The flipped classroom technique has been around for several years now, but how many of us have used it? How many of us are using the technique without even realising it? Do we even understand what it is?Read More
On a recent instructional design course I was co-hosting, a delegate asked if I had some tips in dealing with new subject matter experts (SMEs), particularly when the whole organisation is new to eLearning.Read More
Have you ever started an eLearning project, seemingly with the right people to deliver but then realised that you had a serious gap between the project requirements and the skills at hand?
Why does this happen? Well, part of the problem is that demarcations between instructional designer, eLearning developer and content developer are often very blurred. I was co-hosting an instructional design workshop the other week and was struck by how many people were attempting to do all these roles at once. Yet, the skillsets involved are quite different. Sometimes I think you could equate it to asking a plumber to do an electrician’s job. These are allied trades but would you want the plumber to re-wire your house? No. But, you might be OK with them replacing a plug.Read More
As the technology available to us advances at an astonishing rate, the use of digital learning is becoming commonplace in the business world. Savvy business leaders know that harnessing evolving technology and combining it with digital learning is providing an unmissable opportunity to create a skilled, agile, and efficient workforce. But, to make the most of your digital learning, you must consider how your learners retain information.Read More
During a recent webinar, a delegate asked for our opinion on the trend of instructional designers increasing their technical development skills; such as coding, graphic design, UX and UI. This question sparked huge debate here in the Omniplex office.Read More