STP202 Ready, Set, Animate! Content Animation Options for Any Budget
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Wednesday, March 28
Expo Hall: Tools & Platforms Stage
You have learning content that you want to translate into an animation. You’re short on time and budget. Whether you are creating the animation in house or subcontracting, how do you leverage your expertise in instructional design to help optimize the storyboarding and development process?
In this session, you’ll learn how smart instructional design and planning can help make your animations more effective and timely to produce. You’ll learn how to recognize when animation is a suitable way to deliver your content. You will explore the iterative process of scripting and storyboarding when developing a blueprint for your animation. Even if you’ve never animated, you’ll walk away from this session with the ability to recognize the time and effort involved in creating animations with increasing levels of complexity.
In this session, you will learn:
- How to tailor content into a script suitable for animation
- How to storyboard for animation by leveraging storytelling and animation principles
- About the animation process and best practices
- How sound effects can bolster even the simplest animations
- About the difference between 2-D animation software (like After Effects or Animate CC) and rapid animation tools (like GoAnimate or VideoScribe)
Novice to intermediate designers and developers.
Technology discussed in this session:
Tools such as Adobe After Effects, Adobe Animate CC, GoAnimate, and VideoScribe.
eLearning Developer/Instructional Designer
Baycrest Health Sciences
Kataryna Nemethy is an eLearning developer and instructional designer at Baycrest Health Sciences with years of experience in eLearning, instructional design, and educational technologies. As a formally trained biomedical illustrator and animator, she is passionate about the interface between education, technology, and design—particularly when they come together to produce a simple, effective, and good-looking product.