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501 Give Your eLearning Design a Face-Lift Now with UX/UI Principles
8:15 AM - 9:30 AM Thursday, December 13
Who hasn't sat through (or designed) an hour-long eLearning module that's simply a page turner with the ever-familiar "Click Next to continue"? Learners get lost in the nonintuitive navigation, and slides are full of clutter. Learners aren't engaged, and worst of all, they might miss out on important content.
Reignite your passion for designing outstanding digital learning experiences by taking a different look at your design process. Learn how to simplify the user experience by following some basic user interface design rules, and get inspired by free tools and resources. In this session, you will also learn why every good instructional designer should add user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design to their toolkit.
In this session, you will learn:
- The basics of UX/UI design principles to engage your learners
- How to create intuitive designs for your digital learning solutions
- About prototyping, wireframing, and sketching
- About free tools to be a better designer
Director, Learning Experience Design
GP Strategies Corporation
Bianca Baumann is a director of learning experience design at GP Strategies Canada and a certified training and development professional (CTDP). She focuses on digital education success, combining L&D, digital marketing, and customer success to create outstanding learning experiences that stick. Bianca spearheaded multiple projects in the marketing, financial, and events industries and created award-winning programs along the way. She shares her expertise in her blog and at global conferences, highlighting the importance of including disciplines outside L&D to map out a learner journey that helps drive performance.