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Flash Is Finally Dead: What Does That Mean for You and Your E-Learning Courses?

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It’s official; Flash is dead. Murdered actually. It officially died on December 31, 2020, but it wasn’t until this week (January 12 to be exact) that Adobe reached into your + Read More. The post Flash Is Finally Dead: What Does That Mean for You and Your E-Learning Courses?

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Using Diverse Names in Your E-Learning Courses

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Several years ago, I worked on a project to create an e-learning course for a customer relationship management platform, and we had to populate the “sandbox” system with fake names. Read More. The post Using Diverse Names in Your E-Learning Courses appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered.

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COVID Masks for Your E-Learning Characters

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Because of the coronavirus, the world looks very different than it did back in January 2020. And your e-learning courses may need to look different, too. You might be creating + Read More. The post COVID Masks for Your E-Learning Characters appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered.

Selecting the best computer for E-learning Professionals

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What is the "best" computer for E-learning professionals? Let's get the facts straight and make sure you know exactly what to look for in your new computer purchase. Mac or + Read More. The post Selecting the best computer for E-learning Professionals appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered.

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5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

Accessibility Enhancements in Articulate Storyline 360

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Over the course of 2021, Articulate has been improving the accessibility features in Articulate Storyline 360. In this free webinar recording, you’ll learn about the major differences and improvements, both + Read More.

Branching Scenarios with PowerPoint

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As learning professionals, we have all used Microsoft PowerPoint to create presentations for instructor led training.

E-Learning Resources From This Past Year

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What a year it has been! The events of this year meant William and I didn’t have the chance to make the rounds on the conference circuit, but we + Read More. The post E-Learning Resources From This Past Year appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered.

Giving Tuesday: Help Give Away 10 Free Storyline Variables Courses to Worthy Non-Profits

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December 3 is Giving Tuesday, and we'd like to do our part. We are giving away 10 free registrations to our Mastering Variables in Articulate Storyline course on Udemy. If you are a 501(c)3 non-profit or NGO, just fill out the quick form below to enter! Deadline to enter is 11:59 p.m.

Articulate Storyline 360: The Year in Review 2020

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2020 was quite a year!! In the midst of all the crazy, were you able to stay on top of all the great new features Articulate released over the course + Read More. The post Articulate Storyline 360: The Year in Review 2020 appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Create a Blurred Background for Articulate Storyline 360 Courses

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Have you ever wanted to apply a blurred background effect for scenarios or other slides in Storyline but then decided not to because it seemed like too much work? Well, + Read More. The post Create a Blurred Background for Articulate Storyline 360 Courses appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered.

Descript

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New advances in AI have just made it easier to edit audio for e-learning. I've been experimenting recently with a new tool called Descript that lets you edit audio based + Read More. The post Descript appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered

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Recording: The Least You Need to Know About Articulate Storyline 360

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Organizations are canceling in-person training classes left and right–and justifiably so. But that doesn’t mean your training need has gone away. If you need to get up and running on Articulate Storyline VERY quickly to create self-paced online training, then check out this free webinar recording.

Top 5 Articulate Storyline Time Saving Tips

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Want to save time building courses you'll be proud of in Articulate Storyline? Check out these five time saving tips that will help you do more in less time. The post Top 5 Articulate Storyline Time Saving Tips appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered.

Bridging the Gap Between HR and Safety

Members of HR are known for taking on different types of tasks. Safety training isn’t always one of them, but in reality, it makes sense that it should be. Learn how safety aligns with the goals of any HR team and how managing it can make your job easier.

Resources for Creating Branching Scenarios

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While branching scenarios tend to be popular with designers, stakeholders, and learners, they can be challenging to put together. The context or story, the characters in that story, the challenges the encounter, the choices they have to make, and the consequences of those choices all need to be mapped out from an instructional standpoint, a + Read More. The post Resources for Creating Branching Scenarios appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered. E-Learning Design Instructional Design

FREE Webinar: The Least You Need to Know About Articulate Storyline

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Organizations are canceling in-person training classes left and right–and justifiably so. But that doesn’t mean your training need has gone away. If you need to get up and running on + Read More.

Prototyping with Adobe XD

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Starting a new e-learning project can be exhilarating, confusing and exhausting all at the same time. Development tools like Captivate and Storyline are incredible but these tools are intended for the actual construction of e-learning courses.

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Creating a 360° Interaction in Captivate 2019

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? In an earlier video, I shared my experience shooting 360 images and video for the first time. This time around, I’ll show you how to use those same 360 images to create an interaction in Adobe Captivate 2019. The post Creating a 360° Interaction in Captivate 2019 appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered. Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate 2019

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

Changes to Accessibility in Articulate Storyline 360

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In January 2020, Articulate released a new version of Storyline 360 that significantly changes how screen readers and keyboards interact with courses. Some people love the changes. Some people don’t—with + Read More.

Exporting Screen Recordings from Articulate Storyline

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Learn how to export Storyline screen recordings in part on in whole for additional editing in Camtasia or publishing to YouTube. The post Exporting Screen Recordings from Articulate Storyline appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered.

How Are Articulate Variables Like Birthday Cake?

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If you are new to Storyline then you have most likely heard about variables. If you have not then you need to check out our post "What Are Variables" and come back here when you are done. Variables give you a lot of power over what happens in your Storyline courses but they are often + Read More. The post How Are Articulate Variables Like Birthday Cake? appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered. Articulate Storyline Uncategorized articulate e-learning eLearning on-demand courses storyline training

Capturing 360° Media

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I’ve been having fun playing with the new 360 image features in Adobe Captivate. It got me wondering how hard is it to take your own 360 images and video (especially if, like me, you’ve never even touched a 360 camera before). I don’t think Steven Spielberg has anything to worry about, but I was + Read More. The post Capturing 360° Media appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered. Uncategorized 360 images 360 Video eLearning Virtual Reality VR

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5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Captivate vs. Storyline Webinar Recording

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Thank you to all of you who registered and attended this event. It was a huge success with a packed house in both sessions. For those of you who missed it and for those who wanted to watch it again, here is the recording and a link to the handout that Diane references. As Diane + Read More. The post Captivate vs. Storyline Webinar Recording appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered. Uncategorized authoring tools captivate comparison eLearning storyline

From Pictures to Multi-State Object in Articulate Storyline 360

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Back in August of 2019, the folks at Articulate released an update to their Storyline 360 application. This release did not see a lot of attention because it was primarily made up of minor bug fixes. However, there was one "enhancement" that I think should have gotten a lot of attention. With this release, you + Read More. The post From Pictures to Multi-State Object in Articulate Storyline 360 appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered.

Better Audio with an Impromptu Recording Booth

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If you’re like me, then you must travel for work. Thankfully, it is very easy to stay connected almost anywhere you go which means you can keep up with work and see some interesting places all at the same time. This week I am coming to you from the coast of North Carolina because I + Read More. The post Better Audio with an Impromptu Recording Booth appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered. Audio and Video How-To Videos Audacity Audition Camtasia

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Four Ways to Incorporate Storytelling in Your Next E-Learning Course

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Several years ago, frustration with my job search was approaching critical mass. I had many skills, but I couldn’t see how they were connected. On a rainy Tuesday afternoon over Mayan Mochas, I vented to a friend, “I am a professional Frankenstein!” To my surprise, she disagreed. She said, “You think your interests are scattered, but there’s a pattern. You’re a storyteller.” That realization helped shape my career path and is part of what led me to e-learning.

The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.

Work From Home? 5 Tips to Help Keep You Sane

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What comes to mind when you hear the phrase, “work from home?” Is working at home a dream of yours, a reality, or something you’d never want to do? If you’re one of the many people in the e-learning industry who works from home, I bet you can relate to some of the following truths. According to the January 2014 issue of Harvard Business Review , allowing employees to work from home may increase productivity. But it can take a little getting used to.

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Graphic Design Tips for Beginners

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Whether you’re creating a presentation, a document, or an e-learning course, graphic design is what brings your content to life. The importance of graphic design can’t be understated—good graphics can take an otherwise boring piece of content and turn it into something that is both engaging and memorable. Of course, this is easier said than done. We’d all love to be master graphic designers, but the truth is most us never anticipated needing a graphic design skill set.

Tips for Working with E-Learning Voice-Over Talent

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Working with professional voice-over talent can help your courses be more polished and professional, but this comes at an expense. Over the years, I’ve discovered several tips for working with voice-over talent to help make the process easier and more efficient, which can help keep your costs down. Here are my top three tips for working with voice-over talent. Provide file type, naming, and editing preferences.

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E-Learning Gamification Made Simple

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We all love our buzzwords in the field of e-learning. Responsive design, localization, social learning, blended learning, flipped classroom, flat design…the list goes on and on. Although some buzzwords come and go with the times, there are other buzzwords that seem to stick around. E-learning gamification is one of these terms. The idea of introducing games into learning is nothing new.

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

Updated E-Learning Authoring Tools Comparison

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The last 14 months saw an upgrade of every single tool in our comparison! These tools had improvements in graphics, animations, mobile compatibility, and 508-compliance, among others. With these new changes, I thought it was time to update our popular—and often controversial—authoring tools comparison. As before, this is based solely on my opinion and experience. Not even everyone in my own company agrees with me. And we’d love to hear how your experiences might differ! Notable Changes.