Developing eLearning? 7 Things to Check in Your Storyboard before You Start

| December 6, 2018

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Traditionally, while developing a movie, ad film, or any other visual media, film makers used storyboards to visualize the script in terms of camera shots and sequences. Over the years, though various forms of creating a storyboard has evolved, the concept of storyboarding is still considered the ideal strategy for developing a successful visual media.Similarly, while developing an e-learning course, you can use storyboards to efficiently communicate your ideas and vision to the rest of the development team. Let us see, what are the factors that you would check in a storyboard before saying “yes” to your e-learning development team.One of the primary elements to be included in your storyboard is the slide number, also called the screen ID or Identifier. Make sure the screen ID is present on every screen for the easy identification of slides in the course. It is not necessary to have screen IDs in your final output. However, you might remove or add slides during the course of developing a course and it is hard to manually remember every slide without a numbering scheme. Hence, screen IDs at the editing and review stages make your work less complex and convenient.

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