Instructional Design

Should You Use Pre-Hire Assessments?

In today's world of digital job listings inspiring hundreds of applicants to submit their resume for one opportunity, screening out those who are not a […]

LMS Disruption

What's next for learning content management Corporate learning trend watchers like Deloitte and Elliott Masie have called for an LMS do-over, claiming current technology is ripe […]

Magnetic eLearning Marketing Formula

Three-part strategy for getting the word out and causing a stir As you shift your focus from developing great content to getting the word out, […]

Video: Behind the Scenes of a Course Designer

Take a tour behind the scenes of a professional course designer, Dr. Kelly Edmonds, and how she scopes out, conceptualizes, designs, plans and builds an […]

What’s Your Training Worth? Demonstrate ROI by Tracking KPIs

By Hannah Hunter, Instructional Writer  Let’s say you’ve created a training program to teach restaurant employees about proper handwashing techniques. How will you know if […]

Is Your Training Challenging Enough for Your Employees?

Learning professionals want their training to be challenging for employees. But they also want to attract lots of registrations. It’s easy to see how a […]

Working with Images in eLearning (part 1)

As eLearning developers we regularly work with images in our projects and while we aren’t all graphic designers, it helps to have a basic knowledge […]

Change, Ambiguity, and Uncertainty: On Becoming an Expert Instructional Designer

“If you can learn to tolerate change, ambiguity, and uncertainty, you will be successful in this field.” That was the answer my supervisor gave me […]

Smart advice for managing “difficult” people.

A friend of mine recently asked me “how do you deal with difficult people?” I simply said, “I don’t.” I revisited my response immediately and […]

Don’t get caught for bad Instructional Design. It’s Embarrassing!!

Learning events are meant to empower the audience by imparting a change that’s good for them. Did you notice that in almost every live learning […]

Is Gamification just another Instructional Designer’s hat?

Very recently, a job seeker asked me about the qualification required to attain a job in my domain (as an Instructional Designer). I still remember […]

Learning Design for the Netflix Generation: How about a learning series for a change?

This morning, when I signed into my Facebook account, I found that my wall was filled with a lot of updates on the season finale […]

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