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Storyboarding Best Practices from Top Instructional Design Consultants

Posted by Ashley White on Mar 18, 2015 10:25:00 AM

 

Most top instructional design consultants know the importance of having a solid design plan in place before jumping into the development stage.  This will help ensure a higher rate of a success for corporate training programs.  When eLearning is being developed, instructional design services should include a visual storyboard.  This will save money, time and avoid clients from being surprised and/or disappointed by the end product.  A visual storyboard can be an essential step and bridge the gap between what is envisioned and what will be. Read More

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14 Top Tips from Industry Leading Instructional Design Consultants

Posted by Ashley White on Feb 19, 2015 12:11:00 PM

In today’s business environment, instructional design consultants are constantly challenged with the reality that organizational development and change is inevitable.  Over the past couple of years, almost every training company has been pulled into a massive vortex of chaotic change and lean times.

The training companies that survive will be the ones that have realized that instead of fighting the force of the vortex, it’s far better to get up to speed with it and learn how to implement change quickly.

 

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Guidelines to Hiring the Right Instructional Designer

Posted by Rachael Jones on Jan 20, 2015 10:30:00 AM

What does an instructional designer do?  With over 15 years of experience, TrainingFolks has hired thousands of Instructional Designers across the globe. Our ability to find, qualify and select the right candidate is critical for time sensitive projects and has made us a go-to instructional design company for a multitude of Fortune 500 organizations. As a training company we understand your desire to hire an individual that encompasses the necessary skill set, brings the required experience and seamlessly fits into your organization.

The TrainingFolks team can help you navigate through the challenging process by defining the role and providing the information necessary to guide you through the hiring process.

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Course Development Tips – How to Build a Good Design Plan

Posted by Lora Boiago on Mar 22, 2013 5:19:00 PM

 

"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works." - Steve Jobs


It seems like a logical progression - design your corporate training program, then develop it.  But often, a good upfront corporate design plan – if it exists at all - is pushed aside as we rush to develop the course first.  This results in the content being written and forced to fit into the course development schedule as opposed to the course development emerging from a good design plan.

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Topics: Instructional design, corporate training, corporate training program, instructional designers, instructional designer, corporate training consultants, corporate training programs, course development, course design, how to hire instructional designer