Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

In the early 1990s, the industry was largely dominated by PC-based applications that required programming to “author” computer-based training (CBT). While powerful for their time, these tools were not easy to use, requiring complex programming skills. In response to the demand for more accessible authoring tools, Authorware was born. While not as difficult to master as more sophisticated programming languages, authoring still required a certain amount of programming savvy.

Development Tools I Would Learn If I Were You - June's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

In my instructional design graduate program, UMBC , I took several courses that focused on development, but they really only scratched the surface. They provided just enough to make us dangerous with HTML, Flash, Photoshop and Authorware. No, I do not use Authorware now, but it is hard to predict what will be an essential tool 10 years down the road. Keep in mind some may be DHTML output, others create Flash SWFs. Tools flash e-Learning

The Content Conversion Cause - Abhijit Kadle

Aptara

Since the advent of e-learning, Macromedia products were popular, and enormous quantities of content were generated using platforms like Director and Flash. Director died alongside CD-ROMs, taking Shockwave with it, but Flash hung around. . Flash to HTML5.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Sure, you can use the extensive list of tools on the market, but for those who want real power and complexity ala from the days of Authorware, pickings are slim. Professional Presenter X – comes with sim tool, assessment, capture tool, documents to flash tool, etc.

E-learning Tools: A Developer’s Review of Adobe Captivate 7

SweetRush

In this article we dig deeper into the capabilities of Adobe Captivate 7 as we help you evaluate e-learning tools for your own use by answering some questions about e-learning authorware. It cannot compete with Adobe Flash or other platforms based on programming languages.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Technology discussed in this session: Experience API (xAPI), games, simulations, and HTML5. You’ll also receive tips for customizing off-the-shelf courses and using them in a blended learning program. We have our very own Learning Stage at DevLearn this year! Dreams do come true, kids.

Authoring Tool Market – What I am seeing

eLearning 24-7

HTML5 output. Right now I am doing a survey on authoring tools (more on this at the end of the post) and so far 100% of all respondents state that HTML5 output is required in an authoring tool. I do believe that HTML5 output will continue to grow as an authoring tool feature. It is time to realize that Flash output just isn’t enough anymore for folks. HTML5 templates. The magic 8 ball is a fun item to use.