Authoring Tools of the Future

eLearning Brothers

At DevLearn 2017, Andrew Scivally hosted John Blackmon of Trivantis, Akshay Bharadwaj of Adobe, Michael Alcock of gomo, and Tonya Smolentseva of iSpring Solutions to discuss what the future of eLearning authoring will look like in the next decade.

Authoring Tools- The DevLearn Experience

eLearning 24-7

Last week, I attended DevLearn. I suspected that the expo would feature a large quantity of rapid content authoring tools. Not so much, from what I saw – some of the tools were underwhelming (granted some were quite impressive), but rather how the vendors themselves perceived where the market is going and what customers want in their authoring tools. Back in 2000, the knock on rapid content authoring tools were they “pre-template” driven solutions.

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Get the Most Out of Your DevLearn Conference Experience

eLearning Brothers

In just less than a month, learning professionals from hither and yon will flock to Las Vegas November 16 – 18 to attend this year’s DevLearn Conference. Before you arrive at DevLearn 2016: Find fellow attendees online. Check out which companies will have booths at DevLearn 2016.

Reflections on DevLearn 2014

Spark Your Interest

Having returned from my first ever DevLearn, it seemed appropriate to capture some rambling reflections and share them. As with any large conference there are some ups and downs, and for those of you considering attending a DevLearn in the future, here are a few of my main take-aways (and pieces of advice for the future). Adapt is looking like a good tool to get your hands on for responsive design. Check out the best of in the elearning guild webinar.

#DevLearn 2012: Kapp Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Wow, had a great 3 days at DevLearn, met some absolutely wonderful, fascinating and brilliant folks. DevLearn presentation on Future of Learning from Karl Kapp. Posing for a picture with former student Xiaomei (Ivy) Sun who is creating a lot of elearning in China.

Devlearn conference day one: an exhilarating day

Challenge to Learn

So we are off to an excellent start with DevLearn. We have two main standards in our industry SCORM and IACC, both of them enable us to track and trace results, both of them confine eLearning within the borders of the LMS. According to him the same goes for eLearning.

Day one: My agile eLearning development presentation from #DevLearn

Challenge to Learn

Day one of DevLearn was not an ordinary day. We launched our new free eLearning software and our booth had so many visitors that I haven’t been able to attend a single session at the conference, no sessions reports from me this time. So for day one I will limit myself to my presentation on agile eLearning development. We launched it successfully, you can check this new eLearning software out by yourself. Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map.

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Inspiration at DevLearn 2014: From Andrea May (Dashe & Thomson)

Learning Rebels

In this next segment of the DevLearn 2014 reflections – Learning Rebel, Andrea May of Dashe & Thomson, gives us a great peek inside her world of being a first time DevLearn attendee.

DevLearn Day 1

eLearning 24-7

Well back to another expo conference installment – this time it is DevLearn Day 1. Excluding the obvious authoring tools and some LMS vendors, I found these themes with numerous vendors attending the expo: Remediation – as in our product increases retention better than a LMS. Oh, and we also do mobile with tablets, smartphones, and then there was some HTML5 mentioned in many authoring tool products and some of the LMS vendors and a few e-learning tools.

#DevLearn retrospective: Start dreaming about the future of eLearning

Challenge to Learn

This year more than ever DevLearn addressed the future of eLearning. There was another keynote by Allisone Levine at DevLearn. It will be a mutual challenge for the people who are developing this standard, for vendors and for eLearning developers.

xAPI Camp – DevLearn 2015 is ONE DAY AWAY

MakingBetter

The first xAPI Camp at DevLearn, the first of four events we’re putting on hosted by The eLearning Guild , is nigh upon us. Last year was the first year there was an official xAPI Track at DevLearn and, together, we are upping that ante again (…in Vegas). The eLearning Guild is a terrific host and partner in making xAPI Camp available to attendees as a pre-conference event. And for DevLearn, we have a great list: Brightwave is out of the UK.

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How We’re Rocking DevLearn 2017

eLearning Brothers

We here at eLearning Brothers are chomping at the bit to rock DevLearn 2017 in our signature style, as only the Team in Orange can! We’ll get there… Here are a few details to wet your whistle until DevLearn kicks off on Tuesday, October 23: Sessions.

Blogging about #DevLearn

Challenge to Learn

I will be leaving for Las Vegas in less than one hour, visiting the eLearning Guilds annual conference. We quietly pre-launched our free edition prior to DevLearn to make sure we could build it up slowly and monitor it closely, in order to ensure a perfect authoring environment.

Ethan Edwards: 5 Most Important Analysis Questions You’ll Ever Ask #devlearn

Learning Visions

Same issues we’re dealing with in elearning today that we were dealing with 30 years ago. Better elearning, better processes! Challenges of design for elearning: instruction must stand on its own can’t be adjusted or fixed on the fly (when we teach classroom…”let’s skip these pages.” if we make mistakes in analysis, then the learner is stuck…) must account for all things instructor might do Does your org think elearning is formatting text, decorating screens and test? (so

DevLearn Reflections

Raptivity

Just back from DevLearn and still reeling under its effect, I thought it would be the perfect time to share my experience with everyone. DevLearn gave us a perfect chance to celebrate this occasion by giving us a chance to talk with many of our customers at the booth.

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. LMSs, authoring tools are still way behind moving to SaaS.

Trivantis to Showcase Lectora Authoring Tool at DevLearn by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

DevLearn attendees can stop by the Trivantis booth next week to learn what’s new in the upcoming release of Lectora 17. New features include BranchTrack, a tool for easily building branching scenarios to include in eLearning courses, and. Design & Development Tools Design Strategies Development Strategies Instructional DesignSeamless Play, which will allow for seamless transitions within a published course.

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

Again, not every tool below is SaaS based, but at some point, you have to move to the SaaS world, especially if you are offering or saying you do – some type of mobile learning functionality. I’ve seen some authoring tools that fit most of the criteria above, but whose ease of use is substandard or even really bad. Updated Content Authoring Tool Directory. C ontent Authoring Tools Directory. The Ten Best Course Authoring Tools. #10

DevLearn Day 2

eLearning 24-7

Back for another exciting review of DevLearn’s Expo. For example, there were several vendors making their debut – as in their solution – at DevLearn. Anyway, without further adieu – I name my DevLearn Product of the Show (drum roll or finger snaps please). Other video tools – even some authoring tools enable you to have questions next to your video clip as part of that page, if you will – what does Hapyak do?

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Here is the short, graphical version: Our 2017 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. ” This is still as true as ever, and it explains why there’s a four-to-eight-year lag between technology trends as a whole and their application in eLearning.

Updated E-Leaning Authoring Tools Comparison

E-learning Uncovered

With the release of Adobe Captivate 8 a few weeks back, I thought I would update our popular—and often controversial—comparison grid on the major authoring tools. Updated Authoring Tools Comparison Webinar.

Summing Up DevLearn

WalkMe Training Station

eLearning 2015 Trends Recap. DevLearn 2015 – Love Your LMS. This article will help you relive some of the best DevLearn moments, and for those who did not attend the convention – a sneak peek from it. Video of the Week- All You Need to Know About eLearning.

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Event Recap: DevLearn 2014

E-learning Uncovered

Diane Elkins, Tim Slade, and I all attended the DevLearn 2014 Conference & Expo this past week in Las Vegas. If you haven’t been to this event before, it’s an incredible opportunity to explore the tools, techniques, and tricks of successful e-learning developers from all over the world.

How to Build a Real Game in Storyline 3

eLearning Brothers

Gaming is all the rage in eLearning, but without a sizable budget or external vendors, options are limited. Game elements in authoring tools are usually reduced to themed quizzes, with little actual gaming involved.

DevLearn Thoughts: Is Game Based Learning Misunderstood?

Bottom-Line Performance

We had a great time at DevLearn 2012 in Las Vegas. Sharon Boller introducing Knowledge Guru at DevLearn. Here are a few areas of confusion we heard at DevLearn… and our attempts to clear the air.

Top 10 Learning Technologies and Talks at DevLearn 2015

WalkMe Training Station

DevLearn is like being a kid in a candy store…for training and learning techies like us. The technologies include interactive guidance tools, training videos , animated tutorials, face-to-face software tutorials etc. Why DevLearn 2015? Adobe eLearning Suite.

My tips for the DevLearn conference in Las Vegas

Challenge to Learn

DevLearn promises to be a great conference this year again.There is a very promising line-up of keynote speakers and other presenters. The eLearning guild has a reputation for inviting surprising key-note speakers and it looks like they have done it again.

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DevLearn 2014: The dead of the corporate LMS and WYSIWYG authoring?

Challenge to Learn

DevLearn 2014 is approaching. I have the honor of doing two sessions at DevLearn. ” Does this mean that I foresee doom for the eLearning industry? Our old Windows based system uses WYSIWYG, the new web based authoring tool uses WYSIWYM.

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

Bottom-Line Performance

As tablets and phones enter the workplace, we also see clients getting excited by “just-in-time” access to ePubs and reference tools. Online Reference Tools replacing courses. There’s a lot of content in eLearning courses that is not about learning how to do anything.

Eli Pariser Keynote, #DevLearn "The Filter Bubble"

Learning Visions

This are my liveblogged notes Eli Pariser morning keynote session on Thursday, October 24 at the eLearning Guild DevLearn Conference , happening this week in Las Vegas. Give students the tools to build better filters.

eLearning Guild Releases Report - Rapid eLearning Authoring: Top Tools

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The eLearning Guild just released another report today: Rapid eLearning Authoring: Top Tools. Since we all want to make sure we are doing our best work by utilizing the "best" tools available, this report can save you endless hours of searching and exploring on your own.

Ian Bogost, #DevLearn “The Real Power of Games for Learning”

Learning Visions

This are my liveblogged notes Ian Bogost afternoon keynote session at the eLearning Guild DevLearn Conference , happening this week in Las Vegas. With simple building blocks and tools you construct something large than the usual parts. If you play the game and have a conversation about immigration…games are not measurement tools, they’re more like creativity and films and novels…to consider the topics they present in different contexts.

For the Love of Learning

Learning Rebels

I have just returned from the DevLearn 2014 conference in Las Vegas. So let’s talk about why DevLearn was the place to be this Halloween. Neil Tyson Degrasse – DevLearn Las Vegas 2014. DevLearn EXPO Hall, Las Vegas 2014. DevLearn Las Vegas 2014.

Learning Rebel Yell for DevLearn Technology: Tom Spiglanin

Learning Rebels

What were his thoughts about the technology side of DevLearn. As displayed in the SnapGuide piece I put together immediately afterward the conference (Journey Through DevLearn) https://snapguide.com/guides/journey-through-devlearn/ There was an app for that!

I need new pencils for Sketchnoting DevLearn

NuggetHead

The Elearning Guild’s annual DevLearn Conference & Expo is by far the industry’s leading event. In the afternoon of the first day of the conference on Wednesday, I’ll be presenting a session titled, Style Guides: The Unsung Hero of Elearning Development. Elearning

17 Awesome Resources on Micro Learning

Learnnovators

Schone and John Polaschek at DevLearn 2009) discusses how Yammer was shortlisted and implemented at Qualcomm for encouraging micro learning within the corporate environment. Tools/Platforms.

DevLearn 2015 Recap: Innovation in the Making by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

Over 2,800 eLearning professionals attended DevLearn this year, making it the largest gathering to date in The eLearning. Design & Development Tools Emerging Topics Professional Development Training StrategiesGuild’s history. Read about the award winners and find out how to see many of the presentations from the conference!