No longer is there a need for instructional designers to learn Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator. Sketch App for macOS is the perfect tool.
- [Instructor] So, you might be asking,…"Why should I use Sketch as a design tool…"for instructional materials?"…A lot of instructional materials…are created as Microsoft Word documents,…PowerPoint presentations, and prebuilt templates…such as those that come with products…like Adobe Captivate.…While there's absolutely nothing wrong…with using those other tools,…Sketch provides a few advantages…for instructional designers.…Sketch allows you to maintain one central library…for all of your shared elements…such as forms, quiz templates, graphics, and handouts.…
Additionally, there's a large community…of designers who produce a lot of free,…as well as paid premium templates.…By having all your base elements…for your instructional design in one location,…you can easily update once,…then export and use them as exported,…or incorporate them into PowerPoint presentations,…Word documents, et cetera.…This course walks you through the use templates,…as well as shows you how to organize,…modify, and export with Sketch.…
In this course, John-Paul Ballard shows you how Sketch fits into your curriculum design workflow. He demonstrates how to use the design features to make icons, shapes, and tables. Then, he takes you right into practical uses, showing you how to make a rubric, a syllabus, a handout, and how to save these as reusable templates. He also discusses how layout and intuitive design improves the user experience for your learners and is complementary to an instructional systems design workflow.
- User experience (UX)
- Instructional systems design (ISD)
- Using artboards and vectors
- Creating icons and text
- Using Sketch templates
- Creating your own templates
- Making a printable handout
- Creating a grading rubric
- Organizing assets
- Creating a course syllabus