Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

Again, not every tool below is SaaS based, but at some point, you have to move to the SaaS world, especially if you are offering or saying you do – some type of mobile learning functionality. I’ve seen some authoring tools that fit most of the criteria above, but whose ease of use is substandard or even really bad. Updated Content Authoring Tool Directory. C ontent Authoring Tools Directory. The Ten Best Course Authoring Tools. #10

E-Learning Authoring Tools Characterized

The E-Learning Curve

E-Learning authoring tools are part of a larger organizational infrastructure and learning ecosystem which typically includes hardware, software, content delivery mechanisms, and processes that support the delivery and management of learning programs.

Podcast 17: Next-Level Learning Analytics – With Guest Expert Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. He has designed, built and operationalized multiple learning software products, and is currently working on a next-generation learning analytics platform.

LMS Tracking of Podcasts and Video Casts

Tony Karrer

They currently provide some podcasts and video casts, but would like to track the new content that is being developed now. I’d have to think a bit more to have a specific suggestion on the course authoring tool for this, but should be easy enough to do this. They do want to track this for helping to make sure that the sales force gets through the content. The tracking would only be that they did a portion.

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Top Tools for Online Teaching

eFront

Recently Top5 Online colleges.org published a list of the 99 Top Tools For Online Teaching , including eFront. Teaching Tools & Technologies. SmartBuilder is a suite of point-and-click authoring tools for elearning courses. eLearning Tools education teaching

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25 eLearning tools you need to have

LearnUpon

It’s not much of a stretch to argue that an eLearning professional is only as good as their best tools. So we asked members of our development, customer support and design teams to recommend the top eLearning tools they can’t work without. Best productivity tools for eLearning.

What is SCORM? Advantages of using SCORM with authoring tools such as isEazy

isEazy

If you’re new to the world of e-learning, you often may have wondered about the advantages of using SCORM -type course formats made with authoring tools versus materials in other formats such as PowerPoint, PDF or others. What are authoring tools?

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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.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

As I discussed last time, non-linear editing applications are media editing tools which can randomly access the source material - and that’s it. Audacity is an open source, easy-to-use multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems.

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. Category: Podcasts. Although podcasts are a one-way form of communication, they enable the creation of user-generated content.

ReviewLink Online Course Review Tool Goes Global

Trivantis

Authoring Tools. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. PowerPoint-Based Authoring.

Podcasting for E-Learning – Tour of Audacity’s User Interface

The E-Learning Curve

In my previous post , I discussed interface metaphors, and showed a video example of the process behind the analog tape-editing metaphor used by most media editing tools - including Audacity. The track controls allow you to control the characteristics of an individual track on the timeline.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2015

OpenSesame

Each year we list our top tools for learning to try in the new year. And now, in our third year of this series, we have collected 300 tools to choose from. Fit Brains Trainer features more than 350 games and puzzles to challenge your mind, as well as tracking to measure your progress.

Podcast 11: Top Association Technology Trends – With Tamer Ali of Community Brands

Talented Learning

To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. And with access to appropriate technology and tools, micro-credentials , microcontent and certificates should continue to be relevant.

What is the Tin Can API & What Does it Mean for e-Learning?

Trivantis

Authoring Tools. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. Also known as the next generation of SCORM, Tin Can tracks and records learning experiences anywhere and from multiple devices.

Does Your Business Really Need an LMS? Straight Talk with “The eLearning Coach”

Talented Learning

The resulting podcast is titled “ The Strategic Use of Learning Management Systems ” but speaks to a more basic question: Does your organization even need an LMS? Is the relationship shifting between content authoring and learning systems?

2012 mLearnCon Conference and Expo Recap - E-Learning Software

Trivantis

Authoring Tools. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. Lectora eLearning Podcasts. -->. - Lectora: ONLY HTML5 Authoring Tool. PowerPoint-Based Authoring. Forum.

Lectora Inspire 12.1 Review by Rick Zanotti

Trivantis

the latest iteration, Trivantis continues to improve and make the tool even easier than it has ever been. Vendors are scrambling to make their tools easier with PowerPoint-like user interfaces that soften the learning curve for the new users. Your Inside Track into Lectora.”

Lectora User Conference Showcase: Jeremy Boles

Trivantis

Authoring Tools. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. PowerPoint-Based Authoring.

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. Online Authoring Systems. As noted: there will be no blog post or podcast next week.

Lectora Inspire 12.1 Review by Rick Zanotti

Trivantis

the latest iteration, Trivantis continues to improve and make the tool even easier than it has ever been. Vendors are scrambling to make their tools easier with PowerPoint-like user interfaces that soften the learning curve for the new users. Your Inside Track into Lectora.”

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s method in my madness… The myth of rapid authoring. The proliferation of so-called rapid authoring tools over the last few years has coincided with an explosion in the number of online courses developed in-house. A touch dramatic, isn’t it?

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Introducing ReviewLink 1.0 for Collaborative e-Learning Review

Trivantis

Authoring Tools. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. PowerPoint-Based Authoring.

2016 Trends in L+D and how to make the most of them

Spark Your Interest

HTML5 Tools. The rise of responsive HTML5 tools.This has been a raging debate in the industry for at least a couple of years, but we believe 2016 will be the year that these tools really start to go mainstream. Podcasting. The uber-tool.

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5 Tech Tips to Teach Reading in a Blended Learning Classroom

DigitalChalk eLearning

To be truly effective, it’s important that you’re using the most appropriate tech tools for each student and lesson. Take time to learn the tool your students will be using—an app, online program or computer software—so you know how it works and can guess how much time your students will need to move through it. Use Progress-Tracking Tools. Teaching with technology provides a great opportunity to track students’ learning levels as they change and improve.

Some interesting Moodle audio visual plugins just released

The E-Learning Curve

I've been discussing podcasting in some depth recently: today I've decided to take a break from the topic, and tell you about a related subject. Let's pretend for a moment that you've followed all my advice, tips, and suggestions about creating, authoring, recording and producing podcasts with alacrity. An LMS (or the related Learning Content Management System) is software for delivering, tracking and managing training and education resources.

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Lectora User Conference Showcase: Thinking Differently

Trivantis

Authoring Tools. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. PowerPoint-Based Authoring.

Starting a Customer Education Program: What You Should Know

Talented Learning

Today we feature a post by Adam Avramescu , Head of Customer Education & Training at Checkr and Co-Founder of the CELab blog/podcast. He also authored the new book, Customer Education: Why Smart Companies Profit by Making Customers Smarter.

5 Reasons You Should Check Out Upside2Go’s New Version

Upside Learning

Upside2Go’s Ask an Expert feature acts as the perfect Advisory Component , while its support for various learning elements like images, graphics, videos, podcasts, documents, flash cards, quizzes, polls, etc.

Discover Your Organization’s Learning Ecosystems

Watershed

In the introduction to this series, we explained how your organization’s learning ecosystems are comprised of different L&D tools and technologies. onboarding and compliance programs), or they may be one-time initiatives to support a new software rollout or company reorganization. The learning ecosystems associated with these programs largely consist of your company’s formal tools, such as an LMS, content libraries, mobile learning programs, and user-generated content.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

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. Podcast.

Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

A: A Performance Support tool refers to any tool/system that improves worker productivity by providing on-the-job access to integrated information, advice and learning experiences. And in many cases, this tool would really be eLearning or mLearning. Authoring Tools.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Edu-Gaming in the latest Escapist | Main | Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins » June 03, 2007 Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

Developing a Training Program: Have You Considered Going Digital?

CommLab India

Offer training through multiple devices and formats (courses can be accessed via PCs or smartphones and can be in different formats – e-learning, videos, podcasts, etc.,). Digital content can be in the form of e-learning courses, videos, mobile learning modules, podcasts, webinars and so on.

The Ultimate eLearning Resources Guide

LearnUpon

Podcasts. Hosted by Connie Malamed, an eLearning information, and visual designer, this podcast is all about ‘helping you design smarter learning experiences’. Covering topics such as implementations of authoring tools to blended learning, the guests are top notch too.