This blog post is by Articulate Community Manager David Anderson.
How many times have you been smoothly working on a project before you realized things just weren’t working? Maybe the activities weren’t right or the course was too linear. Or the visuals weren’t appropriate for the content. It happens to even the most experienced e-learning designers.
You can avoid common pitfalls and even decrease your learning curve by getting into the habit of leveraging E-learning Heroes. Each week we highlight a great collection of tips & insights shared by e-learning designers just like you.
So, whether you’re design, develop or just manage e-learning, you’ll find lots of ideas for helping you balance even the toughest projects.
Check out all the great tips and ideas your fellow E-Learning Heroes in the Articulate community came up with:
- Visual method for handling supporting documents and job aids in your e-learning courses
- Tabbed interaction with custom look and slide out effect for e-learning courses
- Using paper tole and PowerPoint to create 3D-like depth in your e-learning graphics
- How to keep track of your inserted movies in PowerPoint
- Allow a user to leave a quiz, view some slides and go back to the question they were on in Articulate Presenter ‘09
Conversations in the community:
- How do you ensure academic honesty for e-learning courses?
- Best practices for assessment feedback
- What are the benefits of e-learning courses over reading books?
- Free template based on a familiar design theme
- How do you determine when to use e-learning? (Includes a free handout)
- What tools do you use for tracking development times?
- Using video backgrounds in Articulate Quizmaker ‘09
- Users share design ideas for a performance appraisal course
- What tools do you recommend for AV recording and editing
- What services do you use for stock audio sounds
New blog posts:
Seen on Twitter:
- @LearnNuggets shares a link for a new, free font from @blambot
- @nicole_legault shares a link to Online Tools to Integrate Gagne’s 9 Events of Instruction
- @srcawf2 shares a link to How Do You Cite a Tweet in an Academic Paper
- @LambertJay shares a link to Writing Distractors for Multiple Choice Questions