Are you looking to venture into the xAPI, but don’t know where to start? Are you all thumbs when it comes to code? It may seem simple, but for Andrew McGuire a journey with xAPI started by building the most basic of elements.
When creating powerful learning content, an organization and its practitioners need to do more than follow a simple series of steps. There are a collection of cultural values and practices that must be addressed in order to deliver learning that reaches its full potential, and be a rich and enjoyable experience for the audience!
Do you remember your first instructional design project? Not the one you did in school, but the first REAL course you created for a client or first full time job? No doubt it included a decent amount of stress and anxiety. Those are feelings you’d likely rather forget, but the lessons you learned probably shaped the way you work even to this day.
The workflow of the L&D professional has changed significantly over the years. Our design processes may not have changed much, but the tools we use have. One of the most obvious improvements has come from the internet economy giving us Software-as-a-Service or SaaS product.
In this episode of IDIODC Brent and Chris talk with Myra Roldan who has been researching the changes in the job market to identify the new knowledge, skills, and abilities that are and will be required for various roles across a number of industries (including a number of training roles) in order to develop competency-based education programs.
Kristen Hayden Safdie joins this week's episode of IDIODC with Brent and Chris to disscuss the intersection of design thinking and instructional design. Kristen goes over in large part the idea of empathy mapping - but, how do these empathy maps help training departments and businesses? Check it out in the session here!
For this episode of Instructional Designers In Offices Drinking Coffee, hosts Brent Schlenker and Chris Van Wingerden bring on special guest Patti Shank, PhD. Patti, the master of research around learning, chats with the team about using analysis of the way people learn to improve learning for the future.
This session is all about uncovering one of video's most finicky tools: green screen. Check out this IDIODC session with special returning guest and community member, Jac Hutchinson as she guides us on her own personal learning experience while using the techy tool specifically for her eLearning projects.
Welcome back friends to the first episode of IDIODC back from summer vacation! For this first episode of IDIODC Season 3, we Chris and Brent spoke with the ever so intelligent, Anna Leach on data analytics for the ID.
Brent and Chris get the chance to speak with Mel Milloway, one of our favourite community geeks! She fills us in on some of her experiences while growing her career as well as some tips for your own corporate training career path!
The Beatles said it best. We get by with a little help from our friends... Or something like that anyways. And it’s true. We learn more and become more productive when we’re with other people, especially our friends and trusted colleagues.Check out the session with special returning guest, Megan Torrance. We always love a good talk with the energtic and knowledgeable Megan!
Alan Natachu joins us for a conversation on everyone’s favourite topic… Powerpoint! It is the most common tool used by training professionals. Everyone knows how to use powerpoint, right? Check out 7 helpful tips and tricks to get a better handle on creating Powerpoints fit for training!