Posts tagged "Design"

February 8, 2012

Learn through mistakes… a scenario-based course using Adobe Captivate 5.5

Scenario-based courses help learners to try workflows as they proceed and learn as they make mistakes and learn. I wanted to create one such course and thought of taking my HTML5 course on Photography Basics to the next level by adding another scenario, in that way teaching two topics of Photography. Watch the course below to know more…

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Posted by Vish2:15 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 13, 2011

Christmas Gift comes early… Free Course + Quiz Template!

Thought of sharing a Course + Quiz template I was designing for you all. Please let me know if you like it. There is more on the way :)

Download the template here.

Posted by Vish12:41 PM Permalink
December 11, 2011

Designing for handhelds? Be cautious and don’t go overboard…

It’s a trend now-a-days to develop content for multiple devices such as Desktops, Smart Phones, Tablets, etc. We also see people go overboard with their design and finally when they view the content in handhelds, it may not appear as expected. So what is that we generally miss? Of course there are tools to help us but I don’t think they can help us decide what is correct or incorrect…

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Posted by Vish11:32 AM Permalink
September 5, 2011

Creating Spry Menus in Adobe Captivate 5.5 Courses

When we are working on a large course with many topics and sub-topics, it’s a good idea to include all the topics along with sub-topics on the menu page. But this can result into a content heavy screen and doesn’t give a neat look. In such a scenario we can add Spry Menu functionality on the menu page, where when you hover over the topic, the sub-topics appear and become accessible. Here’s an example screen with a Spry Menu. Hover over Menu A to see the hidden submenus.

Let’s see how we can create such a menu page. Continue reading…

Posted by Vish1:52 PM Permalink
June 6, 2011

Combining Transparent Background Images with Gradients, Rotation, Shadows & Layers in #AdobeCaptivate 5.5

There’s a lot of focus on quickly creating great looking content in the new Adobe Captivate 5.5. In this post I’ll take a quick look at how you can work with objects on layers to create professional looking eLearning pages quickly and easily by taking advantage of these Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge7:17 PM Permalink
June 3, 2011

Another Benefit of Using PowerPoint Roundtripping with Adobe Captivate 5.5

At times when you are creating your eLearning courses, and you just don’t have enough time to design the slide backgrounds. You can easily use your favorite PowerPoint template in Adobe Captivate 5.5 with the PowerPoint roundtripping feature.

By this, you can use the PowerPoint template as your course background and Continue reading…

Posted by poojajaisingh11:37 PM Permalink
March 7, 2011

eLearning Suite & Photoshop CS5 – Getting super clean edges on alpha objects

People often ask me how I got such a clean cutout of an image in Adobe Captivate 5. The answer is that it’s pretty easy with eLearning Suite 2, because Photoshop CS5 and Adobe Captivate 5 work together to make for a simple solution to complex problems like that one. Sure, it’s easy to get a clean selection when all the background pixels are the same color, but what do you do when you need to clip a foreground object or figure and the subject and the background are far more complex? In the video below I Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge4:08 AM Permalink
March 5, 2011

Add Video to Table Of Contents in Adobe Captivate (PPT) eLearning Modules

A reader asked last week, “Can I add video to my Table of Contents and sync that video with a PowerPoint using Adobe Captivate 5?” I have to admit that I hadn’t really thought of that, but of course the answer is yes – and in fact it’s incredibly simple to do. So I’ve recorded this short Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge7:55 PM Permalink
March 4, 2011

Steps to use Flash iPhone packager to create iPhone app. from Captivate SWF

Further to Shameer’s post on “Publish to iPhone from Captivate and eLearning Suite“, here are the next steps to generate the iPhone app. from your Captivate SWF.

These are manual steps and you need to use the terminal/shell to execute the command on a Mac machine where you have your Apple Developer Certificate and Provisioning Profile installed: Continue reading…

Posted by Jayashree Pandeya2:57 PM Permalink
May 10, 2010

Composition & Layout for Multimedia eLearning Projects

I often find students of ID and eLearning struggle with basic concepts in layout and composition of their multimedia eLearning projects. This short overview introduces the classic principles of design in the context of creating an eLearning project with Adobe Captivate 5.

Enjoy! ;)

Posted by Allen Partridge8:08 PM Permalink
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