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.

February 27, 2020 | Sponsored

Working Efficiently With SMEs

Subject Matter Experts can be your dream partners, but they can also turn into your worst professional nightmares. But fear not; once you understand who they are and how they think, communication will never be a problem again.
by Sushmitha Kolagani
January 12, 2020

Minimizing Challenges Of Learning From Smaller Screens

Research describes significant constraints for consuming content and performing tasks on a smaller screen, and we must be aware of them when designing mobile information and learning content. Fortunately, research also offers actionable and easy-to-implement tactics for making content on a smaller screen easier to use and understand.
by Patti Shank, PhD
December 14, 2019

Undeniable Advantages For Video In eLearning

The appetite for video is insatiable. The audience varies from young to old and is as diverse as you can imagine. The concern for an Instructional Designer is structuring the content and developing the content in such a way that it is meaningful to the learner.
by Fran Murello
December 11, 2019

Contextual Constraints In Instructional Design

Are you an Instructional Designer? Have you ever played chess? Maybe you hate the game? Many say it is a difficult game so why even try to learn, right? Is it possible to view the challenge as a possibility to learn something new, to advance your skills? What in the world am I talking about? How is the game of chess related to the field of Instructional Design? Take a moment to think about it? Come up with any connections?
by megan weber