Instructional Design

The concept of Instructional Design. Models, theories, trends, pitfalls, and anything you need to know, written from our Instructional Design experts.

The Myth Of Learning Styles

The Myth Of Learning Styles

Myth: 82% thought that teaching children in their preferred learning style could improve learning outcomes. This approach is commonly justified in terms of brain function, despite educational and scientific evidence demonstrating that the learning-style approach is not helpful (Kratzig & Arbuthnott 2006).” Check The Myth of Learning Styles article and infographic to find more!

5 Ways To Prevent Information Overload In eLearning Courses

5 Ways To Prevent Information Overload In eLearning Courses

Employees deal with large amounts of information every day. They likely check email, social media, and RSS feeds daily, as well as take in everything happening on the job. It’s easy to burn out with so much to take in. Avoiding information overload is helpful in personal life and is also an important consideration in elearning courses.

Memory: Types, Facts, and Myths

Memory: Types, Facts, and Myths

Would you like to know the types of memory? What are the characteristics and operations of short-term and long-term memory? What is working memory? Sure you do if you are involved at the eLearning field! Last but not least, at this post I will present you 7 Memory Mythbusters!

Top 10 Instructional Designer Skills

Top 10 Instructional Designer Skills

All jobs require a certain set of talents and skills, whether natural or acquired. But what skills does an instructional designer need in order to be successful and stand out? Check out the following comprehensive list and bear in mind that it can be expanded depending on the course, its scope and the audience.

3 Reasons Why Failing As Instructional Designers is OK and Encouraged

3 Reasons Why Failing As Instructional Designers is OK and Encouraged

As Instructional Designers, we often want the courses we design to be perfect. Every student must have an equal experience, our faculty members should be able to do everything with the greatest of ease, and our courses should be the envy of every institution in the world! Well, it rarely works out that way, but that’s ok. In fact, I think as Instructional Designers, it is important to create a space where faculty members, students, and even IDs make mistakes and sometimes fail. Here’s why: