When it comes to designing a course, focusing on the content as well as the learning audience to appropriate the experience for supporting their needs is important. These focal points should be carried over throughout the life of a course and hold strong in the relationship between the content itself and the design. When thinking of design, our minds tend to default to a visual array of images, colors, fonts and layouts. There is nothing incorrect with this mindset, however, when it comes to overall design there are some additional considerations when establishing suitable schemes for the learning audiences.Read More
Articulate’s Storyline 2 has answered the call for more animation effects for its users. With an appropriate balance of use, animations can be a great enhancement for any course. When using them in a course, I often like to make use of subtle animations that create a more fluid experience when users interact with onscreen content, buttons, or interface elements. Here are some of my tricks for enhancing and extending the standard animation options available within Storyline 2 to add a subtle flair for your next course.Read More
The Articulate community is brimming with resources, like templates, in order to ease the building of screens for eLearning courses by speeding up the development process, establishing consistency and inspiring new designs and techniques for future courses. With so many options, it is only right to share some tips on how to transform these templates quickly.
Josh Stoner | 05/21/2015
Articulate has given the people what they wanted – Storyline 2! Instructional Designers, Content Developers and learners everywhere are rejoicing, their starry eyes fixed on the immense opportunities Storyline 2 has to offer.Read More
How to Break Out of a Boring Slideshow
We often hear the disgruntled remarks from PowerPoint users when slaving over a slide deck. We might even find a few articles today that blame PowerPoint, Keynote or Google Presentation for being the reason why some companies fail. But can we really blame the tool? Or is it a user error?Read More