How To Take This Class

Course Overview

In this Articulate Storyline Training course, students will learn how to create projects from scratch, how to work with slides, how to add text, images, characters, and shapes. Students will also learn how to add interactivity to slides via buttons, Triggers, text entry areas, and hotspots. Finally, students will learn how to engage learners with quizzes, and how to publish eLearning projects for the widest possible audience. This class is designed for versions 3 or 360. Previous versions of Articulate are not covered in this course.

Course Prerequisites

No prerequisites

Course Audience

This course is designed for students who are new to Storyline and who need to understand the basics of the software. This class is designed for versions 3 or 360. Previous versions of Articulate are not covered in this course.

What You'll Learn

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Navigate the Storyline Interface
  • Create Scenes and Slides
  • Understand Timeline features
  • Create and work with Layers in Storyline
  • Publish Storyline projects to HTML5
  • Publish Storyline projects to SWF files
  • Add narration by recording or importing audio
  • Increase user interactivity with click, highlight, and text entry boxes
  • Learn how to increase user interactivity
  • Use question and scoring slides in Storyline
  • Understand branching to different Slides and Scenes
  • Import PowerPoint slides into a Storyline project
  • Create links to websites and to another project

Course Duration

2 Days

Course Outline

  1. Exploring Storyline
    • Explore a Finished Storyline Project
    • Explore Slides and Panels
    • Zoom and Magnify
    • Explore Panels
    • Preview the Entire Project
  2. Creating Projects
    • Create a New Project
    • Apply a Theme
    • Apply a Content Master Slide
    • Insert New Slides
    • Create a New Content Master Slide
    • Apply a Different Master Slide Layout to a Slide
    • Import Content From PowerPoint
  3. Add Content
    • Create and Format a Text Box
    • Work with a List
    • Add an Image to a Slide
    • Add a Shape to a Slide
    • Customize a Shape
    • Insert a Character
    • Insert a Caption
  4. Interactivity
    • Add Buttons to Slides
    • Change Button States
    • Create Layers
    • Insert a Text Entry Field
  5. Triggers and Hotspots
    • Delete Default Triggers
    • Add a Trigger to a Button
    • Hide Player Buttons
    • Add Triggers to Layers
    • Add a Hide Layer Trigger
    • Add a Slide Trigger
    • Add a Conditional Trigger
    • Edit a Trigger
    • Add a Hotspot and Lightbox Trigger
  6. Variables
    • Manage a Variable
    • Reference a Variable
    • Create a Variable
    • Manipulate a Variable with a Trigger
    • Create a True/False Variable
    • Create a Trigger to Change a True/False Variable
    • Add a Condition to an Existing Trigger
    • Play Audio with a Conditional Trigger
    • Add a Condition to a Button
  7. Audio, Animation, and Video
    • Add Voiceover Audio to a Slide
    • Change Slide Audio
    • Edit Slide Audio
    • Add Silence
    • Record Voiceover Audio
    • Control Object Timing
    • Animate an Object
    • Control Animation Options
    • Insert Video
    • Delay Object Start Times
    • Trim Video
    • Animate a Video
    • Add a Slide Transition
  8. Quizzes
    • Insert a Multiple Choice Slide
    • Insert a Matching Drag-and-Drop Slide
    • Insert a Freeform Drag and Drop Quiz Slide
    • Insert a Quiz Result Slide
  9. Recording and Publishing
    • Rehearse a Script
    • Record a Video
    • Edit Player Properties
    • Reorder Slides and Edit Triggers
    • Publish Course Content

What Students Receive

Each student will receive:
  • A printed courseware manual for use during and after class, with hands-on Articulate Storyline labs and exercises.
  • A PC headset for communicating with your instructor and fellow students during your Storyline Training Class
  • A course completion certificate upon successful completion of your Storyline Training course
  • Six months of post-class email support from a Storyline Instructor