Instructional Design

11 Ideas to Spark Design Creativity

What sparks your design creativity? It's an interesting question with answers that are as varied as the way you approach design problems. Recently, the E-Learning Guild polled dozens of leading eLearning designers to find out how they approach the creative conundrum. My Learning Space culled through the list of ideas and came up with a number of them we thought you'd be interested in, or may...
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) in eLearning

The concept of adaptive learning is being given a boost by artificial intelligence (AI).  We may not be at the point where smart computers are able to teach us any subject we want to know about through voice command.  But there are signs that AI is the direction eLearning is heading. (more…)
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Good Instructional Design

When U.S. Supreme court Justice Potter Stewart was in his office contemplating his decision on an infamous pornography case in 1964, his clerk advised Stewart that he would know it [hard-core pornography] when he sees it. His opinion on whether a motion picture was pornographic was summed up in his famous quote:  “I know it when I see it, and the motion picture involved in this case is not that.”...
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What type of trainer are you?

Gone are the days where the trainer simply stands in front of the room and dictates knowledge. Technology has changed the way we learn and staff is demanding training to help them perform better. Learners are becoming demanding. So, how does the 21st century trainer respond to their demands? The truth is, to be an effective trainer in the corporate world you need to be flexible and adapt to multip...
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Blended learning – are you doing it right?

Blended learning is not a new phenomenon in the e-learning industry, although it is quickly becoming the new buzzword among trainers and L&D professionals. Do a quick key word search on Google and you get varying interpretations, all referring to delivery mode for training that are either face-to-face or online, but what does that mean for trainers and instructional designers? (more…)
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