Content Development: The Foundation of Instructional Design

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Content Development: The Foundation of Instructional Design Written by Dr. Diana Brandon Content is at the heart of the instructional design process. It forms the basis for learning objectives, strategies, and assessment methods. High-quality content ensures that learners receive accurate, relevant, and engaging information, which helps them acquire knowledge and develop skills. When content aligns […]

Leverage the Power of Microlearning

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Leverage the Power of Microlearning: Bite-Sized Knowledge Written by Dr. Angela Robbins and Kristen Stevenson, ABD Microlearning has helped transform education and training by reducing complex ideas into concise, impactful chunks of knowledge that are effortlessly absorbed and readily applied. In our fast-paced world, where extended learning sessions often clash with the demands of daily […]

Harnessing the Strength of Blended Learning

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Harnessing the Strength of Blended Learning  Written by Dr. Angela Robbins As the quest for better learning methods is ever-present in education and training, harnessing the strength of blended learning has emerged as a promising solution due to technological advancements and a shift in teaching methods. It combines traditional classroom teaching with online tools (Miehlberg […]

Facilitator Guides as a Roadmap to Adaptable Instruction

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Facilitator Guides as a Roadmap to Adaptable Instruction Written by Dr. Brie Nelson Facilitator guides as a roadmap to adaptable instruction helps instructors to navigate the diverse terrain of learning environments. They are essential tools for instructors in various learning settings, helping them outline key topics, provide instructions, and ensure all necessary information is covered […]

Making Sense of AI in Instructional Design

Making Sense of AI in Instructional Design

Now Written by Dr. Diana Brandon AI, or artificial intelligence, is everywhere and making sense of AI in instructional design is a concept that requires a deeper dive.  Unless you’ve been disconnected from the digital world recently, you’ve been interacting with AI—even if you didn’t know it. According to IBM, “Artificial intelligence encompasses (and is […]

Using Instructional Design to Increase Performance

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Written by Dr. Diana Brandon How does increasing the margins by using instructional design to help increase performance? “Numbers don’t lie.” There’s a reason that expression has become a cliché. Numbers are everywhere in our data-driven world: steps in a day, minutes viewed, miles per gallon (or per charge), impressions, margins, etc. Numbers are information, and […]

Instructional Designers are Architects for Learning

Instructional Designers are Architects for Learning

Written by Kenia Alcy and Kristen Stevenson, ABD How are Instructional Designers Architects for Learning? When you hear the words instructional designer, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Most often, people have a blank stare and have no idea what instructional designers are or what they do. Other times, people look at […]

Crafting Engaging and Non-Threatening Staff Training: A Comprehensive Guide

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Crafting Engaging and Non-Threatening Staff Training: A Comprehensive Guide  Written by Kristen Stevenson, ABD Professional development often receives a bad rap because the lessons are often painfully dry, dull, and unengaging. It is no wonder that so many people shudder with dread at the mere thought that another required professional development training course is scheduled […]

Scenario-Based Learning: Enhancing Education Through Real-World Context

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Scenario-Based Learning: Enhancing Education Through Real-World Context Written by Praveen Arunkumar In the ever-evolving landscape of education, traditional teaching methods are slowly paving the way to more interactive and engaging approaches. One such approach gaining momentum is scenario-based learning (SBL). SBL is one of the most effective methods of providing instructions to learners. This approach […]

Maximizing the Benefits of eLearning: A Comprehensive Guide to Evaluating ROI

Maximizing the Benefits of eLearning: A Comprehensive Guide to Evaluating ROI Written by Dr. Brie Nelson In today’s dynamic and fast-paced world, eLearning has emerged as an indispensable tool for organizations aiming to train their employees efficiently and effectively. The advantages are manifold: eLearning is cost-effective, saves time, and allows employees to learn at their […]

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