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Captivate: Beginner

Academy Class Group LTD
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397 GBP
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Professional Training

Course description

Captivate: Beginner

Adobe Captivate software enables anyone to rapidly create powerful and engaging simulations, scenario-based training and robust quizzes without programming knowledge or multimedia skills. Captivate 101 provides students with the knowledge and hands-on practice they need to develop and build software demonstrations and interactive simulations with Captivate. In addition to learning key concepts, students also learn best practices for creating and publishing Captivate projects.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is for beginning and intermediate Captivate users who want to create software demonstrations and interactive simulations. Captivate appeals to a wide variety of audiences, typically grouped in training and education, sales and marketing, or technical support and documentation.

Assumed Knowledge

You should have a basic working knowledge of either the Windows or Mac interface as well as exposure to either Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint. You should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy files from.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

After this course you’ll be comfortable with CBT Development Process, Recording Projects, Editing Text Captions and the Timeline, Working with Images, Pointer Paths and Buttons, Adding Audio, Working with Flash Video, Adding Animation, Adding Question Slides and Using Skins and Templates.

Training Course Content

Introduction to Captivate

  • Project and user requirements
  • Resolution and recording size
  • Explore the interface
  • Discuss project workflows

Working with Themes

  • Use themes
  • Create themes
  • Set default themes

Smart Objects

  • Add and edit smart objects
  • Use for interactivity

Preferences & Object Styles

  • Create project preferences
  • Create captivate preferences
  • Share project preferences
  • Use and create objects Styles
  • Update and reset object styles
  • Share object styles

Text Captions

  • Insert text captions
  • Use the check spelling
  • Create and applying styles
  • Edit objects

Timeline

  • Work with the timeline
  • Adjust time and transition effects
  • Control the stacking order

Working with Slides & Masters

  • Add different slide types
  • Understand different slide types
  • Use and create master slides
  • Control timing and effects

Working with Images

  • Set image size and position
  • Align, arrange and distribute
  • Use the library

Adding buttons

  • Add different button types
  • Create links and branching
  • Explore the branching view
  • Create custom buttons
  • Click boxes

Adding Visual Items

  • Pointer paths and types
  • Highlight boxes

Rollover Captions

  • Insert a rollover Image
  • Edit rollover area properties
  • Insert a zoom area

Adding Sound

  • Record audio
  • Calibrate a microphone
  • Edit an audio file
  • Insert silence
  • Add closed captioning

Demonstrations & Simulations

  • Capture software simulations
  • Edit software simulations
  • Capture training simulations
  • Edit training simulations
  • Capture assessment simulations
  • Edit assessment simulations

Animation

  • Discuss frame rates
  • Add animation to a slide
  • Insert text animation
  • Insert video
  • Set video properties

Captivate & PowerPoint Slides

  • Import a PowerPoint presentation
  • PowerPoint “round tripping”
  • Resizing projects
  • Perform a “round trip” from MS Word

Skins

  • Apply a skin to a project
  • Edit and save a skin

Project Settings

  • Set project properties
  • Add project information
  • Add a preloader

Question Slides

  • Insert a question slide
  • Add content to a question Slide
  • Format the question title
  • Format the question answer
  • Set question slide options

Publishing & LMS

  • Publish options
  • Reporting options and the manifest
  • Set reporting options
  • Create a manifest file
  • Publish a zipped flash project
  • Upload to an LMS

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Academy Class Group LTD

Academy Class we are a software training institute for personal or professional needs, all of our classes are all hands-on and led by Certified Adobe, Autodesk, Maxon and Unity instructors who are also designers and developers. You’re in good hands!...


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