Using Animation and Simulation to Build Effective e-Learning
Mediasphere is one of Australia’s leading animation production houses. Our team of animators build custom animations and simulations to meet the exact needs of your project. We are committed to the creation of animations and interactive simulations that can be delivered on all mobile connected devices.
Our animation services include planning and creating:
- Interactive activities to enhance your online learning courses
- Workplace orientated simulations to demonstrate a process or workflow
- A suite of animated activities to support the build of your own online application
- Animations and simulations to support health and industry training
- Interactive learning objects for the education sectors
interactive activities for touch screen kiosks
- iPhone, android and iPad html5 animated objects
Our multimedia content development team use a range of technologies to create your animations. These include:
- jQuery libraries
- Html5 mobile animation applications
- Camtasia and Adobe Captivate
License Our Library of Animation Assets and Interactive Courses
We have partnered with content experts such as Safety Concepts and SkillsShack. These companies are well respected Workplace Health & Safety firms. Their highly experienced staff specialises in a wide variety of industries and are experienced in human resources, site and workplace health and safety. You are in safe hands when using our proficiently developed staff induction courses.
As legislation and content changes in the workplace compliance sector, the organisations provide updates to their courses and all clients receive the updates at no charge during the license period.
All of the courses have been developed in html5 format and published in SCORM format which allows the content to be delivered online to all computers, tablets, Smartphones, iPhones and iPads.
Learn more about our online workplace courses
Our Recent Animation Projects
Mediasphere has been providing custom animations and simulations to Australian organisations since 2002. Our content development projects include a range of projects for BHP Billiton, Virgin Australia, Rio Tinto, Lung Foundation, industry bodies and Federal and State Government Departments. A cross section of our projects is presented below:
The planning, storyboarding and development of the Australian Government funded toolbox for the Refrigeration Industry. The toolbox provides a comprehensive online program for Australian institutions to use in their teaching with access to a range of SCORM compliant learning objects – http://toolboxes.flexiblelearning.net.au/index.htm.
The toolbox features a range of directed and constructivist animations which are presented in an intuitive and SCORM compliant interface. The toolbox has been developed in partnership with the Sunshine Coast TAFE.
Mediasphere was selected by Virgin Australia to build a range of animations and sequences as part of their online staff induction program. The animation topics included:
- Virgin Australia Group Company Structure
- Risk Module – incorporating the swiss cheese risk assessment profile
- Safety Topics
- Onboarding workflows
- Workplace Health and Safety Topics
As part of the project, Mediasphere’s instructional designers partnered with Virgin Australia’s subject matter experts to develop the content storyboards that formed part of the planning for the project.
After storyboards where approved, the animators and designers developed the animations and simulations which were provided to the client in SCORM format,
South Australia Government SASE Animation Project
In partnership with Flinders University, Mediasphere has developed a suite of process based animated learning activities that form part of a SASE trial for the South Australian Education Department. The animated objects provide a constructivist learning approach and student inputs are recorded into a database with automated reports for teachers
The learning objects are delivered pre-loaded onto USB keys. The keys have been set up with an XML database that automatically records and generates reports based on student input.
Lung Foundation Australia
Mediasphere were selected by teh Lung Foundations to build a range of coursess and modules as part of their initiative to publish patient resources to the web. The courses are delivered on the Lion LMS and the content feaures a range of mobile enabled animations. A sample animation is presented below:
Queensland Government – Education Queensland International
Mediasphere in partnership with Education Queensland International has developed a bank of over 100 language focused animations that form an online pre-departure and arrival course for international students studying in Queensland government schools.
Mediasphere also partnered with the Univerity of Queensland to build BroadLEARN IELTS, an interactive English tuition program.
BroadLEARN™ IELTS is a comprehensive IELTS test preparation course with over 120 hours of interactive content for teacher and students. It is delivered online and tracks progress and provides access to hundreds of learning activities and a set of IELTS practice tests.
The program is accessed by students globally. Form more information, visit the BroadLEARN IELTS website.
Australian e-Learning Awards for our Digital Content Projects
As one of the industry leaders in e-Learning and animation, Mediasphere has received a range of awards for our e-Learning projects:
- Best Practice and Innovation in International Education
- Mincom Award – Queensland’s Most Innovative ICT Company
- ICT Premiers Export Award
- Australian Interactive Media Industry Association Awards
- Australian Learning Framework Awards
- IDP Award
- AIIA Finalist
Contact Us to Discuss Your Animation Project
Contact our Content Development Team on 1300 787 611 or +61 7 5555 0180 to discuss your next animation project. We can assist with ideas and concepts to help guide the planning stages of your project.