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
Beating the Forgetting Curve with Distributed Practice : Understanding why we should integrate distributed practice into our learning solutions
Memory and Learning: Part 1 : Practical design tips for helping working memory
Memory and Learning, Part 2 : More tips for assisting working memory during instruction
Serious eLearning Manifesto : Principles for creating valuable eLearning experiences
Watson – Cognitive Computing in Education : Applications of cognitive computing in education
Metafocus: Overview of Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality in eLearning : Implications of these new technologies for learning
XD Essentials: The Art of Minimalism in App Design : Minimalist design techniques
Motivation Increased 35% By One Simple Goal-Setting Instruction, Study Finds : Makes me think about how we can use goal-setting to increase learners’ motivation.