Creating Better Content with Lessons Learned from Brain Research

CourseArc

from Brain Research. The brain is arguably one of the most complex organs of the body, and one we still do not fully understand. Understanding the brain helps us understand learning. Not all brains work in the same way. Creating Better Content with Lessons Learned.

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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. 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.

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Instructional Designers: The Heart And Brain Of eLearning

Dan Keckan

Instructional Design eLearning Course Creation Instructional Designer Instructional DesignersA skilled workforce lays the foundation of any successful organization. In today’s competitive world, any lack of skill could result in elimination from the market.

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Neuroscience And Instructional Design

Dan Keckan

eLearning Basics Brain Facts eLearning Environment Instructional Design Tips Learner EngagementThese neuroscience fundamentals give you the opportunity to create personalized eLearning courses that motivate, inspire, and engage your online learners.

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)!

BOGEYMEN OF INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN

Learnnovators

I’ve been an Instructional Designer for many years now. After all, design lives in the space where there is no formulaic answer. And Instructional Designers work with the unknown and the unfamiliar on a daily basis.

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.

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.

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.

How BRAIN-SCIENCE and a Psychologically Safe Environment Transforms Virtual Learning

InSync Training

In the past few years, the term “brain-science” has been used to introduce some new and improved approaches to instructional design and delivery In many instructional deliveries, experienced facilitators will strive to set up some ground rules for interaction during the session.

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.

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.

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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Announcing the Brain Matters Coloring Book

Learningtogo

Events Featured LearningToGo Blog Publications Upcoming Events adult coloring book brain brain science color coloring book education instructional design Learning neuroscienceWhat color is your learning? Get the book and explore for yourself!

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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 !

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.

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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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.

Engagement And Motivation: Brain-based Learning And Other "Silver Bullets"

Dan Keckan

Games, gamification, humor, animation, and brain-based learning. Instructional Design Corporate Learning And Development Learner Engagement Learning Motivation Online Learners RetentionThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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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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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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?

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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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 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?

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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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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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?

Is eLearning Dead? Is Instructional Design Dying with It?

Kapp Notes

So let’s dig into the report because it’s not quite a death spiral and the need for good instructional design is bigger than ever. Instruction is delivered in one of three methods. Cognitive Learning products include: cognitive assessments, intelligent tutors, mobile brain training edugames, brain fitness games and applications. Instructional Design Skills Still Needed. Instructional Design Strategies For Virtual Reality Learning.

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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Cognitive Load Theory: The Key to Smarter Instructional Design

Origin Learning

While solving problems or trying to ‘learn’ new information, the brain copes up in certain ways, which have been studied and theorized by Sweller. ‘Cognitive’ means mental and ‘load’ means burden, so this theory basically studies the mental load that the human brain faces when learning happens. This is the load which is inherently a part of learning, because learning by default places some form of load on the brain. What is cognitive load theory (CLT)?

7 Common Instructional Design Mistakes in E-Learning

Capytech

7 Common Instructional Design Mistakes in E-Learning. Even training courses that have excellent content can miss the mark because of one of the most important parts of e-learning development – instructional design. The design of links and buttons is also important.

Road Trip Lessons: Instructional Design Elements for Better Learning

Scissortail's Learning Nest

Naturally, my nerd brain couldn’t help noticing the instructional design elements behind each tour that affected the quality of the learning experience. The Difference Instructional Design Makes. Instructional Design Elements. Instructional Design

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.

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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