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MAGICademy Podcast: The Art and Science of Scenario Design

Experiencing eLearning

Jiani Wu interviewed me for her new MAGICademy podcast about scenario design. When designing branching scenarios, it’s important to focus on specific behaviors and provide realistic feedback. Upcoming events Building Simulations in Twine: Points, Feedback, and Design. Morning Buzz: Designing and Developing Scenarios.

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5 Tips for Effective eLearning Design and Development

CommLab India

People can design and develop eLearning courses for years yet might not find them to be effective. To ensure you aren’t one of them, here are the 5 tips to help you ensure effective eLearning design and development. Succeed!

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AI Tools, Visual and UI Design: ID Links 2/13/24

Experiencing eLearning

This post includes links to four AI tools, visual and UI design, predictions and trends for L&D in 2024, scenarios and simulations, and Articulate Rise. This was created in Playground and edited in Affinity Designer. AI tools What AI Tools are Instructional Designers Using?

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A guide to designing engaging and effective eLearning courses

simpleshow video maker

The post A guide to designing engaging and effective eLearning courses appeared first on simpleshow. Written by Baidhurya Mani | 29th September 2023 Thanks to technological advancements, anyone can create and publish an eLearning course.

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How to Create Engaging eLearning Through Visual Design

Speaker: Tim Slade, Speaker, Author, Award-Winning Freelance eLearning Designer

The effectiveness of any eLearning course is only as good as its instructional design. But can instructional design alone make an eLearning course engaging and effective? The truth is, good eLearning design is more than just instructional design. February 25th, 2020 12:30 PM PST, 3:30 PM EST, 8:30 PM GMT

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Professional Organizations for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

What professional organizations are useful for instructional designers? This post is part of a series about instructional design careers. The Learning Guild, ATD, TLDC, Training Magazine Network, and LDA all provide both free and paid resources for instructional designers and other learning and development professionals.

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Designing for Learning Impact

Upside Learning

To have measurable impact requires designing solutions to achieve change. Similarly, there are guidelines for designing performance support solutions. Still, cognitive science and design practices give us guidance there, as needed. Together, measurement and design are the tools we need to apply.

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4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers

Download this guide to gain key insights into why so many programs fall short and learn 4 key principles for designing an effective solution. It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies.

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Authentic eLearning Localization: Challenges and Best Practices

Speaker: Chris Paxton McMillin, President of D3 Training Solutions

To avoid awkward (and sometimes disastrous) learning content, instructional designers must use authentic translation in the right context to ensure optimal results. The common challenges instructional designers and other learning professionals come across when implementing localization. For example, even a simple phrase like “got milk?”

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Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

From MacBooks to iPads to iPhones and all things in-between, schools around the globe have found that Apple devices’ ease of use, robust design, and thoughtful creative and educational features are absolutely essential in the classroom. Apple products have been synonymous with education.

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Transform Your Classroom with Apple

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

Apple empowers educators and students by design. Whether using Macs, iPads, or Apple TV, Apple devices encourage creativity and can simplify teaching with apps to make the classroom more flexible, collaborative and personalized for each student.

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The Recruiting Crossword Puzzle

You can solve your recruiting problems using new tools and data specifically designed to help do your job: find top passive talent and fill those open reqs – faster than you thought possible. The good news? Test your recruiter-brain with this crossword puzzle, which reveals the best ways to move forward in your efforts with every answer!

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Choose Your Own Course Sharing Adventure with Content Controller

Speaker: Andy Whitaker, Rustici Software

Every company has unique challenges and different needs when it comes to designing a training content delivery strategy. With Content Controller, you can choose to centralize content internally across your ecosystem or license and distribute content across 3rd-party systems.

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How to Fix the 10 Biggest Mistakes in Gamification

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, The Game Agency (a division of ELB Learning)

According to instructional designers interviewed by The Game Agency, some errors are very common when implementing gamified learning. According to multiple studies, gamification strategies have been proven to increase engagement, improve knowledge retention, and get stellar results, but what if your results just don’t hit the mark?

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Everyone Wins! How Games Can Improve Learning Outcomes Across Multiple Generations

Speaker: Stephen Baer, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Game Agency

More and more instructional designers are asking what games they should use to increase the effectiveness of their training and to engage their target audience. Nearly 70% of American adults play video games. Because games provide a fun, motivational, and risk-free medium to compete, collaborate, and conquer.