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Convert PPT to SCORM: Top Tools to Convert PowerPoint Into SCORM Packages

Hurix Digital

It needs to be converted to a more suitable format such as SCORM using a PPT to SCORM converter. PPT files have very limited LMS support. Converting your course material from PPT format to SCORM packages ensures that it will work on almost every LMS out there.

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Convert PPT to SCROM: Top Tools to Convert PowerPoint Into SCORM Packages

Hurix Digital

It needs to be converted to a more suitable format such as SCORM using a PPT to SCORM converter. PPT files have very limited LMS support. Converting your course material from PPT format to SCORM packages ensures that it will work on almost every LMS out there.

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2014 Authoring Tools – State of Affairs

eLearning 24-7

So far in 2014, the authoring tool space hasn’t really come out with anyone earth shattering, that would make you stand up and scream “Brussels Sprouts are the new “spinach” Avatars and background templates continue to “in” - A few vendors are now adding “real life” scenario backgrounds- but “real life” is open to interpretation. Built-in audio narration tools including some editing.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

When looking at the state of the authoring tool space, two words come to mind. And for the entire rapid content authoring tool space, I have to ask – Why? If I am an authoring tool vendor, I would explore what is happening in the authoring tool market, what my product looks like, how I can make it better for my target audience and what do I see or others I trust see the e-learning space is heading. . Assessment tool.

Ghost Edition – Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

This year we will focus on the top ten authoring tools for 2013. For each authoring ranking, a brief true ghost story, then the vendor and why it was selected. What I like about this product includes the ability to output to HTML5, works on mobile devices, is extremely easy to use, appears within PowerPoint and SCORM. Nice assessment tool. Proof that you can create an amazing authoring tool without being based in the U.S.

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

I mean it is not like something is going to change in just a few weeks for any such product. Innovation – if the product doesn’t offer some innovative features, then they are stale. Feature sets – they have to be more than PPT to Flash or add an audio clip and video clip to the course. I’ve seen some authoring tools that fit most of the criteria above, but whose ease of use is substandard or even really bad.

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

The RCAT (rapid content authoring tool) market continues to be healthy with nothing to slow it down – uh, except maybe one thing (more on that later). Yeah, I know we have just jumped into January, but in a review of the past several months, authoring tools continue to follow a similar path amongst themselves with certain feature sets. I am still surprised on how vendors who are offering assessment only tools are staying in the game.

New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

best products that work under water (summer time) and from the e-learning prospective – the best authoring tools. Authoring tools are always changing – some for the better, others for the worst. 10: TechSmith Camtasia Studio – I’ve debated numerous times if a product that is more of a screen recorder with added feature sets deserves to be in an authoring tool set. Offers three versions. #7 Everyone loves lists.

Help! What software tool should I use to record audio?

360 Training

Many devices and industry-standard elearning tools offer simple and effective software for recording audio. One of our authors who was just getting started with elearning never before had had the need to record audio—and asked for advice on tools. This article lays out some of your options, focusing on simple voice-recording tools for your personal computer. Please note that 360training does NOT endorse any third-party products or services.

Times are changing – trends in the content authoring tool market

eLearning 24-7

As the rapid content authoring market continues to grow, new features and capabilities are equally growing. There are 124 authoring tools in my latest directory, of which 30 are SaaS or a combination of desktop and SaaS – which really what is the point of that? Even though more tools are adding the features of collaborative and peer review (more on that in a sec) they are still heavy geared towards a desktop solution. Built in assessment tool, inc.

10 Automated Training Tools

Ed App

Thankfully, with the presence of automated training tools, you no longer have to deploy training courses manually – they can automatically do it for you. There are a lot of automated tools out there but we’ve narrowed it down to what fits best for your training. Authoring tool.

Summer Course Authoring Tool Rankings – Top Ten

eLearning 24-7

With all this fun summer stuff, comes my summer course authoring tool rankings. For those who are in my top ten course authoring tool rankings. #10 Well, it is a fun product to create a course. This product achieves makes it happen, especially with a slick UI. Assessment tool including randomization. Nothing like getting your blood boil when you see this ranking and can’t understand why the product is not number one. Assessment tool.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

As the evolution of e-learning continues, the rapid content authoring tools (RCAT) market follows suit. While the assumption would be that all the products are alike, or that fee based tools are superior to their free counterparts, nothing could be farther than the truth. Macromedia Authorware and similar products. Once you did though, you could do quite a lot with the tool. Open Source Free Content Authoring Tools.

10 Tools for Corporate Trainers

Ed App

In this article, we’ve gathered 10 tools for corporate trainers that managers and HR staff can leverage to deliver high-quality training. Tools for Corporate Trainers #1 – EdApp. The existing templates streamline course authoring and make it easier to distribute content to teams.

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Docebo vs Moodle: Find out which tool is better?

PSB

The functionality of Docebo LMS is easy to use and the software also provides a direct approach to integrate with the system (like CRM) with businesses. Users can upload and share training materials such as PDF, PPT, Tin Can, Video, and SCORM files. Product Feature. Introduction.

20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

With Articulate, you can create interactivity to a presentation by adding slide layers, drag-and-drop interactions, quizzing, screen recording, and software simulation. The Adobe Captivate software helps you create a wide range of interactive eLearning and HTML content. You can create high-quality product demos with the capture-as-a-video workflow. Audacity is a free, open-source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds.

Benefits of Having a 3rd Party Authoring Tool

Inquisiq

In our last post we covered the basics to selecting and finding the right Authoring Tool for you and your organization’s training development. Why is it beneficial to have a tool outside of your LMS as opposed to having one within the LMS? We are going to provide some “food for thought” on why having an Authoring Tool outside of your LMS could be the smartest thing you do for your present and long range eLearning success. #1:

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

eLearning 24-7

Innovation abounded and the push to focus on the “PPT to Flash&# angle continued to shine. Yet, there were some products that stood out, if nothing else – for taking the lead and doing something that says “yes it is possible, and oh, it works&#. RCAT Product of the Year. OR you can create courses SCORM 2004 courses within their tool which is in the “cloud&# and do the same thing. Open Source Product of the Year (i.e.

Product Review – Articulate Storyline 2

eLearning 24-7

If it in my mind one of the best ten products to hit the e-learning cycle in the last five years. I mean the first Storyline, sweet and then here comes a new version, from a company not known to push out new products for a period of years – must rock. I cannot recall seeing a character in a wheelchair prior to in any product, I found that commendable, but they missed out some ADA 508 capabilities in the entire product itself. Let me see, desktop product.

Product Review: Mindflash.com

eLearning 24-7

The product continues to add new features that overall are surprisingly solid. However, they continue to incorporate some instructor led training components, which is a disservice to an otherwise nice product. Reports – very basic, but this is more a content authoring tool hybrid – which is becoming more prominent in the industry, so the minimal report is equally being seen. This is really a very nice and easy to use feature with the Mindflash product.

Product Review: Mindflash.com

eLearning 24-7

What I found was a solution that is a rapid e-learning authoring tool that offers easy to use functions as uploading learners and basic tracking results. A course dashboard that offers some intuitiveness and simple to use, with easy to follow tools. Each PowerPoint slide appears in order, following your PPT order. The system provides an assessment tool that is built-in within the product. ppt slide, quiz, image, etc.).

Product Review: Microsoft Office Mix add-in for PowerPoint 2013

eLearning 24-7

Open up any authoring tool (okay, most of them) and one item that you will see is the ability to add PowerPoint. Some products including Articulate Studio and Storyline use the Microsoft SDK PowerPoint ribbon as their main ribbon. Use products such as Adobe Presenter or iSpring Presenter and in just a few short seconds you will be in PowerPoint and you can start building courses. The product?

Product Review: BlueVolt

eLearning 24-7

File repository – another reason to boot LCMSs once and for all, this feature includes version updates and some analytics. Ability to offer ads for products or ads to specific sections for folks to visit – for each child (sub-portal) - yes – every child can be skinned to look a different way then the parent. Assessment tool/survey. Works with any 3rd party authoring tool as long as its SCORM compliant.

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. The software would be a particular training course they are working on. New products?

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Articulate, Captivate and Lectora – Do they deserve your praise?

eLearning 24-7

I wasn’t thunderstruck, but what I was surprised at was the number of folks who had or were about to purchase the well known authoring tools in the market, Articulate, Captive and Lectora. If they are unfamiliar with the size and scope of the authoring tool market as many people are, then it makes sense to do what others do – and buy the well known brands. When people think authoring tools, three products typically come to mind.

The 10 most innovative eLearning platforms

Ed App

Expanding onto new markets with new products or adjusting marketing politics to global trends is essential to stay afloat (as we’ve recently learned from the global pandemic). The team at EdApp recognize that training by PowerPoint (PPT) is just as much uninspiring as it is ineffective.

Articulate ’09: Tips for Resolving Common Issues

Upside Learning

Articulate’s suite of products rate high in the rapid authoring segment. The latest version, Articulate ’09, has some interesting new features like Single-slide Preview, FLV Support, Easy Audio Editor, and Articulate Branding Removed. Missing lines in graphs - The PPT graphs sometimes don’t convert properly to Flash, leading to missing lines. Font styles - At times, ‘bold’ or ‘italics’ text in the PPT doesn’t appear the same way after publishing in Articulate.

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Tool Issue: XMind, WorldMapper, Balsamiq, VoiceThread, EtherPad, and Flowgram

Mark Oehlert

Now as soon as I say that about not being able to install products, I find Balsamiq Mockups. Their products allow you to create software mockups easily and quickly. Now why would I like to have a closer look given what I said earlier about not being able to install products? Because they offer integration with products that may already be behind the firewall - Confluence and XWiki. So a couple more tools.

TechKnowledge 2012 – Post Assessment

eLearning 24-7

This was my third TK in a row to attend, and as usual it contained some WOW on the part of some products, some “huh” on others and even a few “boos” Overall Expo Analysis. More vendors showing off their products then in the past – still a couple believe that a poster board will do the trick. Product Time. This year, I looked at more products then before, and listened to more sales pitches then before – which is always a mixed bag.

Break it down! (No it’s not Hammer Time! Yet)

eLearning 24-7

Authoring Tools. Do I need an authoring tool if I have a LMS? Do I need to get an authoring tool that is SCORM or can it just be proprietary? It’s a product whose core focus is an authoring tool (proprietary based), but offers the ability to add users, provides a few analytics and a few reports. Yeah, you can upload word docs, PPT, etc. – but not a course from say Articulate or any of the other tools.

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e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

G-Cube

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.

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Why PowerPoint is Effective for Training New Employees

DigitalChalk eLearning

Thus, the need for an easy-to-use, inexpensive learning tool arises. This kind of software should be sweepingly familiar and cause as little friction as possible. This tool should facilitate knowledge sharing, and deliver comprehensive functionality and cross-platform compatibility. It comes right off the shelf as a complete authoring solution for most purposes, and many features are identical to other Microsoft Office products, so the learning curve is relatively low.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: E-Learning Project Reality: Guerrilla Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Mostly software training, with bits of process and product information thrown in for good measure. Lots of software interactivity. Schedules dont always work out, so more often this is a one-on-one tour of the software and the content notes with the trainer. I capture all of their comments, make revisions, and send out an updated version. The client takes all the screen captures because we cant have access to the software.

Progress on Management Training Program

eLearning Blender

Due to budgetary restrictions I am limited to Power Point in combination with a PPT to Flash Converter as my authoring tool. This has actually gone surprisingly well and I am having a hard time figuring out what the major authoring tools out there have over power point when it is used with a Flash Converter. So far the only hiccups I came across along the way was finding a good ppt to flash converter.

Free: PowerPoint to Flash in One Click

Take an e-Learning Break

PPT,PPS,PPTX,PPSX) keeping its visual parameters, animation effects and slide transitions, audio narrations, video and Flash objects after conversion. iSpring Free works within PowerPoint, transforming it into a fast and easy Flash authoring tool. It is compatible with any PowerPoint version 2000/XP/2003/2007 installed on a Windows machine. The Presenter version of the product includes SCORM/AICC and quizmaking components - costs $399.

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Top 10 E learning LMS

Ed App

EdApp is a complete LMS solution so it supports creating your own interactive courses with its simple authoring tool. The powerful authoring capabilities that EdApp hosts also enables you to create impactful lessons from scratch, from a library of 50 results-driven learning templates.

LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

For this review, we evaluated the Pro version and not the Salesforce nor Training Ops version of Litmos.). The admin interface makes it self-explanatory to create content with built-in tools or by importing existing content files. These tools are preconfigured so you can easily drill down into information about individual and team users, courses, modules and paths. Premium Salesforce integration version. Product: Litmos LMS.

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Open Source E-Learning Development 3: Open Office.org

The E-Learning Curve

Having discussed two key components of this Open Environment for E-learning; an XML-based authoring and content-generation tool, and an image-manipulation application, today I will discuss an XML-based productivity suite - a word processor, spreadsheet application, and presentation tool called OpenOffice.org. References: OpenOffice.org version 3.x.

The Corporate eLearning Ecosystem Explained

LearnUpon

Authoring tools. Webinar tools. A learning management system (LMS) is a software application that is used to administer, deliver, track, and report training. Courses can be built within an LMS or they can be created with third-party software called an authoring tool. Module 1: PPT presentation. If you require a slightly more advanced form of eLearning courses, you may need to use an authoring tool to produce eLearning standard content.

How to convert a PowerPoint to SCORM

LearnUpon

The authoring tools that are used to create SCORM files are not a million miles away from the structure that PowerPoint uses so you won’t need to rethink the structure too much. The end product will be your presentation with quiz questions interspersed, and in a format that an LMS can track. So let’s look at a couple of tools that allow you to achieve this. Authoring tools. Here are the three of the most commonly used authoring tools for this process.

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