Category Archives: design

Steve Jobs – Innovation, inspiration and imagination.


Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs 1955 ~ 2011

wobble: Moodle Courses for Training Providers


Another post from Theresa Welch of the Regional Support Centre (RSC), West Midlands that caught my eye in her blog was:

I’ve been asked recently about any Moodle courses that are freely available to download or build upon to save training providers from re-inveting the wheel when creating resources.
Below is a list of Moodle courses that have developed by various RSCs that can be zipped, downloaded and then installed on any supported provider’s own Moodle. The courses themselves aim to model effective practice in Moodle course design; they are not simply repositories so of course you will have to exercise a bit of discretion in their use.

To read the rest of this article by Theresa Welch go to  wobble: Moodle Courses for Training Providers.

elearn – Make Your Designs Shine from the Inside – Clicky-Clicky Bling-Bling (Part 2 of 2)


By Cammy Bean / June 2011

In the first part of this two-part series on design, Cammy Bean introduced the concept of “clicky-click bling-bling.”

Now that we’ve recognized the signs of content with flash and no substance, we’re ready to create good design that will engage users.

How to make sure your graphics shine………….

Read the rest of the article at elearn Featured Articles.

elearn – Avoiding the Trap of Clicky-Clicky Bling-Bling (Part 1 of 2)


By Cammy Bean / June 2011

“All that glitters is not gold.” ~ William Shakespeare

For a modern translation, and applicable to our industry: “All that is clicky-clicky bling-bling does not make for an effective learning experience.”

What is Clicky-Clicky Bling-Bling?

Read the rest of the article at elearn Featured Articles.

Rapid E-Learning from Kineo


What changes are you dealing with right now?

New products, new regulations, new policies, new procedures, new systems….

Reactions to problems that just can’t wait?  Opportunities that will go away if you don’t do something?

According to research by Bersin 89% of companies need to develop e-learning solutions within 3 weeks. A Forrester survey published in March 2010 found that rapid e-learning is the fastest growing part of the e-learning market. Forrester found rapid e-learning is ideal where:

  • speed is an issue
  • content needs updating frequently
  • content is being repurposed from other documents
  • content which has a short shelf life
  • budgets are low

Over 50% of organisations Forrester surveyed used rapid elearning for:

  • Compliance training
  • Process and procedure training
  • Desktop Systems/application training

Kineo specialise in Rapid E-Learning and have developed a range of services to support organisations with their e-learning developments. Their services include over 20 free guides on how to create rapid e-learning.

>I’ve changed my Blog layout with the new Template Designer from Blogger


>Hi all,

Have you noticed my new look?

I have changed the look of my Blog using the new Blogger Template Designer that is now available on Blogger in draft, Blogger’s experimental playground.

The Blogger Template Designer makes it easy to customize the look and feel of your blog without knowing any HTML or CSS. Here are a few of the new features available in the Blogger

Template Designer:
Beautiful new templates to start from
Custom blog layouts with one, two and three columns
Hundreds of background images
Customizable colors, fonts, and more…

What are you waiting for? Express yourself in style with the Blogger Template Designer. Learn more at www.blogger.com/templates.

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