Free People Icons for E-Learning

From Articulate by Tom Kuhlmann URL: http://blogs.articulate.com/rapid-elearning/free-people-icons-e-learning/ Free people icons are great when they’re truly free to use for commercial courses. And who doesn’t like them, especially now that Microsoft no longer offers free clip art? Here’s a list of some free icons. I only link to the ones that are free for commercial use. That…

6 Graphic Design Best Practices For eLearning Professionals

From eLearning Industry by Christopher Pappas URL: http://elearningindustry.com/6-graphic-design-best-practices-elearning-professionals eLearning professionals may not be experts in the field of graphic design. After all, we have to wear enough hats already that adding one more to the pile may be just too much to bear. However, if you want to create eLearning courses that are immersive and engaging for…

How to Quickly Recolor Your Vector Images

From eLearning Brothers by Brother Shawn URL: http://elearningbrothers.com/quickly-recolor-vector-images/ Sometimes you put in countless hours of work on a vector image project, only to have someone come in at the last minute and alert you that either the color scheme is not what they wanted, or it shouldn’t be in color at all. You poured your heart…

Effective Instructional Graphics in eLearning

From eLearning Brothers by Brother Shawn URL: http://elearningbrothers.com/effective-instructional-graphics-elearning/ We’ve all heard the phrase, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” However, just because you have some open space on a page, that doesn’t mean you can get lazy and plop some meaningless image down. We always recommend finding a way to create an image that engages learners…

Bring Your eLearning Designs to Life with Simple Shapes and Icons

From Shift’s eLearning Blog, posted by Karla Gutierrez URL: http://info.shiftelearning.com/blog/using-simple-shapes-and-icons-elearning Captivating and engaging. These are the two visual design goals of every eLearning designer. Captivating visuals direct attention and focus on the content, engage the learner’s curiosity to discover more about the topic, and hence simplify communication of ideas. They make your content memorable. This post highlights…

How to Create Graphics for eLearning: Matching Graphics to Content

From Convergence Training by Jeffrey Dalto URL: http://blog.convergencetraining.com/how-to-create-graphics-for-elearning Not that long ago, we wrote a lengthy discussion ofgraphics and visuals for training materials. The article introduced 25 graphic techniques for making your training materials more effective, and it was based on the bookVisual Language for Designers by Connie Malamed. That post was so popular, and we…