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.

The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

Consider the internet; developments on top of the TCP/IP protocol like SMTP and HTML allowed a variety of tools to work together to bring us email and the world wide web. Initially, when you developed eLearning, you were pretty much dependent on the tool you developed it in. You could use any of the many authoring tools, such as Authorware, but you needed an appropriate player.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Memoirs of an "Instructional Designer"

Learning Visions

My current business card says Im a "Manager of Instructional Design". After a few years, I got involved in an IT initiative (then it was called MIS) -- designing a new software application to support our call center business. I did stand-up classroom sessions on the software. They liked my software training experience. And now Im here -- "Manager of Instructional Design." But at this point, Im here to stay. My point is this: I dont think Im that unusual.