Posts tagged "rapid elearning"

November 19, 2012

My Experience with Creating a Scenario-based Course: Part 5

I demonstrated this project at the eLearning DemoFest 2012 event, where a variety of solutions for day-to-day eLearning challenges including tools, technologies, and processes are showcased. And the good news is that this course won the Best Soft Skills Course award. :) :)

For DemoFest, I used the same course that I’ve shared with you in this blog series, made some cosmetic changes to it along with adding a lightbox-style menu and used some canned interactions to create the Top Issues and New Features pop-ups. I’ll share a few short tutorials on how to create these interactions in a couple of days on the Captivate Tutorials page. Stay tuned!

For now, let’s take a look at this new and improved course: Continue reading…

Posted by poojajaisingh4:44 PM Permalink
November 15, 2012

My First ‘Captivating’ Blog!

Guest Blog by: David Dunbar, Seasoned Educational Professional at Mochrum E-Learning Development

When trying to think of how to begin my first ever ‘official’ blog, I thought about trying to make some profound or controversial statement, to provoke a response amongst the Captivate community! However, when it comes to Education, it would be difficult to say something very new or different, as teaching and learning affects absolutely every single person, in the whole wide world!

From nurseries, to adult education, kindergartens to IT courses for the elderly, we all learn, and are taught, which makes the job of the educational technologist difficult yet exciting, puzzling yet challenging, all in equal measure!

Therefore, rather than beginning my very first Captivate blog with a profound or controversial question, intended to make an impact, I offer a small but perfectly formed conundrum -

How can Captivate be used by educationists to cope with the puzzling, challenging, fun and infuriating world of education today? Continue reading…

Posted by poojajaisingh11:42 AM Permalink
November 9, 2012

eTraining: Trackable Quizzes with Adobe Presenter 8

When?  Thursday, December 13, 2012, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM US/Pacific

Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn how to create quizzes, add various types of questions and question groups, enable the quiz for reporting and publish the course with Adobe Presenter 8.

Register at: http://adobe.ly/Zc1aHc

Posted by Vish4:53 PM Permalink

eTraining: Captivate your Learners with Amazing Simulations

When?  Thursday, November 29, 2012, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM US/Pacific

Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh for an exciting session on capture workflows using Adobe Captivate 6. In this session, you will learn how to create application recordings in demonstration, training, and assessment mode — all in one go. You will also learn how to enhance the recordings with additional objects in Adobe Captivate 6, to make the captured content more effective.

Register at: http://adobe.ly/PIVC5m

Posted by Vish4:49 PM Permalink
November 6, 2012

Training: Making the most of Learning Interactions in Adobe Captivate 6

Topic: Making the most of Learning Interactions in Adobe Captivate 6

Description: Adobe Captivate 6 allows you to add out-of-the-box learning interactions like accordions, tabs, timeline, process circle, glossary, and many more such exciting interactions. Join Sara Henderson, as she shares some of the best practices of using these interactions in your eLearning courses. She will also show you some nifty examples on how and where to use these interactions in the course. Don’t miss it!

Recording Link

Posted by poojajaisingh2:21 PM Permalink

Training: Presenter and Captivate: Together at Last!

Topic: Presenter and Captivate: Together at Last!

Description: This year, Adobe Captivate 6 and Adobe Presenter 8 were both released. Used individually, they are both great tools for creating eLearning. Together, they are more than the sum of their parts. In fact, when used together, you can capitalize on the strengths of both. But how? What are the best ways to ensure success? Joe Ganci, eLearning expert lo these many years, and an expert in both Captivate and Presenter, will guide you through the steps that will get you up and running quickly. He will also give you a few choice tips you may find difficult to find elsewhere. Come with your questions too. Joe will do his best to answer them.

Recording Link

Posted by poojajaisingh2:18 PM Permalink

Training: Audio Editing Basics for eLearning Designers

Topic: Audio Editing Basics for eLearning Designers

Description: Adding audio to your eLearning courses brings the courses to life. It also leaves you with a lot of real estate space on the screen, as you can get rid of the Onscreen Text and utilize the space for adding  graphics, animations, and videos to explain the content better. Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and Vish to explore the capabilities of Adobe Audition CS6 for audio recording and editing. They will also show you the Audition roundtripping feature in Adobe Captivate 6.

Recording Link

Posted by poojajaisingh2:15 PM Permalink

$2000 Top Prize in the Adobe Change the World Challenge

I’m thrilled to share that Adobe has announced an amazing competition for students and teachers ages 13 and up. It’s an awesome chance to strut your creative stuff and compete for fantastic big money prizes. Top prize is $2000 with a $1000 second prize and a $500 third prize.

Now money can be good. It can even be awesome. But what’s really awesome about this contest is that participants will get a chance to show off their creativity, and express their ideas about a social issue that matters to them. In this contest, entrants will create a short video (using the new Adobe Presenter Video Creator) that explains how they would Change the World for the better. It’s a great opportunity to let others hear your ideas and to demonstrate your creative abilities. Wouldn’t you love a chance to share your ideas and compete for big cash prizes? How about the people you know? You should share this article with your kids, your friends, your family and colleagues. (Hint, hint)


Check out this video to learn more about the competition.

Competitors will use the new Adobe Presenter Video Creator (available as a free trial here) to create a personalized Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge2:57 AM Permalink
October 22, 2012

Update for Adobe Captivate 6 available now!

We have released an update for Adobe Captivate — version 6.0.1 (Build 240), which is available for download through Help Menu > Updates…  This is available for Windows as of now, we will have the Mac version soon. A bunch of key issues are addressed through this update including the following fixes.

  1. Output from Trial version – Before this update, content created through trial version of Adobe Captivate 6 would expire in 30 days from the project creation. With Adobe Captivate 6.0.1, the published outputs will expire in 30 days from the date of Publishing. Continue reading…
Posted by Vish5:44 PM Permalink
October 5, 2012

Adobe Captivate 6 Tutorial now available on Lynda.com

Lynda.com has announced a new tutorial for Adobe Captivate 6 presented by David Rivers. It’s a great course for beginners and intermediate users to explore the Captivate authoring workflow and capabilities, and learn how to use the new features introduced in Adobe Captivate 6.

Here’s one of the movies from the course, where David explains how to apply themes to your eLearning courses in Captivate. The complete course is 3 hours and 49 minutes long and walks through the Captivate 6 interface and the process of building an eLearning project from start to finish.

In this course, Continue reading…

Posted by poojajaisingh9:27 PM Permalink
September 24, 2012

eSeminar: Practical Uses for Adobe Presenter 8: Part 2: Create Rapid Training Courses with Pizzazz

Practical Uses for Adobe Presenter 8: Part 2: Create Rapid Training Courses with Pizzazz
October 24, 2012
10:00 AM US Pacific

Join Dr. Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist for a discussion and demonstration of the powerful and simple tools in Adobe Presenter 8 for Rapid eLearning Authoring. Learn how, why and when to integrate characters, how to add interest and enhance engagement with smart learning interactions and how to work with the Presenter 8 eLearning Templates to rapidly create sensational looking, branded and customized eLearning courses.

Posted by Allen Partridge1:54 AM Permalink
September 22, 2012

eSeminar: Practical Uses for Adobe Captivate 6: Part 1: Application Simulation & Software Training

Practical Uses for Adobe Captivate 6: Part 1: Application Simulation & Software Training

October 17, 2012
10:00 AM US Pacific

REGISTER: http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/event/index.cfm?event=detail&id=2090869&loc=en_us

Creating realistic and useful simulations of software applications for training can present a significant challenge. Join Adobe eLearning Evangelist, Dr. Allen Partridge for a discussion and demonstration of the industry leading tool for software capture and simulation. Learn how to create and customize basic application simulations with Adobe Captivate 6.

Posted by Allen Partridge1:39 AM Permalink
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