E-SIG: Visual Style Inspiration: Creative Ideas for Slides and eLearning

  • June 06, 2014
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual Meeting


  • Free for members and guests

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Visual Style Inspiration: Creative Ideas for Slides and eLearning

Get ready for creative inspiration. Be prepared to expand your horizons. In this session, we'll explore the components of visual design and how to use these elements to create exciting visual themes or styles. We'll look at visual design trends, break down a number of different styles and discuss the characteristics of each. Then we'll analyze the underlying message that the style communicates. The visual theme you select should meet the needs of your audience, your content and your instructional and messaging goals.

Whether you create the graphics yourself, work with a graphic designer, or manage a team, it pays to have a visual style as your framework. You don't need any graphic skills to gain new insights and benefit from this session.

Participants will:

  1. Discuss the importance of intentional design practives
  2. Identify the audience groups and instructional content appropriate for a variety of visual themes
  3. Discuss how to apply the characteristics of specific visual design approaches to improve the effectiveness of eLearning and training slides

About Connie Malamed:

Connie Malamed is a consultant, author and speaker in the fields of online learning and information and visual design. She is the author of Visual Language for Designers, which presents visual design principles based on cognitive psychology. She is also the author of Instructional Design Guru, an instructional design reference app for the iPhone and Android phones.

Connie publishes The eLearning Coach, a website with over 200 articles related to topics of interest to learning professionals. With an M.A. in Instructional Design and a B.S. in Art Education, she enjoys exploring and teaching ways to improve communication through visuals.

NOTE: All registrants will receive log-in instructions for this webinar in their registration confirmation email which is sent out immediately after registering.

*There is no charge for the virtual meetings


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