & PR).
How to Break into eLearning
APRIL 14, 2016
Your course type will determine the tools you need to transform your content into an online format. Few of them are listed below: Camtasia : Camtasia is screen-recording and video-editing software. 360training.com LCMS: 360training.com Learning Content Management System (LCMS) is free, easy-to-use instructional design software. By now, you have a firm understanding of the steps involved in authoring an online course.
Making the Move: Converting Training into Online Courses
JULY 23, 2015
Take advantage of the different features that your course authoring tool has to offer, and combine it with excellent content to create a course that makes learners come back for more. Take advantage of the built-in templates in our Learning Content Management System (LCMS) to create engaging and memorable learning experiences for your students. Tips and Tricks authoring design tips elearning ideas LCMS Shazia subject matter experts webinars
The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions
JANUARY 9, 2017
The LMS has evolved from a cost reduction tool to a profit-making engine for many types of organizations. 7 Intra-LMS Authoring on the Rise. The age-old argument of built-in vs. third-party content authoring tools continues to rage on, but in 2017, the issues are more nuanced.
State of the LMS 2012
FEBRUARY 15, 2012
Do you have a LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform. One important data point here – the term “LCMS” is on its deathbed. Synch with accounting software ala Quicken, etc. What Features are essential for your LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform?
Fundamentals of Good eLearning Scenarios
MARCH 13, 2015
Become an elearning author. Get the best tools and the best distribution network for workforce training. Examples How To Strategies Tips and Tricks Uncategorized authoring elearning Laura LCMS Shazia subject matter experts training Top-rated instructors strive to create useful and engaging online training to help learners get the most out of their elearning and help them apply the knowledge in practical life.
Easygenerator in Top 10 List eLearning Authoring Software
MARCH 12, 2013
We are in Graig Weiss top 10, we are (according to Joe Ganci) ‘One of the right tools for the job, and we made the top 10 of the top 5 online colleges. “ The post Easygenerator in Top 10 List eLearning Authoring Software appeared first on Easygenerator.
5 Tips to Craft Good Multiple-Choice Questions
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
A well-written assessment is an ideal tool for an instructor to assess learner’s knowledge and understanding of the course content. How To Strategies Tips and Tricks Uncategorized authoring checklists elearning ideas LCMS planning Shazia subject matter experts Assessments are an essential part of instruction.
Free eLearning Authoring Software with Easygenerator
DECEMBER 5, 2012
We launched the free edition of our online elearning authoring tool November 1st at DevLearn. We had a lot of contact with the users of this free elearning authoring software edition.
Online Training: Videos vs Animations
APRIL 21, 2016
By integrating different multimedia elements in the course authoring software , online teachers can enhance the learning process and tremendously improve the performance of the students. For animations, you can use software such as Adobe Premier. For video production, you need to film with a good camera and then edit it in software such as Camtasia , after effects etc. What tools do you use to create animations and videos in your courses?