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How To Weave Storytelling In eLearning?

Mark Van Doren said “The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery”… and what better way to assist discovery than to tell a story? For the …

Education Technology

19 Ways Instructional Designers Use Branching Scenarios #99

Branching Scenarios in E-Learning <b>RECAP</b> #99: Challenge | Recap<p>Thanks to everyone who shared demos or feedback in this week's challenge. I know the …

Education Technology

Decision Map to Branching Scenarios #23 - E-Learning Heroes

Remember last year’s e-learning challenge, where we looked at transforming static infographics into interactive infographics? You guys came up with …

Education Technology

When the End Justifies the Means: Designing eLearning Courses Backwards

Follow this three-stage design process (Desired Results, Evidence, and Learning Plan) to create successful eLearning courses.

The Anatomy of a Scenario-Based Lesson

Scenario-based learning is generally most appropriate when teaching learners with some relevant prior knowledge or experience how to perform tasks …


Simulation Tools for Every Budget

Learning by doing is one of the more powerful methods for picking up a new skill. It’s how many of us learned how to tie a shoe, swim, and drive a …

How to Stop Being Boring: Creating eLearning with 5 Key Story Elements


RT @richardcordrey: Is there a more perfect quote for #elearning and #instructionaldesign? I think not. Thanks, Steve.…

Top Instructional Designer's Skills Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Top Instructional Designer’s Skills Infographic<p>Posted on January 3, 2015<p>A skillful Instructional Designer brings both technology and learning …

Education Technology

How to use conversations to embed content in elearning

I started writing a blog post about how to embed eLearning content into conversations. It was ok. But I didn’t love it.<p>Then I had an idea: why not …

Keep eLearning Real: 4 Basic Story Types to Link Learning to the Real-World

If you don’t know what kind of story you want to tell, you probably won’t tell a good one. Get to know these four basic story types for eLearning.


Brian Page on Twitter: "A handy graphic for test construction, correlating to Blooms Taxonomy. cc: @edutopia #EdChat"

Online Learning Update

January 2, 2018<p>Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:04 am<p>BY NICK PSAKI, eCampus News<p>Technology proliferation has placed enormous …

An eLearning Design Checklist with Development in Mind

Tired of having developers come to you with questions? Better yet, tired of being in the middle of developing your work when you realize you didn’t …

What Instructional Designers Don't Want to Hear | The Rapid E

I love the weekly elearning challenges. They get us to do things we may not often do on our own. We get to practice new techniques and think through …


Free eLearning Books - The Ultimate List

The Ultimate List Of Free eLearning Books<p>The hallmark of a successful eLearning professional is a constant thirst for knowledge, and always wanting …

Whitepaper - Solutions to the Top 10 Challenges of Blended Learning

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Amazingly Simple Graphic Design Software

Join over 10 million people designing on Canva<p>The easiest to use design program in the world The Webbys<p>Canva enables anyone to become a designer PSFK

7 Ways to Replace Bullet Points

If you’ve been reading some of my blog posts, you may be starting to think, <i>“I’m willing to experiment a little and try presenting without bullet</i> …

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Tell 'n' Show (SM): Get the white paper

To download the white paper, enter your name and e-mail address in the form below. You'll receive a confirmation e-mail. <i>"Since reading the white</i> …


The problem with virtual training: instructional design, not distance

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Training at a distance is more hassle than it’s worth, several CEOs have warned. But when we recently reported their cautions …

Instructional Design Quotes - BRIDGEHILL

As I continue to work my way through Articulate Challenges from the past, I came across this gem. The design challenge was to take an Instructional …

Instructional Design