My Journey to Apple Products

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I used the eMac to produce a complete video DVD for my wife's business at the time. We could learn Hypercard or we could learn Toolbook. I had chosen the corporate track so I selected Toolbook. This post was influenced by Aaron Silvers and his post Influence.

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How to Become a Digital CLO

CLO Magazine

In 1994, software company Asymetrix released ToolBook, a computer-based training authoring tool that made it possible for virtually anyone to create web-based training programs.

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Award Nominee Reveals His eLearning Authoring Toolkit [Guest Post]

eLearning Weekly

I’ve expanded to using Toolbook and other software. So far my personal experience is limited to Toolbook and Articulate as authoring tools. For the more advanced user, or anyone authoring eLearning full time, Toolbook, Adobe , and Lectora offer suites of software that are state-of-the-art. Maestro eLearning is a customer service company in the business of creating custom online training courses.

Instructional Design Orthodoxy


I will be dating myself here, but so much of the orthodoxy in the instructional design process was forged back in the late 80’s and early 90’s when the only Computer-Based Training (CBT) tools were Toolbook for the PC, and Hypercard for the Mac. Over the years we’ve seen a lot of eLearning where one course looks just like the next with a skin, and non-scrolling, very busy screens that cram a lot of content into a page.

A Brief Historical Look at Corporate Training


While PLATO and The Oregon Trail had planted the seed of computer based training, these new personal computers were the start of the digital revolution that would soon impact homes, schools, and businesses around the world.

Training Standards

Tony Karrer

However, it all settled down to roughly Toolbook, Authorware and IconAuthor. In a prior post , Bill tells us that: I train Oracle programmers, primarily internal employees in the E-Business Suite (EBS) line of business, how to write J2EE-based applications for Oracle’s EBS product using our framework called Oracle Applications Framework (FWK). Bill Sawyer posted in response to my Conversation Topics post.

Q&A - eLearning Standards Especially SCORM

Tony Karrer

This does not appear to be a new posting, but one that I recently found for the ToolBook community, but it is relevant for all. Included are: the business case for SCORM; overview of SCORM including kinds of SCORM learning objects, online or offline learning objects, and organizing and sequencing learning objects; organizing learning objects and SCOs; implementing SCORM-compliant learning objects and SCOs; and packaging SCORM-compliant content.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

If a RCAT vendor tells you they have been in business for over 10 years, they are somewhat misleading, since WBT courses really didn’t start to hit the mark until 2000 and then you have limited choices on how to build. Toolbook. Toolbook. As the evolution of e-learning continues, the rapid content authoring tools (RCAT) market follows suit. This is a growing market with new vendors showing up, but at the same time, others disappearing.

Being Thankful: E-Learning Thoughts

eLearning 24-7

Vendors who added innovative features including text to speech (way to go SoftChalk), to true HTML5 support (Claro, Cm-Studio, Rapid Intake, Toolbook and sort of HTML5 output – Lectora) to image editors, SDK kits, gaming sims and Sony PSP devices. When the prospect asked why, the salesperson told them that: Any legitimate business has a web site today and if you don’t then you are not a business and likely to be a fake.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Memoirs of an "Instructional Designer"

Learning Visions

My current business card says Im a "Manager of Instructional Design". After a few years, I got involved in an IT initiative (then it was called MIS) -- designing a new software application to support our call center business. I learned Toolbook and Authorware on my own while in the program. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

List of e-Learning Job Descriptions

Vignettes Learning

To enable and support all staff in the training and business curriculum changes needed to utilize new technologies and learning materials. Two or more years solid experience in a functional training role with emphasis on technology and business process training development and design. · Designs, develops, and deploys e-learning content based on business needs. Flash, Toolbook, Rapid Intake, Captivate, Articulate, etc.),