Adobe Captivate: Say Hello to Version 7

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Case in point: version 7 of the Captivate software was released today. In-course YouTube Videos For greater impact and retention, stream YouTube videos directly into your courses. 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. by Kevin Siegel.

New version of Camtasia for Mac bends time and space

TechSmith Camtasia

Use your smartphone or a digitcal camcorder to shoot some video in front of a solid-color backdrop (pick a wall or get a $30 backdrop ), apply the new remove a color effect in Camtasia, and make the backdrop disappear. Use clip speed to achieve a time-lapse effect.

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How to Develop Effective Microlearning

Ed App

Microlearning has struck a chord with the learning community in general, since it can convey the content in a shorter duration of time with rich-media formats that can be streamed across different devices, anywhere, anytime. Often, microlearning is misunderstood as merely a shortened version of an e-learning course. Here are some activities one needs to perform to ensure that the microlearning course is developed efficiently and is rolled out effectively: Plan the training goal.

Are Digital Textbooks More Effective for K-12 Curriculum

Kitaboo

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. Cost Effective: Students usually spend nearly $1000 per semester on textbooks. etextbooks are available at a much cheaper price than their print versions, making them affordable for students.

Online Training – The Future of Safety

Atlantic Training

In today’s environment, delivering efficient and effective workplace safety training has become more important than ever. There are two main types of online training platforms: Streaming Video and Interactive Online Training. Video Streaming. Video streaming , simply, is the delivery of training digitally to your device. The content you’re receiving through streaming typically is the same as the version coming from another source, i.e. DVD.

Tips For Creating Video-based Content And Choosing The Right Technology To Support It: Getting The Value Advantage Of Video-based Learning

G-Cube

From the silent-motion pictures of the bygone era, to the digitally enhanced special effects of today – films have always created a lasting impression on audiences. Getting the views from an expert is a very effective way of including useful insights on any topic.

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Long Live Your Education Sessions: How To Repurpose, Repackage and Reuse your Training Materials

Association eLearning

These new learning styles are incredible opportunities for your association to create new income streams. They are hosting conferences with no video camera in the room capturing what could be an incredible income stream for their association.

Software Courses Sell Really Well

LearnDash

Each time there is a new edition the training has to be updated but that also can mean your students will continue to renew their access in order to always have access to the latest versions. Creating effective training around software requires a lot of work but the rewards are second to none.

Tips for Managing Assets When Creating a Collaborative Course

CourseArc

Versioning guidelines. This will help your team find assets quickly, build new components faster, and integrate up-stream and down-stream tasks more efficiently.

Why are we still talking xAPI?

Ideaon

Very different systems are able to securely communicate by capturing and sharing this stream of activities.”. With this information, you are able to identify, measure impact and fix potential “errors” in order to deliver the highest effective content to your students or stakeholders.

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The One Mistake to Avoid When Building Training for SaaS Applications

Cloudshare

Effective training has multiple benefits. It increases customer satisfaction and empowers your partners, expanding revenue streams and ensuring renewed business. High-value training maximizes customer satisfaction and your revenue streams.

Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

Interactive video laser disks were quickly replaced first by VHS and Beta videotape and now by videos that can be shot and edited via a smartphone and streamed via the web. In fact, the 1999 “trends” probably looked similar to 1998’s version.

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The 6 Hottest Training Technologies That You Can’t Overlook

Gyrus

It is redefining workforce learning methods and tools, allowing organizations to nurture their talent in the most effective way. It is growing to be an effective medium for creating bite-sized and engaging learning modules.

Designing Mobile Learning Solutions

CourseArc

Why not build video content to be distributed through Vimeo, instead of hosting and managing your streaming service? It is much easier to create a mobile friendly version of the course rather than going back and trying to retrofit the content.

How to perfect your eLearning content distribution strategy

Rustici Software

From ensuring each client has the latest version of a course to manually enforcing licenses, the traditional eLearning content distribution process can be extremely burdensome. You manually send new versions of a course to each client who uses it and ask them to update it in their LMSs. If you release a new version a course, you send the new version to your client and ask them to update it in their LMS.

Tech Tuesday: Translating mLevel Events to xAPI Statements

mLevel

The event stream is ordered and, in some cases, will contain additional data to assist with the parsing of the events. The most granular version of statements will come from the Question statements and the Mission is on the other end of the spectrum.

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Podcast 26: How to Extend Learning Content Availability – With Troy Gorostiza

Talented Learning

That’s exactly why I enjoyed comparing notes with today’s guest, Troy Gorostiza , President & CEO of Knowledge Stream and Co-Founder of Course Container. Those programs can be a source of new revenue streams with training that leverages your existing content assets.

A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace

Jane Hart

Here is an updated version (V3) of the WSD Framework with more charts and descriptions, and now available as a PDF to download under a Creative Commons Licence. Click image for full-size version. Click image for full-size version. Click image for full-size version.

3 Key Tips to Optimize Video for Mobile

KZO Innovations

Your unique video landing pages for mobile viewers should be a more trimmed-down version to ensure they get the full value of the player without missing out on the extra text and images that are provided. Long-form Video: Use live streaming. This technology responds to a client’s bandwidth capacity and adjusts the quality of the video stream between multiple bitrates and/or resolutions. Basically, it allows you to stream longer videos to mobile devices.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

Captivate Version 6. It uses PowerPoint to develop rich mobile content and also has plug-in to add surveys, quizzes, assessments, and rich media such as streaming video, ePubs, and Adobe PDFs. Impatica for PowerPoint Version 5.

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Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Various browsers handle the buffering of video content differently, with some proving more effective than others. While the rendering and streaming of eLearning video content will also be affected, SCORM and Tin Can courseware is most vulnerable, built as it is on Flash technology.

Is Adobe Flash Going Away?

eLearningMind

In case you aren’t quite sure what the deal with Adobe Flash is, here’s the Cliffs Notes version: Adobe Flash is a software platform that was designed to run video, animation, and games on any given webpage. Enter HTML5, the latest version of “Hypertext Markup Language.”

What is Agile eLearning?

LearnUpon

Inviting feedback from a cross section of stakeholders means you’ll produce engaging, effective course content, while simultaneously being alerted to any defects or shortcomings. Agile eLearning focuses on progress by providing a constant stream of useable deliverables.

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An eLearning Evolution: LMS to Learning Experience Platform

HT2 Labs

A significant challenge facing organisations who have invested in workplace learning is identifying and closing skill gaps, whilst also maintaining an engaging and effective culture of learning.

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

Easy to use and very effective. Flipboard is a mobile app that creates a magazine like interface on several streams. These streams can be fed by other tools like Twitter, Linkedin and Google reader and I love it.

Tech Tuesday: Translating mLevel Events to xAPI Statements

mLevel

The event stream is ordered and, in some cases, will contain additional data to assist with the parsing of the events. The most granular version of statements will come from the Question statements and the Mission is on the other end of the spectrum.

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LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

One of those opportunities was with SpongeUK , where I explained how LMS innovation is helping businesses create new revenue streams. They’re really talking about “hosting” — where they install a version of their software on a customer’s server.

The Tools I Use

Adobe Captivate

On a recent live stream, I was asked about which tools I use to create my eLearning and video tutorials. I gave a partial answer during the live stream but I thought I would go a little more in-depth on that question here. I think it’s obvious that I use Adobe Captivate and almost always have the latest version. I do also keep the previous version installed on my main system. I relied on those apps for years after upgrading to newer versions of Captivate.

10 Best and Worst Types of Microlearning

Ed App

There are various types of microlearning with some forms being considerably older or more effective than others. It’s underused in the world of L&D but it’s effective and a webpage full of them is likely to be returned to many times over. Also, version control can be a problem.

Hell in a Cell Between Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and LectoraInspire 16

CommLab India

In browsers with versions such as IE 8, 9 10, 11, it is better to go with the latest versions. We can insert videos in all three tools and also add streaming videos.Supported formats are MP4, FlV and AVI.

Year End Musings, Reflections, Predictions and Thoughts: Part One

Kapp Notes

On the other hand, ProtoSphere by ProtonMedia released a new version this year that looks a slick as ever. They’ve released version 2.0 with a ton of new features and have expertly carved themselves an effective niche in the 3D space.

Peeragogy

Jay Cross

Version 2.0 Version 3.0 I made a contribution on Peeragogy in the corporation for an early version of the book two years ago that presaged some of the current buzz about learning ecosystems.

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8 Reasons to Create Interactive Textbooks for Engaging K-12 Students

Kitaboo

You can provide an option for them to access the audio version of the book. This is more of a means to keep your revenue stream flowing. Related: Are Digital Textbooks More Effective for K-12 Curriculum. Are you still looking for reasons to create e-textbooks for students?

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Adobe Captivate 2019 released – A Quick Review on All New Features

Adobe Captivate

Automatic Device Preview: In the earlier version, Adobe Captivate introduced a device listing preview feature to view your content in different screen sizes. Automatic Chroma Key Effects: You don’t need to be a green screen technology expert to remove the background.

Is Adobe Flash Going Away?

eLearningMind

In case you aren’t quite sure what the deal with Adobe Flash is, here’s the Cliffs Notes version: Adobe Flash is a software platform that was designed to run video, animation, and games on any given webpage. Enter HTML5, the latest version of “Hypertext Markup Language.”

What Online Video Platform is Most Popular for Screencasts?

TechSmith Camtasia

Unless specified, all functionality statements refer to the free versions – “Vimeo” refers to the free Vimeo Basic plan. Lower resolution versions often provide a better viewing experience for consumers (e.g. Unfortunately, re-encoding screencast videos effectively is challenging.

Dolly 2 and the Bid

Moodle Journal

I went along to a LAMS event at the Knowledge Lab in London this week, and apart from being pleased to meet up with others that I only seem to see at these gatherings, I must say that some of the improvements with version 2 (Dolly), are I feel certain going to make it available to a much wider user base. As LAMS is now integrated with Moodle, I have given it a trial to good effect with one of my own courses, and enthusiastic about running some more at the college in the coming year.

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