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Storyboarding | Multimedia Storytelling | Knight Digital Media Center

Storyboarding | Multimedia Storytelling | Knight Digital Media Center | Website Proposal Research | Scoop.it

Good storyboard website - http://multimedia.journalism.berkeley.edu/tutorials/starttofinish/storyboarding/

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Handy reference when it comes to storyboarding my online learning website

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Eye Tracking to Boost Conversion Rate of your Ecommerce Site

Eye Tracking to Boost Conversion Rate of your Ecommerce Site | Website Proposal Research | Scoop.it
Do you know that your website images play a biggest role in boosting up the conversion rate of your website?

Via Virginia Gordon
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Very interesting insights (pardon the pun) into how people percieve and see a website and more specifically the content within, be it pictures, video and/or text and also how the content of these are generally percieved 

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3 Major Web Design Trends For 2014

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Web design trends come and go every year, and it’s important for designers and business owners to keep up with them in order to stay up-to-date and avoid having an outdated website.

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Important to stay up to date on the web with current trends: simplicity, storytelling and responsiveness is key for 2014.

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Web Accessibility

Download an audio version of this video at: http://resources.fahcsia.gov.au/videos/web_accessibility_video.mp3 Web accessibility - What does it all mean? Mis...
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Ok ... this is an Australian Government video on web accessibility that (when I turned down the volume) actually was quite relavent after trawling through hundreds of disability related articles and it also explained web accessibilty requirements very clearly.

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Colour Psychology: How Your Palette Impacts Your Conversion Rate

Colour Psychology: How Your Palette Impacts Your Conversion Rate | Website Proposal Research | Scoop.it

How much attention did you pay to the colours you chose for your website, and your landing/sales page in particular?  For most businesses, the colour scheme is an afterthought.  Most of the time during the web development process is spent on things like language and functionality.  Companies will spend countless hours tweaking the words on the pages and investing in expensive web developers to make sure their site has the latest features.  But what if there was an easier way to improve its performance?

Read more: http://www.techwyse.com/blog/website-design/color-psychology-how-your-palette-impacts-your-conversion-rate/

 

 


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Another interesting article on the psychology of colours used. WIll come in handy especially when considered against the colour theory article scooped here as well.

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Noémie Deforseau's curator insight, June 1, 2013 4:13 AM

Bouton rouge au lieu de bouton vert...

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Thanks :)
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Responsive Web Design – The Way Ahead

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In the recent times, the term Responsive web design has become a very familiar idiom for referring to web designing for varying displays. Since, it is a

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Interesting albeit short article on responsive web design, got me thinking about other devices not just web browsers! Maybe a bit beyond me at this stage but definately got me thinking.

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How To Increase Traffic To Your Website With The Help Of Images

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A picture is worth a thousand words …and it gets clicked on too. Learn how to optimise your images and increase website traffic.


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Good rules of thumb on effective and efficient image handling for website development. Some basic concepts but I think they are important factors which are sometimes overlooked.

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Teaching & Learning - Simplifying Online Course Design - Magna Publications

Teaching & Learning - Simplifying Online Course Design - Magna Publications | Website Proposal Research | Scoop.it
Good course design is essential to effective online learning. These tips can improve learning and minimize extra work for the students and instructor.

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This is a nice simple synopsis of some basic principles that should be taken into account when designing online learning courses etc

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eLearning Authoring Tools Check List of Features

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Are you looking for a new tool for authoring eLearning? Such tools vary widely in their capabilities. Many are specialists – converting PowerPoint presentations, capturing screens, preparing quizzes and assessments, developing mobile modules, etc.

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Contains a comprehensive and clear advice on what I need to be looking for or designing in respect to creating an online course. Contains some links that may come in handy.

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eLearning Authoring Tools Check List of Features

Are you looking for a new tool for authoring eLearning? Such tools vary widely in their capabilities. Many are specialists – converting PowerPoint presentations, capturing screens, preparing quizzes and assessments, developing mobile modules, etc. Some are desktop programs for individual use and others are web-based for collaborative authoring. A few are fairly comprehensive.

This is a check list of possible features that you might look for when making a decision about an eLearning authoring program. Very few offer all of these. Those that are essential, nice to have, or not important will be a function of your particular needs. This is a work-in-progress that can be discussed at this post

What are the most important features in an eLearning Authoring Tool?

http://elearningindustry.com/elearning-authoring-tools-check-list-of-features

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Improving Your Website Usability Tests

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How to make your usability tests more useful
SUMMARY: Usability testing is an important part of the design process, but poorly run tests can be worse than useless, writes Damian Rees. Make sure you're recruiting the right testers, then do your utmost to put them at ease and ensure they behave naturally, Rees advises. It's good to also test how users behave on competing sites, so you can see how you stack up, Rees adds

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Some handy tips and techniques for usability testing. Will likely come in handy for the design of my online course

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How to Use Color Theory to Create Color Schemes

How to Use Color Theory to Create Color Schemes | Website Proposal Research | Scoop.it

As a designer with an extensive art background, I find it easier to pick color schemes using concepts of color theory that all artists learn and use every single day in their work. The use and practice of color theory for designers can drastically help their designs become more professional and color schemes feel more natural. In what ways can you use color theory to help you select and improve upon your color schemes? Let’s walk through color theory 101 and talk about how you can use it to develop great color schemes for your next design project.


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Pretty handy article/overview of colour theory and subsequent colour scheme designing. Also includes links to some good color scheme designing websites.

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The Art of Logo Design | Off Book | PBS Digital Studios

Logos surround us in digital and physical space, but we rarely examine the thought and artistic thinking that goes into the design of these symbols. Utilizin...
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A great little video (once you get past the advertising) explaining the basics of the practicalities of modern logo design mixed with a bit of the psychology behind the how and why different logos stand out in peoples minds.

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