Adobe Captivate

2 Days | Price: $1,295

In this two day hands-on Adobe Captivate training class the student will learn the step-by-step proven methods top instructional designers use to create online classes for their clients. The course covers all the tools the student will need to develop and build interactive eLearning courses and software demonstrations. You'll learn to create complete Captivate projects using objects such as hotspots, interactive elements, video, buttons, voice narrations and audio. In addition to learning key concepts of eLearning, you'll learn best practices for creating and publishing Captivate projects in professional development workflows. You will also learn how to use Adobe Captivate to create your eLearning Courses.

Learning Objectives

You'll learn to create complete Captivate projects using objects such as hotspots, interactive elements, video, buttons, voice narrations and audio. In addition to learning key concepts of eLearning, you'll learn best practices for creating and publishing Captivate projects in professional development workflows.

Course Outline

1 - INTERFACE OVERVIEW
  • Navigating Through the Menus
  • The Side Tool Bar
  • The Top Tool Bar
  • The Film Strip
  • The Timeline
  • Master Slides
  • Properties
  • Library
  • Quiz Properties
  • Project Info
2 - WORKING WITH THE TOOL BAR
  • Using Shapes
  • Creating Text Boxes
  • Using Text Captions
  • Inserting Images and Video
  • Highlight Boxes
  • Mouse Actions
  • Creating Buttons
  • Creating Zooms
3 - SETTING UP THE PROJECT
  • Creating the Master Slide
  • Choosing Quality and Resolution
  • Image Sizes
  • The Skin Editor
4 - MASTERING THE TIMELINE
  • Locking and Unlocking Items
  • Using the Eyeball Function
  • Recording Slides
5 - CREATING SLIDES
  • Text, Images and Videos
  • Arranging Objects on a Slide
  • Aligning Objects
  • Snapping to Objects
  • Image Editing
  • Crop and Renaming Images
  • Timing, Transitions & Transform
  • Positing Objects on Slides
  • Adding Widgets
  • Reordering Slides
  • Editing Images
  • Adding Web links
6 - WORKING WITH IMAGES
  • Resizing and Restoring Images
  • Cropping and Renaming an image
  • Removing background color
  • Inserting a Cloud Callout
  • Creating an Image Mask
7 - POINTERS, PATHS, BOXES AND BUTTONS
  • Controlling Mouse Effects
  • Editing a Mouse Path
  • Inserting a Highlight Box
  • Insert an Image Button
8 - ROLLOVERS AND ZOOMS
  • Inserting a Rollover caption
  • Inserting a Rollover image
  • Inserting a Rollover slidelet
  • Inseringt a Zoom area
9 - ACTIONS
  • Name Objects
  • Creating a Mask
  • Controlling Object Visibility
  • Creating a simple Action
  • Attaching an Action to a Button
  • Group Timeline Objects
  • Creating a Variable
  • Creating a Conditional Action
10 - CLICK BOXES
  • How to Use Them and Why
11 - ANIMATIONS AND EFFECTS
  • Using Animation to Enhance your Slides
  • Text Animation
  • Modifying Effects Properties
  • Creating Zoom Areas
  • Interactions
  • Animation Effects
  • Adding Drop Shadows and Gradients
  • Adding Visual Clicks and Sounds
12 - WORKING WITH VIDEO
  • Recording a video demo
  • Adding a Video Zoom
  • Adding a Video Pan
  • Spliting a Video
  • Trimming a Video
13 - UNDERSTANDING SLIDE ACTIONS
  • On Start
  • On Exit
14 - USING AUDIO
  • Recording Audio
  • Calibrating a Microphone
  • Importing Audio
  • Inserting Silence
  • Editing Audio
  • Creating Loop Audio
  • Removing Audio
  • Creating Closed Captions
  • Background Audio
  • Inserting Silence
  • Converting Text-to-Speech
15 - PREVIEWING AND RECORDING
  • Previewing Your Project
  • Using Automatic Recording Mode
  • Playing Your Project
  • Check Captivate’s Recording
  • Rehearsing a Script
16 - LIBRARY
  • How to manage the Library
  • Finding Items
  • Deleting Unused Items
17 - SAVING, PUBLISHING & UPLOADING
  • Saving to Disk
  • Sharing Files
  • Uploading to YouTube
  • Publishing
18 - THE PUBLISHING WINDOW
  • Publishing to .swf, HTML5, video, adobe connect, media, email, ftp, print
  • Publishing a pdf
  • Publishing settings
  • Windows or Mac Executable
  • Importing and Exporting
  • Importing from PowerPoiny
19 - CREATING QUIZZES AND QUESTIONS
  • Testing Strategies
  • Quiz Preferences
  • Quiz Properties
  • Question Slides
  • Incorporating Interactions into Quizzes
  • Question Pool Manager
  • Adding and Deleting Questions
  • Editing Captions and Buttons
  • Creating Random Questions
  • Formatting the Quiz Results Page
  • Mobile delivery and Quizzes
  • Building a Presentation Movie
  • Creating VR Videos
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