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by Joe Ganci

Techsmith’s Camtasia 8 is a complete reboot, rewritten from scratch, and it is attracting attention not only from eLearning developers but also from video production professionals and even from consumer periodicals. This is a beautiful tool to add to your kit, and you can read all about it here!

Review   |   February 26, 2013
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by Mark Lassoff

CSS3 provides some very interesting new formatting possibilities for your eLearning content. Unfortunately, browsers handle these techniques in different ways. Here are three new formats (rounded corners, color gradients, and newspaper columns) and step-by-step instructions that accommodate the various browsers!

Column   |   August 23, 2012
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by News Editor

We’ve all seen eLearning courses that confuse learners because of poor design, a non-intuitive interface, and confusing navigation. Even without a professional graphic designer, we can apply basic principles to blend good graphic, user interface (UI), and user experience (UX) designs. Take the first step to successful outcomes for your learners with these tips from today’s design experts.

News   |   July 25, 2012
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by Stephen Haskin

Adobe has taken the wrapper completely off of Creative Suite 6. Here’s the rundown on the pricing, subscriptions, powerful new features – and a fly in the ointment.

News   |   April 24, 2012
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by Stephen Haskin, Megan Torrance

This week in the Photeo series, you will learn how to use Photoshop and After Effects to decompose images and to animate words and letters. These are essential skills in the creation of scavenger Photeos, and the process is faster than creating the same effects by using Flash!

Feature   |   April 23, 2012
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by Stephen Haskin, Megan Torrance

A Photeo is the digital evolution of the movie montage: it supports continuity and engagement by telling a story. In the first two articles of this series, you learned what a Photeo is, and you got an overview of the production process. In this article and the next two, you get the hands-on tutorial you’ve been asking for, beginning with Articulate Presenter!

Feature   |   April 16, 2012
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by Stephen Haskin

Among software vendors, Adobe has what is surely the biggest footprint in the world of eLearning authoring. And at the moment, Adobe also has a huge controversy on its hands, because of their decision to go to a subscription model for Creative Suite. While we are slowly getting more details, here is a sketch of what has some customers upset.

Review   |   April 4, 2012
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by Stephen Haskin, Megan Torrance

In Part 1, you learned what a Photeo is and how you might use one. In this Part, you will walk through a Photeo needs analysis and the creation and execution process, and you will learn about the software it takes to make a Photeo!

Feature   |   March 26, 2012
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by Stephen Haskin, Megan Torrance

A photeo is a video-like experience that creates a sense of movement and emotion out of still photographs, short video clips from other productions, music, and narration. Readers in North America may be familiar with photeos from Ken Burns’ series on Public Television, “The Civil War.” This three-part series will show you how to use the low-cost photeo technique appropriately in eLearning.

Feature   |   March 5, 2012
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by News Editor

Many an argument gets started over the merits and deficits of media tools – those indispensible software products that provide the functions required for creating, editing, and building media and eLearning content. The latest Guild report gives you the facts you need when you are deciding which tool to learn, purchase, or use.

News   |   January 25, 2012
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