Cost: $695.00

Time: 10 am – 4:30 pm EST
Length: 2-day class
Type: Instructor-led
Location: Online via Lodestone Live or at our training center in Charlotte, NC.

Students coming to the Charlotte, NC location are required to bring their own laptop with the application(s) installed.

Articulate Storyline provides students with the knowledge and hands-on practice they need to develop and build software demonstrations, interactive simulations, quizzes, and much more. In addition to learning key concepts, students also learn best practices for creating and publishing Storyline projects.
The audience for this course is beginning Storyline users who need to understand the basics to become productive with the tool. Articulate Storyline appeals to a wide variety of audiences, typically grouped in training and education, sales and marketing, or technical support and documentation.
In this course, the participants will learn the following:

  • Understand the Storyline workflow process and storyboarding
  • Understand Scenes and Slides
  • Use the Timeline feature to change object timing
  • Understand Layers
  • Publish your project to HTML5 and SWF files
  • Add narration by recording or importing audio
  • Increase user interactivity with click, highlight, and text entry boxes
  • Add interest by inserting rollovers
  • Insert question and scoring slides
  • Create interest by branching to different Slides and Scenes
  • Import PowerPoint slides into a project
  • Creating hyperlinks to websites and to another project

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Getting Started

  • What is Articulate Storyline?
  • Feature set review
  • Planning your Storyline Project
  • Screen Size
  • Inputs and Outputs
  • The eLearning Development workflow
  • The Articulate Storyline workflow
  • Importing Legacy Articulate Content
  • Importing from PowerPoint
  • How can I distribute my content?

Lesson 2: Starting Your First Storyline Course

  • Your First Slide
  • Import PowerPoint File
  • Add Character
  • Previewing Your Course
  • Making a Slide Interactive
  • Creating a Drag and Drop
  • Adding a Button
  • Recording a Screencast
  • How to Record
  • Making Edits
  • Adding a Quiz Question
  • Building a Form Based Quiz Question
  • Adding a Results page
  • Publishing Your Course

Lesson 3: The Storyline Interface

  • Creating New Project
  • The Story View panel
  • The Storyline Scene
  • Inserting Slides
  • Templates
  • Basic Layouts
  • Quizzing
  • Screen Recordings
  • Import
  • Moving Slides
  • The Trigger Panel
  • Slide Triggers
  • Object Triggers
  • The Properties Panel
  • Creating a New Slide
  • Using the Insert Slide Panel
  • The Slide/Master Slide/Feedback Master concept
  • Understanding the View Tab
  • Story and Normal View
  • Slide Master and Feedback Master
  • Project Templates
  • The Quick Access Bar
  • Adding to the Quick Access Bar
  • Removing from the Quick Access Bar
  • Using Ruler, Grid and Guides
  • Zooming and Fit to Window

Lesson 4: Editing a Slide and Adding Content

  • The Slide View
  • The Scene View
  • The Trigger Panel
  • The Slide Layers Panel
  • Working with Slide Layers
  • Creating your First Layer
  • Adding Text
  • Adding a Draw Shape
  • Adding a Button
  • Adding a Character
  • Cropping a Character
  • Setting your First trigger
  • Previewing Your Slide
  • The Timeline Panel
  • The States Panel
  • The Notes Panel
  • Adding an Image
  • Adding Video
  • Adding Audio
  • Adding a Screen Shot
  • Adding Flash
  • Adding a Web object

Lesson 5: Building Interactivity with Slide Layers

  • Using Slide Layers
  • Copy cut and Paste into Slide Layers
  • Object Layer Coloring
  • Dim non-selected layers
  • Using the Eye icon in the Layer
  • Simple Triggers
  • How Layers Display
  • Layer Properties
  • Object Properties
  • Object Animations
  • Adjusting the base layer objects
  • Creating a slide complete message
  • Prevent User from Clicking on the base layer

Lesson 6: Working with Object States

  • Working with Characters
  • Setting the Character
  • Expression
  • Pose
  • Perspective
  • Editing States
  • Normal and Hidden
  • Using Buttons
  • Button States

Lesson 7: Building Quizzes in Storyline

  • Anything you can do in Quizmaker you can do in Storyline
  • Adding a Multiple Choice Question
  • Feedback boxes as Slide Layers
  • Customize the Feedback Boxes
  • Drag and Drop interactions
  • Building a Freeform Interaction
  • Mapping Drag Objects to Drop Targets
  • Building a Pick one Question
  • Edit Pick one Button
  • Modifying Object States
  • Building a Question Bank
  • Draw from Question Bank
  • Changing the position of the Question Bank in the Scene
  • The Results Screen- Picking the reported questions
  • Building Pre-test, Post-test and Knowledge Checks

Lesson 8: Screen Recording in Storyline

  • The Storyline Recording Workflow
  • Screen Recording options
  • Shortcuts
  • Hardware – Microphone and Speakers
  • Other Options
  • Customizing the screen size
  • Inserting Slides
  • Video on a single slide (Passive Video)
  • Exporting Screen Recordings
  • Step-by-Step Slides (Modes)
  • View
  • Try
  • Test
  • Editing Interactive Simulations

Lesson 9: Introduction to Slide Branching

  • Linking from Slide to slide
  • Linking to a scene
  • Opening and closing a Lightbox

Lesson 10: Publishing from Storyline

  • Publishing options overview
  • Output to Web
  • Output to LMS
  • Output to HTML5 for web and iPad
  • Output to Word
  • Output to CD/DVD
  • Sending to Articulate Online