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Adobe Captivate 8: The Essentials by Kevin Siegel

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Custom Recordings

You have now learned how to record three kinds of eLearning lessons with Adobe Captivate: Demonstrations, Assessment Simulations, and Training Simulations. Between demonstrations and simulations, which type of lesson results in the most effective learning experience for your users? There is no clear-cut answer.

Demonstrations are relatively quick and easy to create (you just did). However, demonstrations do not allow for learner interaction. When learners watch a demonstration rather than participate in an interactive simulation, the potential for learning is reduced. The Text Captions that are automatically created by Captivate are great, but they are written in the imperative, or command, form. For instance, a typical Text ...

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