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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

Adding interactivity and extending slide content

Interactive learning is a pedagogical approach that tends to emphasize interactivity as a means of engaging learners instead of having them passively absorb information. Instead of sitting on a desk and listening to an instructor drone on, filling the brain (the bank) with knowledge, learners are encouraged to engage with the course content by using interactive elements to discover or reinforce their knowledge.

Loosely, interactivity in e-learning may be viewed as anything that requires the learners to interact with components within a lesson, module, or course. Storyline provides a wealth of options when it comes to adding interactivity to your stories, such as buttons, markers, motion path animations, and sliders, just to name a few.

Extending slide content is just as it sounds–extending the content on the main slide, without having to use multiple slides to convey the same information. In Storyline, you have many options for easily extending...