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Timer eLearning Widget

This widget allows adding a timer to a learning course.

You can start, stop, and reset the timer directly in the learning module as needed. The timer can count up and down, and can stop automatically if needed. The values are pushed into variables, allowing you to build learning interactions that use the timer. One timer can be reset and reused multiple times throughout the learning module.

eLearning Widgets for Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate

Ideas for using a timer in elearning

Add gamification features with time-based activities

idea 1

Track how long it takes the learner to complete a quiz

idea 2

Record time spent in the course for compliance reasons

idea 3

Build a sense of urgency with a running timer on the slide

idea 4

Simulate real-time scenarios that are time-sensitive

idea 5

Collect data on time spent in the course, slide or exercise for better planning

idea 6

Supported authoring tools

Articulate Storyline

Adobe Captivate

Cost to use the Timer widget in
Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate

API pricing: free to use up to 1,000 times per month, paid plans start from $6.95/month.

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