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“Labels Do Matter” Could we use the Human Performance Technology Model Statements for Evaluating Instructional Designers?

This posting is the 3rd in a series of postings discussing distinguishing instructional designers using competencies, statements, etc. In the first posting, “Labels Do Matter” A Brief Survey of Instructional Design Job Posting Titles I presented a litany of “labels” that … Continue reading

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Guiding principles to help us be more intentional about our course designs…

I found Tom Kuhlmann guiding principles inspiring today in an attempt to get all of us designers intentional about our course designs. Sounds like a no brainier… would we not be intentional? Here is what he shared: Even if the … Continue reading

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Take your client through a planning process…

If you do some searching on the web, you will find out that there are numerous iterations of what could be described as a web site development process that I presented previously (see Process & Developing Your “Eye” For Design…). Some … 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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Seat Time Does Not Guarantee Performance

I constantly have a question come across my desk: What is an adequate amount of content in an online class over a week?  What should a week’s worth of content look like? How much is too much? What is the … Continue reading

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