615 BYOL: Using Variables in Articulate Storyline

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Thursday, November 17



To some, variables may be an unknown function in Articulate Storyline. Many haven’t had the opportunity to use variables or have been confused by them and what they are capable of adding to the learning experience. Whatever the reason for pleading ignorance, this session has it covered!

In this session, you’ll learn the basics of using variables in Articulate Storyline and take your variable use to the next level by exploring how to create some powerful interactions. By the end of this session, you’ll be using variables as if you’d been using them your entire life, and your colleagues won’t stop asking you how you created such cool eLearning!

In this session, you will learn:

  • About the kinds of variables in Articulate Storyline
  • About options available to you when using variables
  • How to use variables to create a progress meter
  • How to use variables to create a closed-captioning effect

Novice to advanced designers and developers who have a general understanding of how to use Articulate Storyline.

Technology discussed in this session:
Articulate Storyline (1 or 2).

Participant technology requirements:
A computer with Articulate Storyline 1 or 2 (or a 30-day trial) installed.

Ashley Chiasson

Instructional Designer and eLearning Developer

Ashley Chiasson Consulting

Ashley Chiasson is an instructional designer and consultant with over a decade of experience developing high-quality eLearning solutions for various clients. She holds a master’s degree in education and a bachelor of arts in linguistics and psychology. In addition to being a small-business owner, Ashley is a part-time faculty member at Mount Saint Vincent University, Canada, and is an instructional designer at Nova Scotia Community College.

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