Each week the Articulate software community, E-Learning Heroes, challenges E-Learning professionals to submit projects based on certain criteria. Challenge #146 was to create an interactive timeline.
Influenced by web design and app design, I wanted to create a timeline where all the events would move along a motion path and then, if an individual event is selected, would reveal more information. I created a template for fellow eLearning developers that would allow customization of the events on the timeline.
HOW THIS COULD HELP YOUR LEARNERS
Timelines can be a great way for learners to visualize the history of your organization or future goals and plans. This interaction is helpful because learners can explore the timeline and can click each event to get more information. This interaction uses animation to create a more fun and interesting experience for the learner.