SMEs shouldn’t write branching scenarios. That’s the ID’s job. Instead, interview SMEs, users, and gather information to write the scenario.
Branching scenarios are great. However, no solution is the right approach 100% of the time. When should you avoid branching scenarios?
Early thoughts on how AI will affect instructional design. Most ID jobs won’t disappear, but the field will change as AI augments our work.
In my discussion on the Mind Tools L&D Podcast, we discussed how scenario-based learning challenges learners.
Curated links on using tech with scenarios: AI, xAPI, and VR. Plus AI tools. usability, resume tips, visual language, and a scenario sample.
How do you determine if instructional design is the right career? This is less about the skills and more about the desire and fit.
Curated links on links on game design, branching scenarios, ChatGPT prompts for ID, AI tools, learning science, and the “magic email.”
What professional organizations are useful for instructional designers? The Learning Guild, ATD, TLDC, Training Magazine Network, and LDA.
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.