Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Before I start with any of my actual predictions, let me throw in an overall prediction that the year is going to start off slow for most people, but by the end of the year, we will all be thinking: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” For example, Harold Jarche tells us 2010: Year of the CM.

Adobe Captivate 5: Two-Bits for the Best Rate

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

    Looking to learn Adobe Captivate 5? Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearningby Kevin Siegel. You can easily record audio from within Captivate by choosing Audio > Record to.

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Adobe Captivate 4: Train the Agents

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by Kevin Siegel During my Adobe Captivate beginner classes, I always teach students how to use Captivate's Text to Speech. Need to learn the basics of Adobe Captivate 4 fast? Tags: Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning

Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/26/2010 Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Getting new ideas and tips concerning e-Learning is important to me. Based on my favorite e-Learning blogs I created the following list with my Top 10 e-Learning blog posts for 2010. > Which is your favorite e-Learning blog post for 2010? Susan Nash December 27, 2010 5:14 PM Christoforos Online said.

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

Please note, I haven’t considered full-fledged development tools like Adobe Flash, for which some amount of technical proficiency is required. I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content.

Tools for Developing Augmented Reality Applications

Upside Learning

FLARToolKit and FLARManager for Adobe Flash. We have been experimenting with development of Augmented Reality [AR] applications for some time now. Earlier this week we released the first Indian Layar app called Pune Layar and had earlier created a simple Car Game using FLARToolkit.

This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad

Upside Learning

Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– Tags: Innovation Mobile Learning Adobe Apple Frash HTML5 ipad IPhone mLearning Mobile About a month back I blogged about Smokescreen which allows advertisers to run simple Flash movies on iPad/iPhone using HTML5/JavaScript.

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Cheers Carol Cooper-Taylor @theELsite November 16, 2010 1:11 AM Christoforos Online said. I follow you on Twitter @cpappas November 16, 2010 2:05 AM Carlton said. November 16, 2010 2:31 AM Christoforos Online said. November 16, 2010 6:10 AM Miriam said.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. During 2010, I’ve been ramping up my use of twitter as a learning tool. Learning Coach Model Very Powerful In 2010, I had a great experience where Dr. Joel Harband wrote a series of articles for my blog on Text-to-Speech in eLearning. Flash may Die and HTML 5 is Going to be Big 2010 opened my eyes are Flash and HTML 5. I really think that 2010 marks the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash.

Adobe Captivate 5: Make Quick Work Out of Adding Audio to a Project

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Looking to learn Adobe Captivate 5? Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivateby Kevin Siegel. Adding audio to your Captivate project is one of the best ways to increase the effectiveness of the lesson. When the time comes to add audio, you have a couple of different options.

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Adobe Captivate 5: Keep Master Slide Backgrounds at Bay

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One of the best new features in Adobe Captivate 5 is Master Slides. I  I originally covered master slides back in June of 2010. Looking to learn Adobe Captivate 5? Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivateby Kevin Siegel.

Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning

Upside Learning

Related posts: Rapid Authoring – Freeform Vs Template Based Rapid eLearning Through Software Simulations And Screencasts Adobe Device Central: Great Support for mLearning Development.

Development Times for Captivate eLearning

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Many new Captivate developers underestimate development time needed to produce eLearning lesson in Adobe Captivate. Tags: Adobe's Technical Communication Suite eLearning by Kevin Siegel. The following table should help. Small Projects (1-25 slides): 1-4 hours of production. Medium Projects (26-75 slides): 4-7 hours of production. Large Projects (80-150 slides): 8-10 hours of production.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out! As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. A.K.A.

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This is great, thanks heaps for sharing it :) October 25, 2010 2:08 PM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, Christopher Pappas October 26, 2010 12:47 AM Neil Prior said. Cheers N October 26, 2010 4:34 AM Christoforos Online said.

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Adobe RoboHelp: Word 2010 Support

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The following was recently announced by Ankur Jain , Product Manager, RoboHelp on the Technical Communication blog : "Many of you must be wondering about Adobe's plans to support Microsoft Word 2010 in RoboHelp. Some of you have submitted requests for RoboHelp to support Word 2010, and many others have asked me about it in various forums. Please note that we haven't made any announcements about updating RoboHelp 8 for Microsoft Word 2010."

Creating 3D Graphics – Isometric Views With Orthographic Projection

Upside Learning

We develop graphics in Adobe Flash using pretty much the same grid. We often create scenario based courses for the engineering industry. Because they are for engineers; we consider the best way to represent graphics and animations is to use 3D isometric views with orthographic projections.

MS PowerPoint 2010 support in Adobe Presenter

Adobe Captivate

The Adobe Presenter installer needs a compatible version of MS PowerPoint for installation, and previously this prevented Presenter installation on machines with MS Office 2010. The Adobe Presenter installer has now been updated to enable installation on a computer having MS PowerPoint 2010. Tags: eLearning Suite eLearning this week adobe presenter MS PowerPoint 2010 Powerpoint 2010 supoort in Adobe Presenter

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Adobe® ConnectNow is a great way to share ideas, discuss details, and complete work with others all online. More here - [link] November 1, 2010 11:33 AM Meri said. Would love to hear your feedback: [link] November 1, 2010 1:05 PM Christoforos Online said.

Are apps the future of e-learning?

Clive on Learning

Collaborating live : All the major web conferencing vendors, including WebEx, Adobe and the like have apps available already for a wide range of devices and people are beginning to use them. I came fairly late to the multi-touch iOS/Android/W7 Mobile world, having been stuck on a 2-year contract with a Nokia smart phone that was great compared to the phones I'd had before, but which I now realise was hopelessly behind the game.

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November 21, 2010 12:19 PM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 21, 2010 12:22 PM Connie Malamed said. Best, Connie November 21, 2010 12:28 PM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 22, 2010 12:02 AM Vics said. November 22, 2010 3:26 PM Jeff said. November 22, 2010 11:28 PM Ellen said. November 23, 2010 1:32 AM Christoforos Online said. Ellen November 24, 2010 7:54 AM Christoforos Online said.

eLearning/mLearning: Easy Font Resources

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Tags: Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Camtasia Captivate eLearning mLearning

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Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

June 2010. Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Performance Learning Productivity , June 18, 2010 I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. 20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory - The eLearning Coach , June 2, 2010 Without adapting learning experiences to the learner’s cognitive architecture, instructional design is hit or miss.

Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash

Tony Karrer

Today the big news is Scribd Switches to HTML5; Adobe To Make Tools for HTML5. This comes at the same time as Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch: We’re Going To Make The Best Tools In The World For HTML5. But it’s pretty clear that even Adobe sees the problem here.

Text to speech in Adobe Captivate 5.

Adobe Captivate

Text to Speech , Captivate 5 , TTS , T2S , Speech Management , Loquendo , Neo Speech. Text to speech was introduced in Captivate 4 and I am sure many will have used it to generate professional narration audio instead of the manual narration to generate high quality learning content.

Publish to iPhone – From Captivate 5 and eLearning Suite 2

Adobe Captivate

Apple’s recent announcement that it has lifted restrictions on its third-party developer guidelines has direct implications for the publishing options available from Captivate 5 and Adobe eLearning Suite 2. You also need to install the ‘Packager for iPhone’ from Adobe Labs.

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Developer's Perspective of Adobe Captivate 6

Integrated Learnings

Now that I've taken a look at the new release of Adobe Captivate I find myself only somewhat excited about making the upgrade from the previous version. The integration is better than ever supporting PowerPoint 2007 and 2010. Adobe provides several themes out of the box. Adobe has improved on this by adding the ability to capture high definition full motion videos. It doesn't look like Adobe put a lot of time into improving performance. by Jonathan Shoaf.

Meet David Frazier, State of Alabama technology trainer

Visual Lounge

I was using Adobe Visual Communicator for this before and they have some good graphics. Our newsletter Editor, Daniel Foster , caught up with a Camtasia Studio user, David Frazier. David was kind enough to share his story and screencasting insights with us. Enjoy!

Recovering the project

Adobe Captivate

The preferred way to avoid data loss is to enable project backup in captivate through Preferences (Edit (on Windows)/Adobe Captivate (on Mac) > Preferences > Global > General Settings > Generate Project Backup). Sometimes Captivate 5 fails to open a project file (.cptx). cptx). This might have happened due to some corrupt data structure.

Troubleshooting the Adobe Captivate 5.0 Patch installation.

Adobe Captivate

If installing the patch for Adobe Captivate 5 fails, please follow one of the below steps to troubleshoot: Case 1: If you have updated index.html in tutorials folder to fix tutorial issues earlier and Patch installation fails. Close any other Adobe [.]. To fix this, follow the below steps. Close captivate and AAM updater if opened. Whats new

Text-to-Speech Costs – Licensing and Pricing

Tony Karrer

This is the case for Adobe Captivate and Tuval Software’s Speech-Over Professional where those companies resell the voices bundled with their products and the voice license terms are specified with the product. This post is part of the series on Text-to-Speech (TTS) for eLearning written by Dr. Joel Harband and edited by me.

Captivate Roadshow – Oct 25-29, Nov 1-2

Adobe Captivate

We are doing a Captivate/eLearning Roadshow in the week of Oct 25-29 and Nov 1-2, 2010. Tags: Conferences and events Adobe Adobe Captivate Captivate 5 eLearning Suite 2 Events Roadshow Locations – US East Coast (NYC, DC, …) and Bay Area (SF, San Jose, …). Do let us know if you are not in these areas, we will try and accommodate a slot to visit you. Our Agenda for the [.].

Acrobat 9: Office 2010 and Acrobat

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Mankin Microsoft released Office 2010 not long ago and I couldn't wait to see the upgraded suite in action. After playing with the new software for a while, I really liked the way Word 2010 looked and felt. I needed to convert a Word 2010 document into a PDF. I poked around Word 2010, menu by menu but found no hint of an Acrobat Ribbon or its coveted PDFMaker. or later will not see the Acrobat 9 ribbon in Office 2010 applications. by David R.


Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips

Upside Learning

Related posts: The Advent of Mobile Learning Technology Skill-Pill: Just-in-Time Mobile Learning Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– There really is very little different about designing mobile learnin g from other forms of learning.

Reporting the Quiz Results to a local server

Adobe Captivate

One of the most requested features in Adobe Captivate was the ability to store the course results on the local servers or database. Step III: Set the Quiz Reporting Preferences in Adobe Captivate 5.

e-Learning Glossaries


2010 (24) ▼ December (3) Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning e-Learning Glossaries ► November (4) The most updated and informative e-Learning commun. News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/05/2010 e-Learning Glossaries Think about e-Learning.