Adobe Captivate: Adding Video to the TOC

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      I've been getting more and more requests from both students attending our  online Captivate classes and eLearning development customers  to add videos to the Captivate TOC.       Looking for training or help with Adobe Captivate? We've got you covered with an  awesome collection of full-day courses, 3-hour mini courses, and mentoring/consulting services.

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Dude, Watch Your Aspect. Ratio!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When creating eLearning in TechSmith Camtasia, Adobe Captivate, or Articulate Storyline, one critical consideration is the physical width and height of your project (also known as the canvas size). You can learn more about our eLearning classes on the IconLogic website.

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Designing Mobile Learning with Adobe Captivate (Free Online Adobe eLearning User Group Event)

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You're ready to take the plunge into designing and developing true mobile learning, but where do you start? During this session, Joe will explain the pros and cons of including certain instructional design features and show how to design and develop alternatives for those elements that will not work on mobile devices. Joe Ganci  is President of  eLearningJoe, LLC , a consulting and training eLearning company located outside of Washington, D.C.

eLearning: The Origins of a Training Methodology

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel        I've been creating eLearning since the early 1990s. Back then, eLearning (or E-Learning, pick your style) was known as CBT (Computer Based Training). Then RoboDemo came out (RoboDemo later became Adobe Captivate) and I was quick to add that to my toolbox. While developing content for my  Getting Started with eLearning mini course , I became curious about the origins of eLearning.

[WEBINAR] How to turn a linear PowerPoint Presentation into an immersive, interactive Adobe Captivate project.

Adobe Captivate

From PowerPoint to eLearning – It’s your turn to be a hero! Join the Learning Plan webinar on Wednesday, October 18th (11 am AEST / 1 pm NZ) where you’ll learn how to convert (once-awesome) PowerPoint presentations into an engaging eLearning project, developed in Adobe Captivate. Creating Adobe Captivate from PowerPoint is just one way to fast track your eLearning development. Rapid development utilising existing content.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Recording Screen Actions on a PC with a High-Density Screen

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Then you try to do some screen-capture work in Adobe Captivate, and you are hit with an error message: Screen capture with high density monitor not allowed or perhaps something about DpiAwareness.     Restart Captivate and see if you can record a software simulation.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

Background Music in eLearning & Copyright

Adobe Captivate

Over the past few months, I’ve received more and more calls and emails about the pros and cons of adding background music to eLearning projects (specifically projects created using Adobe Captivate). First and foremost, it’s a simple process to add background in Captivate via Audio > Import to > Background. The file comes with Captivate and can be used in your Captivate projects royalty-free. Looking for eLearning training?

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Background Music in eLearning & Copyright

Adobe Captivate

Over the past few months, I’ve received more and more calls and emails about the pros and cons of adding background music to eLearning projects (specifically projects created using Adobe Captivate). First and foremost, it’s a simple process to add background in Captivate via Audio > Import to > Background. The file comes with Captivate and can be used in your Captivate projects royalty-free. Looking for eLearning training?

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JOE GANCI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. Joe is also a frequent teacher and presenter at industry conferences and at client sites, especially on the subject of eLearning development tools.

How to Make Elearning Accessible: Insights from the 2017 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

The Learning Dispatch

What I’d really like to talk about though, is the way that accessibility, the process and principle of making content available to those with disabilities, relates to elearning. Drawing from various presentations, I’d suggest that accessibility can inform elearning in four areas in particular: the design process, content development, course production, and module testing. When you make elearning accessible, you make it available to all learners. Content Development.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs.

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How to Make Elearning Accessible: Insights from the 2017 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

The Learning Dispatch

What I’d really like to talk about though, is the way that accessibility, the process and principle of making content available to those with disabilities, relates to elearning. Drawing from various presentations, I’d suggest that accessibility can inform elearning in four areas in particular: the design process, content development, course production, and module testing. When you make elearning accessible, you make it available to all learners. Content Development.

ELEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Background Music & Copyright

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Over the past few months, I've received more and more calls and emails about the pros and cons of adding background music to eLearning projects (specifically projects created using Adobe Captivate and TechSmith Camtasia). For instance, in Captivate, choose Audio > Import to > Background. The file comes with Captivate and can be used in your Captivate projects royalty-free. First, is it a best eLearning practice to include background audio?

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. Joe is also a frequent teacher and presenter at industry conferences and at client sites, especially on the subject of eLearning development tools.

eLearning: What's the Best Microphone for Voiceover Audio?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I received an email asking the following: What specific advice can you give about the kind of microphone to purchase for making good quality audio narrations to accompany my Captivate training sessions, minimizing echo and other audio problems? It doesn't matter if you use Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline or TechSmith Camtasia Studio as your eLearning tool of choice. I wanted to get some opinions on good microphones from other eLearning developers.

The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

Instructional Designer, eLearning Consultant, Feature & Technical Writer. It is a very exciting time for online course developers as upgrades, new devices, new software, apps, and WiFi hotspots can now break course design out the legacy learning management system box. In many current training scenarios, mobile eLearning typically supplements a traditional online or partially online course, or it may completely replace these standard learning delivery options.

Top 99 Workplace eLearning Blogs

Tony Karrer

I just saw a post by Amit Garg Top 47 eLearning & Workplace Learning Blogs. His list was very similar to the list of sources that eLearning Learning includes. It made me wonder how many sources does eLearning Learning include? Please let me know if I'm missing any blogs that produce good content on eLearning and more particularly Workplace eLearning that would make sense to include. The Best Of also includes upcoming free elearning webinars.

What is Needed to Develop an E-learning Course?

CommLab India

Implementing eLearning appears to be a minefield because a lot of investment and time goes into shifting training from the classroom to e-learning. A successful eLearning implementation requires careful consideration of the process you follow, the team you choose, and the technology you use to design, deploy, and deliver courses. Let’s see what it takes to enter the eLearning bandwagon. In this phase, the team scales up the course design and development process.

Branding Crisis: TinCan API or Experience API

LearnDash

The elearning world has been waiting for the release of the new API that is promising to break down the barriers that the clunky SCORM protocols cannot overcome. Personally, I think this is a rather silly name as it is difficult to demonstrate any credibility in consulting arrangements talking about tin cans… but that’s neither here nor there. government), the organization responsible for commissioning this new protocol to be developed, are pushing for Experience API.

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Webinar: Captivate + Connect Pro

Adobe Captivate

We have a new Captivate webinar coming up on Wednesday, October 21st, and we have a new speaker in Rick Zanotti. Rick has been creating eLearning content for decades and is an old hand at Captivate. He was one of the original consultants Macromedia tapped during the Robodemo days. Also, Rick is a hardcore practitioner and runs his own eLearning development firm out of Camarillo, California. captivate webinar , captivate and connect pro , connect pro.

Free L&D webinars for March 2020

Limestone Learning

As organizations develop their learning strategies for the future, many find that the technology they currently have won’t let them execute. Many elearning courses are long lecture videos followed by a quiz to make sure learners were paying attention.

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Free L&D webinars for November 2020

Limestone Learning

What a great time to catch up on work and even do a bit of professional development. PT: Making Interactivity Count: A Path to Elearning Your Learners Will Love Engaging learners is the essential challenge that faces designers of elearning.

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Free learning & development webinars for June 2020

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 11AM – 12PM PT: How Training Managers Can Use Self-Development to Improve Their Programs (Free for ATD members) As a training program manager, you spend so much time and energy developing others that focusing on your self-development may feel less important, but it’s not.

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Free L&D webinars for October 2019

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Demonstrating the ROI in Leadership Development Organizations worldwide spend billions on leadership development; yet, for many organizations, little evidence exists that those investments are paying off. Join Patti Phillips, CEO of ROI Institute, and Katharine Aldana, Learning and Development Design Manager for Verizon, as they demonstrate how you can show the impact and ROI of your leadership development programs.

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The Top 78 Captivate Features

Adobe Captivate

Hi, all, I’ve been working on finishing the writing of my first Captivate manual and I thought this portion of it might be helpful to anyone who needs to know or be reminded me of all of Captivate’s features. 78 Important Features of Adobe Captivate 9. Captivate Version 9.0.2.437. An excerpt from Joe’s Upcoming Captivate Manual. eLearning Joe, LLC. What Can Captivate Do? It’s important to know about the features of Captivate.

Vision 2016 - An Interview with Todd Kasenberg

Raptivity

Today's interview in the Vision 2016 series is with Todd Kasenberg, Principal, Guiding Star Communications and Consulting. More about Todd here: [link] Below are excerpts from the interview: What are some of the key eLearning trends that you think would surface, or pick up, in 2016? I’ve taken note of promising new platforms – like Elucidat, Obsidian Black and gomo – and I’m impressed with the recent advancements in Adobe Captivate.

Free L&D webinars for February 2019

Limestone Learning

Well, the world of learning and development is loving showing you some love, with a bouquet of free webinars on everything from instructional design to performance consulting , plus tons more. Friday, February 1, 2019, 10AM – 12PM PT : Mindsets: The Key to Developing an Agile Workforce (Free for ATD members) An agile workforce can swiftly adapt to the changing needs of customers, employees, and the marketplace. Develop a clear path to learning, retention, and application.

Preparing for DevLearn09 - Part 1

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Well, you've got some important decisions to make beside whether or not you are going to DevLearn09.You must also decide if you will be attending the Adobe Learning Summit and/or an optional Pre-conference Certificate Program. Download the brochure The Adobe Learning Summit is an amazing opportunity to expand your skills with the Adobe suite of creative products. Any eLearning developer using Adobe products understands the importance of this event.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2020

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, August 4, 2020, 11AM – 12PM PT: Managers Matter: Making the Most of Limited Resources to Drive the Most Impact (Free for ATD members) Delivering effective training and employee development for your entire employee base can be daunting, especially with limited or reduced resources.

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