xAPI with SCORM – Can you do it?

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If you’re in the field of online learning, chances are you’ve heard of SCORM. What about xAPI? xAPI is exciting because it allows us to collect data about how people are interacting with content in ways we haven’t been able before. Many elearning tools like Articulate 360, dominKnow, Adapt, and others support the ability (in … Read more

Closed Captions or Subtitles?

Several years ago, I was working on an elearning course to teach police officers about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I was at the stage where it was time to add captions to the videos we had curated. I had been using a tool called Descript to transcribe the videos, but there was one video that … Read more

WCAG AA and Articulate Rise

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We recently fielded a question from a colleague related to accessibility in Articulate Rise. Their question was: “In practice, how does Articulate Rise conform to WCAG AA?” The tl;dr answer: Articulate has a report for how Rise conforms to WCAG criteria for A and AA. It provides good information, if you read the notes. Specifically, some criteria … Read more

Accessible Links in Articulate Rise

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My hope is that this is not an evergreen article and that Articulate will fix this quickly, because it’s a pretty big problem in terms of meeting accessibility standards in your Rise course(s). The best resource we’ve found recently about creating accessible links comes from Rian at A11y Collective: “The perfect link“. We should be … Read more

Update #006 – Work and Giving Back in 2016

It has been a while since we’ve written anything about the recent work we’ve performed, so we’re wrapping up 2016 with a quick update. We hope all our clients, friends, and family have a wonderful holiday season and head into the new year with hope and ambition. We have had quite a year working on refining … Read more

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