4 questions to ask when selecting e-learning authoring tools.

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April 2017 has been a big month for e-learning authoring tools with the release of Articulate Storyline 3 and Adobe Captivate 2017. eLearning Industry News + Trends Product Information Thought Leaders e-learning elearning strategy learning management system learning technology selection online learning online learning coursesIs purchasing or subscribing the best approach to build your association’s online learning courses?

Successful Learning Management System Implementation eBook

WBT Systems

Recently, eLearning Industry invited WBT Systems to contribute to the publication of a free eBook which addresses one of the biggest concerns faced by organizations – the complexity and difficulty of Learning Management System implementation. A new LMS implementation or migration to a new system can be quite disruptive to an organization. Who needs to be involved in the Learning Management System implementation project? What systems do you need to integrate with?

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Learning Management Systems for Associations: The Essentials

WBT Systems

What are the essential functions of a Learning Management System for Associations? Many organizations are using eLearning content authoring tools such as Lectora, Articulate, Captivate, Camtasia, iSpring, and others. These tools have the capabilities to create very engaging and interactive course content, but in order to deliver this content to your members, your association LMS will need to support eLearning content standards. Integration with other Software Systems.

5 Tips for Implementing an LMS to Increase Productivity

Higher Logic

The easiest way to do this is by implementing a Learning Management System (LMS). Continue reading to learn more about incorporating an association learning management system (LMS) to increase the productivity of your members.

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Get Ready for Online Learning with LMS Selection Criteria

Delcor

If you’re ready to invest in a learning management system (LMS), start by reviewing these LMS selection criteria. For example: What are the key types of functionality you seek in a system? Content migration and authoring. Do you plan to bring that content into the new system?

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Transitioning from SCORM to xAPI

Web Courseworks

I wish I could tell you that there’s an easy fix or a mere change in settings when you export your project from your favorite SCORM authoring tool. Some SCORM authoring tools promise to do just that. Changing the settings in a SCORM authoring tool would be like taking your sleek new screwdriver and bashing it against screws in order to keep using it like a hammer. There is no good way of defining this learner interaction in a SCORM authoring tool.

Virtual Meetings Just Got Real

Delcor

While taking events online will likely mean different things to different organizations, here are some of the standard tools used by associations and others to conduct their events virtually. Engagement options (quick polls, audience participation, visual tools, etc.).

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LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools

WBT Systems

Before getting started with using eLearning tools for your education or certification programs, it is important to know the difference between the different tools used to create, develop, and deliver eLearning content. There are a multitude of different tools available to instructional designers and eLearning developers, and it is important to consider which tools will help you to achieve the desired learning objectives and outcomes for your courses.

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LMS Selection: 7 Features Associations Need

Web Courseworks

Through a learning management system (LMS). Learning management systems have taken over how associations distribute and generate revenue from their professional development materials. Built-in Course Authoring. Built-in course authoring tools are a good way to accomplish this, not to say they should replace your current course authoring. Look for ways you can use the LMS tools to add to the experience for your members. Assessment Authoring.

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3 E-learning Myths It’s Time to Put to Bed

Aaron Wolowiec

It has become a fact of life for learners of all ages, and particularly for those who are coming up through the K-12 and higher education systems – in other words, future association members and lifelong learning customers. Many self-paced e-learning authoring tools now provide a variety of ways for adding in software-based interactive elements with no programming knowledge at all. Jeff Cobb, co-founder of Tagoras Inc.

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What If Your Association Can’t Afford an Instructional Designer?

WBT Systems

If you don’t already have an authoring tool, you’ll need to budget for that too. Many authoring tools have lively online user communities. Invest in an authoring tool and set aside enough time (and money, if needed) for staff to learn how to use it. appeared first on WBT Systems. Great news: you got the go-ahead to offer a new online course. Now, the bad news: you didn’t get the budget to hire a professional to design and develop the course.

Trends Impacting eLearning Solutions for Associations in 2017

WBT Systems

A report from AFCEA International details that increasingly organizations, including associations, are purchasing cloud-based resources and services, such as learning management systems. Cloud-based learning management systems significantly reduce the costs of delivering education and certification programs, enable your organization to reach a larger, global audience, and provide on-demand access to eLearning solutions for your members. Integrations between Systems become Crucial.

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10 Benefits of Outsourcing Instructional Design for eLearning Programs

WBT Systems

They simply have more tools in their toolbox than the typical jack-of-all-trades association staff. Produce or oversee the production of videos, audios, and presentations and assemble it all with an authoring tool such as Storyline or Captivate. Create assessment tools to measure progress. #3: The survey report also said instructional designers “implement the full potential of their learning management system (LMS) and other online tools.”

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