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ADDIE isn't dead; how can it be?

Integrated Learnings

There has been a lot of discussion, and an infamous article or two, in our field about the death of the ADDIE model. As a reminder, ADDIE stands for Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate. And if the attacks are based on the long timelines typically associated with ADDIE, then they make some valid points. And models such as ADDIE help us do so. ADDIE is the basic backbone of our processes. Design. So what are your views on ADDIE?

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Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

Though a variety of models guide our instructional design work, I’d argue that ADDIE functions as the basic backbone of the process. Just about every model, trend, and best practice in the field supports one of the phases of ADDIE. So with this in mind, it seems appropriate to take a look at the articles posted to this blog over the past year and organize them according to how they jive with ADDIE. D = Design (design the solution, create a blueprint).

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Adapting ADDIE into a Quicker and Sustainable Process

Trivantis

In recent and ongoing arguments in the eLearning industry, the question “Are models like ADDIE still up to the challenges of modern day development?” ADDIE is an instructional design model that stands for Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation.).

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ADDIE isn't Dead; it's just more Agile

Integrated Learnings

Readers of this blog know that I've been a big defender of ADDIE ( Adapting 20th Century Training Models for the Future , ADDIE isn't Dead, how can it be? , As a reminder, ADDIE stands for Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate. No ADDIE isn't dead.

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Effective Training Visuals—Directing the Eyes

OpenSesame

This is the second in a series of blog posts intended to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering the effectiveness of the visuals they include. The last method for directing the viewer’s eyes—and their attention—is to use visual clues.

Effective Training Visuals—Organizing for Perception

OpenSesame

A great resource for learning how visuals can make training more effective is the book Visual Language for Designers: Principles for Creating Graphics that People Understand by Connie Malamed. Jeff Dalto is an Instructional Designer and Trainer at Convergence Training.

How to Build High Impact Courses that Get Lasting Results with Instructional Designer Julie Dirksen

LifterLMS

Learn how to build high impact courses that get lasting results with instructional designer Julie Dirksen in this LMScast episode with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Julie is the author of the book Design For How People Learn. She’s the author of Design for How People Learn.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Strategies?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, March 14, 2008 Instructional Strategies? What instructional strategies do you use to make your content more memorable and engaging? What Is Instructional Design? #2

5 Ways to Improve Online Course Completion Rates

LearnDash

Still, there are some tried and tested methods you can use to improve completion rates for all your online courses. If you do not want to host your own forum, a Facebook Group can be very effective. When your students join a course Facebook Group, posts from the group will appear in their Facebook News Feeds. Students can continue to be members of the course Facebook Group even after they complete the course. instructional design

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How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. They found that the employees near the edge of a cluster were more effective at problem-solving than those in the middle of a cluster.

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

These people hold the secret to effective networking – it’s not all about you ; it’s about all of you.

Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training

CourseArc

This assimilation of many generations — and many perspectives — under a single roof can often pose organizational, managerial, and instructional challenges. However, prior to designing your strategy, it is important to recognize the specific nature of the challenges that lie ahead.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

This same effect is seen in ant colonies and bee hives, as noted in another fascinating article I found in a post by Gisela Jonsson, titled “ Ants are stupid, ant colonies are smart.”

Education Balancing Act: Asynchronous, Synchronous, and Blended Learning

Association eLearning

The use of different delivery methods and learning strategies helps maintain engagement. Can take more time to plan and execute effectively. Share this on Facebook. What do you think of when you hear the term eLearning?

7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know

Association eLearning

We all have a boss and even our best ideas require an explanation, so before you get an LMS, start designing courses, and tracking learner progress, you’ll need to get his or her approval. How about an instructional designer? Share this on Facebook.

If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of.

Dashe & Thomson

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If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of Us

Dashe & Thomson

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Top 4 Things You Can Learn from Buzzfeed (and #2 will blow your mind!)

Association eLearning

While many may feel that these kinds of sites are heralding the end of intellectualism, no one can deny they’re effective for driving traffic. So, without further ado, here are four ways BuzzFeed dominates their industry and how you can use their methods to dominate yours.

Creative: You Asked For It, But Now It’s Terrifying

Association eLearning

The alternate course could be incredibly effective and engaging, but if you’re not expecting it it’ll probably come as quite a shock. Trying something new can be stressful, but there are ways to try new eLearning methods that make the experience easier. Share this on Facebook.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name. I am a huge believer of the practice because I have experienced the effect first hand.

Education Programs Prepared With Purpose

Association eLearning

It’s easy to say, “Let’s match the training methods to the knowledge and skills we want our members to gain.” They make sense of instructions and can visualize how to follow them. That way they’ll be able to follow instructions on how to use it. Share this on Facebook.

5 Ways to Tell Stories in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

So once we’ve assembled an instructional story, how can we include it within an eLearning lesson? They’re a relatively quick read, an effective method for displaying dialog, and visually engaging. If the rest of an eLearning lesson follows a standard, templated look, using fun images can contribute to the story’s attention-grabbing effect. not including dialog), then a timeline format may be an effective way to communicate a sequence of events and consequences.

Using Video in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

Video, when used properly, can be a very effective tool in supporting the learning process, whether as a part of an eLearning course or as standalone videos delivered via mobile devices. For mLearning delivery via mobile devices, video is a very effective way to deliver a quick message as a standalone delivery, and I’ve found it works best when kept to 5-10 minutes for each clip. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed.

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Gamification in ACTION

Learnnovators

Gamification increases participation in online communities, with an average of 13 percent more comments, 22 percent more sharing on Twitter and Facebook and 68 percent more content discovery.” – Gigya Survey.

6 Techniques that Stimulate Recall in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

If you’re familiar with Gagne’s nine events of instruction , you know that one of the early steps in the instructional design model involves stimulating recall of learners’ prior knowledge. While these are all potentially effective methods for stimulating recall or prior knowledge (depending on your audience, the content, etc.), You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Shelley A. Gable.

Designing eLearning for Schema Theory

Integrated Learnings

If you’ve attended this type of workshop, or if you’ve seen an interview with someone who has a remarkable knack for recalling seemingly random items, you may already know the method. Regardless of which instructional design model is your favorite – Gagne’s nine events of instruction , Merrill’s first principles , or something else – stimulating recall is likely an important component of it. Has schema theory helped inform the way you design eLearning?

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Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

by Jolene on March 11, 2011 in Gaming Theory , Instructional Design , Training Development , eLearning Over the last year or so, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to incorporate games into eLearning instructional design projects.

How to Create a Better Blended Learning Experience on Mobile

LearnDash

How can mobile learning make blended classrooms more effective? Problems aside, the educators who are able to effectively combine mobile learning and blended learning will have set themselves up for a successful learning program.

Learning from others through Enterprise Social Networks (ESN)

Matrix

Sometimes the assessments done prior to designing the programs are not thorough enough, other times managers prove to be somewhat oblivious to the real learning gaps within their teams and ask for modules that don’t necessarily fit. Instructional Designers

My Favorite Things: Tools and Tips to Facilitate Content.

Dashe & Thomson

Gliffy is an online flow charting tool that provides a cost effective way to create and publish high-quality flow charts and diagrams. As VP, Instructional Design Services for Dashe & Thomson, Inc.

My Favorite Things: Tools and Tips to Facilitate Content Development

Dashe & Thomson

Gliffy is an online flow charting tool that provides a cost effective way to create and publish high-quality flow charts and diagrams. As VP, Instructional Design Services for Dashe & Thomson, Inc.

Ruth Clark: eLearning and the Science of Instruction: A 10 Year Retrospection

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from December 13, 2011: eLearning Guild Thought Leaders Webinar Ruth Clark and Richard Mayer’s book e-Learning and the Science of Instruction: Proven Guidelines for Consumers and Designers of Multimedia Learning – now in its 3rd edition. Smart phone…search functions…facebook/web 2.0…gaming…the extrinsic – extraneous load put onto learner by poor design. Some instructional methods for beginning learners may degrade learning for experts.

Applying Usability Techniques to eLearning Documents

Integrated Learnings

If you have ever designed online support documents that are used for quick online reinforcement learning, you know that not only do the documents need to contain the right information, but they must also be usable online. Usability, in practice, answers a very basic design question—does it work? What usability techniques could improve the effectiveness of online support documents? Do they need information or direct instructions? By Donna Bryant.

The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

While a learning management system is one of the most important eLearning tools you need to have, there are many nifty online apps, programs and systems designed to make your eLearning experience simpler. It’s easy to use, and excellent for your speedy design needs.