Instructional Design

Game-Based Online Learning: Ringing The Death Bells Of Boring Training

Game-based learning integrates online games into the learning process to help teach a specific skill or achieve a learning objective. Read this …

Learning

4 common instructional design mistakes

<i>Earlier this week I delivered a webinar as part of Sukh Pabial’s</i> <i>Modern Learner Leader</i> <i>(#MLLeader) programme, but ran out of time while discussing</i> …

Learning

What do instructional designers do?

When J. Ann Dumas, now a senior lecturer in Pennsylvania State University’s department of film-video and media studies, was an undergraduate in the …

Learning

“Kids Can’t Learn From Teachers They Don’t Like”

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Self-esteem

Training instructors to use tech tools

Many people have a negative view of training, which can be evident if you search for #ihatetraining on Twitter. Training can be especially …

Professional Development

Butchers, Bakers, Instructional Designers, and Learning Engineers

<b>By Howard Lurie, Principal Analyst</b>Should instructional design services and teams prepare for a reboot? Is it time to recast the ubiquitous …

Learning

Creative Instructional Design: Practical Applications for Librarians

ACRL announces the publication of <i>Creative Instructional Design: Practical Applications for Librarians</i>, edited by Brandon K. West, Kimberly D. …

Learning

​A Starter Kit for Instructional Designers

A 2016 report funded by the Gates Foundation found that in the U.S. alone, there are 13,000 instructional designers. Yet, when I graduated from …

Learning

Is Instructional Design Thriving or Dying? by Marc Rosenberg

What’s the state of instructional design? It all depends on how you look at it. Here are four points of view. What’s yours?

eLearning

Is Instructional Design Dead? Enter The Digital Learning Designer

The pace and place of workplace learning has transformed, but does that mean the role of Instructional Design has become obsolete? What does it take …

Learning

Lesson Planning: The Missing Link in e-Learning Course Design

First attempts at designing self-paced e-Learning courses are fraught with failure. As a former training and development manager, I’ve watched …

UX Design

UXperts Weigh In: Designs We Love, July Edition

July is a great month for taking photos. It’s also a great month to learn a new skill, do some good, and/or tweet about all of the above. No matter …

UX Design

Top 47 Tips For Successful Custom eLearning Content Development

How does one go about developing personalized eLearning content that stands out from the competition? In this article, I’ll demonstrate how 47 Top …

Learning

Design Thinking For Instructional Design, Part 2: The Process

In part two of the four-part series on Design Thinking for Instructional Design, we learn ways to incorporate design thinking activities into our …

Design Thinking

6 Tips To Switch From Part-Time Freelancing To A Full-Time eLearning Career

Have you considered transitioning your current eLearning freelancing into something a bit more permanent? In this article, I'll share 6 tips to make …

Design Thinking: A Vital Skill Learning Professionals Need Today

I recently attended a webinar in which the speaker (a learning leader from a very larger organization) was asked the following question, “If you were …

Design Thinking

6 Top Tips To Start A Successful eLearning Career

Are you interested in a career in eLearning, but aren't sure where to start? In this article, I’ll give you a simple and actionable roadmap to …

eLearning

5 proven instructional design strategies you should steal from Duolingo

How does Duolingo do this?<p>As mentioned above, language content is broken down into chapters and chunks. But as the lessons progress the older …

Instructional Design is not Information Technology or is it?

Instructional Designers or IDs are in need of several skills which are often not developed in academic programs and are only gained by work …

Is innovation severely lacking in online education?

Online education programs are seeing steady growth, though lower tuition and the use of innovative technologies and tools seem to be lagging, …

Education

10 Traits Of An Instructional Design Candidate With Top Credentials

What are the 10 top skills to look for in an Instructional Design candidate that can help create a strong team?This post was first published on …

Learning

How can schools ensure a “return on instruction?”

[<i>A portion of the following is an excerpt from the new ASCD book,</i> <b>Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today</b><i>]</i>For decades, …

Professional Development

Elements of Eater Experience: The UX of food

I see Subway as a sandwich bar where they drown you with options. Yes, I am glad to micro-manage my sandwich. But the choices and the questions …

UX Design

Design Thinking For Instructional Design - Part 1 From A Four-Part Series

Instructional Designers face a very real threat from the advances in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. In this four-part series, learn …

Design Thinking

What Is an Instructional Designer?

<b>Position:</b><p>Instructional designer<p><b>Also known as:</b> an ID; instructional systems designer or ISD<p><b>Industry/Career Field:</b><p>Instructional designers work in …

Learning

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for Presenters

The application deadline to become a presenter for the new <i>Engaging with the ACRL Framework</i> workshop has been extended to <b>5 p.m. Central, Wednesday,</b> …

Information Literacy

13 Places to Work-at-Home Teaching K-12

01 of 14<p><b>Level:</b> Elementary, middle, high school<b><br>Subjects:</b> Math, science, English language arts; test preparation (AP, GED, PSAT, SAT, GRE,</b> …

Education

100 e-Learning Books Every Instructional Designer Should Read

Every book from the list will help you broaden your horizons as an eTeacher, or encounter alternative approaches to what you thought was written in …

Learning

Top 9 eLearning Predictions for 2017 Infographic

<b>Top 9 eLearning Predictions for 2017 Infographic</b>Past, present and future make us think about what has gone, what we are currently into and what we …

eLearning

Why You Need a Professional Portfolio | The Rapid E

As an e-learning developer, it’s important to document your work experience and skills. One way to do this is with a professional work portfolio.<p>In …

Learning