9 Time Saving Tips When Building Courses
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
Create a template and structure for navigation that you can quickly add to your course. Create an instruction screen with all of those details. Create a few variations of the section title screens so you have them on hand when you need them. Create a default exit screen you can plug into the backend of the course. Bonus Time Saving Tip: Create a Course Starter Template.
3 Ways to Avoid Common Roadblocks When Building E-Learning Courses
SEPTEMBER 27, 2011
Here are two simple things you can do: Create a generic folder structure for your courses. Some of the sub folders I have are: Quizmaker, Engage, Flags, audio, images, notes, fonts, templates, etc. Common elements are version numbers and date created. November 1: Las Vegas, NV (Elearning Guild)— Devlearn. Building elearning courses is hard enough. This is easy to avoid.
Are You Getting the Most Value Out of Your Rapid E-Learning Tools?
OCTOBER 25, 2011
Essentially the tools create multimedia content regardless of how they’re designed. For example, with an application like Quizmaker you’re inclined to focus on the quizzing because that’s what it’s designed to do. So when you want to build a quiz, you use Quizmaker. Quizzing products typically use forms to create the quiz questions. Vendors design tools with features.
eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course ? Part 3.
JANUARY 22, 2012
Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course – Part 3 (Development) #DevLearn. This provided greater ease of animating the characters, creating the navigation, which is non-linear and not as simple as adding next and back buttons of which it has none. However, the Flash movie sits within Articulate Presenter and navigates to an assessment made in Articulate Quizmaker which also sits within the same Presenter project (more on this later). Adobe Captivate - I used this for creating every simulation in the course. The third page is the Quizmaker assessment. Pages.
eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course - Part 1
NOVEMBER 13, 2011
During this years DevLearn 2011 conference I won the DemoFest award for the Software Systems Training category. It is so flattering to have my course selected by the DevLearn attendees. What authoring tools, systems, or technologies did you use to create this project? Adobe Flash, Adobe Captivate, Articulate Presenter, Articulate Quizmaker, Microsoft Office 2010. What problems or challenges did you have to overcome while creating this project? Heading to #DevLearn. DevLearn's DemoFest Webinar. eLearning Cyclops. Pages. Free eLearning.
A Dozen Handpicked E-Learning Resources
SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
Create interactive courses. Original post: Create E-Learning Templates with a Consistent Clip Art Style. Create your own music: Musicshake and TuneAround. Create a simple navigation panel that lets your learners jump to the information they need. This is one of my favorite Quizmaker demos. like the way David used the slide view to create an image-based assessment.
15 Interesting Clip Art Styles for Your E-Learning Courses
OCTOBER 6, 2009
In previous posts, I’ve discussed ways to ungroup your clip art and create your own clip art. However, by ungrouping them, I can create an assortment of assets like characters, props, and shapes. Here’s a post that shows you how to create a consistent look for your courses. also created a video that shares a few tips about how to search clip art. About Clip Art Styles.
3 Ways to Build Remarkable E-Learning
NOVEMBER 16, 2010
There’s a place to create black squirrel courses—those that stand out and make people take notice. Instead of using the quiz form, he leveraged Quizmaker’s slide view to create a very compelling look that only enhances what you’re trying to teach. Keep in mind, the goal isn’t to create eye candy where you have a good looking course with no substance.
Why Articulate Storyline Has Already Become My Go-To Authoring Tool
FEBRUARY 6, 2012
It has a software simulation tool like Captivate, so you’ll be able to create your software training in the tool. But I know from my recent trip to DevLearn that many people are using illustrated characters in their e-learning (because everybody there was telling me about Cartoon Solutions ). But if you prefer, you can still use Engage and Quizmaker interactions too.