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The Importance of Sound in a Learning Experience

The Importance of Sound in a Learning Experience

The Principles of Animation teach us the importance of emphasizing aspects of the real world in creating believable animation. In many respects, sound can be used in the same thoughtful ways. But the thing is, sound in digital learning experiences is often forgotten or discarded as unimportant and eliminated due to time or budget constraints. Yet sound is a critical component

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Great Example of Animation Partnered with Handouts

Great Example of Animation Partnered with Handouts

One effective use of animation is to explain difficult concepts through leveraging gestalt principles in a purposeful way: partner like concepts through color or diagrams; bring attention to main concepts, repetition and visual consistency in movement and shape or color; and through audio where music and sound effects support visual cues. Years ago an intern of mine working

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