How to Create Engaging eLearning through Visual Design (Tim Slade)

How to Create Engaging eLearning through Visual Design (Tim Slade)


The effectiveness of any learning experience is only as good as the instructional design put into it. But can instructional design alone make learning engaging and effective? The truth is, good learning design is more than just instructional design. An engaging learning experience uses visual design, graphic design, and user interface design to help elevate the instructional design and learning experience.

In this session, you’ll learn how to use visual communication to create engaging learning experiences. You’ll explore how to use visual communication techniques to visualize your learning content and help your learners “see” what you’re saying. Best of all, this session will focus on tips anyone can use, regardless of their current art or graphic design skills.

In this session, you will explore:

  • How visual design is an integral component of effective learning
  • How to implement basic techniques to visually communicate your learning content
  • How to combine visual design with animations to add meaning to static content

Tim Slade

Tim Slade is a speaker, author, and award-winning freelance eLearning designer. Having spent the last decade working to help others elevate their eLearning and visual communications content, Tim has been recognized and awarded within the eLearning industry multiple times for his creative and innovative design aesthetics. Tim is also a regular speaker at international eLearning conferences, a LinkedIn Learning Instructor, author of The eLearning Designer’s Handbook, and creator of The eLearning Designer’s Academy.

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