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Using Articulate to create   online presentations               Anuj Kapoor    Sr Information Developer, IBM   Email: anuj...
Agenda• *Introduction• Introduction to Articulate –  Just a brief• Installing Articulate – before  starting to use it.• Ge...
Introduction: About Me•   Working as a Sr Information Developer in    IBM Global Business Services (GBS),    Gurgaon since...
Agenda• Introduction• *Introduction to Articulate – Just  a brief• Installing Articulate – before  starting to use it.• Ge...
Before we begin….Classroom-based             Web lecture     lecture
A typical scenario•   Here’s a typical scenario:     – John, who works as an       Instructional Designer in ABC       Cor...
Here’s the solutionLet’s now take a look on how articulate will help John in his project.But, before that, let us first br...
A brief about Articulate•   Articulate is a suite of comprehensive yet easy-to-use set of e-    learning development tools...
Why Articulate?•   Articulate – Is a great tool to create flash-    based eLearning—converts PowerPoint    presentations e...
Articulate vs. other tools like Captivate  The   BIG benefit lies with that fact that it is           integrated inside MS...
Agenda• Introduction• Introduction to Articulate – Just a  brief• *Installing Articulate – before  starting to use it.• Ge...
System Requirements         Hardware                            SoftwarePentium II or later            Microsoft Windows 9...
Installing Articulate Presenter and                     launching it•   After you have downloaded Articulate Presenter, ru...
Agenda• Introduction• Introduction to Articulate – Just  a brief• Installing Articulate – before  starting to use it.• *Ge...
Library and Options•   Use Library and Options to set up Logos, Presenters, Playlists,    Quality, and Other settings for ...
Player Template Builder•   This is a simple tool to    create and edit templates    that customize the    Articulate Playe...
Import Audio
Timeline Audio Editor•   The Timeline Audio Editor provides you precise control over your    recorded or imported narratio...
Slide Properties Manager•   You can manage the following elements with the Slide Properties    Manager:     –   PowerPoint...
Insert quizzes and learning gamesYou can insert quizzes and learning using:• Insert Quizmaker Quiz menu item: This require...
Insert Learning Game: A Five-step                 process             1                                  5                ...
Publish the presentation
Viewing Your Published Presentation• To view your previously  published presentation:   1. Select Articulate      from the...
Agenda• Introduction• Introduction to Articulate –  Just a brief• Installing Articulate – before  starting to use it.• Get...
Some tips to remember!•   Before starting to program the deck in Articulate, be sure that the    deck is copy-edited and s...
Agenda• Introduction• Introduction to Articulate –  Just a brief• Installing Articulate – before  starting to use it.• Get...
References•   Articulate Community (http://community.articulate.com/)•   Articulate Forums (http://www.articulate.com/foru...
Questions?Questions
Assignment1.   Take any presentation as a source material from your project or     any PPT that you might have in your PC,...
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  1. 1. Using Articulate to create online presentations Anuj Kapoor Sr Information Developer, IBM Email: anuj.anujkapoor@gmail.com
  2. 2. Agenda• *Introduction• Introduction to Articulate – Just a brief• Installing Articulate – before starting to use it.• Getting started with using Articulate Presenter – some features• Some tips and tricks!• References
  3. 3. Introduction: About Me• Working as a Sr Information Developer in IBM Global Business Services (GBS), Gurgaon since May ’07• Overall experience of +11 years in the IT industry with experience in Technical writing as well as Instructional Design• Have worked on several projects so far in different domains – both TW and ID• Have been a part of TWIN Ebook project• Published several Reference Point articles on books24X7• Loves to blog and read, and network with people via social networking
  4. 4. Agenda• Introduction• *Introduction to Articulate – Just a brief• Installing Articulate – before starting to use it.• Getting started with using Articulate Presenter – some features• Some tips and tricks!• References
  5. 5. Before we begin….Classroom-based Web lecture lecture
  6. 6. A typical scenario• Here’s a typical scenario: – John, who works as an Instructional Designer in ABC Corp., has a typical task in hand. He have received few PowerPoint materials from his Project Manager. – These materials have been provided by the SME. – He have been given the task to copy-edit the PPT decks, include some interactivity based on ID principles, and publish the PowerPoint materials that will be viewed online by the audience. – Time given by his Project Manager: 3-4 weeks when he needs to complete this task so he doesn’t even have time to learn any new tool.
  7. 7. Here’s the solutionLet’s now take a look on how articulate will help John in his project.But, before that, let us first briefly take a look about Articulate.
  8. 8. A brief about Articulate• Articulate is a suite of comprehensive yet easy-to-use set of e- learning development tools.• It is used to convert PowerPoint presentations directly to create an e-learning course.• Articulate Rapid eLearning Studio Professional, which is also the market leader in rapid e-learning software, is an integrated authoring suite that includes applications such as:  Presenter: Create e-learning courses by adding narration and interactivity to a PowerPoint file.  Quizmaker: Create highly customized Flash-based quizzes and assessments.  Engage: Enable you to create dazzling interactions to provide learners with a engaging learning experience.  Video Encoder: Convert video with any format quickly into the popular .FLV Flash video format and add it into your presentation slides.
  9. 9. Why Articulate?• Articulate – Is a great tool to create flash- based eLearning—converts PowerPoint presentations easily into eLearning courses that are graphically rich and interactive• Easy to use – A very intuitive product as compared to other authoring tools such as Lectora• Integration with Microsoft PowerPoint• Minimal learning curve• Takes just few minutes to publish simple slides• Has a set of pre-defined interactivities• Easy to create quick assessments
  10. 10. Articulate vs. other tools like Captivate The BIG benefit lies with that fact that it is integrated inside MS PowerPoint to l earnQuick
  11. 11. Agenda• Introduction• Introduction to Articulate – Just a brief• *Installing Articulate – before starting to use it.• Getting started with using Articulate Presenter – some features• Some tips and tricks!• References
  12. 12. System Requirements Hardware SoftwarePentium II or later Microsoft Windows 98, NT, 2000, XP, or 2003128MB (256MB recommended) PowerPoint 2000, PowerPoint 2002 (PowerPoint XP), or PowerPoint 2003Available disk space: 25MB Microsoft Word (if using Publish for Word feature): Word 2000, Word 2002 (Word XP), or Word 2003Multimedia: Sound card (if Macromedia Flash Player: Macromediarecording Narration) Flash Player 6.079 or later ( http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflash)Recording Device: Microphone(if recording Narration)
  13. 13. Installing Articulate Presenter and launching it• After you have downloaded Articulate Presenter, run the setup program to install it on your machine.• Once you have successfully installed Articulate, you can access the Articulate Presenter menu from within PowerPoint. All Articulate authoring functions can be accessed through the Articulate menu.
  14. 14. Agenda• Introduction• Introduction to Articulate – Just a brief• Installing Articulate – before starting to use it.• *Getting started with using Articulate Presenter – some features• Some tips and tricks!• References
  15. 15. Library and Options• Use Library and Options to set up Logos, Presenters, Playlists, Quality, and Other settings for Articulate Presenter.• To display Library and Options dialog box, select Library and Options from Articulate menu.
  16. 16. Player Template Builder• This is a simple tool to create and edit templates that customize the Articulate Player.• Templates are pre- configured player options, which provide a quick and convenient way to apply a set of customizations to the Articulate Player.• Templates help standardization of the Articulate Player.
  17. 17. Import Audio
  18. 18. Timeline Audio Editor• The Timeline Audio Editor provides you precise control over your recorded or imported narration.• It allows you to edit the audio track for each slide, as well as drag- and-drop markers for synchronizing your narration with your animation.• You can also import, cut, paste, and delete narration using this editor.
  19. 19. Slide Properties Manager• You can manage the following elements with the Slide Properties Manager: – PowerPoint Slide Title – Display in Navigation as – Level – Move to Next Slide
  20. 20. Insert quizzes and learning gamesYou can insert quizzes and learning using:• Insert Quizmaker Quiz menu item: This requires Articulate Quizmaker to be installed in the machine.• Insert Learning Game menu item
  21. 21. Insert Learning Game: A Five-step process 1 5 32 4
  22. 22. Publish the presentation
  23. 23. Viewing Your Published Presentation• To view your previously published presentation: 1. Select Articulate from the PowerPoint menu bar. 2.Select View Presentation from the Articulate Menu.• You can also view your presentation at any time by navigating to the output folder and double-clicking player.html.
  24. 24. Agenda• Introduction• Introduction to Articulate – Just a brief• Installing Articulate – before starting to use it.• Getting started with using Articulate Presenter – some features• *Some tips and tricks!• References
  25. 25. Some tips to remember!• Before starting to program the deck in Articulate, be sure that the deck is copy-edited and signed off.• Ensure that you have the audio in the appropriate format. It is recommended to import the audio in “.WAV” format only - Articulate automatically converts the audio into MP3 once it is published.• If there is any animations that needs to be synchronized with the audio / voice over, ensure that you use the Sync Animation Timings menu option under the Articulate menu. You need to manually synchronize the audio with the animations.
  26. 26. Agenda• Introduction• Introduction to Articulate – Just a brief• Installing Articulate – before starting to use it.• Getting started with using Articulate Presenter – some features• Some tips and tricks!• *References
  27. 27. References• Articulate Community (http://community.articulate.com/)• Articulate Forums (http://www.articulate.com/forums/)• Articulate Community – Showcase (http:// www.articulate.com/community/showcase.php)• Word of Mouth: The Articulate blog (http://www.articulate.com /blog/)
  28. 28. Questions?Questions
  29. 29. Assignment1. Take any presentation as a source material from your project or any PPT that you might have in your PC, which you might have created to present any session.2. Download the Articulate software and install it in your PC.3. Open the presentation and try incorporating all the features that we discussed during the session to create the online presentation. Do not forget to save it in other name just to save your original work. Also, try to see if there is any feature that I may have missed in this session  and do let me know as well.4. Publish the presentation over there web and view what you have created. Do let me know your reactions on the same.
  30. 30. Thank you.

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