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Organizing Course Content with Storyboards


Storyboarding is a technique to better draft modules and create online courses with ease and little effort. What is a storyboard? A storyboard is a sequence of panels in which an instructional designer lays out the framework of their course: What will be discussed in each section?

Storyboard Secrets

Digitec Interactive

There was something that wasn’t quite right about that storyboard file. Do you ever feel like a detective in a crime novel when you go through old storyboards? Updating old courses is common practice and it’s easier to review a storyboard than to inspect an entire course.

Storyboard Workbook for Elearning: Documenting the Workflow


Documenting those processes along the way helps isolate inconsistencies and/or good practices eventually working toward efficient processes that shorten the lifecycle of a project. Enter the Storyboard Workbook. Without getting into semantics of defining a workbook or whether you support the storyboarding process or not, let’s agree for the sake of this post that it is a collection of documents that support the design and development of an elearning project.

Captivate 8 Custom Motion Effect Example

Experiencing eLearning

I created a Captivate activity with a custom effect using motion and scaling to animate two cars driving away to the horizon. The movement is saved as a custom effect (drive_away) so I can reuse it, as explained by Lieve Weymeis on her blog. Apply the custom effect.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

When they’re set up within an effective authoring tool, you don’t need to attend to every. different version of your courses for the myriad. and is displayed in the most effective way possible. sequentially within a storyboard? version for different audiences.

Instructional Design for Responsive Projects in Captivate 8

eLearning Brothers

Responsive projects in Captivate 8 offer the ability to design and publish responsive mobile projects in a way we haven’t seen in the past. We offer this blog as Quick Start Guide for instructional designers looking to design for responsive projects.

Project Management Tips for Your eLearning Course


My elearning project is behind schedule. Something unexpected happens—like getting a cold that slows you down, or having your computer hard drive go kaput, or other projects come along that need immediate attention. Being behind schedule doesn’t mean the project is over. The important part is getting the project back on track. It was years into my professional life before I took my first project management course. Consider your normal project schedules.

ADDIE: 5 Steps To Build Effective Training Programs


– It’s simple and effective! The next step is to storyboard your ideas and /or create a prototype. You should come out with: an overview of the course design and storyboards/prototypes. You will be heavily guided by the prototype/storyboards at this point.


The Complete Learning Technologist Certificate – Coming to Orlando in February!

Adobe Captivate

You’ll learn about: Architecting your next project with collaborative tools. Sketching a storyboard from paper to PowerPoint. Thinking Outside the Box: 5 activities and concepts to add to your next project. Cover best practices that include how to internally market your platform, curate your course catalog and content, and build an effective administrator team. I’ve wanted to put together a learning technologist certification for a long, long time.

The Complete Learning Technologist Certificate Program – Coming February 2019

Adobe Captivate

You’ll learn about: Architecting your next project with collaborative tools. Sketching a storyboard from paper to PowerPoint. Thinking Outside the Box: 5 activities and concepts to add to your next project. Cover best practices that include how to internally market your platform, curate your course catalog and content, and build an effective administrator team. I’ve wanted to put together a learning technologist certification for a long, long time.

Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

Experiencing eLearning

Microsoft Word isn’t exactly the most glamorous tool here, but it is a tool I use regularly for design documents, storyboards, and other projects for clients. Google Docs is where I keep track of my time spent on projects , create quick drafts, and other tasks.

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The Ultimate Guide to E-Learning and Its Localization


It also points out that successful e-learning depends on the self-motivation of individuals to study effectively. E-learning storyboards. Storyboards are a very helpful tool that helps visualize the e-learning course you have in mind.

eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course ? Part 2.

eLearning Cyclops

When this project was brought to me it involved training for both a Windows 7 and Office 2010 upgrade, which is why some of the documents included here references Windows 7 in addition to the Office upgrade. If I worked with others I would create much cleaner versions.

Instructional Design: The Process – Part 2

Origin Learning

The identification of the skills gaps and analysis of this training or learning need is called the Analysis Phase and forms a part of the discovery phase of project management. defining the project plan and deliverables. What is the training effectiveness measure?

The Importance of Being an Instructional Designer

Origin Learning

Currently a number of companies operate with a separate ID/Content Team and a team of ‘Storyline Experts’ who translate ID storyboards into immersive eLearning. The illustration below typically describes how eLearning projects are executed: Reference – e-Learning Uncovered.

How to work better with your subject matter experts


The SME relationship can make or break an elearning project. As an instructional designer, learning consultant or elearning project manager, your job is to build a positive and productive relationship with your SME. Let’s explore how you can avoid these mistakes on your next project.

Iteration and Why It’s Important

Digitec Interactive

It was a big project and it came out great. Expecting to re-work a solution puts you in a different mindset from “one-and-done” projects. You just rolled out a new training solution last week.

How to Design Workplace Learning Like a Pro – Start with These 5 Dangerous Questions


Have you asked (and answered) these 5 dangerous questions about your workplace learning project? In fact, let’s start at the beginning: If you’ve got a project, I know you’ve got questions. You’ve Got a Project! and the project is yours to keep.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

TechSmith Camtasia

Creating an alternative version of something that already exists is a great way to save time, and ensures you’re maximizing the mileage you get out of your content. Perhaps creating a script seems like overkill for a short video project, but trust me–it’s not.

100+ Learning, Design & Technology Resources to Help You Get Sh*t Done

Mike Taylor

No S**t is a nice list of free resources for your design projects. Isometric Love – nice set of isometric objects that are free for personal or commercial projects. Customize Your Noun Project Icons – With advanced editing features, you can now customize the color, size, rotation, orientation, background color and background shape. Site Palette – a browser extension to generate color palettes for your projects. Looking for some good free music for your projects?

6 Facts About Rapid eLearning Development That Will Impress Your Boss

Adobe Captivate

These projects would be led directly by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) who have written the source content. Additionally, these tools facilitate an “Easy Publish” of courses into desired standards like standalone (CD/Offline version), SCORM 1.2, Projects that need to go-live quickly.

Too Little Time to Develop E-learning? Go for Rapid Development!

CommLab India

A traditional online learning development project can take several months. Projects that require extensive simulations, or any end-to-end e-learning development for that matter, usually take time. How can rapid e-learning help me deliver more effective online learning for less?” .

Elearning applications


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/02/2011 Top 10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch for 2011 2011 is the e-Learning year! The project is hosted at Google Code. to version 3.6.6

The Story Arc Model: Combining Simulation and Story to Create Memorable Learning

Association eLearning

With all of the variables, I was constantly faced with the challenge of how to storyboard and how to make sure the simulation was effective. But how do you storyboard this? Each path could take you to different versions of the simulation.

From our Expert’s Desk: A Review of Adobe Captivate 9

CommLab India

Like every year, Adobe released the updated version of Captivate last year too – Adobe Captivate 9. Since then, there has been a buzz among our tool experts, which made me curious to know what the new version of the tool contains.

What Does it Take to Create Interactive Online Learning Solutions

CommLab India

Since he did not pay up for the premium version, he will not have access to the course beyond Week 3 and with that goes another attempt to keep himself updated in his domain. Right storyboard. Right Storyboard: A storyboard is the term borrowed from the movie and advertising world.

Keeping Video Content Up To Date

TechSmith Camtasia

First, one should therefore ask themselves: Does existing content even have be updated to still be effective? Depending on the audience and goal, content designed for a previous version might still be relevant. Always archive a finished video project.

Keep Yourself Organized: Create a Folder/File Structure that Works for You

Adobe Captivate

Here’s a structure I saw in a project management book several years ago (I can’t recall where I saw it), but which has worked well for me. All of my projects go into folder 2. Within the Outputs folder, I create a folder for each project.

The Year in Learning—Top Learning and Development Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Alaric Bourgoin and Jean-Francois Harvey note in Harvard Business Review that effective consulting “depends on in-depth situational knowledge that consultants simply can’t have when they start an assignment.” Are you a Learning Dispatch newsletter subscriber?

Streamlining Your E-Learning Production Process for Efficiency—Q&A

E-learning Uncovered

How to create systems for effectively managing production. Q: What is the average project load for a Project Manager? A: That is really difficult to answer because it depends on how big the projects are, where the projects are in the process (start-up? storyboard?

Two Quick Time-Savers in Adobe Captivate 9

E-learning Uncovered

Last week’s release of Adobe Captivate 9 has some great new features that really set the tool apart: More flexibility in responsive projects. The ability to capture video demos from mobile devices, such as an iPad (only available on the Mac version of Captivate). Effects (Animations).

The 18 Essential Steps of a Course Design


An eLearning course design and development is a major project that needs to be handled using the formal protocols of a project management life cycle. Here’s a good place to start if you are still in the “head scratching” phase of your new project.

The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now


Whether you want to learn more about awesome eLearning authoring tools, communicate more effectively with your learners, or organize your time better, our list of useful eLearning tools is sure to help. Trello is a project management tool that is easy to use, making getting organized a breeze.

4 Super Tips From Experts For Better E-learning Design – Part 1

CommLab India

You have created an impressive user interface for an e-learning course and presented the content using good interactivities and scenarios, but the reports show that the course was not effective.

11 Solutions to Blended Learning Challenges Where Clients Get Stuck

Obsidian Learning

A vendor can come in, make recommendations, and execute the project quickly and efficiently, sometimes before an internal team could get the project off the ground. How many versions of “Conducting a Performance Review” can you find in your LMS?