Start Building Engaging eLearning Courses

You’ll create a complete Adobe Captivate elearning project from beginning to end.

Learn to use a template, build interactions, add media – like graphics, audio and video, and create quiz questions.

Walk away with a completed course you can use for work, or in your portfolio. 

  • Learn essential skills in just one day!
  • Hands-on exercises
  • View class recordings for up to six months
  • Instruction from eLearning experts

Time: 10 AM – 4:30 PM ET
Length: 2 Day Class
Type: Instructor-led
Materials: Handouts, templates and course assets
Location: Online via Lodestone Live or at our training center in Charlotte, NC.
Students coming to the Charlotte, NC location are required to bring their own laptop with the application(s) installed.

Cost: $695.00

Two Days of Captivate Training

Day 1

Lesson 1: The Adobe Captivate Creation Process

  • eLearning Creation Workflow
  • HTML5 and Flash
  • eLearning Style Guidelines
  • Technical Considerations
  • Using Captivate Templates

Lesson 2: Navigating the Adobe Captivate Interface

  • The Captivate File Format (.CPTX)
  • How to Open a Captivate File
  • The Captivate Interface
  • Working with Panels
  • Setting Your Workspace
  • Using the Filmstrip, Timeline and Properties Panels

Lesson 3: Creating Your First Lesson

  • Using a Storyboard
  • Adding Text
  • Inserting an Image
  • The Captivate Timeline
  • Adding am HTML5 animation
  • Previewing your Work
  • Lab: Create a second slide

Lesson 4: Adding Objects

  • Captions
  • Images
  • Characters
  • Captivate Animations
  • Text Animations
  • Shapes

Day 2

Lesson 5: Interactivity

  • Buttons
  • Rollover Caption and Image
  • Rollover Slidelet
  • Drag and Drop
  • Learning Interactions

Lesson 6: Screen Recording

  • The Recording Process
  • How to Record with Captivate
  • Demonstrations
  • Guided Simulations
  • Assessment Simulations
  • Editing Recordings

Lesson 7: Branching

  • Using the Branching Tab
  • Slide Groups
  • Click Boxes
  • Modifying Branching
  • Linking to External Sites

Lesson 8: Audio and Video

  • Importing and Recording Audio
  • Editing Audio
  • Importing Video
  • Event vs. Multi Slide Synchronized Video

Lesson 9: Quizzes

  • Question Types
  • Adding Quiz Questions
  • Tracking Overview

Lesson 10: Publishing

  • Web Publishing
  • Mobile Output
  • Best Practices