All of us know the agony of sitting through a poorly designed e-Learning session. There’s too much information, the message isn’t clear or the presentation is ruined by annoying gimmicks and busy visuals.
For those who design e-Learning presentations, you know the painful process of planning a beautiful, effective presentation only to lose it to lack of time, limited resources and overly complex subjects.
This short e-book from Allen Interactions shares lessons about e-Learning design and development by comparing common mistakes to the bane of the season: Holiday Sweaters.
What You’ll Learn
The Lessons Learned from Holiday Sweaters:
- The Content Dump: Tedious and Unrelenting Detail
- The Misapplied Template: Thoughtless Repetition of Pattern and Color
- The Talking Head: Obsessive Focus on One Detail
- The Misunderstood Audience: The Solution Does Not Meet Audience Needs
- The Mixed Message: Making the Message Clear and Relevant
- Overwhelmed by the Media: The Message Gets Taken Over
- The Kitchen Sink: A Little Bit of Everything
- Copy Cat Mobile Learning: One Size Does Not Fit All
- The Fun One: The Fine Line Between Fun and Annoying
- Boggled Conversion: Be Careful When Switching Formats
- LMS: Good Organization and Variety, But No Content
- The Perfect Sweater: Creating What Works
- Have you made any of these ugly sweater mistakes when creating e-Learning or presentations? Using the lessons in this e-book, what could you change to make your e-Learning presentation work better?