Instructional Design Best Practices

Five Ways eLearning Supports Remote Workers

Remote work is quickly becoming a regular occurrence in the United States. According to data from Global Workplace Analytics, “50% of the U.S. workforce holds a job that is compatible with at least partial telework and approximately 20-25% of the workforce teleworks... read more

Bank on It: Using Question Banks in Storyline 2

Quizzes… we all use them. They are an integral part of any good eLearning course. Yet one of the oft-neglected types of quizzes is one that draws from a bank of questions. What is a question bank? A question bank is a group of questions from which a certain... read more

What Can eLearning Borrow from Pokemon Go?

Pokémon Go is a free, location-based augmented reality game developed for mobile devices. Players use the GPS on their mobile device to locate, capture, battle, and train virtual creatures (a.k.a. Pokémon). These creatures appear on screen making it seem they are in... read more

How to Insert an HTML5 Interaction into Storyline 2

So you’ve spent a lot of time creating an amazing HTML5 interaction using our Interaction Builder and now you want to insert it into your Storyline 2 course. But how do you that? That’s the very question we get quite often through our support emails, so we’ve created... read more

What Can eLearning Learn from Facebook?

In February 2016, Facebook celebrated its 12th birthday. According to data released by Facebook, at the end of December 2015, there were 1.59 billion monthly Facebook users. If you look at how Facebook has grown, matured, and become part of our daily (if not hourly)... read more

The Difference Big Data Can Make for eLearning

I wouldn’t say I’m a numbers person. In fact, I’d say I’m the opposite: I much prefer words over numbers. However, when it comes to getting the right content in front of the right people, I’ve realized that numbers and data are critical to the success of training and... read more

Enjoying the Summertime with Storyline Hotspots

Summertime is here and the heat is on. Boogie boards, beach volleyball, and sunscreen are all key parts of the hot summer days. So what better time to look at what’s “hot” in Articulate Storyline 2. I’m talking particularly about hotspots, those powerful, but... read more

Do You Really Know Your Learners?

You may be familiar with your eLearning audiences – maybe they work in an industry with which you’re familiar. Or you know people who work in the industry. But chances are, you’ve had (or will have) eLearning design projects that require you to not only create content... read more

Does Your eLearning Content Set Off Fireworks?

When I was in high school, I had the opportunity to watch a fireworks display in Sapporo, Japan. More than 20 years later that summer evening fireworks display remains a vivid memory. Unlike pyrotechnic designers, as creators of eLearning content, we don’t want our... read more

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