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Use mini-scenarios for pocket-sized eLearning lessons

eLearning Mini-Scenario

In a previous post, I talked about using conversations in eLearning and showed some techniques for rapid conversation building. In this post, I’ll take it one step further and show you how a fleshed out conversation can become a mini-scenario. These mini-scenarios put an issue into context and encourage your learners to think about how…

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6 eLearning Intro Screen Ideas

eLearning Intro Screens - How to Build

You only have one chance to make a first impression. That’s why the intro, or “splash” screen, is arguably the most important slide in your eLearning course. While it doesn’t change performance, it does set the tone for the learner’s experience. “Does this course look like it is well designed or just thrown together?” The…

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Use conversations to deliver eLearning content- and a free template

eLearning Conversation

If you look closely, you’ll notice that content is delivered through conversations in many types of media… in movies, TV shows, interviews, commercials, and more. Part of the beauty of conversations is that the content is delivered and you aren’t even aware of it. In this post I’ll outline some best uses of conversations to…

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Icon Sets: 5 questions to ask before you buy or download

Back before I started eLearningArt, I worked on a consulting project in a niche industry that had a limited supply of useful stock images. Given our budget, conducting a custom photo-shoot was out of the question. On the other end of the spectrum, we also didn’t want the unprofessional feel of using mismatched clipart. Instead,…

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Present course information in a cool way with display board eLearning templates

When I work with display board eLearning templates, the image of the display board is only one part of the design. You’re probably used to seeing images like this (you don’t need to read the content, it’s just a placeholder): …which is fine. But when I use display boards in my eLearning courses, the image…

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Free images and a great storytelling technique for eLearning

eLearning Splash Screen Example Avatar

You can incorporate many techniques from film to improve your training You don’t need a blockbuster movie budget to incorporate some cool techniques from movies. In fact, a lot of what I learn from movies and TV is more about storytelling than special effects. Take the example of the “establishing shot” that my good friend,…

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4 Awesome Background Image Techniques and More FREE stuff

One of the most important elements of good scenarios, quizzes, and templates is the background image. It’s easy to spend hours searching for the right background. One way to cut down on the search time is to build your own backgrounds. In this post, I’ll show you four techniques that I use to rapidly build…

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Access 10,000+ eLearning images

We’re excited to officially announce our eLearning image subscription plan. Access over 10,000 images at eLearningArt.com for as low as $20 per month! View Plans Highlights Unlimited downloads No daily download restrictions The perfect program for e-Learning developers You’ll have access to all of our Cutout people pictures Background images E-Learning templates Other great stock photos…

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