Even though explanations are commonly used in instruction, research shows they often have no positive effects on learning outcomes. This article looks at the research for ways to create effective instructional explanations.
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Are you inadvertently believing learning myths? Are your best practices based on hearsay? In this episode, I speak with Clark Quinn about many of the myths, superstitions and misconceptions learning professionals may believe.
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Visual Design for eLearning
Cropping an image is a powerful technique of visual design that you may be under utilizing. It’s more than just making a photograph fit your space. Here are ten ways you can crop photos for eLearning and presentations.
Before you just place any old photo into an online course or informational web site, it’s a good idea to think about whether a realistic graphic is required. And if so, how much realism will be most effective?
Do your graphic designers speak in a secret language? Do you wish you could let terms like hue, saturation and value roll off your tongue?