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Captivate 8 - Beyond the Essentials


2 Days
Classroom Session   |  
2 Days
Live Online

Expertise Level: Intermediate
Certification
Classroom Registration Fees
Individual:
$1195.00
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Live Online:
$1195.00
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Overview

You will be able to personalize your presentations with variables and branching scenarios that will help decide the best path for the learner. You will learn to make your presentations Section 508-compliant with accessibility text and closed captions. Finally, you will learn how to transform your presentations from eLearning to mLearning (mobile learning).

Work with video demos
Create custom styles, branching and aggregating
Use question pools
Work with variables, widgets and interactions
Use actions
Work with masters, themes and templates
Customize responsive projects
Report results
Upcoming Dates and Locations
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Course Outline

Day 1

I. A Review of Essential Skills

  • Plan eLearning Projects
  • Check Captivates Recording Settings
  • Rehears a Script
  • Record a Custom Simulation
  • Edit a Text Capture Template

II. 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

III. Custom Styles, Branching and Aggregating

  • Create a Text Caption Style
  • Apply 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

IV. Question Pools

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

V. Accessible eLearning

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

 

Day 2

VI. Variables, Widgets and Interactions

  • 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

VII. Actions

  • 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

VIII. Masters, Themes and Templates

  • 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
  • Insert a Placeholder

IX. Responsive Projects

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

X. Reporting Results

  • 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
Who should attend
  • Content/Courseware Developer
  • E-Learning Developer
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Instructional Systems Designer
  • Subject Matter Experts

FUTURE MEDIA CONCEPTS, INC. (FMC), established in 1994, is the nation's premier digital media training organization providing manufacturer-authorized training for professionals engaged in the production, editing, design and delivery of digital content. Courses offered in digital video and film editing, motion graphics, web design and development, desktop publishing, Mac IT, sound design and 3D animation. In addition, FMC is a leading producer of education-rich conferences for today's leading electronic entertainment trade shows both in the US and internationally.

Pre-Requisites

 

Computer Labs Needed/Technical Specs:

  • Window System Spec: 1GHz or faster Intel Pentium 4, Windows 8+, 4GB RAM, 5GB Free space, Flash Player 10+, 1280x1024 display, 16-bit video, internet connection
  • Mac System Spec: Mac OS X v10.9+, 4GB RAM, 5GB Free space, Flash Player 10+, 1280x1024 display, 16-bit video, internet connection
  • Captivate 8 software needed
  • Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word) software needed
  • Download Speech Agents from Adobe: Audio>Speech Management (especially needed for PC)

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