These are exciting times for the eLearning industry. Tablets and smartphones are revolutionizing the way students consume digital content. These mobile devices provide a world of new technical challenges and pedagogical opportunities. Learn how to leverage this new power with Adobe and be part of the m-learning revolution.
Adobefor Mobile Learning is a hands-on, practical guide with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions which will help you create various types of mobile-friendly eLearning content using the new authoring and publishing tools of Adobe Captivate 7.
Adobe Captivate 7 for Mobile Learning explores the various ways to create and deploy mobile-friendly content with Adobe Captivate. The book walks you through the making of three Adobe Captivate projects using practical examples and step-by-step instructions.
In the first project, you will learn how to capture on-screen actions and create a professional high definition screencast that will be uploaded to YouTube. In the second project, you will create a mobile-friendly interactive software demonstration. The third project is an existing SCORM-compliant quiz that you will modify in order to make it mobile-friendly. You will also learn about the latest features in Captivate 7 by inserting Adobe Edge Animate animations into your eLearning content and by using the PhoneGap build service to turn your Captivate projects into native mobile apps.
Adobe Captivate 7 for Mobile Learning will teach you the necessary tools you need to take your eLearning courses to the next level by making them available on virtually any desktop and mobile device available today.
What you will learn from this book
Capture on-screen actions in real time using the new Video Demo recording mode of Captivate
Create a professional high definition screencast and upload it to YouTube
Create a mobile-friendly interactive software demonstration
Add mobile-compliant objects and effects to your Captivate projects
Add audio narration and video in your mobile-friendly Captivate projects
Use the new HTML5 Tracker to locate the objects and features that are not supported in HTML5
Create a mobile-friendly quiz and set up the reporting options
Publish the project in HTML5 using various options
Create a mobile-friendly SCORM package for easy deployment in virtually any Learning Management System
Insert Adobe Edge Animate animations into a Captivate project
Use the PhoneGap build service to package your Captivate projects as native mobile apps
A tutorial-based approach to learning the basics of Adobe Captivate to help bring your existing eLearning content to mobile platforms. The book will help readers to learn at their own pace with practical examples and step-by-step instructions.
Who this book is for
This book has been primarily written for teachers, course designers, professors, curriculum experts, subject matter experts, and eLearning developers who want to provide mobile-friendly content to their students.
A basic knowledge of your operating system is required to follow the exercises of this book. No prior knowledge of Captivate is required, although some experience with Captivate would be useful.
Paperback: 136 pages
Publisher: Packt Publishing (August 2013)