Using Creative Interactions to Build Engaging Courses, Part 2: Locking Menus and Dynamic Branching

Start to use the full power of your eLearning authoring tool with actions, display conditions, and variables. This article, the second in a two-part series exploring how creative interactions can make your courses more engaging, looks at locking menus and creating dynamic paths through your content.

In our previous blog post, we looked at using actions and display conditions to lock progression through certain screens in your courses as a way of ensuring that key learning messages don’t get skipped. Here, we look at using both actions and display conditions to control the order of your learning sequence. We then add variables into the mix to create branching learning sequences.

What are variables?

Variables are parameters that can be defined for your course, then set and referenced by your actions and display conditions. The variables menu can be accessed as a tab on the course overview. Ensure Content Is Viewed in the Right Order by Locking Menus

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