Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

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Simwriter Professional - NexLearn probably makes the best sim tool in the market, but it is extremely expensive – I believe around 9K for one license, features include -ability to export scripts for audio or video recording in.txt,doc, and.htm formats, implement scripting capability to code custom simulation behaviors, customize properties for every design component to control the look and feel of your simulation. Gamification. Tools these days come in three flavors.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

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Gamification as some component/feature in the tool. Growth Engineering Genie – Game based learning plus gamification plus creation of courses. Oh, and you have to purchase two licenses, since the gamification option is not only within the course, but also for the folks who build the courses. NexLearn Simwriter – Waiting to see the latest version. When looking at the state of the authoring tool space, two words come to mind.