Selecting authoring tools wisely is important! Choosing the right tools will set you up for success, and choosing the wrong tools can lead to disastrous results. Knowing your project’s requirements and the capabilities of the tools help ensure you select the best tools to get the job done. 

This session will draw on a mixture of practical eLearning development experience and widely accepted computer science principles to uncover the pros and cons of various authoring tools. You will learn about authoring tool selection concepts that are relevant for all eLearning and mobile learning programmers. You will see real-world examples from actual eLearning courses and tools.

In this session, you will learn:

  • About the benefits of proper authoring tool selection
  • About the pros and cons of several popular authoring tools
  • About the proper rationale for which authoring tools should be used, based on several scenarios
  • About the impact that responsive design has had on authoring tool selection

Intermediate designers, developers, project managers, and managers.

Technology discussed in this session:
HTML, Articulate Storyline, Articulate Studio, Trivantis Lectora Publisher, and Adobe Captivate.