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What to Consider When Searching for an Online Course Developer

What to Consider When Searching for an Online Course Developer

Diving into the dynamic world of eLearning is easy considering recent trends in education. As the world becomes more digitized, many instructors incorporate digital media into their courses to supplement their in-person lessons or vivify their online classes. These instructors or institutions need the help of a reliable online course developer to make the most

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Women's Work

The Women Behind the Design

The Farthest Pixel is a women-owned and managed business, developing custom eLearning solutions that leverage all sorts of design. We have an amazing body of creative talent – in the past two years employing 12 women and 3 men in the fields of animation, illustration, and graphic design. This team has produced hundreds of eLearning

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Five Tips for Designing an Effective eLearning Course

Five Tips for Designing an Effective eLearning Course

Custom eLearning development can yield life-changing experiences for students exposed to a compelling online lesson. Yet, students may not realize that crafting an enjoyable lesson requires meticulously planned components that integrate effectively. Crafting effective eLearning solutions takes considerable time and care. With so many things to consider, it’s easy for finer details to fall through

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The Benefits of Game-Based Learning And Gamification In Educational Spaces

The Benefits of Game-Based Learning And Gamification In Educational Spaces

As digital media becomes more accessible, the way learners interact with educational content continues to change dramatically. In an age where online learning is mainstream, many remain skeptical of the shift towards digital education and question whether it actually results in productive learning spaces—especially when game-based learning and gamification are involved. As a custom eLearning

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Multiple Sensory Channels Increase Learning Opportunities

Multiple Sensory Channels Increase Learning Opportunities

I’ve given workshops about multimedia learning at the university level. My last article on this website, in fact, looked at the importance of sound in the learning process. There is no doubt that multimedia – emphasis on multi – is more effective than one form of media delivered solo. The Picture Superiority Effect tells us that concrete concepts presented as

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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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E-Learning Used More Often Than Classroom Training

E-Learning Used More Often Than Classroom Training

According to research done by Chief Learning Officer magazine’s Business Intelligence Board there has been a steady increase in synchronous, or instructor-led, and asynchronous or self-paced e-learning. E-learning overall has overtaken traditional classroom training. According to the previous year’s report, this shift has taken place just over the past year. All expectations are that we will

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In 2016: Cloud Computing, Augmented Reality, Games

In 2016: Cloud Computing, Augmented Reality, Games

In an article by Jennifer Klostermann on CloudTweaks, the future of EduTech this year is in cloud computing, mobile learning, augmented reality and gesture-based learning, and game-based learning. These are a safe bet to be a spot-on projection for this year and certainly the next several years to come. The exciting area is where each of these

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