Responsive eLearning – Articulate Storyline 360 Vs Articulate Rise with Sample eLearning Course
“Responsive eLearning design” is the need of the hour for multi-device eLearning. It is the best approach to deliver the eLearning content that adapts and responds to all devices providing optimal mobile learning experience with its HTML5 output.
Authoring tools such as Elucidat, Adobe Captivate 9, Articulate Storyline 360 and Articulate Rise can make the eLearning development job even easier without any coding knowledge. With the wide range of available options in responsive authoring tools, it is very important for an eLearning developer to pick the right tool that fits the requirements appropriately in a more cost-effective manner.
In this blog, we will help you decide the best tool that fits your responsive eLearning requirement while comparing Articulate Storyline 360 Vs Articulate Rise with the help of a sample course.
When should you go for Storyline 360?
Storyline 360 is an upgraded version of Storyline 2 from Articulate. Storyline 360 comes with new responsive player that dynamically adjusts the content to fit all mobile devices. It hides the sidebar menus to deliver a mobile-friendly output eliminating browser Chrome. Here’s the screenshot taken from Articulate website that depicts how content adapts and responds to different devices via the responsive player.
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Similar interface to Microsoft PowerPoint
Lot of scope for customization
Variables and triggers
Free form and drag-n-drop
Offline development environment – Does not require internet
connection during development.
Content adaptation for mobile
devices not available
Does not provide an optimal
viewing experience to the user
Considering the above points, you can pick Storyline 360 if your eLearning course requires customized and graphically-rich look and feel.
Note: Enough time is available for course development
Click here to view a sample course developed in Articulate Storyline.
When should you go for Articulate Rise?
“Create fully responsive eLearning courses that adapt to every device, without any manual tweaking“
The flexible learning blocks in Articulate Rise enable you to create custom lessons. All you have to do is choose the blocks, arrange them in your desired order, and add content! Rise drops the traditional “Next” button and instead uses vertical Click here to view a sample course developed in Articulate Storyline. Click on the image to zoom. scrolling.
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On a desktop, learners will be able to scroll down their browser window to view more content and view multiple images arranged horizontally. While in mobile device where the screen width is less, this content gets “stacked” and images gets vertically arranged so that they are visible. Here the content is rearranged intelligently within the dimensions of the device.
Easy to use
Provides best optimal viewing
experience on mobile devices
No installation required
No scope for Customization
Need continues internet
No variables or triggers
Considering the above points, you can pick Articulate Rise if the eLearning course:
Needs to be multi-device compatible
Does not require any customizations
Needs to be developed in a very short time along with the support for multiple devices.
Click here to view a sample course developed in Articulate Rise.
Articulate Rise Vs Articulate Storyline 360: Both Articulate Storyline 360 and Rise serve the purpose of creating responsive mobile learning. However, the choice of selecting the best responsive authoring tool depends on the responsive eLearning requirements and its priorities. We have created a sample demo course on “Closing the Sale” for your reference. Click the below buttons to access the course.
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