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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/Investment

Public Course at Softek Private Course at Your Office Private Course at Softek
$800 per student $2800 flat fee up to 8 students $3100 flat fee up to 8 students
or 3 vouchers $3200 flat fee up to 12 students $3500 flat fee up to 12 students
10% discount when 3+ attend $200 per additional student $200 per additional student

Private Group Training

Private group courses are cost effective when you have a group of students who need the same course. Pricing is based on the maximum number of students anticipated per day per course. Volume discounts of 5% to 20% are available when five or more training days are scheduled. For classes conducted at your office, you are responsible for the classroom setup, including student computers, instructor station, LCD projector, and software installation. For courses conducted at Softek, we take care of classroom setup.

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