Instructional Design FAQ For Beginners

A fundamental step in instructional product development is to select an Instructional Design model and strategy. Before deciding, you must know the distinction. This article answers questions about the difference, the relationship, and the application of models and strategies for Instructional Design. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

6 Top Skills To Look For When Hiring A Learning Designer

If you’re growing your learning production team and are keen on bringing in new Instructional Designers to help shape and create fantastic modern learning experiences, here are 6 vital skills we’d encourage you to look for. You might also want to modernize your job title! This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

9 Questions To Ask At eLearning Project Kickoff

What information do you usually collect during a project kickoff? Is it enough to mitigate potential risks, like adjusting for changes in scope, handling unstable content, or meeting shifting deadlines? Ask these 9 questions at the start of the project to help you identify potential obstacles. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

The Purpose Driven Instructional Designer

Do you often struggle when answering the simple question, "What do you do for a living"? Learn how my child's answer to the question, "What does your mommy do when you're at work" helped change the way I describe my work, and so much more. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Future Traits Of Instructional Design You Should Be Aware Of

With the fourth industrial revolution, change is here to stay. What traits would you consider useful for Instructional Designers in the future? This article explores 6 of them, as well as the underlying engine: curiosity. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

11 Principles Of eLearning: Demystified And Applied

For maximum impact, courses should be strategically designed with a combination of Instructional Design principles. But to effectively apply these principles, you must first have a clear understanding of their influence. Here, we demystify 11 of them. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Using Design Thinking To Create Better Custom eLearning Solutions

Design thinking is a recent phenomenon in the world of eLearning and it is a method that combines empathy, ideation, and problem-solving of complex and undefined problems. In this article, I will discuss how design thinking can be applied to create better eLearning courses. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

L&D Book Recommendations: What Books To Read?

Are you interested in what works in learning, how the brain might function, what the future may bring, and how to design your life to feel more like a game than a bad soap opera? I've read over 100 books. Here's some of my recommendations. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.