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. . But, it does not pitch it as an authoring tool. .

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.

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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”.

Conversation with Kevin Kruse–Best Selling Author

Kapp Notes

He has recently authored a new book and has even started an interesting concept called LEADx. Think of it as informal reverse mentorship. I’ve known Kevin Kruse for many years.

Take training beyond your LMS: technical considerations for extended enterprise

helps remove the friction of accessing training, ensures your external teams are well-informed. The importance of up-to- date information Things move fast and product training must keep. accurate information. audience, inform more people of new products and.

Quick Guide: E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools [Infographic]

CommLab India

Authoring tools are widely used for the rapid development of eLearning courses. The advent of rapid authoring tools has ushered in a new era in the world of online course development. Several rapid authoring tools are available in the market. Hope you find it informative.

Updated E-Leaning Authoring Tools Comparison

E-learning Uncovered

With the release of Adobe Captivate 8 a few weeks back, I thought I would update our popular—and often controversial—comparison grid on the major authoring tools. As always, the information contained within this comparison is based solely on my opinions.

Doctoring the Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

She authors the blog Wishful thinking in medical education , which she uses to advance thinking about the training of student doctors. The network will also contain links to information about initiatives that are happening in the ward to address patient safety and quality improvement.

Top 5 E-Books on Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

In the e-learning industry, traditional development is being replaced by rapid authoring tools. Articulate Storyline is a popular rapid authoring tool in the market. Adobe Captivate is a popular rapid authoring tool known for creating effective responsive e-learning courses.

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.

Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

CommLab India

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. Videos are effective in engaging learners and communicating information quickly and easily.

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer

Learnnovators

Informal/Social learning is one such major revolution (other than mobile learning and gamified learning) that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’. Course design (formal learning blended with the right mix of informal and social learning).

Looking for information on eLearning? Here are my favorite 8 places

Challenge to Learn

Places that get you started in eLearning or will give you more detailed information. Websites that have independent information on eLearning, tools, communities, things like that. They have a lot of articles published by themselves (and external authors like me), they have very active LinkedIn groups and they also have elearning feeds where they collect blog posts on eLearning. e-Learning elearning information

Survey Says… (authoring tools)

eLearning 24-7

Hi, this is the ghost of Richard Dawson bringing you another exciting episode of Authoring Tools Survey. Survey Information. We asked e-learning audiences around the world via the internet, what they were seeking in authoring tools. Craig – are you ready to enter the final round of Authoring tools survey? What features would you like to see in an authoring tool? 86% – Advanced authoring tool for instructional designers/developers.

Why Microlearning Drives Over 20% More Information Retention Than Long-Form Training

Grovo

As if the potential to transform behaviors and organizations wasn’t intriguing enough, a new study out of Germany indicates that short content drives over 20% more information retention. Dr. Felix Kapp , the study’s lead author.

LCMS - Warehouse and Authoring

Tony Karrer

One thing is pretty clear, LCMS tools have really headed towards a kind of super Authoring tool and there's a related but quite distinct need for support for a Warehouse. The following all come from her, and I've interspersed some commentary: Requirement: “We need to figure out a way to get information from other departments to make sure we have the most current information available.” As you mentioned LCMS’s do come equipped with powerful easy to use authoring capabilities.

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How to Overcome Information Overload – Interview with Steven W. Anderson

JoomlaLMS

Information overload, also known as "information glut" and "data smog", is a widely known phenomenon caused by an abundance of information that our brain cannot cope with. How to avoid Information overload” book - Steven W.

Why Author eLearning Content to Industry Standards?

OpenSesame

At OpenSesame, we receive inquiries from subject matter experts and content authors who have developed training programs but are unsure about how to monetize them in the today’s online world. Today, authoring software that was once reserved for designers and developers has become more affordable and easier to use. Finding the right authoring tool. There are a number of authoring tools available but which is the right one?

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. Last week, I attended DevLearn.

Top 5 Authoring Tools for M-learning

CommLab India

It becomes your responsibility to choose the right authoring tool for M-learning. Read on to know more about the top 5 authoring tools used in M-learning today. would be the perfect choice of authoring tool. makes authoring for M-learning easy.

8 Top Tips For Using Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools For eLearning Gamification

G-Cube

Rapid eLearning authoring tools help reduce the time and expense of your eLearning course development. In this article, I’ll share 8 top tips for using rapid eLearning authoring tools for eLearning gamification. Everything is already integrated into the eLearning authoring tool.

Top 10 HTML5 eLearning Authoring Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

There are several HTML5 eLearning authoring tools available for developers. Thanks to this eLearning authoring tool, creating and publishing online courses is as easy as crafting a PowerPoint presentation. This is one of the most popular open source eLearning authoring tools.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. I’ll be leading a series of master classes on informal learning and working smarter in Europe. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Informal learning is effective because it is personal.

Top 4 Tips for Designing Information-Based Courses

Learnnovators

We design more information-based courses today than we would care to admit. Agreed, these courses can instead be called web pages, cheat sheets, information dumps, knowledge stores, etc. Here are our top 4 tips for designing information-based courses: 1.

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?

Free eLearning authoring with easygenerator, already over a 1000 users!

Challenge to Learn

Reblogged from easygenerator.com : We launched the free edition of our on-line eLearning authoring tool November 1st at DevLearn. I also want to share some information on the user base. e-Learning e-Learning authoring tool EasyGenerator eLearning free edition

How to Choose the Right Course-Authoring Tool

TalentLMS

Have you a selected an authoring tool? In this article we uncover the tips to help you choose the perfect course authoring tool. We are helping you to match your course development needs with the features available in popular course authoring tools. Tips authoring tools

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. The eLearning Guild has come out with a report that lists the most desired features in rapid e-learning authoring software. Hope you find this post informative.

Is Adobe Captivate the Best Authoring Tool for You?

CommLab India

Adobe Captivate is one of the most solicited authoring tools in the market today, and there are those who swear by it; however, there are some others who believe the tool has limitations that make it hard to work with.

eLearning Authoring Tool Must-Haves!

360 Training

Now that you have authored a draft of your online course content, have carefully crafted learning objectives and assessments, identified key audio and visual support, and planned out some engaging activities to get learners deeply involved in the subject matter, it’s time to build what you’ve designed. What course authoring software will you use? With so many elearning authoring tools available, choosing the right tool can be a daunting task.

14 Incredible Informal & Social Learning Quotes

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Informal learning is enhanced when humans participate in interactive experiences.” – Allen (2004; Birchfield et al. THE JOURNEY: We believe in the amazing power of informal and social learning, and are excited about the potential these learning approaches offer for ensuring effective workplace learning and performance support. What other inspiring quotes on informal & social learning have you come across?

Leading the Way in Content Authoring in 2017

CD2 Learning

CD2 is proud to be mentioned as a leading platform offering built-in authoring tools. Needless to say we agree with John Leh’s on the advantages of offering built-in authoring tools. John Leh, TalentedLearning.com, just posted "The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions."

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Responsive VS Adaptive Mobile Authoring – Pros and Cons

Enyota Learning

one hand, creating responsive designs make it easier to access information irrespective of the device they use, while on the other hand, it can be a tough task for a designer to make changes to the design for only a particular device.

What’s the Best Way to Learn a New E-Learning Authoring Tool?

ATD Learning Technologies

I get asked this question a lot by people either entering the e-learning field or looking to pick up a new e-learning authoring tool. Most authoring tools have an online community offering a ton of free content. Cons: You might have to sit through information you already know.

Learning in 3D Book Information

Kapp Notes

Via a comprehensive set of early-adopter case-studies, the authors describe how 3D environments will shape the future of learning and work within the Enterprise. TITLE: Learning in 3D: Adding a New Dimension to Enterprise Learning and Collaboration READING LINE: How the Immersive Internet will shape the future of learning and work within the Enterprise.

Top 5 Tips to Author Effective E-Courses

360 Training

Having this information in hand will keep things well organized and moving forward smoothly. Precision and Simplicity: The beauty of effective authoring lies in presenting complex ideas in a simple and straightforward manner. While authoring courses, ensure to make best use of the course authoring tool that you are using and create simple, precise and compelling training. Wondering what it takes to develop an outclass online training of your own?

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#Devlearn Graig Weiss: top 10 authoring tools

Challenge to Learn

Graig’s overview of the authoring landscape, trends and his top10. Despite that still a great and informative session. e-Learning graig weiss top 10 authoring tools Unfortunately Easygenerator did not make his top 10, but you can check us out yourself.

What Must Authoring Tools Offer for SCORM-Compliant Output?

CommLab India

Which authoring tool is to be used? What features should the authoring tool have? Well, you need to choose the right authoring tool that has the following four features. Such information helps you analyze the quality and relevance of your course.

Information on E-Learning and WCAG 2.0 Compliance in Australia

Connect Thinking

checklist for more information. From a development perspective, content must be authored in tools that can produce output that is WCAG compliant. If WCAG compliance is imperative to your organisation, you must seek further information from your IT department and LMS provider.