3 Handy Tips for Better Mobile Learning

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Many people, including us at SmartBuilder, are neck deep in the mobile scene with elearning. My experience has exposed many things that contribute to a positive experience on a mobile device. This post shares three things you can easily implement right away to improve the quality of the mobile experiences you’re creating. [Continue Reading]

Grab Their Attention!

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You settle into your stadium seat, popcorn on lap and soda nestled in its holder. The previews roll, the music swells, and your favorite actors’ names appear in starring roles.  You’ve anticipated this movie for quite awhile. The title zooms in then fades. Instead of a dramatic scene fading in, the following text scrolls slowly onto … [Continue Reading]

Select the Right Image Format

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As a follow up on my last post about optimizing graphics, I want to address a few ideas concerning the best image format for elearning graphics. When you create graphics for a course, do you save all of the images in the same format? That isn’t uncommon. However, you can use various image formats to … [Continue Reading]

Optimizing Graphics for eLearning

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Have you ever thought about how graphics’ file sizes impact elearning courses? Think back to the last video you viewed that buffered while you watched it. Buffering can make a video difficult to follow. The same thing happens when learners wait for graphics to load in elearning. Warning: Images you download from your company network … [Continue Reading]

DESIGN CHALLENGE #1 (part 4 of 4)

Create Learning Activities that Work

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This post is part of the Design Challenge series. If you need a refresher on the project we are discussing, look at Design Challenge #1 – Part 1 of 4: Meet Our First Challenger. In this post, you’ll get a chance to check out a couple activities that we’ve developed for the project, and hone … [Continue Reading]