The great thing about instructional design is that many people find their way into the field by accident. The paths they follow are almost always wildly unique, perhaps originating from teaching, media, web design and development, marketing, or even psychology. But instructional designers all have one thing in common - a passion for designing digital learning experiences and instructor-led materials.
Human Capital magazine’s online edition features a synopsis of our recent Technology and the Future of Learning discussion with three learning digerati to discuss the latest learning technologies: how they’re deployed, how they affect the role of L&D departments, and what innovative technologies await.
There’s absolutely no doubt that the introduction of new technologies is opening entirely new vistas in how learning is accessed, imparted and acted upon, so I think the answer is that it is definitely making learning and development easier, cheaper, and available anytime and from practically anywhere.
Telstra and Purple Learning, a TP3 company, were delighted to be recognised as a Finalist in the eLearning Achievement category at the National Training Excellence Awards, held annually by the Australian Institute of Training & Development (AITD).
Blended learning is an extremely popular course-delivery format, and with good reason. Tons of studies show that learners in blended courses outperform their counterparts who attend 100% classroom or online courses. Plus, effective blended learning offers tremendous flexibility, convenience and, let’s not be sensitive, cost savings.