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How to Choose the Right Online Instructional Design Certificate Program

How to Choose the Right Online Instructional Design Certificate Program | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
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. 

Via Danielle M. Villegas
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This is a good look at a fairly complicated decision.There are a lot of programs out there - picking a good one is important!

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Danielle M. Villegas's curator insight, April 6, 2014 7:36 PM

Some great advice not only for ID certificates, but online certificates in general. I believe I have most of these programs listed in my ID/TC Educational Resources tab above, but if I don't, I'll be adding them shortly. 

--techcommgeekmom

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The 4 biggest mistakes that teachers make when integrating technology

The 4 biggest mistakes that teachers make when integrating technology | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
**The Edvocate is pleased to publish guest posts as way to fuel important conversations surrounding P-20 education in America. The opinions contained within guest posts are those of the authors and do...
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This is a realy good summary of some of the most common issues I have seen with my faculty. Great reminders!!

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The ABCs Οf High Quality Online Discussions - eLearning Industry

The ABCs Οf High Quality Online Discussions - eLearning Industry | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Discussion boards, or threaded discussions, are probably one of the most commonly used tools in online learning. They provide the means for asynchronous discussion to occur over a period of time. It is critically important to encourage conditions and behaviors for successful learning in discussion forums.
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Donald Clark Plan B: 7 reasons: Why we need to kill boring ‘learning objectives’!

Donald Clark Plan B: 7 reasons: Why we need to kill boring ‘learning objectives’! | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
At the end of this course you will….” zzzzzzzzz……. How to kill learning before it has even started. Imagine if every movie started with a list of objectives;
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20 facts about eLearning - Infographic

20 facts about eLearning - Infographic | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
We love infographics and we know you do as well. Our team prepared another eLearning infographic with 20 fresh facts about elearning for 2015
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Adding Depth to our Comparison of Face-to-Face & Online Learning

Adding Depth to our Comparison of Face-to-Face & Online Learning | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Since I've been involved with online learning for twenty years, I confess that I sometimes find it frustrating to engage in the persistent conversation about whether online learning is as good as f...
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5 Tips To Build An Instructional Design Portfolio - eLearning Industry

5 Tips To Build An Instructional Design Portfolio - eLearning Industry | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Having a carefully crafted instructional design online portfolio can put you at a significant advantage when it comes to leaving a lasting impression on potential employers and clients. In this article, I'll share some helpful tips on building an instructional design online portfolio that effectively showcases your expertise and talents.
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20 Ways to Use ThingLink in Education

20 Ways to Use ThingLink in Education | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
When I first learned about ThingLink late last summer, I was immediately impressed. My mind started racing about all the ways that ThingLink could be used by teachers, students and even beyond the ...
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8 Best Practices for Moving Courses Online -- Campus Technology

8 Best Practices for Moving Courses Online -- Campus Technology | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
While a lot of schools are teaming up with third-party companies to launch online versions of long-standing degree programs, USC's business school is doing the work in-house. Here's how.
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5 Common eLearning Myths Debunked - eLearning Brothers

5 Common eLearning Myths Debunked - eLearning Brothers | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
I've heard many eLearning myths in my career, and it is time to debunk these myths. In this post, I also included solutions to help you in your eLearning.
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How To Build a Serious Game: Part 1

How To Build a Serious Game: Part 1 | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Serious games, if designed carefully, create performance-based courses. These courses are easier to assess because managers can measure performance before and after the course. Compare this with a regular, information based e-Learning course, where it is challenging to determine if learners are applying the information that is tied with the performance.
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Bricolage, MOSL and 8 soon-to-be-huge ed tech innovations | eSchool News | eSchool News

Bricolage, MOSL and 8 soon-to-be-huge ed tech innovations | eSchool News | eSchool News | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
According to ed-tech experts at The Open University, there are 10 pedagogical innovations currently in practice poised to take off in 2015.
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5 core functions of the LMS of the future | eSchool News | eSchool News | 3

5 core functions of the LMS of the future | eSchool News | eSchool News | 3 | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
New EDUCAUSE report explored the gaps between current LMS functionality and what’s needed for the next-gen digital learning environment.
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Projects to Engage Middle School Readers

Projects to Engage Middle School Readers | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
It's my fault. I'll admit it. During my eight years in the classroom, I ruined at least two amazing literary works by assigning horrifically dull reading projects. My only hope is that those middle school students, whose enthusiasm I quashed, found another way to become passionate about literature.
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Delivering highly effective eLearning courses - Infographic

Delivering highly effective eLearning courses - Infographic | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
A complete eLearning program design and deployment package for all individuals who believe in changing the training strategies in their organization.
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Five strategies for using classroom technology | eSchool News | eSchool News

Five strategies for using classroom technology | eSchool News | eSchool News | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
New paper from Center for Promise highlights best technology practices gleaned from school districts
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11 Tips for Choosing The Best Learning Management System - eLearning Industry

11 Tips for Choosing The Best Learning Management System - eLearning Industry | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
How To Choose The Best Learning Management System Based On Your Company’s Needs. Check 11 Tips for Choosing The Best Learning Management System.
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How To Get A Job As An Instructional Designer - eLearning Industry

How To Get A Job As An Instructional Designer - eLearning Industry | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Getting into instructional design is a very desirable career choice at present. Check the How To Get A Job As An Instructional Designer to find more!
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College grade inflation means B is the new C+

College grade inflation means B is the new C+ | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Professors worry that college students expect good grades just for showing up.
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Because I think this is really important to all students and teachers....

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A New Pedagogy is Emerging... and Online Learning is a Key Contributing Factor

A New Pedagogy is Emerging... and Online Learning is a Key Contributing Factor | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
In all the discussion about learning management systems, open educational resources (OERs), massive open online courses (MOOCs), and the benefits and challenges of online learning, perhaps the most im
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5 Ways to Make Scenario-Based eLearning More Effective - ThinkingKap

5 Ways to Make Scenario-Based eLearning More Effective - ThinkingKap | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
We find that using scenarios helps frame the information for eLearning and provides students with an opportunity to “participate” in the learning process.
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How to build a Serious Game: Actors and Their Roles

How to build a Serious Game: Actors and Their Roles | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Serious games engage learners through one primary human behavior: emotions. RPGs engage their learners through emotions and empathy.
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7 TED Talks All About Mobile | eSchool News | eSchool News | 2

7 TED Talks All About Mobile | eSchool News | eSchool News | 2 | Instructional Design | Scoop.it
This month's TED Talks focuses in on a subject near and dear to our thumbs—our mobile devices. TED Talks are some of today’s most popular examples of the internet’s
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