Improving Instructional Design

Looking for new ideas to fine tune your instructional design skills? Try these resources to explore some innovative concepts that you can apply to your own training.

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20 Ways Your Training Can Super-Charge Employee Engagement
In recent years, studies have shown that the more companies appreciate their employees, the more engaged and interested these individuals will be. Training is the perfect way to demonstrate the value you place in them! Read More →

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Extreme Learner: Care & Handling Guide
What's an extreme learner? Think hyperimpulsive, hypersensory, hypervisual, hyperdistractible and even hyperactive! Here's our take on successfully training these difficult-to-reach learners by characterizing and accommodating their unique learning styles through personas. Read More →

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ADDIE on a Shoestring
Many instructional designers follow the ADDIE model (Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation) to develop effective training programs. Completely sticking to this methodology, however, is quite a challenge when you're faced with reduced budgets, tight timelines and other demanding priorities. Read More →

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Designing Software Training when Software's in Flux
There is a brand new software release and it's your job to create the instructor-led training materials. The problem is the software is under development, functionality is volatile, the requirements documents are nonexistent and communication with SME is limited. Impossible? This guide will help you tackle it with five-star results. Read More →

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Storyboarding Strategies for Effective e-Learning
In this tutorial, you will learn why it's important to develop storyboards, the components of an effective storyboard, your roles and responsibilities as a storyboard developer and some tips for writing storyboards. Read More →