Creating Graphics for Learning and Performance
... CH'S 9 & 10 IN THE BOOK CREATING GRAPHICS FOR LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE
Chapter 9 Focus Questions
Q. What is a Font?
This is a typeface of a specific point size, which is computer-generated. For instance, Calibri 14-point is a font, as is Calibri 12-point. Over the last decade, the meaning of the word font has changed to mean typeface.
Q. Are there rules of thumb that govern the use of type?
The only rule of thumb when using type is the “it depends” rule. This is because when using type, the decision, and choice of which typeface to use entirely depends on the designer. It also depends on the learner, the task, the content, the environment, level of skill of the design and other visual elements. Wh...