Instructional Design vs. Learning Game Design: What’s the Difference?
APRIL 12, 2017
As the instructional designer, she expects you to create the learning game. You’re already on staff and it’s your job to create training content… so it seems natural that you would have the skills to design a serious game or gamification system as well.
The Incredible Power of Design Thinking in Learning Design
MAY 2, 2015
Design thinking is the new rage these days. Or is it already being followed as part of the learning design process? What is the significance of design thinking in the context of learning design? What benefits does it offer to learning designers?
Learning Design Insights
MARCH 7, 2017
I attended a recent Meetup of the Bay Area Learning Design & Technology, and it led to some insights. I’d chosen to start with 3 or four questions to prompt discussion: What is good learning design? Are you doing good learning design? Slow learning.
INFOGRAPHIC: Design Thinking for Human-Centered Learning
JANUARY 19, 2016
A co-design process to focus on the learner and create human centered learning solutions. Designed by our Guest Blogger, Arun Pradhan. Arun Pradhan has over 17 years’ experience in digital and blended learning.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. learning-doing gap. We puzzled over the learning-doing gap and this led us to define a. hope is relevant in many other situations where there’s a learning- doing gap). their learning and development. transfer what they learn to the job –.
A Brief History of Instructional Design
MAY 26, 2015
Instructional Design has come a long way. From ‘training’, which was merely considered a passive function in an organization, the emphasis has now shifted towards making learning and talent development an integral part of corporate culture. The Conditionsof Learning – 1965.
The Power of “Test Then Tell” in e-Learning Design
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
One of the most powerful design ideas for creating good e-learning also seems to be the one that designers find hardest to accept and adopt. It is the “test then tell” approach at the heart of learner-centered design.
Instructional Design: The Process – 1
OCTOBER 18, 2016
There have been all types of blend in learning, using all possible avenues from brick-and-mortar classrooms, virtual classrooms, eLearning, digital tutorials, videos, to xAPI tracking all forms of social or informal learning. Introduction to Instructional Design. Learning Styles.
MAY 10, 2017
Earlier, I wrote about designing microlearning, but what I was really talking about was the design of spaced learning. So how should you design the type of microlearning I really feel is valuable? To set the stage, here’re we’re talking about layering learning on performance in a context. The design process, then, would be to identify the model guiding the performance (e.g. The post Designing Microlearning appeared first on Learnlets.
4 Smart Ways to Create mLearning
This high-energy session looks at four smart approaches for creating effective mobile learning. We drill down on important aspects of successful mobile learning authoring, including responsive design, device orientation, use of video, and delivering and tracking mobile learning.
Thoughts on Learning Design Strategy
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
At the DevLearn conference, I ran a Morning Buzz on Learning Design Strategy. I started with a set of questions to address, so I’ll go through their comments in roughly that order (though we didn’t exactly follow this structure): What is learning design strategy?
10 Mobile Learning Terms that Every Instructional Designer Should Know
APRIL 27, 2016
Are you looking for a quick reference guide that can help you brush up on your mobile learning vocabulary before your next Learning and Design meeting? Mobile Learning Christopher PappasBy Guest Blogger Christopher Pappas / @cpappas.
JUNE 30, 2016
Instructional Design Gamification Edmond Manning Learning GamesBy Edm ond Manning , Senior Instructional Strategist. I want you to read every line of this blog post, so here’s what I’m going to do. I will give you 50 points, and you can use those points to buy an avatar and accessories.
Instructional Design is Not Dead!
MARCH 23, 2017
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 !
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
Learning Insights 2017 1 Learning Insights 2017 Progress with purpose Learning Insights 2017 2 “WE’RE LOOKING TO CLOSE THE. GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND. learning to. LEARNING ON PEOPLE –. curation Page 26 Contents L&D “THE FUTURE OF LEARNING IS ON.
3 Key e-Learning Design Steps From Pixar's Design Story
JANUARY 7, 2016
I had the pleasure to spend some time earlier this month in the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City. It is great to be reminded of the design aspect of instructional design. By Ethan Edwards , Chief Instructional Strategist / @ethanedwards.
DESIGN THINKING FOR LEARNING INNOVATION – A PRACTICAL GUIDE
MAY 14, 2017
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The Ethics of Instructional Design
APRIL 27, 2017
With so many fascinating topics in our world of learning design (mobile learning! Instructional Design Instructional Design EthicsBy Edm ond Manning , Senior Instructional Strategist. MOOCs! Gamification!)
8 eLearning Design Ideas for Graphic Designers
JANUARY 23, 2015
Now that you’re somewhat rested, your place is neat, tidy and set up to your own standards of design, lets forget about the past and dive into the present/future of design and clean up with these eight design tips. Use Contrast in Your eLearning Design.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
Conduct Behavioral Interviews” and “Design Great Training.” designer Cathy Moore. Teams who learn. take the same training at the same time also benefit from the social nature of this learning. What are some signs that it’s a good time for individual or team learning?
Best Practices for Blended Learning Design
AUGUST 28, 2015
Association educational leaders who are responsible for developing adult learning programs often struggle with defining what makes for a quality educational program, especially one that relies heavily on technology. Key Ingredients of Blended Learning Program Design.
Design for Non-Designers – Contrast
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MARCH 3, 2016
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22 Free e-Learning and Graphic Design Resources
JUNE 20, 2014
Below is a collection of design resources that I have personally found useful as an e-Learning, web, and graphic designer. Learning Design elearning instructional design resource Everyone loves a freebie.
Why Visual Design IS NOT Graphic Design
OCTOBER 13, 2016
The second webinar in the series, “Crash Course in Visual Design,” is meant for anyone who would be designing an eLearning course. However, there will be a definite emphasis on visual design from an instructional designer’s viewpoint. Visual Design Principles.
Is eLearning Dead? Is Instructional Design Dying with It?
JANUARY 31, 2017
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. In fact, in my blog post Games, Gamification & Learning in China I observed. Is the Learning Industry Dead?
The State of Instructional Design
MARCH 4, 2015
The conversation erupted on social media, as it has before, about the state of affairs in the field of Learning and Development, or L&D. Shannon Tipton added, “We want to make this whole learning thing so difficult but it’s not.”
3 Instructional Design Theories
APRIL 3, 2017
Instructional design is a growing field given the amount of online courses we are seeing today. Instructional designers are tasked with finding the best way to teach new information to a target audience. Many people are familiar with the ADDIE method of course design.
Learning Experience Design: A Better Title Than Instructional Design?
JUNE 30, 2015
How many times have you told people, “I’m an instructional designer,” only to be met with a blank stare? Last month, Connie Malamed proposed a new name for the field of instructional design : Learning Experience Design or LX Design.
Modern Design: Clean and Simple
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
DECEMBER 22, 2015
by Jennie Ruby Right now design is all the rage. Companies are promoting designers to the CEO level (design-e-o's?), incorporating design at the highest levels, prioritizing design, paying designers the big bucks, and generally going on a design spree. If creating easy-to-use, intuitive products is by design, then by all means give me more design. In the meantime, what are your thoughts on design?
INFOGRAPHIC: DESIGN THINKING FOR HUMAN-CENTERED LEARNING
JANUARY 20, 2016
The post INFOGRAPHIC: DESIGN THINKING FOR HUMAN-CENTERED LEARNING appeared first on Learnnovators. Blended Learning Custom E-Learning Infographics Arun Pradhan Design Thinking Human-Centered Learning Infographic Learning Learnnovators
Designing Your Personal Learning Path: A Blended Learning Approach
JANUARY 6, 2017
When we talk about the modern learning experience it’s important to rem ember that we are all modern learners. It’s easy to lose sight of that fact when we spend our days designing learning experiences for others. Blended learning Social Learning 50 Modern Blended Learning Blog
Instructional Design Post-SCORM
JANUARY 10, 2017
Kicking off the 2017 eLearning Thought Leaders Series will be Megan Torrance from TorranceLearning on, “xAPI for Instructional Designers.” Torrance is Chief Energy Officer at TorranceLearning, an eLearning Brothers Company, where they specialize in custom learning design and development.
Designing Learning Like Professionals
AUGUST 12, 2015
I’m increasingly realizing that the ways we design and develop content are part of the reason why we’re not getting the respect we deserve. We need to start combining experience design with learning engineering to really start delivering solutions. To truly design learning, we need to understand learning science. For instance, there’re sound cognitive reasons why information dump and knowledge test won’t lead to learning.
Let’s get rid of the instructional designers!
AUGUST 12, 2014
That’s the view of some user-oriented design proponents. Whereas that post explored the role of the learner in the content development process, how about their role in the broader instructional design process? Instead of just using the system, they are involved in its design.
Top 10 Competencies of a Gamified Learning Designer
MARCH 9, 2014
It is exciting to be part of the learning revolution happening all around us, with new learning paradigms and technologies emerging almost on a daily basis. Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt with most of these changes.
6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design
MARCH 4, 2015
So what does this have to do with Learning Design? The answer is simple, we live in a multi-device, multi-screen world and we need to embrace it and design learning with this reality in mind! ’ to ‘ how should I design Mobile Learning ?’
Top 5 Performance Support Apps for Learning Designers
MARCH 29, 2014
THE QUOTE: “ Instructional Design is complex and overlaps with many fields. That’s why Instructional Design Guru defines terms from Instructional Design, Cognitive Psychology, Social Media, Multimedia, Technology and Law. The Instructional Design Guru is available for $2.99
7 Orienteering Tips for Instructional Designers
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
As a Learning Experience Designer , my job requires that I navigate a complex landscape. As learning experience designers , we often work under compressed timelines and have to rely solely on our instincts and defined learning objectives to guide us toward a successful project outcomes.
Design Thinking and ELearning
AUGUST 10, 2015
Instructional designers are tasked with more than creating an elearning course. Because of this requirement instructional designers think about course content differently than most. They engage in design thinking. instructional design