An interesting look into four philosophies behind Zynga's game design. As students become more and more used to these present in online interaction, elearning development must change to meet expectations. That said, there are also themes that can apply for anything designed for audience engagement.
The future of training is providing context--not content. "information-deliverers are going to need to add to their skill set pretty quickly, or they’ll find themselves obsolete. I think we need to think of ourselves as business consultants, experience designers and change facilitators."
Helpful tips for sketching out storyboards and other designs. -- As a UX professional, I sketch every day. I often take over entire walls in our office and cover them with sketches, mapping out everything from context scenarios to wire frames and presentations.
This past weekend I spent an evening making Smores with my kids in the backyard. My son enjoys this and loves helping his dad build the campfire. Here are some of the fire-building 'tips' I shared ...
Sarah Reeves's insight:
EXCELLENT post on learning environments, but I believe it can also be distilled down from the organization to the learning event. Spend the time up front, and the student will build momentum and drive through completion.
You might want to present content differently for the different types of devices customers are using to access your site. Here are five things to keep in mind.
Sarah Reeves's insight:
"It's all about enhancing the user experience, particularly to enable people to easily do or find what they want..."
A parallel can be made for learning. Instead of web design, it's learning design. In stead of reconfiguring for devices, we're reconfiguring for delivery/modalities. In a content management world, what would be the 5 things instructional designers should keep in mind to build universal objects that adapt to create personal learning experiences?
The focus of the study was asset management, but message design principles hold true to anyone communicating a brand! -- This infographic explains that although social media is a great tool for businesses, exposure is not enough, it's important to engage your costumer ba...
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