Join Ethan Edwards at the Missouri Botanical Garden as he ruminates on parallels between the sensory experience of creating a garden and the ways instructional designers can create meaningful, motivational experiences for learners.Read More
Take a little time with today's video log from Ethan. It's the first ID on the Go, filmed a little while back. Ethan introduces you to the idea for this vlog and takes you into a completely new way of considering inspiration. He explores ideas around the iconic Little Black Dress (or LBD). It's 11 minutes of fun, ideation and creative thinking for elearning instructional design. Enjoy!Read More
Whenever you begin the discussion of meaningful training for adults, someone inevitably—and boldly—proclaims, “We must accommodate adult learning theory!” Of course, everyone else murmurs their complete agreement. We simply must!
Let’s be honest, shall we?
If you’ve been in this industry more than eight weeks, you’ve probably been involved in a solution which possibly, maybe, (very, very probably) shouldn’t have been training.Read More
1. Expand your definition of “success.” Before you create a plan, you should know what defines success for your organization. One primary question to ask is: “Were bottom-line outcomes achieved?” ‘Hmmm…’ you ponder via internal monologue, ‘What bottom-line objective?’ Good question.