The purpose of this study to examine educational web site designers' opinions about the visual elements on the web sites. The case study method was used in this study. The sample of this research consisted of four participation as two lecturers, a research assistant and a teacher. This study was conducted on the 2007/2008 during the spring academic year. The data was collected by the semi-structured interview technique, and data were analyzed using descriptive and content analysis techniques. As a result of the study, it was identified some deficiencies about design of visual elements on the current educational sites. To overcome these deficiencies it can be suggested to team work and to be tested by the audiences. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.