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Becoming an Instructional Designer

Becoming an Instructional Designer - What does it take?

In today's consumer-driven economy, few fields of specialization are well defined and clearly remarked. That's because "specialists" today need to continually evolve in order to meet the changing demands of their professions. As they morph their skill sets to fulfill new and emerging customer requirements, the body of knowledge of their professions evolve too. This article is the first in a series about breaking into Instructional Design. Check it out and learn the top Instructional Design competencies needed to become a successful Instructional Designer.

Why Microlearning is HUGE

Why Microlearning Is HUGE And How To Be A Part Of It

Microlearning is a way of teaching and delivering content to learners in small, very specific bursts. The learners are in control of what and when they’re learning.

Why has Microlearning has blown up recently? (Pardon the pun) To answer this question, you have to take a look at who comprises a majority of learners. By 2025, Millennials alone will make up that 75 percent of the workforce. The average attention span of the Millennial generation is 90 seconds.

Completion vs Competition: Which is better for Enterprise Gamification?

Completion vs Competition: Which is better for Enterprise Gamification?

I recently overheard an interesting conversation between two friends that are triathletes. One of them was very excited about an upcoming race: he’s in better shape than last year, he said, he’s hoping to get to one of the top three results for his age bracket. The other friend, who has just begun training a year ago, on doctor’s orders (he was in bad shape before that) said “I’m into completion. Not competition”.

Successful Mobile Training Strategy

8 Steps To Create and Develop an Effective Mobile Training Strategy

While face-to-face instructor-lead training used to be the “norm”, today mobile training has become an increasingly popular method of skill set and knowledge development. Training and development managers are beginning to see the endless potential of mobile training. That is because mobile training not only offers learners the ability to learn on-the-go, but also allows them to gain immediate access to information whenever and wherever they really need it.

Get Off the Gamification Struggle Bus

Get Off the Gamification Struggle Bus

Why are you using learning games? Because they’re fun? Or because they’re effective? It might seem like everyone is into gamification these days; former Vice President Al Gore has even said that “gamification is the new normal.”

SweetRush Gamification Cocoa Trivia

How a Gamification Developer Games Its Employees

As a company offering gamification and games-based learning services, we believe it’s essential that we “walk the talk” and offer new and exciting ways to engage our employees. So, how do you gamify a gamificator? SweetRush’s director of technology, Misha Milshtein, takes you on an in-depth tour of Cocoa Trivia, a gamification experience for employee engagement.