30+ Ideas for eLearning Portfolio Samples

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What if you can’t use any samples of your existing work due to confidentiality or security requirements? For example, the Instructional Designer or eLearning Developer demo in my portfolio is based on an activity I originally created for a health care client.

Download Adobe Captivate Example Courses

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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?

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3 Adobe Captivate E-learning Examples

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Adobe Captivate was first introduced to be a screen capture tool under the name Flashcam. Not too long after that, Macromedia acquired eHelp and released the software under the name Captivate which was later acquired by Adobe Systems. Learning Technology Adobe Captivate

Captivate 8 Custom Motion Effect Example

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I created a Captivate activity with a custom effect using motion and scaling to animate two cars driving away to the horizon. Lieve says these Effects and Advanced Actions don’t play well in Captivate 8, so she prefers to build these sorts of effects in Adobe Edge Animate.

Adobe Captivate: It Takes a Community

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by Kevin Siegel        One of the biggest complaints I hear constantly about Adobe Captivate is the lack of free support for the tool. Sure there's a  Captivate forum  (where you can search for and post questions on Captivate), there's a  Captivate Blog  (hosted by Adobe. you can learn about Captivate updates, features, and attend free webinars), and free YouTube videos abound. Adobe Captivate

Controlling Captivate – Pause IT!

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Welcome to another installment of Controlling Captivate. Let’s go over a couple of examples: Recently on the Adobe and LinkedIn Captivate forums, questions have been. Captivate eLearning Uncategorized Widget In this short post we’re going to show you a simple widget that will pause the last slide or all of your slides automatically. Why do you need this widget?

6 Responsive eLearning Design Tips for Adobe Captivate 8

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As you may know, when using Adobe Captivate 8, you can design for responsive courses to adapt to the device or the devices you are using. You’ll find Adobe Captivate has three breakpoints for desktop, tablet, and mobile. I found a great example of this on the Adobe Captivate Blog.

Adobe Announces Captivate 8: The Most Significant Release Yet

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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. Adobe Captivate 8 jumps us forward significantly on this front.

Product Review – Adobe Captivate Prime LMS

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Adobe Captivate Prime brings forth a modern UI, along with a simple UX (user experience), but along the way misses the boat on several items that leaves one wondering why? In this example, you will see how the timeline works. My recommendation on Adobe Captivate Prime.

Adobe Captivate: More Power to Quiz Feedback

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In Adobe Captivate 9, you can convert the interactive and non-interactive objects to multi-state objects and easily add additional objects to the states allowing you to quickly build interactions.  Adobe Captivateby Dr. Pooja

[Video] How to Use GeoLocation in Adobe Captivate 8

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I’d like to talk about a new feature in the Adobe Captivate 8 release that just came out. Thanks to the Adobe Captivate 8 update, this is now possible. Here is how it works: for example, if you were making an international sales course. With Captivate 8, you can do that.

Adobe Captivate: Six Ways to Use Voiceover Scripts

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Let's say for example that your eLearning project will be developed in Adobe Captivate. Captivate allows you to type--or copy and paste--the script into Slide Notes, similar to the slide notes you might be familiar with in PowerPoint.

Download Adobe Captivate sample Rapid eLearning Course modules

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Looking for some examples to feed your creativity, help you learn more about how Adobe Captivate works, or just to add inspiration to your New Year? I’ve added the big yellow download button to the sidebar of the Captivate blog so you can find the latest downloadable source demos. Documentation eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I.

How to Use Customized Adobe Captivate 8 Buttons

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Adobe Captivate 8 provides four different ways for you to integrate buttons into your training. Let’s learn more about these four ways and then talk about how to use customized buttons: Text Buttons – This is the default option for buttons in Captivate 8. Relaunch Captivate.

Adobe Captivate 6: Branch Aware

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Branch Aware is new in Captivate 6. For example, consider that a project contains a quiz that branches into two modules that in turn contain a quiz.     Looking to learn Captivate quickly? We teach two live, online Captivate 6 classes.  by Lori Smith.

Save Time Using Text to Speech in Captivate 9

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Captivate has a feature, though, that makes adding the spoken word much easier: Text-to-Speech. Let’s look at how to utilize Text-to-Speech in Captivate. As an example, let’s say we want to tell the old familiar story of Little Red Riding Hood.

Adobe Captivate 8: Geolocation

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For instance, you can create a Captivate project for learners who live in the United States or Australia. In the example that follows, I've created a project for learners in Asia and the United States. (I Looking for instructor-led training on Adobe Captivate?

Helpful Tip: Interactive Video in Adobe Captivate 8

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Before we discuss interactive video in Adobe Captivate 8, we need to discuss a little bit about HTML5 video. And where it is possible, Captivate does not yet support such a feature. How to Develop Interactive Video in Adobe Captivate 8. See an example project here.

Adobe Captivate: Jumping to Named Slides

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For example, in the image below, the Play Lesson button has been set to Jump to slide 3 in the project. Looking to learn Captivate quickly? Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning HTML5 mLearning Technical Communications by Kevin Siegel.

Adobe Captivate: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

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A few years ago I was in Canada teaching Captivate for a large Toronto-based company. We were just getting ready to cover the accessible features found in Captivate when I was informed that I could skip the section because Canadians were not required to create accessible content. Fast forward to a recent online Advanced Captivate class that included students from South America, Australia, and Canada.In What Does Captivate do to be Section 508 Compliant?

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

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by Kevin Siegel    Several years ago I was in Canada teaching Captivate for a large Toronto-based company. We were just getting ready to cover the accessible features found in Captivate when I was informed that I could skip the section because Canadians were not required to create accessible content. During a  recent online Captivate class , students attended from several countries (including the United States, South America, Canada and Australia).

An Evil Scheme for Your Captivate Interactions

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Today we’d like to take a look at a few similar drag-and-drop Captivate interactions that utilize different color schemes and discuss our interpretation of them. Find these and other Captivate Interaction templates here !

Adobe Captivate 6: Instant Answer Feedback

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In the example above, when Bob answered my question incorrectly, but then received the correct answer, learning occurred for Bob (and anyone else who was listening to the exchange). Let's use the simple quiz question below as an example.   Looking to learn Captivate quickly?

Adobe Captivate: Text Entry That Sticks Around

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Fortunately, you can insert multiple text entry boxes onto a single Captivate slide. Here are your steps to success: Insert a new slide in a Captivate project, and then set the slide Timing to  4  seconds. The video was created using Captivate's Video Demonstration mode.

How to Trigger Captivate Advanced Actions with Javascript

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In Adobe Captivate, I would create a variable named ‘isLocked’ and set it to true. My solution for Captivate 9 responsive projects requires just a little setup in the course and only two lines of JavaScript. You can play with this example here.

Captivate 8: Working with Text-to-Speech and Voices

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An earlier post on this blog offers Adobe Captivate Example Courses for download. Toward the end of that post is a quick mention and “how to” on Captivate’s text-to-speech functionality. restart Captivate, and those voice options should appear.

Instructional Design for Responsive Projects in Captivate 8

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Responsive projects in Captivate 8 offer the ability to design and publish responsive mobile projects in a way we haven’t seen in the past. What Does Responsive Projects in Captivate 8 Mean? Designing Custom Screens in Captivate 8.

Adobe Captivate: A Font Frenzy

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by Kevin Siegel    I received the following from fellow Captivate developer  Johan Van Eeden. It seems Johan ran into some nasty font issues on his computer that totally derailed Captivate. Hi Kevin, I recently sent you some information about a Captivate problem that I experienced:  Soon after the green Captivate splash screen appears, the program freezes.    The Captivate forum pages offer various remedies. Start Captivate.

Adobe Captivate: Replacing Modified Styles

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During my advanced Adobe Captivate class , I stress the value in doing things faster and more efficiently within Captivate. Take formatting objects as an example. Looking for training on Adobe Captivate? by Kevin Siegel.

Adobe Captivate 7: Quiz Not Scoring Correctly? Think Advanced. Check Your Interaction!

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by Kevin Siegel          Here's an interesting scenario: You create a Captivate project that contains 12 slides: 10 question slides, each worth 10 points, and two "transitional" slides containing simple navigation buttons.

5 Advantages of using Adobe Captivate 9

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Adobe Captivate has been a top choice for creating dynamic and engaging e-learning for quite some time now. And its latest version, Adobe Captivate 9, is no different. Wondering what Adobe Captivate 9 is all about? Here’s an example of the templates you get in Adobe Captivate.

How to Record Software Simulation in Adobe Captivate 9

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Various other authoring tools provide this facility to record simulations, but Adobe Captivate 9 is the most easy-to-use tool to create software simulations. It’s a fairly simple process to record a software simulation in Adobe Captivate. Learning Technology Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

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by Kevin Siegel    Several years ago I was in Canada teaching Captivate for a large Toronto-based company. We were just getting ready to cover the accessible features found in Captivate when I was informed that I could skip the section because Canadians were not required to create accessible content. During a  recent online Captivate class , students attended from several countries (including the United States, South America, Canada and Australia).

The 3 Best New Features of Captivate 8

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We’d like to quickly you our favorite features of Captivate 8. So, because of this great new tool, we think it would be a great to cover the best new features of Captivate 8. This is a common question for a lot of new Captivate 8 users.) Adobe Captivate 8 Templates.

Creating Pop-up Text in Adobe Captivate 5.5

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Check out this  awesome example  of how to use Advanced Actions to create some nifty pop-up information in a Captivate lesson. I especially like the way the lesson makes full use of Captivate's Full Motion Recording and Panning features. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning

Adobe Captivate 7 - Now or Later?

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I use the Adobe Master Suite and Adobe Captivate for many of my projects. So when Adobe Captivate 7 was released, I was eager to unwrap the gift. The new release is the same Adobe Captivate you already know. If you are familiar with Captivate 5 and 6, it will be an easy transition to Captivate 7. It allows them to use a tool they are familiar with to lay out content and simply import it into Captivate. Are you an Adobe Captivate user?

Adobe Captivate: Apply Your Changes

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  Let's take just one group on the Properties panel as an example. The  Transform  group (Captivate 5.5) or  Position and Size  group (Captivate 5) contains options that will not be found in the Object Style Manager when you create or edit a style.