What is an authoring tool?

Coassemble

Online training platforms offer a variety of tools and features to help you grow your business and team at scale. Of all the different offerings, a training content authoring tool is arguably the most powerful for online training platforms. What is an authoring tool?

Ecolab and Xyleme Awarded Gold for Best Use of Performance Support from Brandon Hall

Xyleme

Brandon Hall Excellence Awards. September 4th, 2018 (St Paul, MN and Denver, CO) – Ecolab and Xyleme are pleased to announce that the new training library for Ecolab’s Institutional business has been awarded Gold by the 2018 Brandon Hall Excellence Awards in the Best Use of Performance Support category. Now entering its 24th year, the Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards is the most prestigious awards program in the industry.

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Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

eFront News from the e-learning frontier 10/17/2010 Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning As an e-Learning consultant I always was fun of open source software. I highly encourage you to leave a commend if you know any other open source authoring tool.

Elucidat wins gold in content authoring excellence awards

Elucidat

We’re proud to announce that Elucidat has won gold for Best Advance In Content Authoring Technology in Brandon Hall’s 2019 Excellence Awards! Read the full press release: Elucidat Wins Gold For Best Advance In Content Authoring Technology In Brandon Hall 2019 Awards.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool? can make the process of choosing an authoring. tool seem bewildering, but there are some.

Xyleme and Rogers Communications Together Win Brandon Hall’s 2017 Bronze Award in Best Advance in Learning Technology Implementation

Xyleme

Xyleme and Rogers Communications are proud to win the Brandon Hall 2017 Bronze Award in Best Advance in Learning Technology Implementation. The Brandon Hall Excellence Awards recognize leading organizations that have successfully deployed programs, strategies, modalities, processes, systems, and tools that have achieved measurable results. The awards were presented by Brandon Hall on September 7th 2017. About Brandon Hall Group.

How to Scale Your Learning Efforts While Improving the Learner Experience

Docebo

As the modern e-learning world becomes fixated on improving the learning experience and applying effective learning programs at scale, new solutions are needed to keep up the pace. David Wentworth, Principal Analyst, Brandon Hall Group.

In Summary: E-Learning Trends for 2020

Docebo

In the next year, there will be a greater focus on using tools to ensure the most up-to-date content is put in front of learners. Solutions to this common problem will take the form of social learning tools that empower Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to create and share their own content, and smarter content curation tools that produce catalogs for individual learning needs. “It’s Can you believe it? Sweater weather is in full swing and 2020 is just around the corner.

The Evolving Role of E-Learning in Corporate Training

Learnnovators

THE JOURNEY: After publishing our post ‘ E-Learning Forecasts & Trends for 2014 ’ a couple of months ago, we received a thought-provoking question from one of our readers, “How is e-learning faring in corporate trainings around the world with respect to ‘effectiveness’?” Why E-Learning : This infographic by Will Holand graphically depicts facts and figures from some reliable sources such as the Brandon Hall Group and Bersin & Associates.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Best Practices for Software Training?

Learning Visions

Friday, December 19, 2008 Best Practices for Software Training? This has been the year of software training. Weve taken scenario-based approaches, so the learner can sit with an expert and watch how he does his job using the software.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

Therefore, as we move forward, we all must consider when, how, and why we integrate the tools that we do into our classrooms. => > Resources Down-and-dirty Guidelines for Effective Discussions in Online Courses Joanna C.

THE EVOLVING ROLE OF E-LEARNING IN CORPORATE TRAINING

Learnnovators

THE JOURNEY: After publishing our post ‘ E-Learning Forecasts & Trends for 2014 ’ a couple of months ago, we received a thought-provoking question from one of our readers, “How is e-learning faring in corporate trainings around the world with respect to ‘effectiveness’?” Why E-Learning : This infographic by Will Holand graphically depicts facts and figures from some reliable sources such as the Brandon Hall Group and Bersin & Associates.

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John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

At IBM, John was awarded a patent for software design for his work in developing operating systems. John was also Co-Founder and Lead Engineer at BocaSoft, a software company that created various utilities for the software market. Learnnovators: Lectora 16, with the Responsive Course Design (RCD) feature, is a remarkably simple, yet an exceptionally powerful desktop authoring tool.

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

Richard Nantel of Brandon Hall recently posted about average LMS prices. Kineo has recently worked on creating a classroom management add-on for a corporate client and has a fabulous Moodle reporting tool. If you want to do testing, use something that already links to a tool that feeds your Oracle or SAP behemoth. Time will tell whether the software had anything to to with the program and learners' success. Moodle is an awesome tool.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points

Learning Visions

Effective design using PPT as a tool. Many tools out there that still have to start with ppt Use it as a storyboarding tool, prototyping. Organize: outlines headings graphics structure text (compare/contrast, cause/effect, classification order/sequence) Integrate: illustrations with captions animation with narration worked-out examples elaborative questions Take all of the info and make better sense of it for the learner. It’s about design, not software!

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LMSs that kick ass: Mzinga

Janet Clarey

Q: What social media tools is Mzinga incorporating into their LMS? In Mzinga Publisher, our collaborative authoring tool, we’ve integrated social technologies within both the collaborative authoring process and the learner experience. Publisher further fosters learner social interactions through a variety of social media within the courses themselves; authors can embed course-specific blogs, comment and ratings capabilities, and even YouTube videos and Google Mashups.

5 Corporate Training Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Your Training Edge

The idea of business-centric learning came onto many people’s radar last year, after the Brandon Hall Group did a survey showing that about 40% of businesses were developing their learning strategy in alignment with business needs , while the other 60% were focusing on the learners and the content. David Grebow of the Brandon Hall Group offers these characterizations of the three types of learning: Just-in-case learning is content-centric.

Are you playing the role of the Subject Matter Expert instead of the Instructional Designer?

Janet Clarey

And, no doubt I’ll piss off some people for my opinion of rapid e-learning tools. The person that I wrote the email to was questioning his ability to really create sound e-learning (using a rapid development tool); how to ‘lay it out.’

Cloud service and deployment models

Janet Clarey

Cloud Software as a Service , or SaaS (pronounced “sass&# ) has been the term used by learning management system providers for several years to described their &# hosted&# service model. NIST defines PaaS as: The capability provided to the consumer is to deploy onto the cloud infrastructure consumer-created or acquired applications created using programming languages and tools supported by the provider. Share and Enjoy: Tags: Brandon Hall Cloud Computing IaaS PaaS SaaS

LMSs that kick ass: ElementK’s KnowledgeHub

Janet Clarey

Here’s what she had to say: Q: What social media tools is Element K incorporating into their LMS? A: Sue Rodeman - We recently launched a suite of Collaborative Tools into KnowledgeHub – Element K’s Learning Management System. These tools are powered by Jive Clearspace and provide integrated access to Wiki’s, Blog’s, and Discussion Forums so that they can be included in a development plan, returned in integrated search results, and linked to from our e-learning courses.

Prepare your company for the future of Learning & Development

Docebo

Social and collaborative tools are the highest priorities for companies looking to deliver effective training to their employees, customers, and partners. According to a recent report by Brandon Hall Group, nearly two-thirds of companies have either a poorly defined technology strategy or no strategy at all. Interestingly enough, the market leaders are the companies which are moving towards a new, more effective approach by focusing on innovation.

What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

Today’s enterprise learning strategies require smart solutions that go beyond the capabilities of traditional tools. To understand how a Learning Platform will help improve enterprise learning objectives, you must first grasp what an LMS is, why it’s an essential tool, and how to get the most out of it. A Learning Management System is a software-based platform that facilitates the management, delivery, and measurement of an organization’s corporate e-learning programs.

Myths about online learning

Janet Clarey

Tom writes for Articulate, an e-learning authoring tool that can be used to create rapid e-learning). I shot off an email to my colleague Tom Werner , director of the Brandon Hall Research Excellence in Learning Awards , because I thought he could quickly get his hands on some numbers related to past custom e-learning entries (of which some are not expensive-to-produce-type e-learning courses that are often the subject of criticism).

Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

Adaptable to both formal and informal virtual learning needs, video helps your team increase training quality, engagement, speed and effectiveness — all while significantly lowering program costs. Unfortunately, many talent leaders aren’t effective where it counts.

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5 Tips to Make Learning Personal, Relevant and Meaningful

Your Training Edge

For learning to be effective, employees need to be able to relate to it on a personal level. In Brandon Hall Group’s 2018 Personalized Learning Survey, 95 percent of respondents said personalized learning improves the link between learning and individual performance.

Unlocked Learning—how to evolve your learning content

Coassemble

These specialists would take a piece of learning content and craft it into an effective training process. It can also take weeks if not months and years to fully understand everything that is needed to create effective training content. That’s exactly the solution a rapid eLearning authoring tool can provide for you to bridge the gap between great training content and the resources to create it.

Free L&D webinars for December 2019

Limestone Learning

Product Manager, Instructure, to discover how effective talent development comes to life by connecting career planning, enabling meaningful connections, facilitating continuous performance management, and bringing all your learning programs into one cohesive experience.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Webinar on Webinars!

Learning Visions

Join Kineos Mark Harrison for a free webinar on webinars: Building effective content for your online sessions. Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Product Knowledge E-Learning Webinar

Learning Visions

Monday, July 13, 2009 Kineo Product Knowledge E-Learning Webinar Kineo will be holding a free webinar on creating effective product knowledge e-learning on July 16th, 2009. Keeping costs down: Given the pace of change, product knowledge e-learning has got to be cost effective, otherwise the maintenance costs will be prohibitive. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Webinar: Compliance Training Case Study

Learning Visions

Sunday, August 23, 2009 Kineo Webinar: Compliance Training Case Study Kineo will be holding a free webinar on developing cost-effective compliance training on Thursday, August 27, 2009. Rapid E-learning provides an alternative to develop compliance training cost-effectively and quickly. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

As an instructional designer/eLearning professional, what books are the essential tools in your reference library ? This post has been removed by the author. This post has been removed by the author.

Free L&D webinars for April 2020

Limestone Learning

Many of us are getting a crash course in remote work as we quickly get up to speed on teleconferencing, videoconferencing and the vast array of tools and hacks for virtual teams. author, and President of Nelson Motivation, Inc., The effect that coaching has on employee engagement, job satisfaction, productivity and retention is profound. If you’re to be effective, you need to understand how online presentations are different for the presenter, their slides and their audience.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Technology: What is eLearning 2.0?

Learning Visions

this clearly effects how we should all be designing and building courses now. I particularly liked this approach he describes for a software training course. These learners would go through online courseware for about 6 hours that would teach them about the software and test them using simulations. Rapid Authoring Tools Speed Dating eLearning Technology: What is eLearning 2.0?

Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

In this webinar, Claude Werder from the Brandon Hall Group and Barry Kelly from Thought Industries will share their insight and expertise to help guide you to make the right choices as you're building your technology stack for your customer learning platform.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Mate Demo

Learning Visions

Thursday, March 15, 2007 Learning Mate Demo Im in search of good examples of cheap but effective e-Learning in the vein of the 21st century designer (web 2.0, I checked out the Learning Mate site and it seems that all of their work is custom-produced; that this is not a template solution or authoring tool. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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Free L&D webinars for February 2020

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 10:00AM – 10:45AM PT: How to Use the Feedback Module Effectively Meaningful feedback’s an essential part of any learning environment as it helps guide course creators to build the best courses for your end-users.

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