Instructional Design at ATD Virtual Conference

Adapted from our popular ATD Core 4 Conference: the Instructional Design track will put you on the right path to understanding the fundamental elements of an effective instructional designer. Topics covered consist of post-training engagement, effective project management, storyboarding, microlearning, blended learning, effective evaluation, and more!

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Preview sessions in the Instructional Design track
Beyond ADDIE and SAM: Changing L&D's Approach to Lead in A Digital Age
During this session, you will meet the Learning Cluster Design (LCD) model to deliver on-the-job performance. Learn about delivering L&D's new job of empowering learners with a set of learning assets available across the flow of work.
Awesome PowerPoint Techniques for Effective Presentations
This session will help you revolutionize the way you use PowerPoint to make your presentations and other training material more effective through visuals, diagrams, and animations. You'll also learn how to incorporate interactive elements to actively engage people, whether in-person or online.
Engaging E-Learning
In this session, we'll investigate the different types of e-learning, check out some key principles of good design, look at tons of examples, and talk about what to avoid in e-learning courses.
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Instructional Design content from ATD

How Long to Develop One Hour of Training? Updated for 2017

Sign up for the Instructional Design Newsletter! This article is an update to a study that tried to answer the question: How long it takes to design one hour of instruction? It presents a comparison...

Design Thinking for the Instructional Designer

Over the holidays, I received a gift I had asked for: a container garden for our back porch. In the past, I’ve lived in a home with enough of a yard to have a modest garden and I really enjoyed the...

What's The Difference Between ADDIE & SAM?

Ethan Edwards discusses the differences between ADDIE and SAM.

Liberate Yourself From PowerPoint

PowerPoint is a powerful tool. But how many of you groan when that projection screen comes down and someone loads their presentation? While most of us rely on PowerPoint (who hasn’t been asked to use...

It's a Wrap

End training with these engaging closing activities. Imagine this: You have had a great training session. Participants showed enthusiasm for the topic; they asked questions that demonstrate they were...

Secrets for Using Video to Flip Your Employee Training, Onboarding, and More

Have you heard? The latest buzz in employee training is turning the traditional classroom teaching structure on its head. After a decade of proving its worth in higher education, the flipped...