Are you developing e-learning about software? Many e-learning developers like to insert screen recordings on their slides to demo software-related procedures — and often this works great. But if you're looking for a way to make your course a little more action-driven and help learners practice the tasks you're teaching, you can incorporate a simulation into your course.
All it takes is some simple PowerPoint hyperlinks and some screenshots of your software app. The hyperlinks you add to your slides are preserved when you publish from Presenter.
It's an easy, inexpensive way to engage your learners and help them master a task, rather than just having them watch the task being performed (or having them click through static slides that tell them about the task). Check out the tutorial below to see an example and to pick up some tips and tricks for creating your own simulation: