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131 Tips on Graphics and Animations for eLearning – Free Download

* 131 Tips

Are your graphics and animations effective? Are you engaging your learners?

This complimentary eBook, 131 Tips on Graphics and Animations for eLearning, from The eLearning Guild, will teach you the importance of knowing your audience—including knowing how to meet the needs of learners with disabilities, why visual consistency is important to learning, and when (and when not) to use graphics and animations. You’ll learn about basic and advanced graphic and animation tools, how to save time with templates, how to use fonts as graphics, how to use Flash for animations even if you plan to deliver animations in HTML5, and much, much more.

The topics covered include:
• Graphics, animations, and instructional design
• Selecting graphics
• Designing or modifying graphics
• Designing animations
• Fonts and colors
• Tools for graphics
• Tools for animations

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Open source textbook publisher Saves Students $1M


College students in some of the most heavily attended courses in the country will eclipse $1 million in textbook savings after a Rice University-based publisher had 13,000 open-source books downloaded since June.
OpenStax College, a start-up online textbook publisher launched early this year, announced Aug. 14 that its first two book titles, College Physics and Introduction to Sociology, have sold more than 13,000 free copies – enough to save students $1 million during the upcoming fall semester.
Full Text: Open source textbook publisher projects $1M in savings | eCampus News.