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Ruthlessly Relevant: How Can We Engage the Modern Learner? With Special Guest Bianca Baumann - IDIODC Ep 44

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In time of overloaded schedules, smartphones and on-demand resources everywhere, it is getting more and more difficult to get through to our learners. L&D programs need to be ruthlessly relevant in today’s world.
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Playing With Innovation, Creativity & Learning: With Karl Kapp, Deborah Thomas and Kevin Thorn- IDIODC Ep 63

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IDIODC brings on, for the first time ever, three special guests to talk about making learning more fun and engaging through innovative games and creativity. We go live, with five: Brent Schlenker, Chris Van Wingerden, Karl Kapp, Kevin Thorn and Deborah Thomas.
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Interactive Video - What can you do? - IDIODC Ep#9

During this episode of IDIODC, Brent and Chris chat about the pros of using interactive video in eLearning. The duo goes ove a couple examples of interactive video while they chat best practices and tips for making your own.
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Welcome to IDIODC

New to IDIODC? What is IDIODC all about?

Well, it's pretty simple. IDIODC, short for: Instructional Designers In Offices Drinking Coffee, is a weekly, live video and podcast used to help ID's with pain points and provide best practices and insight. Every Wednesday morning at 9am ET, the upbeat and candid conversation encourages peers to participate in the chat and share their own personal insight! Often bringing on guests, our hosts Brent Schlenker and Chris Van Wingerden keep it real with ...
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Interactive Video Design: Inspiration for eLearning - IDIODC Ep#33

Starting the episode off with some serious dad jokes, Brent and Chris go through a couple great examples of interactive video seen and used, in order to build a reference framework. Based off of Paul's DevLearn session in October 2018.
You’ll discover how these models can then be applied to different types of learning needs, contexts, and situations to take advantage of each model’s strengths. You’ll gain a range of practical tips to help you make your designs come to life with the best possi...
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Designing for Augmented Reality - A Better ADDIE Model: With Guest Debbie Richards - IDIODC Ep 55

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This week for IDIODC, Brent and Chris bring on special guest Debbie Richards to chat all about the new design model for augmented reality solutions: ADDEDD. Analyze, Determine, Design, Experience, Develop, and Deploy.
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7 Powerpoint Design Tips to Improve Your Training: With Special Guest Alan Natachu - IDIODC Ep 67

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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!
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The xAPI Primer for Non-Geeky Learning Professionals: With Special Guest Megan Torrance - IDIODC Ep 43

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Brent and Chris chat with returning guest and friend, Megan Torrance. This is more than just an introduction to xAPI, this is a conversation about real world training and development issues.
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Designing & Developing Accessible, Inclusive eLearning Content: With Special Guest Brian Dusablon - IDIODC Ep 61

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During this episode of IDIODC, Chris and Brent bring on special guest Brian Dusablon to share the many lessons he's learned while working to create inclusive and accessible learning experiences for ALL learners.
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The Cost of eLearning Development based on Learner Seat Time What the Research Says With Christy Tucker - IDIODC Ep 104

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With many organizations finally taking online learning seriously, we're hearing this question a lot: "How Long Will it Take to create this eLearning". And sometimes it's asked this way, "How much does it cost based on how much time is required by the employee".
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Gifts For The eLearning Professional: Holiday Season Edition - IDIODC Ep#37

This episode was made for you if you're wondering what the heck to get for that instructional designer or eLearning developer in your life. This episode is all about the things we love to use in our professional work.

Brent and Chris count down 10(ish) gifts ideas for learning professionals. In the spirit of being budget conscious, all items are kept under $100USD. However, there may be a couple exceptions that will be well worth the added expense.

Here is a list of the items spoken about...
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Master E-Learning Design on Your Own: With Special Guest Emily Wood - IDIODC Ep 41

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Brent and Chris bring on special guest Emily Wood, author of new book: E-Learning Department of One.
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Getting Started with xAPI - IDIODC Ep#6

During this episode of IDIODC the gang chats about the basics of what xAPI is, how it works and a few different tips and tricks to get xAPI-first-timers started.
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Is 2019 the year that inclusive design goes mainstream? With Special Guest Tanya Seidel - IDIODC Ep 46

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During this episode of IDIODC, the gang brings on special guest Tanya Seidel to chat inclusive design and accessibility. This session will focus on some of the easier things you can do in development that have a big impact on a course's accessibility.
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Why work-based learning… works! With Special Guest Ray Jimenez - IDIODC Ep 39

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For this special last IDIODC episode of 2018, the IDIODC guys bring on special guest Dr. Ray Jimenez to chat why work-based learning... works!
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