How Can You Provide Performance Feedback?

Several metrics exist for measuring just how effective a training is; the Kirkpatrick Model being widely used. However, the Kirkpatrick model is not just a tool for measuring effectiveness of instructional design. It is also incredibly useful when used as a framework to provide … Read More

How to Create Gamified e-Learning

As a teacher, one of the main goals of instruction was to engage my students. As a special education teacher, this goal was even more critical to the effectiveness and success of my instruction. I would often engage students during … Read More

Culturally Responsive LxD

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve picked up a curriculum or instructional content, read it over, and thought to myself “What does this have to do with the kids I’m teaching?” A huge issue in today’s American education … Read More

Evaluating the Learner Experience

Here in the LxD world, we’re very much accustomed to assessing and evaluating learners. Don’t forget that design needs to be evaluated too. To develop effective instructional design, remain cognizant of performance areas that an evaluation would measure. Attractiveness What impression do … Read More

Backward Design, How Can You Achieve It?

There’s nothing worse than going through a training, getting to the assessment, and realizing most of the learned content is inapplicable. How do we rectify that as learner experience designers? We plan with the end in mind: backward design. Backwards … Read More

5 Digital Learner Challenges to Consider

It’s safe to say we’re currently at the forefront of an e-learning revolution. Organizations and institutions have adopted a ‘people first’ model, and respect the need for flexibility and ease of access for employees and students alike. As is the case with … Read More

4 Ways to Humanize Your Content

Online learning does not have to feel daunting to learners. Often, the lack of human interaction causes a lack of effectiveness in content delivery. Students get unmotivated. However, there are ways to remedy these challenges by humanizing the online learning … Read More

5 Benefits of Scenario-Based Learning

Remain learner-centric by designing scenario-based learning experiences. This task-based approach immerses learners in situations where skills are exercised. There’s greater relevance in scenario-based learning. Users apply what they’ve learned to realistic situations, which has proven to be a critical assessment … Read More

5 Tools Every LX Designer Should Try

Mobile learning is at the forefront of instruction in today’s world. The ease of access and convenience appeals to learners and instructors alike. This new paradigm for learning calls for learner experience designers to assess design tools that support the … Read More