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    This module is included inLens: Texas Woman's University Distance Education Lens
    By: Keith RestineAs a part of collection: "Visual Design for Distance Education Content"

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    "Information about designing a visually appealing course"

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Module by: Robin Bartoletti. E-mail the author

Summary: overview of visual design for online learning course

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This mini-course was created to place information about the visual design of online content in distance education courses. Included here are suggestions and instructions about page layout, text style, color, graphics, and Blackboard tools for implementing the suggestions.

We encourage you to mix and match these suggestions in ways that are logical for your course and your instructional style. We hope that you will take away a basic understand how good visual design can enhance course content from this course.

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Definition of a lens

Lenses

A lens is a custom view of the content in the repository. You can think of it as a fancy kind of list that will let you see content through the eyes of organizations and people you trust.

What is in a lens?

Lens makers point to materials (modules and collections), creating a guide that includes their own comments and descriptive tags about the content.

Who can create a lens?

Any individual member, a community, or a respected organization.

What are tags? tag icon

Tags are descriptors added by lens makers to help label content, attaching a vocabulary that is meaningful in the context of the lens.

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