Instructional Design: The Process – Part 2

Origin Learning

In the last article , we discussed ID, ISD and the various models and frameworks associated with both. The article ended with an introduction to ADDIE framework of learning design. ADDIE Framework. Proposed instructional strategies. Design Phase.

The State of Instructional Design

Tom Spiglanin

This is where the discipline of instructional design comes in. ” And that led me to think about instructional design (and L&D as a whole) as it’s often practiced today: practitioners want solutions they can implement.

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When the Learner is the Teacher, Do We Need Instructional Designers?


It’s a new world out there for the Instructional Designer. When designing for mLearning, we need to put ourselves in the shoes of the user who is walking around with a very powerful tablet and/or smart phone. In light of this, a waterfall ADDIE process that cranks out a monolithic elearning courses doesn’t work anymore. Skeptics need look no further than Flash! The goal for ID’s becomes designing an entire learning experience, not just a piece of content.

Why Instructional Designers Should Be Familiar with Flash

Integrated Learnings

by Donna Bryant Why should we instructional designers become familiar with development programs such as Flash? After all, most development is not done by writers or designers--it is usually done by technical developers. Helps you to know what is possible to do with the program so that you are inspired as you write and design content. If you're not able to actually take a Flash class, you can still learn enough from online resources to educate yourself.

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Integrating Game Design Principles into Instructional Design for e-Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Integrating Game Design Principles into Instructional Design for e-Learning. Integrate game structures into instructional designs for standard e-learning content. What design element is most important? What other designs match cognitive needs?

An A-Z Guide to Convert Flash-based Online Courses to HTML5

CommLab India

Flash- an online course development tool that was the uncrowned king of the e-learning world. It seemed that the reign of Flash would never end. Despite its abilities, Adobe Flash suffers a major limitation – incompatibility with most modern mobile platforms.

6 Tips To Convert eLearning Courses From Flash To HTML5

EI Design

The trouble is that most tablets and phones don’t support Flash, which makes Flash-based eLearning content virtually obsolete. In this article, I’ll share 6 tips to help you convert your eLearning course from Flash to HMTL5 to optimize the mobile learning experience of your audience.

Should I Convert or Update My Flash Course?


The verdict is in, and it looks like HTML5 has officially dethroned Flash as development language of choice. Before you perform a straight conversion from Flash to HTML5, a course overhaul might be a consideration. The post Should I Convert or Update My Flash Course?

Best Practices to Migrate Legacy Flash Courses to HTML5 the Right Way

Learning Wire

Besides new online training development, you certainly need to evaluate to migrate some or all of you legacy Flash courses to a format that is compatible with Tablets and Smartphones. Over the years, all of us would have created courses that predominantly used Flash for development.

Online multimedia content in e-learning: Flash vs. HTML5


The best instructional designers know that they have to create their training courses in ways that attract and engage learners, making them pull the information and ultimately beg for more. The last few years had witnessed a strong debate over the two technologies that make possible the embedding of multimedia content files in a web page: Flash and HTML5. Apples, aka Flash. Flash is the best — at least for now — on interactivity and video content production.

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2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

Web Courseworks

Crowd Sourcing Instructional Design: People are doing it for user-testing and SEO, so why not ISD? Mobile learning was once a huge challenge in online learning because our industry was strongly committed to Flash, especially for SCORM packages.

PowerPoint or Prezi: Which is Best for eLearning?

Association eLearning

Here are a few points to consider before making a choice for your association: “Is the eLearning well-designed?”. Regardless of whether you use PPT or Prezi, content and design are key. Both programs are designed as presentation tools, so either one should be able to fill that role.

Instructional Design Orthodoxy


I will be dating myself here, but so much of the orthodoxy in the instructional design process was forged back in the late 80’s and early 90’s when the only Computer-Based Training (CBT) tools were Toolbook for the PC, and Hypercard for the Mac. The idea that you might allow scrolling was to many an Instruction Designer taboo. WBT looked exactly like CBT, but was now HTML/Flash based rather than proprietary formats. Instructional Design

Accidental Instructional Designers #dl09

Learning Visions

If you know me, you’ll know my topic was right up my alley: “Instructional Design: You Do What for a Living?” I asked people to introduce themselves and tell their stories – how they each got into instructional design. Instead it’s about the bells and whistles and flash.

Migration From Flash To HTML5 – Warning: You May Be Losing Money

EI Design

If you are reading this, you have decided to adopt mLearning or mobile learning and are evaluating an efficient way to migrate your legacy Flash content to HTML5. However, there are several issues that you must be aware of as you move forward with migration from Flash to HTML5. How To Make A Successful Migration From Flash To HTML5. I quote these two from my earlier article 8 Tips To Convert Flash To HTML5 That Will Help Your Business.

Templates – To Use or Not to Use?


eLearning eLearning Software Flash Instructional Design mLearning raptivity Templates can be very helpful in providing the structure of online learning activities; however some templates can limit creativity and make presentations become very cookie-cutter and boring. Templates can also allow for the rapid creation of learning activities which enable [.].

Winning Features of an LMS: Diary of an Instructional Designer


It’s the first page from a diary of an instructional designer! If it isn’t the sky in literal sense, it’s the overwhelming choices with differentiated specifications, all for one task: instruction design. Designing and developing a course is a challenging feat.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Many instructional designers ( Christy Tucker , Wendy Wickham ) build their own courses using tools like Captivate. I dont think good instructional design requires a degree.

Are instructional designers doormats?

Making Change

For example, I was once asked to write a super-whiz-bang Flash course on how to use a client’s internal software. Get a random instructional design idea. Instructional design needs analysis performance support strategy

Behind the Scenes of eLearning Troubleshooting

Association eLearning

There are also some issues, like completion marking in an LMS, which will show up in the LMS but are related to the course file. ** Flash vs HTML5 doesn’t always apply, since courses can be created using one or the other. The device type also influences Flash vs HTML5.

Getting To Know ADDIE: Part 4 – Implementation


Downloading and installing the necessary software and/or plugins (Java Virtual Machine, Flash, etc). Keep in mind that implementation is a key stage of the ADDIE process, because it is during this stage the information contained in the course you created is transferred to the target audience.

FOOL-PROOF Formula For Successful Instructional Design


flash animation), and then finally let them try it for themselves. Training designed to be more “free flowing” can still benefit, but certain components may need to be adapted. elearning instructional design

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Describing What You Do: Instructional Design Youre at a playground and you start talking to the mom sitting on the bench next to you. Me: Im an instructional designer. Posted by Cammy Bean at 5:40 AM Labels: instructional design 28comments: Robert Kennedy said. Instructional Designer just sounds too vague/technical.

Getting To Know ADDIE: Part 1 – Analysis


In a nutshell, ADDIE is an acronym where every letter corresponds to. one of the model’s main phases: Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation. The ADDIE methodology was developed in. benefit of ADDIE is that it is cyclical; that is, it enables you to.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts


We see a trend to design and deliver training apps for smaller, mobile devices as a compliment to primary learning activities. Gameful Design — This ranges from gamification to serious learning games. The Internet is overflowing with instructional content and information presentation.

Objections to Stories for Learning

Experiencing eLearning

A fantastic example of this is The Lab from the Office of Research Integrity (Flash required). Image: Graphic Stock Filed under: e-Learning , Instructional Design , Storytelling & Scenarios. “Not everyone can be a storyteller.”

Learning Flash

Tony Karrer

My posts around the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash and my post from a CTO perspective that I Cannot Bet on Flash for new development stirred up quite a bit of response. And that Flash provides things that you can’t do in HTML/JavaScript. However, there are some pretty amazing things you can do without Flash. But then I received a great question via a comment: I am a Masters student enrolled in an Instructional Design course with Walden University.

Multimedia Wars: Flash or HTML5


The current debate between Flash and HTML5 rests largely on multi-media features. If a media and interactivity rich training course is the need of the day then Flash is a comfortable choice today. So Flash wins hands down in terms of available support.

Engaging Minds with Mystery

Allen Interactions

A flash of lighting briefly brightens the room, then all the lights go out. CCAF Instructional Design Employee TrainingI magine – you are at a dimly-lit dinner party with four friends and an eccentric host. In the darkness, you hear a scuffle and a shout. When the lights return, the host is on the floor, not moving. All the guests remain seated in their chairs. Someone outside the room begins knocking frantically at the door….

Top 25 Rapid eLearning Blog Posts

Upside Learning

Are you playing the role of the Subject Matter Expert instead of the Instructional Designer? Hey You Rapid e-Learning Peeps, Slooow Down & Take a Little Drive on ISD Side of Town. How to Create a Visual Design for Your E-Learning Scenario.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Memoirs of an "Instructional Designer"

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, April 26, 2007 Memoirs of an "Instructional Designer" I dont have a masters degree in instructional design or education. My current business card says Im a "Manager of Instructional Design". I have learned everything I "know" about instructional design and teaching by doing. I was a SME turned instructional designer.

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

Be careful with Flash – you may get in real trouble on Apple gadgets. Camtasia Resources Developer Resources eLearning Featured Instructional Design Resources ResourcesCreate engaging educational videos with no hassle or specific training?

eLearning Development Is An Iterative Process

Upside Learning

He opines ISD or ADDIE are flawed waterfall process models that assume each stage output to be complete and perfect –impossible with eLearning. in Flash Based eLearning Development?

Awesome Quotes On The Evolving Nature Of Learning


“ Education is doing exactly what it was designed for…it’s doing great things for an economic model that doesn’t exist anymore. The role of learning designer is more and more becoming one of a “general contractor.” QUOTE. “

eLearning Modules will Die… and 70:20:10 will hold the Smoking Gun


From an instructional perspective, they use knowledge checks, scenarios, branched narratives and gamification. In effect, elearning modules have matured through their heady ‘Flash driven teenage days’ and are in the prime of their life… which makes their inevitable demise even more tragic.

Best Practices to Migrate Legacy Flash Courses to HTML5 the Right Way

Adobe Captivate

Besides new online training development, you certainly need to evaluate to migrate some or all of you legacy Flash courses to a format that is compatible with Tablets and Smartphones. Over the years, all of us would have created courses that predominantly used Flash for development.

The Four Stages of Learning

Association eLearning

They feel prepared but sometimes still rely on flash cards. I recently had an interesting conversation about life and how life lessons occur in stages. We compared it to learning to ride a bike.