Instructions for Using Captivate Templates

  • July 13, 2017 at 10:56 am #1947


    Captivate Templates from Blending Education contain the following files:

    A zip file containing:
    The template (.cptx file) that you can edit in ADOBE CAPTIVATE 9.0 or higher.
    Oswald font

    FREE Templates are licensed under a CREATIVE COMMONS BY-NC-SA. Licensees may copy, distribute, display, and perform the work and make derivative works and remixes based on it only for non-commercial purposes. If you use or distribute this resource you must credit with the following attribution:

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    Captivate Templates that have been purchased are not-transferrable and copyrighted.


    In order to use the TEMPLATE, you must have the application ADOBE CAPTIVATE 9.0 or higher.

    Unzip and install the Oswald font on your computer if you don’t already have it.
    Open the .cptx file in ADOBE CAPTIVATE
    Edit as desired.

    To publish the SCORM package that you upload to your LMS, choose Publish > Publish to Computer. Select HTML5 and then Publish.

    To Publish for Moodle, open Preferences. Under Quiz, choose Reporting. In the LMS dropdown, choose Moodle.

    There are many Learning Management Systems out there, but here are instructions for the 2 most common ones.
    Refer to your IT department for help with uploading a package to your specific LMS.

    1. Go to the content area where you want to upload the SCORM zip package.
    3. Select BROWSE MY COMPUTER and select the .ZIP package (It may be inside a folder, and don’t unzip it first!).
    Select SUBMIT. Be patient, it may take a few minutes to upload.
    4. Once it is uploaded, you can edit the name, and add a description if desired. You can now select your options:
    Under SCORM AVAILABILITY > MAKE SCORM AVAILABLE select YES (**This is required**)
    You can choose the number of attempts, availability dates and other options here as well. It is recommended that you choose 1 attempt for this activity.
    Under GRADING, you may change the TITLE and/or set a DUE DATE.
    It is recommended that you do not make any other changes in GRADING unless you are familiar with these settings.
    5. Select SUBMIT.
    6. A Grade Center column is created and the grades will be entered automatically when students complete the activity.

    More information can be found at Blackboard’s website here:

    Quick method: (Note – does not work with versions of Internet Explorer earlier than IE10)

    1. Click the ‘Turn editing on’ button at the top right of the course page.
    2. Drag and drop the SCORM zip file onto the course section where you’d like it to appear.
    3. Answer ‘Add a SCORM package’ to the popup dialogue asking what you want to do with the zip file then click the upload button.
    4. If necessary, edit the title of the file by clicking the pencil icon, or edit other options (see below) by clicking the editing icon.

    Longer method:

    1. Click the ‘Turn editing on’ button at the top right of the course page
    2. Click the ‘Add an activity or resource’ link in the section you wish to add your MICRO zip package, then in the activity chooser, select SCORM package then click the Add button (or select ‘SCORM package’ from the ‘Add an activity’ dropdown menu).
    3. Enter a name and a description (which may be required or optional according to the admin settings).
    4. Either drag and drop the MICRO package zip file into the box with an arrow or click the Add button to open the File picker menu in order to choose a file from your computer or a repository
    5. Select display and other options as required (see below)
    6. Click the button ‘Save and display’ at the bottom of the page

    You can edit or update the SCORM package later by clicking on the edit icon (usually a hand/pen) or by clicking on its name and then Settings > SCORM/AICC administration > Edit settings.

    More information can be found at Moodle’s website here:


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