Clive on Learning
DECEMBER 28, 2007
I've been taking a look at an early version of RapideL's new online e-learning authoring tool, which they are calling RapideL-i. I've previously experimented with their desktop tool, RapideL Enhance, which works with Microsoft Word to generate Flash-based courses, but this is a big step forward. RapideL-i may just shake up the market because of its unusual pricing model: rather than licensing to enterprises, it is available at $499 per user per annum.
Open Source eLearning Tools
OCTOBER 13, 2010
I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile. In addition, she indicates if they are free or cost money – which is not quite the same thing as open source.
One prediction already on target
Clive on Learning
JANUARY 16, 2008
" I was either inspired or lucky (you choose) because since then a beta of RapideL-i was announced and then earlier this week I was treated to a sneak preview of a new tool called Unison from Rapid Intake , the makers of Flashform. On January 3rd I laid out my e-learning predictions for 2008. One of these was: "We'll see more online rapid e-learning authoring environments come on the market, perhaps even open source."
eLearning Course Authoring Tool Satisfaction - More
MARCH 27, 2007
Someone posted a comment in my previous post on Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction asking whether I had used RapideL. So where's RapideL? The answer is that I've only seen it demoed. But when I looked back at my post, I realized that I had cut off quite a few authoring tools because I had only included reports where the number of evaluations was 15 or more. So, I've redone the graphics to include those with more than 5 responses.
Rapid eLearning Tools
SEPTEMBER 19, 2006
Rapid eLearning Tools Satisfaction from the eLearningGuild Research reported Feb 2007 - Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction See also Software Simulation Tools. Page update Mar 2008. When the above graphic was taken, it shows the overall satisfaction reported by eLearningGuild members about various tools. I was reminded of the various Brandon Hall shoot-outs.
Confused of Brighton
Clive on Learning
JULY 4, 2007
Tools for creating interactive tutorials (the bulk) as opposed to those that specialise in producing assessments ( QuestionMark ), 3D games (Caspian's Thinking Worlds ), software simulations (Captivate, Qarbon ViewletBuilder , Camtasia ) and scenarios ( RapideL Discover , Captivate). Two situations recently have got me thinking about e-learning authoring tools.
Rapid (Collaborative) Authoring Tools for developers/SMEs in multiple locations
JUNE 17, 2009
RapideL-i (Brainvisa Technologies Pvt. I’ve been slicing and dicing our Authoring Tool KnowledgeBase and doing some online research in response to a question about collaborative rapid authoring tools that developers in multiple locations can use.
Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010
eLearning Learning Posts
NOVEMBER 2, 2010
RapideL (2). I look forward to doing this each month as I always find that I missed some REALLY great content. October 2010 did not disappoint! Here is the best from this past month. 4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great , October 21, 2010 Continuing the recent trend of PowerPoint in the news , I stumbled upon an article in USA Today that provided some tips and advice for designing more engaging presentations.