Using the Design Maps for Visual Analysis
One of the challenges designers often face is coming up with the right visual theme for a course. The secret is not to think about the course design as much as it is identifying the common elements found in a particular topic or industry.
There are a lot of different approaches to mapping out a topic's design elements, but I've always found the non-linear format of mind maps to fit my design style best.
Common e-learning course elements:
- type, fonts
Sources of inspiration
- media and pop culture
- analogies, metaphors, antonyms
- related industries
Learn more ways to create the right look and feel for your courses in this tutorial series.