Plan Your Path with the eLearning Training Smart Track!

Who is this for?

Professionals working in fields such as instructional design, eLearning development, corporate training, video production, multimedia development, education, and marketing. Opt to take one course or bundle many and save with our SmartPass Learning License! 

Why choose this?

It’s the most efficient method to acquire skills and best practices with live, expert-led, hands-on exercises on the tools most widely used for creating interactive online courses, screencasts, educational videos, and multimedia content.

How does this work?

Just log in to our VOLT™ (Virtual Online Live Training) class computers with pre-installed software, and get immediate learning support through live screen view – no installs or downloads needed!

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eLearning Smart Track

Articulate 360: Rise, Content Library, Review, Peek, and Replay

In this hands-on, one-day Articulate 360 training course, you will learn the features included in Articulate 360 including Rise, Content Library, Review, Peek, and Replay

Articulate 360 - BootCamp

In this hands-on, five-day Articulate 360 BootCamp training course (Storyline 3 / 360 BootCamp + Articulate 360 1-Day), you will start with the basics and move into the advanced topics needed to create compelling eLearning content in Articulate Storyline


In this hands-on, two-day Camtasia training course for eLearning, you will discover how to teach and demonstrate visually with TechSmith’s Camtasia

Captivate - Intro

In this hands-on, two-day Captivate Introduction training course, new or familiar users will build Captivate eLearning projects, including creating responsive projects, video demos, software simulations, and importing and performing a round trip from Microsoft PowerPoint for Responsive eLearning

Captivate - Advanced

In this hands-on, two-day Captivate Advanced training course, intermediate to advanced users will learn the in-depth eLearning tools used to build more challenging content, while continuing to learn Adobe Captivate

Captivate - BootCamp

In this hands-on, four-day Captivate BootCamp (2-Day Introduction & 2-Day Advanced) training course, new or familiar to intermediate or advanced users will walk through each step to learn Adobe Captivate in order to build Captivate eLearning projects

Storyboarding for Online Learning

A Storyboard is a Blueprint of the Project! In this hands-on, two-day Storyboarding for Online Learning class, you will learn the fundamentals of storyboarding, elements and types, the process, planning, and building storyboards

Storyline 3 / 360 - Intro

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

Storyline 3 / 360 - Advanced

In this hands-on, two-day Articulate Storyline 3 / Storyline 360 Advanced training course, you will learn the more advanced features of this eLearning software, used for creating more complex content

Storyline 3 / 360 - BootCamp

In this hands-on, four-day Articulate Storyline 3 / Storyline 360 BootCamp (2-Day Introduction & 2-Day Advanced) training course, you will start with the basics and move into the advanced topics needed to create compelling eLearning content with Articulate Storyline

Storyline 508 Accessibility

In this hands-on, two-day Articulate Storyline 360 Accessibility: Creating 508 Compliant eLearning Courses training, you will learn how to make your eLearning courses accessible meeting 508 and WCAG guidelines

The Instructor was fantastic. He was extremely knowledgeable, patient with our learning, and even taught us some extra tips to create better projects.

TechSmith Camtasia

If you're looking for a training that will focus on your specific skill-set and level, Think BIG is the place to go; they teach in an engaging format that's individually tailored to the needs of the specific learners in each class

Advanced Adobe Captivate

I attended the Storyline class virtually, and it was just like I was in the class. Great experience.

Articulate Storyline 3 / Storyline 360 Introduction

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eLearning Frequently Asked Questions

What are the key steps in building an eLearning course?

The key steps typically include analysis (identifying learning needs and objectives), design (creating storyboards and instructional strategies), development (authoring the course content), implementation (delivering the course), and evaluation (assessing its effectiveness).

What authoring tools are commonly used for eLearning development?

Popular authoring tools include Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Lectora, iSpring, and Camtasia. The tool chosen depends on the course requirements, your skillset, and your budget.

How can I make my eLearning course engaging and interactive?

Incorporate multimedia elements like videos, animations, gamification, scenarios, and interactive activities. Use a conversational tone, storytelling, and real-world examples. Encourage active learning through quizzes, simulations, and role-playing exercises.

How do I ensure my eLearning course is accessible to learners with disabilities?

Follow accessibility guidelines (WCAG, Section 508) for creating accessible content, such as providing alt-text for images, closed captions for videos, keyboard navigation, and compatible color contrast ratios.

How can I optimize my eLearning course for mobile devices?

Develop responsive courses that adapt to various screen sizes and orientations. Ensure multimedia elements are optimized for mobile viewing, and keep content concise and easily digestible on smaller screens.

How can I measure the effectiveness of my eLearning course?

Incorporate assessments (pre/post-tests, quizzes) to evaluate learning outcomes. Collect feedback from learners through surveys or interviews. Track learner engagement metrics like completion rates, time spent, and satisfaction scores.

How can I ensure my eLearning course is compatible with different Learning Management Systems (LMSs)?

Publish your course in a standard format (SCORM, AICC, xAPI) that most LMSs can support. Test your course on the target LMS(s) to identify and resolve any compatibility issues.

What Job Roles Benefit From eLearning Development Skills?

These courses are not just for Course Developers. The need to take training classes on tools like Captivate, Camtasia, Audacity, Storyline, and Articulate 360 typically arises for professionals working in the following fields:

Instructional Designers & eLearning Developers

The most obvious job role that benefits from understanding these tools is the Instructional Designer & eLearning Developer. These tools are widely used in the eLearning industry for creating interactive online courses, software simulations, screencasts, and multimedia learning materials. Instructional designers and eLearning developers need to be proficient in using these tools to develop effective and engaging eLearning content.

Trainers & Corporate Educators 

Corporate trainers and educators often use these tools to create training materials, videos, and presentations for employee onboarding, skill development, and compliance training programs.

Video Producers and Multimedia Developers

Professionals involved in video production, multimedia development, and content creation for educational or marketing purposes may need to learn these tools to edit and enhance their audio, video, and interactive content.

Trainers & Educators

With the increasing adoption of technology in education, teachers and educators may need to learn these tools to create supplementary learning materials, educational videos, and interactive lessons for their students.

Marketers and Content Creators

Marketers and content creators may use tools like Camtasia and Articulate 360 to create product demos, explainer videos, and interactive content for marketing and promotional purposes.

Why Creating Accessible & Engaging eLearning Courses Matters

Creating accessible and engaging eLearning courses matters for several important reasons:

  1. Inclusivity and Accessibility: Making eLearning courses accessible ensures that individuals with disabilities, such as visual, auditory, or cognitive impairments, can fully participate and benefit from the learning experience. This promotes inclusivity and equal access to educational opportunities.
  2. Improved Learning Outcomes: Engaging and interactive eLearning courses are more effective in capturing learners’ attention, fostering active participation, and enhancing knowledge retention. Engaging elements like multimedia, gamification, and interactive activities aid in better understanding and application of the course material.
  3. Compliance and Legal Requirements: Many countries and organizations have laws and regulations (e.g., WCAG, Section 508) that mandate accessibility standards for digital content, including eLearning courses. Creating accessible courses helps organizations comply with these legal requirements and avoid potential legal issues.
  4. Enhancing User Experience: An accessible and engaging eLearning course provides a better overall user experience for learners. It eliminates barriers, caters to diverse learning preferences, and creates a more enjoyable and effective learning journey.
  5. Increased Learner Motivation and Retention: Engaging and accessible courses can increase learner motivation, reduce dropout rates, and promote better knowledge retention. When learners find the course material engaging and accessible, they are more likely to complete the course and retain the information.
  6. Competitive Advantage: In today’s digital landscape, organizations that prioritize accessible and engaging eLearning demonstrate their commitment to inclusivity, innovation, and providing a high-quality learning experience. This can give them a competitive edge in attracting and retaining talent, as well as enhancing their reputation.

By creating accessible and engaging eLearning courses, organizations can not only meet legal and ethical obligations but also provide a more effective and inclusive learning experience, leading to better learning outcomes, increased learner satisfaction, and a more diverse and skilled workforce.