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.
Check Out This Gamified E-Learning Example
AUGUST 2, 2016
Gamified E-Learning Example. Key Points of Gamified E-Learning Example. However, the learner doesn’t get the points, but they do get the information. One of the best ways to build better elearning is by looking at different examples , deconstruct them, and then apply what you learn to your own courses. What do you like about this elearning example? SOLD OUT.
4 Tips for Building Successful Courses with Articulate Storyline
Voice of Clarity
APRIL 2, 2015
Articulate Storyline’s popularity is surging, in large part because of its incredibly user-friendly interface and customizable features; in other words, you don’t need to be a code whiz to create and publish dynamic, interactive courses. Track learner experiences with SCORM, Articulate Online, or Google Analytics. Still wondering what the big deal is? Instructional Design
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.
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!
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
A practical guide to creating reference information: part 2
OCTOBER 27, 2011
In part 1 , we examined how reference information differs from other learning content, the purposes it fulfils and the formats that it can take. We move on to explore best practice in terms of the presentation of the information. Be consistent : It is much easier to navigate information that is presented consistently. Online information is accessed using search boxes and links.
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? ” .
How to Select the Right E-Learning Software
JUNE 21, 2016
Here are some tips to help you find the right tools as you wade through reams of the vendor’s marketing information. Another good example of a form-based tool is Articulate Engage. For example, you may not use variables when you first start creating courses, but it won’t be long before you’ll find the need. Form-based authoring. The software does the rest.
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.
LEARNNOVATIONS ~ Looking Back, Looking Forward
DECEMBER 31, 2013
” “ ADL is considering how to provide soldiers on the battlefield with the information they need at the precise moment of need.” Here are a few excerpts from this interview: “We will notice a subtle shift from ‘information gathering’ to ‘knowledge sharing’.” So, here we go…. Looking Back at 2013. How would people learn in future? Tom Kuhlmann.
Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”
JULY 29, 2015
They will need to actively help the workforce build the required skills well-articulated in the PKM framework developed by Harold Jarche. She cites examples from diverse fields to show how those with a fixed mindset eventually brought about not only their own downfall but also that of the organization they were leading or the team they were a part of. But how? It is closely related.
Why You Need to Connect with Your Peers in the E-Learning Community
JUNE 14, 2016
Here’s one example of how this happens in the community. When I facilitate elearning workshops I routinely show the examples created for the community’s weekly elearning challenges. like the informality of it with the cluttered desktop, the informal font, the lottery ticket link, and the structure of the next button. The Value of the E-Learning Community.
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.
Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
Articulating a dilemma or a question or a learning adds clarity and often brings insight. Try Sketchnotes is a great example of the latter. Thus, in contrast to the fast-paced, real time, informal sharing on Twitter, SlideShare requires a more thorough output. wrote about the strategies and benefits of working out loud earlier here and here. Published on 08-Sep-2015.
Five Decisions for Implementing a Project Management System
FEBRUARY 13, 2014
Your project management system likely has some kind of permissions-based structure that determines the system features and type of information that is available to users based on some kind of categorization. For example, you may categorize your system users as employees, contractors, and clients, or you may categorize users by their departments and roles. Determine these categories up front, and you’ll quickly determine how to add users to your system and ensure they have access to the appropriate system tools and project information. Are you willing to change that process?
How to Improve Learning Outcomes With Performance Support
JANUARY 8, 2012
Fortunately, performance support systems have received more attention in recent years, thanks to a broader trend toward informal learning strategies. Here’s a quick sampling of the performance support options available: Job aids, quick reference guides and tip sheets qualify as performance support. Scavenger hunts for information. In Summary.
The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning
MAY 4, 2015
As an L&D professional who is passionate about self-driven learning, #pkm and #pln, and believe in and evangelize social and informal learning, I realize it’s time to take a step back and do a reality check. All point to a need for cultural change. L&D has to be able to articulate the value of autonomous learning and drive the same. Given below are excerpts from both.
How to effectively architect information for your elearning course
The Learning Generalist
FEBRUARY 6, 2010
As Instructional Designers, its always a challenge to balance meaningful instruction with information. Cathy Moore's action mapping framework is a great way to create lively elearning that allows you to include just the right amount of information in your elearning course. I've found a middle path, especially when using Articulate Studio '09. Here they are. Sumeet Moghe, 2009.