eTraining: From ‘Just PPT’ to ‘Wow eLearning’ with new Adobe Presenter 8 Update

Adobe Captivate

Date: Thursday, March 21st, 2013, 8am-9am PST Description: Converting PowerPoint Presentations to eLearning is a need that we all have, and Adobe Presenter makes it a complete solution as a plug-in for powerpoint. Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn the key features of latest Adobe Presenter update to take the PowerPoint Presentation to [.].

Key update for Adobe Presenter

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Presenter, one of the key rapid authoring tools in the Adobe eLearning suite , will be releasing an important product update in the next few weeks. Paresh Kharya, the PM for Adobe Presenter, has covered some of the key highlights of this release in his post on the Connect User Forum. Based on what I’ve seen, the PPT conversion capability with this update will whip the other presenters out there.

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eLearning Mega Flash and PPT Temple Bundle

eLearning Brothers

8 Flash games, 2 PPT eLearning course style themes AND more than 60 Flash interactions included in this bundle! These are PPT and Flash based templates that are super easy to update. Made to work within most rapid elearning software (Articulate Presenter, Adobe Captivate, Rapid Intake, Adobe Presenter, PowerPoint and more). BONUS: Reuse the templates over and over again in multiple courses…or even other websites and presentations.

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Three Takeaways Today

eLearning 24-7

PowerPoint is not E-Learning and shouldn’t be used as your course tool/development – For whatever reason, there are people who have been around online learning for years, who still see PPT as a means for the creation of content – i.e. courses. PPT is boring.

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Adding custom navigation buttons to imported PowerPoint slides

Adobe Captivate

And then use tools like Adobe Captivate or Adobe Presenter to covert these PPTs into elearning courses. Captivate automatically adds click based navigation to progress from one slide to another when you import a PPT slide deck into Captivate. Rapid Authoring Under the hood Adobe Captivate 5 buttons added to powerpoint slides MS PowerPoint navigation issues in captivate 5 Many trainers start their eLearning content authoring from MSPowerPoint.

Course Dimensions for iPads

eLearning Brothers

Adobe Presenter and iSpring. The size of a PPT slide.) Articulate Presenter. Courses published in Articulate Presenter don’t work on iPads. Are you trying to build a course that works on both desktops and an iPad? Are you curious what course dimensions work best for both? This is a conversation that I’ve seen popup in various areas lately. Here are some resources I’ve come across. Project size for Articulate Storyline.

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How to Convert Flash courses to HTML5 Efficiently

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Flash SWF Course files created Using Bespoke Adobe Flash FLA: Mostly, these cannot be quickly converted to HTML5 elearning. Flash SWF Course Output published Earlier Versions of Elearning Development Tools: (If the Flash-based SWF output was created using earlier version of elearning development tools such as Articulate Presenter, Studio 07, Storyline 1 or 2, Adobe Presenter, Captivate, Lectora, etc.

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eLearning: Adobe Captivate and Microsoft PowerPoint

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

before answering that, let's rework that classic question with this: what comes first, the eLearning or the PowerPoint presentation? I'm not going to get into what it takes to create visually compelling PowerPoint presentations (we have a  mini course for that ). Earlier this year I wrote an article teaching you how to take PowerPoint content and create  eLearning using either TechSmith Camtasia Studio or Adobe Presenter.

Shifting to Adobe eLearning suite - reuse your existing eLearning content

Adobe Captivate

adobe eLearning suite and articulate presenter , migrating old eLearning projects. Adobe eLearning suite consists of a set of products along with Adobe Captivate 4 and Adobe Presenter 7 using which you can create any kind of eLearning courses. You can still use them inside Adobe Captivate and other products in eLearning suite. For example - Files created in Articulate® Presenter can be opened and edited in Adobe Presenter.

Cliff Atkinson’s Beyond Bullet Points

Learning Visions

I’ve been slowly making my way through Cliff Atkinson’s Beyond Bullet Points: Using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 to create presentations that inform, motivate, and inspire. While it’s geared toward the live, stand-up presentation (e.g., the sales presentation, the keynote, a lawyer’s opening arguments at a trial), there’s a lot to apply towards self-paced, asynchronous eLearning programs.

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20 Frequently Asked Questions About E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

For example, if you only want to make your PowerPoint presentation interactive, PowerPoint add-in authoring tools such as Adobe Presenter or Articulate Studio are good to go with. But if you want to develop a highly interactive e-learning course with software simulations and interactive scenarios and assessments, you need to go with installation-based tools such as Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate. Answer: Adobe Presenter is the right choice.

Rapid eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Of course, they were more looking at PPT conversion tools. Rapid eLearning Tools Satisfaction from the eLearningGuild Research reported Feb 2007 - Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction See also Software Simulation Tools. Page update Mar 2008. When the above graphic was taken, it shows the overall satisfaction reported by eLearningGuild members about various tools. I was reminded of the various Brandon Hall shoot-outs.

Rapid Scenario Building and More FREE Templates and Images

eLearningArt

Using this model, you would create a scenario that presents a challenge to the learner, let them make a choice, and then provide tailored feedback based on that choice. As you’ll see below, I provide outputs and source files for PPT (Adobe Presenter, Articulate Presenter, etc). But I also provided output files for Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and Articulate Quizmaker. Adobe Captivate Template [ output , source file ].

Product Review: Microsoft Office Mix add-in for PowerPoint 2013

eLearning 24-7

Use products such as Adobe Presenter or iSpring Presenter and in just a few short seconds you will be in PowerPoint and you can start building courses. On the plus side if you have it, it will work with both 32 bit and PPT 2013 and 64 bit and PPT 2013. You can still add transitions and everything else that exists in PPT while creating your mix. I mean who wants to see that in their presentation?

How to Use an E-learning Company to Develop Training Assets

CommLab India

Tools Used : New age authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline, Lectora Inspire, iSpring, Adobe Captivate, and Claro make it easy to develop such interactive courses with less turnaround time. Tools Used: Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Lectora Inspire can be used to develop e-assessments. Video editing software such as Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects are good options for professionals.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

PowerPoint still reigns – If you are a course purist, the idea that PPT should be seen as an authoring tool should make you grumble with disgust. . PowerPoint is presentation software. Yes, you can use it for many different things, and yes, Microsoft has an add-on that turns PPT into something similar to Adobe Presenter. Lastly, why is Articulate and Adobe still on the desktop? Adobe Captivate – Very robust and at times, confusing to use.

How to Build the Best Adult Learner Experience for Online Training

MeetingOne on eLearning

That’s why we believe in Adobe’s Digital Learning approach. Adobe’s Digital Learning Approach includes several tools for trainers to design, manage, deliver, and track their online training. Adobe Captivate is an authoring tool ideal for creating robust eLearning materials. Adobe Presenter is a presentation tool used to enhance slides and add interactive elements. Adobe Captivate: Make Training Interactive.