Rejection: An Instructional Designer's Tool For Getting The Job Done

People don't always know what they want but they can often reject what they don't want. This article discusses how rejection can be leveraged as […]

Cognitive benefits of video games for adult learners

When it comes to the latest trends in e-learning design, gamification keeps coming up as the optimal solution to make the content entertaining and easily […]

The 5 steps of Instructional Design Thinking

Training is a big part of any company’s L&D strategy. With e-learning becoming pretty much the norm these days, when a new learning intervention is […]

Desirable difficulties during the learning process

Each year when summertime is right around the corner, the need for that well-toned beach body becomes painfully apparent. There is a multitude of supplements […]

Top 3 benefits of xAPI in a training environment

We are rapidly approaching the time when our refrigerators will not only text us about what we are running out of but also make a […]

The neuroscience of attention and why instructional designers should know about it

You know all those classic arguments couples have that begin with “I told you but you never listen!”? In truth, the listening part is not […]

Featured Profile: Alec Haggard, M.Ed., Instructional Designer For The United States Post Office

New! The Director of eLearning Industry jobs channel highlights the career of an outstanding working professional in the eLearning and Instructional Design industry. We hope […]

The Marketing Tools And Techniques Every Learning Pro Should Know

We may not realize it, but as learning professionals, we have a lot of things in common with marketers. We both face one big challenge: […]

What instructional designers should know about Creative Commons

Not too long ago, if someone wanted to research something, they most likely needed to go to a library, read many books almost from cover […]

4 Dos And Don'ts When Providing Feedback

Effective feedback can bring about positive changes in learners' performance and achievement. In this article, I will share some very important questions and issues every […]

5 Instructional Design Best Practices To Create Successful Remote Learning

Following Instructional Design best practices in creating eLearning and online training courses is vital for effective and meaningful instruction. This post was first published on […]

Metaphors and learning: Why instructional designers should use metaphors in L&D content

The human brain is an amazing contraption that we have yet to figure out completely. Its complexity is astounding and neuroscientists are sure not to […]

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