Sean Speake
Sean Speake
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"If you're running up against something that's not working as anticipated, open a new SL file and start building the piece from scratch. D..."
  • over 3 years ago11/22/17 at 5:24 pm (UTC)
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"A strong understanding of narrative - a lot of great learning comes from scenarios and what are scenarios but little stories. When you un..."
  • over 3 years ago11/17/17 at 7:06 pm (UTC)
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"As a learner I detest TTS - for the most part it's pretty terrible. That being said, using an approach like Matthew's excellent suggesti..."
  • over 3 years ago11/17/17 at 1:47 pm (UTC)
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Sean Speake replied to the discussion Audio Editing Software Recommendations
"I love WavePad Audio Editor from NCH software. Been using it for years - very simple to use, and affordable."
  • over 3 years ago11/14/17 at 2:50 pm (UTC)
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"A small note - one thing I've found when teaching topics like this is the time depends heavily on the skill of the learners. I've taught..."
  • over 3 years ago11/14/17 at 2:47 pm (UTC)
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Sean Speake replied to the discussion Show video only one time
"If you're not viewing from an LMS I don't believe it will work on a second viewing of the course, as the variables will likely reset - th..."
  • over 3 years ago11/14/17 at 2:43 pm (UTC)
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Sean Speake replied to the discussion Show video only one time
"Hi Ludovic, I can't upload the SL file for you as I'm using a different version, but I've attached screenshots of the two triggers I men..."
  • over 3 years ago11/08/17 at 4:58 pm (UTC)
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Sean Speake replied to the discussion Delay State Change of Shape
"Another way to do it. On your nav slide, have a trigger to change the state of the badge to normal when timeline starts if variable=1. ..."
  • over 3 years ago11/02/17 at 1:39 pm (UTC)
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"Hi John, You can pause the timeline on the base layer when moving to a new layer - go into the properties for the layer and there should..."
  • over 3 years ago11/01/17 at 5:07 pm (UTC)
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Sean Speake replied to the discussion Control motion path. Please help
"I created a very similar effect by using a Mouse Hover to resume a paused timeline and entrance and exit animations with elements positio..."
  • over 3 years ago10/31/17 at 8:04 pm (UTC)
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Sean Speake replied to the discussion Voice over for elearning courses
"www.Voices.com is another alternative."
  • over 3 years ago10/31/17 at 7:47 pm (UTC)
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Sean Speake replied to the discussion Jump to Slide | Conditions Question
"I'm with Wendy - trigger order is the likely culprit."
  • over 3 years ago10/31/17 at 7:32 pm (UTC)
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"The simpler way to do it might be to change the entire background based on the trigger. Typically this is done for low/high contrast read..."
  • over 3 years ago10/31/17 at 7:11 pm (UTC)
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"Glad it worked for you Lori!"
  • over 3 years ago10/26/17 at 1:20 pm (UTC)
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Sean Speake replied to the discussion Recording Device
"I have a Blue Snowball that I love. They're reasonably priced and excellent microphones in my experience. The Blue Yeti is also a nice one."
  • over 3 years ago10/26/17 at 1:15 pm (UTC)
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"Add a variable - Question1Feedback (Q1FB) (T/F) - start it as false Add a trigger to your feedback lightbox to change Q1FB to true when ..."
  • over 3 years ago10/17/17 at 6:51 pm (UTC)
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Sean Speake replied to the discussion Show video only one time
"You should be able to do so by creating a variable - VidViewed (T/F) - initially false. Set the variable to change to True once the vide..."
  • over 3 years ago10/16/17 at 5:17 pm (UTC)
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Sean Speake replied to the discussion Time- User is in course
"I've designed a bunch of stuff for people with CE requirements - I get that it's a norm across many industries. That doesn't mean that it..."
  • over 3 years ago10/05/17 at 8:12 pm (UTC)
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Sean Speake replied to the discussion Time- User is in course
"Wearing my consultant hat, I'm forced to ask - Why do the state analysts want to measure the time spent in the course? Time is a terribl..."
  • over 3 years ago10/05/17 at 6:07 pm (UTC)
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"Maxwell - what did you create the map in?"
  • over 3 years ago10/04/17 at 3:55 pm (UTC)
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Sean Speake replied to the discussion Font Change when Publishing to LMS
"Hi Jenna, It depends on how you've set up your master slides... I'd do a quick test to see if you can switch it just using the master - ..."
  • almost 4 years ago09/19/17 at 7:42 pm (UTC)
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Sean Speake replied to the discussion Font Change when Publishing to LMS
"This sometimes happens when the font you are using isn't full featured - for example you're using a bold or italic effect, but the instal..."
  • almost 4 years ago09/19/17 at 4:53 pm (UTC)
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"Happy to help - I'd done something similar recently so it was also an opportunity to cement my knowledge."
  • almost 4 years ago09/14/17 at 4:55 pm (UTC)
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Sean Speake replied to the discussion Multiple conditional variables
"I don't see why not... The initial Selections (Breed size, etc...) are selectors that simply change the State of the image. They also co..."
  • almost 4 years ago09/11/17 at 5:18 pm (UTC)
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"Hi Cory, I've had a look at your file and while I haven't been able to replicate the results/errors you're getting, I do have a couple o..."
  • almost 4 years ago09/11/17 at 2:19 pm (UTC)