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Course Information


Learn to use Adobe Captivate as an authoring tool for creating e-learning content such as software demonstrations, software simulations, branched scenarios, and randomized quizzes in SWF and HTML5 formats.


  • What does Captivate do?
  • The Captivate workflow and eLearning essentials
  • Setting up a project
  • Choosing a resolution
  • Adding slides
  • Setting up your Object Style Manager
  • Setting up your Object Style Manager
  • Adding and editing Master Slides
  • Setting up your Object Style Manager
  • Previewing your project
  • Inserting an image
  • Using the Properties Panel
  • Adding basic navigation buttons
  • Adding and editing text
  • Copying, pasting and duplicating slides
  • Importing PowerPoint slides
  • Navigation with buttons
  • Adding Characters and Interactions
  • Adding pre-recorded video and audio
  • Saving object styles
  • Working with basic object states
  • Understanding the Timeline and slide timing
  • Adding and editing pauses using buttons
  • Adding Highlight Boxes
  • Preparing to record audio
  • Adding audio to slides and objects
  • Splitting audio over multiple slides
  • Using Templates
  • Creating a template
  • Using the Object Style Manager
  • What are Themes?
  • Importing preferences, styles, libraries and question slides
  • Understanding different kinds of screen recording and software simulations
  • Creating a full motion recording
  • Adding Demonstration, Training and Assessment simulations
  • What can and can't be simulated in Captivate
  • Setting up your recording preferences
  • Simulations using click boxes
  • Simulations using text entry boxes
  • Setting your quiz preferences
  • Connecting to your LMS
  • Adding questions slides
  • Using the Quiz panel
  • Editing and formatting quiz slides
  • Adding and editing question pools
  • The Drag and Drop interaction wizard
  • Customising your interactions
  • Integrating quizzes and software simulations
  • nserting Learning Interactions
  • Incorporating YouTube videos
  • Incorporating live web pages
  • Previewing your project in an LMS
  • Publishing to Adobe Flash for an LMS
  • Publishing to HTML5 for non-flash devices
  • Publishing for download and optical media
  • Publishing for video
  • Avoiding common problems with publishing and distributing
Public Dates & Prices

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  • Noel was an excellent tutor. He did check all of the group was able to keep up and if there were any problems or questions of the attendants, he was always willing to help.

    Marianne Seager-Wincanton
  • This was a really good training, nicely paced, very useful and well presented. Thank you, Stuart!

    Joris Latinne-Oracle