Lectora Basics

SCORM 101 and a Lectora How-To

One of the first things I remember Googling after my first encounter with eLearning was SCORM. It was this foreign word that had no meaning to me at the time. How quickly that has changed! This article will take a look at what SCORM is and how it applies to eLearning created in Lectora® and…

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eLearning Lesson: Joe Ganci’s mLearning Tips

Last week, Joe Ganci—or eLearningJoe as you may know him—joined us for a great Inspiration Wednesday webinar. He shared how making eLearning for every device can be easy using Lectora® with Responsive Course Design™. Just design once, and publish to all device sizes and types. Here’s one Responsive Course Design how-to that Joe shared in the…

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How to Insert Storyline 2 Content Into Lectora

Today’s blog post is an excerpt from the free Trivantis® eBook, An Articulate® Storyline® User’s Guide to Lectora®: While developing an eLearning course, you may find that wrapping Storyline 2 in Lectora can help bring together the functionalities of both tools. One example is if you’ve built a course but need to include advanced variables.…

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Lectora Basics: How to Use the Resource Manager

In the last blog, we covered the Variable Manager in Lectora®. Now we will talk about the other important management tool, the Resource Manager. This is also found in the Manage group of the Tools ribbon right next to the Variable Manager. The Resource Manager As the name implies, the Resource Manager is used to manage…

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Lectora Basics: How to Use the Variable Manager

On the Manage group of the Tools ribbon, you will find two very useful tools for managing aspects of your Lectora® titles, the Variable Manager and the Resource Manager. In this post, we will talk about the Variable Manager. We’ll cover the Resource Manager in a future post.  The Variable Manager      The Variable…

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Lectora Basics: About Question Variables

Quite often, we get questions from our Lectora® users wondering how they can provide some kind of customized behavior based on a learner’s response to a question, such as showing a checkmark or an X next to each option of a drag and drop or matching question. And most often, the answer involves querying the…

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Lectora Basics: Using User-Defined Variables

In my last blog, I described what a variable is. It’s just a named container in which you can store a value. But why would you ever want to create your own user-defined variables? The simple answer is when you need to store a value for later use and there is currently nowhere else to…

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Lectora Basics: What Is a Variable?

“I don’t get variables! I’d rather be nibbled to death by ducks than try to deal with them!” Are you a Lectora® user who cringes at the mere mention of the word “variable?” You are not alone! The concept of variables is very simple, but for whatever reason, is difficult to grasp for a lot…

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