Hit a wall in your eLearning design? Looking for inspiration? Having worked for two global financial giants, I explore why getting inspiration from the big corporates isn’t always the greatest of ideas.Read More
You’re sitting through an eLearning course and a slide comes up full of text. I bet you roll your eyes just as much as I do. But still, time after time, we see crowded slides.
Graeme Youngs | 05/03/2016
eLearning content development can be a daunting prospect, particularly when you’re new to it. Even now, after years in the industry, I still need to sit down and think hard about every new project brief. But there is an unofficial list of rules I use to keep me in line on every project I work, and I have turned them into my 10 Commandments of eLearning to share with you:Read More
When it comes to designing a course, focusing on the content as well as the learning audience to appropriate the experience for supporting their needs is important. These focal points should be carried over throughout the life of a course and hold strong in the relationship between the content itself and the design. When thinking of design, our minds tend to default to a visual array of images, colors, fonts and layouts. There is nothing incorrect with this mindset, however, when it comes to overall design there are some additional considerations when establishing suitable schemes for the learning audiences.Read More
Remember the old joke about goldfish memory? Not too long ago, it was thought that a goldfish had a 3-second long-term memory (This has since been disputed). The joke centers around a conversation that occurs as two goldfish are swimming around their bowl:Read More