ADOBE CAPTIVATE 9

COURSES AVAILABLE

Using Adobe Captivate, you can create eLearning courses for any subject! Need to create an online lesson about terrorism awareness? How about a course on conflict resolution? Perhaps you need to create a simulation teaching colleagues how to attach a file to an email created in Microsoft Outlook? You can use Captivate to create eLearning for all of these… there are limitless possibilities. The eLearning content you create with Captivate can be interactive—you can include text, rollover areas, clickable hotspots, quizzes, typing areas, sound effects, videos, special effects, audio, and more. This workbook will introduce you to the essential skills you will need to create awesome eLearning with Adobe Captivate.

Course Outline | Adobe Captivate 9: The Essentials

Module 1: Exploring Captivate

  • Explore a Finished Captivate Project
  • Zoom and Magnify
  • Navigate a Project
  • Explore and Reset the Workspace
  • Preview the Entire Project

Module 2: New Project & Soft Skills eLearning

  • Create a Blank Project
  • Add Images to Placeholders
  • Insert and Format a Text Button
  • Disable Click Sounds

Module 3: Recording Demos and Sims

  • Rehearse a Script
  • Review Recording Settings
  • Review Recording Modes
  • Record Using Multiple Modes
  • Record a Custom Simulation
  • Record a Demonstration that Pans
  • Manually Record the Screen

Module 4: Captions, Styles and Timing

  • Insert and Edit Text Captions
  • Edit the Default Caption Style
  • Change a Callout Type Used by a Text Caption
  • Control Slide Timing
  • Control Slide Object Timing
  • Check Spelling
  • Align Slide Objects

Module 5: Images and Smart Shapes

  • Insert, Resize, and Restore an Image
  • Transform an Image
  • Use the Library
  • Manage Unused Project Assets
  • Crop and Rename an Image
  • Remove a Background Color
  • Insert Characters and eLearning Brother Assets
  • Insert a Cloud Callout
  • Create an Image Mask
  • Delete a Slide Background
  • Work with Photoshop Layers
  • Create an Image Slideshow

Module 6: Pointers, Paths, Boxes, and Buttons

  • Control Mouse Effects
  • Edit a Mouse Path
  • Clone an Object Style
  • Insert a Highlight Box
  • Insert an Image Button
  • Control Appear After Timing

Module 7: Rollovers and Zooms

  • Insert a Rollover Caption
  • Insert a Rollover Image
  • Insert a Rollover Slidelet
  • Insert a Zoom Area

Module 8: Audio

  • Import Audio onto a Slide Object
  • Import Background Audio
  • Add a Slide Note
  • Calibrate a Microphone
  • Record Slide Audio
  • Import Audio onto a Slide
  • Edit an Audio File
  • Insert Silence
  • Convert Text-to-Speech

Module 9: Video, Animation and Effects

  • Insert a Flash Video
  • Set Flash Video Properties
  • Add Animation to a slide
  • Insert Text Animation
  • Apply an Effect to a Slide Object
  • Apply a Free Fall Effect to an Object
  • Edit Effect Timing

Module 10: Adding Interactivity

  • Hide the Mouse
  • Replace Phrases
  • Insert a Click Box
  • Insert a Text Entry Box

Module 11: Working With PowerPoint

  • Import PowerPoint slides
  • Resize One Object and Apply to All
  • Round-Trip PowerPoint Edits
  • Synch With Source
  • Rescale a Project

Module 12: Introduction to Question Slides

  • Edit Quizzing Object Styles
  • Set the Quiz Preferences
  • Insert Question slides
  • Insert Knowledge Check slides

Module 13: Finishing Touches

  • Create a Link to a Web Site
  • Apply a Skin
  • Edit, Save and Delete a Skin
  • Create a TOC
  • Check Publish Settings and Add a Loading Screen
  • Publish a SWF and PDF
  • Run the HTML5 Tracker
  • Publish as HTML5
  • Publish as both SWF and HTML5 (Multiscreen)
  • Export Captions
  • Perform a “Round Trip”

Course Outline | Beyond the Essentials

Module 1: Caption Pre-Editing

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

Module 2: 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

Module 3: Custom Styles, Branching and Aggregating

  • Create a Text Caption 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

Module 4: Random Quizzes

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

Module 5: 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

Module 6: 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

Module 7: Interactions

  • Insert a Process Circle
  • Create a Drag and Drop Interaction
  • Change Object States

Module 8: Actions

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

Module 9: 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

Module 10: Responsive Projects

  • Review a Responsive Project
  • Customize Breakpoints
  • Customize Theme Colors
  • Use the Position Inspector
  • Modify a Single Breakpoint
  • Exclude from View
  • Add a New Breakpoint
  • Position and Link Objects
  • Edit Breakpoint Object Styles

Module 11: 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