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Getting Started with iSpring QuizMaKer

eLearning Brothers

will be running through and showing you how to get started with iSpring’s QuizMaker. The two views are Form View and Slide View. Slide View is where you edit the graphical layout of your quiz. With iSpring’s QuizMaker you can truly make the right quiz for your learner in virtually no time at all. In this example, I will be showing you how to create a graded quiz.

How to Gamify an eLearning Quiz with Cutout People in iSpring Suite

eLearning Brothers

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. Create a new slide in your presentation where you would like to insert a quiz. Once you create your questions in QuizMaker, you can insert some characters in Slide View mode. 3. Guest blog post by Polina Khizhnyak.

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Using Blank Slides for Feedback in Articulate Quizmaker

Learning Developments

Articulate Quizmaker is a great tool for quickly creating professional looking quizzes. It also contains the concept of a blank slide that can be put any where in a quiz and used for any type of learning, feedback, or reinforcement of learning concepts. show an example of how to use blank slides for creating rich feedback in Quizmaker in my guest blog post for Integrated Learning Services Crafting Feedback in Articulate. Quiz Articulate

Create and Edit Articulate Quizmaker Templates

eLearningArt

Free Articulate Quizmaker template and lesson on how to build your own templates in Quizmaker. This template shows the power of Quizmaker as a scenario tool. You can  download the Quizmaker file here. Just go ahead and double click the source file for Quizmaker and the project will open. Quizmaker is a pretty powerful tool for building scenarios. Synopsis.

Crafting Feedback in Articulate

Integrated Learnings

Articulate Quizmaker has a great way of handling feedback. Articulate Quizmaker may not allow graphics in the feedback; however, it does provides the blank slide. Just insert a blank slide after each question. Whether the learner gets the question right or wrong, they will receive reinforcement through feedback on the next slide. still provide the Quizmaker built-in feedback that lets the learner know if the question was answered correctly or incorrectly.then they are sent to the detailed feedback slide where they can see the text, audio, and IMAGES.

9 Time Saving Tips When Building Courses

Rapid eLearning

Time Saving Tips: Build Template Slides. However the core features and functionality can be established upfront and then saved as a template slide. Do this before they get to a slide with media that may be turned up to loud. There are a few core slides that are in most courses. Build those into a template and start all of your courses with those slides ready to go.

5 Tools to Help You “Gamify” Your eLearning Content

DigitalChalk eLearning

Articulate Storyline, Presenter, Quizmaker, and Engage are all valuable tools to “gamify” your online content. Create PowerPoint slides with drop buttons, sliders, markers, and hotspots to grab your students’ attention. Gamification has become much more common in the last few years, in fact, it is now the norm – nearly all eLearning includes some sort of “gamified” content. Gamification in eLearning is the use of game theory and game mechanics in non-game contexts to engage users in solving problems. How can you “gamify” your eLearning content? Raptivity. Articulate. iSpring.

Custom Branching Navigation with PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

But, did you know it’s also possible to add your own custom navigation buttons onto a slide? With your course open in PowerPoint 2007 or 2010: Create a text box, insert a shape, or add an image onto a slide. Next Slide. Previous Slide. First Slide (restarts course). Last Slide. Last Slide Viewed. Slide (links to a specified slide).

Product Review – Articulate Storyline 2

eLearning 24-7

That said, I wish they would offer the option of a true tree option, rather than the standard “slide” icon layout. Slide properties –  I have a pet peeve with the term (slides) instead of the terms of chapter, page, etc. Story View (Default) – With mini slide in the center. LMTK), never used slides. to slides. Untitled Slide 1.

Avoid the Curse of the Frankencourse

Rapid eLearning

Most rapid elearning tools are like Articulate Presenter and convert PowerPoint slides to Flash (and soon HTML5). And they can be augmented using a series of form-based tools like Quizmaker and Engage. Or if you’re using other products you’ll add the Flash output to the PowerPoint slide. One of my favorite features in Articulate Quizmaker is being able to switch to slide view. The first image is the default quiz form and the second is the exact same question composed in slide view. She said that she had used every single tip I ever shared on the blog.

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

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There is a variety of options available – import files from PowerPoint, MS Word, Quizmaker or any content developed with the Articulate Studio’09. It is possible to view all the slides in a course and organize slides into ‘scenes’. With the ‘slide layers’ feature, it is possible to create multiple interactions within a single slide. Click to Reveal’ Interactivity.

Review of Snap! 1.1 Update

E-learning Uncovered

Keeping Up” features : Add FLV video, branch using the player’s Next/Back buttons, hide slides in the navigation panel, disable navigation on individual slides, and customize/translate text labels. Have more than one swf per slide. Add controller to audio or video embedded in PowerPoint slides. Slide view and branching in Quizmaker. Go back and tweak animations without re-syncing the whole slide. About three months ago, Trivantis released Snap! by Lectora – a PowerPoint authoring tool à la Articulate. Today they announced their 1.1 update.

Here’s a Bucketful of Free Office Themed E-Learning Templates & Media Assets

Rapid eLearning

Here’s a free PowerPoint template that features 10 layout options and also comes with a Quizmaker file. Two sessions: PowerPoint’s No Longer a Slide Show Freak and Practical Approaches to Building Successful Communities. I get a lot of questions about how to move past the PowerPoint look when building rapid elearning courses. good example is with office-themed templates. Clipboard.

Are You Getting the Most Value Out of Your Rapid E-Learning Tools?

Rapid eLearning

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. However, if you go outside the box and edit the questions in slide view, you can make the quiz look like anything. PowerPoint’s designed as a presentation tool. Vendors design tools with features.

New – Articulate Training Videos

eLearning Brothers

Master Slides in PowerPoint. Locking, Branching, and Slide Properties. Importing Quizmaker, Engage, and Flash. Are you ready to become an Articulate Ninja? We just launched Articulate Training videos ! We are excited to announce our new Articulate Training Videos! Now you can sit at your desk and follow along as we show you how to use this software. 10 “how-to&# videos.

3 Simple Ways to Find the Resources You Need to Build E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

On a side note, check out the interactive scenario slides that David just uploaded this week. These slides are easy to re-use because all you really need to do is swap out the images and text content. But there may be parts of the course you can use, like the menu slides or one of the animation. It also means have the right screen elements to place in the course.

Celebrate the End of Summer with This Free PowerPoint E-Learning Template

Rapid eLearning

Included with the PowerPoint file is a matching Articulate Quizmaker template customized with a matching color scheme. That means you need to add hyperlinks from the tabs to the appropriate slides. You can see those above in slides 2-4. Duplicate those slides for each section. Use hyperlinks on the tabs to link to the appropriate slides. Glassy Blue Template.

Product Review: Articulate Storyline

eLearning 24-7

QuizMaker – which assumes you have Studio. New Slide – add a new slide to the project (more on that in one sec). Add a New Slide. Storyline as noted earlier is a robust product and this robustness is seen the moment you decide to add a new slide. After clicking the “Add a New Slide” a popup screen appears with the following options. Quizzing – Choose from the following tabs: Graded, Survey, Freeform, Draw from Bank, Result Slides). Slide Layer – add new layers to the current slide. Left Slide.

Latest E-Learning News and Notes

eLearning 24-7

Each contestant will receive the following materials:  1 small vid clip 20 sec, two audio clips – 15 sec and 30 sec, a PowerPoint slide deck with 6 slides and info, two full pages of content that they can pull from. Articulate Presenter and Quizmaker. So that a more constant date is set each week for this blog, the topic “Latest Content Authoring Tools Trends&# will be posted Tuesday morning, July 19th. Then going forward, each Tuesday a new blog posting will appear. Learning 24/7 and E-Learning TV presents: Rapid Course Authoring Tool Shootout. The Competition.

Articulate, Captivate and Lectora – Do they deserve your praise?

eLearning 24-7

Two components are the shining stars – Presenter and Quizmaker. Case in point: Use of the term “slides” Any e-learning developer would know that the proper term is pages, as in Chapter-Pages. No e-learning developer or instructional designer would ever say “slides” If they did, they would have to walk the plank. Two weeks ago I got the wonderful opportunity to speak in OZ, specifically Melbourne, Australia. What I found was an extensive group of people hungry for anything e-learning. They were hungry to know more information. It was awesome.

Compressing Media in Your E-Learning Authoring Tools

E-learning Uncovered

Articulate Studio (Presenter, Engage, and Quizmaker). Just make sure that your publish settings are set to retain slide quality settings. In my last blog post , I shared the basic reasoning behind optimizing your e-learning media files and how to reduce file size using external tools.  Articulate Storyline. 24 kbps is the default for for audio under this setting. Lectora.

Here Are More Than 200 Free Rapid E-Learning Tutorials

Rapid eLearning

Learn to use the slide background fill effect. Three cool ideas on adding multiple videos to your slide: use Quizmaker ‘09 , layered PowerPoint slides , and the web object feature. A few weeks ago I offered some advice on how to become an elearning pro without spending a dime. The essence of that post is: You have access to a lot of free tips and tricks. Animated clock.

Articulate, Moodle, and SCORM

eLearning Blender

Select LMS as the publishing option Click on the SCORM Reporting and Tracking button Enter course description on "Reporting" tab (Optional) Click on the "Tracking" tab and set the project to track slide views or a quiz score. Slide views - Best used for Presenter projects that don't include a quizmaker or Learning Objects quiz. Quiz score - Best used for Quizmaker and Presenter projects that include a Learning Objects quiz. You've got Moodle and Articulate now you want them to talk to each other using SCORM. Related Posts: Using SCORM with Adobe Captivate and Moodle.

Frankenstein Course Development

eLearning Cyclops

Articulate - Presenter and Quizmaker are providing the assessment and an ease of packaging it as a  SCORM compliant course. What I like is the ease of developing an assessment in Quizmaker. Here is a tutorial from Screenr that shows how you can make a Flash menu that will change slides in Presenter. This course consists of using three main tools.

Experiences with Elearning on the Mac

The Learning Generalist

More about this in a future post, perhaps.) I like to build out my scenarios in Presenter 09 and I reserve my Quizmaker usage only for situations where I need tracking. Second of course, Quizmaker 09 is woefully slow on my virtual machine, so I have good reason to avoid it unless I really need it. So that's how I author my elearning on my Mac. Sumeet Moghe, 2009.

Top 10 Quiz Makers for Teachers and Educators

DigitalChalk eLearning

iSpring Quizmaker. Create interactive HTML5 quizzes and surveys using different question types, multimedia, styles and informational slides and publish created tests for the Web, an LMS, or Microsoft Word. Quiz makers enable teachers to create assessments quickly and easily. They take the guesswork out of formatting and reduce the risk of errors. Easy Test Maker. Spell check.

10 Sure-Fire Tips for Creating Your Own Stock Photos

Rapid eLearning

Quizmaker ‘09 Lets You Decide. Ways to Use a Blank Slide in Quizmaker ‘09. Going to a stock image site and looking for just the right pictures can be very time-consuming and a drain on your limited resources. Why not create your own stock images? Obviously, this approach doesn’t work for everyone and taking good photos is an art in itself. That made no sense.

A Dozen Handpicked E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

This is one of my favorite Quizmaker demos. like the way David used the slide view to create an image-based assessment. It’s hard to believe that we’re approaching the last quarter of 2010. This year seems to have flown by. I’ve had fun with travel across the country and getting to meet so many blog readers at various conferences. If you’re like me, you’ve probably been busy, as well.

More Than a Dozen Ways to Navigate an E-Learning Course

Rapid eLearning

In this case, she built the help instructions with the animations and audio in Quizmaker. If you do offer navigation instructions, do so upfront. I see plenty of courses that don’t teach me how to navigate the course until slide 7. Odds are that if I made it to slide 7 the navigation instructions are kind of pointless. Examples of E-Learning Course Instructions. Novelty Helps.

A Mixed Bag

Spicy Learning

Some say you’ve got to take the good with the bad, and I guess that’s the theme of today’s blog. I’ve recently been working on a couple of courses in Articulate, a rapid authoring tool in which you can build professional online instruction and interactions such as multi-response, in Engage, Presenter and Quizmaker. Building basic interactions in Articulate’s Engage and Quizmaker applications is really simple. Audio transcripts will disappear from some notes tabs when published and transcripts appear in other slides where there is no audio. Simple as. It’s familiar.

Inductive learning lives. just!

Clive on Learning

also followed up on a suggestion by Tom Kuhlmann and used the facility in PowerPoint to create links from slide to slide to create a workable solution that I was able to export into Articulate. You can see how this looks here: [link] I'm quite pleased with the look of this, although it does mean that you generate an awful lot of slides and have to do a lot of manual linking. Perhaps the next generation of Articulate QuizMaker will make all this extra work redundant With Captivate, I ended up using the roll-over facility to trigger the feedback. Please?

Why Articulate Storyline Is My Go-To Authoring Tool

Sudden Insight

You have a “slide” view like you have in PowerPoint, but you also have “Story View,” which is similar to PowerPoint’s “Slide Sorter” view. Use them to quickly check your course settings at the slide level. Story View makes it easy to check slide settings for your course. This post is my answer. It’s strong in both areas.

First Impressions: Snap! vs. Articulate

E-learning Uncovered

Control placement of swfs on a slide (size, placement, more than one). Engage (Snap does not have an equivalent)More choices for customizing the player templateSlide view and branching in Quizmaker. Go back and tweak animations without re-syncing the whole slide. This morning, Trivantis announced the launch of their new product, Snap! by Lectora , a PowerPoint plug-in authoring tool similar to Articulate. For the most part, it’s a “me-too&# product that functions similarly to other tools in the marketplace. Personally, I don’t see that as a bad thing.

Free: PowerPoint to Flash in One Click

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PPT,PPS,PPTX,PPSX) keeping its visual parameters, animation effects and slide transitions, audio narrations, video and Flash objects after conversion. The Presenter version of the product includes SCORM/AICC and quizmaking components - costs $399. Free PowerPoint to Flash converter promptly creates web-friendly Flash (.SWF) SWF) movies from your PowerPoint content (.PPT,PPS,PPTX,PPSX) iSpring Free works within PowerPoint, transforming it into a fast and easy Flash authoring tool. It is compatible with any PowerPoint version 2000/XP/2003/2007 installed on a Windows machine.

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Why Dissecting an E-Learning Course Will Improve Your Skills

Rapid eLearning

People are always asking me about how many slides a course should have. Don’t think slides. Think of slides as layers of information that you bring to the screen. As an example, here’s a screen shot from Quizmaker ‘09. While PowerPoint’s interface is different, you want to think of each slide as a layer of information. Think content.

5 Best Improvements in Articulate Presenter 09

eLearning Development

Improved Quizmaker Integration - I was never happy with the integration of Quizmaker and Presenter, but Articulate has fixed the issues. Now you can seamlessly jump from Presenter into Quizmaker and back with no errors. You also see a thumbnail of the first question (or instruction) and the quiz options on the placeholder slide. Improved Previewing - Now you can preview the current slide, the next three slides, or a range of slides. I use this feature a lot. Even with the issues, I wouldn’t go back to the previous version.

Back up all of your Presenter ’09 project files

Take an e-Learning Break

If you need to send all the files for an Articulate project to another developer or to archive your project, including embedded Engage, Quizmaker and other inserted media files (such as Flash movies), you can use the Send to Articulate Presenter feature. If all your files are not included in the Articulate Presenter Package, read this article from the Articulate site for help - [link] Keep in mind that audio, SWFs, attachments, logos, templates and the Engage/Quizmaker files inserted into your slides (these are not your working files) reside in the PPTA file.