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Posted by on Apr 9, 2014 in Adobe Captivate Resources, eLearning, Freebies, Our Favorites, Resources | 0 comments

Free Adobe Captivate Template

We’d like give you a free Adobe Captivate template! This free eLearning template is one of the many new Captivate interactions in the Library. Captivate interactions are great to engage your learners in the content. And yes, this template is SCORM compliant.  Sign up for a free account to get this Free eLearning Template. Get Free eLearning Templates View all our Adobe Captivate Templates. Media Viewer Captivate Template: We give you a Adobe Captivate template file. Just open and use in the Adobe Captivate. How this template works is...

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[Video] Drag and Drop Interactions in Adobe Captivate 7

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 in Adobe Captivate Resources, eLearning, Resources | 0 comments

[Video] Drag and Drop Interactions in Adobe Captivate 7

In this video tutorial I’m going to show you how to make a drag and drop interaction in Adobe Captivate 7.  This video was created in Adobe Captivate 7, but the same process can be used in Captive 6, and is very similar. Objective: The concept or purpose of this video is to have the user to drag and drop the tabs down to the note pad. Adobe Captivate makes this really easy. This is an important tip and trick! So we suggest you take a few minutes to check out the drag and drop video below. Okay, lets get started: (Click here to watch...

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[Webinar] How to Use Master Slide Layouts in Adobe Captivate

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 in Adobe Captivate Resources, eLearning, Resources, Webinar | 0 comments

[Webinar] How to Use Master Slide Layouts in Adobe Captivate

This week’s webinar is going about Adobe Captivate. We have Mark Hooper, the Director of Content Development at Lodestone (our training partner) teaching us everything about master slide layouts in Captivate on Friday, March 28th at 1 pm – 2 pm EST. First step in creating eLearning modules is to makes sure that they work with your company branding. Also, making sure there is variety in these slides you are presenting for your content. Mark will go through several options for customizing and modifying Adobe Captivate themes....

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[Video] Advanced Actions in Adobe Captivate 7

Posted by on Mar 14, 2014 in Adobe Captivate Resources, eLearning, Resources | 0 comments

[Video] Advanced Actions in Adobe Captivate 7

In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to create an Advanced Action with Adobe Captivate and utilize the drag and drop functionality. Objective: When the user drags and drops a label to the correct spot I want a green checkbox to display. Also, when the user drags and drops a label to the incorrect spot I want the red “x” to display. By the end of this tutorial, you’ll be able to use the Advanced Actions functionality and be able to show the learner if they are getting correct or incorrect answers. Let’s get...

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Tab Order for Interactive Objectives in Adobe Captivate

Posted by on Jan 24, 2014 in Adobe Captivate Resources, eLearning, Resources | 0 comments

Tab Order for Interactive Objectives in Adobe Captivate

This blog will explain improved compliance support by specifying the tab order for interactive objectives in Adobe Captivate. If you missed it, you should read my last blog was about the concept of 508 compliance and how to Convert Slide Notes Into Closed Caption Text in Adobe Captivate. If you produce eLearning to local and state government agencies, accessibility is necessary and very important legal component in the development process. Screen readers are programs designed to navigate through a website. Examples are Windows Eye and JAWS....

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Convert Slide Notes Into Closed Caption Text in Adobe Captivate

Posted by on Jan 8, 2014 in Adobe Captivate Resources, eLearning, Resources | 0 comments

Convert Slide Notes Into Closed Caption Text in Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate offers the ability to make eLearning courses accessible (508 compliant). By law, ADA and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, state certain accessibility requirements must be addressed when developing learning materials for electronic dissemination. Distance education course materials must be designed and delivered in such a way that the level of course-taking experience is the same for students with or without disabilities. As a quick side note, you may want read information about accessibility guidelines: Web Accessibility...

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How to Create a Drag and Drop Interaction in Adobe Captivate

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013 in Adobe Captivate Resources, eLearning, Resources | 0 comments

How to Create a Drag and Drop Interaction in Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate has an easy way to create drag and drop interactions. The drag and drop interaction in Adobe Captivate is basic knowledge but an essential understanding allows you to have more creative control in your courses. Learn how to use this valuable interaction in the video below. (Click here to view at YouTube.) View Adobe Captivate drag and drop...

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How to Make a Learning Journal in Adobe Captivate

Posted by on Nov 13, 2013 in Adobe Captivate Resources, eLearning, Resources | 1 comment

How to Make a Learning Journal in Adobe Captivate

Journaling is essential if effective learning is to occur in a learning module, call it a learning journal. In fact, journaling is an important tool because it encourages reflection, critical thinking and group discussion. Questions utilized during the module to facilitate discussion should be open-ended, but focused enough so that they encourage student participation, while assuring that specific learning objectives are met. Adobe Captivate 7.0 has a new widget for learning notes. The learning notes enable learners to add and edit notes as...

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How to Merge Your Captivate Projects Into One Course

Posted by on Oct 12, 2013 in Adobe Captivate Resources, eLearning, Resources | 9 comments

How to Merge Your Captivate Projects Into One Course

Let’s discuss how to merge your Adobe Captivate course, or in other words, adding several courses into one mega awesome super-course! This idea is basically aggregating previously designed Captivate courses and adding them to the Table of Contents (TOC), so works as one course. Aggregating courses into one project in Captivate has several benefits for the learner: links to all or specific topics in the TOC ability to control and view desired topics in the TOC experience more content (because you created an awesome super-course) This...

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Free Captivate White Board Template

Posted by on Sep 4, 2013 in Adobe Captivate Resources, Freebies, Products/Reviews, Resources | 1 comment

Free Captivate White Board Template

Are you looking for a free Captivate template? Then you’ve come to the right place. We recently uploaded this White Board Captivate Layout into our Freebie section of our eLearning Template Library. We hope you like it. Download this and other Free eLearning Templates from our eLearning Template Library. Note: You must sign up as a Free member to access Free templates in the library. Click here to sign up for a Free membership. All templates not under Freebies are available for download for all current Template Library subscribers. Sign...

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How to Insert Interactive HTML5 Content Into Captivate

Posted by on Aug 23, 2013 in Adobe Captivate Resources, Our Favorites, Resources | 4 comments

How to Insert Interactive HTML5 Content Into Captivate

Inserting custom HTML5 content in Captivate is a really nifty tool. Especially, if you don’t want your users to leave your course. Using the Adobe Captivate App Packager allows you to insert custom HTML5 interactions, such as a HTML5 game, and put it in your Captivate course. This video will show you how to achieve this really awesome...

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Captivate Tips for Beginners Part III: Adding Text Animation

Posted by on Aug 16, 2013 in Adobe Captivate Resources, eLearning, Resources | 0 comments

Captivate Tips for Beginners Part III: Adding Text Animation

Need to add text animation to your Adobe Captivate course? Then you are in the right place. This post is the last of a three part series, Captivate Tips for Beginners. This post will cover three areas of text animation: How to Use Captivate Text Animations How to Move Text with Captivate Effects How to Add an Animated Text file (.swf or .gif) Let’s get this text party started! How to Use Captivate Text Animations You’ll want to start by going clicking Insert –> Text Animation. The Text Animation Properties box will open....

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Captivate Tips for Beginners Part II: Sync Photos to Your Audio

Posted by on Aug 9, 2013 in Adobe Captivate Resources, eLearning | 0 comments

Captivate Tips for Beginners Part II: Sync Photos to Your Audio

This beginners tutorial will show how to sync your photos to your audio in Adobe Captivate. This is the second of part of the series. The next post is the third part of the series that will show you how to add text animation. I recommend if you have any audio clips try to sync photos in your eLearning project. It’s simple and easy. Also, fun to do. I found an audio clip that talks about relationships and a few photos of a guy and a girl.  I would prefer to use a cutout people but these photos will work just fine. Upload Your Audio and...

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Captivate Tips for Beginners Part I: Create Action with Cutout People

Posted by on Aug 2, 2013 in Adobe Captivate Resources | 0 comments

Captivate Tips for Beginners Part I: Create Action with Cutout People

With the right cutout people you can create action like moves in Adobe Captivate. This is the first post of a three part series that will show you how to use cutout people in your projects. The second part of the series will show you How to Sync Audio to Your Photos and the third will show you How to Use Animated Text. For the new comers to Adobe Captivate, cutout people refers to the background of a photo that has been masked out. These photos come from our eLearning Brothers Template Library under the name “Andrew2″.  ...

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Adobe Captivate 7 Templates

Posted by on Jun 7, 2013 in Adobe Captivate Resources, eLearning, Featured, Our Favorites, Resources | 0 comments

Adobe Captivate 7 Templates

Adobe has just released it’s latest version of Captivate. Seems as if they just barely launched Captivate 6 and now 7 is out. We are pleased to inform you that our Captivate Templates are now compatible with Adobe Captivate 7. We’ve made a few updates so be sure to download the latest version of the templates from the template library. Adobe Captivate Player Skin Widgets Adobe Captivate Layout Themes  Learn more about Captivate Templates So, what’s new with Captivate 7? Captivate 7 software features include: Enhanced support...

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Captivate 6 Example eLearning Course Using Templates

Posted by on Jan 15, 2013 in Adobe Captivate Resources, eLearning, eLearning Template Library, Example Course, Featured, Graphic Design Resources, Portfolio, Products/Reviews, Resources, Templates | 0 comments

Captivate 6 Example eLearning Course Using Templates

  Thought I’d share another example eLearning course I created using Adobe Captivate 6. This demo was created to showcase our eLearning Templates in action. Here are the templates that I used: Captivate Layouts Template Cutout People Flash Game Template Launch...

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Free eLearning Templates

Posted by on Dec 5, 2012 in Adobe Captivate Resources, Articulate Storyline Resources, eLearning, Featured, Freebies, Graphic Design Resources, Instructional Design, Powerpoint Tips | 0 comments

Free eLearning Templates

Are you looking for some free eLearning templates? Well, we can help with that. Our eLearning Template Library now has a “freebies” category. Once you create a free user account, you’ll have access to download any free templates that we release.  Just visit the Freebies section of the library every so often to see what new templates we’ve released. View all our free eLearning Tempaltes.   Here is a list of the eLearning Templates that we currently offer with our full membership: Cutout People Images Cutout People...

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Overview of Captivate 6 Themes

Posted by on Nov 9, 2012 in Adobe Captivate Resources, eLearning | 0 comments

Overview of Captivate 6 Themes

With the release of Captivate 6, Adobe has introduced “Themes”. Themes are a great way to quickly brand your course content and to keep it consistent. You can built a theme and then share it with your team. The theme can have colors, layouts, placeholders, fonts, buttons, and much more pre-built into it. There are multiple themes that come with Captivate 6. To view the themes, go to main navigation and choose Themes and then Show/Hide Themes Panel. You can then browse through the installed themes. Let’s take a closer look at what makes up a...

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Build a Tab Interaction in Captivate 6

Posted by on Sep 9, 2012 in Adobe Captivate Resources, eLearning, Graphic Design Resources, Resources | 5 comments

Build a Tab Interaction in Captivate 6

In this screencast, learn how to build a custom tab interaction within the Adobe Captivate 6 interface. Some may ask, “Why build a custom one when you could just use the built in interaction widgets?”. For my project, I found the built in interaction widgets limited. I needed 9 tabs and the widget maxed out at 5. Also, the widget resized/stretched my images weird and limited me on positioning them. Anyways, I decided to build a custom tab interaction which gave me a lot of freedom and worked great for my needs. Click here to see...

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Modifying the Player Skin in Adobe Captivate

Posted by on Sep 6, 2012 in Adobe Captivate Resources, eLearning, Graphic Design Resources, Resources | 0 comments

Modifying the Player Skin in Adobe Captivate

In this video learn how to modify the default player skin in Adobe Captivate.  

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Captivate Example Course with Video Cutouts

Posted by on Aug 27, 2012 in Adobe Captivate Resources, eLearning, Example Course, Graphic Design Resources, Portfolio, Resources | 0 comments

Captivate Example Course with Video Cutouts

An example eLearning course developed to demonstrate our eLearning Templates in action. eLearning Template Products used: Captivate Layout Template Cutout People Pictures Set Cutout Video People Click on the image below to view the example Captivate 6 course....

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Course Dimensions for iPads

Posted by on Aug 13, 2012 in Adobe Captivate Resources, Adobe Presenter Resources, Articulate Presenter Resources, Articulate Storyline Resources, eLearning, Featured, Lectora Resources, Mobile eLearning Resources, Resources | 0 comments

Course Dimensions for iPads

Are you trying to build a course that works on both desktops and an iPad? Are you curious what course dimensions work best for both? This is a conversation that I’ve seen popup in various areas lately. Here are some resources I’ve come across. Project size for Articulate Storyline Discussion thread about this topic (interesting conversation) Sample of course dimensions in Storyline (978 grid inside a 988×643 player size) Files for 978 grid system Project size for Captivate Tristan over at InfoSemantics has put together a...

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