Udacity for iPhone and iPad Gives You Free Online Courses On the Go – Lifehacker

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Udacity for iPhone and iPad Gives You Free Online Courses On the Go
iOS: Udacity is already well known for hosting free, useful online classes in topics from robotics to computer science to mobile development.

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The One Skill You Need to Excel in Instructional Design

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Instructional design is a multi-faceted discipline, and – let’s face it – a lot is asked of instructional designers (IDs). We need to have adult learning theory and learning models at our fingertips, be data detectives, sharp interviewers, and writers who can weave a story, not to mention detail-oriented, process-oriented, organized pros. Yet the one essential skill for IDs in corporate training and Learning and Development (L&D) is rarely taught in schools.  

miracletrain 夢想驛站‘s insight:

The Most Important Aspect of the Instructional Design and Development Process – CONNECTION TO BUSINESS GOALS.

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The 8 Types of Learning Events You Need to Have on Your eLearning Course

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A good eLearning course requires the right combination of learning events. But what are these exactly? A learning event is a simplified description of the student’s learning activity. There’s an infinite number of learning strategies, but only eight learning events. It isn’t necessary to use all the events in the creation of your course. Just get acquainted with each of them to make sure you use the right combination to make your course effective.

LeClercq and Poumay’s (2005) Eight Learning Events Model propose a ‘palette’ of 8 specific ways, referred to as Learning Events, that the eLearning designer can use to describe any point in the development of learning activities.

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