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
There are quite a few things that are still believed by many learning professionals as facts, while they are not. In this post, I explore seven of these myths.
We should design instructions to match learners’ learning styles.
Could Robots be Marking Your Homework? : New things to ponder about in terms of how artificial intelligence can affect education: creative robots, digital teachers. At Georgia Tech, there was already a robot teaching assistant in action. Students didn’t recognise she was a robot! The question is “Can the role of teacher be replicated by a robot?”
Infographic: Accessibility in E-Learning: what to know, what to avoid : Practical tips for design for accessibility.
Buzzword Decoder: User-Center Design and Universal Design : To create valuable learning experiences for learners.
Le Corbusier’s Color Theories, Explained : We could use the Swiss architect’s colour concepts when designing for learning, e.g. when creating background graphics for a scenario-based eLearning course – “using natural colors to create atmosphere, applying synthetic pigments for contrast, and deploying transparent synthetic pigments to alter surfaces without affecting how the eye perceives space”
In each issue of Design links I love, I will share a number of links that I find very helpful in our instructional design work, including links from other design fields.
What is Design Thinking and Why is It So Popular? : So applicable for thinking out of the box in Instructional Design
Spaced-practice: Free White Paper and 10 Practical Ways to Make it Happen : Tips for making spaced-practice habitual