The world is changing rapidly and so are training requirements in corporate organizations. Technology is also improving to meet these changing requirements. In the e-learning industry, traditional development is being replaced by rapid authoring tools. Rapid e-learning development refers to a new methodology of building e-learning courses quickly as against developing courses in Flash and other legacy tools.
As we come to the end of 2016, let’s take a look at the top eBooks published till date.
Articulate Storyline is a popular rapid authoring tool in the market. It has a simple interface, similar to PowerPoint, which helps create courses quickly.
This eBook is a quick-start guide that helps you:
- Create a project
- Enhance the course with multimedia and narration
- Add interactivity with various user interface and functional features
- Add a quiz
- Record a software simulation
- Publish your course
Adobe Captivate is a popular rapid authoring tool known for creating effective responsive e-learning courses.
We can also convert existing PowerPoint presentations into eLearning courses by importing them into Adobe Captivate. Captivate can also be used to create simulations of software products of high quality.
This eBook is an award-winning interactive eBook and provides guidance on how to build responsive courses using Adobe Captivate.
Lectora is a rapid authoring tool known for creating effective responsive e-learning courses.
Many corporates use this tool to convert existing classroom training materials into engaging online courses that can be accessed anytime and anywhere to meet the needs of global learners.
This eBook offers you insights on:
- The similarities and differences between Articulate Storyline 2 and Lectora
- The basics of creating a course in each tool
- How to review your e-learning course using ReviewLink
- How to add Storyline 2 content into a Lectora course
- The benefits of creating a Lectora-wrapped Storyline 2 course
Each authoring tool has its unique features and capabilities and serves a certain kind of need. Also, cost varies among tools. Selecting an authoring tool depends on your needs and the features of an authoring tool that best satisfies them.
This eBook provides comprehensive information on5 widely used rapid authoring tools, and guides you to select the most appropriate tool for your course.
- Articulate Storyline 2
- Articulate Studio 13
- Adobe Captivate 9
- Lectora Inspire 12
- iSpring Presenter 7
This eBook also gives you a comparative view of the features and benefits of various authoring tools that can help you make the right choice for your training need.
Global organizations are facing dynamic business challenges, but one thing is common, addressing training challenges.
Some companies are just entering global markets and need to train their employees and members in their native languages. Other companies are looking to develop responsive courses so that their representatives can access product knowledge modules on the go, on any device.
The most common needs for any global organization are to:
- Convert classroom material to online resources quickly
- Develop engaging e-learning courses
- Translate online courses into multiple languages
Looking for ways to work with project stakeholders in real time and speed up course reviews and approvals?
Several factors including tight schedules of employees, expansion of businesses into foreign markets, and introduction of new products, tools, and systems – these dynamic business challenges are persuading us to expand the boundaries of online learning.
To counter these challenges, there are many rapid authoring tools in the market with myriad features and capabilities. This eBook is a compilation of some of the biggest challenges organizations face today and the tools that can help overcome them.
Hope these eBooks give you a comprehensive idea of e-learning authoring tools.