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Course Description

Adobe Captivate 9 is a responsive authoring tool that allows you to create eLearning content, such as eLearning courses, software demonstrations, branched scenarios, games, quizzes, and screencasts.  The files you create in Adobe Captivate 9 can be exported to MP4 and played in media players, as well as uploaded to websites. 

This course was designed to teach you skills you'll need to successfully use Adobe Captivate 9.   Each lesson contains step-by-step instructions and demonstrations to teach you how to use the program.  Each lesson builds on the next so that you see the program in-use and learn how to use it with the help of step-by-step instructions. 

You will learn how to:

·    Create new projects and open existing ones

·    Choose a theme for a project

·    Add slides

·    Add text captions

·    Record screenshots, demonstrations, assessments, and more

·    Add objects such as highlight buttons, rollover images, and rollover captions

·    Edit object styles

·    Add and edit images, characters, and other assets

·    Record and add audio and video to your projects

·    Create an add interactivity to your projects

·    Create quizzes

·    Publish your projects

·    And more

You do not need previous experience with Adobe Captivate to successfully complete this course.  This course will start with basic skills, then move forward to more advanced features and techniques.  In addition, you do not need access to the program to successfully complete the course either.  However, a free trial of Adobe Captivate 9 is available on the Adobe website.  No credit card is required for the free trial.  

Course Requirements

You should have a high school reading level and be competent in basic computer usage and terminology.


You should also have a working version of Adobe Captivate in order to complete the assignment activities.

Course Topics

Lesson 1: Introduction to Adobe Captivate 9

Lesson 2: Getting Familiar with Adobe Captivate 9

Lesson 3: Recording Your Screen in Captivate

Lesson 4: Working with Objects, Object Styles, and Timing

Lesson 5: Working with Images and Shapes

Lesson 6: Pointer Paths, Highlight Buttons, and More

Lesson 7: Creating Rollovers and Zoom Areas

Lesson 8: Adding Interaction

Lesson 9: Creating Quizzes on Adobe Captivate 9

Lesson 10: Importing Audio into Adobe Captivate

Lesson 11: Finishing Up Your Project

Course Materials

All course material will be provided in the lessons and netlinks.  You should have a working version of Adobe Captivate installed on your computer so you can do the assignment activities.

Grading Policy

Each lesson will include a lesson review quiz along with an assignment. Students will successfully complete this course by mastering all learning outcomes with 70% or higher overall grade.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe what Adobe Captivate is and what is capabilities are.
  • Demonstrate recording your screen in captivate.
  • Demonstrate working with objects, object styles, and timing.
  • Demonstrate working with images and shapes.
  • Know creating rollovers and zoom areas.
  • Describe creating quizzes on adobe captivate.
  • Demonstrate importing audio into adobe captivate, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Assignment 11
Quiz 150
Assignment 21
Quiz 250
Assignment 31
Quiz 350
Assignment 41
Course Project: Part 12
Quiz 450
Assignment 51
Quiz 550
Assignment 61
Quiz 650
Assignment 71
Quiz 750
Assignment 81
Course Project: Part 22
Quiz 850
Assignment 91
Quiz 950
Assignment 101
Quiz 1050
Assignment 111
Course Project: Part 32
Quiz 1150
The Final Exam200
Total Points:767

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