Exporting Course Variables and Data to Google Sheets

There are many reasons why a learning experience designer may want to export variables from Articulate Storyline or an Adobe Captivate course to Google Sheets. Just like a desktop spreadsheet file, a Google Sheets document provides a great way to look at your data across multiple records and compare values as needed. Furthermore, you can … Continue reading “Exporting Course Variables and Data to Google Sheets”

Storyline vs. Captivate: Features of Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate Compared Side-by-Side

Here, at eLearning Company, we have been asked the question “Storyline or Captivate, which one should I go with?” more times than we can count, so we decided to do a thorough review of both tools to help our readers select the eLearning authoring tool that is right for them. In this guide, we are … Continue reading “Storyline vs. Captivate: Features of Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate Compared Side-by-Side”

Want a Surprisingly Effective eLearning Tool? Use Email.

Let’s start this article with a scenario most of us have been in. You build an eLearning module and add a bunch of “additional reading” links on one of the closing slides. This sounds familiar because instructional designers and elearning developers in many companies are doing it on a regular basis. Now, put yourself in … Continue reading “Want a Surprisingly Effective eLearning Tool? Use Email.”

6 eLearning Metrics You Should Be Measuring

If you want to make eLearning truly effective, you should take a closer look at the data your learners generate in the course. It can offer an invaluable insight into whether the course provides effective learning opportunities as well as how the learners are interacting with the eLearning course itself. See the list below or … Continue reading “6 eLearning Metrics You Should Be Measuring”

8 Advanced eLearning Development Skills You Can Master Today

The eLearning technology is advancing rapidly, and skills that were competitive even a few years ago are quickly becoming obsolete. To stay current in the field of learning experience design and development, instructional designers and eLearning developers should constantly keep up with the new trends and technologies. Here are 8 things you should learn to … Continue reading “8 Advanced eLearning Development Skills You Can Master Today”

What’s Trending in eLearning and How You Can Keep Up

  With the pace of changes in the industry accelerating, being a successful learning experience designer means constantly looking out for elearning trends that can enhance your skills and learning products, and help you stay current in your profession. In this article, we will discuss a major trend in elearning that’s no longer a buzzword … Continue reading “What’s Trending in eLearning and How You Can Keep Up”

Using Data to Make eLearning Effective

  If you are a modern elearning course developer or learning experience designer, the following assumptions are most likely to describe your work: You use an authoring software tool such as Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate You define successful course completion by either the number of slides the learner has viewed or the final quiz … Continue reading “Using Data to Make eLearning Effective”

No LMS, No Problem: How to Save Learning Data Outside of LMS

  Most learning experience designers put a lot of effort into developing custom elearning solutions, but receive very little feedback on how the learners  use the products and whether the training meets the learning objectives. Yet, most would love to have an option to learn about the learners’ behavior in the courses, how the learners … Continue reading “No LMS, No Problem: How to Save Learning Data Outside of LMS”

Custom Progress Bar in Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate

If you’ve ever created a learning course in Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate, you have most certainly seen (and probably used) a progress bar that appears below the slide by default in both of these authoring tools. Unfortunately, this default progress bar does not always meet the unique needs of the particular elearning project, and … Continue reading “Custom Progress Bar in Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate”

Leaderboard in Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate

In this article, we will explain how you can use a leaderboard widget in your Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate learning module. There are many reasons for an instructional designer to include a leaderboard in the learning module. Incorporating a leaderboard in your training allows you to create a friendly competition, identify top performers, keep a … Continue reading “Leaderboard in Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate”