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Happy Friday, E-Learning Heroes! Last week you visually explained what you do as course designers. This week, it’s time to show what you’ve done as course designers. How do you show your work? In a portfolio , of course. But this time, use... Read More

by David Anderson Posted 15 hours ago

“ Be the first in the field and the last to the couch. ” ― Chinese Proverb Just when I thought spring had sprung, we got another snowy reminder that we’re not quite done with the cold weather just yet. Thank goodness we have so many... Read More

by Mike Taylor Posted 18 hours ago

A lot of people tell me that they look at completed courses or interactions for inspiration, so I thought I’d share an example of a circle diagram ( Comstar Customer Service Model ) I created in Articulate Engage ’13. It looks polished and... Read More

by Nicole Legault Posted yesterday at 10:00 PM

If you’re looking to turn a static slide into an engaging and dynamic quiz slide, then you should try the Convert to Freeform tool in Articulate Storyline. Even if you’ve never used it before, or haven’t used it much, it’s so simple... Read More

by Nicole Legault Posted 2 days ago

Recently we looked at how adding graphics to words can significantly improve learning . In that post, I mentioned that we need to strike a critical balance when designing instructional materials: between the evidence-based guidelines that have been proven... Read More

by Mike Taylor Posted 4 days ago

Have you ever tried explaining what you do to your friends or parents? Anyone? Chances are you were met with a blank or quizzical look . While most jobs can be tough to explain to people outside your industry, e-learning design has to be one of the most... Read More

by David Anderson Posted 7 days ago

“ Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm .” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson Finally, it looks like spring is starting to peek through around here. The grass is greening up, and along with the flowers, there are a lot of good looking e-learning... Read More

by Mike Taylor Posted 7 days ago

If you’ve written quizzes in the past, you know how hard it is to write really great questions and realistic response options. It’s a tricky balance between something that’s an incorrect answer, but still plausible enough that the learner... Read More

by Nicole Legault Posted 8 days ago

Whether you’ve recently purchased Articulate Studio ’13 or you’re trying out a free 30-day trial, you might wish you could get a little guidance with your first project. We know it can be intimidating when you’re new to a software... Read More

by Nicole Legault Posted 9 days ago

Assessments are a big part of many e-learning courses—so you definitely want to get them right. Fortunately, in Articulate Storyline, it’s a snap to to give your learners customized feedback that’s appropriate for their responses. Anytime... Read More

by Mike Taylor Posted 11 days ago

One of the oft-neglected opportunities in e-learning is the course summary slide. Many course designers spend the bulk of their time designing content and activities—and then forget to consider how to support learners after the course. In extreme... Read More

by David Anderson Posted 14 days ago

“The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.” ―Thomas Edison As I compile these jobs every week, I’m reminded how great it is to work in the field... Read More

by Mike Taylor Posted 14 days ago

I recently presented a session at the Learning Solutions Conference 2014 in Orlando, Florida, about building three-step scenarios using Articulate Storyline. Afterward, several people asked if I could send them a recap of what I had covered. And I thought... Read More

by Nicole Legault Posted 15 days ago

Here are two elearning examples created by TechChange that creates a lot of training for various partners in the international and humanitarian sectors. These demos were built with Articulate Storyline. Click here to view the elearning examples: Introduction... Read More

by Tom Kuhlmann Posted 17 days ago

Ever notice that item with a .ppta file extension in the same folder as your PowerPoint file and wondered, “What in the world is that thing?” You’re not alone! But the explanation is actually pretty simple. The .ppta file is where Articulate... Read More

by Mike Taylor Posted 18 days ago

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