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Adobe Captivate 2017: The Essentials by Kevin Siegel

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Budgeting Considerations

Many new eLearning developers underestimate the time needed to produce Captivate projects. Although it is certainly easier and faster to create eLearning content than ever before, it still takes time. To determine your level of effort, the first thing you need to know is how long you want your eLearning course to play (in minutes.) Once you have that number, you can calculate your level of effort.

Let’s estimate how long it might to take to create a 60-minute eLearning course. Because you should not create a single Captivate project that, when published, plays for 60 consecutive minutes, it’s ideal to break the 60 minutes of content into manageable chunks. I’d suggest that each chunk play for no more than five minutes ...

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