Instructional Design Survival Tips

Association eLearning

A while back, my colleague Mary and I were asked to give some “real world” instructional design survival tips. Mary’s tips incorporate aspects of project management (which often goes hand-in-hand with instructional design), while mine are focused on the design and production side.

Tips for designing serious games in learning

Origin Learning

There is a reason why people give up on learning more quickly than they would on a good game. This is because, simply put, games are fun. This is why games are used as an important study aid in learning. Otherwise known as Gamification , it is the use of gameplay mechanics for non-game applications.

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Tips for Faster, Easier, Better eLearning Design

Allen Interactions

eLearning Design TipsBy Michael Allen , Chairman & CEO, Allen Interactions. Instructional design determines the effectiveness of training.

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9.5 Essential eLearning Development Tips

eLearning Brothers

In this blog post, I mention nine and half eLearning development tips that could save you time, money, and help your eLearning to be more awesome than it already is. So if you are am elearning developer or instructional designer, these tips are going to awesome. #1.

10 hot tips for moocers

E-Learning Provocateur

If you trust me, you may find the following tips useful as you embark on your own mooc voyage… Before doing anything, ask yourself three fundamental questions. Now that I have participated in a mooc, I am naturally qualified to dispense expert advice about them.

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Blended Learning Success Tips

LearnDash

If you haven’t yet implemented blended learning at your organization, then you will find these tips just as useful as it will help towards the success of the program at the time of the initial launch. Tip #1: Implement Variety. Tip #2: Mentor. Tip #3: Various Media.

9 Tips To Maximize Employee Involvement In Online Training Development

G-Cube

For example, an experienced sales employee can offer tips and advice to their fellow staff members. Use these 9 tips to maximize employee involvement in online training development and improve the effectiveness of your online training strategy.

6 Quick Voice-Over Tips

eLearning Brothers

If you have any other voice over tips for eLearning , please share in the comments section below! The post 6 Quick Voice-Over Tips appeared first on eLearning Brothers. eLearning Featured tips tips and tricks voice over voiceover

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Management Tips from Pixar Animation

Web Courseworks

Fear not, most of the real people management tips come from Ed Catmull and not Steve. The post Management Tips from Pixar Animation appeared first on Web Courseworks. Disney/Pixar Animation post upon Steve Jobs passing.

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

Check out 7 tips for creating video lectures on how to put together text, visuals and audio for the ultimate video lecturing experience. Audio tips. Now, back to general tech tips. I hope you’ll find the tips useful.

Tip of the Week: Media Tool Box

Raptivity

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3 Tips on Writing for Animation

Allen Interactions

By Joslyn Schmitt, Associate Media Artist. Joslyn Schmitt e-Learning Animation

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7 Tips to Make Your Compliance Online Training Courses Mobile

Allen Interactions

In this article, I'll share 7 tips to help you turn your compliance online training or certification programs into mobile-friendly online training experiences. By Guest Blogger Christopher Pappas / @cpappas.

Tip of the Week: Get a faster resolution to your support query

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Tip of the Week: Positioning Image/Text

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7 Orienteering Tips for Instructional Designers

InSync Training

As a Learning Experience Designer , my job requires that I navigate a complex landscape. Each new project that I work on involves different parameters, sends me down unique pathways, and sets up obstacles along the way.

6 Responsive eLearning Design Tips for Adobe Captivate 8

eLearning Brothers

Here are six responsive eLearning design tips: #1 Define and Set Your Three Breakpoints. Here is a fun tip. They make awesome tips that are important with respect to creating responsive eLearning content.

Voice Over Scripts: Writing Style Tips

Experiencing eLearning

This is the first in a series of posts where I’ll share Jill’s insights along with my own tips and examples. The most important tip for improving your scripts. The Single Most Important Tip. Photo Credit: Cameraman Phil via Compfight cc.

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Now What? 6 After Conference Tips

Learning Rebels

Therefore, here are 6 Rebel tips for after conference follow-up: (Be sure to list your success tips in the comment section below). Share your tips in the comment section below. 6 After Conference Tips appeared first on Learning Rebels.

Tip of the Week: Add Life to your Interactions with Characters

Raptivity

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15 E-learning Tips to Design Effective E-learning Courses

CommLab India

In this post, there are 15 tips from industry experts that will help designers create better engaging and effective result oriented e-courses. Tip 1: Consider the learners’ knowledge level. Tip 2: Be watchful of slide elements. Tip 3: Visualize content clearly.

Agile tips that will improve your eLearning development

Challenge to Learn

This post contains some simple tips that you can apply to eLearning development. Making sure you have a client is tip 1. Here are the agile tips that will help you to do just that. Even if you decide not to use my other tips, do this. I love agile development.

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4 Tips on Designing Training for Your Leadership Team

Upside Learning

eLearning Leadership Training Tips Tips on Designing Training for Leadership Team“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” ” – John F. Kennedy. Every organisation has a hierarchical system, with different levels that perform different job functions. The top level typically consists of two groups – the leaders in the making and the leaders/the leadership team.

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Typography Tips for ELearning

LearnDash

Luckily, the kind folks at SHIFT ELearning have created a nice infographic that details 7 design tips for elearning typography (below). Since this is an area where little time is spent, even employing a few of these tips will go a long way in optimizing your courses for your target audience.

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Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning mLearning Mobile Learning Technology Mobile Learning TipsFind a problem with learning or performance first , think about learning next, and mobile learning last. This is somewhat analogous to “If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.”

Tip of the Week: Add media assets to your interactions using the Media Toolbox

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5 Content Troubleshooting Tips for Instructional Designers

eLearning Brothers

Take a tip from Brother Dan Frazee, as I recently did: go to a site like Thinkstock.com and enter in “infographic” for the search. Pop-ups or clickable tips allow you to embed key content on the page, but not have it taking up the whole page.

5 Quick Tips Using Cutout People Images

eLearning Brothers

When using cutout people images, I’ve found there are five quick and handy tips you can use in your eLearning projects. Now, here are my five quick tips. 5 Quick Tips Using Cutout People Images. Infographic] 5 Quick Tips For Using Cutout People Images.

3 eLearning Tips You’ve Forgot Since Kindergarten

eLearning Brothers

With eLearning tips, I’m often impressed by how much each of us knows something without actually knowing that we know it. eLearning Tips for the Training World. The post 3 eLearning Tips You’ve Forgot Since Kindergarten appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

Book Writing Tips

Kapp Notes

These are the tips I use in my creative process. Recently a number of great folks I know in the L&D field have indicated they are working on a book. Writing a book is a great experience. Writing helps me clarify thoughts, focus my ideas and explore content.

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4 Tips for Improved Video in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Here are some tips to keep in mind for your next video course. What are your best tips for making stellar videos? The post 4 Tips for Improved Video in eLearning appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

Engagement Tips from Learning Solutions Thought Leaders

eLearning Brothers

The post Engagement Tips from Learning Solutions Thought Leaders appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Our friends at the eLearning Guild are dedicated to building a strong and well-informed community of eLearning professionals.

Top Instructional Design Tips

Rapid eLearning

At a recent workshop I was asked to put together a post with some of my top instructional design tips. Of course, over the past 8 years most of the posts are littered with various tips related to instructional design. Instructional Design Tips. These tips will help.

Top 21 Tips For Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

The eLearningGuild recently released a great resource “158 Tips on mLearning: From Planning to Implementation” Very interestingly, in the introduction Chris Benz says – the big question last year was “Should we do mLearning?” Mobile Learning Mobile Learning Tips The eLearningGuild