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Adobe Captivate Classes

Adobe Captivate is used to create a variety of electronic-learning projects, including software simulations and scenario-based training. Learn how to create your own e-learning modules and video demos by attending a hands-on instructor-led Captivate class at the Computer Education & Training Center at UMSL. [What is Captivate?]

Introduction to Captivate

(Prerequisite: Experience with Windows or Mac OS X.) Discover how Adobe Captivate allows you to create effective e-learning modules from start to finish. Learn how to create projects from scratch, record and edit software demonstrations, and incorporate interactive quizzes. Find out how to publish these e- learning projects as Flash or video files. Additional topics include working with the timeline, importing files from PowerPoint, using master slides, and manipulating slides and objects. [Course Outline]
Fee: $239

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
G7355 Wed., Oct. 5West CountyGeoff Fry
G7454 Mon., Nov. 28West CountyGeoff Fry
G7675 Wed., Feb. 15West CountyGeoff Fry

Intermediate Applications of Captivate

(Prerequisite: Introduction to Captivate or equivalent experience.) Learn how to record and edit interactive simulations for training or evaluation, add audio to projects, and use interactive objects to control project navigation. Discover how to manage the project size using the Library and save time by using the built-in Widgets. Additional topics include inserting rollover slidelets, creating project templates, and customizing the player interface. [Course Outline]
Fee: $239

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
G7356 Thurs., Oct. 6West CountyGeoff Fry
G7455 Mon., Dec. 5West CountyGeoff Fry
G7676 Thurs., Feb. 16West CountyGeoff Fry

Advanced Applications of Captivate

(Prerequisite: Intermediate Applications of Captivate or equivalent experience.) Discover how to manipulate system variables to manage project behavior and create your own advanced actions. Practice working with branched projects, randomize your quizzes by including Question Pools, and take advantage of the Adobe Review Cycle to collect feedback before publishing. Learn how to combine multiple projects using the Aggregator. Additional topics include importing Photoshop images and working with Effects. [Course Outline]
Fee: $239

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
G7357 Fri., Oct. 7West CountyGeoff Fry
G7456 Mon., Dec. 12West CountyGeoff Fry
G7677 Fri., Feb. 17West CountyGeoff Fry

If you would like to register for a course, call (314) 984-9000 or register online.

Classes are also available in Camtasia for creating animation and interactivity.