My Toolkit

elearning toolkit


Adobe Color CC – web-based colour picker
Articulate Storyline
– e-Learning software and authoring tool
Camtasia Studio – video-based screen capturing software
Design Resources – a curated list of free design assets and tools by Mike Taylor
Duarte – Diagrammer – a visualisation system – choose from more than 4,000 customisable diagrams and download the free PowerPoint file
eZgif – online gif maker
Freepik – free vector art, illustrations, icons, PSD and photos for using in websites, banners, presentations, magazines and more
Icons8 – the largest collection of free flat icons – customisable icons for download
MorgueFile – millions of images for downloading
Pexels – free stock photos and videos
Photoshop Express Editor – online editor to make your snapshots look great with easy options for quick fixes and creative enhancements
Pinterest – a visual discovery, collection, sharing and storage tool – Visit my profile on Pinterest
Pixabay – an international community for sharing quality public domain images – best free screen mockups
pxhere – download image free of copyrights under CCO
StockUnlimited – 600,000+ visuals for businesses & professionals
Snagit – a screenshot program that captures video display and audio output
YouTube Audio Library – download free music for your projects


Sharon Anderlik – commercial, narration, e-learning and more
Jan Anderson – voiceover actor, explainer vieos, corporate narrations, commercials and more
Marco Cammarota – voiceover actor who helps bridge the gap between you and the people you want to reach by allowing you the space to find your true genuine sound
Timothy Fritts – the voice you never knew you always wanted
David Gilbert – professional, full-time voice-over artist
Kim Handysides – freelance voiceover artist
Rebecca Haugh – e-Learning voiceover specialist
Mallory Hoff – New York-city based voiceover artist specialising in TV and Radio Commercials, Network and Affiliate Promos, Corporate Videos and Narration
Marie Hoffman – experienced female e-Learning voice talent
Tyler Hyrchuk – Toronto based voice actor, improvisor, mascoter and creative mind with a passion for his craft
Angela Kanwar – voiceover artist – e-Learning, explainers, commercial and narration
Tracy Lindley – voiceover artist
Paul Mclaughlin – Versatile Voiceovers -corporate and e-Learning specialist
Rachel Porter – e-learning, corporate narration and commercial voiceover
Barbara Quesada – a friendly, knowledgeable, conversational, believable, intelligent voice for your next project
Laura Rice – pint-sized pipes, powerful performance – e-learning / commercial / character voiceover artist
Max Rusyn – professional voiceover artist providing high quality voiceover recordings and consistently reliable services to clients
Bonnie Schneider – voiceover artist
Damian Watson (Silky Smooth Voiceovers) – professional quality male and female voices


Adobe Captivate – e-Learning Software to capture screen, rapidly author and publish responsive e-Learning & m-Learning content
Adobe Photoshop Elements – photo editing
Articulate Storyline – e-Learning software and authoring tool
Audacity – free, open source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds
Camtasia Studio – video-based screen capturing software
Gimp – is a raster graphics editor used for image retouching and editing, free-form drawing, resizing, cropping, photo-montages, converting between different image formats, and more specialised tasks (a free alternative to Adobe Photoshop)
Inkscape – a free alternative to Adobe Illustrator
iSpring –  advanced authoring toolkit that helps develop impressive e-Learning content with no programming required
Office Social Share App – installs as a tab in PowerPoint and allows you to share PowerPoint slides and files via Twitter and Facebook
PowerPoint – a slide show presentation program developed by Microsoft
Snagit – a screenshot program that captures video display and audio output
Snip – capture, annotate and share screenshots and screen recordings
SimpleDiagrams – a simple, no-nonsense software program that enables anyone to quickly describe their thoughts or capture a business process – visually
Windows Live Movie Maker -a video editing application that enables you to transform images, audio files, and short clips into full blown movies


0-255 – a simple tool that helps designers find variations of any colour
Adobe Color CC – web-based colour picker
AI Viewer Online – view .ai files online
Amazon Polly – a service that turns text into speech
Animaker – create animated content 
– a cloud-based video creation service that produces video from photos, video clips, and music into video slideshows
Autotracer – free online image vectorizer. It can convert raster images like JPEGs, GIFs and PNGs to scalable vector graphics
BeFunky – photo editing and graphic design made for everyone
Big Huge Labs – Colour Palette Generator – automagically create a colour palette from any photo
Big Huge Labs – Framer – choose from tons of unique frames to spice up your photos
Big Huge Labs – Jigsaw – convert any photo into a realistic looking jigsaw puzzle in seconds
Big Huge Labs – Mosaic Maker – make a mosaic or collage from a photoset, favourites, tags or individual digital photographs or images
Big Huge Labs – Mat – add a museum-style mat to your digital images
bitly – online link shortening tool
Blind Text Generator –  create dummy text for layout design
Canva – online graphic design toolkit – online .svg editor
CloudApp – the fastest way to capture and embed video, GIFs, screencasts and marked up images throughout business workflows
Cloud Convert – convert anything to anything
Code Academy – learn to code for free
Colormind – a colour scheme generator that uses deep learning
Colorrrs – discover random colours with the click of a button
COLOURlovers – is a creative community where people from around the world create
and share colors, palettes and patterns, discuss the latest trends and explore colorful articles
Coolors – colour schemes generator for cool designers – online teleprompter
Design Seeds – colour palettes created from inspirational images
Diigo – social bookmarking, research and knowledge sharing tool
DocuPub – online PDF image converter
Doodly – online explainer video creation
DrawIsland – online drawing tool
Dropbox – a simple online virtual storage utility
Duarte – Diagrammer – a visualisation system – choose from more than 4,000 customisable diagrams and download the free PowerPoint file
easygenerator – learning objectives – create your learning objectives online
eMaze – online presentation platform – create, manage and share presentations
Embossed Label Generator by Fuzzimo – make and download free custom text embossed label images
Evernote – a suite of software and services, designed for notetaking and archiving
eZgif – online gif maker
Fake iPhone Text Messages – create and share lifelike iPhone text conversations
File Viewer Lite – view any file on your PC
Flaming Text Animator – create and download your own animations
Flaming Text ImageBot – free online photo and image editor
FlamingText LogoMaker – create and download professional logos
Flat Icons – free online flat icon make
Flat UI Colour Picker – handy colour samples for flat user interface design, subdivided into colour shades
Fodey – online newspaper clip generator
Font Identifier (Font Squirrel) – upload an image to identify the matching fonts
Fontster – browse and preview installed fonts
fotobabble – allows you to create and share talking photos
Fotoflexer – advanced online image editor
Fotor – online image editor – online resource for quality free buttons images for website design – free stock photos
GetStencil – easy-to-use graphic design tool for bloggers, business owners, and social media marketers
Google Drive – Slides – online presentations app
Go2Convert – free online file conversion
Gridulator – online grid generator
Haiku Deck – create presentations that inspire with this presentation software
Hightail – online file sharing, storage and much more
i2Clipart – online sharing network that allows users to create, share, and download royalty-free public domain vector clipart images + online SVG converter
iCloud – a cloud storage and cloud computing service – hide your sensitive data with a click
Imgite – the best tool to edit your images online
Imur – an online image hosting service – create infographics online using pre-built layouts and colour schemes
Insightly – a CRM platform for small business collaboration and communication
Instagram Quotes Maker – online tool for creating Instagram Quotes Pictures
iPhone Text Generator – online tool for creating iPhone text memes – instant screen sharing with powerful meeting tools and unlimited audio
Melbourne Ipsum – generate dummy text with a Melbourne theme
MockupPhotos – online mockups – convert media free, fast and online
Oppia – create interactive online educational activities that give immediate and personalized feedback to learners
Paint.NET – free image and photo editing software for computers that run Windows – the easiest way to collect, publish and share content on the web – a simple web app that provides seamless pattern images for downloading
PDFBuddy – edit, merge, split PDF files online
Photobucket – free image hosting, easy photo sharing, and photo editing
Photoshop Express – a free online editor and iPad app for image editing
Picfont – add text to a picture, or create a picture for social media posts
PicMonkey – online photo editor with collage, touch up, teeth whiten, fonts, effects, filters, frames, stickers and more
Pictaculous – an online colour palette generator
Picture to People – free online photo editors and text generators
Piktochart – web-based infographic application
Pinterest – a visual discovery, collection, sharing and storage tool – Visit my profile on Pinterest
Pixabay – an international community for sharing quality public domain images
Pixie – a colour picker for webmasters and designers
Pixlr Editor – a free online photo editor
Pixlr X – next generation photo editor – for faster and better editing!
PixTeller – create or customise your own images – create iPhone and iPad mockups – best free screen mockups
Polaroin – online vintage image creator
Prezi – a cloud-based presentation software and storytelling tool for presenting ideas on a virtual canvas
Printable Paper – free printable paper
Quozio – turns meaningful words into beautiful images in seconds – then share them
Random Gradient Generator – random gradient generator for developers and designers
Random Users Generator – a simple tool to help you generate random users for your projects – safety sign generator
Sketchpad 3.7 – draw, create, share – multi-touch, multi-user, non-destructive drawing application written in HTML5
Screencast – media hosting solution
Screenr – a free web-based tool for screen recording
Script Timer – Words to time calculator
ShowDocument – free online collaboration tool – share, discuss, annotate
Shutterfly – Internet-based image publishing service
Skype – telecommunications application software for voice and video calling, instand messaging and sharing
Soundcloud – online music and audio distribution platform
Stencil (Share as Image) – the fastest, easiest and most efficient way to create visuals for social media
StripedBackgrounds – create striped background for downloading
Stripemania – create strips in seconds
Tabs Generator – create your own custom tabs for downloading
Ticket-o-matic – create fake airline tickets online
TitanPad – online document creation and collaboration
Toonly – create online explainer videos
Trello – a collaboration tool that organizes your projects into boards
TypeIt – type accent marks, diacritics and other characters online
Vecteezy – create vector designs from scratch online
Vectr – free online vector graphics editor (Vectr User Guide)
Visme – a unified tool for creating visual content online – a platform that seamlessly connects designers, journalists, animators and developers with clients, featuring cloud-based collaboration tools
WebGradients – free collection of 180 linear gradients that you can use as content backdrops
Wordmarkit – preview installed fonts online
Xtensio – an interactive data visualisaton tool
Zopim – add a live chatbox to your website or e-Learning course


0to255 – a free colour tool for finding lighter and darker colours based on any colour
123Freevectors – largest Collection of Free Vector Art, Vector Images, Vector Graphic Resources, Clip Art, Illustrations, Wallpaper Background Designs for All Free Downloads
1001 Free Downloads – thousands of royalty free graphics and fonts for personal and commercial use
1001 Fonts – a huge selection of free fonts – sharing videos, music, photos, books and files for downloading
92 Pixels – 92 modern free fonts for designers
ABSFreePic – absolutely free pictures
Albumarium – the best place to find and share beautiful images
Allen Interactions – provide award-winning instructional services
All-free-download – best free download resource for designers
AudioBlocks – subscription-based unlimited downloads of royalty-free production music, sound effects and loops.
AudioMicro – stock audio library
Audionautix – free music licensed under Creative Commons
Bensound – royalty-free music for downloading
bgfons – best backgrounds and texture for design and web design – free sounds for downloading by Joseph Sardin
Bottom Line Performance – a wealth of new and interesting learning design resources
Canva Design School Tutorials – 30 tutorials that will fast-track you ability to create amazing designs
Canvas – offers open online courses taught by educators
CDev – free vectors, PSD graphics, backgrounds and more
CGTextures – claim to strive to be the world’s best texture site providing good quality textures in an organised manner
Clipart Panda – the most comprehensive collection of clipart on the web
Clipart Library – free searchable clipart for download
Clker – online royalty free public domain clipart
COLOURLovers – a creative community where people from around the world create
and share colors, palettes and patterns, discuss the latest trends and explore colorful
Common Craft – a membership service for educators and communicators, providing videos, visuals and know-how
Cool Text – online graphics generator for web pages and logo design
Coolutils – convert different file formats to PDF and vice versa – including free online conversion
Coverr – free videos for downloading
Creative Market – a platform for handcrafted, mousemade design content from independent creatives around the world
Cute Stock Footage – free video footage, vfx, overlays, light leaks, backgrounds, textures, sfx for downloading
Deal Jumbo – deals from designers, writers and artists
Design Beep – design and development, plus free downloads
Design Comics – free comic characters and scenes you can use to develop great product designs
Design Hooks (freebies) – download free assets for your designs
DesignersPics – free high resolution photos
Design Patterns by Codepen – ideas, inspiration and examples for your own projects
theDoodleLibrary – hundreds of unique vector SVG doodles – free to download, share and adapt under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
DownloadIcons – share icons for your projects
DrawPlus – free graphic design software
Dreamstale – download vectors, icons, backgrounds, templates, graphic design elements and more
Dribbble – show and tell for designers
Duarte Slidedocs – a visual document developed in presentation software
EasyFreeClipart – the greatest clipart collection in the world!
eLearning Art – royalty free stock photography for e-Learning courses
eLearning Brothers – the broadest and deepest eLearning template and asset library on the planet
eLearning Chatter – an L&D exclusive social platform aimed to help budding eLearning professionals seek guidance from industry experts in the form of questions.
eLearning Chips – make the coolest e-Learning stuff in the whole universe
eLearningDom – assets for e-learning, including templates, characters, icons
eLearning Feeds – the top eLearning news from the top eLearning blogs
The e-Learning Guild –  the oldest and most trusted source of information, networking, and community for e-Learning professionals
e-Learning Industry – an online community of professionals involved in the e-Learning industry
e-Learning Infographics – the best education infographics
e-Learning Learning – a wealth of online information by The Training Magazine
eLearning Locker – templates, layouts, animations, designs, and graphics for eLearning projects and presentations – one-stop resource for all things e-Learning
Eyespirations – e-Learning that connects (Paul Alders)
Facebook Sound Collection – free set of high-quality audio tracks and sound effects to use in videos on Facebook and Instagram, without having to worry about copyright or payment
Fast Track to Storyline – training resources for users of Articulate Storyline
Flaticon – the largest database of free icons available in PNG, SVG, EPS, PSD and BASE 64 formats – download high quality photos and illustrations for business and personal use
Foter – over 220 million free Creative Commons images
FreeCreatives – download free images and designs
FreeImages – browse nearly 400,000 free photos and illustrations
Free Images Live – a high quality resource of digital stock photographic images for use by all
The Freelance to Freedom Project – a community and a resource designed to help freelancers grow their freelance business
FreePD – public domain music for downloading
Free Pictograms 3D– 340 images for commercial use
Freesound – a collaborative database of Creative Commons Licensed sounds for downloading – the best free sound effects on the web
FreeVector – the ultimate collection of free vector art, graphics and illustrations
FreeVectorArchive – free vector art and graphics archive
Fribly – resources and inspiration
Fuzzimo – a website about visual arts
GoodUI – a running list of 75+ ideas for good UI design
Graphic Burger – design resources for downloading
Graphic Design – ready to use graphic assets
GraphicsFuel – search over 25 million graphics for downloading and inspiration
Graphic Mama – a young group of artists and geeks creating unique art beyond imagination
Graphic Stock – unlimited downloads of royalty free stock images, vectors, illustrations, icons, buttons and other graphics of all kinds
Gratisography – free high-resolution pictures
How to Become an eLearning Freelancer – a fantastic resource, well written and compelling reading for not only those new to freelancing and those who are already running freelance businesses and just need a reminder about what is important to focus on to achieve success.
Human Capital League – a place to learn, share, and connect with other management professionals, thought leaders, and real people who practice leadership on the front lines every day
i2Clipart – royalty free public domain cliparts
Icon Archive – download thousands of icons for free
Iconfinder – the largest collection of premium icons in the world
Icongal – browse and download from over 400,000 catalogued icons
IconPark – a website where people can share design – upload and download useful images and icons
Icons8 – the largest collection of free flat icons – customisable icons for download
Imfree – a curated collection of free resources
Integrated Learning Services (blog) – rapid e-Learning design and development learnings
ISO Republic – high quality, free photos for creatives
iSpring Video Tutorials – tutorials for advanced authoring toolkit that helps develop impressive e-Learning content with no programming required
Jay Mantri – 7 free photos posted every week
Jewelbeat – free background music, sound effects
Kingsoft Store – PowerPoint templates for downloading
Knoco Australia – provides Knowledge Management  services through experienced consultants and well developed methodologies
The Learning Rush – a site that leverages social media and curates the daily hot topics from all the industry influencers
Learning Solutions Magazine – learning technology, strategy and news
Learnnovators – a learning design and development company that creates innovative and effective learning solutions for a worldwide clientele
LifeofPix – free high resolution photography
LifeofVids – videos, clips and loops for downloading
Little Visuals – high resolution images for downloading
Lost and Taken – free texture stock photos
Material Design – a visual language resource that synthesizes the classic principles of good design with the innovation and possibility of technology and science.
Material Icons by Google – beautifully crafted, delightful and easy to use in your web, Android, and iOS projects.
MaxPixel – download high definition images
MorgueFile – millions of images for downloading
The Muse – personalised jobs, advice and education on your career
Neo’s Clip Archive – an archive of free downloadable video clips
Newallpaper – backgrounds and textures
The Noun Project – huge collection of icons for free download
Ookaboo – a collection of free images organized around precisely defined concepts
Office Online – thousands of templates
Online Web Fonts – search for and demo your ideal font for a project, including icon downloads and online converter
Open Clipart –  a variety of over 34,000 clip arts
Pexels – free stock photos and videos – free stock images
Picgifs – free graphics and animated gifs, images and photos – or create your own gifs
Picography – free high resolution photos by Hidden Depth
Pixeden – design and web resources for downloading
Photl – free stock photos for downloading
PhotoEverywhere – a collection of high resolution travel stock images
PhotoPlus – easy and free photo editing
PhotoRack – free stock photos
Piccsy – online image sharing for creatives
picjumbo – totally free photos for personal or commercial use
Pixabay – an international community for sharing quality public domain images
PlaidMaker – an online tool for making plaid patterns – downoad free PNG images and cliparts for design
pngtree – download royalty free images/vectors/icons
Presentation Magazine – free PowerPoint templates for downloading and inspiration
Presenter Media – presentation illustrations, animated clips, video backgrounds and so much more – a repository for free public domain images
PXHere – find and share images for free
Rawpixel – premium design resources for everyone
Read/Write – one of the most widely read and respected tech news sites in the world
ReadyToManage – a complete selection of organizational and personal development tools for companies, consultants, trainers, facilitators, and individuals to help people reach their potential
Reusable Art – a collection of free downloadable public domain images
rgbstock – more than 100,000 free stock photos
Sans Francisco – a collection of tools to help designers craft delightful experiences
SayWhat?! – email templates for freelancers – a huge selection of free icons for downloading
Shorpy – fantastic old public domain photography
Simply The – fonts, music, sounds and more for downloading
Sketch App Sources – more than 1869 free resources
Skillfeed – marketplace of professional online courses from instructors around the world
Skitterphoto – public domain pictures, stock photos for commercial use, completely free
SlideHelper – professional PowerPoint templates for downloading
Slide Hunter – PowerPoint templates and backgrounds
Slide Team – download templates, diagrams, maps, icons and more – free sound clips, sound bites and sound effects
Sound Jay – free sound effects web site
Startup Stock Photos – provides writers, developers, and entrepreneurs access to a library of beautiful, usable, and free “startup-focused” images – subscription-based resource for thousand of royalty-free stock photos, icons, textures, backgrounds, and more
StockUnlimited – 600,000+ visuals for businesses & professionals
StockVault – free stock photo community
Storyblocks – (previously GraphicStock) – the first place creators go to find amazing content
Storyline 2 Tutorials (E-Learning Heroes) – everything you need to know about Articulate Storyline 2
Storyline 360 User Guide – learn how to build interactive online and mobile courses with Storyline 360
Subtle Patterns – free background textures, great for e-learning backgrounds
SVG Repo – free vectors and icons in SVG format
SVG Studio – thousands of royalty-free SVG images from professional artists
TechAll – free, searchable stock photos – and more
TED – a non-profit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short powerful talks (Technology, Entertainment, Design)
TemplateMonster – a range of templates for design inspiration
TextureKing – free stock textures
Texturemate – repository of free textures, brushes, patterns and design articles
Texture Palace – extensive range of free textures for downloading
The Hungry JPEG – premium graphic design resources
thinkdesign – freebies, resources and inspiration
Tim Degner Graphic Design – download icons, lists, charts, fonts, textiles
tumblr – a microblogging platform and social networking website
Udemy – online learning marketplace
UIHere – millions of design assets for free download
Unsplash – images you can copy, modify, distribute
Vecteezy – discover and download free vector art
VectorStock – royalty-free vector art and stock images
Vexels – find free graphics to download, hand-picked for you
Visual Studio – storyboard your ideas using PowerPoint
Viva e-Learning – the best free collection of video tutorials online about eLearning software, learning management systems, eLearning authoring tools and educational technologies
Wallpapersxl – download HD images and high quality wallpapers free
Wallpaper Up – community-driven wallpapers website
WebGradients – free collection of 180 linear gradients that you can use as content backdrops
Wikimedia Commons – a database of millions of free media files for downloading – the world’s largest web developer site
w3schools – colour schemes – choose from monochromatic, analogous, complementary, triadic or compoundw3schools – colour palettes – colour palettes free to use
w3schools – colour gradient – create gradient backgrounds
YouTube Audio Library
– download free music for your projects


2 and 2 – design beautiful digital experiences that illuminate and inspire and 2 and 2 blog
99u – insights on making ideas happen, with a workbook section on creativity and productivity – a community of students and scholars engaged in higher education and research
Aurion Learning (blog) – useful tips, resources and discussions about some of the latest developments and trends in e-Learning and Learning and Development
Barking up the Wrong Tree (Eric Barker) – science-based answers and expert insight on how to be awesome at lifeBeta Librarian – thoughts, fears and hopes of a librarian and lifelong learner
Bored Panda – a leading art, design and photography community for creative people
CheesePleaseGame – promo page for the Cheese Please Game App
Clearly Trained – enhance eLearning, corporate training, and personal development through the use of technology
Column Five – develop beautiful and engaging visual content
Creative Issues (blog) – covers issues regarding the creative industries, the creative cities and design thinking through design management
Creative Something – insights and inspiration to make you more creative
The Design Work – helping designers, developers and people interested in artistic and aesthetic pursuits
Designspiration – focused on maintaining a high level of great design inspiration to share around the world
DisasterReady – a free, easy to use online training resource designed to help prepare aid workers for the demands they face in the field
The Doodle Revolution – a global campaign for visual literacy
Downtown Doodles – drawings for learning & communication tools, process, timelines & vision maps, presentation graphics and graphic recording
Dr Kelly Edmonds – creating learning journeys
Duarte – creates presentations and offers training based on a unique VisualStory methodology which applies storytelling and visual thinking to craft persuasive communications designed to shift audience beliefs and behaviours.
e-Learner Engaged – a strategy and design consultancy that uses engagement-driven design to generate high ROI on corporate e-Learning projects
eLearning Chips (blog)
e-Learning Examples – the best multimedia learning examples, curated by David Anderson
The eLearning Experts – a boutique firm of talented instructional designers who specialise in creating innnovative online learning solutions
e-Learning Feeds – ranks and scores hundreds of Top e-Learning blogs
E-Learning Industry – all the latest articles for eLearning concepts – gamification, mlearning, social learning, instructional design & many more from the leading eLearning experts
e-Learning Mind (blog) – tips, resources and e-Learning industry news
E-Learning Superstars – weekly inspiration for your e-Learning
eLearning Technology (Tony Karrer) – blog on eLearning trends, eLearning 2.0, personal learning, informal learning, eLearning design authoring tools, rapid e-Learning tools, blended e-Learning tools, learning managmeent system and e-Learning ROI and metrics
E-Learning with Dan – how to create imaginative e-learning experiences that get the desired results
Expand Interactive (e-Learning blog) – covers issues regarding the creative industries, the creative cities and design thinking through design management
The Frontispiece – a mindful design studio and consultancy dedicated to intelligent publishing solutions for like-minded literarians and purveyors of the printed word
Future Knowledge – an Australian management consultancy helping build organisational capability to drive transformation in a rapidly evolving workforce
G-Cube Blog – bits and bytes of e-Learning by G-Cube
Gobblynne – Katy Davis, freelance animator and illustrator
Greenes Consulting (Knowledge Management) – specialises in helping organisations leverage the collective know-how and experience of their employees, partners, suppliers and customers to perform better.
Hidden Depth – inspirational website design
Identity & Type (Vicky Mattingly) – exploring human potential through individuality
IllumenGroup – (custom learning modules) – find everything you need to know to grow your small business
Inspiration Hut – daily art and design inspiration
Julian Stodd’s Learning Blog – author, speaker, captain at Sea Sale Learning, helping organisation understand the social age
Kathy Schrock’s Guide to Everything – resource links from an educational technologist
Kineo (blog) – a global workplace learning company that helps your business improve performance through learning and technology
KnowledgeWorks – provides innovative tools, training and assistance to school leaders, teachers and community stakeholders
The Learning Hook – provides workflows that are unparalleled in the eLearning industry, product development that stands the test of time and learning design that has flair and educational rigour
Learning Reinvented – create powerful, behaviour-changing experiences to solve real business problems
Langevin Learning Services – the world’s largest train-the-trainer company and Langevin Blog
Learning Journal (Catherine Lombardozzi) – a blog about learning in organisations
Learning Rebels – a performance support consultancy helping organizations fight against learning mediocrity in the workplace
Learnlets – learning about learning – Clark Quinn
Liberate e-Learning – a leading online and blended training provider
LinkedIn Learning – learn the most in-demand business, tech and creative skills from industry experts
Liquid Interactive – create great digital experiences
M&C Saatchi – interesting portfolio and awesome about page
Medium – where readers and writers connect
Multimedia Learning – a blog by David Anderson
Napkin Academy (Dan Roam) – comprehensive online training for visual thinking, creative problem-solving, and clear communications
NuggetHead Studioz – design and consulting services
Origin Learning (blog) – a learning solutions blog
Presentation Panda (blog) – a presentation design firm that creates killer presentations for startups, large businesses and individuals
The Pure Learning Blog – Pure Learning specialise in learning, combining creativity and technical know-how of a digital agency with expertise of instructional design
Remote Possibilities (Craig Hadden) – practical tips, examples and useful links for better presentations
Rockwell Foundation – Giving back to the community (awesome website design)
Roh Design – designer, author, illustrator and sketchnoter with a passion for usable design solutions
SMCdesign Creative (Sharon McDermott) – freelance creative artwork / digital designer
SmilingMind – modern meditation for young people
Social Learning Blog (Dashe and Thompson) – provided services that integrate change management, process redesign, blended learning design and development, and communication
Sparkol – an engagement company that develops videoscribing software (VideoScribe) that lets you create low-cost, professional, engaging and memorable whiteboard animation or doodle videos
Spent – interactive scenario-based online learning example
Technkl – knowledge solution designer
Training Folks – a global training and development company and provider of custom learning solutions
The Training Room Online – design, develop, deliver
Upside Learning – a leading provider of learning technology solutions
VideoBites – user onboarding and training videos for software systems, web tools and applications
Web Design Ledger – a platform for sharing web design related knowledge and resources
Working Knowledge – provide knowledge management consulting solutions and services
xBlog.xPlane – a visual thinking company


All about Accessibility – Articulate E-Learning Heroes
6 Tips for designing accessible e-Learning – eLearning Industry article by Sarah Flesher – May 2017
e-Learning accessibility: Best practices, tips and tricks – eLearning Industry article by Stewart Rogers June 2018
6 best practices for designing accessible e-Learning – E-Learning Heroes Community – download the eBook
Designing accessible e-Learning using Articulate Storyline – an incomplete reference for meeting WCAG 2.0 Level AA standards
Storyline 360: Slide content is more accessible – Articulate article updated July 2020
Storyline 360: Creating and editing closed captions with the built-in editor – E-Learning Heroes article by David Fair
The Storyline 360 player just got more accessible – E-Learning Heroes article by Allison LaMotte
Understanding WCAG: A quickstart guide for e-Learning developers – E-Learning Heroes article
Articulate 360 FAQs: Accessibility – updated April 2020
Storyline 360 supports web content accessibility guidelines – updated January 2020
Storyline 360: How to design an accessible course – updated August 2020
What you need to know about designing accessible e-Learning with Storyline 360 – E-Learning Heroes Community article
Articulate Storyline 360 accessibility conformance report – updated June 2020
Storyline 360: The accessible player makes navigation easier – updated June 2020
Understanding the four principles of accessibility – Understanding WCAG 2.0
WCAG – E-Learning Heroes article by Trina Rimmer
What is accessible e-Learning? – E-Learning Heroes article by Mike Enders
Accessibility and inclusivity – Australian Government digital guide
Storyline 360: Customising the tab order of slide objects – Storyline 360 User Guide
Contrast Checker – a tool built for designers and developers to test colour contrast compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)

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