Ray Cole
Ray Cole
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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"Hi Lauren, Thank you for giving it a try and for the video of what you saw when you did! That is definitely not what I see when I launch ..."
  • 29 days ago08/30/21 at 9:28 pm (UTC)
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Ray Cole started a new discussion Text Entry Fields Lose Focus Immediately
"I need to make an edit to a Storyline 360 course I last updated in 2020. When I load the *.story file and preview the slide where I need ..."
  • 1 month ago08/27/21 at 3:46 pm (UTC)
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"Just to follow up. The issue I was experiencing had nothing to do with Storyline. I was able to clear the problem by uninstalling an..."
  • 2 months ago08/13/21 at 12:35 pm (UTC)
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"Storyline 360 comes with lots of such images. Click the Insert tab, and from the ribbon choose Characters. Or are you looking ..."
  • 2 months ago07/28/21 at 5:28 pm (UTC)
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"I may be experiencing the same issue. I usually don't apply Storyline updates immediately but instead wait a week or so to see if there a..."
  • 2 months ago07/23/21 at 8:47 pm (UTC)
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Ray Cole replied to the discussion Keyboard shortcut for buttons
"Hi Nayeli, I see your point. I think when I posted this tip a couple of years ago, the "after clicking on ..." portion of this trigger wa..."
  • 5 months ago05/05/21 at 1:57 pm (UTC)
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"It's not just the Normal state that is a problem. I've attached simple 1-slide Storyline file in which I have 3 buttons that all hav..."
  • 6 months ago04/02/21 at 4:23 pm (UTC)
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Ray Cole replied to the discussion Trouble with Button States
"Ah! Thanks Judy! I am often flummoxed by the (seemingly illogical) way that Storyline combines states outside of my control. I will try d..."
  • 6 months ago03/26/21 at 1:31 pm (UTC)
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Ray Cole started a new discussion Trouble with Button States
"Hi everyone, I need help figuring out why the Selected state on my button is not displaying properly when the button is selected. He..."
  • 6 months ago03/26/21 at 12:46 pm (UTC)
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Ray Cole started a new discussion Inconsistent Behavior of Radio Buttons
"When I incorporate one of Storyline's built-in radio buttons or checkboxes as one element of a more "designed" button, the radio buttons ..."
  • 6 months ago03/25/21 at 7:26 pm (UTC)
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Ray Cole replied to the discussion Adaptive Learning based on roles
"For a biosafety course I completed recently, I took the approach that Martin Sinclair outlined. Early in the course, learners are asked t..."
  • 7 months ago03/16/21 at 5:46 pm (UTC)
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"Here's a biosafety course for biology researchers. There's extremely minimal audio in this course. My team and I are committed to cr..."
  • 7 months ago03/05/21 at 3:27 pm (UTC)
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Ray Cole replied to the discussion Answer feedback advise
"I like to think of feedback as coming in three possible levels (I'm following Michael Allen's lead here): Judgment: Correct/incorrect Ex..."
  • 10 months ago12/10/20 at 4:08 pm (UTC)
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Ray Cole published a new E-Learning Example Storyline: Compressed Gas Safety Example
"See how effective scenarios can be in this full course example on compressed gas safety."
  • 10 months ago11/26/20 at 12:15 pm (UTC)
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Ray Cole published a new E-Learning Example Storyline: Hazardous Waste Safety Example
"Looking for inspiration for your workplace safety course? Look no further! In this full course example on hazardous waste safety, you’ll ..."
  • 10 months ago11/26/20 at 12:09 pm (UTC)
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Ray Cole published a new E-Learning Example Storyline: Electrical Safety Example
"Building a safety course for learners in different work environments? Instead of building separate courses for each group of learners, bu..."
  • 10 months ago11/26/20 at 12:10 pm (UTC)
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"Representation: Specific Object vs. Class of Object One consideration is what you are using the characters to represent. Scott McCloud's ..."
  • 11 months ago11/16/20 at 3:50 pm (UTC)
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Ray Cole replied to the discussion Music in e-learning
"Frank, I don't think bespoke music is used much (like, basically not at all) unless the instructional designer happens to have the skills..."
  • 11 months ago11/16/20 at 2:46 pm (UTC)
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"I am not available to help you with this project, but... I think a better use of e-learning in this situation would be to create some sim..."
  • 11 months ago11/10/20 at 4:38 pm (UTC)
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"E-learning consisting only of explanations is rarely effective. Create experiences that make learners practice the skills they are learning."
  • 11 months ago11/10/20 at 2:47 pm (UTC)
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Ray Cole replied to the discussion eLearning Development
"Focus on instructional design. Anyone can learn the tools, but using them to create truly effective learning is hard and astonishingly ra..."
  • 11 months ago11/05/20 at 3:01 pm (UTC)
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Ray Cole replied to the discussion Music in e-learning
"I no longer use music much. But when I did, I used it for the opening and closing screens, and for transitional screens (e.g., a title sl..."
  • 11 months ago11/05/20 at 2:55 pm (UTC)
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"The "Style Number" was a feature of the Microsoft Online clipart website. Each image in the clipart database had a "Style Number" associa..."
  • 11 months ago10/29/20 at 5:11 pm (UTC)
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"Just a quick follow up to let you know that there is a free online conference completely devoted to assessments coming up November 3-5 of..."
  • 11 months ago10/28/20 at 3:32 pm (UTC)
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"Garth, thanks for the detailed explanation! The way Storyline combines states outside of our control is a constant source of frustration...."
  • 11 months ago10/28/20 at 1:13 pm (UTC)