Posts tagged "Characters"

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…

Posted by Allen Partridge12:56 PM Permalink
January 15, 2013

Use eLearning Characters as Presenters

Presenter Header Image

Guest Blog by: Bryan Jones, President of eLearningArt, a company that provides thousands of eLearning templates and images, and author of the Assets eLearning Blog.

eLearning Characters make Great Presenters

In my last guest post, I talked about how you can use characters as eLearning avatars or guides in your eLearning courses. In addition to using characters as avatars, you can also use characters as presenters. For example, you could use a presenter as:

  • A teacher in front of a blackboard
  • A news anchor with a TV behind him
  • An employee with a clipboard (or in front of a whiteboard or on a stage) Continue reading…
Posted by poojajaisingh8:15 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
August 21, 2012

Post 1: 7 techniques for using characters to liven up your eLearning

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

How most people use characters

One thing I notice when hosting workshops is that the first time users try to insert character images, the end product looks about the same for all users: they use the character as an avatar and the full character (head to toe) is in the viewable area. Continue reading…

Posted by poojajaisingh2:43 PM Permalink
August 6, 2012

Training: Bring your eLearning Courses to Life with Adobe Captivate 6 and Adobe Presenter 8

Topic: Bring your eLearning Courses to Life with Adobe Captivate 6 and Adobe Presenter 8

Description: Join Bryan Jones, author of the Assets eLearning Blog and President of eLearningArt. Bryan will show you how you can use the new character images included in Adobe Captivate 6 and Adobe Presenter 8 to design better eLearning courses. This session will deliver five hands-on methods that you can use to rapidly build better courses.

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Posted by poojajaisingh7:00 PM Permalink
July 12, 2012

Adobe eLearning Suite 6, Sneak Peek 3: Adobe Presenter Assets

We’ve been working hard on the next version of Adobe eLearning Suite and Adobe Presenter and definitely can’t hide the excitement, so here’s one more SNEAK into the next version.

If you’ve missed out the earlier sneak peeks on the improved Multi-SCO Packager and Adobe Presenter Video Creator, check them out here and here.

Inquisitive to know more about the new features Continue reading…

Posted by poojajaisingh7:44 PM Permalink
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