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. The mind map can help learning professionals choose the right authoring tool for their requirements and expectations. I’ve been wandering around the web to find the right authoring tool for specific use cases. While some try doing freeform authoring through a template-based authoring tool.

Top Authoring Tools to Convert Adobe Flash courses to HTML5

Swift eLearning Services

As the support to FLASH ended, Here are the top best authoring tools to convert flash to HTML5 eLearning and facilitates an effective conversion process.

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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. in Flash Based eLearning Development?

Tips to Convert PowerPoint Presentations into an eLearning Course Using Articulate Storyline 360

Swift eLearning Services

Prior to the emergence of current eLearning rapid authoring tools, eLearning training modules used to be made in Adobe Flash. Much before that – for considerably a longer time – PPT was widely used for training programs.

Steps to Convert PPT into eLearning Using Adobe Captivate 2017

Swift eLearning Services

Adobe Captivate is a one-stop solution for all the rapid, responsive and interactive eLearning requirements. In this blog we will go through the process of converting PowerPoint presentations (instructor-led training PPT deck) into interactive and engaging e-learning courses using the Html5 authoring tool Adobe captivate 2017. Instructor-led training responsive eLearning

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Convert PPT to SCORM: Top Tools to Convert PowerPoint Into SCORM Packages

Hurix Digital

But when it comes to an organization’s eLearning needs, just the presentations (PPTs) may not be enough. It needs to be converted to a more suitable format such as SCORM using a PPT to SCORM converter. PPT files have very limited LMS support.

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Steps to Convert PPT into eLearning Using Adobe Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate is a one-stop solution for all the rapid, responsive and interactive eLearning requirements. In this blog we will go through the process of converting PowerPoint presentations (instructor-led training PPT deck) into interactive and engaging e-learning courses using the Html5 authoring tool Adobe captivate 2017. Step 1: Open the PowerPoint presentation that you want to convert into eLearning course. Instructor-led training Responsive eLearning

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PowerPoint or Prezi: Which is Best for eLearning?

Association eLearning

The question is becoming more and more common — “Should I use PowerPoint (PPT) or Prezi?” Here are a few points to consider before making a choice for your association: “Is the eLearning well-designed?”. Regardless of whether you use PPT or Prezi, content and design are key. I’ve already written about how to create eLearning using PPT, so I won’t re-visit that here. You can import PPT slides into Prezi to use them as a foundation.

What Is E-learning? – Is It Just a Glorified PPT?

CommLab India

Is it just adding audio narration to a PowerPoint deck and publishing it to the web, using authoring tools such as Articulate Studio? So, when you convert a classroom PPT into an online course, you must gather the “missing” 50% of the content to ensure the course has a smooth, logical flow. The content in these PPT decks must be organized in a systematic manner before they are converted to web-based learning materials. eLearning Design eLearning

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How to Create eLearning Using PowerPoint

Association eLearning

Having a solid foundation in PowerPoint is a must when using rapid content authoring tools to create online learning. Many rapid content authoring tools are either based on or an add-on to PowerPoint (PPT), including: Adobe Captivate, Articulate Presenter, iSpring Presenter, Articulate Presenter, Articulate Storyline, as well as Digitec’s own Direct-to-WEB. While “Death by PowerPoint,” is a popular expression in eLearning, you are not limited to click-and-read presentations.

eTraining: From ‘Just PPT’ to ‘Wow eLearning’ with new Adobe Presenter 8 Update

Adobe Captivate

Date: Thursday, March 21st, 2013, 8am-9am PST Description: Converting PowerPoint Presentations to eLearning is a need that we all have, and Adobe Presenter makes it a complete solution as a plug-in for powerpoint. Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn the key features of latest Adobe Presenter update to take the PowerPoint Presentation to [.].

Mobile Learning – Switch Your Flash Based E-learning Courses to HTML5

Swift eLearning Services

In the rupture, there… eLearning HTML5 Mobile Learning Responsive Learning Authoring Tool cost-effective courses Course content development e-learning industry eLearning ROI Flash based legacy content to HTML5 Flash to HTML5 conversion Flash to HTML5 elearning legacy course conversion legacy course migration legacy course to ppt legacy online courses to HTML5 mLearning mlearning nuggets mobile learning re-design strategy smartphones

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. Objects, Triggers, Conditions, Layers and more – For authoring folks who either have the skill set, or have hit the top of their product and want to push forward – more authoring tools are embracing those feature sets. It should exist in every authoring tool. . . .

Tips To Convert Your PPT into an Effective Online Learning Course

CommLab India

Use the right authoring tool. Finally, it is important to choose the right authoring tool to convert your PPTs into an effective e-learning course. Many tools are available; an appropriate authoring tool must be selected based on certain criteria such as: Content type. Author’s capability. Here are three widely-used rapid authoring tools to turn your PPT into an online learning course: Lectora Inspire. eLearning Design Online Courses

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Transform your PowerPoint presentation training into beautiful EdApp microlessons

Ed App

We’re all aware that PowerPoint (PPT) can sometimes be a bit of a hazard in the workplace, especially when it comes to training. Backed by the likes of Forbes and Harvard University research, PPT has been rated as no better than verbal presentations with no visual aids.

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

The RCAT (rapid content authoring tool) market continues to be healthy with nothing to slow it down – uh, except maybe one thing (more on that later). Yeah, I know we have just jumped into January, but in a review of the past several months, authoring tools continue to follow a similar path amongst themselves with certain feature sets. Perhaps they are unaware of online authoring systems offering assessment features.

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

Feature sets – they have to be more than PPT to Flash or add an audio clip and video clip to the course. 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. Considering there are over 120 content authoring tool products in the space, being one of the top ten – puts you IMO – as best of the best.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Authoring Tools Review -- Help!

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, September 21, 2009 eLearning Authoring Tools Review -- Help! I am working on a presentation in a few weeks about eLearning authoring tools. But I would love the input of some actual tool users -- or perhaps recipients of eLearning created with those tools. Posted by Cammy Bean at 12:48 PM Labels: authoring tools 11comments: Judy Unrein said.

Times are changing – trends in the content authoring tool market

eLearning 24-7

As the rapid content authoring market continues to grow, new features and capabilities are equally growing. There are 124 authoring tools in my latest directory, of which 30 are SaaS or a combination of desktop and SaaS – which really what is the point of that? Remember when only a few offered the PPT to Flash option in their tools? Yet, surprisingly for content authoring tools, it is still in infant stage. Content Authoring Tool is its main component.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, August 11, 2009 Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points Jane Bozarth : Better than Bullet Points: Creating Engaging eLearning with PowerPoint. Effective design using PPT as a tool. Not PPT 101. Many tools out there that still have to start with ppt Use it as a storyboarding tool, prototyping. Can do an awful lot with PPT. Not elearning, but ereading.

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Localization & eLearning: The Translation Process

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Extracting of the text from its original file format in (InDesign, PPT, etc). eLearning ePub Help Authoring Instructional Design Localization Social Media Technical Communications Television training by Jen Weaver. You are ready to move forward with your translation project, but despite your preparation you still feel a bit in the dark about what steps will be involved in creating your translation. The 'unknowns' can make you feel a bit fearful about moving forward.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

As the evolution of e-learning continues, the rapid content authoring tools (RCAT) market follows suit. An alarming rate of “get the content up now, ASAP&# regardless of what it looks like, instructional design is typically tossed out the window, especially when the ID, CD or whomever is tasked to create is handed a stream of documents in Word or PPT or some other form. Open Source Free Content Authoring Tools.

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. I did dig up the eLearning Guild Authoring Tools Research Report (January 2008). Some highlights from the webinar follow: The results in this report were gathered from surveys of eLearning Guild members and ongoing tool surveys on the Guild’s website. #

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

Innovation abounded and the push to focus on the “PPT to Flash&# angle continued to shine. You can use either your own 3rd party content authoring tool and upload it into the “Cloud&# and then wherever you are, output either to your LMS, or onto Moodle or even WordPress (they have a plug in for that) OR place the course in Facebook or nearly any solution that accepts APIs. Import and convert PPT to the web, add rich media. Social Learning Content Authoring Tool.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

The eLearning Guild’s LS2011 event was well attended and features 50+ vendors and more than 1300 participants from the training and development industry. Luke Hickey and team over the dominKnow took center stage in the LS2011 exhibits area to herald the launch of their next generation authoring platform called Claro.

The 10 most innovative eLearning platforms

Ed App

Reports, such as Global Market Insights claims, that in North America, eLearning market accounts for 40% of the industry learning market and will grow to 300 billion dollars’ worth within the next 5 years. Rise Up also provides authoring tools to create your own products.

Benefits of Having a 3rd Party Authoring Tool

Inquisiq

In our last post we covered the basics to selecting and finding the right Authoring Tool for you and your organization’s training development. We are going to provide some “food for thought” on why having an Authoring Tool outside of your LMS could be the smartest thing you do for your present and long range eLearning success. #1: ICS Learning Group develops a high quality Learning Management System because we are fueled and led by eLearning industry experts!

PowerPoint – The King of eLearning Tools?

eLearning Brothers

Is PowerPoint the most widely used tool for eLearning development? It seems that everywhere I go in the eLearning world I run into PowerPoint. Most of the new authoring tools either use PPT as their backbone or offer the ability to import slides. Interface creation, navigation buttons, LMS tracking, and testing abilities are then typically added to the PPT functionality. Using these new tools meant that I had to start using PPT. Everyone has PPT.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

What does the future of eLearning hold? I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Here are the two most interesting takeaways from surveying 49 eLearning experts: Trend of Trends: 9 trends were picked by 10% or more of the experts. Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. Dr. Partridge is an eLearning Evangelist for Adobe Systems.

How to quickly and easily create a basic eLearning module using PowerPoint & Adobe Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

While I generally don’t recommend it, very often eLearning developers are called upon to create simple course modules very, very quickly. ppt format. The post How to quickly and easily create a basic eLearning module using PowerPoint & Adobe Captivate 2017 appeared first on eLearning. Adobe Captivate Blog FAQs "Elearning authoring tools" blog buttons buttons added to powerpoint slides converting PowerPoint faqs Master Slides

eLearning tips from Tom Kuhlmann

eLearningArt

I had the pleasure of interviewing eLearning guru Tom Kuhlmann, VP of Community at Articulate and the author of the Rapid eLearning Blog , the most popular blog in the eLearning industry with over 100k subscribers. In this interview Tom shares his advice on how to improve as an eLearning developer, and his thoughts on topics such as PowerPoint based authoring tools, design, rapid eLearning, and more. What makes an eLearning course “good?”

First eLearning?

Clark Quinn

I don’t really care how you prototype: it can be PPT, raw html, whatever. Or a rapid elearning tool, but don’t put hands to a development tool ’til it’s mapped out on paper (you don’t want to prematurely converge on what the tool makes easy until you’ve figured out the best design). Apparently Udutu is free to author in, and there are lots of tools out there, SmartBuilder, Lectora, etc.

eLearning Manifesto: The current way of eLearning doesn’t add up to a “serious” effort for the designer or the student…

Coffee and Design

I have been blogging in a series about a recent movement in eLearning started by some key members or “instigators” of our field, Michael Allen , Julie Dirksen , Clark Quinn , and Will Thalheimer. What an amazing group of professionals in the field of Instructional Design and eLearning that banded together to cause some “disruption” to the current state of eLearning. We have all had those discussions on how something should look or even the most effect PPT bullet size.

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10 Scorm Creator Software

Ed App

It’s widely applauded for its powerful and highly intuitive SCORM-compliant authoring tool feature, allowing trainers like you to import any SCORM format content from different resources into EdApp LMS and rework them as needed. Highlights : SCORM-compliant, course authoring, pre-made courses.

10 Training Management Software

Ed App

With its user-friendly authoring tool a nd microlearning content templates , the platform is great for instructors and managers to create interactive course content quickly. Features: Authoring tool and templates. Features: Authoring tool.

PowerPoint for Content/Captivate for Interactivity

Adobe Captivate

Recently, I’ve begin to define specific roles for my eLearning development tools and it has made an improvement in my efficiency. For instance, I have realized how much easier and faster it is to create all my text/image-based content in PowerPoint and import it into Captivate, and then build interactions around the PPT slides in Captivate. The post PowerPoint for Content/Captivate for Interactivity appeared first on eLearning.

Articulate ’09: Tips for Resolving Common Issues

Upside Learning

Articulate’s suite of products rate high in the rapid authoring segment. Missing lines in graphs - The PPT graphs sometimes don’t convert properly to Flash, leading to missing lines. Font styles - At times, ‘bold’ or ‘italics’ text in the PPT doesn’t appear the same way after publishing in Articulate. Solution: You can avoid inconsistent indents by adding the bulleted text in a separate text box in the PPT.

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10 Mobile Workforce Management Software

Ed App

Perhaps one of its strongest features is its powerful authoring tool , which allows pretty much anyone to develop interactive training courses from scratch. eLearning authoring tool elearning employee training mobile learning

15 Benefits of Using PowerPoint in eLearning

DigitalChalk eLearning

It seems that everywhere you go in the eLearning world you run into PowerPoint. Most of the new authoring tools either use PPT as their base or offer the ability to import slides. These are 15 benefits of using PowerPoint in eLearning: Everyone has PPT – It’s probably already on your computer. Why PowerPoint? Many of you are already using PowerPoint in the classroom, so why not repurpose that presentation for your online courses?

20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

The Adobe Captivate software helps you create a wide range of interactive eLearning and HTML content. With Raptivity’s 180+ eLearning templates, easily build rapid interactivity for effective learning. All templates are fully customizable and you can integrate it within various authoring tools. Find a great selection of free PPT templates that are guaranteed to work with your PowerPoint application. The post 20+ eLearning Tools and Resources appeared first on.