Captivate Course: the most complete course | Montreal, Quebec, Gatineau

Classes in: Online, virtual classroom (remote), Montreal, Gatineau, Quebec, Moncton

Adobe Captivate is used to create online learning content (software simulations, quizzes, scenarios, ...) in both .swf and HTML5 formats.

Course details


Lesson 1: Understanding Captivate’s role in eLearning

  • Planning eLearning Projects
  • Explore a Finished Captivate Project
  • Explore the Default Workspaces
  • Modifying the Workspace
  • Creating Workspace
  • Zooming and Magnification
  • Navigating a Project
  • Previewing a Project
  • Create New Projects
  • Inserting Standard Objects onto Slides

Lesson 2: Creating Captions

  • Styles and Timing in Captivate
  • Inserting, Resizing and Moving Text Captions
  • Modifying Caption Properties
  • Editing Caption Styles
  • Changing a Callout Type Used by a Text Caption
  • Control Slide and Slide Object Timing
  • Checking Spelling
  • Align Slide Objects

Lesson 3: Working with Images and Drawing Objectss

  • Inserting and Resizing Images
  • Transforming Image Size and Position
  • Crop an Image
  • Remove a Background Color
  • Using the Library
  • Managing Project Assets
  • Creating an Image Slideshow

Lesson 4: Using Captivate with PowerPoint

  • Importing PowerPoint slides
  • Resizing Objects
  • Using Apply to All to Consistently Format Objects
  • Updating Captivate Project with Edited PowerPoint files
  • Synchronizing with Source Files

Lesson 5: Using Pointers, Buttons, and Highlight Boxes

  • Adding a Visual Click and Sound
  • Modify the Mouse Pointer
  • Insert and Format a Text Button
  • Set a Button’s Pause After Timing
  • Working With Image Buttons
  • Inserting and Formatting Highlight Boxes

Lesson 6: Creating Rollovers and Zoom Areas

  • Inserting a Rollover Caption
  • Inserting a Rollover Image
  • Creating a Zoom Area
  • Using Rollover Slidelets

Lesson 7: Working with Video, Animation and Effects

  • Inserting Video
  • Setting Video Properties
  • Adding Animation to slides
  • Inserting Text Animation
  • Applying Effects to Slide Objects
  • Applying Filter Effects
  • Modifying Effect Properties
  • Saving and Importing Effects

Lesson 8: Recording Demos and Sims

  • Rehearsing
  • Understanding Recording Settings
  • Reviewing Default Recording Mode Settings
  • Recording Using Multiple Modes
  • Recording a Custom Simulation

Lesson 9: Using and working with Audio

  • Importing Audio onto a Slide Object
  • Adding Background Audio Music
  • Adding Slide Notes
  • Calibrating Microphones
  • Recording Slide Audio
  • Importing Voiceovers onto a Slide
  • Editing Audio Files
  • Inserting Silence
  • Converting Text-to-Speech

Lesson 10: Converting Demonstrations into Simulations

  • Causing the Mouse to be hidden
  • Replacing Phrases
  • Inserting Click Boxes
  • Inserting Text Entry Boxes

Lesson 11: Creating Quizzes using Question Slides

  • Editing Quiz Object Styles
  • Setting Quiz Preferences
  • Applying Themes
  • Hiding Slide Images
  • Inserting Question slides
  • Adding Images to Question slides

Lesson 12: Using Publishing to distribute your Captivate project

  • Creating Internet Links
  • Applying, Editing, Saving and Deleting Skins
  • Create Table of Contents
  • Check Publish Settings and Add a Loading Screen
  • Publishing SWF and PDF files
  • Using the HTML5 Tracker
  • Publishing as HTML5
  • Exporting Captions

Lesson 13: Creating Themes In Captivate

  • Understanding themes
  • Using default themes
  • Customizing themes and theme slides
  • Using a custom theme for a project

Lesson 14: Working With External Assets Using Captivate

  • Importing Powerpoint projects
  • Building custom buttons
  • Creating a Branch with buttons
  • Explore the Branching tab
  • Create slide groups
  • Editing slides with imported assets
  • Using the Branching view with interactive Objects

Lesson 15: Working With Audio In Captivate

  • Using Slide Notes
  • Working with Text to Speech
  • Recording Audio for eLearning projects
  • Adding audio to Slides
  • Adding audio to Objects
  • Editing Audio using Captivate

Lesson 16: Adding Video To Captivate Projects

  • Video formats
  • Working with streaming video
  • Adding Flash video
  • Adding video transitions

    Lesson 17: Using Captivate To Create And Use Question Pools

    • Inserting a Question Slide
    • Creating Question Pools
    • Add Questions to Question Pools
    • Insert Random Question Slides

    Lesson 18: Using Photoshop In Captivate

    • Creating a background mask
    • Editing Slide Backgrounds
    • Importing Photoshop files
    • Using Photoshop layers

    Lesson 19: Using Variables, Advanced Interactions And Buttons

    • Inserting System variables
    • Editing System variables
    • Creating user variables
    • Using variables to gather data
    • Creating custom buttons in Captivate
    • Using Captivate’s advanced interactions

    Lesson 20: Refining Captivate Project

    • Selecting project-wide Quality settings
    • Setting individual slide display quality
    • Defining the background color
    • Starting and ending options
    • Creating and editing Skins
    • Hiding navigation controls to define a learning path
    • Adding Table of Contents and glossary
    • Using HTML5 Output
    • Final file delivery options

    Lesson 21: Using Scripting And Actions In Captivate

    • Creating Actions
    • Adding interactivity with actions
    • Creating scripts
    • Adding scripts to slides
    • Understanding user variables
    • Creating system variables
    • Triggering actions with scripts

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  • A course material for each participant
  • Support of the trainer after the training
  • We offer you in public session:
    • Tea, coffee
    • Parking (only in some cities)
    • Wireless internet connection

Préalables :

Have a good command of your computer environment MAC or PC

Objectifs :

  • Know the various uses of Captivate.
  • Create several types of Captivate project.
  • Know the various uses of Captivate.
  • Create Captivate questionnaires.
  • Publish a Captivate project.

Montréal :

Québec :

Gatineau / Ottawa :

Moncton :

Classe virtuelle (en ligne) :


849 $

per participant

Duration :2 day(s), is 14 hours.
Hours: 9 am-5pm, 2 coffee breaks.

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Locations: Montreal, Gatineau / Ottawa, Quebec City.

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