Virtual Classroom: Part 3 of 4 Three Tips for an Engaging Virtual Classroom The most common “hit” any type of e-learning takes is lack of engagement. For training to be effective, learners have to be involved. CP Guru - Adobe Captivate Widgets Today Adobe Captivate 8 was released. In this post I’m going give you a high level overview of what’s new in Adobe Captivate 8 as well as my view of the product. I participated in the beta test of Adobe Captivate 8 so I have been playing around with Captivate 8 for a while now. It has been a very interesting beta cycle this time mainly due to the high ambitions for some of the new features. Major changes in Adobe Captivate 8: Content is King: Interpersonal Content and e-Learning Content is King: Interpersonal Content and e-Learning August 11th, 2011 There are three types of content that we teach in the world of training: technical, interpersonal, and conceptual.
Are You Ready for Responsive E-Learning Design? December.10.2015 By: Ruby Spencer In 2014, 20 percent of the world’s population owned a tablet device, with a growth rate of 30 percent from 2013. Desktop computers and laptops are predicted to lose popularity from 2016 onward as tablet sales soar, according to a Statsitica.com forecast for global shipments of tablets, laptops and desktop PCs from 2010 to 2019. Until recently, companies needed to have a different website version for every device, which became increasingly complex, not to mention expensive, as more devices and technologies popped up, such as Android, iPhones and Kindles, to name a few.
New to eLearning? Try Adobe Captivate 8! inShare5 Guest post by Coline Son Lee, Principal & Learning Strategist at Everest CS, Orange County, CA How Adobe has broken the entry barrier to developing eLearning with a more powerful and responsive product! As an eLearning developer, I am often asked by others considering making the leap from developing instructor-led training (ILT) to eLearning what is the “best” tool to learn/use. And this loaded question is often narrowed down to two options – Captivate or …?
Online insight: Challenges beat cheerleading Educators consider how to foster meaningful interaction among students in online courses By Meris Stansbury, Assistant Editor, eSchool News Read more by Meris Stansbury Simply providing online discussion forums is not enough to keep students engaged in virtual courses, according to educators who are well-versed in online instruction: For real learning to occur in an online setting, virtual-school educators must establish clear rubrics and enforce rules for participation. Recently, educators came together in their own online forum for a webinar from the North American Council for Online Learning (NACOL) to discuss the topic: "What Works in Creating Student-to-Student Interaction in Online Courses?"
Medical Templates Had a Momentous Month Medical Templates had another momentous month in October! We decided to add tons of new Medical Templates to the Library that will save you piles of time. With the majority of the new additions being Medical Templates, we added 200+ Medical Cutout People Images and three new Adobe Captivate Course Starter Templates. There is a lot of amazing stuff here! Cumberland County teachers can broadcast lessons across entire district The computer software is one way the school system is meeting the federal requirement to have a certified teacher in every classroom. Math teacher Rachel Hendrickson has the capability to teach every algebra class in Cumberland County, N.C., high schools at the same time: All it takes is a SMART Board, laptop, webcam, and a computer program that allows teachers to interact with students anywhere in the district. SMART Bridgit, a conferencing software program, connects students with the class using a real-time video stream. The computer software is one way the school system is meeting the federal requirement to have a certified teacher in every classroom.
26 Free Adobe Captivate 8 Video Tutorials In this article, you will find 26 Free Adobe Captivate Video Tutorials that highlight the various functionalities of Adobe Captivate 8. Adobe Captivate 8 is one of the top eLearning Authoring Tools because it allows you to create responsive eLearning courses easily and conveniently. Adobe Captivate 8 is a powerful software that will help you create interactive eLearning courses suitable for any device. eLearning professionals can develop mobile learning without programming using all-new responsive authoring. They can also use an intuitive UI to transform PowerPoint presentations into engaging eLearning using actors, voices, interactions, and quizzes. How Can We Stop Cheating In Online Courses? This is an excerpt from a longer article in the October issue of Edudemic Magazine for iPad. Be sure to download the free app here and grab the latest issue. It’s packed with plenty of other great stories too! For as long as classes have been in session, there have been students trying to figure out how to get out of class, or at least how to get away with doing the least amount of work possible for said class.
How to Insert eLearning Cutout People Videos in Captivate 8 I’m going to show you how to use our eLearning Cutout People Videos in Adobe Captivate 8. With Captivate 8, it allows you to make two types of projects, blank projects or responsive projects. By the end of this tutorial, you’re going to know how to use our eLearning Cutout People Videos, how to insert other types of videos, and how to make good video decisions in your next Captivate 8 course. For anyone using videos in the new Captivate 8, I recommend you understand how videos work with the new responsive features. So, let’s get started.
How (And Why) Teachers Should Get Started With Blended Learning Blended learning is quite simply one of the most overused terms to describe the current state of education’s relationship with technology. However, it fits. Blended learning is marrying the influx of technology with the learning principles that are proven to work. It’s a powerful combination if done properly. That’s why this new-ish term is, as stated just a few sentences ago, such an overused term. Because it’s important! How to Create Successful Training I was chatting with someone recently who was complaining that the organization’s elearning courses weren’t successful. After some conversation, it turns out that the courses were mostly information-based courses. The organization did a great job pulling content together, but outside of the content (and some nice looking slides) there wasn’t much to the courses. We talked a bit more about what it takes for a training course to be successful. Successful Training Defines Success There are different reasons why organizations create elearning courses.
eLearning: It’s Time for a Reboot Image: courosa/Flickr It’s been 10 years since eLearning emerged as a new category, and the market is now massive and growing: ASTD estimates that U.S. organizations spent approximately $156.2 billion on employee learning and development in 2011. And Certifyme.net estimates that eLearning is a $56.2 billion business — roughly 30% of the total L&D market.