A storyboard is said to be “a map that guides eLearning professionals through every twist and turn of their eLearning course design”. Storyboards improve efficiency, allowing you to confirm the finer details before build, and are a great way to communicate ideas to stakeholders. There are many ways to storyboard for eLearning, but we think there are 7 best practices you should follow no matter how you choose to storyboard your eLearning course:Read More
Well, technically the title should read “The A, B… Gs of the eLearning Content Development Phase”. The acronyms, of course, standing for “Alpha”, “Beta” and “Gold”.
Regardless of the names, I wanted to talk about what each of these stages of eLearning content development involves. And believe me; in my experience as project manager, designer and developer, I’ve seen the full array: Alpha, Beta, Beta2, Pre-Gold, Gold, Gold2… Is it possible to stop this madness?!Read More
There’s a lot of discussion about gamification in eLearning at the moment. But what is gamification and what does it mean in an eLearning context? Does it imply we are all going to learn new health and safety rules by playing a version of Angry Birds?Read More
Storyboards are an eLearning project’s best friend! As an Instructional Designer, Content Developer and now, eLearning Project Manager I’ve been fortunate to see the benefits of a solid eLearning storyboard from all angles of eLearning content development initiative. Regardless of which medium you use, be it Word or PowerPoint, or some other format, these 5 essential components should be in there somewhere. So let’s talk about each one and arm you with the information you need to make you successful!Read More
Motion paths are animations to move an object from one point to another within a slide. In the words of Helen Tyson, Omniplex’s Lead Trainer, “Motion Paths are a key new feature in Storyline 2 because they allow the developer to put the power to control the course directly into the hands of the learner.” So what really are the eLearning benefits? And how can you leverage them more effectively? This week, we break down this eLearning How To:
Motion Paths are most commonly used to highlight specific aspects of content. The big benefit to Storyline 2 is that Motion Paths are now controlled by Triggers, giving you added customization of animations. These Triggers allow for greater control by Content Developers.Read More