Rapid eLearning Through Software Simulations And Screencasts

Upside Learning

Previously when I discussed freeform and template-based rapid content authoring tools, I kept software simulation tools aside. The main reason was that such simulation tools are not always used for developing just any type of learning but focused on training content creation for a specific software application or system. The software simulation in turn, can be divided into screen capturing tools and interactive simulation development tools.

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. The mind map can help learning professionals choose the right authoring tool for their requirements and expectations. While searching I realized that many learning professionals often confuse between their requirements and the specific features offered by the chosen tool.

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Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction

Tony Karrer

I don't know if I've seen this reported by the eLearningGuild , but their reports showed some interesting information about satisfaction levels reported by members on course authoring and rapid eLearning tool satisfaction levels. Courseware Authoring Tool Satisfaction - Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction - I'm only showing tools with 15 or more evaluations. Articulate Rapid e-Learning Studio Microsoft Word Articulate Engage Articulate Rapid B-Learning SN.

3 Popular Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools – When to Use What

CommLab India

The use of e-learning authoring tools depends on the training need, complexity of the course, delivery platform – online or on mobiles – timelines, budget, and other factors. With a host of e-learning authoring tools available, choosing the apt authoring tool for your business requirement is not an easy task. This blog tries to make this easy for you, by showing how three popular rapid e-learning authoring tools meet 3 training needs.

3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools

CommLab India

For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of e-learning development software. As of 2014, over 48% of the companies use rapid authoring tools. Today, I will walk you through the features of three widely-used rapid authoring tools which will help you with deciding the right tool depending on your business requirements: Articulate Storyline. Also, there’s Adobe’s eLearning Heroes community where their experts post and share best practices and tips and tricks.

Start this 2019 by the hand of the Top eLearning Companies in India

Paradiso

The Top eLearning companies in India are ready to receive 2019 with new versions of their products and releases of new specialized services for companies that are interested in increasing their workforce and training capacity. We have prepared this list with the companies that we think, are the better options to look for training , content , development , IT solutions or eLearning matters in India. Top eLearning companies in India. Zeus Learning. Upside Learning.

Rapid Authoring – Freeform Vs Template Based

Upside Learning

While working on rapid authored courses (courses authored using rapid authoring tools), I often encounter the decision point of whether to use freeform rapid authoring tools or the traditional template-based tools. Last year, we mentioned that there is a time and place for rapid authoring while opting for it. Here, let me just put some characteristics of the two types of rapid authoring methodologies. in Flash Based eLearning Development?

Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning

Upside Learning

After a few years of hype, mobile learning has now started flourishing; the advent of new generation of mobile devices, high-speed network access, powerful mobile browsers and better native apps are all contributing to this. However, to alleviate such difficulties, there are some rapid authoring tools available that can create mLearning without needing to acquire the technical skills. HotLava LMA (Learning Mobile Author).

Adobe Captivate 9 Review

Adobe Captivate

Guest Blog by: Dr. Nancy Reyes, Learning Strategist at OnPoint Digital, Inc. Captivate 9 was released just in time for my latest project – a series of courses that require a combination of scenarios and software simulations. Adobe Captivate Draft Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Whats new adobe captivate 9 adobe captivate draft Captivate 9 Captivate Review Device Demo Multi-state objects rapid elearning Responsive eLearning

Top 5 ELearning Development Programs

LearnDash

If you are involved in the elearning industry, then there is a strong possibility that you have at some point needed a rapid elearning development tool for course creation. 5 Popular Rapid ELearning Software Programs. Adobe Captivate – Along with Articulate, this piece of software is the workhorse of the industry. It has a bit steeper learning curve that Articulate, but it is just as powerful.

Too Little Time to Develop E-learning? Go for Rapid Development!

CommLab India

A traditional online learning development project can take several months. Projects that require extensive simulations, or any end-to-end e-learning development for that matter, usually take time. From framing the right learning objectives to ensuring the course has a good look and feel (visual design), everything translates into more time and planning. When you have to get that e-learning course not in months, but weeks.

eLearning Solutions

Tony Karrer

Posts on eLearning Solutions: What is Rapid eLearning?

eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Posts on eLearning Tools: What is Rapid eLearning?

eLearning Resources

Tony Karrer

eLearning Resources Various posts around eLearning Resources: Rapid eLearning Tools Virtual Classroom Instruction - eLearing Resources Discussion Resources for Learning Professionals Software Simulation eLearning (w/ links to Tools) eLearning Blogs - Quick Way to Find Good Ones Surveys in eLearning Tracking Without an LMS Fun Headline Generator

eLearning Software

Tony Karrer

eLearning Software posts: eLearning Software Tools Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Software Satisfaction - Satisfaction survey results for eLearning Software. eLearning Software Satisfaction (More) - follow-up on satisfaction results for eLearning Software. What is Rapid eLearning Software? Description of eLearning Software for rapid eLearning.

The top LMS companies in Dubai that could be a great eLearning solution for your company

Paradiso

If you’re looking for the right eLearning solution for your organization and don’t know where to start, you are now in the right place. We know for sure that looking for a Learning Management System is not easy work because you have to analyze many factors to determine if an LMS is a good fit for your organization. We can easily find over 100 e-learning companies that offer eLearning services in Dubai. UPSIDE LEARNING. ZEUS LEARNING.

eLearning Guild Research Reports

Tony Karrer

In my last post on Flash Quiz Tools , I mentioned how I had used the eLearning Guild Research to streamline my effort of find the right tools. This level of membership also gives you several other nice things such as the eMag, access to data behind eLearning Buyers Guide, Training Modalities, the e-Learning Salary & Compensation Report, and the e-Learning Projects Database.

Top eLearning Posts

Tony Karrer

Post Views Comments Bookmarks eLearningTechnology 18,308 247 What is eLearning 2.0? 6,890 16 152 Rapid eLearning Tools 4,337 11 35 First Time Visitor Guide 2,345 17 67 LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers 1,988 6 40 eLearning Trends 1,820 9 24 Software Simulation eLearning (w/ links to Tools) 1,724 2 11 Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Start-Up Guides 1,368 1 22 eLearning 1.0

The Next Generation of E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Rapid elearning played a role in the evolution of elearning mostly because it took course creation out of the hands of a few programmers and placed it into the hands of anyone who wanted to create a course. I see this as the democratization of elearning. In fact, the industry used to spend a lot of time talking about the programming part of elearning. But now we’re spending that time discussing instructional design and effectiveness of elearning.

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More Answers to Your E-Learning Questions

Rapid eLearning

It was a great time of meeting many of you and learning more about what you do. Once you have a video, it’s easy enough to add the video to your elearning courses and include interactive elements to create engaging and interactive video courses. Question: See any cool apps or sites lately that work for elearning? The last thing you want to learn the day of an event is that the room is missing either or that they don’t work. Why Use Storyline for Software Simulations?

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Simple Screencast Production Tips for Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

This makes sense since a large part of e-learning is predicated on learning new software. It helps to know what you’re learning and why. You don’t need to explain everything in the software or everything you can do with it. What are people supposed to do with the software? Give them real-life challenges and how the software meets them. Why Use Storyline for Software Simulations? Upcoming E-Learning Events.

Three E-Learning Tips to Help Build Better Courses

Rapid eLearning

Even before I started working at Articulate, I made it a goal to answer five questions each week in the e-learning community. It’s a great way to connect with others, especially beginners, and offer some help as they’re learning. However, for me, it’s a great way to stay on top of the tools as it forces me to think through the software in different contexts. E-Learning Tip: Simulate Right-Click Interactions on Mobile Devices.

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Need Screenshots for Your E-Learning? Here Are 3 Tools That You Already Own.

Rapid eLearning

Screenshots and elearning go hand-in-hand. I use them for a lot of my software training. I also use screenshots when I run across a template or idea that I may want to use in a future elearning course. You can learn more about using Print Screen here. This is perfect for creating quick interactive software simulations. Grab a series of screenshots, place them on some slides, and then add hyperlinks to simulate the software like I did in this quick demo.

Here’s What Needs to be in Your E-Learning Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

” Why Have a E-Learning Portfolio? Here’s What Should be in Your E-Learning Portfolio. Here are the five things you need to showcase in your e-learning portfolio. Quizzes are the most common element in e-learning courses. Software Training. Most organizations do some sort of software training. Show your skills building software training. Most e-learning isn’t very good and usually very boring.

How to Create an E-Learning Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

Identify a few common course types such as interactive scenarios, compliance training, software simulations, etc. They don’t seem to have any that cater to interactive content, especially e-learning courses. Download the fully revised, free 63-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro Upcoming E-Learning Events. FocusOn Learning conference. Join us for one or two days of e-learning goodness.

10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]

mLearning Revolution

eLearning. — When comparing the two big players in the rapid eLearning market, Articulate and Adobe, they approach mobile learning design very differently. Articulate for example has gone the native app route for deploying learning projects to tablets and HTML5 for smartphones like the iPhone and the Moto X. Just as the web community has embraced the ‘ One Web ‘ philosophy, we too should embrace a ‘ One Learning ‘ design paradigm.

Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

Choosing a rapid e-learning authoring tool that suits your training needs completely can be quite a challenging task. The eLearning Guild has come out with a report that lists the most desired features in rapid e-learning authoring software. We will now evaluate the 3 widely used rapid authoring tools – Articulate Storyline 2 , Adobe Captivate 9 , and Lectora Inspire 16 , based on the features listed by the report.

10 Things I Love about Screenr.com

mLearning Revolution

One Acrobat.com service I thought about was having a light-weight version of Adobe Captivate as part of Acrobat.com that would enable customers to do simple screen recordings or even software simulations, that could be shared and posted everywhere, on YouTube for example, or even right on Acrobat.com somehow. More on this in the eBook I’m writing on what I learned at Adobe. Excellent for Informal and Social Learning. eLearning featured

Qarbon Camtasia and Adobe Captivate

Tony Karrer

Question from a reader, hoping you can provide your thoughts: I am in the process of selecting an elearning tool that is easy to use, quick to create the demos and does not bloat the file size much. These videos would have software demos, screencasts and PowerPoints embedded inside them. There are quite a few Software Simulation Tools out there. eLearning Technology.

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ADDIE isn't dead; how can it be?

Integrated Learnings

As learning practioners, we must still have some form of Analyze in place; we just can no longer take 3 - 6 months to complete it. For true learning to take place, the recipient must be engaged, motivated, pulled in. I'm a big fan of scenario-based and simulation eLearning; these take longer to Design, but the outcome is worth it. These two phases are likely where a good number of rapid eLearning development projects find themselves confined.

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Use of Wikis as Compared to Other Tools

Tony Karrer

For an upcoming panel session that will be looking at where eLearning is going, I was trying to get a ballpark sense of how much eLearning is being done with various tools as an indicator of where we stand in terms of adoption of eLearning 1.0, For example, I've not included use of software simulation tools, etc.

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5 Ways to Kickstart Your E-learning Career

Rapid eLearning

I get a lot of emails from people who want to transition from their current jobs into e-learning development. So here are my five things if you want to start a career in e-learning. Learn About Learning. But today it’s not as critical, assuming you can prove that you really know what you learned. There are all sorts of ways to learn: Go to school and get a degree. Read and learn on your own. Software Training.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. 0160; A few weeks ago I created a survey about Mobile Learning.

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Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

CommLab India

What is the best rapid authoring tool in the market? Well, the answer to these questions is that the choice of a rapid authoring tool is based on your training development needs. The eLearning Guild had come up with a report 1 that lists the most desired features in rapid e-learning courseware authoring software. The eLearning Guild report stated that users of authoring tools wanted features such as: Adding simple branching.

What Can March Madness Teach Us About Blended Learning? | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS What Can March Madness Teach Us About Blended Learning? by Paul on March 23, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Video , blended learning Opening weekend of March Madness is over. Boise State Film Room We also had the privilege to witness blended learning at work.

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Activity in Last Six Months

Tony Karrer

What is eLearning 2.0? First Time Visitor Guide Top Ten Reasons To Blog and Top Ten Not to Blog Rapid eLearning Tools Fun Headline Generator Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 Vision of Future of Application and eLearning Development Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 eLearning 1.0 Tacit vs. Explicit Knowledge - Decisions Learning Professionals Make Everyday New Kind of LMS? and eLearning 2.0

Captivate and Articulate for Interactive Slide-Based Presentations

Tony Karrer

I understand that Captivate is great for simulations and demonstrations of computer tasks, and can be used for scenario-based training for that kind of content. However, this project doesn't involve ANY simulations, demonstrations, or scenario-based training. Certainly, as the person asking the questions states, if you were going for Software Simulation eLearning then Captivate (or the other tools list in my post) would be more appropriate than Captivate.

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Learning Developments: WBT Development Toolbox

Learning Developments

Learning Developments. Thoughts and issues related to the development of eLearning content and general eLearning issues with an occasional diversion here or there. I will be doing a lot of technology training courses so software simulations are very important. Captivate does a very good job of creating software simulations. Articulate and Lectora do not do simulations. Workplace eLearning Environment Sketch. eLearning Technology.

First Time Visitor Guide

Tony Karrer

Update 2/6/2008 based on recent Top eLearning Posts It can be daunting to visit a blog for the first time. Blog Description This blog covers trends in eLearning and more broadly the use of technology that aims to improve human performance. Interaction I write this blog because it helps me think through and learn about the topics I write about. Topics eLearning 2.0 Starting Point: What is eLearning 2.0? Learning Trends Point To and Shape eLearning 2.0

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Top 5 E-Books on Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

The world is changing rapidly and so are training requirements in corporate organizations. In the e-learning industry, traditional development is being replaced by rapid authoring tools. Rapid e-learning development refers to a new methodology of building e-learning courses quickly as against developing courses in Flash and other legacy tools. E-Book 1: Getting Started with Articulate Storyline. Record a software simulation.