When you need more interactivity in your e-learning course, adding drag-and-drop interactions is a great go-to strategy. Drag-and-drop interactions invite learners to take action throughout a course, keeping learners locked in to relevant information.

A drag-and-drop interaction involves moving your cursor over a drag item, selecting it, and then moving it to a drop target. With drag-and-drop interactions, you can replace static text in your course with interactive scenarios that make learners stop, think, and engage with the content. You can even provide your learners with feedback on which drag items were placed correctly and which were placed incorrectly, with “drop correct” and “drop incorrect” states in Storyline 360.

Now that we’ve given you tips on how to use drag-and-drop interactions to improve course interactivity, see them in action:

  • Guide the newest ShopMart employee through the ins and outs of processing a return in this customer service training example by Nicole Legault.
  • Learn how to improve delivering constructive feedback to others with Samuel Apata’s sandwich-themed example.
  • Test your baking prowess under pressure as you search for ingredients before the party begins in this birthday-themed example from Jackie Van Nice.
  • Show off your math skills when you pick a number from the number barrel and drop it on the question mark to make equivalent fractions in this example by Katie Davis.
  • Get a basic check-up in this health-inspired example by Amar Kulshreshtha that features practical advice from doctors that may help alleviate common health issues like stress and headaches.

Want more drag-and-drop inspiration? Check out this delightful list of drag-and-drop interaction examples from folks in the E-Learning Heroes community.

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