Posts in Category "Extending Captivate"

August 9, 2016

The Captivate 9.0.2 Update adds insane speed and performance enhancements

Moving at the speed of light.

Moving at the speed of light.

I have been working for a while now with the Adobe Captivate engineering team and several customers on a project that should be nicknamed, Project Light Speed. This is a project that normally wouldn’t garner much focus, because the focus of the project was to optimize performance of the Captivate Projects playback on mobile devices, on desktops, and even within the authoring tool. I know – that doesn’t sound all that glamorous at first pass, but I want you to think about it for a second… Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge10:19 AM Permalink
June 27, 2016

Random Feedback in Adobe Captivate

Guest Blog by: Phil Cowcill, Senior eLearning Specialist at Department of National Defence

As most professional eLearning developers know, the user’s experience is very important to the learning process. It’s often what makes a good course a great course. It does take a little extra effort in order to make the experience better, but it is often well worth the effort.

One thing that learners get tired of is repetitive feedback. Even if you add qualitative feedback, wouldn’t it be nice if the first part of the feedback is automatically generated. This blog will step you through the process of creating random feedback for both the correct and incorrect answer.

Building the Captivate file

To start we need a file Continue reading…

Posted by poojajaisingh1:00 PM Permalink
November 18, 2015

Getting Started with Adobe Captivate Prime – Uploading your Learners

primeYou may well have heard about Adobe’s new Learning Management System (LMS) – Adobe Captivate Prime. Prime is incredibly simple to use, and it’s fun to sign up for a free trial and easy to add courses, even get started sharing your courses with learners.

In a live demo of Captivate Prime this week, I included a number Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge3:39 AM Permalink
August 28, 2015

On Demand: Complete eLearning Journey; from prototyping to responsive to learning management

One simple workflow from Captivate Draft through the Adobe Creative Cloud, into Captivate and deployed with Adobe Captivate Prime

One simple workflow from Captivate Draft through the Adobe Creative Cloud, into Captivate and deployed with Adobe Captivate Prime

As an eLearning designer wouldn’t it be great if you could take charge of your eLearning environment right from storyboarding your ideas to generating responsive eLearning courses to being able to effectively deploy and track your learners’ performance? With Adobe eLearning solutions, you can. Give expression to your ideas using Adobe Captivate Draft, the all-new storyboarding app for iPads. Enrich the storyboards and turn them into responsive eLearning with Adobe Captivate 9. And deploy, deliver, track and manage your eLearning using Adobe Captivate Prime, the all-new self-service LMS from Adobe. Join Dr. Allen Partridge in an informative session on how to best use these industry-leading Adobe eLearning solutions to stay ahead and be in control of your eLearning environment.

Check out the session recording here: https://trainmag20150826.meetus.adobeevents.com/

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Accomplishing your near and long-term business objectives can be a substantial challenge for any organization today. Constant competition, significant industry disruption and a steady depletion Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge8:11 PM Permalink

Recorded Training: Author on the mobile… Author for the mobile

Adobe Captivate 9Topic: Author on the mobile… Author for the mobile

Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Sr. Adobe eLearning Evangelist, as she shows you how to create mobile learning courses using mobile devices alongside Adobe Captivate 9. Learn how to create storyboards using Adobe Captivate Draft, share it for review with colleagues and clients, implement feedback, and then open the storyboard in Adobe Captivate to convert it to a full-fledged responsive eLearning course. Also, take a look at an easy workflow to record iOS devices and add gesture effects over the recording. Along the way, learn about the tips and tricks to easily create responsive eLearning courses where content rearranges itself for the tablet and mobile views in both horizontal and vertical views.

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Posted by poojajaisingh2:07 PM Permalink
August 27, 2015

Introducing Adobe Captivate Draft: Storyboard and design eLearning on your iPad

Adobe Captivate DraftOne of the greatest new features in Adobe Captivate 9 is the addition of a pre-production workflow for Captivate. In fact with the addition of Adobe Captivate Draft for pre-production design and storyboarding, and the addition of Adobe Captivate Prime (an all new LMS from Adobe) it is now possible to complete your entire eLearning production experience using the Adobe eLearning solutions.

Instructional Designers and eLearning developers generally begin their course design process by developing a plan for the course. Often they work with various stakeholders including subject matter experts, legal counsel, managers and others to develop a solution that Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge11:51 PM Permalink
August 19, 2015

Introducing A Brand New LMS from Adobe – Adobe Captivate Prime


An introduction to Adobe Captivate Prime

Adobe Captivate Prime is a ground breaking new Learning Management System (LMS) from Adobe, aligned to modern business needs. Prime provides a one-of-a-kind learner experience, combining engaging gamification with a wonderfully simple learner interface – a unified fluidic player that adapts to serve every major type of media seamlessly. It was designed from the ground up with the learner in mind, and reacts to a strong demand in the LMS market to serve the needs of administrators and L&D teams. Most importantly, Adobe Captivate Prime easily provides actionable data that administrators can rely upon to tell Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge1:06 PM Permalink
May 28, 2015

Adobe Captivate 8 ACE Certification now Available

captivateKidRightLooking for ways to prove your expertise in Adobe Captivate. Why not take the latest ACE exam from Adobe? The Adobe Captivate 8 ACE exam is available now. Check here for the details.
Adobe Captivate 8 ACE Exam Available now ACE EXAMS here

Posted by Allen Partridge7:28 PM Permalink
March 12, 2015

Get Responsive with #KidCaptivate

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Last week I took a look at Five Common Mistakes in mLearning. This hour long eSeminar is available on demand here: http://adobe.ly/1MSKwpW

The session focused on mobile learning and helping you get started with creating your first courses for mobile Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge1:50 AM Permalink
January 28, 2015

Get STEM Ready with eLearning Tools – eSeminar now available on demand

In case you missed it, the Adobe & ASCD eSeminar on STEM and eLearning content creation is now available on demand. Here’s a brief description of the event.

In this webinar, join senior Adobe eLearning evangelist, Dr. Allen Partridge, as he walks you through some of the essentials that can help you quickly Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge1:14 AM Permalink
September 24, 2014

Announcing: Getting started with mLearning — A hands-on workshop

ResponsiveThis is an exciting time for eLearning developers. After what seems like an eternity of anticipation, mLearning is finally taking off, and now is the perfect time to hone up on the new skills you’ll need to bring your eLearning content to your mobile learners. While Adobe Captivate 8 has made authoring genuine mLearning for devices incredibly simple, there are a few new things to learn as you make the shift from authoring a single, static eLearning course to one that is just right for any device viewed from any orientation.

To help you get started, we (Allen and Pooja) have come up with a really cool workshop. We want to make sure that everyone who participates gets a chance to ask Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge11:18 PM Permalink
September 15, 2014

Online learning becomes online marketing

thinkBuzanCheck out this new case study – it explores how ThinkBuzan expanded their business opportunities by creating engaging eLearning an mLearning with the new Adobe Captivate 8.

Rapidly producing visually compelling e-learning content is helping a pioneer in visual thinking sell its innovative software applications. ThinkBuzan uses Adobe Captivate to educate potential Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge8:27 PM Permalink
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