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Class is offered on the following dates (click on a date to register):

Monday May 14th 2018
Monday June 11th 2018

e-Learning Specialist Certification (Adobe Captivate version)

Course code: 10227

Prerequisites: None

Price (plus GST): $1,995.00

Duration: 5 Days

This class is offered in two versions, one uses the Articulate suite as the core product while the other Adobe Captivate.

Experience the hands-on practice and coaching you need to refine and enhance your understanding of Rapid E-learning Design. The basic and advanced portions of this course will teach you the tools . . . and will make sure you know how to use the tool effectively. You will learn how to raise the quality of the content, graphic design, and effectiveness of your e-learning courses. This course has also been designed with fewer modules to create more hands-on experience while giving the participants time to build some resources they can use when they return to the office.

Who Should Attend: Professionals who develop elearning content development, including training managers, instructional designers, trainers, product managers and marketing & communication professionals


  • DAY 1 - Effective Use of Video in eLearning

  • Module 1: eLearning and Camtasia Studio 8
    Education Through Pictures
    Camtasia's History
    Planning eLearning Projects
    The Development Process
    The Power Scale
    Budgeting Considerations
    The Camtasia Studio 8 Interface
    The Clip Bin
    The Preview Panel
    Open a Camera Project
    View Panels
    Explore the Clip Bin
    Preview Project Assets

    Module 2: Recording Videos
    Display Resolution and Recording Area
    Recording The Screen
    Cursor Effects
    Rehearse a Script
    Set Camtasia Studio Tools Options
    Select a Recording Area
    Record a Video
    Record a Video with Cursor Highlights and Clicks
    Add a System Stamp and Caption

    Module 3: Videos, Images and PIP
    Adding Video
    Picture in Picture (PIP)
    Import a Camrec Video
    Add a Video to the Timeline
    Import Images
    Add an Image to the PIP Track
    Create a Watermark

    Module 4: Title Clips, Transitions and Callouts
    Title Clips
    Create a Title Clip
    Add Slide Transitions
    Set Transition Duration
    Add a Text Callout
    Modify Text Callout Properties
    Control Text Callout Timing
    Add a Rectangle Callout
    Add a Highlight Rectangle

    Module 5: Audio
    Importing Audio Files
    Recording Narration
    Volume Controls
    Silence and Audio Enhancements
    Add Background Music to a Video
    Fade Audio In and Out
    Record Voice Narration
    Split a Music Clip
    Lower Audio Volume
    Replace Audio with Silence
    Remove Noise

    Module 6: Produce Videos
    Production Basics
    Produce a Video for the Web
    Produce an AVI for CD Distribution
    Edit Preset Values
    Add a Watermark to a Produced Video

    Module 7: Focus, Markers, TOCs and Flash Hotspots
    Flash Hotspots
    Add a Zoom-n-Pan
    Alter a Zoom-n-Pan's Start Time
    Add a Zoom-n-Pan Keyframe
    Change Video Dimensions
    Apply SmartFocus
    Add a Marker
    Add a TOC
    Customize a TOC
    Replace a Background Image
    Add a Transparent Hotspot
    Set Flash Hotspot Properties

    Module 8: Flash Quizzes and Surveys
    Add a Quiz and Multiple Choice Question
    Add a Fill In the Blank Question
    Produce Part of a Video
    Edit Answer Details
    Add a Survey
    Set Quiz Production Options
    Set Quiz and Survey Results via Email

    Module 9: Theater and MenuMaker
    Create a Web Menu Playlist
    Customize a Web Menu
    Create a CD Menu
    Customize a CD Menu

  • DAY 2 - Fundamentals of Rapid eLearning Design

    Module 1: Defining the title in Microsoft Project
    Creating a Project Plan File
    Create a Project Plan File
    Create and Assign a Project Calendar
    Add Tasks to the Project Plan File
    Add a Project Summary Task
    Add a Recurring Task
    Enter Task Duration Estimates
    Creating a Work Breakdown Structure
    Outline Tasks
    Link Dependent Tasks
    Identify Deliverables in the Project Plan File
    Constrain Tasks
    Set a Task Deadline
    Creating and Assigning Resources

    Module 2:
    Create Resources
    Create a Resource Calendar
    Assign Resources
    Assign Additional Resources to a Task
    Resolve Resource Conflicts
    Finalizing the Project Plan
    View the Critical Path
    Shorten the Project Duration
    Set a Baseline
    Display Project Summary Information

  • DAY 3 - Audacity and Adobe Flash CS5

    Module 1: Basics About Digital Audio

    Editing for Beginners
    Common Editing Tasks
    Effects for Beginners
    Selecting and Aligning

    Module 2: Building custom components in Adobe Flash CS5

  • DAY 4 and 5 - Basic and Advanced Adobe Cativate

  • Module 1: Captivate Basics
    Planning Your Projects
    The CBT Development Process
    Resolution and Recording Size
    The Captivate Interface
    Set Global Options
    Explore a Completed Project
    Recording Projects
    Record Slides Manually
    Record in Demonstration Mode
    Record a Project in Assessment Simulation Mode
    Record a Project in Training Assessment Mode
    Hybrid Projects
    Record a Hybrid Project

    Module 2: Text Captions and the Timeline
    Insert a Text Caption
    Change Text Caption Properties
    Edit an Object's Position and Size
    Use the Timeline to Control Object Timing
    Control Caption Timing via Properties
    Set Mouse Properties
    Show an Object for the Rest of Slide
    Duplicate a Slide
    Hide and Delete Slide Objects
    Check Spelling
    Align Captions

    Module 3: Images
    Insert and Delete Blank Slides
    Insert an Image
    Set Image Size and Position
    Create a Watermark
    Set Image Timing Options and Transition Effects
    Work With Image Stacks
    Add a Visual Mouse Click and Mouse Click Sound
    Use the Library

    Module 4: Pointer Paths, Buttons and Highlight Boxes
    Change the Pointer Path
    Change the Pointer Type
    Insert a Text Button
    Insert an Image Button
    Insert and Format a Highlight Box

    Module 5: Let Me Try Projects
    Hide the Mouse
    Insert a Click Box
    Shrink an Object
    Use the Timeline to Change Slide Timing
    Change a Caption's Transition Effect
    Insert a Text Entry Box

    Module 6: Rollover Captions, Images and Zoom Areas
    Insert a Rollover Caption
    Set Rollover Area Properties
    Insert a Rollover Image
    Insert a Zoom Area

    Module 7: Slide Labels, Notes and Audio
    Add a Slide Label
    Add a Slide Note
    Add a Sound Effect to an Object
    Add Background Music to a Project
    Calibrate a Microphone
    Record a Slide Note
    Edit an Audio File
    Insert Silence

    Module 8: Animation and Flash Video
    Change a Project's Frame Rate
    Add Animation to a Slide
    Change an Animation's Slide Position
    Insert Text Animation
    Insert Flash Video
    Set Flash Video Properties

    Module 9: Importing, Exporting and Branching
    Import a PowerPoint Presentation
    Resize a Project
    Import Project Slides and Objects
    Use Buttons to Create a Branch
    Explore the Branching Tab
    Export Branching View
    Publish Word Handouts
    Export Captions
    Perform a Round Trip From Word

    Module 10: Skins and Templates
    Apply a BMP Playbar to a Project
    Apply a Skin to a Project
    Edit and Save a Skin
    Delete a Skin
    Add a Loading Screen
    Create a Project Template
    Record a New Project Based on a Template
    Edit a Template

    Module 11: Compliant Movies, Bandwidth and Publishing
    Enable 508 and Accessibility Compliance
    Add Closed Captions
    Link to a Web Site
    Set Project Properties
    Use the Bandwidth Monitor
    Publish a Flash File

    Module 12: Question Slides
    Insert a Question Slide
    Add an Image to a Question Slide
    Copy and Paste a Slide Background
    Format a Question Title
    Use the Slide Grid
    Format Question Answers
    Set Question Slide Options
    Edit Submit Button Text
    Edit the Review Area

    Module 13: MenuBuilder
    Publish Projects
    Create a MenuBuilder Project
    Format Styles
    Edit Items
    Export a MenuBuilder Project

    Module 14: Learning Management Systems
    Set Reporting Options
    Create a Manifest File
    Adjust Slide Object Interaction
    Publish a Zipped Flash Project
    Create an LMS Account
    Create an LMS Lesson
    Create an LMS Course
    Create an LMS Curriculum
    Test an e-Learning Course