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Articulate Storyline Introduction

SS Course: 3000160

Course Overview


In this hands-on, two-day Articulate Storyline 3 / Storyline 360 Introduction training course, you will learn the basics needed to create compelling eLearning content with Articulate Storyline. The topics covered in this eLearning software course include getting to know Storyline and the various views used, creating projects, working with slides, adding objects to slides, working with audio and video including adding accessibility to objects in HTML5 (508 Accessibility), adding triggers and actions, working with themes and master slides, creating quizzes, adding object states, working with audio and narration, recording software simulations and demos, and publishing in various formats from Storyline for the best LMS compatibility.

Note: This Articulate Storyline 3 / Storyline 360 training course is now the standard version for Articulate Storyline 2 training and all other previous versions of Storyline. 


Scheduled Classes

05/13/24 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
06/24/24 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
07/29/24 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
08/26/24 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
09/23/24 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
10/28/24 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
12/02/24 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)

What You'll Learn



Viewing outline for:

1. Introduction to Storyline
• E-Learning Overview
• Storyline’s Role in E-Learning
• Layout & Design Considerations for Storyline Projects
• Workflow and File Organization Practices for Storyline

2. Getting to Know Storyline
• Examine a Finished Project
• Use Storyline Views: Story View, • Slide View, Slide Master View
• Navigating a Project in the Story View
• Navigating slides in the Timeline
• Storyline Libraries
• Previewing Storyline Slides and Projects

3. Creating a New Storyline Project
• Determining Proper Slide Size for a Project
• Organizing a Storyline project using Scenes in Story View

4. Working with Slides in Storyline
• Inserting Slides into Storyline Project in Story and Slide View
• Using Themes and Slide Layouts
• Applying Slide Transitions

5. Adding Objects to Storyline Slides
• Adding Graphics: Images, Screenshots
• Shapes and Smart Objects
• Using the Content Library
• Adding Audio
• Adding Video
• Manually Adding Captions
• Adding Characters
• Adding Text Boxes and Text
• Inserting special characters
• Using links in Text Box
• Create Scrolling Text Boxes
• Controls
• Buttons
• Sliders
• Hotspots
• Checkboxes
• Radio Buttons
• Data Entry Elements
• Interactive Markers
• Simulate Mouse Movements in Storyline

6. Working with Media
• Video
• Video import from File
• Streamed video from Internet
• Video from Webcam
• Audio
• Add audio to slide
• Web Objects
• For Video
• For Internet resources
• Other Objects
• Highlight Boxes
• Mouse Cursor
• Zoom Area
• Rollover Objects
• Web Objects
• Adding Accessibility to Objects in HTML5 (508 Accessibility)
• Animating Objects

7. Triggers and Storyline
• Slide Triggers
• Button Triggers
• Actions

8. Working with Themes and Master Slides
• Why Themes Are Important for Rapid, Repeatable E-Learning Development
• Applying a Theme to a Storyline Document
• Working with Master Slide View to Modify an Existing Theme
• Master Slides vs. Layout Slides
• Saving and Sharing a Custom Theme with your Workgroup
• Object Styling and Formatting
• Using Themes to rapidly build e-learning course structure

9. Quizzes in Storyline
• Overview of Question Formats
• Inserting Question Slides into Storyline
• Form view vs slide view
• Quiz Results Slides
• Setting Quiz Preferences
• Setting Preferences for Publishing to a Learning Management System (LMS)

10. Object States in Storyline
• Built-in states
• Predefined states
• User defined states
• Controlling states of objects with triggers

11. Working with Audio and Narration
• Recording Audio Narration Directly from Storyline
• Hardware Setup and Configuration for Voice Over Narration

12. Recording for Software Simulations/Demos
• Recording Software Simulations
• Setting up Preferences
• Managing and publishing of Screen Recording
• Fine tuning screen recordings

13. Publishing Options in Storyline
• Configuring the Storyline player
• Flash SWF vs HTML5
• Publishing for Deployment to LMS


Disclaimer: All course objectives and outlines are used as a guideline and are subject to change to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.



Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders.

    Who Should Attend


    Job Roles that Use Articulate Storyline 3 / Storyline 360:

    Content/Courseware Developer
    eLearning Developer
    Multimedia Designer
    Instructional Systems Designer
    Subject Matter Experts

    Projects that Use Articulate Storyline 3 / Storyline 360:

    Building Interactive Content
    Creating e-Learning Modules

    Next Step Courses


  • Articulate Storyline 3 / Storyline 360 Advanced
  • Articulate Studio Advanced
  • Articulate Studio Intro
  • Camtasia
  • Captivate Advanced
  • Captivate Intro
  • Creating Design Ready Content for eLearning