511 BYOD: Mastering Storyline Variables and Triggers
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Wednesday, March 28
Looking for ideas of how to create more interesting learner experiences in Storyline? Wishing your eLearning projects could be more interactive and engaging, perhaps even including gaming elements? If so, then you’ll want to explore what you can do using variables and triggers. This hands-on session will provide you with tips, tricks, and techniques you can use to put them to work immediately and unleash your creativity.
In this session, you’ll learn how to apply variables and triggers within your Storyline projects and, as a result, develop more engaging courses. Understanding variables and how to manage them with triggers will improve your skill set, and your projects will now be limited only by your creativity. The possibilities for your designs become unlimited when you incorporate variables and triggers into your projects. This session will expose you to variables and triggers and allow you to work through exercises that will let you put them into practice immediately.
In this session, you will learn:
- About the difference between text, number, and Boolean variables
- How to create the different types of variables
- How to manipulate variables with triggers
- How to control objects, layers, and states with variables and conditional triggers
Novice to intermediate designers and developers.
Technology discussed in this session:
Articulate Storyline 3 and 360.
Participant technology requirements:
A laptop running Storyline 3 or 360.
Education Technology Specialist
Southlake Regional Health Centre
Tracy Parish is an education technology specialist for a regional health centre in the Greater Toronto area. She has a diverse educational background of computer programming, adult educational training, and eLearning design and development, leading to an instructional design career. Tracy has over 12 years of experience in face-to-face and online instructional design, development, and project management, as well as LMS implementation and administration. She is an active Articulate Community Hero, co-host of the Toronto Storyline User Group, the social media/marketing director for the Canadian eLearning Conference, and one of the moderators of the weekly Twitter event, #lrnchat.