December 18, 2014
Check out this new course on Adobe Captivate Drag and Drop Interactions with me on Lynda.com. This course dives into the drag-and-drop feature of Adobe Captivate 8, focusing on creating interactive elements that are interesting and fun. You will learn how to build your first interaction, turn interactions into questions and practice activities, apply effects, categorize one-to-many and many-to-one objects for easy assembly, and add feedback and advanced actions that will take your drag-and-drop interactions to the next level.
Here’s the course introduction video: Continue reading…
December 12, 2014
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November 25, 2014
Last month we had a great show at Adobe Learning Summit 2014 in Bellagio, Las Vegas where Adobe community experts, industry luminaries, experienced learning professionals, and Captivate engineering team got together and talked about the latest and upcoming eLearning technologies.
Missed attending it? We recorded some of the sessions for you. Continue reading…
November 24, 2014
I just heard that Project Expresso is now available for beta testing. Project Expresso is an awesome iPad app which allows you to create engaging and appealing whiteboard explainer videos using the most basic pointing device – your finger and that ubiquitous surface – the iPad tablet.
Project Expresso is very simple to use. The only thing you need to get started is an idea. It also Continue reading…
November 20, 2014
Description: Responsive is what responsive does! Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to get an insight into authoring responsive eLearning without programming. Author once using Adobe Captivate 8 and see the content rearrange itself for the tablet and mobile views. Now you don’t need to worry which device your learner will view your eLearning course on. Use the in-product preview to see the way your project appears on multiple screens, taking the guess work out of your authoring. You will also learn how to choose from a selection of out-of-the-box responsive themes to render differentiated content for multiple devices and finally publish your responsive project to multiple leading LMSs as a single project. Minimize effort, maximize productivity!
November 18, 2014
I recently published an interactive eBook for creating responsive eLearning courses using Adobe Captivate 8. It was showcased during the DevLearn DemoFest 2014 event and I received a Best of Show – Vendor Entry award for it.
To read the eBook, follow this link on your iPad to download and install the Interactive eBooks app: http://bit.ly/ebookspooja
To learn about the creation process of the interactive eBooks, check out this post with detailed step-by-step videos to create an interactive eBook.
To take a look at this interactive eBook and the other DemoFest winning entries, register for the Best of DemoFest 2014 webinar.
October 20, 2014
Lynda.com has announced an Essential Training course on Adobe Captivate 8 by Aaron Quigley. It’s a great course for beginners and intermediate users to explore the Captivate authoring workflow and capabilities, and learn how to use the new features introduced in Adobe Captivate 8. This course is also very useful for folks who want to get started with responsive eLearning course creation with Adobe Captivate 8.
Here’s one of the videos from the course. Continue reading…
October 13, 2014
We’ve just released a free update for Adobe Captivate 8 with some great new enhancements and bug fixes.
To get the new update, open Adobe Captivate 8, and click Help > Updates and install the new update. You can also directly download and install the update from here.
Once the update is installed, your new Captivate version will be 184.108.40.206
Let me take you through some of my favorite Captivate 8.0.1 features and enhancements: Continue reading…
September 24, 2014
This 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…
September 9, 2014
With hundreds of people joining live for last weeks online seminar about the new Adobe Captivate 8 it’s clear that the eLearning industry is abuzz with excitement. I understand why. The ease of creating great mobile learning with the new Adobe Captivate is pretty astonishing. Here’s the link and description for last week’s online seminar in case you missed it.
Join Dr. Allen Partridge as he takes you through the power packed yet easy to use features in Adobe Captivate 8 which simplifies your eLearning authoring experience. Learn how to deliver high quality, seamless, responsive and device-aware learning experiences sans programming. Choose from a selection of out-of-the-box responsive themes to render customized content for multiple devices. Create award winning simulations, HD videos, interactive modules, games and more with Adobe Captivate 8. Whether you are a trainer, teacher, instructional designer or just someone who wants to create their own eLearning modules – this session is a must attend. Adobe Captivate 8 – minimum effort, maximum ease.
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August 18, 2014
With tons of devices in varied screen sizes being used by the trainees and employees, there is a dire need to make the content available on different devices. Thankfully Adobe Captivate 8 allows you to create responsive eLearning courses that can fit perfectly in different device sizes in both horizontal and vertical orientations. You can author as you always have—content will rearrange itself for the new tablet and mobile views. You can also tweak and/or design content for specific devices and use the in-product preview to see how your course will appear on various screens. And finally publish as a single project to automatically deliver the most appropriate experience for your learner’s device.
To make the most of responsive feature in Adobe Captivate 8, here’s a list of best practices you can follow: Continue reading…