2010: My blogging year recapped

E-Learning Provocateur

As 2010 draws to a close, I thought I’d take a moment to recap my blog posts during the year. Learning theory & instructional design. • Theory-informed instructional design tips. • My 1-liners from LearnX 2010.

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A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

Instructional Design has come a long way. A 2015 research by ATD , titled ‘Instructional Design Now’, which is based on a survey of 1,120 instructional designers provides a current snapshot of ID in organizations and the challenges that they typically face. 2010 and beyond.

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PowerPoint 2010: Note Handouts with Multiple Slides Per Page

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you have tried to print handouts in PowerPoint 2010 that include the slide notes, you may have noticed a bit of a shortcoming. Check back next week for instructions on how to do this in your version. by AJ George.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Before I start with any of my actual predictions, let me throw in an overall prediction that the year is going to start off slow for most people, but by the end of the year, we will all be thinking: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” For example, Harold Jarche tells us 2010: Year of the CM.

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Instructional Designers with Degrees: Jan 2010 Updated Survey Results

Learning Visions

It's January 14, 2010 and in the two plus years since I've posted this survey, 385 people have responded. The question was "Instructional Designers: do you have an advanced degree in ID?" I think this one tells an interesting story ("How long have you been working as an Instructional Designer?": You can view the full Instructional Designer survey results. If you haven't yet taken the survey, please do: Instructional Designer Survey. (I

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eLearning Guild’s 2010 Salary Report

Learning Visions

In case you missed this, the eLearning Guild has recently released the 2010 Salary and Compensation Report (United States) by Temple Smolen, culled from data provided by eLearning Guild members. Instructional Designers come in at –4.6%

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PowerPoint 2010: Using the Shape Subtract Tool

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  If you have not already, follow the instructions from last week 's article to add the Shape Subtract tool to your PowerPoint ribbon. by AJ George. Last week we learned how to find and use the Shape Unite tool.

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Readings Lists for Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Amit Garg has posted a nice list of 22 essential books for beginning instructional designers. Which reminded me of an old post of mine from 2008: Essential Reading for Instructional Design. Tags: books instructional design

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Talking Instructional Design to Non-Instructional Designers

Bottom-Line Performance

If you are a learning designer/instructional designer, I’m guessing these five things can help when you meet with clients: 1. Don’t assume the client knows what “instructional design&# is. Avoid words like “learning objectives, instructional goals, ADDIE model,&# and instead ask them what learners need to know cold and what they simply need to be able to located. Hello! I’m new as a Lessons on Learning blogger.

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eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] January 2010 January 3-4, 2010 New Presidents Program , sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Marco Island, Florida, USA. link] January 3-6, 2010 International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDC), Kolkata, India. link] February 22-23, 2010.

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Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2010

Upside Learning

So we thought it would be interesting to look back upon the Upside Learning blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2010. Here are Upside Learning’s Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2010. 30 Top Online Resources For Instructional Designers To Keep Up With.

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Open Source Instructional Design by N. Eckel

Learning Visions

Another book for the to-read list: Open Source Instructional Design by Nathaniel Eckel (with a nice forward by our old friend, Professor Karl Kapp ). He advocates a more collaborative, even friendly relationship, in which IDs teach basic instructional design to SMEs.

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2010

Spicy Learning

This time for Instructional Designer of the Year and Best Custom Content for projects with BT We win more awards.

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Digital Instructional Media Design 101- Storyboarding

Upside Learning

Electronic Learning is about performance and content; in a sense instructional design is not purely creative; it is design with intent. Tags: Instructional Design Learning Design eLearning Media Design Instructional Media Design StoryBoarding

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Teacher to Instructional Designer: Interview Questions

Experiencing eLearning

I received a question from a current classroom teacher who is hoping to make the career move to instructional design. Specifically, she wanted to know how to prepare for an interview for an instructional design position. Filed under: Careers & Work , Instructional Design , K-12.

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Talking Instructional Design to Non-Instructional Designers

Bottom-Line Performance

If you are a learning designer/instructional designer, I’m guessing these five things can help when you meet with clients: 1. Don’t assume the client knows what “instructional design&# is. Avoid words like “learning objectives, instructional goals, ADDIE model,&# and instead ask them what learners need to know cold and what they simply need to be able to located. Hello! I’m new as a Lessons on Learning blogger.

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Leveraging the Capabilities of AGILE Instructional Design Strategies

eLearning Brothers

As creator Conrad Gottfredson explained, AGILE instructional design “was founded upon the need of today’s organizations to be agile and adaptive.” Involving stakeholders throughout every major step in the instructional design process. What does this mean for instructional designers?

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Amazon would make a good Instructional Designer

Integrated Learnings

I see books on instructional design and eLearning, books and music that my kids will like, travel guides for my wife, the list goes on and on. Amazon's approach fits really well with instructional design. By Jay Lambert. As you likely know, Amazon 's software is amazing.

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Instructional Design for Virtual Worlds

Experiencing eLearning

How does the instructional design process change when you’re working with virtual worlds and 3-D environments? You might think that this means the instructional design skills are completely different, but this chapter explains how to modify the traditional ADDIE process.

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Who are Instructional Designers? The existential dilemma.

ID Reflections

ID = Instructional Design b. Similar post in this blog: In Response: Accidental Instructional Designers #dl09--Part I 5. The business world still glances at the role of an instructional designer with skepticism. Is Instructional Design a specialized function?

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November 2010 Monthly Roundup: 5 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Digital Instructional Media Design 101 – Principles Of Gestalt Psychology. Digital Instructional Media Design 101 – Designing for Flow. In continuation to our series of monthly roundup posts, here is a collection of our top 5 posts for November, each accompanied by a quick brief.

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October 2010 Monthly Roundup: 5 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Digital Instructional Media Design 101- Storyboarding. Lays some guidelines to be followed while creating eLearning storyboards that would help develop electronic learning that is about performance and content, and instructional design that is design with intent.

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Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

In 2010, the RCAT market continued its upswing and nothing indicates to me it will be changing anytime soon. 2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you). Market Trends Update 2010. Greater usage of open source content authoring tools, across all sectors, not just education and regardless of tech skill set or instructional developer background.

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Training Trends 2010: What’s happening and so what?

Bottom-Line Performance

Instructional design - and the role of instructional designers - has to change. Instructional designers may not have the technical proficiency to use all the tools, but they better be able to identify appropriate tools and figure out what to use when (or know who to ask. I just finished giving a talk on training trends - what they are and the “so what’s&# associated with them. Here’s a link to the slides associated with this presentation.

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30 Top Online Resources For Instructional Designers To Keep Up With

Upside Learning

As an instructional designer, you start by learning a whole lot of theories and models. Not every qualified instructional designer is able to create great learning experiences. Here is a list of top 30 blogs and websites that Instructional Designers would be interested in.

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Open source instructional design

Clive on Learning

The book I chose was, to be fair, a short one, the intriguingly titled Open Source Instructional Design by Nathan Eckel (IntelliDesign, 2009). One reason I had time for the cup of tea is that the premise for this book is a simple one: Traditional instructional design sees the subject expert produce some sort of draft, which the designer then has to critique from an instructional perspective. Tags: reviews instructional design

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Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs

Experiencing eLearning

Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. Instructional Designers. Rupa Rajagopalan’s Writers Gateway provides a perspective on instructional design and e-learning in India. Filed under: Blogging , Instructional Design.

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What Is Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

Instructional-Design Theories and Models: An Overview of their Current Status, edited by Charles M. Instructional design, defined: “The discipline of instructional design is concerned primarily with prescribing optimal methods of instruction to bring about desired changes in student knowledge and skills.” (p.4) p.4) (my emphasis in bold italics) Instructional Design is “a ‘linking science’ between learning theory and educational practice.” (p.

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A fresh look at instructional design

Clive on Learning

Yesterday I had the pleasure of hosting an ALT / eLearning Network webinar which featured two of my favourite commentators on the subject of instructional design, Cathy Moore and Patrick Dunn. Tags: instructional design

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ID - Instructional Design or Interactivity Design in an interconnected world?

Performance Learning Productivity

Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. Most learning vendors tout their ‘expertise in instructional design’ as a key reason as to why we should engage them to produce learning content.

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Bloomsburg University Instructional Technology Students Win Awards

Kapp Notes

Last night I had the pleasure of attending the Bloomsburg University College of Science and Technology Spring Honors Symposium and students from a number of departments were honored.

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August 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Digital Instructional Media Design 101- Basic Usability. The first post focuses on some basic principles of designing electronic instructional media— specifically pertaining to the presentation of information, detailing what it takes to design a better learning experience.

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July 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

22 Books For Beginner Instructional Designers. Lists top 28 books for beginning instructional designers that provide an overall perspective on ID. Monthly Roundup Future Of Flash Instructional Design IPhone LMS M-Learning Strategy mLearning mlearning Strategy Training Companies Web 3.

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June 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Instructional design is the first step in making a learning solution instructionally sound. Know the three reasons why eLearning should focus more on the media design besides instructional design.

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Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/26/2010 Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Getting new ideas and tips concerning e-Learning is important to me. Based on my favorite e-Learning blogs I created the following list with my Top 10 e-Learning blog posts for 2010. > Which is your favorite e-Learning blog post for 2010? Susan Nash December 27, 2010 5:14 PM Christoforos Online said.

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22 Books For Beginner Instructional Designers

Upside Learning

A couple of month back I had shared a list of top 30 online resources for instructional designers to keep up with. Recently I came across this discussion on LinkedIn – best book for beginning instructional designers. The discussion has thrown up a great list of books for instructional designers worth sharing with our readers too. e- Learning and the Science of Instruction by Ruth Colvin Clark & Richard E. Instructional Design by Tillman J.

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Digital Instructional Media Design 101- The Design Of Interaction

Upside Learning

In our weekly instructional design team meetings the following week, we discussed our impressions, and what makes AOE offer such meaningful interaction and engagement. Tags: Instructional Design Learning Design AOE Design Of Interaction Interaction Design Media Design In Learning

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