Tag Archives: elearning

Statistics Based on User Experience

User Experience

User experience is the experience that the viewer has on your eLearning course. Things like: is the information easy to find? Is it easy to read? Does it look professional? User experience is crucial to successful eLearning and if that information is actually being understood. Which is the whole point of eLearning, right? To see just how important user experience …

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Simple Color Schemes for your eLearning Modules

Looking for fresh, new colors for your eLearning module? Check out these quick, simple options to add some visual contrast and flair to your awesome content. For a printable version, click here. #454C63 #F2F0EB #D78B28 #70CACF #424E4D #4DB376 #EADF6A #2C8299 #AADDE3 #0E5371 #7698A6 #99965C #2AB1A3 #EAE0BC #71254C #F2F0EB #2B5199 #E5634C If you use one of these color combos, we’d love …

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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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How Does Active Learning Translate to eLearning?

ctive Learning is a hot topic in the educational realm right now, especially among faculty and administrators in traditional P-20 learning environments. Everywhere you look, classrooms are being designed specifically to facilitate Active Learning, and curriculum is being developed that focuses on Active Learning, Constructivism, and Connectivism. But can Active Learning play a role in improving outcomes in eLearning? Let’s …

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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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Moving Beyond the Next Button

The Next button: It is such a little thing, but its impact on eLearning can be huge! Should the next button be there? Should we only allow them to click next once they’ve viewed the entire section? Where do we put the Next button, on the interface, on the playbar, or both? What do we do about the Next button? …

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What’s New in Captivate 8?

Adobe Captivate 8 has been out for a couple of months now, and while we’re still learning the new features and quirks, our initial impression is this is a must-have software for our team. Captivate 8 launches eLearning into the era of mobile learning with it’s new responsive design features. In addition, Adobe has given Captivate 8 a makeover with …

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What is Graphic Design in eLearning and Why is it Important?

What is Graphic Design

According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of graphic design is “the art or profession of using design elements (such as typography and images) to convey information or create an effect”. In the case of eLearning, graphic design is used to better convey information to one’s audience. A good instructional designer knows the value in the aesthetic look and feel of a …

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