Using video in your online classes? Here’s what works and what to avoid.
We can’t not communicate. Even a lack of communication, communicates something. Despite our own need to communicate, to be heard and understood, and the communication needs of those around us, we still don’t get it right all the time. Being able to recognize common communication style can help. The goal of this activity isn’t to […]
My first exposure to branching scenarios was Connect with Haji Kamal designed by Kinection and Cathy Moore. I absolutely loved it, could see the potential in learning design, and was hooked right away. That was almost a decade ago and I’m still hooked. Branching scenarios are a great way to incorporate a safe play space […]
I’ve been working on some really awesome interactive Storyline 360 content for a client and as so often happens when working with Storyline, or any technology, I learned something new. The client wanted a dial that spun around multiple times which you would think would be easy. Nope, not easy at all, but definitely possible. […]
In yesterday’s post I shared a Storyline theme that could be used as a course starter for construction related learning (Elearning Challenge #183). I wasn’t completely happy with it for a couple of reasons. The mobile experience wasn’t awesome and the nails didn’t display as “hammered”. So, today, while on hold with Microsoft support (long […]
Learning designers sometimes struggle with the use of sound effects in online learning resources. The right sound effects, at the right time, can add value to e-learning by adding emphasis. Sound can also help keep learners’ attention. One area that I’ve seen sound effects used really well is to indicate correct or incorrect answers in […]