Learn from Anywhere—And Beyond! The Case For L&D Access

We have all learned now that it is possible to work and learn from anywhere in the world. The technology exists to make this possible. […]

A cautionary tale

A colleague mentioned me in calling out a post that was touting a myth. Which is bad enough, but as I’ve done before, I looked […]

UI and UX in learning — How they differ and 7 tips to improve both

While User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) are sometimes confused with one another, they’re actually separate concepts, albeit with overlapping considerations. To craft really […]

7 magnificent web and app UI and UX design tools

Our last blog discussed how to take your learning UX and UI to the next level. This week, we’re going to take a slight diversion […]

Let’s get physical — how user experiences from the real world will make your learning better

We’ve talked a lot recently about the understated importance of user experience (UX) in learning, and how to improve it. But it’s not just learning […]

Why you need to know the science behind accessible colour design

Whether designing websites or learning experiences, one of the issues a developer needs to consider is accessibility. This means being able to design content that […]

10 ways to use heuristic evaluation for the perfect learner journey

It’s accepted wisdom now, at least in enlightened circles, that a learning or content management system needs to have the learner’s user journey and experiential […]

Microinteractions – not microlearning!

We all know that poor user experience can actively hamper learning. But on the flip-side, a positive user experience can take user engagement to the […]

How to write a learning design brief

So, you’ve finished the planning stages of a project, you’ve aligned the team with a single vision and the content has been developed. What’s next? […]

10 key best practices for learning interaction design

The interaction design in your learning will make or break your learner’s user experience. Content is key, but the way that the learner is made […]

The benefits of using minimalism in digital learning

The term ‘minimalism’ emerged during the 1960s to describe a visual art style where the focus is on simplicity. In 1964, minimal artist Frank Stella […]

10 essential digital learning design principles

Designing for learning is different to designing for other digital mediums, but that doesn’t mean we should ignore tried and tested design principles. In fact, […]

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