You have most likely heard the adage, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Still, a lot of presentations are created the other way around: with a thousand words and a couple of pictures. Do you know why?
The thing is that many authors avoid pictures and icons because they don’t know how to work with them: find suitable images, combine them with each other, and edit. Fortunately, there are tons of tools today that allow even an inexperienced author without an IT background to use icons in courses and presentations.
In this article, we’ll explain why you should use icons in eLearning courses, where to find suitable pictures, and how to add them to your slides. So, without further delay, let’s dive in!
Icons in eLearning: What Are They?
In eLearning, an icon is an image that can be used to support text in a course. Icons are a great way to bring essential content to the point it is intended to make. Besides, they help learners scan content more effectively, and motivate them to pay attention to the information they need to remember. Read more.