Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

As the evolution of e-learning continues, the rapid content authoring tools (RCAT) market follows suit. While the assumption would be that all the products are alike, or that fee based tools are superior to their free counterparts, nothing could be farther than the truth. Is it PowerPoint converted to Flash? Microsoft Word converted to Flash? Once you did though, you could do quite a lot with the tool. Open Source Free Content Authoring Tools.

Snap! by Lectora Review

Integrated Learnings

Recently Trivantis, makers of the eLearning development program Lectora, announced the release of Snap! Primarily it is a PowerPoint to Flash conversion tool with additional features for eLearning development such as narration recording , quiz assessments , and LMS publishing. This allows users to easily convert new or existing PowerPoint presentations into rapid eLearning courses. With Snap it's easy to embed web pages, YouTube videos, and Flash.

Transform Learning into Profits for Your Association

Association eLearning

Repurpose existing content into convenient eLearning modules. Rather than letting this great content die the day these events end, give it new life by converting it into online learning modules. For even more tips on generating non-dues revenue and transforming learning into profits, check out this webinar recording, 6 Steps to Printing Money at Your Association with eLearning. .

It’s time for upgrades, and a Poll

eLearning Development

In the past couple of weeks two important eLearning software upgrades have hit the virtual streets: Adobe CS4 came out this week. Articulate released the Studio 09 update to all their tools a couple of weeks ago. Tools are constantly going through upgrade cycles, but these are two of the biggest names in the eLearning development tool market, so they caught my attention. Flash CS4 Professional. It works fine, I just prefer Flash Video Encoder.

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Here Are Your E-learning Tips for 2017

Rapid eLearning

In 2007, when Flash was king, I stated that the e-learning tools would evolve and become easier to use. You’d no longer need to learn specialized skills like Flash and ActionScript. This wasn’t a prediction of Flash’s demise. The key point was that it didn’t matter what underlying technology drove the content, the next generation course designer could build e-elearning with no programming skills required. Understand the tools.

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