Adobe Captivate: Say Hello to Version 7

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Case in point: version 7 of the Captivate software was released today. In-course Web Browsing Enable more effective learning by embedding a browser interface within your courses. Edit audio to correct mistakes and pauses, add an external track, or attach sound effects or narration to individual objects. Also, if you rely on our Captivate books for your classes, we are hard at work on our Captivate 7 books. by Kevin Siegel.

Why SCORM Compliance is Absolutely Essential for any Best-In-Class LMS


Why SCORM Compliance is Absolutely Essential for Competitive, Market-Leading LMS Performance and Effectiveness. The post Why SCORM Compliance is Absolutely Essential for any Best-In-Class LMS appeared first on Docebo.


The Power of the Expectation Effect


But first, we need to understand where the limits come from: the Expectation Effect. In one study testing the Expectation Effect , teachers were told that a group of students with average abilities was “gifted.” Her teachers label her as “slow” and put her in “special needs” classes.

Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment Version 2: BaseCamp 2011

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Multiple online discussions scale better The class had a business case study to work on, and given the class size it was necessary to make multiple small groups that could discuss the case amongst themselves. Not everything needs to be public In this class, there were several questions where we felt the participants would answer more openly if we were to ask them to submit their answers directly to the instructor, rather than post them on the portal for everyone to see.

The classroom option you should not ignore

E-Learning Provocateur

A modernised version of the traditional classroom is the virtual classroom. A virtual class also allows people to attend to other tasks if need be, and to slip away on the sly if it becomes clear the session isn’t adding any value. It’s so simple: record your class on video.

Are Digital Textbooks More Effective for K-12 Curriculum


There are many reasons as to why K-12 students must leverage digital textbooks in their learning journey; portability and cost-effectiveness being two of the major factors inspiring this change. Let us have a look at why digital textbooks are more effective for K-12 curriculum: 1. They can review the lessons just-in-time before a class test or an examination. Cost Effective: Students usually spend nearly $1000 per semester on textbooks.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Version – Product Review

eLearning 24-7

I deck out the house with special effects, ghostly lights, the whole works. Did I just jump back into an instructor led training class? The only time I have in 12 yrs of e-learning seen a person’s name and e-mail address on a course was in an Instructor led training class – in a classroom, seminar or workshop. In the beta version of the product, included T/F, yet for the final version removed it. I love Halloween.

What’s the most effective type of Performance Management?


One of the problems with this practice is that it fails to create real value and is incredibly time-consuming, thus costing too much in resources and non-effective worktime. Move the employee by giving feedback and help managers do best-in-class leadership. Today, many performance management solutions focus on both the models described above providing effective results. This easy way to drive performance management is extremely effective.

All This Talk About Reading

Learning Rebels

I wanted to help people be the best versions of themselves. Cue a young Shannon who failed a social science class because I argued with the teacher about the homework being pointless.). Consider this: You read the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

Convert Training to Online

Experiencing eLearning

Just taking your existing PowerPoint slides and putting them online won’t be very effective. Which are the best parts we should maintain in the online version? Example 1: If the classroom version was 2 hours, assume the online version will be about 1 hour.

TechSmith Camtasia: Major Upgrade Released

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  First and foremost, Camtasia for Windows (version 9) and the Macintosh (version 3) are now very similar allowing you to share projects across platforms. in version 8, while awesome, were often hard to find for new eLearning developers.

Google’s Android Training Initiative – Will it boost mLearning?

Upside Learning

On the 15th of December 2011, the Android Developer Relations team at Google launched the beta version of Android Training — a collection of classes to help developers build better Android apps using best practices in a variety of framework topics. Designing effective navigation.

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Online Training: Best Practices for Attending a Live, Online Course

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Online classes are here to stay. They're easy, they're environmentally friendly, they're economical, and they're extremely effective. The best way to eliminate your pre-class jitters is to know what you're getting yourself into and be prepared. Request to do a test of the online meeting space software with the course registrar at least a week prior to the class and then, if necessary, have your IT department look into getting you access.

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Getting Handy With Interactive Enterprise Software Training

Your Training Edge

Today, online learning offers a more cost-effective and nimble approach. Creating a scaled-down version of the production environment can do a disservice to students; it could present a scenario different from the one they will actually work in and create further confusion.

The Top 5 Learning Analytics

Your Training Edge

Wooclap is an audience response system tool that helps improve in-class learners’ engagement. It is a Belgian based app that enhances students’ learning through a playful mechanism of in-class quizzes app. Learning analytics is everywhere nowadays.

Adobe FrameMaker 10: Managing Alert Boxes

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I'm also unconcerned about the alert for converting an older file to the current version of FrameMaker. Once I upgrade to a new version, I usually don't go back.)   Looking to learn Adobe FrameMaker We offer Beginner and Advanced classes.

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The One Mistake to Avoid When Building Training for SaaS Applications


Effective training has multiple benefits. The virtual training lab is a popular and cost-effective platform for global virtual instructor-led training delivery. Invite students to join classes by clicking on a single URL. Test connectivity and speed prior to the start of class.

5 Best Educational Website Builders and Platforms in 2019

Your Training Edge

But Weebly has also released a version which specially caters to educators, enabling them to create and manage learning portals and forums. One also needs some additional reference work and extra research about the topics taught in class.

5 Best Educational Website Builders and Platforms in 2019

Your Training Edge

But Weebly has also released a version which specially caters to educators, enabling them to create and manage learning portals and forums. One also needs some additional reference work and extra research about the topics taught in class.

Why Training Needs Video

Learning Rebels

Not only is video time saving, it’s cost effective. Video creation allows you to build a knowledge base faster and more effectively. Versioning is easier. In many cases, people would rather watch a video than take a class. The shift has arrived, and video is King!

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No, I Won’t “Tweak” Your PowerPoint Slides

Experiencing eLearning

No amount of “tweaking” will make this effective e-learning. I had the best trainer write the script out in the slide notes for the narration so it would be just like what he teaches in class.” The slides are basically a pretty version of your handbook.

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Publishing Adobe Captivate Projects: SWF, HTML5, or Both?

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by Kevin Siegel      If you attend our  Adobe Captivate Beginner class , you will learn how to publish projects as SWF (for desktop users) and HTML5 (for mobile users).  And lots of cool Captivate effects that work great as an SWF simply do not work as HTML5.

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Converting Classroom Content into eLearning


Next, assess existing in-class course materials against those eLearning objectives. You may need to produce several versions of the content to suit the needs of a diverse audience.

Writing & Grammar: Answers to Interruptions

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The most widely accessible option, according to the magazine, is still the print version.   The words  affect  and  effect  are commonly used incorrectly. What will the effect/affect of the new restrictions be? The new director will effect/affect some changes in the current policy. The revisions to the software will effect/affect how we use it. How will the new functions effect/affect our template?

Teachers and trainers: Use eLearning to flip your classroom and take it one step further

Challenge to Learn

This frees up time in your class, so you can spent time on assignments that focus on the higher levels of learning. A lecture that only has as a goal to transfer knowledge is not very effective and the same goes for a video of such a lecture.

Product Training vs Soft Skills Training

Your Training Edge

That’s why, there is a Training Budget, which needs to be split as per the classes of skills, considered as mandatory, for the employees to work effectively and productively.

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Why Use ActionScript 3.0 in Flash Based eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

The latest version of ActionScript- ActionScript 3.0 [AS It has many new APIs and better performance which were not available in the previous versions of ActionScript [AS 1.0 & AS 2.0] and is well backed by a great Flash developer community that has contributed in developing many open source frameworks/classes/APIs. This can help in creating some really cool animations and effects which were not possible in previous versions.

Adobe Captivate: Removing Popups from Video Demos

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And the more I use this updated version, the more I find subtle improvements and new features. While recording a recent video, I noticed a new tab on the Video Effects Inspector: Popup. On the Video Effects Inspector, I selected the Popup tab and clicked the Cleanup button.

A Nudge for Learners to Stay in a Continuous Beta State

CLO Magazine

In my drawing class, if I had to sketch something, I would have to label it and underline the title, or else it would be left to the interpretation and mood of the examiner to fathom. Also, keep investing in your beta version. When was the last time you learned something new?

Adding mLearning on the Menu: The 1st, 2nd and 3rd Course


Think of eLearning as a meal: Each component on its own is great, but the gourmet effects are more likely to occur when different elements are mixed together to create a true culinary masterpiece. Using mLearning as a precursor to a live class sets the general tone for the material.

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Classroom Gamification, What is Code, and Learner Engagement: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

This wonderful article does a great job of explaining how to effectively gamify a curriculum. I also had ideas racing through my head when I saw the gamification tool she referenced, which is called Class Craft. I could see building a corporate version.

Engaging Learners with Blended Learning

Origin Learning

Cost-effectiveness. This helps organizations assimilate feedback and make enhancements to the next version of the learning program. As learning content shifts to the smartphone, the challenge to make eLearning content effective and engaging also increases exponentially.

Answering #Gamification Questions from a 7th Grade Student-Part 1

Kapp Notes

What’s the average amount of teachers that try the gamified version of learning? I don’t have a number on the amount of teachers that try gamified versions of learning but I have a few numbers and ideas that might give us some insight.

5 Tips For Transitioning From Classroom Training To Online Training


Questions and queries can also be answered for the entire class. Classroom learning activities can be completed and any issues related to that activity can be discussed in real time with the entire class.

The Path To Training Success & Profitability: Webinar Wrap Up


Those who missed out can find a summary below, and can always listen to the recorded version here. Because templates are easy to create and update, you can be sure your learners are learning on the latest version.

Room Rental Questions for a Successful Training Program Roll Out

The Learning Dispatch

The physical and technology configuration of the classroom as well as the logistical support on site are critical to the success of your software training class. What is the base configuration of the computer in the class? Make sure the specific software version you need is available.

Revolutionizing Training: Independence, Freedom and Fireworks


There are even ready-made templates that when updated, ensure all have access to the latest version, providing greater content control and continuity. For instance, multi-step classes enable virtual instructors to guide students between environments without need for additional classes.