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7 Ways to Create Characters for Your Online Training Courses

Tom Kuhlmann has really come up trumps this time! Anyone who is putting together learning resources on a budget these days knows that the stumbling block for many of us is producing a coherent graphic message running through not just each resource but a whole set of resources that contribute to a course. In this …

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7 Tips for Humanising Your eLearning Courses

To quote the guys at SHIFT, “Personalising learning, which must include making the eLearning more human, is one important way to maximize the potential from eLearning.” Here they come up with 7 tips which will help you to do just that, put more of a human element into your eLearning resources so as to make …

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Top 10 Tips to Create Effective eLearning Presentations and Slideshows

Christopher Pappas has pulled together his 10 top tips for using slideshows in eLearning. There are now a number of tools which allow you to start with PowerPoint slides and end up with interactive resources that include quizzes, media, animation, branching and much more. I guess, of those out there, I have used iSpring more …

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8 Ways to Choose a Colour Palette for eLearning

A few weeks ago, Connie Malamed put together a beautifully concise article on colour palettes for eLearning. Connie suggests that there are probably at least four things you will want to get from a colour scheme: promote a positive experience, avoid causing eye fatigue, project the appropriate mood or psychological effect, and be appropriate for …

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6 tips for using images in your e-learning resources

In a continuing series, Nikos Andriotis of eFront identifies 6 tips for using images and illustrations. Too often learning resources end up with images that just don’t quite do the job intended – often because of budget and time constraints. Knowing and sticking to some key points can enable savings to be made in both …

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How to Create Your Own Illustrated Characters in PowerPoint

Tom has done it again and pulled together an excellent piece, presenting it in such a way that it becomes an appealing learning resource for a wide variety of people. As Tom says “PowerPoint is a versatile application. You can use it for all sorts of things from presentations to online training programs. Today‚Äôs tip …

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Top 10 Tips on How to Use Avatars in eLearning

It’s a well-known fact that highly interactive and immersive eLearning courses are far more effective than those that are static or solely content-driven. Creating an eLearning experience that encourages learners to play a pivotal role in their own learning process is paramount. One-dimensional eLearning courses simply are not good enough (in most situations). One way …

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