Comprehensive Adobe Captivate 2019 Training

This Comprehensive Captivate 2019 training class will introduce you to the essential Adobe Captivate skills you need to know to get up and running with Captivate as quickly as possible. Using Adobe Captivate, you can capture screen shots on your computer and quickly turn them into lessons or movies. The movies you create can be interactive and you can add images, captions, rollovers, clickable areas, typing areas and sound effects. In addition, you will learn Captivate's higher-end functionality while improving your production skills via project templates, design templates, advanced actions and scripts. You will learn to collaborate with team members via Captivate's powerful commenting features. You'll enhance your users experience via variables that will make it seem like each eLearning lesson you produce has been customized for and is talking directly to your customer.

Goals
  1. Learn to control the mouse pointer and add such standard objects as text captions, images, characters, assets from the eLearning Brothers, and highlight boxes.
  2. Learn to record, import, and edit audio and further enhance the learner experience by adding interactivity via click boxes, buttons and text entry boxes.
  3. Learn to import existing PowerPoint content into Captivate.
  4. Learn to publish your project in SWF and HTML5 formats so that your content can be uploaded to a web server for consumption on virtually any device, including the iPad, iPhone and other mobile devices.
  5. Learn to create video demos.
  6. Learn to work with styles.
  7. Learn to create question pools and random question slides that make it difficult for learners to share quiz content.
  8. Learn Section 508 best practices.
  9. Learn to work with widgets and learn how to add them to a project.
  10. Learn to add multiple and conditional actions to your buttons and click boxes.
  11. Learn to leverage Captivate's collaboration tools.
  12. Learn to create a consistent look and feel across your projects using themes.
  13. Learn how to track quiz results.
Outline
  1. Exploring Captivate
    1. Explore a Finished Captivate Project
    2. Zoom and Magnify
    3. Navigate a Project
    4. Explore and Reset the Workspace
    5. Preview the Entire Project
  2. New Projects and Soft Skills eLearning
    1. Create a Blank Project
    2. Add Images to Placeholders
    3. Import Images
    4. Use a Smart Shape as a Button
    5. Disable Click Sounds
  3. Screen Recordings
    1. Rehearse a Script
    2. Review Recording Settings
    3. Review Recording Modes
    4. Record Using Multiple Modes
    5. Record a Custom Simulation
    6. Record a Demonstration that Pans
    7. Manually Record the Screen
  4. Video Demos
    1. Record a Video Demo
    2. Add a Video Zoom
    3. Add a Video Pan
    4. Smooth a Mouse Path and Show Visual Clicks
    5. Split a Video
    6. Trim a Video
    7. Insert a Video Project into a Standard Project
    8. Publish a Video Demo
  5. Captions, Styles, Timing, and Round Tripping
    1. Insert and Edit Text Captions
    2. Edit the Default Caption Style
    3. Change a Callout Type Used by a Text Caption
    4. Control Slide Timing
    5. Control Slide Object Timing
    6. Check Spelling
    7. Align Slide Objects
    8. Export Captions to Word
    9. Import Captions from Word into Captivate
  6. Pointers, Paths, Paths, Boxes, and Buttons
    1. Control Mouse Effects
    2. Edit a Mouse Path
    3. Clone an Object Style
    4. Insert a Highlight Box
    5. Insert an Image Button
    6. Control Appear After Timing
  7. Images and Videos
    1. Insert, Resize, and Restore an Image
    2. Import Images into the Library
    3. Resize, Transform, and Align Images
    4. Manage Unused Library Assets
    5. Create an Image Slideshow
    6. Insert a Video
    7. Set Video Properties
  8. Audio
    1. Work with Rollover Captions
    2. Import Audio onto a Slide Object
    3. Import Background Audio
    4. Add a Slide Note
    5. Calibrate a Microphone
    6. Record Slide Audio
    7. Import Audio onto a Slide
    8. Edit an Audio File
    9. Insert Silence
    10. Convert Text-to-Speech
  9. States, Animations, and Object Effects
    1. Change State Views for a Button
    2. Add an Animation to a slide
    3. Insert a Text Animation
    4. Apply an Effect to a Slide Object
    5. Apply a Free Fall Effect to an Object
  10. Software Simulations
    1. Hide the Mouse
    2. Replace Phrases
    3. Insert a Click Box
    4. Insert a Text Entry Box
  11. Working with PowerPoint
    1. Create a Project from a Presentation
    2. Edit the Source Presentation
    3. Synchronize with Source
    4. Rescale a Project
  12. Quizzing
    1. Edit Quizzing Object Styles
    2. Set the Quiz Preferences
    3. Question Slides
    4. Insert Question Slides
    5. Edit a Question Slide
    6. Compare Submit All to Submit Buttons
    7. Insert a Knowledge Check
    8. Review a GIFT File
    9. Import a GIFT File into a Project
    10. Create Question Pools
    11. Move Questions to Pools
    12. Insert Random Question Slides
  13. Publishing
    1. Apply a Skin
    2. Edit, Save, and Delete a Skin
    3. Name Slides
    4. Check Publish Settings and Add a Loading Screen
    5. Publish as SWF and PDF
    6. Run the HTML5 Tracker
    7. Publish as HTML5
  14. Interactive Software Simulations and Caption Pre-Editing
    1. Rehearse a Script
    2. Set Recording Preferences
    3. Record a Simulation
    4. Edit a Text Capture Template
  15. Object Styles, Project Sharing, and Branching
    1. Create a New Style
    2. Apply an Object Style Globally
    3. Export and Import an Object Style
    4. Name a Slide
    5. Copy/Paste Project Assets
    6. Use Buttons to Create a Branch
    7. Explore the Branching View
    8. Create a Branch Group
  16. Variables and Widgets
    1. Add Project Information
    2. Insert a System Variable
    3. Edit a System Variable
    4. Create a User Variable
    5. Use a Variable to Gather Learner Data
    6. Insert and Format a Widget
  17. Interactive Videos and Virtual Reality
    1. Insert an Interactive Video
    2. Add Bookmarks
    3. Add Slide Overlays
    4. Create a Virtual Reality Project
    5. Add a Text Hotspot
    6. Add an Audio Hotspot
    7. Add a Quiz to a Virtual Reality Project
  18. Interactions
    1. Insert a Process Circle
    2. Create a Basic Drag and Drop Interaction
    3. Manage Drag and Drop Buttons and Write Captions
    4. Create a "Trick" Retry Slide
    5. Explore an Advanced Drag and Drop Project
    6. Create an Advanced Drag and Drop Interaction
    7. Change the States of a Smart Shape
    8. Use States to Swap Images
  19. Accessible eLearning
    1. Set Document Information
    2. Enable Accessibility
    3. Add Accessibility Text to Slides
    4. Import Slide Audio
    5. Add Shortcut Keys
    6. Add Closed Captions
    7. Set a Tab Order
  20. Advanced Actions
    1. Use a Completed Action
    2. Name Objects
    3. Create a Mask
    4. Control Object Visibility
    5. Create a Standard Advanced Action
    6. Attach an Action to a Button
    7. Group Timeline Objects
    8. Create a Variable
    9. Create a Conditional Action
    10. Create Decision Blocks
  21. Project Templates and Master Slides
    1. Work with the Main Master Slide
    2. Work with Content Masters
    3. Apply a Master to Filmstrip Slides
    4. Edit a Master
    5. Apply a Theme
    6. Create a Custom Theme
    7. Review a Template
    8. Create a Project Based on a Template
    9. Create a Project Template
  22. Responsive Projects
    1. Customize Breakpoints
    2. Save a Standard Project As Responsive
    3. Insert and Name Fluid Boxes
    4. Resize Fluid Boxes
    5. Add Content to Fluid Boxes
    6. Switch Modes
    7. Use the Position Inspector
    8. Modify a Single Breakpoint
    9. Exclude from View
    10. Add a New Breakpoint
    11. Position and Link Objects
    12. Edit Breakpoint Object Styles
  23. Reporting Results
    1. Set Quiz Reporting Options
    2. Create a Manifest File
    3. Report a Button Interaction
    4. Adjust Slide Object Interaction
    5. Preview in SCORM Cloud
    6. Publish a Content Package
    7. Create an Inquisiq LMS Account
    8. Create an LMS Course
    9. Attach a Lesson to a Course
    10. Test an eLearning Course
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