Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, January 07, 2008 The Value of Instructional Designers Ive been having on ongoing conversation with other instructional designers as to whether or not we need to have the technical skill sets to actually build the courses we design. See Christys post, Technology Skills for Instructional Designers for more on this conversation.)

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Instructional designers increasingly need to develop responsive mobile learning content that can adapt to the many devices learners now use. Good instructional design should make navigation clear, simple and engaging for users. Understanding who learning content is created for, and what they should learn from it, will shape how it’s designed and presented. Responsive design is essential for software and courseware intended for use on mobile devices.

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Games Teach!

Kapp Notes

As the The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour has been underway, another interesting discussion has been occurring in the learning blogosphere. All current reviews of adequately designed and peer-reviewed research have found NO learning or motivational benefits from games. When learning benefits are found for games it stems from instructional methods that can be found in non-game contexts. But neither do other forms of instruction.

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Games Teach!

Kapp Notes

As the The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour has been underway, another interesting discussion has been occurring in the learning blogosphere. All current reviews of adequately designed and peer-reviewed research have found NO learning or motivational benefits from games. When learning benefits are found for games it stems from instructional methods that can be found in non-game contexts. But neither do other forms of instruction.

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The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Being an eLearning Rockstar is more than just having flashy design with a whiz-bang quiz at the end. How games stimulate mental cognition and produce positive brain changes. Audience: Novice to advanced designers, developers, project managers, managers, directors, and senior leaders. Stephen helps companies design and deploy smart, scalable communication strategies to acquire and retain audiences while creating and optimizing interactive training content.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

eLearning content developers and instructional designers should aim to make courses clear, easy to understand, and simple to complete. ADDIE (Analysis Design Development Implementation). The ADDIE model is an acronym: Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation. It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. Cognitive Load.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory - The eLearning Coach , June 2, 2010 Without adapting learning experiences to the learner’s cognitive architecture, instructional design is hit or miss. MinuteBio , June 12, 2010 Yesterday I attended a SCORM webinar provided by Advance Distributed Learning (ADL). If you do not know the ADL, they are a part of the U.S. bad explanation) × 2 (without neuroscience vs. with neuroscience) design.

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