Fast Track to Adobe Captivate 6 [Video]

By Anita Horsley
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About this video

Adobe Captivate 6 is a sophisticated, leading edge, and progressive e-learning authoring tool that is fun and easy to use to create interactive content. Adobe Captivate 6 has many new features such as improved quiz properties, advanced interactions, smart shapes, characters, high definition video, HTML publishing, and many other enhancements that will help improve your e-learning workflow. This video course will fast track your basic skills by teaching you everything you need to know practically and functionally get started with using Adobe Captivate 6.

Fast Track to Adobe Captivate 6 will teach you how to design, develop, and share e-learning faster than ever before and get the most out of your Adobe Captivate experience.

Fast Track to Adobe Captivate 6 provides you with the essentials for getting started with Adobe Captivate 6 with useful examples and best practices on how to construct an e-learning course from start to finish in about 2 hours.

In this course, you’ll be learning how to use built-in themes, create styles, import images, round trip with PowerPoint slides, add relevant content, and work with animations and smart interactions. Additionally, you’ll learn how to prepare for and record a software simulation, add and synchronize video, record audio, and build quizzes into your project. This course will enable you to reach a wider audience by publishing projects to the web, desktops, YouTube, notebooks, tablets, and learning management systems.

Overall, the goal of this video course is to make you a better e-learning developer by mastering the basic skills first. Each section is self-contained and provides a practical exercise designed to help you recall the information you just learned and apply it when you’re on your own.

Style and Approach

Packt video courses are designed to cover the breadth of the topic in short, hands-on, task-based videos. Each course is divided into short manageable sections, so you can watch the whole thing or jump to the bit you need. The focus is on practical instructions and screencasts showing you how to get the job done.

Fast Track to Adobe Captivate 6 is aimed at helping new users wrap their head around the basics of using Adobe Captivate 6. Discover how to use Adobe Captivate 6 to create interactive online learning content using realistic demonstrations and practical materials to develop a course from start to finish.

Publication date:
May 2013
2 hours 15 mins

About the Author

  • Anita Horsley

    During Anita Horsley’s years as a firefighter in Atlanta, she trained firefighters to be nationally certified personal fitness trainers. She also developed, from initiation to implementation, the health and safety program. As a Training and Development Specialist at the Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal, she founded the e-learning track and worked on all areas of training. Anita was the domain manager for the LMS, program coordinator of the e-learning implementation team, and managed the Oregon State Captivate user group. She currently teaches Adobe Captivate to local and state agencies and develops e-learning courses as an independent contractor. Anita is an Adobe Certified Expert and has her Master’s degree in Education.

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