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Storytelling for Designers

  • Course type: Self-paced
  • Available Lessons: 38
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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    The Role of Visuals in Communication

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This corporate training course on storytelling for designers is professionally presented. Use it for workshop training, or assign the entire course or a few of the lessons to your employees to ensure their full understanding.
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6 chapters in Storytelling for Designers

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Ch 1. Introduction to Storytelling for Designers {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[508739].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - The Role of Visuals in Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21855].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21855].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - What is Graphic Design? - Definition & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62645].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62645].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Steps for Producing Visual Media Messages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[72609].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[72609].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Visual Storytelling: Components, Examples & Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508741].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508741].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Principles of Visual Storytelling: Types & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508743].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508743].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 2. Meaning & Impact of Visuals {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[508745].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Finding Meaning in Visual Media: Strategies & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20383].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20383].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Using Visuals to Connect to an Audience Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508747].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508747].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Principles of Emotions & Emotional Messages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54256].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54256].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Conveying Emotional Messages in Visual Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508749].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508749].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Using Visuals to Present Data: Textual Graphics vs. Visual Graphics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21856].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21856].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 3. Elements of the Visual Narrative {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[508751].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Structure in Literature: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15353].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15353].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - What is a Narrative Hook? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20780].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20780].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Story Structure in Visual Media Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508753].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508753].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Protagonist in Literature: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8715].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8715].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Using Protagonists in Visual Media to Tell a Story Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508755].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508755].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - What is Plot? - Examples & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3673].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3673].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Designing Conflict & Plot in Visual Media Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508757].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508757].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Using the Element of Surprise in Visual Storytelling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508759].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508759].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. Imagery in Story Design {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[508761].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Manipulating Images to Convey Meaning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[83986].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[83986].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Visual Communication: Types of Images & Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508763].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508763].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Symbolic Images in Visual Storytelling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508765].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508765].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Iconic Images in Visual Storytelling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508767].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508767].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - What is a Logo? - Design & Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62649].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62649].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Logo Imagery in Visual Storytelling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508769].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508769].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Indexical Images in Visual Storytelling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508771].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508771].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. Composition, Style & Details in Story Design {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[508773].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Using Composition to Tell a Story Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508775].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508775].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Positive & Negative Space in Art: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21385].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21385].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Color Theory & Emotions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206435].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206435].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Using Color in Visual Storytelling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508777].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508777].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Style Elements in Visual Storytelling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508779].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508779].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - What is Typography? - Definition, Terms & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62658].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62658].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Using Typography in Visual Storytelling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508781].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508781].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 6. Creating Storytelling Design {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[508783].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Designing a Visual Story: Overview & Steps Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508785].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508785].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Audience Research in Visual Storytelling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508787].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508787].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Using Personas in Visual Storytelling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508789].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508789].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Story Concepts in Visual Storytelling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508791].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508791].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - The Creative Brief: Definition, Influences & Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508793].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[508793].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Case Study: Creative Brief

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