SPARC Resources & Downloads

SUNY SPARC Resources & Downloads

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Webinars
Oneonta & Albany
SPARC v.1.0

Files

Training videos referenced within the SPARC Implementation Manual are available on the privately listed SPARC Training Academy YouTube channel.
Articulate Files
SCORM files for LMS testing
SPARC Slide Artwork (.zip, 78.7mb)

Webinars

Training videos referenced within the SPARC Implementation Manual are available on the privately listed SPARC Training Academy YouTube channel.
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Beginner concepts:

  • Navigating through Articulate:
  • Scenes & slides
  • Story view and slide view
  • Master view & slide layouts
  • Adding/Editing text boxes
  • Adding/Editing shapes

Planning concepts:

  • Things to think about now: color schemes, font choices, widely used graphics (like continue buttons)

Intermediate concepts:

  • Navigation-how do you make a button do things
    • Button or player navigation?
    • A note on restricted vs free navigation

ADA concepts:

  • Tab Order-what this is, how to do it
  • Panels-layers, triggers (code), timeline
  • Layers
  • Following navigation code:
    • to open and close layers;
    • move from slide to slide
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Beginner concepts:

  • Panels-layers, triggers (code), timeline
  • Layers
  • Following navigation code:
    • to open and close layers;
    • move from slide to slide

Planning concepts:

  • Graphic element decisions:
    • Choose a background-do you have an official campus PowerPoint template, want something else??
    • Choose your buttons-do you have a designer? Do you want to purchase stock art?
    • Choose your font-do you have an official campus font?
  • Helpers on campus to reach out to:
    • Video people-will they help, will they point you to students who can help
    • Graphic design people-if you want new graphic elements
    • Blackboard/LMS people-begin discussing what your needs will be-How will you populate the class? Might need your computer people for that
    • Accessibility Services
    • Offices that you want on camera

Intermediate concepts:

  • States of buttons (so when you are designing buttons this is good to think about-how many states will you need).
    • Designing
    • Setting the default
    • Coding a trigger to change the state

ADA concepts:

  • Adding closed captioning to a video
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Beginner concepts:

  • Adding triggers
  • Reading the screen of elements

Planning concepts:

  • Keeping track of all the bits and pieces
  • Planning a tv studio day
  • Making a list of all the elements you need

Intermediate concepts:

  • Variables
  • Triggers with extras

ADA concepts:

  • Alt-Image tags
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Player:

  • Tabs
  • Title
  • Controls
  • Seekbar
  • Logo
  • Menu
    • Menu Options-Navigation restrictions
  • Resources
  • Glossary
  • Colors & Effects

Publish:

  • Web
  • LMS
  • Word

Oneonta & Albany SPARC v.1.0

SPARC Versions A & B (Customizable Content)

The following are links to zip files with customizable content for versions A & B of the SPARC.
Please note these are large files and may take a while to download

SPARC Version A (developed by SUNY Oneonta)

View a web version of the program

SPARC Version B (developed by University at Albany)