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E-learning Noir

I am a big fan of bright colours. You should have seen my wardrobe in the 90s. But every time I see an e-learning course or demo that uses only black and white, I love how it looks. It’s just so elegant and minimal. So, when Dave Anderson announced an e-learning heroes challenge for…

Hand-drawn video

The most recent E-learning Heroes challenge is all about creating a hand-crafted explainer video. Now ideally this would have all been done manually, like in the example posted where we set up a camera at a very funny angle and move our cut-out pictures around while narrating the story. But, I (also) cheated (or,…

Storyline Developer HQ

This week’s E-learning Heroes challenge is about creating an interaction using a top view perspective of an office. This seemed like a great opportunity to share where I work. My office As many of you know, I run my own e-learning biz from my comfy home office. It’s spacious and cosy, and I really, really…

Rotoscoping for e-learning

Rotoscoping In last week’s E-learning Heroes challenge, the mission was to use a technique called ‘rotoscoping’. Simply put, it involves creating hand-drawn animated graphics. Nick Russell shared a cool example as well as a great tutorial on how to do your own rotoscoping. I actually followed Nick’s tutorial and created a similar sort of…

E-learning Rock Band

E-learning that rocks I’ve been busy so haven’t had heaps of time to participate in Dave Anderson’s weekly e-learning challenges lately. However, when I saw the topic for this week, I simply could not resist: E-Learning Röck Band Challenge! The task is “to design an interactive graphic or micro site for your (fictitious) e-learning…

Anthropo-what?

Anthropomorphic characters The latest challenge set by Articulate’s challenger supreme, Dave Anderson, asked participants to use unconventional characters in an e-learning course or sample. Enter: anthropomorphic characters! Say what?! Making something ‘anthropomorphic’ simply means attributing humans characteristics to non-human things, like animals or objects. Now, some of you know that I plant vegies and fruit…