Do You Need a Content Authoring Tool for LearnDash?

LearnDash

What does it meant to be a Content Authoring Tool, and does that describe LearnDash? Every now and then, someone comes to us with a question about our software that uses a term we haven’t heard applied to us before. The most recent example was when someone asked us if we were a “Content Authoring Tool.”. What is the difference between a Content Management System, a Learning Management System, and a Content Authoring Tool?

Top 10 authoring tool in 2020 delivering engaging digital learning content

Paradiso

Authoring tools refer to web-based e-learning and are designed for particular styles of learning, file formats, delivery platforms, production workflows and eLearning standards. One of the important factors while choosing the best authoring tool is durability.

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What is an Authoring Tool?

Growth Engineering

Authoring tools play a vital role in the learning technology ecosystem. Authoring tools have expanded our ability to produce high-impact eLearning courses without technical […]. The post What is an Authoring Tool?

eLearning Authoring Tool Comparison

Association eLearning

There are lots of eLearning authoring tools out there. Here’s a quick look at the most popular eLearning authoring tool types. eLearning Authoring Tool: PowerPoint. Many eLearning authoring tools use PowerPoint directly or are based on it. By themselves, however, PowerPoint files don’t use any eLearning standards like SCORM or xAPI. And the interactions you can create are easier and faster to build in specialized eLearning tools.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool? can make the process of choosing an authoring. tool seem bewildering, but there are some.

Software review: Elucidat vs. Evolve Authoring Tool

Elucidat

If you’ve narrowed down your search for an elearning authoring tool to something that’s cloud-based and easy to use, you may be trying to make a choice between Elucidat and Evolve elearning authoring platforms. So, which features does each authoring platform offer?

Authoring Tools for E-Learning: The Definitive Guide

Docebo

Enter content authoring tools*. What are Content Authoring Tools? What are the Different Types of Authoring Tools. Benefits and Challenges of E-Learning Authoring Tools. Authoring Tools You Might Consider. Your Content Author, Signing Off. What are Content Authoring Tools? Authoring tools start your journey; they help you develop and create your training. Authoring tools can be similar.

The 8 best SCORM authoring tools to watch for 2021

Elucidat

If your plan for 2021 is to create awesome SCORM-compliant elearning, you might be wondering what are the best SCORM authoring tools available right now. What are SCORM authoring tools? An authoring tool can be used to create and maintain web-based content.

How to select an e-Learning authoring tool

Challenge to Learn

There are hundreds of e-Learning authoring tools around and they come in many shapes an sizes, so how to select the one that fits your requirements? In this post I will give a global overview of different types of e-Learning authoring tools and some questions that you can ask yourself. What is an e-Learning authoring tool? What is an e-Learning authoring tool? How to select the proper authoring tool. Types of authoring tools.

How to Select the Right eLearning Authoring Tools and Services

Hurix Digital

What is an eLearning Authoring Tool? An eLearning authoring tool is a software that developers use to package content, typically, multimedia content, and make it available to end users on the World Wide Web. While there are many tools available, it is advisable to choose one that supports e-learning content standards such as SCORM , AICC and CBT. Deciding on the right eLearning authoring tool is a tricky business unless you are sure of what you want.

September Recap: xAPI Quarterly, DevLearn, Consortium

MakingBetter

Introduced the xAPI Quarterly. We will publish the newest information around xAPI. We will ask many of our xAPI Camp presenters to extend their messages into articles, helping xAPI Camp discussions live outside of the rooms where the event happens. Ran xAPI Camp – DevLearn. Happy xAPI Campers. The xAPI community never ceases to amaze and this was proof beyond doubt that you are THE BEST PEOPLE anyone could ask to work with.

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Transitioning from SCORM to xAPI

Web Courseworks

On October 5 th , 2017, the Department of Defense announced that its eLearning curricula would adhere to xAPI standards rather than the more traditional SCORM standards of the eLearning industry. I’m not going to delve deeply into the advantages and disadvantages of xAPI in this blog post. I wish I could tell you that there’s an easy fix or a mere change in settings when you export your project from your favorite SCORM authoring tool.

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Captivate and xAPI

Adobe Captivate

eLearning brothers has been hosting an event and last week was all about xAPI. They had a great course on Captivate and xAPI. It would be great to see Captivate make adding custom xAPI statements easier. I’ve been experimenting with creation, upload to ScormCloud and evaluating the xAPI statements but the ability to get things right into an LRS with analytics capabilities would be great. The post Captivate and xAPI appeared first on eLearning.

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Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison of 7 Major Authoring Tools

gomo learning

The eLearning Authoring Tool market is varied, with a potentially confusing range of options. Unfortunately, no one tool will do everything—so it helps to break down which authoring tools best fit which use-cases. What Are You Looking for in an Authoring Tool? Before diving into our full eLearning authoring tool comparison, it’s critical to map out your needs to determine the features that are most relevant to you and your organization.

What is xAPI?

Degreed

The Experience API (xAPI) is a technical specification that makes it easier for learning technologies to connect to each other. Basically, it’s a rulebook for how learning tools communicate about and glean data from online and offline activities of an individual or group of people. How does xAPI work? We like to use a USB analogy to help describe how xAPI works. The xAPI specification works in much the same way. xAPI eliminates these constraints.

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eLearning Authoring Tools + xAPI = A Love Story

gomo learning

eLearning authoring tools and xAPI go together like the proverbial horse and carriage. In this blog post from Customer Success Manager, Simon Waldram, we look at the love affair between xAPI and authoring tools, and detail four ways an authoring tool can use xAPI to drive learning value. What Is xAPI? In its simplest form, an xAPI statement consists of an actor, verb, and object. xAPI and eLearning: What’s the Big Deal?

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Nerdy Shop Talk – xAPI

Usable Learning

Topic: xAPI…huh…what is it good for? xAPI (the specification formerly known as Tin Can) has been available for a while, but what can instructional designers actually *do* with it? If you are a designer who suspects that you should be making use of xAPI but aren’t really sure what you might do with it, check-in for some Nerdy Shop Talk with xAPI gurus, Megan Torrance and Sean Putman. It’s baaaack.

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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? Not for everyone and can be used with other authoring tools for a nice suite of authoring tools for you. Every other e-learning tool today has higher SaaS than one sector – authoring tools.

The ultimate authoring tool buyer’s guide

Elucidat

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. This detailed guide and six point scorecard is designed to help you find the best elearning software for your needs. A software provider might offer loads of snazzy features, but are they right for you?

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.

2014 Authoring Tools – State of Affairs

eLearning 24-7

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. Built-in audio narration tools including some editing.

Attachments in xAPI – TMYK

Experience API

At a recent event, we were surprised to find out how few people had heard of Attachments as a part of xAPI. So in that spirit, we wanted to pass along some helpful information when it comes to using Attachments in xAPI. An xAPI statement must have these 3 things: actor, verb and object. But xAPI statements can be much more expressive and include Attachments, such as media files or documents. If you’re using an authoring tool to create xAPI activities, you’re in luck!

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The Top 12 eLearning Authoring Tools (2019 Update)

LearnUpon

That means investing in the best tools for your business. Then, if you’re using SCORM or xAPI course content , a first-class authoring tool is a must. Whether you’re new to the world of authoring tools or in the market looking to upgrade, we’ve collated a list of some of the best tools out there. We deep-dive into the pros, cons, features, and more of each to help you find the best eLearning authoring tool for you.

SCORM vs xAPI: The Right Choice For Your e-learning

Wizcabin

While it can be confusing to pick between SCORM and xAPI, getting to understand the two standards and your requirements will make your choice easier. Although SCORM is a widely used standard, xAPI has many features that can help to track and deliver personalized learning experience. SCORM vs xAPI – What Are They And What Are Their Benefits? What is xAPI? The Benefits of SCORM vs xAPI. Below are a few benefits of the SCORM and xAPI. Benefits of xAPI.

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Think xAPI is Next-Generation SCORM? Think Again

Talented Learning

Anthony is an independent xAPI evangelist and Instructional Developer for the Internet of Things. If you’re an elearning professional, you’ve probably seen or heard the term xAPI countless times. But are you still fuzzy about where SCORM ends and xAPI begins? After years of educating people about xAPI (aka Experience Application Programming Interface ), I find that it is still one of the least-understood concepts in the digital learning world.

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Best e-Content Development Tools in the Business

Hurix Digital

Content authoring tools, also known as e-content development tools, have become a popular means to create digital content. Instructional designers use these tools to create training material for employees and also educational content for K-12 and higher education.

Top Online Learning Development and Delivery Tools

Hurix Digital

There are several learning and development tools available in the market that you can use to custom create your content. Here, in this article, we talk about online learning development and delivery tools. What is an authoring tool used for online learning development. An authoring tool is a software program that assists you in creating eLearning and other types of digital content. Experienced authors can create complex interactions.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

Mobile Friendly – It has taken a bit of time, but go anywhere and you will see “Responsive” and “HTML5″ xAPI – Another why wasn’t this done a year ago for many vendors? – 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.

Top 15 Instructional Design Tools Ranked

Continu

Instructional design tools are key to creating, modifying, and shaping training materials. So searching for the correct instructional design tool is key to training success. If you are new to instructional design or are searching for a new tool, where do you begin? We’ve outlined 15 instructional design tools with our picks for the top three. Here are some tools to consider. CoreAcheive is an e-learning SaaS tool. dominKnow is an authoring platform.

5 Common Myths About eLearning Authoring Tools Busted

gomo learning

The eLearning industry is awash with misconceptions about what authoring tools can and cannot do. This post (originally published in October 2017) looks at five common eLearning authoring tool myths to debunk some out-of-date thinking on the best possible use of authoring tools. Authoring tools are the cornerstone of today’s online course development efforts. Authoring tool technology has evolved in leaps and bounds over the years.

xAPI Camp – DevLearn 2015 is ONE DAY AWAY

MakingBetter

The first xAPI Camp at DevLearn, the first of four events we’re putting on hosted by The eLearning Guild , is nigh upon us. The Guild helped us launch xAPI at mLearnCon back in 2012 and they have been a steadfast supporter of xAPI. Last year was the first year there was an official xAPI Track at DevLearn and, together, we are upping that ante again (…in Vegas). We may even be doing karaoke Tuesday night, after xAPI Camp, because that is how we roll.

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9 Questions That Help Define Your eLearning Authoring Tool Needs

gomo learning

In this extract from the first chapter of our latest ebook , From Tool Selection to Measurement: 6 Steps to eLearning Authoring Success , we look at the first of four key ideas to help you define your eLearning tool selection needs. When you’re in the market for a new software tool, it can be difficult to define your needs and to prioritize accordingly. Remember that your learners aren’t the only audience for the tool.

Top authoring tools for eLearning

LearnUpon

Do your courses need to be SCORM or xAPI compliant? Essentially, you need an authoring tool to create SCORM or xAPI courses which you then upload to your LMS. This post sheds some light on the most popular authoring tools on the market today. What is an authoring tool? An authoring tool is a piece of software that allows you to create and arrange content into a standardized course structure.

Retail training: How to pick the right authoring tool

Elucidat

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 important you find the right fit for everyone: shop-floor staff all the way to your in-house Learning Designers. Choosing an elearning authoring tool is not an easy decision and realistically you’ll probably need more than a demo to make it. Are like minded customers using the tool?

Articulate Rise, A Responsive Authoring Tool

LearnUpon

Business tools used to require you to download and run an application on your machine. For a comprehensive list of the best course creation options, check out our post on the top 12 eLearning authoring tools. You’re not required to download any software and it runs smoothly, on any device, through your browser. One of the biggest frustrations when using an authoring tool is that responsive courses can be difficult to create. SCORM 2004, AICC, or xAPI.