Posts in Category "Extending Captivate"

January 12, 2013

eSeminar: Create Drag & Drop Questions in Your Online Courses

Tablet computer with handJoin Dr. Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist for this discussion and demonstration of quiz creation using Drag & Drop Questions to tackle a variety of assessment scenarios in your eLearning. Learn the fundamental concepts behind drag and drop mechanics in eLearning and join the discussion of best practices for adding these questions to your courses.

Have you ever wanted to add a question to an assessment that used those crazy cool drag and drop interactions? Want to make that simulation a little more realistic? This session will help you understand how all of that can be done in a simple manner.

The session will be held at 10:00 AM US Pacific time on Wednesday, February 6, 2013. You can register for the session here:

REGISTER: http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/event/index.cfm?event=session&id=2128311&loc=en_us

Posted by Allen Partridge2:32 AM Permalink

eSeminar: Social Networking Communications & eLearning: Tweeting in Adobe Captivate Course Modules

Tablet PC with cloud of application iconsAs the web evolves it’s impossible to ignore the ever rising tide of social networking. The ability to micro-message, inquire, post & share our ideas, thoughts and questions in virtually every context has given rise to expectations that within our eLearning modules, students and teachers should be able to communicate effortlessly. Advancements to the Adobe Captivate Twitter Widget are designed to facilitate this sort of immediacy within your courses by leveraging the Adobe Captivate Course Companion to send instant, context relevant messages from inside Adobe Captivate course modules between educators and learners & even between students & their peers. Join Dr. Allen Partridge for a walk-through of this social media learning innovation, in order to learn how you can introduce social networking into your own courses.

I hope you’ll join me, along with Adobe engineers for a closer look at social media and Captivate. The event will be held on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 10:00 AM US Pacific. You can register using the link below.

REGISTER: http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/event/index.cfm?event=detail&id=2120534&loc=en_us

Posted by Allen Partridge2:25 AM Permalink
January 7, 2013

eTraining: Creating HTML5 Courses from Adobe Captivate

Description: HTML5 is becoming a popular format for distributing learning content. With HTML5 publishing capability in Adobe Captivate, now anyone can easily create content for iPad in very less time. Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh on a journey of creating courses for iDevices in HTML5 format.

Recording available here

Posted by Vish2:32 PM Permalink

eTraining: Interactivity using Actions: Basics and Advanced – Part 3

Description: Adding interactivity to an eLearning course improves the engagement level with the learners. Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh in multi-part series to learn about the basics of Actions and Advanced Actions in Adobe Captivate 6. In these sessions, we will be showcasing some real-life eLearning examples to explain the concepts better.

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Posted by Vish2:28 PM Permalink
December 11, 2012

eTraining: Advanced Quizzing in Adobe Captivate 6

Description: Assessment and Tracking is an integral part of any eLearning content, Adobe Captivate 6 has improved Quizzing capabilities to do decision-based branching to Branch-aware quizzing. Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaising to learn various techniques used in creating smart branching with the course using the advanced capacities of Adobe Captivate 6.

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Posted by Vish5:41 PM Permalink

eTraining: Interactivity using Actions: Basics and Advanced – Part 1

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.

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Posted by Vish5:37 PM Permalink
November 27, 2012

Training: Teaching and Learning with Adobe Captivate 6

Topic: Teaching and Learning with Adobe Captivate 6

Description: When you Google ‘Captivate 6′, the first hit you come to features this quote – “Adobe Captivate 6 software is the industry-leading elearning authoring software for rapidly creating and maintaining interactive eLearning content.” A bold statement but what does that mean in the real world? What makes one eLearning authoring tool more ‘industry-leading’ than another? Continue reading…

Posted by poojajaisingh2:40 PM Permalink

Training: Making of the Best Soft Skills eLearning Course!

Topic: Making of the Best Soft Skills eLearning Course!

Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, eLearning DemoFest 2012 winner for Best Soft Skills Course, as she shares the secrets of creating an award-winning scenario-based course. She will be taking you through the entire journey of creating the Captivate Customer Service Team Training course from content acquisition, analysis, storyboarding, graphic design, audio recording and editing, to course integration.

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Posted by poojajaisingh2:31 PM Permalink
November 23, 2012

Social Learning using Twitter

As E-learning course authors you would have wished to help your students when they are stuck instantly and your students could also collaborate among themselves  real time more like a classroom setup which results in effective learning. This real time collaboration is now possible using Adobe Captivate Course Companion widget which is now extend to support this . There is no installation required for the course author  all he has to do is to insert the widget in captivate course and check enable for collaboration  and we do the rest.

Students and author can now exchange tweets right inside the course and also using any twitter client of their choice . Author dashboard is now extended to show these messages as well and author can collaborate right inside the dash board . A unique feature worth a mention is in context sharing of information among the participants .

Please watch the videos below and find out for yourself how simple is to enable collaboration and how cool is to collaborate real time. Early beta is around the corner and if you want to try this out and share your feedback please send an email to -sjayaram@adobe.com Continue reading…

Posted by Suresh Jayaraman2:35 AM Permalink
November 21, 2012

Update for Adobe Captivate is now available for Mac

Update for Adobe Captivate is now available for Mac version — version 6.0.1 (Build 240), which is available for download through Help Menu > Updates… You can download it manually as well from http://adobe.ly/wJqYI, and install it. 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 Vish12:37 PM Permalink
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
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