Elucidat | Academy

Colour contrast

Elucidat enables you to play with different colour schemes via colour pickers and theme options. However, you should always ensure that there is enough contrast between your text and the background colour to ensure it is accessible. You can add your own colour combinations in this tool to check they display correctly: http://webaim.org/resources/contrastchecker/

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PERSONALISED ENDINGS

IF YOU ARE USING FORMATIVE OR SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENTS WITHIN YOUR E-LEARNING THEN IT IS LIKELY THAT PERFORMANCE WITHIN THAT TOPIC WILL VARY. RATHER THAN PROVIDE A ONE SIZE FITS ALL LEARNING EXPERIENCE, ELUCIDAT ENABLES YOU TO CATCH PEOPLE WHO NEED ADDITIONAL SUPPORT AND TO GIVE THEM FURTHER GUIDANCE. Great for: personalised learning experiences, catching people […]

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QA: Responsive design

So, you’ve completed your project build and had a run through on your computer and it’s looking pretty good! But before you release it for your learners don’t forget to check the responsive layouts. Why? It is important to ensure your projects work across multiple devices as more and more people are now using mobiles […]

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A ‘GOOD’ ENDING

AN E-LEARNING MODULE IS ALMOST ALWAYS PART OF A WIDER LEARNING EXPERIENCE AND SO THE WAY A MODULE ENDS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO SIGNPOST TO FURTHER LEARNING AND ENCOURAGE THE LEARNER TO ACT ON WHAT THEY HAVE JUST LEARNED. Think of the final screen as a launchpad to go and do something else. The […]

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A GOOD START

FIRST IMPRESSIONS COUNT! TRADITIONALLY THE FIRST SCREEN OF A COURSE IS USED TO OUTLINE THE LEARNING OBJECTIVES. HOWEVER, THIS CAN BE PASSIVE AND MISSES A CHANCE TO MOTIVATE THE LEARNER. Why not use the first screen of a course to: Act as a wake-up call Set a challenge Set a target or goal Describe ‘what’s in […]

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