Tag Archives: instructional design – design thinking

Use Techniques that Complement the Adult Learner – TOPkit

The six basic techniques presented here are all tailored with respect to our audience, our faculty, who are adult learners at the core. The purpose of this area is not to explain exactly how to set up the training, but rather to instill these overarching principles.

Source: topkit.org

Superb open source materials. This is a article from TOPKit, the Teaching Online Preparation Toolkit – licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonComercial ShareAlike 4.0 international license. 


Is e-learning replacing face-to-face training?

The question of whether e-learning is replacing face-to-face training is one of the burning questions of the moment in corporate training departments around the world.

Organisations are looking for ways to maximise the effectiveness of their training while reducing costs.

Source: www.businesscloud.co.uk

Convenience and effectiveness disrupt ‘conventional’ training.

Using Design Principles to Build a Culture of Innovation

This fall at the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (aka the d.school)—where, until recently, I led the K12 Lab—we’re celebrating 10 years of exploring the role that design thinking can play in schools. In that time, we’ve learned a lot about building creative school cultures based on two essential design practices: changing your point of view and prototyping. Below are some of the most effective practices we’ve seen. 

Source: www.edutopia.org

Great ideas like these need to go viral.  Make it happen, share! 

Pause, Play, Repeat: Using Pause Procedure in Online Microlectures

Pause procedure incorporates many of the best practices when it comes to online and active learning, including creating instructor presence, emphasizing metacognition, and aligning with outcomes-based learning.

Source: www.facultyfocus.com

Here’s a solid design for anyone creating online lectures.

ID Hunter: UW-Stout Instructional Design Program Review

Are you curious about what’s involved in completing a graduate certificate program? Let’s review some of the factors that led to my decision to enroll at the University of Wisconsin-Stout and then see if I made a good choice..”

Source: idhunter.com

If you are thinking about getting an Instructional Design Certificate don’t miss this comprehensive review from ID Hunter. 

How To Choose The Right Online Instructional Design Certificate Program – eLearning Industry

If you have been considering an online instructional design certificate program, then you’ve come to the right place. In this post, I will go over the basics of Instructional Design certificate programs; share 7 tips for choosing the right Instructional Design program, and even highlight 18 Online Instructional Design Certificate Programs that you may want to consider. 

Source: elearningindustry.com

Our Instructional Design Certificate get a lot of publicity from this list.  I suspect that we’d be right at the top if our low tuition was factored in! 

How Universal Design for Learning can help the LMS reach every learner – eCampus News

UDL is gaining attention in colleges and universities as a way to make digital learning programs more accessible to all learners.

Source: www.ecampusnews.com

Accessibility and UDL are linked approaches that all online teachers must understand.