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June 28, 2016

New Drag and Drop Templates Added to Adobe Captivate 9 Assets Library

Guest Blog by: Thomas Reyes-Cairo, Community Manager at eLearning Brothers

The drag and drop interaction is often a stalwart staple of standard eLearning courses everywhere. And why wouldn’t it be? It provides an opportunity for your learner to visually make associations about everything from terms and definitions to steps in a process. We think Adobe Captivate 9 is a great tool to use this strategy and wanted to create some templates that focused on the fun things you can do with a drag and drop interaction.Drag and Drop 1

The first template is a diagram-based activity focused on Continue reading…

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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…

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June 9, 2016

3 New Knowledge Check Interaction Templates now available!

Guest Blog by: Thomas Reyes-Cairo, Community Manager at eLearning Brothers

Adobe Captivate 9 is filled to the brim with amazing functionalities, all of which pool together to make intuitive eLearning courses. Some of the great, commonly-used features include Advanced Actions (and the perhaps lesser-known Shared Advanced Actions) and variables. We’re always excited to dive into the different capabilities of the software, so we’ve made 3 new templates that take advantage of these features and apply them as different types of easy-to-use knowledge checks.

The first template is a Continue reading…

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June 3, 2016

New Intro Animations Added to Adobe Captivate 9 Assets Library

Guest Blog by: Thomas Reyes-Cairo, Community Manager at eLearning Brothers

Everyone remembers the classroom presentations of yore: still screens of text with the occasional picture or background image. (Or, if you can recall even further back, plain black text on a transparency sheet projected onto a white backdrop.) Boring, right? There’s no doubt that creating a visually explosive eLearning course can help catch your learner’s eye and give a more natural and satisfying user experience. This is why we wanted to spend some time and effort highlighting the animation features of Adobe Captivate 9.

The improved Timing tab Continue reading…

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April 20, 2016

Advanced Search Options and New Games added to Captivate Assets Library

Guest Blog by: Andrew Vass, Product Development Manager at eLearning Brothers

As you may have noticed, we spent some time this last weekend upgrading the Assets portal for Adobe Captivate 9! We’ve included a few new features that will help you to find the templates and assets you’re looking for quicker and download them even faster than before.

The biggest part of our changes comes to the Cutout People section. We’ve spent a lot of time updating the keywords and categories so you’ll having an easier time finding the exact pose you’ll need. We have categories for gender, pose, ethnicity, industry, and more! Just use the new dropdown menu search feature to help refine your search. Select and deselect each of the different keywords and it automatically updates your results to reflect the change. Finding the right cutouts has never been easier! Continue reading…

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March 11, 2016

Adobe Presenter Video Express: The end of Green Screen

Guest Blog by: Steve Haskin, Principal & Chief Creator at Industrial Strength Learning

Take a look at the screenshot below. Take a good look at it.Adobe Presenter Video Express

It looks simple, doesn’t it? Looks can be deceiving. While this might look like a really simple software program, it is most assuredly not. On this opening screen you can either continue working on a past project or click on the start a new project button (hint: It’s a plus sign and a film depiction in a green button at the bottom of the screen.

A lot of new video and Continue reading…

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March 9, 2016

Webinar: Top 10 reasons to switch to Adobe Captivate Prime LMS

Top 10Topic: Top 10 reasons to switch to Adobe Captivate Prime LMS

Date and time: March 10, 2016 |  8:00 am – 9:00 am PST (UTC-08:00)

Description:

Adobe Captivate Prime is a super-simple and easy-to-use learning management system with some mind-blowing functionalities to make your life easy!

Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Senior Adobe eLearning Evangelist, for a session where you can learn to maximize your returns by switching to Adobe Captivate Prime.

Agenda:

  • During this session, you will learn how to amplify the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization and establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges.
  • You will discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage and see a demonstration of the new unified learner interface which will help you provide engaging learning content to your trainees whenever and wherever they are – whether they are online or off.

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November 16, 2015

The Power of Multi-State Objects in Adobe Captivate 9

Multi-state ObjectsGone are the days when you had to use multiple objects and advanced actions to depict changing the state of an object in Adobe Captivate.

Here comes Adobe Captivate 9, with the power of multi-state objects. You can now convert any interactive or non-interactive object to a multi-state object. This will immensely help you in developing interactive content easily without using multiple objects, or “hide and show” techniques in a single project or slide.

You can add any number of custom states to both interactive and non-interactive objects. And for the interactive objects, you can also configure inbuilt states like normal, rollover, and down states for buttons; and dragstart, dragover, dropcorrect, dropincorrect, etc. inbuilt states for objects in drag and drop interactions, which are automatically triggered with the object actions.

Watch this video Continue reading…

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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
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
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…

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