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 ..."
  • 2 months ago08/30/21 at 9:28 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..."
  • 3 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 ..."
  • 3 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..."
  • 3 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..."
  • 6 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..."
  • 7 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..."
  • 7 months ago03/26/21 at 1:31 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..."
  • 8 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..."
  • 11 months ago12/10/20 at 4:08 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..."
  • 12 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."
  • 12 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..."
  • 12 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..."
  • 12 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..."
  • 12 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..."
  • 12 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...."
  • 12 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..."
  • 12 months ago10/27/20 at 9:19 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..."
  • 1 year ago10/23/20 at 2:50 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..."
  • 1 year 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..."
  • 1 year ago09/28/20 at 1:39 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). ..."
  • 1 year 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: ..."
  • over 1 year ago03/06/20 at 2:49 am (UTC)