Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: What is soft is strong. – Lao Tzu
In recent years, there has been a trend that shows preference for agility in the process of creating learning products and therefore the need to rethink ADDIE. In this article, I share why the agile approach is powerful for creating high quality learning experiences and how ADDIE can be used to facilitate agility.
How do You Define Advanced E-Learning? : Thoughts from Tom Kuhlmann, the host of the Rapid eLearning blog, on what advanced E-Learning means to him. I think it is important that we are clear about this when we use this term in our instructional design work.
Here are Your E-learning tips for 2017 : Another article from the rapid eLearning expert Tom Kuhlmann.
7 Technology Trends that Will Dominate 2017 : These include the Internet of things and smart home tech, augmented reality and virtual reality, machine learning, automation, humanized big data, physical-digital integrations, and everything on-demand.
Top 10 eLearning Trends to Watch in 2017 : These include contextualised learning, two-way conversations in eLearning, better use of data, video, microlearning, social eLearning, content curation, mobile learning, performance support, and the debate about what to call eLearning.
The end of the year is a time to look back and see what was predicted for this year and reflect on the progress of these trends in our field as well as how trends in other design and/or technology fields have influenced the learning design field.
Design Trends in 2016 – A Guide Through 2016 Design Trends : Key trends for both graphic design and typography