Learning Benchmark

This blog is a response to the challenge of finding best-in-class learning design. Principally it’s about design, new technologies and eLearning. Anything that helps to showcase and provide inspiration gets included.

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A few simple things, teamwork, and lots of practice

A short film of two craftsmen at work. Tom Williams happened to see them at work very early one morning and grabbed the camera. Thanks […]

Considering Colour Blindness, Dyslexia and Other Sensory Differences

At a recent e-Learning Network event we had an interesting challenge set by Alan Nelson from Nelson Croom on educating colour blindness and genetics. This led […]

Nifty little video – everyday things that change your mood

“Everyday Things That Affect Your Mood” is a new video by BuzzFeed. It explores how the things around you can affect your mood and offers simple solutions […]

Showing or telling which is best for learning?

I can’t understand a word he’s saying but I’ve certainly learnt something. In this video a Russian man demonstrates how to open a can of food using […]

Helpful little video on the language of design

Lovely piece of work that elegantly tells the basic of good design. Covering the basics in under 3 minutes. Thank you Erica Gorochow for sharing.

Animated Speech Freedom’s Ring by Martin Luther King

Interesting use of long-scroll web technology for learning content. On this beautifully-designed little site, listen to the audio of King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ appeal for […]

Splendid typographic video ‘how to handle the gap between taste (ambition) and ability’

THE GAP by Ira Glass from frohlocke on Vimeo. Ira Glass offers really inspiring advice to people struggling with a gap between their tastes and their […]

Slick example of web based infographics

Just spent time on the bigfacts 2014. Brilliant example of information design. Love the way the tiles flip to reveal the source data, which can […]

Interesting game based way to learn new words in 9 languages

Ba Ba Dum is an online collection of five free HTML5 browser games that lets you learn words in different languages by selecting the correct illustration of […]

Neat new (and free) ebook from the eLearning Network

For the past four years, the eLearning Network has asked members to submit their tips in the run up to Christmas. These appear on the […]

Using web technology to show scale

I blogged on this subject a while ago. Here’s another example to add. The creator Josh Worth describes it as a tediously accurate scale model of […]

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