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. ISD From the Ground Up: A No-Nonsense Approach to Instructional Design by Chuck Hodell was suggested by Phrodeo , who is using it as a textbook in a course she’s taking. William Horton’s e-Learning by Design is Nahla Anwer Aly’s favorite book in the field.

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. It provides a model for the range of skills that fall under the umbrella of “instructional design.” Leaving ADDIE for SAM is a favorite in the field.

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Top 10 instructional design systems

Ed App

You may be asking yourself, “what is instructional design?” Incorporating sound instructional design practices in the way you generate courses to train your employees is highly beneficial and recommended. Instructional Design System #1 – EdApp.

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. It provides a model for the range of skills that fall under the umbrella of “instructional design.” Visual Design. Read my full review of Visual Design Solutions.

From Surviving to Thriving: Returning to what science says about how we think, work, and learn

Speaker: Clark Quinn, Ph.D., Author and Executive Director of Quinnovation

The pandemic and associated upheavals of 2020 have led to both the need and opportunity to rethink how we think, work, and learn. In this session, Dr. Quinn will go over the implications for learning and working effectively both in general and in this new era. Come see what L&D can, and should, do to help transform organizations to work smarter (and wiser)!

Blog Roundup: Instructional Design

LearnDash

Wondering where to get started with designing your course? They want to share their knowledge, but they don’t know how to take what’s in their brain and translate it into a course others can learn from. This is what instructional design is all about.

Rapid Instructional Design for Accelerated Learning

Dashe & Thomson

Created in the military during World War II, the Instructional Systems Design (ISD) model has dominated curriculum design for the last 40 years. However, according to Dave Meier, in The Accelerated Learning Handbook , the ISD model is “too slow, cumbersome, stiff, linear, and emotionally dull…to get the job done today.” Its origin in the military explains why it is overly linear, analytical, verbal, left-brained, academic, top-down, and prescriptive.

Learning and the Brain

eLearning Brothers

Or are we all just using different terms to promote the need for aligning how our organizations work with how our brains work? However, that doesn’t mean we as instructional designers should ignore organizational psychology. It was a really engaging webinar and helpful for instructional designers looking for more research-based techniques to try. Blog eLearning Featured brain learning neuroscience pyschology

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Brain Rules for Classes

KnowledgeStar

Brain Brain Rules Education elearning instructional design John Medina Learning brain rules presentationsOne of the biggest reasons people like learning online, especially late at night, is that it's a great way to get to sleep. Just joking.

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5 Brain-Based Approaches to Increase Retention

Learningtogo

The success or failure of your learning design depends on what happens in the minutes, days, and weeks after the learning experience is completed. […]. Events Featured LearningToGo Blog Upcoming Events #instructionaldesign brain brain science education elearning forgetting curve instructional design learn Learning Margie Meacham neuroscience training

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Give Your Microlearning Strategy a Makeover

Speaker: Margie Meacham

Microlearning isn’t just a way to design new learning; it can be a way to revitalize existing content too. Join Margie Meacham for a webinar breaking down the neuroscience behind microlearning, and providing a step-by-step method for reviewing and converting existing content.

Brain Matters Featured in New Video

Learningtogo

He’s given me this beautiful gift – a video he made to recommend my book, Brain Matters: How to help anyone learn anything using neuroscience , to his massive audience online. The post Brain Matters Featured in New Video appeared first on Learning To Go. I recently met David Webb , a noted psychology expert.

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Announcing the Brain Matters Coloring Book

Learningtogo

I’m so excited about my new book, The Brain Matters Coloring Book ! They get to express themselves artistically, which can help improve self-confidence and stimulates multiple parts of the brain. More recently, neuroscience has demonstrated that the act of coloring creates more connections between multiple areas of the brain, increasing cognitive function and warding off dementia. The post Announcing the Brain Matters Coloring Book appeared first on Learning To Go.

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3 Brain Tips for Smarter Training

Reflection Software

Our brains are capable of AMAZING things! As instructional designers, knowing a little bit about how our brains work can help us ensure our training sticks and that the knowledge that we are imparting can be successfully applied by our learners.

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eLearning Memories of a Millennial Instructional Designer

Association eLearning

This was years before I became an instructional designer, back when I was a kid. The year we got a single computer in the classroom was really exciting (it was only to be used during our designated play/ free time). Instructional Designer Reflects. That’s where my brain goes when I hear “eLearning,” and I have fond memories of it. The post eLearning Memories of a Millennial Instructional Designer appeared first on Knowledge Direct.

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.

Always Said The Brain Rules!

KnowledgeStar

I always knew that it’s all in my head, that my brain ruled and not my heart. It’s taken years of work in the Neurosciences to get to the point where they are realizing that they hardly know anything at all about the way the brain really works. John Medina, author of Brain Rules, is [.]. Brain Brain Rules Education instructional design John Medina Learning

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The Role Of Color Psychology In Instructional Design

Dan Keckan

Understanding how to use color to design better digital learning is something every Instructional Designer should know. Instructional Design Brain Facts Color In eLearning eLearning Design Tips Instructional Design Tips Visual Design

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In Celebration of Modern Learning Instructional Designers

InSync Training

Today, InSync Training hosts our first-ever Instructional Designer Day celebration. Have components of a blend that captured your attention and engaged your brain? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you need to thank an instructional designer !

Break Out the Crayons – Your Brain Needs to Color!

Learningtogo

They get to express themselves artistically, which can help improve self-confidence and stimulates multiple parts of the brain. More recently, neuroscience has demonstrated that the act of coloring creates more connections between multiple areas of the brain, increasing cognitive function and warding off dementia. Your brain waves change from beta waves , which are highly focused on a decision and/or task, to alpha waves, which are associated with feelings of relaxation.

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Strain the Brain for Better Results

Dashe & Thomson

Instructional Designers often strive to develop training material that is concise and easily digested by the target learners. After all, it’s best if the learner can focus on the learning event rather than on trying to interpret and decipher the meaning… Continue Reading The post Strain the Brain for Better Results appeared first on Social Learning Blog. Learning Style Theory Cognitive Strain CRT elearning instructional design Learning Theory

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Whole Brain Learning To Enhance Your Learning Experiences

Dan Keckan

Whole brain learning is a methodology to combine left brain fact-based paradigms with right brain abstract visual cues to make learning holistic. In this article, I will be sharing some ideas on how to implement whole brain learning in your courses. Instructional Design Brain Facts Instructional Design Tips Instructional Designers Learners Engagement

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How does the brain learn?

Adobe Captivate

How does the brain learn? As instructional designers, we all know how people learn, but do you know the science behind it? How can we use what we know about science to help us engage the brain and improve learning? The brain is constantly restructuring in response to learning and the environment. Every time you learn, your brain uses plasticity to develop new neural pathways. The post How does the brain learn?

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Brain Matters Featured in New Video

Learningtogo

He’s given me this beautiful gift – a video he made to recommend my book, Brain Matters: How to help anyone learn anything using neuroscience, to his massive audience online. Featured LearningToGo Blog #brain #instructionaldesign brain science cognition education elearning instructional design learn Learning learning and development Margie Meacham neuroscience neurosciences Psychology research science training

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Free eBook: eLearning Design And The 'Right' Brain

Dan Keckan

This eBook helps you explore the interactive elements in eLearning, specifically the ones that will appeal to the right brain and help create memorable, sticky learning experiences. eLearning Design and Development Brain Facts eLearning Design Free eLearning eBooks Instructional DesignHow do you make sure that information really sticks to the learner and goes from being a one-off experience to a life lesson?

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Watershed’s BALDDIE Method for Instructional Design

Watershed

In our introduction to this blog series , we promised to unveil a new learning design model, which we’ve designated as BALDDIE. And so, without further ado, we give you the BALDDIE model for instructional design. What's the BALDDIE instructional design model?

4 Lessons from Digital Learning – How Digital Learning is Transforming Our World and Rewiring our Brains

Learningtogo

Just the thought of enjoying my morning coffee was already sending dopamine to my brain’s reward center. The same brain that can be such a remarkable, proactive learning machine can become lazy and passive – particularly if passivity and conformity are rewarded generation after generation. Your brain is constantly predicting future outcomes and evaluating their likelihood. Your brain is like a heat-seeking missile.

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NEW Essentials of Brain-Based Learning (Live online Jan. 10-24)

Learningtogo

If you could understand what was happening in the brains of your target audience, would you be a more effective trainer, designer, consultant, or leader? Thanks to recent advances in neuroscience, learning and talent development professionals now have an opportunity to alter their approaches to change management, leadership development, training, and instructional design.

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Podcast: Margie Meacham Talks Brain-Based Learning, AI, Chatbots and More on #TLDCast (Jan 24, 2018)

Learningtogo

Podcasts AI artificial intelligence brain instructional design Learning machine learning neuroscience scienceEvery weekday like-minded learning professionals join a live chat on current trends, research, challenges and best practice. Just about anything goes in these free-wheeling, collaborative sessions.

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Your Brain Needs a Vacation

Learningtogo

Your brain uses these new sensations to build new neural pathways, and the break from routine stimulates higher, more creative thought while it reduces stress. Here are some books you can get right from the ATD store: The Brain-Friendly Workplace by Erika Garms. This book offers five practical strategies you can implement today to make your workplace more compatible with how our brains work. After months of cold, windy, dreary winter, summer is finally upon us.

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Give the Gift of Brain Health and Learning

Learningtogo

I just finished another session of my brain-aware instructional design workshop and I came to a big realization. As learning professionals, we all see information on the science of learning almost every day and we’re becoming better and better at incorporating this information into our instructional design and training delivery practices.

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Is Your Instructional Design Strategy Right For Your eLearning Project?

Zipboard

Implementing instruction and collaborating with Subject Matters Experts aside, the early stages of planning and designing an effective learning experience are influenced greatly by the Instructional Design strategy employed. adriaticfoto/Shutterstock.com What Instructional Design Strategy Should You Use For Your eLearning Project? The role of the Instructional Designer is one of the most integral ones on an eLearning team.

The Main Responsibility of Every Instructional Designer

InSync Training

Their brains must process a metaphorical mountain of information. Virtually There Instructional DesignVirtually There session recap. Our learners have a lot going on. Work, media, and the responsibilities of day-to-day life bombard them with data. Individuals consciously and subconsciously determine which stuff to pay attention to, and which to ignore. Theoretically, training content focuses on critical information, right?

What is Instructional Design? Our Guide to Everything you Need to Know

Growth Engineering

Instructional design is the art of creating engaging training experiences. Instructional design is the difference between delivering training experiences and hoping your audience will extract the relevant learning from it, and guiding your learners through your content in a clear structure such that they can’t help but glean the information you want them too. What is the ADDIE Framework? What Qualities do Instructional Designers need?

Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner by Jon on January 11, 2011 in Informal Learning , social learning The idea that right brained thinkers will dominate business in the coming century has been gaining momentum since it was first popularized several years ago by Dan Pink in his bestselling book A Whole New Mind.

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Here’s What People are Saying About My Brain-Based Learning Workshop with ATD

Learningtogo

I’ve been privileged to work with the ATD to design and deliver my live virtual workshop series, Essentials of Brain-Based Learning for several years now. Thanks Margie for giving me the tools to enhance the design of my courses.”. The Brain based learning principles and the research Margie shared will help build the case for making significant changes in the way we train.

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5 Instructional Design Principles to Improve Your Course

LearnDash

How to use instructional design to create a more effective learning environment. Instructional design , which is rooted in cognitive and behavioral psychology and influenced by the field of systems engineering, draws from many disciplines with the goal of helping learners grasp material in a way that better matches the way our brains process and organize information. Instructional design says the same about your lesson plan. instructional design