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  • Captivate 9 Beginner Course 
  • Captivate 9 Advanced Course

Sorry, we currently do not have any public courses scheduled for the Capivate level 1 course. Please contact us to see if we can put one on the schedule for you

Sorry, we currently do not have any public courses scheduled for the Captivate level 1 course. Please contact us to see if we can put one on the schedule for you

Captivate Beginner course


Course Description:

Adobe Captivate is Adobe’s most powerful communication tool for creating interactive eLearning content that is rich, responsive and captures the imagination. Our Adobe Captivate training courses give you the tools to produce engaging content that creates a collaborative and engaging eLearning experience. We offer courses to suit every level of Adobe Captivate user, so whether you’re new to the software and are looking for introductory courses or want to improve your current way of working with one of our more advanced courses, we have an Adobe Captivate course to suit you.

Target Audience:

The audience for this course is beginning and intermediate Adobe Captivate 8 users who want to create software demonstrations and interactive simulations. Adobe Captivate 8 appeals to a wide variety of audiences, typically grouped in training and education, sales and marketing, or technical support and documentation.

Pre requisites:

Good working knowledge of the Windows Operating System and proper IT skills

Captivate Beginner course


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1.  Exploring Captivate

  • • Exploring the Captivate Interface
  • • Previewing


2.  Creating New Projects

  • • Soft Skills eLearning
  • • Buttons


3.  Recording Screen Actions

  • • Resolution and Recording Size
  • • The Development Process
  • • Preparing to Record
  • • Multimode Recording
  • • Custom Recordings
  • • Panning
  • • Manual Recording


4.  Captions, Styles and Timing

  • • Text Captions
  • • Caption Styles
  • • Callouts
  • • The Timeline


5. Images and Smart Shapes

  • • Images
  • • The Library
  • • Image Editing
  • • Smart Shapes
  • • Background Editing
  • • Integrating Photoshop
  • • Image Slideshows


6. Pointers, Buttons and Highlight Boxes

  • • Mouse Effects
  • • Pointer Paths and Types
  • • Highlight Boxes
  • • Image Buttons


7. Rollovers, Zoom Areas and Slidelets

  • • Rollover Captions
  • • Rollover Images
  • • Zoom Areas
  • • Rollover Slidelets

8. Audio

  • • Object Audio
  • • Recording Audio
  • • Slide Audio
  • • Silence
  • • Text-to-Speech

9. Video, Animation and Effects

  • • Video
  • • Animation
  • • Text Animation
  • • Object Effects

10. Click and Text Entry Boxes

  • • Demonstrations versus Simulations
  • • Find and Replace
  • • Click Boxes
  • • Text Entry Boxes

11. Working With PowerPoint

  • • PowerPoint as a Starting Point
  • • PowerPoint Collaboration
  • • Rescaling Projects

12. Introduction to Question Slides

  • • Quiz Setup
  • • Creating a Quiz

13. Finishing Touches

  • • URL Actions
  • • Skins
  • • Table of Contents
  • • Pre-loaders
  • • Publishing
  • • Round Tripping

Our goal is to make sure your training meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are used as guidelines for particular courses. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.

Course Date  City Course Times    Cost Prices Exclude VAT
December        
18 Dec - 19 Dec Bloemfontein 0830 - 1600    R8000 Book

Course Date  City Course Times    Cost Prices Exclude VAT
 
18 Dec - 19 Dec Bloemfontein 0830 - 1600    R8000 Book

Captivate Advanced course


Course Description:

Captivate Advanced builds upon foundation skills in Captivate Beginner by providing students with hands-on practice extending Captivate capabilities, and customizing the learner experience. In this course we will explore features like demonstration and simulation Recording, Effects, Captivate Variables, Advanced Actions, quiz questions and student reporting. We’ll also take a close look at the relationship between Captivate and PowerPoint.

Learning Objectives:

In this course, the participants will learn the following:

  • • • Create custom captions in Captivate
  • • Customize the automatic captions in Captivate simulations
  • • Create new skins
  • • Modify the InfoBox
  • • Create a custom Preloader
  • • Customize Captivate print output
  • • Use Captivate variables
  • • Using the Aggregator
  • • LMS publishing with SCORM
  • • Captivate Comments

Target Audience:

The audience for this course is intermediate/advanced Adobe Captivate users who want to take their work to the next level. At least 3-6 months of Captivate experience is needed for this course.

Captivate Advanced course


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Course Outline:

1. Caption Pre-Editing

  • • Rehearsals
  • • Software Simulations
  • • Caption Pre-Editing

2.Video Demos

  • • Working with Video Demos
  • • Zooming and Panning
  • • Mouse Points
  • • Splitting
  • • Trimming

3. Branching and Aggregating

  • • Object Styles
  • • Sharing Styles
  • • Combining Projects
  • • Branching
  • • Groups
  • • Aggregating

4. Random Quizzes

  • • GIFT Files
  • • Question Pools
  • • Random Question Slides

5. Accessible eLearning

  • • Accessibility and Captivate
  • • Accessibility Text
  • • Shortcut Keys
  • • Closed Captioning
  • • Tab Order

6. Variables and Widgets

  • • Variables
  • • User Variable
  • • Widgets
  • • Learning Interactions

7. Actions

  • • Standard Actions
  • • Conditional Actions
  • • Multiple Decision Blocks
  • • Shared Actions

8. Masters, Themes and Templates

  • • Master Slides
  • • Themes
  • • Project Templates
  • • Template Placeholders

9. Responsive Projects

  • • Being Responsive
  • • Creating Responsive Projects
  • • Editing a Responsive Project
  • • Positioning Objects

10. Reporting Results

  • • LMS Reporting Options
  • • Manifest Files
  • • Advanced Interaction
  • • Content Packages
  • • Uploading to an LMS

 

Our goal is to make sure your training meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are used as guidelines for particular courses. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.