Cave paintings are more than just pretty pictures. Our ancestors used stories as a way to pass information from generation to generation. Whether the message was genealogical in nature or just “Stay away from sharp teeth”, stories have had a way of capturing attention and relaying information that really sticks.
“Keep it simple”! That’s the one phrase I hear ringing from the walls of our office all day long. I’ve been designing eLearning modules for a number of years and seen many trends come and go but none more so than the idea of keeping modules simple. My inbox is often overflowing with examples of eLearning modules where simplicity, fun and interactivity are completely missing.