I absolutely LOVE developing eLearning as a means of communicating! And my favorite authoring tool is hands down Articulate Storyline (I currently use Storyline 2). I started using Storyline back in 2007 and soon discovered Tom Kuhlmann and his Rapid E-Learning Blog. I’ve learned so much from his blog over the years! I consider Tom to be the ultimate guru in both eLearning and communication. He has an ability to boil difficult to explain concepts into clearly understandable information, often with a fun flair.
But Articulate didn’t stop with Tom’s Blog, they also developed the E-Learning Heroes community where Instructional Designers of all sorts can go to find answers to both technical and conceptual dilemmas, as well as share knowledge and expertise. One of my favorite places to find inspiration in the community is the E-Learning Challenges where Heroes are challenged to share their ideas for various features of Storyline.
I’ve decided to start participating in these challenges and will share my contributions here, starting with this one: