Introduction to Adobe Captivate 2019

Introduction to Adobe Captivate 2019

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Next Live Class:Oct 6-7, 2020 10AM-5PM ET
Course Topics
  • Learn to control the mouse pointer and add such standard objects as text captions, images, characters, assets from the eLearning Brothers, and highlight boxes.
  • Learn to record, import, and edit audio and further enhance the learner experience by adding interactivity via click boxes, buttons and text entry boxes.
  • Learn to import existing PowerPoint content into Captivate.
  • 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.
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Course Overview

This Introduction to Adobe Captivate 2019 training class that teaches the core Adobe Captivate 2019 skills needed to create interactive eLearning and mLearning content. You will learn how to create a soft-skills lesson from scratch. You'll learn to record and produce software demonstrations and interactive training simulations.

Course 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
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

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