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Adobe Captivate 7: Beyond the Essentials by Kevin Siegel

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The Development Process

The typical eLearning development process is listed below. Although not an in-depth list, it includes a skill level number indicating the level of difficulty for each task. The numbers range from 1 to 10, with 10 indicating the most difficult task.

  • Write It: If you’re not a writer, you’ll need someone to write the step-by-step instructions (also known as a script or storyboard) necessary to record the project in Captivate. You’ll typically find technical writers doing this kind of work, and I consider this the most important process. Without a good script, you don’t have a movie. Think I’m kidding? What do Battlefield Earth, Barb Wire, Godzilla, Heaven’s Gate, Popeye and Ishtar have in common? (Skill Level: 10) ...

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