Interactivity to Slow the Learner Down

There are many reasons to include interactivity in elearning.  Here, I’m going to talk about one that I think is especially important: slowing the learner down. Have you ever read something quickly and not really absorbed the information?  Or perhaps you can think of a time when you watched an instructional video but didn’t quite… Continue reading Interactivity to Slow the Learner Down

The importance of good design

I’m an instructional designer, not a graphic designer, but the truth is, I have to be a little bit of a graphic designer.  That’s because design matters so much to the learning process.  I’m sure I’ll come back to this topic multiple times over the lifetime of this blog, but in this post, I’ll be… Continue reading The importance of good design

Storyline vs. Rise

A quick comparison of Articulate Storyline and Articulate Rise.

When it’s time to create an elearning course, at some point you’ll need to decide what authoring tool to use.  There are many options, but it often comes down to a choice between two Articulate products: Storyline and Rise.  (For those new to the world of elearning, Articulate is a company that makes a variety… Continue reading Storyline vs. Rise