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.

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.

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?

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. Authoring.

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.

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.

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What is xAPI?

LearnUpon

Over the past three years, xAPI has emerged as the hot new standard for delivering online training. xAPI is often described as the next evolution of SCORM. But what is xAPI? What is xAPI? Rustici Software believe that “learning happens everywhere”. How xAPI works.

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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? It should exist in every authoring 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.

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.

Scorm vs Tin Can (xAPI)

Elucidat

Whilst SCORM is the most widely used elearning standard, xAPI opens up a wealth of opportunity for tracking, personalizing and improving learning experiences. But, the extent and flexibility to which they SCORM and xAPI are able to do this differs significantly. xAPI can help!

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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 create simple software simulations.

xAPI, LRS – The Interview

eLearning 24-7

xAPI and LRS (Learning Record Stores) have been in the news and frankly everywhere within the e-learning industry in the past 1.5 My job was to help author SCORM 2004, focusing on how to develop content that would work in SCORM systems. Right now, “Tin Can” refers to xAPI.

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Track and trace Learners results. What do SCORM compliance, AICC, XAPI and CMI5 mean?

Challenge to Learn

Do you want to buy a LMS or an authoring tool and are you wondering what the best option is for tracking the results of your learners? Or are you just confused by all the abbreviations like: SCORM, AICC, XAPI, and CMI5? SCORM and XAPI / Tincan. SCORM and XAPI compared.

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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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4 examples of using xAPI for more effective learning

Elucidat

xAPI is a game changer. In this blog we take a closer look at what xAPI is and share some real-world examples of xAPI in action. What is xAPI? If you care about supporting real learning that’s truly people-centered , then you should consider xAPI as a way of measuring it!

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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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Top 8 xAPI Questions Everyone Wants to Know

JCA Solutions

Top 8 xAPI Questions. In comes xAPI. Here are some of the top xAPI questions. What is xAPI? Its official name is Experience API but most everyone uses xAPI for short. No, xAPI is not replacing SCORM. You can read more about xAPI and SCORM comparison here.

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LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools

WBT Systems

Before getting started with using eLearning tools for your education or certification programs, it is important to know the difference between the different tools used to create, develop, and deliver eLearning content. Which eLearning Tool is Right for You?

Profile Recipes vs. xAPI Profiles

Experience API

What’s the difference between profile recipes and xAPI profiles? A “ profile recipe ” was an early attempt to make it possible for members of the xAPI community to publicly share how they were implementing an information model for a given experience in the hopes that others with a similar experience could use the same model. With shared common models becoming more common, reporting tools targeting those shared models could be created. xAPI Profiles.

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How to add attachments to an xAPI course in Lectora: xAPI Party demo

Experience API

Last Friday, we were excited to be involved in xAPI Party. The celebration marked the end of the xAPI Cohort run by Torrance Learning (their next Cohort starts February 1) and our Director of Products TJ Seabrooks gave a demo. Standards Use Cases xAPI

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Thursday’s Trending eLearning Topic: xAPI

Trivantis

xAPI (often called The Experience API, Tin Can, or the next generation of SCORM) helps us measure learner success by tracking many types of learning experiences. Best Practices for xAPI. John also shared this pdf as an additional resource: • Launching xAPI content without an LMS.

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Articulate Rise, a responsive authoring tool

LearnUpon

When creating eLearning courses, you have a number of authoring tools to select from. You are not required to download any software and it runs smoothly on almost any device. One of the biggest frustrations with authoring tools is that most struggle to create courses that are responsive – i.e. change size when used by varying screen sizes. Export to SCORM to upload to your LMS (xAPI support coming soon).

Evaluating 3 Useful Tools that Support E-learning Development

CommLab India

In my previous blog, we’ve compared 3 widely used authoring tools – Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and Lectora Inspire 16. This blog intends to evaluate 3 such widely used tools – Adobe Presenter 11, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, and FlipBook Maker Pro 4.

Degreed Definitions: Getting Started with xAPI (Part 2)

Degreed

Part one of our 2-part xAPI series taught us the basics of Experience API (xAPI) including the definition and how it works between systems. This post will explore getting started with xAPI and the data that comes with it! Defining Terms api degreed watershed xApi

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Package & track elearning: why companies need both AICC & xAPI

Docebo

AICC and xAPI (Experience API, or formerly Tin Can) are among the most important standards: whilst AICC has been around for a while, the xAPI is relatively recent. From Tin Can to xAPI: a core called LRS. What we used to know as “ Tin Can ” is now called xAPI.

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How “system of systems” relates to xAPI: a learning from I/ITSEC 2017

Experience API

This year, we exhibited and talked with people about how we help solve problems around eLearning standards like xAPI and SCORM (along with the updated DoDI 1322.26 ). xAPI is at its core a communication protocol that helps multiple, separate pieces communicate in the same way.

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The Average Joe imperative

E-Learning Provocateur

I remember trying to build simple objects using the developer tools, but I struggled. While I can’t hack into NASA, I’m confident enough to give any software a go and not be put off by shiny new toys.

Day 2. How to use SCORM compliant authoring tools

LearnUpon

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.

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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xAPI’s Tipping Point for Both Community & Industry

MakingBetter

Since last year, I worked with IEEE to standardize the Experience API (xAPI) specification. Most of my work is with the IEEE-LTSC but recently a few other IEEE standards groups expressed interest in using xAPI. They’re looking at xAPI because it provides a way to share data across devices, related to people, in a way other systems can understand. This is exciting stuff for everyone with a hand in making xAPI what it is. Second, an xAPI Camp is happening.

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The 10 Must-Have LMS Software Features

ProProfs

Support for Mobile Devices What good is a mobile responsive e-learning course if your LMS software isn’t mobile compatible? Tin Can (xAPI) / SCORM Compliance Tin Can and SCORM are software specifications that allow LMS applications to talk to other applications (cross-software communication).

Podcast 17: Next-Level Learning Analytics – With Guest Expert Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

He has designed, built and operationalized multiple learning software products, and is currently working on a next-generation learning analytics platform. Business intelligence tools are not new. Many organizations already have solid tools like Tableau and Microsoft Power BI.

Why the Experience API (xAPI) Is Crucial to Your eLearning Success

Trivantis

The Experience API (xAPI) is an updated standard for tracking eLearning; it shows a more complete picture of your learners’ activity than SCORM does. xAPI was created by Rustici Software to replace SCORM (an earlier set of technical standards for eLearning software products).

Day 5: xAPI and more – what next for SCORM?

LearnUpon

Funnily enough, Tin Can (xAPI) , which we’ll examine next, adopts a similar approach to AICC regarding the HACP and, as a result, can track data across domains, or indeed, almost anywhere. eLearning now: Tin Can (xAPI). But why does xAPI’s lack of packaging matter?

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Y Is xAPI So x-Zillerating?

ATD Learning Technologies

xAPI promises far more than its predecessor, the SCORM standard, which tracked e-learning activity in learning management systems. While you don’t necessarily need xAPI, note the authors of the TD at Work issue, odds are you’ll want it in the future for these reasons.

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