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Captivate 9 Essentials Course

(4.78 out of 5) 53 Student Reviews

About the course

During this 2 day course, participants will learn Adobe Captivate 9 skills needed to create interactive eLearning content. with step-by-step learning, you will be able to create elearning lessons from scratch. When you finish the course, you'll know how to control the mouse pointer and add such standard objects as text captions, images, and highlight boxes. You'll be able to record, import and edit audio, and further enhance the learner experience by adding interactivity via click boxes, buttons, text entry boxes and import PowerPoint into Captivate.

Who should do this course?

This course is designed for Adobe Captivate 9 users who want to create interactive, engaging training simulations and scenario-based training with tutorials and quizzes, or capture and communicate knowledge visually.

Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for attending this course; however participants are expected to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system.

Course Details

Course Dates

  • Sydney Class Dates

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    Level 11, 32 Walker Street, North Sydney , NSW 2060

    14 - 15 Dec 17 Thu - Fri
    24 - 25 Jan 18 Wed - Thu
    08 - 09 Mar 18 Thu - Fri
    16 - 17 Apr 18 Mon - Tue
    31 May - 01 Jun 18 Thu - Fri
  • Melbourne Class Dates

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    Level 12, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne , VIC 3000

    09 - 10 Jan 18 Tue - Wed
    19 - 20 Feb 18 Mon - Tue
    03 - 04 Apr 18 Tue - Wed
    17 - 18 May 18 Thu - Fri
    25 - 26 Jun 18 Mon - Tue
  • Perth Class Dates

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    Level 1, 140 St Georges Terrace, Perth , WA 6000

    28 - 29 Nov 17 Tue - Wed
    11 - 12 Jan 18 Thu - Fri
    06 - 07 Mar 18 Tue - Wed
    19 - 20 Apr 18 Thu - Fri
    30 - 31 May 18 Wed - Thu
  • Brisbane Class Dates

    Level 6, 371 Queen Street, Brisbane , QLD 4000

    Classes scheduled on demand in Brisbane

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  • Canberra Class Dates

    Level 1, 33 Ainslie Place, Canberra , ACT 2601

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  • Adelaide Class Dates

    19 Young Street, Adelaide , SA 5000

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Course Units

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Unit 1: Exploring Captivate

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  • Explore a Finished Captivate Project
  • Zoom and Magnify
  • Navigate a Project
  • Explore and Reset the Workspace
  • Preview the Entire Project

Unit 2: New Project & Soft Skills eLearning

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  • Create a Blank Project
  • Add Images to Placeholders
  • Insert and Format a Text Button
  • Disable Click Sounds

Unit 3: Recording Screen Actions

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  • Preparing to Record
  • Rehearse a Script
  • Review Recording Settings
  • Review Recording Modes
  • Record Using Multiple Modes
  • Record a Custom Simulation
  • Record a Demonstration that pans
  • Manually Record the Screen

Unit 4: Captions, Styles and Timing

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  • Insert and Edit Text Captions
  • Modify Text Caption Properties
  • Edit the Default Caption Style
  • Change a Callout Type Used by a Text Caption
  • Control Slide Timing
  • Control Slide Object Timing
  • Check Spelling
  • Align Slide Objects

Unit 5: Images and Smart Shapes

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  • Insert, Resize, and Restore an Image
  • Transform an Image
  • Use the Library
  • Manage Unused Project Assets
  • Crop and Rename an Image
  • Remove a Background Color
  • Insert Characters
  • Insert Assets
  • Insert a Cloud Callout
  • Create an Image Mask
  • Delete a Slide Background
  • Work with Photoshop Layers
  • Create an Image Slideshow

Unit 6: Pointers, Paths, Boxes, and Buttons

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  • Control Mouse Effects
  • Edit a Mouse Path
  • Clone an Object Style
  • Insert a Highlight Box
  • Insert an Image Button
  • Control Appear After Timing

Unit 7: Rollovers and Zooms

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  • Insert a Rollover Caption
  • Insert a Rollover Image
  • Insert a Rollover Slidelet
  • Insert a Zoom Area

Unit 8: Audio

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

Unit 9: Video, Animation and Effects

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  • Insert a Flash Video
  • Set Flash Video Properties
  • Add Animation to a Slide
  • Insert Text Animation
  • Apply an Effect to a Slide Object
  • Apply a Free Fall Effect to an Object
  • Edit Effect Timings

Unit 10: Adding Interactivity

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  • Hide the Mouse
  • Replace Phrases
  • Insert a Click Box
  • Insert a Text Entry Box

Unit 11: Working with PowerPoint

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  • Import PowerPoint slides
  • Apply Changes to All Items
  • Edit a Presentation
  • Synchronise with Source
  • Rescale a Project

Unit 12: Introduction to Question Slides

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  • Edit Quizzing Object Styles
  • Set the Quiz Preferences
  • Insert Question Slides
  • Edit Question Slides
  • Insert a Knowledge Check

Unit 13: Finishing Touches

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  • Create a Link to a Web Site
  • Apply a Skin
  • Edit, Save and Delete a Skin
  • Create a Table-Of-Content
  • Check Publish Settings and Add a Loading Screen
  • Publish a SWF and PDF
  • Run the HTML5 Tracker
  • Publish as HTML5
  • Export Captions to Microsoft Word
  • Perform a “Round Trip"

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Course Reviews

(5.00 out of 5) Gillian [ 13 November, 2017 ]
very informative. touched on alot of key point and if i wasn't able to understand something, john would rephrase a different way until i did.
(4.90 out of 5) Mario F [ 23 August, 2017 ]
This course provided a good balance of essential training and some more advanced features that will come in handy.
(4.90 out of 5) Alladean C [ 25 July, 2017 ]
Brilliant course, great content, well paced and very informative. Instructor was just brilliant. Good audio pitch, extensive industry experience, it was great learning from David.
(5.00 out of 5) Aimee F [ 13 July, 2017 ]
A great start to the essentials of captivate. Keen to go away and have a play and progress to the advanced course in November.
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