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.

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. Creating top-notch software simulations/tutorials has always been its biggest strength. With every version, Adobe makes improvements and also has some neat additions to the tool which make it easier to develop e-learning courseware. How can it help you craft good e-learning? Best-in-class screen capture capabilities for software simulations.

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

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What does it take to harness the full learning potential of the Web to train your workforce? Well, among the various aspects that must be taken into consideration, one of the most important is choosing the right e-learning development tool.Today, we will look at 3 popular online course authoring tools that can be used to produce good courses for the web. The software can be used to retain most effects of Flash. 3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools.

Top 10 Authoring Tools for Developing Simulation Based E-learning – Part 1

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Authoring tools are widely used for the rapid development of e-learning courses. By using these rapid authoring tools, we can develop simulation based e-learning courses too quickly, at low cost. Here I am going to share the top ten authoring tools you can choose from to build effective and efficient simulation based e-learning courses. to ensure learners learn on the device of their choice, anywhere, anytime. Adobe Flash.

iSpring – The One-Stop Shop to Build Online Courses in PowerPoint

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iSpring is a comprehensive e-learning authoring toolkit; a PowerPoint add-in, this tool makes it extremely easy and cost-effective to develop online courses from classroom PowerPoint resources. That’s not all – you can include interactivities, multimedia elements, assessments, simulations, conversations, and more, to transform a staid PowerPoint presentation to a riveting online knowledge nugget, based on adult learning principles and instructional strategies.

Developing Simulations for End-user ERP training Using Articulate Storyline

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Usually in a classroom setting, trainers demonstrate how to use the software and how it works. This risk-free or test environment can be created using simulations. Using simulations, you can show the step-by-step process of the ERP system and allow the learner practice in a safe, interactive environment as if they were in a live ERP environment. Now let’s see how to create and convert those screenshots into simulation-based software training.

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

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We also looked at the Articulate tool’s abilities to create animations and facilitate learning interactions. We saw that Storyline 360 can be used to develop good software simulations and online assessments. We also examined Storyline 360’s features that facilitate responsive and accessible online learning. Engage 360 is a tool that can be used to develop media-rich online learning interactions. Web-based Learning Interactivities can be Created Easily.

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. Audio/Video editing: Although Storyline allows you to record and edit both audio and video, you can only do so while creating a simulation.

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

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We looked at the features of the Articulate 360 tool that help create good animations and learning interactions. We saw that Storyline 360 can be used to develop effective software simulations and online assessments. We also examined Storyline 360’s features that facilitate responsive and accessible online learning. As its name suggests, Quizmaker 360 is a software application that can be used to develope-learning assessments.

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

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A traditional online learning development project can take several months. Projects that require extensive simulations, or any end-to-end e-learning development for that matter, usually take time. From framing the right learning objectives to ensuring the course has a good look and feel (visual design), everything translates into more time and planning. When you have to get that e-learning course not in months, but weeks.

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

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In my earlier blogs, we looked at the easy authoring features of Storyline 360 and its ability to create good animations and facilitate effective learning interactions. We saw that the Articulate 360 component enables the development of high quality software simulations and e-learning assessments. We also examined Storyline 360’s features that facilitate responsive and accessible online learning. Capability to develop animated and media-rich e-learning courses.

Articulate 360 – Animation and Interaction Abilities of Storyline 360

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In the first post of the series, we saw that this e-learning development powerhouse constitutes nine applications, viz. Storyline 360 – An e-learning development application. Replay 360 – An application that can be used to develop software simulations. Rise – A responsive e-learning development software. Articulate Review – A tool that allows stakeholders to review online learning materials. Learning Technology Articulate 360

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. Adobe Captivate : Suitable for software simulations and responsive course development.

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

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Choosing a rapid e-learning authoring tool that suits your training needs completely can be quite a challenging task. 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 Flash.

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

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In my previous blog, E-learning Authoring Tools: The Civil War , we have seen the comparison between the top three preferred e-learning rapid authoring tools – Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and Lectora Inspire 16. Easy-to-develop software simulations. Specializes in creating software simulations. Users require training to get acquainted with the software. Flash-based mini games. Learning Technology rapid authoring tools

3 Popular Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools – When to Use What

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The use of e-learning authoring tools depends on the training need, complexity of the course, delivery platform – online or on mobiles – timelines, budget, and other factors. With a host of e-learning authoring tools available, choosing the apt authoring tool for your business requirement is not an easy task. This blog tries to make this easy for you, by showing how three popular rapid e-learning authoring tools meet 3 training needs.

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

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. Today’s market is filled with many rapid authoring tools offering tons of customization options, in-built images (photographs and illustrated characters), in-built interactivities, assessments, PowerPoint plug-ins, standalone software, cloud based applications, etc. Here are a few videos with Flash-like games developed in Articulate Storyline.

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. It is one of the most crucial decisions you must make to successfully convert your ILT material into e-learning courses. Authoring tools differ in their suitability for various factors such as learning styles, delivery platforms, file formats, e-learning standards, and the e-learning development process.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 4

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In the first post, we saw that the e-learning development suite is made of nine elements. In the second write-up, we looked at the abilities of Storyline 360 to develop animations and learning interactions. In the third blog, we examined the capabilities of Storyline 360 to create software simulations and assessments. Today, we will look at the features of Storyline 360 that facilitate responsive and accessible online learning development.

Creating a Virtual ERP Tour for End-users with Articulate Storyline

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You cannot just cover all the content in a few classroom sessions or e-learning courses and expect them to use the new ERP to its fullest potential, can you? They need to get acquainted with the different features and functions of the software so that they know which function to perform in a given context. Software Application Simulations. They mirror the look of the software and provide a risk-free environment to end-users so that they get hands-on practice.

Know All about Lectora Inspire 16

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Do you want to cut short the e-learning course development time and be cost-effective? Responsive e-learning has made Lectora a favorite of the learning technology community. You can transform text-heavy content into meaningful learning experiences with Lectora Inspire. 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.

Top 5 E-Books on Rapid Authoring Tools

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Technology is also improving to meet these changing requirements. In the e-learning industry, traditional development is being replaced by rapid authoring tools. Rapid e-learning development refers to a new methodology of building e-learning courses quickly as against developing courses in Flash and other legacy tools. Record a software simulation. Captivate can also be used to create simulations of software products of high quality.

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. Q: To what degree of accountability are designers held regarding whether students learn and perform better? A: I wouldn’t learn Flash right now.

E-Learning for Newbies

Janet Clarey

ASTD ’s Learning Circuits Blog has a monthly ‘Big Question.&# I’m responding to this question from the perspective of a person looking to get a job in the field of e-learning vs. a person who knows little about the term. I think one place to start is to look at the competencies and skills needed for various “e-learning&# jobs. I also wrote elearning 101 which provides an overview of e-learning.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

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Best of eLearning Learning. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. There’s been a lot of discussion around cognitive theory and “how the brain learns.&#

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