eLearning Example – Make Compliance Courses Engaging
AUGUST 27, 2015
One of the ways I become a better eLearning designer is by finding good examples and trying to replicate the elements I like. Recently, my friend Brooke Schepker from Yukon Learning shared a sample course. View the sample course. Yukon was bold in selecting a compliance course as an example and kudos to them for showing us a better approach. Well done!
Printing Slides in Articulate Storyline 2
APRIL 28, 2016
It’s not uncommon for Articulate Storyline developers to want to create a way for their learners to print a current slide for later reference. All of this information is included in the source files that you can download here. The sample Storyline file mentioned in the video will be coming shortly and added to this blog once uploaded. He is an Articulate MVP. James
4 Revealing Articulate Storyline Templates
JANUARY 18, 2016
The click-and-reveal interaction is a tool used frequently throughout eLearning courses and is a very common Articulate Storyline template found in our library. Most commonly, click-and-reveal interactions tend to be used for segmenting large batches of information that have no real great way to be presented other than to have a learner read it. Click and Reveal Glossary.
Sample branching scenario + cool tool
JULY 12, 2011
It’s based on TiddlyWiki , a lightweight information management tool. Thanks, Steve Flowers, for pointing out Twine in the Articulate forum. Use simple codes to keep track of variables or limit learners’ choices (not shown in the sample scenario). It might also be mobile-friendly — at least, the sample scenario works on my iPhone. Twine. Visual design.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
to articulate goals that will help the organization reach those lofty missions and then. For example, your goal might be to hire and train three new service teams this year. For example, to support objective 1— standardize and ramp up hiring activity to 50 new hires – you might use courses such as. For example, you might schedule. Seven Simple Secrets to. capital. goals.
3 Engaging Samples of Gamified E-learning Developed in 2016
DECEMBER 27, 2016
In this blog, we will highlight three gamified samples developed this year. 1. When given information directly about customers, learners may not recall it in actual situations. But when the same information is presented in a gamified format, employees retain the information better and longer. eLearning Design game based learning gamified e-learning samples
How to Choose Between Layers and States in Articulate Storyline
MARCH 18, 2015
Layers and States are two of Articulate Storyline’s primary tools for building interactive content, but deciding how and when to use them can be tricky. Check out the examples below to see how eLearning Brothers’ templates use layers to keep slides clean and intuitive. Example 1. Layers Example #1. Example 2 . Layers Example #2. Example 3 .
Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer
MARCH 15, 2014
Informal/Social learning is one such major revolution (other than mobile learning and gamified learning) that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’. Course design (formal learning blended with the right mix of informal and social learning). Informal/Social Learning Design Competencies. SKILLS: 6. ATTITUDE: 8. Power to the Learners : An interesting read!
Articulate 360: What Does the New Subscription Model Mean for You?
NOVEMBER 10, 2016
Articulate Storyline users have been anxiously anticipating the release of Storyline 3. For many months, Articulate has been previewing some of the features, such as the new responsive player. Well, the release came on Wednesday, and it wasn’t Storyline 3 but rather Articulate 360. With the new Articulate 360 subscription model, you pay $999 (discounted to $599 if you are already a Storyline or Studio user) for the rights to use everything for a year. While your subscription is active, you would be eligible for any updates that Articulate puts out. It depends.
Customizing Training Modules Made Easy With Articulate Storyline – Part II
OCTOBER 18, 2016
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. Click here to view the information. 4.
Surveys in Articulate Storyline? Here’s How
NOVEMBER 11, 2016
Did you know informal surveys can be conducted through eLearning courses using Articulate Storyline? For example, if you want your employees to understand how they act in everyday situations, and give a clear description of how they see themselves, you can do this through Storyline in an easy way. This way you can conduct surveys through Articulate Storyline.
How to Embed a PDF Viewer with Multiple PDFs in Articulate Storyline (Part 2)
OCTOBER 21, 2014
Now that we know how to embed a single PDF in Articulate Storyline from my first post , the next step is utilizing the same system in order to put multiple PDFs in the same course. Articulate Storyline executes its triggers based on a top to bottom order. This is one of the most common troubleshooting issues, and even advanced Articulate Storyline users forget this tidbit.
Book Review: Learning Articulate Storyline
Spark Your Interest
SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
I recently read the book Learning Articulate Storyline by Stephanie Harnett. I’ve always admired Stephanie’s work and was excited to see how she approached her book. You can see Stephanie’s work at her website (all built in Storyline) and in her super-informative Screenrs. If you want to win your own copy, check out Articulate’s review of it: [link].
Articulate Storyline Tips in Under 140 Characters: Part II
MAY 5, 2016
In my last pos t, you saw our recent crowdsourcing experiment to showcase the generosity and sense of community that exists with Articulate users from the E-Learning Heroes (ELH) Community. For our experiment, we took to Twitter and asked our followers to share their best Articulate Storyline tips, in 140 characters or less, using the hashtag #Storyline140. Stylized Image Fills.
8 eLearning Quiz Design Tips
APRIL 1, 2016
You probably didn’t picture something like this: Well, that’s the quiz eLearning great, Jackie Van Nice , designed for an Articulate Heroes Weekly Challenge on Spelling Bees and Interactive Vocabulary Quizzes. You may not know it, but most of the good quiz authoring tools (Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Lectora Inspire, etc) give you total control over your quiz design.
Creating A Customized Menu Slide with Highlighted Buttons in Articulate Storyline
JANUARY 9, 2017
Designing a user-friendly Menu for an e-learning course is very important as it helps learners navigate easily through the course and find the information they want quickly. Though Articulate Storyline offers a default menu, you may wish to have custom-made menu for your e-learning course. In this post, we will see how to customize a menu in Articulate Storyline.
Flash to HTML5: Do it like a Pro with Articulate Storyline
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
One such tool is Articulate Storyline. In this blog, we will look at how Articulate Storyline, with its various built-in components and features, can be used to convert your existing Flash-based e-learning courses to HTML5. Ease of Use. I do not think twice before saying Articulate Storyline is the most easy-to-use e-learning authoring tool. The good news is, No! Templates.
Quiz Time? Use These Built-in Question Types in Articulate Storyline
FEBRUARY 5, 2017
Although many rapid authoring tools are available to create quizzes, Articulate Storyline holds a special place amongst the learning and development community. With Articulate Storyline, this customization is possible. For example, a question asking, In first aid, the mnemonic ABC stands for _, __ and __. 5. Learning Technology Articulate StorylineTry again!”.
5 Easy Steps to Creating Interactive Simulations in Storyline 2
AUGUST 8, 2016
There are two main aspect ratios in use in Articulate: 4:3 and 16:9. To ensure that the necessary information appears in your recording area, select the Move new windows into recording area option from the screen recording settings menu (accessed by clicking on the gear icon at the bottom of the recording window). See the screenshot below for an example. Short answer: a lot!
Interactive Video Made Easy
APRIL 12, 2016
Here’s one of my favorite examples of how things changed with the advent of rapid elearning. A few years back, one of our Flash developers was a little behind on a project to create a flash-based video player for one of our courses. Click here to see an example of an Engage interaction with video. In this example the video plays and at certain points a clickable object displays.
Free Flip Card Interaction
OCTOBER 18, 2016
Click on it to get information. At a recent Articulate workshop he showed how to build this drag and drop interaction that gave the appearance of swiping cards left and right. While the cards kind of serve as flashcards in these examples, they could just as easily be bullet point slides converted to cards. Two-day Articulate Roadshow. Learn Click on it again to go back.
Articulate Storyline: Adding Accessibility Text to an eLearning Image
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JULY 22, 2016
by Kevin Siegel You can use Articulate Storyline to create eLearning lessons that are accessible to users who have visual, hearing, mobility, or other types of disabilities. Screen readers are programs that use auditory feedback to read screen information to a learner. Looking for instructor-led training on Articulate Studio or Storyline?
Here’s Some Background Information for Your Next E-Learning Course
FEBRUARY 28, 2012
For example, in our elearning workshop we walk through the Hoh Rainforest design makeover. Below is another example. In the example below, the course topic is how an organization monitors Internet usage. In the corkboard example, the background is the corkboard image. Below is another example. The quiz example below is just a picture of a shirt pocket.
M-Learning’s dirty little secrets
MAY 13, 2013
Obviously you use it to inform your m-learning strategy! Think informal first. As John Feser articulates so elegantly, and furthered by others such as Clark Quinn , m-learning is more than just doing a course on a mobile device. For example, consider a telecommunications technician working on an electrical box out in the burbs. I have a confession to make. It tanked.
Articulate Storyline Development Timesavers
SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
For example, if I have a button that I’ve given a checkmark to for a visited state, I can use the Format Painter to change another button’s state to look the same way. 4. For example, if my buttons are usually navy blue with light yellow text, I can set one button up the way I want it, right-click it, and select Set as Default Button. Uncategorized Articulate Storyline
Find Color Schemes for Your E-Learning Courses
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
Some of you have corporate style guides where the color information is provided. Swing by the Articulate booth and say "Hello" or check out my free session February 3 at 2:45: 5 Ways to Use Interactive Video to Engage Your Learners. Interactive Video Made Easy in Articulate Storyline. Lots of cool elearning examples to check out and find inspiration. Company logo.
Not all e-learning design has to be responsive
The eLearning Nomad
MARCH 9, 2015
Each new version of Articulate Storyline (DynaMind’s preferred tool to develop these stand-alone modules) has improved ‘responsiveness’. Some are, some aren’t – it depends on the instructional design approach (informed by the subject) and the needs of the target group. They might use their mobile for collecting information or evidence, but not for completing the tools.
Here Are Your E-learning Tips for 2017
JANUARY 3, 2017
I’ve been reviewing some of my older blog posts to fix links and update some of the examples. For example, some of the media companies I referenced no longer exist. searched for “PowerPoint and e-learning” and stumbled upon this Articulate company and Articulate Presenter. Shortly after getting hired at Articulate, I was at a big e-learning conference.
SCORM – Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate
MARCH 10, 2014
Mindflash has recently started supporting SCORM content from Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate. With this information, we researched what the most popular SCORM creation tools were on the market. It became clear after talking to customers, and prospects that Articulate’s Storyline and Adobe’s Captivate products were the most popular creation tools. Articulate content example: Not only can you integrate these SCORM files with the more common files in your course, you can also use the quiz tools provided in Storyline and Captivate.
The Six Hats Of A Community Manager
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Let’s take Amazon as an example. I end up buying books on my Kindle not only because I want those books but also because Amazon makes it incredibly simple for me to buy them. Providing generic, platform related information is not too useful. The activity stream turns into an overwhelming flood and people lose control of their information flow. THE HAT OF A CHANGE AGENT.
How to Gamify an eLearning Quiz with Cutout People in iSpring Suite
JUNE 24, 2015
Rather than just information on a slide, your learners will feel like they’re interacting with a person and thus be more motivated to learn the material. Here in Slide View mode, you can rearrange the elements on the slide: the question text, the answer choices, the equation (in this example), and the character. Guest blog post by Polina Khizhnyak. call him Jimmy. 4.
How to Disable Navigation in Articulate Storyline
AUGUST 7, 2013
Occasionally, you will want to disable the navigation within your Articulate Storyline project so that the learner must view the content in order to advance in the course. Variables are a way to remember information in your project. Since we only have one object in our project, called “Sample Button,” we are going to trigger the variable to change when this is clicked.
Simplifying Variables for Better E-Learning
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
In either case, it’s a way to collect information that is used elsewhere in the course. good example is the True/False variable. In the example below, you enter your name on one screen and see it displayed on another. In the example below you can click any choice but only two are correct. The examples above are simple but common to many courses.
Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JANUARY 30, 2015
As an example, HTML5 was added to most development tools only after it was clear that Flash was on its way out and as it became evident that more people were browsing the web on their mobile devices than on their desktop computers. Joe: I’m a firm believer that both formal and informal learning are necessary. Learnnovators: Instructional designers today must know one or more development tools, but for most people it isn’t possible to be both a great instructional designer and an excellent developer, resulting in more poor examples of e-learning. THE INTERVIEW: 1. No way!
Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JULY 9, 2015
That was just one example, but we’ve had many many others in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. 4. How should we be using that to inform our strategy and make it meaningful? For example top performing organizations in our benchmark are not only linking learning to business but also linking into HR and talent. New models of learning have started to be articulated.
eLearning tips from Tom Kuhlmann
OCTOBER 15, 2014
I had the pleasure of interviewing eLearning guru Tom Kuhlmann, VP of Community at Articulate and the author of the Rapid eLearning Blog , the most popular blog in the eLearning industry with over 100k subscribers. Note: As a special bonus to my readers, I’ve been running an Articulate Storyline 2 Giveaway that ends soon. Articulate has such a strong community? ” .