A Knockout Year for Lectora

eLearning Brothers

It was a pretty big year for Lectora. At the beginning of 2013, we were graced with Lectora 11, or—more properly—Lectora Inspire version 11. Add to that a host of new tools, a smarter back end, integrated social network and social media features, enhanced web object support, a slide out media library, and a new action pane (since all actions are separate entities now). After a few months, we got Tin Can (a successor to SCORM) support in Lectora’s 11.1

Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

eLearning 24-7

Lectora’s Snap! Lectora Snap! Empower on the other hand does work, since it is a self-contained product and does not directly go into PowerPoint 2010 (but you can upload PowerPoint slides into it). Channel – of course if your company blocks all social media sites – I guess you are hitting the Snap! rather than the “slides” thing – which I hate. authoring tools e-learning e-learning vendors Lectora Product Review Snap!

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Articulate vs. Lectora | LearnNuggets

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Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags Add new tag , development , eLearning Articulate vs. Lectora by Kevin on August 12th, 2009 When it comes to software development tools, I’m fortunate to work in an environment that understands no two tools are the same and each provide advantages and disadvantages. However, there is still a steep learning curve understanding all of Lectora’s power and control.

4 HTML5 Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Origin Learning

Page objects come to life as different slide templates and more than 47,000 combinations of customizable characters help you author content that can be published to Flash, HTML5 and even Articulate Mobile player, which is a native iOS application meant exclusively for iPads. Lectora Inspire 11. The latest version of Lectora Inspire supports Tin Can API which means you no longer have to worry about the sources from where your employees learn.

Top 10 authoring tool in 2020 delivering engaging digital learning content

Paradiso

It offers users with formal, informal, and social learning opportunities through devices. 4) Lectora. Lectora is one of the most loved tools for eLearning development and performs excellently on the accessibility and multi-device options.

Choosing Amongst the Top Elearning Authoring Tools to Create Effective Training Content Tailored to the Diversified Learning Needs

G-Cube

It also supports social polling, gamification, and other features to impart a personalized and adaptive learning experience. Storyline allows the authors to create custom online courses and control theme pages using the slide master and project colors. Lectora. Lectora enables flexible scripting and interactivities with free access to the in-built template library. With technological advancement, the way learning is delivered also changing.

Best e-Content Development Tools in the Business

Hurix Digital

You can use its customization options, themes, color palettes and slide masters to create fit-for-purpose eLearning content. As in the case of PowerPoint, you can control the theme pages with slide masters and color palette for branding. Lectora Inspire and Lectora Online.

The Halo Effect: First Impressions for e-Learning

Trivantis

This social-psychology phenomenon, first explained by American psychologist Edward Thorndike, causes people (like your learners) to use one trait to make quick judgments of an overall person or thing. But if your learners dislike one aspect of your course (such as an intro slide that’s crammed with text), they’ll have a negative predisposition toward the whole course. And Lectora® users, here’s a cool tutorial on using custom fonts: 3 Ways to Use Custom Fonts in Lectora.

9 Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison and Review

Elucidat

Flexible rules and branching options enable complex, personalized and adaptive learning experiences; and the ability to use social polling, gamification and a whole host of interaction types provide plenty of opportunity to hook in learners. The themes are similar to PowerPoint, with color palettes and slide masters defining the look and feel. Themes and master slides can be shared to installations on other computers, but the process is manual and can be tricky.

April 2016 #Obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

E.g. simulations, social learning, gaming, mentoring. Lectora [link]. briandusablon said that “It made me restructure a branched course in Storyline because I wanted to know user path – only by slide title. New post April 2016 #Obsidianchat Summary on Obsidian Learning. April 2016 #obsidianchat Summary. Time: 2:00 – 2:30PM 4/19/2016 twitter.com. . April’s Obsidian Chat topic was xAPI. We had xAPI expert Art Werkenthin from RISC, Inc.

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

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Effects like fade-outs and slide-transitions can be employed to increase visual appeal. A number of rapid authoring tools like Articulate Storyline and Lectora can be utilized for creating content that renders on multiple platforms – easily and fast. Harness social media. Social media can be a great learning tool and using it judiciously can hasten the learning curve of your learners – while on a shoe-string budget.

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The Halo Effect: First Impressions for e-Learning

Trivantis

This social-psychology phenomenon, first explained by American psychologist Edward Thorndike, causes people (like your learners) to use one trait to make quick judgments of an overall person or thing. But if your learners dislike one aspect of your course (such as an intro slide that’s crammed with text), they’ll have a negative predisposition toward the whole course. And Lectora® users, here’s a cool tutorial on using custom fonts: 3 Ways to Use Custom Fonts in Lectora.

Top 11 eLearning software tools to make your courses shine

TalentLMS

Create interactive eLearning content with gamification, social polling, and interactive elements that will hook your learners right from the very beginning. Because it basically gives instructional designers the ability to develop high-end presentation slides that look stunning. 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.

DevLearn, Reflected #dl10

Learning Visions

A smattering of keynotes and sessions When you’re exhibiting in the expo it’s a bit hard to partake in many sessions, but I did get to jump into some of the keynotes: really great stuff by John Seely Brown ( my blog attempt here ), Byron Reeves on Engagement and Marcia Connors on the new social learning. Couldn’t stay but will definitely look for their slide deck. His slides should be up soon on the DevLearn site.

Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

Bottom-Line Performance

Otherwise, why would you want learners to go over 20+ slides of irrelevant content when they just need to know the specific function of key components or equipment? What do the popular authoring tools (Storyline, Captivate, Lectora, etc) need to do to improve mobile learning their capabilities? We can also add layers of interactivity that allow for quick search and exploration or we can integrate social interactions. Mayra Aixa Villar.

How to Create a Leaderboard for eLearning with Google

eLearning Brothers

We need a way to make it social. If you are familiar with JavaScript and feel adventurous you can adapt this to work for Captivate, Lectora, HTML5, etc. This trigger could be on a button, when a slide starts, etc. “Gamification.” We recognize the benefits (even through all the hype) and we would like to add it to our courses. But where to begin? It is not enough just to add a game to your course. After all, bragging rights go a long way towards reinforcing learning.

Converting ILT to eLearning: Benefits and Tips

Trivantis

Since the “shell” is already in place, updating eLearning is simply a matter of updating pieces of information or adding in a new slide. eLearning is also beneficial to those who find social situations in which they could be called upon or singled out stressful since they’re taking the course from the comfort of their computers. Sign up for a free 30-day trial of Lectora today.

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85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

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. What’s great about this tool is that it allows you to print your final result and share it with others and promoting it on social media. The tool can be accessed through the website, social media or via email.

Keynote Resources from #LUC2017

Kapp Notes

The Lectora 2017 Users Conference promises to be an exciting and engaging event. Here are the slides from my keynote (but no peaking until it’s over). What we missed on the mission is provide in the information below (and in the slides above). Here are some “mock” risk elements that can be placed into instruction: Starting over Social credibility Not solving the problem Losing (points, games, lives) Recognition.

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLearningArt

Having content pushed on us in the form of bullets and slides is clicking boring. Instead of designing by focusing on content (let alone PowerPoint slides) as is so common, we produce engaging e-learning by focusing on the learning experience first and foremost. Humor, story telling, facilitating communication between learners by social media or – if possible – IRL will reinforce the learning climate. Don’t just start loading content onto slides.

State of the E-Learning Industry 2017

eLearning 24-7

Social learning tools (not the same as a Social Learning Platform). I did not include PowerPoint or Slide tools that can be seen online. Because, that is a stretch to slide them (no pun intended) into the e-learning space, just because they are online. . LMS and subsets including Video Learning Platforms, Knowledge Management Platforms, Social Learning Platforms; Learning Platforms, Sales Enablement Platforms. Social Learning Platforms. Lectora Online.

Perception in the E-Learning World

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Lectora on the other hand, has an online authoring tool, but for whatever reason continues to have it lag behind in features to their desktop tool, and continues to push their VR authoring tool more so, in my opinion, then the authoring tool itself. Social – ahh, folks think it means something so different than, what you think it means. The term social learning was established based on a simple premise – social media tied to learning, equals social learning. .

Top 5 LMSs for 2017

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Maybe it is forward thinking or mobile, social, gamification, analytics or reports. While it does slide into the UX/UI, it has components that stand alone. Within the features piece, I look at mobile, social, gamification BUT also look at the newbies showing up – deep learning, content curation, coaching/social mentoring, video (inc. Having social, some form of it. Social Playlist? Enhancements to social and mobile coming in 2017.

Top 5 LMSs for 2017

eLearning 24-7

Maybe it is forward thinking or mobile, social, gamification, analytics or reports. While it does slide into the UX/UI, it has components that stand alone. Within the features piece, I look at mobile, social, gamification BUT also look at the newbies showing up – deep learning, content curation, coaching/social mentoring, video (inc. Having social, some form of it. Social Playlist? Enhancements to social and mobile coming in 2017.

LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools

WBT Systems

Social learning and gamification features, such as digital badges , can help to increase engagement with education programs and participation in community discussions. PowerPoint Slide Presentations. Some of the most popular are Adobe Captivate , Articulate Storyline , and Trivantis Lectora.

How to MOOC: Bite-Sized Content

Your Training Edge

In MOOCs, content delivery can take many forms, including videos, documents, slide shows, audio podcasts, whiteboard animations, and even live virtual webinars with real-time commenting and participation. In a recent blog on the Lectora site, elearning and social media expert Kristen Marshall identified 10 components of online courses that can easily be presented in bite-sized chunks: Videos.

The Importance of Being an Instructional Designer

Origin Learning

Tools like Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, and Lectora Inspire, and the open-source favorite Adapt, are changing the way organizations are creating eLearning. Remember, you are not just creating a set of slides that will be animated to create a video course! Follow subject matter experts on social platforms, build, and grow your own network.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

The other huge issue is that the course terms of chapter-page-lesson/scenario and so forth has turned into “slides” As an added bonus, some products do not enable folks to have a TOC or even push or mention of it. Layout screen – slides or whatever you wish to call them on the left side, the building of the course in the middle. I’ve seen a few vendors offer the “hierarchy” option rather than the slide look on the left side.

Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

How to add Fluid Boxes to the slides. You’ll also look at specific examples of accessible courses built with Storyline, Lectora, and Captivate. During this session, you will learn how to create virtual reality courses, 360-degree slides, interactive videos, webcam + screen recording, and more. During this session, you will learn how to create virtual reality courses, 360-degree slides, interactive videos, simultaneous webcam + screen recording, and more.

New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

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? Everyone loves lists. Lists for the best books written in 1899 (right?), best products that work under water (summer time) and from the e-learning prospective – the best authoring tools.

single-source learning content development…

Xyleme

Everyone knows that the old way of doing things is just not working any more once you have any number of courses… doing your Instructor Guide and Student Guide in Word or FrameMaker, your Slides in PowerPoint or Keynote and your learning in Articulate or Lectora. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Why your learning management system needs content support

LearnUpon

For example, you might find that your LMS won’t store or allow you to report on things like specific exam questions and answers, or the length of time a learner spends on each slide. Assess how strong their blog and social media channels are. If you want to run engaging and interactive content, your vendor must understand all of the main authoring tools, including Elucidat , Articulate Storyline , Adobe Captivate , and Lectora.

single-source learning content development…

Xyleme

Everyone knows that the old way of doing things is just not working any more once you have any number of courses… doing your Instructor Guide and Student Guide in Word or FrameMaker, your Slides in PowerPoint or Keynote and your learning in Articulate or Lectora. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

2014 Authoring Tools – State of Affairs

eLearning 24-7

Use of the term “slides” to represent pages. Social – Snooze. The other day I was taking a look at Lectora Mobile, and found it is more an online authoring tool system with its focus on mobile deployment than say a true m-learning authoring tool. I’ve been reading a lot about the color green. What is symbolizes, what it means and what it represents. I found out that depending on the shade of green, can mean something totally different.

LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

If want to do something with 30 slides is that really going to work on a phone? Colloboration/social media & MOOCs and the future of learning Social media in business - 3 types of software people use Bloomfire, YaMma, Needs buy in from top - if CEO does it people follow. Social media is really good for company relations but not traditional eLearning as can't be quantified. Collaboration, Social media and MOOCs – the future of learning?