If you’re hoping to move into a career in instructional design, chances are you need to learn some of the common technology.
Listen to my interview about scenario-based learning experiences on The Lounge podcast with Jacqueline Hutchinson.
I built this branching scenario in the open source tool Twine. This scenario is moderately complex, with a total of 17 pages (or passages in Twine terminology) and 8 different endings. The ideal path has 5 decisions to reach the best conclusion.
These are the tools I use to run my business and work with clients. I’m a one-person business, so I need tools that let me manage the business side of things efficiently.
My to-do list is my central location for keep track of all the moving pieces of multiple simultaneous projects. I use a tool called Remember the Milk for my to-do list. Here’s what I love about it.
Because I create lots of scenarios and stories for learning, I create lots of characters.
If you’re looking for some reading to improve your skills or get started in the field of instructional design, check out these books.
When I attend webinars or participate in online courses and conferences, I usually live blog
My top 10 tools for learning for 2014, divided into personal learning and course design/development.
Use this time tracking template to record how long you spend on each task in the instructional design process. This makes it easier for future time estimates and simplifies invoicing.