Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Authorware merged with MacroMind/Paracomp to become Macromedia, which was later acquired by Adobe. We use research and experience as a guideline, then reserve enough resources to modify our programs, perhaps several times, based on realized outcomes with our learners in the context in which they learn and perform. Being able to edit a program while it continues to execute is one of them. ABOUT Dr. MICHAEL W. ALLEN (CEO and Chairman, Allen Interactions Inc.).

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program. An authoritative whitepaper on how to plan, implement, and evaluate an e-learning program for your business. Like any corporate initiative, the training program should have a stated mission and a set of business objectives that are well defined. The plan will also need to include a business analysis that identifies the costs and benefits of the training program. Prepare a business case for the training program.

Make older programs run in Windows Vista or Windows 7

Take an e-Learning Break

After struggling for a couple of days trying to get an old copy of Macromedia Dreamweaver Extension Manager to install an old version of CourseBuilder on a Windows 7 machine, I came across this article in the Microsoft help system. Most programs written for Windows Vista also work in this version of Windows, but some older programs might run poorly or not at all.

Can Captivate 9 Save Adobe?

LearnDash

Our relationship goes back a long way too as I can recall the days of using Captivate when it was owned by Macromedia. Articulate wasn’t the juggernaut that it is today, and aside from learning how to program Flash, Macromedia Captivate was your next best option.

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5 Must Read ELearning Software Articles

LearnDash

You may be wondering, “why are there so many programs out there for rapid elearning development?” Macromedia Captivate (later acquired by Adobe) was one of the first major players into the game.

Adobe Captivate 5: The Mother of All Upgrades!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

before the program was known as Captivate. I've been underwhelmed (Captivate 1 to 2 didn't do much for me) and amazed (Captivate 3 to 4 was a major step forward for the program). Adobe didn't just upgrade the program, they tore it down and rebuilt it.

How to Make E-Learning So People Really Learn: Q&A With Ethan Edwards

ATD Learning Technologies

Ethan has been designing online instruction for almost 25 years, beginning with work at the PLATO laboratory at the University of Illinois, continuing through positions at Authorware, Macromedia, Microsoft, and as a consultant with a host of top companies in the United States and abroad.

3 Adobe Captivate E-learning Examples

CommLab India

Not too long after that, Macromedia acquired eHelp and released the software under the name Captivate which was later acquired by Adobe Systems. What Kind of Training Programs Goes Well with Adobe Captivate 7?

A Conversation with Michael Allen–ADDIE, SAM & the Future of ID

Kapp Notes

He founded the computer-based course authoring tool Authorware in 1984 and later formed Macromedia through a merger which was then bought by Adobe Systems. Michael Allen and I sit down and discuss the Zebra program at ASTD conference way back in 2011.

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An Honest Assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 [First Impressions]

mLearning Revolution

I did not participate in the beta program, nor was I invited by my old PR team to be part of the press tour, so my very first look at the new Captivate 6 was the day it was announced, after downloaded a trial copy.

The End of the Road for me at Adobe. 2012 and Beyond.

mLearning Revolution

I will also be launching Online Training programs for these tools. First and foremost, Happy New Year!

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10 Great Moments in eLearning History

SHIFT eLearning

The Macintosh, with its free HyperCard program, also helped a generation of tech-savvy teachers make their own software and tutorials for students. In 2005, Adobe bought Macromedia and transformed it into Adobe Flash. eLearning didn''t happen overnight.

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Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). The architecture of Silverlight and Blend is such that the process of graphics creation and associated programming overlaps closely.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). The architecture of Silverlight and Blend is such that the process of graphics creation and associated programming overlaps closely.

ScreencastCamper Profiles 2013: Dave Buell

TechSmith Camtasia

He has been authoring, directing, and producing many different eLearning and interactive training programs for over a decade. Whoa – ScreencastCamp 2013 is this weekend ! Can you believe it?

Got SCORM?

ICS Learning

SCOs are web-based and script-enabled – consisting of HTML, Javascript and any other client-side technology (images, Macromedia Flash, etc). This is done through an object known as an API (Application Programming Interface) that is the conduit for all of the SCO to LMS and LMS to SCO communication. Got SCORM? A Brief Technical Overview That Answers the Question “What is SCORM?” ” By Brian Kleeman. Download PDF (110KB). Introduction.

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Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

Macromedia Authorware and similar products. Macromedia Director. The Macromedia set typically would toss in Director, which created an equally impressive array of course capabilities, but a deep learning curve. Eventually, Macromedia Dreamweaver came into the picture. WYSIWYG/HTML/Javascript/maybe CSS options as well, perhaps even additional programming languages you can incorporate, a full package of capabilities inc.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). The architecture of Silverlight and Blend is such that the process of graphics creation and associated programming overlaps closely.

Storyline and ZebraZapps: seriously powerful, seriously simple

Clive on Learning

Michael was, of course, the creator of Authorware, a highly powerful tool from the CD-ROM era, which Adobe eventually gave up on after they inherited it from Macromedia. You can incorporate as much interactive logic as you like without programming. Here at DevLearn 2011 in Las Vegas I've got authoring tools on my mind. Because I have been able to take a look at two new tools today, which I'm sure are going to have a major impact. The have one thing in common and lots of differences.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Corporate training professionals, educators, instructional designers, and all types of business users with limited programming capabilities who want to create product demos, application simulations, soft skill and compliance training, and mobile learning. Adobe Captivate helps you create various types of eLearning and mobile learning content without programming. Users of Macromedia Captivate, or Adobe Captivate 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5.5, On this page. Basics.

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Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

However, there are many graphic editing programs such as Illustrator, Fireworks, etc. Adobe CS and CS2 was about the time Adobe acquired Macromedia and Flash didn’t get its next version upgrade until CS3. first appeared in Flash MX 2004, a scripting programming language.

Future Trends in e-Learning

Vignettes Learning

The new workforce will want a more flexible workplace and may prefer flexibility to higher salary The use of gaming in training or "Nintendo meets Macromedia" is not that far in the future. Most Companies to Advance Learning Programs in 2005 Jan 19, 2005 LTI Magazine » click for article (offline) Eighty-four percent of Fortune 1000 and government organizations recently surveyed by THINQ Learning Solutions, Inc.