Gamifying your virtual class

Covid-19 has disrupted the way we work, live and learn. Many businesses, organisations and industries have shifted the way they work and learn to digital platforms. As a learning professional in an organisation or educational facility, you may have had to shift from in-person facilitation to virtual facilitation. This shift may have been easy for Read more about Gamifying your virtual class[…]

Fonts to Drive Learning Transfer

Fonts are usually last on an eLearning developer’s list of things to be aware of when designing their courses. However, the type of fonts you use contribute to great learning design and enhanced learning retention. Here are five golden rules on the selection of fonts that every eLearning developer should know:   Less is more Read more about Fonts to Drive Learning Transfer[…]

Colour and its impact on learning

Colour is part of the electromagnetic spectrum, which means that it is a energy with a wavelength and frequency. This energy effects neurological pathways in the brain and creates a biochemical response. Each colour has a specific wavelength and each one affects our body and brain in a different way. Colour affects our mood, behaviour Read more about Colour and its impact on learning[…]

It’s in the Storyboard

As an instructional designer, it is known that good eLearning is about design and not software. In order to have great design, your foundation or storyboard for your eLearning course needs to be carefully planned and detailed. A storyboard is a document that identifies the learning objectives, visual elements, text elements, audio elements, interactions and Read more about It’s in the Storyboard[…]

Adding Hollywood to eLearning

Using videos in eLearning With the advancement of technology, the use of videos on smartphones devices, tablets and computers has increased. Developments such as YouTube and Vimeo have made watching videos easy and accessible to many people. According to YouTube’s statistics, more than 1 billion unique users visit YouTube each month and over 6 billion Read more about Adding Hollywood to eLearning[…]

Visual Design – enhancing your eLearning with images

All eLearning specialists and instructional designers know that images are important in eLearning. Choosing the right images to represent your ideas enhances the learning experience and the retention of the learner. You don’t need a degree in graphic design to know how to effectively use images in your course but follow these tips and tricks Read more about Visual Design – enhancing your eLearning with images[…]

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