For many years now, you have been inspiring the community with your insights on e-learning technologies, platforms, tools and tips. Learning designers themselves are learning more about the psychology of learning behaviors that it’s not always about self-paced e-learning or an ILT workshop.

3 Popular Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools – When to Use What

CommLab India

Do you know which authoring tool is the best option for your training requirement? The use of e-learning authoring tools depends on the training need, complexity of the course, delivery platform – online or on mobiles – timelines, budget, and other factors. With a host of e-learning authoring tools available, choosing the apt authoring tool for your business requirement is not an easy task.


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20 Frequently Asked Questions About E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

With hundreds of e-learning development software available in today’s marketplace, choosing the right one which fully meets your training needs can be a major challenge. It is one of the most crucial decisions you must make to successfully convert your ILT material into e-learning courses. Authoring tools differ in their suitability for various factors such as learning styles, delivery platforms, file formats, e-learning standards, and the e-learning development process.

ILT is turning WBT in2 ILT online – its not working

eLearning 24-7

I focused on what makes WBT tick, what is the differences between WBT and ILT. She downloaded free trials of rapid content authoring tools, to find the right one for her, that would achieve our objectives. They all were used to the ILT approach. They assumed that WBT, was like ILT but just online. . Because in their past, someone had followed that mantra and create courses based on ILT principles. It was ILT. ILT – the evil empire.

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The 19 Best Employee Online Training Software (A Comparison Guide)


What if I told you that with the right development programs and authoring tools, you can achieve great employee training management? In this article, you will learn how to take your online employee training to the next level with HR software and even sell online training courses.

A Look Back at 2020 for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Authoring tools continued to be a mish-mash, with many continuing to forget what their number one goal truly is – creating content/courses. Articulate Rise, is a cloud-based authoring tool, not a hybrid – and will fully admit as so.

This Fire Safety Course is Hot

eLearning Brothers

We have an entire library of safety training courses—including one for fire prevention and safety. You decide how to deliver: Online, ILT, Blended—it’s the best of all worlds! Easy customization with natively-built files in your favorite authoring tools. Blog Customizable Courseware eLearning Featured Products/Services classroom customizable courseware fire safety ILT online trainingIn the United States…. A fire department responds to a fire EVERY 24 SECONDS.

Free L&D webinars for February 2021

Limestone Learning

Share your stunning presentations in person, virtually or export your slides for use in other software. Adding quiz questions in Storyline is easy with its included template library. PT: Post-COVID: Could ILT Be the Secret to Help Digital Learning Reach Its Potential?

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LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

It can manage elearning, ILT, dozens of languages, social integration, gamification, virtual classrooms and ecommerce. Of all the LMS solutions we’ve reviewed , Docebo offers one of the most robust and fastest growing connector libraries. High-Technology/Software. LTI ( learning tools interoperability — common in academic learning tech) opens up a world of third-party content in the corporate world. See More Vendors in our LMS Directory.

Customize Your Customizable Courseware In the Cloud With Lectora Online

eLearning Brothers

So ever since we launched our Customizable Courseware library with source files in Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and Lectora desktop, we’ve been quietly working on getting those Lectora Online source files ready to rock. First, your eLearning team gets the source files in all of the major authoring tools and second, the classroom materials for instructor led training (ILT) are bundled with the eLearning. Lectora Online users, rejoice!

Slips, Trips, and Falls: Safety Training Is Here to Catch You

eLearning Brothers

Our safety training library covers everything from slips, trips, and falls to bloodborne pathogens! The best part about this library of fully built safety training courseware? You decide how to deliver: Online, ILT, Blended—it’s the best of all worlds! Easy customization with natively-built files in your favorite authoring tools. 5,190 workers were killed on the job in 2016. That averages out to more than 99 a week or more than 14 deaths every day.

The Best LMS Features that make Paradiso LMS Stand at the Top of the Competition


Social Learning : Users can improve formal and informal learning through social learning and collaboration tools. Course Library : Paradiso LMS features an informational course library. It delivers a combination of instructor led training (ILT) and e-learning.

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What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)


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.

10 Online Training Systems

Ed App

But, there’s one thing to keep in mind – not all training tools and software are made equal. This web-based training software features a SCORM authoring too l that anyone can use to create beautiful, engaging course content and deploy it right away.

The 19 Best Learning Management System (for 2021)


3 Choosing Your LMS Software. A learning management system (LMS) is a software application that is used to plan, create, manage and deliver online content. Choosing Your LMS Software. Best Examples of Learning Management Software. Comes with a course template library.

Make eLearning Effective with these Top Mobile Learning Platforms 

Hurix Digital

Embedded content creation tools that support various formats. Embedded content creation tools that support various formats. Course personalization and authoring. ILT Support. Integration with media libraries. ILT Classroom. Test or Survey authoring.

Training Your Employees on a Budget | For Small and Medium Businesses


Opting for live virtual training/webinars vs. pure classroom training: There are recurring and higher costs associated with in-person Instructor-Based Training (ILT) including logistics and trainer costs. In-built course authoring tools.

Outdated Training – from Problem to Asset

Obsidian Learning

Here’s what we hear from customers with pain around outdated delivery methods: “We have Instructor-Led Training (ILT) courses, but no travel budget. Employees can’t leave their jobs for a 10-day ILT course anymore. This old simulation was really useful, but it doesn’t run on our new hardware/software. There are so many options out there now for designing, authoring, storing, and delivering content. and authoring tools.

LMS or LXP – Confused?

eLearning 24-7

I have seen a few posts on LinkedIn by people calling a learning system – learning software. No, it is not learning software. The Sierra Titles of the 90s and early 2000s, were learning software offerings. Classroom management – including resource mgt, facilities management – CM is for ILT – as in a physical internment. Compliance feature sets – Document management tool, digital signature, workflows, and so forth.

More Learning System Awards for 2021

eLearning 24-7

If you are into classroom management (ILT) or vILT including event management the system scores high. #1 1 Learning System for Technology Vertical (Software and Hardware). I think I’m a here this is what it is, kind of guy. No messing around.

Free learning & development webinars for May 2021

Limestone Learning

In this session, Becky Pike Pluth, President and CEO of The Bob Pike Group, will model effective use of the most common tools across online platforms. Experience the difference in energy, engagement and fun, and see how easy it is to incorporate these tools into your training.

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Make eLearning Effective with these Top Mobile Learning Platforms 

Hurix Digital

Embedded content creation tools that support various formats. Embedded content creation tools that support various formats. Course personalization and authoring. ILT Support. Integration with media libraries. ILT Classroom. Test or Survey authoring.

Free L&D webinars for November 2020

Limestone Learning

The typical questioning supported by many design models and the primary features of the leading authoring tools lead to boring modules that highlight the trivial and fail to have any lasting impact. “ Leaves, tree, red ” by Peng Sun is licensed by Pixabay.

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Turn Training into a Profit Center – Here’s How

eLearning 24-7

Here is a list of the ways to generate revenue with B2B/B2C, regardless of your brand name or lack thereof, in other words, it doesn’t matter if you are small or mid-size or super large or an association or initially all ILT with your clients, and now need a new way to make money. Charge for webinars – The days of a hybrid model where you did ILT (seminars) and did some webinars (via web conferencing) are gone. L&D. Training.

4 Tips to Ensure E-learning Projects are Cost-effective

CommLab India

Many rapid authoring tools come with a library of built-in templates for interactivities, assessments, character packs, etc. Opt for the apt authoring tool. The right authoring tool can bring down your course-designing costs hugely. The software has to address the technical constraints of your learners. Based on the outcome you expect from your course, you need to choose the tool.

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Free L&D webinars for March 2021

Limestone Learning

He’ll demonstrate how to use Scenes to organize various interaction types, save the template file, how to access your custom template library and how to share the template with others. Make use of online tools and techniques including those in PowerPoint, Zoom and Teams.

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Learning Systems RFP and Tier4 NexGen

eLearning 24-7

vILT – The instructor/presenter/trainer appears via a web conferencing tool through the system, or on some other virtual tool/system, and conducts the session online. Aka ILT. 3rd party content providers do not support it (the majority), authoring tools do not support it (a lot of them), and thus, if you really want it, prepare to see your options dwindle significantly. Basically, the learner looks at the web cam, the software lines up, then takes the pic.

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Review of #ASTD2014 International Conference and Expo

eLearning 24-7

Estimate 55% e-learning related content, including e-learning vendors and ILT vendors who added a “virtual training” component as part of their offerings. An ILT product that has so much e-learning potential and recognized it as a possibility down the road – I respect that! : ). Blackboard, eLogic Learning, Biz Library, Docebo, Administrate, Meridian. On the authoring tool side of the house.

LMS Review: Adobe Captivate Prime

Talented Learning

The application is divided into four primary roles: Administrator, Integration Administrator, Author and Learner. Also on the administrative side, SCORM, AICC, xAPI, videos, digital documents, virtual classrooms, and instructor-led training (ILT) can be managed in one or more catalogs you can create — for internal or external audiences. This isn’t highly automated and is not ideal if your organization relies heavily on ILT. See More Vendors in our LMS Directory.

How to build an effective online course

eLearning 24-7

A course standard does a lot of things, but it is not a factor in terms of you either building a linear course (which is awful) or non-linear (which is why WBT is so effective over ILT). . Ignore how the vendor pitches the terminology in their authoring tool (because many do not use the actual terms). . I’ve seen the word “slides” in authoring tools. Nor is PowerPoint an authoring tool. Biz Library (Top 50).

Reader’s Mailbag – You Ask, I Respond

eLearning 24-7

In an LS you could have an LMS module, TXP, Skills Platform (if they wanted to split it out), Content Marketplace (Again, it would be in a TXP or LMS anyway, but this is just spin), Authoring tool, Advanced Analytics.

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. An eLearning content authoring tool is a software package which content developers use to create and package eLearning course content using SCORM or xAPI standards. Content Library.

Free L&D webinars for September 2019

Limestone Learning

Join David Wentworth, Principal Analyst with Brandon Hall Group, and Carl Crisostomo, Product Manager, Content at Saba Software, as they share key insights into how to set the strategic foundation to create a learning experience that engages learners and drives outcomes for your people and your business. Allen Partridge, Head of Evangelism, Digital Learning Solutions, Adobe, will help you add a few simple authoring skills to your repertoire to become a rock star elearning course developer.

World of Learning Conference Review

eLearning 24-7

Super potential, the show has always been ILT (which is still extremely popular in the UK), but there were LMS vendors there and a couple of e-learning, m-learning tools. As someone who is hardcore e-learning, I have to say it was not only pure genius for the ILT team building exercise, but the approach in general was very nice. I rarely rave positively about an ILT session, but if I was in the UK and wanted to do a team building event, I would hire these folks.

LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

The admin interface makes it self-explanatory to create content with built-in tools or by importing existing content files. These tools are preconfigured so you can easily drill down into information about individual and team users, courses, modules and paths. For example, I had to hunt for the ability to add an instructor and facility — and finally found it under the ILT integration listing. Manage ILT and virtual sessions from same workflow.

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LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

New authoring tools and why? Challenges: consistency across building multiple courses across tools. Like to see: Language option diagnotics Non-linear Toolbox of tools depending on output required - no product out there that has toolbox yet. A lot of tools now converting Flash to HTML5 - big growth area for tools. Is LMS just a data gathering tool? BREAKOUT 2: Which are the must have new authoring tools and why?

ATD2015 Conference Post – Review

eLearning 24-7

I can honestly say, the ATD show is changing from ILT driven (it has always been that way) to e-learning improvement. This year, I estimated a 55/60% e-learning, including some ILT vendors offering some type of e-learning component. . Growth Engineering LMS – #1 in my Top 50 and their launch of Genie, their authoring tool which comes with the system, but can also be a stand alone. This is their authoring tool. Well hello there!

Courseware LMSs – Good or bad for the industry?

eLearning 24-7

I have always liked their Microsoft Office courses which appear as the software itself with tutorial capabilities of “show me, assist me, let me do it” angle. They do have e-learning courses, besides their ILT. I still believe you can do more with e-learning than ILT. Some of are solid (like Biz Library, who will also sell you the LMS separately, albeit overwhelmingly their customer base are courses first, LMS tossed in second).

Latest Trends in E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

It can be seen in systems that dub themselves “training management” systems, HCMs that state “training” as a component, authoring tools that describe their product geared towards “training lessons or courses”, etc. Image Libraries – not just the eLearning Brothers catalogs, but vendors offering their own images, graphics, etc. Are lovers of ILT paying attention yet?

Product Review: Plateau TMS (Talent Management System)

eLearning 24-7

ILT component (for those who still offer ILT). Reporting Tool. Icons – perfect for the visual reinforcement, are next to each item, to identify what type the item is, i.e. computer – wbt, ilt, etc.). The reporting tool comes with the system. The tool is sort of a standalone that goes back into the system. I-Content is not an authoring tool, so Plateau is not involved in the actual content creation, that is left up to the end user.