Product Review – Articulate Storyline 2
OCTOBER 20, 2014
Articulate Storyline 2. Transitions, Animations, Views – I am fine using it once, but again, new product-new version, so why I am still seeing PowerPoint within this product to such a point, that TAV are exactly the same as in PPT? Articulate and a few of the other big dogs are holding on to desktop for dear life. Hollywood is well known for making sequels. Love it.
Articulate, Captivate and Lectora – Do they deserve your praise?
SEPTEMBER 11, 2012
wasn’t thunderstruck, but what I was surprised at was the number of folks who had or were about to purchase the well known authoring tools in the market, Articulate, Captive and Lectora. Articulate. Articulate Studio. I’ve always found this product to be the top of the line for PowerPoint to Flash course builds. Articulate loves to say that Engage is used often, but from folks I have spoken with who use the product, that doesn’t seem to be the case. The Cons – Articulate Studio. They were hungry to know more information. It was awesome.
Summer Course Authoring Tool Rankings – Top Ten
JUNE 11, 2013
HTML5 output including a PPT converter to HTML5. Nice UI. #2 Articulate Storyline. Articulate authoring tools Captivate dominKnow e-learning Articulate Storyline authoring tool rankings Courselab Curtr dominKnow Claro easygenerator ITYstudio Luminosity Studio Tin Can API Training Bricks ZebraZapps Road Rage – Everyone’s favorite past time. Why you may ask?
New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools
FEBRUARY 14, 2013
This solution reminds me of Articulate Studio in terms of its capabilities, but at a lower cost. While their Slideshark app for the iPad is nifty, it is not the only product that showcases PPT and is free. Yeah it is another PPT spin product but does stand out. #5 Epic – GoMo Authoring tool - Again an example of a cool product from outside of the states. 100% independent.
PPT courses to the iPAD - Which way to go?
Take an e-Learning Break
APRIL 12, 2011
I recently experimented with various methods of getting aPPT course developed with Articulate Presenter to the iPAD. HTML Articulate player from eLearning Enhanced: Works great. link] PPT2Video from Wondershare – strip out all the Articulate elements and insert audio on the page. Just wish they had a quiz component (it's in the works). link] Flash on iPAD from iSwifter– works ok. It executes the Flash content in its own data center and then sends video down the pipe to the user’s iPAD, which has to be connected to a Wi-Fi connection.
PowerPoint or Prezi: Which is Best for eLearning?
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
The question is becoming more and more common — “Should I use PowerPoint (PPT) or Prezi?” Regardless of whether you use PPT or Prezi, content and design are key. Both programs are designed as presentation tools, so either one should be able to fill that role. I’ve already written about how to create eLearning using PPT, so I won’t re-visit that here. Read on to see why.
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? ” .
Free E-Learning Template: Check Mark Interaction
DECEMBER 15, 2015
Flat Menu Template (PPT). Spiral Notebook Graphic (PPT). Circle Menu Template (PPT). Articulate Storyline e-learning Freebies PowerPoint Templates UncategorizedIn the spirit of the holiday season, here’s a free elearning template. It can be used as a progress meter, a main slide menu, or simple process interaction. Free E-Learning Template: Storyline 2.
eLearning Mega Flash and PPT Temple Bundle
DECEMBER 9, 2009
Flash games, 2 PPT eLearning course style themes AND more than 60 Flash interactions included in this bundle! These are PPT and Flash based templates that are super easy to update. Made to work within most rapid elearning software (Articulate Presenter, Adobe Captivate, Rapid Intake, Adobe Presenter, PowerPoint and more). PPT Course Style Theme: Billboard (80+ files).
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points
AUGUST 11, 2009
Effective design using PPT as a tool. Not PPT 101. Many tools out there that still have to start with ppt Use it as a storyboarding tool, prototyping. Can do an awful lot with PPT. Use scenarios – apply what you know to make a decision.Ask the learner to take info that’s not clearcut and apply it using a question (in PPT – picture of a farmer and 3 images of “experts to ask for advice. PPT Blunders when designing eLearning: too much text bad graphics flying text My review: Jane is a fabulous presenter. Why PowerPoint? eLearnin.
5 Tips to Transform Your PowerPoint to Interactive E-learning Course [Infographic]
JUNE 17, 2016
So, publishing PPT files as e-learning courses, using rapid authoring tools, doesn’t serve the purpose. Related Posts 4 Tips for Developing E-learning Course Using Rapid Authoring Tools Rapid E-learning through Storyline Tool: 5 Infographics Sharing Key Features Articulate Studio to Convert PowerPoint Presentations into Online Courses. Hope you find this post interesting.
Recap of The eLearning Guild’s 2014 Learning Solutions Conference
MARCH 31, 2014
You can find his PPT presentation here. Uncategorized articulate Articulate Storyline Articulate Studio authoring tools e-learning e-learning design Learning Solutions Conference LSCon Two weeks ago, the entire Artisan team had the opportunity to attend the Learning Solutions conference in Orlando. As usual, we had a great time. We had the honor of hosting two concurrent sessions, two morning buzz sessions, showcasing three courses in the SolutionFest competition. Here are some resource from the event that you might find useful. SolutionFest. Pacific. Tracey DiPaola.
eLearning: Adobe Captivate and Microsoft PowerPoint
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
Over the next two weeks, I'm going to show you how to use your PowerPoint content in Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline. During a standard import process, PowerPoint pptx presentations are first converted to the ppt format and then converted to SWF. If you select High Fidelity , the import process takes native pptx files directly to Captivate SWF (the ppt conversion is skipped). Next week: Articulate Storyline and PowerPoint. by Kevin Siegel What came first, the chicken or the egg?
Articulate ’09: Tips for Resolving Common Issues
MARCH 29, 2009
Articulate’s suite of products rate high in the rapid authoring segment. The latest version, Articulate ’09, has some interesting new features like Single-slide Preview, FLV Support, Easy Audio Editor, and Articulate Branding Removed. Missing lines in graphs - The PPT graphs sometimes don’t convert properly to Flash, leading to missing lines. Engage Output.
Articulate vs. Lectora | LearnNuggets
AUGUST 12, 2009
Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags Add new tag , development , eLearning Articulate vs. Lectora by Kevin on August 12th, 2009 When it comes to software development tools, I’m fortunate to work in an environment that understands no two tools are the same and each provide advantages and disadvantages. The fun part of my job is having a plethora of tools in my ‘elearning development’ toolbox: Adobe Creative Suite, Captivate, Visio, Lectora, and now Articulate. Who else has used both products?
Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions
OCTOBER 11, 2012
If you have courses already developed in Articulate, then Articulate Storyline can be a cost-effective option for converting them for Tablet devices. The steps are simple – the base PPT that you used for the Presenter slides needs to be republished using Articulate Storyline. We’ve presented some cost-effective options below to help you get started. 1.Flash Course.
State of the Authoring Tool Industry
MAY 16, 2016
PowerPoint still reigns – If you are a course purist, the idea that PPT should be seen as an authoring tool should make you grumble with disgust. . recall a conversation I had last year with some folks from Articulate who informed me that PowerPoint is an authoring tool. Yes, you can use it for many different things, and yes, Microsoft has an add-on that turns PPT into something similar to Adobe Presenter. Lastly, why is Articulate and Adobe still on the desktop? Articulate Storyline 2 – Feel free to read my review and yes, I still stand by it.
Awesome Games and Interactions for Articulate Presenter
DECEMBER 22, 2009
want to take a moment and focus on how the templates work with Articulate. There are 8 games available right now: Articulate Presenter Games (Jeopardy, Millionaire, Pyramid, Golf, Spy Game, Board Game, Soccer, Bootcamp). Here are some samples: Using Templates and Games in Articulate Presenter. Here are the steps to use these flash templates in Articulate: 1. Now you can!
How to Create eLearning Using PowerPoint
APRIL 24, 2014
Many rapid content authoring tools are either based on or an add-on to PowerPoint (PPT), including: Adobe Captivate, Articulate Presenter, iSpring Presenter, Articulate Presenter, Articulate Storyline, as well as Digitec’s own Direct-to-WEB. Having a solid foundation in PowerPoint is a must when using rapid content authoring tools to create online learning. Don’t.
Personal Publishing - Balance of Blog vs. PPT+Audio â€“ Help Needed
OCTOBER 23, 2006
Jesse saw a post where I pointed to slides from a recent presentation and he commented: A PPT slide deck is a horrible way to convey anything significant. How about a link to audio, or better yet something like an Articulate Presenter or Breeze presentation that combines the audio and the slide deck? Do others share my bias about PPT + Audio value vs. written word? I received a comment from Jesse Ezell that brings up an issue that I've been grappling with and I would love to get some input (comments) from everyone who reads this blog. Yet, here I am posting my slides.
PowerPoint for Courseware Development
JULY 17, 2014
PowerPoint has a place in eLearning development. I’ve worked with hundreds of PPT files over the years, from standard presentations to pre-production storyboards to ILT conversion. Instructional Design : PPT can be a great storyboarding tool, helping develop the presentation and overall flow from one concept or process to the next. Styles : PPT offers many ‘styles’ for text content or you can create custom styles; either way, apply them consistently. Start with a ‘blank slate’ to organize your ideas clearly, avoid getting trapped into the standard PPT templates.
How to select the right authoring tool
SEPTEMBER 7, 2014
In the authoring tool world: PowerPoint focused authoring tool, Basically you know PPT, love it and want the ability to build within it and then convert your PPT to a Course. You have objects, elements, layers (in many cases) along with an option to go tree or not, with some allowing the “slide” like view too; you can also create a course with PPT slides only, but that is not the ideal target. Over the weekend, I did one of the most stressing things there is to do in live. Yep, house hunting. Where do you live? What amenities do you want or need? Beach?
Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools
JUNE 30, 2010
Should be able to import/export content (like PPT, DOC, or simple HTML), and allow for edits after import. For example, for a course published through Articulate, if I’d wanted SCORM tracking with a different behavior, I might be able to achieve that using the SDK provided by Articulate. When do I use it? What do I like about it? What do I not like about it? SCORM 1.2,
State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015
JULY 14, 2015
Storyline2 by Articulate -The product has some pluses, but while it did a few nice things, I was wanting more. Feature wise it is top tier, but I see them in a confusion window – do we go for the beginners like Articulate or do we co intermediate/advanced or mix it all together? I’ll just say it right now, the industry as a whole isn’t doing much. The new and cool.
e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less
JUNE 19, 2013
With the help of rapid development tools like Articulate Storyline, a PPT can be easily converted to an e-module – reducing development time considerably. number of rapid authoring tools like Articulate Storyline and Lectora can be utilized for creating content that renders on multiple platforms – easily and fast. There are many ways to achieve this: Get the most out of SMEs.
Check out Sasha’s e-learning blog
SEPTEMBER 13, 2010
A new blog to add to your feed reader, chock full of instructional design tips as well as hands-on practical info and templates for you Articulate users. Here’s a really slick PPT template Sasha has created (and he’s even giving it away – what a guy!) Tags: kineo articulate instructional design Check out Sasha’s e-learning blog !
Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools
NOVEMBER 14, 2011
Feature sets – they have to be more than PPT to Flash or add an audio clip and video clip to the course. – This is a tool that for fans of Articulate who may want some additional capabilities might enjoy. Articulate Studio – Stale. Just because a lot of people use you are know of you, doesn’t mean your the best. In fact, most folks have no idea that there are other authoring tools out there beyond Articulate, Captivate and Camtasia. . c. Here are my criteria. If they are stale – seriously do you deserve to the best? An additional note.
3 Ways to Make Your E-Learning Course Look Like a Comic Book
JUNE 19, 2012
Broken Co-Worker (Articulate Storyline). ppt and create images to fill the comic panel shapes. Two sessions: Become a Rapid E-Learning Pro and Create Interactive & Engaging E-Learning with Articulate Storyline. Learn to Use Articulate Storyline. July 31: Austin, TX (ASTD). I’ll be in town for business so the Austin ASTD is hosting a free Articulate jam session.
Ghost Edition – Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2013
OCTOBER 30, 2013
Uses a PowerPoint like layout, albeit it shows a hierarchy approach which many people will like – so if you think this is nothing more than PPT in appearance – trust me it is not. hehehhehe. #2 Articulate Storyline. Welcome to my yearly Halloween Edition. This year we will focus on the top ten authoring tools for 2013. Each one has a frightful story to tell. Shocking? You bet. Hide under the covers? Doubtful – and if you do, don’t share that info with your colleagues, because if a blog post scares you, well. heh heh heh. #10 Zenler Studio. SCORM/AICC.
Product Review: Microsoft Office Mix add-in for PowerPoint 2013
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
Some products including Articulate Studio and Storyline use the Microsoft SDK PowerPoint ribbon as their main ribbon. If you do not have PowerPoint 2013, sorry you are out of luck. On the plus side if you have it, it will work with both 32 bit and PPT 2013 and 64 bit and PPT 2013. You can still add transitions and everything else that exists in PPT while creating your mix.
E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is.well…
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
Some people might convert their PPT to a video (it can be done) OR they have that production facility and shoot their own high quality videos OR they purchase 3rd party content video courses. The biggest and best known of the initial RCATs is Articulate Studio, which uses PowerPoint as a cornerstone to their product. . As many of you are aware the e-learning world is well known for its jargon. In turn it is this jargon that can create confusion and misunderstanding not only for newbies into the space but also for hardened veterans. The E-Learning World. Gaming Elements. Video.
20+ eLearning Tools and Resources
JULY 24, 2014
Articulate. With Articulate, you can create interactivity to a presentation by adding slide layers, drag-and-drop interactions, quizzing, screen recording, and software simulation. Find a great selection of free PPT templates that are guaranteed to work with your PowerPoint application. Sometimes building online courses can be a little more difficult than it seems, so why not have one place you can go to find the resources and help you need? We have compiled a list of different resources and applications to help you build your courses quickly and easily. SCORM. iSpring.
The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market
JANUARY 18, 2012
PowerPoint – Ability to integrate or use PPT in your courses. Some vendors push heavily on PPT, implying that a great WBT is really a PPT converted to Flash. It isn’t. believe once Articulate and some of the other big names truly launch products (such as Storyline), the market will wait. More vendors seem interested in PPT, then having this as a spec in their product. The data is in, the results are interesting and the competition is growing. What does it all mean? Early Signs for 2012. Perhaps they are unaware of the RCAT space as well. HTML5.
TechKnowledge 2012 – Post Assessment
JANUARY 31, 2012
For PPT lovers, you can synch video files with PPT with drag and drop. It enables you to upload PPT onto the iPad and present it to people – on the floor, at a location, etc. You can also connect the iPad PPT to a monitor and show it there. – anything you can do with PPT, but it is seen on the iPad. They told me, that you cannot do this right now with any other other app, because you know that PPT does not work on the iPad. Unless you are aware that PPT can work on the iPad, you will believe their claims. Average. Really shocking.
New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2
MARCH 27, 2011
Storyline from Articulate. actually got to check out the new Storyline application from Articulate running in pre-beta form this past week and it is impressive and promising on many fronts. And, of course, you can import existing PPT/PPTX presentations right into the new app and manipulate all the sides while still leveraging most of the defined interactions (e.g.,
PowerPoint – The King of eLearning Tools?
FEBRUARY 26, 2010
Most of the new authoring tools either use PPT as their backbone or offer the ability to import slides. Using these new tools meant that I had to start using PPT. At first I was very anti-PPT, however I have changed my tune a bit in the past few years. Here are a few reasons why PPT seems to be so widely used in eLearning: 1. Everyone has PPT. Should it be?
2014 Authoring Tools – State of Affairs
MARCH 17, 2014
Use of PowerPoint in rapid content authoring tools – this has been a big irritant of mine, since the days when PPT first made its appearance in rapid content authoring tools. Some vendors use chapter-page approach with PPT, but there are plenty who do not (why?). Studio always has done a great job with their PPT integration because they use the right terminology, and offer a TOC, offering non-linear for those that want it. Even with just content only – like PPT or video files. I’ve been reading a lot about the color green. Right now, not amazed.
Here are 6 Tips to make your Rapid Elearning a Success
The Learning Generalist
MAY 23, 2010
I've used Articulate Studio '09 to create this demo, so a lot of advice applies to that platform, though I think most tips will translate to other Powerpoint based elearning too. Modern rapid elearning tools like Articulate allow you to bring the web into your course. Tags: yam articulate scenario based learning instructional design rapid_elearning elearning Sumeet Moghe, 2009.
Rapid Scenario Building and More FREE Templates and Images
JUNE 13, 2012
As you’ll see below, I provide outputs and source files for PPT (Adobe Presenter, Articulate Presenter, etc). But I also provided output files for Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and Articulate Quizmaker. Articulate Quizmaker Template [ output , source file ]. Articulate Storyline Template [ output , source file ]. Articulate Quizmaker Templates.
Why PowerPoint is Effective for Training New Employees
JULY 23, 2015
On the one hand, standalone third-party systems, like Adobe Captivate or Articulate Storyline, tend to take on a specific angle. PPT format, though highly popular, is not really suited for mobile devices. There’s a classic LinkedIn meme about a conversation between a CFO and a CEO: CFO: “What happens if we invest in developing our people and then they leave us?” accurate.
Rapid Authoring – Freeform Vs Template Based
MAY 18, 2010
However, if you are opting for freeform tools like Articulate, do consider to induce some kind of templatization in the workflow. Articulate community does provide some readymade PPT templates which you can use and save time on design and layout. While working on rapid authored courses (courses authored using rapid authoring tools), I often encounter the decision point of whether to use freeform rapid authoring tools or the traditional template-based tools. Both have their own pros and cons. In this post, I attempt to discuss more on these.
NOVEMBER 27, 2012
Articulate has told me that they have an issue with Windows 8 for both Storyline and Studio, but are working on fixing it. Desktop authoring tool vendors who realized this thing was fast approaching are: Articulate. Articulate Storyline, Articulate Studio 13 when launched will be able to do so too. iSpring Pro but it only converts PPT to HTML5. 12-21-2012. For some people ominous times are ahead of us. Authoring Tools. In my newest directory, I have 138 vendors. Of those: 45 are SaaS based. 37 support m-learning. 12 output to HTML5. cm-Group. dominKnow Claro.
LMS in this learner-centered world? You must be joking!
DECEMBER 3, 2009
Just a quick ppt: using an LMS in learner-centered courses does not fit contemporary learning View more presentations from ignatia. Tags: learner-centered learning #oeb2009 articulate education2.0 Well, I would not state it that harsh, but never the less I have the feeling that LMS does not really fit into the picture of contemporary learning. So I put together a small presentation as an introduction to what I hope will be a very nice debate at Online Educa Berlin 2009 in room Potsdam 1, starting at 14.00h. LMS eLearning
The Rapid eLearning Roadshow!
OCTOBER 18, 2010
Kineo, Articulate and ARAMARK will be facilitating a free workshop on rapid e-learning for the enterprise on November 9th & 10th in Philadelphia and New York. Tom Kuhlmann of Articulate will share some tips from going from PPT to interactive eLearning. Liviu Dedes of ARAMARK will discuss how they’ve been implementing rapid eLearning at ARAMARK. Cammy Bean (that’s me!)
Times are changing – trends in the content authoring tool market
JULY 20, 2011
Remember when only a few offered the PPT to Flash option in their tools? Most people assume that Articulate, Lectora and Captivate are the best tools out there, that is no longer the case. As the rapid content authoring market continues to grow, new features and capabilities are equally growing. For the most part, that is a great thing, but as you are about to read, some are not. There are 124 authoring tools in my latest directory, of which 30 are SaaS or a combination of desktop and SaaS – which really what is the point of that? Trend 1. Slow growth of SaaS. Projection.