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Instructional Design & Support

Captivate (Adobe)

Adobe® Captivate® software helps you rapidly author a wide range of interactive eLearning and HTML5-based mLearning content.

You can easily:

  • create product demos in high definition (HD), application simulations, and soft skills and compliance training;
  • import Microsoft® PowerPoint slides and enrich with multimedia, interactive elements and quizzes; and
  • deliver content to virtually any device, including iPads. *

 *description taken from Adobe website.

Instructors use Captivate for a variety of tasks including:

  • producing application simulations;
  • easy quizzing;
  • rapidly developing eLearning content development;
  • providing tours of a course websites;
  • providing an overview of a course syllabus;
  • and delivering an online lecture online that contains video, audio, interactive elements and animations.

Examples:

Cost:

Contact the UT Bookstore Technology Center for a quote (phone: 865-974-2930). A free 30-day trial version is available for download.

Get Started

  1. Download and install the Adobe free trial (free registration for Adobe ID is required) to explore the Captivate software and determine if it’s the right tool for you. Before installation, review the system requirements on the download page.
  2. Walk through self-paced online learning materials on Captivate:
  3. Attend an OIT workshop on Captivate for Windows/Mac or request an individual consultation. Visit the OIT instructor-focused workshops page to view the schedule and to register.

Resources

 

NOTE: Instructors may request OIT Help including consultations and development of course materials. For details, contact the OIT HelpDesk online or call 865-974-9900.

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