Read These Instructional Design Articles

LearnDash

If you are an instructional designer then reading someone’s blog post or publication may give you ideas on techniques to use. With this in mind I wanted to share a few recent articles pertaining specifically to instructional design that I felt were particularly insightful – enjoy!

How to Create an ELearning Course on a Tight Budget? 14 Lessons from Top Learning Designers

JoomlaLMS

Blog articlesWhen it comes to eLearning, there are two hot topics that never go out of style in the eLearning circles. The first one is “How to create a qualitative and engaging eLearning course?” and the second one is how to do so on a tight budget. Because the two of them determine the success of your eLearning business in the long run: whether you will have a steady stream of customers waiting to get enrolled in your courses and whether the funding is used wisely.

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A Lesson Plan for eLearning

Coffee and Design

I came across Harold Jarche ‘s blog today where he discussed, a brief history education delivered via The Internet, see Learning is Connecting. Thanks @hjarche for sharing @AnnaMuoio ‘s 2000 @FastCompany article @Cisco ‘s Quick Study: A #LessonPlan for #eLearning [link].

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Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. This is specifically about what I have learned about blogging to build your reputation as a learning consultant over my 9+ years of blogging.

Learning Circuits 3D Article

Kapp Notes

As part of the blog book tour, Tony and Karl wrote an article for ASTD Learning Circuit s called Lessons Learned from Conducting 3D Virtual World Learning Experiences Here are some of those lessons, go to the article to see more detail and the "missing" lessons. Lesson 1: Solve a real business need with the implementation of the virtual immersive environment. Lesson 3: Allow learners time alone with their avatar.

Micro lesson plan: How to make the best in 4 Steps

Ed App

In this article, Ed Microlearning’s Instructional Design team – which has created an inordinate amount of micro lessons and courses – give their advice on creating the best micro lesson plan. The 4 Steps to creating the best micro lesson plan.

10 Blogs Every eLearning Professional Should Read

Matthew Guyan

So I’m returning the ball with a list of blogs that are worth checking out if you are an eLearning professional and you are looking to improve your craft as each blog is written by someone working in the field. Tom Kuhlmann – The Rapid E-Learning blog.

5 training articles we’re falling hard for this autumn season

Cloudshare

To help, we’re at it again with our monthly listicle — a curated list of our favorite insightful articles that training, as well as learning and development pros need to read, now. This article focuses on how training can amp up everyone’s game when launching a new software solution.

Best Customer Education Blogs: 25 Must-Reads for Learning Professionals

Talented Learning

Which blogs offer the best advice about customer education practices, strategies and technologies? And that’s where our quest to find the best blog content begins. 25 Must-Read Customer Education Blogs. Published on the Amity blog).

mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017

mLevel

According to an article in the Neuroscience Leadership Journal, “Information and skills from events that only cover concepts one time have been shown to yield little long-term retention, even when quality and satisfaction ratings for the learning event are high.”. As a child I grew up with a passion and love for sports which led me to major in Kinesiology at the University of Maryland many years ago and is the jumping point for this blog post.

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5 Employee Training Lessons I Learned From Google News

WalkMe Training Station

And with this final lesson, I’m sure you are ready to close this blog and get back to work. The post 5 Employee Training Lessons I Learned From Google News appeared first on Training Station.

Indian Bloggers that are Considered to the Best for their Blogs

Learnloft

Most of the WordPress users are bloggers who write about so many different types of things such as blogging, technology, mobile phones, etc. In today’s article, we are going to share the best Indian bloggers of India who are known for their bloggers.

Training Lessons from Seinfeld: Lesson #3 – Do the Opposite

Mindflash

Training Lesson: Do the Opposite! Check out this month’s issue of Learning Solutions magazine, specifically the Nuts & Bolts article by Jane Bozarth in which she discusses using social media tools, like Twitter, to build a personal learning network (PLN).

What You Need to Know to Launch A Successful ELearning Startup

JoomlaLMS

We thought it would be great to ask successful eLearning entrepreneurs to share their hard-earned lessons with you, people who are working on launching profitable eLearning businesses. Blog articles

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

A truly excellent article by Matt Thompson, titled An Antidote for Web Overload , addresses the reasons behind Wikipedia’s increasing replacement of traditional news sites as the go-to source for breaking news items. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

Creating Big Lessons by Using Small Data

Vignettes Learning

Rapid learning is achieved by putting lessons in micro-scenarios. Instead of pontificating on large data, eLearning methodology selects only a micro-lesson which can be plucked from the whole knowledge source. I compared these micro-lessons to kernels.

Visual Storytelling: Lessons from Slide:ology

Integrated Learnings

In a recent post on this blog, I provided A Formula for Storytelling in eLearning. When an article offers a graphic to illustrate a concept, I'll glance at the graphic but focus on the text. The Integrated Learnings: eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services. By Shelley A. Gable. This post focuses on telling a story through a better use of visuals. I tend to be a very text-oriented person.

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Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012

Jay Cross

One of my other passions, that, coincidentally, don’t get to talk much about on this blog, but perhaps I should, is that fascinating topic of Learning. Flip this lesson! GEORGE SIEMENS. APRIL 19, 2012. Remaking education in the image of our desires.

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The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

What 6 ELearning Business Owners Wish They Had Done Differently

JoomlaLMS

Mistakes here are inevitable but they are a part of the journey and even if we lose we don’t lose the lesson. We asked 6 online courses business owners to tell us about their regrets so you could learn a lesson from their mistakes and apply it to your eLearning business case.

Creating Big Lessons by Using Small Data

Vignettes Learning

Rapid learning is achieved by putting lessons in micro-scenarios. Instead of pontificating on large data, eLearning methodology selects only a micro-lesson which can be plucked from the whole knowledge source. I compared these micro-lessons to kernels.

Comic Books and eLearning: Lessons from Scott McCloud’s “Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art”

Convergence Training

In an earlier blog post, we took a quick introductory look at some connections between comic books and eLearning. And in that article, we promised to follow up with a second article that focuses on the classic book Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud.

Creating Big Lessons By Using Small Data

Vignettes Learning

Rapid learning is achieved by putting lessons in micro-scenarios. Instead of pontificating on large data, eLearning methodology selects only a micro-lesson which can be plucked from the whole knowledge source. I compared these micro-lessons to kernels.

Using Lessons from Video Games in E-Learning

Learning Developments

There are lessons that can be learned on how to use games in learning. I wrote a blog article last year about what the 80's movie WarGames teaches us about learning games. Some of these lessons are: Games can be used to simulate real work situations. Recently I wrote a blog article called Learning Lessons from Black Ops. In that blog post I wrote about techniques this Call of Duty game uses to teach you about the game as you play (i.e.

5 Lessons for Designing Engaging E-Learning Interactions…From Project Runway

ATD Learning Technologies

Editor’s Note: This article is reposted from Allen Interaction’s E-Learning Leadership Blog Last month, I had the honor of speaking at the 2016 ATD TechKnowledge Conference in Las Vegas.

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

In her article* 10 Brainpowered Wonders in the King’s Speech , Dr. Ellen Weber nicely summarizes a few of the lessons this movie teaches us about learning. Discovered via Brent Schlenker’s Corporate eLearning and Development blog. Blog this!

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There’s a Lesson Learned in a Fire Chief’s Incendiary Posts

CLO Magazine

It is our job as employers to educate our employees about living in this new online world, because it is clear that not all employees have yet learned this lesson. Follow Hyman’s blog at Workforce.com/PracticalEmployer. This article originally appeared on Workforce.

eCombat: Lessons from the Interactive Battlefields of Afghanistan

Vignettes Learning

Spencer Ackerman features Vanguard of Valor, an interactive teaching tool built to instruct the mid-career officers who pass through the Army’s Combined Arms Center, about the lessons accumulated from years of hard-fought war in Afghanistan. Our Belief.

Lessons in Social Learning: What Happens in the Classroom Stays in the Classroom

Mindflash

There are several lessons that I take away from this case study that I think are useful as we think through what social learning could mean in our organizations. This is an important lesson that we need to learn.

Best e-Learning Blog that isn’t an e-Learning Blog « The Usable Learning Blog

Usable Learning

I follow a whole lot of e-Learning blogs, and they typically cover topics like web 2.0, Where I do consistently find conversations about interesting, chewy e-Learning design questions is on Gamasutra - a gaming industry blog. I blogged about this here ).

BLOG: Top 10 Question Writing Crimes #TBT

Unicorn Training

A couple of years ago we posted a blog - based on 'The Great Duck Race' we created as game sponsors of the eLearning Awards - detailing the things people get so wrong when setting quiz and assessment questions. Rename your article as the ‘Top Nine’ question writing crimes

2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field.Did you have a favorite L&D post from 2017? Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

Get the most out of the Ed App Custom URL template: Features and Limitations

Ed App

The custom URL template in Ed allows you to render web pages directly within an Ed lesson using what is commonly known as an iFrame. Sameorigin This will allow a site to embed its own page within itself – this is not useful for us, as we aren’t looking to embed a lesson within a lesson.

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mLearning Lessons Learned

eLearning Weekly

Read case studies to see how other companies have overcome obstacles and seek out blogs , articles , etc. I’m in an interesting position right now: I get to work on designing our organization’s mobile learning (mLearning) strategy and I get to develop mLearning applications, but things aren’t working 100% as I would’ve imagined. I’m finding there are more roadblocks that I expected and they’re popping up in unusual places.

Who's Building the Social Learning Roads? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads? I’m going to end with a link to an article about someone else who gets it. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

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