"I have sat through many 50 minute lectures in my life. Notice how I wrote that sentence "sat through"... was I always engaged? Probably not. Is it realistic to be engaged for a full 50 minute block? Probably not. So how does one go about maximizing engagement in a distance course with video. Well, is the best strategy to record a 50 minute lecture video? Probably not."
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Siamak Taslimi: "This is a summary of the answers put to Shirron’s question “How does one get started as Instructional Designer?” on a LinkedIn discussion forum in the E-Learning group, which I believe will be very helpful to all those who are considering to make a move to Instructional Design and all its related fields. There are many valuable advice from experts in the field with a first hand experience."
A lot of people ask me how they could become instructional designers. Here’s some advice from my perspective, followed by links for other perspectives. All of this applies to instructional design in the business world, not academia or K-12 education. It’s probably most applicable to people in the US.
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