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Professional challenges

The ADDIE framework

The ADDIE framework—Analyse, Design, Develop, Implement, Evaluate—is a well-known model used by learning designers to design and develop courses. It’s traditionally known as a ‘waterfall’ model in the sense that once the water falls, you can’t get it back. So, once a stage in ADDIE is complete, no changes are possible once you move…

Showing progress

In this week’s e-learning heroes challenge, the task is to use slide numbers, or progress, in e-learning courses. Showing learners where they are in the course, and how much they have to go, is a good way to help them both orient themselves as well as organise their time and plan how and when…

90 Things to do in iso

This week’s e-learning heroes challenge asked us to create dynamic e-learning using the random number variable–an amazing Storyline 360 feature! I really tried to get something up for the recent COVID-19 challenge, but alas ran out of time. My idea was around a random activity picker, so, this week’s challenge suited me to a…

Animation three ways

Animation in e-learning can help get concepts and ideas across to learners as well as add visual interest. Last week’s E-learning Heroes challenge was exactly that—using educational animations. Reduce, recycle, reduce OK, I don’t think this is what the slogan means, but, for this challenge I decided to re-use the first interaction I built…

Leadership Template

As the lead developer at Storyline Developer I make bespoke e-learning courses for my clients. Sometimes, though, a client just needs a branded template so they can develop their own courses and still achieve a consistent style throughout their e-learning catalogue. E-learning Heroes Challenge 230 was all about putting together a template for leadership-style…

Interactive Video

This week’s elearning heroes challenge is to create an interactive video quiz, scenario or knowledge check. So I set off to work. First, I thought about what topic I could make a quiz around. A few ideas I tossed around were weather and exercise… I settled on yoga poses and took advantage of the…