One of the most interesting rules about creativity that I had to learn is that there are very few truly new things when it comes to creativity. There are new ways of looking at things and there are new ways to combine things, but it is really rare to create something that is completely new.
And, this is a really good thing for us eLearning designers.
Typically, our industries and courses we create are not at the forefront of the media, and therefore are not scrutinized in the same manner that special effects in a movie or video game might be.
If you want to be a real rock star when you start designing your next course, look to different mediums for your inspiration because they will be familiar to your learners and the biggest secret…