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. If you are an instructional designer then reading someone’s blog post or publication may give you ideas on techniques to use.

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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Instructional Design is Not Dead!

Learning Rebels

Despite rumors to the contrary, Instructional Design is not dead. . You may have noticed the many articles and blog posts stating that instructional design is dead, and by extension, so is the role of Instructional Designer. Instructional Design is exciting and alive !

Embracing A Principle-Based Model of Instructional Design

eLearning Brothers

Even expert instructional designers will agree that they don’t follow such linear models in their daily processes. This leads me to believe that it’s time for organizations to think beyond ADDIE and SAM to embrace a different way of thinking about and approaching instructional designs.

6 Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Learning Game Design at #ASTDTK14

Bottom-Line Performance

When we started, we found lots of books and articles on game design – but not much on learning game design. His most recent book, The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook has more how-to guides within it.). Here is a summary of six lessons we’ve learned.

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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.

Is Content Curation the Future of Instructional Design?

Litmos

Have we done enough investigation to truly understand curation, before we declare it the future of the instructional designer? Publishers and authors curated and organized content into books, and teachers organized the content of those books into lessons.

A Look Back At The Years Best From Learning Science And Instructional Design

Mike Taylor

Every Friday I post a weekly recap of the best articles, posts, and resources I find from the intersection of learning, design, and technology. Here is a collection of the best learning science and instructional design-related posts from 2018. An Instructional Design Toolkit.

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.”. Now, with shorter ILT time windows and modules that are sent directly to learners, instructional designers have to reflect on the desired outcomes of the training and be sure learners can dive deeply into that content.

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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 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.

Rules and Instructional Games

Kapp Notes

View article about MIT Card Counting Here. Another set of rules exist in an instructional game and those rules are the Instructional Rules , not mentioned in the game literature but absolutely required rules for gamification of learning and instruction.

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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.

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.

Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012

Jay Cross

Kapp’s Gamification for Learning and Instruction . When the Learner is the Teacher, Do We Need Instructional Designers? Flip this lesson! Instructional Design Orthodoxy DAWN OF LEARNING | FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2012. GEORGE SIEMENS. APRIL 19, 2012.

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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. Instructional Design (23).

Instructional Video Styles: Choose Your Own

learnWorlds

Before you even begin creating your instructional video , you will need to consider your lecture style. Choosing your instructional video style is essential, as this will inform your lesson plan, dialogue and editing of your video. Instructional Video Styles.

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

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. This, my friend, is that second article. Because that’s the whole point of this article.

Emphasizing the “Doing” in the Nine Events of Instruction

Integrated Learnings

We know that Robert Gagne’s nine events of instruction is a helpful guide for designing engaging eLearning. Though most articles list these as the first and third events, respectfully, I frequently combine them at or toward the beginning of an eLearning lesson. It also establishes the relevance of the eLearning lesson’s content without having to explicitly state it. (2) Instructional Design Recall Prior Knowledge Gagne Scenario-Based Learning eLearning Attention

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. So, take advantage of the opportunity to use this flow of network and sources of knowledge as a medium, rather than relying on instruction-type training (e.g.,

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.

That’s not my style: Learning preferences and instructional design

Obsidian Learning

Let’s take a look at what the research literature has to say on “learning styles” and how they apply to instruction. ” Especially for designers of instruction for adults, this is an important distinction to keep in mind.

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

ATD Learning Technologies

Although I am firmly convinced that sketching is far and away the best method for coming up with ideas for new engaging interactions, the tradition of detailed storyboarding as the design “tool of choice” for instruction is so deeply entrenched in our field.

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.

Storytelling and Instructional Design

Kapp Notes

Story telling and instructional design have a lot in common and perhaps they are not thought of as having any overlap but they do. In e-learning we have instructional strategies, in a story we have a plot.

Lessons From The Guggenheim, Spain

The eLearning Coach

We can achieve this in all types of online learning with good principles of instructional design. Related Articles: 10 Social Media Tools For Learning. Post from: The eLearning Coach Lessons From The Guggenheim, Spain.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 15, 2008 Essential Reading for Instructional Design? As an instructional designer/eLearning professional, what books are the essential tools in your reference library ?

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. About Learning, Not Instruction. It is no longer our role to provide proper instruction.

7 Must have features of an instructional design software and recommendations

Wizcabin

An instructional design software is useful in ensuring that the ID process is effective, easy and efficient. However, before picking up tools, it is important to analyze and understand your instructional design process and requirements. What is instructional design?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Many instructional designers ( Christy Tucker , Wendy Wickham ) build their own courses using tools like Captivate. Do you think instructional designers should be able to use the tools?

xAPI Community

Torrance Learning

However, as is often the case, the most potent lesson didn’t come from any of the fabulous presenters’ direct instruction. Instructional Designer & Cohort Facilitator. Articles elearning Instructional Design News xAPI

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7 Instructional design principles for professors and teachers looking to create effective eLearning modules

QuoDeck

As teachers and professors, was today begin incorporating eLearning as a key part of their curriculum, what are the instructional design principles they must keep in mind to make learning most effective?

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.

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. e-Learning Strategy eLearning instructional design mico-scenarios micro-learning ray jimenez story-based

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. e-Learning Strategy eLearning instructional design mico-scenarios micro-learning ray jimenez story-based