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    Following the acquisition of its former arch-rival Macromedia, Adobe Inc. has assumed a place of unrivalled dominance in the fields of multimedia, graphic and print production. In many of these domains, Adobe products are the technology-defining industry standards. These include:

    • Photoshop, InDesign, Fireworks and Illustrator to create and manipulate documents and images;
    • ColdFusion and Content Server for database management and server requirements;
    • Flash and Flex and for more interactive, dynamic sites and rich internet applications;
    • FrameMaker for authoring documents and creating efficient, reusable templates;
    • Acrobat, for creation of Portable Document Format (PDF), the industry standard for portable content;
    • Dreamweaver and Adobe Contribute for Web design;
    • Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects for Video editing and visual effects.
    • RoboHelp for providing context-sensitive Help internal to the application;
    • and finally Adobe Captivate for the creation of eLearning software.

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Introduction to Captivate 7

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Course duration

  • 2 Days

Course Outline

In this Introduction to Captivate 7 training class, students will learn the core Adobe Captivate skills needed to create interactive eLearning and mLearning content.

  • Record and produce software demonstrations and interactive training simulations.
  • Learn how to control the mouse pointer and add such standard objects as text captions, images, 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
  • Leverage and enrich existing Microsoft PowerPoint presentations by importing and linking into new or existing Captivate projects
  • 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.
  1. eLearning and Captivate
    1. Education Through Pictures
    2. Planning eLearning Projects
    3. The Captivate Environment
    4. Workspaces
    5. Previewing
    6. Blank Projects
  2. Recording Demos and Sims
    1. Resolution and Recording Size
    2. The Development Process
    3. Preparing to Record
    4. Access for Assistive Devices
    5. Multi-Mode Recording
    6. Custom Recordings
  3. Captions, Styles and Timing
    1. Text Captions
    2. Caption Styles
    3. Callout Types
    4. The Timeline
  4. Images and Drawing Objects
    1. Images
    2. The Library
    3. Image Editing
    4. Smart Shapes
    5. Image Slideshows
  5. Pointers, Buttons and Highlight Boxes
    1. Mouse Effects
    2. Pointer Paths and Types
    3. Buttons
    4. Highlight Boxes
  6. Rollovers and Zoom Areas
    1. Rollover Captions
    2. Rollover Images
    3. Zoom Areas
    4. Rollover Slidelets
  7. Audio
    1. Object Audio
    2. Slide Notes
    3. Recording Audio
    4. Slide Audio
    5. Silence
    6. Text-to-Speech
  8. Video, Animation and Effects
    1. Video
    2. Animation
    3. Text Animation
    4. Object Effects
  9. Converting Demonstrations Into Simulations
    1. Demonstrations versus Simulations
    2. Find and Replace
    3. Click Boxes
    4. Text Entry Boxes
  10. Working with PowerPoint
    1. PowerPoint as a Starting Point
    2. PowerPoint Collaboration
    3. Rescaling Projects
  11. Introduction to Question Slides
    1. Quiz Setup
    2. Applying a Theme
  12. Publishing
    1. URL Actions
    2. Skins
    3. Preloaders
    4. Publishing
    5. Round Tripping

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