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. Here’s a sneak peek of some of the great sessions focusing on using the amazing tools included with Lectora Inspire! Creating a Video-Based e-Learning Course in Lectora. Creating a Software Simulation Using Lectora and Snagit.

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. As it supports HTML5 output and responsive design, it’s easy to develop mobile learning courses in Lectora 16. In this context, let’s check the detailed review of Lectora Inspire 16. 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. We will now evaluate the 3 widely used rapid authoring tools – Articulate Storyline 2 , Adobe Captivate 9 , and Lectora Inspire 16 , based on the features listed by the report. Lectora Inspire 16. Games, Scenarios, and Simulations. Can create simple software simulations. Can create complex software simulations.

Top 10 authoring tool in 2020 delivering engaging digital learning content

Paradiso

Known for its learning solutions, Paradiso is the best elearning software that offers video-based content by allowing users to convert the data from PPTs, PDFs or web pages into videos to improve knowledge retention. 4) Lectora.

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. Specializes in creating software simulations. Users require training to get acquainted with the software. Lectora Inspire 16.

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

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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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Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning

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Lectora. Although Lectora doesn’t have implicit “publish to mobile” option, one can easily configure and publish their titles (authored courses) to be viewable on mobile web browsers. Lectora and Lectora Online provide templates specifically designed for iPhone and iPad. Related posts: Rapid Authoring – Freeform Vs Template Based Rapid eLearning Through Software Simulations And Screencasts Adobe Device Central: Great Support for mLearning Development.

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

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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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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. For example, when it comes to software simulations, I am a big fan of User Productivity Kit by Oracle.

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. The e-learning development software is a PowerPoint add-in, and anyone familiar with the Microsoft application can use iSpring Suite 8.5 is its capability to develop dialog simulations. Capability to create screencasts and software simulations seamlessly.

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. Simulations: You can seamlessly perform screencasting i.e., capture screens and edit them into simulations.Also, it has the ability to record the screen in your desired dimensions/as per your course.

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. ERP end-user training includes software application simulation for a hands-on training experience. Among them, Adobe Captivate is very popular and used extensively to create software simulations.

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. It can be used to create HD screencasts for developing e-learning tutorials on software applications. You can use the software to preview how your technology-enabled learning content looks like on various devices. Lectora Inspire.

9 Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison and Review

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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 is an elder statesman in this arena. You can create great-looking elearning content with Lectora; however, you need to be a relatively experienced instructional designer and confident with the tool to do so.

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. Adobe Captivate 8 is a rapid responsive authoring tool widely used to develop software demonstrations and simulations that can be accessed on all devices including desktops, laptops, tablets, Smartphones, etc.

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. Captivate empowers your online course designers to create game-based activities, watch-try-do simulations, videos, and various interactivities so that learners can stay glued to the training. Simplify the Translation of Online Learning with Lectora Inspire. Lectora is the most translation-friendly rapid authoring tool.

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. Yet, its strength still lies in its screen capturing abilities to develop software simulation-based training courses. Lectora 16.

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. Apart from having a less turnaround time, rapid development is about using smart, sophisticated tools/software to craft e-learning courses swiftly, without compromising on quality. 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. Articulate Presenter Lectora Macromedia Flash Profess ion. Lectora (OpenOffice-Impress. Altova OnDemand Software Adobe Systems, Inc. XStream Software SumTotal Systems Inc.

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. When people talk about elearning course software, they are often thinking about elearning authoring tools – the software that enables them to create their online courses and training programs. . Lectora Inspire .

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. For example, if your learners are not comfortable using computers, you can go with a passive level of interactivity (page turner courses with no interactivities whatsoever), and if they are tech-savvy, you can go with complex or real-time interactions such as simulations.

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A guide to HTML5 elearning authoring tools

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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. Articulate Storyline 360 is another HTML5 authoring tool, using a PowerPoint style, available as a software download for Windows desktops. Reasonably powerful test software simulation. Lectora.

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.

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. From providing an easy-to-use interface to creating top-notch software simulations for your e-learning, it’s safe to say Adobe Captivate ticks almost all boxes when it comes to efficient e-learning development. Adobe Captivate began as a rather simple screen casting tool that made Flash-based movies.

Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison of 7 Major Authoring Tools

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It takes no time at all to learn how to use Gomo to create courses, and contributor SMEs who have a more fleeting relationship with the software find the features they need very easy to use. Cloud-based—no software download necessary. Screen capture and software simulation features are good for systems training. Lectora: Well Established, With A Steep Learning Curve. This comes in the form of Lectora Online, a cloud-based HTML5 version of the tool.

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. This tool can be used to capture screen/software simulations , develop quizzes and much more. Lectora Inspire. Check a few examples of e-learning courses created using Lectora Inspire.

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).

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. Lectora Inspire 17 : Use for heavy text and responsive feature. A legacy e-learning course refers to an online course developed using Flash, Dreamweaver, XML/HTML, JavaScript or earlier versions of rapid authoring tools.

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. But if you want to develop a highly interactive e-learning course with software simulations and interactive scenarios and assessments, you need to go with installation-based tools such as Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate. What is the most translation-friendly rapid authoring software?

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®. Lectora is a rapid authoring tool known for creating effective responsive e-learning courses. This eBook offers you insights on: The similarities and differences between Articulate Storyline 2 and Lectora. How to add Storyline 2 content into a Lectora course.

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?

Updated Comparison of E-Learning Authoring Tools

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In the meantime, Lectora has furthered its lead in this category. Software Simulations. It still gets a 4 because the tool is not as full-featured as the screen recording options in Captivate, Storyline, or Camtasia (part of Lectora Inspire), but it is still a really nice addition to the suite and is great for folks who want to put together something quickly – which, again, is Studio’s positioning in the market.

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. Related Posts 4 Tips for Developing E-learning Course Using Rapid Authoring Tools Rapid E-learning through Storyline Tool: 5 Infographics Sharing Key Features Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools.

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