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Adobe Captivate 5: One Quick Way to a Project Template

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

During my Advanced Captivate class , we spend quite a bit of time creating a project template from scratch. Templates are simple enough to create via File > New Project > Project Template. Once you have created the blank template, you would go through the process of adding placeholders , master slides, object styles, actions and anything else you think you'll need in projects that would use the template. if you choose File > Save As , you won't see  template in the Save as type drop-down menu. by Kevin Siegel.

Captivate Templates

eLearning Brothers

Announcing…Captivate 5 Templates! These Captivate Templates are a perfect addition to your eLearning toolbox. Our goal is to provide templates that help you with the visual design or your courses. Each layout is fully customizable and we provide all of the template files. - 100 layouts total. - 10 interactive rollover slides. Check out the Captivate Templates !

Adobe FrameMaker: Templates

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Barb Binder    At least one student in every one of my Adobe FrameMaker classes inquires about templates. Templates are the single best way to get a jump start on the design of a new document. In FrameMaker, there are two different locations for the templates that come with the software. Start by exploring the standard templates: Choose File > New.   Click the Explore Standard Templates button at the bottom of the dialog box. There are two screens of templates that represent a variety of business documents. Go explore! 

5 Free PowerPoint E-Learning Templates

Rapid eLearning

During these trips I tend to have extra time at the airport, so usually play around with template ideas. They help me eat up some of the time waiting and I know that I’ll be able to give away the templates. Here’s a template I was playing with recently (and a few additional templates for you to download). Business Time PowerPoint Template. They’re pretty cool.

Here’s a Noteworthy PowerPoint Template (and It’s Free!)

Rapid eLearning

like to find inspiration at some of the template websites like template monster. Below are a couple of images from the PowerPoint template I quickly mocked up. The template consists of a cover screen and two content screens. If you want the template, you can download it here. Feel free to download and use the template as you wish. See the details below.

Check Out This Free PowerPoint Template & Tutorial

Rapid eLearning

It’s that time of year to share gifts, so here’s an elearning template that you’re free to use as you wish. The template comes with a few layouts and they’re easy enough to modify, which you’ll see in the tutorials. I see the color bulbs as a way to feature different sections. Click here to view the template in action. Here’s a link to the free PowerPoint template.

Match Content to be Learning with Right Game Type

Kapp Notes

Many e-learning development tools have simple game templates built-in and e-learning developers are sprinkling in those simple games to add interest to e-learning. Matching the right type of game-thinking and mechanics to the right type of content to be learned, is the right way to design an instructional game. This is where employee knowledge creates the greatest value to the organization.

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Use This Free E-Learning Template to Inspire Your Next M-Learning Course

Rapid eLearning

The first is this would make a good elearning template. Since many people are used to clicking applications on their mobile device screens, create a template that looks like a mobile device screen. Here are a few ideas to think about if implementing this type of template: Each slide is a distinct screen. Free PowerPoint Template. You can download the template here.

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Are #mLearning projects in Africa really successful? #ICT4D critique

Ignatia Webs

This is a description of a seminar given by John Traxler at the London Knowledge Lab (London, UK): “Too many elephants in the room: learning with mobile devices in developing regions" on 8 November 2011. Is there some kind of 'ideal factors' template that can be derived of local and national projects that are set-up around the world or even just in small regions? Is it real progress?

Storyboard Template for Adobe Captivate 5 Courses

Adobe Captivate

eLearning this week Extending Captivate Rapid Authoring Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2 Storyboard TemplateVish and I conducted a training session yesterday on Adding Interactivity to eLearning Courses with Adobe Captivate 5, where we demonstrated how to add interactive and noninteractive objects to eLearning courses. We displayed a completed course to the attendees and then went on to create it from scratch, where we were picking content from the [.].

Power vs Ease of Use: Do We Need to Choose One?

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Consider interactivity templates. The very idea of a template connotes a cookie-cutter approach. How do the template designers maintain the ease of use and yet provide powerful features that the course designer can control? Here is a short checklist for template designers who want to build flexible interaction templates. They say: choose one. I say: I want both.

Resources for Finding Out How Long it Takes to Develop eLearning

Kapp Notes

You can find a table of our results in an article we wrote Time to Develop One Hour of Training for example we found that to create one hour of high interactivity; multiple animations within a template took between 136 and 324 hours (big range) those hours include everything from analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation. A question I am constantly asked is “How long does it take to develop…&# you can fill in the rest with Instructor-led training, elearning, simulations, etc. How Long Does it Take to Create Learning? Great detailed breakdown.

Adobe Captivate 5.5: Quizzes To Write Home About

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Check out the image below: Adobe is now providing quiz templates. When you visit the Quiz menu in Captivate 5.5, you'll find a new menu item at the bottom of the menu: Download Quiz Templates. Choosing Download Quiz Templates will take you to the Captivate 5.5 Quiz Templates page on the web. There are currently six templates on the site (and a promise for more).

Call to Action: 3 Big Reasons You Need a Portfolio

Trina Rimmer

When you're accustomed to corporate templates, legal reviews, and SME word-smithing of your designs, stepping outside of your 9 to 5 corporate comfort zone can be pretty intimidating. Dear Reader, I hate to be a nag (even though I'm awfully good at it.) but now that DevLearn is done and the year is coming to a close, you really need to get your act together! Where's your portfolio? Think.

Getting a Head Start with Mobile Interactions

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

These interactions, together with memory aids available in the Raptivity HTML5 Turbopack released earlier, provide a rich variety of templates that suit a large number of instructional goals. When Raptivity released its first collection of mobile interactions for iPad and iPhone based eLearning, the path-breaking HTML5 Pack received several accolades.

New eLearning Templates Site!

eLearning Brothers

The Next Generation of our templates and website have arrived! New eLearning Templates Site. We launched a new and improved eLearning Templates site. eLearning Template blog. New eLearning Template Products. The Next Generation of our Flash and PowerPoint templates will blow you away! fla) and use these templates over and over. PowerPoint Templates.

Next Generation Content Authoring - From LearnX, Sydney

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Soon I plan to post a quick look-up table for locating some great examples and templates for such interactive elements cited above LearnX 2010 in Sydney, Australia was a special occasion for Raptivity because of the Best e-learning tool award. Here, I also had the opportunity to deliver a session on the next generation content authoring. Here is a recap of the key points in the session.

Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/12/2010 Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning What I really like about the e-Learning community is that the most e-Learning professionals have a great passion of sharing their knowledge. The least that I can do is to share with you a list of Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning ! Feel free to use these storyboard templates for your projects. Your storyboard template format could be either Word or PowerPoint. Thanks! Excellent post!

Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash

Tony Karrer

You choose templates, add text, images, audio, video and quizzes, then publish for web and mobile. About a year ago, I wrote about the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash. Now any document can become a Web page." Yesterday, I saw what Rapid Intake is doing with their tools to allow authoring of Mobile Learning - what they call mLearning Studio. But here's where it gets interesting.

New eLearning Tools Roundup – #ASTD2011

Learning Visions

It’s got built in templates – over 200 of them – along with agents/avatars that you can do lip synching on etc. I spent most of my time at ASTD ICE on the Expo floor. Our booth was in eLearning Alley – along with Allen Interactions, Articulate and the eLearning Brothers. There were a lot of new authoring tools on the show floor this year. Here’s a quick run down on the tools I checked out and some of the buzz: Articulate Storyline Tom Kuhlmann and Dave Anderson of Articulate were showing off their new tool, Storyline, which goes into beta this summer. Get it? Lectora Snap!

Captivate Training: Project Templates and Master Slides in Adobe Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Working with Project Templates and Master Slides in Adobe Captivate 5 Date and time: Thursday, May 5, 2011 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn how to use project templates and master slides to give a consistent look and feel to your projects and templatize the [.]. Training and Tutorials Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2 Master Slides Project Templates Rapid Authoring

Better Productivity with Raptivity: A Story of Customer Centricity

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Users found it a chore to delete sample content from interaction templates before adding their own. That was the genesis of Raptivity's Blank Template. When Yehudi Menuhin was asked: "What has music taught you?" he replied: "It has taught me to listen." It is no different with product design. You design products in a flash of inspiration, and keep making them better by listening to your customers. The Raptivity 6.5 release is full of productivity features that are based on ideas that come straight from the trenches. Here are some examples.

Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & Font

Rapid eLearning

The general layout of their site would make a great elearning template. As you know, I like to use sites like this as inspiration to show how easy it is to create PowerPoint elearning templates. So I thought I’d make a template inspired by their site and then share a few tips. Free PowerPoint Template. The template has six different layouts. Also, feel free to modify the template as you wish. Below are three examples of how the different colors schemes look with the template. Here’s the link to download the free PowerPoint template. 2012….coming


Is Your Training Course Likely to Boost Performance? Free Course Review Template.

Will at Work Learning

The Course Review Template is something that can be used on any training course--classroom training or e-learning.It Click to Download the Course Review Template. Maybe I'm having a momentary bout of delusional cognition, but I'm thinking right now that this simple Course Review Template might just revolutionize our ability to simply review our courses to see how performance focused they are. First, this is a first draft, so the Course Review Template is going to be imminently improveable. Second, the Course Review Template is NOT a precision instrument.

Storyboard Template for Adobe Captivate 5 Assessment/Quiz

Adobe Captivate

Rapid Authoring Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" "Screen capture software" Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2 Assessment Quiz Storyboard Storyboard Template TemplateAdobe Captivate 5 makes it really easy to add assessment to your courses. All you need to do is set your quiz preferences and then add as many questions as you want in one go and the question slides are instantly added to your Captivate project. Post that you need to replace the placeholder question [.]. eLearning Suite How do I.

Enhancing Interactions with Media Elements

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

large number of interactions today are developed using interaction templates. Templates can however be limiting when it comes to providing additional content elements. A few years back, e-learning courses were largely static, with a few interactions here and there. As interactivity takes center stage, more and more learning happens through interactions. learner may spend more time working through a simulation, playing a game or exploring an interactive visual than reading the course material. Raptivity Media Toolbox. button can also pop up a video (.flv/.f4v), f4v), an image (.jpg,png,gif)

Understanding how the new Quizzes work in Adobe Captivate 5.5 [VIDEO]

mLearning Revolution

One of our goals in this release was to enable our users to develop more aesthetically pleasing and eye-catching e-Learning content with gradients, shadows, object rotations and of course our new Quiz templates. I’ve already received many questions about where the new Quiz templates are, as well as questions about the new menu item in the Quiz menu (i.e. Send to Kindle.

Custom Lectora Video Controls

Integrated Learnings

These controls can also visually clash with an eLearning course’s template or theme. For example, a red and white course template will create a distracting visual contrast to Windows Media Player’s black and blue controls. By Joseph Suarez. Video can be an engaging enhancement to an eLearning course built with Lectora. Fortunately, Lectora offers another way to control video playback.

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

loved that the background templates can match with a specific scenario, such as the healthcare one I saw with their avatars. It doesn’t output to HTML5, though. #8 Composica 4.0  - A winner in my book back in 2010 and still solid in 2011. SaaS based, easy to use and perfect for any skill set, although for hardcore e-learning developers they may be disappointed. #4 Kookabura Studios – Professional Presenter X – another fav of mine back in 2010 and still a strong player in 2011. loved it in 2010 and my love is still there, in 2011. An additional note.

Storyline and ZebraZapps: seriously powerful, seriously simple

Clive on Learning

Here at DevLearn 2011 in Las Vegas I've got authoring tools on my mind. You can build templates and themes and share these between projects and developers. Because I have been able to take a look at two new tools today, which I'm sure are going to have a major impact. The have one thing in common and lots of differences. First up is Storyline from Articulate. What I saw was still in beta and with no definite launch date, but it looked in good shape to me and so it's probably only a few months away. Storyline addresses this shortcoming with remarkable success. So what's special?

Free Flash eLearning Interaction Template

eLearning Brothers

Once again, we are sharing another eLearning template for FREE! This is one of our Flash Interaction templates. Click the link below to go to our eLearning Templates site to download the files. Go get the free eLearning Interaction template! You’ll need to own a copy of Adobe Flash to open this one. Hope you enjoy!

5 Ways to Tell Stories in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

If the rest of an eLearning lesson follows a standard, templated look, using fun images can contribute to the story’s attention-grabbing effect. By Shelley A. Gable. We’ve talked about the value of storytelling for conveying tacit knowledge in eLearning and a formula for telling stories. So once we’ve assembled an instructional story, how can we include it within an eLearning lesson? Here are a few ideas to explore. Comic Strip. Who doesn’t enjoy a quick comic strip? They’re a relatively quick read, an effective method for displaying dialog, and visually engaging. Interactive Timeline.

Templates: Love 'em or Hate 'em?

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Do you use templates? Are you a purist and despise templates? like to think of all templates as time-savers and as such they become productivity tools. Unless a certain template is requested or mandated, finding a template also serves as inspiration. Instead of not being able to do the job, you could inquire if a pre-designed template solution would be okay.

Design Tutorial, Part 1: How to Make Your Own iPad-Inspired Icons (and a Free Template!)


Check back next week for part 2:  How to Make Your Own iPad eLearning UI – and another FREE PowerPoint template. Whether you come down on the side of iPad as hype or iPad as harbinger of our computing future, one thing is clear: there’s a shift underway and it’s in our best interest to pay attention! Case in point: my mother-in-law. Feeling a little inspired?