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Adding a Header and Footer to Storyline

Let's take a quick look at how to add a header and footer to a published Articulate Storyline course. What in the world am I talking about? Say you don't want to muddy up your stage with your logo and course title like so: As you can see the header and footer are outside, minding [...]

By |December 3rd, 2014|Design, Storyline, Tutorial|Comments Off on Adding a Header and Footer to Storyline

“We don’t want it to look like PowerPoint” – THINK BIG with full screen courses

Continuing our “We don’t want it to look like PowerPoint” series, we again explore the idea that PowerPoint is not to blame, and that a better understanding of layout and design paired with knowledge of  the tools you use, can create a fun,  interesting, and educational experience. Our last post showed us how a full screen background image [...]

16 Questions to Ask when Starting an eLearning Project

Every time we start a new eLearning project, there are plenty of question we ask, or should ask. Most are pretty obvious but here is a short list of questions to consider when starting your next project: What is the end goal of your project and how would you recognize the project as being a [...]

By |November 24th, 2014|Tips|Comments Off on 16 Questions to Ask when Starting an eLearning Project

“We don’t want it to look like PowerPoint”

Anyone with a focus on creating eLearning projects (or design in general) has heard someone say "We don't want it to look like PowerPoint". So what does that actually mean? Through a number of posts we will explore the meaning and how we can design our projects to "not look like PowerPoint". First, let's take [...]

By |November 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on “We don’t want it to look like PowerPoint”

Extra! Extra! Training Through Newspaper Headlines

We live in a world of constant information. Focusing on any one thing can be difficult. Luckily, there is an attention grabber built into almost all of us, the newspaper headline. Even from the corner of the eye we might catch glimpse of a newspaper headline. What does it say? Is it important to us? [...]

By |November 7th, 2014|News, Tips|Comments Off on Extra! Extra! Training Through Newspaper Headlines

3 eLearning Tips

Here are 3 eLearning Tips that can keep your projects moving forward and looking great: 1. CC0 Assets Need free assets? Then try CC0 assets! "CC" stands for Creative Commons, a nonprofit organization who has defined a simple way for creators to mark their work with certain rights. Whatever comes after the "CC" is a code that [...]

By |November 1st, 2014|Tips|Comments Off on 3 eLearning Tips

Handling Multiple Scores in Lectora

We recently had a project where the learner had the option to take the final test early in the course. If they could get a 90% or above they would not have to take the rest of the course. If they failed, they would continue through the rest of the course and re-take the same [...]

By |October 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Handling Multiple Scores in Lectora

Making a Calculator Calculate

We have had a few questions on how to make a calculator calculate. First, here are a few reasons a calculator might be valuable: Accounting or financial training Teaching mathematics or calculator skills Anyway a calculator can let the learner focus on the content, the formulas, and how to get where they need to be [...]

By |September 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Making a Calculator Calculate

Articulate Storyline 2 – What’s New?

What's new in Articulate Storyline 2? We want to discuss a couple of major updates. First, a number of small updates have been made including: The icon! Must get used to the new icon. The interface! The look and feel of the program itself has had a face lift. Everything is a bit flatter and [...]

By |September 18th, 2014|News, Storyline|Comments Off on Articulate Storyline 2 – What’s New?
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