The Instructional Design Mold to Autism Training
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This week’s blog entry, The Instructional Design Mold to Autism Training, was written by Vijayshree Rautela The instructional design formula, when correctly implemented, can make training for any type of target audience effective. It lays down a clear path for the instructional designer to follow right from analyzing and identifying the training need, determining what […]

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Why You Should Create Instructional Objectives
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Instructional objectives help to improve learning. Good instructional objectives are observable and measurable. They can be easily created using the ABCD method (below). For maximum effectiveness, an instructor’s course content and activities should match the course’s instructional objectives. Characteristics of Good Instructional Objectives: 1. Identifies who should perform 2. Describes what learner is to do […]

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5 Ways to Learn A New Skill

When we learn a new skill, we grow. To grow, we have to be willing to stretch beyond what feels comfortable. Learning a new skill can intimidate many of us. Irrational fears can run around our minds and make us question if we have what it takes to push ourselves to the next level. Getting […]

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6 Ways to Design Effective eLearning Courses
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To design effective eLearning courses, one must pay special attention to the nuances that can make or break a learning environment. A critical component to a successful course is one that is well-designed in terms of being engaging, practical and easy to navigate. For a course to be effective, students must be interested and motivated […]

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Sneak Peak – The Learner of the Future

Written by Dr. Greg Williams, Director of the Instructional Systems Development program at UMBC. @isdnow I recently read an article on Smart Blog on Education by Mike Fisher called “Snapshot of a Modern Learner”.The author describes how a young learner named Santos approaches his own learning. Technology is an important tool that helps this student learn. How […]

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