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Intermediate Adobe Captivate

9 | 2017
2 Days, 9:00-4:00

Course Overview

This 2-day course teaches students the higher-end, more advanced functionality of Adobe Captivate. Students will record and edit video demos, create quizzes using question pools, work with master slides, and more!

Softek’s courses are instructor-led and students are given the opportunity for interaction in our small group setting. This course is geared for users who are comfortable using Adobe Captivate.

Course Objectives

  • Rehearse a script
  • Record a video demo
  • Create styles and buttons to create a branch
  • Create random quizzes
  • Create accessible eLearning
  • Work with variables and widgets
  • Created advanced drag and drop projects
  • Work with actions
  • Work with masters, themes and templates
  • Design responsive projects
  • Report results

Course Outline

Caption Pre-Editing

  • Rehearse a Script
  • Set Recording Preferences
  • Record a Software Simulation
  • Edit a Text Capture Template

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

Custom Styles, Branching and Aggregating

  • Create a Text Style
  • Apply a Style Globally
  • Export and Import a Style
  • Name a Slide
  • Copy/Paste Project Assets
  • Use Buttons to Create a Branch
  • Explore the Branching Tab
  • Create a Slide Group
  • Publish SWFs
  • Aggregate SWFs

Random Quizzes

  • Review a GIFT File
  • Import a Question from a GIFT File
  • Create Question Pools
  • Move Questions to Pools
  • Insert Random Question Slides

Accessible eLearning

  • Set Document Information
  • Enable Accessibility
  • Add Accessibility Text to Slides
  • Import Slide Audio
  • Add Shortcut Keys
  • Add Closed Captions
  • Set a Tab Order

Variables and Widgets

  • Add Project Information
  • Insert a System Variable
  • Edit a System Variable
  • Create a User Variable
  • Use a Variable to Gather Data
  • Insert and Format a Widget

Interactions

  • Insert a Process Circle
  • Create a Basic Drag and Drop Interaction
  • Manage Drag and Drop Buttons and Write Captions
  • Create a “Trick” Retry Slide
  • Explore an Advanced Drag and Drop Project
  • Create an Advanced Drag and Drop Interaction
  • Change the States of a Smart Shape
  • Use States to Swap Images

Actions

  • Use a Completed Action
  • Name Objects
  • Create a Mask
  • Control Object Visibility
  • Create a Standard Advanced Action
  • Attach an Action to a Button
  • Group Timeline Objects
  • Create a Variable
  • Create a Conditional Action
  • Create Decision Blocks

Masters, Themes, and Templates

  • Work with the Main Master Slide
  • Work with Content Masters
  • Apply a Master to Filmstrip Slides
  • Edit a Master
  • Apply a Theme
  • Create a Custom Theme
  • Review a Template
  • Base a Project on a Template
  • Create a Project Template
  • Insert a Placeholder

Responsive Projects

  • Review a Responsive Project
  • Customize Breakpoints
  • Save a Standard Project as Responsive
  • Insert and Name Fluid Boxes
  • Add Content to Fluid Boxes
  • Switch Design Modes
  • Use the Position Inspector
  • Modify a Single Breakpoint
  • Exclude from View
  • Add a New Breakpoint
  • Position and Link Objects
  • Edit Breakpoint Object Styles

Reporting Results

  • Set Quiz Reporting Options
  • Create a Manifest File
  • Report a Button Interaction
  • Adjust Slide Object Interaction
  • Preview in SCORM Cloud
  • Publish a Content Package
  • Create an LMS Account
  • Create an LMS Course
  • Attach a Lesson to a Course
  • Test an eLearning Course

 

Cost and Delivery Format Options

We offer the above listed class on our public schedule and as a private group class in the following delivery formats:

Public Class: Live Virtual or at Softek
Per student $950
Private Group Class: Live Virtual
1-4 students $4000
5-8 students $5700
9-12 students* $7100
*$700 per additional student
Private Group Class: At Your Location or Softek
1-4 students $4300
5-8 students $6000
9-12 students* $7450
*$700 per additional student

Private Group Training

Private group classes are cost effective when you have a group of students who need the same course. Volume discounts of 5% to 20% are available when five or more training days are scheduled. For classes conducted at your location, you are responsible for the classroom setup which should include:

  • A computer for each student (with the appropriate software installed), and
  • An instructor workstation connected to a visual display (e.g., projector, smartboard, etc.).

Customization

Softek can easily customize a training course that covers the specific topics you require and integrate examples relevant to your work environment. Course customization is billed at $125 per hour and covers time needed to meet, discuss, prepare, and incorporate any specific examples into the training program. Once we have a better idea of what you have in mind, we will be glad to provide a specific price quote for the customization. There is a 2-hour minimum fee for customization.

Why Choose Softek?

  • Live, virtual or in-person training
  • Instructors with 10+ years of experience
  • Detailed training guide
  • Certificate of completion
  • Money-back guarantee