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A Knockout Year for Lectora

eLearning Brothers

It was a pretty big year for Lectora. At the beginning of 2013, we were graced with Lectora 11, or—more properly—Lectora Inspire version 11. Rounding out this brilliant new Lectora 11 were new versions of Flypaper, Camtasia, and SnagIt. In Lectora 11.3,

Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

eLearning 24-7

Lectora’s Snap! Lectora Snap! Empower on the other hand does work, since it is a self-contained product and does not directly go into PowerPoint 2010 (but you can upload PowerPoint slides into it). Of course not, but now I am. Lectora Snap!

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

This usually isn’t a decision you need to take before the launch of the first course, but a constant one. You might want to start with simple tools and grow into more professional premium tools as you go along making higher quality online courses. We will be exploring 85 tools that will give you a competitive edge to create, market and sell online courses. We have split the best tools for course creators in the following categories: Table of contents. Lectora Inspire.

4 HTML5 Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Origin Learning

Page objects come to life as different slide templates and more than 47,000 combinations of customizable characters help you author content that can be published to Flash, HTML5 and even Articulate Mobile player, which is a native iOS application meant exclusively for iPads.

Articulate vs. Lectora | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags Add new tag , development , eLearning Articulate vs. Lectora by Kevin on August 12th, 2009 When it comes to software development tools, I’m fortunate to work in an environment that understands no two tools are the same and each provide advantages and disadvantages. However, there is still a steep learning curve understanding all of Lectora’s power and control.

Choosing Amongst the Top Elearning Authoring Tools to Create Effective Training Content Tailored to the Diversified Learning Needs

G-Cube

Over the past many years, there is a remarkable increase in the demand for eLearning courses to meet pertinent training needs of the corporate sector. There are several rapid authoring tools which help to create interactive online courses. Lectora.

The Halo Effect: First Impressions for e-Learning

Trivantis

But did you know first impressions are important in your e-Learning course too? Your learners will unconsciously judge your e-Learning course at first glance—it’s called the Halo Effect. Design – User test to confirm that your overall course design makes a good first impression.

9 Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison and Review

Elucidat

Flexible rules and branching options enable complex, personalized and adaptive learning experiences; and the ability to use social polling, gamification and a whole host of interaction types provide plenty of opportunity to hook in learners. Ability to provide multi-language courses.

Why your learning management system needs content support

LearnUpon

In my experience, issues relating to course content generally stem from one of five sources: Authoring tools: While a good LMS will be compatible with all major authoring tools , issues can arise between the two. If a course won’t track, for example, the LMS is often presumed guilty.

April 2016 #Obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

E.g. simulations, social learning, gaming, mentoring. You can of course also track traditional elearning with xAPI.” -@AWerkenthin. For those interested in our rapid authoring tool, Obsidian Black , from ‏@StephenPVictor, “ObsidianBlack puts courses in #xAPI wrapper.

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

G-Cube

Contrary to popular belief, audio and video can be introduced in an e-course without creating a hole in training budgets. Effects like fade-outs and slide-transitions can be employed to increase visual appeal. Harness social media. Use off-the shelf courses.

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2014 Authoring Tools – State of Affairs

eLearning 24-7

That said, you as the course builder has to utilize the capabilities to make it so (with the AT design and help that is). Use of the term “slides” to represent pages. Social – Snooze. But, using the term “e-learning” OR “authoring tool” as a disguise for what it is – frankly is a disservice to anyone who has ever created a course, regardless if they are an instructional designer or not. .

Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

Bottom-Line Performance

My tasks consisted in assessing online as well as instructor-led courses and to carry out an in-depth research on training course design and training needs. Many companies want to transition to mobile, but still require eLearning courses to work on desktop and mobile.

The Halo Effect: First Impressions for e-Learning

Trivantis

But did you know first impressions are important in your e-Learning course too? . Your learners will unconsciously judge your e-Learning course at first glance—it’s called the Halo Effect. This social-psychology phenomenon, first explained by American psychologist Edward Thorndike, causes people (like your learners) to use one trait to make quick judgments of an overall person or thing. Color – The color scheme of your course is more important than you may think.

How to Create a Leaderboard for eLearning with Google

eLearning Brothers

We recognize the benefits (even through all the hype) and we would like to add it to our courses. It is not enough just to add a game to your course. We need a way to make it social. I added some JavaScript to my course to handle the sending and receiving from that end.

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The Importance of Being an Instructional Designer

Origin Learning

Typically, all eLearning courses consist of three components; the content, the visual elements, and the technology that powers the eLearning course to work seamlessly across devices. As Instructional Designers how would you approach the course that you have been tasked to design?

Converting ILT to eLearning: Benefits and Tips

Trivantis

If you’re an instructional designer, hopefully you have awesome instructors who’ve provided you with enough information to capture everything necessary in the eLearning course you’re creating. The main benefit of creating an eLearning course is that content becomes more available.

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DevLearn, Reflected #dl10

Learning Visions

A smattering of keynotes and sessions When you’re exhibiting in the expo it’s a bit hard to partake in many sessions, but I did get to jump into some of the keynotes: really great stuff by John Seely Brown ( my blog attempt here ), Byron Reeves on Engagement and Marcia Connors on the new social learning. Couldn’t stay but will definitely look for their slide deck. His slides should be up soon on the DevLearn site.

How to MOOC: Bite-Sized Content

Your Training Edge

The proliferation of massive open online courses (MOOCs) has prompted many discussions about what education is, what it means, and how best to deliver it in the current digital environment. Bite-sized learning (or as elearning expert Susan Smith Nash calls it, “snack” learning) involves dividing course material into very small chunks, interspersed with activities such as short quizzes, mini-research projects, or questions for reflection and discussion.

State of the E-Learning Industry 2017

eLearning 24-7

Rapid content authoring tools (build courses – you build them). Custom course/content shops (lots of them out there). Social learning tools (not the same as a Social Learning Platform). I did not include PowerPoint or Slide tools that can be seen online. Because, that is a stretch to slide them (no pun intended) into the e-learning space, just because they are online. . Social Learning Platforms. Rapid Course Authoring Tools.

Perception in the E-Learning World

eLearning 24-7

Or just call it courses, videos (which they do) and so forth, since you will be viewing it uh, online. Systems will refer webinars as webinars and seminars as seminars, so the whole online learning courses are the only ones where the term itself creates confusion. . Now, they may not know the functionality or capabilities, but they know this tool enables them to create courses. So, vendors in the authoring tool space pitch the perception that creating a course is easy to do.

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLearningArt

As an instructional designer, I’m always trying to make my eLearning courses more interesting, effective, and engaging. However, we know most courses don’t do that. Having content pushed on us in the form of bullets and slides is clicking boring.

Top 5 LMSs for 2017

eLearning 24-7

Maybe it is forward thinking or mobile, social, gamification, analytics or reports. UI/UX learner and admin; you can have the greatest product out there, but if the learners can’t access the courses or figure out how to use the system; and the admins are befuddled, then this is an area to fix. While it does slide into the UX/UI, it has components that stand alone. Having social, some form of it. Social Playlist? Hello – video course with tracking.

Top 5 LMSs for 2017

eLearning 24-7

Maybe it is forward thinking or mobile, social, gamification, analytics or reports. UI/UX learner and admin; you can have the greatest product out there, but if the learners can’t access the courses or figure out how to use the system; and the admins are befuddled, then this is an area to fix. While it does slide into the UX/UI, it has components that stand alone. Having social, some form of it. Social Playlist? Hello – video course with tracking.

LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools

WBT Systems

There are a multitude of different tools available to instructional designers and eLearning developers, and it is important to consider which tools will help you to achieve the desired learning objectives and outcomes for your courses. PowerPoint Slide Presentations.

Keynote Resources from #LUC2017

Kapp Notes

The Lectora 2017 Users Conference promises to be an exciting and engaging event. Here are the slides from my keynote (but no peaking until it’s over). What we missed on the mission is provide in the information below (and in the slides above).

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

Confusion leads to flushed in terms of causation that some vendors in their infinite wisdom have decided it is better to jump one way than stay the course. An authoring tool solution is supposed to be all about the ability for folks to create, build courses that can be linear (A to B to C) aka click-click or non-linear (why WBT was empowered in the first place, where the learner can bounce around A to C to G, focusing on what they need to learn, and returning as often as they want). .

New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

Features include: branching, assessment tool, convert slide notes to computer-generated audio via text-to-speech converter (11 voices/accents according to Brainshark), skinned, send links to access courses via social media, output to MP4, certificates and SCORM.

Tips for Small L&D Departments: An Interview with Emily Wood

Convergence Training

Online Workforce Training Courses. ” And for those of us that are in training & development, I like to think that we’re not just adding audio and hitting a continue button to make a PowerPoint into an elearning course. We want you to teach the higher-level courses.

Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

Each year, organizations spend billions on training, while thousands of professional courses are administered, and hundreds of business books are published. This demo will cover: How to create a responsive course using Adobe Captivate. How to add Fluid Boxes to the slides.

LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

If want to do something with 30 slides is that really going to work on a phone? Challenges: consistency across building multiple courses across tools. Consistent flow in messages across course. Static courses (text/images) - if learner sees that will tell people what courses look like and it's crummy. Super MOOC - pick from bits of MOOCs wanted to create tailored course. Online stickies so can edit and make comments even when course is live.

single-source learning content development…

Xyleme

Everyone knows that the old way of doing things is just not working any more once you have any number of courses… doing your Instructor Guide and Student Guide in Word or FrameMaker, your Slides in PowerPoint or Keynote and your learning in Articulate or Lectora. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

Heres his brief description: The particular course in question is approximately 2 hours of classroom soft skills training that needs to be delivered in an eLearning format. The course will be developed using a Lectora-style system that produces what is essentially an HTML/javascript page turner. The course will not be narrated in its entirety, but there may be some snippets of narration here and there. For example, how much rewrite of the original course will be done.

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single-source learning content development…

Xyleme

Everyone knows that the old way of doing things is just not working any more once you have any number of courses… doing your Instructor Guide and Student Guide in Word or FrameMaker, your Slides in PowerPoint or Keynote and your learning in Articulate or Lectora. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.