We all understand that highly interactive and engaging courses manage to capture learners’ attention better. Chances are that they retain what they have learnt for a longer period of time. Earlier, only organizations with big budgets and those who could afford longer developmental time could produce such engaging courses. Earlier, rapid authoring tools had no design so to speak of and the quality of learning had to be significantly compromised. Not any longer.
Thanks to the various rapid authoring tools, it is now possible to develop equally interactive and engaging courses at a fraction of the cost and time of legacy eLearning courses. One such tool is Articulate Storyline. It has taken the eLearning world by storm with its features and possibilities. It has also resulted in competitors to work and improve their respective tools. Customers, of course, are the ultimate beneficiaries because they have more and better choices.
Do you want to know why Articulate Storyline has become so popular with developers and stakeholders alike? How does it enable designers to develop highly interactive eLearning courses quickly and efficiently? Download the eBook titled, Articulate Storyline for Building E-learning Courses and you will get answers to these questions and also understand how you can make the best out of the features and templates provided by Storyline.
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Create Flash-like Interactivities Using Storyline
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