Captivate – Beyond the Essentials

Captivate – Beyond the Essentials
Captivate – Beyond the Essentials is a two day course for existing Adobe Captivate users. This class will cover the advanced skills needed to create and publish professional Captivate projects.

Prerequisites

Course Outline

Note: The curricula below comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. The instructor may, at his/her discretion, adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class.
Lesson 1: A Review of Essential Skills
  • Plan eLearning Projects
  • Check Captivate¹s Recording Settings
  • Rehears a Script
  • Record a Custom Simulation
  • Edit a Text Capture Template
  Lesson 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
  Lesson 3: Custom Styles, Branching and Aggregating
  • Create a Text Caption Style
  • Apply 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
  Lesson 4: Question Pools
  • Review a GIFT File
  • Import a Question from a GIFT File
  • Create Question Pools
  • Move Questions to Pools
  • Insert Random Question Slides
  Lesson 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
  Lesson 6: Variables, Widgets and Interactions
  • 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
  • Insert and Format an Interaction
  Lesson 7: 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
  • Create and Export a Shared Action
  • Import a Shared Action
  Lesson 8: 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
  • Insert a Placeholder
  Lesson 9: Responsive Projects
  • Review a Responsive Project
  • Customize Breakpoints
  • Customize Theme Colors
  • Use the Position Inspector
  • Set Relative Positioning
  • Link Objects Together
  Lesson 10: Reporting Results
  • Set Quiz Reporting Options
  • Create a Manifest File
  • Report a Button Interaction
  • Adjust Slide Object Interaction
  • Publish a Content Package
  • Create an Inquisiq LMS Account
  • Create an LMS Course
  • Attach a Lesson to a Course
  • Test an eLearning Course