Guru Honorable Mention: 8 Rules of Framing by Torrance Learning

Written by Jeanette — Posted in Guru Awards

This post by Articulate Community Manager Jeanette Brooks features one of the Honorable Mentions from the 2010 Articulate Guru Awards. To see other award-winning courses from the Guru Awards, check out the posts here.

The folks at Torrance Learning needed to create an effective marketing piece for their client, a local mediator. The project needed to acquaint viewers with the mediator’s style and approach, while also teaching about an important mediation tool known as framing.

So, what did the designers come up with? A clean, no-nonsense course, built with Articulate Presenter ’09, that not only met the client’s needs but also scored an Honorable Mention in the 2010 Articulate Guru Awards! Take a look at what they created:

View The Eight Rules of Framing

What stood out to the Guru judges? The judges liked the course’s eye-pleasing visual design — it includes some cool theme-appropriate visual elements without being distracting or overly busy. The judges also noticed that the designers made good use of hyperlinks to create simple, intuitive navigation options. Another notable aspect of the course was the high-quality narration — this was especially neat because the designers worked directly with the client herself to record the audio.

Jen Vetter, one of the instructional developers at Torrance Learning, shares a little more about the process of building the course:

View this screencast at Screenr

Congratulations to the folks at Torrance Learning for putting together a great Guru entry!

More Guru honorable mentions are on the way. Keep your eyes here on the Word of Mouth blog for other featured courses this week!

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