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Category: Challenges

Professional challenges

Customised Progress Meter

Creative ways to show learners how much progress they’ve made: that was the E-learning Heroes challenge #60. Storyline Developer recently completed a project to integrate elearning into a university-level maths course. The client asked for the familiar look and feel of their LMS to be replicated as closely as possible. (We did, and the new interactions integrated seamlessly–which was ultimately what they wanted.) Replication…

Heroes challenge: Maths

This week,  the e-Learning Heroes challenged us to find engaging ways of teaching maths concepts. Now this might initially seem unrelated, but my kids love the EJ Spy School books. Recently, we read one of them where the eponymous character has to crack a code to get into the Spy School. Riveting stuff, for the kids anyway. The code…

Heroes challenge: Freelancing tip

Every week, Dave Anderson at E-Learning Heroes sets an e-learning challenge for developers. They vary in length and requirements, but typically involve creating a short interaction that illustrates a practical point. They’re the sort of activity that all developers cut their teeth on: things that motivate you to explore your software and find practical methods that can later be transposed…

Clipart: So 80’s

Clipart is so 80’s, am I right, people? Sure it is. There’s no point trying to deny it. Any 80’s kid with even the slightest interest in computers tried to make use of cheesy Clipart at every opportunity. Illustrations jazz any subject up, right? That’s why images of ice creams and vintage cars were crammed—no matter how inappropriately—in the…