VocabGrabber lets you automatically create lists of vocabulary from any text or e-learning script.
Here’s a quick and easy way to transcribe e-learning audio interviews.
Behind the Typeface: CooperBlack I found this gem in buried in my archived bookmarks while preparing for last week’s Articulate Live ‘09 session on e-learning design. This video is at least 4 years old, but it’s still one of my favorite examples of anthropomorphism for learning. Imagine Sesame Street meets Behind the Music. Anyone looking […]
Here’s a learning video worth watching. The original, wall-sized video, was created for the Lincoln Museum to “illustrate the scale, scope and tragedy of the Civil War.” Using the ratio of 1 week:1 second, the video begins with Lincoln’s election in 1860 and concludes with the final surrenders in 1865. This powerfully emotional video uses […]
The World of Chemistry Here’s a creative way of anthropomorphizing the elements. At first glance, this one might seem like a lot of work to produce. And maybe it would be for a single person, but what would it look like if an entire class or group were assigned to produce creative shorts? Via Getting […]
From Multimedia Shooter, we find USA TODAY’s Interactive Bag of Tricks. Included are multimedia storytelling options with published examples and a PDF job aid to hang by your desk. The examples are classic interactive storytelling components that any designer should be familiar with. What caught my attention was the last bullet in Data-driven graphics: “Experience […]
Kudos to Harper Collins for recently embracing the iTunes model and beginning to offer consumers the option to purchase individual chapters of books (Wall Street Journal). As someone who purchases too many education and technology books every year, I’m anxious for other publishers to begin adopting similar models. I rarely read a tech book cover […]