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.

Organizing Content: PPT, Index Cards, Other Methods?

Experiencing eLearning

I know a local author who recently tried and then abandoned software for planning a novel. On one of my recent projects, I had a series of videos to intersperse throughout a course. I had an outline in the design document, but when I started actually developing it, I realized the structure wasn’t quite right. I was struggling a bit to figure out how to organize the pieces.

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

Hurix Digital

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. Converting your course material from PPT format to SCORM packages ensures that it will work on almost every LMS out there.

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

Hurix Digital

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. Converting your course material from PPT format to SCORM packages ensures that it will work on almost every LMS out there.

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Organizing Content: PPT, Index Cards, Other Methods?

Experiencing eLearning

I know a local author who recently tried and then abandoned software for planning a novel. On one of my recent projects, I had a series of videos to intersperse throughout a course. I had an outline in the design document, but when I started actually developing it, I realized the structure wasn’t quite right. I was struggling a bit to figure out how to organize the pieces.

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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

Adobe Captivate

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. Blog Adobe Captivate2017 converting PowerPoint eLearning course html5 authoring tool. Adobe Captivate is a one-stop solution for all the rapid, responsive and interactive eLearning requirements.

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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. What is e-learning?

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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. Evolve authoring.

What should be the inevitable qualities of an elearning authoring tool?

Creativ Technologies

The e-learning companies USA, have so many decisions to make when it comes to using authoring tools. Hence, the e-learning authoring tool must have regional-looking vector characters in its asset library. Vendor support : It’s also important to check the costs of the authoring tool.

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

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Presenter Conferences and events eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Adobe eLearning Suite Adobe eLearning Suite 6 adobe presenter Adobe Presenter 8 Adobe Presenter 8 training Adobe Presenter Webinar Ease of use eLearning eSeminar Events Interactivity in Presenter iPad LMS mLearning PowerPoint Presenter presenter 8 presenter training Quiz Rapid Authoring rapid elearning

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. . . .

How to select the right authoring tool

eLearning 24-7

Actually, it can be just as exhausting and face nearly same challenges when you are looking for an authoring tool to build your courses. Authoring tools list AKA Where do you want to live. That same occurs when you are deciding on an authoring tool. With over 180 authoring tools in the market and with the majority not as well known, picking just the right one can be as challenging as selecting an area to live.

New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

best products that work under water (summer time) and from the e-learning prospective – the best authoring tools. Authoring tools are always changing – some for the better, others for the worst. 10: TechSmith Camtasia Studio – I’ve debated numerous times if a product that is more of a screen recorder with added feature sets deserves to be in an authoring tool set. Yeah it is another PPT spin product but does stand out. #5 Everyone loves lists.

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. More authoring tools - Just as it is being seen in the LMS market.

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.

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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. .

Ghost Edition – Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

This year we will focus on the top ten authoring tools for 2013. For each authoring ranking, a brief true ghost story, then the vendor and why it was selected. Proof that you can create an amazing authoring tool without being based in the U.S. One of the trends I forsee in 2014 is an increase in the number of authoring tools enabling multilingual while creating a course. Scream, my friend, scream for here comes the top five course authoring tools. #5

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.

Summer Course Authoring Tool Rankings – Top Ten

eLearning 24-7

With all this fun summer stuff, comes my summer course authoring tool rankings. For those who are in my top ten course authoring tool rankings. #10 HTML5 output including a PPT converter to HTML5. Tin Can API, ADA 508 – again this should be universal in any e-learning authoring tool product – but they are not. #8 Curatr’s product is one of the new hybrid authoring systems to hit the market. I’ll be there with a few authoring tool friends.

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.

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?” 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. Prezi does have a free account level available, so even if you already have PPT it’s possible to access both programs without paying any more than you are now. Collaborative authoring.

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

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. Use scenarios – apply what you know to make a decision.Ask the learner to take info that’s not clearcut and apply it using a question (in PPT – picture of a farmer and 3 images of “experts&# to ask for advice.

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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.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

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 new web-based HTML5 authoring package looks and performs quite well and delivers an impressive array of authoring features that can produce exceptionally nice looking mobile content for the various web kit-based mobile devices and tablets including Apple’s iPad and the full range of Android-based tablets.

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

Learning Visions

Monday, September 21, 2009 eLearning Authoring Tools Review -- Help! I am working on a presentation in a few weeks about eLearning authoring tools. Posted by Cammy Bean at 12:48 PM Labels: authoring tools 11comments: Judy Unrein said. This post has been removed by the author. I think my next step is to look into authoring tools and market share. Question for you; I am looking for a pretty basic start at an authoring tool.

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.

20 Frequently Asked Questions About E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

Authoring tools differ in their suitability for various factors such as learning styles, delivery platforms, file formats, e-learning standards, and the e-learning development process. To help you make your decision, I bring to you in this blog answers to 20 frequently asked questions about e-learning rapid authoring tools. These answers will help you choose the right rapid authoring tool for your e-learning development. What is the most user-friendly rapid authoring tool?

Articulate 360 – Easy Authoring Features of Storyline 360

CommLab India

Let us begin by looking at the various elements of this rapid authoring product. Studio 360 – a tool to rapidly convert PPT files into online courses. Today, in the first blog of the series, we will look at the capabilities of Storyline 360, which facilitate the easy authoring of e-learning courses. Learning Technology Authoring ToolsArticulate 360, the brand new software from the developers of Storyline, is creating ripples in the world of online training.

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: The same can be said for the creators of Authoring Tools. The best LCMS for you may not contain the best Authoring Tool and vice versa.

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). that includes PPT and Word – whether or not you consider these as rapid elearning tools, Guild members do). Different author groups (the tool needs to fit the skill level of the author – too technical?

Rapid Authoring, Engagement, Design, & PowerPoint

Big Dog, Little Dog

Rabid Authoring - eel-learning. Is Rapid Authoring simply the dropping of ADDIE in favour of quickly reiterated prototypes or indeed of making it up off the top of your head and getting it out there same day? Ineffective uses of PPT. If that's the case why are we saying it needs instructional design? Worker Satisfaction Is Overrated - eWeek. It's amazing how engagement has come out of nowhere to become one of the biggest buzzwords in the HR industry.

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Three Takeaways Today

eLearning 24-7

PowerPoint is not E-Learning and shouldn’t be used as your course tool/development – For whatever reason, there are people who have been around online learning for years, who still see PPT as a means for the creation of content – i.e. courses. PPT is boring.

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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.

DevLearn 2011 – Notes from One ID Challenge and HTML5 Authoring Tool Review

E-learning Uncovered

And some of the biggest motivation for me came from two pictures that were stuck in the back of the PPT that the client had previously used for webinars: The "safe" side of a fire-safe door that is performing as designed.and the devastation wreaked by a fire on the other side of that same door. HTML5 Authoring Tool Review. I was thrilled to be accepted to speak and asked to serve on a panel at my first DevLearn experience!