Centre for Continuing Education

Adobe Captivate Course: Level 1

Adobe Captivate. Reimagine the way interactive eLearning is created.

Adobe Captivate lets you design and build engaging, interactive eLearning applications for multi-devices including Desktop, Tablet, Mobile and Web. Learn Adobe Captivate the smart way with Adobe Captivate courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Produce interactive simulations, videos, quizzes, test simulations & software demonstrations. Share your eLearning project using responsive authoring tools. This course is presented as a practical, instructor-led computer-based training course. You will have dedicated access to a computer, so you can follow instructor training and work through in-class activities.

This courses includes a take-home copy the publication Adobe Captivate 9: The Essentials.

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the Adobe Captivate application
  • create simulations out of demonstrations
  • record Demos and Sims
  • use Interactive Buttons, and Highlight Boxes
  • use Rollovers and Zoom Areas.

Content

Getting started

  • Captivate interface overview
  • Managing your Workspaces
  • Defining Preferences
  • Navigating & Zooming
  • Previewing Projects

Creating a blank project

  • Setting up a project
  • Choosing Dimensions
  • Browsing Included themes
  • Adding Slides
  • Inserting images
  • Inserting Text
  • Using the Properties panel

Recording demos & simulations

  • Rehearsing your Script
  • Preferences – Settings
  • Record a Demonstration
  • Record an Assessment & Training Simulation
  • Record Custom Simulation

Pointer paths, buttons and highlight boxes

  • Change the Pointer Path & Type
  • Edit a Slide and Object Display Times
  • Insert a Text Button
  • Set a Button’s Options
  • Add a Visual Mouse Click and Click Sound
  • 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
  • Format and Position a Slidelet
  • Insert a Caption & Image into a Slidelet

Creating demonstrations into simulations

  • Hide the Mouse
  • Insert a Click Box
  • Set Click Box Options
  • Change a Slide’s Display Time
  • Insert a Text Entry Box

Quiz

  • Preferences – Reporting
  • Understanding Tin Can and SCORM reporting
  • Preferences – Pass or Fail
  • Adding question slides
  • Defining Quiz Properties

Publishing

  • Preparing to Publish
  • SWF Size and Quality
  • Publish Settings
  • Create Table of Contents
  • As a Flash (.swf) file
  • As HTML5

Delivery Style

Presented as practical, instructor-led computer-based training. You will have dedicated access to a computer so you can follow instructor training and work through in-class activities.

Materials

You will be provided with your own copy of Adobe Captivate 9: The Essentials, for you to keep.

Additional Information

Please bring a USB flash drive to class if you would like to make a copy of your work or any relevant class materials. Alternatively, you can save these to a cloud storage space or email them to your personal email address.

Features

  • $50 repeat class - Conditions apply
  • Expert trainer
  • Dedicated computer for every student
  • Small class size
  • Statement of completion
Adobe Captivate Course: Level 1

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What others say.

  • The course was well paced with lots of opportunities to try out aspects of the software.