e-Learning Authoring Tools Crash Course -- Follow Up

Learning Visions

It was a lively conversation and a wonderful opportunity for me to meet some of my online colleagues from the twitter sphere (thanks for coming, y'all!) Note: you can generally tell if info was provided by a real user or by an authoring tool company ;) Bryan Chapman, Brandon Hall Research Report, Authoring Tool KnowledgeBase 2009 (A Buyer's Guide to 120+ of the Best E-learning Content Development Applications).

Rapid (Collaborative) Authoring Tools for developers/SMEs in multiple locations

Janet Clarey

I’ve been slicing and dicing our Authoring Tool KnowledgeBase and doing some online research in response to a question about collaborative rapid authoring tools that developers in multiple locations can use. Collaborative across locations = Server-based authoring environment that one or more content developers access simultaneously using their browser for collaborative authoring. Content Authoring Software (Mediapro Education Technology Pvt. myUdutu (Udutu).

My Moodle Test

Xyleme

In her article, she makes the following assertions: Open source software has grown to include […] an adherence to established standards, which is a high priority for open source software development. Proprietary software has closed standards that hinder further development. once people get past their initial fears and the stigma, the Open Source learning development community will grow exponentially.” Content can check in, but it can never leave.