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A Brief Guide to Creating Learning Outcomes | Presence

A Brief Guide to Creating Learning Outcomes | Presence | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Whatever you call them – learning goals, learning objectives, outcome statements, learning outcomes (my go-to) – we should be able to indicate the knowledge or skills we intend students to gain.

The good news is there are general elements to include in naming what students will know, think, or do as a result of engaging with us.
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Many academics won't admit just how confounding writing learning outcome statements can be. This guide is one path to understanding for those scratching their heads on this evergreen issue. 

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Tina Jameson's curator insight, August 23, 7:58 PM
Even though this is not specifically aimed at schools, the simplicity of the advice and the 'formula' for breaking down your 'learning outcomes' could be useful to teaching staff.
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The neuroscience of attention and why instructional designers should know about it

The neuroscience of attention and why instructional designers should know about it | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
For e-learning designers who face the challenge of creating quality modules that facilitate information retention and transfer it’s important to know how the brain works when it comes to attention – this being the first step in any learning process.
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Neuroscience meets instructional design.

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Cohort Forming - Enroll Today: Instructional Design Certificate Online Program University of Wisconsin-Stout

Cohort Forming - Enroll Today: Instructional Design Certificate Online Program University of Wisconsin-Stout | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Instructional Design Certificate Program. Training for designers, trainers, educators. Online courses apply to Masters degree. Low tuition, fast track, 9 month.
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This is a Graduate certificate for professionals interested in developing focused competency in instructional design or shifting your career in a different direction.

 

Enroll in the instructional design courses to meet your goals for:

  • professional development
  • a continuing education refresher course
  • license renewal
  • graduate credits to apply for salary advancement
  • transfer to another university.
  • professional portfolio (creation or improvement) 
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5 Rules for Successful Microlearning

5 Rules for Successful Microlearning | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Here are five things you can do with microlearning to make your team more adaptable and drive better performance.
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Last chance to enroll. EDUC 763 Instructional Design for Online Learning

Last chance to enroll.  EDUC 763 Instructional Design for Online Learning | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

For new online instructors seeking training in online instructional strategies and taught by Dr. Susan Manning, a national award winning online instructor. Training begins August 28th.Teaching Online Career advice from the highly accredited University of Wisconsin Stout.

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Last chance this year to learn from Dr. Susan Manning. Take your lesson planning skills to the professional level, learn instructional design. 

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, August 24, 2017 11:19 AM

Enroll today!  Last Chance in 2017 for this great class! 

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How to Get Started Writing a Branching Scenario for Learning

How to Get Started Writing a Branching Scenario for Learning | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
In a recent conversation, a colleague asked, “Once you and your client have agreed on a branching scenario approach, how do you get started writing it? How do you get from the broad concept of training on X topic to actually creating the scenario?”
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Designing a branching scenario is a significant challenge. This concise article will help you organize your thinking. 

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Learning design principles / NZC Online blog / Curriculum resources / Kia ora - NZ Curriculum Online

Learning design principles / NZC Online blog / Curriculum resources / Kia ora - NZ Curriculum Online | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Maurie Abraham is the principal of Hobsonville Point Secondary School in Auckland. In this blog, the second of a two part series, Maurie shares five learning design principles that support future focused learning based on his US school visits. He then offers suggestions for bringing these principles to life in New Zealand schools and classrooms. 
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Reflections from New Zealand on observations made in the United States. Enjoy this shift of perspective. Does it help us learn when we learn what others Learn about us from a distance?

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Enroll Today: Instructional Design Certificate Online Program University of Wisconsin-Stout

Enroll Today: Instructional Design Certificate Online Program University of Wisconsin-Stout | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

What will I learn?

In this four-course online program, you will learn the skills necessary to develop

  • job aids
  • self-paced e-learning products
  • print materials
  • computer-based training
  • orientations and compliance tutorials
  • courses
  • workshops
  • webinars
  • orientations
  • tutorials
  • redesign (improve) existing curriculum and instruction for just-in-time delivery and electronic performance support systems (EPSS).
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Graduate certificate for professionals interested in developing focused competency in instructional design or shifting your career in a different direction.

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Enroll Now! EDUC 765 Trends and Issues in Instructional Design

Enroll Now! EDUC 765 Trends and Issues in Instructional Design | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

EDUC 765 Trends and Issues in Instructional Design Online Course - 3 semester hours graduate credit. 

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This is the first of four courses in our Instructional Design Graduate Certificate Program.  Instructional Design is a red hot job skill. Build your portfolio to show what you know.  All courses are applicable to our online masters program. 

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Design and Develop an Online Course

Design and Develop an Online Course | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
CITL presents these "Online Course-in-a-Box" resources to faculty and instructors who are tasked with developing their own online course with minimal campus support. Online Course-in-a-Box includes online education best practices and the research that supports those best practices, along with templates and other helpful guides.
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The Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning offers this very useful set of resources to anyone tasked with creating an online class.  Don't miss it! 

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Juanita Amiel Townsend's curator insight, September 1, 2017 12:12 AM

The Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning offers this very useful set of resources to anyone tasked with creating an online class.  Don't miss it! 

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Instructional Strategies and Assessment Methods

Instructional Strategies and Assessment Methods | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
EDUC 766 Instructional Strategies and Assessment Methods
Online Course 3 semester hours graduate credit
Instructor: Dr. Susan Manning
Summer: June 26 - August 17, 2017
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Great course taught by national award winner Dr. Susan Manning. This course is part of the UW-Stout Online  Instructional Design Graduate Certificate.

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The Future is Now: 10 Design Predictions for 2017 | Creative Cloud blog by Adobe

The Future is Now: 10 Design Predictions for 2017 | Creative Cloud blog by Adobe | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
As 2016 draws to a close, I rounded-up 10 of what I believe will be the most important design trends of 2017.
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Well illustrated ideas about cutting edge design
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Carlos Fosca's curator insight, February 9, 2017 6:20 AM

Un resumen de las más importantes tendencias en el diseño digital para el 2017.

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A look at 10 important design trends for 2017...