A Beginner’s Guide to Creating Instructional Videos with Jonathan Halls

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Instructional videos come in many different forms, meaning there’s a style that suits almost every creator (and learner!). From here, you can start thinking about other elements and what type of media this content is most suited to.

Beginners Guide To Tin Can API

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This belief was the foundation of their research work on how the SCORM specification should be modified to better suit the next generation of e-Learning. A Contextual statement : [Samantha] [completed] [3D Matte painting for beginners] [in the context of cinematic background design] [under the instruction of Philip Ray]. The post Beginners Guide To Tin Can API appeared first on ProProfs Learning and Knowledge Management Resources.

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Announcing – eSeminar Adobe Captivate 6 for Beginners

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Adobe Captivate 6 for Beginners or How to Create and Publish Your First Course Module September 26, 2012 10:00 AM US Pacific time REGISTER: [link] Just downloaded Adobe Captivate 6 and want that perfect starter tutorial? Documentation eLearning Suite eLearning this week How do I.

Beginner’s Guide to Microlearning

Ed App

Videos are particularly well suited to microlearning by the fact that they are quickly accessible in a moment of need across a range of devices. The post Beginner’s Guide to Microlearning appeared first on EdApp Microlearning Blog. What is Microlearning?

What Is Microlearning? A Complete Guide for Beginners [2021]

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Microlearning suits the way people learn nowadays. It is more suited to solo creators and artists who want to monetize their content with simple learning activities and gated video. A Complete Guide for Beginners [2021] appeared first on Learnworlds.

Beginners guide to Tin Can API

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This belief was the foundation of their research work on how the SCORM specification should be modified to better suit the next generation of e-Learning. A Contextual statement: [Samantha] [completed] [3D Matte painting for beginners] [in the context of cinematic background design] [under the instruction of Philip Ray]. In the last couple of years, the Tin Can API has emerged as a buzzword in the arena of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development.

A Beginner’s Guide to Minimum Viable Products (MVPs)

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If you’re making an MVP that suits a small number of people, it’s probably a tool rather than a product. A Beginner’s Guide to Minimum Viable Products (MVPs) was originally published in The Index @ General Assembly on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. Find out what an MVP really is and why it’s critical to the success of most startups and product managers.

Adobe Captivate 5 & 5.5: That Syncing Feeling

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We offer Beginner and Advanced classes.   Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearningby Kevin Siegel. When developing eLearning with Adobe Captivate, saving unnecessary clicks is always a goal. With that in mind, I rely on keyboard and other shortcuts whenever possible to avoid clicking and dragging my mouse. Here's a little-known shortcut that can potentially save you a ton of clicks over the long haul. Take a look at the image below.

Adobe Captivate 5: If You Can't Beat 'Em, Clone 'Em

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We offer  Beginner and Advanced classes. Both Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearningby Kevin Siegel Ever find yourself in a love-hate relationship with Captivate's default object styles? Admittedly, there is more to love about styles than hate. As far as I'm concerned, styles are a wonderful enhancement in Captivate 5. And if you haven't used styles yet, I urge you to dive in.

Adobe Captivate & eLearning: How Long is Too Long?

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We offer  Beginner and Advanced classes. Both Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearningby Kevin Siegel. You can create the best-looking, most well-written eLearning lesson anyone has ever seen. But for the lesson to be effective, one of the most important things to keep in mind is that more does not mean better.

Adobe eSeminar: Adobe Captivate 6 for Beginners or How to Create and Publish Your First Course Module

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Community Documentation eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. Date and time: Wednesday, 26th Sept, 2012 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM US/Pacific Just downloaded Adobe Captivate 6 and want that perfect starter tutorial? Looking for more info before you launch your first course module? Join Dr. Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist for this handy introduction to creating your first course module in Adobe Captivate [.].

Social Media Marketing and Management for Course Creators with Tina Todorovic from Social Web Suite

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Learn about social media marketing and management for course creators with Tina Todorovic from Social Web Suite in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Social Web Suite is a social media management tool that helps entrepreneurs with navigating the complicated and ever-changing world of social media platforms. We use Social Web Suite at LifterLMS, and one of the reasons we love it is that it offers a lot of versatility for automated social media posts.

A Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Booking Website with WooCommerce Bookings

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WordPress makes setting up websites super easy and it’s completely beginner-friendly. Pick a theme that suits your business There is a wide range of WordPress themes for every type of business. What do hotel, a party hall, and salon have in common? They all need a booking website.

Adobe FrameMaker: Including Chapter Numbers in a Table of Contents

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We offer both beginner and advanced FrameMaker training. Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite FrameMaker Instructional Design Technical Communications Technology by Barb Binder. I received the following question from one of my Adobe FrameMaker students: I am making a table of contents (TOC) for my book. When I create the TOC, everything looks fine except I lose the Chapter numbers.

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Adobe Captivate: Pre-Test Before You Test

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During one of my recent beginner Adobe Captivate classes, a student asked if it was possible to maintain two quizzes within a single Captivate project. Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearning Technical Communications Technology training by Kevin Siegel. She wanted to be able to give her learners a pretest made up of questions that would run independently of the regular quiz.

Adobe Captivate: Say Goodbye to the Mouse Click Sound

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We offer  Beginner  and Advanced  classes. Both Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearningby Kevin Siegel    I received an SOS from a fellow Captivate developer who was having a hate-hate relationship with the mouse click sounds he was hearing in his Adobe Captivate demonstration. He told me he had spent over an hour trying to figure out how to disable the mouse-click sound, project-wide. Project-wide?

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Adobe Captivate: No More Empty TEBs

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During my beginner Adobe Captivate class , I am often asked if it's possible to ensure that learners do not leave a Text Entry Box (TEB) blank. Adobe Captivate Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Advanced Actions Captivate eLearning TCS5 training UA User Assistance by Lori Smith. When working with a TEB, you can set specific correct values using the Validate Entry option in the General group on the properties panel.

Adobe Captivate 5.5: The Fastest Angle Remover in the West

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We offer Beginner and Advanced classes. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearningby Kevin Siegel. You may have noticed that Captivate 5.5 allows you to quickly change the angle of a slide object by dragging the free-rotate icon you will find just above any selected object. While rotating an object is great, getting rid of the rotation can get a bit sticky if you try to use the free-rotate icon.

Adobe FrameMaker: Nested Lists

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We offer both beginner and advanced FrameMaker training. Adobe FrameMaker Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite FrameMaker Technical Communications Technology training UA User Assistance by Barb Binder. A recent FrameMaker student contacted me with a numbering dilemma: I am working with a two-level list. The first level uses numbers and the second list uses letters. The numbers start out correctly, as do the letters; but when I go back to numbers, things get wacky.

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Adobe Captivate 5 & 5.5: Export Audio

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We offer Beginner and Advanced classes. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivateby Kevin Siegel. I received an interesting email last week from a Captivate developer asking where imported audio was physically stored on the computer. She had edited much of the audio from within Captivate and needed to share some of the edited clips with team members in her office.

Adobe Captivate: Update Image Usage Project-Wide

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We offer Beginner and Advanced classes. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearningby Kevin Siegel. Adding an image onto a Captivate slide is as simple as choosing Insert > Image. Once the image has been added to the project, adding additional instances of the image to more slides is a snap. All that you need to do is go to the Library (Window menu) and drag the image onto a slide.

Adobe Captivate: Aggregated? Go TOC-Less

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We offer Beginner and Advanced classes. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite eLearningby Kevin Siegel. I covered the process of using Captivate's Aggregator utility some time ago. The Aggregator offers a quick way to combine multiple published SWFs into one, seamless lesson. Once the lessons are aggregated, they will share a single TOC, allowing learners to jump from one lesson to another at will.

Adobe Captivate 5 & 5.5: Add Some Status to Your TOC

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We offer Beginner and Advanced classes. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivateby Kevin Siegel. When you add a Table of Contents to a Captivate project ( Project > Table of Contents > Show TOC ), the default settings include Show Duration. With this option selected, the duration of each slide in the lesson will be shown to your learners. The Duration column is perfectly useful if your lesson is a simple demonstration.

Adobe Captivate 5/5.5: Switch TTS Agents in a Snap

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by Kevin Siegel    During every  Captivate beginner class , time is spent on the second day teaching everyone how to use Captivate's Text-to-Speech feature to convert slide notes into speech. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearningRecently, one of the students asked an excellent question: "Is there an easy way to change my mind?

Adobe Captivate 5.5: Round and Round We Go.

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We offer  Beginner and Advanced classes. Both Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearningby Kevin Siegel One of the shortcomings with working with objects in Adobe Captivate has always been the inability to control the rotation of a selected object. Beginning with Captivate 5, you could flip or rotate an image via the Properties panel. In fact, there are four tools in Captivate 5 and 5.5

Adobe FrameMaker: The Page Count Variable for Books (Part I)

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Looking to learn Adobe FrameMaker We offer  Beginner  and  Advanced  classes. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite FrameMakerFrameMaker's Page Count variable makes it easy to track (and reference) the page count of a single chapter. The Page Count variable, which ships with FrameMaker, makes it possible to set up page numbers that look like this: 1 of 10, 2 of 10, 3 of 10, etc. Here's

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Adobe Captivate 5.5: Only The Shadow Knows!

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We offer Beginner and Advanced classes. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearningby Kevin Siegel. While some of the new features in Adobe Captivate 5.5 such as the ability to free rotate and publish to Apple mobile devices ) have gotten all the fanfare since Adobe released the new software, one new feature has sat on the sideline, overshadowed by the others: Shadow. But don't let this understated feature fool you. it's awesome.

Adobe Captivate 5: Don't Quote Me!

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      In fact, filling in the fields within the Project Information window is so important, and so simple, I encourage my beginner Captivate students to fill it in as well. From a beginner perspective, the information can be displayed on a TOC, something you learn to do during class.). We offer  Beginner and Advanced classes, as well as a half-day course on Advanced Actions. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivateby Kevin Siegel.

Adobe Captivate 5.5: At Long Last. Publish Support for Apple Mobile Devices

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We offer  Beginner and Advanced classes. Both Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivateby Kevin Siegel Anyone who created eLearning lessons using any version of Adobe Captivate older than version 5 is painfully aware that Captivate does not offer publishing options for any of the Apple mobile devices (iPhone, iPad or iPod).

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Adobe Captivate 5: Get the TOC Out of the Way with an Overlay

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We offer  Beginner and Advanced classes, as well as a half-day course on Advanced Actions. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearningby Kevin Siegel. Adding a Table of Contents to your published Captivate project is a great idea. you'll be giving your learners an easy way to navigate through the lesson.   Of course, adding a TOC to your lesson comes with a cost. you'll be adding a few hundred pixels to the overall width of your lesson.

Adobe Captivate 5.5: Resizing is a Snap, But Watch Your Anchor

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We offer Beginner and Advanced classes. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearningby Kevin Siegel. In the image below, I've drawn two objects on a Captivate slide. Clearly the object on the left is much larger than the one on the right. I'd like both objects to be the same size. In fact, I'd like the smaller object to grow larger to match the size of the object at the left.

Adobe Captivate 5 & 5.5: Nudge and Nudge Plus

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We offer Beginner and Advanced classes. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearningby Kevin Siegel. Ever been nudged? In life, getting nudged might be a good thing or a bad thing. In Captivate, it's a good thing. You can always move an object by simply dragging your mouse. But dragging an object with the mouse might prove frustrating if you only wanted to constrain the drag (only move the object up or down, but not left or right).

Adobe Captivate: Set a Master Movie

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We offer Beginner and Advanced classes. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearningby Kevin Siegel. Last week I showed you how to remove the TOC from an Aggregated Captivate course. One reason that people elect to hide the TOC is that the TOC simply takes up too much space on the learner's screen. One way to get around the space issue when it comes to the TOC is to create an overlay.

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Adobe Captivate 5.5: YouTube Anyone?

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We offer  Beginner and Advanced classes. Both Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearningby Kevin Siegel Adobe announced the immediate availability of Adobe Captivate 5.5 late last week. Over the next few weeks, I'll be spotlighting some of the new features here. If you are a veteran Captivate 5 developer, you'll appreciate that the 5.5 version looks almost identical to version 5.

Adobe Captivate 5: Keep Audio From Getting Cut Off

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We offer  Beginner and Advanced classes, as well as a half-day course on Advanced Actions. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearningby Kevin Siegel. When importing voiceover audio into Adobe Captivate, I always suggest that audio be added directly to the slide instead of objects on the slide ( Audio > Import to > Slide ). By importing audio directly onto the slide, you'll have more direct control over the audio.

Adobe Captivate 6 Tutorial now available on Lynda.com

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It’s a great course for beginners and intermediate users to explore the Captivate authoring workflow and capabilities, and learn how to use the new features introduced in Adobe Captivate 6. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 6 Adobe eLearning Suite captivate training Captivate tutorial lynda.com rapid elearningLynda.com has announced a new tutorial for Adobe Captivate 6 presented by David Rivers.

Adobe Captivate 4: TOC Run Time Options for Bookmarking and Navigation

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I'm teaching two classes (Beginner and Advanced). Click here for details on the Beginner class. Tags: Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearning by Kevin Siegel. If you've included a Table of Contents (TOC) in your Captivate project, there are two important Run Time Options that you'll find interesting: Self Paced Learning and Navigation. Choose Project > Table of Contents to display the TOC tab of the Skin Editor.

Adobe Captivate 5.5: The Hidden Font Size Menu

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We offer Beginner and Advanced classes. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearningby Kevin Siegel. Changing the font size of selected text is a simple thing to accomplish in Captivate. All you need to do is select a text caption (or highlight some text within a text caption). On the Properties panel, Character group, type the desired font size and press [ Enter ] on your keyboard. Have you noticed what's missing on the Character group?

Adobe Captivate 5: External PowerPoint Changes? Avoid the Guesswork

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we offer two online classes for Captivate 4, Beginner and Advanced. Click here for details on the Beginner class. Tags: Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearning by Kevin Siegel.   Beginning with Adobe Captivate 4, and continuing in Captivate 5, you can create a link to a PowerPoint presentation during the import process by simply selecting the Link option on the Convert PowerPoint Presentations dialog box.

Adobe FrameMaker: Selectively Using Bold in a Table of Contents

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Looking to learn Adobe FrameMaker We offer Beginner and Advanced classes. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite FrameMakerby Barb Binder. I like mixing bold headings in my table of contents with regular weight text, but I don't like the bold leaders and page numbers that go with it: I just think it looks awkward. My preference is to leave all of the generated paragraph formats in regular weight, and then use a character style to bold just the heading.

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