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  • Captivate Beginner Course 
  • Captivate Advanced Course

Course Date  City Course Times    Cost  
July        
31 Jul - 01 Aug Bristol 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
August        
01 Aug - 02 Aug Cardiff 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
17 Aug - 18 Aug Manchester 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
29 Aug - 30 Aug London Bridge 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
30 Aug - 31 Aug Bristol 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
30 Aug - 31 Aug Glasgow 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
September        
04 Sep - 05 Sep Cardiff 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
14 Sep - 15 Sep Manchester 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
25 Sep - 26 Sep Bristol 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
25 Sep - 26 Sep London Bridge 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
28 Sep - 29 Sep Glasgow 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
October        
03 Oct - 04 Oct Cardiff 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
19 Oct - 20 Oct Manchester 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
31 Oct - 01 Nov Bristol 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
31 Oct - 01 Nov Glasgow 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
November        
02 Nov - 03 Nov Manchester 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
30 Nov - 01 Dec Glasgow 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book

Course Date  City Course Times    Cost  
 
31 Jul - 01 Aug Bristol 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
30 Aug - 31 Aug Bristol 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
25 Sep - 26 Sep Bristol 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
31 Oct - 01 Nov Bristol 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
 
01 Aug - 02 Aug Cardiff 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
04 Sep - 05 Sep Cardiff 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
03 Oct - 04 Oct Cardiff 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
 
30 Aug - 31 Aug Glasgow 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
28 Sep - 29 Sep Glasgow 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
31 Oct - 01 Nov Glasgow 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
30 Nov - 01 Dec Glasgow 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
 
29 Aug - 30 Aug London Bridge 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
25 Sep - 26 Sep London Bridge 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
 
17 Aug - 18 Aug Manchester 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
14 Sep - 15 Sep Manchester 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
19 Oct - 20 Oct Manchester 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book
02 Nov - 03 Nov Manchester 9AM - 4PM    £450 Book

Captivate 8 Beginner course

We also offer training in Captivate 7


Course Description:

Adobe Captivate 8 is the latest version of this popular and powerful tool for creating interactive eLearning applications, online training videos and software demonstrations. Adobe Captivate 8 enables you to rapidly produce a wide range of Flash and HTML5 based eLearning content. You can easily create branched soft-skills courses, application simulations and quizzes incorporate YouTube video and live web pages. The final output can be published to the web, video or an LMS.


Learning Objectives:

In this course, the participants will learn the following:

  • • Understand the workflow process and storyboarding.
  • • Update content by editing captions.
  • • Use the Timeline feature to change caption and object timing.
  • • Create handouts for reviewers
  • • Publish your project to Word documents and SWF files.
  • • Add narration by recording or importing audio.
  • • Increase user interactivity with click, highlight, and text entry boxes.
  • • Add interest by inserting rollover captions and images.
  • • Insert question slides and scoring options.
  • • Create interest by branching to different slides and projects.
  • • Import PowerPoint slides and printable documentation into a project.
  • • Creating hyperlinks to websites and to another project.

Target Audience:

The audience for this course is beginning and intermediate Adobe Captivate 8 users. Adobe Captivate 8 appeals to a wide variety of audiences, typically grouped in training and education, sales and marketing, or technical support and documentation.

Captivate 8 Beginner course

We also offer training in Captivate 7


Course Outline:


Module 1: eLearning and Captivate

  • • Education Through Pictures
  • • Planning eLearning Projects
  • • The Captivate Environment
  • • Explore a Finished Captivate Project
  • • Workspaces
  • • Explore the Default Workspaces
  • • Modify and Reset a Workspace
  • • Create a Workspace
  • • Zoom and Magnify
  • • Navigate a Project
  • • Previewing
  • • Preview a Project
  • • Blank Projects
  • • Create a New, Blank Project
  • • Insert Standard Objects onto Slides

 

Module 2: Recording Screen Actions

  • • Resolution and Recording Size
  • • The Development Process
  • • Preparing to Record
  • • Rehearse a Script
  • • Review Recording Settings
  • • Access for Assistive Devices
  • • Enable Access for Assistive Devices
  • • Multimode Recording
  • • Review Default Recording Mode Settings
  • • Record Using Multiple Modes
  • • Custom Recordings
  • • Record a Custom Simulation
  • • Panning
  • • Record a Demonstration that Pans
  • • Manual Recording
  • • Record the Screen Manually

 

Module 3: Captions, Styles and Timing

  • • Text Captions
  • • Insert, Resize and Move Text Captions
  • • Modify Text Caption Properties
  • • Caption Styles
  • • Edit the Default Caption Style
  • • Callouts
  • • Change a Callout Used by a Text Caption
  • • The Timeline
  • • Control Slide Timing
  • • Control Slide Object Timing
  • • Check Spelling
  • • Align Slide Objects

 

Module 4: Images and Smart Shapes

  • • Images
  • • Insert, Resize and Restore an Image
  • • Transform an Image's Size and Position
  • • The Library
  • • Use the Library
  • • Manage Unused Project Assets
  • • Image Editing
  • • Crop and Rename an Image
  • • Remove a Background Color
  • • Smart Shape
  • • Insert a Cloud Callout
  • • Image Slideshows
  • • Create an Image Slideshow

 

Module 5: Pointers, Buttons and Highlight Boxes

  • • Mouse Effects
  • • Add a Visual Click and Sound
  • • Pointer Paths and Types
  • • Modify the Mouse Pointer
  • • Buttons
  • • Insert and Format a Text Button
  • • Set a Button's Pause After Timing
  • • Work With Image Buttons
  • • Highlight Boxes
  • • Insert and Format a Highlight Box

 

Module 6: Rollovers, Zoom Areas and Slidelets

  • • Rollover Captions
  • • Insert a Rollover Caption
  • • Rollover Images
  • • Insert a Rollover Image
  • • Zoom Areas
  • • Insert a Zoom Area
  • • Rollover Slidelets
  • • Insert a Rollover Slidelet

 

Module 7: Audio

  • • Object Audio
  • • Import Audio onto a Slide Object
  • • Import Background Audio
  • • Slide Notes
  • • Add a Slide Note
  • • Recording Audi
  • • Calibrate a Microphone
  • • Record Slide Audio
  • • Slide Audio
  • • Import a Voice-over onto a Slide
  • • Edit an Audio File
  • • Silence
  • • Insert Silence
  • • Text-to-Speech
  • • Convert Text-to-Speech

 

Module 8: Video, Animation and Effects

  • • Video
  • • Insert a Flash Video
  • • Set Flash Video Properties
  • • Animation
  • • Add Animation to a slide
  • • Text Animation
  • • Insert Text Animation
  • • Object Effects
  • • Apply an Effect to a Slide Object
  • • Apply a Glow Filter Effect
  • • Modify Effect Properties
  • • Save and Import Effects

 

Module 9: Click and Text Entry Boxes

  • • Demonstrations versus Simulations
  • • Hide the Mouse
  • • Find and Replace
  • • Replace Phrases
  • • Click Boxes
  • • Insert a Click Box
  • • Text Entry Boxe
  • • Insert a Text Entry Box

 

Module 10: Working With PowerPoint

  • • PowerPoint as a Starting Point
  • • Import PowerPoint slides
  • • Resize One Object and Apply to All
  • • Round-Trip PowerPoint Edits
  • • PowerPoint Collaboration
  • • Synch With Source
  • • Rescaling Projects
  • • Rescale a Project

 

Module 11: Introduction to Question Slides

  • • Quiz Setup
  • • Edit Quizzing Object Styles
  • • Set the Quiz Preferences
  • • Creating a Quiz
  • • Insert Question Slides
  • • Format a Question Slide
  • • Add an Image to a Question Slide

 

Module 12: Finishing Touches

  • • URL Actions
  • • Create a Link to a Website
  • • Skins
  • • Apply a Skin
  • • Edit, Save and Delete a Skin
  • • Table of Contents
  • • Create a TOC
  • • Preloaders
  • • Check Publish Settings and Add a Loading Screen
  • • Publishing
  • • Publish a SWF and PDF
  • • Run the HTML5 Tracker
  • • Publish as HTML5
  • • Round Tripping
  • • Export Captions
  • • Perform a "Round Trip"

 

Our goal is to make sure your training meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are used as guidelines for particluar courses. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.

Course Date  City Course Times    Cost  
July        
27 Jul - 28 Jul Bristol 9AM - 4PM    £550 Book
August        
30 Aug - 31 Aug Bristol 9AM - 4PM    £550 Book

Course Date  City Course Times    Cost  
 
27 Jul - 28 Jul Bristol 9AM - 4PM    £550 Book
30 Aug - 31 Aug Bristol 9AM - 4PM    £550 Book

Captivate 8 Advanced course

We also offer training in Captivate 7


Course Description:

Captivate 8 Advanced builds upon foundation skills in Captivate 8 Beginner by providing students with hands-on practice extending Captivate capabilities, and customizing the learner experience. In this course we will explore features like demonstration and simulation Recording, Effects, Captivate Variables, Advanced Actions, quiz questions and student reporting. We'll also take a close look at the relationship between Captivate 8 and PowerPoint.


Learning Objectives:

In this course, the participants will learn the following:

  • Create custom captions in Captivate
  • Customize the automatic captions in Captivate simulations
  • Create new skins
  • Modify the InfoBox
  • Create a custom Preloader
  • Customize Captivate print output
  • Use Captivate variables
  • Using the Aggregator
  • LMS publishing with SCORM
  • Captivate Comments

Target Audience:

This course is for those who have attended our Beginner course or for people who have similar working knowledge. We recommend a minimum of 3 months working knowledge on Captivate to attend this course.

Captivate 8 Advanced course

We also offer training in Captivate 7


Course Outline:


Module 1: Essentials Review

  • • To Review or Not to Review
  • • Planning eLearning Projects
  • • The Development Process
  • • Resolution and Recording Size
  • • Captivate's Recording Setting
  • • Review Recording Settings
  • • Access for Assistive Devices
  • • Enable Access for Assistive Devices
  • • Rehearsals
  • • Rehearse a Script
  • • Custom Recordings
  • • Record a Custom Simulation
  • • Text Caption Pre-Editing
  • • Edit a Text Capture Template

 

Module 2: Video Demos

  • • Creating Video Projects
  • • Record a Video Demo
  • • Zooming and Panning
  • • Zoom Closer to the Screen Action
  • • Zoom Closer and Pan
  • • Splitting
  • • Split a Video
  • • Trimming
  • • Trim a Video

 

Module 3: Custom Styles, Branching and Aggregating

  • • Creating Object Styles
  • • Create a New Style
  • • Apply a Style Globally
  • • Export/Import a Style
  • • Combining Projects
  • • Name a Slide
  • • Copy/Paste Project Assets
  • • Branching
  • • Use Buttons to Create a Branch
  • • Explore the Branching View
  • • Creating Groups
  • • Create a Slide Group
  • • Aggregating
  • • Publish SWFs
  • • Aggregate SWFs

 

Module 4: Question Pools

  • • Pools and Random Question Slides
  • • Insert a Question Slide
  • • Rename and Create Question Pools
  • • Move Questions to Pools
  • • Insert Random Question Slides

 

Module 5: Accessible eLearning

  • • Accessibility and Captivate
  • • Set Document Information
  • • Enable Accessibility
  • • Accessibility Text
  • • Add Accessibility Text to Slides
  • • Import Slide Audio
  • • Shortcut Keys
  • • Add Shortcut Keys
  • • Closed Captioning
  • • Add Closed Captions

 

Module 6: Variables and Widgets

  • • Variables
  • • Add Project Information
  • • Insert a System Variable
  • • Edit a System Variable
  • • Create a User Variable
  • • Use a Variable to Gather Data
  • • Widgets
  • • Insert and Format a Widget
  • • Interactions
  • • Insert a Process Circle

 

Module 7: Actions

  • • Simple Actions
  • • Use a Completed Action
  • • Name Objects
  • • Control Object Visibility
  • • Create a Simple Action
  • • Attach an Action to a Button
  • • Group Timeline Objects
  • • Conditional Actions
  • • Create a Variable
  • • Create a Conditional Action
  • • Multiple Decision Blocks
  • • Create Decision Blocks

 

Module 8: Reviewing and Background Editing

  • • Collaborating
  • • Send a Project for Review
  • • Add Review Comments
  • • Review and Reply to Comments
  • • Background Editing
  • • Create an Image Mask
  • • Integrating Photoshop
  • • Delete a Background
  • • Work with Photoshop Layers

 

Module 9: Master Slides, Themes and Templates

  • • Master Slides
  • • Add an Image to a Master Slide
  • • Insert a Content Master Slide
  • • Apply a Master Slide to Project Slides
  • • Edit a Master Slide
  • • Themes
  • • Apply a Theme
  • • Create a Custom Theme
  • • Project Templates
  • • Review an Existing Template
  • • Create a Project from a Template
  • • Create a Project Template
  • • Export/Import Project Assets
  • • Template Placeholders
  • • Insert a Placeholder

 

Module 10: Reporting Results

  • • Acrobat.com as an LMS Alternative
  • • Enable Reporting
  • • Post Results to Acrobat.com
  • • Use the Quiz Results Analyzer
  • • Review and Chart Quiz Data
  • • LMS Reporting Options
  • • Set Quiz Reporting Options
  • • Manifest Files
  • • Create a Manifest File
  • • Advanced Interaction
  • • Report a Button Interaction
  • • Adjust Slide Object Interaction
  • • Content Packages
  • • Publish a Content Package
  • • Uploading to an LMS
  • • Create an Inquisiq LMS Account
  • • Create an LMS Lesson
  • • Create an LMS Course
  • • Create an LMS Catalog
  • • Test an eLearning Course

 

Our goal is to make sure your training meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are used as guidelines for particluar courses. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.