2014 Authoring Tools – State of Affairs

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So far in 2014, the authoring tool space hasn’t really come out with anyone earth shattering, that would make you stand up and scream “Brussels Sprouts are the new “spinach” Avatars and background templates continue to “in” - A few vendors are now adding “real life” scenario backgrounds- but “real life” is open to interpretation. Built-in audio narration tools including some editing.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

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As the evolution of e-learning continues, the rapid content authoring tools (RCAT) market follows suit. While the assumption would be that all the products are alike, or that fee based tools are superior to their free counterparts, nothing could be farther than the truth. Once you did though, you could do quite a lot with the tool. Trainers handed the task of building courses and incorporate the builds as an extension of ILT – i.e. linear.

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4 Assets that Modernize your ILT

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Making ILT appeal to every “Modern Learner” . Instructor Lead Training (ILT) is not dead! In fact, the “2018 Workplace Learning Report” by LinkedIn shows that ILT increased from 78% to 85% of companies offering some form of in-house ILT. From millennials to your most seasoned employees, there is no better way to dedicate time for important learning and collaboration than ILT. Here are 4 Assets that Modernize your ILT Programs.

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

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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. OR you can create courses SCORM 2004 courses within their tool which is in the “cloud&# and do the same thing. Assessment tool built in, Powerpoint Integration.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

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They involved talent management, “hello and goodbye” with vendors, social learning, upswing in mobile learning, new feature sets in the authoring tool space, flat lining in web conferencing and standalone platforms. I have seen continued interest and downloads for open source AR tool kits. If you are still a huge fan of ILT or believe a blended learning approach is necessary, why stick only to PowerPoint, handouts and long talks? Online Authoring Systems.

Am I an LMS? And if so.

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Ability to upload a course built in a 3rd party authoring tool (not just PowerPoint, which uh, is not an authoring tool). A calendar – Should have scheduled items on it, could be webinars (online only), seminars (ILT), online group whatevers , days you can’t be bothered, etc. SCORM 2004 3rd edition, SCORM 2004 4th edition, AICC, PENS, xAPI, CMI-5). If you are doing any form of ILT, you will want your LMS to have classroom management.

World of Learning Conference Review

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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.

Answering your LMS Questions

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The ones who may not are those who identify themselves as “Training mgt systems and alike” – because they are really focused on the course authoring tool and are not a LMS in the true sense of the word. Schedule ILT courses – typically appears in the event mgt section. SCORM/AICC/PENS/IMS. Authoring Tools. Q: I use Articulate, Rapid Intake and other 3rd party authoring tools, will they work in any LMS?

Top 10 Learning Systems for 2019

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A robust system that contains everything from a perfect score in my learning environment functionaliy to administration (also a perfect score) to content curation, video management (with auto detection FPS) to the ability to accept course standards including xAPI and PENS. Supports all course standards including xAPI and PENS, and yes, SCORM too. Supports nearly all verticals, but strong spots tend to be software/hardware technology, retail, hospitality and manufacturing.

How to choose the right LMS

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You want a system that has e-commerce that accepts PayPal, can generate invoices and track sales - pickings are limited – specifically because of the “generate invoices” and “track sales” You desire a system that offers PENS - Choices are dropping like flies after you whack them with your fly swatter or newspaper. You want a system that has a built in assessment tool – Over 90% offer that – now how good it is – another story.