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.
What does an instructional designer do? Here’s my definition of instructional design plus examples of common tasks.
How do you get from a SME brain dump to a well-organized storyboard? This is my instructional design writing process to organize content.
I don’t do very much to actively seek out clients; most of my freelance clients find me. Here are my recommendations for becoming visible to clients.
Should we create courses? Performance support is important, but sometimes formal training is the best, most efficient choice.
Do people need to learn, or can they look it all up? Is it enough to just have the ability to search plus performance support?