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Mastering Articulate Storyline

By : Ashley Chiasson, Jeffery Batt
Book Image

Mastering Articulate Storyline

By: Ashley Chiasson, Jeffery Batt

Overview of this book

Storyline is a powerful e-learning authoring tool that allows you to take your creativity to the next level. However, more often than not, projects don't require such complex interactions, leaving Storyline's full capabilities untapped. This book will provide you with the information you need to take your Storyline development up a notch by leveraging the full suite of possibilities Storyline has to offer. You will be provided with a refresher of the key concepts before we take you deep into the exciting world of enhanced interactivity, variables, and even some JavaScript—oh my! With downloadable activities, you can either follow along and compare your output, use the activities as they are, modify the activities to suit your own needs, or reverse-engineer the activities to better understand how they were developed.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Mastering Articulate Storyline
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Chapter 1.  Before You Begin

You've probably been working in Articulate Storyline for quite some time now. You may be well versed with the basic development functions. You may be looking for ways of pushing Storyline to its limits. If you can relate to any of these scenarios, this book has got your curiosities covered.

Let's learn how to leverage the full potential of Storyline. This chapter provides you with an introduction to the purpose of this book and best practices related to e-learning product development, which will be explained in greater detail in the appendix.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Pushing Articulate Storyline to the limit

  • Best practices

  • How to be mindful of reusability

  • Methods for organizing your project

  • The differences between storyboarding and rapid development

  • Ways of streamlining your development