Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2017

eLearning 24-7

Before we dive into this year’s top 10 authoring tools, a funny thing happened to me this week – rib injury. dominKnow – Strong authoring tool. Evolve Authoring – Never heard of them? Functionality – What can the tool do?

Employee Generated Learning, a transcending role for Instructional Designers 

Challenge to Learn

In my last post, I proposed three major game changers this shift towards Employee Generated Learning will have: The evolving role of the instructional designer. Employee generated learning: new roles for instructional designers. The Co-creating role. The Managing role.

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Increase Course Performance with the Right Authoring Tool – Here’s How to Sort Out Your Options


These 10 valuable tips will help you determine what authoring tool could be the best fit for your needs. Selecting an elearning authoring tool can be confusing. Before you go shopping, stand back and consider what you need from the authoring tool.

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.

PENS – Why your LMS and Authoring Tool Solution should include it

eLearning 24-7

Paul Schneider in my opinion is one of the guru’s in the authoring tool industry. Before we jump into PENS, let’s begin in the authoring tool industry. In the authoring tool industry there seems to be hesitancy to go into the cloud.

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Top 10 Authoring Tools for Developing Simulation Based E-learning – Part 1

CommLab India

Authoring tools are widely used for the rapid development of e-learning courses. These tools help present the course content through text, scenarios, avatars, interactivities, animations, video, audio, etc. Expert author. So which tool would you choose and why?

Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

The era of web-based authoring systems is here. We’ve been using our own collaborative web-based development tool, CourseCreate, at Web Courseworks for the past 15 years. Web-Based Authoring: The Rise of Collaborative Content Creation. Individual authoring tools (e.g.,

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The 10 Must-Have LMS Software Features


Modern organizations have come to accept that knowledge plays a vital role towards driving success, and cannot deny the importance of integrated learning and development programs for business growth anymore. As such, any serious LMS software worth its salt will at least be SCORM compliant.

25 eLearning tools you need to have


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.

Day 2. How to use SCORM compliant authoring tools


The purpose of SCORM is to increase ‘interoperability’ By providing a standard of communication that can be applied consistently, SCORM makes it easier for eLearning professionals to share and migrate course content across tools and systems. SCORM compliant authoring tools.

Gamification In Application Software Training


We are highly excited to see this trend because, like most of you learning professionals, we too believe that the best way to learn new software is by doing real tasks in a real environment, in a fun way. What do you think the future of gamification in application software is?

Dev Corner - Roles and Authorization

Visual Lounge

I've recently been working on making authorization in Camtasia Relay more flexible. Sidebar: ASP.NET Roles. ASP.NET provides a set of classes, sometimes collectively called membership providers, to support authentication and authorization.

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Easygenerator 8.3 is Officially Released, Free eLearning Authoring Software is Now Available!


Free eLearning authoring software edition. is Officially Released, Free eLearning Authoring Software is Now Available! Easygenerator 8.3 is officially released. Our free edition is part of this release but there is a lot more.

Is Your Authoring Tool the Top Dog?


Today, get ready to say “Awww” because we’re taking a look at the characteristics of your authoring tool that would make it the top dog in the e-Learning world. Take your authoring tool for a walk, and see if it’s like these top dogs: American Eskimo—Intelligent and easy to train. .

Evolving role of Trainers in Corporate Learning


The trainer plays a pivotal here – a role which is nevertheless evolving with the changing needs of the corporate learners. In the corporate scenario, the trainer now plays multiple roles to suit the needs of the modern workplace learner. Role of the trainer in Classroom Learning.

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The Evolving Role of E-Learning in Corporate Training


10 Surprising Statistics About E-Learning : This post by Divyaa Pratap of CommLab India presents some interesting statistics on how e-learning is deployed as a great performance support tool, thereby enabling an effective workplace learning.

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Why a Great LMS Is an Invaluable Recruiting Tool


Is it simply an internal tool, a way to deliver training and development opportunities to existing employees? It’s a valuable recruiting tool too. To understand how your LMS can be a recruiting tool, you first have to understand what today’s professionals want from their jobs.

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QMlive: The way software should be « Change to learn

Challenge to Learn

Skip to content Homepage Kasper Spiro Change to learn “ On a mission to make EasyGenerator the best and most successful e-Learning authoring tool in the world ” ‹ Output management Social networks › February 6, 2010 QMlive: The way software should be One of the roles I have at Stoas is the role of Product manager for Questionmark Perception. I have that role since I started working for Stoas, three years ago.

Five Signs Your Company Needs eLearning Software


If you’re considering furthering your investment in training, whether to cover technical knowledge or soft skills, eLearning software is a great place to start. eLearning software will give your team the skills they need and the ability to learn at their own convenience.

A Case of Software Training in the Pharmaceutical Industry

CommLab India

A fast growing pharmaceutical company with strong brand equity in multiple therapeutics recently implemented a new software application – a resource planning tool. Who were the end-users of the tool and what were the challenges they faced?

My Top 10 e-Learning Tools

eLearning Cyclops

Jane Hart is gathering top ten lists for e-learning tools. I have posted my e-learning toolkit in the past, but not what I necessarily consider my "top e-learning tools." So, here are my top 10 e-learning tools. They are not stand alone e-learning tools, but together allow me the ability to create effective e-learning courses. I have included how and why I use these tools. DHTML authoring tool - My preference is OutStart Trainer (TrainerSoft).

The Top 10 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools: Part 1


What’s a little more difficult however is picking the right tools to help you with course design, content creation, learning assessment and all the other tasks you need to run a successful eLearning program. 5) Secondary content creation and management tools.

Get hold of Storyline 360 for effortless E-learning authoring!


Storyline 360 is a tool with which you can create interactive courses for any device. All the other tools within Articulate 360 work on par with Storyline 360 to make interactive courses. The post Get hold of Storyline 360 for effortless E-learning authoring!

Software End-user Training for Packaging Industry – A Case Study

CommLab India

They approached CommLab India, a leading e-learning solutions provider, to develop the online end-user training modules for this tool. Who were the end-users of the tool? What was the tool used to develop the training? Training Solutions Software Training

What Are Your Top Learning Tools?


Voting for Jane Hart’s Annual Top 100 Tools for Learning is now open. Voting closes at noon GMT on Friday, September 18, 2015 and the 2015 Top 100 Tools list will be revealed on September 21, 2015. Email your 10 tools to using an organizational email address (i.e

GE TV: Craig Weiss on the Future of the LMS and Authoring Tools Markets

Growth Engineering

Where the authoring tools industry will head over the next 12 months. The second question is whether or not the authoring tools vendors buy in. 23:25) Craig, let’s talk authoring tools! Where do you see authoring tools going in the next 12 months?

The 33 tools we use to run our remote business

Trajectory IQ

Part of his new role was to help his, sales, marketing, and IT teams be more efficient. Here are the tools we’re using (hopefully this is helpful).  — simple conference call/ screensharing software. It’s a really cool tool that helps with cash flow forecasts.

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. Several of the roles listed can (and should) be combined into one person’s tasks, but for the purposes of process mapping we’ve separated everything to the lowest common denominator. You can involve people who don’t know the subject matter or who don’t know/have the authoring tool.

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eLearning Adoption at NRMA

B Online Learning

One of the great joys of my role here at B Online Learning, is when I get to work with individuals, groups or companies who are starting an eLearning journey and my role is to help them start.

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The 33 business tools we use to run our remote business

Trajectory IQ

Part of his new role was to help his, sales, marketing, and IT teams be more efficient. Here are the tools we’re using (hopefully this is helpful).  — simple conference call/ screensharing software. It’s a really cool tool that helps with cash flow forecasts.

Back to Basics: Course Administrator Role

DigitalChalk eLearning

If you have manually added users to your organization you may have noticed that there is a course administrator role option for you to select and wondered what access it gives to users if assigned. Anyone with this role will have access to the ‘Manage Courses’ and ‘Instructor Gradebook’ tabs.

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DevLearn 2011 – Notes from One ID Challenge and HTML5 Authoring Tool Review

E-learning Uncovered

We all agreed to take on a design challenge about six weeks before the conference, and show up ready to talk through 1) a design concept that we could present to a client and 2) our process and tools behind the concept. HTML5 Authoring Tool Review.

eLearning Guild Research: What Authoring Tool Do You Want to Buy? by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

When The eLearning Guild asked practitioners about the authoring tools they use for asynchronous. eLearning development, we learned which tools they use most, which they deem most important, and. Whatever your role in eLearning, you will want to read this.

Brandon’s App of the Week – Art Authority for iPad

Bottom-Line Performance

This week’s app is “ Art Authority for iPad ”, an amazing virtual museum that will put over 50,000 of the worlds best artistic works at your fingertips on your iPad (a separate app is available for iPhone). These features are part of the reason that the New York Times reported that for art on your iPad, Art Authority for the iPad has no rival. Art Authority for iPad- [ $4.99 (Current on sale half-price) ].

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Articulate Storyline – How To Add Animations To An Object States

Swift eLearning Services

Animations play an important role in an eLearning course as it will make the course look engaging. Step 2: Select… Authoring Tools eLearning Swift Articulate Storyline Articulate Storyline 2 Articulate Storyline 3 Articulate Storyline 360 Authoring Tool e-learning eLearning course Elearning course Development How to add animations to images in Articulate Storyline 360 State Animation in Articulate Storyline 360 storyline

The Role of a Learning Management System in a World Awash in Learning Content

Absorb LMS

Tools and technologies (authoring tools, learning management systems, etc.). Read and comment on blog posts written by authorities on specific topics.

Are You Giving Employees Tools They Actually Want to Use?

CLO Magazine

The chief learning officer has a pivotal role to play to help companies increase their organization’s capability, but the role is changing. The role of learning and development is shifting from a top-down approach to one that empowers employees to take charge of their own development.

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