Displaying items by tag: Instructional Designers
Sunday, 16 February 2014 18:30
Published in Companies
We design more information-based courses today than we would care to admit. Agreed, these courses can instead be called web pages, cheat sheets, information dumps, knowledge stores, etc. They don’t necessarily have to fall under the ambit of ‘courses’. But whatever we call them, the fact remains that these are designed by learning designers, and we would do well to keep a few good practices in mind before we set upon designing them.
Friday, 14 February 2014 18:15
In this post, I will walk you through the various aspects of scenario-based eLearning, so that you can design eLearning courses which not only keep the learners motivated and engaged, but provide them with the best possible educational experience that effectively enhances their skill sets and/or knowledge base.
Saturday, 01 February 2014 16:02
There is a hidden barrier that prevents people from learning - emotions. Instructional designers that fail to take into account the emotional barriers learners face will find their courses met with resistance. It’s important to account for emotions in the design process.
Monday, 13 January 2014 19:02
Concordia University, EduConsillium, and eLearning Industry invite you to participate at The 1st Global Portrait Of Instructional Designers' And Educational Technologists' Survey.
Sunday, 22 December 2013 17:21
Published in Companies
As an e-learning, m-learning, and ILT vendor-partner working directly with clients and as manager of a team of instructional designers, Catherine Davis actively works on innovative instructional design projects every day. Preparing for the new year ahead, Catherine recaps the instructional design trends and opportunities in 2013 that we’ll continue to see in 2014. While instructional technology, including m-learning and gamification, made headlines, storytelling chops and effective communication skills were just as important.
Friday, 13 December 2013 16:14
Don’t fight the use of mobile devices—embrace mobile learning in your live classroom events and instructor-led training. These five easy tips for instructional designers and classroom facilitators will inspire you to have learners keep their phones out, not put them away! Find out how to increase engagement and participation in your classroom with mobile learning technology.
Wednesday, 13 November 2013 15:26
Several professionals are involved in the instructional design field. However, do you know the full range of what an instructional designer do? A large group of ASU Instructional Designers and Technologists were asked to tell about the work they do!
Monday, 04 November 2013 12:40
Published in Tools
Thanks to Google Summer of Code, The long wait has come to an end. Moodle 2.6 release this month will feature more responsive SCORM packages and new single activity course format. For quite some time Moodle was under pressure from instructional designers to make SCORM module in Moodle more user friendly. The current SCORM player has been updated to YUI13 and new HTML5 SCORM player has been added to the module.
Wednesday, 10 July 2013 15:23
Would you be interested to know how Rapid eLearning Development provides additional value to an eLearning Project? Also, at this post I will explain 3 important reasons to choose Rapid eLearning Development vs Traditional eLearning Development.
Monday, 17 June 2013 17:29
My interest in exploring the potential of mobile apps for performance support took me to the domain of Instructional Design. The objective of the Instructional Design Wizard app is to help instructional designers with just-in-time, just-enough (JIT-JE) knowledge to learn/perform confidently while on the job.