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.
We recently released an update for Adobe Presenter Mobile App for iPad. It has few bug fixes, as well as some enhancements. To showcase these enhancements, I thought of creating a Presenter course.
When I was immersed in the thoughts of which topic to choose, I heard my third grader mumbling ‘What makes living things different?’, and that instantly became the topic for my course. Before we look at that fun course that I worked on, let’s talk about enhancements we have introduced in this update: Continue reading…
Since last few days, Adobe Presenter 8 users are getting a McAfee ‘Generic Downloader Trojan’ virus alert for one of the Presenter installer files.
We reached out to McAfee regarding this issue and they have agreed that this is a false positive. McAfee will be excluding this virus alert for Presenter 8 installer file in their next update which is expected in a day or two.
Meanwhile, if you would like to use Adobe Presenter 8 uninterruptedly, please disable the McAfee virus scan before using Adobe Presenter 8.
If you have any further questions regarding this issue. Please leave a comment here and we’ll get back to you.
Update: This issue has been resolved by McAfee. If you were affected by this issue in the last few days, ensure that you have the latest version of McAfee and then uninstall and reinstall Adobe Presenter.
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.
Join Dr. Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist for a practical discussion and demonstration of basic uses of Adobe Presenter 8 Video Creator for knowledge sharing and lecture capture. Learn why Adobe Presenter 8 is the latest sensation in personalized video creation, and see for yourself how you can revolutionize training & education efforts in your organization with minimal investment.
Educators have searched for quite some time for ways to shift from a didactic (teacher centered) classroom to a more experiential (student centered) classroom for decades. In this one hour eSeminar Adobe eLearning Evangelist, Dr. Allen Partridge will offer some practical solutions to moving from primarily didactic instruction to primarily student centered, activity driven learning. You’ll get practical Advice for Educators who want to instantly create fantastic online resources from their lectures and slide decks. Join Dr. Allen Partridge for a discussion and demonstration of practical tips to capture your lectures, economize their length and distribution and make them available to your students.
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.
Topic: My First eLearning Course with Adobe Presenter 8
Description: Adobe Presenter 8 is very easy-to-use rapid authoring tool which helps you transform your boring presentations to interactive and trackable eLearning content. Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and Vish, Adobe eLearning Evangelists, as they take you through a journey of creating an interactive eLearning course from scratch to finish using the all-new features of Adobe Presenter 8. Don’t miss it!
When recording a video using Adobe Presenter Video Creator, if you get an internal error or graphics driver error at the end of recording a video, opening a project, or publishing a project, it’s quite possible that the graphics driver for your computer/laptop is not up-to-date.
Follow these simple steps to check the graphics driver version and update it to the latest version:
Verify if the driver is up-to-date – Device Manager > Display Adapters > right-click on the adapter > Properties > Driver tab. Check ‘Driver Date’. Ideally, the driver should not be older than a couple months.
If you have an old driver, identify the make of the graphics card on your computer.
Download and install the latest drivers from the corresponding vendor (for example, Intel, AMD, nVidia).
If you still get the error messages, please follow these steps to email us the diagnostic report.
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…