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.

3 Types of Rapid Authoring Tools for Development

CommLab India

Martin advised John him to go in for rapid e-learning 1 development which uses rapid authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate. What is a rapid authoring tool? Let us now look at the different types of rapid authoring tools.

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New Tool: Create Awesome eLearning Interactions Online

eLearning Brothers

eLearning Interactions is an online tool that allows you to quickly build interactions that can be downloaded and embedded in whatever eLearning authoring software you use. There are no supporting files needed. No Software to Install. Make your eLearning Awesome!

e-Learning Authoring Tools Crash Course -- Follow Up

Learning Visions

Special thanks to Jean Marrapodi for inviting me to present. __ My topic: e-Learning Authoring Tools Crash Course: Deciding What Authoring Tools to Use and When In preparation for the session, I had to take a crash course in authoring tools myself. (If If you know me, you know I've never been much of a tool user, although I have been called a tool.) Here's what I turned to: Kineo Authoring Tools Reviews OK.

eLearning Guild Authoring & Development Tools Research Report (2008)

Learning Visions

After my session at ISPI earlier this week, someone commented that what would have really been useful is a list of the top 10 authoring tools in the market. During my presentation, I flashed up on the screen a list of the 122+ tools listed in the Brandon Hall database. And of course, the tool needs to fit the purpose, so one tool won’t fit all. I did dig up the eLearning Guild Authoring Tools Research Report (January 2008).

Application Training Programs: What's the Big Deal?

ID Reflections

Same with software systems that take years to develop and then they want training created and delivered in a week.? This was further ratified by a detailed post by Sreya, a co-blogger, called Challenges and solutions to technical software product training: Gathering Information.

Top 10 posts for the year

Janet Clarey

On to 2010… Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace – Message: designing instruction based on a person’s age is not supported by research. MyUdutu: One of the best kept secrets in e-learning authoring tools – My review of the web-based authoring tool MyUdutu from Udutu. – A mild rant about rapid e-learning tools and roles. According to Google Analytics, here’s the top content for this blog in 2009.

2009 Technology Trends That Impact Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

Web-based tools for scheduling, project management and documentation increase productivity and enhance personal mobility. Online image editors and other multimedia production tools provide access to a host of new and often less expensive applications. Open Source Software.

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My Moodle Test

Xyleme

Sophia Peters provides another interesting post entitled Deciding Between Open Source and Proprietary Software? In her article, she makes the following assertions: Open source software has grown to include […] an adherence to established standards, which is a high priority for open source software development. Proprietary software has closed standards that hinder further development. I think open source software can be a great viable solution for many organizations.