Adding interactivity in an eLearning course improves the engagement level with the learners. Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaising in Multi-Part series to learn the basics of Actions and Advanced Actions in Adobe Captivate 6. In these sessions, we will learn using various examples that can be used in every eLearning courses.
Topic: Advanced Actions for Dummies using Adobe Captivate 6
Description: Join Anita Horsley, Captivate Community Expert, to learn how to make eLearning more engaging using Advanced Actions in Adobe Captivate.
Ever wondered how to allow users to click on any button, in any order, before they can advance in the course? This could be the case if you have multiple lessons that jump to other slides and return to the Topics Menu each time or you may simply have multiple objects on one slide that the user must click on before advancing. The webinar will demonstrate simple step-by-step instructions on how to create and apply Conditional Advanced Actions in Adobe Captivate.
Topic: “So, what were the right answers, anyway?” Using Advanced Actions and Variables for Quizzing
Description: Have you ever taken a quiz, passed with 80%, but wondered about the 20% you got wrong and why? In many quizzes, as soon as a learner passes a quiz, the course ends and the learner may never find out what the right answers were on the ones they missed — a serious missed learning opportunity for the curious and the conscientious. This session shows one method to quickly and elegantly show the user which question(s) he answered incorrectly and what the correct answer is. Get ready for a dive into conditional variables and a handy tool in the quiz panel you may have overlooked in the past: triggering an advanced action based on a correct or incorrect answer.
In my last blog post, where I had shared a scenario-based course, I got a lot of requests from Captivate users to share the workflow to play audio on the decision screen only the first time learner visits the screen. So on popular demand, here’s a short demonstration, Enjoy!
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…
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…
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
When we create courses for global audience, oftentimes we come across a need for localized version of the course. The common workflow is to create the course in one language and then duplicate the course and then change the language for text/graphics/audio. This is the easiest way to localize content, but is an inefficient workflow for course maintenance, where you need to make the same edits in each version of the course.
To overcome this problem, Adobe Captivate provides you a way to create a single course with multiple language options. This can be done by using Advanced Actions and Variables.
When playing an educational game, going through a course, or answering questions, it’s always desirable by the learners to be able to see a visual indication of their progress. This helps them keep a reality check on how they are performing. The same holds true for learning interactivities and scenarios as well, where a progress bar can indicate whether the learner is headed in the right direction or not.
One of the cool things about Adobe Captivate is that you can actually develop more complex interactions using the Advanced Actions feature. This post is for users with a fair amount of experience in Captivate and it presumes Continue reading…