Articulate Studio Cookbook


Articulate Studio Cookbook
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  • Complete your courses by creating Flash-ready presentations through familiar PowerPoint
  • Employ Articulate Engage, Quizmaker and Encoder to make dazzling interaction, asses learners and add full-motion videos
  • Practical recipes to get you moving on a specific activity without the extra fluff

Book Details

Language : English
Paperback : 292 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : November 2012
ISBN : 1849693080
ISBN 13 : 9781849693080
Author(s) : Robert Kennedy III
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Other, Cookbooks, e-Learning

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Getting Started with Articulate Suite
Chapter 2: Create Your Course with Presenter
Chapter 3: Preparing Your Player
Chapter 4: Creating Assessments and Courses with Quizmaker
Chapter 5: Taking Your Quiz to the Next Level
Chapter 6: Creating Interactive Content with Engage
Chapter 7: Basic Video Editing with Video Encoder
Chapter 8: Combining All Three
Index
    • Chapter 2: Create Your Course with Presenter
      • Introduction
      • Animating images and objects
      • Adding audio narration to your slides
      • Editing audio
      • Adding background music to your presentation
      • Syncing the animations with narrations
      • Adding video to your course
      • Adding video from the Web
      • Highlighting specific slide information
      • Chapter 3: Preparing Your Player
        • Introduction
        • Adding your company's logo
        • Setting up a player template
        • Setting up course defaults
        • Attaching external resources to your course
        • Previewing and publishing your course
        • Chapter 4: Creating Assessments and Courses with Quizmaker
          • Introduction
          • Setting up a quiz template
          • Adding a basic graded question
          • Adding a basic survey question
          • Creating a hotspot question
          • Customizing the question and answer
          • Adding images to a slide
          • Changing a slide's background color and theme
          • Creating slide masters
          • Adding audio to a slide
          • Adding video
          • Chapter 5: Taking Your Quiz to the Next Level
            • Introduction
            • Creating a simple storyline in Quizmaker
            • Adding animation to your quiz
            • Creating a branched story
            • Creating a randomized question bank
            • What about the results?
            • Previewing and publishing your course or quiz
            • Chapter 6: Creating Interactive Content with Engage
              • Introduction
              • Setting up an Engage template
              • Step-by-step approach for a Process interaction
              • Adding images and video in Engage
              • Adding and editing audio
              • Using Engage to create a glossary
              • Creating a labeled graphic
              • Previewing and publishing your interaction
              • Chapter 7: Basic Video Editing with Video Encoder
                • Introduction
                • Creating an FLV video for using in your course
                • Cutting out a specific video segment
                • Branding your video
                • Editing audio in your video
                • Creating your own webcam video
                • Customizing your encoding settings
                • Chapter 8: Combining All Three
                  • Introduction
                  • Adding a quiz to Presenter
                  • Adding an interaction to Presenter
                  • Using hyperlinks and branching to create a story
                  • Adding screencasts to your project
                  • Placing a glossary in the tab area
                  • Adding video to the logo and presenter panels
                  • Creating consistency when combining everything
                  • Getting a new wardrobe
                  • Creating special images or video questions in Quizmaker

                  Robert Kennedy III

                  Robert Kennedy III is a former High School and College Educator turned Entrepreneur. He has owned web development and now e-learning/training companies, and has spent almost a decade as a trainer in topics ranging from music industry preparation to technology and learning. Currently, as the owner of RKCS Learning Solutions, Robert spends a great deal of time teaching others how to integrate technologies into their business workflow and training companies on how to develop effective learning modules for their employees. Robert earned his Masters degree online through the University of Maryland University College and is currently completing his PhD in Educational Technology with Walden University. Although he was a former classroom teacher, he will tell you that online education saved his life. He is an admitted tech lover; when not working, Robert spends his time playing with or catching up on the latest gadgets. Sites such as CNET, Tech Crunch, and Engadget are probably permanently burned into his screen at this point. Robert grew up in Bronx, New York, and is therefore legally obligated to be a fan of the New York Yankees. He takes this obligation seriously and watches every Yankees' game on his phone, iPad, computer, or TV. He loves sports in general and can be found playing softball, golf, basketball, or bowling at any point during the year.
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                  What you will learn from this book

                  • Create a flash-ready course using Presenter and edit your course player
                  • Include Quizmaker in your courses to provide interaction and assessment
                  • Record, edit and prepare full-motion video using Video Encoder
                  • Creatively display interactive and rich content using Engage
                  • Combine all of the apps in the Articulate suite for a cohesive and engaging course
                  • Work with images and other multimedia to create a more visually appealing course
                  • Easily and simply create course elements

                  In Detail

                  More and more companies find they need to build their training courses internally. They are turning to tools like Articulate Studio because it is easy to use and doesn’t have a steep learning curve. If you are familiar with Microsoft PowerPoint in any way, you should feel right at home with Articulate Studio.

                  "Articulate Studio Cookbook" will get you ready to add Articulate Studio to your enterprise toolkit. This book gives you detailed yet simple steps to complete your training course. By following the clear steps in each chapter, you will gain an understanding of the software but also be able to complete specific tasks and common activities.

                  The good thing about this book is that you can start anywhere and get the information that you need for a specific activity. Cross-references are provided if there is a skill located elsewhere that you need to complete a task.

                  It can be frustrating to pick up a new piece of software and not know where to begin. With Articulate Studio, there is a whole suite of software to work with. You need to know how to work with Presenter, Engage, Quizmaker and Encoder to make great Articulate courses. Then, you’ll need to know how to put them all together in a way that makes a professional looking, cohesive and smooth-flowing course. We’ll make it easy to follow step by step until you have a professional course.

                  "Articulate Studio Cookbook" will help you go from Studio newbie to Studio guru. Dive in and choose your recipe.

                  Approach

                  The cookbook style is a series of practical recipes which represent solutions to problems and popular activities in a concise but detailed manner.

                  Who this book is for

                  If you are a beginning developer or just someone who has been asked to be the jack-of-all-design in your training department, then this book is a great starter. Having a working knowledge of PowerPoint is helpful but not essential. By simply following the steps, you will be able to create a clean, professional looking course.

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