Storyline Introduction

Course Facts

  • 2 day course
  • Our Trainers are Authorised Professionals
  • Live Online or Classroom-based
  • Certificate of completion
  • Maximum class size of 6 for scheduled courses
  • Unlimited support after your course
  • Courses at all levels: Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced and Masterclasses

Course Outline

  • Creating a Story
  • Adding Content into your Story
  • Adding Interactivity
  • Extending Slide Content
  • Using Variables

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With Articulate Storyline, it's simple to start building online learning materials quickly, using some of the inclluded templates. But dig below the surface and you'll find a whole lot more: interactive activities, quizzes, slide layers, triggers and states. Our two day course will uncover these more sophisticated features and show you how to use them properly. Using lots of hands-on exercises, we show you the typical work-flow and techniques you need to create great e-learning content that really keeps your learners engaged. We teach you how to best to add interactivity using buttons, dials, sliders, markers and hotspots. You'll learn how to further personalise interactions with dynamic, tailored content. Course topics covered include Creating a story, Adding content into your story, Adding interactivity, Extending slide content, Using variables, Creating learning paths, Testing learner knowledge, Using visual media in a story, Publishing your story and Development best practices.

Course Outline

Creating a Story

  • Launching Storyline
  • Creating a new story
  • Storyline interface: Story View and Normal Slide View
  • Creating a story based on a template
  • Importing content from PowerPoint
  • Importing Articulate Quizmaker and Engage content

Adding Content into your Story

  • Working with the Timeline
  • Controlling the appearance of objects
  • Grouping objects
  • Working with text and scrolling panels
  • Slide notes
  • Inserting a screen-shot
  • Organising slides in Story View
  • Customising slide design with Slide Masters
  • Design themes and backgrounds
  • Adding animations and transitions
  • Previewing

Adding Interactivity

  • Using states and triggers
  • Adding hyperlinks and buttons
  • Storyline characters and character states
  • Character speech bubbles
  • Recording and importing audio
  • Editing an audio track
  • Synchronising objects and narration with cue points

Extending Slide Content

  • About layers
  • Adding, adjusting and ordering layers
  • Editing layer properties
  • Ensuring consistency with master layouts
  • Displaying and hiding a layer
  • Hotspots, markers and button sets
  • Using a Lightbox

Using Variables

  • Storyline variables
  • Creating and using variables
  • Inserting a Data Entry box
  • Setting up variables and tracking progress

Creating Learning Paths

  • Principles of branching
  • Customising slide navigation

Testing Learner Knowledge

  • Creating, editing, and customising questions
  • Configuring graded or survey questions
  • Question feedback
  • Scoring, results, and review
  • Freeform question types
  • Adding shortcut keys

Using Visual Media in a Story

  • Supported media types
  • Inserting video to a story
  • Adding web content to a story
  • Recording a screen

Publishing your Story

  • Customising the Player
  • Features, menu, resources and glossary
  • Colours and effects
  • Publishing to the web
  • Publishing with tracking
  • Working with HTML 5 output

Development Best Practices

  • Re-using existing assets
  • Importing external content
  • Question Banks
  • Interaction templates

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