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eLearning Authoring Tools + xAPI = A Love Story

gomo learning

eLearning authoring tools and xAPI go together like the proverbial horse and carriage. In this blog post from Customer Success Manager, Simon Waldram, we look at the love affair between xAPI and authoring tools, and detail four ways an authoring tool can use xAPI to drive learning value. What Is xAPI? In its simplest form, an xAPI statement consists of an actor, verb, and object. xAPI and eLearning: What’s the Big Deal?

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State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

The “WOW” They have failed to grasp the power of mobile content, beyond “responsive”; understood gamification (a few have, the rest “nope”) and see the real power and value of a video course with all the trimmings, not a video embedded in a course. – This means that multiple people can work at the same time on the same course and same page – it is really an awesome feature, especially with SaaS authoring tools.

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SCORM vs xAPI: The Right Choice For Your e-learning

Wizcabin

While it can be confusing to pick between SCORM and xAPI, getting to understand the two standards and your requirements will make your choice easier. Although SCORM is a widely used standard, xAPI has many features that can help to track and deliver personalized learning experience. SCORM vs xAPI – What Are They And What Are Their Benefits? What is xAPI? It also makes use of newer technology, and that contributes to its ease of use and accessibility.

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The ultimate authoring tool buyer’s guide

Elucidat

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. This detailed guide and six point scorecard is designed to help you find the best elearning software for your needs. A software provider might offer loads of snazzy features, but are they right for you?

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.

Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

The era of web-based authoring systems is here. As more organizations and associations embrace rapid eLearning development to keep pace with new products and services, evolving business needs, and industry and government regulations, the need for distributed authoring solutions that enable collaborative, team-based development continues to grow. We’ve been using our own collaborative web-based development tool, CourseCreate, at Web Courseworks for the past 15 years.

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Top 15 Instructional Design Tools Ranked

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Instructional design tools are key to creating, modifying, and shaping training materials. So searching for the correct instructional design tool is key to training success. If you are new to instructional design or are searching for a new tool, where do you begin? We’ve outlined 15 instructional design tools with our picks for the top three. Here are some tools to consider. CoreAcheive is an e-learning SaaS tool. dominKnow is an authoring platform.

9 Questions That Help Define Your eLearning Authoring Tool Needs

gomo learning

In this extract from the first chapter of our latest ebook , From Tool Selection to Measurement: 6 Steps to eLearning Authoring Success , we look at the first of four key ideas to help you define your eLearning tool selection needs. When you’re in the market for a new software tool, it can be difficult to define your needs and to prioritize accordingly. Remember that your learners aren’t the only audience for the tool.

Articulate Rise, A Responsive Authoring Tool

LearnUpon

Business tools used to require you to download and run an application on your machine. But now, thanks to continually improving browser technology, things are different. For a comprehensive list of the best course creation options, check out our post on the top 12 eLearning authoring tools. You’re not required to download any software and it runs smoothly, on any device, through your browser. Export to SCORM/xAPI and upload to your LMS.

Online Industrial Training Tools & Tech to Know About

Convergence Training

Industrial companies and other organizations have been making increasingly common use of online training and different technologies associated with online training for some time now. Workplace Scheduling Software. Safety Management Software . Mobile Training Apps.

Retail training: How to pick the right authoring tool

Elucidat

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 important you find the right fit for everyone: shop-floor staff all the way to your in-house Learning Designers. Choosing an elearning authoring tool is not an easy decision and realistically you’ll probably need more than a demo to make it. Are like minded customers using the tool?

xAPI, LRS – The Interview

eLearning 24-7

xAPI and LRS (Learning Record Stores) have been in the news and frankly everywhere within the e-learning industry in the past 1.5 My job was to help author SCORM 2004, focusing on how to develop content that would work in SCORM systems. I worked with business analysts, IT and communications teams on governance for these new technologies. The first technology in that architecture was the Experience API. Right now, “Tin Can” refers to xAPI. xAPI has this.

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ELearning course development: How to choose the right authoring tool

Ed App

Choosing an eLearning authoring tool can sometimes feel like an effort even bigger than actually creating a course, however it is the key driver of learning course development. Making an authoring tool comparison isn’t as easy as it sounds because it’s not only about the technical feature set of a tool, but also about how it will fit into your workflow, and suite the type of content that you want to create. MicroLearning Authoring.

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Best e-Content Development Tools in the Business

Hurix Digital

Rapidly evolving technologies are changing the way we develop and deliver online content. Content authoring tools, also known as e-content development tools, have become a popular means to create digital content. 2004), HTML5, xAPI/TinCan, AICC, and LTI.

Avoid Buyer’s Bitterness When Investing In New eLearning Authoring Tool

Wizcabin

Because of that, we have come up with this post to serve as a guide and help you avoid buyer’s bitterness while investing in a new eLearning authoring tool. In this article, we’ll be showing you some guides to help you while you’re looking to invest in an eLearning authoring tool. Guides To Help You Avoid Buyer’s Bitterness While Investing In A New e-Learning Authoring Tool. Features That Makes Up The Right Authoring Tool.

7 eLearning Tools Every L&D Pro Needs

Instilled

With a growing influx of eLearning tools and technologies, understanding what each one does and knowing how they fit into your own learning tech stack can be difficult. In this blog post, you’ll gain a better understanding of the different types of learning tools and how you can benefit from each one. Standard applications, such as authoring and video platform tools, are essential for creating eLearning content. 1) Authoring Tools.

What is xAPI?

LearnUpon

Over the past three years, xAPI has emerged as the hot new standard for delivering online training. xAPI is often described as the next evolution of SCORM. While the SCORM standard isn’t going anywhere soon, xAPI has redefined some of the fundamental practices of tracking learning experiences. But what is xAPI? What is xAPI? is still the most popular authoring standard used in eLearning, its weaknesses triggered the development of xAPI.

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4 examples of using xAPI for more effective learning

Elucidat

xAPI is a game changer. In this blog we take a closer look at what xAPI is and share some real-world examples of xAPI in action. What is xAPI? The Experience API, commonly referred to as xAPI or Tin-Can enables the recording, tracking, personalizing and improving of learning activity, both on and offline. xAPI has been revolutionizing the impact of learning programs by offering a far more nuanced picture of how people engage with blended learning experiences.

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7 eLearning Tools Every L&D Pro Needs

gomo learning

With a growing influx of eLearning tools and technologies, understanding how they work and fit into your own learning tech stack can be difficult. In this blog post, we’ll explain different types of learning tools and how you can benefit from each one. Standard applications, such as authoring and video platform tools, are essential for creating that content. 1) Authoring Tools. These tools allow you to create custom learning and training content.

Learning Management System – LMS

Ed App

Today, this system is online and web-based, using digital software and technology. The user interface, the part the instructors and learners use, is a collection of input devices and software. For example, an input device could be the learner’s mobile phone. xAPI / TinCan.

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Gomo Remains One of Training Industry’s Top eLearning Authoring Tools in 2020 List

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Gomo, the cloud-based, multi-device eLearning authoring and delivery tool , has once again been honored on the Training Industry Top 20 eLearning Authoring Tools list. The award recognizes Gomo’s leadership and innovation in the eLearning authoring tools market, achieved through a broad and high-quality set of features and capabilities. Breadth and quality of authoring tool features and capabilities.

Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

Choosing a rapid e-learning authoring tool that suits your training needs completely can be quite a challenging task. You need to consider various aspects such as cost, built-in features, flexibility of the tool, and the output it gives. This blog intends to make it easy for you and help pick the right tool quickly. The eLearning Guild has come out with a report that lists the most desired features in rapid e-learning authoring software. Track in xAPI.

Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

Bottom-Line Performance

I had the opportunity to interview Mayra Aixa Villar , instructional designer and thought leader in the mobile learning space. Mayra has authored articles for ASTD and Learning Solutions Magazine and writes frequently on her personal blog. If you are interested in where mobile learning is headed, or in how mobile learning is different from “regular eLearning,” read on! What tips would you give a learning designer new to designing for mobile devices?

Top 8 xAPI Questions Everyone Wants to Know

JCA Solutions

Technologies change. New technologies have given us new ways to learn. Unfortunately, our technologies for tracking new types of learning and new mediums for learning have been slow to catch up. Top 8 xAPI Questions. In comes xAPI. As you may guess, with a new technology comes a lot of questions. Here are some of the top xAPI questions. What is xAPI? Its official name is Experience API but most everyone uses xAPI for short.

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10 Best Learning Software in 2020

Ed App

The learning software needs to follow modern technical standards, to be modular, flexible, and scalable (in line with the increase in the number of users) and be in line with the needs of the target group. Gephi is an open-source graph and network analysis tool.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. We started the year with our own forecasts through ‘ Top 11 Disruptive e-Learning Technologies ’, many of which, when we look back, turned out to be accurate. The year saw many interesting developments directly impacting e-learning in areas like: Courseware Authoring Tools. Mobile Learning. Mobile Learning.

xAPI vs SCORM: Which Should You Choose?

LearnUpon

We work with SCORM and xAPI every day at LearnUpon. Others that currently develop SCORM-compliant content ask about the value migrating to xAPI might add. Choosing between xAPI vs SCORM can seem confusing. That’s because SCORM and xAPI are essentially different protocols. xAPI vs SCORM. Let’s use an example to explore the main differences between xAPI vs SCORM. While that protocol still works, the technology has dated.

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Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Using Standards Separately or Together for Effective Mobile Learning. Technology is full of promise. And we like our technology and we like hopeful promises of an ideal future. For many years, mobile learning was one of those promises. There is the story about a woman who signed up for an online dating service and got paired with a software developer. Obviously, as technology developed that would not do. Then came Experience API (xAPI) and CMI5.

Track Your Learning Experiences 100% with xAPI Enabled LMS

CommLab India

Experience API (xAPI) or Tin Can API has the potential to deal with advanced learning forms that are merging with work. Transition: SCORM to xAPI. SCORM has supported e-learning authoring tools and LMSs for years. Experience API enables learning professionals include all learning experiences along with formal lessons and tests in e-learning or mobile learning courses. xAPI tracks learning based on the activities people do. How does the xAPI work?

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Evaluating 3 Useful Tools that Support E-learning Development

CommLab India

In my previous blog, we’ve compared 3 widely used authoring tools – Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and Lectora Inspire 16. But apart from these rapid authoring tools, a few other tools are also used by e-learning developers such as the multimedia editing tools, PowerPoint add-ins, and tools that help you make digital resources. Before we move to the evaluation part, we will first look at what these tools are used for.

4 Reasons Tin Can API (xAPI) Is NOT Just a New Version of SCORM

Infopro Learning

The statement is written in format and can be applied to any type of learning, such as “I read InfoPro’s description on xAPI”. That information then can be shared with an LMS for integration much the same as SCORM, or sent to another LRS to share worker information across organizations, or with a third party analysis tool. About the author: Marketing Coordinator for the US, Robert focuses on exploring and creating impactful material.

Articulate Rise – Got questions? We got answers!

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And to make it even better, not only will it look great, but authoring content in it is a ‘snap’. Rise courses use the latest web technologies. What browser should I use for authoring courses? Chrome gives the best authoring experience on both PCs and Macs, but you can also use Firefox and Edge. Unfortunately Internet Explorer is not compatible with authoring Rise content. Mobile devices: Safari (iOS 8 or later). No software installation required.

Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning

Learnnovators

“One small step for e-learning technology, One giant leap for the e-learning industry.” ” ~ Rustici Software. This standard is being developed by Rustici Software (with a world-wide active community participating and contributing) for Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) – the keepers of SCORM. More and more vendors (authoring tools, Learning Management Systems, social platforms, mobile games, and simulations) are adopting or testing this new standard.

The Latest: What consumers are seeking; plus video and mobile data

eLearning 24-7

A round-up of the past two months regarding e-learning, LMSs, authoring tools and more. Besides the usual of mobile and video (more on that in a sec), the biggest requests these days are for xAPI, custom domain control and LRS. In fact, I think you will see more vendors who include an LRS than those who have on/off synch with a native app for mobile. While you do not need an LRS to have xAPI, and xAPI is still a work in progress, it will get better over time.

TOP 9 E-LEARNING PREDICTIONS FOR 2014

Learnnovators

2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. We started the year with our own forecasts through ‘ Top 11 Disruptive e-Learning Technologies ’, many of which, when we look back, turned out to be accurate. The year saw many interesting developments directly impacting e-learning in areas like: Courseware Authoring Tools. Mobile Learning. Mobile Learning.

Employee Training Platform: 8 Best Features of an Employee Training Platform

Kitaboo

Advances in technology, changing customer expectations, globalization and the pressing need for agility means that businesses need to constantly upskill and reskill their employees to remain competitive. eContent Development Tools. 2004), HTML5, xAPI/TinCan, AICC, and LTI.

A Beginner’s Guide to Using Articulate Rise to Create Mobile-First eLearning

Origin Learning

Articulate Rise is a responsive course-authoring tool. When we author course content through Rise, it adapts to any mobile device. Every Rise block moves seamlessly according to how a user moves the mobile device. Also, you can preview how the block you just added to your course looks on a laptop, tablet, and mobile device. This blog post offers a step-by-step beginner’s guide to using ArticuIate Rise to create mobile-first eLearning.

The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

Hands down, our learning technology “predictions” list is our favorite post to develop each year. Rather, they are educated guesses about learning technology trends, based on our continuous market research, our consulting interactions with countless LMS buyers and sellers and more than 20 years of experience we’ve accumulated in the learning industry. The LMS has evolved from a cost reduction tool to a profit-making engine for many types of organizations.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

As I get deeper and deeper into the industry, I’m more convinced than ever that “focus” is the key LMS technology trend of today’s winning vendors. The industry is awash in evolving learning technology features such as micro and adaptive learning, gamification, alternate and virtual reality, xAPI, big data, social, content curation, user experience, video, integration and the list goes on and on. Learn More About LMS Technology Trends.

Webinar Q&A: Empowering Continuous Learning with the Experience API (xAPI)

Experience API

Questions: What is the common identifier that allows the xAPI to connect the data provided by the ‘activity provider’ to a specific user in the LRS? Answer: xAPI allows for learners to be identified by email address, Open ID or an account on some system, such as an LMS. How do you best see xAPI interfacing with an LMS? Which LMS platforms out there today best interface with xAPI? I read a lot on mobile…is the bookmarklet useable on mobile?

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