What is Infographic?

Posted May 25, 2017 by Rick Carruth

An infographic is a visual representation of information, data, or knowledge intended to present information quickly and clearly.

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Back to Basics: Instructional Analysis

Posted May 22, 2017 by Stephen Victor

In this post, we will focus on the first stage of ADDIE and describe the methods used by Obsidian Learning for instructional analysis. After a discussion of the activities and outputs of analysis, we'll present an example of a curriculum targeted at two different learner populations.

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What is Microlearning?

Posted May 18, 2017 by Fred Lu

Given the appeal and expectation of instantly gratified information needs, it's no surprise that organizations are embracing the expediency of microlearning—bite-sized bursts of tightly focused content, designed for just-in-time consumption and multi-device delivery.

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What is Adaptive Learning?

Posted Mar 3, 2017 by Monica Savage

As with many trending concepts, “adaptive learning” is a term that means different things to different people. Let’s have a look at some of those different meanings, and get a handle on its implications, when properly applied, in the learning industry.

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Back to Basics: Different Types of Learning Delivery

Posted Oct 21, 2015 by Heather Carter

When analyzing your audience and determining learning goals, don’t forget about your delivery strategy. How you are going to deliver the course? Do students need to be face-to-face with the instructors? Will learners have access to computers? What resources already exist? What cost considerations are there? Here’s a breakdown of the three most frequent approaches we use:

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Back to Basics: What is ADDIE?

Posted Sep 14, 2015 by Heather Carter

We’ve covered some of the basic concepts in Instructional Design and Terminology in our previous Back To Basics segments. This week we wanted to discuss one of the most common instructional design models, ADDIE.

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Back to Basics: Instructional Design Terminology

Posted Sep 1, 2015 by Heather Carter

This week, we wanted to cover some common terms that you are bound to hear in almost instructional design setting. This list isn’t meant to be all inclusive, but it’s a great starting point to give you the initial vocabulary you need.

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Back to Basics: What is Instructional Design

Posted Aug 14, 2015 by Heather Carter

With our Instructional Designers, Learning Strategists, and others throughout the company, we are developing a brief blog series to tackle the basic instructional design principles the way we see them.

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