Adobe Captivate training courses

Adobe Captivate is a rapid eLearning development tool that enables users to create interactive eLearning and HTML5 based mLearning content easily – e.g. product demos, application simulations, soft skills and compliance training.  You can convert existing Microsoft PowerPoint slides and easily add multimedia, interactive elements and quizzes (which can be linked to an LMS system).  Content can be sent to virtually any device, including iPads.

If you're new to Captivate our Introduction course content covers the basic skills needed to produce professional looking eLearning materials.  Experienced users should attend our Advanced course for using templates, advanced actions and scripts.

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Adobe Captivate 9 Introduction course

3 Days

Adobe Captivate is a rapid eLearning development tool that enables users to create interactive eLearning and HTML5 based mLearning content easily – e.g. product demos, application simulations, soft skills and compliance training.  You can convert existing Microsoft PowerPoint slides and easily add multimedia, interactive elements and quizzes (which can be linked to an LMS system).  Content can be sent to virtually any device, including iPads.

If you're new to Captivate our Introduction course content covers the basic skills needed to produce professional looking eLearning materials.  Experienced users should attend our Advanced course for using templates, advanced actions and scripts.

What will you learn?

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Course Contents


Captivate Interface

  • Toolbars and Panels
  • Using the Grid, Zoom and Magnify
  • Using the Timeline
  • Slide filmstrip

Planning

  • Planning eLearning Projects
  • Responsive Project design
  • Setting layouts for different device screen dimensions
  • Properties for particular Views
  • Applying Themes

Recording Projects

  • Plan, record, edit and publish
  • Set recording preferences
  • Types of recording
  • Record video demonstrations
  • Pause while recording
  • Record software simulations
  • Taking additional screen-shots
  • Panning while recording

Slides

  • Add, delete & rearrange
  • Group, Lock & Hide
  • Master slides
  • Slide properties and transitions
  • Slide notes and Closed Captions

Objects

  • Add reflection and shadows
  • Align & arrange
  • Change the display and visibility
  • Copy, paste, and duplicate
  • Grouping
  • Object effects and style
  • Resize, reposition and rotate
  • Managing the Library

Non-Interactive Objects

  • Text captions and Animations
  • Simple pre-set Animations
  • Smart shapes and Highlight boxes
  • Images and rollover images
  • Mouse indicator
  • Roll-over captions and slidelets
  • Audio settings for non-interactive objects
  • Zoom areas
  • Mathematical Equations

Interactive Objects

  • Text entry boxes
  • Buttons and Click boxes
  • Blocking and non-blocking interactions
  • Adding audio
  • Project navigation

MultiState Objects

  • Interactive slide shows
  • Responsive motion effects
  • Asset store

Audio

  • System audio recording and playback
  • View audio details
  • Preview audio
  • Recording in sync
  • Background, Slide and Object audio
  • Insert and Edit audio
  • Export audio
  • Text-to-speech

Video

  • Understanding video usage
  • Video in SWF and HTML5
  • Event video
  • Multi-slide synchronized video

Learning Interactions

  • Pyramid, Circle and Time
  • Game-Like Interactions
  • Learner Notes
  • Drag-and-drop

Quiz’s

  • Import questions from GIFT text files
  • Insert pre-tests, graded and survey question slides
  • Quiz preferences
  • Random question slides from question pools
  • Set up question slides
  • Assigning points and penalties
  • Uniquely identifying interactions for quiz reports
  • Submitting all answers simultaneously
  • Allow users to return to quiz
  • Knowledge check questions

Advanced Editing and Review

  • Table of Contents
  • The Skin Editor
  • Resize projects
  • Project preferences
  • Preview projects
  • Effects panel
  • Spelling and Search options
  • Import, export, and delete content

Publishing Projects

  • Preview and publish Responsive projects
  • Publish as HTML5 files
  • Set publishing preferences
  • Publish as SWF files
  • Publish as MP4 Video files

Using Captivate with Other Applications

  • Importing from Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Importing Photoshop images
  • Integrate with Learning Management Systems (LMS); LMS preview
  • iOS device Capture

Course Materials

Enliten IT will provide each delegate with a workbook and other useful reference materials where applicable.  These may be either paper based or in Adobe pdf format or a combination thereof.
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Additional Information

NOTE: We only offer this Adobe Captivate 9 Introduction course on a private in-house basis. For pricing and availability just pick up the phone and call us on 0845 1085481.

Enliten IT reserves the right to modify course content and materials as required in the interests of continuous course improvement, at any time, without notification.

The suggested course duration is a guideline. Course topics and duration may be modified by the instructor based upon the knowledge and skill level of the course participants.