Read These Instructional Design Articles

LearnDash

While I spend a lot of time writing about elearning, instructional design, and various technologies in our industry, I also enjoy reading what other people write. 5 Instructional Design Articles You Should Read.

A Lesson Plan for eLearning

Coffee and Design

Thanks @hjarche for sharing @AnnaMuoio ‘s 2000 @FastCompany article @Cisco ‘s Quick Study: A #LessonPlan for #eLearning [link]. A version of this article appeared in the October 2000 issue of Fast Company magazine written by @AnnaMuoio. A Lesson Plan for eLearning.

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eLearning: Add Some Character to Your Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      Let's face it, some of the eLearning content you are required to create is a bit. One easy way to spruce up your eLearning content is to add characters (or guides).

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Lessons Learned: LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

I recently completed an extensive LMS Feasibility Study, a project I wrote about in my previous article “ LMS implementation without frustration ” and that I discussed in my eLearning Case Study. Lessons for the RFP process. Lessons about the benefits of an LMS.

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

JoomlaLMS

When 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?” 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. Blog articles

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eLearning: Determining the Best Size for Today's Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      When developing eLearning lessons using any of the top development tools (Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, or TechSmith Camtasia Studio), you need to take the size of your learner's device into account. If you make your eLearning lesson too large (I'm talking width and height, not how many megabytes the lesson might be), learners with small displays may have to scroll to see your content.

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L&D lessons from learning games research

Sponge UK

Hays set out to find evidence of the effectiveness of learning games by analysing articles on the practice. In 2005 he looked at 105 articles on learning games on behalf of the Naval Air Warfare Center Trainings Systems Division.

Lessons From The World Cup: The Best Teams Have Learned These 4 Things

Learnloft

Entertainment factor aside, there are many valuable lessons to be learned as the most anticipated tournament is underway. I guarantee you these four lessons directly contribute: 1. A version of this article just appeared on Inc.com. development elearning Leadership Learning Marketing Microlearning Millennials social learning business business leader business lessons leader leaders leadership development lessons organizational development world cup

What You Need to Know to Launch A Successful ELearning Startup

JoomlaLMS

The majority of eLearning companies you look up to today have been startups once too. Like you, the founders worked hard to launch a successful eLearning business, made mistakes, learned the hard way, changed strategies and fell into traps. Blog articles

What 6 ELearning Business Owners Wish They Had Done Differently

JoomlaLMS

There is a lot of stuff to take care of when you run an eLearning business. Mistakes here are inevitable but they are a part of the journey and even if we lose we don’t lose the lesson. Blog articles

The happy selfscanner: lessons about introducing new technologies

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

When scanning a second article, I heard KATCHIENG a cash register sound. change management elearning social technologyMy supermarket introduced self-scanners. I'm not someone who is at the forefront of any new technology. For instance I'm secretly against the microwave.

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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.

mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017

mLevel

That could mean Instructor-Lead Training (virtual or in person) in a workshop, on-boarding class, or eLearning module. 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.”. The post mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017 appeared first on mLevel.

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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).

Creating Big Lessons by Using Small Data

Vignettes Learning

Rapid learning is achieved by putting lessons in micro-scenarios. Instead of serving the "whole pie of knowledge" all at once, serving slices to elearners is also effective. The eLearning culture has a couple of limitations. 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. within eLearning projects whenever possible. I should probably clarify that this book is about presentations (not eLearning specifically), and it assumes that they'll be delivered by a person. Tags: Storytelling eLearning Visual Design By Shelley A. Gable.

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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.

Games lessons

Clive on Learning

This week's Economist carried an interesting article about the use of video games at school. " And while we're bashing chalk and talk, take a look at eLearning Sucks , a brilliant presentation on SlideShare from Brighton-based company Red Magma , which makes much the same argument.

Key eLearning Trends for 2019

Origin Learning

This year seems to have flown at jet-speed and we are ready to start making lists of tech-predictions and eLearning trends for 2019. In this blog post, we take a shot at predicting some key eLearning trends for 2019. Customization and ‘made-to-order’ eLearning will be the way forward.

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Creating Big Lessons by Using Small Data

Vignettes Learning

Rapid learning is achieved by putting lessons in micro-scenarios. Instead of serving the "whole pie of knowledge" all at once, serving slices to elearners is also effective. The eLearning culture has a couple of limitations. I compared these micro-lessons to kernels.

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. It’s also elearning.

Creating Big Lessons By Using Small Data

Vignettes Learning

Our belief : At Vignettes Learning we use stories in eLearning; however, we make them interactive. Rapid learning is achieved by putting lessons in micro-scenarios. Instead of serving the ‘whole pie of knowledge’ all at once, serving slices to elearners is also effective.

eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

In my last two articles on eLearning, I focused on understanding the needs for your LMS and the assessment of the project for your organization through a feasibility analysis , which I recommend as your first two steps of your online course platform evaluation. eLearning trends.

GOANIMATE: Character-Based eLearning Made Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

One of the hottest new tools for eLearning development is GoAnimate.   I’ve been working more and more on ways to integrate GoAnimate with more traditional eLearning lessons and content. For example, I wanted to add a human, interpersonal touch to an Excel lesson.

Discover the Secrets that Make the Story-Based Lesson Tick

Vignettes Learning

According to Bridget Murray in her article "What Makes Mental Time Travel Possible?," "Memory allows us to mentally travel backward in time as well as into the future. From the start to the end of the lesson, this has to be the tie and glue that leads the learners to engagement.

Why Story Lessons Are the Most Engaging Learning for Millennials - Tip #174

Vignettes Learning

You’ve probably shared a cool pic or an interesting article recently. These study results tell us that the lessons we share in training and development must not only align with company vision but also with the millennials’ personal values.

eLearning: Creating Fresh, New eLearning--Backward!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby  So you've been asked to create a snazzy, new eLearning lesson, but the raw material you receive from your subject matter expert (SME) is not ideal. Maybe you are given content that's just not ready to be used for eLearning. In these situations, moving forward and creating eLearning may be exactly the wrong direction to go. To create meaningful, effective eLearning, you may need to go backward and start with some basic instructional design.

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eLearning: Attention, Attention!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel        A few years ago I wrote about the  perfect playtime for an eLearning lesson (or module). In my experience developing eLearning, I put the attention span of an adult learner at 15-20 seconds per slide or scene.

eCombat: Lessons from the Interactive Battlefields of Afghanistan

Vignettes Learning

At Vignettes Learning we use stories in eLearning; however, we make them interactive. In this blog, we will attempt to draw out interactive elearning development lessons by benchmarking Vanguard of Valor. _ Vignettes Learning Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning.

Engaging eLearning Design

eLearning Brothers

All of us have experienced dry, boring, painful eLearning. My answer, or at least part of it, is that eLearning designers and developers have very few good examples to reference. can all be mimicked in eLearning very directly and built as part of a story or an environment.

eLearning & Training: How Long is Too Long?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      You can create the best-looking, most well-written eLearning lesson anyone has ever seen. But for the lesson to be effective, one of the most important things to keep in mind is that  more  does not mean  better. If your lesson plays too long, you run the risk of losing the attention span of your learner and lowering the effectiveness of the lesson in general. eLearning and the Common Goldfish.

How to Weave Hard Facts and Emotions into your eLearning Lessons

Vignettes Learning

In his article on learning instincts he argues that human beings have an innate instinct (nature) to learn and develop skills necessary for us to survive and flourish. Workshop Tip 14: How to Add Suspense to eLearning Stories Workshop Tip 33: "Oh my Gosh Learning!"

Tasked with eLearning?

Design2Train

Are you a NON-training professional tasked with delivering an eLearning project? Strategy 1: Hire an experienced eLearning instructional designer to “tag-team” the project with you. Did you know how many tasks and activities in a normal eLearning project?

Case Study- Reducing eLearning Cost to 50% by Using Must-Learn Lessons and Micro-Learning

Vignettes Learning

Here are some excerpts from the article: Rapid e-Learning as a term is an oxymoron. Vignettes Learning Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning. e-Learning Strategy eLearning instructional design mico-scenarios micro-learning ray jimenez story-based

3 Elements of Effective Communication for Your Next eLearning Course

eLearning Brothers

As the editor of my college newspaper, I learned this lesson many times over. We would run into situations where a writer would fail to deliver their article before deadline and not tell anyone, which caused ripple effects throughout the paper.