Posted on May 23, 2019

Techniques for Working with Course Writers

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Collaboration

As an instructional designer, working with external/freelance subject matter experts and course writers can be a complex process with many potential challenges, from setting expectations and discussing requirements, explaining the development workflow and tools, making sure course writers know where to go for help, to navigating the multitude of...

Posted on May 07, 2019

My Essential Instructional Design Tools: A List by Instructional Designer Zachary Fruhling

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Web Design

Just as a carpenter or an architect each has a set of essential tools for his or her craft, so does the working instructional designer come prepared with a set of essential instructional design tools. These essential instructional design tools vary from instructional designer to instructional designer based on...

Posted on May 23, 2018

21st-Century Content Development: Google Docs and Cloud-Based Content Development Tools

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The rise of email communication in the 1980s and ’90s led to an increase in collaboration on content development projects of all sorts, as it became easy to email word processor files back and forth between collaborators and stakeholders. Emailing files back and forth was certainly cheaper than flying...