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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
G6553 Tues., Nov. 3West CountyGeoff Fry
G6587 Mon., Dec. 14West CountyGeoff Fry
G6622 Tues., Feb. 2West 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
G6554 Wed., Nov. 4West CountyGeoff Fry
G6588 Tues., Dec. 15West CountyGeoff Fry
G6623 Wed., Feb. 3West 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
G6555 Thurs., Nov. 5West CountyGeoff Fry
G6589 Mon., Dec. 21West CountyGeoff Fry
G6624 Thurs., Feb. 4West 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.