How much is an authoring tool worth?

Clive on Learning

They may be right - and the interest which is shown in free and low-cost tools on Jane Hart's C4LPT site bears this out - but does this really help us to determine what a tool is actually worth? If you're a serious graphic designer, you'll pay $3K for Creative Suite; and audio and video engineers pay similar prices for their software. When I buy a toy I have modest expectations about utility and don't expect any support. In fact many toys never get used.

Tool of the month: interactive video

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

H5P is actually a 'suite' of tools with which you can create learning activities with and without interactions that you embed in a learning environment. Then from 19 euros / month Difficulty: * Basic layer: from YouTube, Vimeo, JWPlayer or Kaltura but also Media site, Blue Billywig and own upload Hosting: Your video remains hosted at the location of the base layer. This time the tool of the month is not one but no fewer than five tools.


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Three Takeaways Today

eLearning 24-7

Then Dreamweaver, a tool for designing web sites, rolled out templates for course building. When web links were doable – here comes the fun, the learner clicks the link and goes to a web site, now that is interactivity at its highest level. Hodgepodge.

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Thank You for Sharing: The Next Generation of Extended Enterprise Learning


Back in the day, we were all taught to share, whether it was a new toy, afterschool TV time, or the last piece of cake. With our recently released suite of capabilities, you can now usher your extended enterprise programs into the next generation. Each tenant also has its own L&D team that manages the site for their audience, plus a Global L&D team that shares content across all member organizations.

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Who’s The Best: Learning System Tourney

eLearning 24-7

Besides my Top 50, I’ve toyed with the idea of having a tourney of learning systems. For example, Cornerstone could argue they can be in employee-based, and customer-based and talent suite. But since this part is subjective, you are in talent suite. . Talent Suites. Sure, there are a lot of LMS vendors and other learning platforms that can slide here, but I went with systems that heavily push towards talent suites.

Top Nine Web Conferencing Vendors for 2015 Plus Trends

eLearning 24-7

Pricing tends to be monthly but you are ideally pushed towards “yearly” with a month or two free – Awesome – where is my Crackerjack toy with that super deal? I also am seeing more on-site deployment, which I admit seems backwards. Every one is pushing SaaS and yet, there are web conferencing vendors offering on-site deployment as a useful feature. To me it is best suited for five or less participants. I know what you are thinking.

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Engage Passive Learners

CLO Magazine

They want that toy or snack or the TV remote, so they figure out how to get to it, reach for it and start exploring it. The company offers a suite of resources including an internal social networking platform called Buzz, a social learning and mentoring platform called The Knowledge Exchange, manager-level training on developing talent, and human capital processes such as the talent review. This is because lurking behaviors are the norm on social networking sites.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] March 29-April 2, 2010 Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference, 21 st , organized by SITE and the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), co-sponsored by the Education and Information Technology Digital Library (EdiTLib), Sheraton San Diego and Marina, San Diego, California, USA. Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences.

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

20 th , Embassy Suites Hotel and Convention Centre, Charleston, South Carolina, USA. link] org/ April 1-4, 2009 Canadian Moodle Moot : Open Spaces, Open Mind, in co-operation with Athabasca University, Mayfield Hotel and Suites, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. link] Sites/SOLSTICE/Conference2009/ June 4-5, 2009 Lights, Camera, Action: Using Media to Engage the Learner , eLearning Guild Online Forum.

Marketing Automation and Learning Content Personalization for Course Creators with Spencer Forman from WP Automation Lab


Imagine the WordPress ecosystem as plant Earth, and every different plugin or tools for a membership site is a country with it’s own way of doing things, and they all interact with one another differently. WP Automation Lab has training on how you can use the tools you need to create a profitable membership site with WordPress. Integrating your WordPress site with automation tools on the web has never been easier with WP Fusion, so be sure to check that out here.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] March 7-11, 2011 Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education , (SITE), 22 nd , Sheraton Music City Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Clayton Wright has done his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. You can contact him at: This list is focused mostly on the first half of the year: January to June 2011. And it covers a broad range of types of topics.

How to Level Up Your Marketing, Web Design, and Photography with Consultant and Business Coach Jean Perpillant


Design Theory started as a way for Jean to create websites, and while looking into ways to advertise his sites, he found that the images and content would need to be optimized so it is readable and legible.