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Post-Bac Diploma in ID @ Athabasca Univ

There are two PBDID program intakes per year. The Centre for Distance Education office must receive all program application materials by March 1 for consideration into the diploma program starting in September of the same year, and by October 15 for consideration into the diploma program starting in January of the following year.

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Open or Commercial? Selecting eLearning Development Tools

Open or Commercial? Selecting eLearning Development Tools | Starting instructional design | Scoop.it

Whether you are creating a storyboard, editing a photo, writing a training guide, or developing a presentation there are endless choices of applications available. How do you choose?

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Engaging Learning via Learnlets

How do you systematically design learning experiences that effectively engage the learner?

 

This was the question I set out to address more than 5 years ago. Based upon years of deep investigation into learning & instruction theories and design processes, and practical experience in designing games, I wrote Engaging Learning: Designing e-Learning Simulation Games.

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Instructional Design Experience Before Your First Job

One of the recurring questions I hear from those trying to start their instructional design careers is “How do you get experience in the field so you can get your first ID job?”

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Instructional Design Models & Theories

Instructional Design Central: Instructional design models, theories, and methodologies.

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Tools for Freelance Instructional Designers (Updated)

Tools for Freelance Instructional Designers (Updated) | Starting instructional design | Scoop.it

"Six months ago I posted “Tools for Freelance Instructional Designers," with a compilation of various tools recommended by freelance instructional designers in LinkedIn.

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35 More Qualities Of The Ideal Instructional Designer via The eLearning Coach

35 More Qualities Of The Ideal Instructional Designer via The eLearning Coach | Starting instructional design | Scoop.it

A few months ago I published a list of the 10 Qualities Of The Ideal Instructional Designer. Since then, the eLearning community contributed so many qualities to the list it is now overflowing. The comments more or less fell into a few categories: working with SMEs, designing and developing content, love of learning, business savvy and personal attributes. So here are the next 35 qualities.

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What is an instructional technologist? via bavatuesdays

The difficulty of such a question is in many ways tied up with the larger problems with such a conference as EDUCAUSE, and actually framed quite clearly the heart of the presentation Gardner Campbell and I gave yesterday: it all depends on whether you want to focus on teaching and learning within a community or the ease and efficiency of administrating a system?

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MEd in Distance Education : Athabasca University

The Centre for Athabasca University’s Master of Education (MEd) program is one of the oldest graduate programs in distance education. Established in September 1994, its primary focus is on the fields of distance education and training—learning that helps students overcome the barriers of time and space. Distance education and training are rapidly expanding fields and indicators point to their continued and steady growth well into the future.

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Noyes and open course design « Lisa's (Online) Teaching Blog

Noyes and open course design « Lisa's (Online) Teaching Blog | Starting instructional design | Scoop.it

Application of industrial design principles to course design

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Creating meaningful experiences via Learnlets

What if the learner’s experience was ‘hard fun’: challenging, but engaging, yielding a desirable experience, not just an event to be tolerated, OR what is learning experience design?

 

Can you imagine creating a ‘course’ that wins raving fans? It’s about designing learning that is not only effective but seriously engaging. I believe that this is not only doable, but doable under real world constraints.

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What to look for in an Instructional Design and Technology Master’s Degree Program « Dr. Ray Pastore's Instructional Technology Blog

What to look for in an Instructional Design and Technology Master's Degree Program - http://t.co/49qduPmY...
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Info media grad program/SCSU

Info media grad program/SCSU | Starting instructional design | Scoop.it

Online and On Campus Graduate Programs

Master of Science in Information Media

Information Technologies

Educational Media

Instructional Design and Training

 

Online and On Campus Certificates

Instructional Technology

Design for E-Learning

Library Media Specialist

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10 Qualities of the Ideal Instructional Designer: The eLearning Coach: Instructional Design and eLearning

10 Qualities of the Ideal Instructional Designer: The eLearning Coach: Instructional Design and eLearning | Starting instructional design | Scoop.it

People employed as instructional designers come from wildly varied educational backgrounds. I’ve met writers, teachers, media specialists, psychologists and programmers who somehow have ended up designing web-based and instructor-led courses.

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Instructional Design Central

Instructional Design Central: Dedicated towards providing instructional design professionals, educators, and students access to instructional designer resources, information, learning opportunities, and community services.
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