Advanced Adobe Captivate 6 and 7 Class
Go beyond presentations to author interactive eLearning content without programming
Adobe® Captivate® 6/7 software is the industry-leading solution for rapidly authoring and maintaining interactive eLearning content. Import your existing Microsoft PowerPoint content and add rich media, application simulations, branching scenarios, and quizzes. Deliver content virtually anywhere.
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During this hands-on class, you will learn to be more efficient as you produce ever-more interactive and technically-sound eLearning using Adobe Captivate.
Among other things, you will learn how to save hours of work by pre-editing text captions (setting the text verbiage that appears in the captions even before you record a single lesson), create master slides, custom themes, custom object styles and project templates. You'll learn to create awesome interactivity via variables and widgets. You'll learn how to collaborate with team members via Captivate's built-in collaboration tools. And you'll learn to create random quizzes, branching scenarios, work with advanced actions, and upload content into a Learning Management System. All this... and in just two short days...
Essential Skills with a Twist
Planning eLearning Projects | The Development Process | Resolution and Recording Size | Custom Recordings | Text Caption Pre-Editing
Custom Styles, Branching and Aggregating
Custom Styles | Combining Projects | Branching | Slide Groups | Aggregator
Question Pools | Random Question Slides
Accessibility and Captivate | Accessibility Text | Shortcut Keys | Closed Captioning
Variables and Widgets
Inserting and Creating Both System and User-Defined Variables | Inserting and Working with Widgets
Reviewing and Background Editing
a Project for Shared Review Using Acrobat.com | Background Editing | Work with Photoshop Layers
Master Slides, Themes Project Templates
Master Slides | Themes | Project Templates | Template Placeholders
LMS Reporting Options | Manifest Files | Advanced Interaction | Content Packages | Uploading to an LMS
Standard Actions | Conditional Actions | Conditional and Standard Action Combos
A copy of the coursebook and the data files will be sent to you prior to the start of the class.
Note: The lessons outlined above comprise topics typically covered in a class of this skill level. The instructor may, at the instructor's discretion, alter the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class participants.
Is this class too advanced for your skill level? Consider Introduction to Adobe Captivate.
Rapidly create engaging eLearning experiences
Adobe® Captivate® 5.5 software is the industry-leading solution for rapidly authoring and maintaining interactive eLearning content. Import Microsoft PowerPoint content and enrich it with voice-over, videos, graphics, and animations. Make it interactive by adding application simulations, branching scenarios, and quizzes. Easily publish to the web, the desktop, mobile devices, and leading SCORM- and AICC- compliant Learning Management Systems. Track and report key metrics to evaluate learner performance.
Top reasons to buy to Adobe® Captivate® 5.5
Roundtrip PowerPoint workflow
Leverage existing Microsoft PowerPoint slides in your projects. Import slides with audio and interactivity, easily update the content, and keep your PowerPoint and Adobe Captivate files in sync with the dynamically linked import option.
Optimized user interface
Get going faster, do the job in fewer steps, and improve the overall authoring experience with the Property inspector, a multiple document interface, and personalized workspaces.
Use Master Slides to easily create and maintain well-formatted and consistent-looking content that meets corporate guidelines.
Define styles and apply them to selected objects for quick and consistent formatting across a project.
Automatic screen capture with smart full-motion recording
Automatically record all your actions, including mouse movements and keyboard activity, while using any software application. Full-motion recording automatically switches on and off for drag-and-drop actions.
Create text captions that describe concepts and screen actions, or have Adobe Captivate automatically add them during recording. Customize the appearance, size, orientation, position, and display speed of captions.
Visually map out different learner paths. Collapse and expand sections of a simulation, and create complex scenarios by automatically branching at the end of slides based on a learner’s choice at the beginning of the simulation.
Multivideo support and synchronization
Import video in a wide variety of formats (AVI, MOV, FLV, MPEG) and synchronize it with the project, slide, or set of slides.
Audio recording and editing
Simultaneously record narration and capture screen motion, and synchronize audio with slides and timed objects. Edit audio to correct mistakes and pauses, add an external track, or attach sound effects or narration to individual objects.
Keep learners tuned in to your content thanks to automatic voice-over functionality that turns text into high-quality speech in a few clicks. Need to change the text? Just click once to update the audio.
Attractive quizzing out-of-the-box
Create eye-catching quizzes with new out-of the-box quiz templates and an appealing set of components. Work in an improved quiz review area that makes evaluation simpler and faster.
Capture scoring data from all interactive elements, including click boxes, text entry boxes, buttons, and quizzes.
Publishing to tablets, smartphones and iOS devices
Publish in the widely accepted MP4 format for high-quality video streaming, podcasts, and video tutorials that can play on Android™ based tablets, smartphones, and iOS devices.
Single-click publishing to YouTube
Create a project using preset dimensions, and use the new direct workflow to publish it to YouTube with a single click.
SCORM/AICC compliance (LMS integration)
Export scoring data in a SCORM- and AICC-compliant format for use with a Learning Management System (LMS). Adobe Captivate content is SCORM 1.2 and SCORM 2004 certified and automatically generates the manifest file required for an LMS to interpret the data.
Tracking and reporting
Satisfy basic evaluation needs at no extra cost by tracking and reporting key performance metrics, like average score and pass or fail, without having to invest in an LMS.