How to select the right authoring tool

eLearning 24-7

While I have seen a few that give off the “rapid build” appearance, unless you have experience with solutions in the past like Authorware, MacroMedia Director, or similar brethren, you will face some serious challenges. – Asthetics within the tool are underwhelming, but can output amazing – Best known of these tools was Authorware; This is a tool geared for e-learning developers and those who have a strong ID background. .

The 5 Myths of Rapid E-Learning Revisited

Rapid eLearning

I came into rapid e-learning from the world of Authorware and Flash where building courses took a lot of time and cost a lot more money. A lot of it is pointless compliance training and the organizations choose to make the least investment possible.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Stephen and TGA have developed award-winning game-based solutions that have been used to onboard new employees for sales and product training, security, compliance, processes, customer service, and many other training topics. We have our very own Learning Stage at DevLearn this year!

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). Standard compliance and course delivery ELearning content is typically hosted and delivered through various Learning Management Systems.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). Standard compliance and course delivery ELearning content is typically hosted and delivered through various Learning Management Systems.

The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

You could use any of the many authoring tools, such as Authorware, but you needed an appropriate player. The ADL provided compliance testing, so that content and systems could be validated for interoperability.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). Standard compliance and course delivery ELearning content is typically hosted and delivered through various Learning Management Systems.

Survey Says… (authoring tools)

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The first was ADA 508 compliance which was nearly the lowest at 29%. I’m not saying bring back Authorware – because, please don’t, rather I am saying push the “oomph” button to make the product robust and powerful enough with feature sets these people want. Hi, this is the ghost of Richard Dawson bringing you another exciting episode of Authoring Tools Survey.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

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Macromedia Authorware and similar products. While some could argue that Authorware was a RCAT, I disagree. mini and full previews, assessment tools, interoperability standards, multiple outputs, ADA 508 compliance, SAAS, include templates, as well as ones you can build yourself, etc. As the evolution of e-learning continues, the rapid content authoring tools (RCAT) market follows suit.

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

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Listen, Authorware is dead, so why create a product that is trying to bring it back to life with your own product? Over 98% of the LMS/LCMS/learning platform have at least one compliance standard, so why use a RCAT that doesn’t? The data is in, the results are interesting and the competition is growing. What does it all mean?