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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

05/15/23 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
07/31/23 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
08/28/23 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
09/25/23 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
10/30/23 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
12/04/23 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)

What You'll Learn


Articulate Storyline 3/Storyline 360 Training Includes:

Hands-On Training Led by Certified Instructors
Print and/or Digital Courseware
Certificate of Completion
Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only)
Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only)
Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only)
Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
Free Parking (In Person Only)


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
Changing View in Storyline
Master View
Navigating a Project via Timeline and Slides
Tabs in Storyline
Storyline Libraries
Properties and Properties Subpanels
Previewing Storyline Projects

3. Creating a New Storyline Project
Determining Proper Slide Size for Project
Choosing Theme
Organizing Storyline project using Scenes in Story view

4. Working with Slides In Storyline
Inserting Slides into Storyline Project
In Story view
In Slide view
Choosing a layout for a new slide
Controlling Slide Transitions

5. Adding Objects to Storyline Slides
Shapes and Smart Objects
Text Boxes
Inserting special characters
Using links in Text Box
Create Scrolling Text Boxes
Radio Buttons
Data Entry Elements
Interactive Markers
Simulate Mouse Movements in Storyline

6. Working with Media in Storyline
Video import from File
Streamed video from Internet
Video from Webcam
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

8. Working With Themes and Master Slides in Storyline
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


All course objectives and outlines are a guide for students. To ensure student satisfaction, these course topics and order may be modified or added to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

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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