Rapid Authoring – Freeform Vs Template Based

Upside Learning

Udutu is one of such tool which uses templates for authoring. Such tools are mainly suited for the kind of courses which use patterns in the course outline and could include a number of simple interactivities. 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. Both have their own pros and cons.

Gender in the Workplace Study

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The data in the learning system follows the same pattern. Over the past three months, we have been reaching out to learning system vendors throughout the world, seeking to find information on the number of female executives at their companies and whether or not they had a leadership development program, and if so, what are the breakdowns? This post covers what will be included in the study, what are some early takeaways, when the report will be published, and some additional information.

Study 52

eLearning Guild Authoring & Development Tools Research Report (2008)

Learning Visions

Then I went on to show about 12 tools in more detail – some of which would probably make it onto a top ten list (Flash, Captivate, Articulate, and Lectora) – the remaining tools trying to hit at some of the other options out there (Smart Builder, eXe, Udutu, Thinking Worlds, Raptivity, Flypaper, Mohive, and Atlantic Link). After my session at ISPI earlier this week, someone commented that what would have really been useful is a list of the top 10 authoring tools in the market.