There is no doubt that graphics and images greatly improve online training content. The question is how to properly use them. I’ve come across some good articles lately and thought that I’d compile and list them here. (the list also includes some posts on graphics that we’ve done in the past.)
Realistic Graphics and Learning: What’s most effective? (The eLearning Coach)
Really…Were These the Best Images We Could Find? (eLearning Brothers)
Don’t use Gratuitous Images in eLearning (eLearning Brothers)
Graphics: Adding Reflections (eLearning Brothers)
5 Common Visual Design Mistakes (The Rapid eLearning Blog)
Visual Design for Instructional Content (eLearning Post)
If you have some more good articles please let me know.