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Advanced Captivate 8

(4.69 out of 5) 15 Student Reviews

About the course

During this 2 day course, participants will learn Adobe Captivate’s higher-end functions to improve your production skills with project templates, design templates, advanced actions and scripts. Other topics covered include collaborating with team members via Captivate’s commenting features, and participants will learn to enhance user experiences via variables that will make it seem like each eLearning lesson has been customised. You’ll learn how to create eLearning lessons that reflow to fit on just about any kind of display (including desktops, laptops, tablets, and smart phones). You’ll also learn how to create responsive projects from scratch, and how to edit and produce responsive content.

Who should do this course?

This course is designed for Adobe Captivate 8 users who want to learn advanced production skills and improve their end-user experiences with customised productions.

Prerequisites

Students should have completed the Captivate 8 for Beginners course before commencing this course or have equivalent skills.

Quick Facts

$ 990 incl GST

Duration: 2 Days

Max. Class Size: 10

Avg. Class Size: 5

Level: Advanced

Times: 9.00am to 5.00pm approx

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

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Level 12
379 Collins Street,
Melbourne , VIC 3000

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C/O Support Technology
Level 6, 371 Queen Street,
Brisbane , QLD 4000

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C/O Atlas Business Services
Level 1, 33 Ainslie Place,
Canberra , ACT 2601

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C/O The International Visualisation Centre (IVC)
19 Young Street,
Adelaide , SA 5000

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C/O Saxons Training Facilities
Level 1, 140 St Georges Terrace,
Perth , WA 6000

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Course Units

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Unit 1: Essential Skills with a Twist

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  • Plan eLearning Projects
  • Check Captivate’s Recording Settings
  • Rehearse a Script
  • Record a Custom Simulation
  • Edit a Text Capture Template

Unit 2: Video Demos

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  • Add a Video Zoom
  • Add a Video Pan
  • Smooth a Mouse Path and Show Visual Clicks
  • Split a Video
  • Trim a Video

Unit 3: Custom Styles, Branching and Aggregating

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  • 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

Unit 4: Question Pools

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  • Review a GIFT File
  • Import a Question from a GIFT File
  • Create Question Pools
  • Move Questions to Pools
  • Insert Random Question Slides

Unit 5: Accessible eLearning

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  • Set Document Information
  • Enable Accessibility
  • Add Accessibility Text to Slides
  • Import Slide Audio
  • Add Shortcut Keys
  • Add Closed Captions
  • Set a Tab Order

Unit 6: Variables, Widgets and Interactions

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  • 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

Unit 7: Actions

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  • 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

Unit 8: Masters, Themes, and Templates

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  • 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

Unit 9: Responsive Projects

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  • Review a Responsive Project
  • Customize Breakpoints
  • Customize Theme Colors
  • Use the Position Inspector
  • Set Relative Positioning
  • Link Objects Together

Unit 10: Reporting Results

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  • 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

Reviews

(5.00 out of 5) Chris C [ 31 March, 2016 ]
The course was brilliant, as was the trainer who was extremely knowledgeable with extensive real world experience. Cannot recommend highly enough!
(3.90 out of 5) Andrew B [ 23 July, 2015 ]
Very enjoyable course which will enable me to produce a much better product for the customer. Well presented by John.

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(4.80 out of 5) Justine V [ 15 April, 2015 ]
The course was a thorough overview to the software and the trainer is to be commended for his ability to adapt the course to the mixed abilities of the group.
(4.00 out of 5) Sharon W [ 15 April, 2015 ]
More of an introductory focus to Captivate would have been more appropriate for us, but John was only working with the brief he was given - e.g. to run an advanced Captivate training, and he worked really hard at guiding us through some of the more basic elements so it was challenging but really informative,

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