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Accessibility training: Accessible design with Adobe Captivate

Learn how to create online course content that are accessible and mobile-friendly using Adobe Captivate; including ways to integrate it with Canvas



Oct 18, 2017
from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM


Online via Zoom

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Design teams are constantly looking for new and improved ways to deliver quality content effectively online, and Adobe Captivate is a popular tool to do so.  The World Campus Learning Design has assembled a team to investigate the use of Adobe Captivate as a means of efficiently designing and developing accessible interactive objects and content to be embedded within the Canvas LMS. We will present some of our initial findings and best practices regarding how to create accessible content that is responsive, mobile-friendly, and fully compatible with Canvas.


  • Explore some of the ways Captivate can be used to design and create online course content
  • Review the basics of how to create Captivate projects that are accessible and mobile-friendly
  • Discover tools and templates which ensure that content is read out in a screen reader
  • Learn to add appropriate keyboard shortcuts
  • Explore the options available for integrating Captivate with the Canvas LMS

Registration and participation

Register online via the Penn State Learning Resource Network

  • The course is called "Accessibility: Accessible Design with Adobe Captivate" if you need to search for it.

After registration, you will be provided with a link to join the session a few minutes before the start time in order to participate. This training session is behind WebAccess and requires a Penn State or Friends of Penn State (FPS) access account.