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Rapid Storyboarding and a FREE Template

One of the most painful lessons I’ve learned as an elearning developer is that what I envision and what my boss or client expect are often very different. I think we’re on the same page in an initial meeting. Then I go back to my desk, close myself off to the world and build what…

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Add Contrast for Emphasis

Hello there! It’s Art again – E-Learning Art – bringing you another lesson to enhance your e-learning scenarios. In my last post, I talked about facial expressions and provided a lesson on how you could add that effect into your own training. One of the greatest advantages of building your scenarios with elearning characters and…

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Use Facial Expressions To Tell Stories

Hello there! Ready for lesson 4? You know, it amazes me how humans can instantly process facial expressions and body language. Take a look at these images below and think about the message each conveys to you: We see surprise, frustration, confusion, and thoughtfulness. That humans can recognize and quickly process facial expressions creates an…

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Use First-Person Perspective To Involve the Learner

Hi! Art here, ready to give Lesson Three. If you look at the following images, you might wonder how the heck you can use them: The shot of Lisa from behind her chair seems really random, right? And a hand cutout doesn’t seem particularly useful when shown alone, right? Actually, using images like these enable you…

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