Posts tagged "Adobe"

May 25, 2012

Training: Simulations made easy with Adobe Captivate 5.5: Best practices – Part 2

Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM US/Pacific

Description:

Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh with Leslie Bivens in this second part of the simulations series to learn the basics of Full Motion Recording, Recording with Narration and Panning in Adobe Captivate 5.5. We will also discuss the best practices while modifying the simulations in Adobe Captivate.

What’s in it for you?

After attending the session, you will be able to:

  • Understand the suitable settings to be done before capturing an FMR
  • Understand the best practices of doing Narration and editing the narration
  • Understand the best practices of using Panning
  • Publishing the captured projects to final output

To Registerhttp://adobe.ly/KT7gUv

Posted by Vish3:50 PM Permalink
April 23, 2012

Text-to-Speech in Adobe Captivate 5.5 – Create and Reuse!

There are different ways of adding audio to an eLearning project in Adobe Captivate 5.5 and one of the ways is to convert Text to Audio with the powerful functionality of  Text-to-Speech in Adobe Captivate. As I was thinking about it, a thread in LinkedIn drew my attention, that talked about creating Text-to-Speech audio and then reusing that audio in a different project. Leslie Bivens, an Adobe Captivate Expert, has added her comments with a solution and I thought of creating a tutorial based on that… Thank you Leslie 🙂

Watch this video to understand more about how to create Text-to-Speech and reuse it in Adobe Captivate.

Posted by Vish8:53 PM Permalink
April 18, 2012

New Course + Quiz Template using the Power of Adobe Photoshop!

When I had shared Quiz + Course templates a few months back, some Adobe Captivate users asked me for an Architecture-based theme. And I thought why not! 🙂 So here’s a new template which you can use right away for creating your eLearning content.

Download the Template file (.cptx) from here.

Let me take few minutes of your precious time to explain how I went about doing this. Continue reading…

Posted by Vish10:02 PM Permalink
April 10, 2012

3 Tips for Better PowerPoint Workflow in Adobe Captivate

Creating a course using Microsoft PowerPoint and importing and enhancing it using Adobe Captivate is a very popular and useful workflow. There are cases where we can achieve smooth results if we follow some best practices when creating the eLearning course using PowerPoint. Of course there are best practices after importing it inside Captivate as well… 🙂 Let’s discuss how these can make a difference. Continue reading…

Posted by Vish12:52 PM Permalink
April 2, 2012

Training: Increase Productivity with Master Slides, Object Styles, and Object Effects

Description:

Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaising to learn how to create great looking courses using the power of Master Slides, Object Styles and Object Effects. During the session, we will discuss the best practices of using these features in Adobe Captivate to do the tasks faster and still create aesthetically good looking courses.

What’s in it for you?

After attending the session, you will be able to:

  • Use Master Slides as templates for the slides
  • Use Object Styles for consistency in look and feel.
  • Use Object Effects for engaging content.

Recording Link: http://adobe.ly/K15Lpc

Posted by Vish6:08 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
March 22, 2012

Contest on Scenario-based Training… Have you submitted your entries? Hurry Up!!

Yet another chance to win an iPad3… we have launched Scenario-based Training contest on our Facebook Page. I’d encourage you to participate in this contest with your entries. Watch the video below for more details…

Posted by Vish10:50 AM Permalink
March 5, 2012

Quiz Scope?? what’s that?

It’s always interesting to see how people use question slides, sometimes amongst the content slides as knowledge check questions, sometimes as pre-test and sometimes to validate the learning through a post-test. In any of these scenarios, especially while using the question slides as knowledge check, we hit upon something known as Quiz Scope. What’s that by the way? We all know about it but may not be familiar with the exact terminology ‘Quiz Scope’.

Our community expert Lieve has discussed about couple of ways to play with the Quiz Scope in one of the Adobe Captivate Forum thread, thanks Lieve!

Continue reading…

Posted by Vish11:53 AM Permalink
March 1, 2012

Training: Simulations made easy with Adobe Captivate 5.5 – Basics and best practices

Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh with Leslie Bivens to learn the basics of Capture in Adobe Captivate 5.5. We will also discuss the best practices while creating and modifying the simulations in Adobe Captivate.

What’s in it for you?

After attending the session, you will be able to:

  1. Understand the suitable settings to be done before capturing
  2. Capture any application/screen area as Automatic or Full Motion Recording
  3. Understand the best practices while editing the captured project
  4. Resize the project for various requirements

Recordinghttp://adobe.ly/K15PVZ

Posted by Vish4:14 PM Permalink
February 29, 2012

Training: Adobe Photoshop basics for Adobe Captivate 5.5 users – Part 2

Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaising to learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop for creating and editing images/assets for Adobe Captivate 5.5. This is the second part of 2 part series wherein we will discuss different techniques used in creating and managing the image assets.

Continue reading…

Posted by Vish4:45 PM Permalink

Training: Adobe Photoshop basics for Adobe Captivate 5.5 users – Part 1

Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop for creating and editing images/assets for Adobe Captivate 5.5. This is the first part of 2 part series wherein we will discuss different techniques used in creating and managing the image assets.

Continue reading…

Posted by Vish4:41 PM Permalink
February 11, 2012

Let the image dance for your tunes… Image Slideshows with audio using Adobe Captivate 5.5

One of my favorite feature in Audio Editing dialog is, starting the next slide at a specific location at the audio waveform… just have to click ‘Select next slide at the cursor position’ button or simply press Ctrl+S or Cmd+S. Are you wondering what’s the fun? The fun begins when you want to play the pictures of an Image Slideshow according to the beats of an audio. What am I talking about? Watch the video below and see how the images change according to the music.

Continue reading…

Posted by Vish11:58 PM Permalink
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