Agile vs ADDIE: Which Is Better for Learning Design?

Bottom-Line Performance

My last post was about Agile Learning Design , an iterative model of instructional design that focuses on collaboration and rapid prototyping. How we talk about Agile versus ADDIE. That’s how Agile expands on ADDIE.”

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Instructional Design: The Process – Part 2

Origin Learning

In the last article , we discussed ID, ISD and the various models and frameworks associated with both. The article ended with an introduction to ADDIE framework of learning design. ADDIE Framework. Proposed instructional strategies. Design Phase.

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20+ More Books for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

In response to my list of 12+ Books for Instructional Designers , I received a lot of great suggestions for further reading. Instructional Design and Learning Design. Visual Design. Connie Malamed just published a new book, Visual Design Solutions.

Instructional Design: The Process – 1

Origin Learning

Instructional Design (ID) is a process or systematic approach to developing the various learning courses or programs. Enough has been written about ID and its various theories and models that define the various approaches or strategies to learning design. Introduction to ADDIE.

Agile Microlearning Explained

retention, including: › Gamification of learning › Deep encoding › Instructional scaffolding › The spacing effect › Adaptive training › The testing effect › The interleaving effect › Applied forgetting › Formative feedback These learning theories, combined with big data analysis and machine learning.

An Instructional Design Toolkit

Torrance Learning

We’re sharing some of our favorite instructional design techniques here in this toolkit to support new instructional designers or “old” ones who want to sharpen their saw (pun completely intended). Shape scope and design with learner personas.

What Is Agile Learning Design?

Bottom-Line Performance

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. So let’s dive in and learn about Agile Learning Design.

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Leveraging the Capabilities of AGILE Instructional Design Strategies

eLearning Brothers

For many learning organizations, the term “AGILE” has become a hot topic. Although AGILE strategies traditionally have their roots in these areas, they are also increasingly being used and adapted by many other learning and development fields as well. In search of learning agility.

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Agile Instructional Design

B Online Learning

At the recent DevLearn 2014 conference in Las Vegas, I attended a presentation on agile instructional design by Megan Torrance.

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Book review: Leaving ADDIE for SAM: will agile eLearning development become mainstream?

Challenge to Learn

I believe that an agile approach will bring a lot of benefits to e-Learning development. I’m interested in agile development because we develop the easygenerator software in an agile way. Their conclusion is: ADDIE falls short, we need something else (and I agree).

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AGILE Is As AGILE Does

Living in Learning

As with earlier conferences that I’ve spoken at this year, there is once again a lot of buzz around the concept of AGILE. AGILE what? That is a key question to ask because from what I’m seeing, not all AGILE approaches are scoped equally when it comes to learning and performance solutions. Continuous Learning EPSS Learning @ the Point of Work Learning Ecosystems Performer Support Sustained Capability AGILE ISD Learning ecosystems performance support performer support

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40+ Instructional Design and eLearning Books

Experiencing eLearning

Instructional Design. Design For How People Le arn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field. The Accidental Instructional Designer by Cammy Bean is especially good for career changers and those who landed in instructional design from other fields.

ADDIE or Agile? A false dichotomy

Torrance Learning

There’s a lot of buzz these days about whether we should abandon the training industry’s go-to model, ADDIE, for an Agile approach. A disclaimer: we’re all about Agile, or rather, LLAMA – the Lot Like Agile Methods Approach – here at TorranceLearning. But that doesn’t mean we give up on what ADDIE has taught us. One of the core tenets of an Agile approach is iterative development. ADDIE stands for Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, Evaluate.

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Agile eLearning development (2): Culture

Challenge to Learn

I planned to write this second post on agile eLearning development about the backlog and estimations. The difference between a classic waterfall approach and an agile one is way more than applying a different set of tools and techniques, it is a different state of mind.

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Agile Learning Design for Beginners (Free White Paper)

Bottom-Line Performance

Jennifer Bertram , Director of Instructional Design here at Bottom-Line Performance, has authored a new white paper on Agile Learning Design. In the past, we’ve assumed that instructional designers should not be seen or heard.

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Intentional Design Vs ADDIE

Living in Learning

The "intentional" aspect of this design model is focused on impacting performance at the point of work first. AGILE EPSS Learning @ the Point of Work Learning Readiness Assessment Performer Support embedded performance support EPS ISD This methodology is at the core of a Learning & Performance paradigm, which, by the way, is inclusive of training.but only if and when it is necessary. Our objective is shrinking time-to-impact, not time-to-training.

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40+ Instructional Design and eLearning Books

Experiencing eLearning

Instructional Design. Design For How People Learn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field. The Accidental Instructional Designer by Cammy Bean is especially good for career changers and those who landed in instructional design from other fields.

ADDIE isn't Dead; it's just more Agile

Integrated Learnings

Readers of this blog know that I've been a big defender of ADDIE ( Adapting 20th Century Training Models for the Future , ADDIE isn't Dead, how can it be? , As a reminder, ADDIE stands for Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate. No ADDIE isn't dead.

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5 quick wins for more agile e-learning development

Challenge to Learn

I write and present on agile e-learning development since 2011. 5 quick wins for more agile e-learning development. If you want to know more on agile, check out my links at the bottom of the post. Create an agile e-learning customer. Include agile best practices.

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Comparing the Differences of ADDIE and Agile in Learning and Development

Designing Digitally

A good instructional designer will tell you that the secret of building an engaging and useful employee training course starts with the process of creation itself. This process is known as an instructional systems design (ISD).

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An Agile Year in Review

Torrance Learning

2014 was a big year for us in our Agile journey. A Quick Guide to LLAMA: Agile Project Management for Learning. Some of it is Agile-specific. That’s what you can expect as you implement LLAMA or any of the Agile project management approaches. All-Around Agility.

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Managing Your Team’s Workload With Agile Learning Design

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Jennifer Bertram’s new white paper, Agile Learning Design for Beginners: Designing Learning at the Speed of Change. Agile does not mean there isn’t any planning, but rather that planning is different.

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Which came first: Agile or Culture?

Torrance Learning

We get asked the proverbial chicken and egg question a lot: which came first our LLAMA (Lot Like Agile Management Approach) project management or our communicative, accommodating culture? In other words, Agile is embedded in the culture. Not sure if your organization is ready for Agile?

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Instructional Design Model – What is it & Why Use it?

CommLab India

This is where Instructional Design Model s come into the picture. What is an Instructional Design Model? An instructional design model is a tool, a framework to develop instructional materials. Why do you need to use an instructional design model?

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What is Agile eLearning?

LearnUpon

That’s where agile eLearning can help. Agility is defined as the ability to move quickly and easily. When developing an agile eLearning course, the development process is redesigned to incorporate both of these factors. What is agile eLearning? ADDIE vs Agile eLearning.

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Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map

Challenge to Learn

This is a first post in a series of post on Agile eLearning development. This series is sparked by the book ‘Leaving ADDIE for SAM’ by Michael Allen and Richard Sites. Michael told me that he is working on a new book on agile project management, that will also address this.

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Agile eLearning development (6): Recap

Challenge to Learn

Over the past weeks I have written a series of blog post on agile eLearning development. Leaving ADDIE for SAM. The book ‘Leaving Addie’ for Sam by Michael Allen and Richard Sites inspired me to write these series. Agile e-Learning development e-Learning

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Instructional Design or Architected Learning?

Living in Learning

If we seek sustained capability in our workforce - If we seek to inject learning agility into the work environment - Do we rely upon instructional design (ISD) best practices or do we focus on architecting learning solutions? This short piece addresses a few key reasons why even the best ISD practices will fall short if we are seeking tangible business results that manifest beyond solid level 1 & 2 evaluations.

Are You AGILE?

dVinci Interactive

Today, training and development professionals must deliver faster, more flexible customized learning solutions, and ultimately, be more agile instructional designers. For years, instructional designers have been using the ADDIE model to create effective training and job aids to support employee performance. ADDIE is comprised of five phases: Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation. The post Are You AGILE?

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Agile eLearning development (4): Planning and execution

Challenge to Learn

When using an agile approach there is a different way of making estimations, you don’t calculate hours but use story-points. This post is part of a series on agile eLearning development: Review on Michael Allen’s book ‘Leaving ADDIE for SAM.

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Agile tips that will improve your eLearning development

Challenge to Learn

I love agile development. You can apply the lessons learned from agile software development to eLearning development as well. For me one of the biggest benefits of agile development is that you involve your client in the development process, that is what makes the biggest difference.

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Agile E-Learning development

Challenge to Learn

I believe in the AGILE approach. At easygenerator we develop our software in an Agile way and it works wonders for us (I wrote about this in an earlier post ). I also wrote earlier about Agile e-Learning development in a post for the LCBQ. Recently I noticed that more and more people are writing about agile e-Learning development. The agile e-Learning process. It gives a very complete overview on how to apply the agile approach for e-Learning.

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The Agile Industrial Complex

Innovative Learning Group

Agile as a way of working and organizing team activities has spread from software development to other aspects of work and business, from sales management to project management and most points in between, including learning and development (L&D). In software development, agile demonstrates its worth by delivering robust software with a sharper focus on customer/end-user needs. Here’s an agile Catch-22, and a rabbit hole that could take this blog to several thousand words.

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What It Means to Be Collaborative in Agile Learning Design

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Jennifer Bertram’s new white paper, Agile Learning Design for Beginners: Designing Learning at the Speed of Change. Here is a section on collaboration: COLLABORATIVE DESIGN. Agile Learning Design White Paper

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Agile eLearning development (5): Chatty Kidz

Challenge to Learn

One of the people who responded to my posts on agile development is Ken Taggert , He is developing an Ipad app (Chatty Kidz) which combines video conferencing with educational activities for kids. Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map.

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The 10 best Instructional design books: Resources for beginners and professionals

eFront

The theory and practice of instructional design is constantly evolving. As instructional designers, we often get on distribution lists, join online forums or attend seminars and symposia to stay on top of developments in our profession.

Reconciling ADDIE and Agile by Megan Torrance

Learning Solutions Magazine

Many instructional designers know and use the linear ADDIE approach to development projects. same time, many are also aware of agile methods that offer significant flexibility and facilitate changes. Does a designer have to choose one or the other? Design Strategies Instructional Design Management Professional Development Project Management At the.

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