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Edmond Manning

Edmond Manning, senior instructional designer for Allen Interactions, has more than 20 years designing interactive e-learning experiences on instructional topics including: software simulation, medical ethics, supervisory skills, and selling/presentation skills, and gosh, a whole bunch of others. He has helped mentor and grow e-learning departments, worked as a business consultant, independent contractor, and instructed the ATD e-Learning Instructional Design Certificate Program for more than a decade. Edmond has a master's degree from Northern Illinois University in instructional technology.

Recent Posts

How Long Should it Take to Cook Up an E-Learning Course?

By Edmond ManningSenior Instructional Strategist

Quick! Answer this: how long will it take you to make dinner tonight? Without too much effort, you can probably form a quick answer. Thirty-five minutes. An hour. Or are you microwaving leftovers tonight, which means you set the microwave timer to 3:33 and wait until you see cheese explode through the glass door before you yank it out.

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What If We Reviewed e-Learning Courses Like We Reviewed Movies?

by Edmond Manning, Senior Instructional Strategist

What if there were e-learning critics just like movie critics? What if learners decided whether to attend our e-learning courses based on the quality of what we produced and critical reviews instead of being 'forced' by company mandate?

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3 Tips to Counter 'They Just Need To Know It'

by Edmond Manning, Senior Instructional Strategist

"They Don't Need To Do Anything, They Just Need To Know It."

Wrong.

Wrong, wrong, wrong.

When it comes to training, it's almost never about knowing. It's almost always about doing. When kicking off a project last year, I had a client vehemently disagree with this assertion.

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