We’ve all used maps at one point or another to help us understand where we’re going or to strengthen our recall of specific items and locations. Maps are an effective tool to use in e-learning to entice learners to explore new information with a familiar approach.
E-Learning developers use maps to show locations of objects, to guide learners from one point to another, share information about multiple places, or to help learners conceptualize themes with visual context. When learners have access to map-inspired interactions, their natural inclination is to dig into the details and explore the map to learn more.
If you’re looking for an enticing way to get your learners exploring and learning, don’t miss these map-themed examples and downloads:
- This affordability calculator by Trina Rimmer prompts learners for their input then displays a map with customized data based on their answers.
- Looking for an out-of-the-box way to gamify your next project? Allison LaMotte’s treasure map PowerPoint download is just the thing.
- Pique your learners’ interest and invite them to zoom into details with this map of the world by Joanne Chen.
- Snag this interactive map by Nicole Legault when you need to clearly display data about important locations.
- Trina Rimmer’s simple click-and-reveal PowerPoint map lets your learners focus on important info one click at a time.
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