Check out the great resource google offers with quick links for ideas, inspiration and news.
LINK: Library – Google Design
Keynote: DESIGNING ELEARNING: THE FUTURE IS TODAY
Creativity and design thinking are essential for educators to provide engaging learning experiences. In this talk Nick will unleash your creativity showing how good design in everyday things can be a source of inspiration to spark ideas for new and better ways to teach with technology. You’ll get practical tips, see examples of new tools and learn about innovative design strategies that can be applied in simple ways to produce learning results without a huge team or budget. You’ll also hear about several trends, just around the corner, that all instructors and learning designers need to know to be an effective 21st century educator. Fasten your seat belts for a fast-paced and fun exploration of design for learning with technology.
Session: USING YOUR MOBILE DEVICE TO CREATE NEW LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
Learn about amazing apps and new techniques for quickly creating, editing and delivering new course content using just your mobile devices to maximize learning. You’ll also learn how to best capture, record and share content via your mobile devices.
Workshop: eLEARNING EXPERIENCE DESIGN: TURNING IDEAS INTO REALITY
Learn the latest strategies, workflows, and tools for creating eLearning products using a prototyping design process. Get hands-on practice communicating a concept beginning with low-fidelity mock-ups; gather user feedback and translate into high fidelity prototypes before you start development. Come to this session with at least 2 project ideas for further development.
This new app from Microsoft is to help with disabilities by describing what it sees, identifying people who have been tagged (as well as their emotions) and reading words to the user.
Great overview and quick tips to take advantage of iOS 11 screenshot and markup feature.
The new OS is amazing and makes the iPad invaluable in the creative process. Playing with iPad Pro 2017 tablets and the Pencil responds pixel perfectly.
Side Note: Jeff Benjamin is great at creating video based stories.
Join me at theFocus On Learning Conference on June 18th for a pre con workshop on Designing and Developing Game Apps for Learning. Learn more: https://www.elearningguild.com/sessions/session-details.cfm?session=8278
FYI: promo built using iMovie in just under 2 hours using footage from ShutterStock.com
With Google Lens, your smartphone camera won’t just see what you see, but will also understand what you see to help you take action.
Part of the announcements this week from Microsoft’s Build event, Fluent is their new design language. It’s still in development but got to love the concept and direction they are heading in.
Wow, watch the video to get inspired.
In the color contrast theory, the contrasting nuances are directly or almost directly positioned across one from another on the color wheel
The Oculus Rift may look like a relatively simple device but it’s actually a pretty amazing piece of kit packing a wealth of cutting-edge tech. The hugely exciting virtual reality headset includes a whole bunch of amazing hardware designed to create a sense of complete immersion in a three-dimensional world. When you realise what’s in…