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by Joe Ganci

easygenerator first launched in 2011. Since that time it has taken on a new look and new features, and has matured into a tool that now primarily aims at authors who do not have an eLearning background. Read this review for a walk-through of the many features of easygenerator, including ones that are not found in other authoring tools.

Review   |   February 23, 2016
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by Joe Ganci

Lectora has been around for a long time, but it also has a long history of innovation that has kept it up to date, and often ahead of newer tools. The latest changes have added responsive design and new ways to use variables, plus, authoring in Lectora no longer requires that you use a PC. Read about these and other new features in Lectora in this review!

Review   |   January 26, 2016
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by Joe Ganci

Most eLearning does not stay in use for years. It is custom-made to meet a client’s needs and those needs are usually immediate and prone to change quickly. Changes are happening all the time, so the shelf life of eLearning is limited. That’s a good thing because it keeps our services in demand. Authoring tools continue to evolve too. Where do we stand at the start of 2016?

Review   |   December 22, 2015
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by Joe Ganci

The iSpring Suite continues to evolve, adding features and becoming easier to use and more flexible for use across a broader spectrum of situations. Here is Joe’s review of the latest iteration and the most significant changes.

Review   |   November 24, 2015
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by Joe Ganci

Adobe Presenter is a PowerPoint add-in tool that offers features either not resident in or difficult to implement in PowerPoint. Correctly used, you can make your eLearning better than a simple linear experience. But version 11 of Presenter provides two particularly useful features, and one additional one that blew Joe away. Read all about the new features here!

Review   |   October 27, 2015
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by Bill Brandon

Connie Malamed has authored a new companion to her earlier book, Visual Language for Designers. This new book will give you all you need to create visuals for your eLearning with “production values” that will set it apart, head and shoulders above the rest. Learn (some would say “steal”) from the best. This book is that best.

Review   |   September 10, 2015
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by Joe Ganci

Last week, Adobe released Captivate version 9. With each new version, there have been some very welcome additions, and some new features that would first make us scratch our heads only to find eventually that we couldn’t live without them. In this review, you will get a comprehensive look at almost everything in Captivate 9, including those soon-to-be-indispensable features!

Review   |   August 25, 2015
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by Joe Ganci

Elucidat is an authoring tool that promises it will be easy to make amazing eLearning. Does it deliver? Joe’s review shows you what Elucidat can do, and what it lacks.

Review   |   June 23, 2015
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by Joe Ganci

PowerPoint add-in tools are an important category of eLearning authoring software, and a developer or manager can spend a lot of time comparing their features when it comes time to select one. This month’s review will save you much of that effort! Joe reports on six of the most prominent tools, in easy-to-use tabular format.

Review   |   May 26, 2015
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by Joe Ganci

Scenario-based learning allows learners to make mistakes and to learn from those mistakes, keeping learning from being linear, passive, and boring. But building it can be complicated. BranchTrack, a cloud-based tool, makes not just the flowcharting part easy but actually outputs a full-fledged simulation for you. Read all about it here!

Review   |   April 28, 2015
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