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Up and Running with Captivate 7

with David Rivers

Video: Welcome

Create software simulations and interactive elearning content and provide custom online training to employees or clients with Captivate.
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  1. 1m 40s
    1. Welcome
    2. Using the exercise files
  2. 34m 27s
    1. What is Captivate 7?
      1m 53s
    2. Elearning basics
      4m 3s
    3. What's new in Captivate 7?
      2m 49s
    4. Touring the Captivate 7 interface
      9m 50s
    5. Choosing an appropriate workspace
      4m 15s
    6. Setting up global preferences
      7m 25s
    7. Viewing a completed project
      4m 12s
  3. 57m 18s
    1. Creating a project from scratch
      7m 5s
    2. Creating visual interest with themes
      7m 19s
    3. Creating a project from PowerPoint
      5m 43s
    4. Adding text
      3m 55s
    5. Editing the master slide
      6m 4s
    6. Adding shapes
      9m 31s
    7. Adding images
      8m 23s
    8. Using hyperlinks
      9m 18s
  4. 43m 49s
    1. Importing from PowerPoint presentations
      4m 6s
    2. Animating objects
      7m 3s
    3. Using widgets
      8m 6s
    4. Inserting interactive elements
      7m 24s
    5. Inserting a smart learning notes interaction
      6m 31s
    6. Inserting a smart learning web interaction
      6m 21s
    7. Using built-in characters
      4m 18s
  5. 37m 18s
    1. Adding audio
      11m 32s
    2. Using voiceovers
      4m 56s
    3. Adding video to a slide
      5m 15s
    4. Synchronizing video
      9m 38s
    5. Creating closed captions
      5m 57s
  6. 16m 28s
    1. Preparing a software simulation
      4m 17s
    2. Recording a software simulation
      7m 13s
    3. Editing a software simulation
      4m 58s
  7. 1h 3m
    1. Elearning assessment basics
      2m 17s
    2. Assessing with a drag-and-drop interaction
      8m 48s
    3. Setting up a quiz
      7m 12s
    4. Using true or false questions
      5m 54s
    5. Using multiple choice questions
      8m 14s
    6. Using input-type questions
      4m 50s
    7. Using a hot-spot question
      5m 9s
    8. Using remediation
      6m 25s
    9. Using partial and negative scoring
      4m 16s
    10. Creating a pretest with advanced actions
      9m 59s
  8. 42m 19s
    1. Previewing the entire project
      6m 2s
    2. Fine-tuning objects, effects, and timings
      8m 25s
    3. Getting ready to publish
      6m 22s
    4. Publishing your project
      8m 3s
    5. Publishing mobile learning (mlearning) content in HTML5
      3m 54s
    6. Publishing to YouTube
      2m 40s
    7. Understanding SCORM and AICC compliance
      2m 7s
    8. Reporting to a learning management system (LMS)
      4m 46s
  9. 26s
    1. Next steps

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Up and Running with Captivate 7
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Create interactive elearning content and provide custom online training to employees or clients with Adobe Captivate. In this course, author David Rivers walks through the Captivate 7 interface and the process of building a project from start to finish.

Learn how to make a presentation from scratch or with built-in themes, import images and PowerPoint slides, and add interest with animation, widgets, and video. Plus add built-in smart learning interactions to your projects, which add more complex interactivity. You'll also discover how to prepare for and record a software simulation, synchronize video, add audio, and build quizzes into your project.

Topics include:
  • What is Captivate 7?
  • What's new in Captivate 7?
  • Setting up preferences
  • Creating a project from scratch
  • Creating a project from PowerPoint
  • Adding text, shapes, and images
  • Using hyperlinks, widgets, and interactive elements
  • Inserting smart learning interactions
  • Recording a software simulation
  • Setting up a quiz
  • Using multiple choice, true/false, and input questions
  • Publishing your project
Education + Elearning


(SOUND) If you're new to Captivate, you'll learn enough to get started creating your own E-learning content. From creating a project from scratch, to adding various types of assets, creating quizzes. And publishing your finished project. For those of you who have experience with previous versions of Captivate. You'll learn about many of the new features found in Captivate 7 to improve your authoring experience. For example, we'll work with drag and drop components now to make E-learning more fun.

We'll record system audio right alongside our narration. And we'll explore some of the cool interactive elements you can now find in Captivate 7. We'll explore the many publishing options like publishing mLearning to HTML5, so your users can learn on their iPads and other mobile devices. There's lots to cover, so let's get started.

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