Tag Archives: Articulate

Adobe Captivate 5 — Simulations on Tap

Greetings, global citizens of the Litmos eLearning community! Last time—we talked about authoring tools, and we answered a few common questions about Adobe Captivate 5 and Articulate Studio ’09. As we dive more deeply, we’ll look at the strengths of each platform. This week, we’ll begin our analysis of Adobe Captivate 5. To clear up a question, you can acquire Captivate 5 in two ways. First, it’s available as a stand-alone program, for $799.00 USD (or $299.00 USD for a … Continue reading

How Do I Get My Stuff Online?! Intro to Authoring Tools

Hello, Litmos community! For those of you tasked with making an organizational transition to eLearning, we salute you—in all your overworked glory. In a previous post, we emphasized the point about having an eLearning philosophy (and standards) in place to encourage you to begin at the beginning. Tools change and evolve. You will probably master multiple platforms. Your personnel may come and go. Nevertheless, the philosophy you adopt and build will work across tools, and can be shared with different … Continue reading

How Do I Get My Stuff Online?! Philosophy Break

Greetings, worldwide Litmos community! This was going to be a post on the nuts and bolts of Adobe Captivate, but… it’s not. A few people have asked me what I meant by choosing an eLearning philosophy (subtle, gently probing, questions like “What are you talking about, fool?”). OK,” philosophy” was a bit grandiose. We, the people of Litmos, are nothing like these four guys you see at left. Philosophy? The idea is to pick an initial set of guidelines or … Continue reading

How Do I Get My Stuff Online?! The Fun-filled World of Authoring Tools

Let me wish you a happy and productive new year from the Litmos blogging team! It’s time to continue with our occasional manifesto on how to bring eLearning to your organization (and maximize the use of your LMS). This is a food-for-thought post on authoring tools. Many Litmos clients (and others tasked with magically converting an organization’s assets into eLearning) struggle with process at the outset. There is a seemingly endless stream of information, and quite a high percentage is … Continue reading

How Do I Get My Stuff Online?! The Beginning

Here’s a secret about your learning management system (LMS): it’s rarely used to its full potential. The Litmos crew tells me that clients often have questions about how to “get stuff online.” The questions may seem strange, but the same dysfunctional process plays out all over. If you’re relatively new to the process of getting your organization’s knowledge ready for eLearning, take heart. There is an extraordinary amount of information out there. Over the coming weeks, we’re going to talk … Continue reading