Adobe Captivate: Beyond the Essentials

INSTRUCTOR: Kevin Siegel

Ready to move to the next skill level and leave the Adobe Captivate novices behind? This hands-on TECHEAD’s Advanced Captivate6 course will teach you Captivate’s higher-end functionality that will truly differentiate your eLearning lessons from your competitors. You’ll get hands-on practice in developing software simulations and show me product demos in HD. Publishing projects to the web, desktops, YouTube®, and leading SCORM- and AICC-compliant LMSs will become easy. And you’ll be comfortable delivering HTML5-based content to mobile devices, including iPads and iPhones.

And the eLearning lessons you’ll learn to create? Said simply: captivating to the end user who will think you’re talking directly to them.

Class Prerequisites:

To ensure your success, we recommend you first take Adobe Captivate: The Essentials or have a good working knowledge of Adobe Captivate.

You’ll Be In Demand When You Learn Adobe Captivate6!

  • Save Time. 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.
  • Teamwork. Collaborate with team members via Captivate’s built-in collaboration tools. Accelerate. Create random quizzes, branching scenarios, work with advanced actions, and upload content into a Learning Management System.

Class Outline

Day 1

Lesson 1: Essential Skills With A Twist

  • Custom Styles
  • Combining Projects
  • Branching
  • Slide Groups
  • Aggregator

Lesson 2: Custom Styles, Branching & Aggregating

  • Custom Styles
  • Combining Projects
  • Branching
  • Slide Groups
  • Aggregator

Lesson 3

  • Question Pools
  • Random Question Slides

Lesson 4: Accessible eLearning

  • Accessibility and Captivate
  • Accessibility Text
  • Shortcut Keys
  • Closed Captioning

Day 2

Lesson 5: Variables and Widgets

  • Inserting and Creating Both System and User-Defined Variables
  • Inserting and Working with Widgets

Lesson 6: Reviewing & Background Editing

  • Send a Project for Shared Review Using
  • Background Editing
  • Work with Photoshop Layers

Lesson 7: Master Slides, Themes & Project Templates

  • Master Slides
  • Themes
  • Project Templates
  • Template Placeholders

Lesson 8: Reporting Results

    • LMS Reporting Options
    • Manifest Files
    • Advanced Interaction
    • Content Packages
    • Uploading to an LMS

Lesson 9: Actions

      • Standard Actions
      • Conditional Actions
      • Standard and Conditional Action Combos

Your Place or Ours…

Not convenient to visit our Richmond training center? No problem… we’re flexible! Give us a call to discuss an on-site or custom training event for your team or business at 1-877-TECHEAD. We also offer hourly computer training consultation services to help you solve your specific design challenges or our Creative Solutions team can do your Adobe Captivate project for you.

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