Simulating Real-World Activities with Drag-and-Drop Interactions #380

Drag-and-Drop Practice Activities #380: Challenge | Recap

Drag-and-drop interactions are a great way to allow learners to practice new tasks or processes—in a realistic way. While drag-and-drop interactions are often used as quizzes with common “Correct/Incorrect” feedback. But there’s much more you can do with drag-drops to provide learners a chance to practice real-world activities.

But there’s so much more you can do with freeform drag-and-drops to encourage learners to practice new skills and interact with your content. Let’s take a look at a couple of examples.

Team Time

This example from Kimberly Bourque Valliere is a good example that uses drag-and-drop to demonstrate how to make the perfect cup of tea.

Team Time

View the example | Kimberly Bourque Valliere

Challenge of the Week

This week, your challenge is to create a drag-drop example that lets learners practice a real world activity. You can share a previous example or create a new one for this week’s drag-and-drop challenge.

Share Your E-Learning Work

  • Comments: Use the comments section below to share a link to your published example and blog post.
  • Forums: Start  your own thread and share a link to your published example..
  • Personal blog:  If you have a blog, please consider writing about your challenges. We’ll link back to your posts so the great work you’re sharing gets even more exposure.
  • Social Media: If you share your demos on Twitter or LinkedIn, try using #ELHChallenge so your tweeps can track your e-learning coolness.

Last Week’s Challenge:

Before you drop into this week’s challenge, check out the virtual tour examples your fellow community members shared over the past week:

Virtual Tours in E-Learning

Virtual Tours in E-Learning RECAP #379: Challenge | Recap

New to the E-Learning Challenges?

The weekly e-learning challenges are ongoing opportunities to learn, share, and build your e-learning portfolios. You can jump into any or all of the previous challenges anytime you want. I’ll update the recap posts to include your demos.

Learn more about the challenges in this Q&A post and why and how to participate in this helpful article

Show Off Your Articulate 360 Projects at DevLearn DemoFest

Show Off Your Articulate 360 Projects at DevLearn DemoFest

If you’re planning to attend DevLearn, I hope you’ll consider sharing one of your E-Learning Challenge projects at DemoFest. DemoFest is an excellent way to showcase your project with the e-learning community. You’ll also get to see a wide variety of projects and talk to the designers and developers about how they built them. It’s like a year’s worth of E-Learning Challenge demos in one event.

You can learn more about the conference and DemoFest on the DevLearn website. I hope to see you there.

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