eLearning Graphic Design Tips

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

A Typeface Crash Course for eLearning Professionals

Since our school days, many of us have been crafting essays, letters, and stories with a word processor. Inevitably we would experiment with the font selector, trying to see what our report on Christopher Columbus would look like in Papyrus. But back then, we probably... read more

How to Make Cutout People Images in Photoshop

Creating your own cutouts for use in your eLearning courses might seem a little scary to the uninitiated, but with a little practice, it quickly becomes even easier than clipping someone out of a Polaroid photo with scissors. To begin, find a picture of a person,... read more

Simple vs. Complex eLearning Design

In the world of eLearning design, you have a few options when it comes to development. You could save time by doing the simple thing or you could go the extra mile and do the complex design. In this blog post, I am going to go over the difference between simple and... read more

8 eLearning Design Ideas for Graphic Designers

Have you ever looked back at old photos of yourself and thought, “what the heck was I thinking?” You might have had similar reactions while looking back at older graphics on the web. You know the type, those sites with wacky colors, ugly icons, multiple graphical... read more

How to Use DAZ 3D Images for eLearning

So you need a host for your eLearning course but don’t have time to set up a photo shoot? We have all, at one time or another, have been low on images for eLearning. And it seems when we are in the heat of development, our boss or client asks for a 3D image... read more

9.5 Essential eLearning Development Tips

In this blog post, I mention nine and half eLearning development tips that could save you time, money, and help your eLearning to be more awesome than it already is. So if you are an eLearning developer or instructional designer, these tips are going to be awesome.... read more

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