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Captivate Fundamentals

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Location:
The Loop, Downtown/Loop
230 W Monroe St Ste 610
Btwn S Franklin & Wells Streets
Chicago, Illinois 60606
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 14 and older
Average Class Size: 5

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this captivate training:

On this beginner Adobe certified class you will learn the skills needed to create interactive eLearning content and software demonstrations.

The instructor will show you step-by-step how create a soft-skills lessons, software demonstrations, interactive training simulations, and video demos.

You will learn to add such standard objects to a slide as text captions, images, characters, videos, PowerPoint content, audio, Smart Shapes, and more. You will add to the user experience by adding interactivity via click boxes, buttons, text entry boxes, and quizzes.

You will finish by learning how to publish your content on practically any device including desktop computers, laptops, smart phones, and tablets.

Detailed course outline
  • Unit 1: Exploring Captivate
    • Explore a Finished Captivate Project
    • Zoom and Magnify
    • Navigate a Project
    • Explore and Reset the Workspace
    • Preview the Entire Project
  • Unit 2: New Projects & Soft Skills eLearning
    • Create a Blank Project
    • Add Images to Placeholders
    • Import Images
    • Use a Smart Shape as a Button
    • Disable Click Sounds
  • Unit 3: Screen Recordings
    • 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: Video Demos
    • Record a Video Demo
    • Add a Video Zoom
    • Add a Video Pan
    • Smooth a Mouse Path and Show Visual Clicks
    • Split a Video
    • Trim a Video
    • Insert a Video Project into a Standard Project
    • Publish a Video Demo
  • Unit 5: Captions, Styles, Timing, and Round Tripping
    • Insert and Edit Text Captions
    • 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
    • Export Captions to Word
    • Import Captions from Word into Captivate
  • Unit 6: Pointers, Paths, 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
  • Unit 7: Images and Videos
    • Insert, Resize, and Restore an Image
    • Import Images into the Library
    • Resize, Transform, and Align Images
    • Manage Unused Library Assets
    • Create an Image Slideshow
    • Insert a Video
    • Set Video Properties
  • Unit 8: Audio
    • Insert a Rollover Caption
    • Insert a Rollover Image
    • Insert a Rollover Slidelet
    • Insert a Zoom Area
  • Unit 9: States, Animations, and Object Effects
    • Change State Views for a Button
    • Add an Animation to a slide
    • Insert a Text Animation
    • Apply an Effect to a Slide Object
    • Apply a Free Fall Effect to an Object
  • Unit 10: Software Simulations
    • Hide the Mouse
    • Replace Phrases
    • Insert a Click Box
    • Insert a Text Entry Box
  • Unit 11: Working with PowerPoint
    • Create a Project from a Presentation
    • Edit the Source Presentation
    • Synchronize with Source
    • Rescale a Project
  • Unit 12: Quizzing
    • Edit Quizzing Object Styles
    • Set the Quiz Preferences
    • Question Slides
    • Insert Question Slides
    • Edit a Question Slide
    • Compare Submit All to Submit Buttons
    • Insert a Knowledge Check
    • Review a GIFT File
    • Import a GIFT File into a Project
    • Create Question Pools
    • Move Questions to Pools
    • Insert Random Question Slides
  • Unit 13: Publishing
    • Apply a Skin
    • Edit, Save, and Delete a Skin
    • Name Slides
    • Check Publish Settings and Add a Loading Screen
    • Publish as SWF and PDF
    • Run the HTML5 Tracker
    • Publish as HTML5
What's Included:
  • Certificate of Course Completion
  • Training Manual
  • FREE Class Repeat

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy

Please send all requests to [email protected] .

We are unable to offer refunds for cancellations, however we can issue you a training voucher for the same value that can be used to book any class in the future.

Rescheduling requests made 7 days before the commencement of the training are free. Rescheduling that takes place within 7 days of the commencement of the training will incur a $100 administration fee. We do not charge for student substitutions at any time.

Due to the Coronavirus we are waving the transfer fee when you reschedule your training.

While we make every effort to deliver classes as scheduled, we reserve the right to reschedule previously confirmed classes for a variety of reasons including but not exclusively, the illness of the Trainer. In such cases, we will endeavor to inform the Client as soon as possible of the new training dates. We are not liable for any additional expenses incurred as a result of rescheduling training.

We are not able to offer refunds or training vouchers for no-shows or uncompleted courses.

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