• A proportionally-sized video, on a layer, is shown with the base layer visible along the sides.

    Know Your Video Size

    My last project involved a collection of custom videos provided to us by the client. There’s a lot to say about video resolution but this post is about what happens when you…

  • The soft wave photo is uploaded to color.adobe.com.

    Use Photos to Generate Beautiful Colour Palettes

    The use of colour in a project can attract learners and support the overall message of the learning, or it can distract learners and contradict what you’re trying to convey.…

  • Screenshot of the Information Governance Maturity Evaluator I created for records managers.

    My Focus on Design

    In order to market my services, I need an audience. I’m a freelance learning consultant and elearning developer. I don’t have a product FOR everyone so I can’t just…

  • The Player Post

    This utilitarian post shows three Storyline samples: one with the default player, one with an “invisible” player and a minimalist player. All have advantages……

  • My Audio Setup (#104)

    In this challenge, I share with you, and the Articulate community, how I record my audio. When I first started doing software videos to show people how to use corporate IT…

  • Articulate Storyline Slider example: Before and After

    Before and After (#100)

    My mother-in-law owns a small island, off a larger island, off Vancouver island. We go there to unplug twice a year. We were on our way back when David posted the “Before…

  • Add Video (#95)

    This week we were challenged to incorporate video into our elearning to engage learners. Many of my colleagues used cinemagraphs for this challenge and I’d love to learn how…

  • You can't ignore the big red timer.

    Grab Attention and Motivate (#93)

    David Anderson never generates a challenge without giving us some resources to work with. This week he linked to an interesting article at HBR.org called 7 Ways to Capture…