Tag Archives: instructional design

our job is to help people learn solve problems…

…in the real world. That’s a quote from Cathy Moore, as seen in this slideshow. Take 10 minutes and watch it. If you’re stuck developing elearning content that requires information dumps (higher education, anyone?) this will inspire you to sneak … Continue reading

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how learners experience information dumps

This comic from The Usable Learning Blog provides the perfect, visual, I’d say even visceral, explanation of why information dumps do not work. You can really feel the learner’s reaction. I especially love how the author/artist Julie Dirksen concludes (emphasis … Continue reading

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dump the drone for livelier e-learning

Cathy Moore has posted a slideshow on slideshare.net called “Dump the Drone – Easy Steps to Livelier Courses“. It’s a whopping 92 slides, but they’re quick to go through and have excellent tips about writing for the web (and how … Continue reading

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it’s good to be short!

I’ve known this my whole life 😉 but now it’s official. Why you really want to be short. Short and sweet, to the point, that is. It’s about interactive elearning content. Cathy Moore’s advice on instructional design consists of 3 … Continue reading

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