One of the most common mistakes I see in scenario-based learning is using feedback to tell learners what was right or wrong instead of showing them.
Combining branching scenarios with other training approaches lets you use them when they matter most, while using other methods effectively.
How do you determine if instructional design is the right career? This is less about the skills and more about the desire and fit.
What professional organizations are useful for instructional designers? The Learning Guild, ATD, TLDC, Training Magazine Network, and LDA.
Fluency equals speed plus accuracy. To train for speed and fluency, you need to provide learners lots of practice to build skills.
If you’re hoping to move into a career in instructional design, chances are you need to gain some technology skills with common tools.
If you want to learn about instructional design and improve your skills, a number of books and free online resources are available.
What did I learn at the Learning Solutions Conference 2023? Here’s my recap of the event with notes from every session I attended.
You can get into the field of instructional design two ways: the direct path (a masters degree or certificate) or the indirect path (changing careers from teaching or training).
Should we start elearning with a list of formal learning objectives? Probably not. Let’s review the research.