Key Factors to Consider Before Purchasing an Authoring Tool

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Key Factors to Consider Before Purchasing an Authoring Tool

  1. 1. Key Factors to Consider Before Purchasing an Authoring Tool
  2. 2. Why are rapid authoring tools important?
  3. 3. • Minimizes time to develop a course. • Easy to learn. • Creates interactive courses within a short time period. Importance of Rapid Authoring Tools
  4. 4. Why is rapid eLearning preferred to traditional eLearning? Rapid eLearning Traditional eLearning Shorter developmental time. Very long developmental time. Built-in templates make it easy to create courses. Requires building navigation, interface, interactions,etc. Lower developmental costs. High developmental costs. No need of programming knowledge. Require comprehensive programming knowledge.
  5. 5. How to purchase an authoring tool that suits the course requirement? • Hundreds of eLearning authoring tools are available in the market today. So, purchasing an authoring tool software for your eLearning course development is not a small task. • Are you confused on how to purchase an authoring tool that suits your course requirement?
  6. 6. Key factors to consider before purchasing an authoring tool
  7. 7. Key factors to consider before purchasing an authoring tools: • Training requirement • Nature of content • Multilingual requirements • Technical features • Cost/Budget
  8. 8. Training Requirement: • Training requirement changes based on the type of trainings.
  9. 9. Training Requirement: • Selection of tools depends upon the type of training for which the course is being developed.
  10. 10. Nature of Content: • Simplicity or complexity of your courseware requirements.
  11. 11. Nature of Content: • For content with complex interactivities, tools with more features will be ideal.
  12. 12. Multilingual Requirements: • Multilingual courses play an important role to reach out globally dispersed workforce.
  13. 13. Multilingual Requirements: • Select the tools that make the translations easy.
  14. 14. Technical Features: • Consider technical requirements of courses.
  15. 15. Technical Features: Technical features to focus on are: • Ease of operation • Output formats: • a) Publish for WBT/ HTML or CBT • b) SCORM (1.2 and 2004 or both) • c) AICC • Browser compatibility • OS compatibility • Flexibility
  16. 16. Cost • Reduced training costs through rapid e-learning.
  17. 17. Cost • Select the tool that helps you in the long run and fulfills your requirements.
  18. 18. Conclusion: Selecting the right authoring tool ensures your unique training requirements and investment on authoring tool caters to your long-term requirement.
  19. 19. THANKYOU To read articles on similar topics, please visit blog.commlabindia.com

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