Tag Archives: Authoring Tools

7 Top Authoring Tools

Just read a good article called “7 Top Authoring Tools” by Joe Ganci.

I recommend you read the entire article but here are the top authoring tools Joe has identified (in order of most used to least used):

  1. Adobe Captivate
  2. Articulate Presenter
  3. Articulate Engage
  4. Adobe Connect
  5. TechSmith Camtasia
  6. Adobe Presenter
  7. Harbinger Raptivity

He does a nice comparison of them:

While the article and the tools are focused more on instructional developers who work in the corporate sector, this is a helpful list of those of us who work in higher education.

What Guild Research Has to Say About e-Learning Trends

In the following webinar, Patti Shank (President of Learning Peaks) talks about research conducted by the eLearning Guild; more specifically she talks about the following:

–The most frequently adopted e-Learning approaches and technologies Guild members used

–The most commonly-used authoring and other tools Guild members used

–How Guild members have successfully implemented these approaches, technologies, and tools

–The lessons learned by Guild members that you can use to reduce the hassles in your e-Learning projects

Note:  This recording is meant for eLearning Guild members. If you are not a member of eLearning Guild member, I recommend joining so you can regularly take part in webinars like this one.