Instructional Design

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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, ensuring that employees have a positive view of the experience. If you are looking for ways to combine content with the latest tech, here is how you can get started.


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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 information, then presentation matters.

If you want to take your L&D program to the next level, here’s how to make sure your content is up to the challenge.


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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?


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What Does Next-Gen L&D Look Like?

Today, education and technology go hand-in-hand. After all, it wasn’t long ago that the online-only college degree seemed unfathomable and, now, you can find online plans from leading colleges and universities across the globe.


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Top 10 Podcasts for Learning & Development Professionals 2018

As listening to podcasts has become an increasingly favorite activity, competing with radio, the number of podcasts devoted to learning and development has grown. At Clarity Consultants, we’ve cut through the noise and identified 10 of the most informative and interesting podcasts for L&D professionals.

Here is our selection, in no particular order. All listed podcasts are available on iTunes and may be available on other platforms.


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Top 10 Pinterest Boards for Learning & Development Professionals 2018

We searched Pinterest and found what we feel are the Top 10 Pinterest Boards for learning and development (L&D) professionals. These boards are collections of valuable resources on instructional design, e-Learning trends and tools, and corporate training practices.

Here are our favorites, in no particular order:


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Top 10 YouTube Channels for Learning & Development Professionals 2018

Instructional designers know that video is one of the best tools for learning. So what better place to find up-to-date learning and development (L&D) information and insights than YouTube?
We wanted to find out which YouTube channels had the best content for L&D professionals, so we did our research and compiled the following list of what we think are the most interesting and useful channels.


Top 10 Blogs for Learning & Development

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Top 10 Blogs for Learning & Development Professionals 2018

Introducing the Clarity Communications list of the best 10 Learning and Development (L&D) blogs. A great blog provides solid content that makes the important points of a topic easy to grasp. To make our list, a blog must be interesting and entertaining while at the same time providing useful information. Each blog on our list is useful for anyone in the field who wants to further their understanding and sharpen their skills.


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Best Instructional Design Reads for the Summer

Summer is almost here! Complement your essential summer reading list with these top instructional design books.