Adobe Captivate 5 Training for Beginners

Adobe Captivate 5 Training for Beginners
  • Lectures 44
  • Video 5 Hours
  • Skill level beginner level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
    30 day money back guarantee!
    Available on iOS and Android
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Welcome to the Udemy Captivate Training: Adobe Captivate Tutorial for Beginners Online Training Course. Your VHOT instructor for this course is a full-time eLearning developer, Certified Technical Trainer CTT+, and has over ten years of experience teaching the Adobe software solutions. In this course you will learn skills and techniques from an instructor that develops eLearning content in Adobe Captivate on a daily basis.

This Captivate Training video course includes demonstrations and examples of building eLearning content with Adobe Captivate 5 as well as tips and tricks for productivity. You will start with the basics of learning the Adobe Captivate interface and creating a new project, and move very quickly into building quizzes and assessing your learners. If you enjoy this  Adobe Captivate Tutorial for Beginners course, please follow us at twitter.com/vhotraining. VHOT Training Inc. also offers online live instructor-led training and on-site custom training classes.

Take this Adobe Captivate Training course now and learn from ultimate Adobe Captivate Tutorial for Beginners.

Note: Due to image license agreements, there are no downloadable files for this course. However, you may substitute with your own royalty free graphics and follow along as we guide you step-by-step through the Captivate development process.

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What are the requirements?

  • Basic understanding of the Windows or OSX operating system.
  • Basic computer skills such as cut, copy, paste and terminology such as 'right click'.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 44 lectures and 4.5 hours of content!
  • Learn the basics of building an eLearning course in Adobe Captivate 5 and 5.5.

What is the target audience?

  • eLearning Professionals
  • Teachers
  • Professors
  • Trainers

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee

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Lifetime access

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Desktop, iOS and Android

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Certificate of completion

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to the Adobe Captivate 5 Learning Video SeriesMy First Section
Adobe Captivate 5 Course Overview - Brief introduction to the Adobe Captiavte 5 course.
01:06
09:16

Lesson 2: In this lesson, we will be creating a new Captivate project and navigating an existing project. This includes an overview of the workspace and various panels. Preview default work spaces, customizing panel layout, previewing projects, creating new projects.

03:58

Lesson 3: In this Adobe Captivate tutorial, we will cover some basic resources for gathering graphic assets, planning your projects, and what professional software tools you may want to use when working with Adobe Captivate.

Section 2: Getting Started and Learning the Basics
06:35

Lesson 4: In this Adobe Captivate Tutorial, you will learn how to create a new Captivate project, save the project, add images, and adjust properties of the images in Adobe Captivate.

07:16

Lesson 5: In this lesson we will cover the basics of working with the vector drawing tool objects, the rectangle tool and the line tool, object properties, working with the color panel, dropper tool, and working with a custom set of color swatches.

07:57

Lesson 6: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson, we will create a custom color theme for your Captivate eLearning project. We will use this theme in Adobe Fireworks and the Adobe Kuler desktop AIR application.

07:57

Lesson 7: In this lesson we will cover more image editing techniques in Adobe Captivate. We will also cover batch processing images in Adobe Fireworks and round-trip image editing with Adobe Fireworks and Adobe Photoshop.

07:55

Lesson 8: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson we will cover the Adobe Captivate 5 topics of adding slides, managing slides in the film strip, adding a new slide, adding a blank slide, creating a master slide, attaching master slides, managing multiple master slides.

07:11

Lesson 9: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson you will learn how to import multiple images and assets to the Captivate library. We will also take a look at the various workflow options and features of the Captivate asset library. Learn to export, delete, organize, view properties, and work with an external project library.

03:11

Lesson 10: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson you will learn the various options for previewing and testing your Adobe Captivate project as you are designing and developing. We will take a look at the various preview choices, shortcuts, and launch our project into the browser window from the Adobe Captivate production environment.

Section 3: Adding Text Captions, Buttons, and Managing Styles
06:29

Lesson 11: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson you will learn to add a text caption, style the text caption, choose different fonts, align the text in the text caption, and create a text caption that has a transparent background.

06:13

Lesson 12: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson you will learn to create Object Styles with the Captivate Object Style Manager. Create and manage global styles for all of your objects in the project. Apply, update, and manage Object Styles.

07:42

Lesson 13: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson you will learn to add and style buttons in your Captivate projects. Three button types are demonstrated including text buttons, image buttons, and transparent buttons.

07:19

Lesson 14: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson you will learn to add and align multiple images and buttons. Learn to use the align tools in Adobe Captivate to quickly align and space your images. Add actions to buttons for navigation to slides in Captivate.

07:30

Lesson 15: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson you will learn to branch to multiple slides in your project using the button object. We will also explore other button actions to open external web pages from the Captivate project.

Section 4: Mastering the Adobe Captivate Timeline
08:54

Lesson 16: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson you will learn the basics of working with the timeline. Learn the basic functionality, locking layers, toggle visibility of objects, scrubbing the playhead, adding and object, adjusting object duration, animating with placement and transitions, and adjusting the default duration for objects added to the timeline.

06:46

Lesson 17: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson you will learn the basics of managing objects on the timeline. Learn timeline placement of objects, object stacking order, duration of slide, adjusting object duration, animating with timline positioning, and managing multiple objects with menu options.

05:39

Lesson 18: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson we will take a look at preparing your images for timeline animation. Learn different image types, PNG, JPG, and GIF. Edit your images in Adobe Fireworks. Remove the background of images using the magic wand tool.

07:00

Lesson 19: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson we will add timeline effect to images in the project. Add a drop shadow effect, animate objects, add linear animation, add fade-in animation, combine effects, and adjust properties of timeline effects.

Section 5: Adding Navigation and Table of Contents (TOC)
05:38
In this Adobe Captivate training tutorial we will add a standard navigation system (Playback Control) for our elearning lesson. Add TOC, Playback Control, properties, settings. Free Adobe Captivate Training!
04:11
Lesson 21: In this Adobe Captivate lesson we will modify and customize the Table of Contents. Learn the various options for TOC presentation, properties, color, and placement.
05:14
Lesson 22: In this Adobe Captivate training tutorial we will take a look at some of the more advanced properties and settings in the Adobe Captivate 5 Table of Contents object. Learn how to modify the information, add an image, and nest slides into sub-directories.
Section 6: Adding Standard Objects in Captivate (Highlight Boxes, Rollover Captions, Rollover Images, etc …)
05:17
Lesson 23: In this Adobe Captivate training video we will add highlight boxes to our project for emphasis and adjust the properties of the Highlight Box using the properties panel as well as the Object Style Manager.
03:10
Lesson 24: http://www.virtualhandsontraining.com
In this Adobe Captivate Training Video we will add a Rollover Caption and style the width, colors. Adobe Captivate allows you to create engaging eLearning content with a variety of built in objects that enhance the learning environment.
05:36
Lesson 25: In this Adobe Captivate Training Video you will learn how to create images in Adobe Fireworks CS6 for import into Adobe Captivate. You will also learn the steps to adding a Rollover Image to a slide in Adobe Captivate 5. This video is part of the VHOT Training Adobe Captivate Free learning series.
05:13
Lesson 26: In this Adobe Captivate Training Video you will learn the basic steps to add a Rollover Slidelet to your Captivate slide. We will take a close look at the different objects in the Rollover Slidelet as well as the various properties for customizing the Slidelet. Add an image, text caption, and Adobe Flash animation content to your slidelet.
Section 7: Adding Flash Animations, Flash Video, and Custom Flash Content
04:35
Lesson 26: In this Adobe Captivate Training Video you will learn how to import Adobe Flash animations and content into your eLearning lesson. We will also look at the current Adobe Flash market based web statistics and facts. This video is part of the VHOT Training Adobe Captivate Free learning series.
04:08
In this Adobe Captivate Training Video you will learn how to add Adobe Flash Video to your Captivate eLearning project. We will also take a look at converting your videos to the FLV and F4V format with the Adobe media encoder. Add Adobe Flash video to your eLearning projects.
08:39
In this Adobe Captivate lesson we will take a look at creating custom Adobe Flash content for Captivate projects with Adobe Flash CS6. You will need to be familiar with Adobe Flash and Flash ActionScript to complete this objective and follow along. Creating custom Flash content opens the doors for unlimited interactive eLearning content.
03:21
In this Adobe Captivate lesson we will take a look at editing a custom Adobe Flash interaction that is embedded in Captivate with Adobe Flash. You will need to be familiar with Adobe Flash and Flash ActionScript to complete this objective and follow along. Adobe Captivate 5 makes it easy to edit your Flash content with round trip features.
03:56
In this Adobe Captivate Training lesson you will learn how to add widgets to your Adobe Captivate projects. Widgets allow you to extend the functionality of Captivate with custom Flash SWF objects. We will add a Timer Widget and a Course Certificate of Completion Widget.
Section 8: 10 Minute Break (See the New Features in Adobe Captivate 6)
10:08
In this Adobe Captivate 6 video we will cover 10 new version features in 10 minutes. Get ready to learn fast as we cover Adobe Captivate 6 Themes, Characters, Object Rotation, Adding a Drop Shadow, HTML5 Preview, HTML5 Tracking Panel, Smart Shapes, New Interactive Widgets, HD Video Capture, and the Submit All Feature for Captivate Quiz Scoring.
Section 9: Adding and Modifying Question Slides
05:59
In this Adobe Captivate Training lesson, we will start to build out our Assessment by adding a multiple choice question slide in Adobe Captivate. This short training video covers adding a multiple choice question slide, modifying the properties, and modifying the point value to track back to the LMS.
04:46
In this Adobe Captivate Training video you will learn to add True/False and Matching Question Slides in Adobe Captivate. Learn to modify the properties of the various question slides to customize your Captivate quiz.
05:45
In this Adobe Captivate 5 Training video, you will learn how to modify question slide styles with the properties panel as well as the Object Style Manager in Adobe Captivate 5. You will also learn how to add a Hotspot Interaction Question Slide and customize it for your quiz.
05:23
In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson you will learn how to score Buttons and Standard Objects and include them into your quiz. With a combination of question slides, buttons, and standard objects such as Clickboxes, you can test your learner on many different levels of proficiency.
06:42
In this Adobe Captivate Training lesson, you will learn how to review your quiz slides for scoring accuracy and the basics of the Advanced Interaction window. You will also learn how to set up the global quiz properties for pass and failure, as well as final branching based on learner assessment.
Section 10: Captivate Variables and Advanced Actions
07:56
In this Adobe Captivate Training lesson, you will learn how to create a Captivate Variable and add the variable to a slide. Learn how to create and update variable values and the difference between Captivate User Variables and Captivate System Variables.
06:18
In this Adobe Captivate Training video you will learn how to create and Advanced Action to control a Captivate User Variable on a slide in your project. Advanced Actions in Adobe Captivate allow you to create conditional if/then statements and improve your level of control as an eLearning developer.
05:45
In this Adobe Captivate Training lesson, we will use a System Variable and Advanced Actions in Captivate to control the properties of an image on a slide. You can show and hide the visible properties of an image or other objects dynamically in your eLearning courses with this technique.
03:17
In this Adobe Captivate Training lesson, you will learn how to control the visibility of the Playback control in your eLearning courses with Advanced Actions. This technique can be used to manage the navigation of the learner through the quiz slides and prevent them from navigating back to the previous quiz slide.
Section 11: Publishing and Testing Your Captivate Project
04:46
In this Adobe Captivate lesson, you will learn various options for publishing your courses with Adobe Captivate 5. We will take a look at how to add slide notes, publishing your project to a review document, publish settings, loader bar preferences, publishing and previewing in a browser window, and export for deployment without SCORM package.
03:53
In this Adobe Captivate Training lesson, you will learn how to publish your Captivate project so that it is SCORM compliant and ready to upload to your LMS - Learning Management System.
03:19
In this Adobe Captivate lesson, you will learn how to configure your Captivate project so that it tracks the learner quiz scores back to acrobat.com. You will need Adobe Captivate 5, the Adobe Captivate Quiz Results Analyzer, and free account at acrobat.com.

Instructor Biography

VHOT Training Inc. , Adobe Software Experts, CTT+, eLearning Experts

VHOT Training Inc. specializes in online, live instructor-led, and onsite training for professional web, print, and video. Our online Live Instructor-Led training courses allow you to learn the latest technologies from top-notch industry leading instructors without leaving your home or office. Adobe Software Expert, Certified Technical Trainer CTT+, Instructional Technologist.

Please enjoy our learning videos here at Udemy and if you need live instructor-led training or onsite custom training for your company, check out our online live instructor-led schedule at virtualhandsontraining.com and follow us @vhotraining!

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    • Kari Knisely

    Great and VERY Informative

    I highly recommend this for anyone wanting to know the overall gist and features of Captivate. I am very impressed at the level of information and side tips given in this tutorial. I was worried it may just skim on the overall points but it gives nice details and easy to follow for every unit. I personally have experience with Camtasia which is similar but not near as complex as this so I was able to easy follow along. I got lost on the code/building flash part but is nice to know I can come back to it later. I got lost ONLY because I have never built flash and worked with code. If I had experience with it at all, then I would have understood that little part much better.

    • Panagiotis Tsintavís

    Excellent course!

    Fast and very informative course. Thank you.

    • Chaka Dee

    captivate

    Course seems to stop short ...not sure if there are other videos to this but otherwise very useful

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