Authoring Tool Trends for 2017

eLearning 24-7

The authoring tool industry continues to evolve. I won’t regurgitate everything that appeared and did not for that matter in the authoring tool space as a whole in 2016, but a few have crossed over in a positive light, which is pushing trend. Authoring tool style.

4 HTML5 Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Origin Learning

This logically deduces the need for such authoring tools that can publish content that is compatible to the user experience that such smart devices deliver. Here we have compiled a list of 4 authoring tools that enable smarter and interactive content designing and delivery.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

When looking at the state of the authoring tool space, two words come to mind. And for the entire rapid content authoring tool space, I have to ask – Why? If I am an authoring tool vendor, I would explore what is happening in the authoring tool market, what my product looks like, how I can make it better for my target audience and what do I see or others I trust see the e-learning space is heading. . Assessment tool. SaaS tool.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

– This means that multiple people can work at the same time on the same course and same page – it is really an awesome feature, especially with SaaS authoring tools. It should exist in every authoring tool. . . . Go with Gomo Authoring.

The Best E-Learning Software Tools

ICDTranslation

An experienced instructor, great content and the right authoring tool. Whether you are creating employee training or college online courses the e-learning software that you use is very important. Top 5 E-Learning Software Tools.

2014 Authoring Tools – State of Affairs

eLearning 24-7

According to several web sites, green represents nature and fertility. So far in 2014, the authoring tool space hasn’t really come out with anyone earth shattering, that would make you stand up and scream “Brussels Sprouts are the new “spinach” Avatars and background templates continue to “in” - A few vendors are now adding “real life” scenario backgrounds- but “real life” is open to interpretation.

New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

best products that work under water (summer time) and from the e-learning prospective – the best authoring tools. Authoring tools are always changing – some for the better, others for the worst. SCORM and assessment tool. #4 Everyone loves lists.

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

Again, not every tool below is SaaS based, but at some point, you have to move to the SaaS world, especially if you are offering or saying you do – some type of mobile learning functionality. I’ve seen some authoring tools that fit most of the criteria above, but whose ease of use is substandard or even really bad. Updated Content Authoring Tool Directory. C ontent Authoring Tools Directory. The Ten Best Course Authoring Tools. #10

Can Rapid Authoring Tools Deliver Responsive and Device Agnostic Content?

Origin Learning

Device agnosticism is a hot topic in the web content development arena. An example of truly responsive web design may be worth mentioning here. While such packaged software may be good to get you started, a couple of drawbacks defeat the very purpose of device agnosticism.

7 Benefits of Rapid Authoring Tools For eLearning Professionals

Enyota Learning

The answer to this is rapid authoring tools! Today, rapid authoring tools have grabbed the attention of learning professionals as these tools help them with designing interactive and immersive eLearning content. What are rapid authoring tools?

Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

Its nearly Halloween and with that comes the shocking and fearful excitement or lack thereof of the scariest things on the plane appearing at the movie theaters, in costumes, television and for us, the course authoring tool market. Authoring Tool Treat.

Why use collaborative authoring software?

Elucidat

The huge rise in popularity of time management tools and productivity apps shows that many of us are trying to achieve more in less time. An efficient elearning development workflow centered around a collaborative authoring tool could save you hours. Unlimited authors.

Authoring Tools- The DevLearn Experience

eLearning 24-7

I suspected that the expo would feature a large quantity of rapid content authoring tools. Not so much, from what I saw – some of the tools were underwhelming (granted some were quite impressive), but rather how the vendors themselves perceived where the market is going and what customers want in their authoring tools. Back in 2000, the knock on rapid content authoring tools were they “pre-template” driven solutions.

Summer Course Authoring Tool Rankings – Top Ten

eLearning 24-7

With all this fun summer stuff, comes my summer course authoring tool rankings. For those who are in my top ten course authoring tool rankings. #10 Assessment tool including randomization. Assessment tool and question bank. Assessment tool.

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

Web Courseworks

The era of web-based authoring systems is here. Web-based products such as Claro and Composica promise to solve collaborative dilemmas and enable development teams to create engaging and interactive learning content with ease. Individual authoring tools (e.g.,

Web 164

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Tools these days come in three flavors. Authoring Tools for developers. The biggest problem facing the industry in the past few years are the lack of course authoring tools for e-learning developers and instructional designers. Course Authoring Tools for the masses.

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.

Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free)

eLearning 24-7

Below is a list of course authoring tools – think “rapid e-learning authoring software&#. The list is followed by free open source software that mimics and can even beat – IMO some of its more well known competitors – that you might use when building your WBT. All software below is free. Rapid E-Learning Course Software. MOS Solo - Content authoring tool. MLOAT - Multimedia Learning Object Authoring Tool.

Cloud Authoring

Web Courseworks

Desktop vs. Cloud Based Authoring. Collaboration Like mentioned above, one of the biggest downfalls of desktop app authoring software is how difficult and time consuming it can be to collaborate on a project. Want to learn more about cloud authoring? The “Cloud”.

How to select the right authoring tool

eLearning 24-7

Actually, it can be just as exhausting and face nearly same challenges when you are looking for an authoring tool to build your courses. Authoring tools list AKA Where do you want to live. That same occurs when you are deciding on an authoring tool. With over 180 authoring tools in the market and with the majority not as well known, picking just the right one can be as challenging as selecting an area to live.

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

CommLab India

How can you develop a good web-based training (WBT) material? What does it take to harness the full learning potential of the Web to train your workforce? This is a powerful rapid authoring tool for developing web-based courses. 3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools.

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. In case you choose a tool that does not fully meet your training needs, you lose more than just your time and money.

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.

Why cloud authoring tools are the best tools for eLearning

QuoDeck

Let’s start by understanding, what exactly is ‘Cloud Authoring’! Cloud authoring is ‘internet based authoring’. In other words, one can access these tools using their web browser. So, what makes Cloud Authoring better than others?

Authoring Tool Market – What I am seeing

eLearning 24-7

Right now I am doing a survey on authoring tools (more on this at the end of the post) and so far 100% of all respondents state that HTML5 output is required in an authoring tool. I do believe that HTML5 output will continue to grow as an authoring tool feature. If you are an e-learning developer or instructional designer this has always been a favorite feature of authoring tools. Video recording, web cam recording.

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.

Amazing Tools to Produce Effective Web-based Training Courses [Infographic]

CommLab India

How can you develop good web-based training material? What does it take to harness the full learning potential of the Web to train your workforce? The selection of the right authoring tool goes a long way in the development of good web-based material.

Web 87

Product Review: EasyGenerator Rapid Content Authoring Tool

eLearning 24-7

EasyGenerator is a SaaS based content authoring tool that is like a piece of fine sculpture, with some cracks, but beauty that is hidden within. Extremely feature rich – can compete with Captivate and other authoring tools. File, Edit, View, Tools and Help.

Bridge over troubled authoring tool waters

eLearning 24-7

So, why can’t we do it with all the authoring tools on the market? You would think that with over 140 authoring tools on the market, vendors would want you to try out their product before dropping any type of cash. NexLearn Professional sim tool – They want you to sign a MDNA before seeing the product (In my case they thought I was an e-learning developer. What is equally ironic is that it just isn’t limited to desktop tools but also SaaS too.

Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning

Upside Learning

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).

HTML5 for Mobile Learning Development: The Top Four Reasons for Choosing HTML5 as an Authoring Tool

G-Cube

A survey on the most preferred tool for mobile app development revealed that, HTML5 was the technology of choice for the majority that is 41% of the users. HTML5 is one of the main tools used by eLearning professionals, one of the major reasons is its versatility and flexibility.

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. Can link to external or web video files.

Webinar Digest: Benefits of Cloud Authoring

Web Courseworks

Web Courseworks CEO, Dr. Jon Aleckson, and Dr. Paul Schneider, VP of Business Development at dominKnow, discussed the Benefits of Cloud Authoring. This, in turn, has created a line of new authoring tools available via the cloud. Coining the term cloud authoring.

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.

PENS 169

Geenio Authoring Tool: New Background Tool, Color Schemes, Typography and Various Fixes

Geenio

Not long ago Geenio LMS and Authoring Tool was updated. Created a Background Tool. Background Tool. This tool also allows users to choose the color of the background from the color palette. Color Schemes is another new feature in our content authoring tools.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools Directory

eLearning 24-7

Listed below is the RCAT (Rapid Content Authoring Tools) Directory. Directory does NOT include any free authoring tools, since those are available elsewhere on this blog. Rapid Content Authoring Tools Directory. If vendor does not listing pricing on web site, you will see “Not Available on Site&#. Next week: Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality.

The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development

G-Cube

To help you out, I’ve aggregated 11 of the top development tools to help you easily put together either native, or web-based mobile LMS software apps for your workforce. Tools for Web-Based eLearning Apps. Tools for Native eLearning Apps.