Judith Blackbourn
Judith Blackbourn
Instructional Designer and Trainer at Volt Workspace Solutions
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Judith Blackbourn started a new discussion Storyline videos appear as black screen
"Hi all, When I view a Storyline project with videos, the video just opens a black screen. Borders are still there, and I can hear sound, ..."
  • 7 years ago07/26/13 at 8:23 am (UTC)
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Judith Blackbourn replied to the discussion Check out my site created in Storyline
"OK, here I am many months later. Now when I clicked on cool, the next screen was black. I could hear the music but couldn't see anything...."
  • 7 years ago07/26/13 at 8:19 am (UTC)
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Judith Blackbourn replied to the discussion Constructive Feedback
"What Cary said. The problem is that people generally can read so much faster than your narrator is speaking, so we've read the text on sc..."
  • 7 years ago07/26/13 at 8:04 am (UTC)
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Judith Blackbourn replied to the discussion Freelance Heroes
"Hi Kyle, Another possibility is volunteer work for places like Last Mile Learning or Medair. Look for the Global Giveback group in LinkedIn."
  • 7 years ago07/10/13 at 10:55 am (UTC)
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Judith Blackbourn replied to the discussion Freelance Heroes
"Hi Cathy, Could you expand a bit on your requirements? Are you looking for expertise in the specified cotent? Is there adequate access t..."
  • 7 years ago07/10/13 at 9:40 am (UTC)
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Judith Blackbourn replied to the discussion Should I take this job?
"That's not clear -- it's a 2 month assignment as a contract worker."
  • 7 years ago07/10/13 at 9:22 am (UTC)
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Judith Blackbourn started a new discussion Should I take this job?
"After being unemployed for nearly 12 weeks, I've been offered a project for less than half my usual rate (not free-lance, but agency, so ..."
  • 7 years ago07/10/13 at 8:54 am (UTC)
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Judith Blackbourn replied to the discussion Freelance Heroes
"Hi Mandy, I'd love to work on this, but my free trial for Storyline has expired. Just now, having been unemployed for 2 months, I can't a..."
  • over 7 years ago07/01/13 at 8:01 am (UTC)
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"Hi Jenny, Bruce is right -- the structure of a course has an effect on the learning experience. However, that is not to say you shouldn't..."
  • over 7 years ago06/23/13 at 10:45 am (UTC)
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Judith Blackbourn replied to the discussion Re-designing the Heroes Forum
"About categories: Will new users know which category they should identify for their question? What happens when a question could be relat..."
  • over 7 years ago06/23/13 at 10:28 am (UTC)
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Judith Blackbourn replied to the discussion "Best" narration voice?
"Hi Russ, I liked your combination of male and female voices, using them in a kind of mentor to learning conversation. That type of intera..."
  • over 7 years ago06/02/13 at 10:18 am (UTC)
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"Hi Bruce, I've just been offered a contract working as an instructional designer for a firm in Ireland (I'm in the USA). It appears that ..."
  • over 7 years ago05/14/13 at 4:53 pm (UTC)
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Judith Blackbourn replied to the discussion E-Learning Course Development Service Pricing
"Thanks so much for the link to the Scholarix infographic. Visuals always help when I'm trying to solve math problems! :O"
  • over 7 years ago04/24/13 at 12:18 pm (UTC)
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Judith Blackbourn replied to the discussion Insert WMV files into Storyline
"Oh, does that work now? I'll have to try it again!"
  • over 7 years ago04/23/13 at 2:25 pm (UTC)
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Judith Blackbourn replied to the discussion Bullet Points
"My fall-back position on bullets is to create the lists in PowerPoint, get them perfect, and import into Storyline. Some text fonts may g..."
  • over 7 years ago04/15/13 at 2:29 pm (UTC)
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Judith Blackbourn replied to the discussion Articulate Storyline
"Hi Nance, Even though the list above says WMV files are supported and are converted when they are imported in Storyline, I know that is n..."
  • over 7 years ago04/15/13 at 2:24 pm (UTC)
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Judith Blackbourn replied to the discussion Last bullet Point Not Appearing
"Try adding a return after your last bullet point. Storyline might not be reading the end of line."
  • over 7 years ago04/15/13 at 2:15 pm (UTC)
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"Hi Joe, after you save the .ZIP document to a folder, rename the document with the .DOCX extension. Windows will try to scare you off wit..."
  • over 7 years ago04/15/13 at 1:59 pm (UTC)
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"Hi James, I'm guessing you are in the UK. Can the contributor work remotely? Judith"
  • over 7 years ago04/12/13 at 1:26 pm (UTC)
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"Craig Wiggins said: PowerPoint. It's easy to stress the visual with clients, and it makes directions for the developer less complicated. ..."
  • over 7 years ago04/09/13 at 11:19 am (UTC)
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Judith Blackbourn replied to the discussion Parallax effect for elearning?
"Hi Lisa, Parallax is a fun effect, but to use it in Storyline you first have to build it in PowerPoint and then import it into Storyline...."
  • over 7 years ago04/09/13 at 11:14 am (UTC)
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"Hi Janell, Well done. A fun way to practice math! I like how it progresses from easy to harder problems. This game is terrific output fo..."
  • over 7 years ago04/08/13 at 1:40 pm (UTC)
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"Did I say thanks? Thank you so much! You get a big kiss for that! ()"
  • over 7 years ago04/08/13 at 12:51 pm (UTC)
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"Steve, your expertise is showing! Would love to see the book you write on planning an ID project! As a self-taught writer, I'm always lo..."
  • over 7 years ago04/08/13 at 12:47 pm (UTC)
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Judith Blackbourn replied to the discussion Font sizes drop in Storyline randomly
"With the caption text boxes, I often change the margins to leave only 5 pts left and right rather than the 10 pts set by default. That le..."
  • over 7 years ago04/05/13 at 3:09 pm (UTC)