Rapid authoring tools for more effective eLearning solutions

Aptara

A quick writing tool is a piece of software used to build online training materials that assists e-learning specialists in developing efficient web-based training programs. Rapid authoring tools come in 3 different varieties. Installable authoring programs.

10 PPT to SCORM Converters

Ed App

PPT to SCORM converters allows users to input their old PowerPoint files and transform them into more modern, useful SCORM content that is easier to distribute as learning content. It is important to utilize PPT to SCORM converters as they often have added features that make it convenient for learners to access and understand the content. PPT to SCORM Converter #1 – EdApp. PPT to SCORM Converter #2 – isEazy. PPT to SCORM Converter #4 – Scormify.

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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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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 SCORM and assessment tool. #4

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.

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. Ghost Factoid: I n recognition of those lists identifying the scariest movies, here is my top five: Exorcist, The Shining, The Changeling (1980 version), Poltergeist (fun fact: the exterior of the house – seen in the movie, is only five blocks from where I live) and Ju-On (2002). #9 Nice assessment tool.

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

Feature sets – they have to be more than PPT to Flash or add an audio clip and video clip to the course. 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.

10 Micro Learning Tools

Ed App

With the growing popularity of microlearning in the world of L&D, it’s no surprise that the global market is now saturated with a wide range of micro learning tools. To help you out, we’ve done the research for you and compiled a list of the best micro learning tools to consider for your future training initiative. . Micro Learning Tool #1 – EdApp. Among the main standout features of EdApp is its SCORM authoring tool , which promises ultimate ease of use.

PowerPoint or Prezi: Which is Best for eLearning?

Association eLearning

The question is becoming more and more common — “Should I use PowerPoint (PPT) or Prezi?” Regardless of whether you use PPT or Prezi, content and design are key. These programs are tools; what you do with them determines whether or not they’re effective. Both programs are designed as presentation tools, so either one should be able to fill that role. I’ve already written about how to create eLearning using PPT, so I won’t re-visit that here.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

– 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. Objects, Triggers, Conditions, Layers and more – For authoring folks who either have the skill set, or have hit the top of their product and want to push forward – more authoring tools are embracing those feature sets. It should exist in every authoring tool. . . .

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.

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.

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. To go with my PPT slides. But can download tool.

10 Scorm Creator Software

Ed App

For years, SCORM creator software has continued to gain popularity from several L&D professionals, managers, andtrainers due to its unique advantage of producing online courses that are compatible with multiple LMS platforms. Here are the tools we highly recommend: .

10 Training Management Software

Ed App

It may sound like a complicated process but with the right tools, trainers and HR staff can quickly design their training and seamlessly deploy it to different teams. Take a look at the 10 training management software that HR professionals can use for training employees.

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 Assessment tool including randomization. Equation tool – I’ve seen more vendors add this thing – and unless you are in education I can’t see why you would use it. HTML5 output including a PPT converter to HTML5. Assessment tool and question bank. Assessment tool.

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. Audacity is a free, open-source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds. GarageBand gives you all the tools you need to write, play, mix, and export your own song quickly and efficiently.

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. Once you did though, you could do quite a lot with the tool. assessment tools may or may not exist, attachments, preview windows, limited outputs, maybe audio/video or maybe not.

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.

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. Built-in Course Authoring.

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:

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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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. 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. Import and convert PPT to the web, add rich media. Assessment tool built in.

10 Induction Training Software

Ed App

This is why it’s important to leverage the right tools, such as induction training software, to easily carry out tasks, streamline processes, and engage learners with your training material. Sign up for Free and Use The Best Induction Training Software.

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. Today, I am sharing my views on the 3 widely used tools -Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, and Lectora Inspire 16. All three tools support popular browsers such asInternet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, and Firefox. PPT Import.

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for 2009

Learning Visions

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 My Top Ten Tools for 2009 Cammys Top 10 Tools of 2009 These are my favorite tools in support of my own learning adventures. The desktop version synchs to the web which synchs to my iPod Touch. But I like to use it as a simple wireframe tool. Posted by Cammy Bean at 12:57 PM Labels: jane hart , tools 8comments: Sue Taylor said. What tools do you use? (I My list also includes my new Blackberry (tool?,

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.

Top 10 Best Online Tutoring Software in 2020

Pinlearn

Thanks to the cutting-edge developments in both internet and online tutoring software technologies, education is no more limited to the walls of physical educational establishments. Software like LMS, Authoring tools, and Virtual Whiteboards to create engaging instructional designs. While offline digital learning has been around for decades, the adoption of online tuition software solutions could only be seen from a few years ago.

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. On the plus side if you have it, it will work with both 32 bit and PPT 2013 and 64 bit and PPT 2013. You can still add transitions and everything else that exists in PPT while creating your mix. Upload to Mix - Enables you to upload your mix to the cloud, as well as create a mobile version for offline viewing.

10 Digital Learning Platforms

Ed App

If you’d like to create your own courses, you’ll love EdApp’s drag-and-drop authoring tool which will have you creating beautiful learning content in minutes. Key features: Microlearning templates, free course library, authoring tool, custom content creation.

The 10 most innovative eLearning platforms

Ed App

While in-person learning has benefits, online learning enhances the outcomes further with tools designed to simulate face-to-face training, elements of social learning through discussion boards, and interactive elements like videos and gamification.

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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Top 10 Online Tutoring Software in 2019

Pinlearn

Thanks to the cutting-edge developments in both internet and online tutoring software technologies, education is no more limited to the walls of physical educational establishments. Software like LMS, Authoring tools, and Virtual Whiteboards to create engaging instructional designs. While offline digital learning has been around for decades, the adoption of online tuition software solutions could only be seen from a few years ago.

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

Mark Oehlert

Their products allow you to create software mockups easily and quickly. So a couple more tools. The last two tools are a bit more complex but offer some interesting options for building content. Flowgram - If you've tried to use MSFT's Producer to marry up PPT with audio, notes, etc.then stop. This is maybe a less intimidating version of some of the functionality embedded in VoiceThread (below).

Product Review – Articulate Storyline 2

eLearning 24-7

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. Transitions, Animations, Views – I am fine using it once, but again, new product-new version, so why I am still seeing PowerPoint within this product to such a point, that TAV are exactly the same as in PPT? Screams more like an advanced sequel to Studio than a robust new version of Storyline 2.

The Morph Transition with iSpring

iSpring Solutions

Starting with version 8.5, iSpring PPT-to-HTML5 tools support the PowerPoint Morph transition. iSpring is the first e-Learning authoring tool which converts this complex effect into web-friendly format. Shared. Morph is not just an attention grabber, it provides a new visual means to explain complex things easily. Read more ». iSpring News PowerPoint

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What is SCORM? A Complete Guide on SCORM Files and Packaging

learnWorlds

You’ll learn what a SCORM file is, the benefits of creating SCORM content, compatibility with different elearning software/learning management systems (LMS), and how to transform a powerpoint presentation into a SCORM course. 4 SCORM Versions. SCORM Versions.

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TechKnowledge 2012 – Post Assessment

eLearning 24-7

For PPT lovers, you can synch video files with PPT with drag and drop. They are an online authoring system. They denied that to me, but after they gave me what the product did – I can state unequivocally that they are an online authoring system. Him: “We are a content management, content development product” Me: “So you are an online authoring system” Him: “No. You can also connect the iPad PPT to a monitor and show it there.