The U.S. Army, Frog Design, & ADDIE: On Design

Big Dog, Little Dog

This is the sixth post in a series on extending ADDIE in order to solve wicked or complex problems: Post 1: Innovating With ADDIE. And what is quite interesting is their five fundamentals of design as outlined in their Field Manual (pdf): Apply critical thinking.


Back To Basics: Instructional Design Terminology

Obsidian Learning

ADDIE: A conceptual and iterative application model for instructional systems design; the components include: Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation. Analysis: First phase of ADDIE. In our first Back to Basics blog “What is Instructional Design?”

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Human-Centered Training: One L&D Trend to Rule Them All?

Bottom-Line Performance

Kate is expected to not just know about a wide range of products and competitors, but be able to articulate it in a meaningful way to her highly educated customers. Did you want her to know how to differentiate your product from Competitor A?

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Top Six E-Learning Tools for 2015

eLearning 24-7

Usually I list the others first, then the top tool or top product at the bottom to build excitement. Oh, and for those folks wondering whether I am getting any money from these listings of products, the answer is a huge NO. Anyway, he launched this product and it really is very cool. As you can surmise it enables you to create demos of your product, content, etc. 4 Nitro PDF – Frankly the best PDF tool out on the market. ADDIE?

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Field guide to action-mapped materials

Making Change

It’s a process, rather than a style of product. To see how action mapping changes our approach to design and creates a different type of activity, you might read this PDF excerpt from my upcoming book. What does an action mapped course look like?

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Social Learning is NOT a new training trend

Jane Hart

Helping people to do their jobs (better) in the most appropriate ways (performance support/aids, training, productivity tools). CONTENT: Short, performance aids (in relevant formats – video, PDF, – rather than courses. Creating and producing formal courses and workshops using formal ISD/ADDIE methodologies.

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Great Conference Sessions, Including m-Learning and More!


PDF version for print or table. In this session, Dhanni Sukhai will also explain how the solution improves efficiency in different ADDIE phases. Learn concrete techniques for creating an accessible e-Learning product that go beyond the Section 508 guidelines.

40+ Instructional Design and eLearning Books

Experiencing eLearning

A shorter, earlier explanation of these principles is available as a free PDF. Leaving ADDIE for SAM is a favorite in the field. This is a compilation and update of my book list and book review posts. These are some of my favorites, plus recommendations from readers of my blog.

Preference of E-Learning – Structured or not?

eLearning 24-7

Not a problem, we can go PDF. And knowledge of any ADDIE or another modalities, not needed. . 95% of the coaching I see in systems, or in products online follows a similar approach: Learner records themselves via a web cam or device and sends it to the coach OR is recorded in real-time to the coach (ideally a manager or some other expert). Trends are funny.

40+ Instructional Design and eLearning Books

Experiencing eLearning

A shorter, earlier explanation of these principles is available as a free PDF. Although I have several of Michael Allen’s books, I haven’t read Leaving ADDIE for SAM yet. If your New Year’s Resolution is to read more books, you’ve found the right post.