Dave Ferguson
Dave Ferguson
Instructional designer, other duties as assigned (or accepted) at Broad Cove Consulting
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Dave Ferguson replied to the discussion Scrubbing PHI and examples from elearnings
"Do your IT people have develop-and-test environments where they work on changes and enhancements to your systems? These environments some..."
  • over 3 years ago12/28/17 at 7:44 pm (UTC)
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Dave Ferguson replied to the discussion Vancouver Island/Victoria User Group
"Wednesday is usually not good for me, either, but a combination of meeting place and nearby pub shows that Pat has highly developed netwo..."
  • almost 4 years ago11/16/17 at 9:25 pm (UTC)
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Dave Ferguson replied to the discussion Vancouver Island/Victoria User Group
"Yesterday, two of us at BC Pensions (here in Victoria) sat in a seminar featuring the genial and helpful Kevin Thorn. As an unexpected fr..."
  • almost 4 years ago11/16/17 at 6:09 pm (UTC)
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Dave Ferguson commented on the e‑learning example Storyline: Horizontal Slider Navigation
"I like the slider, especially because after the first movement I have a sense of how long the scenario might be. One thing I'm wonderi..."
  • almost 4 years ago11/01/17 at 6:08 pm (UTC)
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Dave Ferguson commented on the article A Quick Primer on Blended Learning
"We do a lot of technical training that involves proprietary systems -- rarely a good candidate for elearning, since the systems change re..."
  • almost 4 years ago10/20/17 at 11:08 pm (UTC)
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Dave Ferguson replied to the discussion Teaching Adults How to Use Applications
"Kimberley: Does "assess competency" simply mean "see if the staffer can [confirm that the doctors completed ABC seminar]?" Or is there s..."
  • almost 4 years ago10/18/17 at 3:14 pm (UTC)
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"One of the risks in elearning (inherited from its ancestors that ran on PCs or mainframes) is the ALAWHT factor: "As Long As We Have Them..."
  • almost 4 years ago10/17/17 at 4:37 pm (UTC)
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"Jenny, In my experience the option to regularly work onsite means an area with a base of employers who already use the kind of skills y..."
  • over 4 years ago06/09/17 at 9:27 pm (UTC)
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"Dianne: I'm glad you found the comments helpful. I admire what you're doing because I think the difference between a scenario and a goo..."
  • over 4 years ago06/08/17 at 2:45 pm (UTC)
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"It's great that you're not only working out loud, but updating as you go. Not everyone's open enough to solicit feedback like this. These..."
  • over 4 years ago06/06/17 at 7:01 pm (UTC)
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"I want to second both of Christy's suggestions. Especially for the new employeees, there are concepts and processes that they need to und..."
  • over 4 years ago05/23/17 at 9:17 pm (UTC)
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"Lisa, Can you identify some corporate or organizational topic that's of interest to you and then create your own example? If you haven't..."
  • over 4 years ago05/23/17 at 5:38 pm (UTC)
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Dave Ferguson replied to the discussion Colour and font.
"I tend to overthink this sort of thing, and to avoid that I found this page helpful; it encourages me toward the less-is-more mindset wit..."
  • over 4 years ago05/23/17 at 5:05 pm (UTC)
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"Background on the demo: so you don't have to piece it all out yourself. Most of the action takes place on one slide, scroll panel demo, ..."
  • over 4 years ago05/16/17 at 3:30 pm (UTC)
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"Tristan: In Storyline 2, I ran into odd behavior elsewhere with states, so I'm wondering what happens to the disappearing callout circle..."
  • over 4 years ago05/16/17 at 2:54 pm (UTC)
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"I had a "not working properly" (or "as expected") situation on the third scrolling panel (the timeline). I tried having "appear on hover"..."
  • over 4 years ago05/16/17 at 2:41 pm (UTC)
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"You're welcome. I was having a hard time figuring out when the interactive stuff was on the panel, and when it wasn't, so I did a lot of ..."
  • over 4 years ago05/15/17 at 11:15 pm (UTC)
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Dave Ferguson started a new discussion Scrolling Panels: demo and details (Storyline 2)
"I've been working with scrolling panels. Here's a demo showing a few ways to use them in explore/explain situations. If you haven't trie..."
  • over 4 years ago05/15/17 at 6:32 pm (UTC)
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Dave Ferguson replied to the discussion trends in learning and development
"For connecting with individuals, I rely heavily on Twitter (where I'm @dave_ferguson). If you're not professionally active there already,..."
  • over 4 years ago05/15/17 at 3:30 pm (UTC)
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"One notion that I tried out briefly (and with fewer sources, so it might not work for you): Use a single source shape -- same size fo..."
  • over 4 years ago05/11/17 at 5:20 pm (UTC)
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Dave Ferguson replied to the discussion Storyline 2 - player size calculator
"Qinyi, have you seen this post from Alyssa Gomez? Might be something for you in here: https://community.articulate.com/discussions/artic..."
  • over 4 years ago05/10/17 at 3:50 pm (UTC)
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Dave Ferguson started a new discussion Storyline 2 - player size calculator
"Here's a spreadsheet to help you: Adjust height or width of your story to achieve a 16:9 or 4:3 aspect ratio Calculate overall player..."
  • over 4 years ago05/04/17 at 4:10 pm (UTC)
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Dave Ferguson replied to the discussion Using contractions
"I agree with Owen on the "it depends" factor. My own experience with multinational companies underscores the difference between written ..."
  • over 4 years ago05/01/17 at 8:35 pm (UTC)
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"Peter Block, in Flawless Consulting, described three ways that clients (internal or external) employ consultants: As an extra pair of ..."
  • over 4 years ago04/28/17 at 3:51 pm (UTC)
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"I've often fictionalized work done either as an in-house developer or as a consultant. What I try to do is highlight the aspects I think ..."
  • over 4 years ago04/19/17 at 4:30 pm (UTC)