Most of us know that developing a brand identity is not an easy task. To delve deeper, it takes a lot of planning, dedication, and determination to create an online branding which will stand good in the long run. Developing an eLearning course which has your company branding will help build your brand and make it well known.
Presenting complex content in a simple way is nothing less than a nightmare for instructional designers. They often have to come up with new ideas to help learners understand complex content quickly. In such cases, infographics come to the rescue of instructional designers. They help present complex content in a visually appealing manner, which learners can grasp easily, at a glance.
I firmly believe that incorporating hobbies in our daily routine helps us be effective, both in our personal and professional lives. Though many think hobbies are just for fun, I strongly consider that hobbies offer a great way to satisfy one’s passion and curiosity.
Mr. Joe, the training manager of a pharmaceutical giant has planned to introduce online training in his organization. He gathered the required information, contacted an e-learning vendor, and asked them to design a course, based on the inputs about a drug. After development, he successfully launched the online training.
Who isn’t fascinated by stories? We all grew up listening to stories. They are the creative conversations of life and facilitate meaningful learning experiences. Stories in e-learning courses engage learners, motivate them, and create an atmosphere of engrossed learning. When you explain a subject through stories, the retention levels of learners will skyrocket. You will get maximum results for your efforts with storytelling.
‘If you don’t know where you want to go, then it doesn’t matter, which way you go.’ – Lewis Carroll
The same applies to developing a good e-learning course. If you don’t know the learning outcome of your course, it is of no use. So, it is very essential to set clear and effective learning objectives that communicate the purpose and also tell what the learner will be able to do on successful completion of the course.
Change is inevitable. Change is constant – Benjamin Disraeli
This is a fact; instructional design (ID) is going through dynamic changes as a fallout of research in the fields of education, technology, and learner behavior. The best part is, these changes are happening here and now, and the journey from the drawing board to the screen is getting shorter. Competent organizations are tuned into these trends and already implementing them. This blog is an attempt to explore the trends that are impacting and will influence ID in the future. Excited to know more? Read on.
With the growing popularity of e-learning, the learning designer has to come up with design ideas and solutions to cater to a wide variety of learners. As a designer, you might run into e-learning design challenges. This blog will cue you in on five common design challenges and ways to fix them.
Joe is an instructional designer, working with a large electronic goods manufacturer. Recently, he designed a web-based training (WBT) module for the company’s service staff. The online learning module was highly interactive and contained stunning animations. Joe was confident that the technology-enabled learning material would be a grand success. But, he was disappointed when his boss told him that the e-learning module received poor response.
Every professional constantly seeks to improve his quality of work. Instructional designers are no exception. This blog will give a brief overview of the top 7 e-books on instructional design released in 2016. Hope they add value to your work as an instructional designer.