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.

December 11, 2019

How To Convert Instructor-Led Training To Digital Learning

The corporate training/Learning and Development (L&D) industry is going digital, with corporate organizations using learning strategies such as gamification, mobile learning, microlearning, and video-based learning to develop skills and knowledge in their employees. Although this is a necessity for them, as digital learning technology is advancing rapidly and is being adopted by global organizations as the standard for Learning and Development, there is still something to be said about Instructor-Led Training.
by Debadrita Sengupta
November 20, 2019

eBook Release: Instructional Design 101

Choosing the best Instructional Design strategy for designing and developing an astounding online training course that benefits your organization is not an easy task. In this article, I'll discuss how and why mastering Instructional Design can lead to very effective online training courses.
by Christopher Pappas
November 17, 2019

Challenges And Benefits Of Delivering Content On Smaller Screens

Those who design mobile learning must understand the typical constraints for consuming content and performing tasks on a smaller screen, including screen size, interruptions, connectivity loss, split attention, higher interaction cost, and increased cognitive load. Despite these constraints, many of which you can reduce with good design, there are also major benefits. These benefits, however, are likely not to be what most organizations are currently doing or planning on doing.
by Patti Shank, PhD
October 5, 2019

Using Podcasts As Inspiration

While podcasts are great for your daily commute, they can also be used as inspiration for great Instructional Design. This article will dissect a successful podcast as we look for those elements that keep listeners (learners) coming back for more.
by Andrew McCallister