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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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Designed for Desktops, Delivered on Smartphones – 4 key pitfalls

I am indebted to Dario De Angelis of Docebo whose article yesterday took me back to my very early days of courseware design. My first online design project involved delivery using text and the crudest of graphics on a matrix of 24 rows each having 40 characters, oh and some primary colours! This was the …

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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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