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. Not for everyone and can be used with other authoring tools for a nice suite of authoring tools for you.

Authoring tool review: Lectora 16 

Kineo

Lectora - a powerful off-the-shelf authoring tool that can create everything we dream up and design, both visually and functionally. The recently released version, Lectora 16, publishes out responsive content - one of the first of the off-the-shelf authoring tools to go down this very welcome road. Lectora now works on pretty much all devices and browsers, from the latest releases down to older browsers like IE6 (by using different versions of Lectora). .

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The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development

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To help you out, I’ve aggregated 11 of the top development tools to help you easily put together either native, or web-based mobile LMS software apps for your workforce. Tools for Web-Based eLearning Apps. iWebkit : This tool is only for use with iOS devices like iPhones.

Authoring Tool Review: Articulate Storyline 2

Kineo

With speculation that Articulate are to respond to the ever growing demand for responsive learning in their next release we thought we'd take a look back and see exactly what it is that makes this tool so appealing. At Kineo we've been using Articulate Storyline since its launch in 2012 with Storyline 2 swiftly following in 2014.

Authoring tool review: Articulate Storyline 2

Kineo

With speculation that Articulate are to respond to the ever growing demand for responsive learning in their next release we thought we'd take a look back and see exactly what it is that makes this tool so appealing. At Kineo we've been using Articulate Storyline since its launch in 2012 with Storyline 2 swiftly following in 2014.

Tools For Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

Upside is doing a fair bit of mobile learning development and we blog about it regularly. In the process of development, we are often forced to explore the various tools available. I want to share some tools which may assist you in developing mobile learning applications.

20 tools for legacy learning

Learning with e's

Here are five ways we can give our knowledge to generations of learners we will never meet: 1) Blogging. Blogs such as the one you are now reading have been set up to share knowledge, and also to encourage discussion. Tools to look out for: YouTube , Vimeo , SchoolTube , Daily Motion.

Online Learning Tools to Improve Studying Process

Web Courseworks

We all come across students who may need a little nudge, technique or tool to help them study. Allow us to suggest some great online tools that will make you a better learner! Study games, tests, and flashcards are proven tools for successful learning. ACCA Student Blog.

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Authoring Tool Trends

eLearning 24-7

Here now are the latest authoring tool trends (excluding the ones I posted in last week’s blog). Many authoring tools give you limited color options and may/may not enable you to add your own logo. Allows courses that are being built in the authoring tool to be in another language beyond what used to be the standard norm of just English. Some authoring tools offer as few as two, with English being one of them. The authoring tool is in the cloud.

8 Years of Blogging

Experiencing eLearning

I missed my anniversary by a few days, but I’ve now been blogging for 8 years. Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014. Image Credit: Graphic Stock Filed under: Blogging , Lifelong Learning

Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer

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Some of the technology-aided tools that can be adopted by new-age Trainers to help them connect more to the learners and teach more effectively –. Blogs and Wikis. Most LMSs now also have the capability of creating Blogs within the LMS to keep the resources safe and secure.

Authoring Tool Review: Adobe Captivate 9

Kineo

Another year, another version of Adobe Captivate. The software has come on leaps and bounds recently with Captivate 8 providing a whole new interface, HTML5 publishing and responsive projects. Initially Adobe Captivate 9 does not look too different, it has the same interface, and mostly the same menus. But let’s dig a bit deeper to see what this new version has to offer. .

Top 11 to 20 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

It is all about doing something that others do not do – we all know that the readers of this blog – are trend setters! A desktop authoring tool that provides a wealth of features and additional software. Templates, themes, debug tool (nice), translation tool (nice too).

My History of Live Blogged Notes

Experiencing eLearning

When I attend webinars or participate in online courses and conferences, I usually live blog my notes. Because I have done so much live blogging, I was able to provide proof of my ongoing professional development efforts. LMSs and Other Tools. Wikis and Blogs and Tags: Oh Why?

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6 Steps to Choosing the Best eLearning Authoring Tool

Trivantis

The mere thought of choosing a new e-Learning authoring tool may make some eLearning professionals cringe, but it doesn’t have to be a stressful and time-consuming task. In this article, I’ll walk you through the process of choosing the best eLearning authoring tool for you.

Ghost Edition – Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

This year we will focus on the top ten authoring tools for 2013. Doubtful – and if you do, don’t share that info with your colleagues, because if a blog post scares you, well. Nice assessment tool. 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. Welcome to my yearly Halloween Edition.

Exploring Curation EdTech Tools and Apps

InSync Training

The last (but not least) compartment in our EdTech toolbox is curation tools. We use these tools and apps to explore the web to find resources related to specific topics that we can save, reference or share out through other channels. EdTech 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

How To Make Collaborations Tools More Effective: Analysing The Reasons For Failure

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Another thirty-one percent plan to adopt one of the many available collaboration tools in the next two years. But it is also true that while many organisations have been full-heartedly adopting social or collaborative tools, these solutions work best when all members of a team use them.

Authoring Tools and Lectora Online Q&A

Trivantis

Recently, Lectora® Online was listed in the “ 5 Top E-learning Content Authoring Tools for Corporate Trainers ” by Software Advice. A: Responsive design has quickly evolved from a “nice-to-have” feature to a vital component of any e-learning content authoring tool. Authoring Tools Blo

What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

I woke up this morning thinking about the tools we use at various levels. Seriously, this is important, as the tools we use and provide through the organization impact the effectiveness with which people can work. From there, we talk about team tools.

New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

eLearning 24-7

Initially I wasn’t going to post authoring tool rankings beyond the top ten, until July. 20 eLab - The user interface is intriguing and enables anyone to build a course, without having the typical “ooh that looks so lame” with some rapid content authoring tools.

Top 5 Free Screen Recording Tools for Mac and Windows

eLearning Brothers

There are plenty of commercial screen recording tools on the market today. So, if you are not ready to pay a pretty penny for a top-notch solution just yet, do try these tools. The post Top 5 Free Screen Recording Tools for Mac and Windows appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

Again, not every tool below is SaaS based, but at some point, you have to move to the SaaS world, especially if you are offering or saying you do – some type of mobile learning functionality. 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. The Ten Best Course Authoring Tools. #10

Training vs. Just-In-Time Resources: 5 Tools You Can Use Today

Bottom-Line Performance

Eight years ago, I wrote a blog post on training versus learning. 5 Just-In-Time Tools. Instead, consider what easy-to-use, easy-to-find tools you can provide to them so they can locate information when they need it. Here are tools I think are under-used: 1.

Delivering Impactful Induction Training through Social Tools – Some Practical Tips

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Social learning platforms like wikis or blogs can be utilized as a platform of discussing and reflecting on new knowledge or skills gained. For them, a ‘reading list’ can be prepared on the blog or wiki to read up. Tools & Technologies

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Blogging with Freire

Learning with e's

So Freire didn't actually live to see the power and potential of social media, or the impact blogging would have on education. But what would he have said about blogs if he had been witness to the participatory web in all its present glory? Dialogue is what blogging is really about.

Sorting Through the EdTech Toolbox: 6 Blended Learning Tool Categories

InSync Training

We keep saying that technology is just a tool, but what do we really mean? Are we using the right tools to design , develop, deliver, facilitate , produce , and curate learning? Blended learning EdTech 50 Modern Blended Learning BlogsI have a full toolbox out in the garage, but I have to admit that I’ve used a shoe to hammer a nail into the wall on more than one occasion. Or, are we using our shoes, staplers, or anything sturdy enough that we have on hand to get the job done?

2016 Top Tools for Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

The Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies’ 10th Anniversary ‘Top Tools for Learning’ Survey closes midday UK time on Friday 23 September 2016. Last year’s ‘Top 10 Tools Survey results are here I’ve listed my 2016 votes (in the ‘Personal & Professional Learning category) below.

Authoring Tool Market – What I am seeing

eLearning 24-7

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. If you are an e-learning developer or instructional designer this has always been a favorite feature of authoring tools. The magic 8 ball is a fun item to use.

Tools of the trade

Learning with e's

The first, the Staffroom is quite public, calling on high levels of communication and high profile, and involves the use of microblogging tools such as Twitter. Yet she leaves blogs and other authoring tools to insert into the final quadrant, the Portfolio.

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Blogging as literacy

Learning with e's

My view is that in the social media universe, blogging is potentially the most powerful tool. Blogging requires a particular set of literacies to ensure that its potential is realised. Dughall McCormick Technology education social media learning school blogging digital literacy

Exploring Augmented and Virtual Reality EdTech Tools and Apps

InSync Training

Last week, we looked at assessment and evaluation EdTech tools and apps. This week, we continue our series by diving deeper into augmented and virtual reality tools and apps. These tools and apps enable us to create immersive learning experiences for our learners.

25 eLearning tools you need to have

LearnUpon

It’s not much of a stretch to argue that an eLearning professional is only as good as their best tools. So we asked members of our development, customer support and design teams to recommend the top eLearning tools they can’t work without. Best productivity tools for eLearning.

Exploring Assessment and Evaluation EdTech Tools and Apps

InSync Training

L ast week, we looked at social and community EdTech tools and apps. This week, we continue our series on our EdTech toolboxes by diving deeper into assessment and evaluation tools and apps. EdTech 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

E-Learning Authoring Tool Comparison

E-learning Uncovered

We get lots of questions about our opinion on the major e-learning authoring tools. There have been a lot of changes to the authoring tool landscape in the last 12 months, so I thought I’d update it. . But this is my blog post, so I get to say what I want!!

"Working Out Loud": Using the Tools We Already Have

ID Reflections

In this post, I want to break down the activities based on the tools/platforms we already have at our disposal, and often access on a daily basis. These tools are free, easy to use and accessible to all as long as we have a device (smartphone, tablet, computer) and an Internet connection.

I think, therefore I blog

Learning with e's

In a recent blog post, I gave seven reasons why teachers should blog. I followed that post up with another highlighting some of the reasons teachers don't blog. Blogging for me has many clear benefits for professionals. Evernote is a great tool for that purpose.