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. A = Analysis (analyze the problem/opportunity and its causes).

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eLearning Cyclops: A Priest, A Rabbi and an Instructional Designer.

eLearning Cyclops

A Priest, A Rabbi and an Instructional Designer Are in a Bar and Identify a Training Need: A response to the #LCBQ. Of course stakeholders come to training departments all the time demanding training and we need to look at the problem first as Jay Cross was quick to point out. It is important to note that I am writing from the perspective of an e-learning designer in a corporate training department. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. eLearning Cyclops.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 22, 2007 Half of Companies Blocking Facebook Christy Tucker has been musing on Social Networking as LMS: Problems and Opportunities. One real problem is corporate fear of social networking tools. Im no Facebook super-user and I havent experienced a huge time suck from it, but I suppose its possible. What Is Instructional Design? #2

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.). While parts of ADDIE are helpful, the model on its own lacks efficiency and sustainability. Design. The first is after the design and analysis phase.

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35 More Qualities Of The Ideal Instructional Designer

The eLearning Coach

A few months ago I published a list of the 10 Qualities Of The Ideal Instructional Designer. The comments more or less fell into a few categories: working with SMEs, designing and developing content, love of learning, business savvy and personal attributes.

7 Habits of Highly Effective Instructional Designers

Integrated Learnings

I was thinking about the book the other day, and I also started thinking about how those habits might translate for instructional design specifically. It's about being the source of solutions, rather than waiting for others to solve problems. As instructional designers, we can be proactive by observing business trends and building relationships with our clients. This is what we should do as instructional designers as well. By Shelley A. Gable.

Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an Engineering Background? In fact, instructional designers are wired to think this way.

The Death of the Traditional Web: Implications for Self-Directed Learning

Dashe & Thomson

Within that shrinking slice of online time, Facebook is increasingly the portal for everything. While the “document Web” (as author Ben Elowitz terms the old-style Web) shrank by 9 percent overall, Facebook consumption increased by 69 percent, essentially stealing time from everything else. Search engines, once the gatekeepers to the Web, are giving way to Facebook. Because of the second problem with the document Web: limitless depth.

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Motivating The Instructional Designer

The eLearning Coach

Perhaps it hits you when you’re writing a storyboard to teach a poorly designed and uninspiring software program. But what about motivating instructional designers? When I was studying Instructional Design, a college professor once told the class that we were the learner’s advocates. Instructional Design is a selfless job in many ways, because it’s not about you, it’s about them—the learners. Share this on Facebook.

Paper Cuts

Learnnovators

I’ll also share my problems – and there are plenty of them – so if you can solve any for me I’d be grateful! This may have something to do with the age of my S4, but I recently read that Facebook is getting serious about resolution. Yet I struck more problems. However a more pressing problem was that my photo sphere was rendering in Maps as a photo. I’m late to the party, but finally I’ve gotten my hands onto Google Cardboard.

Jaime Casap – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

The traditional classroom was designed and constructed to keep distractions out, to keep kids focused in the classroom. Or, a kid can be in his dorm room, think up a better way to create a social network of people as opposed to looking people up in a static library and you can create Facebook. Instead, I ask students what problem they want to solve. What problem spins in their head? What problem are they interested in?

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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. The real discovery came when they posed problems for various employees to solve. Learning and development professionals should remember the Weak Ties theory when designing social learning systems.

Why an Instructional Design Degree from Bloomsburg University ROCKS!

Kapp Notes

So, let me describe why getting a graduate degree from Bloomsburg University's Department of Instructional Technology ROCKS and why our ID graduates can easily hold their own against non-degreed folks (and then some). But, in our Advanced ID class students apply that theory to a problem in the field. Every student must go through this process and deliver a WORKING product (not just design it). The mix creates grounded and not arrogant designers.

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. Julie shares how she identifies what is holding her learners back and then formulates a curriculum to address that specific problem. In the case of the individual who smokes, Julie would ask, “Is this a knowledge problem or a habit problem?”

5 Ways to Improve Online Course Completion Rates

LearnDash

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. The solution to this problem is to email students as soon as they begin to disengage with your course. instructional design

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Change Management Strategy: Use Social Media

InfoPro Learning

Social mediums such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Yammer may be used as Knowledge Networks to share information related to change within the organization, as opposed to receiving information through more formal and traditional training methods. It is time to face it, change is inevitable and although it will probably result in a net gain over time, it will create problems for you and your colleagues in the short term. Instructional Design

10 Guidelines to Help Your Learners Find Credible Online Sources

LearnDash

Or in 2005, before Facebook became open to the public? See if they can pick up on problems in a source, and whether they can identify the good from the bad! E-Learning Instructional Design accreditation student support universitiesAssigning your learners a research project for your course? Here’s how to help them find good sources. I feel fortunate to have grown up with the Internet.

You Decide! Interactivity in New Media

Web Courseworks

Part of my presentation pertained to branching scenarios, online simulations in which learners decide how to proceed in problem solving. Learners are engaged with the media that surrounds them, and it wouldn’t hurt instructional designers to take a few tips on how to create engaging content. Luckily for instructional designers, the field seems to be in step with the implementation of branching scenarios in other sorts of media.

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8 Productivity Tips for Online Course Creators

LearnDash

When you come up against a difficult problem in your online course creation process, do you find yourself opening up Facebook or Twitter? entrepreneur instructional designIn the face of distractions sabotaging your concentration, the following tips can help you focus on building the best online course in a timely fashion. Building an online course requires consistent dedication.

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. Instructional designers must take these audience attributes into consideration when designing training modules. Instructional Design Practices for Multiple Generations.

Creative Training Course Titles: Around the Corner vs How a Differential Works

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The video that Dan Roam shared on Facebook was the video from 1937. I will spend the next few posts pondering the instructional design of each video as I see it. And so, I'm hoping you'll join me in a conversation about these 2 videos and the 70+ years of instructional design and corporate eLearning theory between them. Holy moly, they actually incorporated the problem being solved into the title.nice!

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How are you going to “add new value” to your eLearning?

Coffee and Design

For example, take Microsoft, Google, and Facebook to name some small ones. Both Microsoft, Google, and Facebook would not be as successful as they are today if they hadn’t succeeded in both of these. ” Microsoft pays great attention to hiring the “right” people — workers who have a lot of energy and are innovative problem solvers. We have to on one had maintain the value in our programs, degrees, courses, designs, technology, etc.

Need Help with LearnDash? Start Here.

LearnDash

If you don’t have a specific problem to solve but are instead looking for advice or guidance, there’s only so much our support team can do. We spend a lot of time on our blog covering questions related to using LearnDash, instructional design, and selling courses.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Second Second Life Experience

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Online Chat with Charles Reigeluth (Instructional.

Frustratingly Effective Learning

Association eLearning

Maybe they’re having trouble finding or accessing it and the course itself isn’t the problem. Share this on Facebook. I worked on a particular course that had it all: pre-work, an individual practice activity, and then a live event assignment that drew on the earlier pieces. The learners demonstrated the skills they were supposed to be learning and came up with a range of creative solutions to the assignment. It was wonderful!

Putting Members’ Needs First: Working with Subject Matter Experts

Association eLearning

Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) may be from Mars, and Instructional Designers may be from Venus … but at the end of the day, your members are the actual center of the universe! The working relationship between Subject Matter Experts and Instructional Designers (IDs) is often portrayed as antagonistic, challenging, and “like pioneering a new frontier in the universe.” If you are not doing this already, you may have bigger problems. Share this on Facebook.

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

Learningtogo

A few weeks ago, I had a problem to solve and it was something of an emergency. Thought leader and President of the eLearning Guild , David Kelly, would say that I experienced a shift from waiting for someone to solve a problem, to just finding the resources and solving it myself. Our ancestors developed an insatiable curiosity and a knack for solving problems to help them survive a hostile world. Solving Problems is the Essence of Learning.

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Surviving the Millennial Apocalypse: Party Like It’s 1999

eLearning Brothers

Not only are the business problems increasing in complexity, but the new generation has also introduced a new dynamic. As the decade progressed, Google opened the web’s potential and something called Facebook had changed the way this generation interacted. The role of the instructional designer was changing. Developer Resources eLearning Featured Instructional Design Resources Project Management Resources Resources

If the User Experience Annoys, Fix It.

Association eLearning

I’m not talking about customer service, but actual UX design. Good UX design hardly ever gets mentioned because it’s not meant to attract attention. If the course expects the learner to do something, but the learner doesn’t know that, there’s a problem. Share this on Facebook. I had a bad user experience (UX) at a dollar store a while back. I swiped my card into the card reader to pay. A prompt told me to click “Enter,” with an arrow pointing at one of the buttons.

Challenge Your Learners By…

Association eLearning

In this hectic world of on-the-spot access to information, conversations held in 140 characters or less, and instant picture uploads, Instructional Designers are faced with the challenge of designing effective learning that won’t overload learners. To the Instructional Designer, this means figuring out how to get them to care. Curiosity is one of the most treasured assets in an Instructional Designer’s toolkit. Share this on Facebook.

Let Learners Sleep on It

Integrated Learnings

Another example, published in Nature in 2004, suggests that sleep can enhance performance in creative problem solving. in Germany trained subjects how to solve a math problem using a tedious method. Subjects practiced solving problems during the initial training session and again in another session 12 hours later. But there’s a twist: there was actually a much easier way to solve the problem, which the researchers did not teach to the participants. By Shelley A. Gable.

Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Merrill’s First Principles

Integrated Learnings

A post from a couple weeks ago explained that there are instructional design models that offer formulas for assembling training in a way that captures learners’ attention, conveys content, and provides learners with an opportunity to practice and receive feedback on new skills.

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There’s More than Scissors and Glue in Our Common Craft Library!

eLearning Brothers

I recently saw a post on Facebook about how a writer had an amazing story idea before they went to sleep. Rather than wasting time attempting to create engaging, consistent and designer-quality images, eLearning creators can use what’s available in the Common Craft library to build out a visual style that makes their courses stand out from the rest. Her problem quickly becomes your problem: she wants four online training modules in the next two weeks.

Do Learning Styles Matter?

Integrated Learnings

At first, learning styles seemed to be a hot topic because theorists were interested in defining various style typologies and prescribing instructional implications. Many of these folks also point out that we typically design workplace training for large audiences, negating the need to design for specific learning style preferences. However, I do believe that my awareness of the various typologies, and the preferences that exist, helps me design variety into training.

7 Essential Skills & Training Tools For Trainers

TalentLMS

Another effective training skill that’ll keep you organized problem-solving. If you’re able to come up with workarounds without getting caught up in the problem, you’ll be a great trainer! and others aren’t ( looking at you, Facebook! ).

The Future Of Learning Design

The eLearning Coach

If you are intrigued by the future of learning design, you won’t want to miss the second half of this interview with Karl Kapp. Coach: What types of challenges do newer technologies, such as mobile and podcast, present to the instructional designer?