Rapid eLearning Through Software Simulations And Screencasts

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Previously when I discussed freeform and template-based rapid content authoring tools, I kept software simulation tools aside. The main reason was that such simulation tools are not always used for developing just any type of learning but focused on training content creation for a specific software application or system. The software simulation in turn, can be divided into screen capturing tools and interactive simulation development tools.

Adobe Captivate 6 Tutorials

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You can also customize themes to suit your requirements. Edit video, and add transitions, smart shapes, audio, and captions. Audio response. Learn how to make your eLearning more personal by providing audio responses in content and quizzes. Learn how to introduce the Audio workflows, we had a two-part series training session discussing different options available to add, record and edit audio, add Text-to-Speech, etc.

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Adobe Captivate 8: More is More

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From this position, you can create a new project, record a software simulation/demonstration, or access recent projects.       Lastly, check out the Speech Agents (via  Audio > Speech Management ). And Yumi covers you if you need audio for Korean eLearners. Adobe Captivate Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate e-learning eLearning mLearning TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technology training UA User Assistance

E-learning in the Telecommunications Industry

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The training material needs to be frequently updated and upgraded to suit the changing market conditions and technologies. Varying educational and socio-economic backgrounds of the learners means there is a need to reach out to them in a way that suits them the best. Using software simulations, sales staff can be trained on the ways of filling up the forms in an efficient manner. Telecommunications is one of the largest and most fast-growing industries worldwide.

Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools

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Choosing a rapid e-learning authoring tool that suits your training needs completely can be quite a challenging task. The eLearning Guild has come out with a report that lists the most desired features in rapid e-learning authoring software. Audio Capabilities. Can embed audio files. Can embed audio in interactions. Can record audio. Can perform basic audio editing. Can store audio files in a library. Can export recorded audio to MP3.

Top 10 Authoring Tools for Developing Simulation Based E-learning – Part 1

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These tools help present the course content through text, scenarios, avatars, interactivities, animations, video, audio, etc. By using these rapid authoring tools, we can develop simulation based e-learning courses too quickly, at low cost. Choosing the tool that suits your requirements will not only reduce the course development time but also the costs. All the elements of Articulate Storyline are user-friendly and help develop engaging software courses swiftly.

A Step by Step Guide to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

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Start converting your existing PowerPoint presentations used in classroom training sessions to e-learning courses pepping them with animations, audio, interactivities, and assessments. Formulate Instructional, Visual, and Audio Strategies and Decide the Interaction Level. Most of these presentations are devoid of audio and interactivity. Finalize the audio strategy – how much audio is to be used and what the tone and accent of the narrator should be.

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20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

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Whether you are looking for a SCORM, audio, or video application, let us help! With Articulate, you can create interactivity to a presentation by adding slide layers, drag-and-drop interactions, quizzing, screen recording, and software simulation. The Adobe Captivate software helps you create a wide range of interactive eLearning and HTML content. Audio. Audacity is a free, open-source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds.

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. You can add interactivities, assessments, and simulations, and publish it to HTML5, so that the course is accessible even on mobile devices. A simple tool, first introduced as a screen capturing software, it has over the years, transformed into a complete e-learning development software.

A guide to HTML5 elearning authoring tools

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Better handling of multimedia , such as audio and video. Elucidat’s drawbacks: Elucidat is best suited to organizations who have thousands of people they need to support with elearning. The desktop-based HTML5 authoring platform requires a software download initially and is available on both Windows and Mac, encompassing a classic user-friendly PowerPoint interface. Screen recording and simulations, which you can edit within the tool. iSpring Suite.

E-learning Tools: A Developer’s Review of Adobe Captivate 7

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This research is brought to you by SweetRush’s senior software engineer, Andrew Kubay. For the past several years, this tool has been one of the most popular software packages for e-learning development. Most developers traditionally consider Captivate to be the default tool for creating software demonstrations and simulations within e-learning, but not an end-all, be-all for all types of learning. Is Captivate 7 suited for game-based learning?

Know All about Lectora Inspire 16

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So developing software simulations takes extra efforts. Biggest Tools Package - You will get a number of tools with the Lectora 16 suite. Lectora Publisher, audio recorder and editor, Camtasia – a screen recording tool – Snagit 12, and Flypaper are the major tools. Flexibility – You can design graphics; capture screens and audio narration with the tools available in this package. Lectora Inspire – A Suite of Programs.

Six Sizzling Benefits of Simulations in ERP End-User Training

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Well, ‘Training Simulations’ can be your answer. Wikipedia says a Simulation is the imitation of the operation of a real-world process or system over time. Simulations can be used in many contexts. When they are used for training, learning and development, they called learning or training simulations. This can help employees watch the steps involved in the software program, try the same with guided help, and finally, do that task on their own.

How to Choose the Right Tool to Develop a Web-based Course

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Ask the following questions when you calculate the cost of a tool: Does the authoring software come with in-built tools for audio and video editing? On the other hand, Adobe Captivate is well-suited to develop web-based training materials based on software simulations. Furthermore, an active community of users frequently shares the tips and tricks of using the authoring software that will help enhance your ability to use the tool effectively.

Learning Developments: WBT Development Toolbox

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All the products I selected have the following attributes: Create SCORM 1.2/2004 packages Questions and quiz functionality is powerful Easy to add audio soundtracks in to content Import a course story board created in PowerPoint Relatively easy to use compared to other tools in the market Easy to create highly interactive content Articulate The first content authoring product I choose was Articulate Studio 09. Captivate does a very good job of creating software simulations.

Captivate’s Quizzes (1): Terminology

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CSV file not really suited as backup, since you cannot edit a question once it has been added to the CSV sheet. Blank master slide is always required (for PPT import an software simulations), 4 question master slides and one score master slide. Audio on Quiz slides. Since 2008 I have been blogging regularly about Captivate. The most visited post is a rather old one date October 2011.