2014 Lectora User Conference Sessions Sneak Peek!

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The 2014 Lectora® User Conference, held this Spring from April 1 – April 3, is packed with fantastic sessions on topics ranging from Lectora e-Learning development to working with CourseMill LMS. Creating a Video-Based e-Learning Course in Lectora.

Know All about Lectora Inspire 16

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Then Lectora Inspire 16 is the Answer. Responsive e-learning has made Lectora a favorite of the learning technology community. You can transform text-heavy content into meaningful learning experiences with Lectora Inspire. Benefits and limitations of Lectora 16.

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

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The eLearning Guild has come out with a report that lists the most desired features in rapid e-learning authoring software. Lectora Inspire 16. Games, Scenarios, and Simulations. Can create simple software simulations. Can create complex software simulations.

Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9 & Lectora Inspire 16: The Infinity War

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In my previous blog, E-learning Authoring Tools: The Civil War , we have seen the comparison between the top three preferred e-learning rapid authoring tools – Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and Lectora Inspire 16. Easy-to-develop software simulations.

E-Learning Authoring Tool Comparison

E-learning Uncovered

Lectora is $1600 for the core e-learning software, while their Inspire suite with extra multi-media tools is $2500. Lectora is easy to learn and use, but not quite as intuitive as some of the others. Lectora has always been mobile friendly because it never relied on Flash.

ID and e-Learning Links (7/6/14)

Experiencing eLearning

Diane Elkins (E-Learning Uncovered/Artisan E-Learning) ranks tools based on price, ease of use, graphics, animation, interactivity, quizzing, power/flexibility, ADA, mobile, and software simulations. tags: e-learning tools captivate lectora Storyline articulate articulatestudio. 8 Books To Read Before Your Next eLearning Project. A different reading list than many I’ve seen, with several selections outside of the main learning field.

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Top 5 ELearning Development Programs

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5 Popular Rapid ELearning Software Programs. Adobe Captivate – Along with Articulate, this piece of software is the workhorse of the industry. Lectora – This is a web-based tool that is best if your course is heavy with text.

3 Powerful Rapid Authoring Tools Released in 2016

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Many developers of rapid authoring software have released new products and upgraded their existing tools to meet the changing needs of the technology-enabled learning marketplace, during the course of the year. is its capability to develop dialog simulations. Lectora Inspire 17.

eLearn Authoring Round-Up

Learning Developments

For this post I tool a look at the following products: SoftChalk Articulate Lectora Captivate My Findings. Lectora and Captivate have a steeper learning curve but allow for more advanced interaction with the learner. With the release of Captivate 4, Lectora and Captivate have become very similar products. However, Lectora provides a bit more flexibility for customizing that Captivate. Lectora SoftChalk Captivate Articulate

WBT Development Toolbox

Learning Developments

Lectora. I choose Lectora as the next piece of my tool kit. Lectora has the option to import from PowerPoint so I can still use PowerPoint to storyboard the content. 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. Lectora Captivate Articulate

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3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools

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For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of e-learning development software. Lectora Inspire. Without making it too complicated, I’ll only focus on their capabilities such as support for simulations , animations , audio/video , and mobile support. Lectora Inspire.

Developing Online Instructional Modules for ERP Training

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For example, Articulate Storyline does not provide responsive output, Adobe Captivate has its limitations for developing quizzes and Lectora Inspire lacks quality in its simulations. Developing software simulations using Adobe Captivate.

3 Best Tools to Develop Web-based Training (WBT) Courses

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The software can be used to retain most effects of Flash. Adobe Captivate is a good e-learning development software that has become synonymous with the development of web-based software training courses. Lectora Inspire.

9 Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison and Review

Elucidat

Good for screen recording and simulations. Reasonably powerful show me/try me/test me software simulation elearning capability. Want to learn more about software like Articulate Storyline? Lectora Inspire and Lectora Online. Lectora strengths.

Top 10 Authoring Tools for Developing Simulation Based E-learning – Part 1

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By using these rapid authoring tools, we can develop simulation based e-learning courses too quickly, at low cost. Here I am going to share the top ten authoring tools you can choose from to build effective and efficient simulation based e-learning courses.

3 Popular Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools – When to Use What

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Create Stunning Software Simulations with Adobe Captivate. Adobe Captivate helps you create high end simulations in online learning. Simplify the Translation of Online Learning with Lectora Inspire. Lectora is the most translation-friendly rapid authoring tool.

Elearning course software: 6 things to consider

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Use of learning software in organizations is set to more than triple over the next few years, so it’s crucial to get your elearning course software choice right. Read on for some key considerations to tick off when evaluating elearning software. Lectora Inspire .

5 Best Tools to Quickly Convert ILT Material to E-learning

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You can add interactivities, assessments, and simulations, and publish it to HTML5, so that the course is accessible even on mobile devices. A simple tool, first introduced as a screen capturing software, it has over the years, transformed into a complete e-learning development software.

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

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Projects that require extensive simulations, or any end-to-end e-learning development for that matter, usually take time. Same is the case with Adobe Captivate and Lectora , which are packed with features. A traditional online learning development project can take several months.

Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction

Tony Karrer

Lectora QMIND Design Collaboration P1. Impatica for PowerPoint KnowledgePlanet Firefly RapideL Lectora (OpenOffice-Impress/T. RapidBuilder® (Software Simul. XStream Software Linden Research, Inc. Corel Corporation OnDemand Software SumTotal Systems Inc.

A guide to HTML5 elearning authoring tools

Elucidat

The desktop-based HTML5 authoring platform requires a software download initially and is available on both Windows and Mac, encompassing a classic user-friendly PowerPoint interface. Screen recording and simulations, which you can edit within the tool. Lectora.

A Step by Step Guide to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

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So, you must identify how you want a particular subject to be taught in the e-learning course – using online scenarios, utilizing a virtual guide (an avatar), or letting learners explore a simulated environment.

Guides Rule! The Addition of Rulers and Guides to Adobe Captivate 9

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What began as a simple screen casting tool is now one of the most widely used authoring tools, alongside Articulate Storyline and Lectora Inspire. Adobe Captivate began as a rather simple screen casting tool that made Flash-based movies.

Top 21 Online Learning Websites You Should Know About

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It has delivered high-impact training for Product Sales , Software , and Compliance to 100+ organizations in close to 30+ countries. Adobe Captivate is often seen as the leading ‘ Screen casting ‘ software by the e-learning community. Lectora Inspire.

How to Pick the Best Authoring Tool to Convert Legacy E-Learning Courses

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Browser compatibility means your course will look perfect and function with equal proficiency across all types of devices and software. Adobe Captivate : Suitable for software simulations and responsive course development.

20 Frequently Asked Questions About E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools

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With hundreds of e-learning development software available in today’s marketplace, choosing the right one which fully meets your training needs can be a major challenge. What is the most translation-friendly rapid authoring software? Answer: Lectora Inspire can be the ideal choice.

eLearn Authoring Round-Up

Learning Developments

For this post I tool a look at the following products: SoftChalk Articulate Lectora Captivate My Findings SoftChalk and Articulate are the easiest to use and are good for basic courses. Lectora and Captivate have a steeper learning curve but allow for more advanced interaction with the learner. With the release of Captivate 4, Lectora and Captivate have become very similar products. However, Lectora provides a bit more flexibility for customizing that Captivate.

Top 5 E-Books on Rapid Authoring Tools

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Record a software simulation. Captivate can also be used to create simulations of software products of high quality. E-Book 3: An Articulate® Storyline® User’s Guide to Lectora®. How to add Storyline 2 content into a Lectora course. Lectora Inspire 12.

3 Rapid Authoring Tool Features to Develop Online Courses Swiftly

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For example, if you want to develop software application training, you must see if the rapid authoring tool you chose has the ability to create software simulations.

Rapid eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Rapid eLearning Tools Satisfaction from the eLearningGuild Research reported Feb 2007 - Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction See also Software Simulation Tools. As far as Atlantic Link, I believe that the eLearningGuild survey treated them as a Software Simulation Tool and that's part of the reason they didn't appear when I created the graphic above (2007).

Updated Comparison of E-Learning Authoring Tools

E-learning Uncovered

In the meantime, Lectora has furthered its lead in this category. Software Simulations. With the release of Studio ’13 a few weeks ago, I thought it would be a good time to update my authoring tool comparison grid.

The 5 Video Features That Make an Authoring Tool Easy to Use

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If an authoring tool offers video editing capabilities, you as an instructional designer, don’t have to look for additional video software. An example scenario for screen recordings could be software simulations or demonstrations.

Articulate 360 – Easy Authoring Features of Storyline 360

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Articulate 360, the brand new software from the developers of Storyline, is creating ripples in the world of online training. Replay 360 – an application that can be used to develop software simulations. Rise – a responsive e-learning development software.

Learning Developments: WBT Development Toolbox

Learning Developments

Lectora I choose Lectora as the next piece of my tool kit. Lectora has the option to import from PowerPoint so I can still use PowerPoint to storyboard the content. 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. Ask the Readers: Favorite Productivity Software?

Top eLearning Posts

Tony Karrer

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