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Adobe Captivate 9: The Essentials

Course Overview

In this course, you will learn the core Adobe Captivate skills needed to create interactive content. By following step-by-step instructions, you will learn how to create a soft-skills lesson from scratch. You'll learn to record and produce software demonstrations as well as interactive training simulations.

Course Objectives

In This Course You Will Learn About:

  • Education Through Pictures
  • RoboDemo to Captivate
  • Planning eLearning Projects
  • eLearning Development Phases
  • Budgeting Considerations
  • Project Size and Display Resolution
  • Designing Slides in Captivate
  • Fonts and eLearning

    Course Outline

    1 - Exploring Captivate

    • Explore a Finished Captivate Project
    • Zoom and Magnify
    • Navigate a Project
    • Explore and Reset the Workspace
    • Preview the Entire Project

    2 - New Project & Soft Skills eLearning

    • Create a Blank Project
    • Add Images to Placeholders
    • Insert and Format a Text Button
    • Disable Click Sounds

    3 - Recording Demos and Sims

    • Rehearse a Script
    • Review Recording Settings
    • Review Recording Modes
    • Record Using Multiple Modes
    • Record a Custom Simulation
    • Record a Demonstration that Pans
    • Manually Record the Screen

    4 - Captions, Styles and Timing

    • Insert and Edit Text Captions
    • Edit the Default Caption Style
    • Change a Callout Type Used by a Text Caption
    • Control Slide Timing
    • Control Slide Object Timing
    • Check Spelling
    • Align Slide Objects

    5 - Images and Smart Shapes

    • Insert, Resize, and Restore an Image
    • Transform an Image
    • Use the Library
    • Manage Unused Project Assets
    • Crop and Rename an Image
    • Remove a Background Color
    • Insert Characters and eLearning Brother Assets
    • Insert a Cloud Callout
    • Create an Image Mask
    • Delete a Slide Background
    • Work with Photoshop Layers
    • Create an Image Slideshow

    6 - Pointers, Paths, Boxes, and Buttons

    • Control Mouse Effects
    • Edit a Mouse Path
    • Clone an Object Style
    • Insert a Highlight Box
    • Insert an Image Button
    • Control Appear After Timing

    7 - Rollovers and Zooms

    • Insert a Rollover Caption
    • Insert a Rollover Image
    • Insert a Rollover Slidelet
    • Insert a Zoom Area

    8 - Audio

    • Import Audio onto a Slide Object
    • Import Background Audio
    • Add a Slide Note
    • Calibrate a Microphone
    • Record Slide Audio
    • Import Audio onto a Slide
    • Edit an Audio File
    • Insert Silence
    • Convert Text-to-Speech

    9 - Video, Animation and Effects

    • Insert a Flash Video
    • Set Flash Video Properties
    • Add Animation to a slide
    • Insert Text Animation
    • Apply an Effect to a Slide Object
    • Apply a Free Fall Effect to an Object
    • Edit Effect Timing

    10 - Adding Interactivity

    • Hide the Mouse
    • Replace Phrases
    • Insert a Click Box
    • Insert a Text Entry Box

    11 - Working With PowerPoint

    • Import PowerPoint slides
    • Resize One Object and Apply to All
    • Round-Trip PowerPoint Edits
    • Synch With Source
    • Rescale a Project

    12 - Introduction to Question Slides

    • Edit Quizzing Object Styles
    • Set the Quiz Preferences
    • Insert Question slides
    • Insert Knowledge Check slides

    13 - Finishing Touches

    • Create a Link to a Web Site
    • Apply a Skin
    • Edit, Save and Delete a Skin
    • Create a TOC
    • Check Publish Settings and Add a Loading Screen
    • Publish a SWF and PDF
    • Run the HTML5 Tracker
    • Publish as HTML5
    • Publish as both SWF and HTML5 (Multiscreen)
    • Export Captions
    • Perform a “Round Trip"

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    This is a 2-day class

    Price: $790.00
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    07/12/2018 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
    09/13/2018 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
    11/13/2018 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL

    Class times are listed Eastern time
    This class is available for Private Group Training