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). But if you actually put a Quiz Results slide at the end of your Assessment and try out your test, you’ll find that you get 100% every time! Make sure you have set all of your click boxes to be included in quiz.

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). But if you actually put a Quiz Results slide at the end of your Assessment and try out your test, you’ll find that you get 100% every time!   Make sure you have set all of your click boxes to be included in quiz.

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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). But if you actually put a Quiz Results slide at the end of your Assessment and try out your test, you’ll find that you get 100% every time!   Make sure you have set all of your click boxes to be included in quiz.

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). But if you actually put a Quiz Results slide at the end of your Assessment and try out your test, you’ll find that you get 100% every time! Make sure you have set all of your click boxes to be included in quiz.

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). But if you actually put a Quiz Results slide at the end of your Assessment and try out your test, you’ll find that you get 100% every time! Make sure you have set all of your click boxes to be included in quiz.

???? #eLearning #LIVESTREAM – Captivate Software Simulation – 07/31/2017, 16:00 EDT

Adobe Captivate

In this Live Stream, I will be covering some of the key things about Software Simulation that I have learned over the years. My hope is that if you don’t already use this foundational feature of Adobe Captivate, you will essentially have added a new tool to your eLearning toolbelt. If you have used it but don’t fully understand it, you will begin to see the power of this functionality in Captivate.

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 9 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 9. Introduction to Adobe Captivate 9. What’s New in Adobe Captivate 9. Simulation. Captivate Draft: Storyboard. Captivate Draft: Review. Captivate Draft: Work with Creative Cloud. Publish to Adobe Captivate Prime.

25 Brand New Video Tutorials for Adobe Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

Whether you’re just getting started with Captivate and need some help with creating a shiny new project, or you’ve used the previous versions of Captivate and looking for some help to update your Captivate skills, there’s good news for you! We have published 25 new video tutorials covering the basic, advanced, and new workflows in Captivate 2017. What’s New in Adobe Captivate (2017 Release). Using Fluid Boxes in Adobe Captivate (2017 Release).

Adobe Captivate 7 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 7. Adobe Captivate 7: Drag and Drop Interaction. New Interactions in Adobe Captivate 7. Learn about the new learning interactions added in Adobe Captivate 7. Enhanced Accessibility Support in Adobe Captivate 7. Adobe Captivate 7: Shared Actions.

Adobe Captivate 6 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 6. Learn how to import your PowerPoint 2010 slides in eLearning projects with improved PowerPoint Library in Adobe Captivate 6. Based on the results, direct learners to the appropriate section, and quiz them at the end to gauge what they have learned.

Three skills to acquire (Captivate newbies)

Adobe Captivate

Seven years ago I started blogging about Captivate (with version 4 – 5). Meanwhile I also have spent thousands of hours on the Captivate forums, answering questions ans solving issues. Moreover I am busy as a Consultant and a Trainer (for Captivate and other Adobe applications), both in live and online classes. You got that Captivate license, but how to start, where to go? Captivate Timeline(s) in cptx-file demystified. Challenge/Skill 2: Quiz.

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. And its latest version, Adobe Captivate 9, is no different. Wondering what Adobe Captivate 9 is all about? Adobe Captivate 9 comes with a repository of characters and templates that simplify e-learning development. Learning Technology Adobe Captivate

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. You can use it to take existing PowerPoint slides, add voiceover narration, optionally record a self-video while presenting the lesson, add eLearning scenes and characters, add interactive elements, add a quiz, and publish the lesson to an LMS. But, as is typical with any kind of software, the easier the software is to use, the fewer choices you have about certain things.

Captivate’s Quizzes (1): Terminology

Adobe Captivate

Since 2008 I have been blogging regularly about Captivate. It is the reason why I consider Quizzes as one of the three main topics for any Newbie in ‘ Three Skills to Acquire ‘ Since 2011 quite a lot has changed in Captivate, although the basic design of quizzes is still the same. Quiz Menu. Included in Quiz Total. You find the option for Random slides also in the dialog box ‘Insert Question’ which you open with Quiz, Question slide.

Reflections on Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

About two weeks ago Captivate 10, now labeled Captivate 2017 was released. When using the Submit All feature for a quiz, up till now it was not possible to localize this popup dialog box (style can be changed using the Object Style Manager): In Captivate 2017, the dialog box whidh appears when you click the option ‘Submit All Messages in Quiz, Preferences has all you need to localize everything. Retina screen – software recordings. Intro.

Developer's Perspective of Adobe Captivate 6

Integrated Learnings

Developers, like me, get excited for new releases of software. Now that I've taken a look at the new release of Adobe Captivate I find myself only somewhat excited about making the upgrade from the previous version. Overall, Captivate 6 is still the same Captivate you know (and hopefully love). Captivate 6 is continuing to improve its PowerPoint capabilities. Captivate 6 allows for non-graded quizzes as well as branching and partial scoring.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Is it Adobe Captivate?   I have extensive experience using Storyline, Captivate, and Camtasia. In my experience, it will take you approximately 2 hours of labor to produce 1 minute of eLearning playtime if you use Captivate or Storyline.   If you’re creating a software simulation, you’ll need a step-by-step recording script.   Recording the Software Simulation or Video Demo.

What’s New in Captivate 6: The Little Things

E-learning Uncovered

There has been a lot written about the major changes in Captivate 6 since it was released in June, such as HTML5 publishing, new LMS integration features, Smart Interactions, etc. (If Since I just finished up our E-Learning Uncovered: Adobe Captivate 6 book (available on Amazon ), I became familiar with many of the little changes that aren’t getting as much press. In Captivate 6, you can create styles for runtime dialog boxes that display system-generated messages.

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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.

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.) Within the Quiz Settings, if you click Configure the Manifest dialog is displayed. Hello!

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Fluidize your Quizzes

Adobe Captivate

When publishing my first reflections on Fluid Boxes work flow versus Breakpoint View work flow I didn’t mention my expectations for a smoother creation of Quiz slides using FB’s. quiz slides. You are probably aware of the very strict rules to honor for quiz slides: need to be careful with ’embedded’ objects which include functionality that can be broken. All quiz slides, and the score slide, are based on a dedicated Master slide. Intro.

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E-Learning Authoring Tool Comparison

E-learning Uncovered

Notes: Price: Captivate is the most affordable at $899, with a subscription model that is even more affordable if you only use Captivate occasionally or if you upgrade every year. Lectora is $1600 for the core e-learning software, while their Inspire suite with extra multi-media tools is $2500. Captivate, in my opinion, suffers from feature creep. Studio has a few more graphics tools, but Captivate has more animation options. Captivate is close behind.

Frankenstein Course Development

eLearning Cyclops

This includes each page, characters, animation, and interactive elements with the exception of the software simulations (sims) and the final assessment/quiz. Adobe Captivate - The course will contain many "try me" sims for a software upgrade in which we are implementing. I am developing these in Captivate, which in my opinion is the best out there for creating software sims. Tools Captivate flash e-Learning SCORM

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. These are simulations for clients to complete on desktop devices, not mobile. Click Boxes are not included in quiz reporting for most slides. Interactions Question Standard Actions adobe captivate 9 elearning authoring HTML5 question standard actionsHoping someone can shed some light on this issue.

Using Text Entry Boxes: Basics

Adobe Captivate

A score attached to the objet (default = 1pt) can be added to the total quiz score. It is one of the two interactive objects that will be automatically inserted when creating a software simultaion in Training or Assessment mode (the other object is the click box), whenever the learner is required to fill in a field. In Captivate tthe only other ways to allow learners to put in text is by using the Notes or the Scrolling Text Interactions. Intro.

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The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

mLearning Revolution

I really like what Ted-Ed is doing by “flipping” videos for educational purposes, however I can’t help but think how much better the learning experience would be if the quiz was embedded in the video itself within context, instead of having to watch the video first before taking the quiz, which is how things work today. That is exactly what Mayra did for this post using the new Camtasia Studio 8 software. Re-Thinking Traditional Software Simulations.

WBT Development Toolbox

Learning Developments

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. Studio ’09 contains a great quiz maker and has engagement objects like timelines and charts that can be used. Captivate.

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5 Tips To Build In Storyline Like A Pro

Roundtable Learning

Storyline is used to create and deliver interactive eLearning courses with a variety of eLearning strategies, including quizzing, screen recording, and software simulation. . The alternative that is most similar in terms of capabilities is 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. Maybe a blog, explaining why I am wondering about the use of Captivate for the creation of software tutorials, explaining the three possible workflows with growing level of interactivity can lead to some feedback anyway. Intro.

eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course ? Part 3.

eLearning Cyclops

Adobe Captivate - I used this for creating every simulation in the course. I find Captivate to be a great tool for software simulations, plus I could easily edit instructions in the sims, add graphics including the Captain and Ossie 7. Most of the questions in the quiz were scenario based and involved clicking the correct button on a graphic representation of the Office application (e.g., It also has a button that takes you to the quiz.

3 Popular Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools – When to Use What

CommLab India

Create Stunning Software Simulations with Adobe Captivate. Adobe Captivate helps you create high end simulations in online learning. Adobe Captivate’s responsive design capabilities provide optimal viewing experiences across all digital devices. Adobe Captivate’s powerful quiz creating options enable you to develop a wide range of assessments and knowledge checks for your online training.

Training Simulation: images as feedback

Adobe Captivate

Goal: to have automatically images instead of the default failure message in a Software Simulation, Training mode. Feedback messages exist not only in Training/Assessment Simulations where they are linked to a Click box or a Text Entry Box, both interactive objects. You can change that preference by checking this box (SFH stands for Success, Failure, Hint): However this is NOT the default setup for those messages in Software simulations where Captions are the default.

Use Guides for your Fluid Boxes Design!

Adobe Captivate

All the included themes in Captivate have Fluid Boxes on the master slides (the ‘virgin’ Blank theme has them only on the quiz/score masters). You’ll see a lot of informational stuff where every presenter starts always with a slide based on the Blank master slide because it is also ‘virgin’ Be careful when editing the Blank master slide, because it is needed for PPT-import and software simulation slides, edit only a duplicate). Intro.

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Themes Q&A

Adobe Captivate

An “amazing application which is Adobe Captivate” (a quote of a fellow ACP who is not present in this portal) deserves better! Each theme packaged with Captivate has a Theme Colors palette which is labeled with the same name as the theme. In the screenshot you see one of Captivate’s default themes, using several bluish colors (first three in the palette). A responsive theme with Breakpoint views is not included with Captivate. Fluid Quiz Slides.

Updated Comparison of E-Learning Authoring Tools

E-learning Uncovered

Studio ’13 is a very nice upgrade that features new Engage templates, additional quiz questions (including drag-and-drop), feedback layers, HTML5 publishing, characters, and a unified player, among other things. ( Because of that, I’m going to put it ahead of Captivate, since Captivate still has a decent list of features that don’t work in HTML5. But I won’t give Captivate a 4. Software Simulations.

Master those Fluid Boxes!

Adobe Captivate

Most themes shipped with Captivate have several content master slides (exception = Blank theme). Let us first start with the master slides that are not behaving like the content or quiz master slides. As I have explained in previous articles, you should prefer to duplicate the master slide for editing, don’t edit the original slide because it is used for Powerpoint import and for software simulations. Intro.

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20 Frequently Asked Questions About E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

With hundreds of e-learning development software available in today’s marketplace, choosing the right one which fully meets your training needs can be a major challenge. But if you want to develop a highly interactive e-learning course with software simulations and interactive scenarios and assessments, you need to go with installation-based tools such as Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate. What is the most translation-friendly rapid authoring software?

Learning Developments: WBT Development Toolbox

Learning Developments

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 The last content authoring tool I choose was Captivate.

Top 5 E-Books on Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

Add a quiz. Record a software simulation. E-Book 2: Reimagine Responsive eLearning with Adobe Captivate 8. Adobe Captivate is a popular rapid authoring tool known for creating effective responsive e-learning courses. We can also convert existing PowerPoint presentations into eLearning courses by importing them into Adobe Captivate. Captivate can also be used to create simulations of software products of high quality.