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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.


Please call 800-851-9237 to schedule this training course.

Contact AGI to request course dates.

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: Recording Demos and Sims

  • Rehearsing
  • Understanding Recording Settings
  • Enabling Access for Assistive Devices
  • Reviewing Default Recording Mode Settings
  • Recording Using Multiple Modes
  • Recording a Custom Simulation

Lesson 3: 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
  • Align Slide Objects

Lesson 4: Working with Images 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

Lesson 5: Using Pointers, Buttons, and Highlight Boxes

  • Adding a Visual Click and Sound
  • Modify the Mouse Pointer
  • Insert and Format a Text Button
  • Set a Button’s Pause After Timing
  • Working With Image Buttons
  • Inserting and Formatting Highlight Boxes

Lesson 6: Creating Rollovers and Zoom Areas

  • Inserting a Rollover Caption
  • Inserting a Rollover Image
  • Creating a Zoom Area
  • Using Rollover Slidelets

Lesson 7: 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

Lesson 8: Working with Video, Animation and Effects

  • Inserting Video
  • Setting Video Properties
  • Adding Animation to slides
  • Inserting Text Animation
  • Applying Effects to Slide Objects
  • Applying Filter Effects
  • Modifying Effect Properties
  • Saving and Importing Effects

Lesson 9: Converting Demonstrations into Simulations

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

Lesson 10: 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 11: Creating Quizzes using Question Slides

  • Editing Quiz Object Styles
  • Setting Quiz Preferences
  • Applying Themes
  • Hiding Slide Images
  • Inserting Question slides
  • Adding Images to Question slides

Lesson 12: Using Publishing to distribute your Captivate project

  • Creating Internet Links
  • 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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