502 - BYOD: Adobe Captivate: Don't Fear Advanced Actions!
It can be relatively easy to explore the entry-level features of Adobe Captivate. However, understanding the more advanced functions can help you avoid mundane, linear courses that are predictable and cookie-cutter in design. These features of Captivate may initially feel confusing and difficult to master; however the potential of this authoring tool is huge—as long as users are confident and competent using the more advanced features. These additional features not only bring this authoring tool to life, but also enable developers to create highly engaging and highly personalized learning experiences.
In this highly participative session, you’ll explore some of the advanced features of Adobe Captivate that many wish to use, few really understand...and many fear! Using a sample project, you’ll learn what advanced actions are and look at approaches for why and how to use them effectively. With advanced actions you can create both complex and simple event-based interactions based on one or multiple conditions, transforming a simple, linear, mundane eLearning experience into one which is highly engaging for the user. During the session you’ll find out how to handle complex interaction scenarios by scripting your own actions and applying them to various interactive objects. Practical examples of how advanced actions can be used will be shared, including how to incorporate variables to add great interactivity to a project. Many users of this amazing authoring tool only take advantage of a very small percentage of what it has to offer. Why not uncover the aspects that will enable you to create a learning experience which is engaging, fun and fully personalized.
In this session, you will learn:
- What advanced actions are and how and when to use them
- What conditional actions are and how to use them
- What variables are and how and when to use them
Participant technology requirements:
Laptop and Adobe Captivate (trial version is okay)