Design for the Mind: UI & Visual Design for a New Generation of eLearning
Everywhere you look you’ll find beautiful and innovative visual design, from commercials to iPad apps. Why does eLearning so often lag behind? Learning professionals are faced with the challenge of moving away from old approaches to newer, more user-centric methods, grounded in psychological research and best practices in marketing and advertising. Let’s find inspiration for visuals, interface and interactivity to communicate key messages and motivate learners to grow and change.
- Explore best practices identified by leading researchers in design
- Discover the psychology behind design, the impact colors have on learning, how people interact with user interfaces, the design elements that foster or inhibit learning, and how all of this melds with instructional design principles.
- You will be equipped with new ways to plan, design and launch your learning programs more effectively in order to increase learner engagement and knowledge retention.
- List three ways to mitigate hidden bias in instructional design and delivery.
John-Carlos Lozano is the Chief Creative Officer at SweetRush. He is an extraordinary artist, and a passionate learner, leader, and teacher, who constantly pushes his talented team to reach higher. He truly believes that training for employees should be just as interactive and engaging as advertising and marketing targeted to customers. John-Carlos holds a BA in Design and BFA in Illustration/Animation from SJSU.
As director of client solutions, Erin heads up our talented Solution Architect Group. She brings a whip-smart ability to capture the big picture and the details, and then craft solutions that are better than you imagined. Erin holds a master’s degree in learning systems design and development, and is a certified professional in learning and performance. She’s both a speaker and author on numerous topics,specializing in learning techniques for Millennials.