Next Session of IDCD Announced.

The July session of the course is currently underway and the next session is planned to begin in October. If you are interested in taking the course, write to me at the email provided on the IDCD course page. I end registrations a week or two prior to the start of the course, so I’d suggest that if you...

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Free ID Workshop on June 25th, 2017, Sunday.

I’m organizing a 3-hour workshop on June 25th, 2017. If you are interested in attending, please visit the IDP Workshop page and register. This workshop addresses: Content Developers and Instructional Designers who are working in eLearning/Content Development Organizations or Publishing Houses, and who want to figure out how instructional design could help them develop more effective content in a...

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Next Session of the IDCD course begins in July 2017.

The next session shall begin in July 2017. If you are interested in taking this course, please go through the details on the IDCD course page.     Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Share on technorati Tweet about...

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What makes a Real Instructional Designer?

Just read an interesting piece, A Reminder of What Makes a Real Writer by Chuck Wendig, and loved the accompanying infographic. I feel quite the same about being an instructional designer. When you find yourself wondering whether you are an instructional designer or not, ask yourself the same questions as in the infographic, just replace the term “writer” with...

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Creative Agni’s Corporate Trainings and Open Workshops.

Creative Agni’s Corporate Trainings and Open Workshops.

This post is for the Organizations and Professionals who are seeking effective training programs in the areas of Instructional Design, eLearning Development (Storyboarding and Rapid Authoring,) and Gamification of Training and Learning content. Creative Agni’s  corporate training programs and open workshops are conducted  in the following areas. Instructional Design eLearning Content Development Creativity for Writing and Training Gamification of...

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New Session of IDCD Starts on September 11, 2016.

New Session of IDCD Starts on September 11, 2016.

A quick update on the IDCD course front. The start date for the upcoming session has been finalized as September 11, 2016. Registrations are currently on for this session. If you are interested in finding out more about the course, please click the following image to visit the IDCD Course page. For this session, you are welcome to email...

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The IDCD Course – Next Session: August 2016.

The current IDCD session will be ending on June 26th. The next session of the IDCD course will begin in 2016. If you are interested in joining the course, please go through its details on the IDCD page. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace share via Reddit...

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Gamification of Learning and Training

I’ve just published the first article in the series “Gamification of Learning & Training”.  ”Gamification – What does this new-fangled, star-spangled term mean?”  introduces the term to you by peeling the jargon off it. It first defines gamification of learning and then redefines gamification by focusing on its essence – harsh but honest, drastic but direct. I have at...

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Gamification of Trainings, Serious Games and eLearning, and all the rest.

What is gamification? And in our context, what is gamification of training? And what gamification of training isn’t. What are serious games? How are they different from casual games – they don’t sport mustaches, of course; but why then they are called serious games? Some of my interactions with the industry made me think that these questions still seek...

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PowerPoint Coma – Causes, Effects, Prevention, and Dilbert.

PowerPoint Coma – Causes, Effects, Prevention, and Dilbert.

John Herrell has been there, perhaps you’ve been there too. PowerPoint Coma is a real phenomenon. It drives those afflicted into a daze that numbs their brains; it has a soporific effect so strong that you’d ditch valium; it is the reason why many awesome programs fail to make a real impact. The crowd-sourced urban dictionary, has been among...

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