We are all well aware of such leaders in the eLearning authoring industry as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Lectora Inspire, and TechSmith Camtasia, but there are plenty of other eLearning authoring tools that can help you blaze a trail in the field. In this post, we’ll dwell on three very different tools worth giving a shot.
My previous article was about choosing the right eLearning authoring tool. But now comes the hardest part—starting to work with it, even if you worked with similar tools before. Here is a short glossary of general and tool-specific terms to help you get eLearning done in leaps and bounds. The tools covered in my glossary include Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Lectora Inspire, and TechSmith Camtasia.
All technical writers struggle to develop documentation that would be easy to digest by both advanced and novice users. Nowadays, when a 5-year old can download a game on Play Market, start it, play unless getting bored, and delete it, and a 60-year old can get confused by the amount of freezer controls located on the dispenser panel, it’s an uphill battle. We do have to write documentation that would suit both types of users.