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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.

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

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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.

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Times are changing – trends in the content authoring tool market

eLearning 24-7

As the rapid content authoring market continues to grow, new features and capabilities are equally growing. There are 124 authoring tools in my latest directory, of which 30 are SaaS or a combination of desktop and SaaS – which really what is the point of that? Even though more tools are adding the features of collaborative and peer review (more on that in a sec) they are still heavy geared towards a desktop solution. Built in assessment tool, inc.

Docebo vs Canvas: Find out which tool is better?

PSB

In this blog, “Docebo vs Canvas” we depict the must-have LMS features for your business that requires careful consideration of your needs and the goals of your training program. While selecting an LMS for your university or business, you must always have clarity on why do you desire an LMS?

Docebo vs Moodle: Find out which tool is better?

PSB

Be it Docebo or Moodle, both are proving to be an effective solution for modern learners and businesses who are interested in empowering their employees. While selecting an LMS for your university or business one must always have clarity on why do you desire an LMS? Introduction.

Top 10 online training software

Ed App

We know it is essential for you to get the necessary information before making a platform selection, so we have prepared a list of ten of the best ones, some are open-source online training software while others aren’t.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

Innovation abounded and the push to focus on the “PPT to Flash&# angle continued to shine. 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. Open Source Product of the Year (i.e. Social Learning Content Authoring Tool.

Free, now with added capitalisation

Learning Rocks

OO3 is a dog when placed next to Office 2007 (heck, for fun compare a rapid solution put together in Ppt 07 to one in OO Impress). Even Audacity, where the quality of output is indistinguishable from paid for alternatives, is still not the tool of choice with pros. At the same time, our industry is in the thrall of FOSS software - the most obvious of which is Moodle. I've just trawled through the working and reworking of ideas spawned by Chris Anderson's book Free.

Free, now with added capitalisation

Learning Rocks

OO3 is a dog when placed next to Office 2007 (heck, for fun compare a rapid solution put together in Ppt 07 to one in OO Impress). Even Audacity, where the quality of output is indistinguishable from paid for alternatives, is still not the tool of choice with pros. At the same time, our industry is in the thrall of FOSS software - the most obvious of which is Moodle. I've just trawled through the working and reworking of ideas spawned by Chris Anderson's book Free.

Top 10 Best Online Tutoring Software in 2020

Pinlearn

Thanks to the cutting-edge developments in both internet and online tutoring software technologies, education is no more limited to the walls of physical educational establishments. Software like LMS, Authoring tools, and Virtual Whiteboards to create engaging instructional designs. While offline digital learning has been around for decades, the adoption of online tuition software solutions could only be seen from a few years ago.

Top 10 Online Tutoring Software in 2019

Pinlearn

Thanks to the cutting-edge developments in both internet and online tutoring software technologies, education is no more limited to the walls of physical educational establishments. Software like LMS, Authoring tools, and Virtual Whiteboards to create engaging instructional designs. While offline digital learning has been around for decades, the adoption of online tuition software solutions could only be seen from a few years ago.

E-Learning Takeaways

eLearning 24-7

Authoring Tools. 11 desktop authoring tools work with Mac OS. 4 desktop authoring tool vendors work with Windows 8. Let’s see Microsoft has only been announcing the coming of Windows 8 for several months, but as usual desktop authoring tools are behind the times. Desktop authoring tool vendors who realized this thing was fast approaching are: Articulate. iSpring Pro but it only converts PPT to HTML5. 12-21-2012.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Many instructional designers ( Christy Tucker , Wendy Wickham ) build their own courses using tools like Captivate. He says its important that instructional designers understand the tools and technology that are out there (as an architect understands building materials), but an instructional designer should be tool-independent and "technology-agnostic". Do you think instructional designers should be able to use the tools?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Making Six Sigma Training Fun

Learning Visions

This manufacturing process training course was originally delivered as a four hour plus death-by-PowerPoint classroom session (if you could see the original PPT source content, youd begin glazing over within a few slides). I tried, but couldnt convince my client to go with open navigation. If they were an info services company, Id focus on how we land and manage the Acme Rubber Duck outsourcing business.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Masters degree in Instructional Systems Design Process 10 years at Intel working in tools. We don’t typically create the new tools in eLearning – that innovation is happening in other places – e.g., marketing. We bow to the will of the SME… Little room for creativity New technology gives us new tools. This is where business finds the value, which is why marketing is where the dollars go. eLearning Authoring Tools Review -- Help!

The ULTIMATE Guide to PowerPoint Alternatives

BrightCarbon

For the sake of this article, a PowerPoint alternative is software you can access from your computer or tablet that allows you to create presentations from beginning to end. is an online presentation tool that automatically enforces presentation design ‘best practices’ using artificial intelligence. There are no alignment tools, which would usually be a disaster because they help make sure all the objects on your slides are lined up properly. No alignment tools.

Rethinking conferences

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

As the Recession Waxes, Business Meetings Wane. According to a survey released last month that was conducted by the industry trade group Meeting Professionals International and American Express, 7 percent of business meetings already scheduled for 2009 have been canceled. It’s a BarCamp, the Open Source Version of a Conference. Giving a presentation is open to anyone, and encouraged! Response 31 high-quality participants with buying authority.