Using Isometric Shapes to Create Interactions in E-Learning #422

Isometric Shapes in E-Learning #422: Challenge | Recap

Looking for fresh ways to create interactive click-and-reveals or explore-type activities? Try using a 3D objectisometric graphic, or simple shapes in PowerPoint to create a custom interaction. Let’s take a look at a few ideas.

Using Images of 3D Objects

This 3D cube interaction recently shared in E-Learning Heroes shows how you can create an engaging activity using a single photo with hotspots layered over different areas of the image.

Using Images of 3D Objects

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Creating Isometric Shapes in PowerPoint

If you want to create your own 3D perspective objects, then PowerPoint is a fantastic option. PowerPoint makes creating isometric shapes easy. Begin with a shape object and go to Format Object > Effects > 3D Rotation.

Creating Isometric Shapes in PowerPoint

Challenge of the Week

This week, your challenge is to share an interaction based on a 3D shape or object. You can use images or renderings of 3D models or create your own objects using basic perspective techniques.

Share Your E-Learning Work

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Last Week’s Challenge:

Before you dive into this week’s challenge, check out the creative ways course designers use true/false variables to build dynamic e-learning:

21 Examples of True/False Variables in E-Learning #421

True/False Variables in E-Learning RECAP #421: Challenge | Recap

New to the E-Learning Challenges?

The weekly e-learning challenges are ongoing opportunities to learn, share, and build your e-learning portfolios. You can jump into any or all of the previous challenges anytime you want. I’ll update the recap posts to include your demos.

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