Step-by-Step Guide for Creating Software Simulations Using Adobe Captivate

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Are you finding it difficult to develop applications that teach the use of software effectively and in a timely manner? Or are you trying to develop your own software training? Then, you can develop software simulations that engage your learners with Adobe Captivate easily. This blog is a step-by-step guide for developing software simulations using Adobe Captivate. You can expand or condense the recording window based on your simulation requirement.

7 Tips to Choose the Best Rapid Authoring Tool to Convert Legacy E-learning Courses to HTML5

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With mobile devices ceasing to support Flash-based training materials, the demand for Flash to HTML5 conversion tools has gone up. So, choosing the right authoring tool will be your best bet to make your courses HTML5 compatible. In this blog, I’ll share 7 tips that will help you select the best e-learning authoring tool for your e-learning project to convert your legacy courses to HTML5. I Spring: Capable of converting PowerPoint to HTML5 on just a click.

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Control the Geek and use Wisely

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You know a technology geek when you see one because when they see a new cool technology, their eyes light up. They think new technology is sexy and they want to find a way to incorporate it into their lives. Technology geeks find ways to use new technology where they can. Studying and putting new technologies into action is a great way to learn it; however, just because a technology is new and cool, does not mean it should be the solution to your business need.

Control the Geek and use Wisely

Learning Developments

You know a technology geek when you see one because when they see a new cool technology, their eyes light up. They think new technology is sexy and they want to find a way to incorporate it into their lives. Technology geeks find ways to use new technology where they can. Studying and putting new technologies into action is a great way to learn it; however, just because a technology is new and cool, does not mean it should be the solution to your business need.

5 Advantages of using Adobe Captivate 9

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Creating top-notch software simulations/tutorials has always been its biggest strength. Best-in-class screen capture capabilities for software simulations. Like I mentioned earlier, Adobe Captivate is the ideal choice for creating software simulations. Its screen capture capability allows you to create robust software simulations with multiple learning modes in a single recording session. Learning Technology Adobe Captivate

3 Best Tools to Develop Web-based Training (WBT) Courses

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Storyline is widely used to convert Flash-based e-learning content, which cannot be accssed on most Smartphones and tablet PCs, into the mobile-compatible HTML5 format. The software can be used to retain most effects of Flash. You can use Storyline to publish technology-enabled learning content to Flash, HTML5, and Articulate Mobile Player (AMP), a native app available in both iOS and Android flavors. Learning Technology rapid authoring tools

3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools

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For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of e-learning development software. Flash fails to meet this requirement as it is incompatible with most of these mobile devices and modern browsers. Another disadvantage of Flash is that it takes a long time (several weeks and even months) to develop online courses. Without making it too complicated, I’ll only focus on their capabilities such as support for simulations , animations , audio/video , and mobile support.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 7: Engage 360

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We saw that Storyline 360 can be used to develop good software simulations and online assessments. The Articulate software allows you to deliver good learning experiences by ensuring consistency in volume, across all learning interactions. Flash objects and interactivities in the SWF format can be inserted. Quizzes can be published to Flash, HTML5, and Articulate Player, a native mobile app available in iOS and Android flavors.

How to Pick the Best Authoring Tool to Convert Legacy E-Learning Courses

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A legacy e-learning course refers to an online course developed using Flash, Dreamweaver, XML/HTML, JavaScript or earlier versions of rapid authoring tools. These tools are dated and cannot meet today’s high technological standards. No matter what technology is used, it takes considerable time and effort to develop an e-learning course, not to mention the high costs involved. Converting a legacy course to the latest HTML5 can be a tricky process.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 5: Presenter

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We saw that the Articulate 360 component enables the development of high quality software simulations and e-learning assessments. Studio 360 is a software application that can be used to transform classroom PowerPoint Presentations into engaging responsive web-based courses. Presenter 360 allows you to convert PPT files into good technology-enabled learning materials , thanks to the following features: A simple, user-friendly interface that can be mastered in no time.

Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9 & Lectora Inspire 16: The Infinity War

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We looked at each feature such as their ease of use, possibilities in animations, developing software training simulations, built-in interactivities and the ease of customizing them, flexibility of characters, recording and editing audios/videos, creating assessments, and publishing options. Easy-to-develop software simulations. Publishes to HTML5 and Android. Specializes in creating software simulations. Flash-based mini games.

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

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Projects that require extensive simulations, or any end-to-end e-learning development for that matter, usually take time. Apart from having a less turnaround time, rapid development is about using smart, sophisticated tools/software to craft e-learning courses swiftly, without compromising on quality. Allows you to publish course output in HTML5 format with the click of a button. Learning Technology Rapid Elearning Development

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 6: Quizmaker 360

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We saw that Storyline 360 can be used to develop effective software simulations and online assessments. As its name suggests, Quizmaker 360 is a software application that can be used to develope-learning assessments. The application also allows you to insert Flash and web objects into your quizzes, in a hassle-free manner. Quizzes can be published to Flash, HTML5, and Articulate Player, a native mobile app available in iOS and Android versions.

Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools

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The eLearning Guild has come out with a report that lists the most desired features in rapid e-learning authoring software. Can insert Flash animations. Games, Scenarios, and Simulations. Can create simple software simulations. Can create complex software simulations. Can publish to mobile web (ex: HTML5). Can publish to Flash. Learning Technology rapid authoring tools

Questions about Instructional Design Careers

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I don’t find developing software simulations to be particularly rewarding, for example, because there often isn’t a ton of creativity. I work with a lot of faculty who have no experience with online learning, so they generally are open to my expertise as far as how to use the technology creatively. In general, more conservative industries like banking and insurance tend to value creativity less, and more innovative industries like technology tend to value creativity more.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 4

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In the third blog, we examined the capabilities of Storyline 360 to create software simulations and assessments. For instance, you can develop a course, using the Articulate software, which can be accessed only in the portrait mode. Excellent Support to HTML5. You can use Storyline 360 to publish courses to HTML5, a device-agnostic web content format. Learning Technology Articulate 360

Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

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The eLearning Guild had come up with a report 1 that lists the most desired features in rapid e-learning courseware authoring software. Inserting HTML5, Flash, and text animations. Games, Scenarios, and Simulations. Effectively designed games, scenarios, and simulations prove very useful in enhancing the quality of online training. Adding software simulations. Flash. Learning Technology rapid authoring tools

3 Popular Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools – When to Use What

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Articulate is also an ideal authoring tool to recreate existing Flash-based e-learning courses. Create Stunning Software Simulations with Adobe Captivate. Adobe Captivate helps you create high end simulations in online learning. Captivate empowers your online course designers to create game-based activities, watch-try-do simulations, videos, and various interactivities so that learners can stay glued to the training. Learning Technology rapid authoring tools

20 Frequently Asked Questions About E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools

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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?

How to Speak Like an eLearning Pro

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eLearning : Any learning content that can be delivered using technology. Simulations : Imitation of something real world in a virtual environment. For example, having learners practice in a software “sandbox” instead of using the actual software.

10 Things I Love about Screenr.com

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As an Evangelist then, with every new product launch Adobe did, i always asked myself, how can we leverage the new technology in our less known products, and more specifically, how can we get Adobe Captivate involved. Screenr is a completely free, web-based technology that allows anyone to sign in with their Twitter or Facebook account and record anything on your screen for up to 5 minutes.

5 Ways to Kickstart Your E-learning Career

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Software Training. Most organizations do some sort of software training. Show your skills with screencasts and software simulations. Learn to Use E-Learning Software. Your success hinges less on your academic credentials and more on demonstrable skills and fluency with e-learning software. There’s a lot of e-learning software out there. Network/mobile technology : u nderstand how the technology works and potential issue delivery courses.

Know All about Lectora Inspire 16

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Responsive e-learning has made Lectora a favorite of the learning technology community. As it supports HTML5 output and responsive design, it’s easy to develop mobile learning courses in Lectora 16. So developing software simulations takes extra efforts. This is possible because of editable HTML5 output code. Camtasia is a screen capturing software. Flypaper is used to create Flash animations. Learning Technology Lectora Inspire