The Accidental Instructional Designer: Learning Design for the Digital Age available in Paperback
Don’t create boring e-learning!
Cammy Bean presents a fresh, modern take on instructional design for e-learning. Filled with her personal insights and tips, The Accidental Instructional Designer covers nearly every aspect of the e-learning design process, including understanding instructional design, creating scenarios, building interactivity, designing visuals, and working with SMEs. You’ll learn all about the CBT Lady and how to avoid her instructional design mistakes. Along the way, you’ll hear from a few other accidental instructional designers, get ideas for your own projects, and find resources and references to take your own practice to the next level.
The Accidental Instructional Designer is perfect for the learning professional or instructional designer who is just getting started with e-learningor the more experienced practitioner looking for new ideas. In addition to sharing proven techniques and strategies, this book:
covers best practices and what to avoid when designing an e-learning program presents e-learning in action through various case studies shows how you can go from being an accidental instructional designer to an intentional one.
|Publisher:||Association for Talent Development|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Cammy Bean is the VP of Learning Design for Kineo http://www.kineo.com/, a global organization specializing in elearning solutions. Cammy Bean has worked as an eLearning instructional designer since the mid-90's (way back in the olden days, before we even called it e-learning!) In addition to the occasional novel, she likes to read books on instructional design and learning theory.
Mom to three kids, five fish, and one lizard, Cammy lives in Massachusetts. You can contact her on Twitter @cammybean or through her blog Learning Visions http://cammybean.kineo.com.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Once Upon a Time ix
Part I 1
Chapter 1 On Instructional Design and E-Learning Pie 3
Chapter 2 Why Design Matters 19
Part II 31
Chapter 3 Working With Subject Matter Experts 35
Chapter 4 What's Your Design Approach? 51
Chapter 5 Finding Your Hook 81
Chapter 6 Interactivity That Counts 95
Chapter 7 Writing Better E-Learning 119
Chapter 8 It's All in the Story 133
Chapter 9 Looking Good: On Visual Design 143
Chapter 10 Mixing It Up: New Blends and Marketing Strategies 151
Chapter 11 Secret Handshakes 173
Part III 179
Chapter 12 Taldng It Forward 181
My Favorite Resources 185
Selected Bibliography 187
About the Author 193