Introduction to Adobe Captivate 6 Class
Go beyond presentations to author interactive eLearning content without programming
Adobe® Captivate® 6 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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Using Adobe Captivate, you can capture screen shots on your computer and quickly turn them into eLearning lessons (movies). The lessons you create can be highly interactive--you can add images, captions, rollovers, clickable areas, typing areas and sound effects.During this live, instructor-led class, you will learn the essential Adobe Captivate 4 skills that will get you up and running in just two short days!
eLearning and Captivate
Education Through Pictures | Planning eLearning Projects | The Development Process | The Captivate 4 Interface | Set General Preferences | Explore a Project | Explore Project Views | Navigate a Project | Preview a Project | Zoom Closer to a Slide | View the Timeline and Library
Recording Demonstrations and Assessments
Rehearse a Script | Set Recording Preferences and Keys | Record a Demonstration | Record an Assessment Simulation | Record a Training Simulation | Record a Custom Assessment Simulation
FMRs, Panning and Image Slideshows
Create an FMR | Record a Lesson With Panning | Create an Image Slideshow
Text Captions & the Timeline
Duplicate a Slide and Hide the Mouse | Insert, Resize and Move Text Captions | Change Text Caption Properties | Change an Object’s Slide Position and Size | View the Timeline | Change a Slide’s Display Time | Change Timeline View Settings | Use the Timeline to Set Object Display Times | Show/Hide Timeline Objects | Use Options to Control Object Timing | Set Mouse Properties | Check Spelling | Align Slide Objects
Images and Drawing Objects
Insert and Delete Slides | Insert an Image | Set Image Size and Slide Position | Use the Library | Manage Unused Project Assets | Control Transparency | Create an Image Watermark | Set Image Timing Options and Transition Effects | Work With Image Stacks | Add a Visual Mouse Click and Click Sound | Insert a Drawing Object
Pointers, Buttons and Highlight Boxes
Change the Pointer Path | Change the Pointer Type | Edit Slide and Object Display Times | Insert a Text Button | Set a Button’s Options | Insert an Image Button | Insert and Format a Highlight Box
Rollovers and Zoom Areas
Insert a Rollover Caption | Set Rollover Area Properties | Insert a Rollover Image | Insert a Zoom Area | Insert a Rollover Slidelet | Set Rollover Slidelet Properties | Format and Position a Slidelet | Insert a Caption Into a Slidelet | Insert an Image Into a Slidelet
Slide Labels, Notes and Audio
Change Slide Background Quality | Add a Slide Label | Add a Slide Note | Add Sound to a Slide Object | Add Background Audio | Calibrate a Microphone | Record Audio | Import Slide Audio | Edit an Audio File | Insert Silence | Convert Slide Notes to Speech
Animation and Flash Video
Change a Project’s Frame Rate | Add Animation to a Slide | Change an Animation’s Slide Position | Insert Text Animation | Add Flash Video
Converting Demonstrations Into Simulations
Hide the Mouse | Replace Phrases | Insert a Click Box | Set Click Box Options | Change a Slide’s Display Time | Set a Text Caption Transition | Insert a Text Entry Box
Introduction to Question Slides
Set Quiz Preferences | Insert a Question Slide | Add an Image to a Question Slide | Reuse a Slide Background | Format the Question Title | Use the Slide Grid | Format the Progress Indicator
Link to a Web Site | Apply a Skin | Edit and Save a Skin | Delete a Skin | Add a Loading Screen | Set Project Information | Create a TOC | Publish a Flash (SWF) | Publish Word Handouts | Export Captions | Perform a “Round Trip”
A copy of the coursebook and the data files will be sent to you prior to the start of the class.
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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.