eLearning: Playbar or No Playbar? Let the Debate Begin

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by Kevin Siegel      I was teaching  Adobe Captivate  recently when a student asked a few questions about the value of a playbar that fueled an interesting and heated, discussion (some folks love playbars, others hate them). All of the top eLearning development tools (Articulate Storyline, Articulate Presenter, Adobe Captivate, Adobe Presenter, and TechSmith Camtasia Studio) allow you to control the appearance of the playbar.

Adobe Captivate: Kill the Click Sounds

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by Kevin Siegel      I received an email from a new Captivate developer who was having a hate-hate relationship with the click sounds he was hearing in his Adobe Captivate demonstrations and simulations. In his simulations, the same click sound was heard every time the learner clicked a click box.  To disable the mouse click sound in a software demonstration, select the mouse pointer on any slide.

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Adobe Captivate 8: More is More

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by Kevin Siegel      Last week I told you about the great enhancements you'll see in Adobe Captivate 8 when it comes to  image buttons. From this position, you can create a new project, record a software simulation/demonstration, or access recent projects. If you click the icon while in a project, you'll be taken online to  Adobe KnowHow , where you'll find some free and pay-for-access training videos.

eLearning: Is Right-Clicking Right?

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If you're responsible for creating a software simulation that teaches a learner how to make Word text bold, which of the commands are you going to simulate? While you could simulate multiple options, I'd encourage you to focus on just one (adding multiple options is going to take you too long to produce). Personally, I'd simulate the menu option or the toolbar button. Showing a right-click in a software demonstration is fine, but not a simulation.).

5 Best Tools to Quickly Convert ILT Material to E-learning

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However, with many authoring tools available in the market today, picking the tool that suits your requirements can be a challenging task. In a classroom training session we use several aids to facilitate teaching, such as manuals, charts, and PowerPoint presentations. In case of a PowerPoint presentation, Articulate Storyline provides the option to import PowerPoint decks into the tool. Adobe Captivate 9. Adobe Presenter 11.

7 Tips to Choose the Best Rapid Authoring Tool to Convert Legacy E-learning Courses to HTML5

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Today’s market is filled with many rapid authoring tools offering tons of customization options, in-built images (photographs and illustrated characters), in-built interactivities, assessments, PowerPoint plug-ins, standalone software, cloud based applications, etc. Choosing the right tool that suits your purpose can be quite challenging. Adobe Captivate: Suitable for software simulations and responsive course development.