Four Ways E-Learning Authoring Tools Handle Responsive Design

If you want your e-learning courses to work well on mobile devices such as phones and tablets, you are most likely considering responsive design. Responsive design adjusts screen layout based on the size and orientation of the device being used. If you’ve ever noticed that Amazon.com looks different on your phone than on your computer, you’ve experienced responsive design.

Assuming you do want responsive design, which tools are best? Popular e-learning authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline, Articulate Studio, Articulate Rise, Adobe Captivate, Lectora, and Gomo all offer some form of responsiveness. However, some of them approach it very differently than the others. Take a look at this short video to learn about four different ways that these tools handle responsive design.

If you’d like to learn more and will be attending the Learning Solutions conference, be sure to check out my session at 10:00 on Friday morning on this very subject.

And be sure to check out this useful blog from Tanya Seidel at our sister company, Artisan E-Learning, about some of the reasons you might or might not want responsive design.

Diane Elkins
Diane Elkins leads Artisan E-Learning, a custom eLearning development company specializing in the use of rapid- development tools. Diane has been in the eLearning industry since 2001, speaks regularly at national conferences about eLearning, and is co-author of the popular E-Learning Uncovered book series.

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