Rapid eLearning Through Software Simulations And Screencasts

Upside Learning

Previously when I discussed freeform and template-based rapid content authoring tools, I kept software simulation tools aside. The main reason was that such simulation tools are not always used for developing just any type of learning but focused on training content creation for a specific software application or system. However, it’s matter of debate that whether software simulations can be considered as part of EPSS.

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. She tries to find answers to three simple questions regarding each tools mentioned in the mind map –. For many tools, the answers are as expected. Again, the fact surfaces that not all tools are perfect but each tends to be targeted for specific use cases. Localization processes using the tool should be easy and fast.

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Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning

Upside Learning

After a few years of hype, mobile learning has now started flourishing; the advent of new generation of mobile devices, high-speed network access, powerful mobile browsers and better native apps are all contributing to this. Earlier we’ve mentioned some tools that can assist you in mLearning applications. However, each one needs a fair bit of knowledge and skills before they can actually implement solutions using these tools. HotLava LMA (Learning Mobile Author).

3 Popular Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools – When to Use What

CommLab India

Do you know which authoring tool is the best option for your training requirement? The use of e-learning authoring tools depends on the training need, complexity of the course, delivery platform – online or on mobiles – timelines, budget, and other factors. With a host of e-learning authoring tools available, choosing the apt authoring tool for your business requirement is not an easy task.

3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools

CommLab India

For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of e-learning development software. You could create any animation or visual using this powerful tool. As of 2014, over 48% of the companies use rapid authoring tools. Today, I will walk you through the features of three widely-used rapid authoring tools which will help you with deciding the right tool depending on your business requirements: Articulate Storyline.

Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction

Tony Karrer

I don't know if I've seen this reported by the eLearningGuild , but their reports showed some interesting information about satisfaction levels reported by members on course authoring and rapid eLearning tool satisfaction levels. Courseware Authoring Tool Satisfaction - Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction - I'm only showing tools with 15 or more evaluations. List of Tools and Vendors: Keynote - KnowledgePlanet On-Demand.

Rapid Authoring – Freeform Vs Template Based

Upside Learning

While working on rapid authored courses (courses authored using rapid authoring tools), I often encounter the decision point of whether to use freeform rapid authoring tools or the traditional template-based tools. Last year, we mentioned that there is a time and place for rapid authoring while opting for it. Here, let me just put some characteristics of the two types of rapid authoring methodologies.

Rapid eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Rapid eLearning Tools Satisfaction from the eLearningGuild Research reported Feb 2007 - Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction See also Software Simulation Tools. When the above graphic was taken, it shows the overall satisfaction reported by eLearningGuild members about various tools. Of course, they were more looking at PPT conversion tools.

Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

CommLab India

What is the best rapid authoring tool in the market? How do we choose the right tool that will provide the maximum return on our investment? Well, the answer to these questions is that the choice of a rapid authoring tool is based on your training development needs. Different companies use different parameters to evaluate the tools. So, you need to balance the cost aspect with other important parameters listed below while selecting a tool.

20 Frequently Asked Questions About E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

With hundreds of e-learning development software available in today’s marketplace, choosing the right one which fully meets your training needs can be a major challenge. It is one of the most crucial decisions you must make to successfully convert your ILT material into e-learning courses. In case you choose a tool that does not fully meet your training needs, you lose more than just your time and money. Which tool can be learnt in the shortest time?

3 Best Tools to Develop Web-based Training (WBT) Courses

CommLab India

What does it take to harness the full learning potential of the Web to train your workforce? Well, among the various aspects that must be taken into consideration, one of the most important is choosing the right e-learning development tool.Today, we will look at 3 popular online course authoring tools that can be used to produce good courses for the web. This is a powerful rapid authoring tool for developing web-based courses.

3 Rapid Authoring Tool Features to Develop Online Courses Swiftly

CommLab India

E-learning authoring tools are one way you can meet the needs of training employees in quick succession. When you go online and search for authoring tools, you will be surprised to see the choices you have. There are a few ‘must-have’ features in an authoring tool that are non-negotiable. Make sure the tool you choose offers these features. So, look for a rapid authoring tool that provides triggers/actions and variables.

eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Posts on eLearning Tools: What is Rapid eLearning?

Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

Choosing a rapid e-learning authoring tool that suits your training needs completely can be quite a challenging task. You need to consider various aspects such as cost, built-in features, flexibility of the tool, and the output it gives. This blog intends to make it easy for you and help pick the right tool quickly. The eLearning Guild has come out with a report that lists the most desired features in rapid e-learning authoring software.

Top 5 E-Books on Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

The world is changing rapidly and so are training requirements in corporate organizations. In the e-learning industry, traditional development is being replaced by rapid authoring tools. Rapid e-learning development refers to a new methodology of building e-learning courses quickly as against developing courses in Flash and other legacy tools. E-Book 1: Getting Started with Articulate Storyline.

eLearning Software

Tony Karrer

eLearning Software posts: eLearning Software Tools Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Software Satisfaction - Satisfaction survey results for eLearning Software. eLearning Software Satisfaction (More) - follow-up on satisfaction results for eLearning Software. What is Rapid eLearning Software? Description of eLearning Software for rapid eLearning.

Adobe Captivate 9 Review

Adobe Captivate

Guest Blog by: Dr. Nancy Reyes, Learning Strategist at OnPoint Digital, Inc. Captivate 9 was released just in time for my latest project – a series of courses that require a combination of scenarios and software simulations. Adobe Captivate Draft Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Whats new adobe captivate 9 adobe captivate draft Captivate 9 Captivate Review Device Demo Multi-state objects rapid elearning Responsive eLearning

Need Screenshots for Your E-Learning? Here Are 3 Tools That You Already Own.

Rapid eLearning

Screenshots and elearning go hand-in-hand. I use them for a lot of my software training. I also use screenshots when I run across a template or idea that I may want to use in a future elearning course. I’d stick with a paid tool because they don’t cost that much. But what do you do if you don’t have the money for a paid tool and you don’t want to download risky free product? You can learn more about using Print Screen here. Windows Snipping Tool.

Too Little Time to Develop E-learning? Go for Rapid Development!

CommLab India

A traditional online learning development project can take several months. Projects that require extensive simulations, or any end-to-end e-learning development for that matter, usually take time. From framing the right learning objectives to ensuring the course has a good look and feel (visual design), everything translates into more time and planning. When you have to get that e-learning course not in months, but weeks.

How to Choose the Right Tool to Develop a Web-based Course

CommLab India

What does it take to transform your online learning strategy into an effective e-learning material? Among the various aspects you need to consider, the choice of right authoring tool is inarguably the most important. Today, we will examine the factors you need to consider to zero-in on the right online course authoring tool. Cost of the Tool. Ensure the cost of the online course development tool fits your budget.

Top Tools for Developing Simulation Based E-learning Courses – Part 2

CommLab India

In the previous blog , we looked at the top 10 Authoring tools used for developing simulation based e-learning courses. In this blog, we’ll take a look at some more Authoring tools that will help you to build effective and efficient software courses, offering learners the opportunity to practice in a low-risk environment. SimWriter is a highly interactive, responsive authoring tool used to build branching simulations quickly and easily.

Use of Wikis as Compared to Other Tools

Tony Karrer

For an upcoming panel session that will be looking at where eLearning is going, I was trying to get a ballpark sense of how much eLearning is being done with various tools as an indicator of where we stand in terms of adoption of eLearning 1.0, For example, I've not included use of software simulation tools, etc.

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Articulate Storyline – A Tool that Supports your Instructional Design Strategy

CommLab India

Let me congratulate everyone who delivers training using the power packed authoring tool ‘Articulate Storyline’ Why are instructional designers all over the world in awe of Storyline? It offers countless opportunities to create complex interactivities, assessments, games and learning activities without having to depend on computer programmers, and helps you develop courses that are more interactive and sophisticated. Learning Technology Articulate Storyline

Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9 & Lectora Inspire 16: The Infinity War

CommLab India

In my previous blog, E-learning Authoring Tools: The Civil War , we have seen the comparison between the top three preferred e-learning rapid authoring tools – Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and Lectora Inspire 16. These features will help you identify the strengths of these tools. In this blog, we will see a few pros and cons of the three tools. Easy-to-develop software simulations.

eLearning Solutions

Tony Karrer

Posts on eLearning Solutions: What is Rapid eLearning?

The Next Generation of E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Rapid elearning played a role in the evolution of elearning mostly because it took course creation out of the hands of a few programmers and placed it into the hands of anyone who wanted to create a course. I see this as the democratization of elearning. And it runs parallel to how digital media’s empowered people all over the world to create and deliver content using a host of online tools and social media applications. First, you record your software demo.

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Developing Simulations for End-user ERP training Using Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

Usually in a classroom setting, trainers demonstrate how to use the software and how it works. This risk-free or test environment can be created using simulations. Using simulations, you can show the step-by-step process of the ERP system and allow the learner practice in a safe, interactive environment as if they were in a live ERP environment. Now let’s see how to create and convert those screenshots into simulation-based software training.

Start this 2019 by the hand of the Top eLearning Companies in India

Paradiso

The Top eLearning companies in India are ready to receive 2019 with new versions of their products and releases of new specialized services for companies that are interested in increasing their workforce and training capacity. We have prepared this list with the companies that we think, are the better options to look for training , content , development , IT solutions or eLearning matters in India. Top eLearning companies in India. Zeus Learning. Upside Learning.

5 Ways to Kickstart Your E-learning Career

Rapid eLearning

I get a lot of emails from people who want to transition from their current jobs into e-learning development. So here are my five things if you want to start a career in e-learning. Learn About Learning. But today it’s not as critical, assuming you can prove that you really know what you learned. There are all sorts of ways to learn: Go to school and get a degree. Read and learn on your own. Software Training.

eLearning Guild Research Reports

Tony Karrer

In my last post on Flash Quiz Tools , I mentioned how I had used the eLearning Guild Research to streamline my effort of find the right tools. This level of membership also gives you several other nice things such as the eMag, access to data behind eLearning Buyers Guide, Training Modalities, the e-Learning Salary & Compensation Report, and the e-Learning Projects Database.

Top eLearning Posts

Tony Karrer

Post Views Comments Bookmarks eLearningTechnology 18,308 247 What is eLearning 2.0? 6,890 16 152 Rapid eLearning Tools 4,337 11 35 First Time Visitor Guide 2,345 17 67 LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers 1,988 6 40 eLearning Trends 1,820 9 24 Software Simulation eLearning (w/ links to Tools) 1,724 2 11 Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Tools 1,140 9 43 eLearning 2.0

Captivate and Articulate for Interactive Slide-Based Presentations

Tony Karrer

I understand that Captivate is great for simulations and demonstrations of computer tasks, and can be used for scenario-based training for that kind of content. However, this project doesn't involve ANY simulations, demonstrations, or scenario-based training. So I'm not alone in my opinion about these tools. But, in this case, it's not simulation, it's interactive presentation. One last point to make on this - these tools are not mutually exclusive.

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Activity in Last Six Months

Tony Karrer

What is eLearning 2.0? First Time Visitor Guide Top Ten Reasons To Blog and Top Ten Not to Blog Rapid eLearning Tools Fun Headline Generator Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective Incredibly Cool! Vision of Future of Application and eLearning Development Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 eLearning 1.0 and eLearning 2.0

Learning Developments: WBT Development Toolbox

Learning Developments

Learning Developments. Thoughts and issues related to the development of eLearning content and general eLearning issues with an occasional diversion here or there. One of the tasks Ive been working on is selecting a tool kit for creating the content. This product really makes a lot of sense and its integration with PowerPoint makes it easy for more people to become involved in the authoring process. Lectora I choose Lectora as the next piece of my tool kit.

Creating a Virtual ERP Tour for End-users with Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

You cannot just cover all the content in a few classroom sessions or e-learning courses and expect them to use the new ERP to its fullest potential, can you? They need to get acquainted with the different features and functions of the software so that they know which function to perform in a given context. Software Application Simulations. They mirror the look of the software and provide a risk-free environment to end-users so that they get hands-on practice.