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The Horse Show Blog: Chunking

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New blog post! Chunking: I was chunking before chunking was cool.Chunking is an instructional design practice th...
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On Learning Objects | Instructional Design Fusions

On Learning Objects | Instructional Design Fusions | Designing Minds | Scoop.it
A learning object (LO) is ” “a collection of content items, practice items, and assessment items that are combined based on a single learning objective” (Cisco Systems, 1999). When people talk of “chunking” instruction, they ...
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Rethinking Gagnes Nine Steps of Instructional Design

Using Gagnè's nine steps of instructions with instructional design, but with a more learner-centered approach.
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DECLARE - Instructional Design for Everyone

DECLARE - Instructional Design for Everyone | Designing Minds | Scoop.it
DECLARE is a methodology or set of reminders which can be used for classroom, elearning or mobile learning instructional design.
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Subject-Matter Experts and Keeping Up with the Demand for Learning

In the quest to run efficient training departments, learning and development professionals wrestle with the conflict between staffing resources and keeping up with the demand for learning services.
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How to Design Your E-learning Based on the Content Type?

How to Design Your E-learning Based on the Content Type? | Designing Minds | Scoop.it
As a training manager, before planning your training program, you may take a look at the training content, and plan a training strategy accordingly.
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5 Ways To Use Graphics In eLearning Scenarios: The eLearning Coach: Instructional Design and eLearning

5 Ways To Use Graphics In eLearning Scenarios: The eLearning Coach: Instructional Design and eLearning | Designing Minds | Scoop.it
Choose any of these 5 approaches for your eLearning scenarios: photo album effect, photo captions, speech bubbles, people cutouts and illustrated characters.
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Instructional Designer Ryan Gosling

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These instructional design memes featuring Ryan Gosling are pretty funny.
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Factor Employee Experience When Designing ELearning Programs

Factor Employee Experience When Designing ELearning Programs | Designing Minds | Scoop.it
Grownups bring in a lot of experience with them. Unlike children, they are not new to the subject matter, and come with a lot of experience of their own.
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10 Rules For Writing Multiple Choice Questions: The eLearning Coach: Instructional Design and eLearning | e-learning authoring tools

10 Rules For Writing Multiple Choice Questions: The eLearning Coach: Instructional Design and eLearning | e-learning authoring tools | Designing Minds | Scoop.it
This is a back-to-basics article about the undervalued and little-discussed multiple choice question. It’s not as exciting as discussing 3D virtual learning environments, but it might be just as important.
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Three Ways to Speed Up Instructional Design | Mindflash

Three Ways to Speed Up Instructional Design | Mindflash | Designing Minds | Scoop.it
Business today moves fast, and it's become critical for instructional designers to ramp up their own processes just to keep pace.
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5 Smart Questions Instructional Designers Should Ask: The eLearning Coach: Instructional Design and eLearning | Educación Virtual UNET

5 Smart Questions Instructional Designers Should Ask: The eLearning Coach: Instructional Design and eLearning | Educación Virtual UNET | Designing Minds | Scoop.it
How instructional designers can keep their eye on the big picture and prevent going down the wrong path.
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Best Ways to Present eLearning Content for Gen Y Sales Force

Best Ways to Present eLearning Content for Gen Y Sales Force | Designing Minds | Scoop.it
A lot is being talked about Gen Y or millennials and their typical traits. One of the qualities associated with Gen Y is that they prefer knowledge that is of immediate relevance to them.
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Synergies between instructional design and healthcare efforts

Synergies between instructional design and healthcare efforts | Designing Minds | Scoop.it
As a newcomer to my current position in a healthcare organization and as an instructional designer, I’m often struck by the strong parallels between instructional design approaches and patien...
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Design Reads: Top 10 Staff Picks | Notes on Design

Design Reads: Top 10 Staff Picks | Notes on Design | Designing Minds | Scoop.it
Our well-informed and curious staff compiled a list of great books by industry experts including Steve Krug, Ellen Lupton and Steven Bateman (Design books that are instructional, inspirational, informative and most of all, intriguing.
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Metacognition And Learning: Strategies For Instructional Design

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Metacognition And Learning: Strategies For Instructional Design http://t.co/5lS34Chl...
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Smart marketing and learning solutions, including... - Donni Dolon - FriendFeed

Smart marketing and learning solutions, including... - Donni Dolon - FriendFeed | Designing Minds | Scoop.it
Smart marketing and learning solutions, including instructional design and marketing solutions online or face-to-face - http://www.staceywhitesolutions.com (Donni Dolon: Smart marketing and learning solutions, including instructional design and marketing...
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Manage Distributor & Reseller Training Outside Your Company’s Secure Servers

Manage Distributor & Reseller Training Outside Your Company’s Secure Servers | Designing Minds | Scoop.it
Do you wish you could train the sales personnel of your distributors or resellers, as effectively as your employees?
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Lessons in Making Lemonade

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A little illustration of what should be a basic order in instructional design  - what comes when:) #LI #ID (Lessons in Making Lemonade - A little illustration of what should be a basic order in instructional design...)...
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Using Mindmapping software in Instructional Design

Using Mindmapping software in Instructional Design | Designing Minds | Scoop.it
It’s the first day of school for many children all over North America. Parents are crying, while their kids are meeting up with new friends, and making new friends… all with the intenti...
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Foo Foo About: Designing Instruction for Learning Styles Differences

Foo Foo About: Designing Instruction for Learning Styles Differences | Designing Minds | Scoop.it
Here are some online resources about this Foo Foo/ Myth… Why Is the Research on Learning Styles Still Being Dismissed by Some Learning Leaders and Practitioners? By Guy W. Wallace / eLearn Ma...
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The Instructional Designer Dilemma | WPLMS

The Instructional Designer Dilemma | WPLMS | Designing Minds | Scoop.it
The #instructional #design dilemma http://t.co/TPpgCfxK - #isd #isdnow #gregwilliams123...
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Telecommute Instructional Design Jobs

Telecommute Instructional Design Jobs | Designing Minds | Scoop.it
About six weeks ago, I added a new feature to my sidebar: an Ask A Question button. This idea was mentioned on Problogger as a way to promote your blog, find out what content is actually relevant t...
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The Writers Gateway » Instructional Design Review Checklists – Key to Quality E-learning

The Writers Gateway » Instructional Design Review Checklists – Key to Quality E-learning | Designing Minds | Scoop.it
Instructional Design Review Checklists – Key to Quality E-learning | The Writers Gateway: http://t.co/V90lGGBW...
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Celebrate the End of Summer with This Free PowerPoint E-Learning Template

Celebrate the End of Summer with This Free PowerPoint E-Learning Template | Designing Minds | Scoop.it
The irony of Labor Day is that many of us celebrate it by taking the day off. That means one less day to create elearning templates. No worries because we’ve got you covered.
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