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“We don’t want it to look like PowerPoint” – THINK BIG with full screen courses

Continuing our “We don’t want it to look like PowerPoint” series, we again explore the idea that PowerPoint is not to blame, and that a better understanding of layout and design paired with knowledge of  the tools you use, can create a fun,  interesting, and educational experience. Our last post showed us how a full screen background image [...]

16 Questions to Ask when Starting an eLearning Project

Every time we start a new eLearning project, there are plenty of question we ask, or should ask. Most are pretty obvious but here is a short list of questions to consider when starting your next project: What is the end goal of your project and how would you recognize the project as being a [...]

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“We don’t want it to look like PowerPoint”

Anyone with a focus on creating eLearning projects (or design in general) has heard someone say "We don't want it to look like PowerPoint". So what does that actually mean? Through a number of posts we will explore the meaning and how we can design our projects to "not look like PowerPoint". First, let's take [...]

By |November 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on “We don’t want it to look like PowerPoint”

Extra! Extra! Training Through Newspaper Headlines

We live in a world of constant information. Focusing on any one thing can be difficult. Luckily, there is an attention grabber built into almost all of us, the newspaper headline. Even from the corner of the eye we might catch glimpse of a newspaper headline. What does it say? Is it important to us? [...]

By |November 7th, 2014|News, Tips|Comments Off on Extra! Extra! Training Through Newspaper Headlines

3 eLearning Tips

Here are 3 eLearning Tips that can keep your projects moving forward and looking great: 1. CC0 Assets Need free assets? Then try CC0 assets! "CC" stands for Creative Commons, a nonprofit organization who has defined a simple way for creators to mark their work with certain rights. Whatever comes after the "CC" is a code that [...]

By |November 1st, 2014|Tips|Comments Off on 3 eLearning Tips
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