Instructional Design

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

Engaging ELearners Through Questioning Techniques

Engaging eLearners Through Questioning Techniques

Questioning learners has always been a very effective tool in the arsenal of instructors. In an eLearning context however, because of the physical separation of teachers and learners, the use of questioning techniques attains even more relevance. What course developers and instructors can’t assess through visual observation and in-person interactions, they must accomplish through innovative questioning techniques.

5 Reasons Outcome-Based Learning Outweighs Design-First Learning

5 Reasons Outcome-Based Learning Outweighs Design-First Learning

Every successful journey starts with carefully plotting the eLearning course and knowing the destination. The same rule applies to personal and professional development. In this article, I'll share the top 5 reasons why outcome-based learning is better than design-first learning and 3 tips on how to successfully develop an outcome-based learning strategy.

LBC Canvas Instructional Design Thinking Framework

LBC Canvas Instructional Design Thinking Framework

Using Design Thinking methods in Instructional Design becomes more and more popular. Recently we published one of our Instructional Designing Thinking tools (Learning Battle Cards Canvas) on the Creative Commons license to let you self-print it and use it at your own discretion.

The Learning Theory Of Cognitive Development In eLearning

The Learning Theory Of Cognitive Development In eLearning

There has been an ongoing debate amongst educators about the role of memory versus intelligence in fostering effective learning. It has long been held that learners are more successful in retaining new content if they consciously think about what’s being taught, as opposed to simply memorizing what they see on the slides or on a computer screen.

How To Choose The Right Instructional Design Software 101 For You

Choosing An Instructional Design Software 101

In the absence of an experienced Instructional Designer, Instructional Design software or rapid authoring tools are making it easier for companies to develop rich and interactive courses nonetheless. Looking for Instructional Design software tools? Use our guide to popular course authoring software.