Adaptive Learning: Not Just Another Brick in the Wall Adaptive Learning: Not Just Another Brick in the Wall

I support adaptive learning, especially the applications of AR/VR, AI, gamification, and micro-learning for a more personalized experience that helps overcome the Forgetting Curve. I typically incorporate technology, micro-learning, social media, texting, and gamification into my trainings. (See the below videos for a few examples.) For adaptive learning to truly be effective, digital technologies should […]

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Developing Learning Objective Scenarios Developing Learning Objective Scenarios

My latest project for my edX Micro Masters certification in Instructional Design involves developing learning objectives and questions for Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for a couple different learning scenarios. Based upon Bloom’s Taxonomy for developing learning objectives, here is what I’ve come up with: Scenario #1: For the past ten years, KawKan has been using a […]

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From ADDIE to AGILE (Part II of II) From ADDIE to AGILE (Part II of II)

In Part One of this two-part blog series, we looked at the traditional ADDIE model of Instructional Design and compared it to the quicker, more modern AGILE model. AGILE and Rapid eLearning design models take a quicker Instructional Design approach by eliminating extra or unnecessary steps from the ADDIE model. Of course, when implementing these […]

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From ADDIE to AGILE (Part I of II) From ADDIE to AGILE (Part I of II)

The ADDIE framework of Instructional Design and Curriculum Development continuously changes based upon the scope of the learning project as well as its identified learning audience. Custom learning solutions can be developed using the action steps listed in the ADDIE model. The ADDIE model includes the following phases: Analyze Design Development Implementation Evaluation These phases […]

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Understanding by Design: Backward Planning in Instructional Design Understanding by Design: Backward Planning in Instructional Design

The Understanding by Design framework for Instructional Design and Curriculum Development offers a planning process and structure to help guide curriculum, assessment, and instruction. Sometimes referred to as “backward planning” or “backward design” the two key ideas of Understanding by Design (UbD) are contained in the title: 1) focus on teaching and assessing for understanding and learning transfer, and 2) design curriculum “backward” from those ends. 

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