Captivate Planning and Preparation

In Captivate courses the discussion often moves from where to click and how to use a feature to planning, storyboarding and e-learning theory

So here’s a few resources to get people started:

Storyboarding  Templates

More General Resources

Anna Sabramowicz

(Also I’d like to see Anna do a time management talk, anyone who can do this much, has to have good time management!)

 E Learning Blogs

I’d also look at MOOC courses on learning theory and e-learning found at coursera.org and https://www.canvas.net/

Tools like mind mapping software or even OneNote could also have a role in the planning process

 

Recording Assessment or Training Simulations on Word or PDF Forms with Adobe Captivate

Question: Can we record training simulations or assessments using Word or PDF based forms?

Answer:

PDF Forms

With the PDF forms – Captivate in training or assessment mode added click boxes to the drop down lists, check boxes and text fields as I clicked on them (good).

With Drop down lists and check boxes – It expects the user to click on the exact option you clicked on when recording _ so you will need to make your test instructions clear.

The click boxes were smaller the actual objects – so you will need to resize them to cover the drop down list . Continue reading “Recording Assessment or Training Simulations on Word or PDF Forms with Adobe Captivate”