In a workplace moving toward openness and sharing, collaboration is no longer a buzz word. It is a necessity to speed up operations and improve efficiencies. Teams working on creative projects such as an e-learning course, would love a collaborative experience. This is possible through collaborative authoring tools.
Adobe Flash is multimedia system, which was predominantly used to create media-rich e-Learning courses. With the rise in the demand for mobile learning, Flash was dethroned and HTML5 was enthroned for content development. So, in order to make their Flash courses mobile-compatible, organizations started converting these courses to HTML5, due to its functionality and ability to create responsive designs.
Different organizations have different e-learning needs. These needs have to be taken care of right from the developmental stage of the e-learning course. Picking the right authoring tool to address these needs can be very crucial. As e-learning development is a long and extensive process, the right authoring tool can make your life easy by providing all the necessary functionality that you will need repeatedly.
Videos are a great way to improve learner performance by providing visual examples, allowing them to interact, explore, and digest the content at their own pace. Imagine an authoring tool offering video editing capabilities. That would be great, right? You won’t have to look for additional video software. It saves money and more importantly, makes an authoring tool easy to use.
E-learning development has never been as easy and quick as it is today – thanks to rapid authoring tools. With their amazing inbuilt features and cool ready-to-use templates, these authoring tools allow you to develop e-learning courses with any interactivity you can imagine, in a matter of days; this previously took weeks or sometimes, even months to complete.
As training managers and SMEs, we are often involved in discussions with e-learning developers to choose the right authoring tool for our online training programs. Based on the way they are hosted, authoring tools can be classified into two categories.
The worldwide market for M-learning is expected to reach $12.2 billion in 2017. This is certainly good news, but as e-learning developers, you are all aware that creating e-learning content for mobile devices can be quite a challenge.
The time taken to develop an e-learning course has a direct impact on its cost. There are a few factors that play a key role in determining the duration of an online course development project. Would you like to know what the factors are? Well, check out our infographic below.
According to a survey by the Brandon Hall Group in 2016, implementing M-learning is among the top 3 priorities of organizations across the world. M-learning or mobile learning refers to any kind of learning that takes place through smartphones, tablets, phablets, netbooks, and digital readers.