Articulate Rise is one of the newest tools in the Articulate suite. It’s a subscription and web-based authoring tool that allows users to easily create self-guided e-learning responsive modules.

It is the first fully responsive authoring tool from Articulate’s stable and helps to create responsive e-learning courses that look great and function on any device.

In this blog, I will share with you the basic steps of how to get started with Articulate Rise. :

Step 1 :

Sign in to with your Articulate 360 account details on this website :

Step 2 :

You will see the welcome page on your screen. There you can see a variety of Articulate 360 softwares, Click on Rise to continue.

Step 3 :

Once you select the Rise 360 option, you will enter Rise application and here you can see various cards which contain various course types. Click on the New Course Option and it will take you to the next screen from where you can start creating your first course from the scratch.

Step 4 :

Creation of new course is extremely easy, once you click on “New Course” option you will land as shown on the above image and here you can enter the course title, add the description in the appropriate boxes.

Step 5 :

After inputting the proper description, you can choose to add the following elements such as Videos, Quiz (quizzes), Blocks and so on to your courses. Many of these options offer interactivity as well.

Step 6 :

If you want to add interactive elements to your course, another option is by clicking on Labelled Graphic (Hotspots), which will allow you to add interactivity to your course.

Step 7 :

After selecting the background even you can change the description of the content, market style and even you can upload an image, video file or anything from the web for your course. You can record the audio as well and customize the labels as per your requirements.

Step 8 :

You can add further lessons to your e-learning course by simply coming back to the menu page and by clicking on “Add lesson title

Step 9 :

Now in this step, lets see how to add blocks which are custom lesson types. By clicking on “Blocks” option it lets you add several elements to create a complete lesson like text, quote, list, image, gallery, multimedia and even interactions like tabs and flashcards. By clicking on the respective boxes you can add them to your e-learning course.

Step 10 :

In the next few steps, we will see how to add different elements to your blocks.If you want to add a text block you can click on “Text” option and here you will get a variety of text styles like: Paragraph, Paragraph with the heading, Paragraph with the subheading, Heading and even two column. So based on the content style, you can select the specific text block that suits your requirement.

Step 11 :

In order to add a statement you can click on “ Statement” option and there you will see different Statement styles and you can select whichever style suits your course.

Step 12 :

By clicking on the “Quote” option you can add quotes along with the user profile to your module. This style can be seen in websites testimonials, wherein the user has given the feedback regarding the particular product or service on the website. There are different quote styles and you can choose the style which suits your course.

Step 13 :

By clicking on “List” option you will get a variety of options such as number list, checkbox list, and bullet list and you can select the option as per your requirement.

Step 14 :

In order to add images to your block, click on “Image” option where you can see different image insertion styles and you can insert the image as well as the text to your content.

Step 15 :

If you want to add more images in one go then you can select “Gallery” option. Here you can add images in grid styles like two column grid, three column grid and four column grid.

Step 16 :

In order to add multimedia elements you can go with “Multimedia” options in Rise, here you can add Audio, Video, embed an external video, attachment or a code snippet.

Step 17 :

Now let us see what are the interactivity options available in Rise. You can add interactive elements like Tabs, Flashcards, Buttons and even assessments as well. By clicking on “Interactive” option you will get the list to include interactive elements in your course.

Step 18 :

By clicking on “Template” option, you can select the blocks that you want to act as Template and then after saving the template, you can access the saved templates from this option at a later date.

Step 19 :

Once you finish creating the course by clicking on “Preview” button, you can preview the course and you can easily navigate through the course by clicking on the menu button. You are also given several visual indicators of your progress.

Step 20 :

You can also preview the course on multiple devices such as Tablet and Mobile devices both in landscape and in portrait mode. By clicking on the various device options in the top right corner you can see how the course looks in different devices and in different dimensions.

Step 21 :

After you have viewed how the module looks like in different devices, in order to change the settings of the course, you can go to “Settings” option. Here you can control the Navigation of the user, either you can give freedom to the user to navigate freely or else even you can restrict it.

Step 22 :

In order to customize the font and color of the course, under “Font and color customization” option you can customize the theme by changing the accent color and the heading and body fonts as well. Under this option, you can even add Logo and cover photo.

Step 23 :

To publish your course, click on “Export” option. Here you can share the course in LMS and even you can export the course in SCORM 1.2, 2004, AICC, xAPI (Tin Can) formats. Even you have the options to track the user’s full course completion or either only the quiz results.

I hope with these steps will be able to help you kickstart your e-learning course making with Articulate Rise.

I will be excited to hear from you, in what other creative ways are you using Rise and what features do you like.