Captivate 8 Custom Motion Effect Example

Experiencing eLearning

I created a Captivate activity with a custom effect using motion and scaling to animate two cars driving away to the horizon. The movement is saved as a custom effect (drive_away) so I can reuse it, as explained by Lieve Weymeis on her blog. Apply the custom effect.

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DevLearn 2015 Recap


Team Trivantis® took a field trip to Las Vegas last week for DevLearn 2015. Of course, it wasn’t all fun and games at DevLearn 2015. The latest version of ReviewLink is also responsive. Start your free trial and discover a faster, simpler, more effective review process today !

Elearning Review of the Year 2015

Sponge UK

2015 has been a busy year for elearning with record numbers attending events, entering awards and joining in the debate about how to move the industry forward. In just 6 days, almost 100 bloggers responded to the challenge with Dutch and Spanish language versions also springing up.

When Misused Buzzwords Attack

Association eLearning

Effective. A non-interactive version might be a recorded lecture of an auditor discussing how to conduct an audit. Effective. Is not : Cheerful background music and flashy animations with sound effects and lots of pictures. Interactive. Immersive.

The Best of eLearning in November 2015


We released version 3 of Lectora Online this month. As John Blackmon, Chief Technology Officer at Trivantis said, “Lectora’s Responsive Course Design provides the solution that eLearning developers need for quick, effective mobile course development.” (The

No, I Won’t “Tweak” Your PowerPoint Slides

Experiencing eLearning

No amount of “tweaking” will make this effective e-learning. ” “Well, I could do proofreading and animation to just tweak the slides, but I’m not sure that would be really effective. The slides are basically a pretty version of your handbook.

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Book Review: Visual Design Solutions

Experiencing eLearning

I have an electronic version of the book, and I think I would have enjoyed a print version more. Some of that is personal preference, but I think with such a visual book it might be more effective to see it printed on the page.

Designing a Learning Game? Play these 3 Games First

Knowledge Guru

Ticket to Ride – There are a ton of versions of this game, each with slightly tweaked game rules. The basic game goal, regardless of version, is to score the most points by executing the most lucrative train routes.

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6 Simple But Critical Steps to Effective E-learning

ATD Learning Technologies

Effective e-learning courses are easier said than done; you have to devote your time, energy, and money to deliver high-quality product. Here are six simple but critical steps to help you create effective e-learning courses. Click here to read full version

“Good Enough” in Learning and Development

Tom Spiglanin

It stands to reason that our efforts should focus on solutions that are faster to market and target more the 90% solution than the 99% version. This should mean a substantially improved ability to deliver the most effective blend of performance improvement solutions for all of our customers.

Metacognition for Effective Online Learning


It is also all about understanding how to learn effectively, in a limited amount of time, using strategies that are corrected over time. You need to create autonomous and self-starting learners, who are responsible for their own learning and are willing to share the synthesized version of their knowledge with peers. This learning strategy is highly effective in terms of time and effort. Metacognition is not as techy as it sounds.

70:20:10 Primer

Performance Learning Productivity

It also moves us from ‘know-what’ learning towards more effective ‘know-how’ learning. It was published in Dutch in June 2015. The English version will be available in November 2015

What can Hollywood teach you about making your Elearning AWESOME?

eLearning Brothers

Now with the proliferation of digital cinema and insanely capable special effects and CGI tools, filmmakers can create anything on screen with a robust computer and plenty of time and tech skills. No need to make a miniature version of Jabba the Hutt’s desert hovercraft anymore.

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6 Principles of Effective Online Training that Will Surprise You


This is a good thing, after all, because visually appealing, interactive, and engaging online training is more effective, right? In this article from the eLearning Guild, Ruth Clark describes six principles of eLearning that is effective.

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A Conversation with Danny Stefanic of LearnBrite

Kapp Notes

Stefanic: LearnBrite is created from a belief that by combining the best and latest technologies with proven eLearning techniques, we can provide the most effective learning experience and outcome. The other day I had a great conversation with Danny Stefanic.

Teachers and trainers: Use eLearning to flip your classroom and take it one step further

Challenge to Learn

A lecture that only has as a goal to transfer knowledge is not very effective and the same goes for a video of such a lecture. A course with video and quizzes will be much more effective than just a video recording of you explaining something.

How to Run an Effective Multinational Course Pilot


That’s awesome—and I wanted to hear about it at the 2015 Lectora® User Conference, so I attended Karen Ngowe’s breakout session. Do publish a NEW version of the course to ReviewLink that is ONLY for the pilot test—only pilot participant comments are collected. •

The Halo Effect: First Impressions for e-Learning


Your learners will unconsciously judge your e-Learning course at first glance—it’s called the Halo Effect. If you’ve ever met someone and instantly disliked him because of his wrinkled shirt or unflattering hairstyle, you’ve experienced the Halo Effect.

Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

Truly scalable development requires an authoring tool capable of effectively leveraging the collective skill and expertise of large, dispersed teams. Version control. Yes. · Ability to restore previous versions. The era of web-based authoring systems is here.

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Free eLearning software (Easygenerator) for teachers as of today!

Challenge to Learn

Assisting your students by helping them solve problems they encounter doing assignments, turns out to be a much more effective way of learning. A course with video and quizzes will be much more effective than just a video recording of you explaining something.

5 Tips For Transitioning From Classroom Training To Online Training


Also sustainability of e-courses should be worked out as; many of the online tool technologies are rapidly evolving and newer versions make the older ones redundant.

An eLearning revolution: From professional development to knowledge sharing

Challenge to Learn

18 months ago we launched the first version of our web based eLearning authoring solution. We started in 1996 with a CD-rom version, that was followed in 2006 by a windows based edition. Support them in making more effective eLearning.

Why You Should A/B Test a MOOC, and How to Do It

Your Training Edge

Buffer’s Kevan Lee has a great, simple definition for A/B testing : “an A/B test is a way to measure two versions of something to see which is more successful.” Copyright 2015 Bryant Nielson.

Storytelling LMS Presentation

Experiencing eLearning

I adapted these slides to work as a standalone resource without a speaker; the original version had less text on the slides. How effective was it? Often when we talk about storytelling in learning, it’s related to e-learning. However, storytelling can be used in live presentations too. It’s much more interesting than a bunch of bullet points. I recently gave a short presentation for a client in the early stages of selecting their first LMS.

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Simple Video Production Apps for Course Authoring

Edmego Learning

You can add transitions, effects and much more to create content and use it to help teach your subject for your elearning content. but the free version has plenty of great tools to get you started. Course Authoring Made Simple.

Not all e-learning design has to be responsive

The eLearning Nomad

Each new version of Articulate Storyline (DynaMind’s preferred tool to develop these stand-alone modules) has improved ‘responsiveness’. When your e-learning design is responsive it means the training can be completed on any screen size out there – PC’s, laptops, tablets and smart phones.

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eLearning Trends to Follow in 2015 (Part 1)


Last week we posted an infographic about eLearning trends to follow in 2015 (click HERE to see the infographic). Personalized learning is regarded as one of the top engineering problems of our era as it can have an important effect on the outcome of the learning progress.

Want New Employees to Stick Around? Use Digital Onboarding! [Text Version]


By using best practice, contemporary learning strategies and effective pedagogy, organisations can rapidly improve their onboarding even further…. 92% say video helps teach more effectively, and improves learning by 56%. Text Version] appeared first on CDSM Team Blog. [ View Infographic ]. Why is conducting an onboarding program so important? Only 52% of people join a company with an official onboarding program.

Linear or Non-Linear? Which eLearning Design Approach works well?


Clicking next on a computer gives me a feel of reading an online version of the book. However, this does not imply that linear courses are not effective and interactive. There are many studies, blogs and articles available on the internet about linear and non-linear design of eLearning.

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Creative: You Asked For It, But Now It’s Terrifying

Association eLearning

The alternate course could be incredibly effective and engaging, but if you’re not expecting it it’ll probably come as quite a shock. It was a bright and glowing computer screen. The reviewer stared at it with wide eyes, frozen in terror.

Publishing Adobe Captivate Projects: SWF, HTML5, or Both?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And lots of cool Captivate effects that work great as an SWF simply do not work as HTML5. SWF and HTML5 versions. Learners who are using devices that do not support Flash will automatically be served the HTML5 version of the lesson.

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Facts about neuroscience that you need to know… [Text Only Version]


Neuroscience helps us to explore the question: What makes L&D effective? The post Facts about neuroscience that you need to know… [Text Only Version] appeared first on CDSM Team Blog. [ View Infographic ]. Our brains build our learning, learning builds our brains.” – CIPD. Human attention span – 8.25 seconds. Goldfish attention span – 9 seconds. Humans handle approx. 40,000,000 pieces of information every second, but only 40 of those make it to our conscious brains.

Three Abstracts: Does Your Instruction have Too Much “Certainty”?

Kapp Notes

Learning is more fun and appealing in digital educational games and, as a result, it may become more effective. This study examines the effect of uncertainty on learning outcomes. The tool is designed in two versions: one including uncertainty and the other including no uncertainty.

Learning path in easygenerator: beta testers wanted!

Challenge to Learn

At easygenerator we it is our goal to help our authors to create more effective eLearning. And now we have added Learning paths, the way to better retention, byte-sized mobile learning and adaptive learning; in short to better and more effective eLearning.

PowerPoint Artistic Effects and Recoloring


PowerPoint comes with some really cool picture effects that you can apply to your images. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create my favorite 5 effects when I work with background images: pencil sketch, blur, cutout, photocopy, and also some recolorization effects.