Captivate

Course Length: 12hrs (2 Days)

This Adobe certified Adobe Captivate training class provides students with the knowledge and hands-on practice they need to develop and build software demonstrations and interactive eLearning simulations. In addition to learning key concepts, students also learn best practices for creating and publishing Captivate projects.

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
- Explore Captivate
- Understand New Project & Soft Skills eLearning
- Record Demos and Sims Captions
- Create Styles and Timing Images
- Use Smart Shapes
- Use Pointers and Paths
- Create Buttons Rollovers and Zooms
- Utilize Audio Video, Animation and Effects
- Add Interactivity Working With PowerPoint
- Use Introduction to Question Slides

Target Student:
This course is for individuals who are new to Captivate but who want to expand their knowledge in developing and building interactive eLearning simulations.  We recommend students have knowledge of their operating system and basic computer navigation as well as the Adobe Captivate software before starting the class.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Exploring Captivate

Explore a Finished Captivate Project
Zoom and Magnify
Navigate a Project
Explore and Reset the Workspace
Preview the Entire Project

Section 2: New Project & Soft Skills eLearning

Create a Blank Project
Add Images to Placeholders
Insert and Format a Text Button

Section 3: Recording Demos and Sims
Rehearse a Script
Review Recording Settings
Enable Access for Assistive Devices
Review Default Recording Mode Settings
Record Using Multiple Modes
Record a Custom Simulation

Section 4: Captions, Styles and Timing
Insert, Resize and Move Text Captions
Modify Text Caption Properties
Edit the Default Caption Style
Change a Callout Type Used by a Text
Caption
Control Slide Timing
Control Slide Object Timing
Check Spelling
Align Slide Objects

Section 5: Images and Smart Shapes
Insert, Resize, and Restore an Image
Transform an Image
Use the Library
Manage Unused Project Assets
Crop and Rename an Image
Remove a Background Color
Insert a Cloud Callout
Create an Image Mask
Delete a Slide Background
Work with Photoshop Layers
Create an Image Slideshow

Section 6:Pointers, Paths, Boxes, and Buttons
Control Mouse Effects
Edit a Mouse Path
Clone an Object Style
Insert a Highlight Box
Insert an Image Button
Control Appear After Timing

Section 7: Rollovers and Zooms
Insert a Rollover Caption
Insert a Rollover Image
Insert a Rollover Slidelet
Insert a Zoom Area

Section 8: Audio
Import Audio onto a Slide Object
Import Background Audio
Add a Slide Note
Calibrate a Microphone
Record Slide Audio
Import a Voiceover onto a Slide
Edit an Audio File
Insert Silence
Convert Text-to-Speech

Section 9: Video, Animation and Effects
Insert a Flash Video
Set Flash Video Properties
Add Animation to a slide
Insert Text Animation
Apply an Effect to a Slide Objec
Apply a Glow Filter Effect
Modify Effect Properties
Save and Import Effects

Section 10: Adding Interactivity
Hide the Mouse
Replace Phrases
Insert a Click Box
Insert a Text Entry Box

Section 11: Working with PowerPoint
Import PowerPoint slides
Resize One Object and Apply to All
Round-Trip PowerPoint Edits
Synch With Source
Rescale a Project

Section 12: Introduction to Question Slides
Edit Quizzing Object Styles
Set the Quiz Preferences
Apply a Theme
Hide a Slide Image
Insert Question slides
Add an Image to a Question slide

Section 13: Finishing Touches

Create a Link to a Web Site
Apply a Skin
Edit, Save and Delete a Skin
Create a TOC
Check Publish Settings and Add a Loading
Screen
Publish a SWF and PDF
Run the HTML5 Tracker
Publish as HTML5
Export Captions
Perform a “Round Trip"

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What You Get:

Training includes 1 course manual, a Certificate of completion, and a voucher for 30 days of After Training Support