Captivate – Zero to HERO

Captivate – Zero to HERO

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  • 18-month Free course retake

Description

Zero to Captivate HERO in just 5 days! Adobe Captivate software enables anyone to rapidly create powerful and engaging simulations, scenario-based training, and robust quizzes without programming knowledge or multimedia skills. Captivate Jumpstart – zero to Captivate Hero provides students with the knowledge and hands-on practice they need to develop and build software demonstrations and interactive simulations with Captivate from beginners to an expert level in just 5 days standing.

 

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This Adobe Captivate Academy Class training provides students with the knowledge and hands-on practice they need to develop and build software demonstrations and interactive simulations with Captivate. In addition to learning key concepts, students also learn best practices for creating and publishing Captivate projects from beginners to an expert level. Captivate appeals to a wide variety of audiences, typically grouped in training and education, sales and marketing or technical support and documentation.

 

ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE

You should have a basic working knowledge of the Windows or Mac interface as well as exposure to Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint. You should know how to launch an application and create and save files.

 

What you will learn

After taking this course you will be confident in using the following:

  • CBT Development Process
  • recording Projects
  • editing Text Captions & the Timeline
  • working with Images
  • Pointer Paths & Buttons
  • Adding Audio, Working with Flash Video
  • Adding Animation
  • Adding Question Slides & Using Skins and Templates
  • Importing and Branching
  • Advanced Actions
  • Question Pools
  • Learning Management Systems
  • Accessible Projects
  • Project and Design Templates
  • Variables, Widgets and Buttons

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PUBLIC SCHEDULED CLASSES

Come into one of our centrally located training facilities. Small class sizes, industry experienced instructors, and many classes lead towards certification.

VIRTUAL STUDENT

Attend a real-time class without leaving home.

PRIVATE TRAINING

We can organise training for you. We can do it for only one person or a group. Give us a call an we can make arrangements for your course.

LIVE ONLINE TRAINING

With our online toolbox let your global team learn together. Give us a call and we can make arrangements for your course.

ACADEMY IN A CASE

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Outline

Introduction to Captivate

  • Project and user requirements
  • Resolution and recording size
  • Explore the interface
  • Discuss project workflows

Working with Themes

  • Use themes
  • Create themes
  • Set default themes

Smart Objects

  • Add and edit smart objects
  • Use for interactivity

Preferences & Object Styles

  • Create project preferences
  • Create captivate preferences
  • Share project preferences
  • Use and create objects Styles
  • Update and reset object styles
  • Share object styles

Text Captions

  • Insert text captions
  • Use the check spelling
  • Create and applying styles
  • Edit objects

Timeline

  • Work with the timeline
  • Adjust time and transition effects
  • Control the stacking order

Working with Slides & Masters

  • Add different slide types
  • Understand different slide types
  • Use and create master slides
  • Control timing and effects

Working with Images

  • Set image size and position
  • Align, arrange and distribute
  • Use the library

Adding buttons

  • Add different button types
  • Create links and branching
  • Explore the branching view
  • Create custom buttons
  • Click boxes

Adding Visual Items

  • Pointer paths and types
  • Highlight boxes

Rollover Captions

  • Insert a rollover Image
  • Edit rollover area properties
  • Insert a zoom area

Adding Sound

  • Record audio
  • Calibrate a microphone
  • Edit an audio file
  • Insert silence
  • Add closed captioning

Demonstrations & Simulations

  • Capture software simulations
  • Edit software simulations
  • Capture training simulations
  • Edit training simulations
  • Capture assessment simulations
  • Edit assessment simulations

Animation

  • Discuss frame rates
  • Add animation to a slide
  • Insert text animation
  • Insert video
  • Set video properties

Captivate & PowerPoint Slides

  • Import a PowerPoint presentation
  • PowerPoint “round tripping”
  • Resizing projects
  • Perform a “round trip” from MS Word

Skins

  • Apply a skin to a project
  • Edit and save a skin

Project Settings

  • Set project properties
  • Add project information
  • Add a preloader

Question Slides

  • Insert a question slide
  • Add content to a question Slide
  • Format the question title
  • Format the question answer
  • Set question slide options

Publishing & LMS

  • Publish options
  • Reporting options and the manifest
  • Set reporting options
  • Create a manifest file
  • Publish a zipped flash project
  • Upload to an LMS

Question Pools

  • Create a question pool
  • Add questions to a question pool
  • Export question pools
  • Insert random question slides

Advance Question options

  • Create multi answer feedback
  • Add partial and negative quiz scoring
  • Add a pre-test
  • Review and change given answers
  • Create branch based questions

Buttons

  • Create smart shape buttons
  • Add custom states
  • Create toggle buttons

Advanced interaction

  • Enhance projects using advanced Interactions
  • Create multiple interactions
  • Control object visibility
  • Create conditional actions
  • Use IF and ELSE conditions

Variables

  • Enhance projects using system variables
  • Personalise and collect data using user variables

Projects

  • Create and output HTML 5 friendly content
  • Insert a table of contents
  • Create structured projects

Animation

  • Add animation to a project
  • Create trigger based animations

Interactions and Widgets

  • Insert and edit Interactions
  • Insert widgets

Responsive projects

  • Adjust responsive width and height
  • Setup object positioning
  • Hide elements per view
  • Develop an efficient workflow
  • Understand the parent to child workflow
  • Reset properties for all views