Unlike existing and traditional instructional systems design (ISD) techniques like ADDIE or Dick and Carey, agile changes what we know about training design and development.
There are some simple ways to gain a full 360-view of your client’s situation to create and deliver an impactful training solution. The secret is to conduct a thorough needs analysis. Here are five tips to consider.
Design reviews take patience and understanding but, if run well, are an invaluable source of feedback. But what makes a good design review, and how can you get the most out of it to elevate your digital learning experiences?
Our industry often downplays appeal, because after all, tricks are for kids. Appeal used with intent isn’t about fun and games, though – it’s a powerful tool for engaging learners of any age. Appeal creates experiences an audience won’t ever...
Once a prototype is in place, the designers can move on to testing the solution. Rigorous testing should be done not just by the designer but by other evaluators to ensure the solution meets the learners’ needs.
There's a disconnect among the people paying to create training, the people doing the creating and the people the training has been built to serve.
When you start to think about designing a new training program, is your first thought something like this? “We have this knowledge about X. Our job is to try to find a way to cram all of it into people’s heads as quickly as possible.”
Trepidation can hinder a team member’s willingness to be fully receptive to your solution, so it’s crucial to take steps to build excitement. Here are four ways you can move toward full employee buy-in for your training program.