Coding Responsive Design in Easy Steps 

Source: Coding Responsive Design in Easy Steps : Learning Solutions Magazine by Mark Lassoff “Drop-downs, mouse-overs, and other interactions that may be common on the web simply don’t work on mobile. You have to completely rethink your navigation for a mobile device. Here, simple is better than fancy. A menu with big, usable navigation buttons works…

A Three-Step Process to Create Hand Drawn Custom Characters

From Articulate by Tom Kuhlmann URL: http://blogs.articulate.com/rapid-elearning/create-hand-drawn-custom-characters/ In previous posts we discussed how visual thinking helps us focus on core concepts and teaches us to communicate those with graphics and other visual elements. We also looked at ways to practice developing your visual thinking skills so that you can effectively apply them to your course design.…

Reduce the Weak Links in Your eLearning: Part 1

From eLearning Brothers by Brother Sean URL: http://elearningbrothers.com/reduce-weak-links-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 grouped together, such as an image and its…

7 Tips To Choose Multimedia For Your eLearning Course

From eLearning Industry by Christopher Pappas URL: http://elearningindustry.com/7-tips-to-choose-multimedia-for-your-elearning-course In this article I will discuss the basics of selecting the multimedia that will draw in the learners and will provide them with the best possible eLearning experience, without taking away any from the value of the core content itself. I will share 7 eLearning tips on how to…

10 Creative Ways To Use Free Timeline Makers in eLearning

From eLearning Industry by Christopher Pappas URL: http://elearningindustry.com/10-creative-ways-to-use-free-timeline-makers-in-elearning In this article I will highlight 10 creative ways to use free timeline makers in eLearning design and development that can help you boost knowledge retention, clearly convey core concepts, and appeal to your learners’ needs. How To Creatively Use Free Timeline Makers in eLearning Thanks to advancements in…

The Ins and Outs of Rapid Prototyping for eLearning

From Shift’s eLearning Blog by Karla Gutierrez URL: http://info.shiftelearning.com/blog/rapid-prototyping-for-elearning There’s you. Then there are the graphic designers, the coding guys, and the client. How do you ensure that you are all on the same page about the eLearning course that you are developing so painstakingly? How do you ensure that at the end of the developmental…

4 amazing UX lessons learned from Disney

From itbusiness by Roz Bahrami URL: http://www.itbusiness.ca/blog/4-amazing-ux-lessons-learned-from-disney/56429 With so many digital products at our fingertips, what is it that makes one product more popular with consumers than another? Why is one electronic reader favored over another? Why is one tablet coveted and another left to languish on the self? If two mobile phones have the same…

8 Tips To Use The Next Button In eLearning

From eLearning Industry b yChristopher Pappas URL: http://elearningindustry.com/8-tips-use-next-button-in-elearning The next button in eLearning often gets a bad rap. It’s seen as a “boring” or “predictable” navigation icon that many eLearning professionals avoid like the plague. In this article, I’ll give you some tips that can help you make the most use of this underappreciated icon in your…

5 Instructional Design Tips To Enhance Metacognition In eLearning

From eLearning Industry by Christopher Pappas URL: http://elearningindustry.com/5-instructional-design-tips-to-enhance-metacognition-in-elearning An empowered learner is a successful learner. Not only do they have the confidence they need to solve problems autonomously, but they are active participants who are motivated and inspired to learn. One of the most effective ways to empower your online learners is to incorporate metacognition into your…