Allison LaMotte
Allison LaMotte Staff
Senior Customer Engagement Manager at Articulate
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"The e-learning industry is exploding. It was already growing steadily for years when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, accelerating that growth ..."
  • 21 days ago09/02/21 at 12:25 pm (UTC)
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Allison LaMotte published a new article Design a Rise 360 Scenario in 6 Easy Steps
"The scenario block in Rise 360 is a great way to help learners understand how your course content applies in real life. And because it’s ..."
  • 22 days ago09/01/21 at 10:38 am (UTC)
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Allison LaMotte published a new article How to Customize This Codenames-Inspired Storyline 360 Game
"View interactive version | Download the template I recently created a learning game template inspired by the game Codenames. (If you’ve n..."
  • 1 month ago08/12/21 at 6:09 am (UTC)
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"One of the great things about Storyline 360 is you can create a fully custom experience for your learners—right down to the user interfac..."
  • 2 months ago08/03/21 at 8:33 am (UTC)
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Allison LaMotte published a new article Contrast Considerations for Accessible E-Learning
"E-learning is a visual medium. Whether you’re creating a fun, game-based scenario or a basic quiz, the visual design of e-learning sets t..."
  • 2 months ago07/28/21 at 11:36 am (UTC)
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"We’ve been working hard to roll out accessibility features and enhancements that make it easy for you to create Storyline 360 courses tha..."
  • 3 months ago06/16/21 at 1:29 pm (UTC)
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Allison LaMotte published a new article 10 E-Learning Attention-Getters That Really Work
"As an e-learning pro, you’re always looking for new ways to connect with learners, to grab their attention and keep them engaged so they ..."
  • 5 months ago04/20/21 at 8:05 am (UTC)
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Allison LaMotte published a new article How I Designed This Immersive Scenario on Prioritizing Tasks
"Recently my fellow instructional designers Sarah Hodge and Madison McCartney and I teamed up to prove that there’s always more than one w..."
  • 5 months ago04/14/21 at 8:00 am (UTC)
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Allison LaMotte published a new article Ask Articulate: How do I make dry content engaging?
"We asked our community members to share their most challenging projects. Here’s one of the responses we received. Hi Articulate, Ho..."
  • 6 months ago04/08/21 at 12:22 pm (UTC)
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Allison LaMotte published a new article 3 Methods for Recording Screencasts
"If you’re creating an e-learning course to teach people how to use a piece of software or an app, chances are you’ll end up recording a s..."
  • 6 months ago03/30/21 at 7:34 am (UTC)
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Allison LaMotte published a new article How to Create a Custom Lightbox Effect in Storyline 360
"Lightboxes are pop-up windows that dim out the webpage or slide you were viewing before they appeared. Like this, for example: View inte..."
  • 7 months ago03/05/21 at 8:34 am (UTC)
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Allison LaMotte published a new article Translating Your Storyline 360 Courses Just Got Even Easier
"Thanks to the export feature, translating your course with Storyline 360 has always been easy. In just a few clicks you can export the te..."
  • 8 months ago02/01/21 at 5:00 pm (UTC)
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"At Articulate, our goal is to empower course designers to create courses that deliver a compelling, enjoyable experience to all learners,..."
  • 8 months ago01/22/21 at 8:35 am (UTC)
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Allison LaMotte published a new article What to Include in Your Course Introduction
" The introduction sets the tone for the rest of your course. It gives learners an idea of what to expect. A good introduction pique..."
  • 8 months ago01/18/21 at 12:30 pm (UTC)
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Allison LaMotte published a new article The 5 Most Helpful Instructional Design Tips of 2020
"With everything going on in 2020, keeping up with the latest e-learning tips may not have been at the top of your to-do list. That’s why ..."
  • 9 months ago01/04/21 at 11:04 am (UTC)
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Allison LaMotte published a new article How to Mix & Match Icons Like a Pro
"Icons add visual interest to your course. They’re great for making custom buttons, illustrating bulleted lists, and so much more! But unl..."
  • 10 months ago12/09/20 at 3:53 pm (UTC)
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Allison LaMotte published a new article Why & How to Tailor Content to Different Audiences
"Raise your hand if you’ve ever been asked to create a single course for a large group of learners with different needs and varying levels..."
  • 10 months ago11/23/20 at 8:55 am (UTC)
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Allison LaMotte published a new article A Checklist for QA Testing Courses with a Screen Reader
"QA testing is a key step in any e-learning project. Most seasoned e-learning professionals know that you should always test your e-learni..."
  • 10 months ago11/20/20 at 8:29 am (UTC)
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"If you’ve been asked to create an accessible e-learning course, you might’ve come across the term “screen reader” and understood that you..."
  • 10 months ago11/20/20 at 8:28 am (UTC)
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"Raise your hand if the first time you used a screen reader was when you wanted to test an accessible course you created with Storyline 36..."
  • 10 months ago11/20/20 at 8:29 am (UTC)
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"As you’re putting the finishing touches on your first Storyline 360 course and getting ready to hit Publish, you might be wondering: whic..."
  • almost 7 years ago09/24/14 at 7:25 am (UTC)
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Allison LaMotte published a new article What the Flash Phaseout Means for You
"Adobe’s been talking about the end of Flash for so long that it may feel like old news. But with the effective date—December 31, 2020—fas..."
  • 11 months ago10/27/20 at 8:31 am (UTC)
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"Object states are a super-powerful Storyline 360 feature. They allow you to change the way objects appear based on the learner’s actions...."
  • 11 months ago10/26/20 at 1:41 pm (UTC)
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"As instructional designers, writing quiz questions is one of the trickiest parts of the job. To come up with effective questions that wil..."
  • 11 months ago10/16/20 at 10:35 am (UTC)
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"If you’re in a race against the clock to turn most—if not all—of your instructor-led training into e-learning, then you’ve come to the ri..."
  • 12 months ago10/06/20 at 7:44 pm (UTC)