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March 16 – 18, 2016 Orlando, FL

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LS602 Ten Creative Ideas to Change Your Design Vision

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Thursday, March 17


International South

eLearning and instructional professionals often have questions surrounding design vision, which is the range of motion of creative design ideas that they can incorporate visually into learning projects. Many find themselves struggling to be more creative and seek to extend their visual approaches to type, images, and composition. For the designer, more methods mean more opportunities to create better visual solutions for learning materials and content-driven courses.

In this session, you will learn 10 useful design ideas that can enhance your design thinking and expand your design vision for better learning and education products. You will learn unique and creative visual design approaches, and the contextual design processing abilities that are part of the critical skillset instructional designers need. You will explore various strategies useful in developing better type, images, and compositions to exploit visual creativity. You will learn to build your conceptual utility belts and will find new ways to enhance your content.

In this session, you will learn:

  • Basic design thinking approaches embedded across design disciplines
  • Contextual design methods to build user-centered content
  • Strategies to use to develop better type, images, and compositions that exploit visual creativity
  • Creative techniques to help boost visual concepts and strategies
  • How to expand your design vision by adding 10 new design techniques

Novice to advanced designers, developers, project managers, managers, and directors.

Technology discussed in this session:

John DiMarco

Associate Professor

St. John's University

John DiMarco is a communication arts professor, author, consultant, and designer. He helps people and organizations with technical, persuasive, and instructional communication. Professor DiMarco teaches both online and classroom courses at St. John’s University in New York City. His latest book, published by Pearson Learning, is titled:Career Power Skills. He is the author of Digital Design for Print and Web: An Introduction to Theory, Principles, and Techniques (Wiley 2010) and Web Portfolio Design and Applications (Idea Group 2006). John is the founder of and has worked on projects for Canon USA, GSK, Wiley, and St. John’s University.

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