Posts tagged "eLearning"

October 3, 2012

Announcing Adobe Presenter 8 with new support for 64-bit MS PowerPoint.

You are no longer forced to use the 32-bit version of MS Office, just because you want to create PowerPoint based eLearning. The new 64-bit Presenter 8 now works with your 64-bit MS PowerPoint.

How do you find out if you have 32-bit or 64-bit of MS-Office? It’s very simple, open MS PowerPoint and go to File> ‘About Microsoft PowerPoint’> … it would show you if it is 32-bit or 64-bit.

Do remember, there are separate installers for 32-bit and 64-bit version of Adobe Presenter. So, when you are downloading the installer, make sure you select the correct one.

Download the Adobe Presenter 8 64-bit version here.

Continue reading…

Posted by Vish8:59 PM Permalink
September 21, 2012

Training: Creating courses for Presenter Mobile App using Adobe Presenter 8

Topic: Creating courses for Presenter Mobile App using Adobe Presenter 8

Date and time: Thursday, 25th October, 2012 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM US/Pacific

Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh on a journey to create eLearning courses for your iPad using Adobe Presenter 8. In this session, learn how to create a course in Adobe Presenter 8, host it on Adobe Connect, and view it in Presenter Mobile App, step-by-step. Also learn about the best practices, do’s and don’ts of using the features and creating a good experience in iPad.

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Posted by poojajaisingh10:59 PM Permalink

Training: From Drab to Fab! An eLearning Makeover Using Workflows and Customizable Objects

Topic: From Drab to Fab! An eLearning Makeover Using Workflows and Customizable Objects

Description: You do your best to make the most visually pleasing eLearning you can — but, let’s face it, your strengths are in eLearning and instructional design, not graphic design or copywriting. Fortunately, Adobe Captivate gives you the ability to collaborate with others, leverage powerful workflows with tools like Photoshop and MS Word, and customize objects.

Join Linda Mahnken, Adobe Captivate Enthusiast, as she demonstrates an “eLearning make-over” case study of how she approached her company’s creative department for help in Continue reading…

Posted by poojajaisingh10:56 PM Permalink
August 31, 2012

How do I get my LMS validated with Adobe Captivate 6?

SCORM and AICC compliance of Captivate 6 has been validated for a set of LMSs. We would be happy to add more LMSs to this list.

  • If you are a Captivate user deploying courses on LMS and are interested in seeing your LMS in this list, ask your LMS vendor to get in touch with us at CaptivateLMSSupport@adobe.com.
  • If you are an LMS vendor and want to get your LMS added to this list, you can get started with the validation program by performing the following steps:-

1. Download the sample SCORM and AICC courses – SampleCp6Courses.zip

2. Unzip the package and open TestCaseDetails.xls

3. Run the test cases listed in the excel sheet. Run all or specific test cases based on the type of SCORM support on your LMS. For example, if SCORM 2004 is not supported on your LMS then execute only SCORM 1.2 testcases on your LMS.

4. Verify all the test cases and add actual results in the excel sheet.

5. Send the report to CaptivateLMSSupport@adobe.com

We will check the report and get back to you if we find any exception.  If the results are satisfactory, we will add your LMS in the list of validated LMSs.

 

 

 

Posted by Jayashree Pandeya4:30 PM Permalink
August 28, 2012

Adobe Presenter Appiness… Again with another example!

After the two wonderful posts by Pooja and Allen, I thought of creating one more eLearning module explaining the new features of Adobe Captivate 6. The question was, how do I make it interesting? My job became easier with enhanced Adobe Presenter 8. So I’ve used the features of Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe Presenter to create this course… go ahead and view it on your iPad! Want to know how I achieved this? Read through the post… step-by-step…

Experience the course in your iPad using Presenter Mobile App: http://my.adobeconnect.com/cp6new2

Continue reading…

Posted by Vish8:55 AM Permalink
August 22, 2012

My Favorite Adobe Captivate 6 Features and a Short Tutorial on How to Create a Play/Pause Button

Guest Blog by: Sara Carpenter, President and Founder at Qurve Learning.

At Qurve Learning, we create e-learning programs that help patients prepare for medical procedures. Our programs are fully narrated and use photos, illustrations, animation, and video to make health information easy to understand and follow.

We’ve used Adobe’s E-Learning Suite since it was first released a few years ago and have upgraded regularly. We recently took Captivate 6 for a test spin and am pleased with the new enhancements. Here are few of our favorite features:

Posted by poojajaisingh1:57 PM 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 17, 2012

No More Excuses to Boring Presentation-like eLearning Courses!

When we use PowerPoint as an authoring environment, we end up making our courses look like presentations, as the default slide designs and layouts we have at our disposal are very few. Moreover these layouts are specifically designed for presentations and not for creating eLearning content. But not anymore!

With the all new Adobe Presenter 8, you have the freedom to choose a perfect layout that exactly matches your eLearning content type. You can seamlessly use these layouts with scenes, characters, images, and animations to bring your eLearning courses to life. These layouts are specially designed to be used for eLearning courses and adapt neatly with the design theme you have used to create your Adobe Presenter course.

Exciting, isn’t it? Continue reading…

Posted by poojajaisingh8:44 PM Permalink
August 7, 2012

Enjoy the Adobe Presenter Appiness!

The Appiness is here and it’s here to stay! And we are proud to present the Adobe Presenter Mobile App to access your Adobe Presenter 8 courses on tablet devices. Exciting, isn’t it? :)

What’s even more exiting is that you do not have to create two separate courses for Desktop and device consumption. Just publish your course as a SWF and the same course works beautifully on both your iPad and Desktop. You can also track your AICC compliant and Connect courses when accessing them on the iPad. Can’t believe? Even I couldn’t believe it, when I first heard it from the engineers, so I gave it a spin and here are the steps I followed to create and view the course on iPad.

I created a short course on Hospital Hygiene with Continue reading…

Posted by poojajaisingh10:54 PM Permalink

Training: eLearning Made Easy with Adobe Presenter 8

Topic: eLearning Made Easy with Adobe Presenter 8

Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and Vish to learn how to rapidly create eLearning courses with trackable quizzes using the all new Adobe Presenter 8. They will also show you how to convert your slides into interactive training content using out-of-the-box assets such as actors, scenes, layouts, and learning interactions.

Recording Link

Posted by poojajaisingh1:47 PM Permalink
July 3, 2012

Adobe eLearning Suite 6: Sneak Peek 1: Enhanced Multi-SCO Packager

I’m excited to be bringing you the first sneak peek of Adobe eLearning Suite 6! One of the major enhancements to the suite is the new and improved Multi-SCO packager- where you not only can combine SCOs from multiple products in Adobe eLearning Suite but can now also make it more engaging with Pre-test and Post-test scenarios. Want to know more about it? Watch the video below and let us know your thoughts on this exciting new feature.

Still starving for more information about Adobe eLearningSuite 6? Follow @vish_adobe on twitter and be the first one to know about what’s in store for you in eLearning Suite 6.

You also stand a chance to win a full licensed copy of Adobe Captivate 6. Here’s how:

  1. Follow @vish_adobe on twitter. Already following? Just follow step 2.
  2. Tweet about this post by clicking the Tweet button on this post.
  3. You’re all set!

We’ll be announcing the winner on the 25th of July.

Posted by Vish9:57 PM Permalink
May 25, 2012

Training: Creating Meaningful assets for your elearning courses

Description:

Join Alice Acker, Adobe Captivate Expert along with Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn the nuances of selecting and using assets like images and videos for your elearning courses. During the session, we will also discuss how to make use of Adobe Captivate and Adobe Photoshop to select, manage and edit the assets for an effective use inside the course.

What’s in it for you?

After attending the session, you will be able to:

  • Carefully select the assets for your elearning course from different sources
  • Create assets from the internal sources like people images or office images etc.
  • Edit images using Adobe Captivate and Adobe Photoshop

Recordinghttp://adobe.ly/OxCWBZ

Posted by Vish2:10 PM Permalink
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