Checklist interactions are creative activities for listing out notes, products, steps, review items, and more. I recently shared a series of 5-minute tutorials to show what’s possible in Articulate Storyline in only a few minutes. Each tutorial includes a free Storyline 2 source file you can use in your own projects. View the published output […]
Tired of sinking time into convincing clients and SMEs that there’s more to e-learning than click-and-read compliance training?
If you’re like most course designers, you’ve probably tried countless ways to elevate the learning conversation beyond restrictive courses. You’ve shared learning theories, evidence-based research, and e-learning manifestos, but your clients insist on locking down their courses.
A lot of course designers today are really trying to move past click-and-read courses. They realize the value of non-linear and scenario-based learning. One area many course designers still struggle with is writing engaging and authentic dialog that captures the argot of specific learner populations without using inappropriate language. It’s not like course designers can […]
Ever tried to create an engaging text-based online course? It’s harder than it sounds. See, many text-based courses are loaded with client-mandated content that’s focused on the client, not the learner. Without creative storytelling, learners simply start the course and get run over by the content bus. Splat! What course designers need is a storytelling […]
Vertical videos are bad. The good news is that you can take steps to prevent vertical video syndrome. Learn about the two types of people afflicted with VVS: People who treat the videos they shoot like cameras People who don’t give a care Sound advice for avoiding vertical video syndrome.
Build repetition into your courses is to mimic the CAPTCHA concept and replace your e-learning next button with NEXTCHA.
Simple and efficient image editor with some nice filter effects.
TubeChop allows you to easily chop a funny or interesting section from any YouTube video and share it.
Choosing the right background is all you need to transform a typical quiz into something more meaningful. Related View the full post w/tutorials at Articulate’s Word of Mouth blog
Using PowerPoint’s fill shape feature, you can create custom drop shadows complete with transparency and blur effects.