Rapid Authoring – Freeform Vs Template Based

Upside Learning

While working on rapid authored courses (courses authored using rapid authoring tools), I often encounter the decision point of whether to use freeform rapid authoring tools or the traditional template-based tools. Last year, we mentioned that there is a time and place for rapid authoring while opting for it. Here, let me just put some characteristics of the two types of rapid authoring methodologies. in Flash Based eLearning Development?

eLearning Guild Authoring & Development Tools Research Report (2008)

Learning Visions

I did dig up the eLearning Guild Authoring Tools Research Report (January 2008). Some highlights from the webinar follow: The results in this report were gathered from surveys of eLearning Guild members and ongoing tool surveys on the Guild’s website. # that includes PPT and Word – whether or not you consider these as rapid elearning tools, Guild members do). e-Learning Developers are similar: generalists and specialists.

3 Ways to Make Your E-Learning Course Look Like a Comic Book

Rapid eLearning

And they work well for elearning courses. It’s that type of contrast that can hook your learners who might be bored with the standard-looking corporate elearning. A while back I shared how to be inspired by others and included links to two comic-style elearning courses. Here’s an example I shared in this blog post on using Clip Art to create your elearning template. Review the two elearning examples above and notice how the layouts follow a consistent pattern.

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