Best e-Content Development Tools in the Business

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These features open up possibilities for adding interactivity without coding. Lectora Inspire and Lectora Online. Lectora Inspire is a Windows desktop e-content development tool while Lectora Online is the cloud-based HTML5 version.

The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development


Lectora Inspire : This one actually could fit under both web-based and native eLearning apps. While Inspire, Like Adobe Captivate and Claro above, lets you author courses and then publish them using HTML5 as web-based apps, accessible on mobile browsers, Lectora also offers Lectora Mobile.

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For example, MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are often free versions of university offerings. This might include: Authoring tool source file(s). H5P – an open-source tool that builds e-learning and is tightly integrated into CMS tools, such as WordPress and Joomla as well as open-source LMS’ Moodle. Adapt Learning – an open source tool similar to Articulate Rise. Lectora – similar to Articulate Storyline. Hosting Platforms.

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Top 11 eLearning software tools to make your courses shine


Free or open-source eLearning authoring tools. But, sooner or later, you’re going to need a video platform. Lectora Online. Lectora , as one of the first authoring tools to ever come out, grants many different features to produce a complete, engaging, and professional eLearning course. For years, Lectora was a Windows app only. Because if you want to excel in instructional design, you need Lectora. So, yes, Lectora is excellent.

Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison of 7 Major Authoring Tools

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Adapt: Open-Source Freedom for Learning Dev Agencies. Adapt is an open-source alternative for the eLearning authoring tools market, offering cloud-based course editing. Not uncommonly, open-source is something of a double-edged sword. Open-source community of designers. Lectora: Well Established, With A Steep Learning Curve. This comes in the form of Lectora Online, a cloud-based HTML5 version of the tool. Who Is Lectora For?

Confused with learning technologies? Choose your best option

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Out-source: You also has an option to outsource it to an external vendor to provide support. Choosing the development platform. After you decided the training platform you need to select the best vendor who can meet your training needs within your budget. Later you can easily switch by migrating all the learners’ data, training content and training records to any new platform if you want to switch to other service provider.

9 Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison and Review


The more advanced features, as with any sophisticated platform, can take a little longer to get up to speed with. This setup opens up a lot of possibilities when no coding is required; authoring actions are entered via a selection interface. Lectora Inspire and Lectora Online. Lectora is an elder statesman in this arena. Lectora’s new “Responsive Course Design,” or RCD, feature allows you to design courses in the desktop view. Lectora strengths.

Top 5 Training Material Development Software


This system is also an authoring tool which means companies can create training materials directly onto this platform without the aid of third parties. Scalable platform. The Open University, TESCO, National Trust, Johnson and Johnson – Vision Care Inc. Schoology is a learning management system and social networking platform. Flash, Powerpoint, Storyline, Captivate, Lectora. Open source software that has APIs, security audits, and feature discussions.

A guide to HTML5 elearning authoring tools


Increased interactivity of elearning courses, opening up opportunities for learning designers to produce more engaging experiences. Elucidat is a cloud-based HTML5 authoring platform that helps you create, manage and measure modern elearning that delivers real-life impact. The platform is designed to deliver great ROI for team’s producing content at scale. Lectora. Lectora is great for: Screen recording or image editing (you can integrate with Camtasia and Snagit).

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Hosting platforms are more robust and the tools to create and edit video are simpler to use than they ever have been. Adapt is a free and easy to use, open source e-Learning authoring tool that creates fully responsive, multi-device, HTML5 e-learning content. Are their plans to make the templates for other tools like Lectora or Captivate? We do plan to extend the templates to other tools like Lectora and Captivate in the coming year.

Learning Ecosystems: How Behr & Travelers replaced the LMS [Spotlight]


They implemented xAPI to track and record content usage in a Learning Analytics Platform (LAP). It’s just two systems: an app on the front end with a learning analytics platform on the back end. Storyline, Captivate, Lectora, etc.). Travelers’ xAPI services are currently internal to their organization and not publicly available, but the Travelers team has indicated they might open source these tools at some time in the future.

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5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

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Worldwide, Samsung probably sells more smartphones than anyone else , Looking into the future – this article predicts that iPads will retain more than 50% of the installed base of all tablets in 2016, but Android and Windows Metro will be the other two dominant platforms. 2) Lectora Inspire. Lectora Inspire can help you to quickly create dynamic video and Flash content as well as transform your e-Learning to HTML5 for mobile delivery.

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85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators


The most important tool you will need is an online course platform or a learning management system. Lectora Inspire. Lectora is the powerhouse in the authoring tools coming with libraries of assets, templates and flexible. Lectora Inspire is the choice of experienced trainers and academic course creators that look for the best-in-class authoring tool. H5P is a free, open-source, elearning authoring tool for smaller cloud-hosted activities.

What is Needed to Develop an E-learning Course?

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There are 3 phases in this model ( Source : Leaving ADDIE for SAM by Michael Allen with Richard Sites). If your requirement is to make your courses responsive, you can choose Claro, Adobe Captivate, and Lectora 17. Once you produce eLearning courses, you need a platform to administer and host these courses. A Learning Management System (LMS) is a platform providing the software solution for the administration of training programs.

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E-learning Uncovered

PhoneGap is an open-source (a.k.a. FREE) mobile development framework that lets you package a single source of existing HTML5, JavaScipt, and CSS3 content as multiple native smartphone and tablet apps. In other words, using PhoneGap, you can use the HTML5 content published from tools like Captivate, Articulate, or Lectora to create native smartphone and tablet apps for the mobile devices of your choice.

A Complete Training Portal for Multi-device Mobile Learners

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There are many challenges in developing training portals compatible with all operating systems, because they have different features, file formats, and are developed using completely different platforms. For example, let us take the most popular and open-source training portal MOODLE, which can deliver training to all types of learners discussed above.

10 Widely Used Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 and Empower E-learning

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Smartphones, iPads, and tablets have opened new avenues for learning. Responsive design helps your e-learning course content rearrange itself when opened on any device, irrespective of the screen size. Adapt Learning ’ is the most widely used open source e-learning authoring tool. This tool runs on JavaScript and HTML5 code, so you get multi-screen, multi-device, multi-platform, and multi-browser compatibility for your e-learning courses. Lectora Inspire.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

Lectora Inspire. Lectora enables you to automatically transform your eLearning to HTML5 for mobile delivery, and provides other publishing options including Web (HTML), mobile and tablet devices. Maqetta is an open source project that provides WYSIWYG visual authoring of HTML5 user interfaces. Anyone can build mobile learning materials and publish to both HTML5 with cross-platform support for Apple iOS, Android, and Blackberry, as well as PC and Mac browsers.

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The Importance of Being an Instructional Designer

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Tools like Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, and Lectora Inspire, and the open-source favorite Adapt, are changing the way organizations are creating eLearning. It has two aspects to it – the platform on which the learning is delivered and the actual ‘experience’ of learning. Be proud of what you are doing, keep your eyes and ears open, familiarize yourself with relevant news from the world of learning technology and stay humble.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

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I’d use it for courses in general for my LMS/learning platform too. . Lectora. Lectora Online is solid but really not anywhere near the Inspire (desktop product) which is a real shame. Lectora needs a change, a new attitude if you will, and with a new CEO on board, I think it is going to happen. . There is a product on the market called Adapt Learning which is an open source authoring tool for mobile built on framework from Kineo.

Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

Open-source learning platforms like Moodle and Totara make it incredibly easy to integrate innovative eLearning tools and strategies—including gamified content, badges, certificates, and best-of-breed content—that enhance the learning experience while providing learners with incentives to continuously develop their skillset. How open-source platforms can be optimized to inspire a culture of learning in the workplace that aligns with business objectives.

DevLearn Day 1

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Sure you could stick it in learning locker – free open source for your LRS data – but that is not giving me the “feel good” What I heard was the “work in progress”, “we still have to work that out” and a few other items. One source told me, that they try to sidestep if the question comes up, but so far no one has asked me. Lectora is coming out with a new mobile next week – but showing tomorrow.

Times are changing – trends in the content authoring tool market

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I know, smartphone lovers will disagree, but if you go back into 2010, how many authoring tools or platforms were offering m-learning despite the extensive growth of smartphones (which has been increasing for years)? In the content authoring tool market, the number of vendors who offered either mobile learning build capabilities within their tool or offered a stand-alone mobile course authoring tool is 28, of which two are free open source solutions.

Product Review: GeoLearning GeoMaestro

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Offers Lectora (rapid content authoring tool) as a separate option which can integrate with GeoMaestro. An API can tie back into the administration side of things, still providing you with the data needed, so if you want to go with an open source API it can be done. GeoLearning decided to select Lectora as their optional content authoring tool for GeoMaestro, which is somewhat confusing. What I do not like is the selection of Lectora. SAAS platform.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Navigating the Open Data Landscape, Bristol, The United Kingdom. link] December 10, 2011 International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery Using Cloud and Distributed Computing Platforms , 2 nd , Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. link] January 16-20, 2012 Linux.Conf.Au: Free and Open Source Conference, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. link] February 4-7, 2012 Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia Summit , biennial, Sydney, Australia. Clayton R.

Latest #LMS Takeaways Plus Did you know?

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Nor Lectora. However, there were people using Sakai, OLAT and other open source systems. An article a few years back from CIO (Chief Information Officer) magazine, found that many people in IT/IS did not know or fully understand SaaS (cloud); yes, your folks might, but I’m just saying you cannot assume that if someone works or runs IT, they will know the ins and outs of SaaS, let alone SaaS hybrid or PaaS (Platform as a Service). Hello from Berlin.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 3-14, 2012 Open Content Licensing for Educators (#OCL4Ed), organized by the OER Foundation, offered online. link] December 4-6, 2012 International Symposium on Open, Distance, and e-Learning (ISODEL), Bali, Indonesia. link] December 10-11, 2012 International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery Using Cloud and Distributed Computing Platforms , 3 rd , Brussels, Belgium. link] February 6-8, 2013 Open Research , Auckland, New Zealand. Clayton R.

eLearning 101: How to Make an eLearning Course (Updated!)


A learning management system (LMS) is a software platform that delivers, plays and tracks training content. While these two tools are the most common in the marketplace, there are many other excellent elearning authoring tools include Lectora , Claro , and Litmos. Try the free, open-source Handbrake for all of your video file management needs. From the workplace to the schoolroom, more and more learning is taking place online.

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

Convergence Training

And on the graphics point, for people out there listening, I’m also not skilled with graphics, but I work at a place where I have a stable of art-school grads doing it for us, so we’re fortunate, but I would recommend, and Emily I will bet you’ll confirm this, a couple of great sources on graphics and learning are Connie Malamed and her website and books … Emily Wood : Yes, I just got her whole series of books for Christmas and I’m so excited.