Collection of my podcast interviews on scenario-based learning, instructional design careers, freelancing, and more.
When should you use voice over and video in branching scenarios? Use them for stable content and when multimedia improve skill transfer.
Curated links on games built in Twine, storytelling, organization, useful tools, motivation, and transitioning from teaching to ID.
Formatting tips for voice over scripts: readable font, size, and spacing; pronunciation guides; file names; table format; dialog format
Tips for writing voice over scripts for elearning. Use conversational style, shorter sentences, and contractions.
Software training doesn’t always need a story, but sometimes stories can be effective for examples, motivation, or practice.
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.
Learn about the two most prominent professional organizations and some employment options within the field of instructional design.
Branching scenarios are great. However, no solution is the right approach 100% of the time. Sometimes, another strategy makes more sense.
If you’re hoping to move into a career in instructional design, chances are you need to learn some of the common technology.