Introduction to Captivate 9


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In this Introduction to Captivate 9 training class, students will learn the core Adobe Captivate skills needed to create interactive eLearning and mLearning content.

This outline is subject to change and will be updated as soon as courseware is published (expected mid October). Check back then for class schedule too.

  1. Exploring Captivate
    1. Planning eLearning Projects
    2. The Perfect Project Size
    3. Designing Slides in Captivate
    4. Fonts and Learning
  2. New Project and Soft Skills eLearning
    1. Explore a Finished Captivate Project
    2. Zoom and Magnify
    3. Navigate a Project
    4. Explore and Reset the Workspace
    5. Preview the Entire Project
  3. Recording Demos and Sims
    1. Rehearse a Script
    2. Review Recording Settings
    3. Enable Access for Assistive Devices
    4. Review Default Recording Mode Settings
    5. Record Using Multiple Modes
    6. Record a Custom Simulation
  4. Captions, Styles and Timing
    1. Insert, Resize and Move Text Captions
    2. Modify Text Caption Properties
    3. Edit the Default Caption Style
    4. Change a Callout Type Used by a Text Caption
    5. Control Slide Timing
    6. Control Slide Object Timing
    7. Check Spelling
    8. Align Slide Objects
  5. Images and Smart Shapes
    1. Insert, Resize, and Restore an Image
    2. Transform an Image
    3. Use the Library
    4. Manage Unused Project Assets
    5. Crop and Rename an Image
    6. Remove a Background Color
    7. Insert a Cloud Callout
    8. Create an Image Mask
    9. Delete a Slide Background
    10. Work with Photoshop Layers
    11. Create an Image Slideshow
  6. Pointers, Paths, Boxes, and Buttons
    1. Control Mouse Effects
    2. Edit a Mouse Path
    3. Clone an Object Style
    4. Insert a Highlight Box
    5. Insert an Image Button
    6. Control Appear After Timing
  7. Rollovers and Zooms
    1. Insert a Rollover Caption
    2. Insert a Rollover Image
    3. Insert a Rollover Slidelet
    4. Insert a Zoom Area
  8. Audio
    1. Import Audio onto a Slide Object
    2. Import Background Audio
    3. Add a Slide Note
    4. Calibrate a Microphone
    5. Record Slide Audio
    6. Import a Voiceover onto a Slide
    7. Edit an Audio File
    8. Insert Silence
    9. Convert Text-to-Speech
  9. Video, Animation and Effects
    1. Insert a Flash Video
    2. Set Flash Video Properties
    3. Add Animation to a slide
    4. Insert Text Animation
    5. Apply an Effect to a Slide Objec
    6. Apply a Glow Filter Effect
    7. Modify Effect Properties
    8. Save and Import Effects
  10. Adding Interactivity
    1. Hide the Mouse
    2. Replace Phrases
    3. Insert a Click Box
    4. Insert a Text Entry Box
  11. Working With PowerPoint
    1. Import PowerPoint slides
    2. Resize One Object and Apply to All
    3. Round-Trip PowerPoint Edits
    4. Synch With Source
    5. Rescale a Project
  12. Introduction to Question Slides
    1. Edit Quizzing Object Styles
    2. Set the Quiz Preferences
    3. Apply a Theme
    4. Hide a Slide Image
    5. Insert Question slides
    6. Add an Image to a Question slide
  13. Finishing Touches
    1. Create a Link to a Web Site
    2. Apply a Skin
    3. Edit, Save and Delete a Skin
    4. Create a TOC
    5. Check Publish Settings and Add a Loading Screen
    6. Publish a SWF and PDF
    7. Run the HTML5 Tracker
    8. Publish as HTML5
    9. Export Captions
    10. Perform a "Round Trip"

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