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Score 9.1 out of 100

Schoology Learning

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Score 7.8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Articulate Studio

Articulate Studio is constantly surprising in terms of what it can do. It is like a "Swiss Army Knife" of functionality. I've used it to build portfolios, whole interactive websites, authoring videos and I often discover novel ways to make it useful on a pretty regular basis. What would be a situation where you would not want to use Articulate Studio? Well, even though you can use it to author video and to publish websites, it's not a replacement for a video editing package or a web platform like WordPress, but there are times when it will do certain things in an astoundingly simple way superior to other tools.
Joseph Benton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Schoology Learning

Schoology does the job well enough, but there are enough areas of contention that make advanced use of the system unwieldy. District staff does not have easy reporting ability to determine adoption and use of the platform without having to export to another program for analysis. The reliability of the system is a huge pain point as we need to deliver the curriculum but cannot count on it being available when we need to use it.
Scott Herring | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Learning Management

Articulate Studio
8.2
Schoology Learning
6.5
Course authoring
Articulate Studio
9.2
Schoology Learning
7.3
Course catalog or library
Articulate Studio
9.2
Schoology Learning
6.5
Player/Portal
Articulate Studio
8.0
Schoology Learning
6.9
Learning content
Articulate Studio
9.5
Schoology Learning
7.0
Mobile friendly
Articulate Studio
9.0
Schoology Learning
5.7
Progress tracking & certifications
Articulate Studio
7.9
Schoology Learning
6.5
Assignments
Articulate Studio
8.0
Schoology Learning
7.9
Compliance management
Articulate Studio
9.2
Schoology Learning
5.2
Learning administration
Articulate Studio
8.1
Schoology Learning
6.5
Learning reporting & analytics
Articulate Studio
6.2
Schoology Learning
5.0
Social learning
Articulate Studio
6.2
Schoology Learning
6.6

Pros

Articulate Studio

  • They made it very easy to understand how to add new content to the courses, including images, videos or audio, of course, you are still able to do text-based content as well.
  • Creating quizzes has never been easier. The ability to add controls to each question and what actions each answer creates, whether an additional question or passing to the next section. Customizing these actions are very easy to learn and add to your course.
  • Being able to use your own scoring mechanism is awesome! I like SCORM but there are many options to use including a custom one of your own. This ability allows you to pass your students over to a proprietary system that enrolls them in the next course, or use the built-in utilities to provide the next course or quiz, the choice is yours!
John Fester | TrustRadius Reviewer

Schoology Learning

  • Assessments - Much more interactive and have more grading options than Google Forms
  • Auto-rostering - We are able to use Infinite Campus to automatically roster classes and there are no extra steps
  • Family/Guardian access - Schoology allows families to have a sign in and see student grades & work.
Tiffany LoSasso | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Articulate Studio

  • The audio editor is awful. Sometimes when you cut a section, it actually takes a different section that you selected. Especially when in zoom mode. You have to then undo the action, and re-do. Also, scrubbing through the audio is difficult. If you're exporting audio, it can glitch during the process. I avoid using the audio editor whenever I can.
  • After all these years, it's still a buggy program. You can be doing your recordings, and a sudden message appears saying that something went wrong and needs to close. I've done re-installs, contacted support, and I constantly clear the temp folder. Still happens. Also, it's a good idea to export your audio, and there have been times the program freezes up on me, and the audio file (in the .ppta file) gets corrupted and all audio is permanently lost.
  • The program can get slow when publishing, previewing or opening the audio editor.
  • The included Engage program is pretty good, but it needs more customization options. And I think they can add more modules that provide a little more engagement.
Chris Bloom | TrustRadius Reviewer

Schoology Learning

  • Schoology is great when you are managing individual courses, but for our fully online and blended programming, it really lacked the back end administrator capabilities to be scaling up well - lack of a template/blueprint feature was really disappointing.
  • Third-party Integrations were few and often did not work well.
  • As a higher education institution, we saw very little responsiveness to our needs up against K-12. Although promises were made early on, they never came to fruition. Some faculty also felt the platform looked a bit 'juvenile' for higher ed.
Justin Harbin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Articulate Studio

Articulate Studio 10.0
Based on 1 answer
There is very little chance that this software wold not be renewed. It has become an integral part of our standard software for elearning development.
D Walwyn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Schoology Learning

Schoology Learning 9.1
Based on 5 answers
While we have taken time to re-evaluate our selected 1:1 devices, Schoology's impact on student learning is unquestioned. Students are able to connect with other learners, create and share products of their learning, and develop their digital fluency through their use of Schoology.
Robert Schuetz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Articulate Studio

Articulate Studio 10.0
Based on 1 answer
This is very useable software even for novice eLearning authoring users. People with some PowerPoint experience should be fine with this software and even Excel!
D Walwyn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Schoology Learning

Schoology Learning 3.5
Based on 7 answers
It's very easy to use Schoology. As with any LMS, it helps to learn some tips and tricks prior to getting started. But, each item is clearly indicated within the platform. If I want to add materials, it is right at the top of my screen. If I want to view the calendar, it is indicated to the right of my screen. Navigating a course and the platform is quite straightforward. Additionally, the benefit of Schoology's help center and user community makes asking and answering questions quick and easy.
Natasha Monsaas-Daly | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Articulate Studio

Articulate Studio 8.2
Based on 4 answers
I've never really had any major issues with the product (Other than the registration loop error)and my ten out of ten rating is based on the assistance I got when we initially set up the extension in Power Point. I found the support folks to be professional, helpful and friendly
Louis Ellis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Schoology Learning

Schoology Learning 5.8
Based on 15 answers
Schoology has worked very closely with our school system to meet our specific needs. The Schoology team goes further than just working with the district staff. Any educator can ask questions, or provide feedback and the company acknowledges it. This company truly cares about each users' experience
Kellie Weisenbeck | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Articulate Studio

We look at Captivate first, which Adobe oddly leaves out of its Creative Cloud suite, and I can see why it seems to be completely foreign in term of UI vs other Adobe products. The familiar PPT structure Captivate leverages is completely absent and the tools are much more rigid. Exporting was also more difficult - it's pretty night and day different. Captivate is AWFUL, especially for an Adobe product.
Mark Nowowiejski | TrustRadius Reviewer

Schoology Learning

Schoology seemed to have the parent piece and the student materials piece well in place. Schoology also seemed to be ready for changes in the educational landscape. They have built their platform as an open source, so they can work with other companies. This openness was a major sign that Schoology knew that they did not have all of the answers. Other people have great ideas and partnerships were needed to build something to help our students today and into tomorrow.
Matthew Adam | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Articulate Studio

  • I only see positive impact since it is a very easy to use tool for rapid learning. The only point is to know what is possible to develop using this tool to avoid any kind of frustration afterwards.
  • Another positive impact is that we don't need a diversified development team. There is no need of technical professionals, and a creative instructional designer is enough to develop effective learning content using Studio.
  • The third positive impact is that Studio makes possible to realize short-term projects, mainly when there's already a PowerPoint presentation.
Luciano Gardesani Marques | TrustRadius Reviewer

Schoology Learning

  • Schoology has had a positive impact on my classroom because it allows me to easily organize content as well as assign content based on the specific needs/wants of my students.
  • Schoology has had a positive impact on my classroom management because it allows me to easily embed everything my students need with no reason for them to leave the LMS and venture out on the wider internet.
Arcadia Parson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Articulate Studio

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Articulate Studio Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Schoology Learning

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Schoology Learning Editions & Modules

Edition
Schoology BasicFree
Schoology EnterpriseContact sales team
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    Rating Summary

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Articulate Studio
    9.9
    Schoology Learning
    7.6

    Likelihood to Renew

    Articulate Studio
    10.0
    Schoology Learning
    9.1

    Usability

    Articulate Studio
    10.0
    Schoology Learning
    3.5

    Support Rating

    Articulate Studio
    8.2
    Schoology Learning
    5.8

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