Adobe Captivate 8 Training

How To Take This Class

Live Instructor-Led Online Class

Cost: $695.00

  • Open enrollment class for individuals
  • Live class with an instructor
  • Free class retakes forever!
  • Six months of instructor email support
  • Hands-on exercises and student labs
  • Classes never cancelled due to low enrollment
  • Money-back guarantee

Onsite or Offsite Group Training

Cost: Based on number of students

  • For groups as small as 3 people
  • Class Held at our location or yours
  • Hands-on exercises and student labs
  • Customization at no extra charge
  • Six months of instructor email support
  • All-inclusive pricing
  • Money-back guarantee
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Course Duration

2 Days

What Students Receive

Each student will receive:
  • A printed courseware manual for use during and after class, with hands-on Captivate labs and exercises.
  • A PC headset for communicating with your instructor and fellow students during your Captivate Training Class
  • A course completion certificate upon successful completion of your Captivate Training course
  • Six months of post-class email support from a Captivate Instructor

Course Description

In this Adobe Captivate 8 Training course, students will learn the skills needed to create interactive eLearning and mLearning content. By following step-by-step instructions, students will learn how to create a soft-skills lesson from scratch. Students will also learn to record and produce software demonstrations, and interactive training simulations. Upon completion of this course students will know how to control the mouse pointer and add such standard objects as text captions, images, and highlight boxes. They'll also be able to record, import and edit audio, and further enhance the learner experience by adding interactivity via click boxes, buttons and text entry boxes. In addition, students will learn how to import existing PowerPoint content into Captivate. And finally, students will learn to publish a project in SWF and HTML5 formats so that their content can be uploaded to a web server for consumption on virtually any device, including the iPad, iPhone and other mobile devices.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Explore the Adobe Captivate 8 environment.
  • Create a project.
  • Update a project.
  • Record and modify audio.
  • Work with images and Drawing Objects
  • Import Flash Files
  • Add quizzes
  • Publish a project
  • Organize projects

Course Audience

This Adobe Captivate Training course is designed for beginners and intermediate Adobe Captivate 8 users who want to create software demonstrations and interactive simulations.

Course Prerequisites

No prerequisites.

Course Syllabus

  1. Exploring Captivate
    • Explore a Finished Captivate Project
    • Zoom and Magnify
    • Navigate a Project
    • Explore and Reset the Workspace
    • Preview the Entire Project
  2. New Project & Soft Skills eLearning
    • Create a Blank Project
    • Add Images to Placeholders
    • Insert and Format a Text Button
  3. Recording Demos and Sims
    • Rehearse a Script
    • Review Recording Settings
    • Access for Assistive Devices
    • Review Default Recording Mode Settings
    • Record Using Multiple Modes
    • Record a Custom Simulation
  4. Captions, Styles and Timing
    • Insert, Resize and Move 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
  5. Images and Smart Shapes
    • Insert, Resize, and Restore an Image
    • Transform an Image
    • Use the Library
    • Unused Project Assets
    • Crop and Rename an Image
    • Remove a Background Color
    • Insert a Cloud Callout
    • Create an Image Mask
    • Delete a Slide Background
    • Work with Photoshop Layers
    • Create an Image Slideshow
  6. Pointers, Paths, Boxes, and Buttons
    • Control Mouse Effects
    • Edit a Mouse Path
    • Clone an Object Style
    • Insert a Highlight Box
    • Insert an Image Button
    • Control Appear After Timing
  7. Rollovers and Zooms
    • Insert a Rollover Caption
    • Insert a Rollover Image
    • Insert a Rollover Slidelet
    • Insert a Zoom Area
  8. Audio
    • Import Audio onto a Slide Object
    • Import Background Audio
    • Add a Slide Note
    • Calibrate a Microphone
    • Record Slide Audio
    • Import a Voiceover onto a Slide
    • Edit an Audio File
    • Insert Silence
    • Convert Text-to-Speech
  9. Video, Animation and Effects
    • Insert a Flash Video
    • Set Flash Video Properties
    • Add Animation to a slide
    • Insert Text Animation
    • Apply an Effect to a Slide Objec
    • Apply a Glow Filter Effect
    • Modify Effect Properties
    • Save and Import Effects
  10. Adding Interactivity
    • Hide the Mouse
    • Replace Phrases
    • Insert a Click Box
    • Insert a Text Entry Box
  11. Working With PowerPoint
    • Import PowerPoint slides
    • Resize One Object and Apply to All
    • Round-Trip PowerPoint Edits
    • Synch With Source
    • Rescale a Project
  12. Introduction to Question Slides
    • Edit Quizzing Object Styles
    • Set the Quiz Preferences
    • Apply a Theme
    • Hide a Slide Image
    • Insert Question slides
    • Add an Image to a Question slide
  13. Finishing Touches
    • Create a Link to a Web Site
    • Apply a Skin
    • Edit, Save and Delete a Skin
    • Create a TOC
    • Check Publish Settings and Add a Loading Screen
    • Publish a SWF and PDF
    • Run the HTML5 Tracker
    • Publish as HTML5
    • Export Captions
    • Perform a “Round Trip"