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Adobe Captivate 2019 - The Essentials

Course Overview

A course that teaches the core Adobe Captivate skills needed to create eLearning courses.

Course Objectives

  • You will learn how to create a soft-skills lesson from scratch.
  • You will learn to record and produce software demonstrations, interactive training simulations, and Video Demos.
  • By the time you finish, you will know how to add such standard objects to a slide as text captions, images, characters, videos, Smart Shapes, and more.
  • You will record, import, and edit audio.
  • You will also further enhance the learner experience by adding interactivity via click boxes, buttons, text entry boxes, and quizzes.
  • You will learn how to import existing PowerPoint content into Captivate.
  • You will learn to publish a Captivate project as SWF, PDF, or HTML5 so that your content can be used on virtually any device including desktop computers, laptops, smart phones, and tablets.

    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 PROJECTS & SOFT SKILLS ELEARNING

    • Create a Blank Project
    • Add Images to Placeholders
    • Import Images
    • Use a Smart Shape as a Button
    • Disable Click Sounds

    3 - SCREEN RECORDINGS

    • 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 - VIDEO DEMOS

    • Record a Video Demo
    • Add a Video Zoom
    • Add a Video Pan
    • Smooth a Mouse Path and Show Visual Clicks
    • Split a Video
    • Trim a Video
    • Insert a Video Project into a Standard Project
    • Publish a Video Demo

    5 - CAPTIONS, STYLES, TIMING, AND ROUND TRIPPING

    • 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
    • Export Captions to Word
    • Import Captions from Word into Captivate

    6 - POINTERS, PATHS, 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 - IMAGES AND VIDEOS

    • Insert, Resize, and Restore an Image
    • Import Images into the Library
    • Resize, Transform, and Align Images
    • Manage Unused Library Assets
    • Create an Image Slideshow
    • Insert a Video
    • Set Video Properties

    8 - AUDIO

    • Work with Rollover Captions
    • 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 - STATES, ANIMATIONS, AND OBJECT EFFECTS

    • Change State Views for a Button
    • Add an Animation to a slide
    • Insert a Text Animation
    • Apply an Effect to a Slide Object
    • Apply a Free Fall Effect to an Object

    10 - SOFTWARE SIMULATIONS

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

    11 - WORKING WITH POWERPOINT

    • Create a Project from a Presentation
    • Edit the Source Presentation
    • Synchronize with Source
    • Rescale a Project

    12 - QUIZZING

    • Edit Quizzing Object Styles
    • Set the Quiz Preferences
    • Question Slides
    • Insert Question Slides
    • Edit a Question Slide
    • Compare Submit All to Submit Buttons
    • Insert a Knowledge Check
    • Review a GIFT File
    • Import a GIFT File into a Project
    • Create Question Pools
    • Move Questions to Pools
    • Insert Random Question Slides

    13 - PUBLISHING

    • Apply a Skin
    • Edit, Save, and Delete a Skin
    • Name Slides
    • Check Publish Settings and Add a Loading Screen
    • Publish as SWF and PDF
    • Run the HTML5 Tracker
    • Publish as HTML5

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    This is a 2-day class

    Price: $790.00
    Payment Options

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

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    07/10/2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
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    10/03/2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
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    Class times are listed Eastern time
    This class is available for Private Group Training