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Adobe Captivate Training Class - Introduction

Adobe Captivate Training Class

Adobe Captivate Training Class - Introduction: Course Length: 2 days

In two days this Adobe Captivate training class teaches you how to quickly get up and running with this popular application for authoring e-learning content, screen captures, simulations, and video presentations,. In this Adobe Captivate class you'll learn how to capture content, create assessments, design quizzes, add interactivity and animations.  This Captivate class also covers ways in which Captivate content can integrate materials from presentation applications such as Microsoft Powerpoint. After the two-day class you will have the skills needed to create your own e-learning presentations using Captivate. Our public Captivate course is delivered using the most current version of Captivate. Training for earlier versions is available upon request.

Adobe Captivate Training Class - Introduction Course Dates

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

Course Title Course Dates Course Location Fee Register
Adobe Captivate Training Class - Introduction


10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $695.00

Adobe Captivate Training Class 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



      AGI provides a computer with Captivate in our classrooms, but we recommend you have the Adobe Captivate application available for use when you return from this class. This Captivate training course is delivered in the most current version of Captivate but is suitable for those with earlier versions as well.

      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, and are creators of the Digital Classroom book series.

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