The 5-Point Makeover Process I want to share with you the visual copy editing process I use when folks ask us to makeover their PowerPoint and e-learning slides. Most of the time users want us to just look at the slides or course, and give some feedback on ways to improve it. They’re not asking […]
Creative Process: Designing a Hollywood Movie Poster
As many of you know, the Academy Awards of E-learning, aka Articulate 2010 Guru Awards, is coming up. The Guru Awards are a great opportunity for e-learning designers to showcase their best Articulate work while competing for fame and prizes. One of the biggest challenges for many e-learning designers is coming up with a visual […]
E-Learning Slide Makeover: 5 Design Ideas to Rock Your Learners Into Compliance
Rock Your Learners Into Compliance Let’s face it, no one takes compliance e-learning seriously. Slide after slide, learners glaze over the rules and regulations while unconsciously clicking the next button. The problem is that most compliance e-learning uses the same visual and narrative voice across all their courses. That’s like using the stop sign for […]
Design Mapping: Creating the Right Look and Feel for Your E-learning
Design mapping is a structured process for identifying the right elements—fonts, objects, people, textures, sounds and colors—that make up your project’s visual voice. The design mapping process helps instructional designers move past the “blank page” by streamlining the visual analysis process.