Rapid eLearning Through Software Simulations And Screencasts

Upside Learning

Previously when I discussed freeform and template-based rapid content authoring tools, I kept software simulation tools aside. The main reason was that such simulation tools are not always used for developing just any type of learning but focused on training content creation for a specific software application or system. The software simulation in turn, can be divided into screen capturing tools and interactive simulation development tools.

Leaner yet fitter Software Simulation workflows in Adobe Captivate 5!

Adobe Captivate

adobe captivate 5 , adobe e-learning suite 2 , rapid e-learning , captivate 5 forums. Adobe Captivate 5 is giant leap in the rapid e-learning authoring paradigm. So for all our MAC users, a little piece of advise before your try to get your hands dirty with Software Simulation-. Adobe Captivate 5 is new and I intend all puns here…which means captivate 5 has been re-written from scratch.

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3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools

CommLab India

For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of e-learning development software. As of 2014, over 48% of the companies use rapid authoring tools. Today, I will walk you through the features of three widely-used rapid authoring tools which will help you with deciding the right tool depending on your business requirements: Articulate Storyline. Also, there’s Adobe’s eLearning Heroes community where their experts post and share best practices and tips and tricks.

Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction

Tony Karrer

I don't know if I've seen this reported by the eLearningGuild , but their reports showed some interesting information about satisfaction levels reported by members on course authoring and rapid eLearning tool satisfaction levels. Courseware Authoring Tool Satisfaction - Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction - I'm only showing tools with 15 or more evaluations. Articulate Rapid e-Learning Studio Microsoft Word Articulate Engage Articulate Rapid B-Learning SN.

3 Popular Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools – When to Use What

CommLab India

The use of e-learning authoring tools depends on the training need, complexity of the course, delivery platform – online or on mobiles – timelines, budget, and other factors. With a host of e-learning authoring tools available, choosing the apt authoring tool for your business requirement is not an easy task. This blog tries to make this easy for you, by showing how three popular rapid e-learning authoring tools meet 3 training needs.

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. For example, in 2007 PowerPoint to eLearning Shootout they compared: Articulate www.articulate.com Atlantic Link www.atlantic-link.co.uk I'm always somewhat skeptical of niche tools (see eLearning Course Development ).

Adobe Captivate 9 Review

Adobe Captivate

Guest Blog by: Dr. Nancy Reyes, Learning Strategist at OnPoint Digital, Inc. Captivate 9 was released just in time for my latest project – a series of courses that require a combination of scenarios and software simulations. Adobe Captivate Draft Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Whats new adobe captivate 9 adobe captivate draft Captivate 9 Captivate Review Device Demo Multi-state objects rapid elearning Responsive eLearning

Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning

Upside Learning

After a few years of hype, mobile learning has now started flourishing; the advent of new generation of mobile devices, high-speed network access, powerful mobile browsers and better native apps are all contributing to this. However, to alleviate such difficulties, there are some rapid authoring tools available that can create mLearning without needing to acquire the technical skills. HotLava LMA (Learning Mobile Author).

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?

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. The mind map can help learning professionals choose the right authoring tool for their requirements and expectations. While searching I realized that many learning professionals often confuse between their requirements and the specific features offered by the chosen tool.

The Next Generation of E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Rapid elearning played a role in the evolution of elearning mostly because it took course creation out of the hands of a few programmers and placed it into the hands of anyone who wanted to create a course. I see this as the democratization of elearning. In fact, the industry used to spend a lot of time talking about the programming part of elearning. But now we’re spending that time discussing instructional design and effectiveness of elearning.

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eLearning Resources

Tony Karrer

eLearning Resources Various posts around eLearning Resources: Rapid eLearning Tools Virtual Classroom Instruction - eLearing Resources Discussion Resources for Learning Professionals Software Simulation eLearning (w/ links to Tools) eLearning Blogs - Quick Way to Find Good Ones Surveys in eLearning Tracking Without an LMS Fun Headline Generator

eLearning Solutions

Tony Karrer

Posts on eLearning Solutions: What is Rapid eLearning?

More Answers to Your E-Learning Questions

Rapid eLearning

It was a great time of meeting many of you and learning more about what you do. Once you have a video, it’s easy enough to add the video to your elearning courses and include interactive elements to create engaging and interactive video courses. Question: See any cool apps or sites lately that work for elearning? The last thing you want to learn the day of an event is that the room is missing either or that they don’t work. Why Use Storyline for Software Simulations?

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Simple Screencast Production Tips for Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

This makes sense since a large part of e-learning is predicated on learning new software. It helps to know what you’re learning and why. You don’t need to explain everything in the software or everything you can do with it. What are people supposed to do with the software? Give them real-life challenges and how the software meets them. Why Use Storyline for Software Simulations? Upcoming E-Learning Events.

Top 5 ELearning Development Programs

LearnDash

If you are involved in the elearning industry, then there is a strong possibility that you have at some point needed a rapid elearning development tool for course creation. 5 Popular Rapid ELearning Software Programs. Adobe Captivate – Along with Articulate, this piece of software is the workhorse of the industry. It has a bit steeper learning curve that Articulate, but it is just as powerful.

eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Posts on eLearning Tools: What is Rapid eLearning?

eLearning Software

Tony Karrer

eLearning Software posts: eLearning Software Tools Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Software Satisfaction - Satisfaction survey results for eLearning Software. eLearning Software Satisfaction (More) - follow-up on satisfaction results for eLearning Software. What is Rapid eLearning Software? Description of eLearning Software for rapid eLearning.

Developing Simulations for End-user ERP training Using Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

Usually in a classroom setting, trainers demonstrate how to use the software and how it works. This risk-free or test environment can be created using simulations. Using simulations, you can show the step-by-step process of the ERP system and allow the learner practice in a safe, interactive environment as if they were in a live ERP environment. Now let’s see how to create and convert those screenshots into simulation-based software training.

Start this 2019 by the hand of the Top eLearning Companies in India

Paradiso

The Top eLearning companies in India are ready to receive 2019 with new versions of their products and releases of new specialized services for companies that are interested in increasing their workforce and training capacity. We have prepared this list with the companies that we think, are the better options to look for training , content , development , IT solutions or eLearning matters in India. Top eLearning companies in India. Zeus Learning. Upside Learning.

Three E-Learning Tips to Help Build Better Courses

Rapid eLearning

Even before I started working at Articulate, I made it a goal to answer five questions each week in the e-learning community. It’s a great way to connect with others, especially beginners, and offer some help as they’re learning. However, for me, it’s a great way to stay on top of the tools as it forces me to think through the software in different contexts. E-Learning Tip: Simulate Right-Click Interactions on Mobile Devices.

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Need Screenshots for Your E-Learning? Here Are 3 Tools That You Already Own.

Rapid eLearning

Screenshots and elearning go hand-in-hand. I use them for a lot of my software training. I also use screenshots when I run across a template or idea that I may want to use in a future elearning course. You can learn more about using Print Screen here. This is perfect for creating quick interactive software simulations. Grab a series of screenshots, place them on some slides, and then add hyperlinks to simulate the software like I did in this quick demo.

Here’s What Needs to be in Your E-Learning Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

” Why Have a E-Learning Portfolio? Here’s What Should be in Your E-Learning Portfolio. Here are the five things you need to showcase in your e-learning portfolio. Quizzes are the most common element in e-learning courses. Software Training. Most organizations do some sort of software training. Show your skills building software training. Most e-learning isn’t very good and usually very boring.

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

CommLab India

Choosing a rapid e-learning authoring tool that suits your training needs completely can be quite a challenging task. 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.

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

CommLab India

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. Learning Technology rapid authoring tools

How to Create an E-Learning Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

Identify a few common course types such as interactive scenarios, compliance training, software simulations, etc. They don’t seem to have any that cater to interactive content, especially e-learning courses. Download the fully revised, free 63-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro Upcoming E-Learning Events. FocusOn Learning conference. Join us for one or two days of e-learning goodness.

Different Types of Animations Available in Articulate Storyline 2

CommLab India

In the hands of an able developer, Articulate Storyline acts like a magic wand that can channel powerful interactivities into an e-Learning course. Known for its capability to help designers expedite wonderful animations in an e-learning course, this tool offers many types of animations to let you select the one that works best for your content. Learning Technology Articulate Storyline

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

CommLab India

What does it take to harness the full learning potential of the Web to train your workforce? Well, among the various aspects that must be taken into consideration, one of the most important is choosing the right e-learning development tool.Today, we will look at 3 popular online course authoring tools that can be used to produce good courses for the web. This is a powerful rapid authoring tool for developing web-based courses. 3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools.

Qarbon Camtasia and Adobe Captivate

Tony Karrer

Question from a reader, hoping you can provide your thoughts: I am in the process of selecting an elearning tool that is easy to use, quick to create the demos and does not bloat the file size much. These videos would have software demos, screencasts and PowerPoints embedded inside them. There are quite a few Software Simulation Tools out there. eLearning Technology.

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ADDIE isn't dead; how can it be?

Integrated Learnings

As learning practioners, we must still have some form of Analyze in place; we just can no longer take 3 - 6 months to complete it. For true learning to take place, the recipient must be engaged, motivated, pulled in. I'm a big fan of scenario-based and simulation eLearning; these take longer to Design, but the outcome is worth it. These two phases are likely where a good number of rapid eLearning development projects find themselves confined.

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5 Ways to Kickstart Your E-learning Career

Rapid eLearning

I get a lot of emails from people who want to transition from their current jobs into e-learning development. So here are my five things if you want to start a career in e-learning. Learn About Learning. But today it’s not as critical, assuming you can prove that you really know what you learned. There are all sorts of ways to learn: Go to school and get a degree. Read and learn on your own. Software Training.

Use of Wikis as Compared to Other Tools

Tony Karrer

For an upcoming panel session that will be looking at where eLearning is going, I was trying to get a ballpark sense of how much eLearning is being done with various tools as an indicator of where we stand in terms of adoption of eLearning 1.0, For example, I've not included use of software simulation tools, etc.

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eLearning Guild Research Reports

Tony Karrer

In my last post on Flash Quiz Tools , I mentioned how I had used the eLearning Guild Research to streamline my effort of find the right tools. This level of membership also gives you several other nice things such as the eMag, access to data behind eLearning Buyers Guide, Training Modalities, the e-Learning Salary & Compensation Report, and the e-Learning Projects Database.

3 Rapid Authoring Tool Features to Develop Online Courses Swiftly

CommLab India

E-learning authoring tools are one way you can meet the needs of training employees in quick succession. Here are 3 must have features for every rapid authoring tool to develop online training programs in less time. So, look for a rapid authoring tool that provides triggers/actions and variables. Look for a rapid authoring tool that has various built-in elements, such as different screen templates, interactivity templates, assessments, and characters.

Top Tools for Developing Simulation Based E-learning Courses – Part 2

CommLab India

In the previous blog , we looked at the top 10 Authoring tools used for developing simulation based e-learning courses. In this blog, we’ll take a look at some more Authoring tools that will help you to build effective and efficient software courses, offering learners the opportunity to practice in a low-risk environment. SimWriter is a highly interactive, responsive authoring tool used to build branching simulations quickly and easily.

10 Things I Love about Screenr.com

mLearning Revolution

One Acrobat.com service I thought about was having a light-weight version of Adobe Captivate as part of Acrobat.com that would enable customers to do simple screen recordings or even software simulations, that could be shared and posted everywhere, on YouTube for example, or even right on Acrobat.com somehow. More on this in the eBook I’m writing on what I learned at Adobe. Excellent for Informal and Social Learning. eLearning featured

Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

CommLab India

What is the best rapid authoring tool in the market? Well, the answer to these questions is that the choice of a rapid authoring tool is based on your training development needs. The eLearning Guild had come up with a report 1 that lists the most desired features in rapid e-learning courseware authoring software. The eLearning Guild report stated that users of authoring tools wanted features such as: Adding simple branching.