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August 6, 2012

Adobe eSeminar: Adobe Captivate 6 for Beginners or How to Create and Publish Your First Course Module

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.

REGISTRATION LINK:http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/event/index.cfm?event=detail&id=2074779&loc=en_us

Posted by Allen Partridge7:55 PM Permalink
June 19, 2012

Beyond PowerPoint: The Magic of Themes in Adobe Captivate 6

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…

Posted by Allen Partridge4:34 PM Permalink
March 26, 2012

Advanced Answer Option… A handy tool in Quizzing toolkit!

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…

Posted by Vish6:20 PM Permalink
January 2, 2012

Download Adobe Captivate sample Rapid eLearning Course modules

Looking for some examples to feed your creativity, help you learn more about how Adobe Captivate works, or just to add inspiration to your New Year? Look no further. I’ve added the big yellow download button to the sidebar of the Captivate blog so you can find the latest downloadable source demos. You’ll find them here. http://blogs.adobe.com/captivate/adobe-captivate-presenter-elearning-suite-examples

Once you’ve had a look, why not leave comments and questions in the section below?

Posted by Allen Partridge7:53 PM Permalink
December 21, 2011

Gradient Goodness for Rapid eLearning in Adobe Captivate 5.5

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…

Posted by Allen Partridge4:27 PM Permalink
December 4, 2011

Save Time and Increase Productivity through Advanced Interactions Panel!

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!

Continue reading…

Posted by Vish8:06 PM Permalink
September 5, 2011

Creating Spry Menus in Adobe Captivate 5.5 Courses

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.

Let’s see how we can create such a menu page. Continue reading…

Posted by Vish1:52 PM Permalink
August 12, 2011

Adobe provides Free Update to Presenter – Now Create State of the Art Flash From within PowerPoint

I’m thrilled to announce today that Adobe is offering owners of Adobe Presenter 7 and Adobe eLearning Suite a completely free update to Adobe Presenter. Adobe Presenter 7.07 is a fairly significant change in the overall Presenter delivery so users will need to uninstall 7 and then install the fresh copy of 7.07.

If you haven’t used it before, Adobe Presenter is Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge8:23 PM Permalink
July 13, 2011

Captivate Training: Roundtripping Adobe Captivate Content with Adobe Flash

Topic: Roundtripping Adobe Captivate Content with Adobe Flash

Date and time: Thursday, Aug 25, 2011 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM US/Pacific

Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn how to instantly update Flash applications used in Adobe Captivate projects, invoke Flash from within Adobe Captivate, and synchronize the files in Adobe Captivate and Flash with a single click.

What’s in it for you? Continue reading…

Posted by poojajaisingh12:35 PM Permalink
June 29, 2011

Issue with PowerPoint 2010 Recorded Narration while Importing PPTX into Adobe Captivate

Some of you might have noticed that when you record narration in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 via SlideShow > Record SlideShow > Start Recording from Beginning and import this PPTX in Adobe Captivate, the slide narration is not available in project’s library. This was happening due to a small bug in PowerPoint 2010 which affected the file when Adobe Captivate attempted to convert PPTX to PPT.

 The issue has been fixed by Microsoft Team and the fix is available at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553916 . Please download and install the PowerPoint hotfix and you will be able edit the narration recorded in Microsoft PowerPoint within Adobe Captivate project.

Posted by Rahul Sharma1:27 PM Permalink
June 22, 2011

Captivate 5 patch for LMS reporting, audio dev, preloader…

We’ve just released a new patch for Adobe Captivate 5. This patch contains a new feature, and a few bug fixes.

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The issues fixed in this patch are:

LMS

  • An AICC-compliant Adobe Captivate course does not launch successfully if the web server on which the course is hosted, and the LMS, which is used to track to course, are on different domains.
  • When a SCORM-compliant course is launched, the SWF file hangs at the loading screen.
  • In a SCORM-compliant course, when the last button in the project is enabled for reporting, the slide duration and status are not updated correctly in the TOC when the project is played. Continue reading…
Posted by Shameer Ayyappan9:51 PM Permalink
April 17, 2011

Navigating the LMS Maze with #AdobeCaptivate

This week’s Wednesday eSeminar is now available on demand.

LINK:http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/event/index.cfm?event=register_no_session&id=1775548&loc=en_us

We had an awesome session featuring amazing contributions from Jayashree who handles the Captivate LMS integration and was an incredible source of information during the session. Also helping out were Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge6:53 PM Permalink
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