Ray Cole
Ray Cole
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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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..."
  • 3 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."
  • 3 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 ..."
  • 3 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..."
  • 3 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 ..."
  • 4 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..."
  • 4 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..."
  • 4 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."
  • 4 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..."
  • 4 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..."
  • 4 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..."
  • 4 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..."
  • 4 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...."
  • 4 months ago10/28/20 at 1:13 pm (UTC)
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"Hi Garth, thanks for responding. I'm not sure what you mean by "seeing the effect of using the built-in states." Shouldn't they work? I g..."
  • 4 months ago10/27/20 at 9:19 pm (UTC)
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Ray Cole started a new discussion Why is my button not changing state properly?
"Hi Heroes, I'm hoping an eagle-eyed Hero can help me figure out why my Submit button is not changing state when clicked. I hav..."
  • 4 months ago10/27/20 at 3:03 pm (UTC)
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"Training requirements in regulations usually focus on information delivery, not application, so part of the problem we face with regulato..."
  • 4 months ago10/23/20 at 2:50 pm (UTC)
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"A couple of questions about Articulate 360 Teams: 1) I'm curious how Articulate 360 Teams would work if an organization's training group ..."
  • 5 months ago10/01/20 at 1:55 pm (UTC)
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Ray Cole replied to the discussion Slide is Extremely Slow to Load
"Thanks Leslie! I have no idea why I didn't see his original message, but I got the one you forwarded to me and I just followed up with hi..."
  • 5 months ago09/30/20 at 2:24 pm (UTC)
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Ray Cole replied to the discussion Slide is Extremely Slow to Load
"Hi Leslie, Thanks for following up. I was out on vacation most of last week so I'm just getting back and combing through my email b..."
  • 5 months ago09/28/20 at 1:39 pm (UTC)
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Ray Cole started a new discussion Slide is Extremely Slow to Load
"Hi Heroes, I am working on a biosafety course. Early in the course, I introduce you (the learner) to your co-worker, Sharon, and tog..."
  • 5 months ago09/21/20 at 2:13 pm (UTC)
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Ray Cole replied to the discussion Working with SMEs Audio
"When I've done this in the past, I've set up a room with a quality microphone and software (Audacity is good, as others have mentioned). ..."
  • 6 months ago09/15/20 at 1:46 pm (UTC)
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Ray Cole replied to the discussion What makes good learning?
"Hi Mark, My small team has articulated (no pun intended!) four principles that tend to characterize good quality instructional designs: ..."
  • 12 months ago03/06/20 at 2:49 am (UTC)
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"Some additional tips: Break your text into small bites; do not present monolithic blocks of text. Place the small blocks of text right n..."
  • 1 year ago02/20/20 at 12:12 am (UTC)
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"Roni, what are the jobs that people are doing whose processes are documented in these complex process flows? I'm guessing it's not anyone..."
  • 1 year ago02/19/20 at 11:14 pm (UTC)
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"Hi Wendy, I formally put in a feature request for this back in November of 2018. It's hard for me to understand why ANDs and ORs still ca..."
  • 1 year ago02/10/20 at 7:46 pm (UTC)