My experience designing curriculum for a high school music appreciation pilot course helped me eventually become an instructional designer.
Microlearning: Short and Sweet by Karl Kapp and Robyn Defelice provides an overview of microlearning strategy, supported by research, from start to finish.
Clark Quinn’s book Millennials, Goldfish & Other Training Misconceptions helps you debunk learning myths, superstitions, and misconceptions with research.
A prospective client called asking to convert some training to online. This is our (fictionalized) conversation about using a scenario-based approach to the course.
This Storyline interaction simulates a series of text messages where you choose from three response options. Each response is assigned a score, which determines the final feedback message.
The links and resources in this post include branching scenarios, learner engagement, summaries of learning research, and good news for job seekers.
People deserve to be paid for their time and effort. However, in some limited circumstances, creating free elearning samples make sense.
Use this time tracking template to record how long you spend on each instructional design task. This improves future time estimates and invoicing.
Review the pros and cons of the Articulate Rise scenario block. It’s quick and easy to build branching scenarios, but has limitations in functionality and flexibility.
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