Instructional Design

What does Good Instructional Design and Yoda Have in Common?

Recently I went to the movies with my family to see <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>. Though I didn’t dress up in a Star Wars costume, I’ve always enjoyed <i>Star</i> …

Talent Management

Certificates (and badges) in university teaching and learning

This is a program we launched in Fall 2017, to coordinate programming offered by the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning for graduate students …

Learning

8 Instructional Design Theories To Apply When Designing eLearning Courses For Adult Learners

Designing An eLearning Course For Adult Learners: 8 Instructional Design Theories To Apply<p>The Instructional Design theory you choose has the power to …

Learning

Instructional Design 101: Six Rules for Writing

Following a series of posts on Knowledge Work and Knowledge Workers, I'm about to embark on a major series of articles on the topic of Instructional …

Education

How to Integrate Creativity into an Instructional Design Strategy?

Creativity is an essential 21st century skill. Instructional designers and educators at all levels of education are increasingly questioning …

Instructional Design 101: Six Rules for Writing - E-Learning Curve Blog

Following a pretty expansive series of posts on Knowledge Work and Knowledge Workers, I’m about to embark on a major series of articles on the topic …

Writing

Instructional Design Resources | Faculty Development

• Interactive Open Educational Resources: The Handbook was written by Penn State's own John Shank. There are lots of resources available to use. The …

Learning

5 Ways To Get An Instructional Design Candidate To Refer Colleagues

Getting An Instructional Design Candidate To Refer Colleagues: 5 Ways<p>It can get expensive recruiting for Instructional Design candidates. Really …

A Call for Critical Instructional Design

<i>On October 27, 2017, as part of an international fellowship at Warwick University, I offered a workshop with Jesse Stommel about critical</i> …

Learning

"After the Lawyers Leave" Resources

WCET 2017 Annual Meeting<p>This is the resources page for the presentation “After the Lawyers Leave: How Wichita State is Growing a Culture of Access,” …

Learning

The Instructional Design Thinking Process

Instructional Design And The Design Thinking Process<p>In many cases the conceptual part of an Instructional Design process is neglected. We don't have …

Noir Biz Writer’s Retreat

Aspiring Business Writer, Business Bloggers, and Instructional Designers<p>Technical writing . Copywriting . Instructional Design<p>Really want to write? …

Writing

7 Benefits Of Instructional Designers Working With Subject Matter Experts

I wanted to try and answer a question that I get about Instructional Design... "Why do I need an Instructional Designer when I have Subject Matter …

Learning

50 Instructional Design Acronyms You Need To Know For Your Instructional Design Career

Knowing the language of your profession is essential for advancing your Instructional Design career. This article lists the top 50 Instructional …

Learning

Has the Learning Role Become A Side Job? - Training and Development methods combined with Measurable Instructional Design results in Business ROI

Does your organization employ full-time L&D professionals? I feel certain many of you answered no to that question. For many businesses, the learning …

Learning

Top 7 Instructional Design Theories & Models For Your Next eLearning Course

Knowing the foundational principles behind Instructional Design can help you create more effective eLearning experiences. Here are the top 7 …

Learning

5 Instructional Design Books That Every Instructional Designer Should Read

Are you an Instructional Designer looking for inspiration? Here are 5 Instructional Design books you should add to your must-read list.This post was …

Learning

A Simplified, Four-Step Approach To Instructional Design

My passion for teaching stems from my love for marketing and communication, as I have found that building a curriculum is just like creating a marketing campaign. In both cases, you gather research, develop the best possible product, and assess the results while always keeping your target market in …

Pedagogy

10 Helpful Resources for Online Course Designers

If you’ve never created an online course before, you may not be familiar with the term “instructional designer,” but that’s exactly what you’re about …

Learning

Flipping the Flipped Classroom

Key Takeaways<p>However popular it might be, the nearly <b>decade-old flipped classroom concept</b> has proven a <b>tepid alternative</b> to face-to-face teaching.<p>The …

Flipped Classroom

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 …

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

Episode 91: Trends for the Weeks of June 30-July 13 Tech Studies, PD for IDT, Online Teaching & Learning, and AR/VR

http://bit.ly/2uvWZfo<p>We discuss the trends and issues we observed during the weeks that include June 30-July 13 as we flipped resources into our …

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?

UX Design

Instructional Design Isn’t Dying. It’s Evolving.

You may have read dire predictions that instructional design is dead. The eLearning Guild just published a report titled “Is instructional design a …

Learning

Research: Is Instructional Design a Dying Art?

Is Instructional Design a Dying Art?<p>Industry Thought Leaders Share Insights<p>In this research report, <i>Is Instructional Design a Dying Art? Renewing the</i> …

Learning

Top 47 Tips For Successful Custom eLearning Content Development

Top 47 Tips eLearning Experts Share For Successful Custom eLearning Content Development<p>After contacting some of the finest eLearning professionals in …

Learning

Design Thinking For Instructional Design, Part 2: The Process

Design Thinking For Instructional Design: What Needs To Change<p>In the first article of this series, I introduced readers to the fundamental reasons …

Top 20 Learning And Development Value Tweeters (2nd Edition)

Top Learning And Development Value Tweeters: The L&D Breakfast Club (2nd Edition)<p>In an age of “it’s all about me”, SoMe is either the cause as well …

Learning