Adobe Captivate Training Courses – Intro

Adobe Captivate 2017 Training Course – Intro

Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., Virtually Online Live & On-Site

Introduction to Captivate 2017 Training Course Description:

Adobe Captivate 2017 software re-imagines mobile learning. In this introduction to Adobe Captivate 2017 training course, new or familiar users will walk through each step to building great eLearning.
• Getting to Know Captivate
• Creating New Projects
• Adding and Managing Slides
• Adding Content Objects
• Audio and Video
• Managing Objects
• Actions & Interactions

Prerequisites for Attending Introduction to Captivate 2017 Training:

Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders.

Job Roles that Use Captivate 2017:

Content/Courseware Developer
e-Learning Developer
Multimedia Designer
Instructional Systems Designer
Subject Matter Experts

Projects that Use Captivate 2017:

Creating Simulations
Creating Demos
Compliance training materials that run on screens of varying sizes
Transforming PowerPoint presentations into engaging eLearning using actors, voices, interactions, and quizzes.

Locations for Introduction to Captivate 2017:

In Person at ThinkB!G’s Office in Columbia, MD (next to the Columbia Mall)
Online Live from Anywhere
Private Custom Training On Site or at Your Location
Project Based Training On Site or at Your Location

Times for Introduction to Captivate 2017:

In Person & Online Live: 8:30AM-3:00PM ET / 5:30AM-12:00PM PT (30 Minute Lunch)
Private Custom & Project Based Training: Your preference
*Please click the Dates To Register tab above to see all dates & times available.*

Captivate 2017 Introduction Includes:

Hands-On Training Led by Certified Instructors
Print and/or Digital Courseware
Certificate of Completion
Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only)
Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only)
Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only)
Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
Free Parking (In Person Only)

Software Versions:

ThinkB!G open enrollment classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please Contact Us or call us at 301-362-2250.

Introduction to Captivate 2017 Training Course Reviews:

“Mark was an engaging and knowledgeable trainer who modified and adapted our Captivate 7 training to meet the needs of a diverse group of online instructors, and professional development staff. Participants were literally cheering throughout the two day training.” – Angela V. – Johns Hopkins School of Education

“This was a great class for a beginner in Captivate! It left me with a very thorough understanding of the capabilities of the software. Now I plan to take the advanced class!” -Margaret B.

“360 degrees of Excellence from greeting, to equipment & resources, Knowledgeable & personable instructor, facility, LUNCH & SNACKS!!! (THANK YOU!!!), Great” -Lisa T.

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Related Training and Certification Courses:

Captivate Advanced
Articulate Storyline Advanced
Articulate Storyline Intro
Articulate Studio 13 Advanced
Articulate Studio 13 Intro
Presenter
Camtasia
Creating Design Ready Content for eLearning

Adobe Captivate 2017 Training Outline

Introduction

E-Learning Overview

Captivates Role in E-Learning

Layout & Design Considerations for Captivate Projects

Workflow and File Organization Practices for Captivate

Getting to Know Captivate

Examine a Finished Project

Changing View in Captivate

Navigating a Project via Timeline and Slides

Menus and Panels in Adobe Captivate

Captivate Libraries

Properties and Properties Subpanels

Previewing Captivate Projects

Creating a New Captivate Project

Project Types Explained

Blank Projects (non-responsive)

Responsive Projects

Import and Round Trip from PowerPoint

Video Demos

Software Simulations

Determining Proper Slide Size for a Project

Working with Slides In Captivate

Insert Slides Apply Layouts to Slides

Reorder Slides

Creating Groups of Slides

Controlling Slide Transitions

Adding Objects to Captivate Layouts

Objects in the Captivate Timeline

Text Captions and Their Role in Captivate

Shapes and Smart Objects

Other Objects

Highlight Boxes

Mouse Cursor

Zoom Area

Rollover Objects

Web Objects

Adding Accessibility to Objects in HTML5 (508 Accessibility)

Animating Objects

Working with Media In Captivate

Inserting and Working with Images

Character Animations

HTML5 Animations (from Animate CC) vs. Flash Animations

Using Web Objects to extend Captivate

Working with SVG Format Scalable Vector Assets (Illustrator files)

Adding Video directly to the Timeline

Adding Video from a Streaming Server (YouTube, Vimeo)

Adding Audio Assets to Timeline

Adding Audio Assets to Library

Adding Interactions to Captivate

Buttons and Click Boxes in Captivate

Text

Transparent

Image Buttons

Click Boxes

Learning Interactions

Adding Actions to Existing Objects

Using States within Interactive Objects

Working With Themes and Master Slides in Captivate

Why Themes Are Important for Rapid, Repeatable E-Learning Development

Applying a Theme to a Captivate Document

Working with Master Slide View to Modify an Existing Theme

Master Slides vs. Layout Slides

Saving and Sharing a Custom Theme to Collaborate with your Workgroup

Object Styling and Custom Styles

Recording Activity Your Screen for Software Simulations/Demos

Video Screen Recordings

Recording a video demo

Using a video demo recording in your E-learning

Recording Software Simulations

Setting up Preferences

Modes of Screen Recording

Recording for Demonstrations, Training and Assessments Simultaneously

Working with Audio and Narration

Using Slide Notes as Narrative Script and for Text-to-Speech Conversion

Recording Audio Narration Directly from Captivate

Hardware Setup and Configuration for Voice Over Narration

Quizzes In Captivate

Overview of Question Formats

Inserting Question Slides into Captivate

Customizing Results Slides for Feedback

Setting Quiz Preferences

Setting Preferences for Publishing to a Learning Management System (LMS)

Publishing Options in Captivate 10

Configuring the Player Skin and Table of Contents

Flash SWF vs. HTML5

HTML5 Publishing and the HTML5 Tracker Feature

Hybrid Publishing

Live Publishing to LMS

Disclaimer:

All course objectives and outlines are a guide for students.  To ensure student satisfaction, these course topics and order may be modified or added to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

Watch below to learn more about Adobe Captivate. This is just an informational video from Adobe & does not reflect how our online live courses are conducted.

Captivate Training Course Reviews From Our Students

“The instructor covered all functionality to enable me to figure out what I would want to make most use of. Also very flexible and knowledgable about questions asked in class and how to best approach different challenges. Enjoyed the training in that instructor was very personal and knowledgeable. Training environment was very relaxed!” – Robin D. -Constellation Energy Nuclear Group

“This is my first Captivate training and it opened a new world for me. Thank you!” – Julieta E.

“The trainer was very knowledgeable and patient. In addition to teaching the standard topics, he allowed for topic customization. I thought the Captivate training was in depth and addressed all of the questions I had.” – Dawn D. – T. Rowe Price

“Excellent course! Great springboard to start practicing Captivate projects that we will start to use.” – Manen B. – FDA

“Overall the Captivate class was great. The instructor and staff were very courteous and helpful. The facilities are amazing and well organized. I would recommend that anyone looking for information about Adobe products take the time to come to one of the offered classes. Good introductory course for this type of class. Instructor was thoughtful and assisted everyone as needed.” – Nicole L. – Shimadzu

“The instructor was knowledgeable about Adobe Captivate and was able to answer my questions. The classroom environment was comfortable and conducive to learning…..nice equipment, not cruddy.” – Jeffrey M. – Amtrak

“Our company began using Adobe Captivate for Web-based Training this past year. Think BIG helped me get over the learning curve of using Captivate. The staff is very knowledgable and friendly and the environment is comfortable in all aspects.” – Richard R. – Amtrak

“This Adobe Captivate training will help me to prepare training videos for my teachers and students for various products. It was a comfortable and friendly environment with good training materials and instructor.” Zahida R. – Baltimore City Public Schools

“Think Big Learn Smart delivers smart training with big results” – Christopher R. Northrop Grumman

“I had a phenomenal learning experience here at Think B!G. The ‘instructor was incredibly professional and has a tremendous command and expertise of Captivate. I feel so much more comfortable and confident in having learned the basics of Adobe Captivate and am eager to start applying this in my job. This knowledge will allow me to better serve the training needs of our employees.” – Jessica S. University of Maryland Medical Center

“This was a fantastic two days. Moy goals were met and surpassed… and I REALLY had a great time doing it (and ate well to boot).” – Bill W. Montgomery College

“I can’t begin to express how great my experience learning Adobe Captivate was. The instructor was lively and incredibly knowledgeable, and was always willing to stop and help or look something up. The book was useful, and the pace and class size were ideal. Thank you so much for the experience, and I hope to take more trainings with you!” –  Holly S. – University of Maryland Medical Center

“I would recommend this Adobe Captivate training! I learned everything I wanted to and more. The instructor was extremely helpful and very knowledgeable on the subject of the class. This was very helpful and I look forward to going back to work and use the knowledge that I received from this class on future projects.” – Tiffany H. – Towson University

“Think Big’s training center is state-of-the-art and very welcoming. The Captivate training was flexible yet geared to all levels of computer knowledge. I felt very comfortable with the content after class. Thank you for expanding my horizons!” – Sue G. – One Source Virtual

“Mark was an engaging and knowledgeable trainer who modified and adapted our Captivate 7 training to meet the needs of a diverse group of online instructors, and professional development staff. Participants were literally cheering throughout the two day training.” – Angela V. – Johns Hopkins School of Education

“This was a great class for a beginner in Captivate! It left me with a very thorough understanding of the capabilities of the software. Now I plan to take the advanced class!” -Margaret B.

“360 degrees of Excellence from greeting, to equipment & resources, Knowledgeable & personable instructor, facility, LUNCH & SNACKS!!! (THANK YOU!!!), Great” -Lisa T.

Amazing course and instructor! For a first time user I am now confident that when I leave the class I can actually apply the skills that were taught to me!” Steve K. (Laser Spine Institute)

Excellent learning experience conducted by qualified instructors in a comfortable environment.” Michael M. (Lockheed Martin)

“ThinkBig, is an excellent facility with modern edge courses that are in high demand everywhere!! I took Captivate 9 as my first course with TB, and it brought me back to my college days when I majored in Web Development…and how excited I used to get to take such courses. Now that I finally have a position where I am the LMS Admin, I have the opportunity to be creative…and with the direction of [the Instructor] I have the tools to do so within Captivate!!” – Laura D. – International Trade Administration

 

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Wednesday, Aug 02, 2017 Thursday, Aug 03, 2017 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register
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Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register
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Columbia, MD - In Person & Online Live

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register
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Columbia, MD - In Person & Online Live

Wednesday, Dec 06, 2017 Thursday, Dec 07, 2017 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register