Posts tagged "Adobe Captivate 6"

November 6, 2012

Training: Audio Editing Basics for eLearning Designers

Topic: Audio Editing Basics for eLearning Designers

Description: Adding audio to your eLearning courses brings the courses to life. It also leaves you with a lot of real estate space on the screen, as you can get rid of the Onscreen Text and utilize the space for adding  graphics, animations, and videos to explain the content better. Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and Vish to explore the capabilities of Adobe Audition CS6 for audio recording and editing. They will also show you the Audition roundtripping feature in Adobe Captivate 6.

Recording Link

Posted by poojajaisingh2:15 PM Permalink
October 22, 2012

Update for Adobe Captivate 6 available now!

We have released an update for Adobe Captivate — version 6.0.1 (Build 240), which is available for download through Help Menu > Updates…  This is available for Windows as of now, we will have the Mac version soon. A bunch of key issues are addressed through this update including the following fixes.

  1. Output from Trial version – Before this update, content created through trial version of Adobe Captivate 6 would expire in 30 days from the project creation. With Adobe Captivate 6.0.1, the published outputs will expire in 30 days from the date of Publishing. Continue reading…
Posted by Vish5:44 PM Permalink
October 6, 2012

I’m “All in” for Adobe Learning Summit, Vegas, Oct. 29, 2012

I’ve spent much of the past week preparing for Adobe Learning Summit in Las Vegas at the end of this month. This is the premiere event for fans of Adobe Presenter, Adobe Captivate and Adobe Connect. The annual event has become a welcome tradition, featuring more than twenty phenomenal sessions on mobile learning, data/LMS integration, Captivate, Presenter & Connect tutorials and tips. You can learn about the latest in Video, Rapid eLearning, Advanced Actions and more.

The most exciting thing for me is that Adobe has Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge2:26 AM Permalink
October 5, 2012

Adobe Captivate 6 Tutorial now available on Lynda.com

Lynda.com has announced a new tutorial for Adobe Captivate 6 presented by David Rivers. It’s a great course for beginners and intermediate users to explore the Captivate authoring workflow and capabilities, and learn how to use the new features introduced in Adobe Captivate 6.

Here’s one of the movies from the course, where David explains how to apply themes to your eLearning courses in Captivate. The complete course is 3 hours and 49 minutes long and walks through the Captivate 6 interface and the process of building an eLearning project from start to finish.

In this course, Continue reading…

Posted by poojajaisingh9:27 PM Permalink
September 22, 2012

eSeminar: Practical Uses for Adobe Captivate 6: Part 1: Application Simulation & Software Training

Practical Uses for Adobe Captivate 6: Part 1: Application Simulation & Software Training

October 17, 2012
10:00 AM US Pacific

REGISTER: http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/event/index.cfm?event=detail&id=2090869&loc=en_us

Creating realistic and useful simulations of software applications for training can present a significant challenge. Join Adobe eLearning Evangelist, Dr. Allen Partridge for a discussion and demonstration of the industry leading tool for software capture and simulation. Learn how to create and customize basic application simulations with Adobe Captivate 6.

Posted by Allen Partridge1:39 AM Permalink

eSeminar: From Sage on the Stage to Guide on the Side

From Sage on the Stage to Guide on the Side
October 03, 2012
10 AM US Pacific

REGISTER: http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/event/index.cfm?event=detail&id=2090861&loc=en_us

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.

Posted by Allen Partridge1:35 AM Permalink

Announcing – eSeminar Adobe Captivate 6 for Beginners

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

September 26, 2012
10:00 AM US Pacific time

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

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.

Posted by Allen Partridge12:31 AM Permalink
September 21, 2012

Training: From Drab to Fab! An eLearning Makeover Using Workflows and Customizable Objects

Topic: From Drab to Fab! An eLearning Makeover Using Workflows and Customizable Objects

Description: You do your best to make the most visually pleasing eLearning you can — but, let’s face it, your strengths are in eLearning and instructional design, not graphic design or copywriting. Fortunately, Adobe Captivate gives you the ability to collaborate with others, leverage powerful workflows with tools like Photoshop and MS Word, and customize objects.

Join Linda Mahnken, Adobe Captivate Enthusiast, as she demonstrates an “eLearning make-over” case study of how she approached her company’s creative department for help in Continue reading…

Posted by poojajaisingh10:56 PM Permalink

Training: Lilybiri’s favourite: shapes to trigger advanced actions

Topic: Lilybiri’s favourite: Shapes to trigger advanced actions

Description: The new smart shapes in Captivate 6 are really game changers, not only because they double as text containers and rollover shapes but especially because they can be used as buttons with all functionalities, including triggering advanced actions.

In this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • About the difference between those shape buttons and normal buttons
  • How shape buttons can be used on Master slides or timed for the rest of the project and how to choose for either method
  • How they can be used on question slides
  • How to create custom toggle buttons using shapes
  • Tips and tricks

Recording Link

Posted by poojajaisingh9:57 PM Permalink
September 18, 2012

Creating a Screen with Multiple Lightboxes in Adobe Captivate 6

Creating interactive screens in Adobe Captivate 6 is fun and easy! You can use the new Interactions to add Accordions, Tabs, Process Circles, Timeline, Matrix, Glossary, etc. to your course screens. All you need to do is to add text, audio, and images to it and change the color scheme and theme of the interaction to match with your course look and feel.

What’s even more exciting is that now with the new Smart Shapes and Grouping feature, creating custom interactions has also become very easy. Let’s take a look at one such interaction:

In this interaction, Continue reading…

Posted by poojajaisingh7:43 PM Permalink
August 31, 2012

Screen Capture Enhancements in Adobe Captivate 6

Adobe Captivate 6 is a power-packed release with a lot of impressive new features like HTML5 Publishing, Learning Interactions, Themes, Actors, Smart Shapes, Negative Scoring, Partial Scoring, Pre-tests, Branch-aware quizzes, Remediation, Submit All, Text Effects, Audio response, Object Grouping, Hyperlinks, and High-Definition Screencasts.

And if you think, that’s all we had to offer in this release, take a look at this video where I’ll be showing you the screen capture enhancements which allow you to capture even the small changes in the screen including the mouse roll-over events. You can also see the new workflow to Continue reading…

Posted by poojajaisingh11:02 PM Permalink
August 30, 2012

Use Avatar Characters to Guide your Learners

Guest Blog by: Bryan Jones, author of the Assets eLearning Blog and President of eLearningArt.com, a stock photo site for the eLearning industry.

Introduction to Using Avatars

In my last post, I introduced the idea that characters can be used in a number of ways in your eLearning course. Now I’d like to start with the first example: eLearning avatars. An avatar is probably the most common use that I see in eLearning courses. Some common characteristics of an avatar in a course are that they:

  • Are designed to guide a learner through the course
  • Speak directly to the learner

Avatar images are easier to find than images for Continue reading…

Posted by poojajaisingh11:42 AM Permalink
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