Essentials of Macromedia Captivate: Skills and Drills Workbook

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9781932733037: Essentials of Macromedia Captivate: Skills and Drills Workbook
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Creating interactive lessons that can be viewed over the Internet or from a CD are all the rage. There are many programs that can be used to capture a computer’s screen, mouse action and audio. Captivate may be the best of the lot.

Using this fast-paced, step-by-step workbook, you will master Captivate, formerly RoboDemo. You will learn how you can capture screen shots of just about anything on your computer and quickly turn them into movies. You will learn how to make your movies visually appealing and interactive by adding such things as images, captions, rollovers, clickable areas, typing areas, narrative, and sound effects. You will also learn to create quizzes that can be integrated into a Learning Management System.

Note: To complete the lessons presented in this book, you will need the following software and hardware: Macromedia Captivate, 600 MHz Intel Pentium III processor or equivalent, Windows 2000 or Windows XP, 128 MB of RAM, 100 MB available disk space. Internet Explorer 5.0 or later, Flash Player 6 or later, Microphone to record audio, Speakers and a sound card. Captivate does not come with this book. The software can be purchased directly from Macromedia.

Includes activities on the following Captivate features:

Captivate Basics

Resolution and Recording Size | Set Captivate Preferences | Explore a Completed Movie | Create a New Movie Manually | Record in Demonstration Mode | Record a Movie in the Assessment Modes | Captions and the Timeline Insert Text Captions | Change Caption Properties | Use the Timeline to Control Caption Timing | Use the Timeline to Control Caption Timing | Set Mouse Properties | Use the Timeline to Control Display Time | Duplicate a Slide | Hide and Delete Slide Objects | Change Slide Timing | Check Spelling | Align Captions


Insert and Delete Blank Slides | Insert Images | Make an Image Transparent | Use the Timeline to Control Image Appearance Order | Set Image Timing Options and Transition | Work with Image Stacks

Pointer Paths, Buttons and Highlight Boxes

Change the Pointer Path | Insert a Text Button | Insert and Format a Highlight Box | Create Captions Automatically

"Let Me Try" Movies

Show Me vs. Let Me Try Movies | Add Click Boxes | Add Text Entry Boxes

Rollover Captions and Rollover Images

Insert a Rollover Caption | Set Rollover Area Properties | Insert a Rollover Image

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 Movie | Calibrate a Microphone | Record Audio | Edit an Audio File | Insert Silence


Change a Movie’s Frame Rate | Add Animation to a Slide | Create a Animation Slide |

Question Slides Create Quiz Slides | Link Movies to Web Sites | Link Movies Together | Work with an LMS

Importing and Publishing Import a PowerPoint Presentation | Resize a Movie | Import Slides from One Captivate Movie into Another | Set Movie Controls | Create a Template | Setup a Movie to be 508 Compliant | Publish a Movie as a Word Document | Publish a Movie as a Flash Movie File | FTP of Movie to a Server | Create a Menu Builder Project

plus you'll find information about Building a Successful e-Training Program, Strategies of e-Learning, Project Management, e-Learning Analysis, e-Learning Design and Development, e-Learning Implementation and Evaluation, e-Learning Instructional and Technological Building Blocks, Training Techniques, Management Systems, Open Standards, Course Design & Content and Human-Computer Interaction.

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About the Author:

Kevin A. Siegel is the founder and president of IconLogic, Inc. He has written more than 100 step-by-step computer training books including "Essentials of RoboDemo 3, 4 and 5," "Essentials of Dreamweaver MX 2004," "Accelerated QuarkXPress 6," "Essentials of PageMaker 7," "Essentials of Techncial Writing and Instructional Design" and "Essentials of RoboHelp HTML X3, X4 and X5."

Kevin spent five years in the U.S. Coast Guard as an award-winning photojournalist and has more than 21 years experience as a desktop publisher and technical writer. He is a certified technical trainer, has been a classroom instructor for more than 11 years and is a frequent speaker at trade shows and conventions.

Kevin holds multiple certifications from companies such as Adobe, Macromedia and CompTIA.

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Published by Iconlogic, USA (2004)
ISBN 10: 1932733035 ISBN 13: 9781932733037
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