Authoring Tool Trends for 2017

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The authoring tool industry continues to evolve. I won’t regurgitate everything that appeared and did not for that matter in the authoring tool space as a whole in 2016, but a few have crossed over in a positive light, which is pushing trend. With other tools via API.

‘Captivate & Raptivity’- A must have combination of eLearning tools in your course creation tool kit!

Raptivity

In a short but informative post, let me put together a summary of the webinar concluded on October 3, 2013 on ‘Creating Interactive Courses using Raptivity and Captivate’ with Joe Ganci as the guest speaker (PS: I was busy answering [.].

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eLearning Authoring Tool Capability

B Online Learning

Since joining B Online Learning at the start of 2013 my world view of eLearning development practice and more importantly the capability of the so called rapid development technologies has changed.

E-Learning Interaction Building Tools Comparison

Raptivity

An eLearning course looks incomplete without interactions. No one likes to take a boring page turner course. Interactions help in making the course engaging and collaborative. They foster active learning through a meaningful interchange between the course and learners.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-Shelf Course Success. And for good reason as it has many advantages:  It offers a breadth of course topics, relevant to many, and readily available.  creating yet another course or scheduling yet another workshop. So are these courses really all that helpful for.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

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The “WOW” They have failed to grasp the power of mobile content, beyond “responsive”; understood gamification (a few have, the rest “nope”) and see the real power and value of a video course with all the trimmings, not a video embedded in a course.

Using Rapid Authoring Tools to Design eLearning Courses for Multiple Devices

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Our eLearning Challenges blog series explores the common situations our clients face when deploying learning solutions. Let’s face it: the primary delivery tool for eLearning is still usually a desktop or laptop computer. eLearning Design Considerations for iPad.

4 Steps to Convert PowerPoint (PPTs) into Interactive eLearning Course

Swift eLearning Services

Corporate training has evolved over the years and eLearning has catered its part by helping it immensely. Having said that, the Learning and Development Managers have to adapt rapid eLearning for immediate training needs.

The Art of Instructional Designing – PowerPoint Courses and Beyond

Raptivity

As an Instructional Designer, you may be asked to create a new educational course from scratch based on the curriculum or create an eLearning course based on PowerPoint being used for Instructor Led Trainings. The PowerPoint can definitely form the base for building the course.

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. The team at LearnUpon organizes eLearning projects and helps customers with course content every day. Best productivity tools for eLearning. Tool: Trello.

Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

Its nearly Halloween and with that comes the shocking and fearful excitement or lack thereof of the scariest things on the plane appearing at the movie theaters, in costumes, television and for us, the course authoring tool market. Authoring Tool Treat.

6 tips to find the right tech tools for your blended learning course

LearnUpon

This is a guest post by Christopher Pappas, founder of The eLearning Industry’s Network – the largest online community of professionals involved in the eLearning Industry. This approach can offer a vast array of benefits, but only if you find the right tools for the task.

10 Reasons Why Raptivity is a Must Have Tool

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12 Design Tools To Make Your eLearning Course Look Good

LearnUpon

Design – it can make or break your eLearning course. Get it right and you have a course that communicates clearly, increases engagement and helps learners reach their goals. Get it wrong and… no one will be finishing your course. After chatting to hundreds of course builders, we’ve noticed that many are unsure about how to create a beautifully designed course or are daunted by the process. Faster Course. eLearning Brothers.

eLearning Blunders

B Online Learning

This post was inspired by David Anderson’s eLearning challenge #32: Death, Taxes and E-Learning Mistakes. The purpose of the challenge was to highlight blunders found in eLearning courses and Articulate Community members provided many great examples of what […]. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design Master elearning Course rapid authoring tools

Learning for Leaders: 3 Tips for Your eLearning Coaching Courses

eLearning Brothers

To plant the seeds of leadership in your company, consider creating an Coaching eLearning crash course for your training program. Looking for some help when building your next eLearning coaching course?

How to Use Experiential Course Flow to Enhance eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Not to give away all my instructional design secrets, but I’m going to tell you how I’ve been structuring eLearning course flow to enhance eLearning for over a decade. This Experiential Course Flow can work simultaneously on many levels: Sub-units of a course.

The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development

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If you’re not getting into the mobile game with your training and eLearning initiatives, you’re falling behind. That said, it’s daunting to figure out just how to do mobile eLearning right , and building mobile training apps is not necessarily the easiest thing in the world.

A Collection of Resources to Design an Amazing ELearning Course

JoomlaLMS

I think you will agree that keeping costs down when developing online courses is a key to eLearning business stability and lasting ROI.

3 Future Tools of ELearning

LearnDash

One of the fun things to do for those of us that are involved in the elearning industry is to attempt to predict what the future could possibly hold. That said, one area that tends to be popular with most people is elearning technology. elearning

5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

Upside Learning

Of late, many of our clients have asked us to develop courses for deployment over PCs but which can also be viewed over the iPad. While the demand for HTML5 courses is yet to catch up, the demand is growing stronger nevertheless. Upcoming Tools.

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15 E-learning Tips to Design Effective E-learning Courses

CommLab India

eLearning is an exciting option for both learners and trainers. One must remember that eLearning can be made to match (or exceed) the traditional method of classroom teaching by considering certain factors while designing the course. Tip 8: Make your course visually appealing.

How to Boost eLearning Productivity with 10 EdTech Online Tools

eLearning Brothers

The eLearning industry offers endless opportunities for everyone who is willing to learn. Are you ready to start getting maximum effects through your eLearning efforts? The following tools will help you boost your productivity. Organizing tools. Online Studying Tools.

Designing your eLearning Project

B Online Learning

When I first began creating eLearning modules some time ago, I often struggled to come up with ideas for taking content and transforming it into something that was both a good learning experience and also looked appealing.

Amazing Tools to Produce Effective Web-based Training Courses [Infographic]

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Well, among the various aspects that must be taken into consideration, one of the most important is choosing the right e-learning development tool. The selection of the right authoring tool goes a long way in the development of good web-based material.

6 Great Project Management Tools for Custom eLearning Development

eLearning Brothers

We are often asked what project management tools we use for our Custom eLearning Development. To answer that, we made a list of six tools that we find most helpful: 1. BaseCamp – We use BaseCamp as a communication tool between our clients and our project team members.

eLearning Course Starters

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Elearning Course Starters are templates to help you get started on your course design. Another fantastic thing about eLearning Course Starters is we give you the source files. See what eLearning Course Starters we have in your authoring tool of choice. .

Authoring Tool/Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: Adapt

Upside Learning

To keep up with these changes, eLearning authoring tools/frameworks have also had to evolve and revamp their features to add multi-device support and responsive output. Meanwhile, new tools/frameworks designed specifically for responsive course […]. eLearning Adapt Adapt Authoring Too Adapt Framework Authoring ToolThe evolution of devices from desktop computers to tablets to mobile phones has changed the way people access and interact with content.

Which Responsive Authoring Tools Will Work for Your eLearning Needs (Free eBook)

Upside Learning

So you need to create eLearning that your learners can access on multiple devices – desktops and laptops, tablets, and smartphones. You’re looking for a solution that allows for quicker and simpler development of responsive eLearning courses by non-technical authors. eLearning Responsive Authoring Tools Responsive Authoring Tools for Your eLearning Needs X Responsive Authoring Tools eBook

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Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. She tries to find answers to three simple questions regarding each tools mentioned in the mind map –. For many tools, the answers are as expected.

5 Tips to Write a Plan for Your eLearning Course

eLearning Brothers

A successful eLearning course starts with effective planning. There more in-depth and complete your course plan is, the easier it will be for you to execute the course and identify possible snags before they come up. Storyboarding is a great way to visualize your course.

Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning

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How You Can Deliver Highly Effective Courses Through Bite-Sized eLearning. But how can eLearning professionals provide them with the bite-sized bits of eLearning they need to achieve their goals, especially when working on a tight eLearning budget?

Four Tips for Cutting Costs on eLearning Development

Raptivity

Education Software eLearning eLearning Course Creation Toolkit eLearning tools In a slow economy, where training budgets are often slashed, instructional designers must develop training on a limited budget. But how do you cut costs without sacrificing quality?

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Fewer Full-Sized Courses. More learning snacks, ePubs, Videos, and Reference Tools

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Here is Trend 1: Across our client base, the consistent demand is to limit course length or to somehow modify the instructional design so that it’s possible for someone to “consume” a course in smaller chunks. Last fall, I took a course on Gamification (along with 81,000 others!),