The ultimate authoring tool buyer’s guide


Choosing an elearning authoring tool isn’t easy and it takes more than a free trial. With each tool offering a wide range of features, workflows and support packages, it’s key you find the right fit for all your stakeholders’ needs, now and two years down the line. Authoring.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning


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.

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Help Authoring: Adding Flare to Your Work

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

MadCap Flare is a tool used to create online Help, software and API documentation, policy and procedure manuals, knowledge bases, and user guides. It's He is also a certified app developer, trainer, and consultant for the ViziApps app development platform.

Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction

Tony Karrer

I don't know if I've seen this reported by the eLearningGuild , but their reports showed some interesting information about satisfaction levels reported by members on course authoring and rapid eLearning tool satisfaction levels. RapidBuilder® (Software Simul.

Leverage the Benefits of Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

Well, rapid authoring tools could be the answer considering the benefits they offer to the process of e-learning development. Rapid authoring tools. Legacy authoring tools. It is possible to create engaging and immersive courses using these tools.

Text, Images, or Video in Your Technical Communication?

TechSmith Camtasia

There are many great tools out there that can help you to achieve this. These tools include text editors, and graphic and video tools. But how do you decide when to use text, images, or video for your product assistance? Is the use of images or video forbidden by law?

Holiday Wish List for Corporate Training Professionals: Part 4 - Software for Content Creation


Sometimes we write it out in text, and support the ideas with images and pictures as well. This list is all about software. But I won't be including authoring tools or other systems. These 2 applications alone are the most common tools in the average trainer toolbox.

Aligning eLearning Levels of Interactivity with Articulate 360

B Online Learning

Articulate 360 has many tools available to assist you in crafting your interactions, and in encouraging your learners to interact with their computer screens. It’s an overview of the breed, their key features and some videos and images to support the information.

Free e-Learning books


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.

mLearning Testing Tools & Methods

mLearning Trends

As active practitioners and consultants for enterprise mobile learning initiatives, a frequent question we get asked is “What kinds of tools can you recommend to help us test our mLearning content before we release it to our mobile workers?”

Do You Storyboard Your E-Learning Courses?

Rapid eLearning

Instead they just build everything from inside their authoring tool. It’s just in the authoring tool and not a separate document. Which makes sense, because the tools are so much easier to use.

Podcast 17: Next-Level Learning Analytics – With Guest Expert Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

He has designed, built and operationalized multiple learning software products, and is currently working on a next-generation learning analytics platform. Business intelligence tools are not new. Many organizations already have solid tools like Tableau and Microsoft Power BI.

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.


As a result, the following post is Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning. The following list contains free and open source Web Conferencing tools that are nt in particular order. Elluminate is a really nice tool but not open source.

Save Time & Money with Hybrid E-Learning Design

Rapid eLearning

When you look at the screen, you’ll see text and some media such as images, illustrations, and video. To answer the question, I lean on the same strategic approach I used when managing my team and having to choose between rapid authoring with PowerPoint or custom development in Flash.

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Learning with e's

Recently, in the wake of the #blimage blogging challenge I've been thinking about the power of photos and images. Joyce is best known for her Moodle Tools for Teachers model which has been translated into more than a dozen languages.

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How Digital Content Can Make Classrooms Culturally Responsive


Education Technology now provides the tools needed for culturally responsive teaching. They act as guides, mediators, consultants, instructors and advocates for the students, helping to effectively connect their culturally and community-based knowledge to the classroom learning experiences.”.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

As analysts, we strive to make sense of the complexity, not just because it’s fascinating but also because we want to help you make better-informed software decisions. H2H Labs acquired Riptide Software. Saba Software acquired Lumesse. Welcome to our 5th annual trends post!


Spark Your Interest

Modern e-learning tools have built-in language options and straight-forward translation capabilities. For example, pilot training, hospital surgery or real-time software application. Performance support is tools used to help apply learning to the task. Images.

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Is Your Design Really “Responsive?”

eLearning Brothers

From there, they can select the correct development tool, and methods for how they will craft their content. Popular authoring tools: Captivate (2017), Rise, Adapt. Popular authoring tools: Captivate, Lectora.

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MadCap Flare: Plenty of Style

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

MadCap Flare  has some of the most powerful style features in the online authoring world. However,   Check out the two images below. The Styles pane is shown at the right of the Flare interface in both images. by Neil Perlin.

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Why Your Association Should Be Considering Responsive Web Design

Association eLearning

So some associations created dedicated mobile version of their website — simplified, streamlined editions that are stripped down of images and elements and some content. Here’s an easy tool that will give you a good idea of what responsive design is all about: [link].

Is Your Design Really “Responsive?”

eLearning Brothers

From there, they can select the correct development tool, and methods for how they will craft their content. Popular authoring tools: Captivate (2017), Rise, Adapt. Popular authoring tools: Captivate, Lectora.

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ADOBE ROBOHELP: Getting Around Preview Errors

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

RoboHelp is an awesome help authoring tool. However, even the best tools misbehave. You can make all kinds of changes to a layout including modifying its colors and images. by Willam van Weelden, COTP.

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How to Make Virtual Training Sessions Interactive


An essential tool to consider for this is a virtual classroom software. Some of the leading learning management systems (LMSs) come with built-in live chat, Q&A-based forums, online community, and social sharing tools. Start with virtual training software.

A guide to the essential skills and experience for a modern elearning team


For example, a Graphic Designer who is also an Authoring Tool Expert, and can build out content and layouts directly. Need analysis – they can uncover the root of performance problems, via a consultative approach, and recognise what needs to be fixed. Image editing.

Fundamentals of Good eLearning Scenarios

360 Training

For example, if your elearning scenario is about a woman mistakenly eating food to which she is allergic, your answer options may expand beyond simply calling an ambulance or consulting with her family members or friends who are present. When developing elearning scenarios, use interesting and relevant images to help student to visualize the situation. Become an elearning author. Get the best tools and the best distribution network for workforce training.

Lectora User Conference Showcase: Thinking Differently


Authoring Tools. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. PowerPoint-Based Authoring.

A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace

Jane Hart

Social tools are changing not only the way that professionals are working and learning but also the way that organisations are transforming into social businesses. Click image for full-size version. Click image for full-size version. 4 – Performance Consulting Services.

Is This a Problem with E-Learning Today?

Rapid eLearning

In the second article, the author makes some good points on how a lot of this new design is sterile and lacks personality. I addressed that in this post on the next generation e-learning tools. The tools like Rise 360 and are becoming more prevalent.

The New Learning Architect

Experiencing eLearning

Means (access to tools, resources; having skills needed). Opportunity (have to have time to do it; need authority or right to do it). Example: Software engineers. More of a consulting role. Title might be learning consultant. Image credit : Blueprint by square(tea).

The Future of Freelancing


The old stereotype, which portrays freelance employees as people lacking energy, ambition, or talent, has given way to a modern image of freelancers as purposeful entrepreneurs, endowed with talent, professionalism, and efficient performance. Author’s Bio.

ID and eLearning Links 10/29/19

Experiencing eLearning

You still have to manually add interactions, but you can bring in a lot of content as screen capture images. This shows two methods for using OCR to get text from Flash images. Change Management for Maximum Software Adoption Software training can fail without change management support.

ADOBE ROBOHELP: Getting Around Preview Errors

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

RoboHelp is an awesome help authoring tool. However, even the best tools misbehave. You can make all kinds of changes to a layout including modifying its colors and images.     Willam van Weelden is a Certified Online Training Professional ( COTP ), veteran Help Author, RoboHelp consultant, and technical writer based in the Netherlands. by Willam van Weelden, COTP.

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A Conversation with Stephanie Nadda

Kapp Notes

Stephanie is a consultant based in Chicago who has worked with large organizations like W.W. Nadda: I would call out three main areas: Integrate the technologies that support learning management (LMS, LCMS, content authoring) and knowledge management (CMS, KMS, enterprise search, etc.).

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning


tweet this image]. Tom also authors The Rapid eLearning Blog , one of the most followed eLearning blogs, with over 100k+ readers. tweet this image]. He is well known for his books , courses, writing, consulting, and talks on interactive learning, games, and gamification.