In branching scenarios, use a combination of immediate and delayed consequences and feedback, depending on the learners and goals.
Curated links: an extensive podcast directory, research on videos for learning, and what one teacher learned in her transition to instructional design.
How many options do you need in a branching scenario for each decision point? What number gives the best balance of realism and manageable complexity?
While elearning often focuses on the behavioral aspect of learner engagement, our designs also affect cognitive and affective engagement.
In this post, I share a guide on becoming an instructional designer, storytelling research, and a tool for creating citations easily.
The links and resources in this post include branching scenarios, learner engagement, summaries of learning research, and good news for job seekers.
The links and resources in this post include learning science, patterns and tips for branching scenarios, visual design principles, and some free resources.
The links and resources in this post include tips for using research in designing learning experiences, a method to teach people to read sources critically, and research from outside learning.
The links and resources in this post include collections of research, specific research on retrieval practice, an overview of learning theories, H5P’s new branching scenario option, and a widget for changing the colors in the Storyline modern player.
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