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People learn through experience and one of the best ways to transmit experience is through stories.
Once you’ve been sold on the value of stories and scenarios for learning, you need to consider the best ways to visualize these stories. How can the images draw people in and make the story more meaningful?
Most stories and scenarios feature characters in varied situations. Fortunately, people find pictures of other people compelling, particularly faces.
When using character images in an eLearning scenario or story, try to display a new picture for every new action in the storyline. This keeps things moving along.
Here are some approaches I like to use. Please share your favorite approaches at the end.
Full Text: 5 Ways To Use Graphics In eLearning Scenarios: The eLearning Coach: Instructional Design and eLearning.
There’s a difference between having a graphics application and being a professional graphics artist. Many of us work alone and have to do our own graphics. I find that what I do for graphics doesn’t require overly sophisticated skills.
While we may be using different tools, there are some simple graphics editing we should all be able to do. Let’s review a few of the common image editing tasks.
For my demos, I decided to stick with PowerPoint to show that if that’s all you have, then you still can do quite a bit. If you use a different tool, look over the list and see if you can do them with the application you use.
via You Need to Know These Seven Tips If You Build Graphics for E-Learning » The Rapid eLearning Blog.
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