Educators have searched for quite some time for ways to shift from a didactic (teacher centered) classroom to a more experiential (student centered) classroom for decades. In this one hour eSeminar Adobe eLearning Evangelist, Dr. Allen Partridge will offer some practical solutions to moving from primarily didactic instruction to primarily student centered, activity driven learning. You’ll get practical Advice for Educators who want to instantly create fantastic online resources from their lectures and slide decks. Join Dr. Allen Partridge for a discussion and demonstration of practical tips to capture your lectures, economize their length and distribution and make them available to your students.
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There is nothing like a trip to remind us that life’s journey’s are our only real destinations. Whether you ascribe such wisdom to Chinese Proverbs or “One Tree Hill”, the wisdom in recognizing that the process is more important than the product is universal and ageless.
I have spent the last couple of weeks traveling. I have driven through Continue reading…
The Adobe Learning Summit 2012 provides a unique opportunity to connect with Adobe, learn the latest technology and become an active participant in the community that’s shaping the future of eLearning. Join leading eLearning designers, developers, trainers, industry experts and Adobe product teams in a collective explosion of information, imagination and inspiration.
By now you’ve likely heard about the amazing new HTML5 capabilities in Adobe Captivate 6 – creating an ideal workflow for iPads and other OS devices. But wouldn’t it be cool if there were a mobile workflow for Adobe Presenter 8 too?
Well you’re in luck, because now you can easily download Adobe Presenter Mobile, a new app from the iTunes App store that plays your Presenter Flash files, right from the web on iPad and other iDevices. Yep! It’s that simple. No need for special publishing, no need to build and deploy your own Apps on the iTunes store. You just publish Continue reading…
Andrew Maynard, Director of the Risk Science Center at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health raised this provocative issue in his recent article for the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies “Online Learning is where Online Music was five years ago.“
Maynard reports in the wake of a heavily attended special session on education from VidCon’s Third Annual Conference, held the last week of June in the Anaheim Convention Center. According to Maynard, a distinguished panel of experts largely from commercial and independent video production identified with wide consensus that Online Video-Based Education is on the cusp of something really big. The transition is led by an influx of online educational resources centering around YouTube and featuring famous Continue reading…
A long and fascinating week at the mLearn Conference in San Jose California leaves me full to the brim with the joys of seeing friends, meeting new colleagues and challenging myself to stuff as much new information as I can into my aging brain matter.
Conferences always leave me with a mix of exhaustion and exhilaration and I worry Continue reading…
If you’re feeling the heat from your learners and your management to provide mobile (think iPad etc) versions of your eLearning courses but have been baffled by how to do it without breaking the bank, Adobe Captivate 6 is the solution to your problem. Long hailed as the industry leader in eLearning with about 70% of eLearning professionals identifying Captivate as top tool for many years, the just launched Adobe Captivate 6 takes the mystery out of publishing mLearning. In fact it enables you to publish both your mLearning and your Continue reading…
I love being part of a team. There are few things in life more rewarding than pulling together with a group of like-minded souls in order to accomplish a goal that everyone agrees is important and meaningful. At Adobe our mission is to change the world through digital experiences. In the eLearning team we are deeply committed to the serious work of creating positive change by enabling creativity, educational experiences and making that experience easy and productive. Today our team is thrilled to announce that Adobe Captivate 6 is now available.
Simply put, Adobe Captivate 6 is a sensational tool. Years of innovation, evolution and experience have led to an absolutely amazing tool capable of creating virtually any kind of eLearning content with incredible ease. The hallmarks of Adobe Captivate 6 are genuine, powerful and effortless mobile learning solutions, phenomenal digital video screencasting, and unbelievable out-of-the-box assets including awesome interactions that work in Flash and HTML5, a giant library of hundreds of Actors to add personalization to your projects and jaw-dropping themes that facilitate rapid development so well, you might just call it instant.
iPads and Mobile, Here we come!
The eLearning industry has been aching for a solution that will facilitate robust and reliable delivery of eLearning content to the latest mobile devices. Support for iPads, Tablets, and other mobile devices is just a click away through Adobe Captivate 6′s hot new publish to HTML5 output. Captivate 6 now publishes natively to HTML5 as well as the traditional Flash and other output options. Not only does it output for seamless iPad publishing via HTML5, it also exports MP4 video to facilitate impressive Just-In-Time training.
Just add Content
Have a look at the incredible Themes, Actors and Smart Learning Interactions in Adobe Captivate 6. These phenomenal out-of-the box solutions facilitate a shockingly fast workflow. Better yet, it’s Captivate, so they are all customizable and extensible. No need to stop with the wonderful stuff in the box, you can add your own cutout people, and create your own fully customizable themes to facilitate the branding and template styles that work best for your organization.
The eLearning World’s Favorite Application Simulation Tool Just Got A Serious Upgrade
There’s an incredible surprise waiting inside Adobe Captivate 6 for you. We’ve added High Definition, native video screen / application capture, and we’ve done it with the eLearning savvy you’ve come to expect from Captivate. Captivate has earned a place as industry leader for a long time in the Application Simulation arena, but we didn’t want to rest on any laurels. Why not give a completely awesome video only solution for screen recording? You asked for it, you got it. You won’t believe all the cool features. The mouse remains editable even after the video recording. Output to mp4 or YouTube is lightening fast. A crazy simple editor let’s you zoom and pan with fantastic ease and adding transitions is a breeze too.
These are only a few of the marvelous new features in Adobe Captivate 6. Download a copy now, and let us know what you think. Feel free to join us on Facebook, or reach out to us on Twitter #AdobeCaptivate as well.
The eSeminar on Avatar Animation for eLearning with low to no cost tools is now available and of course free as always on demand. You’ll find the eSeminar here: http://adobe.ly/LYTlMa
Creating scenario based training presents us with both a wonderful opportunity and a significant challenge when it comes to asset generation. In this eSeminar you’ll find a solid introduction to the process of creating, finishing and integrating high quality animations into your eLearning Scenario-based training without bearing Continue reading…
Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM US/Pacific
Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh with Leslie Bivens in this second part of the simulations series to learn the basics of Full Motion Recording, Recording with Narration and Panning in Adobe Captivate 5.5. We will also discuss the best practices while modifying the simulations in Adobe Captivate.
What’s in it for you?
After attending the session, you will be able to:
- Understand the suitable settings to be done before capturing an FMR
- Understand the best practices of doing Narration and editing the narration
- Understand the best practices of using Panning
- Publishing the captured projects to final output
To Register: http://adobe.ly/KT7gUv
Join Alice Acker, Adobe Captivate Expert along with Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn the nuances of selecting and using assets like images and videos for your elearning courses. During the session, we will also discuss how to make use of Adobe Captivate and Adobe Photoshop to select, manage and edit the assets for an effective use inside the course.
What’s in it for you?
After attending the session, you will be able to:
- Carefully select the assets for your elearning course from different sources
- Create assets from the internal sources like people images or office images etc.
- Edit images using Adobe Captivate and Adobe Photoshop
We’re happy to announce the winners of our Scenario Training contest! We had some great entries and also significant interest from the community. The entries received close to 10,000 Facebook ‘Likes’. The people’s choice award goes to Steve Shatkin, for his entry ‘Some tips to make you a better poker player’.
Steve has definitely inspired me to try and create another scenario training on Poker tips, possibly playing out each scenario even when a user makes a wrong choice- thus allowing him or her to learn from the mistakes.
That brings us to the judges award. Continue reading…