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Articulate Studio Cookbook

By : Robert Kennedy, Robert Kennedy III
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Articulate Studio Cookbook

By: Robert Kennedy, Robert Kennedy III

Overview of this book

More and more companies find they need to build their training courses internally. They are turning to tools like Articulate Studio because it is easy to use and doesn't have a steep learning curve. If you are familiar with Microsoft PowerPoint in any way, you should feel right at home with Articulate Studio."Articulate Studio Cookbook" will get you ready to add Articulate Studio to your enterprise toolkit. This book gives you detailed yet simple steps to complete your training course. By following the clear steps in each chapter, you will gain an understanding of the software but also be able to complete specific tasks and common activities.The good thing about this book is that you can start anywhere and get the information that you need for a specific activity. Cross-references are provided if there is a skill located elsewhere that you need to complete a task.It can be frustrating to pick up a new piece of software and not know where to begin. With Articulate Studio, there is a whole suite of software to work with. You need to know how to work with Presenter, Engage, Quizmaker and Encoder to make great Articulate courses. Then, you'll need to know how to put them all together in a way that makes a professional looking, cohesive and smooth-flowing course. We'll make it easy to follow step by step until you have a professional course."Articulate Studio Cookbook" will help you go from Studio newbie to Studio guru. Dive in and choose your recipe.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Articulate Studio Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Creating a randomized question bank

When testing a group of students, it can be helpful to vary the questions between tests. This is a common way of fighting against cheating, whether by looking at the test of the person next to you or by working off a list of answers that someone else has prepared. Unfortunately, creating several versions of the same test creates a lot of extra work for the trainer, work that they really don't have time to do.

Quizmaker solves this problem by providing access to randomized questions. This is done out of a question bank, where x number of questions are selected out of the y number in the bank. In this way, each test is individualized while still keeping all the tests fair.

Getting ready

We're going to start with a blank graded quiz. So open Quizmaker and select Create a new quiz on the startup screen. In the New Quiz dialog box, select Graded Quiz and click on the OK button.

When the main screen opens, take a look at the main part of the screen. You'll notice...