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Creating Learning Experiences With Images and Video | Mel Milloway
Episode 906th October 2021 • The Visual Lounge • TechSmith Corporation
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How do you ensure great learning design?

Whether you’re working with video, PDFs, or blog posts to deliver training content, visual elements are key to delivering a clear message to your audience.

Mel Milloway, Learning Experience Design Manager at Miro, joined this episode of The Visual Lounge to talk about the importance of visuals and video in learning design.

Prior to working at Miro, Mel worked in learning design at Amazon and has held other learning and development roles at various organizations.

She’s known for promoting and talking about UX design, crafting mock-ups, and developing learning products with a variety of technologies. She often blogs about the new tools she’s testing and shares her thoughts on the world of learning and development.

In this episode, we get to hear some of her words of wisdom around learning design, getting feedback, working with data, and the benefits of video in learning. We hear some stories from her career and how she’s helped to solve problems and target audience needs effectively.

Learning points from the episode include:

  • What makes good learning design
  • The role of visuals in design
  • Why you should make decisions based on data rather than preference
  • The benefits of getting a second opinion
  • Why your audience should be the focus
  • Why video is a great medium for learning

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To read the blog post on the topic or watch the video, go to: https://www.techsmith.com/blog/creating-learning-experiences