Captivate 5.5 Quiz Templates – Now available here!

As we are going through security upgrades on our website, we have made quiz templates accessible from our blog. Click here to download them

My date with Adobe Captivate 5.5 and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3… at HTML5 Restaurant!

Photography is one of my hobbies and I’m sure it’s the same with some of you reading this post. When I thought of creating some content in HTML5 for my iPad, the first thing that crossed my mind was Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3. I not only appreciate it but have also seen a lot of my photographer friends use it. So, here I go with my venture to create tutorials on basics of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3… 🙂

Make 'em Laugh: Is Comedy Appropriate in eLearning?

After you’ve been creating eLearning for a while you’ll no doubt begin to find humor, or the potential for humor in the content that you develop. As we often work in teams, and report to a variety of personnel ranging from legal departments to subject matter experts – this generally gives rise to a very appropriate question: Should we add a joke? The question of whether to educate or entertain is as old as learning itself. It’s no surprise that […]

Show me the Progress Bar!

When playing an educational game, going through a course, or answering questions, it’s always desirable by the learners to be able to see a visual indication of their progress. This helps them keep a reality check on how they are performing. The same holds true for learning interactivities and scenarios as well, where a progress bar can indicate whether the learner is headed in the right direction or not. So the good news is that

The new Adobe Captivate forum

Our community has embraced social media with gusto, and in the last year this has presented some interesting challenges- for one, the number of forums and sites discussing Captivate related threads have multiplied. While this allowed our users to seek answers in the forum they felt most comfortable in, it also meant that you were missing out on some great discussions happening elsewhere. Introducing http://captivate.adobe.com : Over the past few weeks we’ve been doing the groundwork to transition our Captivate […]

Training: Using Multi-SCO Packager to Create a Single Course out of SCOs from Captivate, Flash and Dreamweaver

Topic: Using Multi-SCO Packager to Create a Single Course out of SCOs from Captivate, Flash and Dreamweaver Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn how to combine SWF and PDF from Captivate, Learning interactions SWF from Flash and Course Builder SCOs from Dreamweaver into a single course. We will also learn about using Learning Interactions in Flash and Course Builder in Dreamweaver. What’s in it for you? After attending the session, you will be able to: Create SCORM Trackable SWF and PDF […]

Training: Creating Scenario-based Courses with Adobe Presenter

Topic: Creating Scenario-based Courses with Adobe Presenter Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and Vish to learn how to rapidly create scenarios using branched navigation in Microsoft PowerPoint and publish using Adobe Presenter. In this training session, they will also share some tips and tricks of designing user interface and graphics for scenario-based courses. Recording Link: http://adobe.ly/ruuPo4

Training: Creating Interactive eLearning with Adobe Presenter

Topic: Creating Interactive eLearning with Adobe Presenter Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and Vish to learn how to rapidly create an interactive eLearning course from within Microsoft PowerPoint using Adobe Presenter. In this training session, they will show you how to create interactive screens using simple actions in PowerPoint. They will also show you how to ember interactive SWFs in your Adobe Presenter courses. Recording Link: http://adobe.ly/uTremt

Quizzing in Adobe Captivate – Interesting Basics (Part 2)

In my previous blog post on Captivate basics, we discussed how the quiz scope works, how to control the question slides through preferences and how to play around with shuffle option to make the quiz more interesting. In this post we will see a few more options, often hidden inside Properties Inspector.

To Storyboard or Not to Storyboard!

“I can’t imagine creating an eLearning course without first drafting a storyboard!” Storyboards help me define the flow of the course, scenarios, interactions, technical and graphic details, all in a single document which I can share with the stakeholders for review and sign-off. This exercise makes me feel confident to carry on with the development of the course and invest time and effort in creating the course assets. It also gives me an assurance that I have a buy-in from […]