Instructional Design Best Practices

The most thorough collection of Instructional Design Best Practices, presented by our top Instructional Design authors. Important information, tips, trends, new ideas and examples. Click to read our articles.

September 26, 2017

4 Types Of Gamers And Learner Engagement

So, you've invested in a gamified learning platform, your learners have become gamers, and you need to adapt your training approach. Bartle's taxonomy of player types provides a handy way to look at the different motivations that drive engagement on gamified systems.
by Juliette Denny
September 10, 2017

6 Ways Of Capturing eLearning Feedback

Several years ago, I attended a Creative Writing course at a local community college. On day-1, the instructor handed out a stack of documents –the Day’s Outline– and asked us to quickly review them to understand what we were about to learn. What happened next is a classic case of miscommunication and misunderstanding – something that eLearning course creators should learn from and avoid!
by Marina Arshavskiy
September 3, 2017

Educational Technology And Authentic Learning

Educational technology plays a significant role in designing and developing authentic learning. Its role is not only to provide instruction effectively and efficiently but more importantly, to provide students with an experience they otherwise wouldn't have.
by Jeremy O'Toole
August 30, 2017

4 Key Tips To Make Your Learners Think

Learning is a change in behaviour that occurs as a consequence of thinking. We can say we have learned something when we can recall information from our long term memory and respond to new situations differently.
by Houra Amin