Authoring tools workshop

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Authoring tools workshop


Linda G. Marsh

Center of Expertise for Technical
Development

HP Workforce Development




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October
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2005



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Agenda


Define Web
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based training (WBT)


Skills required to produce a WBT


Demo WBTS


Review types of authoring tools


Implement a simple WBT


Lab





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What is web
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based training?


Web
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based training (WBT) is e
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learning that


Uses web technology to deliver training independently of computer
platforms


Presents content in a structured way to allow self
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directed, self
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paced learning


Includes meaningful interactivity to enhance learning, such as


Learning checks and quizzes


Simulations



Can include rich media to further enhance the learning experience


Audio


Video


Uses HTML and JavaScript as the primary authoring tools


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What skills does a

development team need?

Skills needed to create a simple WBT

consisting primarily of text and graphics


Instructional design


Writing for the web


Graphic design


HTML page creation

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WBT demos


Cisco IP Phone


Library of Congress Call Number


Information that Works WBT!

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Sample student projects from EM731


Learning to How To Read Music

http://people.bu.edu/reza/StudentProjects/Music/learn_musi
c.htm


Digital Video Basics for Teachers

www.kathycannon.com/em731

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What are authoring tools?

Programs that let you create content without having
to write code.

Examples:


Macromedia Authorware


http://www.macromedia.com
/


Lectora


http://www.lectora.com/


Microsoft PowerPoint


HTML Web editors

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What authoring tools are used to create WBTs?


Tools for creating HTML pages


Macromedia Dreamweaver


Microsoft FrontPage 2000 or later


Any other tool that produces HTML
pages


Other tools needed depending on
course content


Graphic tools


Animation tools


Simulation tools


Audio and video compression tools

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Authoring tool reports


Authoring Tool KnowledgeBase: A Buyer's Guide to the
Best E
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Learning Content Development Applications
http://www.brandonhall.com/public/publications/index.htm
.
Cost: about $795.


Training Media Review,

E
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Learning Authoring,
http://www.tmreview.com/ResearchReports/
. Cost: About
$125.00




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Creating your WBT

Demo

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Lab: Objectives


Display text and graphics


Use links to navigate from one page to another


Use named anchors to specify the destination of a link on a
page


Link to a site on the Internet