10 Questions to Consider Before Starting an eLearning Project

A proper project setup will lay the foundation for creating a successful eLearning course. Here are some questions you should answer prior to starting an eLearning project. See the list below or download this handout as a PDF file. What are the project goals?Determine what outcomes you are trying to reach with this project. For … Continue reading “10 Questions to Consider Before Starting an eLearning Project”

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

  Many individual learning experience designers and elearning companies alike put a lot of thinking into developing elearning products, but receive very little feedback on how the learners are using 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 … 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”

Free Webinar: Building Better eLearning Courses with Cluelabs Widgets

Reserve your seat for a free webinar: Building Better eLearning Courses with Cluelabs Widgets. All learning and development professionals involved in producing elearning for adult learners are welcome to attend this free webinar hosted by eLearning Company, Inc. We will discuss how you can extend standard authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline and/or Adobe Captivate … Continue reading “Free Webinar: Building Better eLearning Courses with Cluelabs Widgets”

Making Training Interactive: Custom eLearning Course Development Tips

  As a project stakeholder, an Instructional Designer or Elearning Experience Developer who is involved in custom elearning course development, how do you ensure your courses provide the desired learning outcomes? When elearning developers and elearning companies get it right, learners receive many benefits from the learning experience. For example, they retain the knowledge from … Continue reading “Making Training Interactive: Custom eLearning Course Development Tips”

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”

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”

eLearning Challenge: Text Variables, Location, Leaderboard in an Articulate Storyline eLearning Course

The #ELHchallenge eLearning challenges hosted by Articulate eLearning Heroes provide an excellent way for the eLearning community members to learn from each other and continuously develop their professional skills. Many top eLearning Experience Designers have showcased their work at least once on eLearning Heroes. We, too, have participated in quite a few of the challenges … Continue reading “eLearning Challenge: Text Variables, Location, Leaderboard in an Articulate Storyline eLearning Course”