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March 22 – 24, 2017 Orlando, FL

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LS1007 Seven Hacks to Consolidate Your eLearning Strategy

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Friday, March 24


Narcissus/Orange Blossom

Rapid eLearning development tools are incredibly helpful, but they may leave you scratching your head, wondering “How am I going to do that?” You know there has to be a way to make the idea you have in your head work in this tool, but you’re just not quite sure how. That’s when it’s time to shift your creativity into high gear and find a crafty solution for things that aren’t default processes.

In this session, you’ll discover seven successful hacks that will not only save you production time but also help you rethink what’s possible for your eLearning production. These hacks will focus on addressing common challenges that eLearning producers face, whether those issues lie in the tool being used or the approach you’re taking. From interactions to audio to images, you’ll find new ways to use the tools you already know.

In this session, you will learn:

  • How to work around for time interactions
  • About elegant solutions for quick-loading video
  • How to build and reuse themes
  • How to record, edit, and sync audio
  • How to use shortcuts
  • How to roundtrip images
  • How to communicate with team members

Novice to intermediate designers and developers.

Technology discussed in this session:
Adobe Captivate, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Media Encoder, and Adobe Audition.

Anita Horsley


CALEX Learning Consultants

Anita Horsley is the founder and president of CALEX Learning Consultants, where she works with agencies internationally developing eLearning and mLearning. An Adobe certified instructor and expert in Captivate, she provides Adobe Captivate/Presenter and Storyline training and is the Adobe eLearning User Group manager for the Carolinas. Anita holds a master’s degree in education; she also is a technical reviewer for Packt Publishing and Adobe Systems, and an author for Packt Publishing.

Karen Blades

Principal Consultant

WhirlyBee Consulting

Karen Blades is a principal consultant with WhirlyBee Consulting where she is the driving force. Her over 20 years of experience in project and technology management enables Karen to draw upon a depth of skills in design, technology, and training to produce engaging learning solutions for academic, corporate, and nonprofit environments. She is a published author and international speaker who presents at numerous conferences, universities, and online webinars. Karen holds a master’s degree in engineering.

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