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.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Make Your Software Simulations Scorable

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The Assessment recording mode in Adobe Captivate creates a step-by-step software simulation that is intended to function as a test. It is part of the three-part formal software lesson: Demo, then Training (practice), then Assessment (test).   The reason you get 100% every time is that by default, each click box in the Assessment simulation is set to Infinite Attempts. Repeat for each click box in the Assessment simulation. by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP.

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ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Make Software Simulations Scorable

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The Assessment recording mode in Adobe Captivate creates a step-by-step software simulation that is intended to function as a test. It is part of the three-part formal software lesson: Demo, then Training (practice), then Assessment (test).   The reason you get 100% every time is that by default, each click box in the Assessment simulation is set to Infinite Attempts.   Jennie Ruby , CTT, COTP , is a veteran eLearning developer, trainer, and author.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Make Software Simulations Scorable

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The Assessment recording mode in Adobe Captivate creates a step-by-step software simulation that is intended to function as a test. It is part of the three-part formal software lesson: Demo, then Training (practice), then Assessment (test).   The reason you get 100% every time is that by default, each click box in the Assessment simulation is set to Infinite Attempts.   Jennie Ruby , CTT, COTP , is a veteran eLearning developer, trainer, and author.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Make Your Software Simulations Scorable

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The Assessment recording mode in Adobe Captivate creates a step-by-step software simulation that is intended to function as a test. It is part of the three-part formal software lesson: Demo, then Training (practice), then Assessment (test).   The reason you get 100% every time is that by default, each click box in the Assessment simulation is set to Infinite Attempts. Repeat for each click box in the Assessment simulation. by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Make Your Software Simulations Scorable

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The Assessment recording mode in Adobe Captivate creates a step-by-step software simulation that is intended to function as a test. It is part of the three-part formal software lesson: Demo, then Training (practice), then Assessment (test).   The reason you get 100% every time is that by default, each click box in the Assessment simulation is set to Infinite Attempts. Repeat for each click box in the Assessment simulation. by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP.

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: How Much Time Does It Take to Create eLearning?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

One of the more common questions that I get from new eLearning developers is how much time does will take to produce published content. For instance, which eLearning tool are you going to use? Is it Adobe Captivate?   Here's another factor: how many minutes of eLearning playtime are you looking to produce?   I have extensive experience using Storyline, Captivate, and Camtasia.   Recording the Software Simulation or Video Demo.

Top 5 ELearning Development Programs

LearnDash

If you are involved in the elearning industry, then there is a strong possibility that you have at some point needed a rapid elearning development tool for course creation. 5 Popular Rapid ELearning Software Programs. Adobe Captivate – Along with Articulate, this piece of software is the workhorse of the industry. iSpring – If you are new to the elearning industry, you might have to dig a little before coming across iSpring.

What Computer Should I Buy?

Adobe Captivate

The actual specifications for Adobe Captivate are relatively low. I want my computer to be able to run well for at least three years of new versions and software updates, preferable though, I want it to last five years. And while Adobe Captivate is the core application for me for eLearning development, eLearning designer, developers often have to wear many hats. appeared first on eLearning.

How to Customize Table of Contents Using Shared Actions in Adobe Captivate 2019

Swift eLearning Services

Adobe Captivate is an eLearning authoring tool that is used for creating variety of eLearning content such as software simulations, branched scenarios, and training content in HTML5 format.

Download Adobe Captivate Example Courses

eLearning Brothers

Looking for Captivate example courses to feed your creativity? Elearning developers need ways to optimize Adobe Captivate, and get more creative inspiration. So, where can you go to get Captivate example courses with source files to download? The Adobe Captivate blog is the place go. You can find the latest source files here: Captivate Example Courses. Here are some ideas for developers: Learn the basics of Captivate.

Top 10 features of Adobe Captivate 2017 for Responsive eLearning development

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate 2017 offers powerful capabilities to create fully responsive eLearning courses. In this blog, I summarise my pick of the top 10 key features of Adobe Captivate 2017. Additionally, I outline EI Design’s capability in pushing the envelope further on creating responsive eLearning courses through customisation on the tool. Traditionally, the previous releases of Adobe Captivate were deemed suitable primarily for designing courses on Application Simulation.

Adobe Announces Captivate 8: The Most Significant Release Yet

eLearning Brothers

Since its last release in June 2013, Adobe Captivate 8 leapfrogs the current paradigm of eLearning development and addresses the needs of today’s eLearning developer with it’s all new mobile responsive design. This is the most significant release of Adobe eLearning software yet because of the totally reimagined user interface. This release also makes Adobe Captivate 8 the first responsive design tool for interactive application development.

Adobe Captivate 8: A Cleaner, Simpler User Interface

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      Adobe last week announced Adobe Captivate 8, a significant upgrade to one of the top eLearning development tools in the world. Over the past few years I've repeatedly heard a couple of complaints about Captivate. There were so many panels, pods, and toolbars it didn't take too much effort for the Captivate workspace to get cluttered. Another major complaint was Captivate's lack of support for mobile users.

Adobe Captivate 9 Introduction Video Course Now Available on Adobe KnowHow

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Get a Jump-Start On Mastering This Awesome eLearning Development Tool! If you're looking to learn Adobe Captivate. You'll learn how to publish your eLearning content for the widest possible audience. Curious how to create software simulations? You'll learn how to create both software demonstrations and highly interactive software simulations.   Adobe Captivate e-learning eLearning

ADOBE CAPTIVATE & GOANIMATE: Sharing Voices Is Quick and Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In an earlier article, I described how I created an eLearning lesson that has GoAnimate characters discussing some spreadsheet problems. At a certain point, the lesson zooms in on a character’s computer screen, and suddenly a software simulation starts in Adobe Captivate.   But how did I get the same TTS voice from GoAnimate to Captivate?       Next, I exported the audio files from Captivate. (An by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP.

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Adobe Captivate or Adobe Presenter: Which One Is Right For You?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby    Adobe Presenter and Adobe Captivate have some overlapping functions. Both can create eLearning lessons that can be uploaded to and report results to a learning management system (LMS). It is the easiest path from PowerPoint to eLearning.   Presenter is designed so that eLearning features are easy to add. But, as is typical with any kind of software, the easier the software is to use, the fewer choices you have about certain things.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Why Are Smart Shapes So Smart? Let Me Count The (6) Ways

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Smart Shapes in Captivate are similar to some shapes in PowerPoint: you draw the shape, and then you locate the special yellow handle to change not the size, but the actual shape of the arrow.   In the image of the Captivate arrow shape below, left, notice the yellow handle. And even when a Smart Shape is not being used as button, you can create states for it and then program in events in your eLearning that cause the shape to change states.

New 1-Hour Live, Online Course: Microsoft PowerPoint to eLearning via Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, or Presenter

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you intend to create an eLearning course, it’s a good bet that you’re going to start the development process in Microsoft PowerPoint. However, PowerPoint is missing some key eLearning features to allow you to output finished eLearning content. For instance, PowerPoint cannot create software simulations or video demos. While in those tools, you’ll add the necessary eLearning features and then publish your content.

New 1-Hour Live, Online Course: Microsoft PowerPoint to eLearning via Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, or Presenter

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you intend to create an eLearning course, it’s a good bet that you’re going to start the development process in Microsoft PowerPoint. However, PowerPoint is missing some key eLearning features to allow you to output finished eLearning content. For instance, PowerPoint cannot create software simulations or video demos. While in those tools, you’ll add the necessary eLearning features and then publish your content.

eLearning: It's Time for Some Reflection

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      I was recently contacted by a client who wanted me to create software simulations of mobile apps. At first I thought he wanted me to create software simulations that could be accessed and used by mobile devices. Since I use Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate for my eLearning development, publishing projects as HTML5 would have taken care of his requirement. Adobe Captivate

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Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Elucidat

Since the birth of elearning, a pair of innovative software giants have carved out their place as industry favorites: Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate. But with the rise of modern cloud-based authoring software, many learning managers and designers are looking for a resolution to the contemporary learning pains that come from desktop-based authoring tools. With each of these authoring tools, you can: Create SCORM-compliant elearning content.

eLearning: More Reflection

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      Last week I wrote about how you can use  Reflector to create software simulations and demonstrations  from your mobile device. I received emails from several people who, having read the article, downloaded Reflector and attempted to create a simulation using Adobe Captivate or Articulate Storyline. On your computer, start the recording process using Captivate or Storyline.

Articulate, Captivate, Both, or.?

eLearning Blender

I've been using Adobe Captivate for a while now and I am very happy with it for technical training projects but I can't help but wonder if other tools like Articulate may be a great addition to my toolbox. Since I already have Captivate, I need to determine whether it would be worth the investment to purchase new software when I may be able to get along just as well with what I already have. I have a difficult time using SCORM with Captivate because of the added bandwidth.

Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Elucidat

Since the birth of elearning, a pair of innovative software giants have carved out their place as industry favorites: Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate. But with the rise of modern cloud-based authoring software, many learning managers and designers are looking for a resolution to the contemporary learning pains that come from desktop-based authoring tools. With each of these authoring tools, you can: Create SCORM-compliant elearning content.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE & GOANIMATE: Sharing Voices Is Quick and Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In an earlier article, I described how I created an eLearning lesson that has GoAnimate characters discussing some spreadsheet problems. At a certain point, the lesson zooms in on a character’s computer screen, and suddenly a software simulation starts in Adobe Captivate.   But how did I get the same TTS voice from GoAnimate to Captivate?       Next, I exported the audio files from Captivate. (An by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Recording Screen Actions on a PC with a High-Density Screen

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Then you try to do some screen-capture work in Adobe Captivate, and you are hit with an error message: Screen capture with high density monitor not allowed or perhaps something about DpiAwareness. You had to venture deep into the Adobe Captivate program files and find that.ini file.

eLearning: Playbar or No Playbar? Let the Debate Begin

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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.

eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      Adding voiceover audio to eLearning enhances the learner experience. I've been creating eLearning for years (and years and years). If you're creating a software demonstration or interactive simulation, should the audio be recorded while you're recording the screen actions? I was trying to create quick video demos to share with fellow eLearning developers.

Top 10 authoring tool in 2020 delivering engaging digital learning content

Paradiso

Authoring tools refer to web-based e-learning and are designed for particular styles of learning, file formats, delivery platforms, production workflows and eLearning standards. You may come up with the best way to teach a particular skill in a course through asynchronous eLearning.

GOANIMATE: Character-Based eLearning Made Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

One of the hottest new tools for eLearning development is GoAnimate.   I’ve been working more and more on ways to integrate GoAnimate with more traditional eLearning lessons and content.     Now, it’s one thing to simply embed a video into an Adobe Captivate slide as a stand-alone, and then go on with a standard Captivate lesson in the next segment. But I wanted a tighter relationship between the video and the Excel software simulation lesson.

GOANIMATE: Character-Based eLearning Made Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

One of the hottest new tools for eLearning development is GoAnimate.   I’ve been working more and more on ways to integrate GoAnimate with more traditional eLearning lessons and content.     Now, it’s one thing to simply embed a video into an Adobe Captivate slide as a stand-alone, and then go on with a standard Captivate lesson in the next segment. But I wanted a tighter relationship between the video and the Excel software simulation lesson.

Top 10 Authoring Tools that Deliver Engaging Learning Content

Paradiso

Authoring tools refer to web-based e-learning and are designed for particular styles of learning, file formats, delivery platforms, production workflows and eLearning standards. You may come up with the best way to teach a particular skill in a course through asynchronous eLearning.

Too Little Time to Develop E-learning? Go for Rapid Development!

CommLab India

A traditional online learning development project can take several months. Projects that require extensive simulations, or any end-to-end e-learning development for that matter, usually take time. In a traditional setting, you can afford to spend time developing the right online learning with the intended objectives. When they have a real and immediate training challenge to be addressed, most of them opt for rapid development tools. Lower cost of development.

eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Posts on eLearning Tools: What is Rapid eLearning?

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs.

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eLearning Software

Tony Karrer

eLearning Software posts: eLearning Software Tools Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Software Satisfaction - Satisfaction survey results for eLearning Software. eLearning Software Satisfaction (More) - follow-up on satisfaction results for eLearning Software. What is Rapid eLearning Software? Description of eLearning Software for rapid eLearning.

How to Make People Love Your eLearning

ThinkingKap Solutions

You want people to love your eLearning, but I swear, sometimes getting people to take their training feels like getting kids to eat their vegetables. Well, this can be how it feels to be a prisoner in an eLearning course with no personality. In the grand scheme of eLearning costs, professional narration is extremely cheap, and it can really add to your courses’ professionalism. This mentality extends to your eLearning projects as well. Software Training.

Rapid eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Rapid eLearning Tools Satisfaction from the eLearningGuild Research reported Feb 2007 - Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction See also Software Simulation Tools. For example, in 2007 PowerPoint to eLearning Shootout they compared: Articulate www.articulate.com Atlantic Link www.atlantic-link.co.uk I'm always somewhat skeptical of niche tools (see eLearning Course Development ).

How to Make People Love Your eLearning

ThinkingKap Solutions

You want people to love your eLearning, but I swear, sometimes getting people to take their training feels like getting kids to eat their vegetables. Well, this can be how it feels to be a prisoner in an eLearning course with no personality. In the grand scheme of eLearning costs, professional narration is extremely cheap, and it can really add to your courses’ professionalism. This mentality extends to your eLearning projects as well. Software Training.