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Design 101 for Educators: 5 Simple Typography Tips

Once upon a time, typography was the domain of a few arcane professionals with ink-stained fingers who labored away at huge machines, setting letters one at a time. Typography is to text what voice is to speech, yet too often we sound like we're talking baby talk, yelling, mumbling or—worst of all—we just sound monotonous. The way in which you present text is at least as important as what you have to say when it comes to effectively communicating ideas, whether it is a doctoral thesis

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  1. How to find your typographic voice as an instructor.
  2. Keeping design simple but interesting.
  3. Avoiding common design mistakes that interfere with communication.


  • Jason CranfordTeague, User Experence Expert, JasonSpeaking


Jason CranfordTeague, User Experence Expert, JasonSpeaking

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  • Tags: design
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Solo Presentation
  • Track: Cognitive Process & Design Thinking
  • Level: Basic Understanding
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