Top 11 eLearning software tools to make your courses shine

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Luckily, there’s eLearning authoring software for that. Because an eLearning authoring tool can help you create cool online courses fast — and without breaking the bank. In this post, we’re taking a look at 11 content authoring tools to make your courses shine.

The Best E-Learning Software Tools

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An experienced instructor, great content and the right authoring tool. Whether you are creating employee training or college online courses the e-learning software that you use is very important. You need a tool that facilitates the creation of learning content without having to worry about the technical issues. Finding the best software can be time consuming, especially if you have to test several tools before landing on the right one for you.

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The Top 12 eLearning Authoring Tools (2019 Update)

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That means investing in the best tools for your business. Then, if you’re using SCORM or xAPI course content , a first-class authoring tool is a must. Whether you’re new to the world of authoring tools or in the market looking to upgrade, we’ve collated a list of some of the best tools out there. We deep-dive into the pros, cons, features, and more of each to help you find the best eLearning authoring tool for you. Lectora Online.

Using Lectora to Make eLearning Accessible

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While you’re at it, include an option for synchronized captions to follow along with any narrations or voiceovers. Our friends at Trivantis have recently released a free ebook titled, “Making eLearning Accessible” , focusing on applying these principles and many others to the Lectora authoring tool. The post Using Lectora to Make eLearning Accessible appeared first on eLearning Brothers. eLearning Featured Lectora Resources Resources

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

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What’s important is that you have faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.’. As an online instructor, you need to decide what kind of tools and resources you want to use for your online school. You might want to start with simple tools and grow into more professional premium tools as you go along making higher quality online courses. Authoring Tools.

The 5 Video Features That Make an Authoring Tool Easy to Use

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Are you looking for an authoring tool that’s capable enough to accommodate your video-creating and editing requirements? Even if you are not looking for a tool that handles video creation, chances are you will dabble with video – YouTube content , recorded videos , custom-made branded videos – in your training material, sooner or later. It saves money and more importantly, makes an authoring tool easy to use.

Recap of The eLearning Guild’s 2014 Learning Solutions Conference

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Concurrent Session: Implementing Project Management Software for eLearning Production. As Tanya mentioned a few weeks ago, Diane and I spoke about the implementation process for our new project management software solution, Celoxis. We outlined our process for searching and selecting the tool and discussed the various features you can find in these tools. We’ll also be at the Lectora User’s Conference in Los Angeles this week!

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

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For instance, PowerPoint is a tool most SMEs are familiar with and content templates can be developed using this tool. With the help of rapid development tools like Articulate Storyline, a PPT can be easily converted to an e-module – reducing development time considerably. Your SME can double up as your audio-voiceover artist. This rough-cut can then be transcribed and edited to create the final script for the audio-voiceover.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

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A Note on Rapid Authoring Tools. Training content developed using rapid authoring tools, such as Articulate Storyline, Trivantis Lectora, and Adobe Captivate, and (often) provided as a click-though, packaged course. Many who are blind use a screen reader, which is software that reads the screen out loud. Those who have a hard time seeing (but are not blind, often termed low-vision) might use software that enlarges text and images.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

A Note on Rapid Authoring Tools. Training content developed using rapid authoring tools, such as Articulate Storyline, Trivantis Lectora, and Adobe Captivate, and (often) provided as a click-though, packaged course. Many who are blind use a screen reader, which is software that reads the screen out loud. Those who have a hard time seeing (but are not blind, often termed low-vision) might use software that enlarges text and images.

5 e-Learning Mistakes That Damage Your Credibility

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You know your authoring tool can do so much more than that. Try using the Smart Art tool in Microsoft Office to create a quick flow chart that helps you visualize which topics are connected and how to order your course. Use professional audio voiceovers and video tutorials whenever your budget allows and avoid cheesy clip art graphics. The wrong authoring tool. Not all authoring tools are created equal.

A Step by Step Guide to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

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You also need to decide whether you need a male/female voiceover. Choose the Right Rapid Authoring Tool. Quite a few rapid online course authoring tools are available today. But each tool specializes in different features. For example, Adobe Captivate is widely used for creating software simulation-based courses and Lectora Inspire to convert text-heavy content into online courses. So, not every tool suits your requirements.

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5 Reasons Learners Hate Your Online Course

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Last but not least, learners hate watching recorded PowerPoint slides with a voiceover added to “spice things up.” Subscribe to the Lectora® e-Learning Blog for articles on creating better e-Learning, free resources and more! The post 5 Reasons Learners Hate Your Online Course appeared first on e-Learning Software and Authoring Tools. Pet peeves. Everyone has them. And as it turns out, learners might have a lot more pet peeves about your course than you realize!

Design Learning Experiences – Not Instructional Presentations

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I remember when the Word document was the all-powerful tool, the template for the storyboard with its neatly structured boxes/placeholders to add on-screen text, voiceover text, and instructions for the graphic designer all fine-tuned. Word to PowerPoint to Epic Editor, Lectora, and the all-powerful Storyline; the entire ecosystem has evolved to make eLearning innovative and interesting.

What Does it Take to Create Interactive Online Learning Solutions

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A typical storyboard will provide a logical structure to the course, dividing the content into different modules, specifying what each screen will contain, its layout, the graphics used, voiceover practice assessments and everything that provides conceptual understanding of how the course should be developed. For example, in order to create graphics, you will need tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator and so on. Choose an authoring tool that best fits your requirement.

E-learning Translations: Tips in Design and Delivery

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While translating, you can reduce any audio to approximately half the length without losing the meaning, yet, costs involved in voiceover could work out very expensive. Use Rapid Authoring Tools: Rapid authoring tools are the key to designing easy e-learning courses and translating them as well. These tools make the translation of content quick and easy. Authoring tools such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and Lectora Inspire are great tools.