614 Using Canva for Rapid, Print-Ready, Memorable Learning Materials
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Thursday, October 26
Video & Media
Many instructional designers and training specialists find themselves in the position of creating print-ready learning materials on short notice and no budget. Depending on available technologies, content knowledge, and access to a graphic designer, this can be a daunting task. Plus, most approaches used to create training-on-the-go are flat and forgettable. What if there’s another option for designing print-ready learning materials in a short amount of time for memorable learning?
In this session, you will learn how Canva can help you create print-ready learning materials on short notice. You will learn the basics of Canva and explore its templates, products, and designs. You’ll look at the process for setting up an account, selecting ready-made templates, inviting other users to join your team for collaboration, and sharing in social media. Most importantly, you will learn how to build custom templates for learning guides, job aids, and infographics. You will leave this session with techniques to create memorable, print-ready learning materials in no time.
In this session, you will learn:
- Why Canva is an effective option for designing rapid, print-ready learning materials
- How to set up a free Canva account, select prepared templates, and collaborate on designs
- How to build custom templates for learning guides, job aids, and infographics
- How to use the techniques presented in this session to create memorable learning materials on time and under budget
Novice to intermediate designers, developers, and project managers.
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Leadership via Design
Sharon Link-Wyer is the principal consultant for Leadership via Design. She holds a PhD in leadership from Gonzaga University, an MEd in educational leadership with an emphasis in human resources, and a BA in education. After serving as a human resources director for several years, administering HR training, compliance management, and onboarding, Sharon worked as a classroom teacher with K-12 students and graduate students. Since then, she has focused on teaching adult learners. At Leadership via Design, Sharon provides instructional design consulting, leadership development, and course development for a variety of different industries. Her passion is leading and teaching.