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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 13, 2012

Another chance to win an iPad 3!! Scenario-Training Contest…

After the successful HTML5 contest for Adobe Captivate on our Facebook Page, we’re launching a global contest for the best Scenario-based training content created using Adobe Captivate. This contest is live now on our Facebook page.

Contest Rules:

  1. Upload any scenario-based course created using Adobe Captivate. For examples of scenario-based courses, visit http://bit.ly/A6MVqG or http://bit.ly/xMkBBz
  2. Publish the content as a Flash SWF file. In Captivate’s output options check both the ‘zip file’ and ‘export to HTML’ options. Continue reading…
Posted by Vish6:08 PM 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.

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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.

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Posted by Vish11:58 PM Permalink
January 27, 2012

Dynamic text for buttons… Drawing Shapes + Click boxes way!

It is very common to allow the users to navigate to a different screen if they would like to read more on a particular topic. When we create such screens, being smart in navigation and letting the learners know which screen they came from becomes very important. If the learner is clicking ‘Read more’ from Screen A and lands in Screen B, it becomes helpful for the users to know that they will go back to Screen A when they click on ‘Go to last slide visited’ button. Our Community Expert Lieve Weymeis has posted an answer at the Adobe Captivate Forum on how to solve this… Thanks Lieve :)

Check out the example to take a look at it…

Continue reading…

Posted by Vish7:53 PM Permalink
January 3, 2012

Start the New Year with more Quiz Templates… Happy 2012!

My Christmas Gift for you was a big hit! So here’s my new year gift for you. Some more course+quiz templates. You can use them to create your Captivate courses. Continue reading…

Posted by Vish2:13 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
November 27, 2011

Capture the mistakes… that data might help!

I was reading this wonderful post from Dr. Pooja Jaisingh on how we could make the learning more engaging and interesting by allowing learners to make mistakes. With this thought, I was going through a customer request on how to capture and calculate the incorrect clicks in a course. These thoughts made me think, what would I do by using this data? Continue reading…

Posted by Vish9:12 PM Permalink
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