Rapid eLearning Through Software Simulations And Screencasts

Upside Learning

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.

SWF speaks to HTML page… through JavaScript!

Adobe Captivate

Most of us, sometime or the other, have had a need to manipulate the HTML page that contains the Captivate SWF file. The requirement may have been to display a custom message or change an image in the HTML page on click of a button inside the SWF. eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 Advanced Actions eLearning HTML5 Rapid Authoring

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My date with Adobe Captivate 5.5 and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3… at HTML5 Restaurant!

Adobe Captivate

Extending Captivate Rapid Authoring Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" "Screen capture software" Adobe Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate 5.5 captivate training HTML5 iPad publish to HTML5 rapid elearning authoring tools SWF to HTML5Photography is one of my hobbies and I’m sure it’s the same with some of you reading this post.

How to Record Software Simulation in Adobe Captivate 9

CommLab India

If you belong to an organization that is involved in developing software, you know how tough it is to create training that will teach your employees how to use software the optimal way. How do you overcome these problems and train your staff effectively so that they become ready to use the tool? Simulations give learners an opportunity to “ watch ” and get familiar with the nits and grits of the software tool. Learning Technology Adobe Captivate

Interactivity in Software Tutorials?

Adobe Captivate

Whenever a comparison of eLearning authoring tools is published, Captivate still is considered to be the best tool for creation of software tutorials. That has been indeed the primary goal when Captivate was released many years ago. Too bad that most authors seem to forget that meanwhile it has become to most versatile authoring tool, and is probably more used for its other features (compliance training, scenario training to mention only a few).

3 Best Tools to Develop Web-based Training (WBT) Courses

CommLab India

Well, among the various aspects that must be taken into consideration, one of the most important is choosing the right e-learning development tool.Today, we will look at 3 popular online course authoring tools that can be used to produce good courses for the web. This is a powerful rapid authoring tool for developing web-based courses. The software can be used to retain most effects of Flash. Adobe Captivate. 3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools.

Convert Your Cool Captivate Quizzes to HTML5 Format!

Adobe Captivate

In September, we made the HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate available on Adobe Labs. With HTML5 Converter, you can easily convert Adobe Captivate generated SWF to HTML5 format and repurpose your countless hours of interactive trainings for mobile devices that do not support Flash content. eLearning Suite Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 5.5

Adobe Captivate 8 Tutorials

Adobe Captivate

Learn about Adobe Captivate from Experts. Below are links to videos that will guide you through the extraordinary features of Adobe Captivate. Adobe Captivate 2017 – Tutorials. Adobe Captivate 8.0.1. Adobe Captivate 8. Introduction to Adobe Captivate 8. Learn about the basic functionalities of Adobe Captivate 8. What’s new in Adobe Captivate 8. Learn about the new features and enhancements in Adobe Captivate 8.

Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Like many of today's technical communicators, I wear many hats and use multiple tools to communicate with my learners. For instance, I use Adobe Captivate to create most of my eLearning content, and Adobe RoboHelp to create my Help Systems. If you have created an eLearning lesson using eLearning tools such as Adobe Captivate, TechSmith's Camtasia Studio or Articulate's Storyline, you can insert the multimedia directly into RoboHelp Help Topics.

Compressing Media in Your E-Learning Authoring Tools

E-learning Uncovered

In my last blog post , I shared the basic reasoning behind optimizing your e-learning media files and how to reduce file size using external tools. Now, let’s explore the basic compression settings that come inside each of the four rapid e-learning authoring tools we use at Artisan E-Learning (Studio, Storyline, Captivate, and Lectora). Adobe Captivate. In Captivate, you control compression settings from the Preferences dialog box before you publish.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning - Mobile

– pointers on some of the tools out there, that you can use to help you take that ‘leap of faith’ into mLearning. So here’s the list of the tools that can do the job and which you might want a closer look at. A multimedia authoring tool that goes beyond Flash and builds applications based on HTML5, Javascript, jQuery and CSS3 and works well on iOS and Android devices, and the latest HTML5-compatible browsers. Captivate Version 6. iBooks Author.

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My Top 10 e-Learning Tools

eLearning Cyclops

Jane Hart is gathering top ten lists for e-learning tools. I have posted my e-learning toolkit in the past, but not what I necessarily consider my "top e-learning tools." So, here are my top 10 e-learning tools. They are not stand alone e-learning tools, but together allow me the ability to create effective e-learning courses. I have included how and why I use these tools. DHTML authoring tool - My preference is OutStart Trainer (TrainerSoft).

5 Advantages of using Adobe Captivate 9

CommLab India

Adobe Captivate has been a top choice for creating dynamic and engaging e-learning for quite some time now. Creating top-notch software simulations/tutorials has always been its biggest strength. With every version, Adobe makes improvements and also has some neat additions to the tool which make it easier to develop e-learning courseware. And its latest version, Adobe Captivate 9, is no different. Wondering what Adobe Captivate 9 is all about?

Development Tools - Should I Cut Out the Middle Guy?

eLearning Cyclops

It has gotten to a point where some of my courses are all developed in Flash and the e-learning authoring tools (DHTML) have been used more as a "shell" that decompiles it as a SCORM package. I really prefer the robust ability of creating courses in Flash and only use the DHTML e-learning authoring tools for their ability to make the course SCORM or AICC compliant. So, do I really need to continue using these authoring tools? Tools flash e-Learning

How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

LearnUpon

Adobe Captivate is one of the best authoring tools available to eLearning professionals. In this tutorial, we show you how to publish SCORM content in Adobe Captivate so you can import it to your LMS. Adobe Captivate makes publishing eLearning content as a SCORM file simple. This guide shows you how to choose the right settings for publishing SCORM content in Captivate so you can import it to your learning management system (LMS).

Training: Using Multi-SCO Packager to Create a Single Course out of SCOs from Captivate, Flash and Dreamweaver

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Using Multi-SCO Packager to Create a Single Course out of SCOs from Captivate, Flash and Dreamweaver Date and time: Thursday, November 10, 2011 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn how to combine SWF and PDF from Captivate, Learning interactions SWF from Flash and Course Builder SCOs from Dreamweaver into a [.]. eLearning Suite 2 LMS rapid elearning rapid elearning authoring tools

JavaScript works in HTML 5 output but not SWFoutput

Adobe Captivate

Yet I have some roll over captions I cannot remove and so must publish in SWF. In SWF in browser and in final publishing the JavaScipt won’t work. Adobe Captivate Q&As Question "Elearning authoring tools" question Tips and TricksHi, When I test my JavaScript it works in HTML5 in browser. The script is below. Please let me know what I can do. $(“#” + “AudioOn”).css(“visibility”,”hidden”);

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Yes, your Captivate Sim can drive your Lectora Course

Integrated Learnings

Autoadvance Lectora when the Learner finishes a Captivate Simulation. Frequently, we embed Adobe Captivate simulations within a Lectora eLearning course. The two authoring tools actually work together really well. But note that if you simply insert the Captivate simulation as a Flash swf file into Lectora without doing anything to limit the course navigation, then the learner can easily click right on through to the next page in the title. In Captivate.

10 Widely Used Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 and Empower E-learning

CommLab India

swf) worked well on desktops and laptops and for many years, Flash ruled the e-learning world. After knowing the growing importance of HTML5, let’s check the most widely used e-learning authoring tools that provide HTML5 output. Adobe Captivate 9. Using Adobe Captivate 9 , you can create responsive e-learning courses that run seamlessly across multiple devices such as desktops, laptops, iPads, tablets, and Smartphones. Learning Technology rapid authoring tools

Publish with a Branded Template… Save time!

Adobe Captivate

Sometimes we need to embed the published Adobe Captivate SWF in an HTML page which has the branded template of our organization. If we have the luxury of changing the default HTML template for Adobe Captivate, there is nothing like it! eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 5.5

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Estimating Time for Rebuilding an Existing Course Library with Captivate

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I will share with you how I determined how many hours it would take me to re-build an existing catalog of courses in Captivate and show you examples of documents I created to assist me in the process. Recently I was asked to estimate how long it would take to re-build five e-Learning courses created with another software program in Captivate. With this project, we want to accomplish several things: Terminate our year-to-year contract with that other tool.

How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

LearnUpon

Adobe Captivate is one of the best authoring tools available to eLearning professionals. In this tutorial, we show you how to publish SCORM content in Adobe Captivate so you can import it to your LMS. Adobe Captivate makes publishing eLearning content as a SCORM file simple. Depending on the version of Captivate you use there may be slight changes to the interface. For this adobe captivate tutorial we will focus on the reporting options.

Catching up with the week’s Adobe Captivate blog posts

Steve Howard

The Adobe Captivate team has been busy blogging about the new features in Captivate 4. “One of the new features added in Adobe Captivate 4 was Variables and Scripting. ” Authoring – limited by your creativity not the tool. “Captivate users – do you sometimes feel that we were cramping your style and limiting your creativity?” ” Silent Install for Captivate 4. ” Creating large modular projects using Captivate 4.

Easily Add Flash Interactions to eLearning

eLearning Weekly

You don’t need to know how to program in Flash, and you don’t even need to own Flash software. You just need to head to eLearningInteractions.com and use the intuitive online tool. SWF) to insert into your elearning. The interactions builder kicks out a Flash AS2 file, which easily scales to fit into your PowerPoint or your authoring tools. eLearning Adobe Captivate Articulate eLearning Brothers Flash Interactions Tools Training Games

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Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

I love this trend, because it clearly says that the rapid content authoring tool vendors are becoming innovative and are seeing the market. People who are using Captive 5.0 are telling me of problems when they try to use a SWF from the program into Articulate. The issue is caused by the fact that Captivate supports only Actionscript 3. As a result of this issue, people have to insert the SWF as a web object.

shifting to adobe eLearning suite - bring existing content to captivate

Adobe Captivate

adobe captivate 4 , raptivity , reuse existing content. Adobe eLearning suite is a complete toolbox for authoring rich learning content and you won’t need any additional software to meet your eLearning authoring needs. But it doesn’t mean that you will lose your existing learning material that was created using another tool. Raptivity is a tool which gives flash output files. Download this swf file.

HTML5 only issue: Playhead won’t move beyond Click Box Pause Point if Final Attempt reached prior to Pause Point

Adobe Captivate

We are using CP9, updated to most recent version, trying to publish software simulations in HTML5 output only. Object arrangement can be seen below: Issue: This has always worked for us as we’ve traditionally published as SWF output. Interactions Question Standard Actions adobe captivate 9 elearning authoring HTML5 question standard actionsHoping someone can shed some light on this issue.

Using Shortcut Keys to Increase Your Productivity

Adobe Captivate

Shortcut keys provide an easier and quicker way to navigate and use Adobe Captivate. It’s amazing just how much time you can save when you know the shortcut keys to use when using Captivate. Here is a full list of all the shortcut keys available for Captivate. Open Adobe Captivate Help (To access dialog-box-level help, click the Help button on individual dialogue boxes.). Preview the project in a web browser (SWF). Show/hide the SWF-Commenting pane.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

What is the 2017 release of Adobe Captivate? The 2017 release of Adobe Captivate empowers you to leap ahead with a smart eLearning design platform that does the heavy lifting of creating responsive eLearning content. Reduce authoring time with all-new Fluid Boxes that use white space optimally to align objects automatically. Transform* legacy Adobe Captivate non-mobile courses into fully responsive mLearning content. courses created with Adobe Captivate 8 and 9.

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Should I Edit Course and SCO Identifier and Title?

Adobe Captivate

Here’s attempt number two… Our team shares a cptx file that we use as a course “template” – it’s not a Captivate template file type, however. Any time we go to create a new course, we pull this common cptx from our controlled documents library, paste in our new slides, author the simulations, etc., We create solely software simulations.) Adobe Captivate Q&As Question q&as question SCORMHello!

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How will Flash’s demise affect your SCORM courses?

LearnUpon

Flash is the most popular output type, so it’s likely that your courses are SWF Flash-based. SWF courses do not work on certain devices; Apple devices. Some authoring tool effects do not work with HTML. Storyline calls its project files coursetitle.story , while Captivate calls theirs: coursetitle.cptx. Don’t create any more course content that is Flash SWF based. Investigate HTML5 first authoring tools. Adobe Captivate.

mLearning: The Time is Now

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In what may be another boon for mLearning, last week Google released a beta tool called Swiffy , a free Flash to HTML5 converter. My first thought about Swiffy was that it would solve a LOT of the problems I hear with SWF content not playing on Apple devices like the iPad. I tried Swiffy on some of my Captivate-published SWFs and I'm sorry to report that none of them converted using the Swiffy beta.

Raptivity: A Review

The eLearning Coach

Raptivity is a rapid development software tool that comes with a library of pre-built templates, most of which are interactive. swf) format. You can use Raptivity to create a stand-alone course or you can import the published file into another tool, like Articulate Presenter or Captivate. If Raptivity had a Tabbed Interface, however, users could still have access to the tools and support documentation but the clutter would be gone.

The Demise of the Flash Player – What Do I Do Now?

Adobe Captivate

What tool was used to build the course? If it was Adobe Captivate or one of the other big-name authoring tools, you may be in luck. Those tools have the option to publish in both Flash and HTML5 formats. If your course was built in the Flash program, you may have to consider re-building your course with one of the authoring tools mentioned above. swf,htm). Tool used to create the course (Captivate, Storyline, Lectora, Flash, or other).

Move from Flash to HTML5 – and Still Keep Your Super Powers!

Illumen Group

Last July, Adobe announced that Flash, the ubiquitous, super-powered website and elearning authoring tool will be phased out by the end of 2020. What tool was originally used to build your course? If Storyline or Captivate or similar top tier authoring tools, were used you’re in for some luck. These tools have the option to publish in both Flash and HTML5. swf,htm). Move from Flash to HTML5 – and Still Keep Your Super Powers!

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 7: Engage 360

CommLab India

In the first four blogs, we saw the features of Storyline 360 that facilitate the easy authoring of web-based courses. We also looked at the Articulate tool’s abilities to create animations and facilitate learning interactions. We saw that Storyline 360 can be used to develop good software simulations and online assessments. Engage 360 is a tool that can be used to develop media-rich online learning interactions. Welcome to the seventh post of the series.

Adaptive and Responsive Design for eLearning: Part 2

eFront

A few years ago, when rapid eLearning development tools were in their infancy, the job of eLearning designers was fairly straightforward , and had very little to do with web standards. Courses were prepared using software products that were almost all based, to a greater or lesser degree on the Microsoft PowerPoint model of slides, templates and bullet points.

Adobe eLearning Suite Announced

Steve Howard

Adobe , Captivate , ELS , eLearning Suite , Device Central. Offering seven innovative applications in one complete, integrated package, Adobe eLearning Suite combines full new versions of: Adobe Captivate® 4 Go beyond screen capture to author rich eLearning experiences. Here’s the full press release from Adobe: “Adobe Introduces New eLearning Suite And Captivate 4 — Learning Professionals Gain Unmatched Productivity Through Courseware Authoring Tools.

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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. Tighter integration of Captivate Content in Presenter: We have enhanced the support for embedding Captivate created flash content in Presenter presentations. Captivate content having full motion recordings would now play properly without the need to manually copy the Captivate output files to Presenter data folder.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 5: Presenter

CommLab India

In my earlier blogs, we looked at the easy authoring features of Storyline 360 and its ability to create good animations and facilitate effective learning interactions. We saw that the Articulate 360 component enables the development of high quality software simulations and e-learning assessments. Studio 360 is a software application that can be used to transform classroom PowerPoint Presentations into engaging responsive web-based courses.