Christine James
Christine James
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Christine James replied to the discussion Favorite PowerPoint Features?
"I love some of the new transitions in PowerPoint 2010.  Also love the image filters like blur."
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Christine James replied to the discussion Good instructional design books?
"That's a good list of books.  Thanks.  If you could only have one eLearning book what would you choose?"
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Christine James replied to the discussion Bells & whistles vs. visual communication
"sometimes my client wants some lame animations so I have to use them"
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"for me it depends on the content and what they want to do.  A simple course that's linear might take me about a week from start to finish..."
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"I've used some courses to compress the classroom time.  I have the people go through a simple course to get some information.  This takes..."
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Christine James replied to the discussion Looking for ways to use video in our courses
"if we have a presenter, we like to use a simple video clip up front on the slide so that there's a real person attached to the informatio..."
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"organize content for the learner some basic graphic design tips manage projects"
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Christine James replied to the discussion Storyboards - techniques/suggestions
"We mostly use PowerPoint for our storyboards.  I just find it easier and I can prototype the course"
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Christine James replied to the discussion How can I make my courses look better?
"I've gotten a lot of help from the blog posts and screenr videos.  I like the tutorials on how to build a good course in this forum.  The..."
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"Hello Jay I create a service level agreement upfront.  They know that the content they approve is what is delivered. I also try not to se..."
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Christine James replied to the discussion Rule of thumb about how many quizzes to have?
"the way I look at it the goal is to see what they have learned and then give them feedback.  I think the number of quizzes or assessments..."
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Christine James replied to the discussion Single or multiple narrators? Discuss.
"it probably depends on the course.  I find that I like a less pro sounding voice."
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Christine James replied to the discussion Bells & whistles vs. visual communication
"I like to keep everything simple and clean.  I try not to use animations and all of that stuff unless I have to."
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Christine James replied to the discussion ID templates or formats for designing courses
"There are lots of templates in the downloads section.  I used some of them.  I see they just added some storyboards"
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Christine James replied to the discussion End of course surveys and feedback
"I like the web object idea.  We use surveymonkey for many surveys already.  I heard that zoomerang was just as good, but never had a reas..."
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"I do what my client wants"
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"It could be a matter of perspective.  Perhaps you can switch from information presentation to how the person uses the information.  Even ..."
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Christine James replied to the discussion What does engaging elearning really mean?
"I like to get the learner to think about the content.  Can I create an activity that helps them process the information and get feedback."
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Christine James replied to the discussion Interviewing SMEs
"I try to focus on backwards design.  What's the ultimate goal and how do you know you got there? Ask the SME about their objectives and w..."
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Christine James started a new discussion How do I link to a local file
"I'm creating an Engage presentation to be distributed on CD. I have pdf and word documents that I want to link to, from within the presen..."
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Christine James started a new discussion Having an issue with tabs interaction. Please help
"I do not need the learners to go through all of the tabs in my Tabs interaction. I want them to be able to choose one or two depending on..."
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Christine James replied to the discussion how to delete the thumbnail on the exit tab
"figured it out by decompiling the SWF. The dimensions are 140x105"
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Christine James replied to the discussion how to delete the thumbnail on the exit tab
"I've checked the publish folder and the tb1.swf file does exist in v5.2 as well.  Any idea on the dimensions I should use for the replac..."
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Christine James replied to the discussion how to delete the thumbnail on the exit tab
"I was wondering if it is possible to change the image that is displayed when you click on the "Attachments" and "Exit" buttons in the top..."
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Christine James replied to the discussion How do I share templates?
"Had the same question the other day.  Here's what I found.  Check out the C:\Program Files\Articulate\Presenter\templates folder. Your te..."