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November 18, 2014

Award-winning Interactive eBook: Reimagine Responsive eLearning with Adobe Captivate 8

best-of-show-vendorI recently published an interactive eBook for creating responsive eLearning courses using Adobe Captivate 8. It was showcased during the DevLearn DemoFest 2014 event and I received a Best of Show – Vendor Entry award for it. :)

To read the eBook, follow this link on your iPad to download and install the Interactive eBooks app: http://bit.ly/ebookspooja

To learn about the creation process of the interactive eBooks, check out this post with detailed step-by-step videos to create an interactive eBook.

To take a look at this interactive eBook and the other DemoFest winning entries, register for the Best of DemoFest 2014 webinar.

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November 7, 2014

Personalized for therapeutic benefits

CerestiPersonalized therapies for dementia patients can help elevate their moods and cognitive function, which leads to improved quality of live while it reduces caregiver burdens and the risk of acute incidents. With this in mind, Ceresti Health uses Adobe Creative Cloud for individuals and Adobe Captivate to create and deliver personalized web experiences that trigger memories and foster a sense of well-being.

“Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias have a devastating impact on the person suffering from the condition, as well as his or her caregivers and family. Ceresti’s comprehensive solution is designed to Continue reading…

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October 20, 2014

Adobe Captivate 8 Essential Training now available on Lynda.com

Captivate 8Lynda.com has announced an Essential Training course on Adobe Captivate 8 by Aaron Quigley. 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 8. This course is also very useful for folks who want to get started with responsive eLearning course creation with Adobe Captivate 8.

Here’s one of the videos from the course. Continue reading…

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September 24, 2014

Announcing: Getting started with mLearning — A hands-on workshop

ResponsiveThis is an exciting time for eLearning developers. After what seems like an eternity of anticipation, mLearning is finally taking off, and now is the perfect time to hone up on the new skills you’ll need to bring your eLearning content to your mobile learners. While Adobe Captivate 8 has made authoring genuine mLearning for devices incredibly simple, there are a few new things to learn as you make the shift from authoring a single, static eLearning course to one that is just right for any device viewed from any orientation.

To help you get started, we (Allen and Pooja) have come up with a really cool workshop. We want to make sure that everyone who participates gets a chance to ask Continue reading…

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September 16, 2014

Adobe Learning Summit 2014 is here!

ALS2014It’s that time of the year again, when we showcase the best and innovative Adobe ideas to help learning professionals take the lead and explore new frontiers.

The Seventh Annual Adobe Learning Summit is scheduled for October 27, 2014 at Bellagio Las Vegas; and is co-located with DevLearn 2014 conference and expo. At this event, you’ll get a chance to meet Adobe community experts, industry luminaries, experienced eLearning and education professionals, and the engineering team at Adobe.

The main attraction of the event will be Continue reading…

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September 15, 2014

Online learning becomes online marketing

thinkBuzanCheck out this new case study – it explores how ThinkBuzan expanded their business opportunities by creating engaging eLearning an mLearning with the new Adobe Captivate 8.

Rapidly producing visually compelling e-learning content is helping a pioneer in visual thinking sell its innovative software applications. ThinkBuzan uses Adobe Captivate to educate potential Continue reading…

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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…

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July 8, 2014

Training: Optimal Design For Multiple Devices using Adobe Captivate

Topic: Optimal Design For Multiple Devices using Adobe Captivate

Date and time: Thursday, July 10, 2014 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM US/Pacific

Description: In 2013, the sale of smartphones exceeded the sale of traditional phones while the sale of tablets exceeded those of standard PCs. This trend has lead to more clients who want online courses that can be accessed from both mobile and desktop devices. Because the technology is different, developing courses for both devices have unique attributes. The dilemma is – do we develop two separate courses that contain the same material but are published on different devices? Who wants to update the same course twice? So the approach then, is to craft a single course that provides optimal viewing and an effective learning experience across a wide range of devices. Anita Horsley and Karen Blades will present how to develop eLearning/mLearning course that have a professional look and feel, and provide an effective learning environment for students. This presentation is geared toward designers and non-designers alike to improve learning objectives using successful design techniques when publishing to both mobile and desktop devices.

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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…

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May 23, 2014

Adobe Captivate 8 Reimagines Responsive eLearning for a Multi-device World

ResponsiveIn the web world, being responsive has become a norm. It’s considered uncool if you don’t have your website mobile- or tablet-friendly. As much as we have been trying to make our eLearning courses responsive, we have been facing a lot of challenges all these years. The main challenge is that an eLearning course is not like a big long web page that you need to make responsive. In eLearning courses, you are dealing with screen/slide based approach, which are essentially of fixed width and height. Also, the elements in an eLearning course are more complex than a web page. A web page carries text and images, and sometimes audio, video, and animations. But an eLearning course has a timeline-based approach, with objects appearing/disappearing based on timing or click of a button. There are interactive objects, overlay objects, embedded content, assessment questions, simulations, and playbar, besides the other media elements.

Attempts have been made to Continue reading…

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May 20, 2014

The ALL NEW Adobe Captivate 8 Blends Authoring Ease with Game-Changing Mobile Support

In a stunning and welcome move, Adobe is announcing today a major update to their Adobe Captivate software. Captivate has been used by trainers and educators around the world for authoring online courses for more than a decade. In that time it has clearly become the industry leading tool for online course authoring (according to several eLearning Guild annual reports.) Mobile phones and tablets are quickly becoming the most common way to access the Internet and the Captivate team has reacted to Continue reading…

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