New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools

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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. Lectora on the list?

New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

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20 eLab - The user interface is intriguing and enables anyone to build a course, without having the typical “ooh that looks so lame” with some rapid content authoring tools. No reason, I just love saying that) Mzinga shows up with a true social learning authoring tool.

DevLearn Day 1

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Not sure why they pitch themselves as a Social LMS, because I didn’t see that. Lectora is coming out with a new mobile next week – but showing tomorrow. Rapid Intake is now called Litmos Author. Well back to another expo conference installment – this time it is DevLearn Day 1. First off, this is being written in the WordPress app so there will not be any colors and the text might appear strange in your browser. Themes.

Being Thankful: E-Learning Thoughts

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Vendors who added innovative features including text to speech (way to go SoftChalk), to true HTML5 support (Claro, Cm-Studio, Rapid Intake, Toolbook and sort of HTML5 output – Lectora) to image editors, SDK kits, gaming sims and Sony PSP devices. Vendors who added robust feature sets in their LMSs – including ebook publishing, social media functionality beyond the same ol same, online/offline synch, podcasting, 3D worlds.

Times are changing – trends in the content authoring tool market

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As the rapid content authoring market continues to grow, new features and capabilities are equally growing. In just six months since then, the numbers have grown rapidly. It has blown past social learning, and continues to roll. The rapid increase in mobile learning is tied directly to tablets. Sims – built in simulation tools targeting the rapid content authoring tool market and thus experience within that space, is expanding.

What Tools Should We Learn?

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Some are referred to as “Rapid” where others are more complex. Lectora , Articulate , Captivate , Rapid Intake ProForm , and many others are great tools. Social Networking/Bookmarking This is not so much a tool as it is a cultural shift in how we communicate and share.