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Why Tens of Thousands of Teachers Are Embracing Digital Storytelling with StoryBoard That - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

Why Tens of Thousands of Teachers Are Embracing Digital Storytelling with StoryBoard That - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Storyboard That has become the world’s leader in digital storytelling with over 600,000 storyboards created and tens of thousands of teachers incorporating it into their curriculum.
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You may use storyboarding for fleshing out your instructional designs but this article suggests the use of storyboards as an instructional tool.

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Free and Free-ish images

Free and Free-ish images | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
RIP Microsoft Clipart. Will anyone actually miss it?
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Do you have all of these image (and video) sources in your resource list?

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How Very Meta: An Infographic On Making Better Infographics

How Very Meta: An Infographic On Making Better Infographics | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Infographics are a great way to get information across, especially for anything that's best told visually. But there's a skill to making an infographic, and it goes beyond just general graphic design. If you want to learn to make better infographics, well we've found the infographic for you. That's right, the folks at Avalanche Infographics…
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Infographics are a useful way to create job aids and this infographic on infographics provides some design tips

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Best of 2014: 5 Awesome Downloadable Free Graphics

Best of 2014: 5 Awesome Downloadable Free Graphics | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Say sayonara to clip-art. Articulate pros and E-Learning Heroes share downloadable backgrounds, graphics, icons, buttons, and characters every day. We’ve compiled five of our favorite free graphi...
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Continuing our new year theme: A best of 2014 list of goodies from E-Learning Heroes

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How to Embed a PDF Viewer in Articluate Storyline - eLearning Brothers

How to Embed a PDF Viewer in Articluate Storyline - eLearning Brothers | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
You can now allow your users to view PDF's in Articulate Storyline without forcing them to leave your course. Let me teach you how. Click here!
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Eliminate the bad user experience of leaving your elearning course to read a pdf.

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Do You Know These 10 Storyline Time Savers? - E-Learning Heroes

Do You Know These 10 Storyline Time Savers? - E-Learning Heroes | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
E-Learning Heroes: Step-by-step tutorials for building better courses, fast answers to your e-learning questions, free downloads for your e-learning projects.
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These range the gamut from very basic to "aha's!". 

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Instructional Design Tips from Cammy Bean

Instructional Design Tips from Cammy Bean | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
I recently had the opportunity to interview Cammy Bean, a frequent speaker and popular eLearning blogger. She shared many practical instructional design ti
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Great practical tips from Cammy Bean

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Elaine Melo's curator insight, August 5, 2014 12:41 AM

The highlight of this interview for me was learning the difference between teaching a skill and changing behaviour!

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Articulate Storyline

Articulate Storyline | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Getting started with Articulate Storyline
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A great use of mindmeister (a mindmapping tool) to curate/organize Articulate resources.

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John Curran's comment, May 13, 2014 8:50 AM
Appears not to work on the latest version of Chrome!
NLafferty's curator insight, May 14, 2014 8:08 AM

Very handy if you're using Articulate Storyline to create content.

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7 Learning Principles To Create Online Courses Infographic | e-Learning Infographics

7 Learning Principles To Create Online Courses Infographic | e-Learning Infographics | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
At the 7 Learning Principles To Create Online Courses Infographic you will review Geri E. McArdle's 7 learning principles that you should become familiar with and apply them later to create online courses.
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Do you know about/apply these 7 principles?

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What Content Curation, Chunking Information and Micro-learning have in common?

What Content Curation, Chunking Information and Micro-learning have in common? | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
In this article I’ll present a framework that could help educators to make a shift from designing long, information based online courses to micro-learning, which is a result of content curation techniques and chunking information design strategy.
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Learning experiences ideally should be a series of aligned supports designed to solve performance challenges tied organizational goals. Creating bite-sized chunks for reflection and reinforcement can be powerful. The challenge? Getting learners used to only accessing an LMS for their learning needs to see that micro-learning fits into their workflow and has a powerful WIFM.

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The EarthWorks - How to build successful mobile health applications

The EarthWorks - How to build successful mobile health applications | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
There is a great deal of attention being paid to mobile health applications at the moment, especially in the context of wearable technology. For...
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Although not specifically learning-related, this article about mobile health apps raises some interesting points for ID work as well. These apps are aimed at changing behaviors/performance, which is what we try to do as well. The point the authors make about an app having the right amount of connectivity --an ability to link to a supportive community is important.

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Learning Theories Gone Wild – Urban Myths that Hurt Your Learning Designs

Learning Theories Gone Wild – Urban Myths that Hurt Your Learning Designs | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
I had lunch with one of our team members last week, and she shared a story about her elementary-aged son that made me cringe. The teacher had students take a learning styles assessment to determin
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Have you fallen prey to any of these learning myths?

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, March 11, 2014 8:33 AM

" The instructional design has to save them from themselves."

Steve Whitmore's curator insight, March 11, 2014 8:59 AM

While this applies to adult Professional Learning, I think the principles can be applied to children as well.  These are great things to consider no matter who we are teaching.

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Choosing from a learning experience menu

Choosing from a learning experience menu | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
A learning experience should be a solution best suited to an organizational need. It is part of a system of aligned solutions. A learning experience menu: A balanced diet In keeping with the Thanks...
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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, July 22, 2014 4:57 PM

Interesting........cast a wide net to engage the most people

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 22, 2014 7:37 PM

Learning and teaching mingle together. The metaphor of menu is one which suggests we order, but sometimes it takes guidance from others to make good decisions. They are our decisions, but the help is a necessary ingredient.

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Ultimate List of Free Music for eLearning Development - eLearning Industry

Ultimate List of Free Music for eLearning Development - eLearning Industry | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Ultimate List of Free Music for eLearning Development. 34 Site to Download Free Music for Online Courses.
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Today's challenge is finding the perfect music sound bytes...Here's a list of resources

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Instructional Design Models and Theories: Action Learning Model - eLearning Industry

Instructional Design Models and Theories: Action Learning Model - eLearning Industry | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
The Action Learning Model was first introduced by Professor Reginald Revans in 1980. The Action Learning Model!
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Supports the premise that work is learning and learning is work. Where orgs can go amiss--feedback loops between the action learning steps. We can create learning experiences that support action learning as IDs. As performance consultants we can help develop infrastructure and processes that create these feedback loops. 

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Top eLearning Blogs - e-Learning Feeds

Top eLearning Blogs - e-Learning Feeds | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
The Top eLearning Blogs! eLearning Feeds ranks and scores hundreds of Top e-Learning blogs, while helping eLearning oriented readers to answer the question "What’s happening in the e-Learning industry" on a daily basis based on the Top eLearning Blogs. Check out the Top eLearning blogs to stay updated on what people are talking about in the eLearning Industry. If you are the owner of a Top e-Learning blog feel free to submit your Top eLearning Blog’s RSS Feed.
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Ok, where would the new year be without a health dose of guilt over all the blogs you are not keeping up with :). A lost of "top eLearning blogs"  This list is based on publish rate, social sharing, and value/impact (yes, the big subjective part)

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Best eLearning Resources of 2014 - eLearning Brothers

Best eLearning Resources of 2014 - eLearning Brothers | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
We can't believe the year is over. It has been a fantastic year for eLearning Brothers. And we released tons of great eLearning resources in 2015.
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A nice gift from the eLearning Brothers! Best of 2014 lists that include tips and templates.

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Stephania Savva's curator insight, January 4, 11:42 AM

Mainly addressed to educators interested in elearning, including best tips and templates of 2014.

 

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Thinking of Design: Interviewing with Empathy

Thinking of Design: Interviewing with Empathy | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
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A lot of instructional design requires interviewing our target audiences and subject matter experts with empathy. A deep approach at this stage is critical so we can create authentic and useful learning experiences.

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Looking for a way to showcase your ID portfolio? You might consider Dropbox.

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10 Creative Ways To Use Free Timeline Makers in eLearning

10 Creative Ways To Use Free Timeline Makers in eLearning | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
In this article I will highlight 10 creative ways to use free timeline makers in eLearning design and development that can help you boost knowledge retention, clearly convey core concepts, and appeal to your learners’ needs.
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Possibilities for timeline tools in elearning outside of creating actual timelines.

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Gamification Survey Results - TalentLMS Blog

Gamification Survey Results - TalentLMS Blog | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
To help our understanding of gamification, as related to e-learning, we conducted a survey on our users. These are the results.
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Some interesting stats on gamification in elearning. "On the matter of rewards for e-learning engagement and achievements, most users seem to prefer discounts on new content/courses (69%) and access to exclusive content (78%). Rewards such as badges and score points are seen as more gimmicky compared to the above, but they still entice a 60% and 50% of the participants respectively."

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Sustaining Behavior Change | The Forum Corporation

Sustaining Behavior Change | The Forum Corporation | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
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How you can demonstrate return on learning

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How To Improve eLearning Course Design Usability By Adopting The 10 Usability Heuristics

How To Improve eLearning Course Design Usability By Adopting The 10 Usability Heuristics | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it
Asynchronous eLearning is different from traditional classroom studying and requires strong motivation and self-discipline from learners. As there is no person-to-person contact and immediate reaction to problems emerging in the process of learning, eLearning professionals should pay special attention to eLearning course navigation and usability. To help you remove all the barriers to effective eLearning course design the article provides an idea of what eLearning usability is and how to improve it by applying common usability heuristics. 
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I occasionally say that as an instructional designer, I apply human factors thinking to learning. 

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How to Create Learning Objectives

How to Create Learning Objectives | Innovative Instructional Design | Scoop.it

NStep away from fuzzy learning objectives where the expected outcomes aren't clear. Learn to create clear objectives focused on action and performance.

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Not innovative but a must--good objectives to drive a design process (whether or not you actually include them in your module as is is another issue).

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Eduardo Martins Occulate's curator insight, May 1, 2014 10:11 AM

Drawing up learning objectives has to be something systematic. SMART is an acronym which could be helpful for inexperienced IDs and online teachers.

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Understanding Context: Adapting Content for mLearning - Chad Udell, Float Learning

Vimeo is the home for high-quality videos and the people who love them.
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mLearning is not just elearning made small. Take advantage of a learner's context when creating mlearning to make it more impactful.

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