Blog - Andrew Fayad

  • January 09, 2019
  • October 31, 2018
  • October 02, 2018
  • March 26, 2018

    A Digital Learning Experience About Great Digital Learning Experience Design

    By: Johnny Bustamante, Senior Art Director

    A Digital Learning Experience About Great Digital Learning Experience Design Great digital learning design is like a symphony with all of its sections–storylines, user experience design (UX), user interface design (UI), visual/sensory design, interaction design, etc.— each contributing a unique element to engage the audience, tell a story, and impart a lasting message. eLearning, digital learning’s […]

  • October 04, 2017

    Three Ways to Use Animation In eLearning

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    Albert Einstein famously said, “If you can’t explain it to a six-year-old, you don’t understand it yourself.” This quote is at the heart of teaching: whether your concept is theoretical physics or how to sell more product—break it down into simple, engaging components. How do you engage a six-year-old? A sixty-year-old? One way is through […]

  • October 05, 2016

    10 Reasons to Use Illustrations Instead of Stock Photography in Learning

    By: Greg Kozera

    The grinning woman eating a salad; the perfectly multicultural meeting; the man with a headset: these are the standards for stock photography. And while it definitely has its place, stock photography isn’t the gold standard when it comes to learning. What may work for an anonymous website doesn’t have the same impact when you’re trying […]

  • May 06, 2016

    3 Reasons Why Your Brain Loves Animation for Learning

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    “Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.” -Walt Disney At first glance, the decision to go with animation over live-action training makes sense from a business perspective. It’s obviously much less expensive than hiring a […]

  • March 01, 2016

    3 Ways Wearable Tech Can Enhance Your eLearning Solutions

    By: Andrew Fayad

    According to a study by ReportsnReports, wearable tech will account for nearly 30 billion in revenue over the next five years. At first glance, nanolearning delivered on wearable tech seems like a natural progression as an elearning solution. But, the problem lies in the fact that too often, content is adapted to be delivered on tiny tech […]

  • December 23, 2015

    How to Design Addiction from “FOMO” into eLearning

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    It’s called the “Fear of Missing Out,” or FOMO. It’s that feeling you get when you haven’t checked into Facebook or you RSVP to that event, even if you don’t really want to go. It’s what keeps you scrolling through pictures on Instagram or checking Twitter every five minutes. It’s the sense that if you […]

  • November 19, 2014

    5 Ways to go Beast Mode for Interactive Design

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Interactive design isn’t for the meek; it’s a hardcore way to engage learners and get the most out of every module. But some eLearning companies and programs don’t always seem to automatically lend themselves to interactive components: More serious topics included. If you really want to engage your learner, you’ll need to go beast mode in the […]

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