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This is my collection of resources from the instructional design module

Infographic_instructionaldesign_trends_2017. Instructional Design Careers In A Digital Transformation Economy - eLearning Industry. It’s a complicated title to an article, but then careers are a complicated subject.

Instructional Design Careers In A Digital Transformation Economy - eLearning Industry

In case you are unfamiliar with digital transformation and digital transformation economy, I would recommend you watch this video and this advert before you continue reading. You can only predict your career if you are able to see how your industry is evolving and what some of the early adopters in your industry are doing. Hence, we will start by examining the top 5 companies in the Education space and figure out how they do business. Next, we will quickly discuss how career planning has evolved, and finally touch upon the concept of breadth versus depth. This concept has proved tremendously useful for me over the past 11 years of my career. Top 5 Companies In The Education Technology Space Forbes published an article listing out the top 10 Education Technology companies to watch out for and I have curated my findings from there. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

The Billion Dollar Question 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Here’s Why You Should Create A Moodboard For Your Next Digital Learning Project - eLearning Industry. I’m walking down the street with my boyfriend.

Here’s Why You Should Create A Moodboard For Your Next Digital Learning Project - eLearning Industry

We’re about to pick up dinner at one of our favorite Thai places in Seattle. This is the time we usually talk to each other about books we’re currently reading, things we need to do, and personal projects. He’s a web developer and oftentimes some of my best design inspiration comes from outside the field of learning. I ask him what he’s working on. His response is “Oh, our designer is currently working on moodboards for our next project”. Moodboards are used to collect design ideas prior to mocking up a design. What Might Encompass Your Moodboard For A Digital Learning Project? Fonts.Color schemes.UI elements such as: Overall layout, menus, cards, and forms.Pictures.Icons.Interaction ideas.Inspiration for animation, video, and other multimedia.Examples or snippets of other projects.

What Are The Benefits Of Using Moodboards? Why To Use Interactive PDFs As An eLearning Solution? - eLearning Industry. With an addition of ‘i’ factor to our favorite document format, iPDFs are gaining popularity as a quick and handy eLearning solution these days.

Why To Use Interactive PDFs As An eLearning Solution? - eLearning Industry

A few years back, PDFs were used more for documentation purposes. However, with interactive PDFs in picture, eLearning industry is witnessing a remarkable increase in demand for this innovative learning solution. Essential Elements of an E-learning Course [Infographic] Learnnovators Partners CII To Offer Course In "Instructional Design" - eLearning Industry. Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, has partnered with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region, to offer a certificate course in Instructional Design.

Learnnovators Partners CII To Offer Course In "Instructional Design" - eLearning Industry

CII is a prominent Indian industry body with a direct membership of over 8,000 organizations. Beginning on 5th October 2016, the course runs for a duration of 16 hours, spread our over a series of eight two-hour webinar sessions. The course starts by establishing what instructional design is, and describes the key components that make up a great learning solution. Thanks to @Harvest37 and @JohnkHarvest for 2 great days of elearning essentials #elearning #onlinelearning. Skills Challenges and Trends in Instructional Design Infographic. 2015 Instructional Design Trends Compass: Calling IDs to Action. Like most years, 2014 ended with articles about the latest trends in instructional design, e-learning, and training and development.

2015 Instructional Design Trends Compass: Calling IDs to Action

Often these articles describe technology trends by highlighting the “cool” factor to which we should be paying attention. These pieces are important—we need to remain in touch with trends and issues in our field. But perhaps what’s even more important is that we determine how to implement these trends (or decide whether we should). Cool technology is one thing, but what does it mean for instructional design practices? With support from my colleagues Clare Dygert (senior instructional designer at SweetRush) and Catherine Davis (SweetRush’s instructional design practice lead), I present to you the 2015 Instructional Design Trends Compass. ELearning Development Checklist. Instructional Designers often look for a handy eLearning development checklist that they could use as a reference when they develop their courses or when they do that final check before hitting the publish button.

ELearning Development Checklist

I created a checklist below for my personal use. Not everything in it will apply to all projects, and there are additional questions that may have to be added depending on your project’s needs and your roles and responsibilities on that project. Therefore, feel free to modify this checklist for your personal use. Content/Slides. Elearning templates, e-templates for online courses eLearning Templates for Articulate, Captivate, Lectora. Copyright 2. 10 Usability Heuristics. Results of the 8th Annual Survey of Learning Tools. Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) - home page. W3C to Receive Emmy® for Work on Accessible Captioning W3C will receive a Technology & Engineering Emmy ® Award for work on standardization and pioneering development of broadband captioning.

W3C's Timed Text Markup Language (TTML) helps make video content more accessible to people with disabilities, particularly people who are deaf or hard of hearing, through text captioning. More info about the award and about TTML is available in a press release, and info about WAI's related work is in the W3C to Receive Emmy® for Work on Accessible Captioning e-mail. Thanks to everyone who contributes to accessibility work through W3C and WAI! What does an Instructional Designer do? Michael Seery - Student Resources. Research in Learning Technology. Home - Viewpoints Resources - University of Ulster - Office for Digital Learning Wiki. The Viewpoints project created a toolkit of reflective workshop resources which enable educational teams to collaborate effectively to design and enhance their curriculum (Sept 2008 – July 2012).

Home - Viewpoints Resources - University of Ulster - Office for Digital Learning Wiki

Find out more The Panorama project disseminated the Viewpoints project outputs with further education and higher education institutions across the UK (May 2012 – June 2013). Find out more Both these projects were funded by different strands of the JISC e-Learning Programme and led by the Technology Facilitated Learning team in the University of Ulster. Elearningtoolkit [licensed for non-commercial use only] / Home: eLearning Toolkit. Adult & Continuing Education Office Welcome to the NUI Galway eLearning Toolkit which has been developed by the Adult & Continuing Education Office.

elearningtoolkit [licensed for non-commercial use only] / Home: eLearning Toolkit

If you're new to the world of eLearning and want to find out how you can develop quality eLearning materials, then this toolkit is for you. Here you'll find a collection of resources and information that will help you get up and running as quickly as possible. We recommend that you start by exploring the multimedia eLearning developer tutorials and then browse around the other wiki pages for more detailed information on specific areas of interest. This is a collaborative wiki so don't be shy about contributing!

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