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Visual Design Best Practices to Engage Learners

  • 17 Oct 2019
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • 324 Remington St., Suite 110, Fort Collins, CO 80524



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Visual Design Best Practices to Engage Learners

Join us for this exciting “lunch and learn” sponsored by the Digital Workshop Center in Fort Collins. Lunch will be provided.

Does visual design of training materials influence learner engagement and understanding? Yes! Stu Crair, Digital Workshop Center's (DWC) founder, owner, and training director, will explain how with a discussion of the following topics:

  • Principles & elements of design
  • Typography
  • Color
  • Layout

Whether you are new to visual design or just want to brush up on best practices, everyone is sure to get some “golden nuggets” from this session! Additionally, anyone who has been curious about the DWC’s classrooms and co-working space will get a first-hand experience!

ATD Competencies

This presentation will touch on the following components of the ATD Competency Model.

  • Instructional Design
  • Training Delivery

When: Thursday, Oct. 17, 11:30AM-1PM

11:30-12:00 Lunch and Networking; 12:00-1:00 Presentation

Where: Digital Workshop Center

324 Remington Street, Suite 110, Fort Collins, CO 80524
Parking: Free on-site and neighborhood parking available

About Stu Crair and the Digital Workshop Center

In 2006, after many years in the adult education and technology industries, Stu started DWC out of his house by offering customized training. Though DWC has grown immensely, Stu remains focused on providing the same customer service and personalized attention as the first days in his home. At DWC, Stu is the “go-to-guy” for technical questions and helps create personalized training plans based on students’ skill levels, job status, and goals.

Stu has a degree in Information Systems from the University of Maryland at College Park and has over 20 years of experience in higher education, IT, database design, website development, and graphic design. Since 2014, Stu has also been teaching a marketing communications design class at Colorado State University’s College of Business. In his class, he focuses on graphic design tools for marketing students by bringing real-world experiences to the classroom.

Established in 2006, the Digital Workshop Center is a community center for education, coworking, and professional development. A premier independent provider of higher education and certificate credential programs, DWC has become a vital training option for nontraditional students and the professional workforce in Colorado and beyond.
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