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.
When trying to install Adobe Presenter 8 after uninstalling the previous version, if you still get an error that ‘Previous version of Presenter is already installed,’ follow these steps to resolve the issue.
Date and time: Wednesday, 5th Sept, 2012 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM US/Pacific
Join Dr. Allen Partridge, veteran College Professor for this fascinating demonstration and discussion of flipping the college classroom. Participants will learn the fundamental principles behind the flipped classroom, the advantages of the constructivist approach, and how to easily migrate their lessons & lectures into online modules that students can use to investigate and research the principle topics. Includes demonstrations of Adobe Presenter 8 aimed specifically at supporting the technology needs of the flipped classroom.
Date and time: Wednesday, 26th Sept, 2012 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM US/Pacific
Just downloaded Adobe Captivate 6 and want that perfect starter tutorial? Looking for more info before you launch your first course module? Join Dr. Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist for this handy introduction to creating your first course module in Adobe Captivate 6. Aimed at beginners, this session will guide you through the basic steps of course creation, demonstrate how to add your own content to a project and integrate quizzes. You will learn to publish your content and even get a good sense of how to deploy it to a learning management system.
Depending on your perspective, Microsoft PowerPoint is either the birthplace or deathbed of eLearning. Few issues in online learning inspire such deep and divisive disagreement. The core of the problem is in many ways tied to the debate between didactic instruction (think one teacher or trainer giving a lecture) and discovery based education (think simulations, scenarios and self-teaching.)
The truth is that there is some merit to both approaches and that we don’t have to push one approach away in order to embrace the other.
For many years eLearning authors have used Microsoft PowerPoint to create Continue reading…
Navigating from a question slide based on the answer chosen is not only engaging but also proven method of teaching a topic or a concept. Doing this in Adobe Captivate is very easy by using the power of a property for Answer option called ‘Advanced Answer Option’. Watch the video below to learn more and let us know your thoughts…
CTRL SHIFT G While you have a gradient selected. That’s the shorthand version of today’s hot Captivate tip on Gradient Goodness. Gradient Fill was added to Adobe Captivate 5.5, and it’s so intuitive and easy to use that immediately I saw tons of people taking advantage of this quick, simple way to get more interesting looks in their projects. But one question that often comes up is what are those little Continue reading…
When I work with large projects, one of the challenges I face is to debug the project when something is not working correctly. The things that can go wrong are incorrect navigation, incorrect association of actions, number of attempts in question slides, etc. In such cases, one thing that I wish for is a dialog that shows all the interactions in my project. And there comes the Advanced Interactions Panel… a real time saver!
When we are working on a large course with many topics and sub-topics, it’s a good idea to include all the topics along with sub-topics on the menu page. But this can result into a content heavy screen and doesn’t give a neat look. In such a scenario we can add Spry Menu functionality on the menu page, where when you hover over the topic, the sub-topics appear and become accessible. Here’s an example screen with a Spry Menu. Hover over Menu A to see the hidden submenus.