Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Tools these days come in three flavors. Authoring Tools for developers. The biggest problem facing the industry in the past few years are the lack of course authoring tools for e-learning developers and instructional designers. Course Authoring Tools for the masses.

Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

CommLab India

What is the best rapid authoring tool in the market? How do we choose the right tool that will provide the maximum return on our investment? Well, the answer to these questions is that the choice of a rapid authoring tool is based on your training development needs.

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Top 5 E-Books on Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

In the e-learning industry, traditional development is being replaced by rapid authoring tools. Rapid e-learning development refers to a new methodology of building e-learning courses quickly as against developing courses in Flash and other legacy tools.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

eFront News from the e-learning frontier 10/17/2010 Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning As an e-Learning consultant I always was fun of open source software. I highly encourage you to leave a commend if you know any other open source authoring tool.

Customizing Training Modules Made Easy With Articulate Storyline – Part I

CommLab India

Ever since rapid authoring tools were introduced to the e-learning industry, developing online training modules has become an easy task for e-learning professionals. Why is Articulate Storyline the best tool for customizing training modules?

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. Free intro-training modules.

Why to Use Rapid Authoring Tools for E-learning Course Development

CommLab India

As a result, organizations often face the challenge of creating new e-learning modules in a short time and that too at a comparatively low cost. If companies stick with conventional tools such as Flash, Dreamweaver, etc., Authoring tools are easy to use.

Developing Online Instructional Modules for ERP Training

CommLab India

Developing online instructional modules for ERP end-user training is always a challenging task. Even though there are many authoring tools available making the task easy with their amazing abilities, they all have their own weaknesses too.

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

CommLab India

This helped develop interactive features and animations in e-learning modules. Moreover, HTML5 provides offline access option to learners. After knowing the growing importance of HTML5, let’s check the most widely used e-learning authoring tools that provide HTML5 output.

Are You Giving Employees Tools They Actually Want to Use?

CLO Magazine

Enable employees to take charge of their careers by providing information on career paths within the company and the specific skills required for each role. AT&T has developed self-serve tools to support employee career mobility. Editor’s note: the author works for Trailhead].

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How to Select the Right E-Learning Software

Rapid eLearning

I get a lot of questions about buying elearning software. And with that I get to see some of the ridiculous checklists that some IT groups create to compare software. When it comes to selecting software, it can be hard to know what to look for and what questions to ask.

Tools to make you drool – video training toys for IDs

Social Learning

In this post, I take a look at some of the latest tools available to Instructional Designers to make their video efforts come to life. Smartbuilder ( www.suddenlysmart.com ) is a tool that can say it’s the only robust course authoring tool that does not require scripting.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

Luke Hickey and team over the dominKnow took center stage in the LS2011 exhibits area to herald the launch of their next generation authoring platform called Claro.

Software End-user Training for Packaging Industry – A Case Study

CommLab India

They approached CommLab India, a leading e-learning solutions provider, to develop the online end-user training modules for this tool. Who were the end-users of the tool? So, what was the solution you provided? What was the tool used to develop the training?

From Why to Wow: Develop E-learning Modules for Engaging Compliance Training

CommLab India

Well, you can change the perception of employees towards compliance training when you provide customized training that can engage them. Feedback can be provided for the different choices they make. Instead, provide short bite-sized modules covering 1-2 learning points.

Anything is Possible with Articulate Storyline

B Online Learning

B Online Learning was recently engaged by the Association of Independent Schools of NSW (AIS) to assist in building four modules as part of the online component of the Early Literacy Project. The design for each module was provided to […].

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Many of these tools and services are free or have a free trial period, which can encourage you to experiment in a small way at first. Podcasts are fairly easy for anyone to make and with the free downloadable software, Audacity , it becomes an inexpensive option.

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

eFront

This post is a post of the series "Free e-Learning Resources" and I am going to talk about free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. So, let see the list of the free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. => No software to download or install.

What’s the Difference Between an LMS and an LCMS? Hint: It’s Not Just the Letter “C”

Association eLearning

It gives your association one software package that delivers, assesses, and reports on online training programs. In addition to everything an LMS does, an LCMS also lets you create learning content (courses, lessons, modules, etc.).

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Mobile Authoring Tools: Hot Lava Mobile

The eLearning Coach

In this interview, Michael Gregory, Director of Systems Engineering for Hot Lava Mobile, explains this mobile authoring tool. MICHAEL: It’s been available through OutStart since we acquired Hot Lava Software in June 2009. MOBILE mLearning mobile authoring

5 Best Tools to Quickly Convert ILT Material to E-learning

CommLab India

When converting your ILT material to e-learning, you consider various aspects such as the format of the training material (micro module or video), the platform on which it will be delivered, whether to build it in-house or outsource, the duration of the course, and the authoring tool to be used.

E-Learning 24/7 Superhero Reader Edition: LRS Pros/Cons, Course design – what works

eLearning 24-7

The page will provide direct access to a wealth of information from many of the vendors (all were offered the opportunity to do so). In the course builds, either go mini module, where each module if someone was to go from A to B and so forth, could complete it in say 10 minutes.

3 Secrets of Workshop Facilitators: Leverage Them to Author eLearning Rapidly

Mindflash

These workshops also provide the opportunity to congregate with peers in a casual setting and to grow professional networks. The more targeted the module is to the learner’s daily job, the more context the learner will bring to the training.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

Therefore, as we move forward, we all must consider when, how, and why we integrate the tools that we do into our classrooms. => for Associations Jeff delivers an easy-to-read primer on how to leverage social media tools to expand the learning value that associations deliver.

Hell in a Cell Between Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and LectoraInspire 16

CommLab India

Selecting the right authoring tool for rapid eLearning projects is a process riddled with uncertainty. How will you know which eLearning tool to work with? I have worked on several authoring tools. All three tools have various smartshapes.We

Articulate 360 – Easy Authoring Features of Storyline 360

CommLab India

Articulate 360, the brand new software from the developers of Storyline, is creating ripples in the world of online training. This fourteen post series examines its features, to provide the answer. Let us begin by looking at the various elements of this rapid authoring product.

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

eLearning 24-7

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.

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eLearning Software for Blended Learning

B Online Learning

This one looks at the second platform for the delivery of your blended course, the eLearning development software. In a nutshell the eLearning development software you use needs two things – it needs to be flexible and it needs to be functionally robust.

E-learning Tools: A Developer’s Review of Adobe Captivate 7

SweetRush

This research is brought to you by SweetRush’s senior software engineer, Andrew Kubay. For the past several years, this tool has been one of the most popular software packages for e-learning development. Audio tools within Captivate 7 are great convenience tools.

Why the Experience API (xAPI) Is Crucial to Your eLearning Success

Trivantis

xAPI was created by Rustici Software to replace SCORM (an earlier set of technical standards for eLearning software products). Years later, when SCORM couldn’t do everything needed, the ADL asked Rustici Software to create an updated standard: The Experience API or xAPI.

A Case of Software Training in the Pharmaceutical Industry

CommLab India

A fast growing pharmaceutical company with strong brand equity in multiple therapeutics recently implemented a new software application – a resource planning tool. Who were the end-users of the tool and what were the challenges they faced? How were the inputs provided?

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

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. Allscripts merged hospital software with an accurate gesture -based system. You simply hook it up to a computer and it provides a Kinect-like experience.

5 Practical Online Training Trends You May Have Overlooked

Mindflash

There is nothing especially new about rapid online training development tools. Before rapid authoring tools, designing online training required technical skill in Javascript, HTML, and graphic design, and the rapid online training authoring tool changed all that.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

Authoring Tools – With only a small sample of vendors that are SaaS based, pickings are slim. The next day or whenever he has a connection to the Internet, his data gets pushed out from the device and pulled into the platform or tool. Authoring Tools.

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How do you build eLearning?

B Online Learning

Do you just open up Articulate Storyline , have a look at the content that your SME has provided and then just start building it? If you said ‘yes’ to any of those questions, you might need to stop and take a good long hard look at the way you develop your modules.

5 Top IT-enabled business trends that are affecting Corporate Learning

G-Cube

Every advancement – in terms of new software, increased processing speed, greater storage capacity, and so on – enables corporate employees to heighten their work experiences.

First-Time Storyboarding

E-learning Uncovered

Finished storyboards and completed modules from Artisan’s previous courses for the same client provided both examples and templates. June 20, 2014 | Free Webinar: Authoring Tools Comparison.