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How To Select The Right eLearning Authoring Tool


How To Select The Right eLearning Authoring Tool

by ELB Learning / Published: Mar 02 2023

What it's about

An effective eLearning course requires more than pretty pictures and animations. You need a solid instructional design strategy and the right eLearning authoring tool, but which is right for you? This eBook covers 10 considerations with charts comparing the top 3 tools!

Key chapters

  • Training Requirements

    Before you choose an authoring tool, understand the needs and requirements of your specific training project.
  • Administration & Collaboration

    Most eLearning projects involve more than an instructional designer and eLearning developer.
  • Accessibility

    According to the Center of Disease Control, 26%, or one in four adults in the United States lives with a disability.
  • Translation & Localization

    Consider the full range of human diversity with respect to ability, language, culture, gender, age, and other forms of human difference.
  • Productivity & Scalability

    What tools or features are included to help accelerate the development of content?
  • Interactivity, Responsiveness, & Adaptability

    Sure, you could just put a PowerPoint presentation online and call it eLearning, but a good eLearning authoring tool creates an effective and powerful learning experience.
  • Extending Features & Functions

    Extensibility is typically accomplished using widgets, plugins, or add-ons, or by custom coding in HTML, CSS, or JavaScript.
  • Tracking, Reporting, & Metrics

    Besides the basics, the newest standard for tracking learner activity is the Experience API (xAPI).
  • Publishing Options

    Verify the required format for your delivery or learning platform and consider one-click publishing options.

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