Category: Instructional Design Concepts

Concepts (Theories and models) of Instructional Design

Why Courses and Trainings Fail?

It isn’t uncommon for instructional designers and content developers to exist in a perpetually anxious state of mind. This happens because at any given point in time, one of their courses or training programs is either being reviewed by the…

The IDEAL: Cognitive Strategy

  Cognitive Strategy Robert Gagne classified the outcomes of all learning processes into 5 types. Intellectual Skills Cognitive Strategy Verbal Information Attitude Motor Skill We’ve already discussed Intellectual Skills. Gagne included Cognitive Strategy into his list of the five types…

Context-specific Creativity

What is Context-specific Creativity? We are all creative, however, our creativity is contextual. It exists within a specific context and disappears outside it. Thus, The Definition of Context-specific Creativity Context-specific Creativity is the ability to arrive at a solution to…

How to Design Effective Training Games?

Designing Training Games – The Challenges and the Rewards (Train-the-Trainer Series)   Every good trainer knows that a single good training game can  salvage the most boring of training programs. However, what irks a trainer most is that it’s next…