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Amanda Costa

Instructional Designer at Obsidian Learning
Instructional Designer with a background in technical writing and editing, international experience (20 years living and working in France), and a strong desire to avoid boring learners to tears.
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December 2, 2019 | Sponsored

5 Ways Microlearning Can Boost Your Corporate Training ROI

In lean times, corporate training is often the first area where budgets are trimmed. Organizations cut down on travel, lodging, and often put the brakes on developing new training. As a learning professional, microlearning is the perfect vehicle to propose to your clients under these circumstances.
April 20, 2016

The Accidental Instructional Designer: Accidents Happen, And Cammy Bean Explains Why That’s OK

Cammy Bean’s 2014 book "The Accidental Instructional Designer" provides a unique perspective of the Instructional Design field: That of individuals who “accidentally” ended up working as learning professionals. It provides both an overview of the field and a wealth of practical tips for Instructional Designers who have come to realize that their accidental job has become a true vocation. Here’s what I got out of this insightful read.