When developing online training, instructional designers are often called upon to utilize both animations and interactions: tools that can help keep learners engaged in the instruction. Some popular design software for online courses includes Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe Articulate and Captivate. All of these programs allow instructional designers to animate content and create interactions.
When creating animations and interactions for an audience, it is important to keep in mind the following:
Margaux Judge has worked as an e-learning editor and instructional designer for over ten years, writing and editing a wide variety of courses, from technical topics to soft skills. She has a Bachelor's degree in English and Textual Studies from Syracuse University and a Master's degree in Television Writing from Boston University.