Tag Archives: ADDIE

eLearning Manifesto: Has eLearning advanced alongside technology? Or has technology passed it up?

I have been devoting my last few blogs the eLeanringManifesto.org which was instigated by Michael Allen, Julie Dirksen, Clark Quinn, and Will Thalheimer. We are so privileged that this amazing group of professionals in the field of Instructional Design and … Continue reading

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If you are not designing a site for its user… who are you designing it for?

In addition to understanding the web site’s purpose and goals, you need to know who will use the site. If you know me, you know that I always harp on how important it is to understand your user. Have you … Continue reading

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The Parallels of Instructional Design & Ferrari

I recently came across an episode of Ultimate Factories, which showcased the Ferrari Factory in Italy. The Ferrari factory which produces the car that everyone dreams of owning and few ever do, has some striking similar characteristics to the field … Continue reading

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Designers should have a “chess game” design perspective in mind…

This post discusses a recent article in TechTrends, by Jason McDonald—The Creative Spirit of Design. The article discusses three characteristics instructional designers, like myself, may exemplify, i.e., imagination, creation-oriented, and inter-disciplinary action. These will be tentatively discussed in subsequent posts … Continue reading

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Ridged Use of an ADDIE Orthodoxy or Eclecticism?

Often the ISD model ADDIE which stands for Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation is critiqued because of its lack of flexibility and said that progressive designers should be more eclectic and pull from multiple theories, models, etc. Side Bar: … Continue reading

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Good, Fast, Cheep… pick only two & Rapid Prototyping

I come across discussions frequently about the question, “Is ADDIE dead?” Is the acronym which stands for Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation (ADDIE) too slow for today’s fast moving world? Are there better or faster ISD models? Are their … Continue reading

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