A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

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.

Cisco Sales Essentials Training from Tech 2000


thanks to our partnership with the great course developers at Tech 2000. After a few months of hard work, we are thrilled to announce that we now offer an effective and engaging course on Cisco Sales Essentials 5.0 Left Press Releases

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$2000 Top Prize in the Adobe Change the World Challenge

Adobe Captivate

Top prize is $2000 with a $1000 second prize and a $500 third prize. I’m thrilled to share that Adobe has announced an amazing competition for students and teachers ages 13 and up. It’s an awesome chance to strut your creative stuff and compete for fantastic big money prizes. Check out this video to learn [.].

10 Reasons Why Truly Effective E-Learning Is Critical

ATD Learning Technologies

E-learning is one of the fastest-growing industries—up 900 percent since 2000. Are you creating effective content for today’s e-learners? This infographic highlights 10 reasons why e-learning is an essential element to your talent development offerings. Want to learn more?

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

non-mandatory content, this had 2000. Learning Insights 2017 1 Learning Insights 2017 Progress with purpose Learning Insights 2017 2 “WE’RE LOOKING TO CLOSE THE. GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND. PERFORMANCE – BETWEEN. KNOWING AND DOING. IT’S ABOUT. THE TOOLS THAT’LL HELP PEOPLE.

iSpring Authoring Tool and JoomlaLMS. 10% Discount Coupon is inside


and 2004 compliant and works fine with any authoring tool supporting those formats), the second one slightly puzzles us as the authoring tools’ prices, in the case of wide functionality, can be over $2000.


The 8-second attention span; or, I'm fine if goldfish are more patient than millennials


The report warned us that the average attention span has dropped from 12 to 8 seconds since about the year 2000, and is likely caused by the exponential increase in use of digital media.

eLearning: Attention, Attention!

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

"   According to the article, "Microsoft found that since the year 2000 (or about when the mobile revolution began) the average attention span dropped from 12 seconds to eight seconds."

Mini-Lessons: A Different Learning Approach


With its reach into 2000 schools, the task to transform their main programme from face-to-face training of school personnel to predominantly online learning is a challenge for them as well as for Anne!

Online Learning and Self-Determination Theory

B Online Learning

Motivation is the energising force that initiates and sustains behaviour and is valuable because it produces results (Ryan and Deci, 2000). 2000) The “what ” and “why ” of goal pursuits: human needs and the self-determination of behaviour.

"Hey ya'll": Informal Language is the way to go in E-Learning

Kapp Notes

In Ruth Clark's book " e-Learning and the Science of Instruction " she discussed a study by Moreno and Mayer, 2000 that compared a formally worded course with one that was more informally worded. 2000).

Why eLearning?

WalkMe Training Station

Since 2000, E-Learning has grown 900%. 42% Of Companies Say That E-Learning Has Led to an increase in revenue. E-learning in employee training is no longer a thought of the future. Implementing it is no longer a question of yes or no.

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Mini-Lessons – How to Begin


With its reach into 2000 schools, the task to transform their main programme from face-to-face training of school personnel to predominantly online learning is a challenge for them as well as for Anne

70:20:10 – Above All Else It’s a Change Agent

Performance Learning Productivity

1] 70% (Tough, 1971, 1979); 70% (Bruce, Aring, and Brand, 1998); 62% (Zemke, 1985 and Verespej, 1998); 70% (Vader, 1998); 85-90% (Raybold, 2000); 70% (Dobbs, 2000); 75% (Lloyd, 2000) Despite all the points made above about avoiding focus on the numbers, there is a general pattern here.

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14 Cool ELearning Facts


The elearning market has grown by 900% since the year 2000. It seems that every day there is a new list of new elearning facts and stats. Well, consider this short post just that! Recently I stumbled across some random, cool elearning facts and I thought that I would share them.

A Lesson Plan for eLearning

Coffee and Design

Thanks @hjarche for sharing @AnnaMuoio ‘s 2000 @FastCompany article @Cisco ‘s Quick Study: A #LessonPlan for #eLearning [link]. What great incite Tom Kelly shared in 2000 and these are still trends and issues that we are discussing in 2014.

Adaptive or just good design?

Clark Quinn

Heck, I led a team that developed an adaptive learning system back circa 2000 (ahead of the times, as always ;). A few posts ago, I wrote about how we might be rushing too fast into cognitive computing. Not that there’s anything wrong with augmenting us, but I was wondering if we’d be better off focusing on developing our non-cognitive systems first.

How to Train Millennials Working in a Retail Environment


It is estimated that fully 1/2 of all retail employees are Millennials (people born between the early 80′s and the early 2000′s). Why do retailers need to know how to train millennials?

9 Effective Instructional Design Tactics


2000). Effective online (or offline) instructional design is a critical component to improving learning retention. Without a well through-out instructional model, learning opportunities can be missed – sometimes completely. There are many theories on instructional design best practices.

Abstract of Study Related to Storytelling

Kapp Notes

s (2000) found that narrative texts were easier to read than. 2000). Here is an interesting research abstract about using storytelling or narrative in instruction. Opening The Knowledge Guru with a story. Abstract. Glonek, K. L., & King, P. 2014).

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Microlearning: What is it? And What Benefits does it Offer?


With the average attention span in North America dropping from 12 seconds in 2000 to 8 seconds in 2015 , the demand for shorter, more engaging training is higher than ever! In the world of elearning, microlearning has become a buzzword.

70:20:10 Primer

Performance Learning Productivity

I have often been asked to explain the fundamentals of 70:20:10 as a strategic framework quickly and simply. I wrote the one-page ‘primer’ below to serve that immediate purpose. Please feel free to use it for any no-commercial purposes.

Theories for the digital age: Connectivism

Learning with e's

Much of this learning is informal, (Commentators such as Cofer (2000), Cross (2006) and Dobbs (2000) place the proportion of informal learning at around 70%) and is also generally location independent. 2000) Informal Workplace Learning. 2000) Simple Moments of Learning.

The future of universities #EDENchat

Learning with e's

Join us tomorrow on Twitter at 1900 BST (2000 CET) for a lively discussion on the future of the university. Universities have never been under so much pressure.

JavaScript Tricks for Articulate Storyline 3/360

eLearning Brothers

css(“background”, “white”)}, 2000). For years I have been playing with JavaScript hacks solutions for Storyline. The biggest drawback to most of them was that they wouldn’t work with the Flash version of the course.

Work in progress

Learning with e's

If there is a vertical, hierarchical division of labour, where some members of the community exert greater power over others or attempt to assume a higher status, conflict may result (Thorne, 2000). 2000) Second language acquisition and the truth(s) about relativity.

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The future of eLearning: part 1


Like those well respected analysts back in the fifties, who said that by 2000 we will all have personal robot assistants and flying cars. Remember going from 1980 to 1990, 1990 to 2000, 2000 to 2010? The best way to look like a fool is to attempt to predict the future.

The future of eLearning: part 1


Like those well respected analysts back in the fifties, who said that by 2000 we will all have personal robot assistants and flying cars. Remember going from 1980 to 1990, 1990 to 2000, 2000 to 2010? The best way to look like a fool is to attempt to predict the future.

“Training for Good”

Spark Your Interest

For example, MOOCs started by MIT opening their content up in 2000 mainly for developing nations to gain the skills they’d need even if they didn’t get “credit” It was about equipping the world to build and solve.

What is the xAPI Standard and Why is it the Future of Learning Technology?


In 2000, Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) entered the picture and standardized the way a Learning Management System read and presented learning content. Get ahead of the learning technology curve by enabling xAPI in your LMS.


Kapp Notes

2000) Designing web-based training. The Advantages of Interactivity. There are many advantages of having learners interact with the subject matter they are learning. Studies, as well as common sense, indicate that interactivity helps the learner retain information as well as increasing the learner’s willingness to spend time with the material.

Theories for the digital age: Self regulated learning

Learning with e's

Various commentators suggest that as much as seventy percent of learning occurs outside of formal educational settings (Cofer, 2000; Dobbs, 2000; Cross, 2006). 2000) Informal Workplace Learning. 2000) Simple Moments of Learning.

DevLearn Conference and Expo 2012: Recap by Bill Brandon and Jennifer Neibert

Learning Solutions Magazine

It capped a remarkable year of change with more professionals registered and attending (just short of 2000) than at any previous eLearning Guild conference. DevLearn 2012 was an incredible event.

The learner speaks

Clive on Learning

Towards Maturity has just published a new study, The Learner Voice , which summarises the views on learning technologies of 2000 employees in the private sector. Towards Maturity are well known for their benchmark studies which allow organisations to compare their experiences in applying learning technologies and to learn from what the best organisations are doing.

ELearning Shows No Signs of Stopping


The modern elearning shift happened around the year 2000 as businesses started to adopt it for training employees on compliance related topics and later shifting to more complex subjects.

They'll believe they can fly

Learning with e's

It was wonderful earlier today to see almost 2000 very excited school children witnessing British astronaut Tim Peake's launch into space. This image was sent to me by my university colleague Will Barlow.