Custom Volume Control – Articulate Storyline 3 or Articulate Storyline 360

Custom Volume Control – Articulate Storyline 3 or Articulate Storyline 360

The latest release of Articulate Storyline 360 or Storyline 3 has number of exciting new features allowing eLearning developers to explore many more creative ways in developing new interactions.

Yet, we still have a few things that cannot be achieved using the native options of Articulate Storyline 360. One such, most requested functionality is, the ability to control volume of the course without the default storyline player. Our previous blog on how to achieve this functionality in Articulate Storyline 2 has helped many to include a volume controller in custom players. But, since there have been many changes done under the hood in Storyline 360. We need a new approach for this functionality to work. In this blog we will see how to add a custom volume controller in Articulate Storyline 3 or SL 360.

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Award winning Learning Management System | SwiftHCM

Award winning Learning Management System-SwiftHCM-Augustfest

Like every year, there was a huge buzz around Asia’s largest startup fest, The August Fest. As an active participant of the fest and more important as a startup enthusiast, we were excited to be part of it for two reasons. A – Networking with fellow founders, B – Yes, we were SHORTLISTED to pitch our product at the SCALEUPFESTIVAL @ The August Fest.

This was the right time for us to pitch our Learning Management System product (Swift Human Capital Management) launched last November. We were excited to pitch it in front of 500+ audience including business leaders, subject matter experts, fellow founders, and investors.

We had just about 3 minutes to pitch our product and to prove our point. Our focus areas of the pitch were clearly defined as mentioned below.

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Adobe Captivate 2017 – New “Shared Advanced Actions” turned out to be a huge time saver

Adobe Captivate 2017 - New Shared Advanced Actions turned out to be a huge time saver

Adobe Captivate 10 now revived as Adobe Captivate 2017 brought many exciting features and enhancements for eLearning designers by making it more advanced compared to its prior version i.e. Adobe Captivate 9. The major improvement is the enhancements into the world of responsive eLearning with its new fluid box concept. With fluid boxes, Adobe Captive 2017 has opened the doors for smart and advanced eLearning with “mobile first approach” and responsive eLearning design. Yet, there are also few minor tweaks done to this eLearning authoring tool which turned out to make a huge difference in eLearning course development. One of those hidden gems in Adobe Captivate 2017 is Shared Advanced Actions.

In this blog, I want to share my experience with this amazing enhancement, which played an important role in saving my time and efforts while developing an eLearning project for one of our clients.

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Latest Features of HTML5 Authoring Tools – Storyline3, Captivate 2017, Lectora 17 and Elucidat

Latest Features of HTML5 Authoring Tools - Storyline3, Captivate 2017, Lectora 17 and Elucidat

The eLearning authoring tools are playing a huge role in success of eLearning courseware. These tools provide great features to develop effective online modules suited for modern-day learning requirements. Amongst many features that have been developed over the years, responsive learning is the stand out feature that has been highly prioritized by almost every HTML5 authoring tool.

In this blog, we will go through the latest updates of some of the well-known authoring tools and know its progress towards providing truly responsive outputs and also take a glance at their key features.

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How to turn the staff training to contribute in the goals of an organization?

converting business goals into learning objectives

Every business will have their own goals to achieve and they make every possible effort to accomplish these goals effectively and efficiently. A very common goal that we find in most of the product/ service based companies is, providing an effective on-job training to up skill the staff. The best approach to meet the training goal is to establish direct connection between business goals and training.

In this blog we will discuss how we can connect business goals with training outcomes i.e. learning objectives?

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4 Steps to Convert PowerPoint (PPTs) into Interactive eLearning Course

converting ppt to eLearning
Corporate training has evolved over the years and eLearning has catered its part by helping it immensely. Many organizations are taking a step forward to implement digital learning as their training strategy as opposed to instructor-led training. Having said that, the Learning and Development Managers have to adapt rapid eLearning for immediate training needs. And converting the existing training materials such as PowerPoint presentations into an eLearning course can be the smart move instead of developing the content from scratch. Read more

Top 4 Proven Instructional Design Strategies to Enhance eLearning for Corporate Training

Top 4 Proven Instructional Design Strategies for eLearning

 
Be it any game, you need a right game plan or a strategy to succeed. And the same applies to eLearning design for corporate training. “eLearning when designed correctly with sound instructional design strategy has the potential to bring organizational excellence with a positive eLearning ROI. ” An instructional strategy is an action plan or a method to help people learn. It defines the approach to achieve learning objectives using various learning devices, techniques, resources, and various learning theories. Read more

How to play background music continuously throughout the course in Articulate Storyline 2.

Articulate Backgound

 
Articulate Storyline 2 provides the flexibility to customize interactivity to the max with minimal efforts. This web based authoring tool gives feasibility to add JavaScript which can be of great help to take your eLearning courses to the next level. It’s fairly easy to extend and enhance the functionality of the built-in features in Storyline that come by default. Read more

How to use Fluid Boxes for Web Responsive Design in Captivate 2017

Responsive Design in Captivate

Captivate 2017 is the recent launch by Adobe and is turning out to be A piece of cake for eLearning developers to create responsive ELearning modules. If I have to pick an eye catching feature from the tool I would surely pick “Fluid Boxes” which is one of the new features added to Captivate 2017. With Fluid Boxes, developers relish unique authoring experiences and develop responsive HTML5-based eLearning content faster, without programming knowledge. Read more