eBook Release: 14 Things To Consider When Choosing The Right eLearning Authoring Tool

Free eBook: 14 Things To Consider When Choosing The Right eLearning Authoring Tool
Summary: Have a new project with specific learning activities? Are you looking for a new authoring tool? This eBook is a practical solution for eLearning developers, as it reveals both common and subtle points of the process of choosing an authoring tool. It contains tips and tricks to help you determine which tool suits best your unique training development tasks, questions you should ask a vendor to avoid pitfalls while using one, and a great checklist to structure the process of selecting the right tool for your needs.

How To Select An eLearning Authoring Tool

The world of eLearning is coming on by leaps and bounds, which results in a growing number of eLearning authoring tools. Making a right choice in this ocean of eLearning solutions can be a major challenge for newbies, as well as for those who already have experience in such matters.

The thing is, you should consider each stage of a learning cycle in your project and select the tool that helps create the type of training which brings the result you want. There are no good or bad authoring tools, all of them come in all shapes and sizes and are good in their own respect.

There are common standards for a good eLearning authoring tool like making multi-device courses with responsive design and producing mobile-ready content. On the other hand, you should think of your project in advance to choose a tool that is easy for content developers and produces effective content for your learners. KnowledgeOne gave us a great example of their collaboration with Subject Matter Experts: PowerPoint + iSpring eLearning add-in gives shorter course production cycle. It allows storyboarding in PowerPoint with SMEs involved, but does not require an SME to buy additional software license and learning a new tool.

With their eBook 14 Things To Consider When Choosing The Right eLearning Authoring Tool, iSpring is using their initiative to help you figure out what kind of authoring tool will suit your goals best. The eBook includes a helpful checklist which contains 20 basic requirements for an authoring tool that really hits the spot.

How Will This eBook Help You?

This handy guide provides the well-thought-out information you should know before you start off eLearning implementation or intend buying your next authoring tool.

You can apply this eBook and its checklist for setting the requirements for evaluating top authoring tools from the directory.

After reading 14 Things To Consider When Choosing The Right eLearning Authoring Tool you will be well aware of:

  • Pros and cons of desktop tools and cloud solutions, and what will be a better choice if your company has high-security requirements.
  • How not to overpay for features you do not need.
  • The LMS compatibility concerns and what you need to check if you don’t want your efforts to go down the drain.
  • The tools which can dramatically speed up course development if you are behind schedule.
  • All the nuances to the creation of mobile-ready courses.

About The eBook

Here are the eBook’s key chapters:

  • What makes up the price?
  • Traditional software vs. Cloud
  • Windows or Mac?
  • Learning curve
  • LMS compatibility
  • Games, video lectures, and simulations
  • Content library
  • Mobile learning
  • Technical support
  • Feedback from stakeholders
  • Software updates
  • License type
  • Who owns the rights to the content?
  • Checklist

Speaking of checklists, they’re great! We all love checklists… especially when they’re useful. The one you’ll find in this eBook will guide you through the process of setting the requirements for an authoring tool, including technical, pricing, licensing, support, and output content requests.

If you’re interested in finding the eLearning authoring tool that will perfectly suit your training development needs, download 14 Things To Consider When Choosing The Right eLearning Authoring Tool today!

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