eLearning Graphic Design Tips

6 Free Cutout People

Our free library currently has six great cutout people ready to use in your next course. For simple interactions and demos, these cutouts add a little human spark to your eLearning, thoroughly engaging learners who are sick of looking at words on a bland background.... read more

Good Graphics Make Excellent eLearning

There are many channels through which information can reach the brain. And once it gets there, there are many areas within the brain that can process that information. Grossly oversimplifying it, you might compare your brain to an office building. At any given moment,... read more

Reduce the Weak Links in Your eLearning: Part 1

Our brains are wired to analyze patterns, make predictions, and form links between different phenomena. One of these cognitive tricks our brains play is called the spacial contiguity principle, which states that we learn more effectively when related elements are... read more

How To Create eLearning That Sticks With You

In order for eLearning to have any sort of success, it needs to be a memorable experience. If the message goes in one ear and directly out the other, the experience has failed, and the learner leaves the room having gained nothing. Here are four ways to make sure your... read more

How to Quickly Recolor Your Vector Images

Sometimes you put in countless hours of work on a vector image project, only to have someone come in at the last minute and alert you that either the color scheme is not what they wanted, or it shouldn’t be in color at all. You poured your heart and soul into... read more

Effective Instructional Graphics in eLearning

We’ve all heard the phrase, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” However, just because you have some open space on a page, that doesn’t mean you can get lazy and plop some meaningless image down. We always recommend finding a way to create an image... read more

The Role of eLearning Images in Visual Learning

eLearning images are an oft overlooked component of a good course. A great deal of the information we process comes to us through our visual cortex. Its estimated that 93% of information we communicate is obtained through nonverbal queues. According to Mike Parkinson,... read more

Is It Time to Restore Your eLearning Courses?

I don’t consider myself much of a gear-head, but occasionally, I will buy a used motorcycle that could use a little attention, fix it up a bit in my garage, and see if I can give it some new life. My latest project was a 2006 Suzuki Boulevard. When I found the poor... read more

3 Mindsets to Help your eLearning Courses

There is a plethora of information to help you succeed in eLearning, but there are three mindsets that are hurting your eLearning courses. 1. Get Ahead of the Game Success is how you spend your time. Dissect other eLearning courses. Look at existing design trends and... read more

Finding Inspiration for eLearning

Here are some great ways to find inspiration for your eLearning: Find a Role Model You can’t take a shot at something without something to aim for. Is there a creative or intellectual person you really look up to? Think how your hero might solve the problem and try... read more

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