20 E-learning Tips to Transition Your Courses from Zero to Hero

Written by David Anderson — Posted in Community

This blog post is by Articulate Community Manager David Anderson.

Do you remember the first course you built? Whether it was last week or ten years ago, chances are you went about things a little differently on the next course.

That’s the great thing about about e-learning: no matter how much you learn, there’s always something new to discover. And that’s what E-learning Heroes is all about. Each week the Articulate community shares the best tips, tricks, and insights that will help you design better e-learning.

This week, Tom and David are in Virginia. Tuesday (4/17) we’re presenting a full-day workshop on rapid e-learning and interactivity. Wednesday (4/18), we’re hosting a free Articulate jam session. Jam sessions are informal meet-ups where you can ask questions, receive feedback on your projects and even get a sneak peek of Storyline.

Enoy your week, E-learning Heroes!

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2 responses to “20 E-learning Tips to Transition Your Courses from Zero to Hero”


VERY new to Articulate and not an IT person I am trying to add a Macromedia Flash into my presention. It is an interactive tool. The current extention is .exe. How should I attach or save it so that it attaches and is functional?

lrtmcnal // Posted at 9:33 am on April 27th, 2012

Hi – you have a few options for inserting Flash movies into your course. For ActionScript v2 movies: http://www.articulate.com/support/presenter09/?p=24 the process is just like inserting any other type of media. But you mentioned attaching an .exe file to the project. Exe files can’t be inserted, but they can be linked to from the presentation. It might be best to .zip the file to prevent browser security settings from blocking the file. You can add the file in the course Attachments folder: http://community.articulate.com/tutorials/products/adding-attachments-to-your-player.aspx or use a hyperlink to point to the specific file. Hope that helps but please let us know if you’d like some more info.

david // Posted at 10:23 am on April 27th, 2012

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