Lessons Learned: Adobe Captivate 9

I completed a courseware with Adobe Captivate 9! Here are some of my lessons learned.adobeaddiegilewelcome The training topic was ADDIE-Gile or the combination of ADDIE and Agile Development Methods. I created this combination of methods as a response to a perceived connection in the two styles of Instructional Design methodologies. I think it turned out pretty great.

Nature Boosts Happiness (Pecha Kucha)

Recently, I made a Pecha Kucha as a class project about Preserving Your Natural Surroundings. In one point, I mention the benefits of nature in improving happiness. At the time, I knew there was science behind it, but did not have time to research it or say it in my voice over. Today, I found … Continue reading Nature Boosts Happiness (Pecha Kucha)

Feature Spotlight: Scrolling with Video

Today I read an article on the Huffington Post website where there was a video with an article. I am sure you have seen this style of article. The video was playing and I started scrolling to read the article underneath. Guess what happened!? The video scrolled with me! At first I was confused. Upon … Continue reading Feature Spotlight: Scrolling with Video

CARP- Psychology of Perception is Everywhere and I am Stoked!

I am so very excited to talk about CARP. Not carp, as in the fish that we put in ponds, but CARP as in the visual design principle we can all use to make our learning materials wonderfully understandable. What is CARP? CARP is a quick and dirty mnemonic to use when designing anything visual. … Continue reading CARP- Psychology of Perception is Everywhere and I am Stoked!

Great Design for the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture released the most recent dietary guidelines this week. The basic gist is that based on the most recent food and nutrition research, the government publishes guidelines for the American diet to improve the health of the American public. It is a … Continue reading Great Design for the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines