It is understandable that subject matter experts think ALL of their content is vitally important. But as instructional designers, our job is to shoehorn their volumes of material into short, impactful e-learning courses. The old way to do this relied on interactivity and snazzy treatments to make forgettable content memorable. Unfortunately, this often produced training that, while accurate, was ineffective, lengthy, costly, and still boring. Fortunately, there is a better way. Based on Cathy Moore's Action Mapping, Mind Mapping for E-Learning Instructional Design is a new process being adopted by many leading instructional design firms. In this session, Dan Richards explains how to implement the process of Mind Mapping for E-Learning Instructional Design with helpful examples.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014