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For over 23 years, William Horton Consulting has helped organizations productively use new digital media and communications techniques. We teach, consult, speak, and write on e-learning, knowledge management, online documentation, and visual design. This site includes not only information about us, but samples of our work, publications and presentations, and lots of free advice. Explore, consume, learn.

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E-learning by Design (second edition) is out!

Order your copy of the second edition of the best seller, E-learning by Design. Learn more

Presensational Learning and Content Template Slide Packs for PowerPoint® 2010

These newly re-designed and animated template slides will help you structure your presentation, visually communicate complex information, and actively engage your audience. Learn more

E-learning design forms in Microsoft® Word

Thumbnails of several Word formsHere is a suite of design forms to guide the e-learning development process and record and share design decisions. We have packaged these forms into an easy-to-use Microsoft® Office Word template file containing our most popular e-learning design forms. Learn more.

William Horton wins award

Willam just won the Camera Obscura Journal's Outstanding Professional Photography award. Read more about it. Take a look
at our new site, William Horton Photography.

E-Learning by Design,
Second Edition

E-learning by Design book cover

Get your copy of William Horton's newest book on
e-learning design. It is 615 pages of information
e-learning designers must have! Learn more.

Read a review by Jon Aleckson of WebCourseworks.

Read a review by Bill Brandon for Learning Solutions Magazine.

Listen to a podcast presented by Dave Solon.