Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. She tries to find answers to three simple questions regarding each tools mentioned in the mind map –. For many tools, the answers are as expected.

Basic Features Your Next Multimedia Authoring Tool Must Have

CommLab India

If you are looking for a multimedia rapid authoring tool for your business, you must choose one that is appropriate for your business requirements. In this respect, you would need a tool with audio capabilities. Track assessments .

10 Widely Used Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 and Empower E-learning

CommLab India

After knowing the growing importance of HTML5, let’s check the most widely used e-learning authoring tools that provide HTML5 output. Incorporating videos, quizzes, surveys, and other interactive features in slides becomes easy with this tool.

Project-based Learning and Captivate

Adobe Captivate

The guidelines which I always keep in mind are described in this post. In Flipped Classes with Captivate I described how I used the application for students in software training. Although… Twitter became a very important tool as well. Intro.

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.

Adapt framework V2.0 released

Sponge UK

New features Accessibility improvements By creating a suitable theme and adding the relevant code you can now create courses which comply with the Web Accessibility Initiative ( WAI ) guidelines to the AA level. Authoring Tools Adapt responsive learning

Walking down the Interactive Learning Path with Raptivity


With a tool like Raptivity, educators can bridge this gap by adding meaningful learning interactions (such as brainteasers, interactive diagrams, 3D worlds, games, simulations, assessments and much more) to their digital content. Raptivity is one of the world’s finest interactivity building tools, and is being used worldwide to make teaching content and training workshops more engaging, interactive and enjoyable - be it in the classroom, online or on mobile devices.

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. In 2018, we tracked 40 notable acquisitions – up from 35 in 2017. H2H Labs acquired Riptide Software.

5 Tips to Craft Good Multiple-Choice Questions

360 Training

The following five tips may be helpful as a guideline for writing better MCQ’s for your elearning courses : Write short and clear stem. Ideally, all of your distractors should represent a common mistake for which you then provide feedback to get students back on the right track. A well-written assessment is an ideal tool for an instructor to assess learner’s knowledge and understanding of the course content. Assessments are an essential part of instruction.

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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. Bonus skills: able to use authoring platforms and design software, such as wireframing tools. Authoring Tool Expert.

E-learning Solutions in the Healthcare Sector: Creating Knowledge and Enlightenment


Regulatory bodies closely scrutinize the healthcare sector to ensure that every organization is working within the guidelines of the industry. Compliance trainings are put in place so that every employee understands the guidelines.

5 Latest Updates to Lectora Online 3.2

CommLab India

The growing demand for cloud-based authoring tools is propelled by cost considerations. Unlike “traditional” e-learning tools, cloud-based learning applications need not be installed on a computer. One of the most popular cloud-based authoring tools is Lectora Online.

Announcing Lectora Version 11.3


the latest version of your favorite e-Learning authoring software. In this new release, you’ll enjoy enhanced tracking capabilities, new actions and more. is even better than before, with new features, including: Enhanced Design Tools. Lectora just got an update!

E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions—Part 2

ATD Learning Technologies

Now, let’s take a closer look at authoring tools, LMSs, and e-learning course design. E-Learning Authoring Tools. What is the most common e-learning development software? There are a lot of opinions about which tool is the best, though.

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e-Learning What Not to Do… BuzzFeed Style!


I logged into Lectora® Online (my favorite cloud-based authoring tool that lets me develop on my beloved Macbook) and whipped up some examples of what NOT to do! I actually lost track of how many fonts I used in this slide.

How to Assemble the Perfect eLearning Team

ThinkingKap Solutions

Smaller projects don’t necessarily need a dedicated project manager, but they still need someone keeping track of all the tasks. There are many options for this, from MS Project, to tracking spreadsheets. At ThinkingKap, we like to use a hosted tool called Teamwork.

5 Considerations Before Choosing an LMS

eLearning Brothers

I have evaluated dozens of different tools, products, and packages in my 15+ years in the industry. For some companies, the answer is that they are looking to track the progress of learners for employee evaluation purposes.

3 Things to Check Before Developing a SCORM Compliant Course

CommLab India

In case your e-learning course is not SCORM compatible , the LMS will not be able to track it and generate reports such as course completion, time spent on it, and the score. The Rapid Authoring Tool. So, check which of these guidelines your LMS complies with.


5 Types of Course Conversions You Can Do with Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

This is where tools like Articulate Storyline meet the needs of the new age learner. With Storyline, we’ve created a host of solutions for our clients, here is what you can do with the tool. The tool has a PowerPoint-like interface, making users feel right at home.

Chronically Underfunded E-Learning

eLearning Blender

Until recently I was working with a decent budget and the broad guidelines of getting us started on e-learning. I have already played around with a free authoring tool called Course Lab. I have the ability to create classes, now how do I make them available to the rest of the company and how do I track it's use?

Innovative LMS Features: Real or Hype?

Talented Learning

In a nutshell, AI and ML work together to create smart software that uses data and program parameters to make decisions or drive workflow automatically in a learning or collaboration environment. It’s easy to be convinced that you’re missing out on the latest hot tools of the training trade.

What are SCORM and AICC, By the Way?

CommLab India

Most rapid authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate can be used to publish courses compliant with SCORM or AICC. For instance, a SCORM-compliant e-learning course can be hosted on and tracked by any LMS which complies with the SCORM learning standard.


Gameful Approaches to Motivation & Engagement: Recap of #WhartonGame Summit

Kapp Notes

So I was excited to be included on the invite-only list and to rub elbows with many of people who’s work I read, track and follow and admire. He also mentioned that game designers and gamification designers use the same toolkit but they just use the tools differently.

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Development Time for Corporate Learning: A Reality Check

Bottom-Line Performance

While there is value in seeing this data over time, the authors acknowledge that the research did not gather enough information to answer key questions, such as: Are these estimates for internal developers or vendors? What impact does the chosen authoring tool have?

The Building Blocks of Technology-Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

This post explores each of these building blocks, and in the next we’ll look at specific tools and technologies in each category. Content authoring tools. Loosely defined, a content authoring tool is any tool you use to create the content resources for your course.

Extended Enterprise Compliance: Mapping the Ecosystem

Talented Learning

To verify that their certifications are up-to-date, rig workers typically carry tools that are tied to one or more compliance databases – either an ID card that can be swiped for status checks or a mobile learning and tracking app.

The E-Learning Department of One: Four Survival Skills Needed to Succeed

SHIFT eLearning

Most existing guidelines for eLearning planning and implementation are designed with larger organizations in mind and assume a level of staffing, IT support, and budget because traditionally large corporations are the ones with sufficient resources to create eLearning solutions.

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Terms e-Learning Designers Should Know


Learning Management System (LMS): A learning management system (LMS) is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of education courses or training programs. An LCMS has a built-in authoring tool, and LMSs do not.

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. Authoring Tool. Often paired with an LMS, this software is used to develop content for online learning and training programs.

How to write a great RFP for your eLearning Platform search

Academy of Mine

Thankfully, there are tools at your disposal you can use to make your buying journey as smooth and organized as possible. Detail the accepted submission guidelines for the RFP. The process of making a large purchase is generally not an enjoyable experience.

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All About Cinch Themes


User authentication and authorization. It displays time-coded transcripts, tracks progress, records completions in an LMS and uses the LMS to authenticate users. Do you have branding guidelines? Cinch APIs enable developers to pull in content that your authors created in Cinch.


What’s the difference between an LMS and an LCMS


An LCMS is a tool for your admins to create content in a centralized repository. An organization that needs to keep track of user progress and completions should use an LMS as well. What if my LMS enables me to create content as well as manage and keep track of users?


The Essentials of Typography for e-Learning


Tracking. Tracking is the amount of space between letters in a complete word or sentence. For legible body text that’s comfortable to read, a general guideline is that your leading value should be greater than the font size, usually anywhere from 1.25

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms


It is a guideline for building effective training and performance support tools in five phases. Authoring Tool. The tracking and evidence of learning activities taken past their initial training and qualification. eLearning can be a needlessly complicated subject.

How to create spaced repetition?

Ed App

Below is a simple guideline on how to create spaced repetition : Plan short and regular review sessions. It will also keep you on track with the information being acquired in each session. Alternatively, if the above steps seem difficult to create or follow, opt for a spaced repetition software or app. You can also try the mobile lms and authoring tool by signing up free here or in the box below.