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Publication Information
SeriesBYU Instructional Psychology and Technology Department
LicenseCC BY
Year2022
LanguageEnglish

Visuals in Learning Design

An Introductory Guidebook with Learning Activities

Abstract

Learning designers constantly use visuals to convey meaning and to shape learner experiences. Yet, designers often have little training or guidance on what makes for effective visual experiences and also regularly lack the technical and artistic skills necessary to create and modify their own designs. This book was written to accompany a graduate-level course in learning design that helps new designers to understand why visuals are important, how to make effective visuals, and how to use industry-standard tools (like Adobe Illustrator) to bring their visual designs to life.

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Learning designers constantly use visuals to convey meaning and to shape learner experiences. Yet, designers often have little training or guidance on what makes for effective visual experiences and also regularly lack the technical and artistic skills necessary to create and modify their own designs. This book was written to accompany a graduate-level course in learning design that helps new designers to understand why visuals are important, how to make effective visuals, and how to use industry-standard tools (like Adobe Illustrator) to bring their visual designs to life.
EdTech Books

EdTech Books

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Royce Kimmons

Brigham Young University

Royce Kimmons is an Associate Professor of Instructional Psychology and Technology at Brigham Young University where he seeks to end the effects of socioeconomic divides on educational opportunities through open education and transformative technology use. He is the founder of EdTechBooks.org, open.byu.edu, and many other sites focused on providing free, high-quality learning resources to all. More information about his work may be found at http://roycekimmons.com, and you may also dialogue with him on Twitter @roycekimmons.
Spencer Yamada

Brigham Young University

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