The ultimate authoring tool buyer’s guide


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.

3 Secrets of Workshop Facilitators: Leverage Them to Author eLearning Rapidly


I personally love facilitated, in-person training workshops. These workshops also provide the opportunity to congregate with peers in a casual setting and to grow professional networks. But, I still appreciate the idea of attending training workshops led by expert facilitators.

Workshop, E-Learning or Video? A question of strategy

Connect Thinking

Question from a client: We’re rolling out workshops about a new people development process. Workshop. We also need to consider what is lost when we move training out of the workshop and into a self-directed modality, such as e-learning or video.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014


The year saw many interesting developments directly impacting e-learning in areas like: Courseware Authoring Tools. More LMSs and learning platforms enabling options for managing and tracking informal learning. Rapid e-Learning Development Tools.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2015


Each year we list our top tools for learning to try in the new year. And now, in our third year of this series, we have collected 300 tools to choose from. Fit Brains Trainer features more than 350 games and puzzles to challenge your mind, as well as tracking to measure your progress.

Are You Riding the Waves or the Ripples? Tracking Learning Trends

Vignettes Learning

Such reality is now evident in ubiquitous tools like smart phones, GPSs, sequencing the human genomes and in many fields. See the diagram “Tracking Learning Trends: Are you Riding the Waves or the Ripples?”. Storyline adds the power of Flash in authoring without a single scripting line.

Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Laura authored ‘Linking Learning to Business’ in January 2004 – one of the first industry benchmark studies at the time. Laura is a respected industry expert and speaker, conducting workshops and stimulating debate around the globe. ABOUT LAURA OVERTON (MD, Towards Maturity).

The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators


35% does not even use an authoring tool at all. I think we mostly know how to track informal learning with Tin Can now, but there is still a long way to go in making useful information out of all that data. ” – Mike Rustici.

What I am hearing and seeing in E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

The same for authoring tools. You also can’t leave out m-learning platforms, assessment tool providers, web conferencing, audio conferencing and a couple social platforms. How often have you had someone train you or present a workshop – and they were awful – but you rated them as excellent? Authoring tools. Here are a few more items I’m seeing on the growth track.

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Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Joe is also a frequent teacher and presenter at industry conferences and at client sites, especially on the subject of eLearning development tools. His tool reviews appear each month and he is the recipient of several awards for his work in eLearning, including a Lifetime Achievement Award way back in 1999. For decades, you have been helping learning designers with your design approaches and your expert advice on the use of development tools. How often is the tool updated?

Top 18 Incredible Resources on Using QR Codes in E-Learning & M-Learning


Today, when we are contemplating on a design for a mobile learning solution for one of our clients to help make their product unpacking and commissioning processes effortless, we set out on a journey to explore and learn more about this wonderful tool. The QR code was invented in 1984 by the Denso Wave Corporation, a subsidiary of Toyota, to keep track of vehicle parts during manufacturing. QR Code-Based Tools.

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


He was the founder and CEO of Authorware, a revolutionary eLearning authoring tool. Learnnovators: You are known for your role as the primary architect in creating Authorware ― one of the most successful authoring tools ever created. And, you are the innovative force behind your recently launched authoring and publishing system, ZebraZapps — your award-winning instructional design approach and authoring environment for creating serious learning games and simulations.

Walking down the Interactive Learning Path with Raptivity


With a tool like Raptivity, educators can bridge this gap by adding meaningful learning interactions (such as brainteasers, interactive diagrams, 3D worlds, games, simulations, assessments and much more) to their digital content. Raptivity is one of the world’s finest interactivity building tools, and is being used worldwide to make teaching content and training workshops more engaging, interactive and enjoyable - be it in the classroom, online or on mobile devices.

New in Adobe Captivate 8: The Little Things

E-learning Uncovered

Tracking variable usage. June 3, 5, 10, 12 | Training Workshop: Articulate Studio ’13. Uncategorized Adobe Captivate announcements authoring tools captivate Captivate 8 design development e-learning e-learning design eLearning mobile tools

How Innovative Business Consultants Stand Out from the Competition

And according to Alan Weiss , author of The Consulting Bible, the most successful consultants demonstrate thought leadership and better value. With a follow-up or practice tool, you give clients a path of activities they can execute during their daily work. Tools are cool.

Why a Learning Ecosystem Will Supercharge Your Blended Learning Programs

Leo Learning

But how can you manage, track and measure your blends—as well as ensure you provide a high-quality learning experience? How do I track effectiveness and impact? A social learning platform, internal social network or collaboration tool. Webinar software.

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How Effective are Current Online Employee Training Solutions in Combating High Attrition Rates?


Workshops in real life as well as training software matter, but only if the course itself provides the employees with useful stuff (yes, that’s a technical term.) Employee training software that is engaging and in context performs a significant role enhancing job satisfaction.

Whatever Happened to Simulation in eLearning?


At the same time, the adoption of authoring tools like Captivate and Storyline, while opening up eLearning “programming” to non-programmers, further limit interactive options to those that each respective tool supports without custom coding. Use in an opportunity analysis tool.

Top Chief Learning Officer Conferences of 2019


Plus, empowered employees with the necessary tools to do their jobs successfully are more willing to stay and grow with your organization than looking for a new job. These will be workshops and certification programs for your individual development.

People that inspire me: my 5 eLearning heroes

Challenge to Learn

He gave a workshop that I attended and we spoke briefly afterwards and exchanged business cards. ZebraZaps is a tool that will enable you to create all kind of interactive elements for your eLearning, and it is one of the truly innovative tools out there.

11 Invaluable Tips To Design Blended Learning Courses for Corporate Training


For example, are you going to use it as a supplemental teaching tool in the classroom, or will the learners only be using their tech tools at home? Keep track of learner progress. Author: Christopher Pappas.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

There are big problems with tracking and verifying a learners’ CE balance. Just as importantly, ledgers transparently track the movement of credits from party to party – in our case, from CE provider to certificant to certifying board.

LCMS vs. LMS: A Guide to Learning Content Management Systems


It’s a platform that allows you to create, manage, host and track digital learning content. Some technologies that you think of primarily as authoring tools may actually tick all the LCMS boxes; Elucidat is a good example of this. Basic SCORM tracking is enough.


CASE Professional Development Portal

Association eLearning

Traditionally CASE has offered place-based workshops, seminars, and conferences, as well as online recordings of its place-based education, archived Webinars, and 39 self-paced eLearning courses through a partnership with a third party.

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Social Learning is NOT a new training trend

Jane Hart

Only what can be learnt in a formal context (and can be tracked) is of value. Helping people to do their jobs (better) in the most appropriate ways (performance support/aids, training, productivity tools). Creating and producing formal courses and workshops using formal ISD/ADDIE methodologies. Tracking of learners’ activity on courses. Open access to content – lite-tracking of use. Course authoring tools. Course authoring tools.

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13 Call Center Conferences That Will Captivate You in 2019–2020


With a wide variety of customer-service-oriented tracks and events, this conference is a great event for everyone from CEOs to call center managers. Evaluating and Buying Tech Tools for CS & CX Teams. Want full-day contact center workshops?

xAPI Camp – DevLearn 2015 is ONE DAY AWAY


Last year was the first year there was an official xAPI Track at DevLearn and, together, we are upping that ante again (…in Vegas). Riptide Software has been a big supporter of every xAPI Camp with really compelling cases studies and incredible enthusiasm over the mission of getting people into the conversations they need to have around xAPI. Rustici Software almost needs no introduction as they prototyped and developed innovative work that eventually became xAPI.

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What's new from Unicorn this quarter?

Unicorn Training

authoring tool. practical tools to help. course that focuses on the application of risk management and resilience tools and practices in firms. The answer is using our FREE and recently enhanced authoring tool eCreator 2.0!

What Do You Need to Know to Gamify Your E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

When it comes to building the courses in an authoring tool , you basically need to know how to use variables. Variables allow you to track and evaluate the user to provide relevant feedback, scoring, tokens, and all the other things that make up gamified e-learning courses.

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Singapore Learning Symposium Resources #SLS2013

Kapp Notes

The information about the games industry can be found on the web site of Singapore’s Media Development Authority. We then discussed how Adobe has created a game to help teach software called Level Up. It is the gamification of software training.

Top 10 Considerations When Selecting an LMS


For example, if you use an authoring tool with your LMS, your vendor should understand the tool and its outputs. If your vendor doesn’t offer support to cover these kind of issues, you may struggle with courses that won’t track. Requirements workshops.

People Development: Stop Spending, Start Thinking

CLO Magazine

Some are full-service systems by major providers with proven track records. Like sports equipment, learning tools pile up and become rubbish. We often start from several competing assessment tools, competency and leadership models that confuse managers and undermine HR’s credibility.

Blended Learning is Splendid Learning

Growth Engineering

Using online social tools to generate discussion among the learners. Learning Management Systems let the learners watch videos of lectures, track their progress, chat with each other or with their manager, and find any other materials they need, like PowerPoint presentations or white papers.

Microlearning vs Traditional Learning

Ed App

Traditional learning tends to rely on large lesson plans, whether it’s an hour course, a day long workshop or a twenty-page PDF. How about seeing a breakdown of how your staff have engaged with learning material and being able to track their completion so you can improve this?

What's new from Unicorn this quarter?

Unicorn Training

authoring tool. The courses cover all staff who are subject to the new regime, providing comprehensive training on the key aspects and the application of practical tools to help.In The answer is using our FREE and recently enhanced authoring tool eCreator 2.0!