If you need to create samples, use this list to jump start your brainstorming. Target your desired audience. If you want a job creating soft skills training, create customer service samples. If you love software training, create that kind of samples.
In this podcast interview, I discuss how I transitioned from teaching to instructional design and provide tips for new IDs.
Is it better to get a graduate certificate or masters degree in instructional design?
The links and resources in this post include tips for using research in designing learning experiences, a method to teach people to read sources critically, and research from outside learning.
“How long will it take to create this elearning?” It’s important to estimate the effort and time required for different tasks.
Several of my posts have been translated to other languages. I’m grateful to these translators who are bringing my content to a wider audience.
How much do instructional designers get paid? This post includes rates and salaries from multiple sources.
SMEs are passionate about their topics, and they often want to include irrelevant information. Why should you focus on what’s important, and how can you convince your SMEs?
In this post, I talk about determining if instructional design is a good “fit” as a career. This is less about the skills and more about the desire; it’s about figuring out if you’d be happy working as an instructional designer.
The links and resources in this post include collections of research, specific research on retrieval practice, an overview of learning theories, H5P’s new branching scenario option, and a widget for changing the colors in the Storyline modern player.