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3 Popular Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools – When to Use What

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Do you know which authoring tool is the best option for your training requirement? The use of e-learning authoring tools depends on the training need, complexity of the course, delivery platform – online or on mobiles – timelines, budget, and other factors. With a host of e-learning authoring tools available, choosing the apt authoring tool for your business requirement is not an easy task.

3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools

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For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of e-learning development software. Flash fails to meet this requirement as it is incompatible with most of these mobile devices and modern browsers. Another disadvantage of Flash is that it takes a long time (several weeks and even months) to develop online courses. As of 2014, over 48% of the companies use rapid authoring tools. It also lets you develop exciting Flash animations.

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Too Little Time to Develop E-learning? Go for Rapid Development!

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A traditional online learning development project can take several months. Projects that require extensive simulations, or any end-to-end e-learning development for that matter, usually take time. From framing the right learning objectives to ensuring the course has a good look and feel (visual design), everything translates into more time and planning. When you have to get that e-learning course not in months, but weeks.

Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

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What is the best rapid authoring tool in the market? Well, the answer to these questions is that the choice of a rapid authoring tool is based on your training development needs. The eLearning Guild had come up with a report 1 that lists the most desired features in rapid e-learning courseware authoring software. The eLearning Guild report stated that users of authoring tools wanted features such as: Adding simple branching.

Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools

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Choosing a rapid e-learning authoring tool that suits your training needs completely can be quite a challenging task. The eLearning Guild has come out with a report that lists the most desired features in rapid e-learning authoring software. We will now evaluate the 3 widely used rapid authoring tools – Articulate Storyline 2 , Adobe Captivate 9 , and Lectora Inspire 16 , based on the features listed by the report.

20 Frequently Asked Questions About E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools

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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. It is one of the most crucial decisions you must make to successfully convert your ILT material into e-learning courses. You will end up creating e-learning courses that do not fully satisfy your training needs, impacting the productivity of your employees.

Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9 & Lectora Inspire 16: The Infinity War

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In my previous blog, E-learning Authoring Tools: The Civil War , we have seen the comparison between the top three preferred e-learning rapid authoring tools – Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and Lectora Inspire 16. Easy-to-develop software simulations. Publishes to HTML5 and Android. Specializes in creating software simulations. Users require training to get acquainted with the software.

The Next Generation of E-Learning

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Rapid elearning played a role in the evolution of elearning mostly because it took course creation out of the hands of a few programmers and placed it into the hands of anyone who wanted to create a course. I see this as the democratization of elearning. In fact, the industry used to spend a lot of time talking about the programming part of elearning. But now we’re spending that time discussing instructional design and effectiveness of elearning.

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5 Ways to Kickstart Your E-learning Career

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I get a lot of emails from people who want to transition from their current jobs into e-learning development. So here are my five things if you want to start a career in e-learning. Learn About Learning. But today it’s not as critical, assuming you can prove that you really know what you learned. There are all sorts of ways to learn: Go to school and get a degree. Read and learn on your own. Software Training.