9 Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison and Review

Elucidat

In this article, Steve Penfold reviews nine leading elearning authoring tools. He compares each one based on ease of use, quality of content produced, speed of authoring and scalability. Which is the best authoring tool for you? Speed and efficiency of authoring.

The ultimate authoring tool buyer’s guide

Elucidat

Choosing an elearning authoring tool isn’t easy and it takes more than a free trial. With each tool offering a wide range of features, workflows and support packages, it’s key you find the right fit for all your stakeholders’ needs, now and two years down the line. Authoring.

The ultimate guide to cloud-based elearning authoring tools

Elucidat

If you’ve made the move from desktop storage to a service like Dropbox or Google Drive, you’ll have experienced the freedom and collaboration that cloud-based software can bring. Desktop vs cloud-based authoring. Always using the latest software.

The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

An eLearning professional is only as good as their best eLearning tools. While a learning management system is one of the most important eLearning tools you need to have, there are many nifty online apps, programs and systems designed to make your eLearning experience simpler.

25 eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

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

What is an Authoring Tool?

Growth Engineering

It sounds as though you need an authoring tool. Authoring Tool. An authoring tool’s job is to make eLearning content creation as easy as possible. Typically, a fully-fledged authoring tool will allow you to upload your assets and start slotting them together.

Mobile Authoring Tools – 6 ways they’re more effective than traditional eLearning authoring

Ed App

eLearning courses are typically created by specialist companies using authoring tool. software, packed into a SCORM. Here’s why you should start looking to mobile authoring tools…. 6 ways Mobile Authoring Tools are more effective thantraditional eLearning authoring. Mobile authoring tools fix much of this because they are inherently, rapid authoring tools. Peer Authoring.

Marketing Never Ends – How Does Product Education Help?

Talented Learning

This is especially true for software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies, where each new customer adds revenue that can help your business grow. Truth is, most of these new users will take one first look at your product. Product Education. How to Bootstrap Product Education.

The Complete Package: Things To Consider Before  Choosing An LMS With Built-In Authoring Tool

eCoach

What To Consider Before Choosing An LMS With Built-In Authoring Tool. That integration is starting to include authoring tools, because of the costs associated with licensing and supporting two different systems. Avoid Additional Software Training And Costs.

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.

Elearning course software: 6 things to consider

Elucidat

Use of learning software in organizations is set to more than triple over the next few years, so it’s crucial to get your elearning course software choice right. Read on for some key considerations to tick off when evaluating elearning software.

The Rise of LMS Specialists: A Tour of Learning Tech Innovation

Talented Learning

Welcome to the Era of LMS Specialists. Let’s explore and then I’ll introduce you to some illustrative examples of how this “specialist” movement is expanding traditional LMS boundaries. LMS Specialists: Why Now? LMS Specialists: What’s So Special?

The Importance of Keeping Software Training Up To Date

Adobe Captivate

Keeping Your Software Knowledge Current. As a learning and development professional, it is wise to keep your level of knowledge up to date, and that applies to your software training as well. The post The Importance of Keeping Software Training Up To Date appeared first on eLearning.

4 ways to structure a winning elearning production team

Elucidat

How do you get the most out of your elearning production team and create smart, user-focused elearning, efficiently? It also enables you to bring in people from outside of your core team, as needed, to fulfil specialist roles. 4 ways to structure your elearning production team.

Shift represents a new commercial model for authoring software

Clive on Learning

Sandra Arnold of Mercer UK alerted me to a new authoring tool that they are using called Shift. Here's how the vendors describe the tool on their website : "Shift by MindMuze is more than an eLearning Authoring Tool. And because it is online, there is no software licensing fee, which means you do not pay a penny to develop your courses, unless you choose to 'publish'." They are also demonstrating a great deal of confidence in their product.

eLearning Development: Articulate Versus Code

B Online Learning

In the eLearning world, it’s no secret that there’s a divide between people who build courses from scratch using HTML and JavaScript and people who use an authoring tool for the whole course creation. Due to the linear approach, there is low productivity and flexibility.

E-Learning Production Roles

E-learning Uncovered

In an effort to streamline e-learning development, our team at Artisan mapped out the entire e-learning production process and identified, to the minute detail, what roles are needed to create e-learning. You can involve people who don’t know the subject matter or who don’t know/have the authoring tool. And if you can separate out roles that don’t require having a license of the authoring tool, you can save money by buying fewer licenses.

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L&D challenge survey: the outcome

Challenge to Learn

My initial plan had been to interview practitioners, specialists, and gurus about the highest ranking survey topics. Category 3: Production challenges. The second issue concerning the production of learning content relates to tools, technology, and integration.

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Lectora User Conference Showcase: PepsiCo - E-Learning Software

Trivantis

Products. 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. -->. Live Product Demonstrations. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. Product User Guides. Lectora: ONLY HTML5 Authoring Tool. Products.

Starting a Customer Education Program: What You Should Know

Talented Learning

He also authored the new book, Customer Education: Why Smart Companies Profit by Making Customers Smarter. As a specialist in this discipline, I’m seeing increased interest from organizations of all types, especially startups. Product adoption rates?

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The big question: choosing tools

Clive on Learning

The Learning Circuits Blog Big Question for July is 'how should e-learning developers choose their authoring tools given the proliferation of tools on the market?' Well, I posted on this subject just last week (see Confused of Brighton ) and even listed my own top ten tools , authoring or otherwise, in a subsequent post. Online tools tend to be less sophisticated but really do facilitate collaborative development.

Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

Intra-LMS Authoring. Collaborative Authoring. Personalization is about addressing individuals’ needs, context and goals, and providing the right content, tools and/or experiences to help them. 5) Intra-LMS Authoring. 7) Collaborative Authoring.

Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities

Vignettes Learning

Collaborative Learning Specialists - of all types! CLAs are focused on studying and reporting human behavior in relation to learning and productivity technologies, specifically, Web 2.0 Resident expert - is accessible to networks of people, provides ideas as needed, shares expertise, has high visibility, initiates thinking ( SMEs , face-to-face trainers, consultants - as specialist SME bloggers who are sought after, followed by their networks in domain areas inside Enterprises).

The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

The LMS has evolved from a cost reduction tool to a profit-making engine for many types of organizations. 12 LMS Specialists Are On Fire. By far, the most innovation in the industry is happening among LMS specialists. 7 Intra-LMS Authoring on the Rise.

Everyday Adobe and Working out Loud

Adobe Captivate

I’ve spent a long time “learning how to use captivate” while dabbling in Photoshop, Illustrator, or Adobe XD when I had a need to try to use them, but have realized that without a clear purpose and time to play, I revert to “simpler” and more familiar tools even when I know that it would be a better overall experience to create in Captivate. During the Adobe Specialist Certification Training Session, Damien said something that has really stuck with me.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Callidus Software acquired Learning Heroes and Learning Seat. 17 Specialists Steal Even More Spotlight. Instead, these are precision tools, aimed at customers who are grappling with well-defined issues. Accelerated product rollouts.

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Publishing Success with Digital First Publishing

Magic EdTech

Making print products digital . Publishing print books with supplemental digital products. Publishing print and digital products in parallel. In the past, quality content and high-profile authors were a mainstay and key to value propositions.

LMS Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Learning Systems Market Update

Talented Learning

1) Specialists Steal Even More Spotlight. Others say it’s become nothing more than a back-office administrative tool. This new “specialist” technology landscape benefits LMS customers and vendors, alike. Specialists now rule the LMS world.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

As analysts, we strive to make sense of the complexity, not just because it’s fascinating but also because we want to help you make better-informed software decisions. Every day, we interview vendors to understand their product strategy, features and roadmap.

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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Want to be successful at e-Learning? Don’t make the mistakes experts make!

Challenge to Learn

I have to know about e-Learning, finance, management, marketing, sales, product development and more in order to manage all these developments in our company. But for most (if not all) of these fields we have a specialist in the company that is better than I am. No installed software.

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Want to be successful at e-Learning? Don’t make the mistakes experts make!

Challenge to Learn

I have to know about e-Learning, finance, management, marketing, sales, product development and more in order to manage all these developments in our company. But for most (if not all) of these fields we have a specialist in the company that is better than I am. No installed software.

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Smarter Uses for Social Media

Association eLearning

In a recent post by marketing guru, Kathryn Aragon , the case was made for touching a prospect three to seven (or even more) times in order to get them to commit to large ticket products such as events. Use your association’s tools to promote your desired action.

The democratization of content creation

isEazy

Simple tools, great quantity of content. And it’s not only distribution tools: every day, more and more tools come onto the market for creating content without greater technical knowledge or knowledge of design. Have you heard the term digital transformation ?

Is Training and Development the Right Career for You?

Your Training Edge

Training and development specialists are in high demand. These days, more companies hire people of this profile to train their employees, make their teams act like one, and help them increase their productivity. What do training and development specialists and managers do?