Behind the Scenes: The Interactive Timeline Challenge

Behind the Scenes: The Interactive Timeline Challenge

About the Challenge ‘Interactive Timeline’ was the core of Challenge number 250 posted in the Articulate Storyline Community.    My Entry The ThinkingTimeline depicts either a change or an evolution.  I decided to create an entry focusing on ‘change’. To elaborate, I thought of creating a timeline showcasing the actors who’ve played ‘James Bond’.James Bond intrigues…

Behind the Scenes: The E-learning Character Challenge

Behind the Scenes: The E-learning Character Challenge

About the Challenge Challenge number 247 focused on increasing the engagement factor of a course by using characters.    My Entry  The ThinkingWhen do we get engaged with something? If we are a part of something, if someone seeks our opinion, if our sentences draw a response, that is when we get engaged. Am I right? From…

How I Created 3D Tabs in PowerPoint

How I Created 3D Tabs in PowerPoint

The Challenge Create 3D tabs in PowerPoint The Backstory Tab Created in PowerPoint Challenge 199 was about creating tab-based interaction. While describing the challenge, David Anderson (Articulate Storyline’s community manager), asked the community to share ‘fresh examples’. My mind latched on the word ‘fresh’. I asked myself about the things that freshen me up. ‘Beaches’, my…

How I Temporarily Disabled the Drag Functionality in Articulate Storyline

How I Temporarily Disabled the Drag Functionality in Articulate Storyline

The Challenge To temporarily disable the drag functionality associated with an object The Backstory For ELH Challenge #125, which revolved around scratch-off cards, my entry had the learners click a paint brush, dip it in a blob of color and repeatedly drag it over a canvas to draw a logo. Note: If you are just getting started with…

Podcast on Creating an Effective Portfolio( ELH Challenge #138)

Podcast on Creating an Effective Portfolio( ELH Challenge #138)

Tell us a little about yourself. How did you get started in e-learning?  I began my career as a content writer, and while working on one of the projects, I came across a term called ‘instructional designing’.  As I began researching more about this field, I realised that it involved both writing and teaching. I…

Why E-learning Developers Should Helm Your Online Course Project

Why E-learning Developers Should Helm Your Online Course Project

Let’s presume you have an important function. Two of your friends have volunteered to photograph the function. Friend One owns the latest camera in the town, knows a thing or two about photography, and is an ace with photo editing software. Friend Two, on the other hand, owns a mid-level camera, contributes articles on photography…

Behind the Scenes: The Scratch-Off Card Challenge

Behind the Scenes: The Scratch-Off Card Challenge

About the Challenge In challenge number 125, David Anderson, the Articulate community manager, asked the community to develop demos that make use of scratch-off card effect.  My Entry The ThinkingIf you use a scratch-off card, you will notice that the revelation is a gradual process. And therein lies the charm of a scratch-off card.  Every second,…