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.
Build repetition into your courses is to mimic the CAPTCHA concept and replace your e-learning next button with NEXTCHA.
The 5-Point Makeover Process I want to share with you the visual copy editing process I use when folks ask us to makeover their PowerPoint and e-learning slides. Most of the time users want us to just look at the slides or course, and give some feedback on ways to improve it. They’re not asking […]
In this Articulate Storyline drag drop game, you’ll learn how to create an optical illusion puzzle using Storyline’s convert to freeform features. View the drag-and-drop optical illusion interaction
In this PowerPoint tutorial, you’ll learn how to create some classic visual surprise effects in PowerPoint.
Rock Your Learners Into Compliance Let’s face it, no one takes compliance e-learning seriously. Slide after slide, learners glaze over the rules and regulations while unconsciously clicking the next button. The problem is that most compliance e-learning uses the same visual and narrative voice across all their courses. That’s like using the stop sign for […]
If you’re an e-learning designer looking for examples of engaging scenarios, visual storytelling and learner control all in one asynchronous course, you’re in for a real treat with this Macbeth motion comic. “Macbeth? As in Shakespeare Macbeth?” Yes, that Macbeth. Admittedly, Shakespeare knew a thing or two about writing and storytelling. But before you say, […]
Last week I was watching Screenr’s Public Stream when I noticed a common theme in the screencasts: They were all perfect. Now I don’t mean perfect in terms of audio quality, lesson structure, speaker preparedness or even content relevance. They certainly covered the range in those areas:-) By “perfect” I mean perfect in that they […]
Design mapping is a structured process for identifying the right elements—fonts, objects, people, textures, sounds and colors—that make up your project’s visual voice. The design mapping process helps instructional designers move past the “blank page” by streamlining the visual analysis process.