Course navigation is an essential component of any good e-learning project. Clear and helpful navigation keeps learners focused and steers them in the right direction. But that’s not all—it can also make your courses feel more dynamic and motivating. Often we think of course navigation as simply moving left to right or up and down, but it can also help learners explore information in ways that keep their eyes alert and their brains active.
Cruise through these four examples by the ingenious members of the E-Learning Heroes community and explore the possibilities.
Take a look:
- Trade out your standard PowerPoint org chart for this refreshing dial navigation example by Joanna Kurpiewska.
- Get inspired to become a blood donor by reading the heartwarming stories in this navigation example that utilizes pop-ups by Jen Edgerton.
- Stuck in an e-learning rut? Give yourself a challenge by choosing a random topic using this slot machine–style generator by Kimberly Eng.
- Teach young learners how to budget, grocery shop, and cook with this elegant example that uses navigation to help boost recall by Veronica Budnikas.
This is just a small taste of what’s achievable when you apply a little creativity to your course navigation. If you enjoyed these examples, sail on over to the Building Better Courses forum for more e-learning design inspiration. There are loads of ideas and tons of e-learning pros willing to offer their help. We’ll see you there!