Articulate Storyline: text entry without losing focus

Business Problem When you use a text entry object in Articulate Storyline, the text you type in the field does not get registered until the field loses focus. That means you need to click outside the field

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Brain-Based Application Systems Training

Guess What! Test your guessabililty! Imagine you’re learning a new software application your company is rolling out. Read what you hear. Then guess what your brain is thinking… This is a brain-based

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Reflection on (micro)learning

REFLECTION ON LEARNING You may see your reflection in the Scope Creep Creek, a man-made outdoor swimming pool, any time. It has a zero entry point on one end. Don’t get fooled! If you’re not paying

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Random ID in Storyline

Using JavaScript to Create Random IDs I wanted to share a quick solution I showed the other day for solving the following challenge: how to create a random ID (alphanumerical)? In this case, it was for

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Articulate Storyline Variable xPorter

Why export variables? Have you ever wished you could export all the variables you created in Storyline? Maybe in an Excel sheet to document, share, or add explanations to them? (Because nothing is more

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Instructional Design TIPs 2017

2017 What a year! We’ve raised 5 minute microlearnings to the heights of registered deity, explored fantastic AR/VR experiences that will revolutionize learning one day (just because we’re

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Storyline as showstopper in Rise

Showstoppers are sometimes good! This example shows how to embed a Storyline interaction in Rise as a “showstopper,” meaning the user can’t continue with the Rise content until they complete

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xAPI Santa: what did you learn in 2017?

The story(line) behind xAPI Santa With the holidays on the corner, I rewrapped one of last year’s xperiment (xAPI) for the Articulate eLearning Heroes challenge. In this interactive piece, you send

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Who the [Bleep] is L&D?

My book, Engage the WORL&D!, is based on a thirty-day blog-writing challenge I did last year. My daily stories were self-reflections on learning via a-ha moments. After completing the thirty-day

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Published: Engage the WORL&D!

After a year of writing (which will be a lessons-learned post itself), my book, Engage the WORL&D! is now published. What best describes the book? A whimsical, brain-picking “meme-oir”

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