Instructional Design

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What Top Writers Know About Instructional Learning and Microlearning

Technical writing and instructional learning have many similarities. As microlearning becomes more popular, the approach technical writers use when creating content often aligns with the creation of these modules, creating an intersection of two fields that may not seem...

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Next Gen Training: Building the Right L&D Team

When you need to build a winning learning and development (L&D) team, composition is key. Not only do you need the ideal positions filled - ensuring that critical skill sets are covered - but you also need to focus...

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What Does Your Training Plan Look Like for This New Year?

Learning and development (L&D) programs ensure your staff remains competitive and productive. By becoming a learning-oriented organization, you have the ability to close skill gaps, embrace emerging technologies more effectively, and even differentiate yourself from the competition.

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How Do You Win the Right Candidates for Your Training Team?

When you are looking to increase the size of your learning and development (L&D) team, finding the right candidates is a must. A single bad hire can be detrimental to your organization, harming productivity and decreasing the odds that...

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2019 Instructional Design Trends

As we say goodbye to 2018, we also welcome a new set of emerging instructional design trends.Here are some 2019 instructional design trends that should be on your radar.

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Next Gen Training: Training for Multiple Generations

Many of the innovations and training methodology updates that circled around Millennials and Generation Z can be just as effective for Gen Xers and Baby Boomers. If you need to train multiple generations, here’s what you need to know.

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Instructional Design Trends: Combine Content and Tech

When companies make the most of available tech when creating their L&D programs, they can ensure that the content is presented in a manner that fully engages the learner. This can increase overall retention while also making learning fun,...

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Instructional Design Trends: Content Content Content

While conveying critical information should always be the goal of any learning and development program, neglecting the value of engaging and entertaining content is a misstep. If you want your employees to be excited about learning and absorb the...

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Instructional Design Trends: Choice is King!

Formal learning programs are often incredibly rigid. They facilitate a push-based learning culture, allowing management to dictate what employees must review in each unit, irrespective of the worker’s position or prior knowledge and experience.

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Instructional Design Trends: What’s the Roadmap?

The most effective learning mechanisms have a flow. One topic naturally segues to the next, making the experience as comfortable as it is informative. How do create a roadmap for this?