Using C.R.A.P Web Design For eLearning

From eLearning Industry b yLi Whybrow URL: http://elearningindustry.com/using-crap-web-design-for-elearning This week we are looking at some C.R.A.P elearning. Yes, you read right. If you haven’t seen or heard of C.R.A.P before, it is a set of principles used in visual web design. If you’re not familiar with the principles of C.R.A.P design, this article is for you. C.R.A.P…

These Ain’t Your Daddy’s PowerPoint Graphics

From eLearning Brothers by Brother Thomas URL: http://elearningbrothers.com/not-your-daddys-powerpoint-graphics/ With the addition of completely customizable PowerPoint graphics to eLearning Brothers’ arsenal of awesome template libraries, you now have the tools to take your presentations to the next level. The PowerPoint Graphic Library comes equipped with over 9,000 assets built natively in PowerPoint to give you complete control,…

How To Use IFrames And Multimedia To Enhance Your Assessments

From eLearning Industry by James Sheil URL: http://elearningindustry.com/use-iframes-multimedia-enhance-assessments Assessments can often underwhelm our learners. We invest a lot of time and energy creating rich, engaging content, only to present a bland final impression of the overall eLearning experience via the final assessment. IFrames, and the use of freely available social media streams, allow us to greatly enhance our…

How to Make Your Animated GIF Lose That Ugly White Border or Halo

From eLearning Brothers by Brother Nate URL: http://elearningbrothers.com/animated-gif-lose-white-border/ The GIF image format was developed by CompuServe in 1987 and has been a mainstay since the infancy of the internet. From cats and batman, to falls and the ice bucket challenge, GIFs have been used to entertain us. But as soon as you make it with a transparent…

The Drawing Board: Using Paper Prototypes to Proof e-Learning Design

From allen interactions by Hannah Hunter URL: http://info.alleninteractions.com/the-drawing-board-using-paper-prototypes-to-proof-e-learning-design There are some things that words just can’t describe. Articulating a highly complex, branching e-learning instructional interaction or game is a daunting task for even the most experienced instructional designers. Trying to communicate to writers, developers, media artists, and clients exactly how the e-learning design will function is often challenging.…

Graphic Design Essentials to Build Good Lookin’ eLearning

From Shift eLearning posted by Karla Gutierrez URL: http://info.shiftelearning.com/blog/graphic-design-essentials-to-build-good-lookin-elearning While a great eLearning design can act as a tonic and engage the learner at an optimum level, a bad eLearning design can lull the learners to sleep. That’s right, how your learners perceive the instructional content is more often than not dependent on the design element. Learners ignore…

Adobe Illustrator: Working with Artboards

From ICONLOGIC by Sally Cox URL: http://iconlogic.blogs.com/weblog/2015/04/adobe-illustrator-working-with-artboards.html I create all my graphics for my eLearning courses in Adobe Illustrator. I try to draw everything myself but also refine stock vector art when I am in a rush. My Illustrator files have a lot of artboards and they can get out of order easily. Let me show you…