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Category: Challenges

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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…

Shred it or keep it?

Sorting interactions are pretty common in e-learning, and for good reason. There are often instances in the workplace, and in life, in which we need to sort things: recycling from rubbish, information to keep or discard, good applicants from not so good, and so on. Sorting Drag and Drop One way to get learners…

E-learning Noir

I am a big fan of bright colours. You should have seen my wardrobe in the 90s. But every time I see an e-learning course or demo that uses only black and white, I love how it looks. It’s just so elegant and minimal. So, when Dave Anderson announced an e-learning heroes challenge for…

Hand-drawn video

The most recent E-learning Heroes challenge is all about creating a hand-crafted explainer video. Now ideally this would have all been done manually, like in the example posted where we set up a camera at a very funny angle and move our cut-out pictures around while narrating the story. But, I (also) cheated (or,…

Rotoscoping for e-learning

Rotoscoping In last week’s E-learning Heroes challenge, the mission was to use a technique called ‘rotoscoping’. Simply put, it involves creating hand-drawn animated graphics. Nick Russell shared a cool example as well as a great tutorial on how to do your own rotoscoping. I actually followed Nick’s tutorial and created a similar sort of…

Scrolling Panels

Challenge 169 asked us to use a scrolling panel in an interesting way. Many times, scrolling panels are used just as a way to stuff more text onto the screen. While this is sometimes valid (sometimes you just need more text!), this challenge was more about other, more creative uses, for the Storyline built-in…