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September 9, 2014

Seminar now available – The new Adobe Captivate 8 – With great power comes great ease

aZooWith hundreds of people joining live for last weeks online seminar about the new Adobe Captivate 8 it’s clear that the eLearning industry is abuzz with excitement. I understand why. The ease of creating great mobile learning with the new Adobe Captivate is pretty astonishing. Here’s the link and description for last week’s online seminar in case you missed it.

LINK: http://adobe.ly/YtoWDX

Join Dr. Allen Partridge as he takes you through the power packed yet easy to use features in Adobe Captivate 8 which simplifies your eLearning authoring experience. Learn how to deliver high quality, seamless, responsive and device-aware learning experiences sans programming. Choose from a selection of out-of-the-box responsive themes to render customized content for multiple devices. Create award winning simulations, HD videos, interactive modules, games and more with Adobe Captivate 8. Whether you are a trainer, teacher, instructional designer or just someone who wants to create their own eLearning modules – this session is a must attend. Adobe Captivate 8 – minimum effort, maximum ease.

Posted by Allen Partridge7:29 PM Permalink

Help us make Adobe Presenter better. Take this 5-minute survey!

Here is your chance to establish a one-on-one relationship with the Adobe product teams and help us make your product experience better.

If you are currently an Adobe Presenter user or have been one in the past, we would love to hear your thoughts in this 5-minute usage survey.

 

Posted by Akshay Bharadwaj6:06 PM Permalink
August 18, 2014

Super 7 Tips To Create Responsive Courses with Adobe Captivate 8

ResponsiveWith tons of devices in varied screen sizes being used by the trainees and employees, there is a dire need to make the content available on different devices. Thankfully Adobe Captivate 8 allows you to create responsive eLearning courses that can fit perfectly in different device sizes in both horizontal and vertical orientations. You can author as you always have—content will rearrange itself for the new tablet and mobile views. You can also tweak and/or design content for specific devices and use the in-product preview to see how your course will appear on various screens. And finally publish as a single project to automatically deliver the most appropriate experience for your learner’s device.

To make the most of responsive feature in Adobe Captivate 8, here’s a list of best practices you can follow: Continue reading…

Posted by poojajaisingh6:38 PM Permalink
August 11, 2014

Training: Free your courses from the confines of a classroom with Adobe Presenter 10

Topic: Free your courses from the confines of a classroom with Adobe Presenter 10

Date and time: 25th September 2014, 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM PT

Description: Join us to learn how to create courses and modules for your learners which no longer limit them to learn inside the class. Take advantage of Adobe Presenter 10 to create video lectures – replete with quizzes, games and interactions – and create them in a jiffy, right from your desktop. Let learners use modern day devices such as tablets to access your learning modules which you can publish to HTML5. Create HD videos in a few clicks, regardless of the AV capabilities of your computer. Edit videos in a jiffy using a 3 button interface. Also track content consumption and learner behavior using built in video analytics and LMS support.

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Posted by poojajaisingh10:57 AM Permalink

Training: Adobe Captivate 8 – One tool for all your eLearning

Topic: Adobe Captivate 8 – One tool for all your eLearning

Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn how to create all the eLearning you want with just one tool – Adobe Captivate 8. Create responsive multi-screen eLearning – HD product demos, software simulations, compliance and soft skills training OR publish your slides to HTML5, add games, quizzes and interactions. Do all of these and a lot more with just one tool.

Recording Link

Posted by poojajaisingh10:54 AM Permalink

Training: Create legendary eLearning with Adobe Captivate 8

Topic: Create legendary eLearning with Adobe Captivate 8

Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn how to create all the eLearning you want with just one tool – Adobe Captivate 8. Create responsive multi-screen eLearning – HD product demos, software simulations, compliance and soft skills training OR publish your slides to HTML5, add games, quizzes and interactions. Do all of these and a lot more with just one tool. This session will be all about creating award-winning eLearning, without any programming.

Recording Link

Posted by poojajaisingh10:53 AM Permalink
August 8, 2014

Training: Tips and Tricks for Creating Stunning Responsive Courses with Adobe Captivate 8

Topic: Tips and Tricks for Creating Stunning Responsive Courses with Adobe Captivate 8

Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to see a quick demonstration on how to create responsive eLearning courses with ease using Adobe Captivate 8. She will also share some best practices to tweak content for a specific device and use the in-product preview to see how your project will appear on various screens. And finally publish the course as a single project and automatically deliver the most appropriate experience for your learner’s device. Don’t miss it!

Recording Link

Posted by poojajaisingh1:55 PM Permalink
July 25, 2014

Update on Captivate HTML 5 content playback issue in Google Chrome Browser.

HTML 5 courses published from Adobe Captivate freezes  on the latest versions of Google Chrome Browser – 36.0.1985.125. We have investigated the issue and our findings are listed below . BTW ,we are still continuing to investigate if there any potential issue which is unknown at the moment  and will keep you folks posted.

So far, we have found the following issues:

  • Issue 1: HTML 5 content freezes on launch in Chrome 36 with a JavaScript error.

Reason: The support for deprecated methods ,noteOn and noteOff in the Web Audio API has been removed in the latest chrome update. These methods were deprecated in the standard a year ago but modern browsers still  support  these methods and the support was present in chrome till version 35. With Chrome 36, the support for these methods has been removed which results in content freeze and JavaScript errors:

  • Issue 2: Slide backgrounds with gradients may not appear correctly.

Reason: Captivate uses SVG support to draw slide backgrounds.The w3c draft for SVG: http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG/struct.html#SVGElementWidthAttribute states that if width and height of SVG element is unspecified, the value should be internally treated as 100%. So, the SVG should be drawn on the entire rectangle. Chrome version 36 requires  width and height to be explicitly specified due to this change, slide backgrounds may not appear correctly.

The good news is we have the fix for the above two issues and the steps to patch captivate are below

  1. Download this file https://workspaces.acrobat.com/?d=wo37Ob7I-*v3IPc8UGHD*Q    and unzip it. You’ll find an index.html file.
  2. Go to [INSTALLDIR]/HTML file location. For example:
    1. Windows: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Captivate 7\HTML.
    2.  Mac: /Applications/Adobe Captivate 7/HTML.
  3. Replace the index.html present in the above location with the downloaded file.

Launch Captivate and from now on HTML 5 content will playback without any issues in Chrome 36. The fix is applicable to both version 7 and 8.

Posted by Suresh Jayaraman9:32 PM Permalink
June 23, 2014

Adobe Presenter 10 Enables on-Demand eLearning

PnMnemonicAdobe Presenter 10 is an eLearning authoring toolkit that helps you create show and tell video lessons for classroom teaching, distance learning, flipped learning and MOOC sessions. Using Adobe Presenter 10 you can simultaneously capture your screen content and your webcam video.

On Windows, Adobe Presenter 10 acts as a plugin to Microsoft PowerPoint. The simple added ribbon will allow you to Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge11:08 AM Permalink
June 10, 2014

Location Aware Learning: Example with complete source files for the Australia Zoo App

3d travel and navigation planning, conceptOne of the most compelling new features in Adobe Captivate 8 is the ability to create location based learning, thanks to the added support for Geolocation. In this article I’ll describe my most recent adventure creating a simple location based learning example at the Australia Zoo, just outside of Brisbane.

I spent the last week in Australia. I arrived in Brisbane on Saturday, the first of June at about 7:30 in the morning with a mission in mind. I had high hopes that I might Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge12:30 AM Permalink
June 2, 2014

New to eLearning? Try Adobe Captivate 8!

Guest post by Coline Son Lee, Principal & Learning Strategist at Everest CS, Orange County, CA

How Adobe has broken the entry barrier to developing eLearning with a more powerful and responsive product!

As an eLearning developer, I am often asked by others considering making the leap from developing instructor-led training (ILT) to eLearning what is the “best” tool to learn/use. And this loaded question is often narrowed down to two options – Captivate or …?

CaptivateBoxShotMy response isn’t usually a simple one. I take the time to peel back the layers of their motivation to uncover and understand what the originator of the question is trying to accomplish. Will eLearning benefit your organization? What resources (budget, time, talent) are or will be dedicated to this endeavor? Once we get past this step of verifying the business case for eLearning, my recommendation is to take the plunge and learn Adobe Captivate.

A Robust Tool That Sets You Up for Success!

To help them understand my recommendation I use the analogy that using Captivate is like driving a “stick shift” or manual transmission car. Stick shift transmissions give drivers more control over the car’s power and fuel economy. Plus – once you learn to drive a “stick”, you pretty much set yourself up to drive any type of car. However, the same isn’t usually true when you do it in the reverse. Going from automatic to manual requires a new learning curve as the driver fumbles with the clutch to control the car. Likewise, there are many rapid development tools available for eLearning development, with varying levels of ease-of-learning, but like my car analogy, if you develop your skills with a robust tool such as Captivate, transitioning to any other tool is a breeze and development in a broad sense, more intuitive.

Captivate 8’s Street Cred Continue reading…

Posted by poojajaisingh12:02 PM Permalink
May 29, 2014

Training: Create stunning mobile learning courses with Adobe Captivate 8

Topic: Create stunning mobile learning courses with Adobe Captivate

Description: 

Have you always wondered -
1. How you could create mobile learning experiences which allow your learners to access all their eLearning seamlessly irrespective of which device they are on?
2. If you could have the power to preview how your content will look on your learners’ devices of varying screen sizes without physically having to test it on those devices?
3. Whether you need to create multiple eLearning courses for multiple devices to deliver mobile learning in its true sense?
If you have, you should be attending this webinar to get these questions answered and learn how with Adobe Captivate you can create truly stunning mobile learning courses for an audience that is mobile.

Recording link

Posted by poojajaisingh11:24 PM Permalink
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