The Incredible Power of Design Thinking in Learning Design
MAY 2, 2015
Design thinking is the new rage these days. Or is it already being followed as part of the learning design process? What is the significance of design thinking in the context of learning design? What benefits does it offer to learning designers? What are some of the interesting ways in which design thinking could benefit learning designers?
Learning Design Insights
MARCH 7, 2017
I attended a recent Meetup of the Bay Area Learning Design & Technology, and it led to some insights. I was tapped to host the Learning Design conversation (there were three others: LMS, Measurement, and Social Learning), and that meant that a subset of the group sat in on the discussion. Are you doing good learning design? Slow learning.
INFOGRAPHIC: Design Thinking for Human-Centered Learning
JANUARY 19, 2016
A co-design process to focus on the learner and create human centered learning solutions. Designed by our Guest Blogger, Arun Pradhan. Arun Pradhan has over 17 years’ experience in digital and blended learning. The post INFOGRAPHIC: Design Thinking for Human-Centered Learning appeared first on Learnnovators. Published on 20-Jan-2016.
What Is Agile Learning Design?
MAY 7, 2013
If you’re in the learning design business or working with game based learning , then you’ve probably come across the term “Agile” a lot recently, so we’re going to try and make sense of it. Agile is a fresh approach to learning design that takes the ADDIE model to a new level. IT STARTED WITH A PROBLEM. So What Does This Mean for Me?
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. learning-doing gap. We puzzled over the learning-doing gap and this led us to define a. hope is relevant in many other situations where there’s a learning- doing gap). their learning and development. OF FORTUNE 500 CEOS WANT TO KNOW THE BUSINESS IMPACT OF THEIR LEARNING. transfer what they learn to the job –. learning program.
A Brief History of Instructional Design
MAY 26, 2015
Instructional Design has come a long way. From ‘training’, which was merely considered a passive function in an organization, the emphasis has now shifted towards making learning and talent development an integral part of corporate culture. Consequently, training programs which were based on the principles of learning, instruction and human behavior, began to be developed.
Instructional Design: The Process – 1
OCTOBER 18, 2016
There have been all types of blend in learning, using all possible avenues from brick-and-mortar classrooms, virtual classrooms, eLearning, digital tutorials, videos, to xAPI tracking all forms of social or informal learning. Instructional Design (ID) is a process or systematic approach to developing the various learning courses or programs. Learning Styles.
The Power of “Test Then Tell” in e-Learning Design
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
One of the most powerful design ideas for creating good e-learning also seems to be the one that designers find hardest to accept and adopt. It is the “test then tell” approach at the heart of learner-centered design. e-Learning Design Instructional Design Ethan Edwards Learner Centric Design
Thoughts on Learning Design Strategy
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
At the DevLearn conference, I ran a Morning Buzz on Learning Design Strategy. I started with a set of questions to address, so I’ll go through their comments in roughly that order (though we didn’t exactly follow this structure): What is learning design strategy? I had in mind the approach taken by an organization to their learning design.
4 Smart Ways to Create mLearning
This high-energy session looks at four smart approaches for creating effective mobile learning. We drill down on important aspects of successful mobile learning authoring, including responsive design, device orientation, use of video, and delivering and tracking mobile learning. Learn about different examples of mobile learning and which authoring tool is right for you
JUNE 30, 2016
Instructional Design Gamification Edmond Manning Learning GamesBy Edm ond Manning , Senior Instructional Strategist. I want you to read every line of this blog post, so here’s what I’m going to do. I will give you 50 points, and you can use those points to buy an avatar and accessories. No, wait—.
10 Mobile Learning Terms that Every Instructional Designer Should Know
APRIL 27, 2016
Are you looking for a quick reference guide that can help you brush up on your mobile learning vocabulary before your next Learning and Design meeting? In this article, I'll highlight 10 mobile learning terms that you may want to commit to memory by the time you walk into the conference room. Mobile Learning Christopher Pappas
3 Key e-Learning Design Steps From Pixar's Design Story
JANUARY 7, 2016
I had the pleasure to spend some time earlier this month in the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City. It is great to be reminded of the design aspect of instructional design. So often we get obsessed with the technical and management aspects of creating e-learning that the importance of powerful design thinking gets overlooked.
Effective eLearning Design
B Online Learning
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
The aim of learning is to close the knowledge gaps that people have and to ultimately improve their performance. When it comes to eLearning (also known as multimedia learning), the challenge is how to best present information in such a way that it does not overload the known limits of working memory and allows for […].
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
Learning Insights 2017 1 Learning Insights 2017 Progress with purpose Learning Insights 2017 2 “WE’RE LOOKING TO CLOSE THE. GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND. learning to. LEARNING ON PEOPLE –. curation Page 26 Contents L&D “THE FUTURE OF LEARNING IS ON. Learning Insights 2017 4 Thank you for taking time out. Learning Insights report. learning.
Is eLearning Dead? Is Instructional Design Dying with It?
JANUARY 31, 2017
The company, Ambient Insight (Now Metaari ) publishes quantitative syndicated reports that break out revenues by customer segment (demand-side) and by product category (supply-side) based on thier industry-leading learning technology taxonomy and our proprietary Evidence-based Research Methodology (ERM). In fact, in my blog post Games, Gamification & Learning in China I observed.
Instructional Design is Not Dead!
MARCH 23, 2017
Despite rumors to the contrary, Instructional Design is not dead. . You may have noticed the many articles and blog posts stating that instructional design is dead, and by extension, so is the role of Instructional Designer. The role of the instructional designer has never been more alive and exciting. Instructional Design is exciting and alive ! It matters a lot.
8 eLearning Design Ideas for Graphic Designers
JANUARY 23, 2015
Now that you’re somewhat rested, your place is neat, tidy and set up to your own standards of design, lets forget about the past and dive into the present/future of design and clean up with these eight design tips. Use Contrast in Your eLearning Design. One of the best ways for your design to stand out is by utilizing colors that contrast well.
Why Visual Design IS NOT Graphic Design
OCTOBER 13, 2016
The second webinar in the series, “Crash Course in Visual Design,” is meant for anyone who would be designing an eLearning course. However, there will be a definite emphasis on visual design from an instructional designer’s viewpoint. Connie stresses that, “you don’t need to be an artist to be good at visual design. Visual Design Principles.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
Conduct Behavioral Interviews” and “Design Great Training.” designer Cathy Moore. Teams who learn. take the same training at the same time also benefit from the social nature of this learning. What are some signs that it’s a good time for individual or team learning? what they learn in training. learned in the training. form blended learning.
Designing your eLearning Project
B Online Learning
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
When I first began creating eLearning modules some time ago, I often struggled to come up with ideas for taking content and transforming it into something that was both a good learning experience and also looked appealing. I know it’s a challenge that’s faced by many ID’s but particularly those who are new to the […].
Best Practices for Blended Learning Design
AUGUST 28, 2015
Association educational leaders who are responsible for developing adult learning programs often struggle with defining what makes for a quality educational program, especially one that relies heavily on technology. I witnessed second hand what I believe to be an example of best practice for blended learning design. Key Ingredients of Blended Learning Program Design.
22 Free e-Learning and Graphic Design Resources
JUNE 20, 2014
Below is a collection of design resources that I have personally found useful as an e-Learning, web, and graphic designer. Free Stock Photography Photo Sites When I say “stock photography” you’re probably picturing a multiethnic group of… The post 22 Free e-Learning and Graphic Design Resources appeared first on Dashe & Thomson.
7 Orienteering Tips for Instructional Designers
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
As a Learning Experience Designer , my job requires that I navigate a complex landscape. As learning experience designers , we often work under compressed timelines and have to rely solely on our instincts and defined learning objectives to guide us toward a successful project outcomes. Instructional Design 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs
The State of Instructional Design
MARCH 4, 2015
The conversation erupted on social media, as it has before, about the state of affairs in the field of Learning and Development, or L&D. We shifted to blended learning, with Brent Schlenker making the point that blended solutions are simply good solutions; there’s no need to give that solution a name. This is where the discipline of instructional design comes in.
Learning Experience Design: A Better Title Than Instructional Design?
JUNE 30, 2015
How many times have you told people, “I’m an instructional designer,” only to be met with a blank stare? Last month, Connie Malamed proposed a new name for the field of instructional design : Learning Experience Design or LX Design. This moves the focus away from “instruction” and more to learning. ” Change Is Hard.
Modern Design: Clean and Simple
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
DECEMBER 22, 2015
by Jennie Ruby Right now design is all the rage. Companies are promoting designers to the CEO level (design-e-o's?), incorporating design at the highest levels, prioritizing design, paying designers the big bucks, and generally going on a design spree. If creating easy-to-use, intuitive products is by design, then by all means give me more design. But designers right now are on a fad of "simple, clean, basic." In the meantime, what are your thoughts on design? Design
Designing Your Personal Learning Path: A Blended Learning Approach
JANUARY 6, 2017
When we talk about the modern learning experience it’s important to rem ember that we are all modern learners. It’s easy to lose sight of that fact when we spend our days designing learning experiences for others. You have a choice in how you learn, just like the learners you're developing and designing training content for.
Instructional Design Post-SCORM
JANUARY 10, 2017
Kicking off the 2017 eLearning Thought Leaders Series will be Megan Torrance from TorranceLearning on, “xAPI for Instructional Designers.” Torrance is Chief Energy Officer at TorranceLearning, an eLearning Brothers Company, where they specialize in custom learning design and development. Join us January 24, 2017 from 11:30AM-12:30PM CT for xAPI for Instructional Designers.
INFOGRAPHIC: DESIGN THINKING FOR HUMAN-CENTERED LEARNING
JANUARY 20, 2016
The post INFOGRAPHIC: DESIGN THINKING FOR HUMAN-CENTERED LEARNING appeared first on Learnnovators. Blended Learning Custom E-Learning Infographics Arun Pradhan Design Thinking Human-Centered Learning Infographic Learning Learnnovators
Integrating Motivation with Instructional Design
B Online Learning
APRIL 9, 2014
As an Instructional Designer, motivating learners is an important consideration because in reality learners are not always motivated to learn. They are busy, have other things to do, don’t see the course/session as being important or have had a bad learning experience in the past. I’ve come across Dr. John Keller’s motivational design model known as […].
Designing Learning Like Professionals
AUGUST 12, 2015
I’m increasingly realizing that the ways we design and develop content are part of the reason why we’re not getting the respect we deserve. We need to start combining experience design with learning engineering to really start delivering solutions. To truly design learning, we need to understand learning science. For instance, there’re sound cognitive reasons why information dump and knowledge test won’t lead to learning. The notion that we can have tools that make it so anyone can design learning has to be squelched.
Let’s get rid of the instructional designers!
AUGUST 12, 2014
That’s the view of some user-oriented design proponents. Whereas that post explored the role of the learner in the content development process, how about their role in the broader instructional design process? Whether or not the more “progressive” design philosophies resonate with you, at the very least I hope they provoke your thinking… Introduction.
LEARNING DESIGNERS! BORING BULLETS ARE NOT YOUR WORST ENEMY!
DECEMBER 8, 2016
The post LEARNING DESIGNERS! Custom E-Learning E-Learning Learning Consulting Cammy Bean Cathy Moore Learning Learning Design Learning Designer Learning Designers Learnnovators Srividya KumarBORING BULLETS ARE NOT YOUR WORST ENEMY! appeared first on Learnnovators.
6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design
MARCH 4, 2015
So what does this have to do with Learning Design? The answer is simple, we live in a multi-device, multi-screen world and we need to embrace it and design learning with this reality in mind! In other words, simply designing e-Learning for a desktop computer is no longer a viable option! ’ to ‘ how should I design Mobile Learning ?’
Top 10 Competencies of a Gamified Learning Designer
MARCH 9, 2014
It is exciting to be part of the learning revolution happening all around us, with new learning paradigms and technologies emerging almost on a daily basis. Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt with most of these changes. However, some of the shifts may require us to move beyond the traditional definitions of ‘learning’.