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Adobe Captivate Bootcamp

Adobe Captivate Bootcamp

Adobe Captivate Bootcamp Course Length: 2 days

Over four days the Adobe Captivate Bootcamp teaches you how to create e-learning content, screen captures, simulations, and video presentations,. Find out how to capture content, create assessments, design quizzes, add interactivity and animations.  Discover how to integrate content from Microsoft Powerpoint into e-learning projects. Learn to create sophisticated e-learning projects with assessments, and deliver projects in a variety of formats.

This course teaches skills necessary for creating e-learning presentations using Captivate. The Captivate Bootcamp is delivered using the most current version of the Captivate application.

Adobe Captivate Bootcamp Course Dates

All classes are led by a live instructor. Class times listed are Eastern time.

 

Please call 800-851-9237 or 781-376-6044 to schedule a course.

Contact AGI to request course dates.

Adobe Captivate Bootcamp Topics Covered

Lesson 1: Understanding Captivate’s role in eLearning

  • Education Through Pictures
  • Planning eLearning Projects
  • Explore a Finished Captivate Project
  • Explore the Default Workspaces
  • Modifying the Workspace
  • Creating Workspace
  • Zooming and Magnification
  • Navigating a Project
  • Previewing a Project
  • Create New Projects
  • Inserting Standard Objects onto Slides

Lesson 2: Creating New Captivate Projects

  • Creating Software Simulations & Screen Recordings
  • Creating Soft Skills Training: policies, procedures, awareness training
  • Learning to Create New Projects
  • Importing Images
  • Use Shapes as Buttons
  • Disabling Sounds

Lesson 3: Creating Screen Recordings in Captivate

  • Understanding Recording Settings
  • Enabling Access for Assistive Devices
  • Reviewing Default Recording Mode Settings
  • Recording Using Multiple Modes
  • Recording a Custom Simulation
  • Recoding Demonstrations with Pan view
  • Manually Recording the Screen

    Lesson 4: Creating Video Demonstrations

    • Recording video demonstrations
    • Adding zoom effects
    • Adding pan effects
    • Smothing a mouse path
    • Showing visual clicks
    • Splitting and trimming video
    • Inserting video projects into standard projects
    • Publishing

    Lesson 5: Creating Captions

    • Styles and Timing in Captivate
    • Inserting, Resizing and Moving Text Captions
    • Modifying Caption Properties
    • Editing Caption Styles
    • Changing a Callout Type Used by a Text Caption
    • Control Slide and Slide Object Timing
    • Checking Spelling
    • Importing and Exporting Captions
    • Align Slide Objects

    Lesson 6: Using Pointers, Buttons, and Highlight Boxes

    • Adding a Visual Click and Sound
    • Modifying the Mouse Pointer
    • Inserting and Formating Text Buttons
    • Setting a Button’s Pause After Timing
    • Working With Image Buttons
    • Inserting and Formatting Highlight Boxes
    • Changing Mouse Paths
    • Closing Object Styles
    • Inserting a Rollover Caption
    • Inserting a Rollover Image
    • Creating a Zoom Area
    • Using Rollover Slides

    Lesson 7: Working with Images, Videos and Drawing Objects

    • Inserting and Resizing Images
    • Transforming Image Size and Position
    • Crop and Rename an Image
    • Remove a Background Color
    • Using the Library
    • Managing Project Assets
    • Inserting a Cloud Callout
    • Creating an Image Slideshow
    • Inserting Videos
    • Setting Video Properties

    Lesson 8: Using and working with Audio

    • Importing Audio onto a Slide Object
    • Adding Background Audio Music
    • Adding Slide Notes
    • Calibrating Microphones
    • Recording Slide Audio
    • Importing Voiceovers onto a Slide
    • Editing Audio Files
    • Inserting Silence
    • Converting Text-to-Speech
    • Using Rollover Captions

    Lesson 9: Working with States, Animation and Effects

    • Adding Animation to slides
    • Inserting Text Animation
    • Applying Effects to Slide Objects
    • Applying Filter Effects
    • Modifying Effect Properties
    • Saving and Importing Effects
    • Changing State Views for Buttons
    • Adding Animation to Slides

    Lesson 10: Creating Simulations

    • Causing the Mouse to be hidden
    • Replacing Phrases
    • Inserting Click Boxes
    • Inserting Text Entry Boxes

    Lesson 11: Using Captivate with PowerPoint

    • Importing PowerPoint slides
    • Resizing Objects 
    • Using Apply to All to Consistently Format Objects
    • Updating Captivate Project with Edited PowerPoint files
    • Synchronizing with Source Files

    Lesson 12: Creating Quizzes in Captivate and using Question Slides

    • Editing Quiz Object Styles
    • Setting Quiz Preferences
    • Applying Themes
    • Hiding Slide Images
    • Inserting Question Slides
    • Editing Question Slides
    • Adding Images to Question Slides
    • Comparing Submit All and Submit Buttons
    • Inserting Knowledge Checks
    • Reviewing GIFT files
    • Importing GIFT files into Captivate projects
    • Creating Question Pools
    • Moving Questions into Pools
    • Inserting Random Question Slides

    Lesson 13: Using Publishing to distribute your Captivate project

    • Creating Internet Links
    • Naming Slides
    • Applying, Editing, Saving and Deleting Skins
    • Create Table of Contents
    • Check Publish Settings and Add a Loading Screen
    • Publishing SWF and PDF files
    • Using the HTML5 Tracker
    • Publishing as HTML5
    • Exporting Captions

    LESSON 14: CREATING THEMES IN CAPTIVATE

    • Understanding themes
    • Using default themes
    • Customizing themes and theme slides
    • Using a custom theme for a project

    LESSON 15: WORKING WITH EXTERNAL ASSETS USING CAPTIVATE

    • Importing Powerpoint projects
    • Building custom buttons
    • Creating a Branch with buttons
    • Explore the Branching tab
    • Create slide groups
    • Editing slides with imported assets.
    • Using the Branching view with interactive Objects

    LESSON 16: WORKING WITH AUDIO IN CAPTIVATE

    • Using Slide Notes
    • Working with Text to Speech
    • Recording Audio for eLearning projects
    • Adding audio to Slides
    • Adding audio to Objects
    • Editing Audio using Captivate

    LESSON 17: ADDING VIDEO TO CAPTIVATE PROJECTS

    • Video formats
    • Working with streaming video
    • Adding Flash video
    • Adding video transitions

    LESSON 18: USING CAPTIVATE TO CREATE AND USE QUESTION POOLS

    • Inserting a Question Slide
    • Creating Question Pools
    • Add Questions to Question Pools
    • Insert Random Question Slides

    LESSON 19: CREATING ACCESSIBLE CAPTIVATE PROJECTS

    • Setting Document Information
    • Enabling Accessibility
    • Add Accessibility Text to Slides
    • Importing Audio
    • Adding Shortcut Keys
    • Adding Closed Captions

    LESSON 20: USING PHOTOSHOP LAYER COMPS IN CAPTIVATE

    • Creating a background mask
    • Editing Slide Backgrounds
    • Importing Photoshop files
    • Using Photoshop layers

    LESSON 21: USING VARIABLES, ADVANCED INTERACTIONS AND BUTTONS

    • Inserting System variables
    • Editing System variables
    • Creating user variables
    • Using variables to gather data
    • Creating custom buttons in Captivate
    • Using Captivate’s advanced interactions

    LESSON 22: REFINING CAPTIVATE PROJECTS

    • Selecting project-wide Quality settings
    • Setting individual slide display quality
    • Defining the background color
    • Starting and ending options
    • Creating and editing Skins
    • Hiding navigation controls to define a
    • learning path
    • Adding Table of Contents and glossary
    • Using HTML5 Output
    • Final file delivery options

    LESSON 23: USING SCRIPTING AND ACTIONS IN CAPTIVATE

    • Creating Actions
    • Adding interactivity with actions
    • Creating scripts
    • Adding scripts to slides
    • Understanding user variables
    • Creating system variables
    • Triggering actions with scripts

    LESSON 24: INTEGRATING CAPTIVATE WITH AN LMS

    • Reporting options for quizzes
    • Creating manifest files
    • Reporting button interactions
    • Adjusting slide object Interaction
    • Publish Content Packages
    • Create a trial Inquisiq LMS Account
    • Create an LMS Lesson
    • Create an LMS Course
    • Create an LMS Curriculum
    • Testing an eLearning Course
       

      For classes at AGI's locations, AGI provides a computer with the Captivate software. We recommend you also have the Adobe Captivate application available for use when you return from this class. This Captivate training is delivered in the most current version of Captivate.

      You will receive a comprehensive Captivate course manual for this class. AGI instructors have created many of the official training guides and books for Adobe Systems.

      Available Delivery Methods For This Class

      CLASSROOM
      LIVE ONLINE
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