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Why I blog

E-Learning Provocateur

I’ve been blogging for several years now, and a question that continually pops up is why do I do it? blog primarily for myself. I use writing as a vehicle for my thinking. By presenting my thoughts to the world, I need to understand them, and articulate them effectively for others to understand. The tag line of my blog is provoking deeper thinking.

I'm blogging this

Learning with e's

As you might expect, I encourage my students to blog regularly to support their learning. have written extensively on the benefits of academic blogging , but perhaps the two most important positive outcomes are personal reflection and public dialogue. The former is self explanatory, allowing students to crystallise their thinking and articulate themselves in a concrete form.

Seven reasons teachers should blog

Learning with e's

I have written extensively on what makes a good blogpost and why it is so powerful. F rom personal experience blogging is one of the most beneficial professional development activities I have ever engaged with. learn more from blogging than I do from almost any other activity I participate in. Here are 7 good reasons why teachers should blog: 1) Blogging causes you to reflect.

Top 25 Rapid eLearning Blog Posts

Upside Learning

thought it would be a good idea to share my list of top 25 blog posts on the subject. Some of the posts are on specific tools (like Articulate) but generally you will find them equally useful for any rapid tool/framework you use. Articulate has me lost for words. Related posts: Our Blog Turns One Today Why Use ActionScript 3.0 in Flash Based eLearning Development?

Authoring Tool Review: Articulate Storyline 2


At Kineo we've been using Articulate Storyline since its launch in 2012 with Storyline 2 swiftly following in 2014. With speculation that Articulate are to respond to the ever growing demand for responsive learning in their next release we thought we'd take a look back and see exactly what it is that makes this tool so appealing. Is it really as simple as it seems? .

Converting a Course From Articulate Studio ’09 to Articulate Studio ’13

eLearning Brothers

(Guest blog post by Diane Elkins, author of E-Learning Uncovered: Articulate Studio ’13. Get her exclusive Articulate Studio ’13 book free, a $34.95 The Articulate Studio ’13 Player. Get Diane Elkins’ book, E-Learning Uncovered: Articulate Studio ’13 , before anyone else, when you purchase an eLearning Brothers Library subscription.

Introducing the eLearning Challenges Blog Series

Bottom-Line Performance

We’re pleased to announce a new blog series called eLearning Challenges. We are genuinely excited by the growth of mobile learning and game based learning solutions in the workplace… and many of the examples and case studies we will show in this blog series indeed fall into these categories. It looks at the real issues our clients face when developing learning solutions.

Authoring tool review: Articulate Storyline 2


At Kineo we've been using Articulate Storyline since its launch in 2012 with Storyline 2 swiftly following in 2014. With speculation that Articulate are to respond to the ever growing demand for responsive learning in their next release we thought we'd take a look back and see exactly what it is that makes this tool so appealing. Is it really as simple as it seems? .

Limiting Numeric User Entry in Articulate Storyline

B Online Learning

The question below came up in one of our recent Articulate Storyline 2 workshops: “How do I stop my learners from inserting a decimal point in a numeric entry box” I thought this might make a nice blog post and also show some of the cool things you can do with layers, triggers and states […]. Articulate eLearning Development authoring tools rapid authoring tools storyline

Control the Movement of the Objects in E-learning Courses Using Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

Articulate Storyline provides e-learning developers endless possibilities to develop instructionally sound online courses. In this blog post, I would like to share a typical instructional requirement that we met using Articulate Storyline. Meeting the Requirement with Articulate Storyline. Learning Technology Articulate StorylineInstructional Requirement: .

Articulate Storyline- The Life-saver of E-learning Developers

CommLab India

Articulate Storyline is one such rapid authoring tool which has proved to be the life-saver of many e-learning developers. Read the blog to learn more! There are some features in Articulate Storyline which come in handy when you are out to develop an e-learning course, especially when you have very tight deadlines and less development time. Hope you find this blog useful.

Avoid Confusion: Hide the SumTotal LMS Player Controls Using Articulate Storyline 2

CommLab India

recenly worked on a e-learning course developed using the rapid authoring tool, Articulate Storyline and published it to SumTotal LMS. So in this blog post, I’m going to share how you can hide the navigation elements at top of the course provided by the SumTotal LMS. 1. Now your course will be free of the Navigation bar on top of the Articulate course.

Word Count in Articulate Storyline – JavaScript Makes it Count

CommLab India

It can be done in Articulate Storyline, through the help of JavaScript. In my next, blog we will see how to count the characters in Articulate Storyline. Related Posts Posting an E-mail Using JavaScript in Articulate Storyline Convert a Numeric Value to Decimal Format the Articulate Storyline Way Counting The Number of Characters in Text Entry Field in Articulate Storyline.

Converting Text Variables to Number Variables – The Articulate Storyline Way

CommLab India

Many times, like me, you might have defined variables as  strings or Text variables as we call them in Articulate Storyline. It’s a default trigger in Articulate Storyline. hope this blog helps you accomplish this task easily and swiftly. Learning Technology Articulate StorylineThese variables, though defined as “Text” may contain numeric values too. Number.

How to Show Play/Pause Buttons without Progress Bar in Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

We all know that in Articulate Storyline, we have an option to show or hide the Progress Bar. We all know that in Articulate Storyline, we have an option to show or hide the Progress Bar. In this blog post I’ll show how this can be done. Related Posts How to Create Pause/Play Button in Articulate Storyline? How to Show or Hide the Menu in Articulate Storyline?

How to Generate a Cumulative Result Page from Multiple Quizzes in Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

Here, I would like to share how we met this requirement in Articulate Storyline. Hope this blog helps you cut down time in developing a cumulative result slide. Rapid E-learning through Storyline Tool: 5 Infographics Sharing Key Features How to Display a Single Score Using 2 Question Banks in Articulate Storyline. Learning Technology Articulate StorylineStep 1:  .

The 4 pillars of blogging

E-Learning Provocateur

I have been blogging for some time now, and I can honestly say that it’s been a growth journey. started blogging primarily for myself – essentially to organise and articulate the thoughts in my own head. Recently, a few people have been asking me for blogging advice, mainly around getting started. call these my 4 pillars of blogging. 1. Guiding principles.

Customizing Training Modules Made Easy With Articulate Storyline – Part I

CommLab India

But, I know of one authoring tool which allows you to customize online training modules like a pro – Articulate Storyline. Why is Articulate Storyline the best tool for customizing training modules? Articulate Storyline provides many built-in features, but it scores high in customization because of its built-in triggers and variables. Hope you find this post helpful.

Articulate 2.0 – Effectively engaging!

Spicy Learning

But, with Storyline 2, Articulate have excelled themselves.  Blog Blogs e-Learning Instructional design Rapid development Creating a sequel is easier said than done. We’ve seen some software, games and movies losing the plot completely. Storyline 2 includes.

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The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/21/2010 The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs After a long research, I have created a list of the most updated and popular e-learning blogs regarding e-learning. Enjoy! => If you believe that an e-Learning blog worths to be included in this list please write a comment with a link to the blog. Multimedia Learning by David Anderson The blog focuses on e-Learning design and development. Hi everybody, thank you for blog links.

Creating interactive and engaging e-content: Experiences with Articulate Storyline


Articulate Storyline is a rapid authoring tool that has fast garnered popularity within a year of its launch in early 2012. Articulate Storyline has a minimum learning curve as it is very easy to use and explore. There is a variety of options available – import files from PowerPoint, MS Word, Quizmaker or any content developed with the Articulate Studio’09.

Crafting Feedback in Articulate

Integrated Learnings

The Development Tool Matters, in this case Articulate. Ok.enough idealism.let's get realistic. I had a project come in the other day where the client requested to use Articulate. The client really liked the look and feel of previous projects designed with Articulate. Articulate does have a very nice look and feel. Most e-learning developers can recognize Captivate text bubbles or an Articulate table of contents when they see one. Hacking (eh, Crafting) Feedback in Articulate. Articulate Quizmaker has a great way of handling feedback. Images?

Achieve Your Training Goals with Articulate Storyline: 4 Case Studies

CommLab India

Articulate Storyline comes as a wholesome answer to all these questions. Articulate Storyline helps develop high quality e-learning courses with minimum efforts swiftly. simple interface, HTML5 output that allows mobile-compatibility, and the freedom of working without programming skills are the major specialties of Articulate Storyline. It is. Hope you liked the post.

How to Create a Crossword Puzzle with Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

Articulate Storyline! Let us see the steps to create a crossword puzzle in Articulate Storyline. This way you can create a crossword puzzle of the size you wish in Articulate Storyline. In my next blog, I’ll introduce another way of creating this game with the same tool. Learning Technology Articulate StorylineHow about a game? So how about a crossword puzzle?

7 reasons why the new Articulate Storyline is a Game-Changer for eLearning

mLearning Revolution

First, let me start by congratulating everyone who works for Articulate for the launch of Storyline. However if there’s a company that can do it, that is certainly Articulate. have been a fan of Articulate for a long time even as I worked for Adobe on the Captivate and eLearning Suite products. So here it goes, these are the things that have impressed me about Storyline, some are features but I also consider the intangibles, such as Articulate’s community, to be important factors too, which is why I put the Articulate Community at the top of the list. 1.

3 Defining Features of Articulate Storyline

Integrated Learnings

Articulate Storyline has been surrounded by a lot of hype for quite some time, and its launch has been no exception. Storyline continues on the success of the Articulate Studio product line with a new, yet familiar feeling authoring tool. While no longer a PowerPoint plugin like Articulate Presenter, Storyline maintained an interface very similar to PowerPoint. Character Packs.

Let’s Get Ready to Rumble! Articulate vs Captivate vs Storyline

Social Learning

(Note: This is Part 1 of a 4 part series comparing Articulate Presenter, Captivate, and Storyline. Subscribe to the blog at the bottom of the post to be updated when Part 2 is published.) Articulate vs Captivate vs Storyline appeared first on Social Learning Blog. Development Tools eLearning Software Reviews Articulate Presenter Captivate StorylineRecently my colleague, Eric, and I had the opportunity of working simultaneously on 3 different eLearning [.] The post Let’s Get Ready to Rumble!

7 Microinteractions You will Love in the new Articulate Studio 13 [Review]

mLearning Revolution

The New Articulate Studio ’13. While reading this book, I was also beta testing Articulate Studio ’13, and then suddenly I understood why so many people rave about Articulate products , it’s the microinteractions  felt throughout the entire customer experience, from the way the products are built, sold, used by the customers, and supported by the community.

Articulate Storyline Review

Social Learning

For additional eLearning reviews, read our Adobe Captivate review as well as our Articulate Presenter review. Subscribe to the blog below to be notified when part 4 is published. Articulate Storyline is a standalone software (no longer married to Powerpoint) […] The post Articulate Storyline Review appeared first on Social Learning Blog.

More Articulate Storyline Development Timesavers

E-learning Uncovered

One year ago, I wrote a blog post about Articulate Storyline Development Timesavers. To change this setting: Click the Articulate button. The post More Articulate Storyline Development Timesavers appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered I love sharing the things I do and use to save time in e-learning production. In this post, I’m going to share some more. But wait!

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Make Learning An Experience. Software tools such as Articulate Presenter or Adobe Presenter allow you to transition your current PowerPoint into a streamlined e-Learning modules complete with narration, interactive quizzes, and Flash-based output compression. Blog this!

Customizing Training Modules Made Easy With Articulate Storyline – Part II

CommLab India

In my previous blog, we have seen how Articulate Storyline helps customize online training modules according to your requirements. In this blog, we will see a few example customizations with the steps. Here are 5 examples of customized components in online training modules developed in Articulate Storyline. 1.  Learning Technology Articulate Storyline

Best eLearning Resources of 2014

eLearning Brothers

Here’s a collection of the popular posts and blogs from the past year. 10 Must-Know Features for Articulate Storyline 2. How to Make Dynamic User Data In Articulate Storyline. How to Embed a PDF Viewer in Articulate Storyline. Free Articulate Storyline 2 Templates. Without a great team of eLearning developers, we couldn’t have done so many awesome blogs.

Articulate Storyline Variables – Number Variables

Learning Dojo

In my last Articulate Storyline post I talked about variables in general and then went into more detail with explaining how text variables would work. Number variables within Articulate Storyline have one purpose and that is to store and keep track of a number. They tasked me with thinking how to do this within Articulate Storyline. Articulate Storyline Storyline Scores.