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
In a previous role, I was responsible for a software development team which contained many different and varying characters.
In the team, there were two particular computer programmers who were quite diverse characters. Programmer one was technically brilliant; very intelligent and could program pretty well anything. Programmer two was good but not quite as outstanding as the first programmer...Read More
There is a wealth of knowledge and inspiration waiting for you on YouTube, all generously created and shared with you by strangers. And the sheer number of videos on YouTube speaks to a deeper truth. Video works. It is popular. People like it, and your learners will too, because you know what? - they're people, too.
Matthew Lloyd | 08/27/2013