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Advanced Adobe Captivate 8

CAP-118 (2 Days)

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Advanced Captivate Training Overview

Accelebrate's Advanced Captivate 8 course teaches students the higher-end, more advanced functionality of Adobe Captivate. Attendees learn how to create eLearning lessons that reflow to fit on any display (including desktops, laptops, tablets, and smart phones), how to implement assessments using question pools, how to report results to an LMS, and a wide array of other useful skills.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Advanced Captivate Training Objectives

All students will learn to:

  • Plan eLearning projects
  • Record a software simulation using Captivate's custom recording mode
  • Capture videos
  • Create jumps (branches) between different parts of the bigger lesson
  • Import questions into Captivate using the GIFT format
  • Implement accessibility best practices
  • Customize an eLearning lesson
  • Use Captivate's Advanced Actions that will allow objects to perform multiple actions for every learner click
  • Create master slides, apply and customize themes, and create and use project templates
  • Navigate Captivate’s responsive interface, and how to create responsive projects from scratch
  • Prepare a Captivate project for deployment to a LMS environment

Advanced Captivate Training Outline

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Introduction
Essential Skills with a Twist
  • Plan eLearning Projects
  • Check Captivate’s Recording Settings
  • Rehearse a Script
  • Record a Custom Simulation
  • Edit a Text Capture Template
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
Custom Styles, Branching and Aggregating
  • Create a Text Caption Style
  • Apply a 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
Question Pools
  • Review a GIFT File
  • Import a Question from a GIFT File
  • Create Question Pools
  • Move Questions to Pools
  • Insert Random Question Slides
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
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
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
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
  • Create a Project Template
  • Insert a Placeholder
Responsive Projects
  • Review a Responsive Project
  • Customize Breakpoints
  • Customize Theme Colors
  • Use the Position Inspector
  • Set Relative Positioning
  • Link Objects Together
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
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

40%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

60%

Lab

Course Number:

CAP-118

Duration:

2 Days

Prerequisites:

All attendees should have attended Accelebrate's Introduction to Adobe Captivate 8 training or have comparable experience.

Training Materials:

All attendees receive comprehensive, illustrated courseware covering all topics in the course.

Software Requirements:

  • Windows 7 or later, or Mac OS X 10.9 or later, with the latest system updates and at least 4 GB of RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
  • Adobe Captivate 8 or later with the latest updates installed
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or later (especially PowerPoint and Word)
  • Web browser
  • Adobe Flash Player (recent version)
  • Headset with microphone (optional but recommended for voice-over work)

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