Ashlee Binderim

Ashlee is an Intermediate Instructional and Graphic Designer on the Learning and Professional Development team and has a background in Graphic Design and Photography. With over eight years of Photography and Graphic Design experience, Ashlee brings a unique talent and perspective to the team. She joined the Learning & Professional Development team in 2014 as a student worker and now works full time as an Instructional & Graphic Designer. She primarily works with Adobe products and is using her knowledge to help develop exciting new trainings. This opportunity allows Ashlee to reach out to the NAU community and create interactive ways students and staff can learn.

Tips on How to Tailor to Specific Learning Styles

Instructional design is not for the faint of heart. You are designing modules for people to look at and learn from, and most of the time it’s not easy. There are three general types of learning styles in the world – auditory, visual, and kinesthetic. Although people tend to learn from all styles, they generally lean towards a specific style. …

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Hitting the Mark with E-Learning Design

Being able to create your own e-learning module can make you feel invincible! You’re creating something with your own two hands and it’s a great feeling! But, sometimes your audience gets lost in the design that you created. They don’t understand your logic because you don’t make it explicitly obvious. Let’s talk about 5 helpful tips that will help you, …

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What makes a good client/designer relationship

As a graphic designer, you work with people constantly. It’s a part of the job. No matter if you are a graphic designer, an instructional designer, or a circus trainer; it’s important that you have a good designer-client relationship to ensure that you are happy with your job and that your client is more than willing to give you business …

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Necessary Elements of a Great Web Site

Have you ever browsed the Internet and landed on a website that just looked awful? By awful, I mean the font was hard to read, ads were blocking the information, the color scheme was distracting, and you couldn’t even focus on the information because you were blinded by everything that was going on? Let me show you an example. http://www.theworldsworstwebsiteever.com …

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How to Design for a Particular Audience

In the design world there are many different alleyways that designers can go down. Think about all of the different companies that design with an audience in mind. For example: Nike, McDonalds, Apple, etc. Companies tailor their designs to a specific audience for several reasons. This article will help you figure out how to design for a particular audience and …

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