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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. Broadly speaking, an authoring tool is a software package which developers use to create and package content for delivery to end users. Web Site Authoring Tools Used in creating mark-up language (i.e.

Tips for Writing Instructional and Training Material

Convergence Training

It’s not easy to write well. Or, as Ernest Hemingway put it, “Easy writing makes hard reading.”. And while it’s true that all types of writing are difficult, it’s also true that each type of writing presents its own special challenges. That’s definitely the case when it comes to writing instructional or training materials. So, we’ve created a list of tips and resources to help you write better, more effective training materials.

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Everything Gets Easier When You Know Who Your Ideal Client Is with Agency Operator and Podcaster Jason Resnick

LifterLMS

Learn how everything gets easier when you know who your ideal client is with agency operator and podcaster Jason Resnick in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. You can find his podcast over at Rezzz.com if you’re interested in checking that out.

How to Start and Grow a Podcast and Build an Online Course Empire with Joe Casabona

LifterLMS

Learn how to start and grow a podcast and build an online course empire with Joe Casabona in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Joe had established himself as an authority in web development by teaching people about front end development. Chris refers to these as the five hats course creators wear: expert, instructional designer, community builder, technologist, and entrepreneur. Joe runs a podcast called How I Built It.

Four Ways User-Generated Content (UGC) Can Make its Way into.

Xyleme

Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Home > Learning Content Management , Social Learning > Four Ways User-Generated Content (UGC) Can Make its Way into Formal Learning Four Ways User-Generated Content (UGC) Can Make its Way into Formal Learning January 20th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment This past week, I’ve been reading and referring to Jane Hart’s article The State of Social Learning Today and some Thoughts for the Future of L&D in 2010 quite a bit.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. July 21st, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment Last week, I had the good fortune to speak with George Siemens for an upcoming Xyleme Voices podcast. While there are countless articles about the future of the LMS, it was arguably George’s blog post titled Future of learning: LMS or SNS ? Coaches, mentors, online buddies need to coexist within the wiki’s, blogs, discussion forums, webcam meetings, online presence, etc.

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. Instead of creating expensive and time consuming glitzy animations, keep it simple with everyday tools like MS Powerpoint. Rapid authoring tools can be successfully utilized to achieve this quickly.

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Mini Glossary of Elearning

KnowledgeOne

Synchronous elearning refers to one of the two types of interaction that can take place in an elearning environment. Elearning can combine asynchronous and synchronous interactions and tools. Asynchronous elearning refers to one of the two types of interaction that can take place in an elearning environment. These ways include discussion forums, tutorials, videos, interactive lectures, blogs, wikis and email exchanges. Author: Catherine Meilleur.

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLearningArt

Tom also authors The Rapid eLearning Blog , one of the most followed eLearning blogs, with over 100k+ readers. He is well known for his books , courses, writing, consulting, and talks on interactive learning, games, and gamification. Write, speak, engage from your heart, try not to be a phony, be sincerely curious. Patti is the Founder of Learning Peaks, a published author , and a frequent speaker at eLearning conferences.

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. -->. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. Blog. Christie Wroten graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a bachelors degree in English and Writing. Forum.

The Simplest Way to Create e-Learning Content for the iPad

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. -->. Blog. Did You Know Lectora is the ONLY Major HTML5 Authoring Tool? Back to Blog Home. Lectora eLearning Blog.

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CONNIE MALAMED – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CONNIE MALAMED (Learning, Information Design and Visual Communication Consultant, Author, Presenter): Connie Malamed is a learning, information design and visual communication consultant. She is the publisher of The eLearning Coach, The eLearning Coach Podcast and the Instructional Design Guru mobile app. Connie is the author of Visual Language for Designers and is currently writing a visual design book for learning designers.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Did You Know: knol = a unit of knowledge?

Mark Oehlert

" Quick.someone write me a Web 4.0 Can I start writing RFPs that require contractors to produce a course that will generate a certain number of KNOLs? Actually it sounds like Google is starting up some author-focused/centric competitor to Wikipedia. This is the goal statement: "The key idea behind the knol project is to highlight authors. Google willprovide easy-to-use tools for writing, editing, and so on, and it willprovide free hosting of the content.

Connie Malamed – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CONNIE MALAMED (Learning, Information Design and Visual Communication Consultant, Author, Presenter ): Connie Malamed is a learning, information design and visual communication consultant. She is the publisher of The eLearning Coach, The eLearning Coach Podcast and the Instructional Design Guru mobile app. Connie is the author of Visual Language for Designers and is currently writing a visual design book for learning designers.

Why A Job Aid Might Be the Best Thing You Need with Dawn Mahoney

TechSmith Camtasia

You can watch the video on this topic at the top of this post, to listen to the podcast episode, hit play below, or read on for more… Dawn is the founder of Learning In The White Space and one of the leading authorities on training facilitation and instructional design.

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Learning Pulse

Xyleme

Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. In his blog posting “Facilitating Learning” , he is explaining why the new role in the organization will be for ‘learning facilitation’ and not for ‘instruction’ or ‘training’. As Clark writes, “knowledge is not what’s going to be useful going forward, but skills in applying that knowledge.” Tom Kuhlman is blogging about how to empower learners by involving them in the teaching process.

Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts are an effective teaching tool that offer instructors greater versatility in developing lesson plans. Screencasting is increasingly used to record PowerPoint presentations using preeminent software such as Camtasia Studio , which can enable an add-in to run the program from within PowerPoint. This blog focuses on a framework to create an educational screencast using Camtasia Studio® and PowerPoint as the core of the screencast design. Guest post by Michael F.

10 Questions to Ask About Your Learners Before You Develop e.

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. -->. Blog. Context refers to the circumstances or setting in which an event occurs. Back to Blog Home. Forum. Logins.

Easily Modify, Edit & Share with Lectora 1.6 Collaboration Features

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. -->. Blog. With these new enhancements, you’ll save time and energy while authoring your best online computer-based training yet.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Tell me your latest/greatest books on learning.

Mark Oehlert

Main | Ive got to create a podcast on how to podcast.got any great resources? Even worse, I like bookstores better than I like libraries because I like to write in my books as I read and dog-ear pages and in general, rough them up a bit as I read them. So I was just wondering, there must be other book lovers out there and I hope (especially on this blog) that there are people who are reading books about learning. Gilbert is a wry and fine author.

From Corporate Training in a Company to Independent Course Creator with Kurt Von Ahnen from Mañana No Mas

LifterLMS

For those unfamiliar with it, service writing is the job of the person you would interact with at a dealership if you have an issue with your car or you need an oil change, tire rotation, etc. LMScast is the number one podcast for course creators just like you.

Lectora User Conference Showcase: Adam Cain

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. -->. Blog. Christie Wroten graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a bachelors degree in English and Writing. Forum.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Portfolios

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 02, 2007 Online Portfolios Jennifer Madrell shows us a great example of an online portofolio , which she calls a "svelte and sparkly version of this blog - that is a requirement and capstone project at Indiana University." Shes included samples of wikis and courses she has created, links to podcasts, references and her resume. Should the blog become the landing point for your online portfolio? What tools did you use to create it? A wiki tool?

How to Get More Visitors to Your WordPress LMS Website with SEO Expert David Attard from Collective Ray

LifterLMS

David shares his story of how he got into the world of content writing and marketing, and how what he has learned can help online course creators build successful SEO marketing campaigns. David’s story of how he got into content writing is quite interesting. In the first stages of his career he was trying to learn as much as possible, and he found that writing posts explaining a process he was learning would help him to understand the concept.

How Course Creators Get Leads Through Content and Scale Revenue Through Smart Promotions with Marketing Professional Daniel Daines-Hutt

LifterLMS

Learn about how course creators get leads through content and scale revenue through smart promotions with marketing professional Daniel Daines-Hutt in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. To provide some context and social proof, Daniel shares how he wrote eight blog posts in two years, and his second article got 50,000 visits, which led to 3 million dollars in client requests. LMScast is the number one podcast for course creators just like you.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

He frequently shares about accessible elearning development through our Learning Dispatch blog and newsletter. A Note on Rapid Authoring Tools. It’s sometimes referred to as web-based training, sometimes as online training. 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. A Note on Rapid Authoring Tools.

How To Add A Live Event To Your Mostly Online Education Business Mix With Mike Morrison From The Membership Guys

LifterLMS

Mike runs a weekly podcast called The Membership Guys Podcast that covers practical advice and strategy tips for creating and growing a membership website. His business partner Callie Willows also does a podcast called Behind the Membership , so be sure to check that out as well. It also creates a place where they can come into contact with the tools they need. LMScast is the number one podcast for course creators just like you.

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Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts are an effective teaching tool that offers instructors greater versatility in developing lesson plans. Screencasting is increasingly used to record PowerPoint presentations using preeminent software such as Camtasia Studio, which can enable an add-in to run the program from within PowerPoint. This blog focuses on a framework to create an educational screencast using Camtasia Studio® and PowerPoint as the core of the screencast design. Guest post by Michael F.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

A Note on Rapid Authoring Tools. It’s sometimes referred to as web-based training, sometimes as online training. 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. For example, there are presentations on how to write great alt text.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

But how to write one? Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010 I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. Ellison’s generic PowerPoint and inept delivery ultimately inspired a brilliant post from Garr Reynolds where he referred to him as “The Darth Vader of PowerPoint.”. N2growth Blog.

Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

A: Reading this blog post – The Four Stages of Mobile Maturity – might help you to find how most organizations move on an evolutionary path as they mature in their adoption of mobile 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.

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Teacher Appreciation Week – A Conversation with Chris Badgett on the World of Online and Offline Education Honoring Teachers

LifterLMS

Through teaching people how to work with sled dogs and later managing a company that trained new team members every year, Chris built out and engaged with his teaching skills by conveying information and coaching people on how to do all these things with equipment, procedures, and tools. LMScast is the number one podcast for course creators just like you. Chris Badgett: If you decide you want to write a book or become an author, that’s a big expedition.

Forecasts for 2020

eLearning 24-7

In late 2009, I did my first forecast on this blog. Since that blog, my forecasts have been over 90% accurate. The fact of the matter is that any learning system can provide you with skill gap analysis (and have since the late 90s), and any system can provide you with leadership development too (you just have to create the curriculum path, etc.) – in other words, all these items have existed, and no one then referred to it as performance management. Authoring Tools?

Stuck in the past?

Learning with 'e's

Toffler, 1970, p 251) By new machines, Toffler was clearly referring to computers and their associated tool sets. By mass pedagogy, he referred to the factory production model of education that schools have been caught in for over a century. Teachers continued to use IWBs as though they were standard dry-wipe or chalk boards - as presentational tools or slide projection screens. References Toffler, A. What changes has technology made in schools?

48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read

TalentLMS

This is the book you’ll want to keep on your desk and refer to when you’ve run out of juice or need a helping hand. But well-versed practitioners will also find particularly useful as a reference or even as an idea sparker. With clear and engaging writing, they set out a step-by-step guide to planning, developing and implementing training programs with the learner at the core. Now, I’m not psychic, but this means that you are currently or will be using learning software soon.